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Derek Thorn to Compete in the 45th Annual Cobblestone Hotels Slinger Nationals

Derek Thorn will team up with Paul Shafer Motorsports for his third attempt at the Slinger Nationals.


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Paul Shafer Motorsports is proud to announce that Derek Thorn, the renowned driver of the #7 El Bandido Yankee Tequila, Dynamic Metal Recycling, Fire Suppression Solutions, Fury, will be participating in the 45th Annual Cobblestone Hotels Slinger Nationals presented by Lynch Buick GMC of West Bend. This marks Thorn's third attempt at claiming victory in this prestigious event, showcasing his determination and skill on the track.


Thorn, a decorated racer with an impressive track record that includes six SRL series championships, two ARCA Menards West championships, and the prestigious title of the 2022 Snowball Derby winner, is eager to add the historic Slinger Nationals event to his list of accomplishments. With his exceptional talent and unwavering focus, along with Chris Purdy on the wrenches Thorn is poised to make a strong impact at the upcoming race.

Fans and racing enthusiasts are encouraged to secure their tickets for the July 8-9 event to witness Derek Thorn in action as he vies for victory at the Slinger Nationals. For those unable to attend in person, Racing America TV will be providing coverage of the event, ensuring that fans can catch all the thrilling moments from their homes.

Don't miss the opportunity to see Derek Thorn compete against the best in the business at the 45th Annual Cobblestone Hotels Slinger Nationals. Follow his journey to the top and witness the excitement of high-speed racing at the fastest high-banked quarter mile in the country!

For media inquiries or further information, please contact Marty Melo.

-Derek Thorn Racing Release
-Photo credit: Will Bellamy, Racing America

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