Alvin Franks. Franks began racing in 1959 with a 1937 Ford. His first feature win was in his second year of racing at a track near Tiffin. He won a championship at the old Attica track. Franks is 9th on the all-time feature win list at Fremont Speedway with 34 victories. He was Fremont's super modified champion in 1966, 1968 and 1971. He won the Millstream (Findlay) track title in 1972. After retiring from driving, Franks opened a machine and welding shop and build many race cars in the late 1970s and early 1980s.