Atomic action canceled; Speedweek concludes at Wayne County Speedway

Atomic action canceled; Speedweek concludes at Wayne County Speedway
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.