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Scott Hansen Looks To "Badger" The Competition In His Return To Wisconsin Concord, N.C. --- Scott Hansen, driver of the No. 52 Oakwood Homes Chevrolet in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, plans to intimidate the competition on his return to the...

Scott Hansen Looks To "Badger" The Competition In His Return To Wisconsin

Concord, N.C. --- Scott Hansen, driver of the No. 52 Oakwood Homes Chevrolet in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, plans to intimidate the competition on his return to the Milwaukee Mile in the Diehard 200 on July 3, 1999. "I consider Milwaukee my home turf," Hansen said. "I was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin, which is 100 miles north of Milwaukee. I take great pride every time I return to Wisconsin to compete. You want to perform well when you race in front of your friends and family. I always feel like I have the fan support behind me, which is a great motivator when you are behind the wheel." Besides having the home track advantage, Hansen also has several wins on the one-mile oval. "I have three wins at Milwaukee in the ASA series and one in the Slim-Jim All Pro Series," Hansen said. "My first ASA win came in my rookie season at Milwaukee, so racing there has always been special to me. When you have several wins on a track, you have a lot of confidence in your driving abilities every time you return to compete there." Although confidence is one factor in getting to victory lane, Hansen knows that more is needed to make that happen. "You have to have a great setup to win at Milwaukee," Hansen said. "I found out the secret to success at Milwaukee while racing against Dick Trickle in the ASA series. He told me that the setup at Wisconsin International Raceway was the identical one needed for Milwaukee." "It seems unlikely that the setups would be the same since the tracks are different lengths, but both are two groove race tracks with no banking. I cut my teeth racing at Wisconsin and I won there last month in the RE/MAX Challenge Series, so I have the setup dialed in. Every time I return to Milwaukee, I take Trickle's advice and use the same setup. I'll continue to do so because I keep performing well at both tracks." It appears that Hansen has everything he needs to be victorious at Milwaukee including some good luck charms. "I will have my good luck charms with me at Milwaukee," Hansen said. "My two teenage daughters, Jodi and Amy, will join me in Milwaukee for the first time this year and will travel with me on the circuit for the summer. It is great to be able to spend time with them and they love coming to the race track. The girls always seem to bring me good luck." With a dialed-in setup, lots of experience and his good luck charms, Scott Hansen hopes to top the competition in his return to Milwaukee in the Badger State.

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Scott Hansen