Daggett Celebrates Record Tying Fourth Sprints on Dirt Championship

IMG_3563From Mike Strevel

Grand Ledge, MI driver Dustin Daggett celebrated his fourth Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP Championship during Friday evening’s festivities which were held at The Fountains Banquet Center in Parchment, MI.

Daggett, the racer who has the most feature victories in the 34 year history of the winged sprint car group thanked his car owner Phil Mott and the incredible crew that helped him capture the 2013 championship.

A total of eleven different drivers were awarded with trophies and a share of the $20,000 cash point fund. After an opening video presentation celebrating the past year, Engine Pro  Sprints on Dirt Series Director Mike Strevel gave a short review of the 2013 season and then it was time to award the top eleven point finishers, the 2013 rookie of the year and several special awards to cap the 34th season for the Michigan based sprint car group.

There were several scheduling announcements that were  near the end of the presentation. The first was that for the 34th year Crystal Motor Speedway will host the series on three occasions including the traditional opener in April. The second is that the Berlin Raceway in Marne MI will host the series on Saturday September 27. It was announced that a total of 23 events are scheduled for 2014 with 2-4 still to be added.

The complete 2014 series schedule is expected to be released by Jan 30, 2014.



Awards that were presented Friday evening include the following-


Engine Pro Rookie of the Year- Chris Jones


2013 Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt favorite race track- Tri City Motor Speedway


2013 Engine Builder of the year- Kistler Engines


2013 Crew Chief of the Year- Tom Ruhl


2013 Car Owner of the Year-Phil Mott


2013 Driver of the Year- Dustin Daggett



2013 Engine Pro  Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP top eleven points finishers awarded on Friday November 8, 2013

11. Robert Huisken                        Marne MI                 1483

10. Jared Horstman                       Cloverdale,OH        1516

9. Brett Mann                                  Goshen,IN               1722

8. Eric Smith                                                Lakeview,MI            1753

7. Ryan Ruhl                                                Coldwater, MI         1852

6. Chris Jones                                  Litchfield, MI           1893

5. Andy Teunessen                                    Hastings, MI            1961

4. Ryan Grubaugh                          St Johns, MI             2079

3. Joe Geibe                                     Sturgis,MI                 2111

2. Gregg Dalman                            Bellevue,MI              2456

1. Dustin Daggett                           Grand Ledge MI      2660