We’ll start first with the positives from Saturday. As of 7:15 p.m. The Painesville Speedway and Oakshade Raceway were able to put their shows on.
As it seemed to do at the start of the season, rain played a part as a number of area tracks look to close out the 2018 season.
Night 2 of the Apple Festival Nationals were rained out at Sharon Speedway. The track taking to social media announcing additional details will be announced this week.
Fremont Speedway was one of the tracks that was forced to cancel on Saturday.
“We didn’t have any options sadly. With the all the other rain outs we’ve had and only two races left this year there is no chance to decide the championships with one last point race,” said Fremont Speedway Promoter Rich Farmer in a release.
With that, Craig Mintz is the Fremont Fort Ball Pizza Palace 410 Sprint Champion. John Ivy earns the Fremont Federal Credit Union 305 Sprint title. Thanks to a tie-breaker Keith Sorg is the Burmeister Trophy Dirt Truck champion, while Dustin Keegan is the 2018 McCullough Industries Limited Late Model champ.
Sandusky Speedway has moved Championship Night to Saturday, September 15. Barberton Speedway also canceled their Championship Night. The track saying to check social media on Monday for details on when events will be rescheduled. Midvale Speedway also canceled and will hold season championships next weekend.
Hilltop Speedway also canceled their show Saturday. The track will return next weekend with a two-day show next Friday and Saturday. Late models will be feature both nights with a steel block show that pays $1,000 to-win Friday and $3,000 to the late model winner on Saturday.
Rain also forced 35 Raceway Park to cancel its program. The track will return to action next weekend with Hall of Fame night.
The Friday and Saturday portion of the World 100 at Eldora Speedway were postponed on Friday. Parts of that event have been rescheduled for October 12 and 13.