Plenty Of Sprint Car Racing For Attica Raceway Park

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Cory Eliason (26), Tim Shaffer and Trey Jacobs (3j) battle during Friday's All Star Circuit of Champions event at Attica Raceway Park. (Julia Johnson photo)
Attica Raceway Park will host plenty of sprint car racing this year. (Julia Johnson photo)

ATTICA, Ohio – Attica Raceway Park’s 33rd anniversary season kicks off Friday, March 19 with 25 events scheduled carrying more than $700,000 in feature money on the line.

The track recently announced the addition of seats to extend the top rows for fans.

“We are so excited for 2021 which looks to be one of the biggest seasons in the history of Attica Raceway Park. We are so thankful for the support we received from the fans, race teams, employees, marketing partners…all the cooperation we got to be able to hold races during the pandemic was unbelievable,” said Rex LeJeune, Director of Operations at Attica Raceway Park.

Seven of the 2021 events will bring in the nation’s top touring sprint car organizations.

The Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions will visit five times including the Core & Main Spring Nationals, Friday, April 9 ($5,000 to win) and Saturday, April 10 ($6,000 to win); Opening night of Ohio Sprint Speedweek, Friday, June 11; and the traditional Attica Ambush on Friday, Sept. 3 ($5,000 to win) and Saturday, Sept. 4, $10,000 to win. The series has visited Attica 128 times; second only to Eldora in total appearances.

The World of Outlaw NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series has added a second trip to Attica in 2021. The Kistler Engines Classic will be held Friday, May 21 and pay $10,000-to-win. The 33rd Annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic presented by Racing Optics will be held Tuesday, July 13 and pay $10,000.

The weekly Callie’s Performance Products 410 sprints are scheduled to compete in 17 events at Attica with nine of those shows being part of the All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads/Kistler Racing Products Attica Fremont Championship Series Presented by the Baumann Auto Group. Four of the AFCS shows will pay $4,000 to win (Friday, May 14 for the 33rd Annual Eric Phillips Anniversary Classic; Friday, June 25 and Friday July 23 presented by Spanky’s Pizza; and the Mark Keegan Classic Season Championship Night, Friday, Sept. 10 (rain date of Sept. 17).

The Fremont Fence 305 Sprints will compete in 21 events, with nine of those being part of the NAPA of Bryan AFCS Presented by Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales. Two shows – Friday, May 14 presented by Gressman Powersports and the Mark Keegan Season Championship Night, Friday, Sept. 10 – will pay $1,000 to win. The 305 sprints will also battle for $1,000 to win on Friday, May 21 during the World of Outlaws visit, on Friday, July 30 presented by Griff’s Engines and Saturday, Sept. 4.

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