Beaver Dam Raceway
Legends cars racing at Beaver Dam Raceway, 2010
|Location||N7086 Raceway Road |
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
|Closed||1998 (re-opened in 2000)|
|Major events||World of Outlaw Sprints |
|Clay oval track|
|Length||0.333 mi (0.535 km)|
Beaver Dam Raceway is a one-third mile banked clay oval track located in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, U.S.A.. The track holds weekly races over the Northern American summer months. It hosts an annual World of Outlaws sprint car races. The 2013 U.S. Dirt Legends Nationals event was held at the track.
This track has an average of 90 to 110 cars participating in every Saturday night race with some specials on holidays and weekdays. The current weekly divisions are modifieds, grand nationals, Legends, sport modifieds, and street stocks. Well-known race car drivers, such as Kasey Kahne, (currently in NASCAR), Kenny Schrader, Tony Stewart, Josh Wise (all retired from NASCAR) and Steve Kinser (also retired from NASCAR), have competed here. Drivers from the United States, Canada, and other countries have competed at Beaver Dam Raceway - including Japan and Australia. The racetrack is located exactly 860 feet (260 m) above sea level. The current track record is 11.071 seconds, set by Daryn Pittman in 2017. The track also features a 1/5th mile Go-Kart track in the infield, which runs on Tuesday nights.
The modern track opened on May 29, 1993, operating through 1998, and reopening in 2000. Its alternative names are Powercom Park Raceway, The Raceway at Powercom Park, Charter Raceway Park, Wisconsin Motorsports Park and Raceway Park. The track held a World of Outlaws sprint car event from 1996 to 1998, and from 2002 until the present, and have also held multiple World of Outlaws Late Model events. The track hosts legends cars and held the 2013 U.S. Dirt Legends Nationals in October.
On June 23rd, 2018, another fatal incident occurred when Jason Johnson crashed on lap 18 while racing for the lead in the World of Outlaws series A-main.
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|Season||Modifieds||Sport Modifieds||Street Stocks||Grand Nationals||Legends|
|2018||Matt Rechek||Mike Mueller||Mike Winters||Aaron Streblow||Justin Pearson|
|2017||Tim Lemirande||Elijah Koenig||Mike Winters||Roger Lee||Cody Apfelbeck|
|2016||Don Sheffler||James Berkevich, Jr.||Mike Winters||Roger Lee||Mike Mueller|
|2015||Matt Rechek||Brandon Riedner||Brandon Riedner||Kenny Richards||Mike Mueller|
|2014||Jeremy Christians||Jeff Schmuhl||Scott Riedner||Tommy Moore||Joe Bongiorno|
|2013||Don Scheffler||Jeff Steenbergen||Scott Riedner||Kenny Richards||Joe Johnson|
|2012||Jeremy Christians||Leroy Ostrowski||Brandon Riedner||Roger Lee||Brandon Schmitt|
|2011||Jeremy Christians||Zeke Bishofberger||Brandon Riedner||Kenny Richards||Eric Barth|
|2010||Craig Priewe||Jeff Steenbergen||Aaron Streblow||Roger Lee||Brandon Schmitt|
|2009||Craig Priewe||Jeff Schmuhl||Jesse Kanas||Roger Lee||Eric Barth|
World of Outlaws Sprint Cars A-Feature Winners
|2018||Daryn Pittman (June 23) (4)|
|2017||Shane Stewart (June 24)|
|2016||Bill Balog (June 25)* |
|2015||Donny Schatz (June 27) (2)|
|2014||Brad Sweet (June 28)|
|2013||Craig Dollansky (June 29) (2)|
|2012||Kraig Kinser (July 7)|
|2011||Joey Saldana (July 9) (3)|
|2010||Joey Saldana (July 10) (2)|
|2009||Danny Lasoski (July 11)|
|2008||Steve Kinser (Aug. 2nd) (2)|
|2007||Jason Solwold (Aug. 3rd)*; Daryn Pittman (Sept. 16th) (3)|
|2006||Jac Haudenschild (June 14) (2)|
|2005||Craig Dollansky (July 6); Daryn Pittman (Sept. 24th) (2)|
|2004||Steve Kinser (June 12); Tim Shaffer (Sept. 25th)|
|2003||Joey Saldana (April 22); Daryn Pittman (Aug. 3rd)|
|2002||Donny Schatz (July 10)|
|1998||Jac Haudenschild (June 17)|
|1997||Mark Kinser (May 4); Dave Blaney (June 18) (2)|
|1996||Dave Blaney (May 5)|
* First career Outlaws win
- Charter Raceway Park information at Treasuresof.com
- Charter Raceway Park information at NA-Motorsports.com
- "Congratulations from INEX". INEX. Archived from the original on March 21, 2014. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
- Bill. "Our Darkest Day". WI Dirt Racin. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
- "Beaver Dam Raceway Previous Winners" at worldofoutlaws.com
- "Balog Bests Outlaws at Beaver Dam" at worldofoutlaws.com
- "Solwold Wins at Charter Raceway Park" at worldofoutlaws.com
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