ALLSTAR: Cannonball Sept 17 added to All Star schedule

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OH - Roger Barack, promoter of Cannonball Motor Speedway and Bert Emick of the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series announced Thursday the return of sprint car racing to Cannonball Motor Speedway by the Al l Stars...

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OH - Roger Barack, promoter of Cannonball Motor Speedway and Bert Emick of the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series announced Thursday the return of sprint car racing to Cannonball Motor Speedway by the Al l Stars for the first time in two decades. The All Star sprint show will be on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 17 on the 3/8 mile oval located in Morristown, Ohio near St. Clairsville. The last time the All Stars visited the facility, it was known as St. Clairsville Speedway and the All Stars were in their first year of operation. Rick Ferkel won the June 6 show in 1980, and Bobby Allen won both ends of a double feature program on August 23, 1980. The Sept. 17 event has gates opening at 11 a.m. with hot laps and time trials at 1 p.m. with racing set for 2:00 p.m. For information, call the track on race day at (740) 782-1999 or the speedway office at (740) 676-5444. The speedway is located off I-70 to exit 208, then north on S.R.149 to US 40. Then go1.4 miles east, then 1.3 miles north. With the addition of the Cannonball race to the Al l Star "Tour 2000" schedule, the Sept. 16-17 weekend shapes up as a two race weekend. Saturday, the 18th annual Hoosier Fall Classic is set for the Lawrenceburg, IN Speedway and Sunday the action moves over to Cannonball. Al l the stars and cars of the Al l Star series are expected to be on hand for the return to the St. Clairsville area to gun for the $5,000 winner’s prize, including points leader Kenny Jacobs, Rodney Duncan, Jerrod Hull, Todd Gracey, Chad Kemenah, Kelly Kinser, Greg Wilson, Daryl Stimeling, Danny Smith, Phil Gressman, Kevin Huntley, Byron Reed, Mark Keegan and Barry Ruble. Many other Ohio drivers and western Pa. drivers are also expected. For further information visit the Cannonball Speedway web site at www.cannonballspeedway.com.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Kenny Jacobs , Greg Wil , Chad Kemenah