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Best Dirt Track Drivers In The World Coming To Attica Raceway Park During The 2008 Season PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 February 2008
ImageBy Brian Liskai

(Attica, OH) The world's best dirt track racers will help Attica Raceway Park celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2008.

The 23-race schedule is full of special races in addition to one of the toughest weekly racing programs in the United States featuring the fire-breathing, mud-slinging 410 sprints, side-by-side action of the 305 sprints, wheel-hiking, ground-pounding Attica Late Models and the door-banging dirt trucks. In fact, the A-main features alone - for all four divisions - will payout $523,865 in 2008!

"We're excited to offer our fans one of the most entertaining, exciting weekly racing programs in the country," said ARP Promoter John Bores. "Our schedule has something for fans of every form of dirt track racing."

Highlights of the 2008 schedule include "The Month of MAYhem." The Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaw Sprints bring the best sprint car drivers in the world to "Ohio's Finest Racing" speedplant on Kistler Engines Classic Night, Friday, May 30. Also, the World of Outlaws Late Models make their first ever appearance at Attica, racing 50 laps on Friday, May 16. Both Outlaw features pay the winner $10,000!

"For the World of Outlaw sprints, we're also paying $1,000 to win for the Attica Late Models. And when the World of Outlaw Late Models compete at Attica, fans will get a double treat as we're going to include our 410 sprints," said ARP Operations Director Rex LeJeune.

The O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions will bring their exciting, fire-breathing sprint cars to ARP for three visits - Friday, April 4 for the Coors Light Spring Clash; kicking off the Ohio Sprint Speedweek on Aaron's Sales and Lease Night, Sunday, June 22; and the popular Attica Ambush returns to wrap up the season on Baumann Auto Group Night, Saturday, Aug. 30.

The Sunoco American Late Model Series makes two stops at Attica's high banks; True Value of Woodville Night, Friday April 11, and Friday, June 20.

"Thanks to Chuck Hummer and Wynn's Service Drive Solutions and Underground Utilities Inc., we're also running four special $1,000 to win events for the Attica Late Models," said LeJeune.

To help mark the birthday of America, Attica Raceway Park will thank those who pay the bills on Fan Appreciation Night, Friday, July 4, with $10 general admission. The night will include opening the pits for a special autograph session prior to the racing action featuring the 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models and dirt trucks. It will be an affordable night for the entire family, as hot dogs will only be $1 and popcorn 50-cents.

Attica Raceway Park will officially put an end to winter with the season opener on Friday, March 21, with a raindate of Saturday, March 22 gates open at 4 pm and racing at 7 pmGates open every Friday at 5 p.m. with racing action underway at 8 pm. For Saturday and Sunday races, gates open at 4:30 pm. with racing getting underway at 7:30 pm.

2008 Attica Raceway Park Schedule
20th Anniversary In Racing


• Friday, March 21: HD Supply Night - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models (raindate, Saturday, March 22 gates open at 4 p.m., racing at 7 p.m.)

• Friday, March 28: 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models (no raindate)

• Friday, April 4: Coors Light Spring Clash - All Star Sprints, Wynn's Service Drive Solutions ARP Late Models ($1,000 to win) (raindate, Saturday, April 5)

• Friday, April 11: True Value of Woodville Night - American Late Model Series, 305 sprints, dirt trucks (raindate of Saturday, April 12)

• Friday, April 18: Pepsi/Bazell Race Fuels Night - 410 sprints, 305 sprints ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

• Friday, April 25: Scouts Night - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks (open pits for fans)

• Friday, May 2: R&R Auto Wrecking Night - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

• Friday, May 9: American Power Sports of Findlay Night - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

• Friday, May 16: World of Outlaws Late Models (50 laps, $10,000 to win), 410 sprints

• Friday, May 23: 305 Engine Builders' Challenge ($1,200 to win), ARP Late Models, dirt trucks ($10 general admission)

• Friday, May 30: Kistler Engines Classic - World of Outlaws Sprints ($10,000 to win), UUI ARP Late Models ($1,000 to win)

• Friday, June 6: Burns Electric Mid-Season Championship Night (DOUBLE POINTS), 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

• Friday, June 13: Quality Welding Night - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

• Friday, June 20: American Late Model Series, 305 sprints, dirt trucks

• Sunday, June 22: Aaron's Sales & Lease Night - All Star Circuit of Champions Ohio Sprint Speedweek, Wynn's Service Drive Solutions ARP Late Models ($1,000 to win)

• Friday, July 4: Fan Appreciation Night ($10 general admission, open pits, $1 hot dogs, 50-cent popcorn) - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

• Friday, July 11: Underground Utilities Night ($10 general admission) – ARP Late Models ($1,000 to win), 305 sprints, dirt trucks

• Friday, July 18: Kear's Speed Shop Night - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

• Friday, July 25: Smith Family Frosted Foods presents Christmas in July - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

• Friday, Aug. 1: Fisher Performance Night - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

• Friday, Aug. 8: NO RACING - ATTICA FAIR

• Saturday, Aug. 16: World Auto Parts of Huron/Cleveland Night (Past Champions Night)  - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

• Saturday, Aug. 23: Kistler Engines Season Championship Night (DOUBLE POINTS) - 410 sprints, 305 sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks and vintage cars

• Saturday, Aug. 30: Attica Ambush presented by Baumann Auto Group - All Star Circuit of Champion Sprints, ARP Late Models, dirt trucks

Attica Raceway Park is located northeast of U.S. 224 and St. Rt. 4 in the Attica Fairgrounds.

For more information log onto www.atticaracewaypark.com or call (419) 680-5606.
 
Last Updated ( Sunday, 02 March 2008 )
 
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