‘FEST IS BEST’ FOR DETERMINING A BIG 8 CHAMPION!

2015-10-08

What: 46th Oktoberfest Race Weekend

Where: LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway (N4985 Co Rd M, West Salem, WI 54669)

When: Saturday night October 10

Schedule and Information:
8 AM- Pit Gates/Grandstands Open
9:25 AM- Practice Begins
2:05 PM- Qualifying
5 PM- Racing begins

Divisions Competing:
Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet
PLUS: ARCA Midwest Tour Super Late Models, Mid American Stock Car Series and Midwest Dash Cars

Admission Prices:
Adults: $25
Ages 12-17 (with Student ID): $12
Ages 6-11: $5
Kids 5 and under FREE

Current Big 8 Late Model Series Point Standings
(Top 15 thru seven races)

1. 2 Michael Bilderback (2) 736
2. 14 Austin Nason (2) 681
2. 28 Bobby Wilberg (1) 638
4. 18 Michael Ostdiek 582
5. X Jon Reynolds Jr (1) 557
6. 95 Wayne Freimund 504
7. 97 Cole Anderson ® 494
8. 5 Dave Edwards 422
9. 82 J Herbst 362
10. 45 Michael Bachaus 353
11. 15 Michael Clapper 349
12. 66 Adam Peschek 346
13. 36 Lyle Nowak 315
14. 5 Casey Johnson 296
17 Eric Connell 296

PREVIEWING THE 46th OKTOBERFEST RACE WEEKEND: What started in northern Illinois in April will be decided in western Wisconsin this Saturday night, as a new Big 8 Late Model Series champion will be crowned at the Oktoberfest Race Weekend! Coming into the 2015 Championship Race for the ‘Best Weekly Warriors in the Country,’ Michael Bilderback sits poised to pocket his first Big 8 Series crown. The 24 year old from South Beloit Illinois has put together a solid year along the Big 8 tour, finishing no worse than sixth in any series event while also collecting wins at Wausau in July and Rockford last weekend. A near perfect performance last weekend at his home track put Bilderback 55 points ahead of runner-up Austin Nason, the only other multi-time winner on the Big 8 tour in 2015 (Madison & Elko). After leading the standings for the first half of the season, Bobby Wilberg has slipped to third, with last week’s 19th place finish at Rockford a back-breaker in Wilberg’s push for the championship. Making a late push for the top three in points is Iowa State University freshman Michael Ostdiek, who has climbed to fourth in Big 8 Series points and has three top-fives in his last five races. Along with the point battles, drivers to watch at La Crosse Saturday night include two-time La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway track champion J Herbst, who is fresh off his third Big 8 Series top five in four starts this year, along with four-time Series champion Jeremy Miller and two-time Series champion Casey Johnson.

REMAINING BIG 8 LATE MODEL SERIES EVENT:

Sat Oct 10- 46th Oktoberfest Race Weekend (La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway, West Salem WI)

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please visit http://www.big8series.com

Next Event

Champion's Banquet
Forest Hills Lodge
January 11, 2020

Top 5 in Points
As of 10/6/19

1 2B Michael Bilderback 615
2 00W Brody Willett 572
3 52W Chad Walen 530
4 51JN Justin Neisius 487
5 13E Nick Egan 470

View Full Standings