Attica, Fremont team up for new 410 and 305 series in 2019
December 23, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018
Contact: Duane Hancock
FREMONT/ATTICA, Ohio - Fremont Speedway, located in Fremont, Ohio, and Attica Raceway Park, located about 40 minutes away in Attica, Ohio, have worked together over many years to provide some of the best weekly sprint car racing in the region. The two tracks will continue that cooperative spirit in 2019, forming the All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads/Kistler Racing Products Attica Fremont Championship Series (AFCS) Presented by the Baumann Auto Group for the 410 sprints and the KS Sales and Service AFCS for the 305 sprints.
The 410 sprints will compete in nine AFCS events at each track in 2019 with seven of those being double-header weekends - Friday at Attica and Saturday at Fremont. The 305 sprints will compete in seven AFCS events at each track in 2019 with six of those being double-header weekends - Friday at Attica and Saturday at Fremont.
Lifelong racing enthusiast and supporter Duane Hancock will be the series director.
"We wanted to create something that will put more money in the hands of our weekly race teams and reward them for their support. We are excited to partner with Ryan Schiets and the Fremont Speedway group. Duane will do a great job directing the series. We are looking at putting up extra money on selected double-header weekends," said Rex LeJeune, Director of Operations at Attica Raceway Park.
Schiets, who chairs the new committee in charge of the historic Fremont Speedway, said the series will help the local teams with added funding without them having to do a lot of travel.
"Fremont and Attica have long had some of the best drivers and race teams in the region and we want to do what we can to help them put on exciting shows for the fans week in and week out," Schiets added.
The schedule for the 410 sprints All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads/Kistler Racing Products AFCS Presented by the Baumann Auto Group and the KS Sales and Service AFCS and a point fund - above and separate from each track's point funds - will be announced at a later date. The first 410 AFCS events in 2019 will be held Friday, April 12 at Attica Raceway Park and Saturday, April 13 at Fremont Speedway. The first 305 AFCS events in 2019 will be held Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4.
"Right now we are busy making calls and talking to potential marketing partners for the point fund," Hancock said. "I'm excited about helping to keep the car counts and teams stable for these two great tracks in 2019 and beyond."
"We really want to thank Paul Kistler at Kistler Racing Products, Bob Williams at All Pro Heads and Kevin Shammo at KS Sales and Service for stepping up to be the title sponsors and the Baumann Auto Group for all their help as well," added Hancock.
Fans can keep up with the AFCS on Titter @afcs_sprints; on Facebook by following afcssprints and on the web at www.afcssprints.com
For more information go to www.atticaracewaypark.com or follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atticaracewaypark and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.
For more information go to www.fremontohspeedway.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FremontSpeedway or on Twitter https://twitter.com/FremontSpeedway.
About All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads – www.allproheads.com
All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads in Johnstown, Ohio, is the Industry Leader in Small Block Chevy Aluminum Cylinder Heads catering to the hard core racer always looking for the perfect design for a specific application. Whether it’s Sprints, Super Late Models, Drag Racing, Off-Road, Marine or Road Racing, you can count on All Pro. See Bob and Suzie Williams and all their great employees for all your racing cylinder head needs.
About Kistler Racing Products – www.kistlerracing.com
In 2008, Kistler Racing Products opened to add a full product line to the already 15 year established Kistler Engines business. Paul Kistler hired Brian Kemenah and Dave Deyo to run the store, conveniently located within Kistler Engines Inc. shop in rural Fremont, Ohio.
Kistler Racing Products is proud to provide a wide array of high quality, dependable and race winning capable parts, most in stock. Kistler Racing Products and Kistler Engines are proud of their unique niche – the only comprehensive shop for dirt sprints in the United States where you can build a car from the ground up including motor and arrive at the race track in a one-stop shopping atmosphere. Kistlers supplies everything you need from A – Z : Axles to Zeus buttons including product line Arai Helmets to Zemco – if you need it, we’ve got it. If it makes a race car competitive to win, you will find it at Kistler Racing Products – and you will get all the technical support and one on one personalized customer service that you deserve. At Kistler Racing Products, you are not just another number – you are important to us and you will know it!
About the Baumann Auto Group - www.baumannautogroup.com
The Baumann Auto Group is a Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Ford, GMC auto dealer with locations in Fremont, Port Clinton, Tiffin and Genoa. Our goal is to make your car buying experience the best possible. Baumann Auto Group's virtual dealership offers a wide variety of new and used cars, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Jeep, RAM incentives, service specials, and Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Jeep, RAM parts savings. Convenient locations in Fremont, Tiffin, Genoa and Port Clinton.
About KS Sales and Service – Gibsonburg, Ohio
KS Sales and Service, located southwest of Gibsonburg, Ohio on U.S. Rt. 6 in Rollersville, is an authorized Cub Cadet dealer. KS Sales has a complete line of riding lawn mowers, lawn tractors, zero turn lawn mowers, push mowers, snow blowers, parts and accessories. For more information call Kevin Shammo at 419.638.4005.