WISCONSIN DELLS, WI- The annual Joe Shear Classic 200 will happen in 2020, ARCA Midwest Tour officials announced that the $10,000 to win, $1,000 to start Super Late Model event will now be held at Dells Raceway Park on Labor Day Weekend, Saturday night September 5. Moving from its original date and venue, the popular auto racing event traditionally held the first Sunday of May at Madison International Speedway will feature a starting field of 25 ‘Stars and Cars’ Labor Day Saturday night at DRP. The Midwest Truck Series as well as the 602 Outlaw Bodied Late Models will join in the festivities with the first race set to begin at 6pm.
Recently completed infield improvements at Dells Raceway Park have made controlled pit stops possible at the one-third mile paved oval located just outside the popular tourist destination of Wisconsin Dells. Race fans will be able to see a variety of tire and pit strategies play out throughout the 200 lap contest. “The Dells has become our traditional Midwest Tour Labor Day Weekend race, after talking to Jerry Auby and hearing about the improvements they were making at the Dells, it became apparent that we could make Labor Day Saturday Night the Joe Shear Classic.” Stated ARCA Midwest Tour promoter Gregg McKarns. “200 laps, honoring one of the Midwest’s best. I’m glad we were able to find a way to have this event that means so much to so many.”
Spectator events will open at 3pm for the Holiday weekend special event, with qualifying at 4:30 and racing at 6pm Saturday night September 5. Adult general admission tickets are $25, Seniors (65 and over) and Students (ages 13-17) are $22 with kids ages 12 and under admitted free. General admission tickets can be purchased in advance at:
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS or at the track box office on the day of the event. Those that purchased tickets for the postponed May 3 Joe Shear Classic 200 at Madison International Speedway can use that ticket to gain admission at Dells Raceway Park Saturday September 5. For additional information please visit www.midwesttour.racing or email email@example.com. Dells Raceway Park is located two miles west of I-90/94 at Exit 85 (Rocky Arbor) just off of Highway 12.
ARCA Midwest Tour Release
Photo courtesy of Dells Raceway Park
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Past Winners of Joe Shear Classic
2008 Dan Fredrickson
2009 Nathan Haseleu
2010 Steve Carlson
2011 Ross Kenseth
2012 Andrew Morrissey
2013 Travis Sauter
2014 Nathan Haseleu
2015 Johnny Sauter
2016 Ty Majeski
2017 Andrew Morrissey
2018 Austin Nason
2019 Bubba Pollard
For more information on the ARCA Midwest Tour visit midwesttour.racing