Swanson & Bacon solid in USAC Midget openers for Wilke-PAK

From Bryan Gapinski

Wilke-PAK Motorsports opened up the twenty-seven race USAC National Midget Series season with solid performances by drivers Kody Swanson and Brady Bacon during the weekends doubleheader at Dodge City (Kan.) Raceway Park.
Swanson, the team’s new lead driver finished tenth in the opening night feature. Saturday Swanson improved his effort by quailfying fourth, winning the semi feature and then finished fifth in the 40-lap feature. Bacon a former midget feature winner at the 3/8-mile clay oval captured third place feature finishes both evenings for the team.
Next event for the team will be the May 14-15 doubleheader weekend at Angell Park Speedway (Sun Prairie, Wis.). The team has scored ninety-one feature victories at the famed facility.

Team: Wilke-PAK Motorsports, Milwaukee,Wis.
Driver: Kody Swanson, Kingsburg, Calif.
Chassis: Spike
Engine: Toyota
Sponsors: Toyota, Toyota Racing Development, QTM, Autonet Mobile, Gary Stanton, Racing Optics, Speedway Motors, Hoosier Racing Tires, K & N Filters, Schoenfeld, Kwik Change, BMRS, Fuel Safe, Spike, Autometer, NOS Energy Drink, DMI, EFI Ignitions, Sanders, Kenny’s Components, Hepfner Racing Products, Behling Racing Equip, Joe Gibbs Racing Oil, Maxwell Industries, Scott Shop Towels, Butler Built, Engler, Afco, Xtreme Fuel Stick.

May 14 Angell Park Speedway (Sun Prairie, Wis.)
May 15 Angell Park Speedway
May 21 Tri-State Speedway (Haubstadt, Ind.)
May 28 Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park (Clermont, Ind.)