By Mike Strevel
The challenge will consist of a total of six races that drivers will be able to earn extra winnings as they compete in these select events. This point fund is an addition to the standard race purse each event pays out and the season long championship point fund that Engine Pro and ARP support as title sponsors.
The Short Track Challenge will be held at six different speedways five in Michigan and one in Indiana, giving race fans the opportunity to see the best winged sprint car drivers in the state do battle for this championship race within the championship chase. The events that will be a part of this exciting chase will be on the following dates: Friday May 2 I-96 Speedway Saturday May 17 Plymouth Speedway, June 28 Merritt Speedway, July 18 Tri City Motor Speedway, July 25 Butler Speedway and August 30 Crystal Motor Speedway.
The driver earning the most points will be awarded a $1,000 payment as the winner of the MAHLE/Clevite Short Track Challenge. Point fund monies will be available for the top ten in the 2014 MAHLE/Clevite Short Track Challenge.
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The 2014 Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Presented by ARP will begin Saturday April 26 at the Crystal Motor Speedway in Crystal, MI. For more information please visit www.sprintsondirt.com.