September 12 & 13, 2015

   
   
John Williams History
Featuring Brett "Big Schwag" Wagner
Race Purses
September 12 & 13
John Williams Memorial
Gates Open 9 a.m.

$8000.00 Total Purse

plus a shootout with the purse
to be determined by the number of
entrants from the participants
that take part on Saturday.
All competitors who run on
Saturday plus any new entries can
enter the Shootouts on Sunday

Two Classes
7.50 and slower - 40.00 entry fee
7.49 and quicker - 50.00 entry fee
70% of purse goes to payout
Winner, runner up and semi
in both classes  - 50/30/20 Split
  Rules and General Safety Requirements
 
John Williams History
John and Shirley purchased the track in 1976.
The drag strip was in danger of being closed and
John decided to save the track
because he hated to see it close.

In 1977 John started Ponderosa Towing
in Fort Dodge because he said that through the drag
strip he could promote safe and legal racing and that
the two businesses complemented each other.

One of the first things he decided to do as an owner
is start awarding prizes to winners in the first round.
  After John's death in 1989, his wife Shirley decided
to keep the track open in his memory and kept at it
until 2014 with her husband Chuck Mortenson.

Shirley always kept the track as family oriented as she
could and referred to the racers as her second family.
 
 
The Big Schwag has worked as the host of Pass Time
in the drag racing world and as the announcer on
Discovery's hit tv show Monster Garage. He will be
at the track signing autographs, in the booth, on
the track and doing an improtu Pass Time episode!
 
Featuring Brett "Big Schwag" Wagner

 

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Race Purses
 

Arnold Motors Supply - Super Pro
 Entry Fee: $75
1250.00 winner
600.00 runner up
300.00 semi
150.00 quarter finals
  Rules and General Safety Requirements
 

Napa Auto Parts - Pro ET
 Entry Fee: $75
1000.00 winner
500.00 runner up
250.00 semi
100.00 quarter finals
 
Rules and General Safety Requirements
 

Interstate Junction Motorcycle - Pro III
 Entry Fee: $60
600.00 winner
300.00 runner up
150.00 semi
75.00 quarter finals
  Rules and General Safety Requirements
 

Webster City Machine Shop - Pro II
 
Entry Fee: $50
400.00 winner
200.00 runner up
100.00 semi
  Rules and General Safety Requirements
 

PMC Advantage Insurance - Pro I
Entry Fee: $50
250.00 winner
100.00 runner up
50.00 semi
  Rules and General Safety Requirements
 

Sportsmans Corner - Jr. Dragster
Entry Fee: $40
75..00 winners
25.00 runner
  Rules and General Safety Requirements