Gary Kern, Fremont, Ohio, track announcer and promoter. Gary started as the public address announcer at Fremont Speedway in 1960. He also helped at Sandusky Speedway and Toledo Raceway Park in 1964 and in 1965 and 1966 worked at West Virginia Speedway. Heck, Gary even tried driving a race car once at Toledo - he lasted 8 laps and decided he would rather announce than drive. In 1976, Gary purchased the promoting rights of Fremont Speedway from Dot Szakovits. Gary continued to promote racing at Fremont Speedway through 1995.