ASCS SOD Series Heads to The Thumb on Saturday

By T.J. Buffenbarger

TULSA, Okla. (August 23, 2010) – The Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP makes their final trip up to the “thumb” on the east side of Michigan to compete at Owendale Speedway in Owendale, Michigan. This is the second appearance of the season at Owendale for the ASCS SOD series and another leg in the 2010 MAHLE / Clevite Short Track Challenge.

Dain Naida will look to sweep both Owendale races in 2010, after winning the first event on July 10th that started a two race win streak. Naida also leads the standings in the Short Track Challenge by 31 points over Davey Brown.

In the race for the overall 2010 ASCS SOD championship Ryan Grubaugh currently holds a 64 point lead over Gregg Dalman. Both drivers are attempting to win their first series championship.

The Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP is in its 31st season of competition. Twenty-seven races are on the calendar scheduled throughout Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Ontario.

The American Sprint Car Series, in its 19th year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing events, brings the best of Sprint Car racing to nearly 100 different tracks throughout 25 states and Canada in 2010. Anchored by the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series, ASCS also consists of several different regions throughout the nation.

Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at