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.
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