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Two Big Weekends of Racing Quickly Approaching at Plymouth Speedway
By: Anita Soltis
(Plymouth, IN) The World Series of Dirt and the Race of Champions will pack the pits and the grandstands for four days of pure horsepower in October.It all starts on Oct. 3 and Oct. 4 when the Sprints on Dirt Series comes to the Playground of Power. This race will determine the season champion in the SODS. The group has been at the track twice this season and the drivers are looking for another wild round of wheel-to-wheel racing with over 800 hp.
Oh, that’s not all.
The Swan Lake Resort UMP Modifieds, Super Streets, Thunder Stocks and Dickies Restaurant 600 Sprint divisions are scheduled that weekend, along with Super Modifieds and Cyber Stocks. Over 150 cars in seven classes of racing are expected to be a part of this event. Testing is set for Friday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. which is free for the fans. Racing begins at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 4. Free camping is available all weekend. The next weekend will feature a battle of the top UMP Modified drivers in the country in the Lane Automotive 50 Race of Champions, presented by All Star Performance and Cometic Gasket, Inc. NASCAR driver David Stremme and his brother Bobby, along with Tri City Speedway UMP Champion Ray Walsh, will compete along with many others in this giant weekend of racing. The 600 Sprints are also set to slide around the track to make it a full night of action.
The 50-lap Race of Champions is set for two big days: Oct. 11 and Oct. 12. The gates will open at 3 p.m., hot laps will begin at 6 p.m. and racing begins at 7 p.m. ET both days.
World Series of Dirt Coming to Plymouth Speedway
By: Anita Soltis
(Plymouth, IN) Drivers in seven classes of racing will compete in the World Series of Dirt on Oct. 3 and Oct. 4 at Plymouth Speedway. The fastest dirt track in Northern Indiana will host the championship for the Sprints on Dirt Series. The last time these drivers raced at the Playground of Power current points leader Ryan Ruhl took the lead after a late-race caution, upsetting Greg Dalman who dominated the feature. It will come down to this final race to determine the champion. Dustin Daggett trails Ruhl by only 27 points in the standings. In addition to this championship feature, several divisions will return to Plymouth Speedway for this exciting weekend of racing. Swan Lake Resort UMP Modifieds, Super Streets, Thunder Stocks and Dickies Restaurant 600 Sprint divisions are scheduled, along with Super Modifieds and Cyber Stocks.

Over 150 cars in seven classes of racing are expected to be a part of this event. Testing is set for Friday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. which is free for the fans. Racing begins at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 4. Free camping is available all weekend. This will also be a chance to tune up racecars for the Swan Lake Resort Ump Modifieds and Dickies Restaurant 600 Sprints for the Race of Champions the following week. Join us for a full weekend of racing!

 
World Series of Dirt Division Rules:
Questions about RULES can be directed to Mike Zielinski at 574-532-7969....it is the responsibility of every driver to meet the rules!
UMP Modifieds must follow 2014 Dirtcar UMP Modified Rules
Super Street - will follow the 2014 Plymouth Speedway Super Street Rules with the following exceptions/additions:
  1. Late Model looking bodies allowed; Aluminum bodies permitted
  2. Aluminum fire wall permitted
  3. 4-link suspension MUST be in stock locations. Steel aftermarket rods allowed. Upper and Lower trailing arms may be different lengths. NO panhard bars. NO J-bars. NO 5th link, ladder bars, torque-link, etc. Recovery shock on top of rear-end housing permitted.
  4. Weight of up to 200lbs may be added at officials discretion if you are outside the spirit of the rules. Please bring extra ballast if you are unsure if your car meets our rules.
Thunder Stocks must follow 2014 Plymouth Speedway Thunder Stock Rules. Engine rules will be specifically enforced.
600 nonwing Sprints must follow 2014 Plymouth Speedway 600 Sprint Rules
Cyber Stocks - if you are legal at your track (bring rules!), you will be legal at our track with the following exceptions:
  1. 4 cyl or 6 cyl FWD cars ONLY
  2. NO V-tech engines
  3. NO Z-tech engines
  4. Window Net is MANDATORY
  5. Driver's Fire Suit covering upper and lower body is MANDATORY
  6. A minimum 4-point roll cage is MANDATORY
  7. All cars must be neat appearing with visible numbers
Supermodified Dirt Cars - please contact Dave Gross at 574-847-4012 for rules
  1. Must be Hoosier Tires
 
World Series of Dirt General Rules:
1. ALL Drivers MUST have a 1-way radio communication with Race Director; Raceiver or Raceiver-type device required
2. ALL Drivers will be required to rent a Westhold transponder from the track for $5. If you own your own Westhold transponder, please bring to us at registration and if applicable you will not be required to rent one from us. Transponders are required to be held in an approved pouch (the orange ones) that is specifically designed for Westhold transponders. If you do not have a pouch, one can be purchased at the track for $18. We will NOT rent nor loan these pouches; they must be purchased. All transponders MUST be placed on right rear axle facing down. 600 sprints, please consult an official about location.
3. Hot Lap sessions will be green-white-checker; however, laps are at the discretion of the Race Director
4. ALL Drivers will draw a pill at registration to determine heat race lineups. The top finishers (TBD) from each heat race will REDRAW immediately after heat race conclusion (in the pits) to determine FEATURE starting position (up to first 12 positions depending upon number of heat races). If applicable, a BMAIN lineup will be determined by heat race finish for those not already transferred into the feature. The top finishers (TBD) from the BMAIN will be transferred into the feature.
 
Cyber Stock Rules
If you are legal at your track (bring rules!), you will be legal at our track with the following exceptions:
1. 4 cyl or 6 cyl FWD cars ONLY
2. NO V-tech engines
3. NO Z-tech engines
4. No Twin Cams
5. No Headers
6. Window Net is MANDATORY
7. Driver's Fire Suit covering upper and lower body is MANDATORY
8. A minimum 4-point roll cage is MANDATORY
9. All cars must be neat appearing with visible numbers
 

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Trailer up for Grabs at Plymouth Speedway
By: Anita Soltis
(Plymouth, IN) Walt Barnes from Techworks Trailer Sales, Inc. in Elkhart has graciously delivered a 24’ trailer to Plymouth Speedway to be raffled off again this season.
Barnes said this silver trailer with an overhead compartment is designed to haul a race car but it can be utilized for any need. It has a side door, LED lights and aluminum wheels.
“I’ve had a lot of fun watching the races at Plymouth Speedway - I just love racing,” said Barnes. “This is just a way to maybe help a race team or someone else with a need for this type of trailer. It’s a really nice trailer. We were able to do this last year and we were glad to see some fans and drivers come into the shop.”
Techworks Trailer Sales, Inc. has been a great partner with Plymouth Speedway, sponsoring the podium for the top three drivers in each division of racing every Saturday night.
Tickets are $5.00 each or five for $20. They can be purchased at the track at the souvenir stand, the beer stand or the registration window in the pit area.
 
About Techworks Trailer Sales, Inc.:
We have a trailer that will fit your needs. The helpful sales staff will set you up with a trailer that's everything you dreamed of and at a price that is affordable. Look around a while and see what we offer and when you decide what you want, contact us through phone or email.
 
Techworks Trailer Sales, Inc.
2500 S. Nappanee Street
Elkhart, IN 46517
(574) 294-7200
http://www.techworkstrailers.com

Plymouth Speedway Welcomes New Partner
By: Anita Soltis
Toyota of Warsaw
(Plymouth, IN) Toyota has become a mainstay in the world of racing, especially with its success in the higher levels of stock car racing.
Toyota of Warsaw recognizes the importance of helping drivers, teams and fans locally find a car that’s just right for every day needs. Owner Dave Illingsworth has announced a new partnership with Plymouth Speedway to help bridge a gap in purchasing a car and to bring racing to the fans at the Playground of Power.
Toyota of Warsaw is interested in helping all involved in the racing environment from the drivers to the fans,” said Illingworth. “We want to help the local market and be a presence in the community. We’re happy to be a partner with Plymouth Speedway to bring dirt racing to the fans and we’ll be looking to expand our partnership in the 2015 season.”

For more information on how the sales experts at Toyota of Warsaw can help you find your next vehicle, call 1-866-583-3812. A sign with more information about the business will also be visible at the track on Saturday, Aug. 2 and throughout the rest of the season.



Race of Champions to Feature Top UMP Modified Drivers
(Plymouth, IN) The fastest dirt track in Northern Indiana will heat up this fall when the top UMP Modified drivers in the country arrive for the Lane Automotive Race of Champions, presented by All Star Performance. Registration is open and the first entrants in the event are NASCAR driver David Stremme and Bobby Stremme. The Stremme family has been supportive of their local track for years and David and Bobby plan to put their competition to the test on Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11. “I have had this date marked since the speedway announced it in January,” said David Stremme. “The Race of Champions is going to have some of the best Modified drivers in the country. It’s going to be a great weekend!”
In addition to Lane Automotive’s sponsorship, Cometic Gasket, Inc., will be a big part of the Race of Champions. “Plymouth Speedway has built a marquee event to showcase some of the most talented dirt modified competitors in the country and Cometic is proud to support the Lane Automotive Race of Champions,” stated Bob Gorman, Founder and CEO, Cometic Gasket, Inc. “The UMP Modified Series is a great place to market Cometic’s high-performance line of automotive gaskets. We already have an existing relationship with DIRTcar through our relationship with the World Racing Group and the DIRTcar HP program so this is a natural extension of that partnership.”
The 50-lap Race of Champions is set for two big days: Oct. 11 and Oct. 12. The gates will open at 3 p.m., hot laps will begin at 6 p.m. and racing begins at 7 p.m. ET both days.
 
About Cometic Gasket, Inc:
Cometic Gasket, Inc., is a leading worldwide supplier of shelf-stock, custom and short-run gaskets for the automotive performance, powersports, original equipment and remanufactured industries. What originally began in 1989, in an 800 square-foot office with limited production facilities and capabilities, has evolved into a 70,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing center. Cometic Gasket is located 30 miles east of Cleveland in Concord, Ohio. Today Cometic produces and ships more than 5,000 types of gaskets to customers worldwide. Cometic is dedicated to customer satisfaction and provides quality products, delivered on time at a competitive price, designed for each customer’s specific application. Cometic is an industry leader in manufacturing processes and is committed to the highest possible quality materials paired with knowledgeable personnel. Cometic is also dedicated to continually improving all areas of its operations through employee development and involvement, as well as continual reviews of customer feedback.
To ensure superior performance across a wide variety of engine types and sizes, Cometic manufactures gaskets from a comprehensive range of materials. Whether the situation calls for the latest in advanced technology like the MLS (Multi-Layer Steel) Gasket, or a synthetic blend such as Aramid Fiber, Cometic finds a solution. Cometic’s in-house tooling centers and rubber division ensure that we are in total control and on the leading edge of the manufacturing process. Cometic stays on the forefront of gasket design technology by utilizing in-house dynamometers and engine assembly rooms to bring our distributors, retailers and ultimately the end-user, the most reliable gaskets available in the marketplace today.

Cometic combines advanced materials with the most current manufacturing processes to provide custom-tailored solutions to meet the needs of each individual customer. Our design engineers analyze the environment in which the gasket will perform, select the proper material, and apply the appropriate technology to offer the highest-performing gaskets available in today’s ever-changing marketplace. Cometic Gaskets are the industry standard for championship-winning teams across multiple disciplines of both professional and amateur motorsports. Since its inception, Cometic has been committed to producing superior quality gaskets for the high-performance market. We believe close relationships and attention to detail are the catalysts of customer satisfaction. These values remain Cometic’s guiding principles to this day. Cometic Gaskets are always made in the USA with materials manufactured on American soil.


Lane Automotive Named Title Sponsor of Race of Champions
(Plymouth, IN) It’s one of the biggest races at the Playground of Power in an exclusive October two-day show. The best of the best in the national UMP Modifieds division will race at Plymouth Speedway on Oct.10 and Oct. 11. The Dickies Restaurant 600 Sprints will also be part of the show. The gates will open at 3 p.m., hot laps will begin at 6 p.m. and racing begins at 7 p.m. ET both days. The 50-lap Race of Champions is proudly sponsored by Lane Automotive, presented by Allstar Performance. It’s Lane Automotive’s 50th year in business and it continues as one of the leading speed equipment warehouse distributors in the world. “We will be offering $5,000 to win in the Race of Champions, which played off our company’s 50th Anniversary,” stated John Berglund, Advertising/Race Track Programs Manager of the Watervliet, Michigan facility. “Our company has been involved with Plymouth Speedway for many years on both asphalt and dirt surfaces. The entire group at Plymouth, including owner Ed Kennedy, do a fantastic job of marketing their facility. I am confident that this race will become an annual event.” For all of your racing needs, visit www.laneautomotive.com.

Lane Automotive 50 Race of Champions Comes to Plymouth Speedway
By: Anita Soltis - January 23, 2014
(Plymouth, IN) It will be the the most exciting Modifieds races this year and it’s happening at Plymouth Speedway. Plymouth Speedway Owner Ed Kennedy recently announced that a UMP Modified National Race of Champions is set to be run at the facility on October 11th. Kennedy and UMP official Sam Driggers will work together to bring this event to the fans of short track racing and it will be nothing short of spectacular.
All track champions in the UMP Modified Series along with the 2014 UMP Modified Touring Series champions will be invited to participate in this event. The overall winner will receive $5,000 and a minimum of $500 will be paid to start. An A feature event is also planned which will pay $1,000 to win. It's open to all modified competitors. Up to four drivers out of this event will be transferred to the Race of Champions for a chance at the $5,000 payout. “This event needed to happen for these drivers,” stated Kennedy. “They put on a great show every week and deserve an event like this. I want Plymouth Speedway to host this exclusive race every year!”
As the 2014 dirt season draws near at Plymouth Speedway, more information about this exclusive event will be available on www.plymouthspeedway.net, the speedway’s Facebook page and on Twitter. This will be the highlighted event of the Modified season!

 
Also because of only running the Race of Champions, "B-main" and "Last Chance Races". We will be adding the Dickie's Restaurant 600’s on Saturday Night only. The Purse for the Dickie's Restaurant 600’s is below.
20 Car field 30 laps or 30 minutes whichever comes first.Non-Qualifying is $35.00.
 
Dickie's Restaurant 600 Sprints Purse
1st $500
2nd $300
3rd $200
4th $100
5th $90
6th $80
7th $70 Out
Lane Automotive 50 Race of Champions Event Information and Forms (click below)
Event format and details here.......UMP Modified Race Of Champions
Registration for Race Of Champions
W9 Form in .PDF format
Parental Consent Form
Pre-Registration Payment Online for Race Of Champions

About Us
Plymouth Speedway features a three-eighths (0.375) mile banked dirt oval owned by Ed Kennedy. Four different classes of racing are featured: UMP Modifieds, 600 Non-wing Open Sprints, Thunder Stocks, and Super Streets. Regular season races are scheduled in the months of April through August on Saturday nights with several special events including Late Models and Sprint Cars. Follow Plymouth Speedway’s official Facebook page, @PlymouthSpeed on Twitter, or email info@plymouthspeedway.net.
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