School's in session
Monday at Fremont Speedway
By Brian Liskai
FREMONT, Ohio (June 30, 2006) - Though school is out for the summer,
classes will be in special session Monday, July 3 at the New Fremont Speedway.
Fort Ball Pizza Palace of Fremont will sponsor 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 $500 to win. The ladies
will take center stage in the third annual Powder Puff Truck Race (in the
first year 410 sprint driver David Harrison's wife Terri took the checkered,
while last year Jenny Spitler, girlfriend of 410 sprint driver Bobby Clark,
took the victory).
Then school is in session.
School buses 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 #07 sponsored by Double D Vinyl Graphics will be driven by CDL
owner Scott Dukeshire, with dirt truck driver Darren Dukehire sharing driving
"Cone Man" Barry Boss will serve as the bus safety inspector.
To add to the excitement, the vintage race cars will compete, with some
special drivers behind the wheel.
For more information, call the speedway office at 419-862-2206.