Staff Report


Annual NCWTS Eldora Dirt Derby Is Wednesday

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is in Ohio this week for the 6th Annual Eldora Dirt Derby. Racing will take place at Tony Stewart’s dirt oval Tuesday and Wednesday. Tuesdays show features a full show with the DIRTcar modifieds and stocks, plus NCWTS practice.

On Wednesday the Mod/Stock Invitational will accompany the Eldora Dirt Derby. Among the entries in this year’s Dirt Derby, Cup Series regulars Ryan Newman and Ty Dillon. Chase Briscoe will pilot the No. 27 Ford Performance Ford F-150 for Sandusky based ThorSport Racing. USAC Midget points leader Logan Seavey will make his NCWTS debut driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports. The full entry list can be found here.

Big Mini Stock Show Set For Hilltop

Friday, July 27 is shaping up to be a big show for the mini stock division at Hilltop Hilltop Speedway LogoSpeedway. The mini stock division will race for $5,000 to win if there are 50 cars, as the track says thank you to the division. Sponsors and fans can get in touch with officials at Hilltop Speedway to help with the purse for the show.

Big Shows Coming Up

The end of July will feature some big events across Ohio. Sandusky Speedway will host Hy-Miler weekend July 26-28. The 41st annual event will kick off on Thursday, July 26 with Fan Appreciation Night. The evening includes $1 general Sandusky Speedway Logoadmission, $1 beer, $1 Pepsi products and $1 hot dogs. The CRS Truck Series, street stocks and renegades will be racing. Supermodifieds and modifieds will be the feature divisions on Friday and Saturday. The Friday show will see the stars of ISMA go 40 laps, the modifieds 30 laps. On Saturday, the ISMA main event will go 100 laps with the modifieds racing 50 laps. Visit the Sandusky Speedway website for complete event information.

Also kicking off later this month will be the 4th Annual Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week. The 6 race event will start on July 26 at Atomic Speedway. Fans can catch Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week at Wayne County Speedway on Saturday, July 28. Click here for complete information on Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week.

Reopening Date Set For Skyline

Skyline Speedway will open for the first time in 2018 on Friday, July 27. It was announced earlier this month that the track would come back to life under the direction of Steve Curtis with a part-time schedule running through October. The track will host a test-n-tune on Tuesday, July 24.

OVSCA LogoSprint cars will return to Skyline Speedway on Friday, August 10. The date replaces the event that was initially scheduled for Legendary Hilltop Speedway but was canceled when the track was forced to close for the remainder of the 2018 season.