Honoree of the Month - January 2016
The Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame, at the Wisconsin Automotive Museum, in Hartford, Wisconsin, is proud to announce its Honoree of the Month for February 2016 is four time Slinger Nationals champion, Rich Bickle Jr. of Edgerton. The son of legendary racer Rich Bickle Sr. is also a two time Slinger Speedway and Madison International late model track champion. Bickle has won over 300 main events in his career, including the prestigious Snowball Derby, held annually in Pensacola, Florida a record five times. Bickle has raced in every division of NASCAR, winning three times in the Truck Series. Rich returned to area short track racing in 2015. Rich was inducted into the Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame in November of 2015. He is honored this month with a special display featuring photos, artifacts and other memorabilia chronicling his years in racing.
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