15 will be FAST this summer


Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Contact: Rich Farmer


FREMONT, Ohio- The All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST 410 Championship Series Presented by Ohio Logistics will hold its first double-header weekend of the 2018 season Friday, May 4 at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, and Saturday, May 5 at Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio. Fifteen drivers have signed up to battle for the FAST title.

The 10th season of the All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST 410 Championship Series began at Fremont Speedway April 21 with two time series champion Craig Mintz picking up the win.

"We are excited for the 10th season of FAST. It has grown each year to include other tracks and bigger paying events. The 15 drivers we have chasing the FAST title are a great blend of young talent and championship veterans. It will be a fun, exciting season to watch unfold," said FAST President Rich Farmer.

The FAST 15 for 2018 are:

Craig Mintz, Gibsonburg, Ohio, won the FAST title in 2009 and 2013. He won Attica Raceway Park's track title in 2012 and 2013 and Fremont Speedway's championship in 2010 and 2012.

Byron Reed, Monclova, Ohio, won FAST titles in 2010, 2014, 2015 and 2016. He is an eight time Attica Raceway Park track champion and a seven time Fremont Speedway champion. He finished eighth in the 2017 FAST points.

DJ Foos, Fremont, Ohio, won the FAST championship in 2017. He was the 2010 Attica 305 champion; 2012 Fremont 305 champion; 2012 FAST 305 champion; and was the 410 rookie of the year in 2013 at Fremont, Attica and FAST.

Chris Andrews, Sandusky, Ohio, finished second in FAST points in 2017. He claimed his second 410 track title at Attica Raceway Park in 2017 and was Attica's 2006 305 sprint champion.

Max Stambaugh, Elida, Ohio was the 2017 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions rookie of the year. He is a former Limaland Motorsports Park Rookie of the Year and the King of the Quarter Mile champion at Limaland in 2014 and runner-up in the NRA Sprint Invaders points in 2014 and 2015.

Cap Henry, Republic, Ohio finished in the top four in points with the All Stars in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2016. He finished 10th in the 2013 Knoxville Nationals.

T.J. Michael, Plano, Texas was the 2016 All Star Rookie of the Year.

Adam Kekich, Hermitage, PA. was the 2011 Mercer Raceway Park Rookie of the Year.

Kelsey Ivy, Fremont, Ohio, is in her rookie season of 410 sprint racing. She finished fifth in FAST 305 points in 2017.

Brian Lay, Genoa, Ohio, finished third in the 2017 FAST Points. He is a three time South African Sprint Car Champion.

Broc Martin, Wooster, Ohio was the track champion at Fremont Speedway in 2016.

Tyler Gunn, Napoleon, Ohio finished fourth in the FAST standings in 2017. He was the 305 rookie of the year at Fremont, Attica and with FAST in 2012.

Duane Zablocki, Tiffin, Ohio finished fifth in the FAST points in 2017.

Stuart Brubaker, Gibsonburg, Ohio finished seventh in the 2017 FAST standings. He is a three time Fremont 305 champion; was the 305 champion at Attica in 2008 and the FAST 305 champion in 2010. He was the 410 rookie of the year in 2012 at Attica, Fremont and FAST.

Jess Stiger, Sycamore, Ohio was the 2016 Fremont Speedway and FAST 410 Rookie of the Year. He was the 2014 NRA Sprint Invader and Limaland rookie of the year.

The registration deadline for the JLH General Contractor FAST 305 Championship Series Presented by Engine Pro is Friday, May 4.

Gates will open Friday, May 4 at Attica Raceway Park at 5 p.m. with racing getting under way at 7:45 p.m. on Atkins Group/AmeriGas Night. Not only are the FAST 410 and 305 sprints in action but it is the first night of the Attica/Oakshade Raceway Challenge Series for the UMP Late Models. Tickets are $15 for adults; $13 for senior citizens; $10 for teens ages 11-15; with kids 10 and under free. Pit passes are $30. More information can be found at www.atticaracewaypark.com

Gates open Saturday, May 5 at Fremont Speedway at 4 p.m. with racing slated to begin at 7 p.m. on AmeriGas Open Wheel Shootout Night. Besides the FAST 410 sprints, the FAST 305 Sprints will battle the NRA Sprint Invader 360 sprints. The Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) non wing sprints will also be in competition. It is "Fan With a Can" night as well with fans encouraged to bring canned goods for the local food pantry. For more information go to www.fremontohspeedway.com

About the FAST Championship Series:

The FAST Series was started as a way to promote the great racing fans have enjoyed in Northwest/North Central Ohio at Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway – thus the FAST acronym stood for Fremont Attica Sprint Title. Over the past couple of years the series has expanded to include other tracks and is now known as simply the FAST Championship Series.

Those who are seeking additional information regarding the 2018 All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST Series presented by Ohio Logistics, or the 2018 JLH General Contractors FAST ‘305’ Series presented by Engine Pro, can do so by logging on to the official online home of the FAST Series at www.fastondirt.com. Be sure to stay updated on everything FAST related and ‘Like’ FAST on Facebook at fb.com/fastondirt and follow FAST on Twitter at @FASTseries.

FAST On Dirt, Inc. would like to thank the following contributors to the 2018 FAST Series point fund: All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Ohio Logistics, JLH General Contractors, Engine Pro, Kistler Racing Products, 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, Fremont Fence, Baumann Auto Group, Fricker’s, Goofy Golf, NAPA Auto Parts, Hoosier Tire, UNOH, Welty Financial Services, EZ Shop, US Army, Weld Racing Wheels, Joe and Fran Darmofal and the Pub 400 of Fremont

About All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads:

All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, based in Johnstown, Ohio, is the Industry Leader in Small Block Chevy Aluminum Cylinder Heads, as well as the new Generation 3 and Mopar W9RP, 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. Visit www.allproheads.com for more information.

About JLH General Contractor:

Based in Fremont , Ohio and owned by long-time racing supporter Jon Horn, The JLH Co. LLC is your one-stop for custom home remodeling, plaster restoration, and drywall installation services. Their dedicated craftsmen will help you build the home you want out of the house you have. You can also trust JLH for construction services, including garages and pole barns. JLH also provides custom siding, roofing and window installation. Visit www.jlhcompany.com for more information

About Ohio Logistics:

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Ohio Logistics provides all the assets and operational support necessary to meet your most sophisticated logistical requirements. The company’s story is one of very impressive growth. Started in June of 1988, Findlay’s Tall Timbers Distribution Center, Inc. opened in the General Purpose Foreign Trade Zone #151 in the Tall Timbers Business Park. By 1996 the company had grown to 5 locations in 3 States and started doing business as Ohio Logistics. Currently Ohio Logistics is in 18 locations in 6 states operating over 6,000,000 square feet. Built on a sound financial base, Ohio Logistics will strive to exceed your expectations regarding your leasing and supply-chain management needs. Visit them online at www.OhioLogistics.com

About Engine Pro

Engine Parts Group, Inc. the parent of Engine Pro was founded in 1989 by independent engine parts distributors looking for a way to work cooperatively in buying and marketing. Today it functions as both a distribution network for brand name internal engine parts and as a specialty engine parts producer, marketing under the Engine Pro name. Engine Pro sells exclusively to engine builders, machine shops and jobbers. As part of our tradition of specializing in distributing engine parts to engine professionals, Engine Parts Group now serves more than 12,000 customers from 36 distribution centers. Engine Pro products high performance engine parts and the line continues to grow with the frequent addition of new parts and applications. Engine Pro brand products are designed to offer the highest quality in high performance parts along with a moderate price to give racers and performance engine builders a more affordable way to do what they do best—win races. Find the nearest Engine pro distributed at enginepro.com



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