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Madison Int Speedway Release 8-21-2019

Large Field of Late Models Expected at Madison this Friday

Past Champ Miller Kicks Retirement to the Curb

By: Jim Wells

Oregon, WI- Current NASCAR Late Model point leader and past Champion Bobby Wilberg leads the charge of drivers heading into Friday Night’s (August 23) UPS Store of Stoughton Buck Night at Madison International Speedway in what looks to be the largest turnout of the premier division at ‘Wisconsin’s Fastest Half Mile’ this season. 

 Pressuring Wilberg will be multi-time MIS Champions Zack Riddle, Dale Nottestad and returning from an abbreviated retirement is four-time MIS Late Model Champion Jeremy Miller.  When adding surrounding Late Model Champions Panitzke (LaCrosse), Goede (Elko), Scheel (Slinger) and Bernhagen (WIR) into the mix, it is shaping up to be quite the field.  

Below is the list of Late Model drivers that are expected during Buck Night, in which concessions are $1 and 12oz can beer is $2.  Additionally, race fans will be invited onto the track prior to racing action to partake in the Fan Autograph Session Friday night.

Pit gates open at 3:30 PM with practice at 5:00, grandstands open at 5:50, qualifying at 6:00, On-Track Autographs at 6:45, racing at 7:30.  In addition to the NASCAR Late Models, the Dave’s White Rock MISfitz, Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandits, and Central States Region Super Cups will also be in action.

Adult admission is $14.00 / Whelen Heroes and Seniors $12.00 / Students 12-17 $8.00 / Kids 6-11 $5.00 / Five and under free.

Madison International Speedway is located at 1122 Sunrise Road in Oregon, WI.  The Friday Night season will conclude next Friday night, August 30 with Whelen Championship Night which is highlighted by double features in the Late Models, MISfitz, Bandits as well as the Roto-Rooter 6shooters.  For additional information call 608-835-9700 or visit

Expected ///NASCAR Late Model Entries Friday Night August 23, 2019                      

UPS Store of Stoughton Buck Night and Fan Autograph Night                       

Madison International Speedway – Oregon, WI                   

Car Number       Name    

2              Jody Krueger      

4              Stephen Scheel

5              Jeremy Miller     

7              Rusty Hansen     

8              Shaun Scheel     

14           Zack Riddle         

14           Kyle Taylor          

15           Pat Richgels        

15           Will Rece             

17           Mark Simonsen

18           Brian Beale         

19           John Baumeister              

21           Shane Morrissey              

22           Nick Panitzke     

28           Bobby Wilberg   

28           Jesse Bernhagen              

32           Paul Dygon         

38           Jeff Watters       

39           Colton Morgan  

40           Tom Gille             

51           Dale Nottestad

72           Jacob Goede

87           Brent Edmunds

99           Hunter Drefahl