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2011 Rumble in the Bull Ring Date Announced

The Rumble in the Bull Ring

We “sprang forward” into daylight savings time last Saturday, and Eagle Raceway has just made a huge leap forward to bring the fans the best in dirt track competition.

We are pleased to announce “The Rumble in the Bullring” on Friday August 5th, 2011. Headlining the evening’s racing will be the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Cars. This will be the first appearance for the wingless 410’s at Eagle in nearly a decade, and the first […]

Melissa Cronin #5M

Drivers Profile:
Division: IMCA Sport Compact
Name: Melissa Cronin
Age: 34
Hometown: Lincoln, NE
Car#: 5M
Years In Racing: 3
Car Owner: Melissa Cronin
Crew Members: Larry Cronin, Erica Cronin, Trent, Adam, Will Barr
Sponsors: CJ’s Embroidery, R & R Auto Recyclers, Gear Daddy Automotive, Cheryl Dittmer
Family: Husband – Larry
Children – Erica 15, Sarah 12, Brian 9

Mom – Cheryl Dittmer
Dad – Dana Dittmer (R.I.P. Daddy)

Sister – Tracy Barr (records our video of races) & Bro in Law Will

Sister –  Jen and Bro in law Bill

Job Info: Customer Service […]

Dan Nelson #94

Drivers Profile:
Division: IMCA Modified
Name: Dan Nelson
Age: 35
Hometown: Beatrice
Car#: 94
Years In Racing: 20 years
Car Owner: Dan Nelson
Crew Members: Stan Wilson, Chad Leseberg, Brock McDougall, JR Kelle, Todd Minge, Larry Podendorf
Sponsors: KLS Farms, Schmidt Machine, Nebraska Machine & Tool, Trauernicht Drywall, Trauernicht Tree Service, Garrison Law Firm, RJ’s Bar & Grill, One-Stop Country Store, Blake Meints Custom Homes, Overnight Wraps, Thanks to the Wilsons, and the City Man.
Family: Jessie (wife)
Job Info: Dempster Industries LLC
Racing Accomplishments: Best Appearing Car Award in 2007 […]

Mike Simpson #63

Drivers Profile:
Division: IMCA Sport Compact
Name: Mike Simpson
Age: 51
Hometown: Ashland Ne
Car#: 63
Years In Racing: 4
Car Owner: Mike Simpson
Crew Members: Shawn Hager
Sponsors: The Look Hair Salon
Family: wife Krista children Alex Kari Kristin Shelby Heaven Eboni Frank
Job Info: Truck Driver
Racing Accomplishments: 8 A Feature Wins
Comments: Just out to have a fun time

Fred Johnson #69J

Drivers Profile:
Division: IMCA Sport Compact
Name: Fred Johnson
Age: 28
Hometown: Lincoln, Nebraska
Car#: 69J
Years In Racing: 2nd Year
Car Owner: Ken Johnson
Crew Members: Terry Harding
Angie Johnson
Samantha Johnson
Keith Miller

Sponsors: Dad
Belmont Husky

Family: Samantha Johnson
Ken Johnson
Angie Johnson
Keith Miller
Deanna Rodriguez
Breanna Rodriguez
Serenity Johnson
Job Info: Bundle Hauler for two local newspapers
Racing Accomplishments: 2010 Rookie of the Year  at Eagle Raceway

17 Mary Lenz

Drivers Profile:
Division: IMCA Sport Mod
Name: Mary Lenz
Age: 20
Hometown: Elmwood
Car#: 17
Years In Racing: 3rd
Car Owner: Tom Lenz
Crew Members: Tom Lenz

Sponsors: A+ Brokeage
Freeway muffler
Amberly Dental
C&D Farming
Car Wash
Big Dans Auto Body
Eastern Nebraska Auto Recyclers
Low Budget Customs
Family: Vina Wittstruck-Mom
Tom Lenz-Dad
Donray Wittstruck-Step Dad
Cameron Callingham-Brother
Heather Wittstruck-Step sister
Misti Jamison- Sister

Job Info: C&Ds Express
Racing Accomplishments: Rookie of the Year-09
State of Nebraska-10
1st A feature win in Beatrice-09
Best Appearing car-09
Top Ten in points at Eagle, Beatrice, and Columbus-09 & 10


71k Josh Kennell

Drivers Profile:
Division: IMCA Hobby Stock
Name: Josh Kennell
Age: 29
Hometown: Bennet, NE
Car#: 71k
Years In Racing: 4th year
Car Owner: Josh Kennell
Crew Members: Josh Kennell
Sponsors: Kennell Racing Fuels
Big Red Tire
Midwest Lubricants Inc.
Family: Darlene Chin – Mother
Jeremy Kennell – Brother
Tonya Hillman – Sister
Annysia Kennell – Daughter
Zachyus Kennell – Son
Jaydn Kennell – Son
Job Info: Big Red Tire
Racing Accomplishments: 2008 Eagle Raceway IMCA Hobby Stock Rookie of the year.
1st win came on Aug. 31st, 2008 in my rookie season at Eagle Raceway.
2009 finished 2nd in State […]

83 Jeff Ware

Drivers Profile:
Division: IMCA Hobby Stock
Name: Jeff Ware
Age: 19
Hometown: Columbus
Car#: 83
Years In Racing: 13
Car Owner: Jeff Ware/Mark O’brien
Crew Members: Jason ware, Trevor Busse, friends
Sponsors: Demon Decals, Husker Steel, Costa Brava Seefood House.
Family: mom- kim
dad- Mark
sister- amanda
Job Info: misc. .
Racing Accomplishments: 3 go kart championships
4th, 14th, 11th, in imca track points u.s 30
Comments: thanks to everyone for support

c7 Chris Weatherton

Drivers Profile:
Division: IMCA Sport Mod
Name: Chris Weatherton
Age: 21
Hometown: Beresford SD
Car#: c7
Years In Racing: 4
Car Owner: Carl Weatherton
Crew Members: Brady VanBuskirk – Crew Chief
Samantha Bickett – Tire Girl
Sponsors: EDGE Chassis
Ultimate Racing Products
Midstates Crushing
Driver Websites
Intense Graphics
Fiesta Foods
Bonnies Impressions
Ground Control LLC

Family: Carl & Marilyn Weatherton – Grandparents
Samantha – Fiance

Job Info: Owner/Operator – Ground Control
Racing Accomplishments:

77d Keith Dragoo

Drivers Profile:
Division: IMCA Hobby Stock
Name: Keith Dragoo
Age: 34
Hometown: Lincoln, Ne
Car#: 77D
Years In Racing: 4 years
Car Owner: Keith Dragoo
Crew Members: Chad Fegley
RJ Macku
Aaron Johnston

Sponsors: Sapp Brothers
The Shop Inc
National Lock and Safe
Family: Tyler Dragoo (Son)
Abby Dragoo (Daughter)
Job Info: Restaurant coordinator for Sapp Brothers INC.
Racing Accomplishments: …..