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Sportsman Series Back Sept. 17 At Mohawk International

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Weedsport, NYAugust 16, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director

Postponed in June due to rain, the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Jreck Subs 50’ at Mohawk Int’l Raceway has been rescheduled for Sept. 17, creating one of the biggest weekend shows ever staged at the popular Akwesasne, N.Y. oval.

Prior to late-night showers that soak the spacious 4/10-miler on June 23, two-time defending Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Champion Chris Raabe from Napanee, Ont. set fast time and joined Western New Yorkers Dan Wiesner and Steve Gray with qualifying heat race victories.

However, it will be Canadian pilots Dylan Evoy and Sheldon Hoogwerf sharing the front row when the Series stars return to MIR on Sept. 17 after Raabe grabbed the highest number (12) in the customary pre-race re-draw to determine the feature race line-up. Opening round Black Rock Speedway winner Gray, Mark Chiddy, points leader Ryan Susice, Wiesner and Cornwall Motor Speedway winner Tim Sears Jr. follow next on the international starting grid.

Any driver unable to return in September will be scored in the order qualified on June 23, placed behind those cars that do compete and paid points and money accordingly. There will be no new cars added to the field.

With Mohawk’s 2010 season-finale already featuring a 100-lap Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series event on Sept. 17, touring teams in competition that Friday will also benefit from the addition of a complete weekly Sportsman program offering a separate purse.

The Big-Block Super DIRTcar Series makes its second stop of the season at MIR on Sept. 18 while the Ironman Slick Enduro brings the curtain down on Sept. 19.

For additional information, please contact Sportsman Series Race Director Chip Burdick (315/778-3407; e-mail chip_burdick@yahoo.com) or DIRTcar NE Competition Director Joe Skotnicki (704/796-4566; jskotnicki@dirtcar.com) during normal business hours. Log into www.dirtcar.com to find out more about the entire circuit, including complete race results and series point standings, or visit www.mohawkinternationalraceway.com for specific track material.

Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series – Mohawk Int’l Raceway, Sept. 17, 2010 ‘Jreck Subs 50’ Starting Line-Up
STR CAR# DRIVER
1 83 Dylan Evoy/Brockville,ONT
2 27 Sheldon Hoogwerf/Prescott,ONT
3 29g Steve Gray/Middlesex,NY
4 54 Mark Chiddy/Boston,NY
5 38 Ryan Susice/Ransomville,NY
6 66 Dan Wiesner/Geneva,NY
7 83x Tim Sears Jr./Clay,NY
8 92ny Brad Winters/Lisbon,NY
9 19w Justin Wright/Piffard,NY
10 11 Donnie Lawson/Woodhull,NY
11 15 Shane Pecore/Cornwall,ONT
12 01 Chris Raabe/Napanee,ONT
13 88 Michel Primeau/Summerstown,ONT
14 17j Jamie Platt/Watertown,NY
15 1 Travis Back/Hogansburg,NY
16 28 Shawn Burke/Massena,NY
17 30 Brent Kelsey/Plantagenet,ONT
18 81 Christine Martin/Wellesley Island,NY
19 2L Loren Lincoln/South Bristol,NY
20 140 Mark Dixon/Durham,ONT
21 4 Jeff Phillips/Ottawa,ONT
22 03 Josh Jock/Akwesasne,NY
23 02 Chris Taylor/Picton,ONT
24 2 Jenna David/Akwesasne,QUE
25 55c Jesse Cotriss/Akron,NY
26 9 Kristian Smoke/Akwesasne,NY

2010 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Schedule
*All events subject to change.
DAY-DATE TRACK WINNER/LOCATION
Sat-Apr 10 Black Rock Speedway Steve Gray
Sun-Jun 13 Cornwall Motor Speedway Tim Sears Jr.
Sat-Jul 17 Cayuga County Fair Speedway Dave Marcuccilli
Fri-Sep 10 Ransomville Speedway Ransomville,NY
Sat-Sep 11 Merrittville Speedway Thorold,ONT
Sun-Sep 12 Humberstone Speedway Pt.Colborne,ONT
Fri-Sep 17 Mohawk Int’l Raceway Rain-delayed from 6/23
Sat-Sep 18 Canandaigua Speedway Canandaigua,NY
Sat-Sep 25 Rolling Wheels Raceway Park Elbridge,NY
Fri-Oct 1 Fulton Speedway Fulton,NY
Wed-Oct 6 Can-Am Motorsports Park LaFargeville,NY
Fri-Oct 8 Rolling Wheels Raceway Park Elbridge,NY
Sat-Oct 9 New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse,NY
Sat-Oct 16 Brockville Ontario Speedway Brockville,ONT

DIRTcar Racing Northeast main office is located in Weedsport, New York on the Cayuga County Fairgrounds, home of DIRTcar All-Star Weekend in July. DIRTcar Northeast’s crown jewel event —Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse runs annually in October featuring Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series events for Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified, Sportsman and Pro Stock divisions. Ticket and schedule information is available by contacting the Weedsport office (315/834-6606) during the day or logging into www.allstar100weekend.com and www.superdirtweekonline.com anytime.

The Big-Block Super DIRTcar Series is brought to fans across the Northeast by several sponsors and partners, including series sponsors Hoosier Racing Tire www.hoosiertire.com and VP Racing Fuels www.vpracingfuels.com. Promotional partners include the University of Northwestern Ohio www.unoh.com and Chizmark & Larson Insurance www.chizmarklarson.com, and contingency sponsors are Bicknell Racing Products www.bicknellracingproducts.com, Bilstein Shocks www.bilstein.com, KSE Racing Products www.kse-racing.com, Motorsports Safety Systems www.motorsportssafetysystems.com, MSD Ignition www.msdignition.com, Penske Shocks, www.penskeshocks.com, Racing Electronics www.racingelectronics.com, Vicci Racing Apparel www.vicci.com and Wrisco Industries www.wrisco.com.

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