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Plymouth Speedway’s Battle at the Bullring Announces Title Sponsor

Mike Strevel (March 13, 2012) – The Plymouth Speedway and the Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP are excited to announce the signing of a title sponsor for this historic event.

Engine Pro of Grand Rapids, MI has signed on as Title sponsor and brought in three great presenting sponsors to assist with this tremendous event. The Hastings Manufacturing Company along with MAHLE/Clevite and Melling Engine Parts have signed on to support this can’t miss race.

The official title for this race set for Saturday June 16, 2012 will be the following- ENGINE PRO BATTLE AT THE BULLRING PRESENTED BY HASTINGS MANUFACTURING, MAHLE/CLEVITE & MELLING ENGINE PARTS.

The winged sprint cars of the Sprints on Dirt will be making their debut on the racy 1/5 mile clay oval at Plymouth Speedway. A field of drivers from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Ontario are expected to compete in this ASCS sanctioned event.

To add to the excitement of an already tremendous event is has been recently announced that three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Tony Stewart has agreed to make an appearance at Plymouth Speedway and he is bringing his potent 360 powered sprint car to do battle with the stars of the Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt series.

This will mark the debut for Stewart with the SOD series and the drivers of the group are looking forward to going wheel to wheel with the owner of Eldora Speedway.

“I can’t wait to see the S.O.D series at the bullring says Eric Saunders. Tony has been a huge part of my motocross career before my crash. I am just glad that he and I are back together here at Plymouth Speedway. It should be a sellout!!!
Plymouth Speedway is an awesome place. Ed Kennedy has done something there that is no were in the country, a combination Asphalt/Dirt track. Says Stewart. I am looking forward to supporting Eric as

I have in the past in his Motocross racing. And running the Bullring should put on some great racing!

The Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP series sanctions winged Sprint Car races at speedways throughout Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and the Canadian province of Ontario and will enjoy its 33rd season of operation. The 2012 schedule can be viewed at

In its 21st year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing, the American Sprint Car Series brings the best of Sprint Car racing to approximately 100 different tracks throughout 30 states and Canada. Anchored by the Lucas Oil Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters, ASCS also consists of ten different Regions throughout the nation.

Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at