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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The 14th Flip Merwin Memorial Race hits the track this Thursday night at State Park Speedway in Wausau, Wisconsin.  The event, which began in 2003, pays tribute to the late Flip Merin, a world class snowmobile racer and former stock car racer who was killed at the World Championship Snowmobile Derby earlier that year.   […]

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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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Four Wisconsin race tracks are coming together to create the Unified Motorsports Association (UMA) and resurrect the Wisconsin Challenge Series (WCS).  Dells Raceway Park, Golden Sands Speedway, Marshfield Speedway and State Park Speedway have created a new rules package under UMA and put together a pretty stout package to entice drivers to race the four-event […]

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The 12th Flip Merwin Memorial Race takes place Thursday night, June 16, at State Park Speedway.  Since 2003, the Flip Merwin Memorial has become a staple event at the track in Wausau, Wisconsin and one that drivers and fans alike look forward to.   “It’s a race I mark on my calendar every year,” said […]

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State Park Speedway is excited to host a celebration in honor of Father Dale Grubba’s 50th anniversary of priesthood on Thursday, June 2nd.  Dubbed ‘The Happening’, the event will include dozens of special guests, special introductions, a meet and greet opportunity and, of course, racing action from all of State Park Speedway’s weekly divisions. “We […]

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Every year, drivers in Central Wisconsin circle their calendar for the last weekend in July when the annual Larry Detjens Memorial event takes place at State Park Speedway.  For 34 years drivers have paid tribute to the late Detjens, known not only as one of the best shot track racers, but an all-around great person […]

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Wausau, WI – Former NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Scott Wimmer returns to racing this weekend at State Park Speedway for the 34th annual Auto Select Detjens Memorial 125. Wimmer, who has not raced a Super Late Model in over five years, looks forward to getting back behind the wheel. “I’m really excited to get back […]

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