BILDERBACK RACES TOWARDS REPEAT AT OKTOBERFEST

By: Eric Huenefeld Despite losing power to his car and losing the lead late in last Saturday night’s Big 8 Late Model Series marathon at Rockford Speedway, Michael Bilderback still had the kind of night he needed to make his trip to LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway as much of a coronation as a competition. Bilderback’s sixth place finish and second quickest …

Kvapil and Campbell Ready to Challenge Oktoberfest Regulars

The 47th Oktoberfest Race Weekend is catching the eyes of not just only the top Midwest drivers but also a past NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion and one of the hottest shoes from Michigan. Travis Kvapil and Brian Campbell have filed entries for four day race event running on October 6, 7, 8, and 9 at the La Crosse …

Trickle Legacy to Continue at 2016 Oktoberfest Race Weekend

It’s been a few years since a member of the Trickle family has been a part of the Oktoberfest Race Weekend at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in West Salem, Wisconsin. With the passing of Dick Trickle in 2013, there has been a void, but that will be void will disappear this year with the entry filed by Dick’s great nephew …

Landon Cassill Recalls His Oktoberfest Race Weekend Experience

The date of October 7, 2006 is still a clear picture in the head of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Landon Cassill. Cassill was 17-years-old when he made a bold last lap pass on veteran driver Eddie Hoffman to win the ASA Late Model Series 100-lap event at the famous Oktoberfest Race Weekend at the La Crosse Speedway in West …

Planning ahead for the 47th Oktoberfest Race Weekend

The 47th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend is quickly approaching, that before we know it, it will be upon us. Now is a good time to start planning on being at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in West Salem, Wisconsin on October 6, 7, 8, and 9. The official website, oktoberfestraceweekend.com, has the latest information from tickets, lodging, camping, schedules and competitor …

JMcK to Feature Best of Best on Sunday at Fest

WEST SALEM, WI – The popular ‘Big 8-style’ Late Models which compete at eleven different tracks throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa are once again to be featured on the final day of the 47th Oktoberfest Racing Weekend. The top ‘weekly warriors’ in the region who have notched wins at their home tracks in 2016 will be among those who …

JE PISTONS FIRES UP THE OKTOBERFEST DICK TRICKLE 99

Officials from the Oktoberfest Race Weekend and JE Pistons have developed a new partnership heading into 2016 as JE Pistons has been named as the presenting sponsor of the Dick Trickle 99. The prestigious Super Late Model event is held during the Oktoberfest Race Weekend’s Friday night at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway. “JE Pistons is proud to partner with Oktoberfest,” said …

DAN FREDRICKSON’S LATE CHARGE MAKES HIM A FOUR-TIME OKTOBERFEST WINNER

Ty Majeski wins Big 8 Series JMcK 63   By: Kevin Ramsell & Stephanie Johnson (West Salem, WI – October 11, 2015) For the fourth time in his career, Dan Fredrickson etched his name into the record books after winning the ARCA Midwest Tour’s Oktoberfest 200 on the final day of the 46th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway …

CASEY JOHNSON GIVEN BIG 8 SERIES WIN AFTER HERBST DQ AT OKTOBERFEST

Johnny Sauter Accepts the “Ultimate Challenge” for Sunday’s Main Event   By: Kevin Ramsell & Stephanie Johnson (West Salem, WI – October 10, 2015) A packed house was on hand Saturday night for day three of the 46th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend at the La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in West Salem, Wisconsin.  Casey Johnson, Brian Back and Phil Malouf added their names …

Majeski Dominates “Dick Trickle 99” on Night Two of Oktoberfest at La Crosse

By: Kevin Ramsell & Stephanie Johnson (West Salem, WI – October 9, 2015) Ty Majeski is on a roll at the 46th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend at La Crosse Fairground Speedway in West Salem, Wisconsin.  After winning the La Crosse Late Model feature on Thursday night, the 21-year-old from Seymour, Wisconsin became the eighth different winner of the “Dick Trickle 99” for …