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    Abreu chases history in Pepsi Midget Nationals

    June 30, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — Midget auto racing’s fourth longest continuous running event the 34th annual Pepsi Midget Nationals will be run on Sunday night July 5 at Angell Park Speedway. The event will be co-sanctioned by the USAC Honda National Midget, POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Zimbrick Chevrolet of Sun Prairie/Mid-State Equipment Badger Midget […]

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    Balog scores second straight Angell Park win

    June 22, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — Billy Balog won the 20-lap Zimbrick Chevrolet of Sun Prairie/Mid-State Equipment Badger Midget Series feature, Sunday Night at Angell Park Speedway. It was the second straight series victory for Balog. Cody Weisensel took the lead at the start. A caution on the fourth lap erased Weisensel’s lead. On […]

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    Balog completes record-setting run at Angell Park

    June 1, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — Billy Balog turned in one of the most amazing performances in track history Sunday Night at Angell Park Speedway winning the 20-lap Zimbrick Chevrolet of Sun Prairie/Mid-State Equipment Badger Midget Series feature. Balog’s evening highlights include: —A new 20-lap midget track record besting the old mark set by […]

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    Thomas tops Angell Park Night One, Rain claims Sunday races

    May 24, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — Kevin Thomas Jr. won the 30-lap “Danni Jo Thiel Memorial”, Saturday Night at Angell Park Speedway. The event was co-sanctioned by the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and The Zimbrick Chevrolet of Sun Prairie/Mid-State Equipment Badger Midget Series. It also opened the 69th season of racing at […]

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    Angell Park Speedway doubleheader this weekend

    May 22, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — The 69th season of midget auto racing kicks off this weekend at Angell Park Speedway with a Saturday-Sunday doubleheader on May 24-25. The events are the first of the nine race season at the popular1/3-mile caly oval. The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget and The Zimbrick Chevrolet of […]

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    Strauss tops Badger Micro field at Sycamore

    May 19, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — Sun Prairie’s Tory Strauss won the 20-lap Badger 600 Micro Feature, Saturday Night at Sycamore Speedway, leading the entire distance. The win was his second career feature victory, with both being won at the 1/3-mile clay oval in Northern Illinois. Heat race winner Will Gerritis, Zach Boden, Norm […]

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    J. R. Smith & Bill Earnest Badger Midget notables pass away last week

    April 14, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — Officials of the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association (BMARA) extends their sympathies to Smith & Earnest Families.   J.R. Smith Jerome Robert “Jerry” “J.R.” Smith, died at Madison’s St. Mary’s Hospital on April 7 at the age of 72 years old. While attending college at UW-Whitewater Jerry worked […]

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    Auto accident claims former Badget Midget Series driver Randy Fiscus

    March 14, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Madison, WI) — Randy Fiscus, a long-time competitor with the Badger Midget Series died Friday night as a result of an automobile accident in Madison, he was 51 years old. Randy made his driving debut with Badger in 1984 racing for his father Jim. Randy was 1985 Badger Midget Mechanic of the […]

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    Badger announces eighteen races for Micros

    February 17, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — Officials of the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association (BMARA), have released an eighteen-race schedule for the 2015 Badger 600 Micro Series season. Last the week the group announced an eleven race schedule for the Mid-State Equipment/Zimbrick Chevrolet of Sun Prairie Badger Midget Series. Half of the events will […]

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    Badger announces 11-race slate for 2015 season

    February 11, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — Officials of the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association (BMARA) released an eleven race schedule for the 2015 racing season, today. It marks the 79th year of sanctioning midget auto racing, for the country’s oldest midget auto racing organization. Mid-State Equipment & Zimbrick Chevrolet of Sun Prairie return as […]

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    Badger Midget Series announces engine rule changes for 2015

    January 30, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — Officials of the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association (BMARA), recently announced 2015 season rule changes, affecting open wheel racing’s oldest active sanctioning organization. The following will clarify the questions regarding the “new engine rules package: All engines must be normally aspirated, internal combustion, four cycle, in-line, reciprocating piston […]

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    Badger Midgets set for new engine rules for 2015

    January 11, 2015

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) –  Officials of the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association (BMARA), have announced major rule changes, affecting open wheel racing’s oldest active sanctioning organization. After several recent general and Board of Director Meetings, the new “rules package” will be utilized for the 2015 racing season. The rule changes have been made due to […]

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    McCabe elected new Badger Midget President

    November 14, 2014

    By Bryan Gapinski (Cottage Grove, WI) — The members of the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association (BMARA) elected their 2015 officers during the Tuesday Night Nov. 11 general membership meeting. Quinn McCabe was elected President of the organization, with Clare Rhone serving as Vice President. “I am looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead […]

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    Bell, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian & Sletten headline Badger Midget banquet

    November 4, 2014

    By Bryan Gapinski (Sun Prairie, WI) — Driver Champion Christopher Bell and car owner Kunz/Curb-Agajanian headlined the list of honorees at the annual Badger Midget Auto Racing Association awards banquet Saturday Night at the Angell Park Pavilion . The event brought the curtain down on the 78th anniversary season for the series sponsored by Zimbrick […]