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Chris Weinkauf Chasing Fourth Detjens Victory this Saturday at State Park Speedway

Wausau, WI- 2010 State Park Speedway Champion Chris Weinkauf will make his first ARCA Midwest Tour appearance of 2021 this Saturday night July 24, 2021 during the Auto Select Larry Detjens Memorial 125 at State Park Speedway. Weinkauf is in search of his record fourth Detjens triumph.

Having last won the race that pays tribute to the Short Track Racing Standout in 2011, Weinkauf will be joined by another three-time winner Mark Mackesy at the quarter-mile paved oval as both drivers have their sights set on a fourth win in the Central Wisconsin marquee event. The pair each have one ARCA Midwest Tour feature win, Mackesy’s coming at State Park in 2011 and Weinkauf’s coming at Illinois’ Grundy County Speedway in 2014.

The ‘Stars and Cars’ of the ARCA Midwest Tour will be joined Saturday night by the Bandoleros, Mini-Stocks, Mini-Mods and Pure Stocks. Pit gates open at 11am, Practice gets underway at 2pm, Spectator Gates open at 3:30pm with qualifying at 4:30pm and racing at 6pm. Adult general admission tickets are $20, Kids ages -12 are $10 with ages 5 and under admitted free. State Park Speedway is located at 14771 North Mountain Road in Wausau. For camping and other information visit or call 715-212-9006.

Past Detjens Memorial Winners
2020 Justin Mondeik
2019 Gabe Sommers
2018 Casey Johnson
2017 Chris Wimmer (2)
2016 Derek Kraus
2015 Johnny Sauter
2014 Tim Sauter (2)
2013 Tim Sauter
2012 Mark Mackesy (3)
2011 Chris Weinkauf (3)
2010 Chris Weinkauf (2)
2009 Andrew Morrissey (Golden Sands)
2008 Not Run
2007 Not Run
2006 Mark Mackesy (2)
2005 Allen Check
2004 Charlie Menard
2003 Chris Weinkauf
2002 Scott Wimmer (2)
2001 Scott Wimmer
2000 Chris Wimmer
1999 Mark Mackesy
1998 Jesse Hasse
1997 Donnie Woller (3)
1996 Wayne Breitenfeldt (2)
1995 Kirby Kurth (2)
1994 Donnie Woller (2)
1993 Joe Krzykowski
1992 Kirby Kurth
1991 Donnie Woller
1990 Bryan Reffner
1989 Wayne Breitenfeldt
1987 Tom Reffner (2)
1986 Kevin Cywinski
1985 Dick Trickle (3)
1984 Tom Reffner
1983 Kevin Stepan
1982 Dick Trickle (2)
1981 Dick Trickle