Bashaw racers recognized at Edmonton Raceway awards

Edmonton Raceway presents awards at ceremony Nov. 3

Bashaw racers were recognized at the Edmonton International Raceway awards banquet.

It was a great night, celebrating 50 years of racing with great 1968 dress attire and tons of fun dancing with the young and “older”

Trophy sponsors for the EIR 2019 banquet included Superior Lumber, Allied Distributors, Wild Rose Food Service, Praxair, Manluk Industries, Waste Connections Canada, Leduc Sheet Metal and Gas Fitting, Roberts McClure Insurance and How Sweet it Is Bakery here in Wetaskiwin.

2019 champions

Evolution Racing Mini cups champion – Kaylee Wilkie – Bashaw, Alberta

Baby Grands champion – Dale Edwards – Cochrane,Alberta

Future Stocks champion – Haley Crandall – Wetaskiwin, Alberta

IMCA Modifieds champion – Chad Malone – Red Deer, Alberta

NASCAR Feature Stocks champion – Mike Ramm – Wetaskiwin, Alberta

NASCAR Modifieds champion – Roy Wigley – Calgary, Alberta

NASCAR Super Trucks champion – Wade Lee – Calgary, Alberta

NASCAR Thunder Cars champion – Alex Krause – Irricana, Alberta

NASCAR Super stocks champion – Lee Werner – Red Deer, Alberta

Rookies of the Year

NASCAR Feature Stocks – Cory Mandryk – Bashaw, Alberta

Future Stocks – Tierra Ulrich – Alliance, Alberta

NASCAR Super Stocks – Ron Elder Jr. – Wetaskiwin, Alberta

Baby Grands – Faith Luther – Wetaskiwin, Alberta

Mini Cups – Noah Banman – Sherwood Park, Alberta

NASCAR Thunder Car – Alex Krause – Irricana, Alberta

NASCAR Modifieds – Donovan Wiebe – Wetaskiwin, Alberta

NASCAR Super Trucks – Art Eilander – Leduc, Alberta

Andrew Crandall from Wetaskiwin – 2nd year in a row – 2018 University of Northern Ohio Youth Track Achievement Award from NASCAR

Loretta Thiering closed the evening speeches by thanking everyone for being with herself and spouse Ron every step of the way in the successes of Edmonton International Raceway in Wetaskiwin. “Everyone works so hard all year and I want you all to know we totally appreciate and value every one of you.”

“We are pleased to announce that the Super Late Models will run four events in total at EIR including another major event near the end of August. We will continue to meet with our race classes to ensure the car counts are strong and sustainable in 2019.

She added that EIR looks forward to continually building their relationship with both the County and City of Wetaskiwin and truly appreciate their partnerships as EIR moves into a very exciting future.

-Submitted by Edmonton International Raceway

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