Staff Report

 

It’s Hy-Miler Weekend

Sandusky Speedway is set to host one of the biggest weekends of short track racing in Ohio. The 41st annual Hy-Miler Supermodified Nationals take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Thursday is fan appreciation night with the CRS Truck Series, street stocks and renegade stocks in action. General admission is $1, along with hot dogs, pop and beer. The street stock show will pay $1200-to-win with $720 in lap money up for grabs.

Friday and Saturday will feature the International Supermodified Association and modifieds. The “Fast Friday” show will feature a 40-lap main event for the supermodifiedInternational Supermodified Association Logo while the modifieds will go 30-laps. On Saturday, 100-laps for the supermodifieds and 50 for the modifieds. Click here to listen to our interview with Sandusky Speedway Media Director Jarrett Emmerich.

East vs. West Shootout Saturday at Lorain County

Two nights after Sandusky Speedway holds a big street stock show, Lorain County Speedway will do the same. The South Amherst oval will pay $1100 to the winner of Saturday night’s street stock feature. The charger division will race for $325 with the pure stock winner taking home $300. Parking lot drags will also hit the track Saturday at Lorain County Speedway. General admission is just $9 Saturday night.

Huge Mini Stock Show at Hilltop

Mini stocks are chasing a $5000-to-win prize Friday night at Hilltop Speedway. Late Hilltop Speedway Logomodels and modlites are also on the card Friday at the Millersburg dirt oval. Pit gates will open at 2 p.m. to allow officials time to tech all the cars, which with the payout should be a great number.

 

Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week Opens Thursday

Buckeye Late Model Dirt week begins Thursday night at Atomic Speedway. After a stop at Moler Raceway Park on Friday the 4th annual event will head north to Wayne County Speedway on Saturday. The 5-race event will conclude with a Friday show on August 3 atBuckeye Late Model Dirt Week Logo Brushcreek Motorsports Complex and Saturday, August 4 at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The winner of Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week will earn a provisional starting spot in the Dirt Track World Championship. The runner-up will get a provisional starting spot in the Jim Dunn Memorial. The series has also announced numerous contingency awards for drivers. Click here to listen to our interview with Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week Owner Robbie Cyrus.

Dirt Million Update

Max Blair remains atop the driver reward points for next month’s Dirt Million at Mansfield Motor Speedway. Blair leads Scott Bloomquist by 951 points. Bobby Pierce and Tyler Carpenter round out the top-4. The top-4 drivers in reward points earn provisionals in the Dirt Million main event on Saturday, August 25.

Skyline Opening

Skyline Speedway will swing the gates back open Friday night. The dirt oval in Stewart, Ohio will run for the first time in 2018 and feature late models, modifieds, sport mods, 4-cylinders and mini wedges. The track held practice on Tuesday night with 41 cars showing up.