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DIRTcar, World of Outlaws Saddened by Passing of Eldora Founder Earl Baltes

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CONCORD, N.C. – March 23, 2015 – The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing are saddened to learn today of Earl Baltes’ passing. Earl grew Eldora Speedway out of the fields of western Ohio into one of racing’s premier venues. He took a chance on Ted Johnson and the World of Outlaws in its inaugural 1978 season and the sprint car series has returned to Eldora every year since, helping it to become the premier dirt racing series in the world. A master showman and promoter, Earl first built Eldora ...

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2015 DIRTcar NE Series Schedules

Series schedules for 2015. All events subject to change 2015 SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES DIRT MODIFIED TOUR Date Laps Track Size Points Event Winners 2/18/15 30 Volusia Speed Pk FL 0.500 N/P 43rd Winter Nationals Brett Hearn 2/19/15 30 Volusia Speed Pk FL 0.500 N/P 43rd Winter Nationals Stewart Friesen 2/20/15 30 Volusia Speed Pk FL 0.500 N/P 43rd Winter Nationals Rick Laubach 2/21/15 50 Volusia Speed Pk FL 0.500 N/P 43rd Winter Nationals Neal Williams 4/25/15 100 Fulton NY 0.375 100 5/20/15 100 Canandaigua NY 0.500 100 5/27/15 100 Brockville, ...

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DIRTcar to Sanction Sportsman Modifieds at Can Am Motorsports Park

By Jo Ann Davies LAFARGEVILLE, N.Y. – March 16, 2015 – DIRTcar Sportsman racing will have an additional location on Friday nights in 2015 at Can Am Motorsports Park in LaFargeville, N.Y. “We’re very pleased to announce the return of Can Am to the DIRTcar family,” stated Northeast Director of Series and Sanctioning Mike Perrotte. “The location provides another opportunity for our Sportsman drivers to have a home track and be involved in our Series.” Built in 1974, the big half-mile dirt speedway is currently owned by Rochester businessman and ...

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44th NAPA Super DIRT Week A Go October 7-11, 2015, In Syracuse

DIRTcar Racing officials working with county, state executives on 2016 and beyond CONCORD, N.C. – March 3, 2015 – As the 2015 racing season is kicking off around the country this spring, DIRTcar Racing is fully engaged in preparations for the 44th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week on Oct. 7-11, 2015, at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, N.Y. Thousands of fans from across the United States and Canada are expected to return once again to the Moody Mile, with less than 30 reserved camping spaces ...

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2015 FLORIDA DIRTcar NATIONALS POINTS

44th ANNUAL FLORIDA DIRTcar NATIONALS BY UNOH @ Volusia Speedway Park/Barberville 2015 Big-Block Modified Point Standings FINAL POINTS CAR# DRIVER / HOMETOWN Wins Top 5 Top 10 Starts Money Won 1 198 99L Larry Wight/Phoenix, NY 0 2 4 4 $2,950 2 195 1w Stewart Friesen/Niagara-on-the-Lake,ONT 1 2 3 4 $4,050 3 190 20 Brett Hearn/Sussex,NJ 1 2 3 4 $3,675 4 186 9H Matt Sheppard/Waterloo,NY 0 2 3 4 $2,875 5 181 19 Tim Fuller/Edwards, NY 0 2 3 4 $2,625 6 178 7 Rick Laubach/Quakertwon, PA 1 1 ...

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Two Racing Legends Earn DIRTcar Nationals Wins at Volusia

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Bloomquist dominates DIRTcar Late Models, Hearn grabs Super DIRTcar victory BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 18, 2015 – Scott Bloomquist and Brett Hearn, two legendary dirt racers with more than 1,400 combined victories in their careers, each added to their win totals on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals. Bloomquist dominated the DIRTcar Late Model 40-lap main event, hitting his marks lap after lap in the caution-free main event, then holding off Dale McDowell down the stretch to pocket $10,000. ...

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Bloomquist Masters Volusia Speedway Park To Earn 10th Career DIRTcar Nationals Victory

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Veteran Tennessee Driver Earns $10,000 DIRTcar Late Model Victory During Night Three of 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 18, 2015 – Scott Bloomquist rekindled his love affair with Volusia Speedway Park Wednesday night. The veteran 51-year-old racer from Mooresburg, Tenn., mastered the half-mile oval’s tricky clay surface during Wednesday’s DIRTcar Nationals A-Main, leading all 40 laps of the caution-free race for a $10,000 DIRTcar Late Model victory. “I love this racetrack,” said Bloomquist, who recorded his 10th career ...

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BIG GATOR PARTY: Austin Dillon Wins Gator Championship Race at Volusia’s DIRTcar Nationals

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CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 16, 2015 – Austin Dillon held off his brother, Ty, on Monday night at Volusia Speedway Park to win the DIRTcar Nationals Gator Championship for UMP Modifieds. Dillon started ninth but charged forward quickly as three-time national champion Devin Gilpin and Saturday night winner Nick Hoffman showed the way. Dillon powered to the front with Hoffman giving chase. Ty Dillon eventually swept to second ahead of Hoffman and set his sights on his brother. A late caution set ...

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Clanton Continues Impressive Start To 2015 With First Career Victory in Volusia Speedway Parks DIRTcar Nationals

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Veteran Georgia Racer Earns First Gator Trophy In Monday’s DIRTcar Nationals Opener BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 16, 2015 – Make room in your trophy case, Shane Clanton. The Zebulon, Ga., racer added another piece of prestigious hardware to his expansive collection Monday night, earning his first Gator trophy with a victory during the opening night of the Late Model portion of Volusia Speedway Park’s 44th annual DIRTcar Nationals. “This feels real good,” the 39-year-old Clanton said after lifting the first of ...

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Austin Dillon charges to UMP Modified victory

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Kasey Kahne Racing Dominates DIRTcar Nationals Sprint Week Finale Sweet wins, Pittman claims crown; Austin Dillon charges to UMP Modified victory BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 15, 2015 – Kasey Kahne Racing dominated the final night of Sprint Car Week on Sunday at Volusia Speedway Park, with Brad Sweet taking the World of Outlaws feature and Daryn Pittman earning the overall championship. Afterward, Austin Dillon, who spent the day qualifying for the Daytona 500, charged from ninth to victory to win the ...

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Nick Hoffman claims DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified win!

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 14, 2015 – After narrowly missing out on victories the previous two nights, World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz left no doubt who was in charge on Saturday at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals, sweeping to the lead on lap eight and driving to his first victory of the season. Then, in the first qualifying night for Monday’s Gator Championship, Nick Hoffman became the fifth different DIRTcar UMP Modified winner of the week, getting ...

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Ty Dillon wins Friday’s UMP Modified DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 13, 2015 – Ty Dillon swept to the lead just as the white flag was displayed Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals to win a thriller for his first UMP Modified victory of the season. In the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season opener at Volusia, Kasey Kahne Racing’s Daryn Pittman won for the second consecutive night, passing Donny Schatz on the final lap to win his second Gator trophy of the week on the half-mile dirt oval. Ty Dillon joins his brother, ...

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Stremme captures Volusia Speedway Park victory in UMP Modified

Kasey Kahne Racing’s Pittman Wins Thriller at DIRTcar Nationals CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 12, 2015 — Kasey Kahne Racing’s Daryn Pittman edged Tony Stewart Racing’s Donny Schatz in an epic UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car main event Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals.   David Stremme followed by dominating the DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap, holding off Austin Dillon, Nick Hoffman, Ty Dillon and hard charger Kyle Strickler.   Pittman was out front of the sprint car ...

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Strickler Tops UMP Modifieds Wednesday at DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 11, 2015 — Greg Hodnett dominated the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions feature Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals, and then Kyle Strickler held off Ty Dillon to capture the DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap. Hodnett, one of Pennsylvania’s fiercest competitors, quickly jumped out front while the rest of the field battled behind him. Hodnett kept up his pace on the high side as Danny Lasoski and Brad Sweet closed to finish second and third. “I just tried to drive the wheels off of ...

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