MWS: Wisconsin Dells II: Round eleven preview

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 10, 2003 -- Wisconsin late model ace Terry Baldry (E-Z Lube Chevrolet) returns to the NASCAR Elite Division, International Truck and Engine Corporation Midwest Series, Sunday, September 14 when the series travels to...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 10, 2003 -- Wisconsin late model ace Terry Baldry (E-Z Lube Chevrolet) returns to the NASCAR Elite Division, International Truck and Engine Corporation Midwest Series, Sunday, September 14 when the series travels to Wisconsin Dells (Wis.) Motor Speedway, for the running of the Hoosier Tire 300.

Baldry will be behind the wheel of Dave Stammer's powerful mount, filling the seat vacated by rookie Jeremy Lepak. The race will mark Baldry's first Midwest Series start of the season and second career run in the #45 machine. Baldry finished third at his home track, Wisconsin International Raceway, in 2002 in his only other start in Stammer's machine.

The green flag is scheduled to wave over the Hoosier Tire 300 at 6:30 p.m. (CT). Twenty-four drivers are scheduled to fill the field for the 300-lap affair, Sunday night. The fastest 16 competitors in time trials earn an automatic starting berth in the main event with four additional starters transferring from the 20-lap last chance qualifying race. Up to four additional provisional starting spots are available based on current points. Qualifying is set for 3:00 p.m. with the last chance qualifier scheduled for 5:00 p.m.

Baldry owns over a dozen Wisconsin track and series titles. In just a handful of Midwest Series starts, he has notched one win.

A full program of Mini-Cup racing is also on tap, September 14. Dells Motor Speedway is located just five minutes from the famous downtown Wisconsin Dells tourist area, three miles west of I-90/94, Exit 85, on Highway 12/16 toward Lyndon Station. You can contact the track by phone at (608) 254-7822 or reach them online at www.dellsmotorspeedway.com

Fast Facts

What: Hoosier Tire 300 (NASCAR Elite Division, International Truck and Engine Corporation Midwest Series, Race 11 of 12).
Where: Wisconsin Dells Motor Speedway, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
When: 6:30 p.m. CT, Sunday, September 14.

Track layout: .33-mile, high banked, asphalt oval.
Race length: 300 laps, 99.99 miles.

Schedule: 9:00 a.m. (CT) Haulers Enter; 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Practice; 3:00 p.m. Time Trials (2 Laps); 5:00 p.m. Qualifying Race; 6:30 p.m. Oneida Bingo & Casino 300.

Current championship point standings: 1) Steve Carlson 1628; 2) Eddie Hoffman 1594; 3) Ron Breese, Jr 1527; 4) Brian Hoppe 1485; 5) Jon Lemke 1462; 6) Tim Schendel 1421; 7) Justin Diercks 1373; 8) Eric Fransen 1361; 9) Ryan Hanson 1338; 10) Jeremy Lepak 1332.

Current Victory Lane Chassis Rookie of the Year Standings: 1) Eric Fransen 93; 2) Jeremy Lepak 86; 3) Clint Bowyer 76; 4) Mark Voigt 64; 5) A.J. Rhoads 44

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Clint Bowyer , Tim Schendel , Justin Diercks , Steve Carlson