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Wisconsin’s Action Track Kicks Off 2021 Season

CAMBRIDGE, WI (Saturday, May 8, 2021)             The 2021 racing season kicked off on a cool evening at Wisconsin’s Action Track. Six divisions of racing packed the program, highlighted by the Serenity Concepts 50 lap Late Model main event. When it was over, five time Late Model champion, Dale Nottestad, stood victorious after a late race caution and restart netted him the lead.

Luke Westenberg and Ryan Weyer paced the Clear View Tree Care Late Model feature to green with Westenberg pouncing on the early lead. Dylan Schuyler followed under Weyer to grab second with Shaun Scheel in his tracks for third. Scheel got by Schuyler for the runner up spot on lap four and pulled up behind the early leader. On lap five, Scheel dove under Westenberg, claiming the lead on lap eight. Westenberg remained close to the new leader, searching for a way back to the front. On lap 15, Westenberg drew even with Scheel on the low side, but Scheel held him at bay to regain the lead on lap 19 with Stephen Scheel watching from third. On lap 21, Riley Stenjem motored under Stephen Scheel, looking for third. On the next circuit, contact between Shaun Scheel and Westenberg forced both pilots to check up slightly in turns one and two. This allowed Stenjem to take advantage as he fired past both into the lead down the backstretch. On lap 23, the first of two cautions slowed the field when Westenberg spun after contact with another driver. Stenjem chose the low side for the restart with Michael Grueneberg taking his shot on the outside. Stenjem reclaimed the lead on the restart with Shaun Scheel following into second and Jason Erickson up to third. Erickson slipped by Scheel on lap 26 to gain the second spot, bringing Dale Nottestad along for third. The leaders lined up single file as the laps began to tick away. But on lap 39, A spinning Kyle Smith forced the second caution period, setting up an 11 lap shootout to the finish. Stenjem once again choose the inside line for the restart with Erickson choosing to stay behind him. Nottestad braved the high side for the return to green as they prepared to restart. As the green waved once again, Nottestad used a great run to clear Stenjem into turn one and immediately pull away. Erickson worked Stenjem over, getting past for the second position on lap 42. But Nottestad remained out front through the checkers to pickup the first win of the season. Erickson finished a strong second followed by Stenjem, Grueneberg and Shaun Scheel.

James Junget of Rio captured the 20 lap Wolff Pack Apparel International feature event. Nick Schmidt grabbed the early lead on lap one with Timothy Higgins in second. Junget drove by Higgins on lap three to gain the second spot and move up to challenge the leader. On lap five, Junget began peeking to the outside of Schmidt, drawing even on lap six. By lap eight, Junget was out front alone while Mark Dewey took his turn working on Schmidt. Dewey cleared Schmidt for second on lap 12 and began to look to close the gap on the leader. But Junget remained in control, racing under the checkers first to seal the win. Dewey finished second with Neil Higgins, Schmidt and Josh Rusch rounding out the top five.

Waunakee’s Scott “Chico” Riedner claimed the 25 lap Benninger Concrete Construction Hobby Stock main event. Jason Dunn grabbed the lead on lap one with Chuck Egli dropping in behind him for second. On lap four, several cars jammed up on turn four forcing the sole caution of the race. Dunn and Jordy Egli paced the field back to green with Riedner watching from row two. As racing resumed, Riedner looking to make it a three way battle for the lead. Egli moved out front with Riedner charging up underneath the new leader. Riedner claimed the top spot for himself on lap six with Jim Tate Jr in tow for second. Chico’s son, Brandon, followed Tate into third as Tate tried to pressure the leader. Tate choose to take a look to the high side of Chico, allowing Brandon to slip underneath and move into second. The leaders lined up single file, with Chico Riedner leading the way to the checkers to secure the win. Brandon Riedner was second followed by Tate, Jordy Egli and Robbie Rucks.

Poynette’s Dillon Schwanbeck captured the 25 lap Legends.Direct Legends feature event. Danny Lehmkuhl took the initial lead on the opening lap with Tony Moyer in second. By lap six, Schwanbeck was already up to third with Aaron Moyer in his tracks. Schwanbeck got by Tony Moyer for second on lap eight with Aaron Moyer following through. With nine laps to go, Schwanbeck dove under Lehmkuhl, stealing the top spot away for himself and beginning to stretch his lead. Aaron Moyer made his way to second in the closing laps, but Schwanbeck had the field covered en route to the win. Aaron Moyer was second with Lehmkuhl, James Lynch and Tony Moyer completing the top five.

Carson Phillips claimed the Fort Atkinson Small Engine Bandit 15 lap feature event. James Bell led lap one from the pole with Tommy Bleecker up to second on lap two. Bleecker began to challenge Bell on lap four, taking over the lead a lap later. Gaven Smothers and Phillips followed into second and third respectively until Phillips drove under Smothers to pick up second on lap nine. Phillips continued forward, driving under Bleecker on lap ten. After a brief battle, Phillips moved out front on lap 12. Phillips maintained the lead through a late race caution on his way to seeing the checkers first. Bleecker finished second followed by Matt Krinke, Ryan Oetzel and Travis Rose.

Portage driver, Alex Hartwig, captured the 15 lap CR Custom Construction Bandolero feature race. Marianna Kubicz took the early lead on lap one. Meanwhile Hartwig took to the high side and began charging toward the front of the field. By lap three, Hartwig was challenging for third while Kubicz held the lead in front of Axel Oldenhoff. On lap five, Hartwig dove under Oldenhoff, taking the second spot and setting his sights on Kubicz. Hartwig continued forward, driving by Kubicz on the low side to take over the lead. Cohen Henze moved up to second just before a late race caution slowed the pace. Hartwig paced the field back to green and stayed strong ahead of Henze to pick up the win. Henze was second followed by Avery Linnerud, Easton Riedner and Oldenhoff.

Next Saturday, May 15, is a full program on six divisions with time trials at 5pm and racing at 7pm. Jefferson Speedway is located halfway between Jefferson and Cambridge on Hwy 18. Please visit for more information.




Late Model-


Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 97N Jacob Nottestad 13.906
2 94E Jason Erickson 13.923
3 2N Dale Nottestad 14.03
4 37R Seth Reamer 14.081
5 77S Riley Stenjem 14.12
6 1G Michael Gruenberg 14.161
7 8S Shaun Scheel 14.185
8 97S Kyle Smth 14.188
9 4SC Stephan Scheel 14.209
10 33S Dylan Schuyler 14.216
11 12W Ryan Weyer 14.241
12 16W Luke Westenberg 14.308
13 91T Cole Thomas 14.361
14 9K Paul Kisow 14.361
15 97C Chris Chenoweth 14.408
16 61E Jerry Eckhardt 14.451
17 47M David Malisch 14.462
18 56G Kolton Guralski 14.592
19 40P Scott Patrick 14.782
20 41T Mike Taylor 14.815
21 3O Laney Osborne 14.863
22 17B Bill Bush 15.029
23 20W Dale Warner 15.791


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 56G Kolton Guralski
2 61E Jerry Eckhardt
3 47M David Malisch
4 40P Scott Patrick
5 97C Chris Chenoweth
6 41T Mike Taylor
7 17B Bill Bush
8 3O Laney Osborne
9 20W Dale Warner


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 8S Shaun Scheel
2 16W Luke Westenberg
3 9K Paul Kisow
4 94E Jason Erickson
5 1G Michael Gruenberg
6 37R Seth Reamer
7 33S Dylan Schuyler


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 77S Riley Stenjem
2 97N Jacob Nottestad
3 2N Dale Nottestad
4 4SC Stephan Scheel
5 91T Cole Thomas
6 97S Kyle Smth
7 12W Ryan Weyer


Last Chance

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 97C Chris Chenoweth
2 61E Jerry Eckhardt
3 56G Kolton Guralski
4 40P Scott Patrick
5 17B Bill Bush
6 41T Mike Taylor
7 47M David Malisch
8 3O Laney Osborne



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 2N Dale Nottestad
2 94E Jason Erickson
3 77S Riley Stenjem
4 1G Michael Gruenberg
5 8S Shaun Scheel
6 4SC Stephan Scheel
7 16W Luke Westenberg
8 9K Paul Kisow
9 56G Kolton Guralski
10 91T Cole Thomas
11 97S Kyle Smth
12 97C Chris Chenoweth
13 12W Ryan Weyer
14 61E Jerry Eckhardt
15 40P Scott Patrick
16 37R Seth Reamer
17 33S Dylan Schuyler
18 97N Jacob Nottestad





Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 82D Mark Dewey 15.515
2 27J James Junget 15.656
3 66H Neil Higgins 15.802
4 11S Weston Strese 15.858
5 92R Josh Rusch 15.883
6 36U Jason  Uttech 16.004
7 09S Nick Schmidt 16.171
8 77H Timothy Higgins 16.215
9 92S Karter Stark 16.367
10 8S Carson Strese 16.38
11 12P Caden Pankow 16.57
12 21E Tyler Edmundson 16.696
13 2R Jim Ronspiez 17.049
14 45W Michael Weissmann 17.428


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 92S Karter Stark
2 77H Timothy Higgins
3 2R Jim Ronspiez
4 8S Carson Strese
5 12P Caden Pankow
6 45W Michael Weissmann


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 09S Nick Schmidt
2 36U Jason  Uttech
3 11S Weston Strese
4 92R Josh Rusch
5 27J James Junget
6 66H Neil Higgins
7 82D Mark Dewey



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 27J James Junget
2 82D Mark Dewey
3 66H Neil Higgins
4 09S Nick Schmidt
5 92R Josh Rusch
6 8S Carson Strese
7 2R Jim Ronspiez
8 12P Caden Pankow
9 77H Timothy Higgins
10 45W Michael Weissmann
11 36U Jason  Uttech
12 92S Karter Stark
13 11S Weston Strese



Hobby Stock


Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 52R Shane Radtke Jr 15.395
2 4D Bud Riedner 15.432
3 23NB Nick Bruley 15.498
4 27T Jim Tate  Jr 15.527
5 114 Chris Flairty 15.542
6 5R Robbie Rucks 15.59
7 22W Chester Williams 15.595
8 26R Chico Riedner 15.67
9 20G Jevin Guralski 15.727
10 0K Jordan Egli 15.792
11 71D Jason Dunn 15.811
12 22E Chuck Egli 15.821
13 55B Lucas Buckingham 15.889
14 23JB Jessica  Breunig 15.891
15 41L Jordan Lamb 15.915
16 99K Chris Kern 15.941
17 14R Andy Raley 15.943
18 01B Mike Bollinger 16.024
19 05B Tucker Bodendorfer 16.058
20 7W Jim Wolf 16.217
21 71T Jamie Tate 16.301
22 67N RJ Nicholson 16.307
23 44H Ryder Hebbe 16.351
24 24E Dalton Egli 16.887
25 8W Chase Wangsness 16.92
26 65S Bandon Sanborn 17.696


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 01B Mike Bollinger
2 7W Jim Wolf
3 67N RJ Nicholson
4 65S Bandon Sanborn
5 44H Ryder Hebbe
6 05B Tucker Bodendorfer
7 14R Andy Raley
8 8W Chase Wangsness
9 71T Jamie Tate
10 24E Dalton Egli
Pos Start Number Competitor
1 99K Chris Kern
2 26R Chico Riedner
3 0K Jordan Egli
4 22E Chuck Egli
5 4D Bud Riedner
6 5R Robbie Rucks
7 27T Jim Tate  Jr
8 23JB Jessica  Breunig


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 41L Jordan Lamb
2 55B Lucas Buckingham
3 20G Jevin Guralski
4 114 Chris Flairty
5 71D Jason Dunn
6 52R Shane Radtke Jr
7 22W Chester Williams
8 23NB Nick Bruley


Last Chance

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 01B Mike Bollinger
2 99K Chris Kern
3 14R Andy Raley
4 44H Ryder Hebbe
5 05B Tucker Bodendorfer
6 41L Jordan Lamb
7 7W Jim Wolf
8 8W Chase Wangsness
9 65S Bandon Sanborn
10 67N RJ Nicholson
11 71T Jamie Tate
12 24E Dalton Egli



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 26R Chico Riedner
2 4D Bud Riedner
3 27T Jim Tate  Jr
4 0K Jordan Egli
5 5R Robbie Rucks
6 55B Lucas Buckingham
7 22W Chester Williams
8 52R Shane Radtke Jr
9 114 Chris Flairty
10 71D Jason Dunn
11 23NB Nick Bruley
12 01B Mike Bollinger
13 99K Chris Kern
14 23JB Jessica  Breunig
15 20G Jevin Guralski
16 14R Andy Raley
17 22E Chuck Egli
18 44H Ryder Hebbe





Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 140 Aaron Moyer 15.814
2 27DS Dillon Schwanbeck 15.849
3 54S Kenny Storkson 16.025
4 57S Mike Storkson 16.075
5 89O Chad Olds 16.077
6 8W Michael  Weber 16.106
7 32M Robbie Morrison 16.205
8 90G Michael Guderski 16.221
9 20L Danny Lehmkuhl 16.228
10 41M Tony Moyer 16.409
11 4T Logan Taylor 16.465
12 7H Emma Huntstiger 16.55
13 18L Ryan Laatsch 16.601
14 18L Tristan Lefave 16.775
15 76L James Lynch 16.908
16 04D Donald Denman 16.93
17 7M Ben Massman 17.315
18 111 Jacob Morris 17.395
19 67P Spencer Polscek 17.801


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 76L James Lynch
2 7H Emma Huntstiger
3 18L Tristan Lefave
4 04D Donald Denman
5 7M Ben Massman
6 111 Jacob Morris
7 67P Spencer Polscek


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 27DS Dillon Schwanbeck
2 8W Michael  Weber
3 90G Michael Guderski
4 57S Mike Storkson
5 41M Tony Moyer
6 18L Ryan Laatsch


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 140 Aaron Moyer
2 20L Danny Lehmkuhl
3 89O Chad Olds
4 4T Logan Taylor
5 32M Robbie Morrison
6 54S Kenny Storkson


Last Chance

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 76L James Lynch
2 7H Emma Huntstiger
3 18L Tristan Lefave
4 04D Donald Denman
5 67P Spencer Polscek
6 7M Ben Massman
7 111 Jacob Morris



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 27DS Dillon Schwanbeck
2 140 Aaron Moyer
3 20L Danny Lehmkuhl
4 76L James Lynch
5 41M Tony Moyer
6 8W Michael  Weber
7 32M Robbie Morrison
8 90G Michael Guderski
9 57S Mike Storkson
10 89O Chad Olds
11 54S Kenny Storkson
12 4T Logan Taylor
13 18TL Tristan Lefave
14 7H Emma Huntstiger
15 67P Spencer Polscek
16 18RL Ryan Laatsch




Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 189 Kyle Riedner 14.372
2 71J Brandon Johnson 14.423
3 12J Ashlynn Jarlsberg 14.451
4 15P Carson Phillips 14.468
5 70B Bart Brockmann 14.562
6 18S Gavin Smothers 14.616
7 5 Ryan Oetzel 14.632
8 165B Tommy Bleecker 14.687
9 29K Matt Krinke 14.7
10 227 James Bell 14.784
11 41N Nick Newton 14.827
12 62D Ethan Degner 14.936
13 61B Zach Barnes 14.996
14 83R Travis Rose 15.268
15 2W Matt Weber 15.369
16 81 Scott Barlass 15.818
17 44 Brant  Nicholson 15.96
18 16L Carly Lenz 15.977
19 89 Josh  Kienbaum 17.025
20 44P Amber Petitt 18.415


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 83R Travis Rose
2 81B Scott Barlass
3 61B Zach Barnes
4 2W Matt Weber
5 89K Josh  Kienbaum
6 44P Amber Petitt
7 44N Brant  Nicholson
8 16L Carly Lenz


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 71J Brandon Johnson
2 227 James Bell
3 18S Gavin Smothers
4 15P Carson Phillips
5 62D Ethan Degner
6 165B Tommy Bleecker


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 41N Nick Newton
2 5 Ryan Oetzel
3 29K Matt Krinke
4 12J Ashlynn Jarlsberg
5 189 Kyle Riedner
6 70B Bart Brockmann


Last Chance

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 61B Zach Barnes
2 83R Travis Rose
3 2W Matt Weber
4 44N Brant  Nicholson
5 81B Scott Barlass
6 16L Carly Lenz
7 89K Josh  Kienbaum
8 44P Amber Petitt



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 15P Carson Phillips
2 165B Tommy Bleecker
3 29K Matt Krinke
4 5 Ryan Oetzel
5 83R Travis Rose
6 41N Nick Newton
7 12J Ashlynn Jarlsberg
8 71J Brandon Johnson
9 62D Ethan Degner
10 70B Bart Brockmann
11 189 Kyle Riedner
12 18S Gavin Smothers
13 2W Matt Weber
14 61B Zach Barnes
15 227 James Bell
16 44N Brant  Nicholson





Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 901H Alex Hartwig 16.962
2 88H Cohen Henze 17.001
3 52L Avery Linnerud 17.107
4 5C Lincoln Cain 17.291
5 64P Anna Price 17.631
6 9M Collin Murphy 17.651
7 29O Axel Oldenhoff 17.834
8 111K Marianna Kubicz 17.871
9 17W Teegan Wangsness 17.884
10 7D Easton Riedner 17.915
11 70K Keegan Kehoe 18.127
12 64B Cooper Bordendorfer 18.143
13 60G Chase Gottschalk 18.145
14 11W Kaeden Wangsness 18.172
15 8J Jayden Johnson 18.278
16 19L Brennan Lensing 18.439
17 22T Bentley Thompson 18.497
18 22G Chase Gronert 18.89
19 08F Haylee Flairty 19.074
20 0 Lincoln Johnson 19.232
21 61E Paegan Ellingson 19.687
22 93O Mason Obermeyer 19.875
23 10B Emily Billings 19.982
24 06B Parker Bodendorfer 20.056
25 114 Peyton Kubicz 20.687
26 7J Harley Johnson 20.864
27 17L Mason Lenz 20.895
28 44O Markus Obermeyer 22.611


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 10B Emily Billings
2 93O Mason Obermeyer
3 114 Peyton Kubicz
4 06B Parker Bodendorfer
5 17L Mason Lenz
6 7J Harley Johnson
7 44O Markus Obermeyer


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 22T Bentley Thompson
2 08F Haylee Flairty
3 0 Lincoln Johnson
4 8J Jayden Johnson
5 22G Chase Gronert
6 61E Paegan Ellingson
7 19L Brennan Lensing


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 7D Easton Riedner
2 111K Marianna Kubicz
3 70K Keegan Kehoe
4 60G Chase Gottschalk
5 17W Teegan Wangsness
6 11W Kaeden Wangsness
7 64B Cooper Bordendorfer


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 901H Alex Hartwig
2 88H Cohen Henze
3 29O Axel Oldenhoff
4 52L Avery Linnerud
5 9M Collin Murphy
6 64P Anna Price
7 5C Lincoln Cain



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 10B Emily Billings
2 0 Lincoln Johnson
3 114 Peyton Kubicz
4 17L Mason Lenz
5 06B Parker Bodendorfer
6 61E Paegan Ellingson
7 44O Markus Obermeyer
8 7J Harley Johnson
9 93O Mason Obermeyer


Last Chance

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 8J Jayden Johnson
2 22T Bentley Thompson
3 70K Keegan Kehoe
4 64B Cooper Bordendofer
5 60G Chase Gottschalk
6 08F Haylee Flairty
7 10B Emily Billings
8 22G Chase Gronert
9 0 Lincoln Johnson
10 19L Brennan Lensing



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 901H Alex Hartwig
2 88H Cohen Henze
3 52L Avery Linnerud
4 7D Easton Riedner
5 29O Axel Oldenhoff
6 64P Anna Price
7 9M Collin Murphy
8 70K Keegan Kehoe
9 8J Jayden Johnson
10 111K Marianna Kubicz
11 64B Cooper Bordendofer
12 17W Teegan Wangsness
13 22T Bentley Thompson
14 5C Lincoln Cain



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