Golden Sands Speedway hosts 3rd Annual Banquet!

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With the 1997 racing season ending, Golden Sands Speedway hosted it's Third Annual Driver's Banquet. The banquet was held once again at the newly remodeled Ridges Golf Course and Restaurant. Darrel Bassuener, track owner, states "The 1997 racing was a great success. I would like to once again personally thank all the drivers for putting on an excellent season. I am glad to see all the drivers, their families, fans and sponsors come together again, for the awards banquet."

The top Late Model drivers gather.

Shown Here:(from left to right)

Back Row: Kevin Peterson; Mark Macksey; MG Gajewski; Mike Brahmstedt; Wayne Cotterll, Keith Witt, and Sam Brundidge.

Front Row: Tom Reffner; Rex Rossier; Kirby Kurth; Bobby Turzinski; Wayne Breitenfeldt, and Charlie Schwoch.

The banquet hosted its largest guest count yet, a total of 424 people attended the event. Golden Sands Speedway's first Sunday show for the 1998 season will be held April 19th. The first Friday night race will be held on May 8th, 1998. For any additional information, please call the Speedway office at, (715) 423-4660.

1997 Banquet Trophy Presentation List

Late Models:
First Place Trophy Clock: #83 Kirby Kurth - 1111 Points -Complements of Randy Knuth Trucking
2nd Place: #88 Tom Reffner - 1100 Points - Complements of Randy Knuth Trucking
3rd Place: #21 Rex Rossier- 1091 Points - Complements of Copp's Food Centers
4th Place: #14 Wayne Breitenfeldt - 1085 Points - Complements of B&B Racing Engines
5th Place: #31 Bobby Turzinski - 1002 Points - Complements of B&B Racing Engines
6th Place: #67 Kieth Witt- 979 Points - Complements of Club Forrest Tavern
7th Place: #12 Mark Macksey - 880 Points - Complements of Beway Race Products
8th Place: #28 Wayne Cottrell- 823 Points - Complements of WGLX Radio
9th Place: #07 Sam Brundidge- 817 Points - Complements of Scaffidi Motors
10th Place: #22 M..G. Gajewski - 806 Points - Complements of B&B Racing Engines
11th Place: #73 Kevin Peterson - 790 Points - Complements of Quality Printing Plus
12th Place: #77 Joe Krzykowski - 713 Points - Complements of B&B Racing Engines
13th Place: #18 Mike Brahmstedt - 699 Points - Complements of Coca-Cola
14th Place: #13 Greg Weinfurter - 672 Points - Complements of DJ's Speed Zone
15th Place: #41 Larry Lepak - 665 Points - Complements of Beway Race Products

The top Super Stocks drivers of 1997.

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Back Row: Scott Hamel; Tim Plowman; Mike Doughty; Larry Braunsky; Judd Brandl; and Brian Back.

Front Row: Jason Kirsling; Jay Capek; Keith Bohmsach; Gary Wosick, and Chad Brundidge.

Super Stocks:
First Place Trophy Clock: #61 Gary Wosick - 1500 Points -Complements of Scaffidi Motors
2nd Place: #81 Jay Capek - 1388 Points - Complements of MAC Tools
3rd Place: #99 Jason Kirsling - 1280 Points - Complements of Beway Race Products
4th Place: #07 Chad Brundidge - 1199 Points - Complements of WGLX Radio
5th Place: #24 Keith Bohmsach - 1034 Points - Complements of Beway Race Products
6th Place: #61 Brian Back - 982 Points - Complements of River City Insurance
7th Place: #27 Judd Brandl - 969 Points - Complements of Getzloff Racing Tires
8th Place: #53 Randy Storlie - 956 Points - Complements of Coca-Cola
9th Place: #4 Larry 'Putz' Braunsky- 835 Points - Complements of Kolo Trucking & Excavating
10th Place: #52 Mike Doughty - 806 Points - Complements of Club Forest Tavern
10th Place: #5 Steve Borski - 906 Points - Complements of Scaffidi Motors
12th Place: #80 Tim Plowman - 799 Points - Complements of Quality Printing Plus
13th Place: #24 Merle Weinfurter - 782 Points - Complements of DJ's Speed Zone
14th Place: #78 Scott Hamel - 743 Points - Complements of All-Car Automotive
15th Place: #409 Dave Pagels - 732 Points - Complements of WGLX Radio

1997's top Pure Stock drivers.

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Back Row: Marv Flick; Hank Frasch; Roland Kuhn; Anney Turzinski; Brad Scholze, Curtis Turner, and Brian Stroik.

Front Row: Jim Stratton; Shawn Stelzer; Greg Gustin; Chris Kawleski; Todd Radtke; Jeremy Kemnetz; and Tony Christman.

Pure Stocks:
First Place Trophy Clock: #75 Chris Kawleski - 892 Points -Complements of Coca-Cola
2nd Place: #8 Jim Stratton - 781 Points - Complements of Getzloff Racing Tires
3rd Place: #40 Shawn Stelzer - 748 Points - Complements of Mac Tools
4th Place: #44 Greg Gustin - 559 Points - Complements of Scaffidi Motors
5th Place: #7 Todd Radtke - 544 Points - Complements of WGLX Radio
6th Place: #33 Brian Weinfurter - 505 Points - Complements of Doine Excavating
7th Place: #5 Jeremy Kemnetz - 499 Points - Complements of Kolo Trucking & Excavating
8th Place: #7 Brian Stroik - 491 Points - Complements of WIDZ Radio
9th Place: #27 Tony Christman - 482 Points - Complements of WIDZ Radio
10th Place: #26 Curtis Turner - 468 Points - Complements of WYTE Radio
11th Place: #78 Brad Scholze - 426 Points - Complements of Becker Sign
12th Place: #15 Anney Turzinski - 339 Points - Complements of Coop's Food Stores
13th Place: #42 Roland Kuhn - 333 Points - Complements of WYTE Radio
14th Place: #18 Hank Frasch - 330 Points - Complements of Ida's Tavern
15th Place: #9 Marv Flick - 292 Points - Complements of Coca-Cola

Special Awards:
Late Model Rookie of the Year- #07 Sam Brundidge - Complements of Coop's Food Stores
Super Stock Rookie of the Year- #24 Keith Bohmsach - Complements of Marzofka Motorsports
Pure Stock Most Improved Driver: #40 Shawn Stelzer - Complements of Marzofka Motorsports
Pure Stock Top New Driver: # 8 Jim Stratton - Complements of Bassuener Cranberry
Congeniality Award: Late Model: #29 Charlie Schwock - Complements of Bassuener Cranberry