Wisconsin Rapids, WI — In the 11 years of the ARCA Midwest Tour presented by SCAG Power Equipment, the series has competed at 20 different tracks around the Midwest. This Saturday night, they will add track #21 to its historical records as they will make their debut at Golden Sands Speedway in Plover, Wisconsin for the Mid-Summer Showdown 100.


The unique third-mile oval was the creation of the late Sam Bartus in 1967, who also designed Madison International Speedway. It has become a hot bed for stock car racing in Central Wisconsin with Legends competing and winning throughout the 40-year history.


This Saturday night, the stars & cars of the ARCA Midwest Tour will take on some of the best in Central Wisconsin in a 100-lap main event.


Current ARCA Midwest Tour point leader is looking to get back on a winning streak after winning six of the first nine events in 2017


Recent Dixieland 250 winner Casey Johnson will be looking to make it two wins in a row along with recent Wayne Carter Classic winner Ricky Baker.


Dalton Zehr, Natalie Decker, Cardell Potter, Mark Eswein, Jason Weinkauf are some drivers who have won at Golden Sands and will be looking to win their first ARCAMT event.


Paul Shafer Jr., Austin Nason, Matt Kocourek, Travis Dassow, Rich Bickle Jr., are some of the Touring Stars also looking for their first victory.


Chris Wimmer recently won the Larry Detjens Memorial and is looking for another victory in the Tour.


Rookie contenders Justin Mondeik, Michael Ostdiek, and Rich Schumann Jr. hope to make a statement their quest for a Rookie of the Year title.


Other Touring Stars including John DeAngelis Jr, Andrew Morrissey, Chris Weinkauf, Jonathan Eilen will be competing at Golden Sands.


Spectator gates will open at 3pm with the first ARCAMT practice starting at the same time. Qualifying is scheduled for 5pm with racing at 7pm.


Make your plans now be a part of short track racing history this Saturday night as the ARCA Midwest Tour makes their debut Golden Sands Speedway.


Visit midwesttour.racing for the full schedule and be sure to follow the ARCA Midwest Tour presented by SCAG Power Equipment on Facebook (/midwesttour) and Twitter (@midwesttour).


ARCA Midwest Tour presented by SCAG Power Equipment
Mid-Summer Showdown 100 (Race #124)
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Golden Sands Speedway, Plover, Wisconsin


Car #
Name Hometown State

Gregory Borchardt Prior Lake MN

Casey Johnson Edgerton WI

John Beale Verona WI

John DeAngelis, Jr Hubertus WI

Paul Shafer, Jr Portage IN

Austin Nason Roscoe IL

Dean LaPointe Marshfield WI

Michael Ostdiek Lakeville MN

Dave Tomczak Franklin WI

MG Gajewski Wausau WI

Travis Dassow West Bend WI

Andrew Morrissey DeForest WI

Dennis Prunty Knowles WI

Matt Kocourek Franklin WI

Justin Mondeik Gleason WI

Rich Bickle, Jr Edgerton WI

Chris Wimmer Wausau WI

Ricky Baker Plainfield IL

Rich Schumann, Jr Portage WI

Cardell Potter Camp Douglas WI

Mark Eswein Wisconsin Rapids WI

Chris Weinkauf Merrill WI

Jason Weinkauf Merrill WI

Jonathan Eilen Hampton MN

Ty Majeski Seymour WI

Dalton Zehr Daytona Beach FL

Natalie Decker Eagle River WI


-ARCA Midwest Tour Press Release

-Photo Credit: Golden Sands Speedway

ARCA Midwest Tour Prepares for Golden Sands Debut Saturday