Honoree of the Month - November 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 November 2016 is racing champion John Ziegler of Madison. Johnny “Z” collected over 200 feature victories in his home state, at nine different tracks, during his thirty-five year career. Besides winning six track championships, he won every major special event for asphalt late models winning the Red, White and Blue Series championship at Kaukauna in 1975, the Oktoberfest championship at La Crosse in 1985, the Slinger Nationals in 1986, and the National Short Track championship at Rockford in 1988. He is remembered for his cars carrying the #93 and lime green color schemes. Johnny “Z” 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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