Greatest Moments of the BorgWarner Shootout at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway! In honor of the 10th Anniversary BorgWarner Shootout race, Crandon Raceway sponsors, the news media and members of the Raceway's "Club Crandon" internet ...
Greatest Moments of the BorgWarner Shootout at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway!
In honor of the 10th Anniversary BorgWarner Shootout race, Crandon Raceway sponsors, the news media and members of the Raceway's "Club Crandon" internet website email list voted for the "greatest achievement" of the race since its inception in 1995.
Votes were tabulated from July 6-July 20, 2004. Crandon Raceway received an incredible response by both sponsors, news media and Club Crandon members! The results are tabulated below!
In a vote closer than the 2000 Presidential Election, Rob Mac"Crandon's" three consecutive BorgWarner Shootout wins from 1999-2001 (#6) edged Scott Taylor's first win by a 2-wheel drive truck (#9) by a single vote!
And there weren't any dimpled chads!
Note: Not in order of total votes; in order of pre-selection.
1. Scott Taylor (Ford) only driver to have raced in every Shootout (1995-2003). (Total votes: 57)
2. Steve Kelley (Dodge) first driver to win the $100,000 BorgWarner Cup in 1995 in a wild "two-heat, 15-lap" Shootout. (Total votes: 26)
3. Jack Flannery's (Chevrolet) first win by Chevy Trucks in 1996. (Total votes: 19)
4. Scott Douglas (Ford) is tossed into Parson's Pond on the track infield in front of the fans by his pit crew after a jubiliant celebration in Crandon's Victory Circle following his 1997 BorgWarner Shootout win. (Total votes: 52)
5. Curt LeDuc's emotional Victory Circle interview after his 1998 win for Ford of the BorgWarner Cup. Curt earned the nickname "The Duke of Wisconsin". (Total votes: 22)
6. Rob MacCachren's (Ford) three consecutive wins in a row earning himself the "Rob MacCrandon" nickname. (1999, 2000, 2001). (Total votes: 269)
7. Six consecutive wins by Ford Truck Division of Ford Motor Company (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002). (Total votes: 11)
8. Fastest lap in BorgWarner Shootout Time Trials set by Jason Baldwin (Ford) in 2001 (1:24:50). (Total votes: 14)
9. Scott Taylor (Ford) only driver to have ever won in a 2-wheel drive truck (2002). (Total votes: 268)
10. Carl Renezeder returning the Bowtie to Crandon's Victory Circle winning the 2003 BorgWarner Shootout in a Chevy earning the moniker "Crandon Carl" Renezeder. (Total votes: 26)
The 10th Anniversary BorgWarner Shootout will be held Sunday, September 5, 2004 at Crandon Raceway. The race culminates a full weekend of Lucas Oil Championship Off-Road Racing action. The weekend opens with the Potawatomi X-treme Moto-X Thunderfest Friday evening under newly-installed lights. Bike racing begins at 7 p.m. on the new Crandon Raceway Moto-X track. Key sponsors at Crandon include Forest County Potawatomi, BorgWarner, Miller Lite, Ford Truck, American Axle and American Axle TracRite, Johnsonville Brats, BF Goodrich, Nissan, Goodyear, Precision Gear, Potawatomi Bingo Northern Lights Casino, Indian Springs Lodge, Coca-Cola, Miller Electric Welders, among several others. As the host Casino for the World Championship weekend, the Potawatomi Northern Lights Casino is offering a complimentary $5 matchplay to all spectators with a valid wristband admission ticket and identification. A weekend ticket to the races is eligible for a complimentary $5 matchplay on both Saturday and Sunday. A single day admission to the races is eligible for one $5 matchplay.
Crandon International Off-Road Raceway is located in Crandon, WI, approximately 25 minutes from Rhinelander, 35 minutes from Eagle River, 80 minutes from Wausau and 90 minutes northwest of Green Bay. The track is expecting a record crowd for its 35th Anniversary of world championship off-road racing.
More information about this vote is on page 7 of the 2004 BorgWarner World Championship Off-Road Races free souvenir program available at Crandon Raceway this weekend! Also attached is a media release about the first driver to register for the 2004 BorgWarner Shootout. The free Crandon program is actually worth $1.50 as a coupon for Johnsonville sausage is available for use at grocery stores nationwide on page 51! Be sure to get your program at the entrance gate!
See you in Crandon!