Scott Wennermark set for a limited ASA Late Model Series Presented by GM Performance Parts schedule for the 2005 Season. Around this time of year, most race teams all over the country have their 2005 schedules all laid out before them or even...
Scott Wennermark set for a limited ASA Late Model Series Presented by GM Performance Parts schedule for the 2005 Season.
Around this time of year, most race teams all over the country have their 2005 schedules all laid out before them or even memorized in their heads. They know where their travels will take them throughout the season. Yet other drivers, while considering this season important, are also looking ahead to the future, meaning the 2006 season. Scott Wennermark is one of those drivers as he looks ahead into his proverbial crystal ball at his racing future.
"We're going to be running a limited ASA Late Model Series schedule this season, between five and six shows." Said Wennermark while talking about his plans for this year as well as next. "We're also going to run the full schedule at Hawkeye Downs (IA) Speedway in the Performance Concepts Late Model division. We're preparing ourselves for a full run in the ASA Late Model Series in 2006." Continued the Ely, Iowa pilot. "We're looking for sponsorship for this season still and next year too, we'll need all we can get if we're serious about running the series full-time in 06." Added Wennermark, who will turn 31 years old on April 28th.
The 2004 season was a career year for Wennermark, as the Hawkeye State driver captured the Budweiser Late Model Sportsmen championship at Hawkeye Downs IA. Scott picked up a season high eight feature wins during his championship season. He also picked up the tracks 2004 Hard-Charger Award as well! During a career that has spanned over 16 years. The first 10 years were spent in Go-Karts. In 1998 he was the Rookie of the year at Hawkeye Downs in Modifieds. In 2001 he moved up to the Late Model Sportsmen, and over the last few seasons, he became more competitive, with more seat time. In 2003 he placed second in the final point's standings by just two markers! Also during his career, Wennermark has seen time in the ICAR Modifieds (Now USA Modifieds Series) and the Mid-American Sportsmen Series.
"It was time to move up." Added Scott. "Financially, the crate motor deal is definitely the way to go and I'm very much looking forward to running with these guys. The competition in this series is second to none. For this season though, we want to get our feet wet, make some shows and run competitive." Ended Wennermark.
For the 2005 season, Wennermark will pilot his Lefthander Chassis Chevrolet Monte Carlo in select ASA Late Model Series events in preparation for a full season in 2006. Scott will carry sponsorship on the side of his ride from Performance Concepts, Static Electric, CWT Beef, Fass Feed & Grain, Sankots Garage, Storm Steel, Contemporary Auto Body, Culver Construction, JPM Enterprises, and Innovative Signs.
Also during the upcoming season, Scott will be running for the track championship as well as the racinginiowa.com Rookie of the Year title in the Performance Concepts Late Model Division at Hawkeye Downs IA. The Wennermark Racing Team is still seeking sponsorship for the upcoming 2005 season as well as the 2006 campaign. For more information on how to become involved with Wennermark Racing, please call (319) 551-6028
For more information on the upcoming 2005 season with the ASA Late Model Series Presented by GM Performance Parts, log onto: www.asalatemodels.com
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