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Midget Entries up to Thirty-Three for Sasquatch Indoor Nationals!

By Bryan Gapinski, 02/12/13, 6:45PM CST


New Richmond, Wis., Feb.12---The Badger Midget entry list for the “Sasquatch Indoor Nationals presented by Jack Link's Beef Jerky” at the Cedar Lake Speedway Arena on March 9-10 now stands at thirty-three entries, a little under four weeks before the event . The  two-day event at the indoor quarter-mile dirt oval will be the season opener for the the Stark Automotive Group/Mid-State Equipment Badger Midget Series.  Also competing in the event will be Badger 600 Micros and Legends Cars.


Drivers from thirteen states have filed entries including : two-time National Midget Driver of the Year Champion Tracy Hines. Hines will drive the Roger & Lara Miller owned No. 75. Hines has four career indoor midget feature victories including the 2005 Chili Bowl. Caleb Armstrong, winner of the Badger season finale Pepsi Midget Nationals will also be competing. Armstrong will be competing in this upcoming weekend's ARCA 200 at Daytona International Speedway.

Four drivers from the "Dakota's" are also entered including: Donovan Peterson, Dylan Peterson, and Andee Beierle from South Dakota, and Dustin Hapka representing the Peace Garden State.  Entries for the Badger 600 Micros and Legends Cars continue to be filed, a complete list will be announced shortly.


An optional practice night is scheduled for Friday night, March 8. Saturday Night March 9 racing will kickoff at 5 p.m., with Sunday afternoon’s racing events starting at 1 p.m. Saturday’s event will pay $2,000 to win, with Sunday’s winning capturing $2,500, with a $1,000 bonus to any driver winning both features.


Fans should purchase their tickets now as the Arena only holds 2,500 guests and tickets are going FAST!  We expect the event to sell out soon so don't wait.  All seats are general admission and are $50 for both Saturday and Sunday.  Visit or call 612-363-0479 to reserve your tickets now!


Jack Link’s is the No. 1 U.S. meat snack brand and the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Jack Link’s offers more than 100 premium meat snack products at retail outlets in more than 40 countries. In addition to its premium products, Jack Link’s is known for its iconic and award-winning ‘Messin’ With Sasquatch’ advertising campaign.


CAR#              DRIVER/HOMETOWN              CAR OWNER            CHASSIS/ENGINE    

   2                   Dave Darland/Lincoln, IN                      Hans Lein                      Spike/Ford-Esslinger       

   2s                  Danny Stratton/Riverside, CA         Hans Lein                Spike/Ford-Esslinger   

   3                   Robbie Ray/Davenport, IA                Mark Ray                 Spike/Ray-Mopar
   3N                Jake/Neuman/New Berlin, IL            Neuman Racing      Spike/Fontana

   4                   Vance Lein/Cambridge, WI              Hans Lein                DRC/Ford-Esslinger

   5                   Colten Cottle/Kansas, IL                   Rick Cottle               Spike/Ford-Esslinger

   6                   David Gough/Machnesey Park, IL  DSR Motorsports     Stealth/Hawk-Chevrolet

   6a                 Billy Balog/Brookfield, WI                DSR Motorsports     Stealth/Ford

   7                   Austin Brown/Millstadt, IL                 Kenny Brown            Spike/Ford-Esslinger

   7c                 Caleb Armstrong/New Castle, IN    C&A Motorsports    Spike/Toyota

 11                   Travis Berryhill/Amer. Canyon, CA Manic Racing           Stealth/Fontana

 11B                 Dustin Hapka/Grand Forks, ND     Metalworx Mtrsprt    Stealth/Gaerte

 11F                 Andrew Felker/Carl Junction, MO  Danny Felker            Spike/Fontana
 11P                 Donovan Peterson/ Brookings, SD  Metalworx Mtrsprts   Stealth/Gaerte

 11x                 Andee Beierle/Bismarck, SD          Danny Felker            Spike/Fontana
 20                   Cody Weisensel/Sun Praire, WI      Kevin Weisensel     Stealth/Ford-Esslinger

 21                   Kurt Mayhew/DeMotte, IN                Kurt Mayhew             Buzzard/Ford-Esslinger
 25                   Jake Blackhurst/Mapleton, IL          Paul Blackhurst         Spike/Ford-Esslinger

 25X                Dylan Peterson/Brookings, SD       Vance Peterson       Spike/Fontana
 31                   David Budres/Beloit, WI                   Manic Racing           Stealth/Fontana           

 33                   Davey Ray/Indianapolis, IN              Team Ray Pro          Spike/Toyota   
 33x                                                                             Team Ray Pro          Spike/Mopar

 35                   Cody Ledger/Omaha, NE                Tracey Ledger          Spike/Mopar

 43                   Buddy Luebke/Stoughton, WI          Bull Dog Mtrsprts      Buzzard/Hawk-Chevrolet

 51                   Brandon Waelti/Sun Prairie, WI      Huston Solution         Stealth/Ford-Esslinger

 57                   Thomas Meseruall/San Jose, CA   RAB Racing              Spike/Fontana
 57k                 Kaley Engstrom/Rhome, TX            McCreery Mtrsprts    Buzzard/Gaerte
 57p                 Payton Pierce/Bridgeport, TX         McCreery Mtrsprts    Spike/Gaerte

 57r                  Daniel Robinson/Wayne City, IL     McCreery Mtrsprts    Stealth/Fontana

 57x                                                                             RAB Racing               Spike/Fontana
 75                   Tracy Hines/New Castle, IN             SpeedQuip Mtrsprts  Phantom/Chevrolet 
 79                   Randy Polewczynski Stealth/Gaerte 
  X                   Todd Lehr/Twin Lakes, WI                Todd Lehr                   TripleX/Sesco-Mopar