By Bob Fricke
Ohio Logistics, providers of worldwide logistics services, returns as the title sponsor of the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic presented by Racing Optics featuring the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series at Limaland Motorsports Park on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Lima, Ohio.
Ohio Logistics, which operates over 6 million square feet of warehouse space in seven states, is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. Charles L. Bills is president of the company. Ohio Logistics is one of the nation’s largest privately held logistics companies. Warehouse facilities are located in Findlay, Fostoria, Ottawa, and Willard in Ohio. It owns I-69 Logistics in Gas City, Indiana; Penn Centre in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania; Southern Tier Logistics with warehouses in Erwin and Elmira, New York; Georgia Division in Rock Spring and Rome; and Kentucky Division in Louisville. Ohio Logistics provides innovative warehousing, distribution, and transportation services to customers with local and or global logistics requirements. It operates Foreign Trade Zone #151 in Findlay. The Foreign Trade Zone provides users with the opportunity to lower costs and boost profits because merchandise can be imported into a zone without going through formal customs entry procedures or paying import duties. Their Transportation Group operates its own fleet of trucks. Its Document Service Company delivers the most complete records management and document destruction services in its marketing area.
Donny Schatz won the Brad Doty Classic in 2013, with Paul McMahan in second. Daryn Pittman was third followed by Danny Holtgraver in fourth and David Gravel in fifth. 20 different drivers have won the Brad Doty Classic, dating back to the inaugural event in 1989, with Danny Smith, Steve Kinser, Dale Blaney, and Donny Schatz being the only two-time winners. The 2014 racing season will mark the 17th year that The University of Northwestern Ohio has owned and operated Limaland Motorsports Park, which is in its 79th year of hosting racing. This will mark the thirteenth visit by the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series to what is one of the most highly regarded tracks on the schedule. In the previous twelve events at the ¼-mile, eight different drivers have visited the winner’s circle.
Additional information about Ohio Logistics can be found at www.ohiologistics.com.
Tickets for the Ohio Logistics 26th Annual Brad Doty Classic Presented by Racing Optics are available by calling the Limaland Motorsports Park ticket hotline at 419-998-3199, Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. eastern or visit www.limaland.com for further information. Tickets are also available at the track box office every Friday night.