Bill Shotko Sr.

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Bill Shotko Sr.


Bill Shotko Sr. drives the #27 Engine Pro Super Stock Class car.  His home track is Berlin Raceway.  He lives in Ada, MI.

Team members helping Bill are:  Crew Chief - Dennis Tawney, Car Owners - Don & Brian Dewitt, Sons - Billy and Nick Shotko.

Bill started racing in the early '80's in the Street Stock Class at Berlin Raceway and Kalamazoo Speedway because he was always a big fan of the sport, got to know John Benson Sr. and through him to involved in the sport.  Bill's first win was in 1983 in the Street Stock Class at Berlin Raceway.  Career highlights include winning 1983 American Cancer Society Race at Berlin Raceway, 1989 tied for 3rd in the Points in Late Model Division with Fred Campbell, Bruce Vanderline and Johnny Benson Jr.

The thrill of racing for Bill is racing with his sons Billy and Nick.  His most exciting racing moment was when he saw his son Nick win his first Feature race and son Billy finish 2nd in race right behind his brother.  He's most proud of when his son Nick beat him in a race.

Bill's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt Sr.

Of racing, Bill says, "Go to the track and learn about the sport.  Be prepared to make a total commitment to being involved in it!".

His favorite racing website is




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