The 2014 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season at Kalamazoo Speedway will commence on Saturday, April 5 with the first of two pre-season test sessions. Testing will begin at 1:00 and conclude at 5:00. Drivers from all divisions will be allowed to test. Grandstand admission will be FREE!
Tickets are now on sale for the 2013 Kalamazoo Speedway Awards Ceremony. The event will take place on Saturday, October 26th at the Bernhard Center on the Western Michigan University campus in Kalamazoo. All drivers, crew members, families, fans and media members are invited to attend this special event. All five weekly division champions will be crowned as well as many special awards being presented. Some of the special awards being presented include:
Trooper of the Year
Best Looking Car Award
GT Products Greatest Achievement Award
Good Time Award
Rookie of the Year Awards(all five divisions)
Most Improved Driver Awards (all five divisions)
Most Popular Driver Award
The night will conclude by crowning the 2013 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Model champion, Mike “Bubba” Brooks.
To order tickets for the event please print out the 2013 Kalamazoo Speedway Awards Ceremony Ticket Order Form, fill out the information and mail it in to the Kalamazoo Speedway office. If you have any questions please call the Kalamazoo Speedway office at 269-692-2423 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday – October 12 – Enduro #4 – Pumpkin Patch Enduro Presented by VanGuard Fire & Security Systems
Only one race remains on the 2013 Kalamazoo Speedway schedule and that is the Pumpkin Patch Enduro coming up Saturday, October 12. This race will crown the 2013 Kalamazoo Speedway Enduro Series champion. Corey Miechiels will bring a slim ten point lead into the final event over Don Simmons Sr. with Harold Bloomer, Jeff Cauffman and Shane Miller also within striking distance of the point lead.
Next on the schedule is the grand-daddy of them all, the 27th annual Super Shoe Nationals. Friday, September 27th the racing weekend will begin with practice and qualifying. Grandstand admission will be FREE for Friday. Saturday, September 28th will see heat races, the fan favorite Dash for Cash and last chance races. Then on Super Sunday, September 29th, fans can witness all the features including the 75 lap main event.
For procedures, schedules and group designations please see the Super Shoe Nationals XXVII Driver Packets.
Saturday – September 14 – Call of the Wild Presented by Raceceiver & Sweet Manufacturing (Rain Date 9-15)
This Saturday night, September 14th one of the most anticipated events of the Kalamazoo Speedway season takes place with the running of the “Call of the Wild Presented by Raceceiver and Sweet Manufacturing”. The name says it all, this event is the “Wild One”!! With essentially no rules teams have the opportunity to showcase their ingenuity and see how fast they can get around the fastest 3/8 mile in the world. “12-time” Andy Bozell currently holds the world record at 10.020 seconds, set in this event two years ago. Andy will be among the drivers looking to better that mark this year during “Raceceiver Qualifying Hour” where the fastest eight cars from practice will have one hour to run by themselves attempting to achieve a new world record. The fastest qualifier for the event will receiver $1,000 cash plus a $500 Sweet Manufacturing certificate. If the fastest qualifier also sets a new world record they will receive an additional $1,000 bonus as well. In addition to the excitement of the world record attempts, the night will feature a 50 lap, $1,500 to win feature for the Outlaw V-8 machines. Outlaw Mini Stocks and Outlaw FWD’s will also be in action.
This Saturday night, September 7th is the fan favorite Night of Destruction! Some of the events planned for this Saturday include Monster Trucks, Bus Races, a Motorcycle Stunt Show, the Gauntlet Race, Train Races, FWD Demolition Derby, Skid Plate Races, Seek & Destroy and Flag Pole Races. The night will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display.
Saturday – August 31 – Season Championship Night – Full 5 in 1 Show Featuring the Outlaw Super Late Models
This Saturday night, August 31 the 2013 Kalamazoo Speedway regular season concludes with Season Championship night for all five divisions featuring the “Allstar Performance 100 Presented by Lane Automotive” for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Models. Mike “Bubba” Brooks enters the event JUST FOUR points ahead of defending champion Brian Bergakker in the battle for the Outlaw Super Late Model championship. 100 laps stand between these two men and one trophy. The Super Stocks, Pro Stocks, Mini Stocks and Cyber Stocks will also be in action with Super Stocks, Pro Stocks and Cyber Stocks still needing to decide their champions as well.
Then on Sunday, September 1 the Kalamazoo Speedway Enduro Series returns to action with their third event of 2013, the Kalamazoo Klassic 200 Presented by McDonald’s Towing. Drivers expected to challenge for the victory include point leader Corey Miechiels, Dave Miller, Don Simmons Sr., Harold Bloomer, Jeff Cauffman and several others. In addition to the 200 lap enduro the evening will also see Spectator Drags and a Powder Puff Enduro.
Saturday – August 24 – Full 5 in 1 Show Featuring the “Edelbrock 50″ for the Outlaw Super Late Models
Only two races remain to determine the 2013 Kalamazoo Speedway champions and the next event takes place this Saturday, August 24. It will be a full 5 in 1 show featuring the “Edelbrock 50” for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Models. Mike “Bubba” Brooks holds an incredibly slim 8 point lead over defending champion Brian Bergakker entering the event. The Super Stocks will run the “Super Stock Spectacular Presented by 92.5 the ZUU” and will see the championship battle between Buddy and Kenny Head continue. The Pro Stocks and Mini Stocks will also be in action as will the Cyber Stocks running “Cyber Stock Mania Presented by Renegade”. In addition to all of the action on track this will also be the final autograph night of 2013.
Next up is the biggest event of the season at Kalamazoo Speedway, with the running of the 21st annual Kalamazoo Klash Presented by Boyne Machine and Enterprise Iron & Metal. With over 40 Outlaw Super Late Model drivers already registered this event promises to be a “can’t miss” for any race fan. In addition to the 150 lap Outlaw Super Late Model special paying $10,000 to the winner there will also be a 100 lap $7,500 to win Template Late Model race, the Boyne Machine Shootout Presented by Enterprise Iron & Metal. This will be the third time the template cars have completed at the Klash and if the first two events are any indication, you won’t want to miss this! Among the drivers competing in both events is Ross Kenseth, the son of former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth.
Practice for both events kicks off Tuesday night at 5:30. Grandstand admission will be FREE for Tuesday night’s practice. Then on Wednesday practice kicks off at 2:30 with racing at 7:00 sharp.
For more information on Kalamazoo Klash XXI Presented by Boyne Machine and Enterprise Iron & Metal, the Boyne Machine Shootout Presented by Enterprise Iron & Metal and all things Kalamazoo Speedway visit www.kalamazoospeedway.com.
Saturday – August 10 – Full 5 in 1 Show Featuring the “Kalamazoo Klash Tune-Up” for the Outlaw Super Late Models
The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Outlaw Super Late Models return to Kalamazoo Speedway August 10th for a 5-in-1 show highlighted by the Kalamazoo Klash Tune-Up. Three points races remain, with new points leaders in two of those this past Saturday! The Kalamazoo Klash XXI is set for Wednesday night, August 14th at the World’s Fastest 3/8th’s Mile Paved Track, with the Outlaw Late Models racing 150 laps for $10,000 to win, and the template bodied Late Models racing the Boyne Machine Shootout in a 100 lap, $7,500 to win feature. Keep up to date with all things Kalamazoo Speedway related at www.kalamazoospeedway.com and follow us on social media at www.facebook.com/kalamazoospeedway and on Twitter @KazooSpeedway.