Mark Metcalf

Under the lights at the Milwaukee Mile

Stock car racing returns to the Milwaukee Mile for an event benefiting the MACC Fund on June 12, and Mark talks with 20-year-old driver Michael Bilderback.

By - May 17th, 2012 10:08 am

Driver Michael Bilderback (right) and David (Punky) Wastak.

The American Speed Association Midwest Tour comes to the Milwaukee Mile this year; the first time stock cars will race at the Mile in two years. The Swiss Colony Howie Lettow Memorial 150 takes place on June 12, and $20 gets you a general admission ticket to the event, and proceeds will go to benefit the MACC Fund. NASCAR drivers Rusty Wallace and Matt Kenseth will compete at the event.

I sat down to talk about the event with 20-year-old driver Michael Bilderback, who will be participating in the race, along with David (Punky) Wastak and James Lagina of the American Speed Association to talk about the upcoming event at the Mile. For more information, visit

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