The 34th season of sprint car racing will begin at Crystal (Mich.) Motor Speedway on April 27 for the Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP.
An incredible variety of events are on the calendar at speedways in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Ontario. A total of 19 races are currently on the schedule with four events yet to be announced.
Highlights for the 2013 season include the return to Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth Indiana. This long time asphalt three-eighths-mile oval has expanded the size of the newly constructed clay oval to a much larger quarter-mile track. The group will appear on two occasions May 18 for the Earl Gaerte Classic and Aug. 17 for the inaugural Bob Newton Classic.
The Hartford (Mich.) Motor Speedway always brings out the best racers in the Midwest and SOD will return on June 14 and Aug. 16. The series will make its return to the I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Mich., and the even better news is the events will be held on the very popular half-mile oval, these races are May 4 and Aug. 3.
The series will make return visits to Ohio tracks Limaland Motorsports Park, Eldora Speedway, and Waynesfield Raceway Park (twice), which includes the second annual Bob Reynolds Memorial race paying $7,000 to win and $600 to start on July 3 to support the NRA racing series. T
he series will compete at a total of 13 different race tracks during the 2013 championship chase.
Long time supporting tracks of the Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP returning for 2013 include Owendale Speedway and the Winston Speedway. Crystal Motor Speedway hosts three events in 2013 and holds the honors of being the only track in the country to host an event every year in the 34 year history of the winged sprint series.
To commemorate this great support, the series is excited to announce that the Engine Pro Mid-Season Championship a special event on July 20 will return with a 34th Sprints on Dirt Anniversary race. This event will pay $2,034 to win, $300 to start and have a special 34 lap length feature. The National Racing Alliance has agreed to co-sanction this event.
Tri-City Motor Speedway located near Auburn, Mich., will host the group on three occasions in 2013 and the season championship for the series will be held on Sept. 21. The Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP will again support the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals at Oshweken Speedway Sept. 13-14.
2013 Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Schedule
Date – Track – Location
April 27 – Crystal Motor Speedway – Crystal, Mich.
May 4 – I-96 Speedway – Lake Odessa, Mich.
May 17 – Tri-City Motor Speedway – Auburn, Mich.
May 18 – Plymouth Speedway – Plymouth, Ind.
May 24 – Limaland Motorsports Park – Lima, Ohio
May 25 – Waynesfield Raceway Park – Waynesfield, Ohio
May 26 – Eldora Speedway – Rossburg, Ohio
June 7 – TBA – TBA
June 14 – Hartford Motor Speedway – Hartford, Mich.
June 28 – TBA – TBA
June 29 – TBA – TBA
July 3 – Waynesfield Raceway Park – Waynesfield, Ohio
July 6 – Owendale Speedway – Owendale, Mich.
July 19 – Tri-City Motor Speedway – Auburn, Mich.
July 20 – Crystal Motor Speedway – Crystal, Mich.
Aug. 3 – I-96 Speedway – Lake Odessa, Mich.
Aug. 16 – Hartford Motor Speedway – Hartford, Mich.
Aug. 17 – Plymouth Speedway – Plymouth, Ind.
Aug. 23 – TBA – TBA
Aug. 24 – Owendale Speedway – Owendale, Mich.
Aug. 30 – Winston Speedway – Rothbury, Mich.
Aug. 31 – Crystal Motor Speedway – Crystal, Mich.
Sept. 13-14 – Ohsweken Speedway – Ohsweken, Ontario
Sept. 21 – Tri-City Motor Speedway – Auburn, Mich.