G.O.T.R.A. Member Cars

Member cars and driver provided information.

1 John Orlowski Jr. - Madison NE

1939 Plymouth Coupe, 327 Chevy and 3 speed transmission.  This car was built frame-up by owner/driver and sons Johnny, Jesse and Jeremy who also race.  Favorite track is US 30 Speedway.  Sponsors are Freedom Air Filters and Dent Specialists. 

1.98 Ron Falk - Albion NE

2 Dennis Proskocil - Ord, NE / Larry Proskocil - Ord, NE

1934 Ford two door sedan, 327 Chevy; this was previously a stock car and raced at Sargent, Ord, Stuart and Hastings. Sponsors - The Parts Bin NAPA, Valley Thunder Rods. Dennis has raced for 30 years, his dad got him started - his dad raced and his children race. He is married to Christy and has three children, Trent, Branden and Lisa. His favorite track is Albion because it is close to home. Unique info pertaining to the car - dad had this car in the early ‘60's.

2 of Spades Lloyd Myers - Alta, IA

7 Tom Sisco - Burchard, NE

7-11 Darrell Doerr - Plainview, NE

1940 Ford originally owned and raced by Harold Mauck from Plainview during the late 60's. Car was found on Harold's farm and was updated to run with GOTRA. Powered by a 318 Chrysler engine, automatic trans and quick change rear.

V8 Doug Wilkening - Retired

9 Rich Anderson - Retired

10 Gary Delp - Retired

10 Dennis Witthuhn - Fremont, NE

1929 Model A Coach 327 Chevy powered, 350 turbo automatic with winters quick change. Owned by Dennis Witthuhn. This car was rebuilt for racing with G.O.T.R.A. by Dan Titus and raced by Gary Delp.

11M Jim Mills - Webb, IA

12 Dennis Proskocil - Ord, NE / Larry Proskocil - Ord, NE

1936 Olds two door sedan, 327 Chevy; this was previously a stock car and raced at Columbus. Sponsors - Valley Thunder Rods & Restoration. Larry has raced for ten years, his brother Dennis got him started - his dad raced. He is married to Tracy and has three children, Becky, Cory and Matthew. His favorite tracks are Columbus and Albion, because they are the closest. Unique info pertaining to the driver - retired from Air Force, 26 years 1995; unique info pertaining to the car - has had many owners; significance to the car # - family race car number.

16 Bill Wrich - Retired

19 Hundred Jerry Sperling - Retired

21 Kevin Kay - Wayne, NE

1928 Ford Model A, 327 Chevy. Sponsors - Kay Co. Inc. Trigger (Jeff Triggs #58) got him started in racing, his father raced and his children race. He is married to Teresa. His favorite track is ALL.

24B Brandon Piersol - Cairo, NE

35 OLDS powered by a 327 Chevy whole car was went through and made victory lane ready by my father Gary Piersol in 2019. GOTRA is a great racing family Thanks for letting me be apart of it.

27 Carroll Adamy - Bellwood, NE /Darrin Adamy - David City, NE

1937 Ford sedan, this car was previously a stock car and raced with GOTRA. Carroll has raced for 32 years - a friend got him started. His favorite track is Midwest Speedway because he won a lot.

29 Ken Ganskow - Retired

31 John Ferguson - Fremont, NE - Retired

32W Bob Werkmeister - Omaha, NE

1932 Ford coupe, 327 Chevy; this car was previously a stock car. Bob has raced for 34 years, his brother is what got him started. His favorite track is Audobon Speedway, because it is a fast track. Unique info about the driver - he’s raced street stocks, modifieds, sprint cars and vintage.

33 Larry Aldrich - Dwight, NE / Andy Aldrich - Omaha, NE Owner - Carol Aldrich - Dwight, NE

1933 Chevy two door sedan, 327 Chevy, three speed, quick change. This is the original purple car. What got him started in racing was helping others as pit crew. His oldest (Chad) and youngest (Andy) sons race. His Favorite track is any track we race at. Unique info pertaining to the driver - a want-to-be Dale Earnhardt. Unique info pertaining to the car - found in the trees on a farm homestead / belonged to Butch Lavicky. Significance to the car # - year of the car.

33R Bill Rice - White City, KS

1929 Chevy coupe, 250 ci 66 cylinder; it was previously a stock car and raced with GOTRA. Sponsors - Stilwell Ranch, Don’s Transmission, Effland Seeds. What got him started in racing was his dad and uncle - his dad raced and his children race. His favorite track is 81 Speedway Wichita, KS. Unique info pertaining to the car - original car, original builder & driver - Marlin Kumm Bloomfield, NE.

34 Larry Thierer - Manhattan, KS

37 Ron Stohlmann - Ashland, NE

1937 Chevy coupe, 327 Chevy. Ron has raced for 16 years. Sponsor - Stohlmann Racing. What got him started in racing is he just wanted to. His favorite track is I80 because it is close to home! Significance to car # - year of car.

40 (white) John Rath - Norfolk, NE

1936 Chevy, 307 Chevy. John has raced for 10+ years and still running same motor from when he started. What got him started in racing - GOTRA.

40 (yellow) Luke Cochran - Retired

42 James Sylvester - David City, NE

1937 Ford sedan, 327 Chevy. James has raced for 14 years. What got him started in racing was his dad, his children race. His favorite track is US30. Significance to the car # - that was his badge # when he was in law enforcement.

44 Terry Price - Johnson, NE

1937 Chevy coupe, 327 Chevy. Terry has raced for 5 years. His favorite track - all

48 Kevin Andersen - Louisville, NE

1929 Ford Model A with a 327 Chevy. This was previously a stock car and raced all over. Sponsors - Corn Growers State Bank, Cornwell Tools, Siteman Auto. His Uncle Ron Stohlmann got him started in racing. His father raced. His favorite track is Butler because of good banking, nice easy facility. Unique info pertaining to the car - built by Ron Stohlmann. Just enjoy life one day at a time and racing.

54 Rocky Fagen - Retired

54 Cassie Allen - Omaha, NE

1941 Cadillac coupe. Running a 327 Chevy with a powerglide. Car was previously a race car.

55 Carroll Behlen - Retired

55JR Jim Thompson - Kearney, NE

1936 Ford five window coupe, 327 Chevy; it was previously a stock car and raced in central Nebraska. Childhood hero Johnny Orlowski III.

58 Jeff Triggs - Wayne, NE / Jacob Triggs - Wayne, NE

1939 Chevy, 327 Chevy; it was previously a stock car. Sponsors - Kay Co., Hasemann Funeral Home. Jeff has raced for 2 years / Jacob has raced for 2 years. His children race. His favorite track is Junction Motor Speedway. Favorite underwear is made by Deluth Trading Co.

61G Gary Piersol - Grand Island, NE

Gary Piersol and Teresa Piersol owners. 1931 Chevy with 305 and power glide. No sponsors always looking! Part of B&G Racing Group. Pit Crew: Teresa Piersol, Brandon Piersol and my Dad Don Piersol! Thank you for all your help and support with B&G Racing.

66S Bob Schalk - Retired

67 Wade Gosch - Norfolk, NE

1947 Chevy, 302 Ford. I work at a college as a janitor even though I feel like I'm smarter than most of the people who go there... Sometimes I see an equation on a blackboard, like half an equation and... I just figure it out. I'm best friends with Ben Afleck.

70 Bob Frahm - Bennington, NE

1946 Olds, 327 Chevy; it was previously a stock car. Bob has not raced yet. Significance to the car # - his son Andy was born in 1970.

1931 Chevy coupe, 327 Chevy.

76 Jeff Zimmerman - Clarkson, NE

"Whenever someone asks me to define love, I usually think for a minute, then I spin around and pin the guy's arm behind his back. NOW who's asking the questions?" - Jeff "El Jeffe" Zimmerman

77 Chris Lavicky - Bee, NE

1938 Chevy sedan. Chris has raced for 20 years. Family got him started racing. His father raced. His favorite track - I80 / Junction Motor Speedway. Significance to the car # - family # since the 1950's. Love to race and have a good time. GOTRA is the perfect group to achieve this.

77L Chris Lavicky - Bee, NE

1930 Chevy coupe.

89 Darrin Adamy – David City, NE / Doug Adamy - Columbus, NE

1930 Ford Model A, 327 Chevy. Sponsors - Professional Paint & Body, Clock Tower Auto. Darrin has raced for 17 years / Doug has raced for 17 years. Doug - what got him started in racing was he always loved racing. Favorite track is Oskaloosa IA, wide open turns on a big track. Unique info pertaining to the driver - Darrin is a twin and gets to race against him every now and then.

92 Johnny Orlowski III - Madison, NE

1931 Nash Coupe, 327 Chevy. I walk around like everything is fine. But deep down inside my shoe, my sock is sliding off. I'm so laid back I lean forward.

93 Jeremy Orlowski - Lincoln, NE

1936 Chevy Coupe with a 327 Chevy. I am a rocket scientist. I’ve appeared on the cover of GQ—twice. And after mastering Italian, I became an international super spy. Right now, I’m yachting my way across the Caribbean, stealing top-secret information, and sipping mai tais…shaken, not stirred. My wife says I exaggerate.

94 Jesse Orlowski - Retired

97 Glenn Barber - Retired

98 Pat Adamy - Columbus, NE / Doug Adamy - Columbus, NE

1936 Plymouth coupe, 327 Chevy; it was previously a stock car and raced with GOTRA. Sponsors - Performance Paint & Body, Clock Tower Auto Mall. Pat has raced for 3 years. What got him started in racing - his two boys raced. His twin sons race. His favorite track - I80 Speedway, but all tracks are fun.

99 Chad Aldrich - Wahoo, NE / Larry Aldrich - Dwight, NE

1939 Ford coupe, 327 Chevy; it was previously a stock car and raced in Iowa. Chad has raced for 8 years. What got him started in racing - Dad was doing it. His favorite track is I80 because it is close to home. Significance to car # - original number.

401 John Connelly, Jr. - Columbus, NE Owner - John Connelly, Sr. - Columbus, NE

1927 Ford Model T, 144. John has raced for 19 years. What got him started in racing - his dad.



 

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