NDIANAPOLIS, IN – Independence Day weekend will be action packed for Arctic Cat All Star competitors in 2016, as the series prepares to invade areas of southern Michigan for back-to-back, $5,000-to-win events on Saturday and Sunday, July 2-3. The competitive following of Arctic Cat All Stars, as well as a highly anticipated regional turnout, will battle in Michigan during their weekend tour of the Great Lakes State, giving race fans something extra special to look forward to during their holiday weekend.

Hartford Speedway in Hartford, Michigan, will officially activate Independence Day weekend for the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on Saturday night, July 2.  The Great Lakes Super Sprints and MTS non-wing sprint cars will also be on the card at Hartford.

Tony Stewart presents the Inaugural Dirty 30 at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa will highlight Independence Day weekend on Sunday night, July 3, featuring a complete program for the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, as well as a full fireworks display to cap off the evening’s program. Tony Stewart, former NASCAR Sprint Cup champion and owner of the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, will join in on the Dirty 30 festivities and participate in a pre-race gathering with only a select number of fans gaining access. The first 100 people to buy Dirty 30 tickets online, reserved or general admission, before the day of the event will have the opportunity to meet Tony Stewart and participate in a pre-race autograph session on the speedway grounds. Set times and other details will be announced soon.

“I’d like to be able to get to both tracks in Michigan, but I’ll be in Daytona on Saturday night in my Cup car,” said Tony Stewart, owner of the Arctic Cat All Stars.  “I’m looking forward to getting to I-96 on July 3rd for the Dirty 30 and to meet some fans and sign some autographs.  We are expecting a nice car count for the entire weekend.  Mother Nature owes us so we are expecting the sun to be shining.”

As an added bonus for area race fans, the UMP Late Models will also be on the Dirty 30 agenda at I-96 Speedway, racing for a top prize equaling $1,000.

Hartford Speedway pit gates will open at noon and main gates will open tentatively at 5:00 pm on Saturday, July 2.  General admission tickets can be purchased the day of the event for $25 and pit passes will be $30.

I-96 Speedway pit gates and main gates will open at 2:00 pm on Sunday, July 3. Adult reserved seat tickets can be purchased online, and on the day of the event, for $28. Reserved seats for children 12 years and younger will be $10. Adult general admission tickets online, and on the day of the event, will be $25, with children 12 years and younger gaining general admission access for free. Pit passes will be $30.

Monday, July 4,, will serve as a rain date for the Dirty 30 at I-96 Speedway.

Online tickets are available for the Dirty 30 event at I-96 Speedway now: http://tickets.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=1474

Fans should stay tuned for further details online at www.allstarsprint.com, as well as at www.i96speedway.com and www.hartfordspeedway.net. More information will be released in the coming weeks.

-All Star Circuit of Champions Press Release

Tony Stewart Announces Inaugural Dirty 30 at I-96