BOYERTOWN, Pa. – Loyalty will be rewarded during the 2014 edition of the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP.
Series title sponsor VP Racing Fuels has teamed up with NDRL Short Track Super Series coordinator Brett Deyo to present a loyalty bonus paid to a championship-winning competitor entering all six points-paying series events and the post-season King of the Can event scheduled for Oct. 17 Penn Can Speedway.
The NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP kicks off on April 6 at New York’s Orange County Fair Speedway with the inaugural Hard Clay Open presented by United Pump & Tank, East Coast Speed/ECS Auto and West Point Golf.
The first five stops on the series – Thunder Mountain (N.Y.) May 20, I-88 (N.Y.) July 23, Accord (N.Y.) Aug. 5 and Penn Can (Pa.) Aug. 12 operate on 100-point schedules. Four of a driver’s best five finishes will be used to calculate point standings entering the season finale Alpine Building Supply Short Track SuperNationals presented by Olum’s at I-88 Speedway Oct. 10-11, which offers an increased 150-point schedule and is a must-attend event to receive point fund money. That means a driver may either skip an event or drop their worst finish from the first five races without penalty.
However, the new loyalty award should entice a driver to compete in every event.
The ’14 NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP championship is currently worthl $6,000. Should the driver who wins the title attend all six of the ’14 NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP events and return to compete at the post-season King of the Can on Oct. 17 at Penn Can, the championship take will climb to $10,014.
“Nothing has changed with regards to our point distribution or schedule,” series organizer Deyo said. “A driver can still miss one of the first five events and win the championship. However, we want to reward the drivers who run every one of our series races and come back the week after the Short Track SuperNationals to race in the King of the Can at Penn Can. If our champion demonstrates this amount of loyalty with their attendance, they will earn $10,014. If the champion does miss an event, they will still take home a very hefty $6,000.
“This is a win-win for our racers and fans. For the racers, it provides extra cash for their support. For fans, it ensures all the talent will make it a point to attend every one of our events.”