2015 Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track HOF inductees
The ninth annual Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Banquet will be held Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Wisconsin Automotive Museum in Hartford and the Schauer Arts and Activities Center, within the museum complex.
Tickets to the event will include an all day pass to the museum which opens at 10 a.m., a buffet style dinner starting at 4:30 p.m. and the Induction Ceremony which begins promptly at 7 p.m.
Tickets are available at the Schauer Center Box Office. For more information contact Bill Behm at 920-269-4729.
The 2015 Hall of Fame Class includes:
Lowell Bennett, Neenah
Seven-time Late Model track champion at Slinger Speedway, as well as a five-time Slinger Nationals winner.
Rich Bickle Jr., Edgerton
A two-time Slinger Speedway track champion and four-time Slinger Nationals winner.
Jim Blazek, Franklin
A Sportsman and dirt Late Model driver who amassed more than 40 feature victories in a 16-year career on Milwaukee area tracks.
Donny Goeden, Kewaskum
A two-time Eastern Wisconsin Super Modified champion, the 1999 Interstates Racing Association (IRA) 410 Sprint Car Series champion, and the 2014 Plymouth Dirt Track 360 Sprint Car track champion.
Dave Moulis, Johnsburg (Illinois)
A four-time Wilmot Raceway 410 Sprint Car track champion, a 1992 Interstates Racing Association (IRA) 410 Sprint Car Series champion, two-time winner of the Wilmot Open for 410 Sprint Cars and two-time winner of the King of Wisconsin Sprint Car Challenge.
Pete Ostrowski, Troy Ceneter
A four-time Eastern Wisconsin Super Modified champion, and 2007 IMCA-style Modified track champion at the Manitowoc Expo Speedway, veteran of more than 30 years of racing, and winner of more than 65 feature events.
Bill Prietzel, Hubertus
Veteran driver of Sportsman and dirt Late Models at Milwaukee area tracks, 1977 Hales Corners Sportsman track champion, three-time Mid-American Stock Car Series champion, has raced with SCCA and NASCAR.
John Quinn, formerly of Watertown
Is the late founder/editor of the Checkered Flag Racing News, with his wife Doris.
Ray Toft, Antioch (Illinois)
Helped form the IRA Racing Association in its early Modified years, past promoter of Wilmot Raceway and Lake Geneva Raceway.
Dave Watson, Janesville
Past Late Model track champion at Rockford, Lake Geneva, Slinger and Madison, USAC Late Model Stock Car Rookie of the Year in 1977, also competed in NASCAR and SCCA.
John Ziegler, Madison
Track champion at Slinger, winner of the Slinger Nationals, two-time track champion at Madison, winner of National Short Track Nationals at Rockford.