The cinder track was eventually replaced by a quarter mile dirt oval that hosted weekly Friday night midget auto racing through the season. Randy Cabral was the winner, besting John Zych Jr. Further back, Randy Cabral had worked his way from the seventh starting spot into second by lap eight, as Chambers started to fade back into the field. In the Dari-Kool cars finished first and second in owner points and in first and second in both driver and owner points. Todd Bertrand Danielson, CT ; 2. As an employee of American Motors in Kenosha for 38 years, Wood never raced more than miles from his home.
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Under team during the season Team Roenick fell to Team Plante, Weather has cancelled Micros at Plymouth Dirt Trac I prepared for the event all winter, assembling the new Spike chassis and its components while my father, Dave Ray, built the Chevy Gaerte engine that powered the team to our first victory. Badger Bites Shoots right The unique trophy that goes to the winner of this Labor Day weekend classic has become a symbol of the Sun Prairie tradition of the local fire fighters and the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association working together to provide the best clay track midget racing in the world.
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Carl and Tudy were also among the first to supercharge midget engines, experiment with duel rear wheels and develop a workable torsion bar suspension. When the race resumed, Bertrand marched out into the lead. As automobile racing enters the 21st century The Badger Midget Auto Racing Association will continue to be a force in the development of new talent for the racing industry. I had fourth fastest time in qualifying and first in my heat. Wally Zale, "The Chicago Cyclone" and his green 9 midget were frequent visitors to "Victory Lane", once winning an amazing 14 of 16 feature starts, nine in a row. Hoettells hoped to counter the V. Gary drove the very unique Ernie Fredrickson Novi styled roadster with great success in Badger competition before moving into championship car racing.
Following the completion of the racing season in Milwaukee, local midget competitors got together and formed an organization that was to become known in later years as the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association. And to finish out the last couple of decades are the Fornoros, Stoehrs, Scrivanis, Seymours and many many more. One of the first prototypes was placed in the Vance Moore car driven by former Badger champion Lars Lein. Caruthers also made 43 Indy Car starts, including four in the Indianapolis Photos by Roger Hamilton. On the last lap of the feature Vogler was fatally injured while leading the event.