2018-19 Round 6

Turkey Trot presented by Firehouse Subs - South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course - St. Francis, WI

November 8, 2018

Round 6 of 16

2018 Turkey Trot presented by Firehouse Subs

Fast Facts

Race date: Thursday, Nov 8

Track: South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course, 2.4 mile Temporary Road Course in St. Francis, WI

Race distance: 20 minutes

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2017 race winner: Mike Lack, (No. 41 Angry Squirrel Speedsport Dallara-Honda)

2017 P1 Award winner: John Wiedemann (No. 59 Angry Squirrel Speedsport Dallara-Honda)

One-lap qualifying record: Mark Walczak, 2.852 seconds, 2008

Race record: Ev Kamikawa, 323 laps, 2015

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At-track schedule (all times local):

6:30 – Driver introductions

6:55 – Drivers’ meeting/Chassis distribution

7:00 – IndySlotCar Series Practice

7:25 – Qualifying for the Chick-fil-A Brookfield P1 Award (group qualifying/ fastest single lap)

7:50 – Heat races

8:45 – Turkey Trot (20 minutes)

Race Notes:

  • There have been five different winners in the first five races and five different pole winners
  • Mike Kristof’s win at the Bridgestone Halloween Havoc, the first on a road course, fourth overall moves him into a tie for 16th overall with Amy Butler, Chris Spehert and Phil Marich
  • Matt Hayek’s pole at the Bridgestone Halloween Havoc was the 13th of his career moving him into a tie for 10th all-time with Dean Strom and Hall of Famer Dave Austin
  • Mike Lack won his first Turkey Trot last year, one of the few events on the current schedule he had never won

Turkey Trot PRE-EVENT QUOTES:

Mike Kristof, No. 60 Michael Shank-It Racing: I’m still hung over from the party after the last race.

Bill Black, No. 6 Black-Atom Racing: I think I’ll be at this race.

Pete Dorn, No. 5 Black-Atom Racing: I can eat a ton of turkey!


TURKEY TROT HISTORY (25 events, 1993 - Present)

Date Race Winner Event Title Track

11/18/93 Phil Cianciola Texaco Turkey Trot Shrine Road Course

11/17/94 Dave Austin Hobby Town Turkey Trot Inside Edge

11/30/95 John Shea Hobby Town Turkey Trot Inside Edge

11/14/96 Ev Kamikawa Hobby Town Turkey Trot Inside Edge

11/20/97 Ev Kamikawa Hobby Town Turkey Trot Inside Edge

11/12/98 Jim Kaehny Hobby Town Turkey Trot Inside Edge

11/18/99 Ev Kamikawa Hobby Town Turkey Trot Inside Edge

11/16/00 Ev Kamikawa Turkey Trot presented by Model Empire Inside Edge

11/15/01 Larry Rotter Turkey Trot presented by Model Empire Inside Edge

11/14/02 Jim Iverson Model Empire Turkey Trot Inside Edge

11/20/03 Jim Iverson Model Empire Turkey Trot Inside Edge

11/18/04 Phil Cianciola Model Empire Turkey Trot Inside Edge

11/??/05 Mark Walczak Model Empire Turkey Troy South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/9/06 Jim Iverson Model Empire Turkey Troy South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/8/07 Mike Fitzlaff Model Empire Turkey Troy South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/20/08 Mark Walczak Turkey Trot South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/12/09 Mark Walczak Turkey Trot South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/11/10 Mark Walczak Turkey Trot South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/10/11 Mark Walczak Turkey Trot South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/8/12 Dan Margetta Turkey Trot South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/6/13 Mike Fitzlaff Turkey Trot South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/20/14 Ev Kamikawa Turkey Trot South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/12/15 Ev Kamikawa Turkey Trot South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/12/16 Dan Margetta Turkey Trot South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

11/9/17 Mike Lack Turkey Trot South Shore Superspeedway Infield Road Course

Most Wins: 6 – Ev Kamikawa; 5 – Mark Walczak; 3 – Jim Iverson; 2 – Mike Fitzlaff, Phil Cianciola