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NAPA Super DIRT Week set for 46th Annual event at Oswego

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NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Schedule Announced NAPA Super DIRT Week set for 46th Annual event at Oswego Speedway Story By: Colby Gornewicz/World Racing Group Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - August 15, 2017 - In less than two short months, the grounds of Oswego Speedway will be invaded by with racecars, drivers, crew members, and DIRTcar Racing fans attending the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway from October 1-8, 2017. Racing's Biggest Party attracts thousands of fans and competitors from all over the country, all of whom contribute multi-millions of dollars…

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Matt Sheppard Continues Hot Streak With Second Straight Bob St. Amand Memorial Win

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Matt Sheppard Continues Hot Streak With Second Straight Bob St. Amand Memorial Win at Merrittville Earns Fourth Consecutive Series Win Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MERRITTVILLE, ON, CAN - August 9, 2017 - Matt Sheppard drove past Gary Lindberg in the outside lane following a lap 81 restart to take the lead on lap 85 and then paced the final 16 laps to win his second straight Bob St. Amand Memorial 100 at Merrittville Speedway on Wednesday night. The victory was also his fourth straight with the Super DIRTcar Series and second in as many…

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Matt Sheppard Scores First Career Ransomville Win at Summer Nationals

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Matt Sheppard Scores First Career Ransomville Win at Summer Nationals Extends Series Win Streak to Three Races Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com RANSOMVILLE, NY - August 8, 2017 - Matt Sheppard was the third and final leader after he took the point position from Billy Decker on lap 49 and led the remaining 52 laps to win his third straight Super DIRTcar Series race in the 33rd Summer Nationals at Ransomville Speedway on Tuesday night. The victory was also Sheppard's first career win at Ransomville and prevented rival Stewart Friesen from winning…

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Williamson and Friesen at Home as Super DIRTcar Series Heads to Niagara

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Williamson and Friesen at Home as Super DIRTcar Series Heads to Niagara Region Stops at Merrittville and Ransomville to Kick Start August Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 3, 2017 - After two weeks off, the Super DIRTcar Series is set to roar back to life with a pair of stops in the Niagara Region. The Series will visit Merrittville Speedway on Monday, August 7 for the 8th annual Bob St. Amand Memorial 100 and Ransomville Speedway on Tuesday, August 8 for the 33rd Summer Nationals. The Super DIRTcar Series' annual stop…

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Matt Sheppard wins an historic Super DIRTcar Series at Autodrome Drummond

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Matt Sheppard wins an historic Super DIRTcar Series at Autodrome Drummond! Matt Sheppard sweeps the Quebec swing with two locals completed the podium Story By: Martin Belanger/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, CAN - July 27, 2017 - Always looking forward to the Quebec swing at the end of July, the Super DIRTcar Series regular went into battle with the top local runners of Autodrome Drummond as Matt Sheppard brought out the broom as he swept both races, as the other two steps of the podium at Drummond were occupied by local talent. Matt Sheppard was all…

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Matt Sheppard Dominates Super DIRTcar Series at Autodrome Granby

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Matt Sheppard Dominates Super DIRTcar Series at Autodrome Granby Sheppard Takes Early Lead and Resists Every Charge to Collect Second Win of the Season Story By Martin Belanger/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GRANBY, QC, CAN - July 25, 2017 - In front of a packed house and clear skies, the Super DIRTcar Series started a successful Quebec swing at Autodrome Granby as Matt Sheppard had a dominant run to get his second win of the season on the tour. "It feels good," Sheppard said in the Winner's Circle. ''I always seem to have success when I come up…

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Series Heads to Eastern Ontario Track for 17th Straight Season

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  Series Heads to Eastern Ontario Track for 17th Straight Season Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesadndro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - July 24, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series is pleased to announce it has rescheduled its event at Cornwall Motor Speedway for Sunday, September 17. The event was originally scheduled for July 9, but was postponed due to rain. The rescheduling ensures the Super DIRTcar Series will return to Cornwall for the 17th straight season. "We are very excited we could work with the Super DIRTcar Series to reschedule this event," said Cornwall Motor Speedway promoter…

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie: Peter Britten Makes History at Sharon

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie: Peter Britten Makes History at Sharon Britten Dashes From 20th to Become First Australian Super DIRTcar Series Feature Winner Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff HARTFORD, OH - July 20, 2017 - Peter Britten created a little piece of Super DIRTcar Series history on Thursday night. Britten came from the 20th starting position and then used a slidejob in turns three and four to take the lead from Matt Sheppard following a lap 54 restart. The Brisbane, Queensland, Australia native led the final 46 laps and held off Stewart Friesen on a…

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The Kid’s Alright: Whittaker Wins All-Star Showdown at Eldora

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The Kid's Alright: Billy Whittaker Wins All-Star Showdown at Eldora Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH - July 19, 2017 - Billy Whittaker started on the pole and drove the cushion to perfection on his way to victory in the Super DIRTcar Series All-Star Showdown at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night. While it was a non-points race, it was Whittaker's first Feature win of any kind with the Series. The Central Square, NY drive was ecstatic in Victory Lane following the race. "Tony Stewart's done a heckuva job with this place,"…

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Billy Decker Dominates at Eldora For Tuesday Night Tailgate Win

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Billy Decker Dominates at Eldora For Tuesday Night Tailgate Win Veteran Driver Earns Third Win of 2017, 68th Career Series Victory Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH - July 18, 2017 - Billy Decker started on the pole and dominated all 75 laps on a very fast track to win the Super DIRTcar Series Tuesday Night Tailgate at Eldora Speedway. Decker had to outrun second-starting Pat Ward on a number of mid-race restarts and a final one with 12 laps remaining to earn his Series-leading third victory of the season. The win was also…

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Local Talent Looks to Battle Super DIRTcar Series Stars at Drummond

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Local Talent Looks to Battle Super DIRTcar Series Stars at Autodrome Drummond Story By: Martin Belanger/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - July 13, 2017 - One of the most popular stops on the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Tour is the annual summer trip to the beautiful province of Quebec with back-to-back stops at Autodrome Drummond and Autodrome Granby with Drummondville being the first stop on Monday, July 24. Current Drummond track points leader and 2017 Feature winner Steve Bernard is looking forward to this stop at one of his local tracks. ''We are confident in…

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‘Kids In The Hall’ Friesen And Warner On Top At Weedsport

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Stewart Friesen, Rocky Warner Top Hall of Fame 100 Spectacular at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski / Weedsport Speedway Media Photos By: Jay Fish / Racersguide.com WEEDSPORT, NY -July 12, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame 100 played out on a perfect Tuesday evening with Stewart Friesen claiming the 100-lap, $10,000 to win, Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified special in a nail biter over Tim McCreadie, as Rocky Warner dominated the 25-lap Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series main. Friesen topped a field of 34 Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds after taking the lead from McCreadie…

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Lightning Strikes For Larry Wight at Airborne

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Lightning Strikes For Larry Wight at Airborne Wight Gets First Super DIRTcar Series Win of 2017 Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com PLATTSBURGH, NY - July 6, 2017 - Larry Wight displayed a dominating performance in the Super DIRTcar Series first-ever visit to Airborne Park Speedway on Thursday night. Wight became the race's fourth leader when he took the lead from Keith Flach on a lap 31 restart and then dominated the final 69 circuits to earn his first Super DIRTcar Series win of the season. Wight lapped all but the top-five finishers, which included runner-up…

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Ohio On Tap: Annual Trip to Buckeye State Makes For Busy July

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Ohio On Tap: Annual Trip to Buckeye State Makes For Busy July Super DIRTcar Series Headed to Eldora, Sharon For Second Straight Season Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. - July 6, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series is gearing up for one of the most exciting weeks of the season later this month. The Series heads to Eldora Speedway for a pair of dates at the Rossburg, OH track with the Tuesday Night Tailgate on July 18 and All-Star Invitational on July 19 alongside the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The Series will…

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Alan Johnson to be Honored With Hall of Fame Induction

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Alan Johnson to be Honored With Hall of Fame Induction Veteran Driver To Battle Next Day in Hall of Fame 100 at Weedsport Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, N.C. - July 4, 2017 - Next week, Alan Johnson will get well-deserved recognition when he is inducted into the Dirt Modified Hall of Fame in Weedsport, NY on Monday, July 10. However, it isn't the only time fans will see Johnson at Weedsport. He'll be in in action the next night on July 11, behind the wheel of his Friendly's Ford No.14J for the…

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Cornwall Calling: Stewart Friesen Looking For Eastern Ontario Repeat

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Super DIRTcar Series Makes First Canadian Stop on July 9 Press Release By: Clayton Johns / Super DIRTcar Series Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 30, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series is set to roll north of the border for the first time in 2017 when it invades Cornwall Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 9. It marks the Series' only stop at the high-banked quarter-mile this season, which means the fans and drivers alike are sure to flock to the action-packed Eastern Ontario track. Stewart Friesen, originally from Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON and now residing in…

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Super DIRT Week Returning To MAVTV

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SPEED SPORT is partnering with DIRTcar Racing to bring NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVI from Oswego Speedway to MAVTV for the second consecutive year. Press Release By: NSSN Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com  MOORESVILLE, N.C. - June 29, 2017-SPEED SPORT will produce five hours of coverage from the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week from New York’s historic Oswego Speedway as part of Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT. Included in that coverage will be a two-hour prime-time special to air on Thanksgiving night featuring the Bud Light 300 for the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds.…

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All-Square: Super DIRTcar Series Heads to Airborne For First Time

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Plattsburgh, NY Track Hosts Series For First Time Since Surface Change Story By: Clayton Johns / Super DIRTcar Series Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 29, 2017 - When the Super DIRTcar Series rolls into Airborne Park Speedway on Thursday, July 6 it will be the first time every full-time driver sees the track's new dirt configuration. The Plattsburgh, NY track converted its surface from asphalt to dirt following the 2016 racing season and is now set to host the Super DIRTcar Series for the first time in its history. Super DIRTcar Series director Mike…

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Super Sunday At Utica Rome Speedway Up Next

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SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES FOR MODIFIEDS, EMPIRE SUPER SPRINT SPEEDWEEK FINALE, SPORTSMAN, AND FIREWORKS ALL PART OF HUGE SHOW THIS SUNDAY AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY Press Release By: John Tiff / Utica Rome Speedway Media Photos By: Jeff Clemons / Racersguide.com VERNON, NY- June 29, 2017- This Sunday, July 2, a huge holiday triple header is scheduled at Utica-Rome Speedway when two of the premier series in the northeast visits the Vernon oval when the Super DIRTcar Series for the Big Block Modifieds and the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints join a weekly program of Broedel Energy Sportsman.  The ESS event is…

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Tim McCreadie Steals the Spotlight at the Big Show

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Tim McCreadie Steals the Spotlight at the Big Show Watertown, NY Driver Takes the Lead From Larry Wight With 23 Laps to go Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY - June 27, 2017 - Larry Wight took the lead from Stewart Friesen on a lap 74 restart, but Tim McCreadie pounded the cushion to go from fourth to the lead on lap 77. McCreadie then led the final 23 laps of Brett Hearn's Big Show 9 to claim the $10,000 winner's share at Albany-Saratoga on Tuesday night. It was McCreadie's first win since he…

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Mahaney and Ward Hope to Use Home Track Advantage at Utica-Rome

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New Yorker 100 Set for July 2 at Vernon, NY Half-Mile Story By: Clayton Johns / Super DIRTcar Series Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 23, 2017 - When the Super DIRTcar Series rolls into Utica-Rome Speedway, a number of home track drivers will attempt to use their knowledge from weekly competition as an advantage in the New Yorker 100. Chief among that list are full-time Series regulars Mike Mahaney and Pat Ward. Mahaney, a King Ferry, NY native, is looking forward to racing at the big Vernon, NY half-mile. It's a change of pace…

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New Format Unveiled for All-Star Race at Eldora

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New Format Unveiled for All-Star Race at Eldora Big Blocks Visit World's Greatest Dirt Track For Second Straight Year Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro /Racersguide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 22, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series will return to Eldora Speedway for two action-packed nights of racing at the World's Greatest Dirt Track on July 18 and 19. The Series will race alongside the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on both nights. The 75-lap Feature event during the Tuesday Night Tailgate on July 18 at the Rossburg, OH half-mile will count towards the 2017 Super…

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Decker Dashes To Ultimate Outlaw 100 Win at Outlaw Speedway

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Decker Dashes To Ultimate Outlaw 100 Win at Outlaw Speedway Second Win of the Season for Unadilla, NY Driver Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jay Fish & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY - June 20, 2017 - Billy Decker used the outside lane to take the lead from Larry Wight on a lap 68 restart and then fended off numerous challenges from reigning Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard over the final 20 laps to win the Ultimate Outlaw 100 at Outlaw Speedway on Tuesday night. Decker was strong in lapped traffic and had to utilize both the…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA GEARING UP FOR “THE BIG SHOW 9”

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Star Studded Field Expected For The Annual Extravaganza Press Release By: MATT KEITH / ALBANY SARATOGA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Malta, New York -June 15, 2017-   In less than two weeks the biggest event of the 2017 year will take place at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway.  Brett Hearn's “Big Show 9,” part of the Super DIRTcar NE Big Block Modified Series, will take to the historic Malta oval on Tuesday, June 27, presented by  Recovery Sports Grill, Halmar International, VP Fuels, Fox Shox, JMMB, and Cedar Peaks Enterprises In addition to the already star studded Modified field…

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SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES BIG BLOCK MODIFIED TOUR INVADE FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY

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RICH SUPER DIRT SERIES HISTORY AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY. Press Release By: ANDREW HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY - June 6, 2017-The huge month of June continues this Sunday, June 11th at Five Mile Point Speedway as Shakelton NAPA Auto & Truck Parts presents the DIRTcar Super Dirt Series Big Block Modified Tour invades for a 67 lap battle on the quarter mile oval.  Matt Sheppard is the defending race winner of this event.  Racing begins at 7 p.m. Five Mile Point Speedway has a rich history of hosting Super Dirt…

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Super DIRTcar Series Invades Weedsport Speedway

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Matt Sheppard, Billy Decker Lead Super DIRTcar Series Invasion of Weedsport Speedway this Monday Story By: DAN KAPUSINCSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY - May 18, 2017 – As the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds prepare to take on Weedsport Speedway for Big Block Monday presented by Big Dog Country 103.5FM on May 22, a familiar face leads the standings after the first two events of the season. Despite not winning either of the first two events of the year at Fulton or Bridgeport Speedways, ‘Super’ Matt Sheppard leads the Super DIRTcar…

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The Electric Company Shines Bright At Bridgeport ‘Friends Of Mike’

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Ryan Watt Earns First Career Super DIRTcar Series Win; Bridgeport Champion Defends Home Turf Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS /DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM SWEDESBORO, NJ - May 17, 2017 - Ryan Watt inherited the lead when Rick Laubach suffered a flat tire on lap 10 and dominated the remaining 50 laps to earn his first career Super DIRTcar Series win in the Friends of Mike 'The Finale' Feature at Bridgeport Speedway on Tuesday night. Watt, a native of Boyertown, PA and the reigning Bridgeport track champion, defended his home turf while earning the 811 Dig Safely…

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Super DIRTcar Series Returns to Bridgeport May 16

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First Series Race at New Jersey Track Since 2005 Press Release By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - May 5, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds will head south in two weeks time for the second points event of 2017 and their only stop in New Jersey this season. Bridgeport Speedway is set to host the Super DIRTcar Series for the first time since 2005 in the Friends of Mike Finale on May 16. The 60-lap Tuesday night showdown at the Sweedsboro, NJ track is a landmark race not…

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MR. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship Returns for 2017

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Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship Now Recognizes The Weekly Racers. Press Release By: KAYLA MAY / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, N.C. - May 5, 2017 - For the seventh consecutive season, one driver from each of the Big-Block Modified, 358 Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions will walk away as Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Champion in 2017. In 1976 the Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship program was born. The Super DIRTcar Series program was used as a qualifier series for Super DIRT Week at Syracuse. In 1989, the Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship program made a shift,…

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Decker Scores Third-Straight Highbank Hold-Up Win at Fulton

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Sheppard Earns Runner-Up Spot After Starting 11th Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY - April 30, 2017 - Billy Decker raced from the sixth-starting position to take the lead from outside polesitter Brett Hearn on lap 46 and held off a surging Matt Sheppard to claim his third straight Highbank Holdup 100 victory with the Super DIRTcar Series at Fulton Speedway on Saturday night. After taking the lead, Decker battled through lapped traffic to build a lead over Hearn. He then had to contend with Sheppard, who rallied from the…

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Big Dogs Set For ‘Big Block Monday’ At Weedsport

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Big Dog Country 103.5 to present Super DIRTcar Series ‘Big Block Monday’ at Weedsport Speedway on May 22  Story By: DAN KAPUSCSINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY - April 9, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway’s ‘Big Block Monday’ featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds and the Sportsman Shootout Series just got a bit bigger, with the announcement of Big Dog Country 103.5 FM signing on to present the evening’s action. Serving the Rochester Metro area and surrounding counties, Big Dog Country 103.5 FM specializes in the exciting sounds of today’s country while…

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Decker prevails at Fonda Speedway

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Fourth 2015 Super DIRTcar Series win for the “Franklin Flyer” FONDA, N.Y. – September 26, 2015 – Billy Decker retook the lead from Brett Hearn for the second time on lap 78 and stayed in front the rest of the way to win the Mohawk Valley 100 at Fonda Speedway. It was the defending Super DIRTcar Series (SDS) champion’s fourth series win of the season and his first at Fonda Speedway since 1988. Decker set fast time in qualifying and started fifth in a 31-car field. He passed Hearn for the first time on lap 72 after…

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Wight claws back for Granby victory

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Outduels Hearn before packed house for 2nd Super DIRTcar career win GRANBY, QC – September 11, 2015 – Larry Wight finished what he started at Autodrome Granby and left town with the 2nd Super DIRTcar Series win of his career and $6,000. The 22-year-old driver of the Gypsum Express No. 99L set a new track record during time trials, won his qualifying heat, drew the pole and sealed the deal in 100-lap thriller despite a big-time test from Brett Hearn. Wight met with little resistance in the early going although Danny Johnson and Billy Decker kept him in…

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Gage Morin claims DIRTcar 358 Modified Series win at Cornwall

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CORNWALL, ON – September 6, 2015 – In the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Jiffy Auto Service 125 at Cornwall Motor Speedway, local favorite Gage Morin started 21st on the grid, steadily advanced through the field, and then passed Chris Raabe with 2 laps to go to achieve his first ever DIRTcar Series victory. ‘’It was a fun race!” exclaimed Morin in the winner’s circle, “the car ran great in all the lanes and it’s always fun to win here in Cornwall.’’ Asked about possibly following the tour, the young gun - who has his race shop in the backyard…

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We Knew It Was Coming, But We Didn’t Want To Believe It

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] We Knew It Was Coming, But We Didn't Want To Believe It By: Pete MacDonald The news finally came down on Tuesday what we were all thinking all along but didn't want to believe. Super DIRT Week will take place at a new venue in 2016. It felt like a little piece of me died when it was finally put out there. I've missed one SDW since 2005, when I was finally able to drive up there and planned on never missing another one.  But now I'm thinking twice about that. So now what? Where do we move…

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Red-hot Friesen strikes again – at Rolling Wheels

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Red-hot Friesen strikes again - at Rolling Wheels; Holds off Larry Wight for 3rd straight Super DIRTcar win ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – September 3, 2015 – Stewart Friesen led the final 88 laps of the Bud Light 100 at Rolling Wheels Raceway to score his third straight Super DIRTcar Series win and a $7,500 payoff in the Petruska Racing Atlas Paving No. 66. Friesen drew the pole, yielded to Anthony Perrego for 12 laps and then took over. Pat Ward and Danny Johnson stayed with the leader during the first half of the race, but eventual runner-up Larry Wight pressured…

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Friesen pits, rallies, wins at Ransomville

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"]  Friesen pits, rallies, wins at Ransomville Passes Tim Fuller with 4 laps left for 2nd straight Super DIRTcar win RANSOMVILLE, N.Y. – September 2, 2015 – Stewart Friesen reeled in Tim Fuller with four laps to go and won the Alex Friesen Summer Nationals 100 at Ransomville Speedway after pitting under caution while running second to change a tire on lap 83. Fuller, the polesitter, led the first 96 laps as heavy attrition from tire wear kept shuffling the field behind him. Pat Ward, along with Fuller one of the few drivers who never pitted, finished third. Erick…

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Hefty Mr. Dirt Track USA field expected

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified event pays $17,500-to-win WEST LEBANON, N.Y. – August 21, 2015 – Lebanon Valley Speedway’s premier Big-Block Modified event – Mr. DIRT Track USA 100 – the 14th event of the 2015 Super DIRTcar Series, is set for Tuesday, August 25. The combination of Super DIRTcar Series invaders and Lebanon Valley regulars is likely to draw 40 or more Big-Block Modifieds in pursuit of the $17,500 winner’s check. Brett Hearn, the current Lebanon Valley Speedway point leader and nine-time track champion, and his closest competitor Kenny Tremont Jr. headline a field that will include…

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CNY Golf Carts Providing Carts for NAPA Super DIRT Week Fans

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Camper staging will take place at New York State Fairgrounds’ Pink Lot SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Aug. 21, 2015 - CNY Golf Carts will be the official golf cart supplier of NAPA Super DIRT Week, Oct. 7-11, at the New York State Fairgrounds. CNY Golf Carts will have at least 200 golf carts available for rental during the event, with rates ranging from $320 for a four-passenger and $220 for a two-passenger for the full event to a Sunday-only rental at $40 for a four-passenger and $25 for a two-passenger. In addition, a permit is also required to operate…

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Richest Delaware Dirt-Track Modified Race Of 2015 Set For Tuesday, September 1 At Georgetown Speedway; HUGE Pay Structure In Place For ‘Blast at the Beach’ Event; Short Track Super Series South Region Title Up For Grabs

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] GEORGETOWN, DE – The richest dirt Modified race all year in the state of Delaware is fast approaching. On Tuesday, Sept. 1 (rain date: Sept. 2), Georgetown Speedway hosts the second annual ‘Blast at the Beach’ event co-promoted by dirt Modified driver and businessman Eric Kormann and Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC. The big-block/small-block Modifieds of the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek invade the historic half-mile for the STSS Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region presented by Scotty’s Speed & Diesel championship round. For 35 laps of feature racing, the ‘Blast at the…

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Johnson dominates, but Sheppard rises to Hall of Fame 100 victory

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Johnson dominates, but Sheppard rises to Hall of Fame 100 victory WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Aug. 6, 2015 – The doctor was in the house for much of the night at Weedsport Speedway Thursday night, but in the end, the Hall of Fame 100 came down to a battle between teammates. “The Doctor” Danny Johnson dominated the 100-lap Super DIRTcar Series event, but series points leader Matt Sheppard took the lead in the second half of the race and held off Heinke Baldwin Racing teammate Jimmy Phelps to pick up the win. Starting on the pole, Johnson jumped out to an…

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Friesen Revs Up for Busy Big-Block Modified Week

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (3) Super DIRTcar Series events just ahead Ransomville, N.Y. – July 30, 2015 – Stewart Friesen, having just scored an exhilarating, career-first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory by outdueling six-time and defending champion Donny Schatz, is looking forward to strapping into the Mike Payne Racing No.7z Big-Block Modified for three Super DIRTcar Series events from August 3 - August 6. Driving his wife Jessica’s Corr-Pak Merchandising No. 1Z, Friesen became just the second Canadian ever to win a World of Outlaws feature – in his 4 th start - Tuesday night at Ohsweken Speeedway Following the…

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Merrittville next stop for Super DIRTcar Series

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Bob St. Amand Sr Memorial 100 pays $6,000-to-win THOROLD, ON – July 26, 2015 – The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series returns to action on the Merrittville Speedway 1/3-mile in Thorold, Ontario Monday, August 3 for the Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial 100. Point leader Matt Sheppard heads up a stellar field that will include his closest pursuer, 2014 Super DIRTcar Series champion Billy Decker, Danny Johnson, Brett Hearn, Jimmy Phelps, Larry Wight, Pat Ward and Stewart Friesen. Hearn, an eight-time Super DIRTcar Series champion, dominated the most recent event at Autodrome Drummond for his second Big-Block Modified…

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Decker, Sheppard logjam with Autodrome Drummond ahead

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Back-to-back Super DIRTcar Series events at Drummond, Granby DRUMMONDVILLE, QC – July 17, 2015 – The Super DIRTcar Series swings into action on back-to-back nights in the province of Quebec Monday, July 20 and Tuesday July 21 at Autodrome Drummond and Autodrome Granby with a deadlock atop the championship point standings. Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y. and defending Series champion Billy Decker of Unadilla, N.Y. are currently tied (704) for 1st-place in the Big-Block Modified Series point standings. Danny Johnson of Rochester, N.Y. (669) and Sheppard’s teammate Jimmy Phelps of Baldwinsville, N.Y. (662) are in close pursuit. Sheppard…

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Super DIRTcar Series returns to Five Mile Point; Big-Blocks help celebrate track’s 65th anniversary

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Super DIRTcar Series returns to Five Mile Point Big-Blocks help celebrate track’s 65th anniversary KIRKWOOD, N.Y. – July 11, 2015 – – The Super DIRTcar Series returns to Five Mile Point Speedway for the first time in nearly twenty years on Tuesday, July 14 for the “Greatest Racer 65”, a 65thanniversary season event offering $30,000 in purse and awards, including $6,000-to-win. Defending Super DIRTcar Series champion Billy Decker from near-by Unadilla, N.Y., driver of the Gypsum Wholesalers No. 91, won the last Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified race at the Southern Tier quarter-mile in 1997. Decker recently drove to his…

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What Super DIRT Week Means To Me

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What Super DIRT Week Means To Me By: Pete MacDonald What Super DIRT Week Means To Me It's hard to believe while I sit here and type this that this year will be our last Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds. I can't believe it. Everyone can complain about the racing (which has been ALOT better in the last few years) as much as they want it is still a race track that opens its gates and puts on one of the biggest Dirt races in the world. The best talent in all of racing in general…

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Final Turn Pass Earns Sheppard Super DIRTcar Series Win

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Point leader snatches 3rd win from Larry Wight at Canandaigua [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – July 2, 2015 – Matt Sheppard snatched victory from Larry Wight with a last-lap final turn low-lane move as a large holiday crowd rose to its feet in a 76-lap Super DIRTcar Series thriller at Canandaigua Motorsports Park Thursday. Wight had retaken the lead from Sheppard with 11 laps to go and opened up a three car-length lead that shrank in a hurry when the pair broke out of lapped traffic momentarily with two laps to go. Wight met a final backmarker exiting turn three…

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Super DIRTcar Series Upset Winner Chad Brachmann – “We Nailed It!”

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Earns $6,000 with 1st-ever series win at Ohsweken’s Big-Block inaugural OHSWEKEN, ON - July 1, 2015 - Chad Brachmann of Sanborn, N.Y. says his first-ever Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified win, before a large crowd at Ohsweken Speedway Tuesday, is a “very big deal”. “My father Mike and my two brothers were there,” Brachmann said. “It was special. We’re a low-budget family team that goes out and races a Big-Block Modified when we can. We nailed it last night!” Brachmann, a veteran regular at Ransomville and Merrittville Speedways, has prior experience navigating Ohsweken’s banked 3/8-mile. The Super DIRTcar Series was…

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Super DIRTcar Series makes 1st trip to Ohsweken Speedway

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75-lap main event pays $6,000-to-win on Tuesday, June 30 WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - June 26, 2015 - The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds will make their first-ever appearance at Ohsweken Speedway in Ohsweken, ON for the Triple Crown Showdown Tuesday, June 30. Ohsweken Speedway, in its 20th season, is a 3/8-mile banked oval with plenty of racing room through the turns. It is situated on the Six Nations of the Grand River Indian Reserve. Owner/promoter Glenn Styres is living out his childhood dream of owning a gas station and a race track. Styres’ Esso station is right out in front of…

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