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Fan Fund Grows to $400, Tickets Available at Gate for Saturday’s Wayne Carter Classic at Grundy

Morris, IL- A fan fund established by local short track auto racing fans has now grown to $400 and will be awarded to the fastest ARCA Midwest Tour qualifier this Saturday night at Grundy County Speedway during the 34th Wayne Carter Classic presented by Rod Baker Ford and Illinois Truck at Equipment. Those wishing to donate to further grow the bonus to the fastest driver around the one-third mile paved oval can do so at the blue Will Call tent located just outside the main gate. General admission tickets are still available and will go on sale at 3pm Saturday at the Speedway Ticket Windows.

Joining the ARCA Midwest Tour will be the Midwest Dash Series and the Northern Outlaw Vintage Series. The Wayne Carter Classic began in 1975 when Tom Reffner defeated Bob Roper in what was the first ever ARTGO Racing event. Spectator Gates will open at 4:30pm, qualifying begins at 5pm with the First Race starting at 7pm.

Adult General Admission Tickets are $20, Seniors (62 and over) are $18, Students (ages 12-17) are $10 with kids ages 11 and under admitted Free. For additional information this event, please visit

Expected Entries
34th Wayne Carter Classic presented by Rod Baker Ford and Illinois Truck & Equipment
ARCA Midwest Tour
Saturday July 11, 2020
Grundy County Speedway, Morris, IL

26 as of 7/8/20

Car #

Name Hometown State Sponsor Make


Josh Nelms Lockport IL McMahon Transport/Vandoorn Racing Development Chevrolet


Alex Clubb Morris IL A. Clubb Lawn Care & Landscaping Chevrolet


Eric White St. John IN Reliable Recovery Services Toyota


Paul Shafer, Jr Portage IN Paul’s Auto Yards Chevrolet


Eddie Hoffman Wheaton IL Feece Oil/Advanced Generator Chevrolet


Andrew Brocker Jefferson WI American State Equipment Chevrolet


Austin Nason Roscoe IL Montgomery Ward/Haase Builders/JRS Shocks/Kar Korner Ford


Gabe Sommers Plover WI DeKalb/Kwik Trip/Tasteful Selections Potatoes/Allied Co-op Toyota


DJ Weltmeyer Dyer IN Engine Masters/DeNovi Heating & Cooling Chevrolet


Cayden Lapcevich Grimsby ONT A Services/AP Race Engines/All-Star Perf Ford


Jeff Storm East Troy WI Great Lakes Components/Duramax Trucking/All Pro Mechanical Chevrolet


Nathan Kelly Wilmington IL Elite Tradeshow/Greg and Sons Const/Whip FX Graphic Wraps Chevrolet


Dan Fredrickson Lakeville MN Herman’s Landscape Supply/Justman Freight Toyota


Andrew Morrissey DeForest WI B&B Racing Engines/MRI, Inc Chassis & Fabrication Ford


Justin Mondeik Gleason WI AGRA Industries/Aqua Finance/Industrial Accessories Company Chevrolet


Rich Bickle, Jr Edgerton WI T1 Racing/Wegner Automotive/Barnyard to Brickyard Chevrolet


Casey Johnson Edgerton WI Montgomery Ward/Hougan Farms/UAW Region 4 Chevrolet


Andy Jones Waukegan IL KBR Performance/Evolve Concepts/Pomp’s Tire Service Ford


Ricky Baker Plainfield IL Rod Baker Ford/Illinois Truck and Equipment Ford


Scott Koerner Joliet IL Advanced Powder Coating/Brandolino’s Encore Music/Sontag Toyota


Jacob Goede Carver MN Baby Gowdy/Goetz Trucking/Northern Racing Products Chevrolet


Joe Vinachi Morris IL Midwest Industrial Sales/Indicom Electric/Oval Engineering Chevrolet


Jonathan Eilen Hampton MN Eilen & Sons Trucking & Landscape/Graber Auto Body Ford


Skylar Holzhausen Bangor WI Kempf Logging/Wehrs Machine/Fechner Motors Ford


Ryan Farrell Big Bend WI Lingford Construction & Transport/Able Plumbing Chevrolet


Dalton Zehr Daytona Beach FL Gildan/American Apparel/Comfort Colors/Prim + Preux/AMS Chevrolet

Wayne Carter Classic Winners
1975 Tom Reffner
1976 Dave Watson
1977 Larry Phillips
1978 Mike Miller
1979 Mike Miller
1980 Mark Malcuit
1981 Larry Schuler
1982 Jim Sauter
1983 Tom Reffner
1984 Dick Trickle
1985 Butch Miller
1986 Joe Shear
1987 Dick Trickle
1988 Joe Shear
1989 Ted Musgrave
1990 Steve Carlson
1991 Kevin Cywinski
1992 Steve Holzhausen
1993 Joe Shear
1994 Joe Shear
1995 Joe Shear
1996 Dave Weltmeyer
1997 Joe Shear
1998 Eddie Hoffman
1999 Steve Carlson
2011 Ross Kenseth
2012 Eddie Hoffman
2013 Jonathan Eilen
2014 Chris Weinkauf
2015 Eddie Hoffman
2016 Ty Majeski
2017 Ricky Baker
2018 Dalton Zehr