We started off the day with an exciting qualifying round. As Brian Gerster crossed the finish line with a 12.096, the crowd cheered for a new track record at Toledo Speedway. Later into the night, two heats of sprints rounded the track. In heat one your winner, Anthony McCune finished with a 13.369. In heat two, Ryan Gillenwater in the #45 car sped around the track finishing with a 13.642. The 8 lap heat races are always a great [...]
Mike Rapp will be doing a corn roast this Friday at Toledo in honor of his father, Benny, longtime Auto Value Sprintcar owner/driver who passed away last week. He said Benny always enjoyed the picnic atmosphere of the roasts when he was racing. So come out and enjoy fellowship and good times Friday night.
We had some exciting races last night. Ryan Litt was fast, as usual, coming in 1st place for the 30 lap feature. Taking 2nd place was runner-up Brian Gerster, and third place competitor Bobby Santos. Litt had room to run for most of the race and certainly had no problem putting that right rear to work. He finished with a high speed of 119 miles per hour, and a best lap of 13.189. Ryan was the only driver to [...]
Following an exciting win, to open the season, Jason Blonde of the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series has been inducted into the Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame. Jason began racing in 1993 on dirt at Butler Motor Speedway. He continued to race at area dirt tracks until 1999! Jason was crowned the 1999 AVSS dirt Champion! Shortly after Jason made the transition to pavement in 2000 when he was asked to drive for friend and car owner Mike [...]