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Racing dream comes true for FOX 17's Zach Harig

Sports anchor gets behind the wheel at Berlin Raceway
Zach Harig goes racing at Berlin Raceway
Posted at 9:20 PM, Jul 23, 2021
Lifelong racing dream fulfilled for FOX 17's Zach Harig

Friday afternoon was a dream come true for FOX 17 sports anchor Zach Harig at Berlin Raceway.

Harig runs test laps at Berlin

Former track champion and team owner Billy Shotko, along with his son and super late model driver, Evan, provided a ride for Harig in the No. 222 sportsman typically driven by Scott Baker.

Harig poses with those helping at Berlin Raceway

Harig would run about ten test laps around the track, reaching speeds of nearly 80 MPH.

"You did great but you need to learn how to drive a stick shift," Billy Shotko laughed with Harig afterwards.

Harig climbs into the No. 222 sportsman

Baker and the Shotko's were giving pointers prior to the test session and during via walkie-talkie.

"I need to thank Billy and Evan Shotko, Scott Baker, Josh Frye, Betten Baker and Berlin Raceway for making this happen," Harig added, "This was truly a dream come true."

Zach Harig runs laps at Berlin Raceway