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Sprint Car Press Releases
"Kevin Gerhardt completes 100% acquisition of Western Speed Racing and will continue the familys long racing tradition. The team has a long history of competing in the USAC series that dates back to the 1960's with many wins in national midget, Sprint Car and Silver Crown competition. Notable wins include the famed Turkey Night Grand Prix in Sprints and Midgets, Iowa National Midget Race, Pikes Peak International Speedway National Midget race. Regional Midget and Sprint car championships have also been acheived as well. Among the past WSR drivers include Tony Stewart, Bobby Santos, Josh Wise and Jason Leffler. Current Western Speed Racing drivers are Cody Gerhardt, Tim Skoglund and Brodie Kostecki. Brodie is the 14 year old Australian phenom that won 23 Focus midget main events in just his first year in the series in 2011. His main event wins are second only to JJ Yeley who won 25 main events competing in THREE USAC divisions. The team has won seven focus midget championships and countless main events. WSR is the winningest Focus Midget team since the inception of the series.
The team continues to operate from its Fresno California facility and is contrlled by principles Kevin Grhardt and Kent Gerhardt. WSR currently provides race ready Focus Midgets for up and coming drivers as well as fields TWO pavement sprint cars for drivers Cody Gerhardt and Tim Skoglund that compete on the Western States USAC schedule. The team will compete next at the Madera 1/3 mile paved 100 lap event."
Inquirings can be sent to [email protected] or Kevin can be reached at 559-905-2129.
 
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