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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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DIRTcar Rookie of the Year Registration Deadline Nears

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 18, 2015 – Rookie drivers in all divisions need to officially file their status by July 1 to be eligible for 2015 DIRTcar Rookie of the Year honors. Competitors are allowed no more than six prior races in their new division to qualify. To declare for ­­­­­Rookie of the Year status, drivers can only have moved into a higher division, dropping down is disallowed. Contact DIRTcar scoring director Gary Spaid at aces2@frontiernet.net to register. The 2014 DIRTcar Rookies of the Year were Kory Wilder/Big-Block Modifieds, Steve Bernier/358 Modifieds, Ryan Stabler and Brianna Ladouceur/Sportsman Modifieds and Gus…

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Heavy Rain Forces Spoon River to Cancel DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Events

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CANTON, Ill. - June 18, 2015 - Heavy rain this week has forced DIRTcar Racing and Spoon River Speedway officials to cancel Thursday night's DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. The two series will return to action on Friday at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill., with a $10,000-to-win feature for the Summer Nationals tour and a $1,000-to-win Summit Modified race. The busy stretch of races continues on Saturday at Fairbury (Ill.) American Legion Speedway and on Sunday at Quincy (Ill.) Raceways. Follow the Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter@SummerNationals or on…

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Sheppard Holds Off Decker at Grandview Speedway

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BECHTELSVILLE, Pa. - June 16, 2015 - Matt Sheppard stayed a step ahead of Billy Decker in lapped traffic over the final 20 laps of the 18th annual "Traffic Jam 60" to earn his second Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series win of the season and his first ever at Grandview Speedway Tuesday. Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., started fourth after the Dig Safely NY 811 redraw and was soon dicing with pole sitter Billy Dunn in a battle for the lead that lasted until lap 19 when Sheppard took charge in the FX Caprara HBR #9h. After a lone caution on…

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Mars Lands in Cedar Lake Speedway Victory Lane for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win

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Mars Lands in Cedar Lake Speedway Victory Lane for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - June 12, 2015 - Jimmy Mars worked past Jason Feger with two laps to go on Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway to take the DIRTcar Summer Nationals checkered flag. Former Summer Nationals champion Feger, of Bloomington, Ill., led the first 37 laps before Mars, of Menomonie, Wis., was able to edge ahead on lap 38 and hold off Feger and Thursday night Summer Nationals winner Frank Heckenast Jr. to the finish. It was the seventh DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of Mars' career.…

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Sheppard leads Super DIRTcar Series to Grandview

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 12, 2015 – Super DIRTcar Series point leader Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, NY, driver of the Heinke-Baldwin Racing/FX Caprara No. 9h, is looking to improve on past performances when the Big-Block Modifieds invade Grandview Speedway Tuesday, June 16 for the 18th annual Traffic Jam 60. “We’re off to a good start this season, but Grandview is a track that I have never had any luck or success at,” Sheppard said. “We are going to work really hard to try and change that this year.” Sheppard will have to contend some familiar rivals such as 2014 Super…

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Heckenast Conquers Kankakee to Earn First DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory

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KANKAKEE, Ill. - June 11, 2015 - He might be only 26, but reigning World of Outlaws Late Model Series rookie of the year Frank Heckenast Jr. has turned many laps through the years in his quest to earn a DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory. Finally, on Thursday night at Kankakee County Speedway, he reached his goal. Heckenast, a touring driver on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series tour from Orland Park, Ill., inherited the lead on lap 33 when Kevin Weaver's motor expired. Weaver, the 2000 Summer Nationals champion, was closing in on his first series victory since 2013…

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Gilpin Charges to DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win at Brownstown

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BROWNSTOWN, Ind. - June 10, 2015 - National DIRTcar UMP Modified champion Devin Gilpin charged to victory on Wednesday night at Brownstown Speedway to earn his first win of this year's DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. Gilpin started third and drove to the lead on lap 3, going to the inside of polesitter Joe Godsey on a restart. He led the rest of the way while the battle behind him was intense. Tyler Nicely wound up second with Bradley Sterrett, Godsey and Chad Combs rounding out the top five. "This racecar was just awesome tonight, it's a really good…

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Erb Overtakes Moyer Late to Win Opening Night of DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour at Brownstown Speedway

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  BROWNSTOWN, Ind. - June 10, 2015 - Fifth-starting Dennis Erb Jr. raced past Billy Moyer in heavy traffic on Wednesday night to win the opening night of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour at Brownstown Speedway. Erb, a three-time Summer Nationals champion from Carpentersville, Ill., caught Moyer with eight laps to go then powered to the 18th Summer Nationals victory of his career, which was worth $5,000. Moyer, who led laps 3 to 31, wound up second in the 40-lap feature while defending DIRTcar national champion Bobby Pierce raced from seventh to third. Polesitter Billy Moyer Jr., who led the…

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Davenport & Erb Win During Second Preliminary Night At Eldora Speedway’s 21st Annual Dirt Late Model Dream Presented By Ferris Mowers

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ROSSBURG, Ohio. - June 5, 2015 - Jonathan Davenport further established himself as a heavy favorite and Dennis Erb Jr. emerged as another serious contender in the 21st annual Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers with preliminary feature victories Friday night at Eldora Speedway. Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., and Erb of Carpentersville, Ill., both scored impressive 25-lap triumphs at the historic half-mile oval, earning $5,000 apiece in the DIRTcar-sanctioned races. Friday's results will be combined with finishes from Thursday's first night of preliminary racing to determine drivers' starting spots in heat races for Saturday's $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model…

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