First FAST Weekend Wrap Up of 2014
Craig Mintz Leads F.A.S.T. ‘410’ Standings After Two Events;John Ivy On Top of F.A.S.T. ‘305’ Rankings After Two Rounds of ActionRecap and Updated Point Standings as of 4/21/2014
By Tyler Altmeyer: F.A.S.T. Public Relationsfirstname.lastname@example.org/(724)-954-4915F.A.S.T. Promoter: Rich Farmer - (419) 307 - 4241 / www.fastondirt.com
Fremont, OH (April 21st, 2014) - The Kistler Racing Products Fremont/Attica Sprint Title (F.A.S.T.) ‘410’ Championship Series presented by KS Sales & Service launched it’s 2014 campaign during the recent weekend; hosting back-to-back events on Friday and Saturday, April 18th & 19th at the Attica Raceway Park (April 18th) and Fremont Speedway (April 19th). The series averaged over thirty (30) ‘410’ sprint cars during their first two nights of competition; with many of the region’s finest race teams on hand to help bring in the new F.A.S.T. season.
Two (2) different feature winners were crowned during the first two nights of the 2014 season. Tim Shaffer, a Pennsylvania native and former UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions’ national champion, earned the F.A.S.T. ‘410’ Championship Series night #1 victory on Friday evening, April 18th at the Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio. Caleb Griffith (2nd), Craig Mintz (3rd), Chris Andrews (4th) and Jody Keegan (5th) rounded out the top-five. There were thirty-six (36) F.A.S.T. ‘410’ sprinters signed-in on Friday evening at the Attica bullring.
Christopher Bell, an Oklahoma native and USAC national midget phenom, earned the Kistler Racing Products Fremont/Attica Sprint Title ‘410’ Championship Series presented by KS Sales & Service night #2 victory on Saturday, April 19th at the Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio. Bell would hold off former UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions’ national champion, Chad Kemenah, for the 30-lap, $2,500-to-win victory. Broc Martin (3rd), Craig Mintz (4th) and Byron Reed (5th) rounded out the top-five. There were twenty-six (26) F.A.S.T. ‘410’ sprint cars signed-in on Saturday night at the Fremont Speedway.
The 2014 JLH General Contractors Fremont/Attica Sprint Title ‘305’ Championship Series presented by Engine Pro season also launched during the recent weekend; with back-to-back events being hosted at the Attica Raceway Park (April 18th) and Fremont Speedway (April 19th). An average of twenty-five (25) F.A.S.T. ‘305’ Championship Series sprint cars signed in for competition during the recent weekend; with twenty-eight (28) officially signing-in for action on Friday night at Attica Raceway Park, and twenty-three (23) signing-in on Saturday night at Fremont Speedway.
So much like the F.A.S.T. ‘410’ Championship Series, two different winners were crowned during the F.A.S.T. ‘305’ Championship Series opening weekend. John Ivy took home the checkers during the 2014 season opener on Friday night, April 18th at Attica Raceway Park. Jordan Ryan (2nd), Steve Rando (3rd), Seth Schneider (4th) and Alvin Roepke (5th) rounded out the top-five. Jimmy Colvin earned the F.A.S.T. ‘305’ Championship Series night #2 victory at the Fremont Speedway on Saturday, April 19th. Colvin would hold off Friday night winner, John Ivy, for the F.A.S.T. ‘305’ win; followed by Steve Rando (3rd), Dustin Dinan (4th) and Jordan Ryan (5th).
Craig Mintz currently leads the F.A.S.T. ‘410’ Championship Series point standings after two (2) rounds of competition. Mintz, who earned back-to-back top-five finishes with the series during the recent weekend, sits on top with 276 points; 14 points ahead of current series runner-up, Chris Andrews. Caleb Giffith, Byron Reed and Stuart Brubaker round out the top-five, respectively.
John Ivy leads the F.A.S.T. ‘305’ Championship Series standings heading into the next sanctioned event on Friday, May 16th at Attica Raceway Park. Ivy, who has 295 earned points, secured the top spot in the standings with two (2) podium finishes during the recent weekend. Steve Rando currently sits second in the standings; followed by Jordan Ryan, Jimmy Colvin and Dustin Dinan
Action for the Kistler Racing Products Fremont/Attica Sprint Title ‘410’ Championship Series presented by KS Sales & Service will continue this Friday and Saturday, April 25th & 26th at the Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway. The F.A.S.T. ‘305’ Championship Series schedule will not continue until Friday and Saturday, May 16th and 17th.
Those who are seeking additional information regarding the 2014 Kistler Racing Products Fremont/Attica Sprint Title Championship Series presented by KS Sales & Service, or the 2014 JLH General Contractors Fremont/Attica Sprint Title ‘305’ Championship Series presented by Engine Pro, can do so by logging on to the official online home of the Fremont/Attica Sprint Title Series at www.fastondirt.com. Updated information regarding the Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway can also be found on the web at; www.atticaracewaypark.com or www.fremontohspeedway.com. Be sure to like us on Facebook at fb.com/fastondirt or follow @FASTseries on Twitter.
FAST On Dirt, Inc. would like to thank the following contributors to the 2014 Fremont/Attica Sprint Title point fund:
Kistler Racing Products, KS Sales & Service, JLH General Contractors, Engine Pro, Engler Machine & Tool, CP-Carillo Pistons, Design Graphics Group Inc., SCS Gearbox, Reebar Die Casting, Hoseheads.com, Level Performance, Young's RV Centers, Gressman Powersports, Hoserville Ohio, Jon Wright’s Custom Chrome Plating, JD Automotive, Fremont Fence, Baumann Auto Group, Synder’s Floor Covering, Goofy Golf, Scott’s Lawn Care, Buffalo Wild Wings, Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway.
Also, a very special thanks to all of our contingency award sponsors:
All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Henry Motorsports, Productive Tools & Equipment, Hinchman Indy Racewear, OC Shocks, Kear's Speed Shop, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, King Racing Products, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products, Linder's Speed Equipment, Outerwears Performance Products, Pro Shocks, R2C Performance Products, Rod End Supply, Saldana Racing Products, Ti22 Performance, Weld Racing Wheels, Hoosier Racing Tires, J&J Auto Racing and Golden Graphics & Design.