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Big Money Up For Grabs At Attica Raceway Park In 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 28 January 2014

ImageBy Brian Liskai

(Attica, OH) More money will be up for grabs at Attica Raceway Park in 2014 – over $600,000 to be exact!
 
“We couldn’t do any of this if it weren’t for the great support we get from the race teams and fans and our exceptional business partners who sponsor billboards, race nights and our weekly divisions,” said John Bores, Attica Raceway Park Promoter. “We are all excited about the big events at Attica in 2014 and we will work hard to make sure everyone has a fun night at the track each week.”
 
Attica Raceway Park – Ohio ’s Finest Racing speedplant – will kick off its 26th anniversary season on Friday, March 28th with the O’Reilly Auto Parts 410 winged sprints, Summit Racing Equipment UMP Late Models, and Foster’s Auto Body 305 Sprints.
 
The 2014 schedule includes 22 events from March through August and will bring in some of the biggest names in sprint car and late model racing. Highlighting the schedule will be the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series on Friday, May 30th with the Kistler Engines Classic paying $10,000 to win. Back for its second season will be the season-finale – a two-day affair featuring the University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions and the Lucas Oil Late Model Series on Friday and Saturday, August 29th and 30th. The Lucas Oil Late Models will battle for $10,000 to win on Friday with the UNOH All Stars vying for $5,000 to win on Saturday for the Attica Ambush weekend.
 
The UNOH All Stars will make five appearances at Attica in 2014 including the traditional HD Supply Spring Nationals, Friday and Saturday April 4th and 5th. Saturday’s finale will pay the feature winner $10,000. Besides the Attica Ambush at the end of the season, the All Stars will kick off the 32nd Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek at Attica on Friday, June 20th.
 
The Kistler Racing Products FAST (Fremont Attica Sprint Title) Championship Series presented by KS Sales and Service will battle at Attica in 9 events in 2014 including the May 16th Eric Phillips Anniversary Classic and the July 18th event – each paying $3,000 to win.

Not taking a backseat to the sprints, the UMP late models will have several must-see events at Attica in 2014. Attica Raceway Park and the NAPA Auto Parts Wayne County Speedway are teaming up for an 8-race challenge series – 4 events at each track. Attica will play host to the Super Late Model Challenge Series on May 2nd, June 20th, July 11th and Aug. 30th. Each event will pay $1,500 to win and $200 to start the feature event.
 
The popular Sunoco American Late Model Series will battle at Attica on Friday, April 18th.
 
The popular DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour will pay a visit to Attica on Central Ohio Farmers/Summit Racing Equipment Night, Friday, July 18th. The UMP Modifieds will also be part of the Hell Tour. And some of the best late model drivers in the world will help wrap up Attica’s season when the Lucas Oil Late Model Series comes to town on Detroit Chocolat Night, Friday, Aug. 29th for $10,000 to win.
 
Attica’s 2014 schedule also includes several key events for the 305 sprints including 5 JLH General Contractor FAST races. The 305 Engine Builders’ Challenge presented by Gressman Powersports and Level Performance will pay the feature winner $1,200 on Friday, July 11th.
 
The Fremont Fence Dirt Trucks will also compete in 11 events at Attica in 2014.
 
Attica has also scheduled special events for the younger race fans. Each week a bicycle will be given away to one lucky child. Also, the Junior Fan Club member of the week will give the “command” to start the races each week and will receive a t-shirt, picture and ride in the Baumann Auto Group Pace Truck. Attica will also pay tribute to all area scouts on Friday, May 9th – every scout and scout leader who wears their uniform to the races will get in FREE!
 
And, for one of the best “bang for your buck” events of the season, Fan Appreciation Night on Friday, July 4th will include $10 general admission, $1 hot dogs, 50-cent popcorn, a free souvenir race program and open pits before the races for autographs and pictures.
 
“Our staff is committed to putting on an entertaining and efficient show and we are pumped up for what 2014 has to offer the fantastic race teams and fans that come to Attica from all over the Midwest,” said Rex LeJeune, Attica Raceway Park Operations Director.
 
Race fans are encouraged to follow Attica Raceway Park on Twitter and like Attica Raceway Park on Facebook. All the exciting information can be found at www.atticaracewaypark.com
 
2014 Attica Raceway Park Schedule
 
Friday, March 28 - Construction Equipment & Supply Night
410 Sprints, UMP Late Models, 305 Sprints
(Rain Date Saturday, March 29)
 
Friday, April 4 - HD Supply Spring Nationals
All Star Circuit of Champions ($3,000 to Win), UMP Late Models, 305 Sprints
 
Saturday, April 5 - HD Supply Spring Nationals
All Star Circuit of Champions ($10,000 to Win), UMP Late Models, 305 Sprints     
       
Friday, April 11 - Bazell Race Fuels Night
UMP Late Models, 305 Sprints, Dirt Trucks
 
Friday, April 18 - Columbus Equipment / True Value of Woodville Night
FAST 410 Sprints, Sunoco American Late Model Series, FAST 305 Sprints
 
Friday, April 25 - Tiffin Paper Company (TPC) / Merrill Lynch Night
FAST 410 Sprints, UMP Late Models, 305 Sprints – Open Pits
 
Friday, May 2@ - Underground Utilities Night
UMP Late Models ($1,500 to Win), 305 Sprints, Dirt Trucks
 
Friday, May 9 - Sutton Bank / Fisher Performance / Scouts Night
410 Sprints, UMP Late Models, 305 Sprints
 
Friday, May 16 - Eric Phillips 26th Anniversary Classic
American Powersports of Findlay & Sandusky Night
FAST 410 Sprints ($3,000 to Win), UMP Late Models, FAST 305 Sprints
 
Friday, May 30 - Kistler Engines Classic
World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars – ($10,000 to Win), UMP Late Models ($1,200 to Win)
 
Friday, June 6 - Croghan Colonial Bank / All Pro Aluminum Heads Night
FAST 410 Sprints, 305 Sprints, Dirt Trucks       
 
Friday, June 13 - Burns Electric / Smith Family Foods Mid Season Championship Night 
FAST 410 Sprints, UMP Late Models, FAST 305 Sprints, Dirt Trucks
(DOUBLE POINTS)   
 
Friday, June 20@ - Ohio Sprint Speedweek – Ohio Caterpillar Night
All Star Circuit of Champions ($5,000 to Win), UMP Late Models ($1,500 to Win)
 
Friday, July 4  - Kears Speed Shop Fan Appreciation Night
FAST 410 Sprints, UMP Late Models, 305 Sprints, Dirt Trucks
($10 General Admission – Open Pit Area / Meet the Drivers - $1 Hot Dogs, 50 cent Popcorn)
 
Friday, July 11@ - 305 Engine Builders Challenge
305 Sprints ($1,200 to Win), UMP Late Models ($1,500 to Win), Dirt Trucks + Vintage Race Cars
    
Friday, July 18 - Central Ohio Farmers/ Summit Racing Equipment Night
UMP Late Model Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” ($5,000 to Win), FAST 410 Sprints ($3,000 to Win), UMP Modifieds

Friday, July 25 - Ohio Logistics Night
FAST 410 Sprints, UMP Late Models, FAST 305 Sprints, Dirt Trucks
 
Friday, August 1 - Edward Jones of Clyde Night / Mike Neill Financial Advisor
FAST 410 Sprints, UMP Late Models, FAST 305 Sprints, Trucks
       
Friday, August 8 - NO RACING – ATTICA FAIR                    
 
Saturday, August 16 - WNWO NBC Toledo Ch 24 Night
410 Sprints ($3,000 to Win), UMP Late Models, 305 Sprints, Dirt Trucks
 
Saturday, August 23 - Kistler Racing Products Presents Mark Keegan Classic Season Championship Night
410 Sprints ($3,000 to Win), UMP Late Models, 305 Sprints, Dirt Trucks
(DOUBLE POINTS)
 
ATTICA AMBUSH - NIGHT #1
Friday, Aug 29 - Detroit Chocolat Presents Lucas Oil Late Models ($10,000 to Win) + All Star Circuit of Champions ($3,000 to Win)
              
ATTICA AMBUSH - NIGHT #2
Saturday, Aug 30@ - Baumann Auto Group Night - All Star Circuit of Champions ($5,000 To Win), UMP Late Models ($1,500 To Win), 305 Sprints, Dirt Trucks

@ = Attica/Wayne County Late Model Challenge Point Races
Last Updated ( Monday, 24 March 2014 )
 
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