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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 28

Weedsport, NY — June 29, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The first month of summer comes to a close this week with Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series point leaders on the hot seat in tight touring competition. Big-Blocker Billy Decker extended his margin between runner-up Matt Sheppard with a sixth straight Top-5 tally at Mohawk Int’l Raceway while Louie Jackson emerged as the new Pro Stock Series frontrunner after his recent success found on the Quebec Tout at autodromes Granby and Drummond. …

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2010 358-Modified Competitor Notes – Autodrome Edelweiss

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Autodrome Edelweiss Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Event #2 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 jnelson@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Autodrome Edelweiss: Martin Belanger 819-457-4440 mart96@videotron.ca Event Schedule: Thursday, July 1st – Mr. DIRTcar 358 Modified Series – 100-laps General Daily Schedule: 2:00 pm – Gates will be open for parking and Inspection Begins (Draw Begins) 4:00 pm – Grandstand Opens 5:05 pm – Mr. DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Mandatory Driver’s …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 21

Weedsport, NY — June 22, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director With Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series races on tap this week for all but 358-Modified point chasers, the standings remain intact with past overall titlists Billy Decker (Big-Block), Brett Hearn (358) and Joey Ladouceur (Pro Stock), along with second-generation Sportsman pilot Ryan Susice leading the way. Super DIRTcar Series opening day Hagerstown winner and two-time Big-Block Modified Champion Decker swapped the top spot with Matt Sheppard after the Grandview/Orange County doubleheader, while …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 17

Weedsport, NY — June 17, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Two-time overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Champion Billy Decker returned to the top of the Super DIRTcar Series standings while second-generation standout Ryan Susice secured his first ever lead on the Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman points chart as the first month of summer continues to heat up on the DIRTcar Northeast circuit. Decker racked up two more top-five finishes in a pair of 100-lap tour stops at Grandview Speedway (5th) and Orange …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 7

Weedsport, NY — June 8, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Series activity was dormant over the past week leaving Matt Sheppard (Big-Block), Brett Hearn (358-Modified), Steve Gray (Sportsman Mod) and Joey Ladouceur (Pro Stock) atop their respective point standings in the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championships. However, in the season-long DIRTcar Northeast weekly point chases for open-wheel divisions, only Gray maintains a stronghold as the first month of summer rolls on. Sheppard owns a first (Cayuga County), second and third in the …

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Mr. DIRTcar Champ Trails Heat Up In June

Weedsport, NY — June 1, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Summer is right around the corner and competition is just starting to heat up in the 2010 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series with pivotal point events scheduled in three of the Northeast’s top touring divisions. A trio of Super DIRTcar Series shows mixed with a pair of extra-distance outings in both Sportsman and Pro Stock divisions fills the bill in Canada and the U.S. as traveling teams set out in search of …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: May 31

Weedsport, NY — June 1, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The first full month of trackside activity on the DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit is now in the books with early season point leaders found in all four Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar champ trails and open-wheel battles throughout the region Matt Sheppard from Waterloo, N.Y. provided a dominating performance in the holiday Hall of Fame Classic at Cayuga County Fair Speedway to swap top spots with Unadilla, N.Y.’s Billy Decker in the Super DIRTcar …

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Hearn Over Phelps In Merrittville 358-Modified Series Opener

Brett Hearn

Thorold, ONT — May 24, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Brett Hearn had led all but one lap since the first green flag flew to start the 2010 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series opener Monday at Merrittville Speedway. Still, just one more time around the racy third-mile clay oval and the outcome could have easily been different as Hearn outlasted a late-race charge from runner-up Jimmy Phelps to score a narrow victory in the headline ‘Zavitz Financial Strategies & Employee Benefits …

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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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