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Round Seven of Ohio Sprint Speedweek at Limaland Motorsports Park Cancelled

LIMA, OH (June 23, 2017) – A mixture of heavy rains and saturated grounds forced Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions and Limaland Motorsports Park officials to cancel round seven of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket scheduled for Friday evening, June 23. Although officials are working together to bring the Arctic Cat All Stars back to Limaland Motorsports Park, any potential rain date will not be connected to Ohio Sprint Speedweek; will not count toward the overall win bonus, nor the Ohio Sprint Speedweek championship.

The 2017 Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket championship will be determined on Saturday evening, June 24, at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio. Only two markers separate Tim Shaffer and Chad Kemenah in the Ohio Sprint Speedweek championship standings entering the Saturday night finale. If a tie would occur in the final Ohio Sprint Speedweek standings, feature finishes throughout the week will be used as a tiebreaker to determine the champion; number of victories, number of runner-up finishes, and so on.

Atomic Speedway pit gates will open at 2:00 pm, followed by main gates at 4:00 pm and hot laps at 6:00 pm. Those who would like to learn more about the Atomic Speedway Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket finale should visit Atomic Speedway live on the Web at www.atomicspeedway.net. A rain date of Sunday, June 25, will be used if needed.

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FAST 410 Standings Tighten; FAST 305 Teams Head to Limaland

FREMONT, Ohio – The chase for the $10,000 All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST 410 Championship Series presented by Ohio Logistics crown has tightened up after a big double-header of FAST racing this past weekend. And, the teams battling for the championship of the JLH General Contractor FAST 305 Championship Series presented by Engine Pro finally got a weekend of competition in as they prepare to hit the road and compete on the high banks of Limaland Motorsports Park in Lima, Ohio Friday, June 16.

“Mother Nature finally cooperated with both tracks and the racing was exciting and entertaining. The points are close and the next few months will be a lot of fun to watch,” said Rich Famer, FAST President.

“We are looking forward to taking our 20 plus FAST 305 teams to Limaland Friday. They put on a hell of a show last year and created quite the buzz among the Limaland fans. I know the teams are excited to get to experience a new track,” Farmer added.

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35th Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket will blast-off June 16 at Attica Raceway Park

The Cushion live streaming, $3,000 point fund and multi-win bonuses each add excitement to nine-day campaign

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 14, 2017) – An open wheel tradition celebrating 35 years in 2017, Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket will hit center stage beginning Friday evening, June 16, at Attica Raceway Park, igniting an eight-race/nine-day Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions campaign that will stretch to all four corners of The Buckeye State. “America’s Series” will visit eight different facilities during the 2017 Ohio Sprint Speedweek schedule, and for the first time in Series history, seven of the eight Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket programs will be broadcast live via internet pay-per-views on www.thecushion.com or www.eldoraspeedway.com.

Returning for a third straight year, Concord, Ohio-based Cometic Gasket, a worldwide supplier of gaskets and engine sealing solutions, will be the official engine gasket of Ohio Sprint Speedweek, as well as the presenting sponsor for the entire eight-race campaign.

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Ohio Logistics and Brad Doty Classic Continue Partnership

ATTICA, Ohio — Ohio Logistics is one of the most successful privately held logistics firms in the Midwest. When you team Ohio Logistics up with one of the most successful sprint car races in the Midwest, it’s a combination that brings world wide attention and excitement.

The 29th Annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic Presented by Racing Optics hits the track at Attica Raceway Park on Tuesday, July 11 (rain date of Wednesday, July 12) featuring the best sprint car drivers in the world from the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series.

The Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic returned to Attica Raceway Park in 2016 following a 10 year run at Limaland Motorsports Park in Lima, Ohio. The event originated at ARP in 1989. A standing-room only crowd witnessed Fargo, North Dakota’s Donny Schatz drive from a 15th starting spot to claim the $10,000 win last July. He became the first three-time winner of the prestigious Brad Doty Classic.
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FAST Series Set for Growth in 2017

FREMONT, Ohio – The 410 and 305 sprint teams who plan to the run the 2017 FAST series will compete for the highest purses in the nine-year history of the organization.

“We have had a lot of interest in the FAST series over the winter and I’m proud that we will continue to give our local racers a chance to compete for more money than ever before. Of course, none of that would be possible if not for the support of all our great marketing partners. I want to welcome All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads as the title sponsor of the 410 FAST series along with new presenting sponsor Ohio Logistics. Jon Horn and JLH General Contractor is once again stepping up as the title sponsor of the 305 FAST series with Engine Pro returning as presenting sponsor,” said Rich Farmer, FAST President.

“Kistler Racing Products was the title sponsor of the FAST 410 series since its inception and will continue to be a supporter of the organization. I can’t thank Paul Kistler enough for all he has done not only for FAST but for area racing in general,” Farmer added.

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Pit Box: East Thunders Into Bristol

Whelen Southern Mods Return To Caraway

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

 • Following a three-week hiatus the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will return to action with the fifth annual PittLite 125 on Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Last year’s winner Kyle Benjamin will look to become the series’ first two-time victor in Thunder Valley. Todd Gilliland also has a chance to sit alone in the K&N Pro Series record books as he will look to become the first driver in East or West history to win his first five career starts. He’s currently tied for the mark with Dan Gurney, who won his first four K&N Pro Series West races (then known as Pacific Coast Late Models) from 1963-66.

• The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour returns to Caraway Speedway for the second time this season for Saturday’s Dogwood 150. Andy Seuss won this race last year and is still looking for his first checkered flag of the season while George Brunnhoelzl III enters as victor of the past two events. Burt Myers won the season opener at Caraway in March and holds a one-point advantage over Brunnhoelzl in the standings. After the Dogwood 150, the tour will take its annual spring break until July.

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Callies Performance Products is Dash Sponsor for Brad Doty Classic!

June 13, 2015 – Callies Performance Products will be sponsoring the Callies Performance Products Dash for the Brad Doty Classic at Limaland Motorsports Park in Lima, Ohio on Wednesday, July 15. This year’s event will again be sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series.

Headquartered in Fostoria, Ohio, Callies Performance Products specialize in the best designed, highest quality crankshafts, connecting rods and camshaft cores available on the market today.

“I want to thank everyone at Callies for their continued support of our event!” says race co-promoter, Brad Doty. “Professional engine builders already know all about the quality of Callies Performance Products and our goal is to bring attention to the Callies name and to remind those who might be building their own engines about Callies products!”
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Racing Optics Returns as Presenting Sponsor for Brad Doty Classic!

June 8, 2015 – Racing Optics returns as presenting sponsor for the 27th Annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic presented by Racing Optics.  Founded in 1999 by Bart, Steve and Seth Wilson, Racing Optics, Inc. has become the largest tear-off manufacturer in the world.  This year’s event will be held on Wednesday, July 15 at the Limaland Motorsports Park in Lima, Ohio. Racing Optics is a leader in racing tear-offs and proudly includes companies such as 3M, GE, Oakley, Rawlings, Scott, Smith, Spy, Bell, Shoei, Schulberth and Arai as some of its OEM customers.

Race co-promoter Brad Doty wants everyone to know Racing Optics laminated tear offs are by far the best on the market for any racing application and he has been told that they have just introduced a new ‘Tear Off’ screen protector for I-Phone’s and I-Pad’s and will be showcasing them at this year’s race! According to Brad, “Racing Optics has been a great partner of our event and I couldn’t be any happier that they are back with us again for the 2015 race!”

Brad wants everyone to know, “Racers, we now have the same technology in screen protectors used for over ten years in professional motorsports. The Racing Optics screen protectors are patented because of their unique properties that help them be the clearest and sharpest on the market and are the only ones that have three layers that can be peeled off just like the ones used on windshields!  Racing Optics three layer Screen Protector is made with high precision lamination and a coating technology to provide extra protection and clarity combined with a ‘hard-coat’ layer of invisible protection against scratches and dirt. Couple this with the fact that the screen protectors are easy to apply with a water-free application that virtually eliminates bubbles and annoying reflections and they have a real winner!”

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Whelen All-American Changes Announced

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced several new initiatives for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Thursday at the annual Track Operators Meeting.

The competition changes, which go into effect in 2014, are designed to spotlight the sport’s young stars and reward the achievements of drivers at every level of the series. They were announced at the meeting, which was held in conjunction with the touring and weekly series awards ceremonies in Charlotte, N.C.

Starting next season, a national champion will be crowned in all five divisions of the series. In recent seasons, the Finalist Program honored top competitors in Div. II-V.

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