Super DIRTcar Series

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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NAPA Super DIRT Week Concludes on Sunday, October 7 with the Grand Daddy of All Big-Block Modified Races, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Concludes on Sunday, October 7 with the Grand Daddy of All Big-Block Modified Races, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC – September 27, 2018 – NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week is an event like no other, culminating with one of the most coveted races in all of dirt motorsports, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200. All eyes will be on Oswego Speedway from October 1-7 wanting to know who will win the Teo Pro Car Pole Award, who looks racy in practice, who will…

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Exciting New Format for Camping World 150

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Exciting New Format for Camping World 150 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 22, 2018 – DIRTcar Northeast has revealed a new twist for the 358 Modified Camping World 150 on Saturday, October 6 during the 47th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. The added element is this: On or around lap 100, a 5-lap competition caution period will allow teams to pit for tires and fuel without being penalized laps. Drivers may decline to pit and will gain positions on those that choose to make the pit…

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Tim Fuller Wins “The Jack” for Guaranteed 12th Place Starting Position at NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Tim Fuller Wins “The Jack” for Guaranteed 12th Place Starting Position at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – September 22, 2018 – Tim Fuller goes back-to-back in Super DIRTcar Series Feature events after winning “The Jack” at Fonda Speedway. For Fuller, his Mohawk Int’l Raceway victory was sweet, but clinching a guaranteed 12th place starting position at the Billy Whitaker Cars & Trux 200 NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week finale is sweeter. NASCAR Camping World Truck Championship contender Stewart Friesen lead a majority of the laps, but failed…

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Tim Fuller Wins 100-lap Thriller at Mohawk Int’l Raceway After Starting Seventh

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Tim Fuller Wins 100-lap Thriller at Mohawk Int’l Raceway After Starting Seventh Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Joe Grabianowski & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com AKWESASNE, NY – September 16, 2018 – In a seesaw battle at the front, Tim Fuller proved his dominance at Mohawk International Speedway for the tenth time in 2018. The win is his first with the Super DIRTcar Series in 2018 and a record-extending tenth at MIR. Fuller becomes the second driver in history to sweep the 358 Modified and Big-Block Modified portions of the Mohawk Nationals. Mat Williamson put up a stout fight against…

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Duel at the Demon 100

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Duel at the Demon 100 Story By: Joe Grabianoski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - September 14, 2018 – A driver’s fate in dirt racing is often decided by a thin membrane of rubber, a drop of racing fuel, or even one final lap. As fate would have it, Matt Sheppard made the winning moving on the very last lap over Pat Ward, who had galloped away from the field most of the night at Brewerton Speedway. Sheppard motored his no. 9s Big-Block Modified into turn 3, beneath the lapped traffic, and swept…

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Modified Super DIRTcar Series Invades The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, September 14

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  Modified Super DIRTcar Series Invades The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, September 14 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Racing returns this Friday, September 14th when Universal Metal Works presents one of the must-see events of the 2018 racing season at the Brewerton Speedway. A strong field of Brewerton Speedway regulars will be looking to keep the cash at home against a stout field of invaders in the Modified Super DIRTcar Series ‘Duel at the Demon’ 100 and DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Duel at the Demon’ 50. Speedway regulars will be led by Tracey…

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Reserved Seating Now On Sale For The Brewerton Speedway Hurricane 100 Thursday, October 4

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Reserved Seating Now On Sale For The Brewerton Speedway Hurricane 100 Thursday, October 4 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – One of the most popular events during Super DIRT Week for race teams and fans happens every Thursday night during the week of speed at the Brewerton Speedway. Thursday, October 4th all roads from SDW will converge on the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ for the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series - Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux ‘Hurricane 100’ Presented by SUNY Canton plus the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Hurricane 50.’ Reserved seats are being offered this…

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Jimmy Phelps Brings HBR Motorsports to Victory Lane in Quebec

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The Hard-Charging Jimmy Phelps Brings HBR Motorsports to Victory Lane in Quebec Story By: Joe Grabnianoski/Super DIRTcar Series Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, QUE – September 7, 2018 – HBR Motorsports veteran driver Jimmy Phelps stole his second win of the season with a late-race pass on defending Champion Matt Sheppard at Le RPM Speedway. After starting eleventh, Phelps picked his way to the front with precision moves and calculated risks. It seemed as though Sheppard would hold him off, but on a restart, Phelps went low and came out ahead of the no. 9s going down the backstretch. For the remaining laps, Phelps…

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Crews Begin Annual Clay-i-f-i-cation of Oswego Speedway for NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Crews Begin Annual Clay-i-f-i-cation of Oswego Speedway for NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Sept. 7, 2018 — When the Oswego Bacon Festival wraps up on Saturday night at Oswego Speedway, the magic begins. DIRTcar Racing and Gypsum Express crews will initiate the transformation of the historic Steel Palace, taking it back to its dirt racing roots for the most legendary racing event in the Northeast, Racing’s Biggest Party, the 47th annual NAPA Auto Part Super DIRT Week. For the third consecutive year, Oswego Speedway will metamorphose into the…

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Tremont Punches His Ticket to NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII with a $25,500 Check

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Tremont Punches His Ticket to NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII with a $25,500 Check Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON, NY – September 1, 2018 – 2018 has turned out to be a banner year for the Lebanon Valley Speedway fan favorite, and veteran wheel man Kenny Tremont Jr. This summer he was inducted into the DIRT Hall of Fame in Weedsport, NY and now he is this year’s Mr. Dirt Track USA. Tremont, who started in seventh position, won fierce battles with second place Brett Hearn and third place Mike Mahaney.…

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The Super DIRTcar Series Travels to the Mohawk Int’l Speedway on Saturday, September 15

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The Super DIRTcar Series Travels to the Mohawk Int’l Speedway on Saturday, September 15 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 28, 2018 – Since 1994, the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series have invaded the small Adirondack town of Akwesasne, NY eleven times. Out of those eleven 100-lap races, Jimmy Phelps and Matt Sheppard have three wins each. On Saturday, September 15, they’ll bring their battle for Mohawk 100 supremacy back to the forefront. Sheppard leads in points but Phelps is not out of the fight and rides fourth overall. Tim…

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Short Track Super Series ‘Blasts’ Into Georgetown Speedway August 28 For VAHLCO ‘Blast at the Beach’

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Short Track Super Series ‘Blasts’ Into Georgetown Speedway August 28 For VAHLCO ‘Blast at the Beach’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco “blasts” into Georgetown Speedway next Tuesday, August 28. The fifth annual ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by VAHLCO Racing Wheels turns the attention of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic race fans to the Georgetown banked half-mile track for an historical night. The cameras of MAV-TV will record the action for broadcast for the first time in series – and track – history. The…

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Weedsport’s Labor Day 100 to Pay $8,000 to Win, $700 to Start

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Weedsport’s Labor Day 100 to Pay $8,000 to Win, $700 to Start; B-Main Winner Could Earn $800 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – With the support of Rochester based Stirling Lubricants, Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Labor Day 100 purse has received a shot in the arm, now paying $8,000 to the winner with $700 to take the green along with a stout B-Main payday. Originally scheduled to pay $7,500 to win, with another guaranteed starting spot for the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Billy Whittaker Cars 200 on the…

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The Big-Block Modifieds Take On Le RPM Speedway and Autodrome Drummond September 7-8

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The Big-Block Modifieds Take On Le RPM Speedway and Autodrome Drummond September 7-8 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 14, 2018 – In September, the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series will shake and rattle the Canadian province of Quebec for the second time in 2018. The Series returns to Le RPM Speedway for the third time in the track’s short history on Friday, September 7. The next day, Autodrome Drummond hosts the Series for its second 100-lap main event this season. The Blackout Race takes the green flag on Saturday,…

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Four Super DIRTcar Series Drivers already Locked into the 200-Lap NAPA Super DIRT Week Main Event

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Four Super DIRTcar Series Drivers already Locked into the 200-Lap NAPA Super DIRT Week Main Event Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson, Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY – August 15, 2018 – In just 49 days the cars and stars of the Super DIRTcar Series will take the stage at Owego Speedway for the biggest Big-Block Modified event in the country, NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII. Every year, the excitement builds as drivers announce their intention to strap on their big-boy shoes and take on the best in the country. This year,…

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Super DIRTcar Series Celebrates Labor Day at Weedsport Speedway with NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier

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Super DIRTcar Series Celebrates Labor Day at Weedsport Speedway with NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 14, 2018 – The Super DIRTcar Series visits Weedsport Speedway for the final time in 2018 to race the Labor Day Double Play 100. Stewart Friesen and Erick Rudolph took the first two NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifiers at the historic Weedsport Speedway, and cashed in a combined $20,000 in winnings. The September 3 Labor Day main event awards the final guaranteed starting position for the Oswego 200 in…

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Mr. Dirt Track U.S.A. to pay $25,000 to win

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Mr. Dirt Track U.S.A. to pay $25,000 to win Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON – In 1992, Lebanon Valley Speedway promoter Howard Commander began paying $17,500 to the winner of his annual Mr. Dirt Track U.S.A. race, giving Mr. Dirt Track the distinction of having the top payout for the winner of a 100-lap short-track dirt modified feature in the Northeast. This year, the bar is going to be raised. Through sponsorship from Amsterdam Trailer Repair, which has become one of the biggest supporters of dirt track racing in the Capital Region of…

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NAPA Auto Parts Returns as Title Sponsor of 47th Annual Super DIRT Week

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NAPA Auto Parts Returns as Title Sponsor of 47th Annual Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC — August 8, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to welcome back NAPA Auto Parts as the title sponsor of the 47th annual Super DIRT Week in Oswego, NY during the first week of October. In its seventh consecutive year, the partnership brings together the storied tradition of 47 years of dirt racing in Central New York with the strong commitment from NAPA Auto Parts to deliver the best parts and service to its…

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Ransomville Speedway’s Summer Nationals Goes to Stewart Friesen for Sixth Time

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Ransomville Speedway’s Summer Nationals Goes to Stewart Friesen for Sixth Time Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com RANSOMVILLE, NY – August 7, 2018 – After starting on the outside pole, Stewart Friesen, five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion, powered by Chad Brachmann racing into turn one on the opening lap. Friesen faced challenges from Matt Sheppard and Mat Williamson throughout the 100 circuits around the half-mile Niagara County facility, but was able to hold them off. A familiar “old school” Ransomville cushion formed at the top of the track, and Friesen made expert use of it.…

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Ryan Susice Wins First Career Super DIRTcar Series Race in the Harvey’s 100 at Merrittville

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Ryan Susice Wins First Career Super DIRTcar Series Race in the Harvey’s 100 at Merrittville Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series THOROLD, ONT – August 6, 2018 – Ryan Susice is not a stranger to Victory Lane at Merrittville Speedway, but this one will go down in history as his first career Super DIRTcar Series race win. Susice started on the pole and fended off all challengers to take the win. Danny Johnson, in the newly christened no. 21J Troyer chassis, was the last driver to get a shot at Susice, but he would fall short and settle for…

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THE JACK IS BACK; RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 13th AT FONDA

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier Rescheduled for Monday, August 13 at Fonda Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 6, 2018 – Super DIRTcar Series officials and Fonda Speedway management successfully pinned down a date to reschedule “The Jack” 100 Super DIRTcar Series event. The winner of this prestigious event is guaranteed to start no farther back than position number twelve in the 200-lap NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII finale on Sunday October, 7 at Oswego Speedway. After a widespread weather system soaked the capital region of New York on Wednesday, August…

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The Stars and Cars of the Super DIRTcar Series Travel West for Back-to-Back Races

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The Stars and Cars of the Super DIRTcar Series Travel West for Back-to-Back Races at Merrittville Speedway and Ransomville Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – July 29, 2018 – Just before the Super DIRTcar Series takes its August break, the Big-Block Modifieds will saddle up and ride west to a pair of classic Series race tracks on the Series schedule since the early ‘70s. Harvey’s 100 takes place on Monday, August 6 at Merrittville Speedway, in Thorold, Ontario; and the next day, Tuesday, August 7, the Series rolls into Ransomville (NY) Speedway…

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Doctor Makes Late House Call In Airborne 100

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Battle of Plattsburgh 100 at Airborne Park Speedway Won by Danny Johnson on Lap 98 Restart Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com PLATTSBURGH, NY - July 31, 2018 - The defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion, NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVI Champion, and current Championship points leader had the fastest car at Airborne Park Speedway in Hot Laps, Time-Trials, and 98/100 laps of the Battle of Plattsburgh 100. But then, on a lap 98 restart, The Doctor Danny Johnson, racing the Ray Graham no. 21G Big-Block Modified, went to the bottom of the track in turn one…

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Rudolph Wins $10,000 Hall of Fame 100 Grand Prize at Weedsport

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Erick Rudolph Wins $10,000 Hall of Fame 100 Grand Prize at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranaletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – July 28, 2018 – Erick Rudolph took the checkered flag at Weedsport Speedway for a $10,000 pay day and a guaranteed start in the 47th annual NAPA Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. Rudolph, who sat second in points coming into the Hall of Fame 100, has been knocking on the door of a victory all season. His first Big-Block Modified win at Weedsport Speedway could not have come at a better time, as…

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‘The Jack’ Honors Fonda Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series Legend with 100-Lap Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier

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‘The Jack’ Honors Fonda Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series Legend with 100-Lap Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier Story By: Joe Grabianoski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – July 20, 2018 – On Wednesday, August 1, the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series will go 100 laps on the historic half-mile Fonda Speedway. Teams, drivers, and fans alike will pay tribute to Jack Johnson to honor his illustrious career. “The Jack” is a NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier, meaning the winner or the highest finishing non-guaranteed starter will be given a starting spot at this year’s…

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Super Matt Sheppard Passes Stewart Friesen to Win Racing Stock 100 at Autodrome Drummond

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Super Matt Sheppard Passes Stewart Friesen to Win Racing Stock 100 at Autodrome Drummond Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com DRUMMONDVILLE, QC – July 24, 2018 – It was a clash of the titans once again as Super Matt Sheppard passed and held off Stewart Friesen to win the Racing Stock 100 at Autodrome Drummond. The pair of superstars swapped positions from the previous night’s race at Autodrome Granby, where Friesen won and Sheppard took second place. The 4/10 of a mile race track in Drummondville, Quebec featured a tremendous amount of passing throughout the entire…

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Friesen Proudly Wins One in Canada at Autodrome Granby

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Stewart Friesen Proudly Wins One in Canada at Autodrome Granby Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com GRANBY, QC – July 23, 2018 – Late in the race, Stewart Friesen, five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series talent, pulled alongside current points leader and defending NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion on the back stretch and powered ahead to take the lead at Autodrome Granby. Friesen never intended to look back, but with four laps to go Sheppard suffered a right rear flat, and bringing out the caution flag. HBR…

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