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Tyler Nicely holds off Dillon to win DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified feature

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 11, 2016 — Donny Schatz battled through the field Thursday night to win the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions feature at DIRTcar Nationals. Schatz, who drives for NASCAR champion Tony Stewart, started in 10th position and quickly moved forward. He caught the top-three drivers by lap 15 and passed leader Jason Johnson on lap 20. As Johnson worked to hold off Dale Blaney, Schatz built an insurmountable lead in the final 10 laps. “It’s an incredible race team,” said Schatz, a seven-time World of …

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Nick Hoffman wins two in a row with DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 10, 2016 — Dave Blaney held off Donny Schatz to score the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions feature win on Wednesday night at DIRTcar Nationals. Blaney, a former NASCAR driver and the 1995 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series champion, started the 30-lap feature at Volusia Speedway Park in the second position and battled with polesitter Joey Saldana early. Blaney took the lead and had to contend with Schatz who charged forward from a sixth place starting position. The two drivers battled in …

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Nick Hoffman Wins DIRTcar Nationals Night One

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David Gravel fastest on sprint car practice night BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 9, 2016 — A sizzling Nick Hoffman heated up the 45th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park after powering his way to the lead early in the 20-lap feature event and claiming another Gator trophy for his growing collection. Kenny Wallace, a former NASCAR Xfinity Series driver and current NASCAR broadcaster, started the feature from the pole position but lost the lead once the green flag dropped to Trent Young. Young controlled the lead for a handful …

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Davenport Dominates Round Seven at Bubba

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By Mike Spieker OCALA, FL (February 5, 2016) – With round six of the Sunshine State Modified Tour (SSMT) being rained out at North Florida Speedway in Lake City, the tour headed back to Bubba Raceway Park for the first of two consecutive nights at the egg-shaped 3/8th mile. Once again Tait Davenport drove to the front in the main event and became the first repeat winner of the SSMT. Todd Neiheiser and Kevin “Buzzy” Adams lined up on the front row for the 30 lap feature. It took four …

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Davenport Doubles Down at Bubba

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By Mike Spieker OCALA, FL (February 3, 2016) – The Sunshine State Modified Tour (SSMT) left East Bay Raceway Park and headed down the road to Bubba Raceway Park for round five on Wednesday night. The evening featured a 25-lap main event followed by the $1,000-to-win OctaneTrade.com King of the Sunshine bracket race. Both events were swept by Tait Davenport of Benton, Kentucky. For the second night in a row, Peoria, Illinios’ Allen Weisser lined up on the front row with overall quick timer and heat race winner, Davenport, to his outside. …

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Bronson Bullies His Way to East Bay Win

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By Mike Spieker TAMPA, FL (February 1, 2016) – The fourth and final night of racing at East Bay Raceway Park for the Sunshine State Modified Tour (SSMT) was capped off with a wild 25-lap main event. After being involved in a big pile up at the midpoint of the race, Kyle Bronson rallied to pick up the victory. Allen Weisser and the winner of the inaugural SSMT A-main, Kevin Adams, lined up on the front row. Adams jumped out to the early lead in a race that was stricken …

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