rains force cancellation of Tuesday's Ohio Sprint Speedweek event at Fremont
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
FREMONT, Ohio – Heavy showers
and thunderstorms hit Fremont Speedway Tuesday after the four O’Reilly
Auto Parts All Star Circuit of Champion Sprint Car heat races had been
completed, forcing the cancellation of the Ohio Sprint Speedweek event
presented by Helms & Sons Excavating and Paving Night.
Fans can bring their ticket
stubs from Tuesday to the Saturday, June 25 finale for the $10,000-to-win
Ohio Sprint Speedweek at Fremont Speedway and pay the difference in admission
price ($5 for adults).
The 305 sprints and dirt
trucks will also be in competition Saturday. There is a rain date of Sunday,
There were 45 All Star Sprints
that qualified Tuesday before the rains fell, including NASCAR driver Kasey
Kahne. Tim Shaffer set quick time. Heat races were won by Bryan Sebetto,
Jac Haudenschild, Bruce White and Kyle Sauder. Only two of the top eight
qualifiers had made the A-main through their heats – Stevie Smith and Dale
Gates will open Saturday
at 4 p.m. with racing underway at 7 p.m. on Fort Ball Pizza Palace Night.
For more information go to