Speedway cancels May 7 races
Saturday, May 07, 2011
Contact: Brian Liskai
FREMONT, Ohio – High fuel
prices coupled with a not-so-promising weather forecast has prompted Fremont
Speedway officials to cancel racing for Saturday, May 7.
“In today’s economy, race
tracks, teams and fans have to keep a very close eye on their finances.
Unfortunately, Saturday was a situation where there’s a better than average
chance of rain and storms. With fuel prices over $4 a gallon, race teams
and fans will look at that and have to make a decision based on their pocket-book
and that will impact the track’s bottom line,” said Fremont Speedway Promoter
“As a track promoter you
have to take ALL the issues into consideration if you want to survive and
prosper. I feel bad for the diehard fans and teams, but we want them to
enjoy themselves through the entire season,” added Farmer.
Fremont Speedway will be
back in action Saturday, May 14 for Roots Poultry Night. It will be a Kistler
Racing Products Fremont Attica Sprint Title (FAST) Championship Series
event for the Fort Ball Pizza Palace 410 sprints. The Fremont Federal Credit
Union 305 Sprints and Fremont Fence & Guardrail Dirt Trucks will also
be in action.
And coming Saturday and Sunday,
May 28 and 29, the O’Reilly Auto Parts All Star Circuit of Champion Sprint
Cars will make their first appearance of 2011 at “The Track That Action
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