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.

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Marc Casey Wins Call of the Wild

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Marc Casey - WEBSITE

Marc Casey made a thrilling late race pass on Mike Shewchuk to pick up the win in Saturday night’s “Call of the Wild Presented by Raceceiver & Willow Lake Lodge” at Kalamazoo Speedway. It was Casey’s first win in the event and makes him one of the favorites heading into “Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII” at the end of the month. Shewchuk held on for second ahead of Jeff Bozell, AJ Foote and Mike “Bubba” Brooks. Andy Bozell set quick time in the normal qualifying session with a lap of 11.159 seconds while Shewchuk was the fastest in the “Willow Lake Lodge Qualifying Showdown” with a lap of 10.552 seconds at 127.938mph. Other winners on the evening included Rob Hardy (B Feature), Jack Cook (C Feature), Andrew Brest (Mini Stock Feature) and Todd Metz Jr. (FWD Feature). Billy Shannon was the quickest Mini Stock in qualifying while Metz Jr. was the quickest FWD.

Next on the schedule is the fan favorite “Night of Destruction”, coming up this Saturday night, September 13!!! This is the big one that you don’t want to miss!!! The event will include Monster Trucks, Bus Races, a Motorcycle Stunt Show and more! The evening will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display!

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 Raceceiver visit www.raceceiver.com.

For more information on Willow Lake Lodge visit www.willowlakelodge.com.

 

Call of the Wild Still On, Time Schedule Adjusted

Andy Bozell - WEBSITE

Andy Bozell - WEBSITE

Tonight’s running of the “Call of the Wild Presented by Raceceiver and Willow Lake Lodge” at Kalamazoo Speedway is still on. However due to the track not currently having power the schedule has been pushed back in hopes of getting power restored at the facility. Gates will now open at 3:00 with practice going from 4:30-6:30. Practice speeds will set the lineups for tonight’s races and the four fastest cars from practice will be invited to participate in the “Willow Lake Lodge Qualifying Showdown” at approximately 8:00.

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/kzoospeedway.

 

 

Willow Lake Lodge presents the Call of the Wild Ultimate Fan Give-a-Way

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Willow Lake Lodge Logo - WEBSITE

Coming up on Saturday, September 6th, during Kalamazoo Speedway’s Call of the Wild event, Willow Lake Lodge will be giving away the ultimate outdoor enthusiast’s prize of a lifetime, which will be a Whitetail Hunt, valued at $1500!  The winner of this lucky giveaway will be chosen off your general admission ticket number; no raffle ticket will need to be purchased!

Hunters come from all over the world to Willow Lake Lodge to partake on some of the finest wild game hunting found anywhere in the nation.  Visit them on line at www.willowlakelodge.com to see a virtual trip through their lodge as well as seeing many pictures of trophy game.  A special thanks to Willow Lake Lodge for donating this prize to one of our lucky fans!

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.

 

Dupuis Wins “Kalamazoo Klassic 200 Presented by Little Caesars”

Tristan Dupuis - Copy

Tristan Dupuis - Copy

Veteran driver Tristan Dupuis picked up his first Enduro victory of the season in the “Kalamazoo Klassic 200 Presented by Little Caesars” Sunday night at Kalamazoo Speedway. Dupuis held off Shane Miller, Dave Miller, Robert Rheinsberg and Harold Bloomer for the victory. Brad Theyer led the second half of the top ten over Ottis Jennings, Tim Easey, Ed Burgen and Corey Miechiels.

Brooke Derrick picked up the victory in the twelve lap Powder Puff event. Juliette Sweeter finished second ahead of Ashley Loy, Kara Thayer and Anna Pratt. This was the final Powder Puff event of the 2014 season.

This Saturday night, September 6 will see one of the fan’s favorite annual events return to the Zoo with the running of “Call of the Wild Presented by Raceceiver and Willow Lake Lodge”. This event is a wide open “Run What Ya Brung Outlaw Spectacular” that will see drivers attempt to break the world record of 10.020 seconds around a 3/8 mile track, which was set by Andy Bozell in this event in 2011. In addition to the “Willow Lake Lodge Qualifying Showdown” where drivers will take attempts at the world record and be going after the $750 bonus for the fastest qualifying time of the night, there will also be a fifty lap feature paying $1500 to the winner. In addition to the featured “Outlaw V-8” division there will also be “Outlaw Mini Stocks” and “Outlaw FWD Cars”. The event does have a rain date of Sunday, September 7.

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 Little Caesars visit www.littlecaesars.com.

For more information on Raceceiver visit www.raceceiver.com.

For more information on Willow Lake Lodge visit www.willowlakelodge.com.

Tonight’s Races Have Been Cancelled Due To Rain

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Kalamazoo Speedway Logo-NEW

Unfortunately just as with any other weekly show, there is not a makeup date.  We want to thank all of our weekly point racers and fans for a great 2014 season as we are already busy planning our 2015 race season!  However, we still have three of our most anticipated shows of the entire year to be run as we enter our biggest racing month on the calendar!  Tomorrows Kalamazoo Klassic 200 Lap Enduro with spectator drags & a powder puff is always a great way to celebrate the Labor Day weekend, but the real action begins on September 6th!    On the 6th will be the infamous Call of the Wild event; a must see event for the short track racer & fan!  On September the 13th, a must see event for the entertainment fanatic is our Night of Destruction!!  And do we even have to mention that on the last weekend of the September will be the Super Shoe Nationals…….one of the largest short track racing events in the entire Midwest!!   Thank you all for a great first part of the season…..but now comes the fun stuff!!

“Bubba” Clinches Championship as Shook Wins “Steensma 50”

Mike Brooks - WEBSITE

Mike Brooks - WEBSITE

Mike “Bubba” Brooks fourth place finish in Saturday night’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Model feature at Kalamazoo Speedway was good enough to secure him his second consecutive track championship. The second championship puts “Bubba” in elite company as a multiple time champion in the Outlaw Super Late Model division. Brooks joins Andy Bozell, Terry Senneker, Mike VanSparrentak, Bob Holley, Fred Campbell and Tom Martin as the only drivers to win multiple titles dating back to 1982.

Mark Shook became the eight different winner in this season’s first fifteen races. Shook held off a late charge from Matt Corliss to pick up the victory while Billy Shannon, Brooks and Matt Frazier rounded out the top five. Brandon Zachary led the second half of the top ten over John Chapman, Matt Krywosinski, Roger Northrup and Dan Roodvoets. AJ Foote set quick time while Zachary and Brooks won the heat races.

The Super Stocks saw Brandon Lyons break up the Head brother’s stranglehold on victory lane with a victory in the “Allstar Performance 35”. Kenny Head finished second ahead of Chris Shannon, John Long and Kelli Jo Hofacker. Jerry Pierman finished sixth beating out Scott Rugg, Jack Cook, point leader and fast qualifier Buddy Head and Jordan Hunderman.

The Pro Stocks put on a great show with John Foote Jr. emerging victorious in the twenty car field. Barry Jenkins ran an impressive second ahead of Dave Knowlton, Brent Hook and former champion Greg Haynes. The second half of the top ten was led by Keith Wilfong over Budd Hybels, Greg Brown, Zach Westdorp and Ron Landis. Foote Jr. also set quick time while Hook and Hybels won the heat races.

Fast qualifier Logan Knight started dead last and drove all the way to the front to collect the victory in the twenty five lap Mini Stock feature. Jerime Damron finished a solid second ahead of Chuck Greer, Steve Potter and former champion Frank Stager. Chaz Hook finished sixth beating out Sierra Lantz, Shane Clark, Josh Salter and Curtis Towne. Chaz Hook and Damron collected the heat race victories.

Jerry Jansen Jr.’s fourth place finish in “Cyber Stock Madness Presented by Applebee’s” was enough to secure him the 2014 Cyber Stock track championship. Jansen Jr. becomes the first two time champion in the history of the Cyber Stock division, which was formed in 2009. Jansen Jr. entered Saturday night’s event in third position in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Division V national point standings and will now set his sights on trying to become the national champion.

Brian Gregersen collected the victory in the twenty five lap Cyber Stock feature holding off young Keegan Dykstra for the win. Kyle Jansen finished third ahead of Jansen Jr. and Cliff Lambert. Ryan Hufford led the second half of the top ten over Drew Maxwell, Doug Nelson, Jason Ratashak and Kyle Shannon. Jansen Jr. also set quick time.

This weekend Kalamazoo Speedway will play host to a Labor Day weekend doubleheader. First on Saturday night, August 30 will be Season Championship Night which will feature all five divisions and be capped off with the “Allstar Performance 75” for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Models. After the races will be the “Zoo Thank You Party” in the infield. Then on Sunday, August 31 the Four Cylinder Enduro Series will be back in action running the “Kalamazoo Klassic 200 Enduro Presented by Little Caesars”. The evening will also see Spectator Drags and a Powder Puff Race.

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.

For more information on Steensma Lawn & Power Equipment visit www.steensmalawn.com.

For more information on Allstar Performance visit www.allstarperformance.com.

For more information on Applebee’s visit www.applebees.com.

For more information on Little Caesars visit www.littlecaesars.com.

 

2014 Call of the Wild Presented by Raceceiver & Willow Lake Lodge Details Announced!

Andy Bozell - WEBSITE

Andy Bozell - WEBSITE

The 2014 version of the “Call of the Wild” will take place Saturday night, September 6 at Kalamazoo Speedway.  The event will be presented by Raceceiver and Willow Lake Lodge and will feature the “Willow Lake Lodge Qualifying Showdown” where the fastest four cars from qualifying will have twenty minutes to try and run the fastest lap possible. 12-time Outlaw Super Late Model champion Andy Bozell broke both the track and world record in this event in 2011 with a lap of 10.020 seconds. The fastest car in the Showdown will receive a $750 bonus with the other three contenders collecting $400, $300 and $200 respectively.

For all information on the 2014 Call of the Wild Presented by Raceceiver and Willow Lake Lodge visit the 2014 Call of the Wild 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.

For more information on Raceceiver visit www.raceceiver.com.

For more information on Willow Lake Lodge visit www.willowlakelodge.com.

Super Shoe Nationals XXVIII Parking Information

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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!

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.

 

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.

 

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