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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Kicks Off Season with Ontario Swing

-Cornwall Motor Speedway to host Series Opener – – Merrittville Hosts Traditional DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Victoria Day Special –   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. — May 16, 2012 — The 2012 DIRTcar 358 Modified Series gets the green light this weekend with two events at two long-time DIRTcar-sanctioned facilities as part of the Victoria Day celebration in Canada.   Cornwall (Ontario) Motor Speedway will host the Series opener on Sunday, May 20th. Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario, will host their traditional Victoria Day event on Monday, May 21st.   Last season …

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Gander Mountain Becomes Title Sponsor of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Event

  Largest outdoors retailer eager to connect with Syracuse race fans   CONCORD, N.C. — May 4, 2012 —DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce Gander Mountain, the nation’s largest retail network of stores specializing in hunting, fishing, camping, boating and outdoor lifestyle products and services, will be title sponsor of the Gander Mountain 150, the DIRTcar 358-Modified championship at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLI.   Gander Mountain joins NAPA Auto Parts and SEF Small Engine Fuel as primary sponsors of the award-winning, week-long event Oct. 3-7 at the …

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University of Northwestern Ohio, Summit Racing Equipment Key Partners of 41st UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit

12-day dirt racing event near Daytona Beach kicks off Feb. 14 at Volusia Speedway Park   BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 1, 2012 — Volusia Speedway Park is pleased to announce University of Northwestern Ohio has become title sponsor of the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals, having already been presenting sponsor the past three years. Volusia is also excited to announce Summit Racing Equipment as the new presenting sponsor, bringing two powerhouse organizations to the 41st Annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment.   The 12-day event running Feb. 14-25 at …

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DIRTcar 358-Modifieds to Tour Asphalt in 2012

Unique four-race series to give teams additional options VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — Jan. 21, 2012 — Based on the success of the program that New York promoter Mike Perrotte has built at his own Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, DIRTcar Racing is announcing a four-race series based on DIRTcar 358-Modified rules. The division has seen a successful car count hovering in the 30-car range at the Plattsburgh half-mile near Lake Champlain and the Quebec, Canada, border. “We have a built a program that offers racers and fans something unique on …

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Sheppard Takes Center Stage at DIRTcar Racing ‘Night of Champions’ in New York

Lebanon Valley Speedway honored as VP Racing Fuels Track of the Year at Promoter Meeting   VERNON, N.Y. — Nov. 21, 2011 — More than $250,000 in point fund money and related awards were distributed on Saturday night at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino during the DIRTcar Racing “Night of Champions” celebration, an annual event honoring DIRTcar competitors and teams in the Northeast Region. (Chris Marks photo)   After winning his second consecutive Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified championship in his Jeff Brownell-owned Bicknell, Matt …

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DIRTcar Racing Honors Northeast Region Champions Nov. 19 at Turning Stone

Act by Nov. 5 to reserve special rates for big celebration in Central New York WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Oct. 21, 2011 – The 2011 DIRTcar Racing Northeast Region series and weekly champions will be honored Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, N.Y. The celebration will honor competitors, owners, sponsors and officials along with the 2011 Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Racing Series and Mr. DIRTcar weekly champions. The day will kick off with DIRTcar Promoter meetings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and lead into …

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Decker Wins; Johnson Champion in 358-Series at Brockville

By Martin Bélanger BROCKVILLE, ONT – OCTOBER 17, 2011 – Billy Decker backed up his Nationwide Insurance 150 victory at Super DIRT Week with a DIRTcar 358-Modified Super DIRTcar Series victory at Brockville Ontario Speedway, but it was Danny Johnson who held on to win his second consecutive DIRTcar 358-Modified Super DIRTcar Series championship. After two days of wet weather at Brockville Ontario Speedway, Mother Nature finally cooperated and allowed the Sunday portion of the DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals to be run. Billy Decker led the 30-car starting field to …

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Syracuse Superstar: Decker Captures Unprecedented Fourth Consecutive DIRTcar 358-Modified Nationwide Insurance 150

New York Veteran Has Chance To Sweep Super DIRT Week XL Big-Block & 358-Modified Events In Sunday’s SEF 200 SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 8, 2011 – By Kevin Kovac/DIRTcar Racing P.R. – Billy Decker made Super DIRT Week history on Saturday afternoon at the New York State Fairgrounds, winning an unprecedented fourth consecutive Nationwide Insurance 150. And thanks to his record sixth career victory in the marquee DIRTcar 358-Modified event, Decker has a chance to put an even bigger stamp on the biggest DIRTcar racing week of the season. Decker, …

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Decker & Bachetti Divide 358-Modified Twin 20 Heat Races For Nationwide Insurance 150

& Bachetti Divide 358-Modified Twin 20 Heat Races For Nationwide Insurance 150 Small-Block Teams Lead Off Friday Night Program Under The Lights At Syracuse Mile SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 7, 2011 – By Kevin Kovac/DIRTcar Racing P.R. – Billy Decker of Unadilla, N.Y., and Andy Bachetti of Great Barrington, Mass., scored victories in Friday night’s historic DIRTcar 358-Modified Twin 20 heat races during Super DIRT Week XL at the New York State Fairgrounds. The small-block qualifiers led off the first heat-race program run under the lights in the history of …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Twin 20’s

Finish of DIRTcar 358-Modified Twin 20 No. 1 (top 15 non-qualified cars transfer to Nationwide Insurance 150): 1. Billy Decker***, 2. Tim McCreadie, 3. J.R. Heffner, 4. Brett Hearn, 5. Bobby Varin, 6. Mat Williamson, 7. Mario Clair, 8. Pat Ward, 9. Brandon Sweet, 10. Rich Scagliotta, 11. Roy Bresnahan, 12. Tony Steiner, 13. Tommy Flannigan, 14. Brian Swarthout, 15. Kenny Tremont, 16. Greg Atkins, 17. Adam Bartemy, 18. Jeremy Wilder, 19. Matt Sheppard***, 20. Travis Braun, 21. Craig Reyell, 22. Carey Terrance, 23. Chad Brachmann, 24. David Hebert***, 25. …

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DIRTcar “Futures” Race Results

DIRTcar Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified, & Pro Stock Super DIRT Week XL “Futures” Feature Finishes DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Futures Finish (20 laps): 1. Pete Britten, 2. Dan Humes, 3. Brian Murphy, 4. Kevin Bates, 5. Jasmin Leveillee, 6. Jean Boissonneault, 7. Darwin Green, 8. Ted Christopher, 9. Marcus Dinkins, 10. Jeremy Wilder, 11. Aaron Jacobs, 12. Billy VanInwegen, 13. Mike O’Brien, 14. Paul Gilardi, 15. Rob Bellinger, 16. Tim Currier DIRTcar 358-Modified Futures Finish (15 laps): 1. Jimmy Blewett, 2. Jean Boissonneault, 3. Travis Braun, 4. Chuck Hossfeld, 5. …

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Strong Moody Mile Debuts

Britten (Big-Blocks) & Blewett (358-Modifieds) Highlight Friday’s DIRTcar Futures Race Winners At New York State Fairgrounds McPherson & Hackel (Sportsman), Achzet (Pro Stocks) Also Reach Victory Lane In Events For ‘Moody Mile’ Newcomers SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 7, 2011 – By Kevin Kovac/DIRTcar Racing P.R. – Aussie Pete Britten (Big-Block Modifieds) and asphalt Modified convert Jimmy Blewett of Howell Twp., N.J. (358-Modifieds) headlined the list of victors in Friday afternoon’s DIRTcar Futures features during Super DIRT Week XL at the New York State Fairgrounds. Other winners in the short sprints …

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DOUBLE DECKER: Billy Decker Sweeps Time Trials at SDW XL

  Wins pole positions for Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified events at Syracuse SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Oct. 6, 2011 — Billy Decker dominated Super DIRT Week XL Time Trials on Thursday at the New York State Fairgrounds. He captured the pole position for the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified SEF Small Engine Fuel 200 Presented by Ferris & Snapper just moments after winning the pole for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Nationwide Insurance 150. Decker, of Unadilla, N.Y., posted a lap around the Moody Mile in 29.927 seconds at 120.293 mph in his …

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Nationwide Insurance 150 Qualifying Time Trial Results

DIRTcar 358-Modifieds Nationwide Insurance 150 Qualifying Time Trial Results Pos No. Name Best Tm Best Spd 1 91d Billy Decker 31.517 114.22 2 34b Andy Bachetti 31.762 113.34 3 1h David Hebert 31.768 113.32 4 1xx Willy Decker 31.947 112.69 5 9s Matt Sheppard 31.988 112.54 6 99L Larry Wight 32.041 112.36 7 39 JR Heffner 32.049 112.33 8 1 Chris Raabe 32.098 112.16 9 4* Tim McCreadie 32.119 112.08 10 76a Ronnie Johnson 32.124 112.07 11 10V Bobby Varin 32.162 111.93 12 66 Jimmy Blewett 32.225 111.72 13 66x …

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