OUR CARS AND DRIVERS
Mike Allard (Co-Owner)
Jeff and his brother Mike own this 1926 Model-T bodied modified formerly owned by Merlin Armstrong. The car features a 340 cubic inch Mopar engine. Jeff raced Sportsman cars in the 1970's and has really enjoyed climbing into the "Orange Crate" and spending time with family and friends at the racetracks we travel to.
Steve's car is a tribute car built in honor of the late Russ Waldron. The car sports a 1958 Chevy body and is powered by a small block Chevy 350 engine.
Darrin's car is a Ford Vicky body modified restored as a tribute to local short track standout Ed Maeder. It's powered by a Small Block Chevy. This car was found and purchased from Western Minnesota and Darrin spent much of the 2017 season restoring the car and getting it back to track-worthy condition.
Charlie's car, nicknamed "The Wedge", wears a 1929 Model A Ford body. It was built in the early 1970's by Bill Carey and driven by Russ Waldron. The car is powered by a 350 cubic inch Small Block Chevy.
Sheila's car wears a 1973 Chevy Camaro body. It was built by Waldron Vintage Racecars and is powered by a small block Chevy 350 engine.
Jerry's modified is another vintage survivor, built in 1968 by Russ Waldron and Johnny Kraemer. The car is a 1958 Ford Fairlane and the heart matches the skin. It's propelled by a small block 302 Ford powerplant.
Jeff Allard (Owner)
Jeremy's ride is an MRA-style modified built in 1975 by Ken Monroe and Mike Neary. It sports a 57 Chevy style body and is powered by a 400 inch small block Chevy. Jeremy was able to connect with Mike Neary in the summer of 2016 and Mike came to the shop to give the car a good once over and reminisce about racing this car in the 1970's.
MARK "CHROME DOME" KRAEMER
Originally built for the 1965 season by Johnny "ChromeDome" Kraemer.
Found in 2000 in Russ Waldron's Theresa Auto Parts. Restored in 2004 with a new body, a Studebaker pick up roof and Kaiser Bison trunk. 355 Small Block Chevy. Buggy spring suspension front and rear. Manual steering (for now). Raced by Bobby Ruh from 1966 to 1978.
Mark stated "My wife Sandy and I love taking the car to tracks and shows and telling the story of finding it, restoring it and racing it 35 years after my Dad built it"
Brian built this "new" car in the 2017-2018 off-season. It is a Model A Ford body. Brian's car is powered by a small block 350 inch Chevy motor.
Mike's car is a 1964 Dodge Dart, sitting on a 1953 Dodge truck frame, and powered by a 340 CID small block.
Mike has raced sportsman cars in the '80's, and more recently a Saturn SC2 4 cylinder.
Mark's uncle Al Schwantz bought this car from Micky Dukes in 1965, refurbished it, and raced it until 1969 at Beaver Dam, Cedarburg, Hales Corners, and Slinger. Mark bought the car from Brian Titel, who found in a field near Columbus. Mark had it restored and built for track racing by, Dave Waldron, Chuck Bergdorf, Jerry Bergdorf, Brian Titel, and Travis Pasbrig. Engine was built by Buege High Performance. Mark sends many thanks to all for helping get his uncle's car back on the track!
Mike and the rest of the Allard family found and restored this original Gene Coleman modified. This car was found and rescued from a Upper Michigan scrap year days before it was to be crushed. The car wears a Ford Model A body and is powered by an FE ford motor, just as it was when Gene raced it in the 60's.