School's in session
at Fremont Speedway July 3
By Brian Liskai
FREMONT, Ohio (June 18, 2005) - Though school is out for the summer,
classes will be in special session Sunday, July 3 at the New Fremont Speedway.
Henry Motorsports of Bellevue, Securance Insurance of Gibsonburg and
Underground Utilities Inc. of Bellevue, have teamed up for a fun night
of racing at "The Track That Action Built."
The Coors Light Dirt Trucks will race for a $1,000 feature payday,
while the UUI Limited Late Models will compete for $750 to win. The ladies
will take center stage in the second annual Powder Puff Truck Race (last
year 410 sprint driver David Harrison's wife Terri took the checkered behind
the wheel of Brian Arnold's dirt truck).
Then school is in session.
School buses - yes, those yellow and black machines - will hit the
track for two races. The first will feature six buses and will be driven
by active professional school bus drivers with CDL licenses.
Bus #29, sponsored by Burns Iron and Metal, Woodville and Fremont NAPA
Auto Parts, Vision Quest, R&R Auto Wrecking and Joseph Wise Fine Clocks,
will be driven by Woodmore bus driver Anna Brewster in one race and race
driver Rich Farmer in the other.
Bus #20x, sponsored by Bobby's Truck and Auto Repair and the Country
Kitchen Gang, will be piloted by Gibsonburg bus driver Chris Roepke in
one race and race driver Otis Clymer in the other.
Bus #20, sponsored by Foster Auto Body, will be driven by Fremont bus
driver Kevin Rhineberger in one race and race driver Bobby Foster in the
Another bus, sponsored by Bowlus Trucking, CA Customs, Carbo Forge,
Castalia Floor Covering, C&R Sheetmetal, American Power SPorts, J.G.
Trucking and Minich Installations, will be driven by Fremont bus
driver Dawn Horn and race driver John Ivy. All of the sponsorship monies
will be donated to the National Foundation for Transplants.
Bus #3, sponsored by DPM Automotive, will be driven by Fremont Ross
bus driver Ron Reed and race driver Ross Rollins.
Bus #10, sponsored by Fat Boy Motorsports, Double D Vinyl Graphics,
KOT Trucking, the Village Inn, Luckey Farmers, Painter Supply, Vickery
Transportation, Bobby's Auto and Truck Repair, will be drivey by a school
bus driver from New Jersey and by race driver Bill Fleming.
To add to the excitement, the vintage race cars will compete, with
some special drivers behind the wheel.
In related news, during the All Star Ohio Sprint Speedway show at Fremont,
scheduled for Thursday, June 30, racing legend brothers Jim and Fred Linder
will stage a match race.
For more information, call the speedway office at 419-862-2206.