FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A Little Drizzle won’t Stop the Sizzle
By Ryan Pearson
Orrville, Ohio (August 10, 2012) Late night showers, a morning rain and forecast for additional precipitation forced NAPA Auto Parts Wayne County Speedway officials to cancel the opening leg of the inaugural Summer Sizzler. WCS General Manager Jason Flory and Fremont Promoter Rich Farmer went to work on keeping the Summer Sizzler on the schedule for both race tracks. The decision has been made to shift the first leg of the Summer Sizzler to Fremont Speedway on Saturday August 11th, then the second and final leg next Friday night August 17th.
“We really hated to cancel but we felt it was the best thing to do for our race teams and fans” stated WCS General Manager Jason Flory. “Rich and I talked this morning and we really want to work with those guys so we made some changes and this rain won’t dampen what we are trying to do” Flory continued.
For the second leg of the Summer Sizzler scheduled for August 10th NAPA Auto Parts WCS will again pay Fremont exact purse one through twenty positions guaranteed. A two thousand ($2000) bonus will be given to any team that can win both nights, Saturday August 11th at Fremont Speedway then at NAPA WCS on August 17th. The Fisher Performance right rear tire bonus is still in effect to the highest finishing average WCS Sprint car for both nights.
Also carried over and added to the August 17th program is the 305/OSW Sprints. The purse for the 305 has been adjusted and will be exact purse of Fremont Speedway one through twenty positions as well. A thousand dollar bonus will be given to any 305 team that can win both nights, Saturday August 11th at Fremont Speedway and then at NAPA WCS on August 17th.
Also racing will be season championships for all divisions with double points being awarded in all divisions. Gates open at 4:00 PM, hot laps qualifying at 6:15 PM and racing at 7:30 PM. General admission is $14.00, pits $30.00 and kids 12 under are free.
“We really worked hard to keep this thing together. I am excited to work with Rich and Larry (Helms) on this deal. We felt this is one of our biggest weekends on our schedule” said Flory. “Next week will be good for everybody. We added 305s to the card so fans get to see five divisions for $14.00 plus some of the best drivers Ohio has to offer” Flory continued.
Then NAPA Auto Parts Wayne County Speedway flips to Saturday night racing for the remainder of the season starting on Saturday August 25th for kids night.For additional information contact Jason or Kristin Flory at: 330-465-2365, or email at email@example.com. For news, updates and schedule visit the Wayne County Speedway website at www.waynecountyspeedway.com. Wayne County Speedway is located nine miles east of Wooster, or 15 miles west of Massillon on US Rt. 30, then one mile north on Carr Road.
305 Purse for Friday August 17th 1. $600 2. $400 3. $280 4. $250 5. $230 6. $220 7. $210 8. $200 9. $190 10. $180 11. $170 12. $160 13. $150 14. $140 15. $135 16. $130 17. $125 18. $120 19. $120 20. $120
The purse structure for the upcoming Summer Sizzler is guaranteed regardless of car counts.
NAPA Auto Parts WCS have changed and went to ALL Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series rules. We have scrapped the judgment call for the sprint division and went to a NO STOP RULE. We also leave lapped cars in their place.
410 Sprint Purse for Aug 10th 1. $2500 2. $1300 3. $1000 4. $775 5. $650 6. $550 7. $500 8. $450 9. $425 10. $400 11. $350 12. $325 13. $300 14. $275 15. $270 16. $265 17. $260 18. $250 19. $250 20. $250 — $90 Non Transfer Money – $50 Tow money
$2000 bonus for winner who wins both NAPA Auto Parts WCS and Fremont Speedway in 410 sprint division
$1000 bonus for winner who wins both NAPA Auto Parts WCS and Fremont Speedway in 305 sprint division
General admission $14.00 and pits admission is $30.00. Gates open at 4:00 PM, hot lap group qualifying at 6:15 PM and racing at 7:30 PM. NOTE START TIME ADJUSTED!
Open tire rule in all divisions at NAPA Auto Parts WCS
Fisher Performance is giving free American Racer Right Rear tire to the highest average finishing Wayne County Speedway car for Summer Sizzler. Don’t have to run American Racers just have to have best average finish. Must be top 10 in WCS points to be eligible.
WCS uses group qualifying to set up heat race line ups. Heat races start heads up off of time. Then top 2 redraw for starting positions in