MAHLE/Clevite BLC @ Crystal. $400 to start, $100 to win heats


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Erie, MI (April 12, 2016) – The Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt presented by ARP will kick off the 2016 season at Crystal (MI) Motor Speedway on April 30th. It will also be the first race of the five-race MAHLE/Clevite Beyond Limits Challenge (BLC) that will pay the mini-series winner $1,000.

The season opening race will be the first under the exciting new Sprints On Dirt unlimited sprint car format that has drawn extensive attention throughout the sprint car racing world. The feature will pay $400 to start, and heat race sponsors Engler Machine & Tool, Lane Automotive, and COMP Cams will pay their respective heat race winners $100 for not only this event, but every 2016 SOD race.

Always one of the most popular venues for Sprints On Dirt, the three-eighths mile Crystal Motor Speedway, founded in 1952, is the only speedway that has been on the SOD schedule every year since its first season in 1980.

Competitors should contact SOD to reserve tires for pick up at Crystal. Competitors who do not reserve tires will be allowed to purchase one set of rear tires until all competitors have a set, then additional tires can be purchased. Payment by cash, check, or credit card (2.75% bank surcharge added to credit card payments) accepted.

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