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Unified DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Purse and Points Fund Exceeds $330,000

Huge Field of Drivers Committed to Make Championship Runs CONCORD, NC — This season marks the return of the unified DIRTcar 358 Modified Series schedule, with over $330,000 of purse and point fund money available over the course of 13 highly competitive events across New York State and Ontario. The season kicks off on Sunday, May 12, at Utica-Rome Speedway, and concludes with the $10,000-to-win Bullringer 100 season finale October 19 at Brockville Ontario Speedway. “We have put an added focus on the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series and the 358 …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Can-Am Speedway

DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Can-Am Speedway CONCORD, NC – A lot of short tracks in the United States call themselves a half-mile, but only a few have distinguished themselves as a “big half-mile” the way Can-Am Speedway has. The “big half-mile” was the first American track that Australian-born Big-Block Modified star Peter Britten raced on after spending his career on quarter-mile bullrings down under, and it made for a serious culture shock. The LaFargeville oval is a fan favorite in the North Country since 1974. 2019 marks the return of the …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Brockville Ontario Speedway

DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Brockville Ontario Speedway CONCORD, NC – 2019 marks the fiftieth year of operation for The Bullring, Brockville Ontario Speedway. The Eastern Ontario DIRTcar sanctioned race track features Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship DIRTcar 358 Modifieds and DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds. The Loud & Dirty Northeast Fall Nationals October 18-19, 2019 serves as the Championship finale for three DIRTcar Northeast Series: 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, and Pro Stocks. This unique, high-stakes event should be on every race fan’s calendar. Last year Brockville’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Track Champion was the …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Albany-Saratoga Speedway

DIRTcar Track Spotlight Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Malta, NY Albany-Saratoga Speedway is a 4/10-mile dirt oval located in Malta, NY, situated between Albany and historic horse racing hub Saratoga, NY. The track opened in 1965 and is currently owned by Howard Commander and operated by Lyle DeVore. Albany-Saratoga Speedway, or simply “Malta” to some, has featured some of the greatest drivers of all time to wheel a Big-Block Modified. And that’s just their weekly show. Special events like Brett Hearn’s Big Show are fan favorites at the Great Race Place. Last year, …

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DIRTcar Northeast to Set Up Shop at Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show this Weekend in Oaks, PA

CONCORD, NC – January 15, 2019 – Representatives from DIRTcar Northeast and the World of Outlaws will be on hand at this year’s Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. The 250,000 square foot convention center is the focal point for auto racing in the east for three days, January 18-21. Be sure to stop at the DIRTcar display to get the most up to date information and schedules for the Super DIRTcar Series, 358 Modified Series, Sportsman Modified Series, Pro Stocks, and the World …

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Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Purse Revealed for DIRTcar Northeast Divisions

CONCORD, NC – January 11, 2019 – Since 1957, Hoosier Racing Tire has developed and manufactured racing tires for thousands of race cars.  DIRTcar Northeast is proud to carry their name and logo throughout the Northeast and Canada on Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, and Pro Stocks at dozens of race tracks. DIRTcar Northeast is proud to announce that in 2019, at the Racing Tire will hand out $36,750 to the top weekly racers at the end of the season. The Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship takes into account …

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DIRTcar Northeast Schedule Released for 2019

Championship Finale Returns to Brockville Ontario Speedway, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks Return to World Short Track Championship CONCORD, NC – December 4, 2018 – DIRTcar Northeast is known as the backbone of dirt racing in the Northeast United States and Eastern Canada. The strength of the overall schedule clearly exhibits the success of the DIRTcar ladder system. The DIRTcar 358 Modified, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified, and DIRTcar Pro Stock schedules have been released for the 2019 season. Highlights on the schedule include the 11th annual Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville …

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DIRTcar Northeast Celebrates 2018’s Champions at Annual Banquet

Matt Sheppard, Larry Wight, Kevin Root, and Jocelyn Roy Receive Championship Awards in Front of Packed House SYRACUSE, NY – November 19, 2018 – The DIRTcar Northeast racing family gathered together in Central New York to celebrate a year full of incredible racing accomplishments. For the seventh time, Matt Sheppard was called to the stage to receive the award for the Super DIRTcar Series Championship. For the first time in his career, Billy Whittaker Cars 200 winner, Larry Wight took home the 358 Modified Championship after his third-place finish in …

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Mat Williamson Outlasts the Competition at Brockville Ontario Speedway

Mat Williamson Preserved His Right Rear Tire to Win the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Bullringer 110 BROCKVILLE, ON – October 13, 2018 – Mat Williamson made his right rear tire last 110 laps to win the DIRTcar 358 Modified Tour finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Erick Rudolph lead most of the Bullringer 110 until with only five laps to go, his right rear tire gave up under caution. Williamson inherited the lead and brought the no. 6 to Victory Lane. Tim Fuller benefited from a last-lap flat …

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Batman Gambles and Wins $20,000

OSWEGO, NY – October, 6, 2018 – Batman Peter Britten took advantage of the new competition pit stop to win the Camping World 150 for the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds. Giving up his top 10 running position on track, Britten came down pit road on lap 100 to take fuel and a new right rear tire and then drove from position 22 to the lead to collect the $20,000 check. “This feeling is just awesome,” Britten said. “We learned last year that you have to make sure your car is there at …

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Wight Bookends Brewerton’s Hurricane 100

CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 4, 2018 — Larry Wight picked up the victory in the Hurricane 100 358 Modified Series event at Brewerton Speedway as a part of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII. Wight took advantage of Steve Bernier’s lap-98 miscue in turn two and drove on to win the 100-lap main event. A full field of 30 cars were led to the green flag by Wight and Michael Parent. Wight got the advantage on the outside and would go on to lead the first 35 laps. …

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Rudolph: In Charge at Weedsport

By Robby Knowles WEEDSPORT, NY – October 3, 2018 – Erick Rudolph scored his ninth career series victory in the NAPA Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party presented by Ferris St. Lawrence Radiology 358-Modified 100-lap main event at Weedsport Speedway Wednesday night. Tim Sears Jr. and Pat Ward rounded out the podium with strong finishes. With all the moistures put down in the last 48 hours, the track was fast and tricky as the cushion built up throughout the night. Pat Ward led the 31-car field to the green flag and …

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Utica-Rome Speedway Rained Out

VERNON, NY – October, 2 2018 – The NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Pre-Game Party at Utica-Rome Speedway for the DIRTcar 358 and Sportsman Modifieds has been rained out. Unfortunately, the torrential rain and thunderstorms across the region will continue through the late evening. No other changes to the NAPA Super DIRT Week schedule have been made. Drivers and race teams should still arrive at Oswego Speedway as early as possible to ensure that their car is inspected before practice begins on Wednesday, October 3 at 3 PM. Check …

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The Hurricane 100 Cometh

BREWERTON, NY – One of the most popular events during Super DIRT Week for race teams and fans happens every Thursday night during the week of speed at the Brewerton Speedway. Thursday, October 4th all roads from SDW will converge on the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ for the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux ‘Hurricane 100’ presented by SUNY Canton plus the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Hurricane 50.’ Reserved seats are being offered this year and are now on sale. The newly renovated bleachers have all been freshly renumbered and …

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