PORTAGE, Wis. – There’s a reason he’s called the King of State Park Speedway.  With four Championships and 58 features wins, Mark Mackesy is sure to be one to watch when the TUNDRA Super Late Model Series visits the quarter-mile in Wausau this Saturday, August 8.   Mackesy has won two of the five events […]

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Wausau, WI- Having won last year’s Larry Detjens Memorial at State Park Speedway as well as half of the ARCA Midwest Tour Super Late Model events this season, Casey Johnson is amongst the favorites for the Auto Select Larry Detjens 125 this Saturday night July 27. Johnson finds himself twelve markers ahead of Milwaukee winner […]

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Nearly 38 years after his passing, the legacy of Larry Detjens and his impact and influence on racing in Wisconsin is still very much alive and well, as evidenced annually in the memorial race held in his name   The Auto Select Detjens Memorial Weekend at State Park Speedway continues to be a bucket list […]

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State Park Speedway (WI) has become a mainstay on the ARCA Midwest Tour schedule.  This Saturday the Midwest touring series visits the track in Wausau, WI for the eighth straight year.  With a stout entry list full of veterans and young guns, the yearly visit to State Park Speedway promises to be as exciting as […]

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The Newsline Nine Flip Merwin Memorial Race hits the track at State Park Speedway (WI) Friday night. Merwin was an accomplished snowmobile and stock car racer and was tragically killed in 2003 while competing in the World Championship Snowmobile Derby.  The race has been run consistently almost every year since, with a year off in […]

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Golden Sands Speedway (WI) will enter the 2017 season under new ownership.  After 22 years, Darrel and Shela Bassuener have sold the Plover, WI race track to Cody Smiley.  A racer himself, Smiley is excited to step-up to the plate and help keep the Midwest track alive.   “My decision to purchase Golden Sands Speedway […]

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PLOVER, Wis. — Sometimes history takes a while to repeat itself.  Sometimes it comes rushing back in a hurry.  The latter was the case Monday afternoon in TUNDRA Super Late Model Series Round Five Powered by Wisconsin Potatoes at Golden Sands Speedway. Mark Mackesy – fresh off holding back young Super Late Model standout Derek […]

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Fourteen-year-old Derek Kraus made history Saturday night at State Park Speedway, becoming the youngest driver to win the Detjens Memorial.  The young driver held off charges from veteran drivers over the final 23 laps to take the checkered flag in the 36th annual Newsline Nine Detjens Memorial 125. “It feels really good to win this […]

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The 36th annual Miller Lite Detjens Memorial Weekend hits State Park Speedway this Friday and Saturday night.  The weekend is full of tons of racing action as well as fun filled activities for all ages.   The Big 8 Series returns to State Park Speedway and headlines the racing on Friday night.  Known as the […]

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