June 17, 2017 | 12:44 A.M. EST
The Ohio Sprint Speedweek opener at Attica Raceway Park has been postponed until September 2.
Despite two attempts at outrunning Mother Nature on Friday evening at Attica Raceway Park, the final portion of opening night of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket has been postponed until Saturday, September 2, when the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions return for Attica Ambush/Dirt Classic Ohio weekend.
The 40-lap, $5,000-to-win, Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions A-main was the only event remaining on the schedule before Mother Nature interrupted competition for a second time.
Those seeking additional information regarding ticketing and gate times for Attica Ambush/Dirt Classic Ohio weekend should stay tuned online at www.atticaracewaypark.com.
Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket will continue on Saturday evening, June 17, with a visit to the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Dating back to May 3, 1981, Eldora Speedway has hosted the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on 142 different occasions, the most recent on October 8, 2016.
St. Helena, California’s Rico Abreu is the most recent to park on Eldora Speedway’s victory lane stage during Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions competition, but it was the “Wild Child” Jac Haudenschild who scored the 2016 Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket victory. It was the 10th Arctic Cat All Star victory of Haudenschild’s career at The World’s Greatest Dirt Track, his second of two Arctic Cat All Star victories in 2016.
Eldora Speedway gates are scheduled to swing open at 4:00pm on Saturday, June 17. Hot laps will hit the half-mile at 6:00pm, sharp. Those who cannot attend can watch online at www.eldoraspeedway.com. A pay-per-view broadcast will be available for purchase.