Ken Schrader racing at Beaver Dam Raceway August 12
BEAVER DAM, Wisc. — May 18, 2017 — Longtime NASCAR driver Ken Schrader will be visiting Beaver Dam Raceway on Saturday, August 12 and will be racing his Federated Auto Parts No. 9 Modified against the Beaver Dam regulars. Schrader has competed at Beaver Dam Raceway in the past. The veteran driver raced with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series at track in 2009. Fans who bring a ticket, along with 4 non-perishable food items for donation, will be admitted free of charge. Tickets can be picked up in advance at Beaver Dam Raceway, as well as from drivers who compete weekly at the track and at the Piggly Wiggly in Beaver Dam. “We are looking forward to having Kenny back here at Beaver Dam Raceway,” said Carolyn Mueller, General Manager of the track. “He has a pretty busy schedule and is very selective in what tracks he goes to, so we are honored to have him race against our tough weekly competitors.” Schrader, who began racing in the 1970s, won the USAC Silver Crown Series championship in 1982 and followed that up in 1983 by claiming the USAC National Sprint Car Series title. He then moved to NASCAR’s top series, where he won four races over the course of his career, along earning 23 pole positions. The native of Fenton, Missouri also has picked up wins over the years in the NASCAR Truck Series and the now NASCAR Xfinity Series. Schrader also has 18 ARCA Series victories to his credit, as well as winning on the pavement with the former NASCAR Southwest and Northwest Tours, among other series. Thus far in 2017, Schrader has raced his Modified about 20 times, picking up a win in Oklahoma on April 1, as well as recording several top-five finishes. He has raced in five different states this season, after beginning his 2017 campaign in Florida, back in February. Open & Print