Super DIRTcar Series

Super DIRTcar Series extravaganza features back-to-back 100-lap clashes at Merrittville and Ransomville speedways

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Super DIRTcar Series extravaganza features back-to-back 100-lap clashes at Merrittville and Ransomville speedways Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY — AUG. 2, 2019 — Fresh from this week’s huge events at Eldora Speedway, the stars of the Super DIRTcar Series continue their big event summer with a Canadian/American doubleheader. First, the Series heads over the border on Monday, Aug. 5, to Merrittville Speedway — less than an hour west of Buffalo. Then Tuesday, the Series returns to upstate New York for a 100-lap rumble at the tricky Ransomville Speedway. Since 1972, the Super DIRTcar…

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Dave Blaney took the checkered flag at Eldora Speedway in a 20-lap thriller for first career Super DIRTcar Series win

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Dave Blaney took the checkered flag at Eldora Speedway in a 20-lap thriller for first career Super DIRTcar Series win Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar SeriesROSSBURG, OHIO - August 1, 2019 - The Buckeye Bullet, Dave Blaney, took his first career Super DIRTcar Series victory in a 20-lap showdown on the mighty Ohio high banks of Eldora Speedway. The crowd erupted when their hometown hero undid his safety belts and stood before the massive Eldora crowd. Super DIRTcar Series star and fellow HBR driver Jimmy Phelps crossed the line in second after starting on the pole. Invader Josh…

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Erick Rudolph wins the Eldora Dirt Derby 100 $10,000 grand prize and Billy Decker picked up a guaranteed start at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII

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Erick Rudolph wins the Eldora Dirt Derby 100 $10,000 grand prize and Billy Decker picked up a guaranteed start at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series July 31, 2019 - ROSSBURG, OH - The 2019 Eldora Dirt Derby 100 will be long-remembered by those who witnessed it. The spectacular race saw Erick Rudolph best eight-time Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard with a pass in the final quarter of the race to win $10,000. Rudolph held off long-time Series hero Billy Decker and rival Mat Williamson on a late-race restart to seal the…

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Future Hall of Famer Matt Sheppard won his second straight and sixth Series race of the year, Erick Rudolph and Mat Williamson ran hard for the podium

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Future Hall of Famer Matt Sheppard won his second straight and sixth Series race of the year, Erick Rudolph and Mat Williamson ran hard for the podium Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY - July 28, 2019 - Super Matt Sheppard needed all of his power and green flag laps to seal his sixth Super DIRTcar Series win of 2019. Having secured a guaranteed start for NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII earlier this year at Can-Am Speedway, Sheppard passed the guarantee to runner-up and rival Erick Rudolph. Rudolph started eleventh and worked his way by…

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Weedsport Speedway celebrates DIRTcar History with $10,000-to-win Hall of Fame 100 NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Qualifier

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Weedsport Speedway celebrates DIRTcar History with $10,000-to-win Hall of Fame 100 NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Qualifier Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY - July 22, 2019 - In just one week the Super DIRTcar Series returns to the hallowed Big Block Modified grounds of the historic Weedsport Speedway. This year, the Hall of Fame 100 pays $10,000-to-win and grants a guaranteed starting position in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200. The best Big Block Modified drivers in the world will battle it out for 100 laps on the .375 of a mile Central New…

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Hall of Fame Weekend Provides Two Days of Action at Weedsport; Karts on Saturday, Big Blocks on Sunday

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Hall of Fame Weekend Provides Two Days of Action at Weedsport; Karts on Saturday, Big Blocks on Sunday Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY (July 25, 2019) – Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame Weekend will provide two days of racing action on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 as both the kartway and speedway will be in action. Racing will kick-off on Saturday at 2 p.m. with Round #3 of the Performance Manufacturing Super Kart Series presented by Stirling Lubricants and Champion Racing Oil at Weedsport Kartway. The kartway’s ‘Super Seven’ divisions will be in…

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Granby Glory Pushes Sheppard to Third in All-Time Wins 

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Granby Glory Pushes Sheppard to Third in All-Time Wins Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series GRANBY, QUE - July 24, 2019 - Super Matt Sheppard made it through an eleven-car pileup on lap 29 to drive through the field for his fifth Super DIRTcar Series win in 2019. Sheppard took the lead from Queensland, Australian driver, Peter Britten on lap 84 after battling wheel-to-wheel lap after lap. Drummond winner Erick Rudolph rounded out the podium after driving up from the twelfth starting position. With the win at Granby, Matt Sheppard is now third on the all-time Super DIRTcar…

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Erick Rudolph blasts by Stewart Friesen and Jimmy Phelps for $7,500 Drummond Payday

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Erick Rudolph blasts by Stewart Friesen and Jimmy Phelps for $7,500 Drummond Payday Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series DRUMMONDVILLE, QUE - July 22, 2019 - The winning driver was anyone’s guess throughout the entire 100 laps of action at Autodrome Drummond but Erick Rudolph from Ransomville, NY saved his best stuff for last. Runner-up and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series standout Stewart Friesen led the most laps but not the one that counted for the win. HBR’s Jimmy Phelps started on the pole position and stayed in the top five all night to cross the finish line…

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Super DIRTcar Series Rolls North to Bucket-List Doubleheader at Drummond, Granby

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Super DIRTcar Series Rolls North to Bucket-List Doubleheader at Drummond, Granby Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY — July 19, 2019 — The stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Series travel North to Quebec for a bucket-list doubleheader at two premier DIRTcar race tracks. On Monday, July 22, the Series races for $7,500-to-win and 100 laps at Autodrome Drummond, then Tuesday, July 23, the Series switches gears and runs for another 100 laps at Autodrome Granby. Last year the eight-time and defending Champion Super Matt Sheppard took the win at Autodrome Drummond, solidifying his…

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Super DIRTcar Series Returns to Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, July 28 for $10,000 to win Hall of Fame 100

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Super DIRTcar Series Returns to Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, July 28 for $10,000 to win Hall of Fame 100 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (July 18, 2019) – Weedsport Speedway will roar to life once again on Sunday, July 28 for the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Hall of Fame 100, paying $10,000 to the winner along with a guaranteed starting spot in the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Billy Whittaker Cars 200. The Hall of Fame 100 will mark the second of three stops for the Super DIRTcar Series to Weedsport,…

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Mat Williamson Goes Back-to-Back in DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Action

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Mat Williamson Goes Back-to-Back in DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Action Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar SeriesAKWESASNE, NY – July 15, 2019 – Mat Williamson, from St. Catherines, Ontario, has won three out of four DIRTcar 358 Modified Series races and two back-to-back. His unbelievable run continued Mohawk Int’l Raceway as the No. 6 358 Modified parked in Victory Lane four times in four days in DIRTcar competition. ‘Machine Gun’ Billy Dunn was running Williamson down but ran out of laps and settled for second place. Star driver Erick Rudolph missed the podium by a bumper last night but…

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Mat Williamson bested 31-car DIRTcar 358 Modified Series field at Cornwall Motor Speedway

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Mat Williamson bested 31-car DIRTcar 358 Modified Series field at Cornwall Motor Speedway Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series LONG SAULT, ON - July 14, 2019 – After letting a win slip through his fingers at Cornwall Motor Speedway last year, Mat Williamson had some extra motivation to park the No. 6 DIRTcar 358 Modified in Victory Lane this year. Williamson had to fend off major challenges from runner-up Mike Mahaney from King Ferry, NY who nearly passed Williamson on the final lap before a caution flag came out. Tim Fuller finished third and was reeling in the…

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$10,000 and guaranteed NAPA Super DIRT Week start on the line Thursday, July 18, in Battle of the Midway 100 at Orange County Fair Speedway

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$10,000 and guaranteed NAPA Super DIRT Week start on the line Thursday, July 18, in Battle of the Midway 100 at Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY — July 11, 2019 — The heat of summer is definitely heating things up on the Super DIRTcar Series, which invades Orange County Fair Speedway on Thursday, July 18, for the Battle of the Midway 100. Last year’s dramatic 100-lapper ended with Stewart Friesen winning the grand prize and Matt Sheppard and Erick Rudolph finishing second and third. Going into the 2019 Battle…

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FIREWORKS! Leaders Wreck on Final Lap, Sheppard Takes Liberty 100 Glory

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FIREWORKS! Leaders Wreck on Final Lap, Sheppard Takes Liberty 100 Glory; McLaughlin led 99 laps until tangling with Rudolph coming to checkers as Sheppard adds fourth Series win of 2019 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CANANDAIGUA, NY — July 4, 2019 — It took 99-and-a-half laps, but the packed grandstands at Land of Legends Raceway saw a huge Fourth of July fireworks display in the middle of turns three and four on Thursday night when Max McLaughlin and Erick Rudolph made heavy contact in a final turn battle for the checkered flag. McLaughlin had led…

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Plattsburgh Airborne Speedway shines in 100-lap Border Battle, Wight Wins over Sheppard and Johnson

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Plattsburgh Airborne Speedway shines in 100-lap Border Battle, Wight Wins over Sheppard and Johnson Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series PLATTSBURGH, NY - July 1, 2019 - Lightning Larry Wight took advantage of a restart at the halfway point to drive by Matt Sheppard while riding the cushion on the extreme outside line of the half-mile race track. Wight and the Gypsum Racing team went home $10,000 richer and now have a guaranteed starting position in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII in October at Oswego Speedway. Runner-up Matt Sheppard drove to the…

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Defending Champion Matt Sheppard takes home $7,500, joined by Larry Wight and Mat Williamson on the podium

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Defending Champion Matt Sheppard takes home $7,500, joined by Larry Wight and Mat Williamson on the podium Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series CORNWALL, ON - June 30, 2019 - Matt Sheppard battled up through the top-five to take the lead early in the race but had to go toe-to-toe with The Doctor Danny Johnson to secure the win. Larry Wight crossed the finish line in second place, which is an important points-finish for the Gypsum Express driver. With another third place podium, Mat Williamson didn't let Sheppard run away with all the points. Williamon started on the…

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Make your July 4 a special one at Land of Legends with the Super DIRTcar Series Liberty 100, plus sprint cars

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Make your July 4 a special one at Land of Legends with the Super DIRTcar Series Liberty 100, plus sprint cars Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com CANANDAIGUA, NY - July 1 - The stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Series have pounded around the Canandaigua, NY dirt oval nearly every year since 1976. Forty-five Super DIRTcar Series events have been completed at Land of Legends Raceway, with Hoosier Racing TIre Weekly Championship competitor Alan Johnson leading all drivers with six Series wins. The Championship Points standings are as tight as ever at the top…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series finishes doubleheader at Fulton, Williamson, Rudolph, D. Johnson Top 3

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series finishes doubleheader at Fulton, Williamson, Rudolph, D. Johnson Top 3 Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar SeriesFULTON, NY - June 27, 2019 - The Showdown at Sundown came down to two cowboys from the west. Erick Rudolph dominated most of the 100 lap DIRTcar 358 Modified Series race, but Mat Williamson, in the black and red No. 6, spoiled the Ransomville native’s night with dramatic pass on a late-race restart. Williamson was ecstatic to edge out rival Rudolph, who set the Billy Whittaker Cars Fast-Time Award for the second race in a row. Rounding out…

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Round one of the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series goes to Tim Fuller ahead of Erick Rudolph and Mat Williamson

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Round one of the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series goes to Tim Fuller ahead of Erick Rudolph and Mat Williamson Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series La Fargeville, NY – June 26, 2019 – Veteran Can-Am Speedway master Tim Fuller was not to be denied a trip to Victory Lane in the 60-lap DIRTcar 358 Modified Series lid lifter. The crowd of race fans gathered in La Fargeville, NY was treated to an incredible duel between Billy Dunn and the race-winner. Erick Rudolph, who started ninth, worked his way up through the field to finish in second. Meanwhile, Mat…

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Friesen pockets $11,111 and much needed guaranteed start for NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII

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Friesen pockets $11,111 and much needed guaranteed start for NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY - June 25, 2019 - Brett Hearn's The Big Show 11 lived up to its name and surpassed all expectations. In a 111-lap race that few will soon forget, five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Stewart Friesen passed race promotor and eight-time Series Champion Brett Hearn on lap 110 to steal the win in dramatic fashion. In third place, Mat Williamson and his Buzzchew Racing team were catching the dueling leaders but had to…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Begins at Can-Am and Fulton Speedways

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The Highly Anticipated DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Begins at Can-Am and Fulton Speedways Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY – June 20, 2019 – Is there a better way to kick off the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series than a doubleheader at two premier DIRTcar race tracks? On Wednesday, June 26, the Series travels north to LaFargeville, NY to take on “The Nasty Track” Can-Am Speedway for a $4,000-to-win, 60-lap rumble. Then the convoy of 358 Modified haulers will roll south to Fulton Speedway for the $4,000-to-win Showdown at Sundown. A highly competitive contingent of DIRTcar…

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Super DIRTcar Series Premier Event Now 111 Laps and NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Qualifier

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Albany Saratoga Speedway SDS Super DIRTcar Series Premier Event Now 111 Laps and NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Qualifier Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY — June 6, 2019 — Few races have been able to generate an attitude and identity as quickly as Brett Hearn’s The Big Show, and on Tuesday, June 25, the event celebrates its 11th running with host Albany-Saratoga Speedway and Brett Hearn increasing the winner’s share to $11,111 and the lap count to 111. Plus, the winner also receives a guaranteed starting spot at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT…

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Erick Rudolph led flag-to-flag to win again at Weedsport Speedway

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Erick Rudolph led flag-to-flag to win again at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY – May 27, 2019 – Despite leading all 100 laps of the Heroes Remembered 100, fans were left amazed at the incredible race they had just witnessed. Rudolph fought back challenges from some of the best Super DIRTcar Series drivers to ever get behind the wheel of a Big Block Modified. Billy Decker, Stewart Friesen, and Max McLaughlin took turns trying to ground the high-flying Ransomville racer, but all efforts fell short. With a final lunge, Decker crossed the…

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Super DIRTcar Series Heroes Remembered 100 to Kick-Start Weedsport Speedway on Monday, May 27

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Super DIRTcar Series Heroes Remembered 100 to Kick-Start Weedsport Speedway on Monday, May 27 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 20, 2019) – Weedsport Speedway’s 2019 racing season will now officially open on Monday, May 27 with the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds and the $7,500 to win Heroes Remembered 100. Wet weather early this season has canceled two Super DIRTcar Series events as well as Weedsport’s opening Empire State Challenge, making Monday’s Memorial Day special an even bigger date on the calendar with race fans, drivers and teams thirsty for action. “It’s…

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The Super DIRTcar Series Returns to the Historic Weedsport Speedway for a 100-lap Memorial Day $7,500-to-win Special

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The Super DIRTcar Series Returns to the Historic Weedsport Speedway for a 100-lap Memorial Day $7,500-to-win Special Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY - May 16, 2019 - Memorial Day reminds us to never take a single day for granted and to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. The Super DIRTcar Series and Weedsport Speedway honor our fallen service members with the Heroes Remembered 100. Race fans and race teams are invited to enjoy the greatest expression of freedom we have to offer: The roar of a field of premier Big…

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The Super DIRTcar Series returns to Outlaw Speedway for Fourth Time in History

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The Super DIRTcar Series returns to Outlaw Speedway for Fourth Time in History Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff & Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.comDUNDEE, NY - April 28, 2019 - On Tuesday, May 7 the Super DIRTcar Series takes on the 4/10-mile Dundee, NY clay oval for just the fourth time in Series History. Last year, legendary driver Brett Hearn came away with an exciting victory, adding to his total of 900 plus feature wins. The 2019 crop of Super DIRTcar Series drivers are guaranteed to put on another 100-lap classic. The early-season points battle is taking shape. The…

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The Fulton Speedway Roars Back To Life With The Exciting Highbank Holdup Weekend This Friday And Saturday, April 26-27

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The Fulton Speedway Roars Back To Life With The Exciting Highbank Holdup Weekend This Friday And Saturday, April 26-27 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com Billy Decker Looking To Extend His Fulton Speedway Super DIRTcar Series Win Streak FULTON, NY – After a successful Test & Tune this past Saturday, the Fulton Speedway is primed for a big two-day show this Friday and Saturday, April 26-27 with the ‘Highbank Holdup weekend featuring the Modified Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series and Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints. On Friday, April 26, Tim Grevelding Snap-on-Tools…

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All Four DIRTcar Northeast Series tours supported with giveaways by Hoosier Racing Tire

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All Four DIRTcar Northeast Series tours supported with giveaways by Hoosier Racing Tire Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – April 19, 2019 – Long-time DIRTcar partner Hoosier Racing Tire has expanded the benefits of racing at DIRTcar-sanctioned race tracks and events as it plans to give away several tires to drivers who compete in Series races across the Northeast and Canada. Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast Director Dean Reynolds is excited about the enhanced partnership, “We are thrilled to have Hoosier add to their already tremendous involvement with DIRTcar to include all…

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Sheppard holds off a host of challengers for first NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier of 2019

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Matt Sheppard holds off a host of challengers for first NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier of 2019, Williamson and Dunn capture podium finishes Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff & Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.com LAFARGVILLE, NY - Matt Sheppard conquered the inaugural Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100, NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier from the outside pole. Sheppard defeated all challengers including Jimmy Phelps, Erick Rudolph, Billy Decker, Billy Dunn, and Mat Williamson to hold onto the lead for the huge $10,000 payday. Mat Williamson's brand-new No. 88 Buzzchew Chevy Big-Block Modified ride was stout and finished in Sheppard's…

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Fulton Speedway’s $7,500-to-win High Bank Holdup 100 hits the dirt on Saturday, April 27

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High Bank Holdup 100 Promises High Stakes Championship Standoff Fulton Speedway’s $7,500-to-win High Bank Holdup 100 hits the dirt on Saturday, April 27 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — March 28, 2019 — Fulton Speedway is not an easy bronco to bust. Just ask any of the Super DIRTcar Series stars about its imposing high banks and tight quarters. It takes nerves of steel to muscle a Big-Block Modified around Fulton for 100 laps. This year, on Saturday, April 27, the High Bank Holdup 100 pays $7,500-to-win. The best Big-Block Modified drivers of…

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Over a million reasons to be part of the Super DIRTcar Series in 2019

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Over a million reasons to be part of the Super DIRTcar Series in 2019 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC — March 21, 2019 — 2019 is officially the year of the Big-Block Modified. The Super DIRTcar Series and its tracks are proud to present a massive $1.25 million in prize money for Series competitors throughout the year. The record-breaking Super DIRTcar Series cash prizes are spread throughout the season — $877,000 in race purses, $123,000 in the Championship point fund, $205,000 at NAPA Super DIRT Week, and over $20,000 in contingency sponsor…

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Can-Am Speedway Hosts Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100 Saturday, April 13

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Can-Am Speedway Hosts Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100 Saturday, April 13 $10,00- to-win NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Concord, NC - The Super DIRTcar Series has not turned a lap at the legendary half-mile Can-Am Speedway since 2009, but that all changes on Saturday, April 13, 2019 when the Big-Block Modifieds come to town for the $10,000-to-win Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100 NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Qualifier. Drivers and fans are excited for Can-Am Speedway to break the ice on the 2019 Super DIRTcar Series Championship points…

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THE BIG SHOW 11 – A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS CLASSIC!

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THE BIG SHOW 11 - A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS CLASSIC! 111 LAPS OF SPELLBINDING DIRT TRACK MODIFIED RACING Story By: John Snyder/Big Show XI Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SUSSEX, NJ (March 12)……..The Big Show 11, a 111-lap Super DIRTcar Modified Series race meet, is set for Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway located just north of Malta, New York. ”The Big Show 11 is not just another mid-week race,” says event organizer and champion race car driver Brett Hearn. “Our goal is to make it a memorable evening of high speed excitement and entertainment for both the fans and the…

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Stewart Friesen Takes $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals Finale, Wight Wins Gator Championship

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Stewart Friesen Takes $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals Finale, Wight Wins Gator Championship Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Alex & Helen Bruce & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – February 16, 2019 – After a breathless week of incredible Super DIRTcar Series action, Stewart Friesen held off Gypsum Racing teammates Larry Wight and Billy Decker to win the 50-lap DIRTcar Nationals finale. On a green-white-checkered finish Friesen almost gave away the victory when he scraped the wall in turns one and two, allowing Wight enough room to surge ahead, but a caution for a spinning car reset the field and…

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Runner-up Sheppard Takes Big Gator Points Lead

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Runner-up Sheppard Takes Big Gator Points Lead Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Alex & Helen Bruce BARBERVILLE, FL – February 15, 2019 – If the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals truly sets the tone for the rest of season, then Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified fans are in for a banner year. Friday night’s third round of the quest for the Big Gator at Volusia Speedway Park was captured by Gypsum Racing’s No. 99L Lightning Larry Wight, who thrilled the crowd by blasting around the high-side of the track no matter how little cushion was left to lean on.…

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Sheppard on Top of Super-Powered Podium At Volusia

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Seven-Time Champion Matt Sheppard Passes Two Cars in One Corner for Round Two Win at the DIRTcar Nationals Seven-Time Champion Matt Sheppard Passes Two Cars in One Corner for Round Two Win at the DIRTcar Nationals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: George Smith BARBERVILLE, FL - February 14, 2019 – There was love for dirt racing in the air Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park on Valentine's Day as a huge crowd watched three super-powered heroes battle down to the wire for the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds victory. Super Matt Sheppard, from Watertown, NY, triumphed over Mr. Freeze Stewart…

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Decker Christens Return to Gypsum Racing with a Win

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Billy Decker Christens Return to Gypsum Racing with a Win, Edges Out Teammate Larry Wight Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series BARBERVILLE, FL – February 13, 2019 – It took just one race for Billy Decker to return to his winning ways in the famous red No. 91 Gypsum Express Big-Block Modified, there was nothing easy about it on Wednesday night in DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Not only did Decker, of Unadilla, NY, hold off teammate and reigning NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Larry Wight, but he was forced to out-muscle legendary Billy Pauch to come away…

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Britten is Flying Solo in 2019 and His Journey Starts at Volusia

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Peter Britten is Flying Solo in 2019 and His Journey Starts at Volusia Speedway Park Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – Peter Britten has had many titles in his 31 years of life: Albany-Saratoga Speedway Track Champion, Australian V8 Dirt Modified Champion, Batman, and now perhaps the most challenging of all, car owner. After parting ways with Ray Graham’s racing operation at the end of 2018, Britten knew it was time to try something new. The Batman from Queensland, Australia, is fielding his own equipment in 2019 as he makes a run at…

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DIRTcar Nationals Kick-off the Super DIRTcar Series Season with Five Nights of Racing

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The DIRTcar Nationals Kick-off the Super DIRTcar Series Season with Five Nights of Racing Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – January 22, 2019 – To fans of the Super DIRTcar Series, February means one thing: The DIRTcar Nationals are about to begin. From February 12-16, the Big-Block Modifieds will tear around the world’s fastest half-mile, Volusia Speedway Park, in Barberville Florida. Many of the best Big-Block Modified drivers have committed to full-time Super DIRTcar Series schedules in 2019, and the DIRTcar Nationals is the first opportunity for the Beasts of the Northeast to…

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Ready to Launch: Demetrios Drellos to Take on Super DIRTcar Series Full-Time

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Ready to Launch: Demetrios Drellos to Take on Super DIRTcar Series Full-Time Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – December 20, 2018 – From Soap Box Derby cars to Big-Block Modifieds, Demetrios Drellos has quickly made a name for himself racing DIRTcar Modifieds in Eastern New York. Now he, and car owners Dawn and George Drellos, are preparing to take their Bicknell Racing Products chassis out on the Super DIRTcar Series tour. The 22 year-old Queensbury, NY native knows that if you wants to make it in Big-Block Modified racing, you…

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Lehner Poised to Break Through in Super DIRTcar Series Rookie Season

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Jack Lehner Poised to Break Through in Super DIRTcar Series Rookie Season Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Rookie of the Year to Race Full Super DIRTcar Series Schedule in 2019 CONCORD, NC – December 11, 2018 – Jack Lehner’s meteoric rise through the DIRTcar Northeast ladder system shows no signs of slowing down in 2019. After rising from go-karts to Big-Block Modifieds, the twenty-year old is ready for the biggest challenge of his career: Lehner and his crew chief Ryan Stites are taking on the full Super…

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Premier Events Highlight Stellar Super DIRTcar Series Schedule

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Premier Events Highlight Stellar Super DIRTcar Series Schedule Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC – December 4, 2018 – The Super DIRTcar Series is set to run 33 nights in 2019 with a dynamic schedule that includes returning to world-famous Eldora Speedway for a $10,000 to-win NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Qualifier in conjunction with the NASCAR Gander Mountain Truck Series race. Also making a grand return to the schedule is the historic Can-Am Speedway, which is also hosting a $10,000 to-win NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier in a north country icebreaker.…

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Increased Super DIRTcar Series Purses, New Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Highlight DIRTcar Promoters Meetings

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Increased Super DIRTcar Series Purses, New Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Highlight DIRTcar Promoters Meetings Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff SYRACUSE, NY – November 17, 2019 – DIRTcar Racing track promoters from across the Northeast came together Saturday morning in advance of the DIRTcar Night of Champions to establish the foundation and direction for the 2019 racing season under new Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast Director Dean Reynolds. DIRTcar’s mission statement is to continue leading the way in competition, safety and professionalism. Among the key moments from the meeting with more 50 promoters and…

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Fuller is Sheppard’s Kryptonite In Charlotte Thriller

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Tim Fuller Stuns the 2018 Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard with Late Race Pass for Win Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 - Tim Fuller of Watertown, NY won the battle and Matt Sheppard won the war. With just a handful of laps the 2018 Mohawk International Speedway Champion tracked Sheppard down and made the pass for the World of Outlaws World Finals Presented by Cam-Am 40-lap Feature win. Matt Sheppard crossed the finish line second as the newly crowned 2018 Super DIRTcar Series Champion. The…

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Hearn Lights the Afterburners at the World Finals

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Brett “The Jet” Hearn Lights the Afterburners at the World Finals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Serie Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 – The first 40-lap World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Feature race went to Brett The Jet Hearn. Hearn worked his way into second, and then benefited from a flat right rear tire on Matt Sheppard. Incredibly Sheppard passed most of the field and managed a third-place finish. Hard-Charger Tim McCreadie started twenty-fifth and finished runner-up to The Jet. The race suffered a high rate of attrition as the day-time track…

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Williamson Preserved His Right Rear Tire to Win the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Bullringer 110

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Mat Williamson Preserved His Right Rear Tire to Win the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Bullringer 110 Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series BROCKVILLE, ON – October 13, 2018 – Mat Williamson made his right rear tire last 110 laps to win the DIRTcar 358 Modified Tour finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Erick Rudolph lead most of the Bullringer 110 until with only five laps to go, his right rear tire gave up under caution. Williamson inherited the lead and brought the no. 6 to Victory Lane. Tim Fuller benefited from a last-lap flat tire on…

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Rudolph Keeps Championship Hopes Alive with Win at Brockville

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Erick Rudolph Keeps Championship Hopes Alive with Win at Brockville Ontario Speedway’s Northeast Fall Nationals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/SuperDIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BROCKVILLE, ON – October 12, 2018 - Erick Rudolph roared to Victory Lane at the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville Speedway and closed the gap on Championship Points leader Matt Sheppard going into the Can-Am Off-Road World of Outlaws World Finals. Peter Britten remained red hot with a second-place finish coming off his Camping World 150 win and third place in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego Speedway’s NAPA Super DIRT…

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Super DIRTcar Series Makes its Final Trip North of the Border in 2018 Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville

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The Super DIRTcar Series Makes its Final Trip North of the Border in 2018 for the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 27, 2018 – Many consider Brockville Speedway one of the most exciting bullrings in North America. Pair that with the best Big-Block Modified drivers in the Northeast and Canada, and you are guaranteed to have a thrilling event. Drivers and teams have just come off of another successful NAPA Super DIRT Week, and the points chase is narrowing down. The…

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Lightning Strikes For Wight At Oswego

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Larry Wight on Top of the World at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – October 7, 2018 – Gypsum Racing driver Lightning Larry Wight pulled off a late-race pass on veteran driver Jimmy Phelps and held off the five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Stewart Friesen for the $50,000 pay day. Jimmy Phelps gambled on racing the entire Billy Whittaker Cars 200 without stopping for fuel or tires. Wight's lap 73 pit stop equipped him with fresh tires, which shot him to the top of the…

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Rudolph Runs During Weedsport Dirt Week Kick Off

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Rudolph: In Charge at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – October 3, 2018 - Erick Rudolph scored his ninth career series victory in the NAPA Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party presented by Ferris St. Lawrence Radiology 358-Modified 100-lap main event at Weedsport Speedway Wednesday night. Tim Sears Jr. and Pat Ward rounded out the podium with strong finishes. With all the moisture put down in the last 48 hours, the track was fast and tricky as the cushion built up throughout the night. Pat Ward led the 31-car field to the green flag…

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