Attica Raceway Park cancels March 27 event

Sunday, March 22, 2020
Contact Rex LeJeune
ATTICA, Ohio – Attica Raceway Park has cancelled the March 27 racing due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Track officials say the race season opener will be evaluated week to week as health and government officials work to stem the spread of the virus.
“We all are eager to gather with our racing family but this situation is very, very serious and we all need to protect ourselves and each other. We will follow the advice and direction of the experts and hopefully things will get better a lot sooner if we all do our part,” said Rex LeJeune, Director of Operations at Attica Raceway Park.
For the time being, Attica Raceway Park is set to open Friday, April 3 (rain date of Saturday, April 4). Keep tabs on the ongoing race schedule at or follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.

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Virus impact forces Attica Raceway Park to cancel March 20 event

Friday, March 13, 2020
Contact Rex LeJeune
ATTICA, Ohio – Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s order prohibiting mass gatherings of 100 people or more in an effort to stop the virus, Attica Raceway Park officials will cancel the 2020 season opener scheduled for March 20.
“We will keep monitoring this ever-changing situation and keep everyone informed as we move forward. As of today, the March 27 event is still on and we will stay vigilant as to what the experts and government officials are dictating,” said Rex LeJeune, Director of Operations at Attica Raceway Park.
“As we said, our top priority is to make sure everyone is safe. We encourage our fans and race teams to follow the directions of the health officials,” he added.
DeWine on Tuesday, March 12 declared a “state of emergency” in Ohio. President Donald Trump declared a “national emergency” because of the pandemic on Friday, March 13. As of Friday, March 13, the Ohio Department of Health confirmed 13 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19. Four of those new cases were in the Cincinnati area and all have been treated and released according to the health department. So far Ohio has had five other individuals  – 3 in Cuyahoga County, one in Stark County and one in Trumbull County – test positive for coronavirus. In all five cases the patients are in their 50s – four men and a women. In the United States, health officials report there are 1,922 confirmed cases of Coronavirus with 41 fatalities.
For more information go to or follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.

Attica Raceway Park to group qualify DIRTcar late models and 305 sprints for select shows

Thursday, March 12, 2020
Contact: Rex LeJeune
ATTICA, Ohio – Attica Raceway Park will hot lap/group qualify the Nerds Podcast DIRTcar Late Models and the Fremont Fence 305 Sprints on selected shows during the 2020 racing season. The two divisions will use the same format the Callies Performance Products 410 Sprints have used the past several years.
Cars will draw a pill as usual then will be broken into heat races. Drivers will only qualify against the cars in their heat race. Cars will be broken down into mini groups then given three hot laps / qualifying laps once they hit the track. The remainder of the format can be found at in the rules section.
Also in 2020 the pill draw for weekly Friday nightracing will close at 6:15 p.m. Whichever division is not qualifying on that night will hot lap first.
The Nerds Podcast DIRTcar Late Models will group qualify on April 17 (ARP / WCS), May 1 (ARP / Oakshade), May 8 ($3,000 To win), June 26 (ARP / Oakshade), July 24 (ARP / Oakshade) and September 4 ($2,000 To Win).
The Fremont Fence 305 Sprints will group qualify on May 15 (AFCS $1,000 To Win), May 29, June 5(AFCS), July 10 (AFCS), July 31 (AFCS) and August 21 (AFCS $1,000 To Win).
Also drivers and race teams please be aware a new race receiver radio frequency will be used in 2020. It is Ch. 225 and the frequency is 452.800. It will need to be reset every time you put a battery in as it goes back to the default channel. Companies in our area are using the default channel so there is static on that frequency. If it doesn’t change the All Stars will be using the new frequency when they visit Attica Raceway Park as well.

For more information go to www.atticaracewaypark.comor follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.

Attica keeping tabs on COVID-19

Thursday, March 12, 2020
ATTICA, Ohio – With Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Action signing an order March 12 prohibiting mass gatherings of 100 people or more in one room or building in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, Attica Raceway Park officials are monitoring the ever-changing situation. “Ohio’s Finest Racing” speed plant is scheduled to open for the 2020 season on Friday, March 20  (rain date of Saturday, March 21).
“John Bores (promoter) and I will continue to monitor the situation. We are in a holding pattern as of now and waiting to see how things play out through the weekend. We will update everyone the first of the week,” said Rex LeJeune, Director of Operations at Attica Raceway Park. “Our utmost concern is making sure our fans, race teams and employees are safe.”
As of Tuesday, March 12, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio rose to five with 52 persons under investigation and 30 people who have had negative tests returned, according to Dr. Action. DeWine’s order excludes shopping malls, airports, typical office environments and religious gatherings as those are defined as areas where 100 or more people may be “in transit” according to DeWine.

For more information go to www.atticaracewaypark.comor follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.

Attica Raceway Park now on DIRTVision


DIRTVision to broadcast “Ohio’s Finest” weekly events in 2020.


CONCORD, NC – March 9, 2020 – DIRTVision and Attica Raceway Park announced today a broadcast partnership establishing DIRTVision as the exclusive broadcast platform for Attica Raceway Park’s full regular-season schedule of events headlined by the Attica Fremont Championship Series (AFCS) 410 Sprint Cars and high-powered DIRTcar Late Models.

“We have established DIRTVision as the world leader in dirt track streaming,” said Brian Dunlap, Director of Broadcast for DIRTVision. “Adding Attica Raceway Park, the ‘finest’ weekly dirt track in the great state of Ohio, provides our fans a chance to ‘clap their hands and stomp their feet…’ at the command of track announcer Brian Liskai while watching even more 410 Sprint and Late Model action.”

 DIRTVision has broadcast a number of events from Attica Raceway Park, including the popular Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic on the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car tour, and has always been impressed with the quality of the racing, facility and staff. 

“The investments that John Bores and our local community have made at Attica Raceway Park have put us in a position to be able to showcase our facility, track and partners on a big stage,” said Attica Director of Race Operations Rex LeJeune. “I think all of us at the track follow DIRTVision, and we consider it an honor to have our regular season featured on the network.”

DIRTVision will kick off the 2020 Attica Raceway Park schedule on Friday, March 20 with the Construction Equipment & Supply / Bucyrus Road Materials Season Opener featuring 410 Sprints, DIRTcar Late Models and 305 Sprints. Be sure to keep up with @atticaracewyprk and @dirtvision for the latest news. Pricing will be released before the season kickoff.