From Mike Strevel
Gun Lake, MI — (March 13, 2012) — The Plymouth Speedway and the Engine
Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP are excited to announce the
signing of a title sponsor for this historic event.
Engine Pro of Grand Rapids, MI has signed on as Title sponsor and
brought in three great presenting sponsors to assist with this
tremendous event. The Hastings Manufacturing Company along with
MAHLE/Clevite and Melling Engine Parts have signed on to support this
can’t miss race.
The official title for this race set for Saturday June 16, 2012 will
be the following- ENGINE PRO BATTLE AT THE BULLRING PRESENTED BY
HASTINGS MANUFACTURING, MAHLE/CLEVITE & MELLING ENGINE PARTS.
The winged sprint cars of the Sprints on Dirt will be making their
debut on the racy 1/5 mile clay oval at Plymouth Speedway. A field of
drivers from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Ontario
are expected to compete in this ASCS sanctioned event.
To add to the excitement of an already tremendous event is has been
recently announced that three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Tony
Stewart has agreed to make an appearance at Plymouth Speedway and he
is bringing his potent 360 powered sprint car to do battle with the
stars of the Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt series.
This will mark the debut for Stewart with the SOD series and the
drivers of the group are looking forward to going wheel to wheel with
the owner of Eldora Speedway.
“I can’t wait to see the S.O.D series at the bullring says Eric
Saunders. Tony has been a huge part of my motocross career before my
crash. I am just glad that he and I are back together here at Plymouth
Speedway. It should be a sellout!!!
Plymouth Speedway is an awesome place. Ed Kennedy has done something
there that is no were in the country, a combination Asphalt/Dirt
track. Says Stewart. I am looking forward to supporting Eric as I have
in the past in his Motocross racing. And running the Bullring should
put on some great racing!
The Engine Pro ASCS 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 33rd
season of operation. The 2012 schedule can be viewed at
In its 21st year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing, the American Sprint
Car Series brings the best of Sprint Car racing to approximately 100
different tracks throughout 30 states and Canada. Anchored by the
Lucas Oil Sprint Car Series presented by MavTv, ASCS also consists of
ten different Regions throughout the nation.
Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is
available at www.ascsracing.com.