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National Championships, Track Titles And Prestige On The Line This Weekend At Eldora

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Hoffman and Ruhlman Among the Modifieds’ Leading Contenders By: Eldora Speedway ROSSBURG, Ohio (September 28, 2016) – When the best DIRTcar UMP Modified drivers in the country descend on Eldora Speedway this weekend, the battle for supremacy amongst America’s blue collar racers will be decided as Quincy, Illinois’ Michael Long tries to stave off multi-time champion Mike Harrison, Highland, Illinois, for the National Championship. Aside from the season-long points campaign, the honor of being crowned the DIRTcar UMP Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance champion awaits the winner of Saturday’s A-Feature. …

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OneDirt Signs On as Title Sponsor of World Short Track Championship

OneDirt Signs On as Title Sponsor of World Short Track Championship Leading dirt racing publication demonstrates their commitment to weekly drivers CONCORD, N.C. – Sept. 22, 2016 – OneDirt, the next generation of dirt track racing magazine and digital media outlet, has taken its commitment to weekly drivers one step further by becoming the title sponsor of DIRTcar Racing’s new World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway.   The four-year agreement with DIRTcar Racing, which begins immediately, renames the new event “The OneDirt World Short …

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David Hebert completes a perfect DIRTcar 358 Series weekend with a superb win at Drummond

David Hebert completes a perfect DIRTcar 358 Series weekend with a superb win at Drummond By Martin Bélanger Drummondville, Que. – Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 –DIRTcar Correspondent – It was ‘’Win, sleep, repeat’’ for David Hebert as he led the entire feature and captured a second DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race in a row. ‘’The car was great again tonight, I can’t thank my team enough,’’ mentioned an ecstatic Hebert in the winner’s circle. ‘’Some rubber was laid down the track and I had to play conservative a bit in the …

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Ron Davis III Remains Red Hot On DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Tour With Third Straight Triumph After Brewerton Speedway Win

BY DAVE MEDLER – BREWERTON- NY – September 16, 2016 –  Forty-one Sportsman signed into the Brewerton Speedway pits Friday for round eight of the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series. It would take four heats and two consolations to set the 30 car starting field that would battle for 50 laps. Ron Davis III from Memphis, NY who had won the last two tour stops at tracks he had never seen before, the Ransomville Speedway and Humberstone Speedway, would come to his home track to make it three wins in a row …

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Billy Dunn Dominates DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Race at Mohawk

Billy Dunn Dominates DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Race at Mohawk By Martin Belanger
 Hogansburg, N.Y. – Sept. 16, 2016 – Billy Dunn current and five time Mohawk track champion showed everyone why he is the man to beat at MIR as he dominated the St.Lawrence Radiology 75 event. ‘’The car was great and has been solid all year long.’’ stated Dunn in the winner circle. ‘’We usually run the #23 car here but our #9 car has been good and we are looking forward to run during DIRT week satellite shows’’ …

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Driver Dies From Injuries Sustained in Crash at Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG, Ohio – September 10, 2016 – Dirt Late Model racer Shane Unger died Saturday night at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater, Ohio, where he was transported following a multi-car crash at Eldora Speedway. Unger, a DIRTcar Racing member from Rossburg, Ohio, was 35 years old. During a late restart in the second heat race at the DIRTcar-sanctioned World 100, Unger was involved in a multi-car crash in Turn 3 of the half-mile oval. Emergency crews quickly attended to Unger and placed him in an ambulance to transport him …

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On Top of the World: Pierce wins Eldora’s Crown-Jewel

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – September 10, 2016 – Bobby Pierce battled more than 100 dirt late models all weekend long to capture his first-ever World 100 title Saturday night at Eldora Speedway. The 46th running of the event featured drivers from 22 states, two Canadian provinces and two Australian cities. The Oakwood, Ill. native was the last man standing in the five-caution feature. “I’ve won some big races, but this by far is the biggest win,” said Pierce, who was the first Illinois driver to win the event. “This is going …

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Pierce and Pearson Jr. Earn Preliminary Wins

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – September 9, 2016 – Bobby Pierce and Earl Pearson Jr. captured back-to-back checkered flags under the Friday night lights, each winning their 25-lap feature events on the second preliminary day of the World 100 weekend at Eldora Speedway. The 105 competitors were split into two feature groups – odd and even. On the line: $10,000 for the two drivers who outshined the field. The first feature was an instant classic – multiple barn-burners merging into one giant shootout in the closing laps of the race. Menomonie, Wisc. …

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Miller and O’Neal Share Opening Night Victories at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – September 8, 2016 – Matt Miller and Don O’Neal shared the spotlight Thursday night in a pair of features that showcased the talented 108-car field that came to compete during the 46th Annual World 100 weekend at Eldora Speedway. Each feature was 25 laps, with a $10,000 payout. In the first of the twin-features, 2016 Dirt Late Model Dream winner Dennis Erb Jr. lost the battle of restarts. With two yellow flags within the first few laps, the No. 3 Rick Delong Racing/ Dominator Race Products Rocket …

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Martin Pelletier Dominates the DIRTcar Sportsman Series race at Cornwall

by Martin Bélanger CORNWALL, Ont – Sunday, September 4, 2016 – Sportsman star Martin Pelletier took the lead on lap 18 and never looked back, becoming the fourth driver to win on the tour in 2016. “The track was slick, and I was able to bring my car up and stick it there,” said Pelletier from the winners circle. “We will make a decision this week if we are going to Niagara, but we will make a big portion of the series.” Louie Jackson was the early leader in the …

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Local 358-Modified Star Gage Morin Captures Cornwall

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by Martin Bélanger CORNWALL, Ont – Sunday, September 4, 2016 – Local star Gage Morin captured the biggest event of the year at his home track. The driver of the #16 machine took the lead on lap 13 and repeated the feature from 2015 by winning the DIRTcar 358-Modified series event at Cornwall. “I have a great car, but this race was nerve racking. 125 laps is a long race, and I am tired,” proclaimed Morin after resisting numerous charges from runner up Chris Raabe. “I can’t thank my crew …

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All-New World Short Track Championships Takes Center Stage at the Dirt Track at Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C. — Aug. 3, 2016 — The World Short Track Championships, an all-new, three-day event featuring the best weekly racers from throughout the United States, was announced today by DIRTcar Racing. The event, hosted at the Dirt Track at Charlotte (N.C.), Thursday, Oct. 20 to Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, will put on the center stage nine divisions in pursuit of a purse in excess of $120,000 The mega event takes place the weekend before the Bad Boy Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals, creating two-weeks of can’t miss, …

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Final Appeals Upheld in Dirt Late Model Dream Suspensions

CONCORD, N.C. – July 23, 2016 –World Racing Group Commission Chairman Potestas, motorsports executive John Darby, upheld penalties issued by DIRTcar following Eldora Speedway’s Dirt Late Model Dream. The #B5 driven by Brandon Sheppard, #22 driven by Gregg Satterlee, #20 driven by Jimmy Owens, #33X driven by Ricky Thornton and #0 driven by Scott Bloomquist were penalized after tire samples collected at the event and tested by an independent laboratory did not meet established benchmarks in a chemical analysis. Darby interviewed all five competitors, DIRTcar Officials and visited the testing …

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Nick Hoffman Scores in Oakshade Opener

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Returns to Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory lane for the first time since July 5 WAUSEON, Ohio – July 15, 2016 – Nick Hoffman had some work to do in the opener of the first ever DIRT Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals double-header at Oakshade Raceway on Friday night as had to battle past a hard-charging Brian Ruhlman and Cory Daugherty to score his series-leading fifth win of the tour. The current points leader started back in the field but made easy work of several of his competitors. Cory …

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