By Larry & Jeanne Starr
May 8, 2004; Jefferson, Wis. – The “Spring Sizzler Finale — 65,” held over from April 24, was doomed to a second wet night. With qualifying completed and heat races underway. As the first Bandit division heat saw the green flag the skies opened up, drenching all hope of finishing a fantastic night of racing.
Next week Jefferson Speedway will complete the “Spring Sizzler” program, along with a full racing program. After qualifying, the program will move directly to the remainder of the events on the “Spring Sizzler” program, followed by the complete, regularly scheduled racing program.
With 13 events completed, this event is considered a complete show, for ticketing purposes.
Due to the amount of racing on the schedule, Jefferson Speedway will adjust its regular times. Gates open at 2:00PM, qualifying at 4:00PM and racing at 6:00PM.
Jefferson Speedway is half way between Jefferson and Cambridge Wisconsin, on Highway 18.
Date: May 8, 2004
Event: Spring Sizzler Finale
Late Model Feature Finish:
FAST QUALIFIER : 2 Jason Erickson (Cambridge): 14.512 seconds (New Track Record)
FAST DASH: 8 Lap : 18 Andy Wendt (Watertown)
Heats: 10 lap: 1) 41 Mike Taylor (Stoughton) 2) 52 Steve Dobbratz (Rio) 3) 8 Aaron Wilke (Waterloo)
4) 14 Scott Nottestad (Stoughton)
FAST QUALIFIER : 00 Scott Hoeft (Watertown): 17.216 seconds
Heats: 10 lap: 1) 79 Steve Allman (Oconomowoc)
FAST QUALIFIER : 28 Mark Deporter (Fort Atkinson): 15.449 seconds
Heats: 10 lap: 1) 63 Gene Nedemeier (Orfordville) 2) 5 Cliff Rucks (Cottage Grove) 3) 19 Dan Schmidt (Farmington)
4) 7 Jody Purdy (Milton)
FAST QUALIFIER : 55 Terry Wangsness (Delavan): 16.728 seconds
Heats: 8 lap: 1) 7 Scott Carson (Ft. Atkinson) 2) 08 Dennis Smith (Beloit) 3) 70 Rick Kehoe (Jefferson)
FAST QUALIFIER : 42 Bill Sweeney (Janesville): 14.997 Seconds