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History

Wilke Family - Overview

• The Wilke family name is synonymous with American racing history, dating back to the 1930s.
• The Wilke family has a historic racing past, with involvement in Indy Car, Silver Crown and Midget racing, including three Indianapolis 500 wins 1959, 1962 & 1968 and six Indy Car Series Car Owner Championships.
• The Wilke Family has over 275 feature win in five decades of racing. This doesn’t include feature wins from 1939-1948. Sadly little record keeping and statistics were recorded during this time of the sport, an exact victory count is unavailable, but sources say it’s in the hundreds.
• The Wilke Family also holds the record for most feature wins in USAC history, 134.

Wilke Pak Motorsports - Overview

• Wilke-Pak Motorsports ranks fourth in all-time USAC Midget Series feature wins.
• Wilke-Pak Motorsports has more than 200 midget car feature wins.
• Wilke-Pak Motorsports has earned four USAC National Midget Car Owner Championships along with six BMARA Midget Car Owner Championships
• Wilke-Pak Motorsports has won ten Pepsi Nationals victories, with seven different drivers.

• 2010 Wilke-Pak Motorsports finished second in the USAC Championship standings, recording five feature wins. Kody Swanson won the July 22, ORP USAC midget race to give the Wilke family the record 134th all time USAC feature win. The Wilke Family was presented with a special commemorative plaque in recognition of their record 134 USAC National feature wins.

• 2009 Wilke-Pak Motorsports recorded nine feature wins and rank fourth in USAC points.

• 2008 Wilke-Pak Motorsports had a total of six feature wins and finished 10th in the USAC season Championship

• 2007 Wilke-Pak Motorsports took home the USAC Mopar Midget National Owners Championship, scoring 10 total feature wins. Wilke-Pak swept both nights of the 2007 Mopar Belleville Midget Nationals, held at the famed Belleville High banks in Belleville, Kansas, and also took home the title in the third annual “Indiana Midget Week Championship.” Drivers Kasey Kahne, Dave Darland, Josh Wise & Jerry Coons Jr. drove the Wilke-Pak midgets at the 2007 Chili Bowl Nationals, all four drivers are past USAC National Midget Champions.

• 2006 Wilke-Pak Motorsports finished second in the USAC National Midget Car Owners Championship, scoring eight feature wins, and recorded 15 top-tens in 22 2006 USAC Midget starts

• 2005 Wilke-Pak Motorsports captured the USAC National Midget Car Owners Championship. The team scored a total of six feature wins in 2005 including the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals, the team also earned the $10,000 Mopar Challenge Bonus, utilizing Mopar power.

• 2004 Wilke-Pak Motorsports earned the runner-up position in USAC National Midget Owners Championship. The team scored seven feature wins and the USAC “Buckeye Midget Nationals” Championship.

• 2003 Wilke-Pak Motorsports finished second in the USAC National Midget Owners Championship. The team recorded 12 feature wins.

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