Mother Nature has wreaked havoc on the 2016 Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt schedule, and all four rain outs have been MAHLE/Clevite Beyond Limits Challenge events.
Due to the rain outs and associated scheduling conflicts, the five-race BLC schedule has been adjusted as follows:
- Saturday, June 18th, Merritt Speedway, won by Brian Smith,
- Saturday, July 9th, Thunderbird Speedway, won by Brian Smith,
- Friday, August 19, I-96 Speedway,
- Friday, September 2nd, Hartford Speedway,
- Saturday, September 3rd, Crystal Motor Speedway.
The BLC offers drivers the opportunity to focus on a mini-championship with its own point fund within the full Sprints on Dirt series points chase. The MAHLE/Clevite Beyond Limits Challenge Champion will be awarded $1,000. Point fund monies will be paid out to the top seven finishers in the BLC. To contend for the BLC championship, a driver must display SOD & all primary sponsors’ decals.
SOD points leader Brian Smith (Fremont, OH) also leads the BLC points, followed by Tom Schinderle, Dan McCarron, Steve Irwin, Brett Mann, John Gall, and Mark Aldrich.
For more information about MAHLE/Clevite, go to https://catalog.mahle-aftermarket.com/eu/home/index.xhtml?l=EN. For more information about Engine Pro, go to www.enginepro.com. For more information about ARP, go to www.arp-bolts.com. The full 2016 Sprints on Dirt schedule, rules, current news, and other information are available at www.sprintsondirt.com.
Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt presented by ARP is brought to you by many important sponsor partners including: Engine Pro (Title Sponsor), ARP (Title Sponsor), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official SOD Tire), MAHLE/Clevite (Beyond Limits Challenge Sponsor), Engine Pro (Lucky Dog Sponsor), Lane Automotive (Primary Heat Race Sponsor), Engler Machine & Tool (Primary Heat Race Sponsor), COMP Cams (Primary Heat Race Sponsor), RockAuto.com (SOD Series Rookie of the Year Sponsor & SOD Sprint Car Rookie of the Year Sponsor), XYZ Machining (Sportsman of the Year Sponsor & Crew Chief of the Year Sponsor), KSE Racing Products (Hard Charger Sponsor). In addition, SOD contingency sponsors include: ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Kistler Racing Products, Allstar Performance, Schoenfeld Headers, K2W Precision/Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Ti22 Performance, BR Motorsports, King Racing Products, License 2 Play, Simpson Racing Products, Rod End Supply, Diversified Machine Inc. (DMI), Racing Optics.