The Dirt Million purse has been boosted ahead of website launch – 2018 Dirt Million presented by Arizona Sport Shirts
The Dirt Million now presented by Arizona Sport Shirts
MANSFIELD, OHIO — The Dirt Million was announced last fall and since has quickly received the eyes and ears of the dirt racing industry. Set for August 24th and 25th, the Dirt Million had a guaranteed total purse that started at $200,000 and incorporates the unique ability for the purse to increase to a full $1,000,000 over the course of the next 6 months.
That process officially kicks off on March 1st at 7p.m. est when the full DirtMillion.com website launches. The Dirt Million purse was originally set to kick off at a guaranteed $100,000 to Win and $2,000 to Start ($200,000 total) payout for the main event but through a partnership with Arizona Sport Shirts the event has already received a major boost.
The Dirt Million presented by Arizona Sport Shirts will now kick off at $250,000 as the Indianapolis based company becomes the Official Apparel partner of the major event. Arizona Sport Shirts provides cutting edge apparel and merchandise to the dirt racing industries leading companies, teams and special events. Arizona is known for having “THE ORIGINAL RACING SHIRT SINCE 1974” and their merchandise trailers as well as their GOTTA RACE brand can be found all over the country visiting major dirt racing events.
The boost to $250,000 now sets up a guaranteed $125,000 to win and $2,500 to start Saturday main event. Kicking off the Dirt Million with the Arizona Sport Shirts partnership is exactly what the event is all about.
“This is truly an event FOR THE INDUSTRY…BY THE INDUSTRY and thanks to Arizona Sport Shirts we are able to get an immediate boost and show the racers, fans and other sponsors that their support can make a big impact in the outcome come August.” Said Cody Sommer, the Dirt Million promoter and President of Mansfield Motor Speedway.
Arizona Sport Shirts expressed excitement for the event and their involvement. “We believe in giving back to the industry that has helped us remain the leader in automotive apparel for 44 years. We are looking forward to being a part of another historic event by Cody and his team.” Said Gerald Newton, SR VPO of Arizona Sport Shirts, Inc.
As the DirtMillion.com website launches additional growth in the purse will continue to escalate and the overall support for the event will be displayed for everyone online via the websites live “TICKER” which keeps an up-to-date total of the purse position.
“As a fan, it is nice to know that your hard earned money and purchases are going towards helping an event and the race teams that are competing in it. As a team, I’m sure it is nice to see that the larger an event gets, the larger your opportunity there gets as well.” Said Cody Sommer.
For more information regarding Arizona Sport Shirts, please visit them online at www.ArizonaSportShirts.com or on social media at Facebook.com/ArizonaSportShirts Twitter @AZ_Shirts and they can also be contacted by phone at 1-800-922-9918
For more information regarding the Dirt Million please visit the event website at www.DirtMillion.com Follow along on social media for the latest details and announcements regarding the event via Twitter @DirtMillion and Facebook.com/DirtMillion
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