30-days until Angell Park Opener

Bubba Altig gets airborn on his way to a win in the 2nd heat race during the BMARA Pepsi Nationals at Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin on September 1, 2012. - Mermaid Racing Photos / Serena Dalhamer

bmaraFrom Bryan Gapinski

Sun Prairie, WI — (April 19, 2013) — The 67th season of Midget Auto Racing at Angell Park Speedway kicks off in thirty-days on Sunday Night May 19 at the famed 1/3-mile clay oval. The Stark Automotive Group/Mid-State Equipment Badger Midget Series event will be one of eleven midget race events at the track.

The Badger 600 Micro Series, along with the Wisconsin Dirt Legends Series will also participate in the opening night event. The following weekend on May 25-26, The Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget Series and Badger will co-sanction the “11th annual Sue Thiel Memorial”.
“Angell Park Speedway Opening Night by the numbers”

41- Number of drivers who have won an opening night APS midget feature.
17- Times the winning opening night APS feature winner has gone onto win the Badger Midget Championship.
13- Number of drivers with two or more APS Opening night feature wins.
11- Number of times APS orginial opening night has been rained out.
10- Number of APS opening night wins by the Wilke team with four different drivers.
8- Times the winner opening night at APS has also won the APS finale.
5- APS Opening night feature wins won by Billy Wood and Kevin Olson.
4- APS Opening night feature wins won by Keith Thomas.
3- APS Opening night feature wins won by Miles Melius, Dan Boorse, Kevin Doty, and Jerry Coons Jr.
2- Number of father/son combinations to win on opening night at the APS: Don/Rich Vogler and Lars/Hans Lein.