The Dirt Track at Charlotte

Dennis Erb Jr. Takes the Checkers on Saturday Night at World Finals

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Dennis Erb Jr. Takes the Checkers on Saturday Night at World Finals Brandon Sheppard takes the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Championship Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 4, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series hit the track for the last time in 2017 on Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals. When the checker flag waved after 50-laps it was Dennis Erb Jr. who came out on top in front of a sold-out show. "You know, we've been…

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass of Schatz Schatz wins the war; Crowned 9-time Series Champion Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Charlotte, NC - November 4, 2017 - David Gravel couldn't clear Donny Schatz with seven to go, but would not be denied, scoring the victory in a thriller with a last-lap pass of Schatz. It was Gravel and CJB Motorsports 18th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win of the season, doubling their total from last season. Schatz and Brian Brown completed the podium on the final night…

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Sheppard Seals the Championship in Grand Fashion with a Win at World Finals

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Sheppard Seals the Championship in Grand Fashion with a Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Matt Sheppard caps off comeback en route to sixth Super DIRTcar Series Title Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 4, 2017 - During the final night of competition at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals, Matt Sheppard capped off one of the greatest comebacks in Super DIRTcar Series history. The Waterloo, NY driver who was looking down and out after serving a suspension halfway through the season, clawed his way back to the top. In…

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Brandon Sheppard Ties Single-Season Wins Record

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Brandon Sheppard Ties Single-Season Wins Record Late race pass by Sheppard makes a thrilling Textron Off Road World Finals feature Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 3, 2017- Brandon Sheppard stunned the enormous crowd at the Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday after he commanded the lead of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series feature with only two laps remaining in the 50-lap event at the Textron Off Road World Finals. As the Rocket #1 passed beneath the checker flag, the packed house jumped to their feet and erupted in…

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Schatz Reaches 20-Win Plateau for Fifth Straight Year with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

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Schatz Reaches 20-Win Plateau for Fifth Straight Year with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Ian Madsen and Dave Blaney complete podium in stacked 53-car field Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC - November 3, 2017 - No matter who is in the pits, it's tough to bet against Donny Schatz. That proved true on Night Two of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as Schatz bested a stout field of 53 cars from across the world to win his 20th…

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Williamson Capitalizes on Opportunity with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

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Williamson Capitalizes on Opportunity with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Sheppard increases point lead; Decker Still within striking distance for the Championship Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dan DeMarco &Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 3, 2017 - A near capacity crowd at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway witnessed the underdog take on the Series Champ. At the end, it was the feel good story of Mat Williamson who wasn't sure if he was going to race after losing an engine during Thursday Night's qualifying. With the help of fellow competitors in the Super DIRTcar…

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Heat Race Hustle Set For Charlotte

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Heat Race Hustle Set For Charlotte Thursday's hustle in qualifying sets heat races for Friday and Saturday at Textron Off Road World Finals Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 2, 2017- The first night of the Textron Off Road World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte was full of World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series qualifying which locked in Friday's and Saturday's heat race lineups. With an impressive 75 late models in attendance, the field was spilt into eight groups of hot laps and two groups for qualifying. Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN…

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Magic Mike Sweeps the Night

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Mahaney Sweeps the Night Mike Mahaney Sweeps Qualifying and Heat Races Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC - Nov. 2, 2017 - In front of a packed grandstands, the Super DIRTcar Series took to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Night One of Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals for their qualifying night. Mike Mahaney had a night to remember, sweeping both qualifying sessions and picking up two heat race victories. In all there were 48 Big-Block Modifieds that signed in at Textron Off Road World Finals. The Super DIRTcar Series first took to the track…

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Gravel, Starks Claim Top Qualifying Honors on Opening Night of World Finals

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Gravel, Starks Claim Top Qualifying Honors on Opening Night of World Finals; Schatz Clinches 2017 Title Racing action for WoO Sprint Cars and Late Models begins tomorrow Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC - November 2, 2017 - David Gravel and Trey Starks topped Friday and Saturday Qualifying, respectively, but it was Donny Schatz stealing the show on the opening night of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Schatz clinched his ninth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Championship by taking the Green Flag…

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Marcuccilli Closes Stellar Season with WSTC NE Sportsman Victory

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Marcuccilli Closes Stellar Season with WSTC NE Sportsman Victory Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Dave Marcuccilli completed a dominant season by scoring the OneDirt World Short Track Championship VP Racing Fuels Sportsman Modified Victory at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Marcuccilli, who was also victorious twice during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, started fifth in the 30-lap Feature as Eric Giguere paced the field to Green and led lap one. Defending race winner Ronnie Davis utilized the top side of the 4/10th-mile dirt oval to grab the lead from Giguere on the third…

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Strickler Scores Second Straight UMP Modified WSTC Feature

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Strickler Scores Second Straight UMP Modified WSTC Feature Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship came to a close on Saturday after three days of racing at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. The final night of racing action at the fast 4/10-mile high-banked dirt oval located northeast of Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina featured Last Chance Showdowns, the Championship Features and the special All-Star Invitational Features to conclude the weekend. The High Side Tickler Kyle Strickler would be the man of the weekend as the star from nearby…

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Davenport Leads WSTC Pro Late Models after Long Falls Out

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Davenport Leads WSTC Pro Late Models after Long Falls Out Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Jonathan Davenport decided on Thursday morning that he would make the four-hour trek from Blairsville, GA to The Dirt Track at Charlotte to enter into the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship. “I have to thank Blake Spencer and Letti Bozard for giving me this opportunity. Heath, his crew guy, called me and gave me this opportunity,” said Davenport. “I’m just glad to get back in one of these Longhorns and get the feel of it.” Davenport joined the…

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Draws Nearly 300 Cars for Night One Practice Sessions

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Draws Nearly 300 Cars for Night One Practice Sessions Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Justin Fiedler/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC - Oct. 26, 2017 - The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship mega-event opened Thursday evening with 288 total entries across eight divisions taking to the 4/10th-mile semi-banked oval at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for hot lap practice sessions. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship, a three-day event, puts the best short track racers in the country on center stage. A purse in excess of $110,000 across all eight divisions will be…

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Chevrolet Performance Crate Motor Up for Grabs at OneDirt World Short Track Championship

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Chevrolet Performance Crate Motor Up for Grabs at OneDirt World Short Track Championship Story By: Colby Gorniewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com   CONCORD, NC - August 24, 2017 - One lucky competitor at the OneDirt World Short Track Championshipat the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway from October 26 - 28, 2017 will walk away a winner of a brand-new Chevrolet Performance crate motor. By registering for competition for the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship, each competitor will be entered into a raffle for a brand-new Chevrolet Performance crate motor. However, drivers who complete their advanced registration prior to the event…

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Shark Attack At Charlotte

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Schuchart Shines Bright in Charlotte ,Wins Third Outlaws Race of 2017 Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Charlotte NC- May 27, 2017- After starting in the third position for the Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 30-lap Feature event, Logan Schuchart had a scare just before the half-way mark of the race. When Schuchart he attempted a slide job on the leader Brad Sweet, he overshot the attempt, forcing him up to the wall. Still managing to continue on, Schuchart would get another opportunity as the field…

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Outlaws Return to ‘The Hub of Racing’

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Outlaws Set to Perform on Auto Racing's Biggest Stage Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - May 13, 2017 - No city is more synonymous with auto racing than Charlotte, NC. On Friday, May 26, The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway will host the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series for the 16th time, giving one driver the opportunity to say he won at Charlotte alongside the best in the industry. Having earned the nickname 'The Hub of Racing', Charlotte, NC is home to many racing heroes, including…

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Over 300 Cars Come Out for Night One of OneDirt World Short Track Championship

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad”] Over 300 Cars Come Out for Night One of OneDirt World Short Track Championship Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Media - Photos By: Justin Fiedler/DIRTcar CONCORD, N.C. - Oct. 20, 2016 - Night one of the OneDirt World Short Track Championship drew to a close at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway at 10pm. Over 300 entries across nine divisions showed up for the opening night hot laps of the inaugural 3-day event. Under a warmer than usual fall evening in Concord, North Carolina, the first-ever OneDirt World Short Track Championship kicked off with a night of rotating…

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Saldana Dominates Bad Boy Buggies World Finals in His Final Run for Motter Motorsports

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Saldana Dominates Bad Boy Buggies World Finals in His Final Run for Motter Motorsports Schatz crowned 2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 8, 2015 - Joey Saldana gave everyone a reason to smile in his final appearance in the No. 71M Motter Equipment Motorsports car on Sunday night at the Bad Boy Buggies World Finals as he led a dominating performance to score his third World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season. "It's kind of bittersweet really - this will probably be my last time driving the 71M," Saldana…

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Canadian Kerr Scores First Super DIRTcar Series Victory in Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Canadian Kerr Scores First Super DIRTcar Series Victory in Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Sheppard captures his fourth series championship By Jo Ann Davies CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 8, 2015 - For the first time in his young career Canadian Big-Block Modified driver Tim Kerr of Picton, Ontario, scored a Super DIRTcar Series win, and did so on Sunday night at the premier Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. A strong second-place finish earned Waterloo, N.Y.'s Matt Sheppard his fourth Super DIRTcar Series championship title and the…

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‘The Doctor’ Delivers at Bad Boy Buggies World Finals

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] 'The Doctor' Delivers at Bad Boy Buggies World Finals Danny Johnson races to victory at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for second year in a row By Mike Mallett CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 6, 2015 - For the second consecutive season Danny Johnson put his Chris Genarrelli-owned ride in Victory Lane at the Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. The ageless veteran campaigner used a nifty pass on an early restart to assume the lead and eventually the $8,000 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series win. "I had a great race car with a…

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Dusty Zomer Wins Wild World Finals Night Two

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Dusty Zomer Wins Wild World Finals Night Two Picks up his first ever World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 6, 2015 - A wild night two of the Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte turned into a big night for Dusty Zomer who picked up his first ever World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory. Zomer started Friday night's feature in sixth and battled early into the top three. After leader Trey Starks pulled in with a bent tie-rod and Joey Saldana, who took over the lead, lost…

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The World Finals – Why This Needs To Be On Any Race Fans Bucket List

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] The World Finals - Why This Needs To Be On Any Race Fans Bucket List By: Pete MacDonald Every race fan has a bucket list of races they want to attend in their lifetime. I constantly add to mine as the years progress, but there is one race if I had to make sure I get to each and every year, it's The World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. With the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars, the World of Outlaw Late Model Series, and the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified…

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Sheppard Eyes Fourth Super DIRTcar Series Crown at Bad Boy Buggies World Finals

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Sheppard Eyes Fourth Super DIRTcar Series Crown at Bad Boy Buggies World Finals Leads defending champion Decker heading to The Dirt Track at Charlotte CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 4, 2015 - Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y., has the fourth Super DIRTcar Series championship of his career in his sights as the Big-Block Modified Series heads to The Dirt Track at Charlotte this week for Bad Boy Buggies World Finals on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Sheppard has driven the FX Caprara/Mohawk Northeast Inc. No. 9h for HBR Racing to four wins and 21 top-10s in 22 starts on the…

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Bad Boy Buggies World Finals Brings 2015 Season to an End

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Bad Boy Buggies World Finals Brings 2015 Season to an End The Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte is Nov. 5, 6 and 7 CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 3, 2015 - Riding a wave of momentum, Donny Schatz thoroughly reasserted himself in 2015 as the driver to beat on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. Heading into this week's Bad Boy Buggies World Finals with a record-breaking season, Schatz and his Tony Stewart Curb-Agajanian have turned this week in Charlotte into a celebration of his seventh World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series…

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Halmar Heads South With All Star Cast Of Drivers

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Halmar Heads South With All Star Cast Of Drivers By: Pete MacDonald The Halmar International race team headed up by Willy Auchmoody has confirmed their entries for this weekend's World of Outlaw World Finals held at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway located in Concord, NC. You may not find more of an "All Star" team anywhere in the field of Dirt Modified racing then this one. Brett Hearn will be flying the Halmar logo for the first time ever, Hearn who has been in the news lately regarding his decision to head to the Orange County…

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Make It 11: Donny Schatz Wins at The Dirt Track at Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C. - May 22, 2015 - The 2015 season is still young but Donny Schatz and his Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing team have made a statement about their strength and intensity. The team has notched five of the last seven wins and at Friday night's Circle K/NOS Energy Drink Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Schatz scored his 11th World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season. With 28 features now in the books, the Bad Boy Buggies team heads into the summer months with the momentum they need to try to make history. "Keep in…

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Make It 11: Donny Schatz Wins at The Dirt Track at Charlotte

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Make It 11: Donny Schatz Wins at The Dirt Track at Charlotte David Gravel scores best finish with new team, Daryn Pittman battles onto the podium CONCORD, N.C. - May 22, 2015 - The 2015 season is still young but Donny Schatz and his Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing team have made a statement about their strength and intensity. The team has notched five of the last seven wins and at Friday night's Circle K/NOS Energy Drink Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Schatz scored his 11th World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season. With 28 features…

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At A Glance: Brad Sweet Builds Consistency through 2015 Season’s First Third

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CONCORD, N.C. - May 21, 2015 - Brad Sweet, the reigning Kevin Grobecht Rookie of the Year recipient, entered 2015 with a new crew chief and a goal to build consistency and success. With 27 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series races in the books, Sweet sits third in the points and has two wins on the year - one at Volusia Speedway Park during DIRTcar Nationals and another at Calistoga Speedway. By any measure, the year has so far been successful for the second year team - especially when considering at this point last year, they sat sixth in…

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