Tifft And Mills
Hinckley native Matt Tifft drove his Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet to another top ten finish Saturday in California. Tifft finished 8th in the Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway. Tifft has two top-ten finishes in five starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2018.
New Philadelphia native Matt Mills finished 37th for JD Motorsports. Mills has started 4 NXS races this season with an average finish of 34th.
Test And Tunes
Hilltop Speedway and Midvale Speedway will be open for testing today (Sunday). Per the Hilltop Speedway Facebook page, today’s test will run from noon to 5 p.m. Pit entry is $10 with free general admission.
Midvale Speedway is also hosting an open practice today from noon until 5 p.m. Pit entry is $10. The grandstands will not be open.
Per the Midvale Facebook page: **NOTICE** WE ARE NOT BLOWING THE TRACK OFF….so this should be more of a chance to do leak checks on your motors and a nut and bolt check and not necessarily the chance to set quick time!! WE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PUNCTURED TIRES
Mansfield Motor Speedway will host two open practice days next month. The dirt oval will be open Sunday, April 15th and Sunday, April 22nd for sprints, late models and modifieds. Pit entry is $20 with free grandstand admission. Testing will run from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Attica Opening Friday
Attica Raceway Park is scheduled to open its season Friday night. The 30th anniversary season is set to open with 410 sprints, UMP late models and 305 sprints. A rain date is set for Saturday.
Opening Weekend At Atomic Postponed
Cold temperatures forced Atomic Speedway to postpone opening weekend. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was scheduled to visit the dirt oval Friday night but was moved due to the weather. The event has been rescheduled for Friday night April 13th.
All Star Dates Moved
Two of the three All Star Circuit of Champion events at Millstream Speedway have been moved. Atomic Speedway will now host the Ohio Sprint Speedweek finale slated for Wednesday, June 20th. Waynesfield Raceway Park has now added a second date with the All Stars on May 27th. The third Millstream date that was set for Monday, September 3rd will now be used as a rain date for the Pete Jacobs Memorial at Wayne County Speedway show on September 2nd.
Modifieds Added At Waynesfield
Along with adding a second All Star sprint show, Waynesfield Raceway Park announcing that the American Ethanol Modified Series will make its first ever appearance this season. That visit will come on August 11th during the Kids Night event, joining the Vores Compact Touring Series and Tough Truck class.