Dixieland Delight By The Numbers
(Sun Prairie, WI) As the Midwest Truck Series looks forward to tomorrow's Belgard Paves the Way Dixieland Delight 35 at Wisconsin International Raceway, the excitement of a points battle begins to ramp up. Today we dive into some numbers of the season as we get ready for Race 9 of the 2021 season.
2 - This is the second time the Midwest Truck Series has been a part of the historic Dixieland Tuesday Special.
3.5 - The average finishing position of Tristan Swanson. This is the best in the Midwest Truck Series. Chester Ace and Bryce Miller are both averaging 4.4 with James Swan at 6.8
4 - Four drivers have gone to victory lane during the season. Tristan Swanson (3), James Swan (3), Bryce Miller (1), AJ Kreager (1)
5 - Number of podiums James Swan has achieved in the first 8 races. This leads all competitors.
5.0 - Steve Henke has an average of +5 in feature events this season. This is the best amongst drivers with at least 5 starts. Tristan Swanson is second best with 4.8 and then Tyler Nobel at a 3.2.
6 - Six races are left on the 2021 Midwest Truck Series schedule including Tuesday Night’s Dixieland Delight
7 - Bradley Gajewski currently sits 7 points out of 12th behind Phillip Wuesthoff for the battle of the GM Performance top 12. Anyone that finishes inside the top 12 in points at the end of the year will be eligible for a new 602 GM Crate Engine that will be determined by a random draw.
7 - Seven true Midwest Truck Series Rookies are expected to make the start at Wisconsin International Raceway
14 - Eugene Gregorich III passed 14 trucks at Marshfield which is the most amount of trucks passed this season in any race.
23.1 - The average number of trucks at the first 8 events. This is the highest average through 8 races in any season the Midwest Trucks Series have had.
24 - Twenty four Midwest Truck Series drivers are on the expected entry list for Tuesday’s Belgard Paves The Way Dixieland Delight 35
35 - The Number of times around the famed half-mile the eventual winner will need to complete to etch his/her name in the history books
37 - Thirty Seven drivers have recorded points during the 2021 season.
50 - The current point lead Tristan Swanson holds over Chester Ace
827 - After the Dixieland Delight, the Midwest Truck Series heads to Madison International Speedway for the Howie Lettow Classic for the Sassy Cow Creamery 30 on Friday August 27, 2021.
Midwest Truck Series Dixieland Delight 35 Winners:
2020 - Bryce Miller
Schedule of Events for Tuesday:
10am Pit Gate Opens
2:15pm Practice Begins
4pm Front Gates Open
5pm Qualifying Begins
6:30pm Racing Begins
General Admission Pricing: Adults $25, children ages 12 and under admitted free. Tickets available in advance (through Monday night) at www.midwesttour.racing/tickets/ OR go on sale at the ticket gates Tuesday at 4pm.
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Location: Wisconsin International Raceway is located at W1460 County Rd KK in Kaukauna, WI. For additional information visit www.wirmotorsports.com or call 920-766-5577.