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Decker, Van Brocklin Kick Start Mohawk DIRTcar Action with Victories

AKWESASNE, N.Y. — Sept. 16, 2011 — Billy Decker (DIRTcar 358-Modifieds) and Josh Van Brocklin (DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds) dominated the opening night of 222’s/Tomohawk Tobacco Weekend at Mohawk International Raceway. (Rick Young photo) A packed pit area and grandstand greeted the DIRTcar 358-Modified Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Series for night #1 Mike Mahaney and quick-timer Clayton Benedict led the 32-car DIRTcar 358-Modified starting field to the green flag. Mahaney jumped out to an early lead and set an impressive early pace. However, the man on the move early …

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2011 Competitor Notes – DIRTcar 358-Modifieds – Mohawk International Raceway – 222’s / Tomohawk Tobacco ‘75’

DIRTcar 358 Series Modified Event #5 – Friday, September 16th, 2011 Mohawk International Raceway, Akwesasne, New York   DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts;                   Gary Spaid                                             585-734-5959         aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini                                                 917-939-5417         bdini@dirtcar.com Scott Fremouw                                       315-521-0530         sfremouw@dirtcar.com Jamie Weaknecht                                  610-349-5413         SuperDIRTpr@dirtcar.com John Nelson                                          716-907-1905         jnelson@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki                                         704-796-4566         jskotnicki@dirtcar.com   Mohawk International Raceway   John Lazore / Don Thompson                            518-358-9017         mirtrack@yahoo.com   Event Schedule;   Friday, September 16th, 2010 – 222’s / Tomohawk Tobacco ‘75’   General Daily Schedule:   4:00 pm – Pit Gates Open, Transporter Parking, Teams …

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Johnson Outlasts Hébert in DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Feature during Race Mania 7 at Autodrome Drummond

By Martin Bélanger DRUMMONDVILLE, Quebec – Sept. 9, 2011 – Danny Johnson outlasted 2011 Autodrome Drummond champion David Hébert in a classic duel to pick up the DIRTcar 358-modified Series victory during Race Mania 7 on Friday night at Autodrome Drummond. Beautiful weather greeted a stout field of 43 358-modifieds as the DIRTcar 358-modified Series prepared for its third race of the 2011 season. After qualifying races, a field of 30 cars took the green flag with Drummond regulars Clement Therrien and Steve Bernier leading the charge. Therrien took the …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Returns to Cornwall Motor Speedway on Sept. 25

Busy stretch includes races at Drummond, Mohawk, Super DIRT Week XL and Brockville WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Sept. 8, 2011 – The Cornwall Motor Speedway 125-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race, delayed by rain last Sunday, will be completed on Sunday, Sept. 25, beginning at 2 p.m., as part of the Jiffy Auto Service 200 event. Racing at Cornwall for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series will resume with the qualifying races. Any additional cars that wish to compete will start at the rear of one of the qualifying races. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series …

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2011 Competitor Notes – DIRTcar 358-Modifieds – Autodrome Drummond – Race Mania 7 ‘75’

DIRTcar 358 Series Modified Event #4 – Friday, September 9th, 2011 Autodrome Drummond, Drummond, Quebec – Canada   DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts;                   Gary Spaid                                             585-734-5959         aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini                                                 917-939-5417         bdini@dirtcar.com Scott Fremouw                                       315-521-0530         sfremouw@dirtcar.com Jamie Weaknecht                                  610-349-5413         SuperDIRTpr@dirtcar.com John Nelson                                          716-907-1905         jnelson@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki                                         704-796-4566         jskotnicki@dirtcar.com   Autodrome Drummond;   Yan Bussiere                                          819-474-2222         autodromedrummond@bellnet.ca Steve Salvas                                          819-474-2222         stevesalvas@sympatico.ca Event Schedule;   Friday, September 9th – DIRTcar 358 Modified Series – 75-laps   Friday, September 9th, 2011;   4:00 pm – Pit Gates Open, Transporter Parking, Teams …

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Competitor Notes – DIRTcar 358-Modifieds – Cornwall Motor Speedway – Canadian National Jiffy Auto Services 125

2011 Competitor Notes Cornwall Motor Speedway – Canadian National Jiffy Auto Service 125 DIRTcar 358 Series Modified Event #3 –  Sunday, September 4th, 2011   DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts;                   Gary Spaid                                             585-734-5959         aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini                                                 917-939-5417         bdini@dirtcar.com Scott Fremouw                                       315-521-0530         sfremouw@dirtcar.com Jamie Weaknecht                                  610-349-5413         SuperDIRTpr@dirtcar.com John Nelson                                          716-907-1905         jnelson@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki                                         704-796-4566         jskotnicki@dirtcar.com   Cornwall Motor Speedway   Ron Morin                                              613-938-3945 Carol Flanagan                                     613-938-3945         carol@cornwallspeedway.com Scott Hanton                                          613-938-3945         race_director@cornwallspeedway.com Event Schedule;   Sunday, September 4th – DIRTcar 358 Modified Series – 125-laps   Sunday, September 4th, 2011; …

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Corcoran to promote DIRTcar’s flagship Weedsport Speedway this fall

Canandaigua promoter will run two huge events at the Cayuga County Fairgrounds track   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. — Aug. 18, 2011 — DIRTcar Racing has reached an agreement with Canandaigua Motorsports Park promoter Jeremie Corcoran to run two events at Weedsport Speedway, formerly known as The New Cayuga County Speedway.   The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds will invade the historic track at the Cayuga County Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 4, for a 100-lap event. Then, to help launch the 40th anniversary of Super DIRT Week, Corcoran and Weedsport Speedway will …

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Competitor Notes Merrittville Speedway – DIRTcar 358 Series Modified Event #1 – Continuation of Event from May 23rd

– REVISED – 2011 Competitor Notes Merrittville Speedway Z.F.S. Benefit Solutions 100 – REVISED – DIRTcar 358 Series Modified Event #1 – Continuation of Event from May 23rd   DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts;                   Gary Spaid                                             585-734-5959         aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini                                                 917-939-5417         bdini@dirtcar.com Scott Fremouw                                       315-521-0530         sfremouw@dirtcar.com Jamie Weaknecht                                  610-349-5413         SuperDIRTpr@dirtcar.com John Nelson                                          716-907-1905         jnelson@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki                                         704-796-4566         jskotnicki@dirtcar.com   Merrittville Speedway   Erica Bicknell                                         905-892-8266         ebicknell@cogeco.net   Event Schedule;   Monday, May 23rd – DIRTcar 358 Modified Series – 100-laps – Continuation – Monday, August 1st, 2011 (Rain …

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Competitor Notes – DIRTcar 358-Modifieds – Cornwall Motor Speedway

2011 Competitor Notes Cornwall Motor Speedway – Canadian National Jiffy Auto Service & Pennzoil 100 DIRTcar 358 Series Modified Event #2 –  Sunday, July 31st, 2011   DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts;                   Gary Spaid                                             585-734-5959         aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini                                                 917-939-5417         bdini@dirtcar.com Scott Fremouw                                       315-521-0530         sfremouw@dirtcar.com Jamie Weaknecht                                  610-349-5413         SuperDIRTpr@dirtcar.com John Nelson                                          716-907-1905         jnelson@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki                                         704-796-4566         jskotnicki@dirtcar.com   Cornwall Motor Speedway   Ron Morin                                              613-938-3945 Carol Flanagan                                     613-938-3945         carol@cornwallspeedway.com Scott Hanson                                         613-938-3945         race_director@cornwallspeedway.com Event Schedule;   Sunday, July 31st – DIRTcar 358 Modified Series – 100-laps   Sunday, July …

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Kingsley Steps Down as Promoter of The New Cayuga County Speedway

Season suspended after promoter breaches lease agreement WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – July 19, 2011 – Promoter Eric Kingsley has breached his agreement to operate The New Cayuga County Speedway, which has led to the suspension of the track’s 2011 schedule. As part of the agreement between Kingsley and leaseholder World Racing Group, the speedway was to continue operating under DIRTcar-sanctioned rules as it has for more than 30 years. Kingsley recently ran a Sportsman Modified event without adhering to DIRTcar rules and indicated his intention to continue running non-DIRTcar events, breaching …

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Weather Forces Granby, DIRTcar to Reset Pro Stock Series Race to Aug. 26

GRANBY, Quebec – June 27, 2011 – Inclement weather forced DIRTcar officials to postpone the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series race at Autodrome Granby, originally scheduled for June 24. Granby and DIRTcar officials have determined the event will be rescheduled for Friday, Aug. 26, which will be the next race on the 2011 DIRTcar Pro Stock Series. 2011 DIRTcar Pro Stock Remaining Schedule Aug. 26 – Autodrome Granby, 50 laps (100 point scale) Sept. 17 – Mohawk International Speedway, 50 laps (150 point scale) Oct. 8 – New York State Fairgrounds, …

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358-Modified, Sportsman Racers Can Gain Syracuse Qualifying Positions with Strong Runs Saturday Night at Dunn Tire Raceway Park

LANCASTER, N.Y. – June 24, 2011 – Two qualifying positions to events at Syracuse in October will be on the line Tuesday, June 28, at Dunn Tire Raceway Park. The 358-Modified winner plus the highest-finishing Sportsman Modified racer stand to benefit from their success on Tuesday evening at Dunn Tire Raceway Park. The 358-Modified winner will receive a preferred qualifying position for the 358-Modified event during 40th edition of Super DIRT Week Oct. 5-9 at the New York State Fairgrounds while the best Sportsman Modified finisher in the event will …

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DIRT Northeast Modified Hall of Fame Inducts Racing Legends Cook, Taylor and Hoffman

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – May 29, 2011 – Legendary racers Jerry Cook, Irv Taylor and Doug Hoffman were honored Sunday with their inductions into the DIRT Northeast Modified Hall of Fame as part of DIRTcar All-Star Weekend. Jerry Cook, a six-time NASCAR Modified champion, was introduced to the gathering by long-time friend and associate Pete Hollebrand Jr. Hollebrand covered Cook’s career and gave insight into what made Jerry Cook one of NASCAR’s Top 50 All-Time drivers. Cook accepted the award mentioning the all of the help he received over the years …

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Fuller Charges to Super DIRTcar Series Victory at Rolling Wheels

Decker tops Safety-Kleen Shootout; Reakes IV, Smith also All-Star winners ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – May 29, 2011 – After going winless 2010, Tim Fuller charged to victory on Sunday night in the 2011 Super DIRTcar Series season opener at the Third Annual DIRTcar All-Star Weekend at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. A huge crowd at “The Fast Track” was treated to an incredible night of racing that included not only the Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series, but also DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and two unique races, the Pro Stock/Stock Car Challenge and the …

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