2014 Kalamazoo Speedway Awards Banquet

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Will be held on November 1, 2014 at the WMU Bernhard Center – 1903 W. Michigan Avenue. Happy Hour starts at 5:30. Sponsorship Awards will begin at 6:30. Dinner buffet begins at 7:00pm. There will be a DJ following the awards ceremony.

Tickets are available by calling 269 692-2423; or send your check to: 321 16th Street Otsego, MI 49078. LAST DAY to order tickets is October 24, 2014 NO EXCEPTIONS!!! Pre ordered tickets are $40.00 per person.

World Series of Compacts Coming to the Zoo

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The proverbial checkered flag is about to fly on the stock car racing season in Michigan, but there is one “spooktacular” event that will take place on October 24th through the 26th at Kalamazoo Speedway. The World Series of Compacts along with the Midwest Mini Cup Championship will showcase a great weekend of racing action for FWD and RWD four cylinders, FWD V6′s and Mini Cup cars along with Halloween themed fun for the whole family at an admission price of only 10 dollars per day!

The racing action will kick off on Saturday with qualifying set to start at 2 with heat races following at 4. The Mini Cups will run their first of two features for the weekend that will pay a cool $200 to the winner! The track will then go dark for the running of “The Legend of the Sleepy Zoo” that will feature FWD enduro cars and compact FWD racing for 25 laps utilizing a lone spot light on top of the car to guide them around the darkened 3/8 mile! Upon completion of the race, fans big and small are invited to “Trunk or Treat” with the drivers and cars in the pits from 8-9:30.

On Sunday racing action will kick of at 2 with a World Series of Compacts last chance race followed by Mini Cup heat races and a Mini Stock B main. The W.S.C. C main paying $200, Mini Cup feature paying $200 and a W.S.C. B main paying $300 lead up to the two big final events. The RWD Mini Stocks will run a 50 lapper that pays $600 to the winner!. Then the World Series of Compacts will go 75 laps for a whopping $2,222 to win to be paid in all two dollar bills! This marks the highest paying event for these classes in the entire Midwest!

For a complete listing of rules, schedule information, and the fine sponsors that are helping put on this event, please go to wscompacts.com

By Chuck Darling

 

Shane Miller Takes Title as Cauffman Wins & Jenkins Flips @ the Zoo

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After 371 laps Jeff Cauffman and Barry Jenkins exited the final corner side by side and were racing to the checkered flag when the two made contact sending Jenkins into the wall and upside down. Cauffman picked up the thrilling victory over Jenkins, Terry Ferrell, Bob Miller and Ryan Rozell. Dave Miller led the second half of the top ten over Todd Metz Sr., Shane Miller, Bill Null and Brian Machiele. Shane Miller’s eighth place finish was good enough to secure him the 2014 Kalamazoo Speedway Four Cylinder Enduro Series Championship.

Although the on-track action for 2014 is now complete there is still one event left on the schedule, the 2014 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Kalamazoo Speedway Awards Ceremony. The night will see several awards handed out and will culminate by crowning Mike “Bubba” Brooks as the Outlaw Super Late Model champion for the second time. Tickets are just $40 and are still available by calling 269-692-2423.

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/kzoospeedway.

“Bubba” Collects Super Shoe Nationals Victory

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Mike Brooks - WEBSITE

2014 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Kalamazoo Speedway Outlaw Super Late Model champion Mike “Bubba” Brooks completed another dream season with a victory in the 28th Annual Super Shoe Nationals Sunday at Kalamazoo Speedway.  Brooks set 3rd quick time during Friday night’s qualifying session and had to start 18th in the feature as a result.  He methodically worked his way to the lead and once he took it he never looked back holding off Brian Ross, Mark Shook, Nick Pressler and Corey Ryman for the victory. Matt Corliss led the second half of the top ten over Matt Frazier, Phil Bozell, Roger Northrup and Rick Senneker.

Other winners on “Super Sunday” included:

Mini Stock Nationals – Donnie Brest

FWD Nationals – Todd Metz Jr.

Super Shoe Nationals ‘B’ Feature – Andy Rutherford

Super Shoe Nationals ‘C’ Feature – Jesse VanAvery

Super Shoe Nationals ‘D’ Feature – Brian Town

Only one race remains on the 2014 Kalamazoo Speedway schedule and that is the Pumpkin Patch Enduro Presented by Scott’s Cards coming up Saturday, October 11.  This race will crown the 2014 Kalamazoo Speedway Enduro Series champion.  Shane Miller will bring a slim ten point lead into the final event over Jeff Cauffman with Brad Thayer (-18), Alan Thornton (-24) and Tristan Dupuis (-25) also within striking distance of the point lead.

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/kzoospeedway.

 

Super Shoe Saturday Recap

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Over 250 cars emerged on the Kalamazoo Speedway property over the course of Friday and Saturday with Brian Ross emerging as the fastest qualifier with a lap of 12.685 seconds. Ross will start 20th in tomorrow’s 75 lap ‘A’ Feature. The complete ‘A’ Feature lineup is as follows:

1. 15-Chuck Greer

2. 57-Rick Senneker

3. 32-Nick Pressler

4. 32-Chris Shannon

5. 29-Roger Northrup

6. 3-Matt Corliss

7. 32-Cory Pressler

8. 54-Ben Raber

9. 88-Andrew DeVreese

10. 61-Jeff Bozell

11. 24-Brandon Zachary

12. 6-Mike Shewchuk

13. 27-Corey Ryman

14. 88-AJ Foote

15. 8-Phil Bozell

16. 16-Billy Shannon

17. 97-Matt Frazier

18. 84-Mike Brooks

19. 14-Mark Shook

20. 42-Brian Ross

21. Last Chance Winner

22. Last Chance 2nd Place Finisher

23. Last Chance 3rd Place Finisher

24. Last Chance 4th Place Finisher

 

The race lineup for Super Sunday will be:

 

‘B’ Feature Last Chance (20 Laps)

‘A’ Feature Last Chance (20 Laps)

FWD Nationals ‘A’ Feature (25 Laps)

Mini Stock Nationals ‘A’ Feature (25 Laps)

Super Shoe Nationals ‘D’ Feature (30 Laps)

Super Shoe Nationals ‘C’ Feature (30 Laps)

Super Shoe Nationals ‘B’ Feature (50 Laps)

Super Shoe Nationals ‘A’ Feature (75 Laps)

 

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/kzoospeedway.

 

Super Shoe Friday Recap

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Brian Ross was the fastest qualifier in Friday night’s qualifying session for the 28th annual Super Shoe Nationals. Ross turned a lap of 12.685 seconds at 106.425mph. Mark Shook was second ahead of Mike “Bubba” Brooks, Matt Frazier and Billy Shannon. Phil Bozell led the second half of the top ten over AJ Foote, Corey Ryman, Mike Shewchuk and Brandon Zachary. Mike McKee was the fastest Mini Stock qualifier while Todd Metz Jr. was the quickest Front Wheel Drive.

Action continues tomorrow with late arrival qualifying, heat races, last chance races and the fan favorite “Dash for Cash”. Then on Sunday the action will culminate with six feature races including the 75 lap ‘A’ Feature.

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/kzoospeedway.

Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII Procedures/Schedules/Groups/Camping Rules & Regulations

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Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII Logo - WEBSITE

Teams participating in Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII are highly encouraged to print out a copy of the Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII Driver Packets to keep up on everything going on over Super Shoe Nationals weekend.  These packets include all the procedures for the weekend including break-out rules, practice groups, driver and crew conduct policies, etc.  The packets also contain the complete schedule of events for all three days.  More information on Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII can be found below.

2014 Super Shoe Nationals Information Sheet

2014 Mini Stocks Nationals Information Sheet

2014 FWD Nationals Information Sheet

Schedule of Events – Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII Friday

Schedule of Events – Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII Saturday

Schedule of Events – Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII Sunday

Super Shoe 2014 Camping Rules & Regulations

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/kzoospeedway.

 

 

28th Annual Super Shoe Nationals Details Announced!

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Matt Frazier - WEBSITE

Details have been announced for the 28th Annual Super Shoe Nationals at Kalamazoo Speedway.  The event will take place September 26th, 27th and 28th with a rain date for the next weekend (October 4th and 5th).  The event will once again be split into three divisions: Super Shoe, Mini Stocks and FWD’s.  Complete details for all three divisions can be found below:

2014 Super Shoe Nationals Information Sheet

2014 Mini Stocks Nationals Information Sheet

2014 FWD Nationals Information Sheet

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.

 

Kalamazoo Speedway to Raffle off Autographed Kyle Busch Items for Charity

Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch

Every year Kalamazoo Speedway “adopts” several local underprivileged families for Christmas and makes sure that those families children have an enjoyable Christmas by supplying them with gifts. This Christmas season the Kalamazoo Speedway staff would like to adopt even more families and is asking that their racing family will help them accomplish this goal. Beginning at the Super Shoe Nationals (September 26-28) and continuing through the Pumpkin Patch Enduro Presented by Scott’s Cards (October 11) and the 2014 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Kalamazoo Speedway Awards Ceremony (November 1) tickets will be on sale to win an autographed Kyle Busch helmet and an autographed Kyle Busch collectable car. Tickets will be only $1 a piece with 100% of the proceeds going to the Christmas families. The winning tickets will be pulled during the 2014 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards Ceremony but the winners do not need to be present to win.

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/kzoospeedway.

For more information on Scott’s Cards visit www.scottssportscards.com.

For more information on Whelen visit www.whelen.com.

NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION CLIFF NOTES

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Q: When is Night of Destruction at Kalamazoo Speedway?

A: This Saturday night, September 13th, with action starting at 7 p.m.
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Q: How do I get tickets for NOD?

A: Monday thru Friday at Howe Patio in Plainwell, 8 to 5. At the track on Saturday, tickets on sale at Noon!
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Q: What is available for the kids?

A: FREE bus rides around the Speedway will run from 5:30 to 7. We will also have $5/person Monster Truck Rides from 4:30 to 7.
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Q: Can I be involved at Night of Destruction?

A: YES, we are looking for 16 participants for SPECTATOR RACES to start off the night. A STREET LEGAL, PLATED car is required. All you need to purchase is a General Admission pass and bring your car up to the pit gate by 6:40. We ask that you are AT THE TRACK by 6, giving you time to get admission ticket and get signed up. $400 to win!
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Q: What Monster Trucks are going to be there?

A: Jim Koehler is bringing the AVENGER to wreak havoc! The team is bringing a 2nd machine with them as well.
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Q: What all is going on at this event?

A: Trailer Races, Monster Trucks, Bus Races, Spectator Races, Motorcycle Stunt Show, Skid Plate Races, FIREWORKS, and MUCH MORE!
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Q: I don’t get to the track much, but this is a DON’T MISS EVENT, when SHOULD I get there?

A: As early as you want/possible. We will have the ticket office open starting at Noon. Concessions, the gift shop, and plenty of midway options will be available, including the Monster Trucks on display. We WILL BE EXTREMELY BUSY from about 6 p.m. til racetime at the ticket office, so avoiding that is to your advantage.
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Q: Are coolers welcome?

A: Coolers are welcome, but must be 6 pack size only. Any larger coolers will be forced to return to your vehicle. Glass is NOT allowed.
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Q: What are the ticket prices?

A: Adults are $15 for the mayhem, with teens 10-15 $10, and kids 6-9are $5, and 5 and under are FREE!
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Q: Is camping available?

A: Yes! Camping is free, and we ask that you clean up after yourself. No hookups available.

Q: How do I find out more info?

A: www.kalamazoospeedway.com, or call the Speedway Office at 269-692-2423, or on raceday 269 -349-3978!

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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/kzoospeedway.

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