Check out the list of winners for the Slinger Nationals and it reads like a who’s who of short track racing.  Littered with names like Dick Trickle, Matt Kenseth, Joe Shear, Rich Bickle and Kyle Busch, the Slinger Nationals at Slinger Super Speedway (MI) stands as one of the most prestigious races in the Midwest. […]

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Beginning this Friday at Madison International Speedway, the top three drivers in the Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) – Ty Majeski, Steve Apel and Reagan May – will begin an impressive stretch of races throughout Wisconsin and Michigan.   Majeski, who has won seven races so far in 2015, will tackle six races at six […]

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Father’s Day at Slinger Speedway was made more special by having free admission for all uniformed Scouts.  Slinger, like other tracks, is filled with proud fathers helping and sometimes racing with their offspring.  Sunday we saw the love they shared as well as the hardships they encountered.   Kyle Chwala’s limited late model broke loose and […]

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With the 2015 short track racing season now well under way, the Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) has released its initial “Kulwicki Cup” point standings.  Seven competitors from across the nation are competing this year for the inaugural award that will pay one driver a $54,439 bonus at a special banquet in Charlotte this December. […]

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Slinger, Wis., June 7—Steve Apel captured his third feature victory of the season Sunday at the Slinger Super Speedway as he held off Dale Prunty to win the 60-lap super late model main event on Reunion Night. “I probably have the best crew out there, “Apel said from victory lane explaining the extra work performed […]

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Rain postponed Slinger Speedway’s Memorial Day special to Monday, and it was worth the wait.  Warm weather presided over fireworks, close racing, and new faces in winner’s circle.  Nearly 100 entries arrived, with various results.   Steve Apel topped the super late model field in qualifying, with the fastest 16 cars making the main event.  […]

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The 2015 TUNDRA Super Late Model Series season opened with the fans off their seats in an exciting finish to their 50-lap main event on Saturday afternoon at Wisconsin International Raceway in Kaukauna, Wisconsin.   The end result was three of Wisconsin’s top drivers standing on the podium in victory lane.   Ty Majeski, the […]

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(Editors Note: Fay Hendricks is a long-time racing columnist and periodically will share her racing stories on Speed51.com)   Alan Kulwicki would have been amused Sunday.  Because of him, racers everywhere celebrate their special wins with reverse victory laps just as Kulwicki did decades ago.  Dale Earnhardt Jr. did so Sunday at Talladega, while others […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – The seven drivers who will represent the Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) for 2015 were announced this morning exclusively on Speed51.com, the official media partner of the organization. Those seven competitors will compete for the inaugural “Kulwicki Cup” during this year’s racing season. The 2015 KDDP inaugural class of drivers includes (in […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – The finalists for the 2015 Kulwicki Driver Development Program roster certainly comprise a diverse and talented group.  However, there is one huge common denominator between them all: the aspiration to be among the seven-driver inaugural KDDP class.   “It’s an impressive group for sure,” said KDDP executive director Tom Roberts.  “We have drivers hailing […]

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