Dirt Modifieds

T.P. Trailers Returns as a Major Sponsor at Grandview Speedway for 2015

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Bechtelsville, PA January 14, 2015 . . . For the fourth consecutive season T.P. Trailers will return as a major sponsor at Grandview Speedway offering a $250 bonus for the winner of the Saturday night NASCAR 358 Modified feature races along with a $100 bonus to the winner of the BRC Late Model feature and NASCAR Sportsman feature race. “We are happy to be back as a sponsor at Grandview,” said Tom Perkins speaking for all the members of the T.P.Trailers team. “We have had great results from our marketing efforts at Grandview and our relationship with the Rogers family…

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Teo-Pro Car’s ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar Feb. 6-7

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Teo-Pro Offers ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar Saturday, February 7; Stewart Friesen, Matt Hearn, Ronnie Johnson, Jay Castimore, Joe Knoth & Bobby Hearn Join Industry Representatives Pat Macaulay (Fox Shocks), Rob Fuller (DRACO Springs) and Carl Bush (Wilwood Brakes) As Presenters; Teo-Pro Car Assembly Planned; Open House Planned For Friday, February 6 VERNON, NJ – Want an edge on the competition in the upcoming 2015 season? Look no further than the Teo-Pro Car ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The two-day activity – preceded by an Open House on Friday evening, February…

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2015 Season at Thunder Mountain Speedway Will Feature a Mix of New and Old

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CENTER LISLE, NY - The 2015 season at Thunder Mountain Speedway will feature a mix of new and old. The three-eighths-mile clay oval located in Center Lisle, N.Y., just outside of Whitney Point, roars into the upcoming campaign off the strength of a resurgent ’14 season. Speedway founder Karl Spoonhower, back at the helm of the facility with promotion and marketing support from BD Motorsports Media LLC, returned racing to Saturday nights and of course, facilitated the comeback of the mighty big-block/small-block Modifieds to the weekly program. For the ’15 campaign, the headline Modified division again tops the lineup. Brent…

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Red White and Blue Autos Returns to Sponsor Big Diamond Speedway

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MINERSVILLE, PA (1/12/15)--The avid support of Red White and Blue Autos has been a driving force behind the success of Big Diamond Speedway. That support continues to propagate into 2015 and beyond. The hallowed Red White and Blue Autos Victory Lane is a place all competitors at Big Diamond will be striving to reach in 2015, the dealership located in Ashland, PA will be the title sponsor of the track's most coveted parking spot for the next three years. Red White and Blue Autos are also big supporters of the Roadrunner division, and have put together a unique sponsorship for…

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Searock Fabrication and Speed Supplies Named Official Part and Tire Supplier for Big Diamond Speedway

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MINERSVILLE, PA (1/9/15)--Steve Searock is no stranger in the world of dirt racing, but he's got a new endeavor planned for 2015. After years of experience behind the wheel of a sportsman and 358 modified, Searock has decided to jump into the speed shop business himself. Searock Fabrication and Speed Supplies officially opened the doors to their beautiful new shop located in Bath, Pennsylvania on January 5th, and have already been announced as the new part and tire supplier to Big Diamond Speedway. The highly anticipated new parts supplier will sponsor the Modified Challenge Races on Friday, May 1st. Located…

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Grandview Speedway’s Bruce & Teresa Rogers Earn Nat’l Promoters Award

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY’S BRUCE AND TERESA ROGERS SELECTED AS 2014 AUTO RACING PROMOTER OF THE YEAR IN THE EASTERN REGION FOR THE FIFTH TIME BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 8, 2015 . . . Auto racing promoters from across the country have, for the fifth time, named Bruce and Teresa Rogers, along with their family members, as 2014 Auto Racing Promoter of the Year in the Eastern region. The Rogers family has owned and operated the award winning NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway located in Bechtelsville, PA for 53 years. As the Eastern region award winner the Rogers family is now in the running…

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S&D Bodyline Becomes Marketing Partner for Modified 811 Dig Safe Series on Bridgeport Speedway’s Inner Oval

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Wiz Motorsports Communications E-mail: mikewiz1962@yahoo.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/WizMotorsportsCommunications Twitter: www.twitter.com/WizMotorsports S&D BODYLINE BECOMES A MARKETING PARTNER FOR THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES ON BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY’S INNER OVAL Sicklerville, NJ (January 8, 2015) – S&D Bodyline has become a marketing partner for the Modified 811 Dig Safe Series presented by Colonial Pipeline. The five race series for any type of Modified Stock Car will occur on the inner oval at Bridgeport Speedway. Through S&D Bodyline, owned by Don Biegley, drivers that compete in every Friday night event in the Modified 811 Dig Safe Series will have an equal chance to win…

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Modifieds and 602 Sportsman Will be on Hoosier Tires in 2015 at Utica-Rome Speedway

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VERNON, NY- Since 2005, American Racer has been the official tire for the Modifieds at the Utica-Rome Speedway but in 2015 that will change. Hoosier Tire will be the tire brand for the Modifieds and 602 Sportsman for the upcoming season. Since the announcement in mid November of their intention to purchase the Utica-Rome Speedway, Bill and Kim Shea have been hard at work to continue the tradition that outgoing owner Gene Cole set forth and make the Vernon oval a destination for drivers and fan alike. Going back to the traditional body style in the Modifieds was their first…

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Big Diamond Speedway Announces 2015 Schedule

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MINERSVILLE, PA January 3, 2015--In just a few short months the sounds of summer will echo throughout Minersville as Big Diamond Speedway returns to life for an ambitious 2015 racing schedule. The action-packed schedule will see 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, Road Runners, and Street Stocks as the main divisions in 2015 with 410 Sprint Cars, Modifieds, ARDC Midgets, TSRS 305 Sprint Cars, Super Sportsman, 600cc Modifieds, and Enduros also making appearances throughout the year. Highlights of the action-packed schedule include the inaugural appearance of two of the most anticipated touring series in modified racing. The Renegade 410 Sprint Series invades the…

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Danny Erb Returning to Nascar Modified Action at Grandview Speedway

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THE FAMOUS “ERB” NAME WILL ONCE AGAIN BE PART OF THE SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING ACTION AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 4, 2015 . . . The Erb Family has been an important part of the history of motorsports at Grandview Speedway. The late Mike Erb was a speedway legend having won the track championship in 1973, the Freedom 76 in 1974 and 14 feature events. Donny Erb raced at Grandview for a number of years and was a 6 feature winner including a win in the 1995 Freedom 76 Classic. And for quite a few years…

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Grandview Speedway Announces Busy Schedule of Events for 2015

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 2, 2015 . . . Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing will once again be the mainstay of a busy schedule of auto racing announced by track owner Bruce Rogers for his Grandview Speedway. The very popular one-third-mile, clay banked oval will kick off the 53rd consecutive season of auto racing on Saturday, March 28th with a free-to-the-public practice session that has a 12 noon starting time. Once again the award winning racing facility will offer a very busy schedule that includes quite a variety of events including the standard Saturday night NASCAR Modifieds, Late Models and…

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Accord Speedway November ‘Gobbler’ Leftovers to be Served April 14

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November ‘Gobbler’ Leftovers To Be Served Tuesday, April 14 At Accord Speedway; Four-Division Program To Be Contested, As-Is, From Original Date; Busy Months Of April & May At Ulster County Bullring ACCORD, NY – “Leftovers” from the 2014 ‘Gobbler’ will be served in the spring of 2015. Accord Speedway will host the special event - postponed from November - on Tuesday, April 14 with a rain date of April 15. The entire post-Thanksgiving program will be contested, as is, in its entirety as a four division show of big-block/small-block Modifieds running 50 laps for more than $7,117.11 to win, Open…

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5th Annual Jersey Rush Set for August 2015 at New Egypt Speedway

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PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS & NAPA AUTO PARTS PRESENT 5TH ANNUAL JERSEY RUSH AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015 The 5th Annual JERSEY RUSH presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings and NAPA Auto Parts will return to the New Egypt Speedway in New Egypt, NJ on Tuesday night, August 25 and will carry a rain date on Wednesday night, August 26. This very popular event will spotlight the 410 sprints and modifieds in a wildly popular double-header showcasing two premier divisions of dirt track racing. Past 410 sprint winners of the JERSEY RUSH include two time winner JJ Grasso (2011…

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Title Sponsor Named for Short Track Super Series Fueled by Hi-Tek North Region

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Signs On As Title Sponsor Of 2015 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek North Region; Nine-Race Series Offers $15,000 Champion’s Share From Hefty $38,650 Posted Point Fund BOYERTOWN, PA – A recognized leader in the industry – Bob Hilbert Sportswear – has signed on for a key marketing role in the 2015 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek. Bob Hilbert, founder of the Boyertown, Pa.-based enterprise carrying his name, has forged an agreement with BD Motorsports Media LLC to take the title sponsorship role of the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek North Region…

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DIRTcar celebrates 2014 G-Force / Motorsports Safety Systems / Number One Speed Rookies of the Year

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Contact: Julia Foy Promotions/PR Coordinator - DIRTcar NE 315.834.2299 | jfoy@dirtcar.com DIRTcar celebrates 2014 G-Force / Motorsports Safety Systems / Number One Speed Rookies of the Year Wilder, Bernier, Ladouceur, Stabler and Hollner take 2014 honors WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – December 17, 2014 – DIRTcar Racing honored the rookies of the sport during November’s Champions Banquet, presenting the G-Force / Motorsports Safety Systems / Number One Speed Rookie-of-the-Year Award to the five of the Northeast Region’s up-and-coming racers. Korey Wilder, of Fort Plain, N.Y., took the G-Force / Motorsports Safety Systems / Number One Speed Rookie of the Year award in…

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Tradition-Rich Events, New Venues Highlight 2015 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Schedule

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Contact: Chris Dolack DIRTcar Racing PR 704-795-7223 | cdolack@dirtcar.com Tradition-Rich Events, New Venues Highlight 2015 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Schedule First-time race at Ohsweken, plus returns to Canandaigua, Grandview, Five Mile Point, Utica-Rome, join annual specials for Northeast’s premier dirt tour INDIANAPOLIS - Dec. 11, 2014 - The Super DIRTcar Series announced today at the Performance Racing Industry tradeshow a combination of traditional events and races at new venues will make up its 2015 schedule. The 29-race series kicks off during the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment Feb. 18-21 at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla. The…

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Colonial Pipeline to Sponsor Modified 811 Dig Safe Series

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Colonial Pipeline to Sponsor Modified 811 Dig Safe Series and $10,000 to Win Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship on Bridgeport Speedway's Quarter Mile in 2015 Sicklerville, NJ (December 9, 2014) – After a successful partnership in 2014 with Bridgeport Speedway, Colonial Pipeline, the owner of a network of pipelines connecting refineries on the Gulf Coast with markets in the South and Eastern United States, will be sponsoring a new race series with a $10,000 to win race in 2015. “We are very happy to be back with Bridgeport Speedway in 2015 with a new and exciting…

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Borger Selects Thunder Mountain Speedway as Saturday XCEL 600 Modified Home Track for 2015

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Time To Climb: Doug Borger’s XCel Chassis 600 Modifieds To Call Thunder Mountain Speedway Saturday Night Home In 2015 As Weekly Division; Six Tour Events Planned For Center Lisle, NY Track CENTER LISLE, NY – It’s “time to climb” for Doug Borger’s XCel Chassis 600 Modifieds. Borger - the XCel 600 Chassis founder and series coordinator - has announced a new Saturday night Southern Tier home track for his popular division in the upcoming 2015 season: Thunder Mountain Speedway. The agreement between Borger and Thunder Mountain’s management team brings the XCel 600 Modifieds on board as a weekly division at…

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Newly Independent/Unsanctioned Orange County Fair Speedway Will Host 2015 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Opener

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Newly Independent/Unsanctioned Orange County Fair Speedway Will Host 2015 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Opener With Rich ‘Hard Clay Open’ Tuesday, April 7; Big-Block/Small-Block Modified 50 & Crate 602 Sportsman Set For Doubleheader Program MIDDLETOWN, NY – The questions have been answered surrounding the 2015 season at Orange County Fair Speedway. Michael Gurda IV, the promoter of the historic five-eighths-mile fairgrounds oval, has confirmed that OCFS will operate as an independent facility for the ’15 campaign, effectively ending the speedway’s DIRTcar NorthEast sanction. Orange County first hosted auto racing in 1919 and the ’15 campaign will mark its…

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‘Diamond State 50’ Returns to Delaware International Speedway After 10-Year Absence Next Season

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‘Diamond State 50’ Returns To Delaware International Speedway After 10-Year Absence Next Season; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek South Region To Invade Charlie Cathell’s Facility DELMAR, DE – A Delaware dirt-track highlight will return next summer. The ‘Diamond State 50’ – a marquee event anticipated by fans and coveted by competitors from Delaware and beyond for several years – is set for a comeback after a 10-year absence during the 2015 season at Delaware International Speedway. Tuesday, Aug. 4 (rain date: Aug. 5) will kick off a new era of ‘Diamond State 50’ memories at Charlie Cathell’s half-mile…

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All Systems “Go” for Saturday’s ‘Gobbler’ Special at Accord Speedway

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All Systems “Go” For Saturday’s ‘Gobbler’ Special At Accord Speedway; Big Money Up For Grabs; Racers From Far & Wide Plan To Converge On Ulster County Bullring For 2014 Northeast Dirt-Track Finale ACCORD, NY – All systems are “go” for the dirt Modified world’s new post-Thanksgiving tradition: the ‘Gobbler’ is set for Accord Speedway this Saturday (Nov. 29). The Ulster County quarter-mile will provide race fans with a full plate of racing action to include the “Mashed Potato” Modifieds in a 50-lap main paying $7,117.11 to win thanks to Sowle Trailer Repair, the Open vs. Crate 602 Sportsman in the…

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DIRTcar Stars Honored at 2014 Champions Banquet

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Contact: Julia Foy Promotions/PR Coordinator - DIRTcar NE 315.834.2299 | jfoy@dirtcar.com DIRTcar stars honored at 2014 Champions Banquet Billy Decker, Erick Rudolph, Mathieu Desjardins and Jocelyn Roy among drivers awarded championship trophies LIVERPOOL, N.Y. - November 23, 2014 - The brightest DIRTcar Racing stars of the Northeast region gathered at the Holiday Inn Saturday to receive championship awards and other accolades during the annual Champions Banquet. Big Block Modified star Billy Decker took home the championship trophy for the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series, finishing out the season with a mere six-point lead over Matt Sheppard after November's races…

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Thunder Mountain Speedway Concludes 2014 Season with Festive Awards Banquet

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Thunder Mountain Speedway Concludes Resurgent 2014 Season With Awards Banquet At Marathon Civic Center; 225 Look On As Coar-Clark Racing Team Steals The Headlines With Brent Wilcox-Brian Malcolm One-Two Modified Sweep MARATHON, NY – The 2014 Thunder Mountain Speedway season officially concluded on Saturday night (Nov. 22) with the Tom Coar and Chris Clark race team in the spotlight. Brent Wilcox and teammate Brian Malcolm led the honorees at the track’s year-end Awards Banquet held at the Marathon Civic Center as the one-two finishers in the speedway’s big-block/small-block Modified standings. More than 225 attendees took part in the festive evening,…

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News From Woodhull Raceway ‘Hustlin the High Banks 51’

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Woodhull Raceway To Host Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Event On Aug. 11, 2015; ‘Hustlin The High Banks 51’ To Celebrate 51-Year Woodhull History Paying $5,100 To Win For 51-Lap Big-Block/Small-Block Modified Main Event WOODHULL, NY – Quite possibly the richest event in the storied 51-year history of Woodhull Raceway has been set for Tuesday, Aug. 11 (rain date: Aug. 12). For the first time, the traveling Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek will head west to the high banks of Ted White’s Woodhull Raceway. The inaugural ‘Hustlin the High Banks 51’ will reward big-block/small-block Modified competitors…

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Johnson Wins Charlotte Finale as Decker Claims Third Super DIRTcar Crown

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Contact: Chris Dolack World of Outlaws & DIRTcar Racing PR 704-795-7223 | cdolack@dirtcar.com Danny Johnson Earns First Charlotte Victory of Storied Career in Bad Boy Buggies World Finals Season Finale Decker clinches his third Super DIRTcar Series championship by 6 points By Mike Mallett CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 8, 2014 - There were two very happy drivers at the end of Saturday night's 40-lap Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series feature at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. One being Danny Johnson who claimed his fifth series win of the season, his first ever at Charlotte, as well as an $8,000 check.…

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Stewart Friesen Powers to Bad Boys Buggie Victory at Charlotte

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Contact: Chris Dolack World of Outlaws & DIRTcar Racing PR 704-795-7223 | cdolack@dirtcar.com Stewart Friesen Powers to Bad Boy Buggies World Finals Victory at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Sheppard regains championship lead over Decker heading into season finale By Mike Mallett CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 7, 2014 - For the second consecutive year, Stewart Friesen thrilled the packed grandstands at The Dirt Track at Charlotte with an impressive drive in the Bad Boy Buggies World Finals. The Canadian native now living in Sprakers, N.Y., started ninth and worked the high-side in methodical fashion for his third Super DIRTcar Series…

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Clash at Charlotte: Sheppard, Hearn & Decker Duel for Super DIRTcar Series Championship

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Contact: Julia Foy Promotions/PR Coordinator - DIRTcar NE 315.834.2299 | jfoy@dirtcar.com Clash at Charlotte: Sheppard, Hearn and Decker duel for Super DIRTcar Series championship World of Outlaws World Finals kicks off Nov. 6 with feature races set for Nov. 7 and 8 WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - October 31, 2014 - A heated Super DIRTcar Series points battle will round out the season as the series heads into its final two feature races with the top two in point standings, Matt Sheppard and Billy Decker, within just one point of each other. The World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track…

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Brett Hearn Powers to 11th Career Eastern States 200 Victory

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        Contact: Julia Foy Promotions/PR Coordinator - DIRTcar NE 315.834.2299 | jfoy@dirtcar.com Brett Hearn powers to 11th career Eastern States 200 victory Hard-charging Matt Sheppard finishes 2nd to claim Super DIRTcar Series point lead going into Charlotte MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. - October 27, 2014 - Brett "the Jet" Hearn has been making a habit of winning at Orange County Fair Speedway. He picked up his 11 th career Eastern States Big Block Modified victory there Sunday, October 26, his third in a row. "It takes a lot of people to make this happen," the Sussex, N.J. said in…

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Brett Hearn Locks in Pole Position for Sundays Eastern States 200

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        Contact: Julia Foy Promotions/PR Coordinator - DIRTcar NE 315.834.2299 | jfoy@dirtcar.com Brett Hearn locks in pole position for Sunday’s Eastern States 200 Hindley, Dippel, Friesen, Perrego and Higbie also lock in starting positions in top six MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. - October 25, 3014 - Brett "the Jet" Hearn is off to another good start for Orange County Fair Speedway's Eastern States Weekend, locking in the pole position for Sunday's 200-lap Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series race. The Sussex, N.J., driver rounded "The Hard Clay" in 20.763 seconds, narrowly ousting Tim Hindley, whose time was 20.837 seconds,…

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