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Chad Brachmann Beats Dale Planck to Win 358-Modified Series at Ransomville Speedway

Sanborn Driver Battles Traffic, Caution-Riddled 75-Laps to Take Tour Event RANSOMVILLE, N. Y. – Friday, July 5, 2013 – Ransomville Speedway’s Battle at the Border Wednesday, July 3, spelled redemption for 358-Modified driver Chad Brachmann. After a disappointing run in the first of three races at the speedway, finishing 11th in the Modified feature Tuesday, Brachmann and his team put all the effort they had into tweaking the Mighty Taco 3B, and it showed Wednesday when he took the win in the coveted DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race. “After last night, …

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Matt Sheppard Charges for the Win in 358-Modified Series at Cornwall Motor Speedwa

Late-Race Challenge to Phelps Brings Sheppard to Victory Lane (Photo by Rick Young) CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Wednesday, July 3, 2013 – In a late-race challenge against Jimmy Phelps, Matt Sheppard took the lead to win the Monday, July 2, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race at Cornwall Motor Speedway. With just three laps to go, Sheppard cruised around Phelps on the outside of Cornwall’s quarter-mile to usurp the win. Sheppard started ninth in the grid for Monday’s feature, and worked his way up during the 100-lap race. Local Cornwall racer Brian McDonald …

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Twin DIRTcar Series Invade Ransomville Speedway July 3

DIRTcar 358-Modified and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Ready for Western New York Track RANSOMVILLE, N. Y. – Tuesday, June 25, 2013 – Race fans on both sides of the Canadian-American border are gearing up to celebrate national holidays at Ransomville Speedway Wednesday, July 3. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, joined this year by the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series, invades the half-mile clay oval for the Battle at the Border presented by Waste Management and FinditQuick.com. The 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature and 50-lap DIRTcar Sportsman Modified feature, scheduled between Canada Day …

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Super DIRTcar Big-Blocks Kick Off Cornwall’s DIRTcar Weekend Blast

Four DIRTcar series invade Ontario for June 30 and July 1 Canada Day special CORNWALL, Ont. – June 21, 2013 – The Super DIRTcar Series is gearing up to headline the four-division Canada Day DIRTcar Weekend Blast on Sunday, June 30, and Monday, July 1, at Cornwall Motor Speedway. The premier Big-Block Modified series opens the action at the high-banked quarter-mile on June 30followed on July 1 by the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and DIRTcar Pro Stock series. Last year’s Super DIRTcar Series winner at Cornwall, Chris Raabe, made his way to his first Super DIRTcar Series Victory Lane behind the wheel of a small block. …

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Cornwall Motor Speedway to Celebrate Canada Day in Style with Two Nights of DIRTcar Racing

DIRTcar Doubleheader June 30 and July 1 Features Four Traveling Series CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Monday, June 3, 2013 – Schedule changes at Cornwall Motor Speedway are paving the way for a spectacular Canada Day celebration at the eastern Ontario quarter-mile clay oval. DIRTcar 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified, and Pro Stock Series events originally scheduled to run at the speedway earlier this year have been postponed to Monday, July 1. Coupled with Cornwall’s Sunday, June 30, Super DIRTcar Series feature, these two consecutive race nights make for an action-packed holiday weekend. Due to inclement weather, the …

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Matt Sheppard Outduels Danny Johnson to Win 358-Modified Series at Merrittville Speedway

Besting Battle through Lapped Traffic Crowns Sheppard Victor in Series Opener THOROLD, ONTARIO – May 21, 2013 – In a brilliant feat of showmanship, “Super Matt” Sheppard outmaneuvered Danny Johnson to win the first race of the 358-Modified Series Monday, May 20, at Merrittville Speedway. Sheppard spent the second half of the 100-lap event fighting lapped traffic, but his ability to deftly steer his FX Caprara/Xtreme Lubricants 9s around and between cars kept him out of reach of Johnson’s challenges. “I just wanted to run as hard as I could …

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Inclement Weather Forces Reschedule of DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Race

Reschedule Date of Sunday, Aug. 4, Set CORNWALL, ONTARIO – May 19, 2013 – The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race scheduled for Sunday, May 19, at Cornwall Motor Speedway has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. A reschedule date ofSunday, Aug. 4, has been set. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series continues with its next event Monday, May 20, at Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario. Racing is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. For more information, visitwww.merrittvillespeedway.com. DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Schedule (Revised)   DATE TRACK LOCATION LAPS POINTS SCHEDULE Mon. May 20 Merrittville Speedway Thorold, Ont. 100 100 Wed. July 3 Ransomville …

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358-Modified Series Gears up to Take On Merrittville Speedway

WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – May 8, 2013 – The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series revs up north of the border with back-to-back races at Ontario tracks. The series opens Sunday, May 19, at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario, and heads west to take on the 3/8-mile clay oval at Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario. D-Track Debut: Round 2 at Merrittville The excitement won’t end Sunday, with 358-Modified Series racers wheeling southwest from Cornwall to take on the challenging Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario, the very next day. The Monday, May 20, …

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358-Modified Series to Open at Cornwall Motor Speedway

WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – May 8, 2013 – The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series revs up north of the border with back-to-back races at Ontario tracks. The series opens Sunday, May 19, at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario, and heads west to take on the 3/8-mile clay oval at Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario. “Feel the Excitement”: 358-Modifieds Open at Cornwall The first of the two races promises a night of excitement for the fans as the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series competitors present opening night for the series and for Cornwall Motor …

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Action-Packed Schedules Released for Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Northeast Series

DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, Sportsman Modified Series at Le RPM Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series at New Egypt Speedway among Additions WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – February 7, 2013 – DIRTcar officials today released provisional schedules for the Super DIRTcar Series as well as the DIRTcar 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series. The action-packed schedules feature some of racing’s longstanding traditions in the Northeast, such as NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII in Syracuse and the Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway, as well as some added …

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Humberstone adds Big Block/358 Modifieds and Pro Late Models to weekly schedule

Ontario Track Will Continue to Run DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds, Expands DIRTcar Offerings for 2013 PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO – For the 2013 season, Humberstone Speedway is expanding its offering of DIRTcar races, adding DIRTcar UMP Pro Late Models to the weekly racing card as well as eight DIRTcar Modified shows to the schedule. The speedway will also continue it’s long running tradition of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified competition on a weekly basis. For the eight Modified events, both 358-Modified and Big Block Modified drivers can compete and earn home track and Safety-Kleen …

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It’s Time to Renew Your DIRTcar Membership! Don’t delay, renew your DIRTcar Membership today! If you have never been a DIRTcar Member, you’re missing out on all sorts of things from point fund money to trophies to special insurance coverage. Click http://www.DIRTcarMembers.com for all of the details.

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series: 2012 season recap

After three series victories, six times in the top five, and eight top-ten finishes Dale Plank took the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Championship. Finishing third behind greats Brett Hearn and Danny Johnson at Cornwall Motor Speedway’s May season opener, Planck’s small block season was off to a good start. He fell back to a 13th-place finish at Merrittville Speedway, allowing Hearn to take the win. Billy Dunn, of Watertown, N. Y., fired to victory at his home track, Mohawk International Raceway in June, but Planck finished in a close second. Johnson …

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Champs Honored at DIRTcar Northeast ‘Night of Champions’ Banquet

LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – Nov. 10, 2012 – Mr. DIRTcar and DIRTcar Northeast Series champions and stars gathered Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Holiday Inn Liverpool to celebrate another successful season. Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., made 2012 a year for the record books, becoming the first driver to claim three consecutive Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Super DIRTcar Series Championship titles. “This is where it’s tough for me,” said Sheppard, as the fact hit home that he had rewritten racing history with his third championship title. “I’m still a fan, I’ve …

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