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KISTLER RETURNS AS HEAT RACE SPONS

KISTLER RETURNS AS HEAT RACE SPONS...

5/9/2019
Great Lakes Super Sprints is excited and pleased to announce the return of Kistler Engines and Kistler Race Products as a heat race sponsor for the 2019 Season. Located in the country at 1263 North County Road 232 just outside of Fremont Ohio, Paul Kistler and his staff operate a state of the art engine shop, producing high quality engines and parts. Constantly investing in research and development, Kistler Engines sets the standard in the ultra competitive field of...more
AELMT & GLSS Event at I-96 CANCELL

AELMT & GLSS Event at I-96 CANCELL...

10/11/2019
Lake Odessa, MI (Friday, October 11, 2019) - The American Ethanol Late Model Tour and Great Lakes Super Sprints event at I-96 Speedway, scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2019 has been cancelled due to weather. Constant rains throughout Friday with very low temperatures overnight, combined with forecasted race temperatures in the forties on Saturday, event organizers have cancelled the event. A suitable rain date could not be found that works for all organizing...more
CLARK WINS GLSRS OPENER

CLARK WINS GLSRS OPENER

5/9/2020
Merrill, MI – With 33 cars registered for the Great Lakes SIM Racing Series first race of a 12 week league, Justin D Clark (Hamersville, OH) holds off Max Stambaugh (Elida, OH) for the 35 lap win at the Knoxville Speedway Sunday night. Clark also set Super Clean Quick Time with a 15.97 second lap. Stambaugh, Trevor Berry (Clio, MI), Travis Oldfield and Mike Keegan (Fremont, OH) rounded out the top five qualifiers. In the Engler Machine & Tool Heat 1, Tyler Street...more
HORSTMAN HOLDS OFF STACKED FIELD

HORSTMAN HOLDS OFF STACKED FIELD

6/13/2020
Lake Odessa, MI –On a beautiful June night, Great Lakes Super Sprints pulled into I-96 Speedway for their opening night of the 2020 season. Jared Horstman (Cloverdale, OH), the 2017 GLSS Champion, held off all chargers to lead wire to wire and take the checkered flag in an exciting A-Main. On Wednesday, Michigan experienced the effects of tropical storm Cristobal, taking down trees and power lines and dropping large amounts of rain. Fortunately the track was...more
KEEGAN LEADS DILLER & STAMBAUGH GO

KEEGAN LEADS DILLER & STAMBAUGH GO...

6/20/2020
Merrill, MI – Mike Keegan (Fremont, OH) holds an 86 point lead over David Diller (Elida, OH) going into the Great Lakes SIM Racing Series (GLSRS) final race this Sunday at 7 pm. Max Stambaugh (Elida, OH), Chris Verde (Elyria, OH) and Brad Lamberson (Parma, MI) round out the top 5. Great Lakes SIM Racing Series was developed to be a winter simulated sprint car racing series. With the Covid-19 pandemic causing a national lock down, Great Lakes Sprints owner Barry...more
HORSTMAN GETS 2nd WIN IN A ROW

HORSTMAN GETS 2nd WIN IN A ROW

6/27/2020
Crystal, MI – Jared Horstman (Cloverdale, OH) makes it two in a row to start this whacky race season, after winning the Great Lakes Super Sprints feature at Crystal Motor Speedway Saturday night! The fans at Crystal, were treated to another great show by the GLSS drivers. On a challenging track for heat races, 19 cars battled for starting positions in the Feature Event. To start the night out, our drivers took the track about 6:35 pm to qualify in groups of 3. ...more
RIDENOUR HOLDS ON FOR BIG PAYDAY

RIDENOUR HOLDS ON FOR BIG PAYDAY

9/21/2020
Hartford, MI: With the 2020 racing season in disarray after a summer of Covid-19, the Great Lakes Super Sprints Presented by Engine Pro and ARP found a way to continue the season after the final points event took place four weeks prior. The series found itself in Hartford, MI at the historic Hartford Speedway for a $3000 to win main event that saw Chase Ridenour pick up the win. The 25-lap main event had Chase Ridenour and Trevor Berry bring the field to the green...more
SEASON OPENER AT I-96

SEASON OPENER AT I-96

4/16/2021
Lake Odessa, MI (Friday, April 16, 2021) - After a long winter following an abbreviated season, a new chapter of Great Lakes Super Sprints presented by Engine Pro & ARP (GLSS) racing begins Friday night in Lake Odessa, Michigan. For the first time in 2021, GLSS competitors will unload and hope for a trip to victory lane at I-96 Speedway. A track that former Champions have won big and lost big throughout the course of GLSS history. A staple track in the GLSS schedule...more
RUHL TAKES SEASON OPENER

RUHL TAKES SEASON OPENER

4/17/2021
Lake Odessa, MI - Ryan Ruhl would use multiple caution flags to his benefit, and conquer the chilly temperatures to pick up the win on Friday night, in the Great Lakes Super Sprints presented by Engine Pro & ARP Season Opener at I-96 Speedway. The Coldwater, Michigan native would methodically work his way into the top 3 early in the event from his 9th starting position, closing the gap on the leaders with timely cautions. Dustin Daggett and Phil Gressman would lead the...more
Great Lakes Super Sprints Prepared

Great Lakes Super Sprints Prepared...

4/22/2021
Orville, OH (Thursday, April 22, 2021) - The Great Lakes Super Sprints presented by Engine Pro and ARP (GLSS) season is now officially underway after their opening night last Friday at I-96 Speedway. The Rocket Man, Ryan Ruhl picked up his first win of the season holding off a hard-charging Jared Horstman and Ricky Peterson for the win. Now, the series looks to make their maiden appearance at Wayne County Speedway in Orville, Ohio on Saturday night. *(See early entry...more
2023 COMBINED GLSS SCHEDULE

2023 COMBINED GLSS SCHEDULE

1/15/2023
Merrill, MI – Great Lakes Super Sprints presented by Engine Pro & ARP is pleased to post our 2023 Combined Schedule. There are 37 confirmed dates at 12 different tracks this coming season in Ohio and Michigan. We are still working with 4 other tracks and hoping for 4 more dates, but we didn’t want to hold up our schedule with over 90% of the schedule completed. The combined schedule is a complete list of all the GLSS shows that have been scheduled. The North...more
PULICE TAKES POSITION WITH GLS

PULICE TAKES POSITION WITH GLS

2/1/2023
Merrill, MI – With the busiest time of the year in full swing, Great Lakes Sprints is pleased to announce the addition of our newest team member, Brooke K Pulice (BK). Brooke will initially be working directly with Barry Marlow, the owner of GLS family of sprints. BK is a Michigan native and is looking forward to graduating this May from Saginaw Valley State University. She will be graduating with a Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Sales...more
PULICE TAKES POSITION WITH GLS

PULICE TAKES POSITION WITH GLS

2/1/2023
Merrill, MI – With the busiest time of the year in full swing, Great Lakes Sprints is pleased to announce the addition of our newest team member, Brooke K Pulice (BK). Brooke will initially be working directly with Barry Marlow, the owner of GLS family of sprints. BK is a Michigan native and is looking forward to graduating this May from Saginaw Valley State University. She will be graduating with a Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Sales...more
PULICE TAKES POSITION WITH GLS

PULICE TAKES POSITION WITH GLS

2/1/2023
Merrill, MI – With the busiest time of the year in full swing, Great Lakes Sprints is pleased to announce the addition of our newest team member, Brooke K Pulice (BK). Brooke will initially be working directly with Barry Marlow, the owner of GLS family of sprints. BK is a Michigan native and is looking forward to graduating this May from Saginaw Valley State University. She will be graduating with a Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Sales and...more
PULICE TAKES POSITION WITH GLS

PULICE TAKES POSITION WITH GLS

2/1/2023
Merrill, MI – With the busiest time of the year in full swing, Great Lakes Sprints is pleased to announce the addition of our newest team member, Brooke K Pulice (BK). Brooke will initially be working directly with Barry Marlow, the owner of GLS family of sprints. BK is a Michigan native and is looking forward to graduating this May from Saginaw Valley State University. She will be graduating with a Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Sales and...more
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