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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: May 24

Weedsport, NY — May 25, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director As DIRTcar racers make plans for the Memorial Day Weekend around the Northeast, 24 weekly tracks will be in action with all four overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series now underway. Among the 20 ovals offering regional points in Big-Block, 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified classes, Brewerton, Can-Am, Edelweiss, Glen Ridge, Granby, Lernerville, Mohawk, Ransomville, Thunder Mountain operate on Friday; Saturday night hangouts include Airborne, Brockville, Canandaigua, Drummond, Fulton, Lebanon Valley and Merrittville; …

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Carey Terrance Opens 358-Mod Title Chase Monday at Merrittville

Weedsport, NY — May 21, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Since his rookie Modified campaign in 2005, Carey Terrance has been one of the most consistent Small-Block competitors on the DIRTcar Northeast circuit. This year the Akwesasne, N.Y. chauffeur wants to be recognized among the winningest drivers in his class. His pursuit begins on May 24 when Merrittville Speedway leads off the 2010 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series, with the Victoria Day winner collecting $4,000 from the lucrative $35,000 holiday purse. …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: May 17

Weedsport, NY — May 18, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Mid-May marked the first full weekend of open-wheel racing scheduled on the DIRTcar Northeast circuit with only Canandaigua Speedway (curfew) and Autodrome Granby (rain) among the 20 weekly affiliates held back from issuing regional points toward the respective title hunts in Big-Block, 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified competition. Small-Block teams chasing the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship make their tour debut this coming week on Victoria Day (May 24) at Merrittville (Ont.) Speedway …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: May 10

Weedsport, NY — May 11, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Unseasonably cool and wet weather conditions plagued many Northeastern tracks during Mother’s Day Weekend, although those racers able to hit just a handful of shows gained an early season advantage in the DIRTcar Regional point chases. With Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship trail action picking up in two more weeks, Billy Decker leads the Big-Block Super DIRTcar Series standings through a pair of 100-lap events while Steve Gray tops the Sportsman chart with …

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2010 358-Modified Competitor Notes – Merrittville Speedway

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Merrittville Speedway Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Event #1 DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Gary Spaid 585-734-5959 aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini 917-939-5417 bdini@dirtcar.com Tom Skibinski 585-350-8997 tskibinski@dirtcar.com John Nelson 716-907-1905 leftturnjohnny@verizon.net Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Merrittville Speedway: Erica Bicknell 905-892-8266 ebicknell@cogeco.net Event Schedule: Monday, May 24th – Mr. DIRTcar 358 Modified Series – 100-laps General Daily Schedule: 2:00 pm – Gates will be open for parking and pre-event inspection 3:30 pm – Everyone leave pits. 4:00 pm – Pits open, Inspection Begins (Draw Begins) 5:30 pm – …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: May 3

Weedsport, NY — May 4, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Northeast PR Director With Northeast tour action resuming at the end of the month, Big-Block stalwart Billy Decker from Unadilla, N.Y. and Sportsman standout Steve Gray from Middlesex, N.Y. remain atop the point charts in their bid for the respective overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship. Decker holds a slim one-point advantage ahead of Florida DIRTcar Nationals Champion Matt Sheppard with round three scheduled at Cayuga County Fair Speedway on May 30. Gray captured the lone champ …

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May DIRTcar NE Championship Series Schedule

Weedsport, NY — May 2, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director May marks the third month of Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series competition in 2010 with all the action saved for the final week in three of the Northeast’s top touring divisions. The opening round of the Pro Stock Series is scheduled during a special visit to Cornwall (Ont.) Motor Speedway in a big 50-lapper on Sun., May 23, while Small-Block stars cross the border on Victoria Day for the lead-off 358-Modified Series …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: April 26

Weedsport, NY — April 27, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Northeast PR Director Big-Block star Billy Decker from Unadilla, N.Y. and open-wheel veteran Steve Gray from Middlesex, N.Y. are miles apart when it comes to post-season awards, yet each occupies the same position after points are tabulated in the early season chase for overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar supremacy. Two-time Mr. DIRTcar Modified champion Decker clings to a narrow one point lead over ‘Super Matt’ Sheppard through two Super DIRTcar Series events while Gray, whose only season …

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Can-Am Motorsports Park – Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series – LaFargeville, NY – Results – 4/16/10

April 16, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The 2010 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series opener scheduled at Can-Am Speedway & Motorsports Park on Saturday, April 17 has been cancelled due to rain. Also highlighting the Can-Am agenda tomorrow was round two on the Hoosier-VP Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman champ trail. While the 358-Modified event will not be rescheduled, the Sportsman tour stop is now the $2,000-to-win SUNY Canton Championship slated for Wed., Oct. 6 during Super DIRT Week. The 2010 Mr. DIRTcar …

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Rain Washes Out Saturday Series Show At Can-Am

LaFargeville, NY — April 16, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The 2010 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series opener scheduled at Can-Am Speedway & Motorsports Park on Saturday, April 17 has been cancelled due to rain. Also highlighting the Can-Am agenda tomorrow was round two on the Hoosier-VP Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman champ trail. While the 358-Modified event will not be rescheduled, the Sportsman tour stop is now the $2,000-to-win SUNY Canton Championship slated for Wed., Oct. 6 during Super DIRT Week. The …

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2010 358-Modified Competitor Notes – Can-Am Motorsports Park

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Can-Am Motorsport Park Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Event #1 DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Gary Spaid 585-734-5959 aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini 917-939-5417 bdini@dirtcar.com Tom Skibinski 585-350-8997 tskibinski@dirtcar.com John Nelson 716-907-1905 leftturnjohnny@verizon.net Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Can Am Motorsport Park: Chip Burdick 315-778-3407 chip_burdick@yahoo.com Event Schedule:; Saturday, April 17th – Mr. DIRTcar 358 Modified Series – 75-laps General Daily Schedule: 12:00 pm (noon) — Pit Gates Open, Transporter Parking, Teams Enter 12:30 pm – Inspection Begins (Draw Begins) 3:00 pm – MANDATORY Driver’s Meeting – Mr. …

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Can-Am Kicks Off Mr. DIRTcar 358-Mod Champ Trail

Weedsport, NY — April 13, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director With the 2010 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series opener just days away, the title remains up for grabs. And the final outcome is expected to stay that way throughout the entire season as top teams contend for the DIRTcar Small-Block division’s highest honor. Defending overall points champion Dale Planck will be in contention. So will 2009 runner-up Pete Bicknell, 4th-place finisher Danny O’Brien and favorite Frenchman Mario Clair, who rounded out …

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Raabe Opens Sportsman Series Title Defense Saturday At Black Rock

Weedsport, NY — April 7, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Only Russ Hefti has got it done in the past following the Sportsman trail while legendary drivers Brett Hearn, Jack Johnson, Bob McCreadie, Alan Johnson, Will Cagle and Danny Johnson have each pulled off the feat in Big-Block/Small-Block Modified racing over the last four decades. And that is to earn Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championships in consecutive years of open-wheel racing on the Northeastern circuit. While Western New York full-fender standout Pete Stefanski …

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DIRTcar 358 Racers Ready To Rack Up Hometrack Points

Weedsport, NY — April 6, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director New York 358-Modified teams competing in the Small-Block class to earn valuable bonus points towards the coveted Mr. DIRTcar crown will no longer have to travel, at least on the weekend from their customary home track. Beginning with the 2010 season-openers, sister tracks Brewerton Speedway (April 16) and Fulton Speedway (April 10), Glen Ridge Motorsports Park (April 23) and Cayuga County Fair Speedway (April 18) will not only be awarding Big-Block home track bonus points, …

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