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Busy Weekend Ahead for DIRTcar 358-Modifieds as Races Roll at Brockville, Ransomville

Central region takes on Brockville on Saturday as Western and tour schedule event at Ransomville rolls on Monday WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – May 27, 2016 – The DIRTcar 358-Modifieds have a busy weekend ahead as the Central and Western regions host events and the second scheduled tour event takes place at the ‘Big R,’ Ransomville Speedway on Memorial Day. Brockville Ontario Speedway kicks off the weekend’s events with Ogilvies Round 1 on Saturday. The 358-Modifieds take on the track for the first of three trips for the Central Region this season. …

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Jimmy Phelps takes Bud Light 125 at Weedsport – Bernard Series Champion

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Oct. 24, 2015 – Jimmy Phelps, coming off a 358 Modified victory in the Salute to the Troops 150 during NAPA Super DIRT Week at the Syracuse Fairgrounds, was back for more Friday at Weedsport Speedway’s ‘Last Call at the Port’ Bud Light 125. Phelps prevailed in a stop-and-start grueling affair that lasted over and hour and required 16 cautions and a red flag. Along the way, he turned many a contested lap racing with Larry Wight, Matt Sheppard, Pat Ward and 358-Modified Series title contender Chris …

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358 Modified Series title on the line at Weedsport

The 2015 DIRTcar NE 358 Modified Series championship will be decided Friday, October 23 at Weedsport Speedway – the opening night of its ‘Last Call at the Port’ three-day spectacular that closes out the region’s racing season. Chris Raabe of Napanee, ON, David Hebert of St. Damase, QC and Steve Bernard of Granby, QC enter the 125 lap, $7,500-to-win race separated by only nine points. Raabe is the current point leader – three points ahead of Hebert, the 2015 358 Modified Mr. DIRTCar winner. Raabe came on strong for a …

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Danny Johnson wins 358 Modified Series Hurricane 100 at Brewerton

BREWERTON, N.Y. – Oct. 8, 2015 – Danny Johnson of Rochester, N.Y., had a simple description for the performance of the car he steered to a convincing victory in Thursday night’s SUNY-Canton Hurricane 100 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series event at Brewerton Speedway. “On rails,” the 55-year-old Johnson said when asked about his Bicknell machine owned by Chris Gennarelli. “It just felt like it was on rails.” Johnson was effectively in a league of his own as he rolled to a $5,000 triumph that marked his second DIRTcar 358-Modified Series score in …

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Raabe survives Morin’s late bid for 358-Modified Mohawk checkers

1st DIRTcar 358 Modified Series win for Ontario driver HOGANSBURG, NY – September 18, 2015 – Chris Raabe of Napanee, ON, won the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Frenchie’s Chevrolet 75 by a car-length over fast-closing Gage Morin at Mohawk International Raceway Friday. The victory was the first of Raabe’s 358 Modified Series career. After starting on the pole and leading the first 16 laps, Raabe was overtaken by Billy Dunn, who set fast time in qualifying. He regained the lead for keeps on lap 47 when Dunn’s engine came apart. …

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Drummond Reschedules Rained Out DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 150

  DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. – The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 150 scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12, at Autodrome Drummond was postponed due to rain. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26. The next 358-Modified Series event is at Mohawk International Raceway on Friday, Sept. 18. For more information on the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, visit www.dirtcar.com, http://www.mohawkspeedway.com/ follow on Twitter @SuperDIRTcar, and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DIRTcar. The Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Racing in the Northeast Region is brought to fans by several sponsors and partners including Hoosier Racing …

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DIRTcar Announces 2015 NAPA Super DIRT Week ‘Finale at the Fairgrounds’ October 7-11

Premier dirt track event will move in 2016 to new location after celebrating more than 100 years of racing at the New York State Fairgrounds   SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sept. 1, 2015 – DIRTcar Racing announced today this year’s NAPA Super DIRT Week, Oct. 7-11, will be the “Finale at the Fairgrounds” in Syracuse before moving to a new venue in 2016 following the State of New York’s announcement to remove the grandstands and mile-oval as part of the New York State Fairgrounds renovations.   “We thank the fans for …

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Clair, Hebert win DIRTcar NE 358-Modified Starter Series races

Gino Clair wires Granby field, Hebert on top at RPM Drummondville, QC – July 5, 2015 – Gino Clair of St. Edmond, QC and David Hebert of St-Damase, QC posted DIRTcar 358-Modified Starter Series wins over the holiday weekend at Autodrome Granby and Le RPM Speedway, respectively. Clair led all 50 laps at Autodrome Granby to earn his first win of the season. He built a comfortable lead over Gabriel Richer and Dominic Dufault, as they battled for second. Clair’s big lead vanished when a caution was thrown on lap …

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Guaranteed Syracuse spot for 358 Mods up for grabs at Ransomville

Battle of the Border July 1 is a DIRTcar 358 Modified Starter Series event WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 28, 2015 – The highest 358 Modified finisher in Ransomville Speedway’s 6th Annual Battle of the Border Wednesday, July 1 – a combination Big-Block and 358 Modified race paying $5,200-to-win – will become the fourth driver this season to earn a guaranteed spot in the Super DIRT Week XLIV 358 Modified 150 at Syracuse Fairgrounds October 10. Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, N.Y. Billy Dunn of Watertown, N.Y. and David Hebert of St. …

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New Starter Series Events Kick Off 2015 DIRTcar 358-Modified Season Race to the Championship

By Jo Ann & Don Davies   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – May 8, 2015 – New DIRTcar 358-Modified Starter Series events kick off the 2015 season for small block action on May 16 at Brockville (Ont.) Speedway before the championship stretch begins Sept. 6 with a 125-lap feature race on the highly competitive quarter-mile Cornwall (Ont.) Motor Speedway.   Last year’s winner of at Cornwall, David Hebert, will be trying for another Series tour win and the overall 358-Modified Series title. In seven starts in 2014, Hebert had four Top 10, …

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Kenny Wallace Driving Experience Becomes Official Racing Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing

Kenny Wallace Driving Experience Becomes Official Racing Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing CONCORD, N.C. — May 4, 2015 — The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing announce today the Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience will be the Official Driving Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing. In addition to a long career in NASCAR, Kenny Wallace has raced on dirt for more than 10 years. Wallace, who won the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Summer Nationals championship in 2012, is eager to showcase his …

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2015 DIRTcar NE Series Schedules

Series schedules for 2015. All events subject to change 2015 SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES DIRT MODIFIED TOUR Date Laps Track Size Points Event Winners 2/18/15 30 Volusia Speed Pk FL 0.500 N/P 43rd Winter Nationals Brett Hearn 2/19/15 30 Volusia Speed Pk FL 0.500 N/P 43rd Winter Nationals Stewart Friesen 2/20/15 30 Volusia Speed Pk FL 0.500 N/P 43rd Winter Nationals Rick Laubach 2/21/15 50 Volusia Speed Pk FL 0.500 N/P 43rd Winter Nationals Neal Williams 4/25/15 100 Fulton NY 0.375 100 Highbank Holdup 100 Billy Decker 5/20/15 64 Canandaigua NY …

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44th NAPA Super DIRT Week A Go October 7-11, 2015, In Syracuse

DIRTcar Racing officials working with county, state executives on 2016 and beyond CONCORD, N.C. – March 3, 2015 – As the 2015 racing season is kicking off around the country this spring, DIRTcar Racing is fully engaged in preparations for the 44th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week on Oct. 7-11, 2015, at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, N.Y. Thousands of fans from across the United States and Canada are expected to return once again to the Moody Mile, with less than 30 reserved camping spaces …

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Former Racer, Promoter Perrotte to Lead DIRTcar’s Northeast Programs

Experienced motorsports veteran will steer Super DIRTcar Series, Mr. DIRTcar action CONCORD, N.C. – Feb. 6, 2015 – DIRTcar Racing announced today Mike Perrotte, a former racer and promoter, will be the Director of Series and Sanctioning for it’s Northeast programs. Perrotte, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., has been involved in motorsports for more than 40 years and will oversee the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series in addition to the Mr. DIRTcar weekly racing and the DIRTcar 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock series. “I’m looking forward to working with the racers …

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