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Today (Saturday, July 8th) is Race Day! The Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP return to action after an extended period of time off and are at Merritt Speedway, located west of Houghton Lake in Lake City, Michigan for the Lake City SOD Rumble. This event is the postponed date from June 24th that was rained out and also the first of two appearances by the fire breathing, winged warriors of SOD at the fast ¼ (0.250) mile semi-banked dirt oval. This event will be the 45th appearance all-time by SOD at Merritt.

 

The third round of the MAHLE/Clevite Beyond Limits Challenge Series see Perfit Corporation Rookie of the Year points leader, Thomas Schinderle leading not only the freshman title chase, but the Overall points and the MAHLE/Clevite standings as well. A trio of former SOD Champions, Steve Irwin (2001), Dain Naida (1999) and Gregg Dalman (2015 & 2012) are all chasing him down. The winner of the last three SOD Features, Chad Blonde will look to extend that winning streak with a potential fourth Feature win in a row as the SOD teams have made the trek to the “Great White North.”

 

Schedule of Events – Saturday, July 8th, 2017 – Merritt Speedway – Lake City, Michigan

4:00p.m. – Pit Gates Open / SOD Draw Opens
4:50p.m. – SOD Draw Closes
5:00p.m. – SOD Drivers Meeting
5:15p.m. – SOD Engine Heat
6:00p.m. – SOD Hot Laps/Group Qualifying

6:55p.m. – Pre-Race Ceremonies
7:00p.m. – Racing Begins

 

Click on the link provided for more event information: merrittspeedwaymi.com

 

Click on the link provided to follow live timing and scoring, via MCRP & Race Monitor:
motorcityracing.co/livetiming

 

Follow SOD on Twitter for exclusive live updates throughout Race Day at:
Twitter.com/SprintsOnDirt

 

Like SOD on Facebook for pictures and more from behind the scenes throughout Race Day at:
Facebook.com/sprintsondirt

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