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Martin Pelletier Dominates DIRTcar Sportsman Series, Leading all 50 laps in Granby

Granby, QUE, CAN – August 10, 2018 – Martin Pelletier showed everyone why he is the driver to beat in the Sportsman ranks at Autodrome Granby, Pelletier led all 50 laps of the Lussier Chevrolet 50 to capture his first feature on the DIRTcar Sportsman Series. Pelletier was an happy customer in the winner circle: ‘’The car was great but was skeptical with track conditions but we worked hard, I knew Shane was close to me and he is good on a slick track, the track rubbered up at the …

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Carey Terrance Masters DIRTcar 358 Modified Series at Autodrome Granby

Carey Terrance led wire to wire to claim the event at Autodrome Granby. Granby, QUE, CAN – August 10, 2018 – Autodrome Granby hosted round 2 of the DIRTcar 358 Series event and invader Carey Terrance mastered the place as he won his qualifier and led all 100 laps in the Lussier Chevrolet 100. Terrance was all smiles in the winner circle: ‘’The car was great in the outside, cannot thank enough the crew tonight for giving me an awesome car. The winner’s car showed some sparks in the final …

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Rain Forces 358 Modified Series to Postpone Race at Mohawk International Speedway

Rain Forces 358 Modified Series to Abandon Race at Mohawk International Speedway AKWESASNE, NY – August 9, 2018 – Due to persistent rains at Mohawk International Speedway, Mohawk management and DIRTcar officials have been forced to abandon the attempt on tonight’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Series race. 39 drivers came out to support the Series race, and track workers did everything they could to keep the track in racing condition. DIRTcar Officials and Mohawk International Speedway will be actively seeking a date to reschedule. Fans should save their tickets to use …

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Big Money on the Line in DIRTcar 358 Modified North Region Double-Header

CONCORD, NC – July 30 – The DIRTcar 358 Modified North Region Series gets back to racing action in a big way with a double-header at Brockville Speedway and Mohawk International Speedway. The North Region has an exceptionally strong contingent of DIRTcar 358 Modifieds making life difficult for the tour regulars to invade. However, at Cornwall Speedway earlier in the year, Super Matt Sheppard started in the back of the field and used all 150 laps to inch his way to the front. Late in the race Sheppard passed another …

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Tim Sears Jr. Takes 358 Modified Series Glory at Brewerton Speedway

Tim Sears Jr. Takes 358 Modified Series Glory at Brewerton Speedway BREWERTON, NY – July 27, 2018 – In a duel none in attendance will soon forget, Tim Sears Jr. in the no. 83X topped Lightning Larry Wight in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series MDA 100 at Brewerton Speedway. The D-Shaped Demon gave drivers a fast, high racing line that the leaders were able to lean hard on and move through the field. However, half way through the race, drivers like Sears and HBR hot shoe Jimmy Phelps began to …

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Appeals Board Reduces Pierce Penalty for Dirt Late Model Dream Infraction following Polygraph Testing

CONCORD, NC — July 20, 2018 — The DIRTcar Appeals Board has amended a penalty served to Bobby Pierce, driver of the No 32p DIRTcar Late Model, following tire sampling at the Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway in June. After appealing the penalty as per Section 12 of the General Rules and Specifications, Pierce and seven members of his team underwent rigorous polygraph testing, providing the appellate board additional perspective in the issuance of the penalty. The appellate board’s decision upheld the disqualification and suspension but reduced the …

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Jacob Hawkins & Donnie Jeschke Score Eldora Dirt Derby Victories

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Stock Cars take part in the sixth annual Eldora Dirt Derby ROSSBURG, OH — Jul. 17-18, 2018 — The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and DIRTcar Stock Cars were on hand as part of sixth annual Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway (OH) with special Invitational Features on Wednesday, July 18. The same two divisions also raced a full show during the Tuesday Night Tailgate on July 17 at Eldora Speedway. While the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series headlined the two days of action at the fast half-mile high-banked dirt oval, the …

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DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship Spotlights True Grit at Charlotte

CONCORD, NC — July 18, 2018 — DIRTcar and DRIVEN Racing Oil are excited to join forces for the third annual DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 25-27, 2018. The mega-event will once again give the best weekly racers from nine different divisions across the United States and Canada the chance to shine at one of the country’s premier dirt racing facilities — for a purse in excess of $125,000. “No other event pays homage to the weekly racers, …

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series to Storm Brewerton Speedway for 100 Laps

Huge Weekend of Racing in Central New York Kicks Off at Brewerton Speedway with the Gillee’s NAPA & CITGO Lubricants MDA 100 CONCORD, NC – July 17, 2018 – Brewerton Speedway hosts the long-awaited return of the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series. The stars of the 358 Modified Series are scheduled to go 100 laps on the D-Shaped Dirt Demon to decide the victor. Only one driver has won a DIRTcar 358 Modified Series race in 2018 and that driver is Super Matt Sheppard. In May, he claimed victory at Utica-Rome …

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Matt Sheppard Wins a Barn Burner at Cornwall Motor Speedway

Sheppard recovers from a 26th spot and makes a pass on the final lap to capture the initial round of the 358-Modified North Series race at Cornwall. By Martin Belanger Cornwall, Ont , CAN – July 12, 2018 – The north portion of the 2018 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series started in great fashion at Cornwall Motor Speedway with the richest race of the tour one of the longuest race as well in the Series. Matt Sheppard left Cornwall with 12000 reasons to smile and no better way to celebrate his 36th …

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Rolls into Albany-Saratoga Speedway

CONCORD, NC – July 12, 2018 – Albany-Saratoga Speedway will host the furious full-fender DIRTcar Pro Stocks for a 50-lap Series race on Friday, July 20. The DIRTcar Pro Stocks race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway weekly so the Series invaders will have a tough hill to climb if they want to find themselves in victory lane. It’s ‘Crushing Cancer Night’ at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, so fans will be packing the track in support of a worthy cause. Bruno Cyr captured the checkered flag at the first DIRTcar Pro Stock Series event at …

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Cornwall Motor Speedway Opens 358 Modified North Region Schedule

CONCORD, NC – July 9, 2018 – On Thursday July 12, Cornwall Motor Speedway in Ontario, hosts the opening round of the DIRTcar 358 Modified North Region schedule with the Race for the Cure 150. Drivers from all over the northeast and Canada will descend upon the quarter-mile bullring to race for the $12,000 grand prize. Ace drivers Matt Sheppard and Mat Williamson are geared up and ready for one of the richest 358 Modified races in the country. Drivers from Quebec like Yan Bussiere and David Hebert are also …

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Pecore Wins DIRTcar Sportsman Event at Airborne

Courtesy of Airborne Park Speedway PR PLATTSBURGH – Shane Pecore of Cornwall, ON. collected the victory in the DIRTcar Sportsman Series event at Airborne Park Speedway Tuesday night. Pecore took the lead for keeps on lap-40, when he and leader at the time, Devin Willis ran upon lap traffic. Pecore made a veteran move to slide past coming out of turn four. After a yellow flag on lap-41, Pecore elected to restart from the outside lane and drove away to a comfortable margin of victory. “You have to be on …

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Marcuccilli Marches to Victory at Weedsport Speedway

By Dan Kapuscinski WEEDSPORT, NY (July 4, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s 5th annual Industrial Tire of CNY Sportsman Classic powered by Stirling Lubricants once again provided its share of fireworks on this Independence Day holiday with Dave Marcuccilli earning his second consecutive and third overall Sportsman Classic trophy. Marcuccilli started the 75-lap Central Region DIRTcar Sportsman Series special from 8th position by virtue of the re-draw after winning his qualifying heat race, and stole the top spot from dominant early leader Connor Cleveland in lapped traffic on lap 66 after …

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