CORR: Crandon Shootout pre-event notes

Taylor Batting 1.000; He's only driver "10 for 10" Drivers with the most appearances since the inception of the BorgWarner Shootout are shown below. Nine races have been held (1995-2003). Only one truck racer, Scott Taylor, has competed in ...

Taylor Batting 1.000; He's only driver "10 for 10"

Drivers with the most appearances since the inception of the BorgWarner Shootout are shown below. Nine races have been held (1995-2003). Only one truck racer, Scott Taylor, has competed in every race. Taylor will compete in his 10th consecutive Shootout this coming weekend at Crandon Raceway. Two drivers missed just one race. Several racers have made seven appearances. The 2004 BorgWarner Shootout will be the 10th Anniversary running for the $100,000 BorgWarner off-road World Championship Cup.

Scott Taylor , Belvidere, IL, 4x2 Skjacker Ford F-150, BF Goodrich tires 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 (won the event), 2003

The following drivers missed just one BorgWarner Shootout:
-Scott Douglas 4x4 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
-Curt LeDuc 4x4 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Other notable drivers now on the NASCAR circuit competing in previous Shootouts at Crandon include:
-Brendan Gaughan 4x2 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
-Jimmie Johnson 4x2 1997, 1998, 1999
-Robbie Gordon 4x2 1989

Defending Crandon World Champions

When drivers win an off-road race class event at Crandon during action on Saturday, September 4, the driver wins a "World Championship title" and an official Crandon World Championship ring to go with it: Listed below are 2003 "dirty dozen" World Champions by off-road class who are defending their titles:

"Crandon Carl" Renezeder, Laguna Beach, CA, Chevrolet, 2003 BorgWarner Shootout "King of Off-Road Racing" Crandon World Champion

Carl Renezeder, Laguna Beach, CA, 2003 Pro 4 4x4 pickup truck Crandon World Champion, Chevrolet (Repeat)

Dan Vanden Heuvel, Appleton, WI, 2003 Pro 2 2-wheel drive pickup truck Crandon World Champion, Chevrolet

Eric Ruppel, Chetek, WI, 2003 Johnsonville Sausage Formula 4x4 truck Crandon World Champion, Ford

Kyle LeDuc, Cherry Valley, CA, 2003 Pro Lite compact pickup truck Crandon World Champion, Ford

Dan Baudoux, Hemlock, MI, 2003 Sportsman 2 pickup truck Crandon World Champion, Ford

Mark Kleiman, Wilson, MI, 2003 Sportsman Stock pickup truck Crandon World Champion, Ford ("Three"- peat)

Wayne Schunk, Crandon, WI, 2003 Schaefer's Food Mart American Sedan Classix Crandon World Champion, Chevelle

Josh Hintz, Green Bay, WI, 2003 Light Buggy Crandon World Champion (Repeat)

Mark Steinhardt, Rhinelander, WI, 2003 Single Buggy Crandon World Champion

Corry Heynen, Ontario, CA, 2003 Super Buggy Crandon World Champion

Scott Beauchamp, Bark River, MI, 2003 Enduro Trucks Crandon World Champion, Ford

The 12 off-road World Champions will reign until the 2004 BorgWarner World Championship Off-Road Races at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway this weekend. New champions will be crowned in Saturday, September 3 racing action. World Championship Off-Road Races is a registered trademark of Crandon International Off-Road Raceway Association, Inc.

10TH ANNIVERSARY BORGWARNER SHOOTOUT ADVANCED ENTRIES

Listed below are early entries for the 2004 BorgWarner Shootout. There is wild speculation that three-time former champion Rob MacCachren, Las Vegas, NV, will compete in the 2004 race.

Ben Wandahsega, Sportsman 2, Potawatomi Chevy, Bark River, MI
Jason Baldwin, Pro 4, Baldwin Racing Ford, Newport Beach, CA
Josh Baldwin, Pro 4, Baldwin Racing Ford, Newport Beach, CA
Josh Baldwinm, Pro 2 (will qualify two trucks), Baldwin Racing Ford, Newport Beach, CA
Scott Douglas, Pro 4, Rancho Ford, El Cajon, CA
Mike Oberg, Sportsman 2, Dynomax Chevy, Eagle River, WI
Ross Hoek, Sportsman 2, Superlift Ford, Holland, MI
Curt LeDuc, Pro 4, Skyjacker Ford, Cherry Valley, CA
Evan Evans, Pro 2, Potawatomi Chevy, Riverside, CA
Steve McCrossan, Pro 4, Kumho/AAM Chevy, Gormley, Ontario, Canada
Dan Baudoux, Sportsman 2, Royal Purple Oil Ford, Hemlock, MI
Brian Hinman, Pro 2, Rick Hinman Trucking Goodyear Chevy, Billings, MT
Johnny Greaves, Pro 4, Potawatomi Chevy, DePere, WI
Carl Renezeder, Pro 4, Lucas Oil Chevy, Laguna Beach, CA
Gordon Zima, Sportsman 2, Goodyear Ford, Terryville, CT
Dan Vanden Heuvel, Pro 2, Kumho Chevy, Appleton, WI
Don Williams, Sportsman 2, Jasper BF Goodrich Ford, Mahtomedi, MN
Scott Taylor, Pro 2, Skyjacker Ford, Belvidere, IL
Steve Barlow, Pro 2, Red Bull Ford, Temecula, CA
Paul Seidler, Pro 2, So Be/No Fear Chevy, Milwaukee, WI
Dave Christoferson, Pro 4, Goodyear Chevy, Billings, MT
Mike Savage, Sportsman 2, Kumho Ford, Williamston, MI
Ken Hallgren, Sportsman 2, Allied Racing Wheels BF Goodrich Chevy, Kewaunee, WI

JUMPING FOR DOLLARS

The American Axle & ManufacturingTracRite Jump, located mid-track at Crandon Raceway, is the most famous leap in off-road racing circles. Crandon Raceway and AAM, exclusively for 35th Anniversary Races this coming weekend, will be awarding cash to all classes of racing for the longest jump during race action on "World Championship Saturday" September 4, 2004 as follows:

Schaefer Food Mart Classix American Sedan $100
Johnsonville Formula 4x4 trucks $100

Light Buggy $75
Single Buggy $75
Super Buggy $100

Sportsman Stock Pickup $200
Sportsman 2 $200
Pro Lite Pickup $250
Pro 4/Pro2 (Sportsman 2 also eligible) $1,000

REPEAT BONUS POT from BORGWARNER!

Beginning with the 2001 Shootout -- to honor the first Shootout of the new Millenium -- BorgWarner established a "Bonus Pot" to be presented to any driver winning the BorgWarner Shootout race consecutively!

$1,000 is added to the Shootout Repeat Bonus Pot each year! The "Pot" is presently at $4,000. This prize money is in addition to current race awards!

Current driver eligible to win the BorgWarner Crandon Repeat Bonus Pot is:

Carl Renezeder
Laguna Beach, CA
Chevrolet, Lucas Oil, BF Goodrich Tires
2003 BorgWarner Shootout Champion
"Undisputed King of Off-Road Racing - 2003"

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Series Offroad
Drivers Jimmie Johnson , Scott Douglas , Curt LeDuc , Evan Evans , Scott Taylor , Rob MacCachren , Jason Baldwin , Johnny Greaves , Mark Stein , Brendan Gaughan
Teams Williams