Honoree of the Month - January 2017
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 January 2017 is engine builder, speed shop owner, race event sponsor and championship race car owner Mike Borchardt Sr. of Greenfield. Mike has built engines for all types of racing cars over his forty years in the engine business and along the way became a championship car owner with Al Tietyen as his driver for four of those titles and his son Mike Borchardt Jr. for a fifth championship. Many other race teams have won countless race events with engines from Borchardt Speed Automotive. Mike Sr. was inducted into the Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame in November of 2016. He is honored this month with a special display featuring photos, artifacts and other memorabilia chronicling his years in racing.
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