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The Hell Tour Unleashed: 28 Races in 32 Days Highlight the 2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule

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The Hell Tour Unleashed: 28 Races in 32 Days Highlight the 2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule 33rd annual Hell Tour for DIRTcar Racing Late Models to feature nine races paying $10,000 to win Story By: Matt Prieur/DIRTcar Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - Dec. 6, 2017 - The most grueling and intimidating schedule in all of motorsports, the DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals Hell Tour will embark on its 33rd straight year of competition in 2018. In just 32 days, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Racing Late Model ranks will race in 28 events spread out…

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors DIRTcar Racing family reunion features over $50,000 in contingency awards Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 23, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing welcomes some of the best known brands in motorsports to the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship, October 26-28, with contingency awards totaling over $50,000 across all divisions. The inaugural OneDirt World Short Track Championship attracted over 300 racers across nine divisions during three nights of thrilling dirt track racing. The second edition of the burgeoning event will once again give grassroots racers a…

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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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RESERVED SEATS FOR THE BIG SHOW 9 ON SALE

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Entire Top Row Of The Stands And VIP Seating Available For Pre-Race Purchase Press Release By: JOHN SNYDER / BIG SHOW 9 MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SUSSEX, NJ - June 13, 2017- Race fans wanting to insure preferred seating for the Tuesday, June 27 The Big Show 9 Super DIRTcar Modified Series 100 at Malta, New York’s Albany-Saratoga Speedway can now purchase reserved seat tickets as well as VIP seating. “We’ve had a great many requests from fans wanting to enjoy the pre-race Midway activities, but were afraid of losing the seats of their choice. So we’ve…

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Sheppard Out-Duels Hearn For Five Mile Point Victory

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Reigning Series Champion Earns First Win of 2017 Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY - June 12, 2017 - Matt Sheppard took the lead from Tyler Siri on lap 16 and then held off polesitter Brett Hearn throughout a flurry of late-race restarts to win the Modified 67 at Five Mile Point Speedway on Sunday night. The Waterloo, NY native had to be strong in all aspects of the race as he raced from the sixth starting position to overtake Siri and never looked back despite Hearn's numerous attempts…

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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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Super DIRTcar Sportsman and Pro Stock Join The Action At Utica Rome

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SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES FOR SPORTSMAN AND PRO STOCKS JOIN MODIFIEDS THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, START TIME PUSHED BACK TO 6 P.M. Press Release By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF & MATT CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- April 28, 2017- After beginning the 2017 season this past Sunday, Utica-Rome Speedway is again ready for another exciting night of short track dirt racing this Sunday, April 30, as the Super DIRTcar Series for both the Sportsman and Pro Stocks makes their long-awaited return to the Vernon oval after a 13-year hiatus.  They will be joined by…

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Airborne Speedway To Start A New Era Of Dirt Racing

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Airborne Speedway Releases 2017 Season Schedule Press Release By: ROBBY KNOWLES / AIRBORNE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Plattsburg  NY.- March 7, 2017- For the first time in twenty-six years, a full dirt racing schedule is slated for Airborne Park Speedway. The 2017 season will feature two premier events along with a number of other high quality racing series and events. The most anticipated for the season falls on Thursday, July 6, with the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Tour. The Mike Perrotte led series averaged 40 cars attempting to qualify for their events in 2016. Last…

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DIRTcar Racing Membership Required for All Sanctioned Events

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All Division Drivers Must Have A DIRTcar License To Participate And Receive Benefits Press Release By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - March 3, 2017 - Starting with the first events of 2017, any participants of a DIRTcar-sanctioned event will be required to hold a DIRTcar Racing membership. Any division without a 100 percent membership participation will be at risk of violating the sanction agreement and suspension of the sanction by DIRTcar Racing. A one-week temporary membership (for the traveling racer) will be accepted provided the driver completes the full application. However,…

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Update: Volusia Speedway DIRTcar Nationals

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Volusia Speedway Makes Changes to Spectator Area Press Release By: CHRISTINA CORDOVA / DIRTcar NATIONALS MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF BARBERVILLE, Fla. —February 20, 2017-  Volusia Speedway Park and DIRTcar officials have responded after three spectators were injured when a sprint car flew over the turn-two fence at the half-mile dirt track during Sunday night’s World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series feature. Officials confirmed Monday afternoon that in addition to repairing the catch fence that was damaged on Sunday, the pit area closest to the racing surface in turn two will be closed to all competitors, participants and…

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‘How Sweet It Is’ Krup Grab A Gator

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King Krup: Illinois Native Earns First Career Gator Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / DIRTcar UMP SERIES MEDIA Photos By: TOMMY HEIN / RACERSGUIDE.COM BARBERVILLE, FL - February 20, 2017 - Will Krup was the man of the hour as he found a way to Victory Lane despite the strong field of UMP Modified contenders who were hungry for sweet victory during the second Gator Championship qualifying race during the 46th DIRTcar Nationals Sunday night. During the 20-lap feature, the top-five positions were juggled between Krup, polesitter Derek Fisher, Jacob Hawkins, Brian Ruhlman, Jeff Leka and Kenny Wallace. Krup raced from third to…

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Utica Rome Speedway Ready To Start A New Chapter

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Utica-Rome Speedway Ready for Ambitious 2017 Schedule Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: OTTO GRAHAM / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY –February 16, 2017- After a 2016 season that saw Mother Nature take her toll on the Utica-Rome Speedway, owners Bill and Kim Shea are ready for a fresh start in 2017. The schedule for the speedway is jam packed with some new events as well as old as the track looks to diversify its offerings to reach a wider variety of race fans. New for 2017 is the Chill Factor 40 for the Gates-Cole Auto Insurance DIRTcar…

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Volusia Speedway Park Set to Open Weekly Racing

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John Allen Takes Over As Weekly Operations Promoter For The 2017 season Press Release By: BRENDAN CAPERIA / WRG MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - February 4, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing announced today that John Allen has taken over as the Weekly Operations Promoter at Volusia Speedway Park in advance of the 2017 season. Weekly racing will commence on March 12 and run through the first week of December. Allen, a 45-year-old DeLeon Springs, Florida resident, is no stranger to Volusia Speedway Park, having spent many nights at the track with his father, who was a…

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Schaffer Joins RDR for 2016 Sportsman Season

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Chris Schaffer set for Fonda Speedway and King of Dirt Competition with ‘Mean Green’ RDR Racing Stable; Joins Chad Edwards and Greg Pessolano for 2016 Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM SPRAKERS, NY- January 19, 2016- The starting point of any achievement in racing isn’t found in equipment; it’s found in the desire of the driver. For Canajoharie, New York native Chris Schaffer, success came slowly at first and then at a torrid pace which culminated in a banner year for the 30-year-old competitor in the sportsman division at the Fonda Speedway in Fonda, New York.…

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Fulton and Brewerton Sportsman Under DIRTcar Banner in 2016

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Tracks to host four DIRTcar Championship Series Events Story By: DAVE MEDLER / FULTON & BREWERTON PR     Photo By: JAY FISH BALDWINSVILLE, NY- January 15, 2016- The Sportsman class at Fulton and Brewerton Speedway continues under the DIRTcar banner in 2016, and will play a pivotal role in the strengthened DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series. Four of the sixteen scheduled Sportsman series events will take place at either Brewerton or Fulton in conjunction with marquee Modified events. Fulton Speedway will kick off the DIRTcar Championship Tour on Friday, April 29th as part of the Highbank Holdup Weekend. The series…

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Sheppard Crowned Super DIRTcar Series Champion for the Fourth Time at Season Ending Awards Banquet

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Sheppard Crowned Super DIRTcar Series Champion for the Fourth Time at Season Ending Awards Banquet Bernard, Desjardins and Bissonnette also honored for 2015 Series Championships By Mike Mallett LIVERPOOL, N.Y. - Nov. 23, 2015 - The 2015 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series season officially came to a close on Saturday night with Matt Sheppard taking home top honors at the season-ending awards banquet. It was the fourth time in his career that the Waterloo, New York native has earned the series title. Sheppard was the model of consistency throughout the 2015 campaign with his Heinke-Baldwin Racing owned Troyer…

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Billy Pauch Jr. Hoping Throwback Brings Good Luck To Charlotte

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Billy Pauch Jr. Hoping Throwback Brings Good Luck To Charlotte By: Pete MacDonald In light of the ever so popular throwback paint schemes at Syracuse during last month's "Finale at the Fairgrounds", Billy Pauch Jr. decided that he wanted to pay tribute to his favorite car that his legendary father at this year's World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. After flipping and destroying his own No.15 at the Outlaw 200 at Fulton Speedway back on Saturday October 3rd a new Bicknell frame was ordered and assembly began on the new mount. "This was…

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Syracuse – In One Word

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Syracuse – In One Word By: Pete MacDonald Kicking off our coverage of Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds next week with this, everyone can say what they want about what goes on during the annual festival of speed in Central New York but I’m certainly going to miss the trek to the New York State Fairgrounds each October. I recently asked the question, if you had to describe Super DIRT Week at Syracuse in one word what would it be? Ryan Godown (Modified Driver): Piece of my life. Jim Spellmon (2014 Super DIRT Week…

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Super DIRTcar Series Stars to Battle Media Celebrities on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Pole Position Raceway in Syracuse’s Destiny USA

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Super DIRTcar Series Stars to Battle Media Celebrities on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Pole Position Raceway in Syracuse’s Destiny USA Schatz’s historic World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season could hit another milestone Saturday, Oct. 10, at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Sept. 16, 2015 - Super DIRTcar Series superstars will battle Central New York media personalities on Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Third Annual Pole Position Raceway NAPA Super DIRT Week Challenge. Eight-time Super DIRTcar Series champion Brett Hearn, three-time champion Matt Sheppard, three-time and defending NAPA Super DIRT Week Syracuse 200 winner Stewart Friesen,…

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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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Friday Night Results From Around The Area

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Mohawk Internatonal Raceway 8/28/15 358 Modifieds CHRIS RAABE, Carey Terrance, Billy Dunn, Jordan McCreadie, John Mulder, Maxime Viens, David Papineau, Kory Wilder, Matt Woodruff, Wallace Stacey, Danny O'Brien, Roy Delormier, Brian McDonald, Tim Fuller, Tom Conklin, Gage Morin, Larry Welling Jr., Craig Collier, George Foley, Mike Maresca, Dexter Stacey Sportsman DYLAN EVOY, Louie Jackson Jr., Shane Pecore, Corey Wheeler, Zack Arquiett, Mike Maresca, Brianna Ladouceur, Joel Hargrave, Billy Cook, Moise Page, Thomas Cook, Delbert Legrow, Tommy Jock Jr., Junior Delormier, Delbert Legrow Jr., Bruce Makinson, Madison Mulder, Thomas Jock III, Jasmine David, Tim Smythe, Mike Stacey, Greg Snyder, Gilles Godard,…

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DIRTcar Action Returns to Rolling Wheels for Two Huge Events

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] DIRTcar Action Returns to Rolling Wheels for Two Huge Events Super DIRTcar Big-Blocks invade Thursday, Sept. 3, DIRTcar 358-Modifieds roll into ‘The Fast Track’ on Friday, Oct. 9, during NAPA Super DIRT Week ELBRIDGE, N.Y. - Aug. 28, 2015 - DIRTcar Racing returns next week to Rolling Wheels Raceway Park as the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series stars will invade 'The Fast Track' on Thursday, Sept. 3, for the Bud Light 100. In addition, the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series will race on Friday, Oct. 9, at the 5/8-mile dirt oval just west of Syracuse during NAPA Super DIRT Week…

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Williamson shines at Merrittville for 1st Super DIRTcar Series win

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Williamson shines at Merrittville for 1st Super DIRTcar Series win Local driver earns $6,000 with Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial 100 victory THOROLD, ON – August 3, 2015 – Local favorite Mat Williamson of St. Catharines, Ontario weaved through heavy lapped traffic in pursuit of Matt Sheppard, took the lead from him on lap 56 and went on to his first-ever Super DIRTcar Series win Monday at Merrittville Speedway. Williamson, driving the S&W Service Center No. 6, held off runner-up Brett Hearn on a restart with 22 laps to go and drove off to victory. Sheppard withstood a determined challenge…

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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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Speed takes A/S DIRTcar NE Pro Stock Series checkers

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] MALTA, N.Y. – July 24, 2015 – Back into the cockpit of the Speed’s Garage No. 24 after recent heart stent surgery, Pro Stock veteran Robbie Speed of Mellenville, N.Y., finds himself going faster on and off the track. Speed earned $1,000 by winning the 35-lap DIRTcar NE Pro Stock Series event Friday at Albany-Saratoga. He started sixth, benefitted from two early restarts, and took the lead for keeps on lap nine after dicing with Brandon Emigh. He had a healthy lead negated by another caution on lap 23 and then fended off Bernie Companion on the ensuing…

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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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Friesen snatches win from Ward at Five Mile Point

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Earns $6,000 and 1st 2015 Super DIRTcar Series victory with final turn pass KIRKWOOD, N.Y. – July 15, 2015 – Stewart Friesen of Sprakers, N.Y. slipped under Pat Ward exiting the fourth turn on the final lap to win the Super DIRTcar Series “Greatest Drivers 65” by half a car-length at Five Mile Point Speedway Wednesday. Friesen had stalked Ward, who was looking for his first Big-Block Modified Series points-race win since 2005, from the halfway mark. He twice managed to lead a lap by inches before Ward seemed to have pulled ahead enough to secure the win…

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Five Mile Point reschedules Super DIRTcar Series to July 15

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] KIRKWOOD, N.Y. – July 14, 2015 – With thunderstorms forecast, the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified “Greatest Drivers 65” scheduled for Tuesday, July 14 at Five Mile Point Speedway has been postponed until Wednesday, July 15. Wednesday’s event will be the first appearance of the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds since 1997 as Five Mile Point Speedway celebrates its 65 th anniversary season. The Big-Block Modified Series moves north of the border to Autodrome Drummond in Drummondville, QC, Monday, July 20. For more information on the Super DIRTcar Series, visit www.SuperDIRTcarSeries.com,www.5milepointspeedway.com, follow on Twitter@SuperDIRTcar, and like us on Facebook…

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Mielke Powers to His First DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Oakshade Raceway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] WAUSEON, Ohio - July 11, 2015 - David Mielke topped a 33-car field on Saturday night at Oakshade Raceway to win his first DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature. Mielke, of Gladwin, Mich., charged out to an early lead, managed to stay up front through two restarts, and powered his way to the $1,000 checkered flag ahead of wild three-wide action behind him. Jacob Poel, Collin Thirlby and Brian Ruhlman raced as a pack trying to run down Mielke but finished second through fourth, respectively. Matt Hamilton rounded out the top five. Click here to watch highlights…

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Moyer Jr. Wins DIRTcar Summer Nationals Finale at Oakshade, Pierce Youngest Champion in Series History

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] WAUSEON, Ohio - July 11, 2015 - Billy Moyer Jr. needed a victory on Saturday night at Oakshade Raceway to have any chance of winning the DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship, so in the first half a lap he charged through the front row from his fourth-starting position and pulled away to win. The 18-year-old Bobby Pierce, though, became the youngest champion in the history of the series by finishing fifth, edging Moyer for the crown by a mere 10 points. Both Pierce and Moyer Jr. are the sons of former DIRTcar Summer Nationals champions, with Pierce and his…

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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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Decker denies Fuller, wins Mohawk 100

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3rd Super DIRTcar Series win for defending champion [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] HOGANSBURG, N.Y. – July 9, 2015 – Billy Decker drove to his third Super DIRTcar Series win of the season in the Gypsum Wholesalers No.91 Thursday at Mohawk International Raceway despite a late race rally by Tim Fuller. Decker started 7th in a 30-car field in the Gypsum Wholesalers No. 91 and took the lead on a lap-79 restart after a 30-lap duel with Billy Dunn. He opened up a four car-length lead while Fuller kept advancing (13th at halfway) and moved into second just before a final caution with…

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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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Sheppard Powers to DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory at Lincoln Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] LINCOLN, Ill. - July 6, 2015 - Brandon Sheppard methodically worked his way from fourth to the lead on Monday night at Lincoln Speedway to earn his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Sheppard, of New Berlin, Ill., worked the low groove early then shifted his line to the top on lap 15 to surge past leader Billy Moyer Jr. Once in front, Sheppard, the 2013 DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion, survived a restart and pulled away to the $5,000 checkered flag in an event that was rain-delayed from June 28. "We had a really good car,"…

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Harrison Closing In on DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Crown After Lincoln Speedway Victory

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] LINCOLN, Ill. - July 6, 2015 - After winning his seventh DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event on Monday night at Lincoln Speedway, Mike Harrison is one victory away from running the table and clinching his fourth championship in five years. Harrison, of Highland, Ill., put up quick time, won a heat race and rode the high side to the lead around Brandon Roberts on lap 5 then drove to the $1,000 checkered flag in an event that was rain-delayed from June 28. The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals counts a driver's eight best finishes over…

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Clair, Hebert win DIRTcar NE 358-Modified Starter Series races

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Gino Clair wires Granby field, Hebert on top at RPM Drummondville, QC – July 5, 2015 – Gino Clair of St. Edmond, QC and David Hebert of St-Damase, QC posted DIRTcar 358-Modified Starter Series wins over the holiday weekend at Autodrome Granby and Le RPM Speedway, respectively. Clair led all 50 laps at Autodrome Granby to earn his first win of the season. He built a comfortable lead over Gabriel Richer and Dominic Dufault, as they battled for second. Clair’s big lead vanished when a caution was thrown on lap 16 for Kevin Hamel, but he kept the lead as…

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Babb Charges to Late Race Victory at Tri-State for Third DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win of the Season

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] HAUBSTADT, Ind. - July 5, 2015 - Shannon Babb passed Billy Moyer Jr. in heavy lapped traffic with two laps to go on Sunday night at Tri-State Speedway to earn his third DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Babb, of Moweaqua, Ill., started sixth and kept pushing forward in the 40-lap feature, eventually catching and passing Moyer Jr. to take the $5,000 checkered flag and tie Billy Moyer with 90 DIRTcar Summer Nationals victories atop the all-time win list. "It was pretty wild out there," Babb said. "It always is here at Haubstadt. It's racy as can…

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Feger Passes Moyer at Highland Speedway, Earns Third DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory of the Season

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] HIGHLAND, Ill. - July 4, 2015 - Jason Feger wore out the high side on Saturday night at Highland Speedway to pass Billy Moyer for his tour-leading third DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Feger, of Bloomington, Ill., led the opening lap before Moyer charged from fourth to swipe the top spot. Feger kept the pressure on Moyer, the tour's all-time leading winner, and reclaimed the lead on lap 24, then pulled away in traffic over the final 26 circuits to earn the $10,000 checkered flag. "He's (Moyer) arguably the best one ever," said Feger, the 2010…

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Simpson Surges to DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win at La Salle Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] LA SALLE, Ill. - July 2, 2015 - Chris Simpson charged from fourth to victory on Thursday night at La Salle Speedway to earn the second DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of his career. Simpson, of Oxford, Iowa, stalked Jason Feger for the first half of the race and eventually surged to the lead in traffic on lap 29 then powered the remaining 11 laps to the $5,000 checkered flag. "We've had a rough start to the year so it feels good," said Simpson, who is only a week removed from a fire in his car during a heat…

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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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Brachmann Earns His First Super DIRTcar Series Victory at Ohsweken Speedway

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New York racer collects $6,000 in Big-Block Modified series’ inaugural appearance at fan-favorite Canadian track OHSWEKEN, Ontario - June 30, 2015 - In the first Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series event at Ohsweken Speedway on Tuesday night, Chad Brachmann raced to the first series victory of his career. [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] In front of a huge crowd, Brachmann, of Sanborn, N.Y., charged from deep in the field to pass Dale Planck on lap 63 of the 75-lap Triple Crown Shootout and went to his first-ever Super DIRTcar Series win as the Big-Block Modifieds made their inaugural appearance at the fan- and…

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The Point is to Win

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals drivers focus on winning races over championship points CONCORD, N.C. - June 29, 2015 - Ask any driver and they'll tell you they're not worried about points. It's no different on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. While Mother Nature has somewhat naturally watered down this year's running of what's become known as the "Hell Tour" with 28 races scheduled over 32 days, two very different drivers with impressive Summer Nationals lineages have emerged atop the championship standings while a third racer is seeking a bit of history. As the series prepares for its final two weeks of…

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Four-Race DIRTcar Late Model River Festival Features $5,000-to-Win Events Aug. 27-30

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Mini-series of events will run at Paducah, Tri-City, Federated I-55 and Quincy   CONCORD, N.C. - June 27, 2015 - A four-race DIRTcar Late Model River Festival Series will feature four consecutive nights of $5,000-to-win DIRTcar Late Model races Aug. 27 through Aug. 30. Events at Paducah (Ky.) International Raceway and Quincy (Ill.) Raceways will now bookend two previously scheduled events at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., and Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill. The Paducah event replaces the rained out Summer Nationals race from Friday, June 26, while the Quincy event will include the completion…

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OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY QUICK RESULTS (UNOFFICIAL) – FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] DIRTcar SPORTSMAN MODIFIEDS (24 entries) A-FEATURE (25 laps) Position. # Name 1. 20 Jay Mallory 2. 28 Gary Lindberg 3. 18r Brad Rouse 4. 12 Chad Chevalier 5. 1 Andrew Smith 6. 18g Glenn Styres 7. 12a Jeff Armstrong 8. 38 Austin Wood 9. 19 Charlie Lynch 10. 2k Rob Knapp 11. 5s Kevin Sharpe 12. 29 Gord Moreau 13. 78 Pat Sonnenberg 14. 31 John McIntyre 15. 70 Shane Ostrander 16. 72 Gord McIntosh 17. 174 Chris Storm 18. 20j Tony Cowell 19. 40 Robert Baker 20. 111 Robbie Rounce 21. 24a AJ Lewis 22. 6 Ryan…

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Decker Closes Late at Utica-Rome Speedway for His Second Super DIRTcar Series Victory of the Season

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Defending series champ charged from 11th, Phelps and Wight complete podium VERNON, N.Y. - June 24, 2015 - Billy Decker scored his second Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series win of the season by tracking down long-time leader Stewart Friesen in the SUNY-Canton 60 at Utica-Rome Speedway Wednesday. Friesen started on the outside pole and led for 50 laps before yielding to Decker, who had been pressuring him since the halfway mark. Friesen quickly came under attack by eventual runner-up Jimmy Phelps and Larry Wight and crossed the line in fourth, but failed to make weight in post-race inspection and was…

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Pierce Powers to DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win at Belle-Clair

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] BELLEVILLE, Ill. - June 24, 2015 - Bobby Pierce powered from pole to checkers on Wednesday night at Belle-Clair Speedway to earn his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Pierce, who leads the tour's championship battle, held off Rodney Melvin midway through the 40-lap main event and fought off Shannon Babb down the stretch to earn the $5,000 victory. Babb, whose two-race win streak ended with Pierce's win, Melvin, Ryan Unzicker and former Summer Nationals champion Brandon Sheppard rounded out the top five. "It feels really good," said Pierce, of Oakwood, Ill., who also won last…

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Severe Storm Forces Postponement of DIRTcar Summer Nationals

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QUINCY, Ill. - June 22, 2015 - Rain at Quincy Raceways already delayed its DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events from Sunday to Monday before a severe storm rolled through after heat races Mondaynight and forced the postponement of the rest of the night. DIRTcar and track officials are expected to announce within the next two days a suitable date to finish the event. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tours now head Tuesday night to Peoria (Ill.) Speedway. [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Follow the Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals…

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Cornwall Speedway hosts Super DIRTcar Series

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] June 28 100-lapper has $30,000 purse paying $6,000-to-win   CORNWALL, ONT. - June 22, 2015 - The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series crosses the border for its second Canadian event of the season, the Mel Valade Backhoe Services 100, Sunday, June 28. Matt Sheppard, driver of the FX Caprara No. 9h and a three-time Series champion, will arrive at Cornwall as the point leader on the strength of series’ wins at Canandaigua Motorsports Park and Grandview Speedway. Sheppard will go up against defending Super DIRTcar Series champion Billy Decker, Stewart Friesen, Jimmy Phelps, Pat Ward, Larry Wight,…

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Sheppard leads Super DIRTcar Series to Utica-Rome

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 22, 2015 – Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series point leader Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, NY will go after his second straight series win Wednesday, June 24 at Utica-Rome Speedway in the “SUNY Canton presents SDS” 100. The event marks the return of the Super DIRTcar Series to Utica-Rome for the first time since 2003. Sheppard is coming off a hard-fought win at Grandview Speedway – his second 2015 series win. Sheppard will be right at home at Utica-Rome where he unofficially took over the regular season point lead from Pat Ward with a third-place finish on…

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