PHOTO CUTLINE – Appleton’s Jeff Van Oudenhoven will wheel this 2019 Pathfinder Chassis during “Thursday Night Thunder” action at Wisconsin International Raceway in Kaukauna this year. Van Oudenhoven’s ride will be on display at the 5th annual NEW MOTORAMA at Shopko Hall in Green Bay March 29-31.
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WISCONSIN/MICHIGAN MOTORSPORTS WELL REPRESENTED AT 5th ANNUAL NEW MOTORAMA SHOW IN GREEN BAY MARCH 29-31 (WIR’S Van Oudenhoven to showcase new super late model – dirt cars, off road and dragsters also on display)
(Green Bay, WI) – Whether it makes left hand turns only on dirt or tar, does burnouts in a straight line or flies over jumps on an off-road course – a bevy of motorsports in Wisconsin and Michigan will be showcased at the fifth annual NEW MOTORAMA show March 29-31 at Shopko Hall and the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena in Green Bay.
Among the new machines showcased will be the 2019 Pathfinder super late model that Appleton’s Jeff Van Oudenhoven will wheel this season at Wisconsin International Raceway in Kaukauna. Also showcased at the WIR booth will be the junior dragster driven by IHRA world champion Kyle Feit of Wisconsin Rapids.
Local dirt tracks The Hill Raceway in Sturgeon Bay and Outagamie Speedway powered by Eastern Wisconsin Stock Car will have booths at NEW MOTORAMA. In the Hill’s booth will be a pair of sportmods driven by Luxemburg’s Dennis Miesler and another machine owned by Terry Conlon of Sturgeon Bay. For Outagamie Speedway the third-mile, clay oval located in Seymour will be represented by the sportmods of Kurt Moeller of Seymour and Kyle Domalick of De Pere. IMCA stock car driver Aaron Stolp of Milwaukee also has tentative plans to display his machine at the Outagamie booth.
Racer’s Ed – a true “hands on” racing experience for fans from ages 16 to 60 who want to experience driving a stock car for a day – will have a display as well as the Dirt Kings late model tour, which hosts it’s season opening race at Shawano Speedway Saturday April 13.
Within the off road ranks national champion Johnny Greaves of Abrams will have a handful of UTV machines on display to promote his SXS sports racing series.
Motorsports author Joe Verdegan of Green Bay, who will be signing copies of his latest book “The Bird & The Bear” will also be promoting his next book titled “Racing In The 906” which covers the extensive stock car racing history in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The book has a tentative release date sometime in 2020. A winged, vintage modified owned and driven by Escanaba, Michigan’s Jake Valliquette will be on display.
“The Bird & The Bear”, which is Verdegan’s fourth covering Wisconsin stock car racing history, features a pair of Fox Valley racing legends – Roger “The Bear” Regeth and “The Tweety Bird” J.J. Smith. Both were standouts on the local dirt and paved track scene in the 1970’s racking up multiple track titles and dozens of feature wins. The pair also competed in the USAC stock car circuit in the ‘70’s. Regeth will join Verdegan during the signings that weekend.
NEW MOTORAMA offers something motorsports related for everyone from ages 8 to 80. A high school motorcycle “build off” will be held. Sponsors of this “Build Off” so far include NEW MOTORAMA, Blaster Corporation (PB Blaster), Tytler’s Cycle, Hupy & Abraham, Muntz Audio & Video of Green Bay, Rockford Fosgate and ARO Coatings. Muntz Audio and Video will be bringing some vehicles and will also have the Rockford Fosgate Sound Lab on hand. Other event sponsors include Blasier Performance of Door County, Vandervest Harley Davidson, Vintage Works and O’Reilly Auto Parts.
As an added attraction on the KISS tribute band Detroit Rock City will be playing shows both Friday and Saturday night with the band Hot Carl also performing Friday night. TNT-Chicago- The AC/DC show will play Saturday night as well.
According to show organizer Rick Paulick more than 200 vendors, bikes, boats, show cars and other motorized vehicles will be on display during the three-day show.
The show hours will be Friday 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information on the show you can contact Paulick at firstname.lastname@example.org. In interested in interviewing a high school please contact Rick at 920 660 2674. The website is www.newmotorama.com. You can check out Northeast Wisconsin Motorama on Facebook as well. The GPS address for Shopko Hall is 1901 S. Oneida Street, Green Bay, WI 54304. The Facebook search is Northeast Wisconsin Motorama.