Story By: BRUCE HENDEL / VP RACING FUELS – SAN ANTONIO, TX – VP Racing Fuels, Inc., today announced they have been named the Official Fuel of the inaugural Dirt Million fan driven event at Mansfield Speedway in Ohio August 24-25, 2018.
“This is one of the most unique and creative approaches I’ve ever seen,” said Bruce Hendel, VP’s Vice President, North America Sales – Race Fuels & Consumer Products. “Fans can go to DirtMillion.com and buy VP fuel for their favorite driver, sponsor a driver’s entry fee, pit pass, and even shop for racing tires to help the teams compete.”
Super Late Model drivers will compete for a minimum of $100,000 to win and $2,000 to start in the inaugural Dirt Million at the 4/10-mile oval, but the purse will continue to increase throughout the 2018 calendar year via a unique format and promotion that allows dirt racing families, friends, sponsors, fans and teams everywhere in the world to play a role in building the feature’s payoff. The total purse for the event can climb to a spectacular $1 million, which would result in the weekend’s A-main offering a $500,000 winner’s prize and $10,000 just to take the green flag.
“We are fortunate to have a great working relationship with VP Racing Fuels and it is exciting to expand our partnership with them at Mansfield Motor Speedway and with the Dirt Million event,” added Cody Sommer, Dirt Million President & Promoter. “They provide the highest quality of products and having their involvement is just another example of their dedication towards the sport of dirt track racing.”