ERIE, MI (September 6, 2018) – The Motul Leader of the Pack for Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt presented by ARP 2018 competitors had a unique format. The entire season was divided into four stages and the best average finish for all stages determined to champion. Chad Blonde showed his season-long strength by winning three stages and finishing second in the other stage.
The 2018 top five for each stage were:
Stage 1. – Chad Blonde, Zane DeVault, Boston Mead, Shawn Valenti, Gregg Dalman
Stage 2. – Shawn Valenti, Chad Blonde, Jay Steinebach, Ricky Ferkel, Ryan Ruhl
Stage 3. – Chad Blonde, Shawn Valenti, Ricky Ferkel, Jay Steinebach, Eric Smith
Stage 4. – Chad Blonde, Shawn Valenti, Quentin Blonde, Ryan Ruhl, Jay Steinebach
2018 Motul Leader of the Pack final top five are:
1. 5b, Chad Blonde, 1.3
2. 7, Shawn Valenti, 2.3
3. 10s, Jay Steinebach, 5.0
4. 0, Ricky Ferkel, 6.8
5. 71H, Ryan Ruhl, 8.8
Chad Blonde will collect $1,000 at the Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt Awards Banquet on October 27 at the Battle Creek Holiday Inn, Battle Creek, Michigan. Second through fifth in Motul LotP will also be awarded a portion of the point fund.
Motul Leader of the Pack complete final standings and all other Sprints On Dirt points can be found on the SOD website by clicking on the “2018 Points” tab.
Motul displays a dedication to the best, from its suppliers, through its innovation to its clients. Motorsport has been Motul’s prime creative and innovative laboratory since its first steps in racing disciplines in the 1950s and introduced its cutting-edge technology to dirt track sprint car racing with Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt presented by ARP this season.
For more information about Motul, visit its website at www.motul.com/us/en-US. To learn more about Engine Pro, go to www.enginepro.com. For more information about ARP, go to www.arp-bolts.com. Follow SOD at www.sprintsondirt.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sprintsondirt.