Specials Highlight ‘17 ABC Raceway Slate

by Nick Gima                 Ashland, WI, February 26 — The staff of the ABC Raceway is putting the finishing touches on an action-filled schedule for the 2017 stock car racing season. When finalized, the 17-event schedule will include four major regular-season special events, a rare Friday night program, and all of the Raceway’s traditional fan-favorite shows, as well as the 42nd annual Red Clay Classic. The ambitious slate will include one first-time stop and one long-awaited return appearance by two long-running regional touring series. The award-winning three-eighths-mile red-clay oval located…

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ABC Raceway Banquet Honors 2016’s Best

ABC Raceway Banquet Honors 2016’s Best by Nick Gima                 Ashland, WI, January 21 — Another full-house crowd of over 230 gathered at the AmericInn in Ashland for the ABC Raceway’s Awards Banquet, celebrating the 2016 stock car racing season and officially crowning its season champions. A buffet-style meal prepared by Ashland’s Breakwater Restaurant was enjoyed by the drivers, crews, track sponsors and volunteer workers in attendance for the annual event, after which Ashland-Bayfield County Racing Association president Eric Erickson took a few moments to congratulate the points champions of…

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Redetzke, Anderson Repeat as Red Clay Classic Champs

by Nick Gima                 Ashland, WI, October 1 — Jake Redetzke of Eau Claire overtook John Kaanta in heavy lapped traffic and held on for his fourth Red Clay Classic WISSOTA Late Model feature win in the past six years on Saturday night at the ABC Raceway. The 41st annual running of the Northland’s traditional season-ending PolyDome Dirt Track Series stock car racing event, presented by FastLane Motorsports & Custom Powdercoating of Ashland and Tim’s Automotive Machine of Bloomer, also resulted in a third RCC title – and second in…

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