Rules, Announcements ... and More.

The Season Begins! Yeah, a little snow is still on the ground (hasn't it be just a lovely winter?) but Saturday, April 19th, marks the opening of the racing season. Racing begins as close to 7:30 as we can make it with the pit gates opening about 4:30 and the main stands opening at 5PM. Front gate adult admission will be $12 on 'regular nights' and $15 on 'special nights.' Kids will remain at $5. A season grandstand pass can be obtained for $220. Pit passes remain at $25. In probably the best deal of the year, a family pass for two adults and two kids is only $25! If you have questions you can drop me an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can call the office at 989.235.5200.

When I sent out the email blast to tell people that practice had been cancelled, I got roughly 20 emails bounces. If your email has changed, drop me a note. Please tell me what it was and what it is now. Thanks!

SPECIAL NOTICE!!!!
It probably won't come as a surprise to you after the winter we've had but the extended forecast says the endless winter and its cold weather won't abate until almost June. After careful consultation amongst the Ron and the staff, after the first night of racing, start time will move to 7PM to help get everyone home before the 'really' cold weather hits at night. Please come prepared during Test and Tune to finish your registrations and such to help speed things up for opening night.

Starting on the second night, drivers and their cars must be checked no later than 5:45PM. Due to the tight time schedule, you may only 'call in - check in' once a month. Opening night, we will start as soon as possible, trying to maybe start before 7:30 on opening night. We hope this will help keep the fans in the stands as long as possible. In June, the start time will revert to 7:30PM.

Unfortunately, front gate admission prices will rise to $12 on 'regular nights' and $15 on 'special nights.' Kids will remain at $5. A season grandstand pass can be obtained for $220. Pit passes remain at $25. In probably the best deal of the year, a family pass for two adults and two kids is only $25!

I have received draft versions of the revised versions of the the Pro Truck rules, Street Stock rules, and the Pro Stock rules.

As announced at the banquet, there is a new rule for the Pro Trucks:

OPTIONAL TRANSMISSION RULE Bert type transmissions will be allowed. If a Bert type transmission is used, you must add an additional 50 lbs on each side in front of the engine plate. Weight may be adjusted for competitive quality. NO BALL SPLINE TRANSMISSIONS WILL BE PERMITTED.

If you can't make it to the track, you can use our exclusive DVR option to see all of the LIVE action or see the replay immediately after the race by visiting this page and then using the slider bar to jump around by visiting this LINK

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For those that intend to have minors entering the pits, here is the minor release form to have pre-filled out. PLEASE NOTE! "Legal" people say you need to do one of two things. Fill it out and have it notarized or fill it out but don't sign it until you are at the track so track officials can countersign it. Other forms will be posted here shortly.

 

Sprints On Dirt April 28, 2012

Twenty nine sprints made their way to Crystal Motor Speedway for the kick off of the 2012 season for the touring classes. The 2012 season will be a big one for Sprints On Dirt (SOD) series. They have three shows scheduled here, including their co-sanctioned show with the NRA coming up on July 21st.

An early caution slowed the feature for the first time when the 10 of Steve Irwin and the 27 of Brad Lambertson spun entering turn three.

Feature Winner SOD Sprints - April 28, 2012

Once the field got going the pole sitter Darren Long led early. The leaders encountered lap traffic and it looked as though Daggett would be able to close the gap. Andy Chehowski brought out the second caution spinning right in front of the leaders Long and Daggett.

Long prevailed over Dagget, leading wire to wire to pick up the checkered flag. Dallman and Horstman finished close behind for second and third.

Four Heats and A Dash

In the first heat, Dustin Daggett took the lead away from Steve Irwin and drove away from the field for his first checked flag of the season.

Greg Dallman and Daren Long see-sawed back and forth for the lead before the 49 of Shawn Dancer hit the wall and brought out the yellow flag. Long held on for the final two laps and was able to drive on to victory lane in the second heat.

It was all Andy Chehowski picking up the heat three win and the final heat went to the Hoosier Rocket, Brett Mann.

Dain Naida was able to pick up the win in the B main and Brad Lambertson took the four car dash.

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