Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII Parking Information

Luke Krick - WEBSITE

Luke Krick - WEBSITE

As 2014 point season nears its conclusion that means one of the biggest post-season specials in the Midwest is just around the corner, Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII! This year’s Super Shoe Nationals will be run September 26-28 and promises to be a “can’t miss” event for Midwestern race fans. As in years past, reserved parking spots will be available in the top pit for $75 and in the third pit for $50. There will be PLENTY of FREE parking spots in the infield for any team not wanting to pay for parking. Parking spots in the upper and third pit will go on sale to teams that had paid spots last year on Wednesday, August 20th at 8:00am. The only way to reserve a spot is to call 269-692-2423 during the week from 8-5 and talk to Kenny. On Wednesday, August 27th at 8:00am any remaining spots will be available on a first come, first serve basis. More information on Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII is coming in the near future!

Kalamazoo Speedway plays host to some of the best entertainment events in the state of Michigan, and welcomes corporate groups, family outings, suite rentals, and clean family fun. Call 269-692-2423 Monday through Friday to learn more!

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Saturday – August 23 – Full 5 in 1 Show Featuring the “Steensma 50″ for the Outlaw Super Late Models

Pit Gates Open – 1:00

Practice – 2:15

Autograph Session – 6:00

Racing – 7:00

Saturday – August 23 – Full 5 in 1 Show Featuring the “Steensma 50″ for the Outlaw Super Late Models

This Saturday, August 23 the battle for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Model championship could come to an end one week early as Mike “Bubba” Brooks leads by 191 points entering the season’s penultimate event, the “Steensma 50”. Brooks could leave Saturday night with his second crown in as many seasons. The Super Stocks could also see a champion crowned as Buddy Head leads his brother Kenny by 117 points entering Saturday night’s “Allstar Performance 35”. The Pro Stocks and Mini Stocks will also be in action, as will the Cyber Stocks, who will run “Cyber Stock Madness Presented by Applebee’s”. It will also be the final autograph night of the season, so get there early to get your favorite drivers autograph. The autograph session will start at 6:00.

Senneker Wins Fourth Klash, Ties Record

Terry Senneker - WEBSITE

Terry Senneker - WEBSITE

Despite Jeff Ganus and Brian Bergakker collecting wins in the first two segments of Kalamazoo Klash XXII, Terry Senneker picked up the third and final segment, resulting in a $10,000 payday and his fourth Kalamazoo Klash title. It is Senneker’s fourth Klash victory, which ties him with 12-time track champion Andy Bozell for the most ever in the nation’s premier Outlaw Super Late Model event. Bergakker finished second ahead of JR Roahrig, Steve Needles and Tom Thomas. Ross Meeuwsen led the second half of the top ten over Andy Bozell, Ganus, John Long and Adam Terry. Senneker was the fastest of the 39 qualifiers while Corey Ryman won the Last Chance race.

The return of the ARCA/CRA Super Series to Kalamazoo Speedway proved to be successful as Kyle Busch and Johnny VanDoorn put on a thrilling late race duel that resulted in Busch collecting his first Kalamazoo Speedway victory. Travis Braden finished third ahead of Ross Kenseth and Chad Finley. Alec Carll finished sixth beating out Todd Gilliland, Wes Griffith Jr., Joe Bush and Ali Kern. Busch was the quickest of the 31 qualifiers while the Last Chance race went to Justin Claucherty.

This Saturday, August 23 the battle for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Model championship could come to an end one week early as Mike “Bubba” Brooks leads by 191 points entering the season’s penultimate event, the “Steensma 50”. Brooks could leave Saturday night with his second crown in as many seasons. The Super Stocks could also see a champion crowned as Buddy Head leads his brother Kenny by 117 points entering Saturday night’s “Allstar Performance 35”. The Pro Stocks and Mini Stocks will also be in action, as will the Cyber Stocks, who will run “Cyber Stock Madness Presented by Applebee’s”. It will also be the final autograph night of the season, so get there early to get your favorite drivers autograph. The autograph session will start at 6:00.

Kalamazoo Speedway plays host to some of the best entertainment events in the state of Michigan, and welcomes corporate groups, family outings, suite rentals, and clean family fun. Call 269-692-2423 Monday through Friday to learn more!

For more information on Kalamazoo Speedway visit www.kalamazoospeedway.com.

Be sure to become a fan of Kalamazoo Speedway for all of the latest news and contests at: www.facebook.com/KalamazooSpeedway.

You can also follow Kalamazoo Speedway on our official Twitter page: www.twitter.com/kazoospeedway.

 

Speed51.com To Offer Kalamazoo Klash on Pay-Per-View

Kalamazoo Klash XXII Logo - FINAL - WEBSITE

Kalamazoo Klash XXII Logo - FINAL - WEBSITE

Speed51.com is proud to offer the Kalamazoo Klash XXII for the first time ever on their 51 TV live Internet pay-per-view for only $19.99. Speed51.com Founder and NASCAR on FOX broadcaster Bob Dillner will lead the coverage of the full racing program on Wednesday night from Kalamazoo Speedway in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

The pay-per-view is available for race fans around the world.

What makes this year’s event special is that NASCAR star Kyle Busch is making his first appearance to Kalamazoo Speedway and will be competing in both the Outlaw Late Model 150 that will pay $10,000 to the winner along with the ARCA/CRA Super Series 100 that will pay $5,000 to the winner.

You can order the pay-per-view now at this link…

http://speed51.com/51livetv-events/

Coverage will start around 6:00pm on Wednesday.

Prior to the start of the pay-per-view coverage, Speed51.com will be doing their popular Trackside Now of practice and qualifying leading up to the pay-per-view start.

Speed51.com is the source for all short track racing news. It is also the largest and most popular pavement short track site in America. Speed51.com is also the exclusive live content provider at many tracks and events, including the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown, Florida Speedweeks at New Smyrna Speedway, many events for NASCAR’s Touring Series, Kalamazoo Klash, the Snowball Derby, the Winchester 400 and more.

 

 

Wednesday – August 13 – Kalamazoo Klash XXII Featuring Kyle Busch Presented by Boyne Machine & Enterprise Iron & Metal

Pit Gates & Tire Barn Opens – 9:00

Mandatory Drivers Meeting – 12:15

Practice – 1:00

Qualifying – 3:30

Invocation/National Anthems – 6:24

Racing – 6:30

 

Wednesday – August 13 – Kalamazoo Klash XXII Featuring Kyle Busch Presented by Boyne Machine & Enterprise Iron & Metal

Today at Kalamazoo Speedway is the biggest show of the year, “Kalamazoo Klash XXII Featuring Kyle Busch Presented by Boyne Machine and Enterprise Iron & Metal”!! With over 40 entries for the Outlaw Super Late Model portion of the event, this promises to be a Klash to remember. The ARCA/CRA Super Series will also be on hand to run a 100 lap, $5,000 to win event. There are 29 cars on the entry list for that event. Practice starts at 1:00, with qualifying at 3:30, an autograph session at 5:00 and racing at 6:30.

Kalamazoo Klash XXII Featuring Kyle Busch Bullet Points

Kalamazoo Klash XXII Logo - FINAL - WEBSITE

Kalamazoo Klash XXII Logo - FINAL - WEBSITE

Klash Practice Day

  • Pit Gates open at 4:30
  • Practice is $20
  • Practice is from 5:30-8:30
  • Grandstands are free for practice
  • Klash grandstand tickets will be available during this time

Klash Day

  • Pits open at 9 am
  • Pit passes are $35
  • All minors MUST SIGN IN with a parent
  • Grandstand tickets can be purchased at 9 am
  • Ticket office will open at 1 pm
  • Skyboxes open at 2:00
  • Races start at 6:30
  • Adults $25
  • Teens 10-15 $15
  • Kids 6-9 $5
  • 6 & under are free

 

Klash Tidbits & Times

Kalamazoo Klash XXII Logo - Kyle Busch - WEBSITE

Kalamazoo Klash XXII Logo - Kyle Busch - WEBSITE

This year’s Klash will remain a one day event, however due to many of the CRA teams having never raced at Kalamazoo Speedway and with the recent announcement that Kyle Busch will be racing in both the CRA event as well as in the Outlaw Super Late Race, we are going to have a non-mandatory open practice for both the CRA and Outlaw cars. There will be no transponders or scoreboard being used at Tuesday’s practice. Practice tires will of course be sold at Tuesday’s practice however there will be No Outlaw Super Late Model Race Tires being picked out, being sorted or being purchased/mounted for Wednesdays Klash! Race tires will be sold at 9AM Wednesday when the pit gates open.   Also remember that no trailers will be allowed to park in the infield for Wednesdays Klash, but drivers will be allowed to leave their cars/equipment in the infield following Tuesdays Practice.

Time Schedule for Tuesday, August 12

Pit Gate & Tire Barn Opens – 4:30

Practice – 5:30-8:30

Time Schedule for Wednesday, August 13

Pit Gates & Tire Barn Opens 9:00
Mandatory Drivers Meeting 12:15
ARCA/CRA Super Series Practice 1:00-1:30
Kalamazoo Klash XXII Practice 1:35-2:05
ARCA/CRA Super Series Final Practice 2:10-2:40
Kalamazoo Klash XXII Final Practice 2:45-3:15
Qualifying 3:30
ARCA/CRA Super Series 2 Laps
Kalamazoo Klash XXII 3 Laps
Mandatory Autograph Session for all Drivers 5:00-5:45
Kyle Busch VIP Meet & Greet Session 5:00-6:00
Kalamazoo Klash XXII Awards Presentations 5:45
Kalamazoo Klash XXII Last Chance Race Lineup on Front Stretch 6:00
Invocation/National Anthem 6:26
Racing 6:30
Kalamazoo Klash XXII Last Chance 30 Laps
ARCA/CRA Super Series 100 Laps
Kalamazoo Klash XXII – Segment 1 50 Laps
10 Minute Break
Kalamazoo Klash XXII-Segment 2 50 Laps
10 Minute Break
Kalamazoo Klash XXII-Final Segment 50 Laps

Schedule is subject to change without notice

17, Dave Hopwood

Division: Pro Stock

Name: Dave Hopwood

Age: 36

Hometown: Scotts

Car#: 17

Years In Racing: 14

Car Owner: Dave Hopwood

Crew Members: Gretchen, Jen, Jake, Ron, Adam, Guy,

Sponsors: Showtime Graphix ,Flyin Dutchmen Racing ,

Family: Jen Hopwood- wife
Gretchen Hopwood- kid

Job Info: Owner of Showtime Graphix

Racing Accomplishments: many heat and few feature wins in various classes.

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