Salem, IN (December 16, 2003) -- Toledo Speedway and Sunoco Super Series officials have announced that the Sunoco Super Series will be a part of a big "Super" Memorial Day Weekend event at the famed Toledo Speedway in 2004. The event is set to...
Salem, IN (December 16, 2003) -- Toledo Speedway and Sunoco Super Series officials have announced that the Sunoco Super Series will be a part of a big "Super" Memorial Day Weekend event at the famed Toledo Speedway in 2004. The event is set to take place on the ½ mile banked oval on Sunday, May 30th. The Sunoco Super Series will have a 100-lap event and will be companioned with a 100-lap Outlaw Super Late Model event. The rain date for the event will be on Monday, May 31st.
"We are very excited about having the Sunoco Super Series back at Toledo Speedway," remarked Scott Schultz of Toledo Speedway. "We are returning to a format of a very successful show we did on Memorial Day Weekend in 2002. Both Template and Outlaw Late Model fans will get the opportunity to see the best drivers of each type of late model racing compete on the same night. This event will have several drivers that will compete in both divisions. Needless to say, it will be a very exciting night of racing at Toledo Speedway!"
The Sunoco Super Series has had five events at Toledo Speedway since August 4th, 2000 when Harold Fair Jr. won his first ever Sunoco Super Series event. Canadian racing legend Junior Hanley has had the most success at Toledo Speedway with the Sunoco Super Series, capturing one win in 2001 and one win in 2002. Joel Kauffman won his first ever Sunoco Super Series event in May of 2002 at Toledo Speedway on his way to winning the 2002 Sunoco Super Series Championship. Veteran Michigan driver Fred Campbell cruised to victory at the Sunoco Super Series event at Toledo Speedway in 2003, taking over the lead from Jeff Lane on lap 24 to get the win, which also included a $1,800 bonus for getting the Spray Power Clean Sweep Award since he was also the event fast qualifier.
Toledo Speedway's resurgence as one of the premier short tracks in the Midwest continues under the guidance of ARCA President Ron Drager and Detroit-area businessman Roy Mott who purchased the track in January of 1999. Toledo Speedway has had a numerous improvements with the new ownership including a new pit road inside the track and a large paved back pit area with a very racer friendly tech building, restrooms and concession area. The track also features a new race control tower and suites above the grandstands, as well as a new back pit area grandstand.