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Hot August Nights Set Stage For Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series

Weedsport, NY — July 30, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The 2009 Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series begins its stretch run for teams contending for the elusive overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels titles in Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified, Sportsman and Pro Stock classes. A half-dozen shows highlight the month of August for Big-Block Super DIRTcar Series point chasers on both sides of the border, with Pro Stockers getting back on track in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. 358-Modified and Sportsman Series travelers have the month …

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Flannigan Pointed In Positive Direction At Ransomville And Merrittville

Weedsport, NY — July 28, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director *Alex Bruce Photo Economic times are tough, especially for those maintaining a competitive racing operation on the local short-track level. Tommy Flannigan is proving to be even tougher as the second-generation driver from St. Catharines, Ontario is following one of the most ambitious schedules around the entire DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit. “Most of my friends are starting to buy houses, I’m putting every penny I have into racing,” admitted Flannigan, the personable DIRTcar Modified chauffeur …

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DIRTcar Northeast Circuit Jammed With Series Specials In July

Weedsport, NY — June 30, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The Fourth of July holiday traditionally marks the halfway point of the season on the DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit. For teams competing in the four premier 2009 Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series, the first full month of summer means they’ve only just begun with 17 special events on the docket. Eight extra-distance races for the Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series dominate July while a half-dozen more tour shows add to the agenda for Sportsman teams. A …

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2009 DIRTcar Northeast Rookie Registration Deadline Extended To July 1

Weedsport, NY — June 25, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The DIRTcar Racing Northeast Region continues to prosper on all fronts as a populated list of first-year drivers currently recognized as Motorsports Safety Systems/G-FORCE Rookie of the Year candidates provides substantial evidence. “We’ve experienced a great influx lately with our rookie program, and I still expect to hear from more teams as we recently extended the license deadline into July,” stated DIRTcar Northeast official points keeper Gary Spaid. “There is no formal registration required for …

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DIRTcar Download: DIRTcar Racing Heating Up The Summer Months

Concord,NC — POINTS BULLETIN: EFFECTIVE May 6, 2009 – The following change to the 2009 DIRTcar Membership Application is effective as of the date listed above: DIRTcar Racing Membership Deadline – The date for required membership in order to be awarded points has been changed to June 16, 2009. After June 16, drivers who are not members will not be awarded points. Participants are encouraged to join for member benefits at any time throughout the 2009 season. Any questions should be directed to Anna Walker at 704-707-0211. UMP DIRTcar: Dream …

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Mr. DIRTcar Modified Championship Series Starts Up Summer In June

Weedsport, NY — May 31, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The month of June on the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship trail will be the calm before the storm as summer series action begins to heat up. With touring teams getting May off to re-stock race equipment and regroup finances, only the Big-Block Mod squad will be in action as three June events are scheduled in the 2009 Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series. The Advance Series provides the setting for a unique …

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2009 DIRTcar Racing Northeast Regional Point Standings Posted

Weedsport, NY — May 29, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director With the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series and Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series recently launched for Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified teams, point chases are also underway for the coveted regional titles in DIRTcar Racing Northeast’s headline open-wheel divisions. JB Motorsports teammates Matt Sheppard (Central) and Jeff Brownell Jr. (Eastern), and rising star Jeremiah Shingledecker (Western) currently top the Big-Block regional charts, looking to replace ’08 champions Billy Decker (Central), Brett Hearn (Eastern) and …

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DIRTcar Download

Concord,NC — DIRTcar Download: Mid-May Shows the Way to Excellent DIRTcar Action CONCORD, NC – May 22, 2009 – DIRTcar Download is your source for everything in DIRTcar Racing. Throughout the season, you’ll find weekly news, notes and track and driver spotlights from across DIRTcar Racing’s regions. POINTS BULLETIN: EFFECTIVE May 6, 2009 – The following change to the 2009 DIRTcar Membership Application is effective as of the date listed above: DIRTcar Racing Membership Deadline – The date for required membership in order to be awarded points has been changed …

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Lampman Last To Lead In DIRTcar 358-Mod Series Thriller At Merrittville

Thorold, ONT — May 18, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director It took three extra weeks to find a winner in the Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series opener at Merrittville Speedway, and still one additional lap before officials could finally bestow the coveted crown on Monday. That was just enough time for local favorite Larry Lampman Jr. to charge past American invader Jimmy Phelps and roll on to capture his first career tour triumph in the ‘Spring Sizzler 50’ to begin his own Victoria Day celebration. …

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Scagliotta Takes On Mr. DIRTcar Championship Trail In Top Two Divisions

Weedsport, NY — May 13, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Last month Rich Scagliotta made his first ever trip north of the border. A second visit to Canada comes next week after rain delayed opening round action in the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series at Merrittville Speedway to May 18. “I really liked the place, it was very racy and there was just a monster crowd,” stated Scagliotta, 46, who will be making the trek from his home in Bound Brook, …

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DIRTcar Download

Concord,NC — DIRTcar Download is your source for everything in DIRTcar Racing. Throughout the season, you’ll find weekly news, notes and track and driver spotlights from across DIRTcar Racing’s regions. DIRTcar Western Region: Maria, Maria: The time has come for the best Late Model drivers in the western United States to do battle once again, this time at the high-banked, quarter-mile Santa Maria Speedway. Aside from the already stiff competition at a DIRTcar Western AllStars Late Model Series event, another formidable opponent will make an appearance at Santa Maria Speedway …

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Official DIRTcar Bulletin

Official DIRTcar Bulletin EFFECTIVE: May 6, 2009 The following change to the 2009 DIRTcar Membership Application is effective as of the date listed above. Membership Deadline The date for required membership in order to be awarded points has been changed to JUNE 16, 2009. After June 16, drivers who are not members will not be awarded points. Participants are encouraged to join for member benefits at any time throughout the 2009 season. Any questions should be directed to Anna Walker at (704) 707-0211. Anna Walker                                                                                                      Tom Deery Membership Coordinator                                                                            Chief …

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DIRTcar Racing: The Weekly Top 10

Concord,NC — The Weekly Top 10 is a rundown of the top 10 in DIRTcar Racing National Points for all divisions racing under the DIRTcar banner in 2009. For complete standings visit DIRTcar.com, select the Points tab at the top of the page and then select the appropriate division. For DIRTcar members you can also logon to www.DIRTcarMembers.com and view complete standings. 2009 Big Block Modified Points 5/4/09 1 Duane Howard 105 2 Jeff Brownell Jr. 98 3 Brett Hearn 95 4 Jimmy Phelps 88 5 Ryan Phelps 81 6 …

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DIRTcar Racing: The Weekly Top 10

Concord, NC — DIRTcar Racing: The Weekly Top 10 The Weekly Top 10 is a rundown of the top 10 in DIRTcar Racing National Points for all divisions racing under the DIRTcar banner in 2009. For complete standings visit DIRTcar.com, select the Points tab at the top of the page and then select the appropriate division. For DIRTcar members you can also log on to www.DIRTcarMembers.com and view complete standings. 2009 Big Block Modified 4/28/09 1 Duane Howard 105 2 Jeff Brownell Jr. 98 3 Brett Hearn 95 4 Jimmy …

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