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NASCAR stars Schrader, Wallace headline PC Raceway Monday PDF Print E-mail
Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

It’s BST’s best against well-known NASCAR racers Kenny Schrader and Kenny Wallace as they race modifieds at Phillips County Raceway Monday, July 21. Heat races begin at 7 p.m.

Additionally, the evening of races, which leads into Phillips County Fair week, will include sport mods, stocks and hobbies.

Reserved tickets for a hamburger/hot dog meet and greet with Schrader and Wallace are available by calling BST promoter Joe Bellm at 720-404-0400. The event will begin at 5 p.m. in the Biesemeier Room at the Phillips County Event Center.

Harchelroad Motors in Imperial, Neb., and Wauneta, Neb., is the lead sponsor for Monday night’s races, and Wallace will be driving a Harchelroad-sponsored car. Other sponsors include S&W Auto Supply/NAPA and Cobblestone Inn & Suites.

This is a return appearance for Schrader, who highlighted the July 4 races at PC Raceway a year ago.

NASCAR racer Kenny Schrader, pictured at left, autographs Evan
Jones’ shirt in a July 4, 2013, meet and greet at Phillips County
Raceway. Schrader returns to town Monday, July 21, with the BST
Tour.  —Enterprise file photo

Both Schrader and Wallace will be on the tail end of the July 18-21 BST Tour when they race in Holyoke Monday.

Friday, July 18, BST action is scheduled at Lamar Speedway; Saturday, July 19, at El Paso County Speedway in Calhan; and Sunday, July 20, at Thomas County Speedway in Colby, Kan.

Schrader is a second-generation race car driver. He raced in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series from 1981-2013.

He races in many divisions and has been successful in any division he has stepped into. During the 1990s and the early part of the 2000s, Schrader was running as many as 100 races among many types of racing, including NASCAR’s national and regional touring series, ARCA, short track and dirt track.

Kenny Wallace

Wallace got involved in the industry by looking up to his father, who was a driver on local dirt tracks where they lived. Wallace, as well as two older brothers are all involved in the NASCAR racing industry.

He started as a mechanic for one of his brothers and in 1982 had his first racing battle at Illinois Street Stock Championship, where he won the race.

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Holyoke Enterprise July 17, 2014