Attica,OH--- New Attica Raceway Park owners and promoters Brad Cailor and Charlie Fisher have released their inaugural schedule for their rookie season as race track owners and promoters which finds an abundance of special events throughout the season to compliment Attica Raceway Park's sturdy Friday weekly program, which will consist of 410 Sprint Cars, 305 Sprint Cars and Limited Late Models. In addition, eight sanctioning groups will be making appearances at the popular 1/3 mile high banked clay oval located in north central Ohio during 2001. Opening night will kick off the season on Friday March 30 featuring the 410 Sprints, 305 Sprints and Limited Late Models. The weekly program will be dotted with several increased purse programs throughout the season. For the special events Cailor, Fisher and ARP Race Director Gene Frankart have signed special shows with the Interstate Racing Association (IRA) Sprint Car group for appearances on April 6-7 for two separate shows. The United States Auto Club (USAC) will return to ARP on April 27 as the opening night for the STOOP'S FREIGHTLINER BORDER WARS VII ran in conjunction with Eldora Speedway. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars will roll into ARP once again for the COORS SPRING NATIONALS on Saturday April 21, which will also feature a special guest appearance with Indy Racing League (IRL) star Sarah Fisher. The All Stars Sprints will make return visits on May 18, Sunday July 1 for the opening round of OHIO SPRINT SPEEDWEEK and again on Monday September 3 for the 13th Annual ATTICA AMBUSH. The Sunoco American Late Model Series (ALMS) will make stops at Attica on April 20, as part of the opening night of the COORS SPRING NATIONALS with additional dates on May 25 and June 29. ARP made headlines recently with the announcement that the first ever appearance of the Renegade STARS Racing Series Late Models will be rolling into ARP on Friday June 15 for a 50 lap, $5,000 to win event. Another first time appearance at ARP will be the debut of the B.R.P. Modified Tour sanction based in Western Pennsylvania who will bring their Big Block Modified stars in for LOU BLANEY NIGHT, a special tribute for one of racing's greatest drivers and stars. The B.R.P. Modified Tour will spring into action at ARP on Friday May 4. The new management team at ARP will also host three separate OPEN WHEEL SHOOTOUTS in 2001 featuring 410, 360 and 305 Sprint Cars on June 1, July 13 and September 1. The first two SHOOTOUTS will have the 360 Sprint Cars sanctioned by the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) while the third SHOOTOUT will be a special National Racing Alliance (NRA) versus BOSS 360 Sprint Car challenge main event. One of the season's highlights at ARP will be the 13th ANNUAL BRAD DOTY CLASSIC. The unsanctioned race is slated for Wednesday July 18 and will pay the winner $10,000. ARP has traditional closed their season out with the annual ATTICA AMBUSH held every Labor Day. However, management is planning a very special extravaganza tentatively schedule for Saturday September 15. Further announcements will be forthcoming. For additional information contact promoter Brad Cailor at the ARP office at: 614-659-0443. The new mailing address for ARP is: P.O. Box 1414, Dublin, Ohio 43017 and the all new Attica Raceway Park website is now located at: www.atticaracewaypark.com. Attica Raceway Park is located at Routes 4 & 224 in Attica, Ohio.
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2001 Tentative Schedule
March 30 "Attica Spring Fever" Grand Opening, 410 and 305 Sprints, Limited Lates, dress warm... we're racin'!
April 6 IRA Sprints, $2000 to win, 2 day show, plenty of camping areas available, with Limited Lates
April 7 IRA Sprints, $3000 to win, with 305 Sprints
April 13 New Format Night I..."Regular Show with a Twist!" 410 and 305 Sprints, Limited Lates. You can't miss this one... this could be history in the making! We're trying something new!
April 20 "Coors Spring Nationals" ALMS Late Models $3,000 to win and 410 Sprints $3,000 to win Plenty of camping areas available. Stay tuned for a special "guest show car" announcement!
April 21 Sarah Fisher Night at the "Coors Spring Nationals" All Star Sprints $5,000 to win, with "IRL Crew" Indy Show Car Meet Indy 500 Star Sarah Fisher and see a real Indy racing machine! with 305 Sprints and Limited Lates. Sarah Fisher #9 replica 1/4 midget and surprises for the kids courtesy of TW Metals
April 27 USAC Sprints "Stoop's Freightliner Border Wars VII" $5,000 to win, with Limited Lates. Attica's biggest USAC show ever! Watch the wingless warriors attack. Attica on Friday night followed by Eldora on Saturday night!
May 4 Lou Blaney Night with the "B.R.P. Modified Tour" Big Block Modifieds and 410 sprints, with 305 Sprints. See Lou Blaney and the boys mix it up in their first ever visit to the Attica clay! A special tribute to legendary Lou Blaney.
May 11 New Format Night II..."Regular Show with a Twist!" 410 and 305 Sprints, Limited Lates. You can't miss this one either... this could also be history in the making! We're at it again!
May 18 All Star Sprints $5,000 to win and V.A.R.C. Vintage Cars, presented by Budweiser, with Limited Lates
May 25 ALMS Late Models $3,000 to win and 410 Sprints $3,000 to win, Sunoco Alky Racing Alcohol Night, with 305 Sprints
June 1 "Open Wheel Shootout I", presented by Kears Speed Shop, 410 Sprints, BOSS 360 Sprints, and 305 Sprints
June 8 CLOSED (in preparation for Inaugural STARS Late Models)
June 15 Inaugural Renegade STARS Late Models 50 laps $5,000 to win and 410 Sprints $3,000 to win, presented by Callies. An absolute must see...the "World's most powerful stock cars" first ever visit to the Attica clay! Get your tickets early for this one!
June 22 Mid Season Championship, 410 and 305 Sprints, Limited Lates
June 29 ALMS Late Models $2,000 to win and 410 Sprints, with 305 Sprints
July 1 (Sun) All Star Sprints 19th Annual "Ohio Sprint Speedweek" Opening Night $5,000 to win, with Limited Lates
July 6 CLOSED (in observation of Speedweek)
July 13 "Open Wheel Shootout II", presented by MAR Technology, 410 Sprints, BOSS 360 Sprints, and 305 Sprints
July 18 (Wed) 13th Annual "Brad Doty Classic" for 410 Sprints! We have some very special announcements to make for this night... stay tuned!!! Who will be the first repeat winner? with Limited Lates
July 19 Rain date for "Brad Doty Classic"
July 27 "Attica Summer Sizzler" 410 Sprints $3,000 to win, with 305 Sprints and Limited Lates
Aug. 3 Family Night, 410 and 305 Sprints, Limited Lates. Pace Car rides for the kids and much more... great fun for the whole family!
Aug. 10 CLOSED (for Fair)
Aug. 17 Season Championship, presented by Baumann Automotive Group, 410 and 305 Sprints, Limited Lates
Aug. 25 (Sat) 1st Annual "Attica Mystery 50" Fan Appreciation Night... 410 Sprints, possible to win $4,000! Presented by Club Attica Race Fans. This night is for the fans... fans decide the format and get involved in the action! with 305 Sprints and Limited Lates
Sept.1 "Open Wheel Shootout III", 410 Sprints, "NRA vs. BOSS 360 Sprint Challenge", and 305 Sprints
Sept. 3 (Mon) 13th Annual All Star Sprints "Attica Ambush" $5,000 to win, presented by East of Chicago Pizza, with Limited Lates (Hot Laps - 6:00PM, First Race - 7:00PM)
Sept. 15 (Sat) Could this be the year??? Stay tuned for a very big announcement! Hot Laps - 7:00PM, First Race - 8:00PM (times for specials may vary)
Attica Raceway Park Routes 4 & 224 Attica, OH
Raceday Phone 419-426-8911 Office Phone 614-659-0443
Attica Raceway Park Inc.
P.O. Box 1414
Dublin, Oh 43017
www.atticaracewaypark.com Ohio Liquor Laws prohibit carry-in of alcoholic beverages to a permit premises