Madison International Speedway and the ARCA Midwest Tour announced today that their 2022 season opening event, the Joe Shear Classic 200 on Sunday May 1st, will now pay a record $15,000 to win and $1,500 to start in the 28-car field.Read more
Discounted Tickets for Joe Shear Classic On Sale This Week Only
Oregon, WI- Tickets for the Sunday afternoon May 1st $10,000 to Win Joe Shear Classic 200 at Madison International Speedway are now on sale. ***CLICK THIS LINK TO PURCHASE*** For this week only, fans can take advantage of the cheapest tickets available for the annual Springtime tradition paying tribute to one of the Midwest’s finest short track stars. Advance adult tickets will be two (2) for $36. The annual event will feature the ‘Stars and Cars’ of the ARCA Midwest Tour, Midwest Truck Series and 602 Late Models on ‘Wisconsin’s Fastest Half Mile’. Tickets purchased this week will be processed and mailed in time for Christmas.
A complete 2022 ARCA Midwest Tour Schedule will be released this week which includes the traditional season opening Joe Shear Classic and Championship Oktoberfest Race Weekend. For additional information visit midwesttour.racing
The 2022 MIS Season will begin on Sunday April 24th with the Super Sunday Spring Street Drags followed by the Joe Shear Classic on Sunday May 1st. A full season at MIS with weekly Friday Night racing is slated to get underway on May 13. For additional information visit misracing,com. Madison International Speedway is located at 1122 Sunrise Road in Oregon, WI.
WHAT: Joe Shear Classic 200
WHEN: Sunday afternoon May 1 at 2PM, Gates 11:30AM
WHERE: Madison International Speedway
WHO: ARCA Midwest Tour, Midwest Trucks, 602 Late Models
ADVANCE TICKET PRICES:
Two Adults $36
One Adult $20
After a long hiatus, the engines roared back to life at Madison International Speedway in Oregon, WI on Sunday afternoon. The fans returned in full force and witnessed a member of the Speedway’s Hall of Fame hold off a late challenge from a teenage future star to win the Joe Shear Classic 200.Read more
Official Results from the Joe Shear Classic 200 at Madison Int’l Speedway in Oregon Wisconsin on Sunday, May 2, 2021.Read more
Fenhaus Fastest at Joe Shear Classic Practice at Madison
Luke Fenhaus posted the overall fastest time in Saturday’s practice session for Sunday’s Joe Shear Classic 200 at Madison International Speedway in Oregon, WI. The Wausau, Wisconsin Kulwicki Driver Development Program driver posted a fast time of 17.364 seconds (103.662 mph) around “Wisconsin’s Fastest Half-Mile Oval.”
Former ARCA Midwest Tour champion Jonathan Eilen was second quick with a time of 17.598 seconds while John Beale was third quick with a time of 17.614 seconds.
Former Dixieland 250 winner Dennis Prunty was fourth quick with a time of 17.618 seconds. Former Fox River Racing Club champion Andy Monday rounded out the top five with a time of 17.624 seconds.
A total of 33 ARCAMT drivers participated in today’s practice session.
Richie Bickle Jr. surprised many when he unveiled a special car dedicated to Joe Shear that resembled his famous black #36 Super Late Model. He was 19th in practice.
Two-time defending ARCAMT champion Casey Johnson was eighth quick and four-time Tour champion Ty Majeski was ninth quick.
The fan gates will open at 10:30am on Sunday with practice starting at 11:30am. Qualifying will get underway at 12:45pm and racing at 2pm.
The Midwest Truck Series and 602 Crate Models will also be in action with 36-lap features.
There is plenty of seats available, along with space for proper social distancing.
Dan Fredrickson who piloted his 36 to victory that day has indicated that he will return to ‘Wisconsin’s Fastest Half Mile’ this Sunday afternoon May 2 for the 2021 edition of the Joe Shear Classic which features the ARCA Midwest Tour in a $10,000 to win, 200 lap feature event.Read more
Travis Sauter and Chris Wimmer have teamed forces and entered the Joe Shear Classic this Sunday afternoon at Madison International Speedway.Read more
After a successful debut at last year’s Joe Shear Classic, the ‘Club LaMark/Dave’s White Rock Bar and Grill Last Call’ will once again be part of the Joe Shear Classic being held on Sunday afternoon May 2 at Madison International Speedway.Read more
The previous ticket limit is no longer in place. Tickets for the Sunday May 2 Joe Shear Classic will be available at the gate. Fans can save $5 by buying their tickets in advance online.Read more