PONCE INLET, FL - The All Star sprints enter their 21st year of competition with 51 racing events scheduled in nine states with $1.3 million in total purses awaiting competitors for the "2000 Tour". Two tracks new to the All Stars highlight...
PONCE INLET, FL - The All Star sprints enter their 21st year of competition with 51 racing events scheduled in nine states with $1.3 million in total purses awaiting competitors for the "2000 Tour". Two tracks new to the All Stars highlight the 2000 slate, with a return to the Empire state for the first time since 1988 with a Friday, May 26 visit to Ransomville (NY) Speedway. Then in August, the annual Thunder Through the Plains tour opens at another new venue, Thunder Hill Speedway in Mayetta, KS. Ohio remains the mainstay of the All Star schedule, with Eldora, Attica, and K-C Raceways carrying the most shows. The All Stars also return to the Fremont, Ohio Speedway for a pair of shows for the first time since 1997. Fremont's Jim Ford hosts the traveling group on Sat, May 27 and then hosts an Ohio Speedweek date Tue., June 27. The All Star season opens in Florida at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville on Feb. 10 for four nights of racing, with the Sunday finale paying $7,000 to win. Action then moves over to the East Bay Raceway near Tampa for the 24th annual East Bay Nationals Feb. 16-19, with Saturday's final paying $10,000 to the winner. Other big money shows for 2000 include $10,000 to win for the final night of Ohio Speedweek July 1 at Eldora Speedway, July 29th at K-C Raceway for the Freedom 40, Sept. 3 for the Sharon Nationals and Sept. 16 at the Hoosier Fall Classic in Lawrenceburg, IN. K-C also pays $7,000 to the winner of the June 17 "The Night the Stars Come Out" special and three $6,000 to win shows dot the schedule, at Limaland June 30, Grandview Speedway Aug. 29 for the Annual King of the Hill Manufacturers Night and Sept. 1 for the David and Earl Bauman Memorial event at Lernerville Speedway. Other specials include the Jack Gunn Memorial at Selinsgrove Speedway May 7, Chuck Ward Night at Attica Raceway Park May 12 and Brad Doty Night at Attica on Wed., July 12. The 18th annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek will be run Sunday June 25 through Sat. July 1 at Attica on Sunday, Wayne Co. Speedway on Monday, Fremont on Tuesday, K-C on Wednesday, Sharon on Thursday, Limaland on Friday and Eldora on Saturday. Thunder Through the Plains VI vs. the NCRA opens Aug. 14 at Thunder Hill, then travels to State Fair Speedway in Sedalia Aug. 16, Salina Speedway Aug. 17, over to 81 Speedway on Fri. Aug 18 and concludes at Tulsa Speedway Sat. Aug. 19. The season concludes with the final All Star points race at Eldora Speedway, Sat. Oct. 7.
The Schedule: FEB 10 - 13 Volusia Speedway Park, Barberville FL Final Night $7,000/win 16 - 19 *East Bay Raceway, Tampa FL Final Night $10,000/win APRIL Sat. 8 Eldora Speedway, Rossburg OH Sat. 15 Attica Raceway Park, Attica OH Fri. 28 Sharon Speedway, Hartford OH Sat. 29 K-C Raceway, Chillicothe OH
MAY Sat. 6 Lincoln Speedway, New Oxford PA Sun. 7 Selinsgrove Speedway, Selinsgrove PA "Jack Gunn Memorial" Fri. 12 Attica Raceway Park, Attica OH "Chuck Ward Night" Sat. 13 K-C Raceway, Chillicothe OH Sat. 20 *New 96 Speedway, Lake Odessa MI Fri. 26 Ransomville Spdwy, Ransomville NY Sat. 27 Fremont Speedway, Fremont OH
JUNE 8th Annual Western PA Speedweek: Wed. 7 TBA Thu. 8 Port Royal Speedway, Pt. Royal PA Fri. 9 *Lernerville Speedway, Sarver PA Sat. 10 Pennsylvania Motor Spdwy, Imperial PA Sun. 11 Tri-City Speedway, Franklin PA Sat. 17 K-C Raceway, Chillicothe OH "The Night Stars Come Out $7,000/win" Sat. 24 TBA
18th Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek: Sun. 25 Attica Raceway Park, Attica OH Mon. 26 *Wayne Co. Speedway, Orrville OH Tue. 27 Fremont Speedway, Fremont OH Wed. 28 K-C Raceway, Chillicothe OH Thu. 29 Sharon Speedway, Hartford OH Fri. 30 Limaland Mtrsp. Park, Lima OH $6,000/win JULY Sat. 1 Eldora Speedway, Rossburg OH Speedweek Finale $10,000/win Sun. 2 Raindate for Sat. Sat. 8 *Butler Battlegrounds, Butler MI Wed. 12 Attica Raceway Park, Attica OH "Brad Doty Night" Fri. 21 *New 96 Speedway, Lake Odessa MI Sat. 22 *New 96 Speedway, Lake Odessa MI "GM Powertrain Michigan Nat'ls" Sat. 29 K-C Raceway, Chillicothe OH "Freedom 40" $10,000/win
AUGUST Thu. 3 Eldora Speedway, Rossburg OH "2 Nights before Big One"
NCRA vs. All Stars Thunder Through the Plains VI: Mon. 14 Thunder Hill Spdy, Mayetta (Topeka) KS Tue. 15 State Fair Speedway, Sedalia MO Wed. 16 Salina Speedway, Salina KS Thu. 17 Golf Tournament, Wichita Fri. 18 81 Speedway, Wichita KS Sat. 19 *Tulsa Speedway, Tulsa OK Sat. 26 Lincoln Speedway, New Oxford PA Sun. 27 Selinsgrove Speedway, Selinsgrove PA Tue. 29 Grandview Speedway, Bechtelsville PA "King of the Hill Champ. $6,000/win" Wed. 30 Rain date for Tues.
SEPTEMBER Fri. 1 *Lernerville Speedway, Sarver PA "E. & D. Bauman Memorial $6,000/win" Sat. 2 Sharon Speedway, Hartford OH Sun. 3 "20th Sharon Nationals $10,000/win" Mon. 4 Attica Raceway Park, Attica OH "Attica Ambush" 8-9-10 TBA Sat. 16 *Lawrenceburg Spdwy, Lawrenceburg IN "18th Hoosier Fall Classic $10,000/win" Sat. 23 TBA Sat. 30 TBA
OCTOBER Sat. 7 Eldora Speedway, Rossburg OH "All Star Sprint Finale"