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Nathan Haseleu Aspires to be the First Repeat Winner in this year’s Joe Shear Classic

April 30, 2014
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ARCA Midwest Tour Headlines at Madison International Speedway this Sunday afternoon, May 4th

by Kari Shear-Carlson
May 1st, 2014 – As the only driver to make every race in the history of the ARCA Midwest Tour presented by Scag Power Equipment, Nathan Haseleu has racked up his fair share of victories over the years, his most recent, the 2013 Oktoberfest 100. Winning that race is high on every short track drivers list and a win is celebrated no matter when or where it happens. But like Oktoberfest, there is just something special about winning certain races. For Haseleu, one of those is the Joe Shear Classic 100 at Madison International Speedway.

“There are a few races on the schedule that are a little bit more significant than others. This race means a lot for a couple of reasons. First of all, Joe Shear was a great racer, so to win a race in his honor is pretty special. Second of all, I’ve raced at MIS a lot, so winning there has always been important to me. Not only that, but when you get off to a good start, the whole season runs smoother,” said Haseleu.

In 2009, Nathan Haseleu became the winner of the 1st Annual Joe Shear Classic. “I’d like to be the first repeat winner,” he said. This Sunday, May 4th, he will have the opportunity when the stars and cars of the ARCA Midwest Tour return to MIS for the “6th Annual Joe Shear Classic.”

In four out of the last five Joe Shear Classic events, Nathan has finished sixth or better. This puts him as one of the top contenders for this Sunday afternoon’s event, but he knows that it won’t be easy with the drivers that he will be up against.

“When I look at the list of drivers; we lost a lot of really good short track drivers, but we have also gained a lot of good guys. So I guess really there are just different drivers to beat,” said Haseleu.

One guy that everyone will have their eyes on is Travis Sauter. Nathan and his RaceTeamGear.com, Colony Brands, and The Swiss Colony sponsored team know that he’ll be tough to beat, but are up to the challenge.

“Travis (Sauter) has got something figured out. He’s got a very fast race car. It just doesn’t fall off. But that’s the key to winning big races. You’re just gonna need a really fast race car to beat him,” said Haseleu, in response on how to break Sauter’s 10-race super late model winning streak at MIS.

Nathan and the rest of the ARCA Midwest Tour drivers will have a chance to see what they’ve got when they take to the track this Sunday afternoon. The Tour will also be joined by the Midwest Trucks. Qualifying begins at 1:15pm followed by racing at 2:30pm. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $13 for ages 12-17 and 60+, kids 11 and under are FREE.

There will be an optional open practice on Saturday from 12pm-5pm with free grandstand admission all day.

For more information about this weekend’s event, log on to arcamidwesttour.com

Be sure to follow the ARCA Midwest Tour on Facebook (midwesttour) and Twitter (@midwesttour).

To learn more about the Automobile Racing Club of America Midwest Tour, log on to arcamidwesttour.com. For questions call the ARCA Midwest Tour office at (262) 729-4111 or Tim Olson at (612) 327-5831 or Steve Einhaus (630) 212-6022 at or e-mail Tim Olson at tim@arcamidwesttour.comor Steve Einhaus at steve@arcamidwesttour.com.

The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is among the leading auto racing sanctioning bodies in the country. Founded in 1953 by John and Mildred Marcum, the organization administers more than 100 events each year in multiple racing series, including the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the ARCA/CRA Super Series, the ARCA Truck Series and the ARCA Midwest Tour, plus weekly racing at Toledo and Flat Rock Speedways.

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The Possibilities Are Endless for the ARCA Midwest Tour “6th Annual Joe Shear Classic”

April 27, 2014
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Travis Sauter Looks to Make it Two in a Row and Keep His MIS Streak Alive

by Kari Shear-Carlson

Apr 28, 2014 – The ARCA Midwest Tour presented by Scag Power Equipment returns to Madison International Speedway this Saturday and Sunday, May 3rd and 4th for the 100 lap “6th Annual Joe Shear Classic.” The feature event will have a break at lap 64. The remaining 36 laps will be a shootout to the finish in honor of the number that Shear carried throughout most of his career.

Saturday will be an optional open practice from 12:00pm-5:00pm which includes free grandstand admission. Sunday will be a full day of racing with qualifying slated to begin at 1:15pm and racing to follow at 2:30pm. Adult tickets are $15; tickets for ages 12-17 and 60+ are $13; ages 11 and under are FREE.

For the past five years, the Joe Shear Classic has been one of the most exciting events of the season and five different drivers have been in victory lane. Nathan Haseleu was the first driver to win the Joe Shear Classic when it began in 2009. Haseleu remembered watching Shear from the stands at MIS but never had the opportunity to race against him. One of Shear’s toughest competitors in the later years of his career, Steve Carlson, took home the trophy in 2010. In 2011, Ross Kenseth won the event. While he didn’t know Shear and never had the chance to watch him race, Shear raced with Ross’s dad, Matt Kenseth, for several years. 2012 was another memorable event when Andrew Morrissey took home the checkered flag in his first ever Midwest Tour victory.

When it comes to fighting for a victory, 2013 was the crown jewel of excitment in the Joe Shear Classic. Good hard racing between passionate drivers all wanting a taste of victory, fans on their feet cheering with every ounce of energy they have in them, that is just the type of racing that Joe Shear would be proud to be a part of.

When you have two Sauters and a two-time series champion all wanting the trophy, the battle is bound to become fierce. Dan Fredrickson and Johnny Sauter put on a show that the fans will never forget. Travis Sauter patiently waited for things to iron out between the two, which they did, unfortunately to the end of Johnny’s day. After the field went green for the final time, Travis showed what he had left as he raced Fredrickson, making the pass and claiming the honor as the 5th Annual Joe Shear Classic winner. Sauter is starting his 2013 season with ten consecutive wins in a super late model at Wisconsin’s fastest 1/2 mile oval.

Will Sauter make it two in a row and keep his MIS winning streak alive? Will a rookie get the job done? Will it be a fight to the finish? The possibilities are endless, so make sure that you are a part of this year’s Joe Shear Classic on Sunday, May 5th.

The ARCA Midwest Tour will also be joined by the Midwest Trucks. For a complete schedule of the weekend’s event, log on to arcamidwesttour.com.

Be sure to follow the ARCA Midwest Tour on Facebook (midwesttour) and Twitter (@midwesttour).

To learn more about the Automobile Racing Club of America Midwest Tour, log on to arcamidwesttour.com. For questions call the ARCA Midwest Tour office at (262) 729-4111 or Tim Olson at (612) 327-5831 or Steve Einhaus (630) 212-6022 at or e-mail Tim Olson at tim@arcamidwesttour.comor Steve Einhaus at steve@arcamidwesttour.com.

The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is among the leading auto racing sanctioning bodies in the country. Founded in 1953 by John and Mildred Marcum, the organization administers more than 100 events each year in multiple racing series, including the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the ARCA/CRA Super Series, the ARCA Truck Series and the ARCA Midwest Tour, plus weekly racing at Toledo and Flat Rock Speedways.

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Final Thoughts: Joe Shear Classic

May 8, 2013
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by Kari Shear-Carlson
When I walked into Madison International Speedway this past Sunday afternoon I felt like I was “home”. If you are a racer you know that the sights, sounds, and yes, even smells that racing brings creates such an adrenaline rush that it becomes addicting.

However it was not only the sensory responses that made me feel at home. When I lived in Madison my dad and I would meet at the pit gate every Friday night to watch the races together. As Friday approached all I could think about was seeing my dad standing there waiting for me when I arrived. I hated it when it rained out.

We would sit in the stands and pick who we thought was going to win and take victory in ourselves, rubbing it in when our driver was victorious. He loved to watch great racing. So I have no doubt in my mind that Sunday’s race would have been “Joe Shear approved”.

I can say with complete honesty that I do not have any favorites when it comes to the ARCA Midwest Tour. So to pick who I thought was going to win would have been impossible. But being the Joe Shear Classic I couldn’t help but have some preconceived thoughts and visions of what victory lane could possibly look like. Did I want to see a #36 in victory lane? Did I want Johnny Sauter, whom my brother, Joe Jr. crew chiefs for in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series bring it home? Did I want a driver looking for his first win to take home the trophy? Have the first duplicate winner in five years? I just couldn’t decide.

But holy cow, all that mattered when all was said and done was…that was THE most amazing race that the Joe Shear Classic could have ever asked for! You could not have scripted a better race than what took place on Sunday afternoon. Whether you want to label it aggressive driving or good hard racing is up to you. Either way, the fans were on their feet and cheering with all they had in them just like I remember doing when my dad was out there. I cannot even begin to express the amount of energy that filled the air.

One of the things I will remember most is standing there as third place, Dan Fredrickson and second place, Jacob Goede got out of their cars. Even though neither was in victory lane, both had huge smiles on their faces. They looked at me and said, “man, that had to be fun to watch cause it was so fun to race!” I cannot think of a better representation of what the Joe Shear Classic is all about than that moment right there.

As you may remember, I was originally going to write this series to highlight some of my dad’s most amazing races. Well, I think that story just wrote itself.

The entire atmosphere of the day was absolutely perfect. Much of my family was able to be there and participate in the event. My nephew waved the green flag and he is STILL talking about the rush it gave him and how amazing the entire day was. I have received countless messages about it being one of, if not THE best race some have seen in their lifetime.

I speak on behalf of myself and my entire family. Thank you to each and every team, driver, fan, the staff at MIS, and the ARCA Midwest Tour for making this such a memorable event.

As a born and raised racer I have to add, don’t wait until next year to get your racing fix. Please get out there and support your local track and series. You never know when that next “best race of a lifetime” might be.

Be sure to follow the ARCA Midwest Tour on Facebook (midwesttour) and Twitter (@midwesttour).

To learn more about the Automobile Racing Club of America Midwest Tour, log on toarcamidwesttour.com. For questions call the ARCA Midwest Tour office at (262) 729-4111 or Tim Olson at (612) 327-5831 or Steve Einhaus (630) 212-6022 at or e-mail Tim Olson at tim@arcamidwesttour.comor Steve Einhaus at steve@arcamidwesttour.com.

The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is among the leading auto racing sanctioning bodies in the country. Founded in 1953 by John and Mildred Marcum, the organization administers more than 100 events each year in multiple racing series, including the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the ARCA/CRA Super Series, the ARCA Truck Series and the ARCA Midwest Tour, plus weekly racing at Toledo and Flat Rock Speedways.

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Experience Wins Over Youth In Scag Midwest Truck Tour Race At MIS

May 7, 2013
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Jerry Wood Holds Off 15 year Old Natalie Decker To Take Win

by Gregg Paul
There is an old saying that says “Age before beauty.” Whereas that might normally be construed as a sign of respect, in the racing world these days it may be a sign of experience over youth. Yet in this case you still had the age and experience of Jerry Wood narrowly holding off the youthful Natalie Decker to win the Scag Power Equipment Midwest Truck Tour event at the Madison International Speedway.

“This is the only time I have ever hugged another driver in Victory Lane,” said Wood as he hugged Decker as pictures were being taken.

While it may be expected that a veteran like Wood would run up front and score victories, Decker served notice that she would be a contender not only as a rookie of the year candidate, but one who will certainly contend for wins as well.

Dann Barber would quickly take the lead as the green flag flew with Jerry Wood on his bumper. The race would be slowed a lap later when the truck of Scott Kingswan spun in turn four.

The second green flag had the first result as the first, as Barber would jump out ahead of Wood. Wood would pull back alongside barber on lap 4 as Chad Knaus moved in to the third spot and was closing in on the leaders.

John Wood, brother of Jerry, ran side by side with Decker for a few laps before pulling ahead into the fourth spot. Decker than moved to the high side and began her march towards the front. She was able to get around both John Wood and Knaus just as the race hit the crossed flags of the halfway mark.

Meanwhile back up front, Jerry Wood finally cleared Barber for the lead and began to pull away. Barber seemed to fade a bit, allowing Decker to close in. Decker was on Barber’s rear bumper when the yellow would fly again on lap 16. Jason Schuler spun his truck off of turn 2 to bring out the caution. Over in turn four, Decker would get into the back of Barber, spinning him out in the process. Midwest Truck Tour officials decided that the yellow came out before the Decker/Barber incident so both drivers were given their spots back.

The cone would come out for the restart, and both Barber and Decker would take advantage of it. Another restart, and another great jump for Barber, as he launched to the lead again. Jerry Wood would fight back on the inside and pulled even on lap 17. Barber would get loose off of turn two, allowing Wood to clear for the lead. Decker would also take advantage jumping to the inside of Barber for the second spot.

As Decker cleared Barber, Wood stretched out his lead a few truck lengths. In the closing laps Wood would pull away a bit farther and would wind up cruising to a five truck length victory.

Feature Finish
# Driver Name Hometown
1 – 73 – Jerry Wood – Sun Prairie, WI
2 – 04 – Natalie Decker – Eagle River, WI
3 – 67 – Chad Knaus – Sun Prairie, WI
4 – 72 – John Wood – Sun Prairie, WI
5 – 3 – Dann Barber – Sun Prairie, WI
6 – 88 – Jacob VanWazer – Lombard, IL
7 – 30 – Joshua James – Saukville, WI
8 – 83 – Andy Jirik – Lonsdale, MN
9 – 36 – Scott Kingswan – Madison, WI
10 – 2 – Jason Schuler – Cambridge, WI

The next event for the Scag Power Equipment Midwest Truck Tour is Friday, May 17th at Veterans Raceway Park in Tomah, WI

Be sure to follow the ARCA Midwest Tour on Facebook (midwesttour) and Twitter (@midwesttour).

To learn more about the Automobile Racing Club of America Midwest Tour, log on toarcamidwesttour.com. For questions call the ARCA Midwest Tour office at (262) 729-4111 or Tim Olson at (612) 327-5831 or Steve Einhaus (630) 212-6022 at or e-mail Tim Olson at tim@arcamidwesttour.comor Steve Einhaus at steve@arcamidwesttour.com.

The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is among the leading auto racing sanctioning bodies in the country. Founded in 1953 by John and Mildred Marcum, the organization administers more than 100 events each year in multiple racing series, including the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the ARCA/CRA Super Series, the ARCA Truck Series and the ARCA Midwest Tour, plus weekly racing at Toledo and Flat Rock Speedways.

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ARCA Midwest Tour 5th Annual Joe Shear Classic Recap

May 7, 2013
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by Gregg Paul
The ARCA Midwest Tour presented by SCAG Power Equipment and Lester Buildings wraps up its coverage of the 5th Annual Joe Shear Classic at the Madison International Speedway. Travis Sauter continued his dominance at MIS by scoring his seventh consecutive feature victory at Wisconsin’s fastest half mile oval. Sauter battled his uncle Johnny Sauter over much of the race before staging a furious late race comeback to edge Jacob Goede at the checkers.

Sauter Family Well Represented

The Sauter family has a long and storied history in short track racing throughout Wisconsin and the Midwest. Several members have had success in NASCAR as well. Starting with the patriarch in Jim Sauter, the family has won numerous times at a wide variety of tracks.

The 5th Annual Joe Shear Classic saw three members of the famous family competing with the ARCA Midwest Tour. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Johnny Sauter set fast time in qualifying and appeared to be the car to beat, until spinning off of turn four late in the race. Johnny wound up finishing in the 21st position.

Tim Sauter, father of race winner Travis and brother to Johnny, ran a solid race in the top five most of the day before being sidelined with mechanical issues. Tim finished just ahead of Johnny in the 20th position.

Hedman Husler and Tesar Engineering Hard Charger

ARCA Midwest Touring Star Rich Bickle was easily the hardest charger on the day as he would pick up twenty two spots from his 26th starting position. Bickle had to rely on using a provisional just to make the feature, but quickly and methodically moved his way towards the front. By the time the checkered flag flew Bickle was all the way up to the fourth spot.

Rough Day For Defending Champion

Defending ARCA Midwest Tour Champion Jonathan Eilen struggled from the drop of the green flag. Despite starting the feature on the outside of the front row, Eilen’s car would lose power sporadically on the track. Eilen was slowed by the mechanical issue and brought out the first caution of the race when he stopped on the track in turn four. The crew tried to make repairs, but he lasted only a few more laps before calling it a day and would finish in 27th position.

Rookies Struggle With The Learning Curve

James Swan was the highest finishing rookie by placing 15th in the race. Swan was the only rookie to finish the race on track. Dennis Prunty, who had an impressive run at Toledo in the opener, struggled with his car and would drop out with steering problems. Prunty wound up finishing in 22nd. Bobby Kendall would finish 25th. Jeremy Miller would not make the feature after crashing his car hard into the front stretch wall during his qualifier race. Miller was battling Cardell Potter for position late in the race when the two made contact coming off of turn four sending Miller hard into the temporary retaining wall.

Race For Points Starting To Take Shape

Considering everyone who made the effort to race at Toledo each received 200 points, there was a 23-way tie for first place heading into the Joe Shear Classic. Race winner Travis Sauter is not competing for the points championship with the ARCA Midwest Tour, but after the results at MIS there is still a tie for first place in the standings.

Championship Points:

1) 8G Jacob Goede (TS) 351

2) 36 Dan Fredrickson (TS) 351

3) 52 Chris Wimmer (TS) 341

4) 75W Chris Weinkauf (TS) 338

5) 8H Eddie Hoffman 337

6) 45 Rich Bickle (TS) 336

7) 87 Nathan Haseleu (TS) 333

8) 78 Skylar Holzhausen (TS) 329

9) 75T Joel Theisen 328

10) 39 Andrew Morrissey (TS) 325

Next Event for the ARCA Midwest Tour

Next up on the schedule for the ARCA Midwest Tour is a date on Saturday may 18th at the State Park Speedway in Wausau, Wisconsin. Dan Fredrickson is the defending race winner, surviving a late race duel with Jonathan Eilen and Mark Mackesy.

Be sure to follow the ARCA Midwest Tour on Facebook (midwesttour) and Twitter (@midwesttour).

To learn more about the Automobile Racing Club of America Midwest Tour, log on toarcamidwesttour.com. For questions call the ARCA Midwest Tour office at (262) 729-4111 or Tim Olson at (612) 327-5831 or Steve Einhaus (630) 212-6022 at or e-mail Tim Olson at tim@arcamidwesttour.comor Steve Einhaus at steve@arcamidwesttour.com.

The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is among the leading auto racing sanctioning bodies in the country. Founded in 1953 by John and Mildred Marcum, the organization administers more than 100 events each year in multiple racing series, including the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the ARCA/CRA Super Series, the ARCA Truck Series and the ARCA Midwest Tour, plus weekly racing at Toledo and Flat Rock Speedways.

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Lucky Number 7 For Travis Sauter At Madison International Speedway

May 5, 2013
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Unofficial Race Results

Captures Joe Shear Classic And Guitar That Goes With It

by Gregg Paul

The ARCA Midwest Tour presented by Scag Power Equipment and Lester Buildings “5th Annual Joe Shear Classic is officially in the books.

Travis Sauter doesn’t believe in luck, yet he somehow managed to hold off Jacob Goede to capture his seventh straight feature win at the Madison International Speedway. Sauter was able to get around Goede with coming to the white flag lap and narrowly held on for the victory. The win was Sauter’s second straight Midwest Tour win as well.

Sauter and his uncle Johnny, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver seemingly had the field covered from just prior to the break at lap 64. The duo pulled away from the field on restarts until a yellow with just 23 laps to go. Dan Fredrickson had worked his way into the top three and pulled to the inside on the restart to get by both Travis and Johnny.

A spin two laps after that restart by Joel Thiesen set the stage for the late race drama. Johnny Sauter spun his tires on the restart and allowed Fredrickson to get away. Sauter would fight back on the inside and pulled back alongside Fredrickson. Sauter than appeared to hook the apron coming off of turn four, giving Fredrickson the advantage. Sauter kept his foot in the gas and made contact with Fredrickson that sent Sauter spinning down the front straightaway.

Jacob Goede utilized the cone to get to the outside of the front row on the restart. Goede would get the jump and pull ahead of Fredrickson coming off of turn two. Goede would pull away by a few car lengths, as Travis Sauter lurked behind.

Sauter would get by Fredrickson coming off of turn two with just twelve laps remaining. Sauter methodically began to reel in Goede, pulling closer and closer as the laps wound down. With just four laps to go, Sauter latched onto the rear bumper of Goede, setting the stage for an awesome finish.

Sauter would use the chrome horn at both ends of the track, only to see Goede hold onto the lead. Sauter would get a nose inside before Goede would slam the door on him. Coming to the White Flag, Sauter got underneath Goede as the came off of turn four. Sauter would clear Goede down the straightaway and ran the final lap with Goede just barely on his rear bumper. However, Goede could never mount that last ditched effort, as Sauter notched yet another victory at MIS.

“Johnny was the guy to beat in the second half,” said Sauter. “He had them covered, then I was loose after the break. Once he went out I still thought I had the best car. Restarting in the second row, Danny’s hard to pass and I got by him just in time, with like 8 to go. That was the perfect amount of time to catch Jacob.”

Sauter picked up the signature Guitar Trophy emblematic of the win in the Joe Shear Classic, something he was happy to avenge from last year’s bitter defeat.

Be sure to follow the ARCA Midwest Tour on Facebook (midwesttour) and Twitter (@midwesttour).

To learn more about the Automobile Racing Club of America Midwest Tour, log on toarcamidwesttour.com. For questions call the ARCA Midwest Tour office at (262) 729-4111 or Tim Olson at (612) 327-5831 or Steve Einhaus (630) 212-6022 at or e-mail Tim Olson at tim@arcamidwesttour.comor Steve Einhaus at steve@arcamidwesttour.com.

The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is among the leading auto racing sanctioning bodies in the country. Founded in 1953 by John and Mildred Marcum, the organization administers more than 100 events each year in multiple racing series, including the ARCA

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Joe Shear Classic Race Day!

May 5, 2013
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Twitter Hashtag: #JoeShearClassic // Facebook // Speed51.com Updates
Qualifying: 1PM // Racing Begins at 2:30PM – Madison International Speedway

6:30PM – Unofficial Results of today’s Joe Shear Classic at Madison International Speedway

5:45PM
Travis Sauter leads at the 64 lap break. He is followed by Uncle Johnny Sauter and Jacob Goede. Tim Sauter and Dan Fredrickson round out the top five. There will be 10 minute break for teams to make some adjustments before the final 36-lap shootout in memory of Joe Shear.

4:45PM – Midwest Truck Tour Feature Results

Joe Shear Classic Starting Line-Up
# Driver Name
1 52 Chris Wimmer (TS)
2 77 Jonathan Eilen (TS)
3 8G Jacob Goede (TS)
4 99 Tim Sauter
5 5S Travis Sauter
6 11 Bobby Kendall (R)
7 5J Johnny Sauter
8 25K Ross Kenseth
9 8H Eddie Hoffman
10 25S Jeff Storm (TS)
11 75W Chris Weinkauf (TS)
12 36 Dan Fredrickson (TS)
13 87 Nathan Haseleu (TS)
14 53 Boris Jurkovic
15 75T Joel Theisen
16 76 Jason Weinkauf (TS)
17 28 Bobby Wilberg
18 78 Skylar Holzhausen (TS)
19 39 Andrew Morrissey (TS)
20 97 James Sawn (TS) (R)
21 58 Cardell Potter (TS)
22 9C Kyle Calmes
23 6L Austin Luedtke
24 63 Gary Lamonte
25 42 Dennis Prunty (R)
26 12 Nick Murgic
27 4 Thor Anderson
28 45 Rich Bickle (TS)

4:15PM – Last Chance Finish

3:45PM – Truck Qualifier Finish

3:30PM – Qualifier Results

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It doesn’t look like Miller will be racing anymore this afternoon. :/

2:30PM – SLM Qualifying // Truck Tour Qualifying
Johnny Sauter tops Joe Shear Classic Qualifying at Madison International Speedway. Racing Begins at 2:30PM.

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12:30PM – Sunday Practice
Nathan Haseleu tops final practice for today’s Joe Shear Classic at Madison International Speedway. Qualifying begins shortly after 1PM.

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Driver’s meeting. 34 drivers will attempt to qualify for the Joe Shear Classic

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The winner will be going home with this beautiful guitar

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The Wood Brothers ready to do some truck racing later this afternoon

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The calm before the storm

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Ross Kenseth preparing to go through tech

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Practice tech has officially begun. #joeshearclassic

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ARCAMT President, Tim Olson keeping an eye on tech

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New ARCA Midwest Tour apparel is for sale. Come and check it out.

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Check back today for updates from the Joe Shear Classic at Madison International Speedway in Oregon, Wisconsin. 34 drivers on the ARCA Midwest Tour SLM entry list for today, plus the Midwest Truck Tour.


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Joe Shear Classic Practice Day

May 4, 2013
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6:00PM Saturday – Practice Results

4:00PM Saturday – The sun’s been shining cars have been on track. Johnny Sauter out for the first time.

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Last year’s Midwest Tour Champion, Jonathan Eilen

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Defending race winner, Andrew Morrissey hoping to make it two in a row.

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Tim Schendel making repairs after a hard hit into the back stretch wall.

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Ross Kenseth making some adjustments before heading out on the track