WAR AWARDS OVER $15,000 AT BANQUET!!
WAR Sprint Series 1st annual Banquet was a huge success with a large crowd in attendance and over $15,000 worth of prizes and money given out throughout the evening! Special thanks goes out to David Goodson of Impact Signs for providing us with their awesome facility to host the banquet in and for all of their support!
The night kicked off with the welcome given by Series Promoter Tony Crank, followed by the prayer given by Shannon (Hoss) Holliday. The attendees then enjoyed a meal prepared by Chris Banstetter. After dinner opening remarks were given by series Competition Director Andrew Korte and Promoter Tony Crank. Scotty Cook the WAR Series Official Announcer then spoke about the huge success the series has had in their inaugural season as well as recognizing some of the drivers who have followed the WAR Series throughout the Season including, Frank Brown, Jeff Wingate, John Helm, Austin Alumbaugh, Josh Stephens, Mitchell Moore, Aaron Kuhn, as well as some new faces coming up for the 2013 season like Pj Grimes, and Chris Deselle. Awards were then presented by Andrew and Tony for all of the top ten drivers including Austin Alumbaugh, Mitchell Moore, Josh Stephens, Steven Cross, John Helm, Kenny Potter, Chad Tye, Chris Parkinson, Frank Brown, and Lanny Carpenter. Prizes that were given were provided by WAR Series Sponsors including, Waterloo Industries, Impact Signs, Maxwell Industries, Butlerbuilt Seats, Eagle Motorsports, Shurebuilt Suspension, Spicer Racecraft, Ti22 Performance, DMI, Rod End Supply, Real Wheels, Keizer Wheels, SWE, and M&W Aluminum Products. Door Prizes were also given to everyone in attendance including a Waterloo Toolbox, Impact Summer pack, Coolers, Speedway Motors prizes, and lots more. The evening wrapped up with recognition of the fire crew and push truck drivers and a few words about safety given by fire crew member Jerry Jenkins. Thanks to everyone that made the event such a huge success and we can’t wait to see everyone at the first race!!