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Pete Leikam

Pete Leikam was a car owner for many years before taking over the reigns of Midwest Speedway in Lincoln in the late 1960s. By the early 1980s, sprint car racing had all but died out when the 360 sprint division was born at Midwest Speedway on May 24, 1981. Leikam continued to run Midwest Speedway until retiring from the racing game following the 1987 season. He was inducted into the Nebraska Auto Racing Hall of Fame in 2003.

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The Nebraska Auto Racing Hall of Fame will enshrine six new inductees at the organizationís 21st annual Induction Ceremonies to be held later this year on SATURDAY OCTOBER 27th, 2018 at Courtside Banquet Hall in Lincoln, a NEW LOCATION!! Located at 333 SPEEDWAY CIRCLE #2, LINCOLN, NEBRASKA. Previously, the organizationís annual Induction Ceremonies had been held on a Friday evening at Lincoln Firefighterís Hall, however timing and space issues prompted the change to a Saturday night at a larger venue.
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