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 Mark Widmar


Mark Widmar drives the #7w A Mod and Sprint Class cars.  His home track is Wapello County Fairgrounds but he can also be found racing at Mountain Dew Bloomfield Speedway, Southern Iowa Speedway and Knoxville Speedway.  He lives in Ottumwa, IA.

Team members helping Mark are:  Dad, Mom, Wife - Tammy, Daugher - Nicole, Larry, Judy, Dovico, Randy, Karen, my Jor.  Bob Widmar and Mark Widmar are the car owners.

Mark started racing in 1982 in the Late Model Class at Wapello County Fairgrounds after taking over driving from his Dad.  His first win was in '94 in the A Mod Class at Mountain Dew Bloomfield Speedway.  Career highlights include Track Championship at Mountain Dew Bloomfield Speedway in Sprint Car Class in '05, First Feature win at Bloomfield Speedway in A-Mod in '94, first Feature win at Knoxville Speedway in the Sprint Car Class in '05, first Sprint Car Feature win in Sprint Car Special at Wapello County Fairgrounds in '05.

The thrill of racing for Mark is trying to figure out the technology in race cars.  His most exciting racing moment was Feature win at Knoxville Speedway in Sprint Car.  He's most proud of being able to race against his Dad in an A-Mod at Southern Iowa Speedway, Wapello County Fairgrounds and Mountain Dew Bloomfield Speedway....Priceless!

Mark's racing heroes are 1) His Dad 2) Ron Shuman

Of racing, Mark says, "We have had so much fun over the years.  Nothing else a person can come close to comparing to.  The most fun you can have with your clothes on!".





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