CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (June 21, 2019) – Due to safety concerns, Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing competition at Atomic Speedway on Friday, June 21, was canceled with two heat races complete.
During the third Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 heat race, an incident occurring between turns three and four caused a considerable amount of fence damage. The damage was perceived significant, thus creating an unsafe racing environment. With driver, as well as fan safety the priority, All Star Circuit of Champions officials decided it was in everyone’s best interest to cancel the remaining portion of the All Star program.
The 37th edition of Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing will come to a close tomorrow evening – Saturday, June 22 – at ‘Orrville’s Historic Oval;’ Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio. The Speedweek finale will award a $10,000 top prize.
An overall Ohio Sprint Speedweek champion will also be crowned at the conclusion of the Wayne County Speedway Speedweek finale. The 2019 champion will earn a $4,000 top prize, with an additional $7,000 being spread amongst the remaining top-ten finishers in the final Speedweek standings.
If weather becomes a factor, the Ohio Sprint Speedweek finale will be pushed to Sunday, June 23.
Speed Shift TV, the official online broadcast partner of the All Star Circuit of Champions in 2019, will be conducting a live video broadcast during the $10,000-to-win Ohio Sprint Speedweek finale at Wayne County Speedway. Those seeking broadcast options should visit Speed Shift TV live on the Web at www.speedshifttv.com.
About Cometic Gasket:
Cometic Gasket is the Official Gasket of the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1. Cometic is a leading worldwide supplier of gaskets and engine sealing solutions for the Automotive Performance, Powersports, Original Equipment and Remanufactured Engine Industries. Cometic gaskets are must-haves for championship-winning teams across the globe. Cometic Gaskets are proudly made in the USA. For more information, log on to www.cometic.com.
About Indy Metal Finishing:
Based in Brownsburg, IN, Indy Metal finishing, Inc. provides high quality metal finishing services and is dedicated to customer satisfaction through strict process control and excellent communication during and after job completion. Our mission is to support our customers with an exceptional level of quality and service that sets the bar for the metal finishing industry. To meet our customer’s delivery expectations with unsurpassed customer service and technical support while developing new and innovative ways to meet today’s business dynamics.
About the All Star Circuit of Champions:
All Star Enterprises, LLC, wholly owned by Tony Stewart, d/b/a the All Star Circuit of Champions, is a winged sprint car series. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling 410 sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. Formed in 1970 by Bud Miller, the series has largely been considered the first ‘outlaw’ Sprint Car organization of the modern era. Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart agreed to terms with Guy Webb to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour in January of 2015. In 2019, MAVTV Motorsports Network will continue to be the official television home of the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 and will broadcast ten high-profile events.
About Ollie’s Bargain Outlet:
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Inc., founded in 1982, is one of America’s largest retailers of closeouts and excess inventory, offering real brands at real bargain prices. Famous for its signature catch-phrase Good Stuff Cheap, Ollie’s has a huge variety of famous brand-name merchandise in every department – food, books, housewares, toys, electronics, domestics, clothing, furniture, health and beauty, flooring, seasonal items and so much more – at up to 70 percent off the fancy stores’ prices. You never know what you’ll find at one of Ollie’s 327 “semi-lovely” stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. For more information, visit www.ollies.us. Like us on Facebook or find us on Twitter at @OlliesOutlet. Ollie’s is a publicly-traded company on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol OLLI.
About Mobil 1:
The world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1™ features anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond our conventional motor oils. This technology allows Mobil 1 to meet or exceed the toughest standards of car builders and to provide exceptional protection against engine wear, under normal or even some of the most extreme conditions. Mobil 1 flows quickly in extreme temperatures to protect critical engine parts and is designed to maximize engine performance and help extend engine life.
For more information, visit mobiloil.com, on Twitter @Mobil1 and, on Facebook, www.facebook.com/mobil1.
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Photo Credit: All Star Media
Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1
(724) 954-4915, [email protected]