#2 - Dave Trute (Hometown: New Lisbon, WI | Division: Sportsman)
An original member of #TeamDeans,Dave Trute makes the cut once again in 2018. Last year proved to be another successful season for Dave as he picked up both the Great Northern Sportsman Series (second straight) and the newly formed TUNDRA Sportsman Series Championships. With plans on running full time at Dells Raceway Park and Dave should be the favorite to win the Championship again.
#5 - Casey Johnson (Hometown: Edgerton, WI | Division: Super Late Model)
2018 will be one that is of a dual role for Casey Johnson. Not only does he plan on returning as a chief for John Beale, Casey returns to the seat again more. Teaming up with Chase Motorsports at Wisconsin International Raceway, Casey plans on running WIR, TUNDRA and the ARCA Midwest Tour full time.
#6 - Jason Thoma (Hometown: Jefferson, WI | Division: Sportsman)
2018 for Jason Thoma will be about having fun. Not committing to anything full time, the 6 looks to have fun, win races and enjoy the summer once again. After a few hard luck years, Thoma will be looking for victory lane in 2018 every where he goes.
#14 - Steve Bachman (Hometown: West Salem, WI | Division: Sportsman)
The door is wide open for Steve Bachman in 2018 at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway as he chases his first championship on the 5/8th mile. After a year of seconds and almosts in 2017, Bachman has to be the favorite rolling into 2018.
#20 - Kody Hubred (Hometown: Cambridge, WI | Division: Late Model)
2018 looks to be excited for Kody. He plans on running full time at Dells Raceway Park. Kody has seen success in just a couple of short years in a late model and looks for that to continue. Under the guidance of fellow TeamDeans driver Casey Johnson, the 20 hopes to be up front and in victory lane on a weekly basis.
#44 - Mike Lichtfeld (Hometown: Portage, WI | Division: Super Late Model)
The Cuatro Cautro found his groove toward the end of the 2017 season and looks to continue the momentum in 2018. Mike Lichtfeld picked up multiple wins in 2017 including his first TUNDRA Super Late Model victory. Wisconsin Challenge Series 4 race schedule, Alive 4 Five at Dells Raceway Park, TUNDRA and other select events are all on the schedule for 2018.
50 - Mike Carlson (Hometown: West Salem, WI | Division: Late Model)
After a 6th in points at La Crosse in the late model division, Mike looks to better that rolling into 2018. With plans of a full season at La Crosse Speedway, a road trip down to Madison is not out of the question. Will Mike be able to make 2018 the year of his first championship?
#92 - Karter Stark (Hometown: Waterloo, WI | Division: Bandolero)
The youngest member of the team is the son of 2015/2016 TeamDeans member Kyle Stark. Karter Stark is becoming a fixture in Bandoleros class. Every time the 92 rolls through the gate, he is a threat to win. Karter plans on competing full time at Jefferson as well as hitting up other tracks like Wausau and Tomah. Look for this young gun to make a name for himself and follow the path of many of the super late drivers you hear about today.
2018 Team Dean's Roster
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