MONMOUTH, Ill. – The Illinois Midget Racing Ass’n has come to an agreement with Engler Machine and Tool, the leader in high performance product manufacturing, to be its 2014 title sponsor.
The IMRA will be known as the Engler Machine and Tool IMRA Midget Series, creating a powerful partnership between one of auto racings most established and successful performance product manufacturers and an emerging short track sanctioning body for midget auto racing.
Engler Machine and Tool was founded in 1980 by Tim Engler and has become an industry leader in fuel injection systems, custom tractor pulling chassis, gears, shafts and specialty CNC products. Engler fuel injection systems can be found in various types of auto racing, but have been a powerhouse in Sprint Car and Midget racing as well. Engler fuel systems have found victory lane at many prestigious short track auto racing events and have been on numerous championship winning engines both on a national and regional level.
The Engler Machine and Tool IMRA Midget Series was founded with a goal of bringing affordable and competitive Midget racing to Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. The series utilizes production engines with minor modifications to increase horsepower and performance without sacrificing reliability. The complete car specifications and safety regulations can be found at the series’ official web site imraracing.com.
The 2014 Engler Machine and Tool IMRA Midget Series will consist of at least 20 races including events at the Quad City Speedway in East Moline, Ill., Sycamore (Ill.) Speedway and the 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa.
The season opener for the Engler Machine and Tool IMRA Midget Series will be March 29 at the 34 Raceway.