SIXTY-FOUR ‘WEEKLY WARRIORS’ CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE FOR ‘JMcK 63’ AT OKTOBERFEST!

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 46th Oktoberfest Racing Weekend. The top ‘weekly warriors’ in the region who have notched wins at their home tracks in 2015 will be among those who …

Short TracksSIXTY-FOUR ‘WEEKLY WARRIORS’ CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE FOR ‘JMcK 63’ AT OKTOBERFEST!

Travis Sauter grabs fourth Oktoberfest championship

By: Ashley Iwanski (West Salem, WI – October 5, 2014) The 45th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend is in the books at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway. More trophies were handed out and champions were crowned on the fourth and final day of the event. Travis Sauter used patience to win the 2014 ARCA Midwest Tour Oktoberfest 200, his fourth Oktoberfest championship …

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Nason grabs feature win, Johnson Big-8 champion

By: Ashley Iwanski (West Salem, WI – October 4, 2014) The final 15 laps of the Big-8 feature were some of the most exciting, action-packed racing on the third day of the 45th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in front of a near-capacity crowd. Austin Nason made it through two restarts to capture the feature win. …

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Fredrickson surpasses Murgic for Trickle 99 victory

By: Ashley Iwanski (West Salem, WI – October 3, 2014) Dan Fredrickson captured back-to-back Dick Trickle 99 Super Late Model features after winning an intense three-segment battle with Nick Murgic during the second night of the 45th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway. Murgic and Fredrickson were tied with six points each entering the third and final …

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Rain wipes out Thursday’s events

By: Ashley Iwanski (West Salem, WI – October 2, 2014) The first night of the 45th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend was cancelled due to heavy rain that flooded the infield area. None of the events slated for Thursday night will be rescheduled, leaving those who were leading the three main points divisions – Kwik Trip NASCAR Late Models, Coca-Cola Sportsmen …

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JOHNSON LOOKS TO JOIN EXCLUSIVE COMPANY AT OKTOBERFEST

By: Eric Huenefeld The Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet wraps up its tenth season this Saturday October 4 during the Oktoberfest Race Weekend at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway in West Salem Wisconsin. When the checkered flag falls on the final race of the series’ tenth year, history could be made. Edgerton Wisconsin’s Casey Johnson leads the Big …

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SEVENTY-SIX ‘WEEKLY WARRIORS’ ELIGIBLE FOR ‘JMcK 63!’

WEST SALEM, WI – Close to 80 ‘weekly warriors’ who have notched wins at their home tracks in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa driving the popular Big 8-style Late Models are among the drivers eligible for the ‘JMcK 63’, which will be held this Sunday October 5th at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway as part of the Oktoberfest Race Weekend . …

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A Return to Fest Roots on Sunday with 200 Laps and Autograph Session

West Salem, WI- The marquee event of the Oktoberfest Race Weekend returns to its roots this Sunday afternoon October 5th, at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway, as the Championship event is once again 200 laps in length. At its inception in 1970 when Tom Reffner placed his name in the record books, the prestigious event was known as the Oktoberfest 200. “Our …

Short TracksA Return to Fest Roots on Sunday with 200 Laps and Autograph Session

More Legends to Be Added During This Week’s Oktoberfest Race Weekend

ARCA Midwest Tour Championship to be Decided When the Checkered Flag Falls by Kari Shear-Carlson Sept 29, 2014 – “Oktoberfest Race Weekend.” Just saying those words gives me chills. The history behind this event is probably one of the richest histories in Midwest short track racing. The event started in the 1970’s as a two-day show. Over 15 years ago …

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Traditions New and Old in FEST Camper Village

West Salem, WI- When over one thousand campers begin to converge on the LaCrosse Fairgrounds in West Salem at noon this Monday September 29th, there will be traditions new and old awaiting them. An all new Camper Challenge Tournament, Special Olympics Charity Poker Tournament, Grilled Cheese Sandwich Contest and Thursday Night Dean’s Satellite Viewing Party join the FEST Traditions that …

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