PHOENIX – The Nat’l Dirt Racing League introduced their Engine Builder of the Year program and title sponsor Total Seal Piston Rings on Tuesday.
The program is aimed to reward the engine builders who have such a large stake in the success of the racers that compete with the NDRL. The program will also offer up some bragging rights in addition to cash and prizes that are being awarded. “We wanted to give the engine builders some recognition and some show of appreciation for giving these guys what they need to be successful. The program awards consistency but it also rewards winning. We are very happy to be able to give something back to those guys. They deserve some credit for all that they do,” said NDRL Marketing Director Jason Babyak.
NDRL partner Total Seal Piston Rings will become the program’s the title sponsor. Total Seal is used by almost every major engine builder in the Dirt Racing market. Total Seal Rings are also found in race winning engines in NASCAR, Indy-Car, IMCA, Off-Road and nearly every other form of motorsports.
“Total Seal was literally the perfect fit for this program. They have been a very good partner for the NDRL and when I brought this program to Total Seal’s Joey Moriarty he was immediately interested. The engine builders are obviously some of Total Seal’s core customers so it was a win-win for them and for the NDRL. We are proud to have Total Seal on board and to represent their brand through the Engine Builder program. And these engine builders have some nice prizes to look forward to as a result of Total Seal and our other partners who have joined in to support the program,” Babyak added.
Additional sponsors of the Engine Builder of the Year program include High Velocity Heads, Dyers Top Rods, Cometic Gasket, K1 Technologies and JE Pistons.
After eight events Clements Race Engines of Spartanburg, S.C. leads the standings on the strength of Chris Madden’s early season success. Pro Power Racing and Vic Hill Race Engines round out the top three.