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For all of us at Speed51.com, this is Kevin Ramsell, thank you again and have a good night.
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Also a special thanks to McGunegill Engine Performance for being today’s presenting sponsor.
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This will conclude our coverage of the 44th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend. Thank you to Chuck Deery, Gregg McKarns and the entire staff at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway for their hospitality and assistance over the last four days.

The 45th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend is scheduled for October2-5, 2014. Make your plans to attend this great event.

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LA CROSSE FAIRGROUNDS SPEEDWAY
ARCA Midwest Tour
Budweiser 100 Feature (29 Cars) — 1, Nathan Haseleu, Pardeeville; 2, Dan Fredrickson, Lakeville, Minn.; 3, Chris Wimmer, Wausau; 4, Griffin McGrath, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; 5, Erik Darnell, Park City, Ill.; 6, Steve Holzhausen, Bangor; 7, Tim Sauter, Necedah; 8, Matt Kocourek, Franklin; 9, Skylar Holzhausen, Bangor; 10, Ross Kenseth, Little Chute; 11, Ty Majeski, Seymour; 12, Chris Weinkauf, Merrill; 13, Andrew Morrissey, DeForest; 14, Colin Reffner, Wisconsin Rapids; 15, Ryan Hinner, Stevens Point; 16, Jason Weinkauf, Merrill; 17, Nick Panitzke, Lakeville, Minn.; 18, Johnny Sauter, Necedah; 19, Travis Sauter, Prairie du Sac; 20, Dennis Prunty, Knowles; 21, Cardell Potter, Camp Douglas; 22, Rich Bickle, Edgerton; 23, Nick Barstad, Prior Lake, Minn.; 24, Jeff Storm, Waterford; 25, Jeremy Miller; 26, Jonathan Eileen, Hampton, Minn.; 27, Jacob Goede, Carver, Minn.; 28, Mark Kraus, Stratford; 29, Bryan Syer-Kelske, Lakeville, Minn.

Last Chance — 1, Ty Majeski; 2, Jeremy Miller; 3, Steve Holzhausen; 4, Paige Decker, Eagle River; 5, Jeff Storm.

JMcK 63 Big-8 Invitational
Budweiser 21 Segment 1 (24 Cars) — 1, Christopher Marek, Lakeville, Minn.; 2, Dan Lensing, Poplar Grove, Ill.; 3, Zach Riddle, Brooklyn; 4, John DeAngelis, Sr., Hubertus; 5, Rich Schumann Jr., Portage; 6, Davey Pennel, Sparta; 7, Austin Nason, Roscoe, Ill.; 8, Brett Wenzel, Manotiwoc; 9, Shane Morrissey, Cuba City; 10, Travis Stanley, Prior Lake, Minn.; 11, Corey Jankowski, Tomah; 12, Natalie Decker, Eagle River; 13, Darren Wolke, Belle Plaine, Minn.; 14, Ryan Kamish, Farmington, Minn.; 15, Mike Litchfeld, Portage; 16, Clint Sillars, Weston; 17, Brady Liddle, Oregon; 18, Dave Edwards, Salem; 19, Jon Lemke, Shakopee, Minn.; 20, Bret Widdis, Pestigo; 21, Kyle Smith, Lake Mills; 22, Gary Kruger, New Lisbon; 23, Kyle Shear, Roscoe, Ohio; 24, Tim Sargent, Beloit, Ill.
Budweiser 21 Segment 2 (22 Cars) — 1, Christopher Marek; 2, Austin Nason; 3, Shane Morrissey; 4, Zach Riddle; 5, Corey Jankowski; 6, Dan Lensing; 7, John DeAngelis; 8, Mike Litchfeld; 9, Travis Stanley; 10, Corey Jankowski; 11, Ryan Kamish; 12, Brady Liddle; 13, Kyle Smith; 14, Gary Kruger; 15, Brett Wenzel; 16, Jon Lemke; 17, Bret Widdis; 18, Dave Edwards; 19, Natalie Decker; 20, Rich Schumann Jr.; 21, Clint Sillars; 22, Davey Pennell.
Budweiser 21 Segment 3 (21 Cars) — 1, Brett Wenzel; 2, Christopher Marek; 3, Zach Riddle; 4, Travis Stanley; 5, Mike Litchfeld; 6, John DeAngelis Sr.; 7, Davey Pennell; 8, Kyle Shear; 9, Corey Jankowski; 10, Dan Lensing; 11, Ryan Kamish; 12, Darren Wolke; 13, Rich Schumann Jr.; 14, Brady Liddle; 15, Dave Edwards; 16, Kyle Smith; 17, Bret Widdis; 18, Austin Nason; 19, Shane Morrissey; 20, Rich Schumann Jr.; 21, Gary Kruger.

Late Model Challenge
Budweiser 10 Segment 1 (10 cars) — 1, Bret Widdis, Pestigo; 2, Ryan Wolke, Belle Plaine, Minn.; 3, Dan Lensing, Poplar Grove, Ill.; 4, Corey Jankowski, Tomah; 5, Dave Edwards, Salem; 6, Dale Smith, Lake Mills; 7, Jared Lannert, West Allis; 8, Gary Krueger, New Lisbon; 9, Coel Scholze, Sparta; 10, Brett Wenzel, Manotiwoc.
Budweiser 12 Segment 2 (10 cars) — 1, Corey Jankowski; 2, Dave Edwards; 3, Bret Widdis; 4, Dan Lensing; 5, Dale Smith; 6, Cole Scholze; 7, Gary Krueger; 8, Ryan Wolke; 9, Jared Lannert; 10, Brett Wenzel.

Vintage Cars
Budweiser 15 Feature (15 cars) — 1, Mike Carlson, West Salem; 2, Jerry Schneider, Menasha; 3, Ken Hutchens, Black River Falls; 4, Ken Lewis, Black River Falls; 5, Bob Lee, Holmen; 6, Bob Heine, New Prague, Minn.; 7, Scott Moldenhauer, Black River Falls; 8, Royce Rossier, Plover; 9, Danny Schett, Mauston; 10, Rory Melbinger, Dalton; 11, Bill Schott, La Crosse; 12, Jeff Sarver, West Salem; 13, John Gilbertson, Onalaska; 14, Rod Schuette, Jefferson; 15, Jerry Aylsworth, La Crosse.
Heat 1 — 1, Ken Lewis; 2, Mike Carlson; 3, Rory Melbinger; 4, Rod Schuette; 5, Jeff Sarver.
Heat 2 — 1, Ken Hutchens; 2, Bob Lee; 3, Jerry Schneider; 4, Bob Heine; 5, Royce Rossier.

Outlawz
Budweiser 15 Feature (14 cars) — 1, Wayne Smith, West Salem; 2, Ron Lockington, Mindoro; 3, Jerrod Loging, West Salem; 4, Tom Luethe, West Salem; 5, Cole Scholze, Sparta; 6, Glenn Bush Jr., Waupaca; 7, Jason Bolster, Sparta; 8, Jared Lannert, West Allis; 9, Mark Challet, La Crosse; 10, Josh Inglett, La Crosse; 11, Melissa Rusch, La Crosse; 12, Steven Rusch, Sparta; 13, Joe Mueller, Hartford; 14, Kyle Swenson, Sparta.
Heat 1 — 1, Jerrod Loging; 2, Ron Lockington; 3, Joe Mueller; 4, Wayne Smith; 5, Jason Bolster
Heat 2 — 1, Cole Scholze; 2, Tom Luethe; 3, Mark Challet; 4, Josh Inglett; 5, Glenn Bush Jr.

Bandits
Budweiser 15 Feature (13 cars) — 1, Phil Malouf, Manitowish Waters; 2, David Treu Sr., Sparta; 3, Matthew Moore, Kendall; 4, Heather Stark, Sun Prairie; 5, Jerry Brinker, Wausau; 6, John Radtke, La Crosse; 7, Jordan Steier, Rochester, Minn.; 8, Ashley Bell, Lester Prairie, Minn.; 9, Jay Raines, La Crosse; 10, Jason Dull, Machesney Park, Ill.; 11, Hunter Nelson, Rushford, Minn.; 12, Scott Ciesielske, Stevens Point; 13, Josh Viner, La Crosse.
Heat 1 — 1, Matthew Moore; 2, Scott Ciesielske; 3, Josh Viner; 4, Jordan Steier; 5, John Radtke.
Heat 2 — 1, Phil Malouf; 2, David Treu Sr.; 3, Heather Stark; 4, Jerry Brinker; 5, Jason Dull.

4:46
Nathan Haseleu wins the Oktoberfest 100. Dan Fredrickson was second and Chris Wimmer was third. Johnny Sauter was leading with two laps to go with Travis behind him. They caught up to lap traffic. Travis tried to get on the inside of Johnny. They touched, Johnny spun. During the caution, Johnny spun Travis.
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ARCA Midwest Tour Oktoberfest 100 field is rolling out. If you haven’t yet, it is time to order the Pay Per View.
11:58
Speed51.com is pleased to be a media partner for this weekend’s coverage of the 44th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend. Oktoberfest promoters asked us to be a part their unique way to bring their event to the Internet audience that cannot be here to see it in person. As part of our partnership, Speed51.com will provide its popular Trackside Now coverage for practice and qualifying each day. When it comes to the races, the coverage will be turned over to the event’s local television partner KQEG-TV who is providing live Internet Pay Per View (PPV) coverage each day. The cost is $17.95 a day to watch the live video coverage. Speed51.com is not responsible for the live PPV coverage. We hope you enjoy this unique experience of this famous short track event.
11:57
This morning’s coverage of day four of the Oktoberfest Race Weekend is presented by McGunegill Engine Performance. MEP has been a leader in developing high performance, cost effective race engine solutions. The family run business, now owned and operated by DeWaine McGunegill, has led the development of the highly successful Sealed Engine program for Super Late Models in the last nine years. Their innovative Sealed Engine package has drastically cut the cost of purchasing a competitive Super Late Model engine. McGunegill Engine Performance has also been a top builder and rebuilder of crate engines competing in Pro Late Model divisions including the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by GM Performance Parts for several years.
11:55
Just a few minutes away from racing. Head on over and get the PPV and watch today’s events!
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At that time, Speed51.com will “throttle down” their Trackside Now coverage.
11:49
The PPV will start at noon when the racing action starts here at La Crosse.
11:48
Speed51.com is pleased to be a media partner for this weekend’s coverage of the 44th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend. Oktoberfest promoters asked us to be a part their unique way to bring their event to the Internet audience that cannot be here to see it in person. As part of our partnership, Speed51.com will provide its popular Trackside Now coverage for practice and qualifying each day. When it comes to the races, the coverage will be turned over to the event’s local television partner KQEG-TV who is providing live Internet Pay Per View (PPV) coverage each day. The cost is $17.95 a day to watch the live video coverage. Speed51.com is not responsible for the live PPV coverage. We hope you enjoy this unique experience of this famous short track event.
11:45
Jonathan Eilen’s car wins the Best Appearing Car Award. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:44
James Swan’s car was second. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:40
The nominees for Best Appearing Car. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:37
They are bringing out the cars for the Best Appearing Car contest for the ARCA Midwest Tour. Looks like our nominees are Jonathan Eilen, Nathan Haseleu and James Swan.
11:32
Three ARCA Midwest Tour cars were given permission to take a few laps. Erik Darnell, Skylar Holzhausen, and Jeff Way. These were approved by ARCAMT officials.
11:29
It is one of the crown jewel Super Late Model events in the country. The 42nd Annual Winchester 400 will take place on October 11-12-13 at the high-banked Winchester Speedway in Winchester, IN. Some of the biggest Super Late Model stars from all across the U.S.A. will be “gunning” their way to victory lane. Advance ticket sale forms are available at www.winchesterspeedway.com.
11:24
The winged car is driven by Joe Mueller.
11:24
The Outlawz are out. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:23
The Outlawz are out on the quarter-mile. A wide variety of cars and a truck racing in this division. Wait…there is even a car with a wing on top of it.
11:20
Nick Schmidt, Scott Ciesielske, Jay Raines, Garrett Thicke, Justin Schelitzche, David Treu Jr. Mark Bornitz, Phil Malouf, Ashley Bell, Josh Viner, Hunter Nelson, Jason Dull, John Radtke, Jerry Brinker, Matthew Moore, and Heather Stark are on track.
11:17
The quarter-mile is now open for the Bandits to come on track.
11:15
Speed51.com is pleased to be a media partner for this weekend’s coverage of the 44th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend. Oktoberfest promoters asked us to be a part their unique way to bring their event to the Internet audience that cannot be here to see it in person. As part of our partnership, Speed51.com will provide its popular Trackside Now coverage for practice and qualifying each day. When it comes to the races, the coverage will be turned over to the event’s local television partner KQEG-TV who is providing live Internet Pay Per View (PPV) coverage each day. The cost is $17.95 a day to watch the live video coverage. Speed51.com is not responsible for the live PPV coverage. We hope you enjoy this unique experience of this famous short track event.
11:15
This morning’s coverage of day four of the Oktoberfest Race Weekend is presented by McGunegill Engine Performance. MEP has been a leader in developing high performance, cost effective race engine solutions. The family run business, now owned and operated by DeWaine McGunegill, has led the development of the highly successful Sealed Engine program for Super Late Models in the last nine years. Their innovative Sealed Engine package has drastically cut the cost of purchasing a competitive Super Late Model engine. McGunegill Engine Performance has also been a top builder and rebuilder of crate engines competing in Pro Late Model divisions including the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by GM Performance Parts for several years.
11:13
Rodney Schuette with his tribute to Fred Lorenzen. (Speed51.com Photo)
11:10
The Vintage cars are now on track for a short session.
11:09
Here is the first eight rows for today’s ARCA Midwest Tour’s Oktoberfest 100…

1 39 Andrew Morrissey
2 36 Dan Fredrickson
3 9 Mark Kraus
4 87 Nathan Haseleu
5 5J Johnny Sauter
6 5S Travis Sauter
7 78 Skylar Holzhausen
8 75W Chris Weinkauf
9 76 Jason Weinkauf
10 64M Griffin McGrath
11 22 Nick Panitzke
12 8G Jacob Goede
13 7D Erik Darnell
14 52 Chris Wimmer
15 43K Matt Kocourek
16 1B Nick Barstad

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Here is the ARCA Midwest Tour Last Chance lineup…
1 5 Jeremy Miller
2 91M Ty Majeski
3 3D Paige Decker
4 97H Steve Holzhausen
5 25S Jeff Storm
6 26L Mark Lamoreaux
7 19L Dan Lensing
8 5L Derek Lemke
9 75T Joel Theisen
10 97 James Swan
11 40 Jeremy Lepak
12 15L Dean LaPointe
13 68 Jeff Way
14 1S Ed Szelagowski Jr
15 45 Rich Bickle
16 58 Cardell Potter
17 77 Jonathan Eilen
18 12 Nick Murgic
11:02
Comment From Neils biggest fan #74 

Go chris

11:02
The JMcK 63 runs just like the Dick Trickle 99. The race is ran in three 21-lap segments where drivers earn points in each segment. One for first, two for second, etc. After the three segments, the driver with the lowest points is the winner.
10:57
The JMck63 cars are out for their practice session. Davey Pennel, Travis Stanley, John DeAngelis, Zack Riddle, Darren Wolke, Brady Liddle, Rich Schumann Jr. and Dave Edwards are the early ones out.
10:46
Racing Schedule…

JMcK 63 Segment #1
Outlawz Heats
Bandit Heats
JMcK 63 Segment #2
Vintage Car Heats
ARCA Midwest Tour Last Chance Race
Outlawz Feature (15 Laps)
JMcK 63 Segment #3
ARCA Midwest Tour Oktoberfest 100
Late Model Challenge (Segment 1 – Big Track)
Vintage Car Oktoberfest Feature (15 Laps)
Bandit Oktoberfest Feature (15 Laps)
Late Model Challenge (12 Laps Small Track)

10:39
The JMcK 63 is named after the late ARTGO promoter John McKarns. It is a three 21-lap segment race invitational for the Big 8 Series competitors.

Segment one will be the first race out today.

10:38
Racing will get underway at noon today.
10:37
We will have a short Trackside Now coverage today as there is a short half hour practice session for the JMck 63, Late Model Challenge, Vintage, Outlawz, and Bandits. The ARCA Midwest Tour cars will not get a practice session.
10:35
Speed51.com is pleased to be a media partner for this weekend’s coverage of the 44th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend. Oktoberfest promoters asked us to be a part their unique way to bring their event to the Internet audience that cannot be here to see it in person. As part of our partnership, Speed51.com will provide its popular Trackside Now coverage for practice and qualifying each day. When it comes to the races, the coverage will be turned over to the event’s local television partner KQEG-TV who is providing live Internet Pay Per View (PPV) coverage each day. The cost is $17.95 a day to watch the live video coverage. Speed51.com is not responsible for the live PPV coverage. We hope you enjoy this unique experience of this famous short track event.
10:35
Good morning from La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway and the final day of the 44th Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend. The track is dry and so is the weather forecast. It is a classic fall like day in the Coulee region.
10:32
This morning’s coverage of day four of the Oktoberfest Race Weekend is presented by McGunegill Engine Performance. MEP has been a leader in developing high performance, cost effective race engine solutions. The family run business, now owned and operated by DeWaine McGunegill, has led the development of the highly successful Sealed Engine program for Super Late Models in the last nine years. Their innovative Sealed Engine package has drastically cut the cost of purchasing a competitive Super Late Model engine. McGunegill Engine Performance has also been a top builder and rebuilder of crate engines competing in Pro Late Model divisions including the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by GM Performance Parts for several years.
10:30
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