FAST makes first ever appearance at Sharon; 15 to chase FAST 305 title
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Contact: Rich Farmer
FREMONT, Ohio – For the first time in the 10 year history of the All Pro Aluminum FAST 410 Championship Series presented by Ohio Logistics, the competitors will head to the historic Sharon Speedway near Hartford, Ohio to take on the tough Western Pennsylvania teams Saturday, May 12.
It will be the first of two appearances at Sharon Speedway for the FAST 410 series in 2018, the other happening Saturday, Aug. 18.
“We have had several of the teams that compete in the Western Pennsylvania area come over and race with our FAST series and now our teams get a chance to battle them on their home turf. It’s a great opportunity to showcase the tremendous talent we have in Ohio,” said Rich Farmer, FAST President.
Pit gates at Sharon will open at 4 p.m. with general admission gates swinging open at 5 p.m. and racing getting under way at 7 p.m. Adult general admission tickets are $15 with senior citizens tickets at $10 and kids 13 and under get in free. Pit passes are $30. For more information to www.sharonspeedway.com
With three races recorded in the 2018 FAST 410 season, two-time series champion Craig Mintz sits atop the point standings thanks to back-to-back wins at Fremont Speedway. Cap Henry is only 24 points back with former 305 FAST champion Stuart Brubaker third just 29 markers behind. Last year’s FAST runner-up Chris Andrews is fourth in points followed by defending series champion DJ Foos, Broc Martin, Tyler Gunn, TJ Michael, Jess Stiger, Adam Kekich, Duane Zablocki, Kelsey Ivy, four time series champion Byron Reed, Brian Lay and Max Stambaugh.
Fifteen teams have signed up to chase the JLH General Contractor FAST 305 Championship Series presented by Engine Pro title in 2018. They are:
- Bryan Sebetto of Fremont, Ohio. Sebetto was the 2011 Fremont Speedway 410 track champion and the 2011 and 2012 FAST 410 champion.
- John Ivy of Fremont, Ohio. Ivy is a former Fremont Speedway 410, 305 and dirt truck champion and a former Attica Raceway Park 410 and 305 track champion.
- Paul Weaver of Fremont, Ohio. Weaver has won the past two straight FAST 305 championships and is the defending Attica Raceway Park 305 track champion and is a past Fremont Speedway 305 track champion.
-Bobby Clark of Fremont, Ohio. Clark was the 2015 FAST 305 champion and is past Fremont Speedway 305 and 360 track champion.
-Jamie Miller of Fremont, Ohio. Miller is a former Attica Raceway Park track champion.
-Matt Foos of Fremont, Ohio. Foos is a former Attica Raceway Park dirt truck track champion.
-Kyle Peters of Mansfield, Ohio. Peters is in his fourth year of racing.
-Dustin Rall of Upper Sandusky, Ohio. Rall is in his third year of racing.
-Chase Dunham of Liepsic, Ohio. Dunham is in his second year of sprint car racing. He was the 2017 FAST 305 rookie of the year and the 2017 Attica rookie of the year.
- Brandon Moore of Clyde, Ohio. Moore scored his first feature win in 2017 at Fremont Speedway.
-Matt Lucius of Tiffin, Ohio. Lucius has been racing 11 years and has wins in dirt trucks and 410 sprints.
-Kyle Capodice of Sandusky, Ohio. Capodice is in his third year of racing and has wins at Attica Raceway Park.
-Seth Schneider Fremont, Ohio. Schneider has been racing seven years and was the 2011 Attica 305 rookie of the year. He recorded his first career win at Fremont in 2017.
-Tyler Street of Ashland, Ohio. Street is in his third year of racing and was the 305 rookie of the year in 2015 at Attica.
- Kevin Mingus of Huron, Ohio. Mingus is in his second year of racing sprints on dirt. He was the 2014 Buckeye Super Sprint Champion on asphalt and the 2016 NASCAR Whelen Late Model Rookie of the Year at Columbus Motor Speedway.
With the first weekend of competition completed this May 4 and 5 (Fremont’s event was show-up points only) Moore leads the FAST 305 championship series points by just 7 markers over Ivy. Miller is only 11 points back in third followed by Clark who scored the win this past Saturday at Fremont and Peters, who led much of the feature at Attica Friday.
The rest of the FAST 305 standings are 6. Capodice; 7. Weaver; 8. Street; 9. Schneider; 10. Foos; 11. Lucius; 12. Sebetto; 13. Rall; 14. Dunham; and 15. Mingus.
The JLH General Contractor FAST 305 Championship Series presented by Engine Pro will be back in action Friday, May 18 at Attica Raceway Park.
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