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Dennis Wernle

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 Dennis Wernle


Dennis Wernle drives the #23 Street Stock Class car.  His home track is Highland Speedway but he can also be found racing at Fayette County Speedway and Tri City Speedway.  He lives in New Douglas, IL.

Team members helping Dennis are:  Bryan Wernle, Kevin Wernle, Scott Wernle, Jacob Wernle, Kyle Roberts, Wayne Wernle. 

Dennis started racing in 1995 in the Street Stock Class at Fayette County
Speedway because of family and he always wanted to.  His first win was in '96 in the Street Stock Class at Tri City Speedway.  Career highlights include '95 Track Champion at Tri-City Speedway, '97-'98 Track Champion at Fayette County Speedway. 

The thrill of racing for Dennis is the competition.  His most exciting racing moment was the first time in a Late Model at Godfrey.  He's most proud of all the people he's met and friends he's made. 

Dennis's racing hero is Billy Moyer.

Of racing, Dennis says, "Go to the races.  See what it is about.  Short track racing is way better than Nascar!".

His favorite racing website is




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