posted April 21, 2003 01:43 PM
Hales Turns 55 Apr 26
Franklin, Wis., Apr. 21—The Miller High Life ProStar racing series is set to begin the Hales Corners Speedway's (Franklin, Wis.) 55th season this coming Saturday, April 26.
A full schedule of UMP late models, sportsmen, modifieds, Hales Whales and Mud Puppy point action will commence with qualifying at 6;00 PM and racing to follow. Defending UMP late model champion Bret "The Jet" Sievert expects stiff competition from perennial star Russ Scheffler and a host of other top unlimited UMP competitors.
Last year's champ Don Sorce will lead the ever competitive sportsmen to the line, with Jim Zdroik coming back in the modifieds. The Hales Whales division is up for grabs in 2003 with champ Joe "The Sniffer" Altenhoven moving up to the sportsmen. Hales Corners newest group, the Mud Puppies return this season with first year champ Aaron Stoltz leading the way.
Coming to Hales on Friday, May 2 is the season point opener for the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association (BMARA). This will be the first time in BMARA history that Hales Corners will be hosting their point opener.
For additional information call the speedway Hotline at 414-425-4700 or Midwest Speedway's office at 414-778-4700 during regular business hours Monday through Friday. Information can also be accessed on the tracks website www.halescornersspeedway.com.