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Horstman Dominates at Mt Pleasant

Mike Strevel – Mt. Pleasant, MI (June 29, 2012) On a hot, humid evening in Mt Pleasant Michigan, Cloverdale, Ohio driver Jared Horstman took the victory in the only appearance this season at the fast 3/8 mile oval.

Renegade Racing Fuels and Miles Petroleum Group presented the action at the northern Michigan oval and the great crowd was not disappointed, a total of 28 cars checked into the pits.

Horstman started in fourth position for the twenty five lap main event. A total of two yellow flags slowed the action, however the feature winner was able to capture his second Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP of the season in dominating fashion by taking the lead on lap two and holding the lead the rest of the 25 lap feature distance.

The feature winning driver stated: “I have to thank my Dad and my hard working crew; we are really on to something right now and hope that it continues”. The top five finishers following Horstman were Dustin Daggett, Ryan Grubaugh third, Gregg Dalman fourth and Greg Wheeler fifth.

Heat victors were Horstman, Daggett, Shawn Dancer and Grubaugh. The B main went to Brett Mann and Gregg Dalman took the Brodix Heads Dash.

Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP Results-
Friday June 29th, 2012
Mt Pleasant Speedway- Mt Pleasant Michigan
Car Count (28)
Heat Races (Top 16 in passing points transfer to the “A” Feature)

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 17-Jared Horstman; 2. 7-Darren Long; 3. 14-Gary Fast; 4. 27B-Brad Lamberson; 5. 10-Steve Irwin; 6. 29s-Marques Huffer; 7. 70-Jim Lingar

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 2md-Dustin Daggett; 2. 46-Robert Huisken; 3. 11-Trey Smith; 4. 8-Tim Champlin; 5. 10s-Jay Steinbach; 6. 22t-Tank Brackenberry; 7. 16-Ryan Ruhl

Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 49-Shawn Dancer; 2. 4-Josh Turner; 3. 49t-Gregg Dalman; 4. 11w-Chris Ackland; 5. 3w-Brett Mann; 6. 31-Andy Teunessen; 7. 4s-Eric Smith

Heat4 (8 Laps): 1. 00-Ryan Grubaugh; 2. 20A-Andy Chehowski; 3. 16c-Greg Wheeler; 4. 81-John Gall; 5. 2g-Joe Geibe; 6. 2t-Ralph Brackenberry; DNS 21t-Troy Chehowski

Dash (4 Laps): 1. 49t-Gregg Dalman; 2. 14-Gary Fast; 3. 27B-Brad Lamberson; 4. 4-Josh Turner

B Feature: 1. 3w-Brett Mann; 2. 11w-Chris Ackland; 3. 31-Andy Teunessen; 4. 10s-Jay Steinbach; 5. 22t-Tank Brackenberry; 6. 29s-Marques Huffer; 7. 4s-Eric Smith; 8. 70-Jim Lingar; 9. 2g-Joe Geibe; DNS 16-Ryan Ruhl; DNS 21t-Troy Chehowski; DNS 2t-Ralph Brackenberry

A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 17-Jared Horstman; 2. 2md-Dustin Daggett; 3. 00-Ryan Grubaugh; 4. 49t-Gregg Dalman; 5. 16c-Greg Wheeler; 6. 20A-Andy Chehowski; 7. 3w-Brett Mann; 8. 46-Robert Huisken; 9. 11w-Chris Ackland; 10. 14-Gary Fast; 11. 7-Darren Long; 12. 10-Steve Irwin; 13. 27B-Brad Lamberson; 14. 4s-Eric Smith; 15. 4-Josh Turner; 16. 31-Andy Teunessen; 17. 10s-Jay Steinbach; 18. 81-John Gall; 19. 49-Shawn Dancer; 20. 8-Tim Champlin

The 2012 season marks the 21st year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing for the American Sprint Car Series, which brings the best of Sprint Car racing to dozens of different tracks throughout the nation and into Canada. Anchored by the Lucas Oil Sprint Car Series, ASCS also consists of ten different Regions throughout the nation.

Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at

Photo Credit: Bob Bufferbarger