Generation Morgan Takes Home the Win
at the Al Schill Jr. Memorial!
By Weyer / Margetta
May 9, 2001; Slinger,
WI - Donavan
Morgan (Oconomowoc) battled his way through the field to take the win in the 77 lap Late
Model Feature presented by Als Auto Salvage, Champion Chicken, and Pro Power
Wednesday night at the Slinger Super Speedway for his first feature win this season.
The last five laps I slowed down on the track and remembered
Little Al and I talking in Rockford by the fire....
Gwen and Jenny Schill Started the race in memory of their Son and Brother as the crowd
teared up and was taken back from both Jenny and Gwen as they wished Al Sr. good luck.
John Zimmerman (Markesan) took the lead from the front row and quickly jumped out to and
early lead as David Prunty (Lomira) came up form the third row and battled for the lead
with Rich Loch (Muskego), to fall behind in third ahead of Chris Ratajczyk (Menomonee
Falls),and Lowell Bennett (Neenah). John Zimmerman (Markesan) and David Prunty (Lomira)
stretched ahead of the third place of Rich Loch (Muskego) to battle it out for the first
spot. The two went neck and neck for many laps until they tangled on the front stretch to
bring out the first caution that sent them both to the back of the field.
Dave Teske (Menomonee Falls)claimed the lead after the caution for a short time as Conrad
Morgan (Waukesha) forced his way thought the traffic to claim the Mac Tools Half way
challenge with Donavan Morgan (Oconomowoc), Brad Mueller (Random Lake), and Eric Fransen
(Farmington) to follow fast behind. D. Morgan worked the outside grove to get past his
mentor and brought along Mueller and Fransen, which put Conrad Morgan to the end of their
line. D. Morgan pulled away from the switching second place battlers of Fransen and
Mueller. Fransen barley took the second place from last years winner in the event.
Muller lost by a nose for the bronze while lighting Lowell Bennett to came up from the
rear to finish in fourth with C. Morgan to follow close behind.
The Semi-Feature was won by Bennett with Toby Rott (Slinger) and Todd Thelen (Oconomowoc)
battling a side by side heated battle for the second transfer spot to the Late Model
Feature. Rott put a spatular move on Thelin to finish in second spot and put himself into
the Late Model Feature. Jerry Eckhardt (Johnson Creek) won the Late Model Consolation race
while David Prunty (Lomira) won the Mac Tools Trophy Dash to earn an additional prize.
Brad Mueller set fast time with 11.609 seconds.
Jeff Holtz (Muskego)won his Midwest Modified Feature by holding off Steve Lurvey (Dousman)
and Dale Prunty (Allenton). Lurvey held the early lead over J. Holtz, Larry Reihbrandt
(Wauwatosa), Mike Held (Slinger), and Lenny Gallenberg III (Kewaskum) before Reihbrandt
tangled and hit the wall to bring out the Safety Crew. Reihbrandt was taken in the
ambulance for precautionary measures when his leg was agitated and was later released at
the track. Holtz held the lead after the cautions and claimed is first victory win for the
2001 points season at the speedway. While Lurvey took the second spot and Prunty held off
fast qualifier Chris Peterson (Cedarburg) with Gallenberg to round out the top five.
Petersons fast time checked in at 12.439 seconds.
Paul Wagner (West Bend) won the Stinger Feature over the fast qualifier of Scott Ascher
(Sussex) who ran his way up from the outside fifth spot ahead of Jay Bleskan, Joe
DeStefano Sr. and Pat McIntee. Ascher also won his heat race and set fast time of 13.393
while Stinger Champion Bill Shavlik (West Bend) claimed a first place victory in his Heat.
Exciting Team Cruisers Battle won by Ken & Mark Fogel over Jack Sutherland and Craig
Grudzinski when the drivers of the 13 cruiser of Rob and Bryan Meyers spun at the half
point of the race. Post race inspection disqualified the off first place finishers due to
a safety problem.
The Figure 8 race was won by the 1x of Mark Ritger who came from the back while cars were
spinning and Scott Schultz won the Speedway Guest Cars. Tom Allsinger won the Spectator
elimator races at the worlds fastest 1/4 mile oval.
results from the RACESTAT computer CLICK HERE
Mother's Day Special Set for Sunday!
By Weyer / Margetta
Special; Slinger, WI - This
Sunday night, May 13, the Slinger Super Speedway will celebrate the Mothers Day
holiday with a full program of racing action.
The Mothers Day Special will be highlighted by a 60 lap late model feature along
with action in the Midwest Modified, Slinger Stinger street stock, Team Cruisers, Speedway
Guest Cars, Spectator Races, and Figure 8 divisions. As part of the Mothers Day
celebration, all Mothers and Students will each receive $1 off the regular admission
price. Also checkered flags will be given to kids ages 11 and under when they enter the
speedway while supplies last.
Spectator gates open at 4:45 p.m. with time trials at 5:15 p.m. and racing starting at 7
p.m. The Slinger Super Speedway is located 1/4 mile West of Highway 41 on Highway 144 in
Slinger. For more information on the Speedway Guest Cars or other inquires call the track
office during normal business hours at (262) 644-5921 or check out the website at