Gun Lake, MI — (January 19, 2013) — The 34th season of exciting sprint car racing will begin at Crystal Motor Speedway on April 27 for the Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP series. An incredible variety of events are on the calendar at speedways in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Ontario. A total of 19 races are currently on the schedule with four events yet to be announced.
Highlights for the 2013 season include the return to Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth Indiana. This long time asphalt 3/8 mile oval has expanded the size of the newly constructed clay oval to a much larger ¼ mile track. The group will appear on two occasions May 18 for the Earl Gaerte Classic and August 17 for the inaugural Bob Newton Classic.
The Hartford Motor Speedway always brings out the best racers in the Midwest and SOD will return on June 14 and August 16. The series will make its return to the I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa MI and the even better news is the events will be held on the very popular ½ mile oval, these races are May 4 and August 3.The series will make return visits to Ohio tracks; Limaland Motorsports Park, Eldora Speedway, and Waynesfield Raceway Park twice, which includes the second annual Bob Reynolds Memorial race paying $7,000 to win and $600 to start on July 3 to support the NRA racing series. The series will compete at a total of 13 different race tracks during the 2013 championship chase.
Long time supporting tracks of the Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP returning for 2013 include Owendale Speedway and the Winston Speedway. Crystal Motor Speedway in Crystal MI hosts three events in 2013 and holds the honors of being the only track in the country to host an event every year in the 34 year history of the winged sprint series. To commemorate this great support, the series is excited to announce that the Engine Pro Mid-Season Championship a special event on Saturday July 20 will return with a 34th Sprints on Dirt Anniversary race. This event will pay $2,034 to win, $300 to start and have a special 34 lap length feature. The National Racing Alliance Series has agreed to co-sanction this event.
The Tri City Motor Speedway located near Auburn, Michigan will host the group on three occasions in 2013 and the season championship for the series will be held on September 21. The Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP will again support the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals at Oshweken Speedway September 13-14.
The Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP series sanctions winged Sprint Car races at speedways throughout Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and the Canadian province of Ontario and will enjoy its 34th season of operation. The 2013 schedule can be viewed at www.sprintsondirt.com.
2013 Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP Schedule
April 27 Crystal Motor Speedway
May 4 I-96 Speedway (1/2 Mile)
May 17 Tri City Motor Speedway
May 18 Plymouth Speedway
May 24 Limaland Motorsports Park
May 25 Waynesfield Raceway Park
May 26 Eldora Speedway
June 7 TBA
June 14 Hartford Motor Speedway
June 28 TBA
June 29 TBA
July 3 Waynesfield Raceway Park
July 6 Owendale Speedway
July 19 Tri City Motor Speedway
July 20 Crystal Motor Speedway (Mid-Season Championship)
August 3 I-96 Speedway (1/2 Mile)
August 16 Hartford Motor Speedway
August 17 Plymouth Speedway
August 23 TBA
August 24 Owendale Speedway
August 30 Winston Speedway
August 31 Crystal Motor Speedway
September 13 Ohsweken Speedway
September 14 Ohsweken Speedway
September 21 Tri City Motor Speedway (Season Championship)