Milwaukee Preview

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The ASA ACDelco Challenge Series will make its 32nd stop at The Milwaukee Mile on August 28-29 for the Time Warner Cable 200, the 16th event of the season and the second on a track that is one mile in size. Last year's visit...

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The ASA ACDelco Challenge Series will make its 32nd stop at The Milwaukee Mile on August 28-29 for the Time Warner Cable 200, the 16th event of the season and the second on a track that is one mile in size.

Last year's visit to America's legendary oval will be remembered by Bob Senneker notching his 84th career victory, matching his famed car number of 84. Senneker drove underneath St. Amant in the first corner on the 122nd lap and led the final 89 laps en ro ute to victory.

Veteran Dave Sensiba, who holds the one-lap track record at Milwaukee, will debut a one-race team sponsorship with Generac Power Systems, located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Generac is a leader in generator maufacturing for the RV, Cable, Home Standby, Commer cial and Industrial markets.

ASA legends Senneker and Mike Eddy will race together for the first time in the 1999 season. Sennneker, ASA’s all-time career wins leader with 85, made his first start of the season at Berlin on August 14. Eddy, who had 56 career victories heading into t his season, collected his 57th in his first start of the year at La Crosse on August 8. ASA veteran and Green Bay native Scott Hansen will be making his third start of the season in the number 75, Milwaukee Tool Ford.

A host of Wisconsin drivers are included with the 45 cars entered for the event. ASA veterans Tim Sauter, from Necedah, and Kevin Nuttleman, of Bangor, will both be a part of the starting field. Dirt-track star Jimmy Mars, of Elk Mound, will make his sec ond start of the season in the Parker Stores/LaFavre Racing Teams Chevrolet. Other Wisconsin drivers will include Chad Wood and Dan Harris, both from Madison, M. Kurt Walbeck of Rib Lake, and Ricky Nelson from Monona.

The 1999 ASA visit to The Milwaukee Mile will get started on Saturday, August 28 with practice at 9:30 a.m. (Central). ASA qualifications are set for 2 p.m. and round three of the McDonald's Drive-Thru Challenge ASA National Pit Stop Competition gets under way at 4 p.m. The second of three LS1-V8 Seminars will be held in the Moorland Ballroom of the Milwaukee Sheraton Inn at 375 S. Moorland Road, from 6 until 8 p.m. Race day activities get under way at 11 a.m. on Sunday, August 29, with the Grainger Industr ial Supply on-track autograph session. Pre-race ceremonies are scheduled to begin at 12:20 p.m. and the Time Warner Cable 200 goes green at 1 p.m.

Tickets for the Time Warner Cable 200 are available in general admission sections for $10 and $15, while reserved seating sections are $20 and $22. Tickets are available through The Milwaukee Mile ticket office, (414) 453-5761.

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Drivers Tim Sauter , Scott Hansen