BADGER MIDGET SERIES PRESS RELEASE
by Bryan Gapinski
Sun Prairie, WI, March 4—The next three weekends will feature off-track Badger Midget Series social functions leading up the 80th anniversary season opener Sunday Night May 22 at Angell Park Speedway.
Date: Saturday March 5 10am-1pm
Location: Industrial Truck Repair 637 Perkins Drive—Mukwonago, WI
Event: The OEM Midget Engine Seminar.
Learn about the different engine platforms, and simple transformations that can be made for racing with Badger. Also learn the basics of setting up a chassis. This seminar is designed to help out a team that is new to midget racing and/or a team that just wants to learn more about the new racing platform.
Date: Saturday March 12 10am-2pm
Location: Wisconsin Automotive Museum 147 N. Rural Street—Hartford, WI
Event: Wisconsin Southeastern Short Track Hall of Fame Meeting
The meeting will feature a power-point program/historical talk given by Bryan Gapinski, on the 80-year history of Badger Midget Series,which will feature approx 300 images lasting around 45 minutes in length with question/answer at conclusion. A preview of the 2016 IRA Bumper to Bumper Outlaw Sprint Car Series by President Steve Sinclair will follow. It will also be “Fan Appreciation Day” in recognition of all those who have supported our Get Together’s not only this year, but in past years as well. Along with our usual door prizes and lunch, admission for this show will be $5. The program will be held in the Hall of Fame portion within the Museum.
Date: Sunday March 20 12pm-4pm (sign-in starts at 11am)
Location: Dream Lanes 13 Atlas Court—Madison, WI
Event: BMARA Fan Club Bowling Event
The annual bowling event with Badger drivers, owners team members and fans. Cost is: $20 adults / $18 children 12 and under / $7 pizza only