Fenhaus Leads Father’s Day 100 Practice at The Milwaukee Mile
By: Kevin Ramsell
It was an up and down day for Luke Fenhaus as he took part of the practice session for Sunday’s Father’s Day 100 Presented by Hunt Brothers Pizza at The Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin for the ARCA Midwest Tour.
The Slinger Speedway opener winner first set the fastest lap of the day in the second practice session with a time of 29.453 (121.86 mph) seconds.
In the third practice session, Fenhaus said that his car got loose going into turn three and damaged the rear end of his car. The team said it was repairable, and started to get it ready for Sunday.
Two-time Midwest Tour champion Casey Johnson was second quick with a time of 29.483 seconds. Johnson is hoping to add a Midwest Tour victory at The Mile. He previously won in the Big 8 Series at America’s Legendary Oval.
2010 Milwaukee Mile winner and recently picked up the checkered flag in the Big 8 Series, Griffin McGrath was third quick with a time of 29.506 seconds.
15-year-old William Sawalich, driving for Donnie Wilson RacingM, posted the fourth fastest time of the day with a lap of 29.520.
Former NASCAR Xfinity Series winner at The Mile, Johnny Sauter, posted the fifth fastest overall time with a lap of 29.568. Sauter is driving the Shafer Motorsports entry this weekend.
John DeAngelis, Jr., Colin Reffner, Ryan Farrell, Erik Jones and 2019 winner Austin Nason, rounded out the top ten.
Jones, who drives the famous #43 in the NASCAR Cup Series, is making his return to The Milwaukee Mile for the first time since his victory in 2014. He is driving for Wimmer Motorsports.
The racing action will get underway at 1pm on Sunday. Practice will begin at 9:30am with qualifying at 11am.
The Midwest Truck Series, Mid-American Stock Car Series, and the Upper Midwest Vintage Series will also be in action.
There are plenty of tickets available. You can purchase them online and find more information at midwesttour.racing.