Super DIRTcar Series

Inman Takes Brewerton in Final DIRTcar Sportsman Tuneup for NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Inman Takes Brewerton in Final DIRTcar Sportsman Tuneup for NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Kyle Inman, for the second time in less than a month, parked the 20K in Brewerton Speedway victory lane as the DIRTcar Sportsman Series brought down the curtain on the 2019 at the “D Shaped Dirt Track Demon.” Starting fourth Inman marked his time in the early stages as Chris Mackey led lap one and Alan Fink the second circuit. It was then a four-car tussle between the trio and Mark Yorkers was a nail…

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Williamson Aces Restart for Hurricane 100 Victory at Brewerton

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Williamson Aces Restart for Hurricane 100 Victory at Brewerton Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Mat Williamson aced a lap 76 restart en route to his fifth DIRTcar 358 Modified Series victory of the year in the Hurricane 100 Thursday night at Brewerton Speedway. Williamson was running in second behind Erick Rudolph when the yellow flag came out on lap 76 for Tim Sears Jr.’s right rear flat tire. Rudolph elected to restart from the outside, forcing Williamson to the bottom. Both drivers were on the gas early in turns…

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Phelps Captures Pole for Saturday’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150

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Phelps Captures Pole for Saturday’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Jimmy Phelps has earned the pole in a Big Block Modified three times at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, but on Thursday afternoon at Oswego Speedway the “Baldswinsville Bandit” captured the top spot in DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Time Trials for the first time in his career. Phelps hit the track in group five of six, setting a time of 20.948 seconds around the 5/8-mile “Clay Palace” to win the $1,000 STOP…

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Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third.

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Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third. Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comOSWEGO, NY – October 10, 2019 – The Top 6 drivers from today’s Time Trial session are locked into the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 on Sunday, October 13. Billy Decker, from Unadilla, NY, won the STOP Tech/GPS Pole Award at Oswego Speedway with a quick-time of 20.316 seconds for his eighth NAPA Super DIRT Week Big Block Modified pole. Runner up and defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion, Matt Sheppard, will start second and took…

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3  Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – October 9, 2019 Lightning Larry Wight picked up the victory in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party 100 lap event at Weedsport Speedway.             Wight was challenged by Mike Maresca on a lap 75 restart, where Maresca pulled even with Wight on the inside of turns three and four. Wight, however, was able to power off of turn four and clear Maresca.             “I was moving around there on the restart,” Wight said in…

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Key Partners Play Large Role in Bringing NAPA Super DIRT Week to Fans

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Key Partners Play Large Role in Bringing NAPA Super DIRT Week to Fans From overall event entitlement to individual race support, every sponsor is important Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 9, 2019 — An event the magnitude of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week takes a collaborative effort among officials, competitors, fans and sponsors. NAPA Auto Parts has played a key role in the event for eight consecutive seasons as title sponsor of the week. Beyond NAPA are several companies that have stepped up to be part of the event to…

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Officials See Huge Car Count During NAPA Super DIRT Week Early Inspection

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Officials See Huge Car Count During NAPA Super DIRT Week Early Inspection Drivers across four divisions prepping for massive event at Oswego Speedway Story By: Chris Dolack, Joe Grabianowski and Billy Foley/DIRTcar OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Cars don’t hit the track until Wednesday afternoon at Oswego Speedway, and already 144 of them rolled through NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Early Bird Technical Inspection on Tuesday en route to what’s expected to be a huge car count. The astonishing number of cars — 31 more than went through Early Inspection last year — were lined up before…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Gears Up for NAPA Super DIRT Week

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Gears Up for NAPA Super DIRT Week Schedule includes races Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday nights in addition to Salute to the Troops 150 at Oswego Story By: Rob Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 6, 2019 — The DIRTcar 358 Modified Series will face its busiest week of the season during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVIII at Oswego Speedway and regional venues. Five-consecutive days and nights of racing action are scheduled for DIRTcar 358 Modified teams, beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 8, and ending on Saturday, Oct. 12. The week kicks off at…

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Specials Honor Oswego Residents, College Students

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Specials Honor Oswego Residents, College Students Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 2, 2019 — Campers will roll into Oswego Speedway beginning at noon on Sunday, Oct. 6, with the 48th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week kicking off on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the now Clay Palace in upstate New York. For fans who hail from the City of Oswego and Oswego County, Friday, Oct. 11, is hailed as DIRTcar Day, where kids 12-and-under are FREE, residents who buy a ticket get one free,…

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Demetrios Drellos’ First-Career Super DIRTcar Series Win Worth $10,000 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway

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Demetrios Drellos’ First-Career Super DIRTcar Series Win Worth $10,000 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Mark BrownMALTA, NY - September 21, 2019 - It’s a rare moment in motorsports when a rookie pulls out a huge victory in the top echelon of their driving discipline. On this night, Rookie of the Year contender Demetrios Drellos did just that, shocking the world of Big Block Modified racing by winning his first Super DIRTcar Series race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in one of the biggest races of the year. Drellos battled back the best in the business including…

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Williamson holds off Chris Hile and Larry Wight to Win the Duel at the Demon 100

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Williamson holds off Chris Hile and Larry Wight to Win the Duel at the Demon 100 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - September 13, 2019 - Mat Williamson, from St. Catherines, Ontario, can add Demon Slayer to his list of credentials as he won this year’s Duel at the Demon 100 at Brewerton Speedway. Williamson finally put it all together to park the No. 88 Buzz Chew Big Block Modified in Victory Lane in 2019.  Brewerton Speedway regular Chris Hile picked up his third career top five in Series competition while battling some…

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Who Will Be Lucky At The Brewerton Speedway Friday, September 13 Duel At The Demon Modified Super DIRTcar Series plus DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series

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Who Will Be Lucky At The Brewerton Speedway Friday, September 13 Duel At The Demon Modified Super DIRTcar Series plus DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – The ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ will come back to life on its favorite day on the calendar, Friday the 13th with a full moon in one of the ‘Must See’ events on the racing calendar. The Modified Super DIRTcar Series will invade the Brewerton Speedway this Friday, September 13th to do battle in the 5th Annual ‘Duel at the Demon’ 100 plus the DIRTcar Sportsman…

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Larry Wight drove up to the wall and got around Matt Sheppard and Billy Decker for Feature win at Granby

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Larry Wight drove up to the wall and got around Matt Sheppard and Billy Decker for Feature win at Granby Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series GRANBY, QUE - September 6, 2019 - In what will go down as one of the greatest races in Super DIRTcar Series history, Lightning Larry Wight faced down defending Series Champion and points leader Matt Sheppard as well as his own Gypsum Racing teammate Billy Decker to claim $7,500 and Autodrome Granby glory. The trio of top Series drivers raced wheel-to-wheel for 100 laps, battling for the lead almost non-stop. In the…

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It’s back to Quebec for the Super DIRTcar Series at Autodrome Granby and Le RPM Speedway

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It’s back to Quebec for the Super DIRTcar Series at Autodrome Granby and Le RPM Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, QUE - August 25, 2019 - The Super DIRTcar Series heads back north of the border to Quebec for the second swing of 2019. On Friday, September 6 the Series makes their second stop of the year at Autodrome Granby. Then, the next day the teams shuffle off to Le RPM Speedway, a high banked bullring. Don’t want until next year to knock these two Quebec tracks off your bucket list. Earlier this…

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Matt Sheppard $7,500 winner at Weedsport over Danny Johnson and Larry Wight

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Matt Sheppard $7,500 winner at Weedsport over Danny Johnson and Larry Wight Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY - September 2, 2019 - Super Matt Sheppard beat out Series stars Danny Johnson and Larry Wight in a stunning three-car battle for the win. However once the No. 9S got out in front, it was Sheppard’s show at the front of the field. The Doctor Danny Johnson finished second but led much of the first half of the race. Johnson and Wight battled wheel-to-wheel in the waning laps but Johnson edged out the Gypsum Racing…

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Tremont Successfully Defends Mr. DIRT Track USA Title

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Tremont Successfully Defends Mr. DIRT Track USA Title Lebanon Valley Track Champion Kenny Tremont Jr. Wins $25,500 and NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Guaranteed Start Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series WEST LEBANON, NY - August 31, 2019 - With just ten laps to go in the 101-lap $25,500-to-win Mr. DIRT Track USA, NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier, Kenny Tremont Jr. passed Ronnie Johnson to take the checkered flag. Johnson had led the entire race up to that point, but Tremont was not to be denied the defense of his Mr. DIRT Track USA title. Brett The Jet…

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NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Oct. 9-13 Features Intense Racing at Oswego Speedway and Surrounding Venues for Nearly $400,000!

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NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Oct. 9-13 Features Intense Racing at Oswego Speedway and Surrounding Venues for Nearly $400,000! Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Harry Meeks & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Aug. 30, 2019 — DIRTcar Racing officials have released the 2019 NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week schedule, the biggest annual week in DIRTcar Racing with nearly $400,000 at stake across events at Oswego Speedway and surrounding venues. It all begins Sunday, Oct. 6, when the first campers begin to arrive between noon and 5 p.m. at Oswego Speedway to make their home for…

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Big Block Modified racers will be joined by DIRTcar Pro Stock Series and Empire Super Sprints for Labor Day Double Play

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Big Block Modified racers will be joined by DIRTcar Pro Stock Series and Empire Super Sprints for Labor Day Double Play Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY – Aug. 28, 2019 - In the small New York town of Weedsport lies the historic three-eighths-of-a-mile dirt oval where all the legends of Big Block Modified racing have made their mark. The Super DIRTcar Series has stopped twice at Weedsport Speedway in 2019 with eight-time Series Champion Matt Sheppard and his rival from Ransomville Erick Rudolph splitting the pair of 100-lappers. Sheppard and Rudolph carry their points…

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100 laps will decide $7,500-winner on Sunday, Sept. 1 in Vernon, NY

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100 laps will decide $7,500-winner on Sunday, Sept. 1 in Vernon, NY Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.comVERNON, NY - Utica-Rome Speedway has developed a reputation for being one of the fastest and most exciting race tracks on the Super DIRTcar Series tour. On Sunday, Sept. 1, the biggest stars in Big Block Modified racing will compete over 100 laps for $7,500-to-win and $500-to-start on the Vernon, NY dirt oval in an event presented by Broedel Fuel Group and Clinton Tractor. So far in 2019, the Baldwinsville Bandit Jimmy Phelps and his HBR No. 98H have been locked…

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‘Racing’s Biggest Party’ gears up for its 48th year Oct. 9-13 at Oswego Speedway

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‘Racing’s Biggest Party’ gears up for its 48th year Oct. 9-13 at Oswego Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.comOSWEGO, NY — Aug. 21, 2019 — NAPA Auto Parts will be a key partner in Super DIRT Week for the eighth consecutive season, extending one of racing’s longest running event sponsorships. As NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week is preparing for its fourth year at Oswego Speedway on Oct. 9-13, the tradition of “Racing’s Biggest Party” is ready to celebrate its 48th year as DIRTcar Racing’s biggest event. The partnership between NAPA Auto…

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Matt Sheppard Parks It at the Orange County Fair Speedway, Godown Locked into Billy Whittaker Cars 200

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Matt Sheppard Parks It at the Orange County Fair Speedway, Godown Locked into Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar SeriesMIDDLETOWN, NY - August 15, 2019 - Matt Sheppard raced up from his third-place starting position to snatch the $10,000-to-win Battle on the Midway 100 at Orange County. In his tracks, the Ringoes Rocket Ryan Godown fought off red hot runner Erick Rudolph to secure his best Series finish and a guaranteed starting spot in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII. The Watertown, NY pilot of the No. 9s Matt Sheppard…

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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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