The Schedule of Events for the Columbus 151 Speedway Event is now available.
Jefferson Speedway’s Wisconsin State Championships will once again host the Big 8 Late Model Series on Friday and Saturday September 14 and 15. The local heroes will go head to head with the top weekly talent from across the region in the popular two day race format which is headlined by a 100 lap Championship Feature event Saturday night.
Big 8 Late Model Series officials released the entry form for their upcoming inaugural visit to the Milwaukee Mile on Tuesday June 12 for the Swiss Colony Howie Lettow Memorial presented by RaceTeamGear.com. The event will be run in conjunction with the ASA Midwest Tour and ASA Truck Tour, with many special guests including former Big 8 Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet Champion Ross Kenseth.
Columbus, WI- After a successful 2011 debut, the BanditBlast will return to Columbus 151 Speedway on Memorial Day Monday, May 28 along with the Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet. Heather Stark captured the inaugural checkered flag over John Beale.
The Entry Form for the BanditBlast is now available online at www.columbus151.com. The 40 lap Bandit feature will pay $250 to win with a 22 car starting field. Also joining in the Memorial Day fun will be the Wild and Crazy Back Ups.
By: Eric Huenefeld
Battling his rivals and the elements, "Driver X" Jon Reynolds Jr. started his season the right way Sunday at the Rockford Speedway. Reynolds collected his first Spring Classic trophy, winning the 108 lap feature by half a track over his nearest competition after starting ninth in the season opening event for the Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet.
Drivers and Teams of the Big 8 Late Model Series can earn money towards race expenses by promoting ticket sales to fans, friends and family for the Tuesday Night June 12 Swiss Colony Howie Lettow Memorial at the Milwaukee Mile. There are three incentive programs for drivers and teams.
FIND OUT HOW DRIVERS CAN EARN MONEY FOR RACING EXPENSES
By Kari Shear-Carlson
March 14, 2012 - While they are usually in competition with one another, it is time for drivers and teams to pull together as the American Speed Association® Midwest Tour presented by SCAG Power Equipment and Lester Buildings begins running a promotion for drivers and teams in all divisions for the Swiss Colony Howie Lettow 150 presented by RaceTeamGear.com at the Milwaukee Mile on Tuesday, June 12th, 2012.
Elko, MN- The Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet will be part of the 4th annual Thunderstruck 93 event at Elko Speedway this September 21 and 22. Top Big 8 Series competitors as well as numerous weekly feature winners from Illinois and Wisconsin will be invited to this invitational non-points event. The weekly Elko Big 8 competitors will be protecting their home turf as the out of towners invade the state of the art facility for the first time.
The Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet will open 2012 at Rockford Speedway on Sunday April 15. The entry form for the $1,500 to win 108 lap feature event as well as the 9 race schedule, can now be found at www.big8series.com.
Oregon, WI- The Stars and Cars of the Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet return to the fast half mile of Madison International Speedway on Friday Night June 29. Last season’s edition saw Big 8 Champion Steve Rubeck capture the checkered flag in this annual Independence Day Weekend event. Details are being finalized for the Big 8 Summer Nationals which will include the Madison event, the event scheduled for Tuesday Night July 3 at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway as well as the series’ first stop at State Park Speedway in Wausau, WI on Thursday July 12.