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Kenseth Returns to WIR for First Time in 15 Years, Next Tuesday Night Aug 2nd

Kaukauna, WI- Former Wisconsin International Raceway and NASCAR Cup Champion Matt Kenseth has filed his entry for next Tuesday night’s (August 2, 2022) $15,000 to win Gandrud Auto Group 250 at WIR. This marks Kenseth’s first visit to the Fox Valley half-mile paved oval in 15 years.

Kenseth will pilot the Shafer Motorsports entry against the ‘Stars and Cars’ of the ARCA Midwest Tour, the same car that claimed the checkered flag in last year’s event.

Spectator Gates open at 4pm with qualifying for the ARCA Midwest Tour and Midwest Truck Series beginning at 5pm. A general autograph session is planned for the fastest 16 qualifiers at 6pm. An early start time of 6:30pm for racing has been set for Tuesday night August 2. Adult general admission tickets are $25 and are available online in advance or at the ticket gates on race day. Wisconsin International Raceway is located at W1460 County Road KK in Kaukauna, WI. For additional information call 920-759-7456 or visit or