annual 305 sprint invite at Fremont Sunday
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008
Contact Brian Liskai
FREMONT - Many of today's
410 sprint car drivers got their start competing
in the tough 305 sprint
division at Fremont Speedway. And the future looks
even brighter if you look
at the talented crop of drivers in the Fremont
Federal Credit Union 305
Sprint division this year - including a large group
Those drivers will take center
stage Sunday, Aug. 31 in one of the richest
purses in the country for
305 sprints during the 9th Annual All Pro Cylinder
Heads 305 Sprint Invitational
at Fremont Speedway.
The event pays the winner
$2,500! The rest of the pay out is: 2. $1,000;
3.$700; 4. $500; 5. $400;
6. $350; 7. $325; 8. $300; 9. $280; 10. $260;
11.$250; 12. $240; 13. $230;
14. $220; $15. $210; 16. $200; 17. $190; 18.
$180;19. $175; 20. $170.
21. $165; and 22. $160.
There have been 12 different
winners in the 305 sprint division in 12 races
in 2008, including first
timers Brad Haudenschild, Josh Muntz, Cap Henry,
Travis Hoffbauer, Duane
Zablocki and Nate Dussel.
And there are several drivers
who have had consistent top five finishes all
season such as point leader
Stuart Brubaker, who recently claimed the Attica
Raceway Park championship
with four feature wins; Kevin Lee who is only 26
points behind Brubaker;
Dustin Dinan who has a feature win; Bobby Clark who
has a feature win at Fremont;
Matt Merrill who has a victory; Steve Rando
who bested a field of 305
and 360 sprints; and many others.
The former winners of the
305 sprint invite is impressive: 2000- Bobby
Foster; 2001 - Bryan Scott;
2002 - Roger Shammo; 2003 - Scott Miller; 2004
and 2006 - Paul Weaver;
and 2007 - Andy Shammo.
"The 305 sprint division
has some of the best talent from top to bottom that
you'll find in any
class around the country," said Fremont Speedway
Promoters Rich Farmer and
Andy James. "There's been a different winner each
night and there's a great
mix of veterans and talented rookies...it's just a
very entertaining division
that deserves this race and the fans have
indicated over the years
this is a must-see show."
Fremont Speedway's 305 rules
apply for this race. The 305 sprints will also
qualify one lap to determine
their heat race line-ups.
Besides the 305 sprints,
the Fremont Fence Dirt Trucks, the Attica Late
Models and school buses
will be in action.
Admission is $12 for adults;
$10 for senior citizens, $6 for teens (11-16);
and as always, kids 10 and
under are free.
Gates will open on Sunday,
Sept. 2 at 4 p.m. racing to get underway at 7
p.m. For more
information call Farmer
at 419-307-4241 or log onto