Badger Midget Opener Four Weeks Away

From Bryan Gapinski

Beaver Dam, Wis., April 9—Beaver Dam Raceway will hold three Saturday afternoon open practice sessions on April 10, 17, and 24th for all divisions competing at the 1/3-mile high banked clay oval during the 2010 season. The practice session will run from 12 noon- 4pm, weather permitting. Any concerns of weather for practice day should be addressed to the track’s phone (920) 887-1600.

The track will serve as the cornerstone of the Mid-State Equipment Badger Midget Series, with the first of ten Saturday Night races being held on May 1. The May 1 event will also feature the IRA Bumper to Bumper Outlaw Sprint Car Series. The first of nine Saturday events with the tracks regular division will take place on May 22. The remaining eight Badger events at the track will be on: May 29, June 12, July 3, July 17, July 31, Aug. 21, Aug. 28, and Sep. 4.

Seventeen different drivers have scored Badger feature victories at the track in the previous 46 sanctioned events, since the track reopened in the current design for the 1993 season. A recap of memorable Badger events at Beaver Dam Raceway will be featured in a three-part story on Badger’s website: , on Monday’s April 12, 19, and 26.

Mid-State Equipment is a full line John Deere, Bobcat and Kubota Dealer with six locations in Southern Wisconsin. They offer an extensive inventory of agriculture equipment along with equipment to suit the homeowners needs. Further information can be found at: