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Weedsport Speedway Hosts NAPA Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party

358 Modifieds and Sportsman on the Card at Weedsport Speedway   WEEDSPORT, NY (September 25, 2018) – More than 100 DIRTcar Sportsman drivers have taken on Weedsport Speedway in 2018 with Dave Marcuccilli leading the way in the Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series after six point paying events, with a champion officially being declared during the Wednesday, October 3 Super DIRT Week Kick-Off, presented by Ferris Industries. Since opening the series on May 20, Marcuccilli has claimed a series leading three main event wins on the season, including yet another …

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Utrica-Rome Speedway Kicks-Off NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week

358 Modifieds and Sportsman Race for Fall Championship Points VERNON, NY- With Super DIRT Week XLVII just days away, that also means that the final event on the half-mile oval at Utica-Rome Speedway is upon us. This Tuesday, October 2, it will the return of the Super DIRT Week Pre-Game event that features the 100-lap $4,000 to win DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, the $3,000 to win Cole Cup for the 360 Sprints, plus the $1,000 to win DIRTcar Sportsman Fall Championship Series. Last year, this event saw some late race passes …

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Exciting New Format for Camping World 150

CONCORD, NC – September 22, 2018 – DIRTcar Northeast has revealed a new twist for the 358 Modified Camping World 150 on Saturday, October 6 during the 47th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. The added element is this: On or around lap 100, a 5-lap competition caution period will allow teams to pit for tires and fuel without being penalized laps. Drivers may decline to pit and will gain positions on those that choose to make the pit stop. Drivers that do pit will exit …

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Steve Bernier Best in the North

Steve Bernier Captures DIRTcar 358 Modified Tour Glory at Autodrome Drummond By Martin Bélanger Drummondville, QUE, CAN – Sept 22, 2018 – It was a hard-fought battle to the end at Autodrome Drummond as Steve Bernier continued his success in the month of September with his first win on the tour. The win secured him the DIRTcar 358 Modified Northern Region win and accompanying bonus points going into the combined tour races in October. Claiming a first win on the 358 DIRTcar teries in 2018, Steve Bernier was really happy …

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Friesen Fights for Fonda Win

Stewart Friesen Fights off Competition for DIRTcar 358 Modified Win FONDA, NY – September 21, 2018 – Stewart Friesen found himself in a familiar place on Friday, Victory Lane at Fonda Speedway. However, this win was a little different from any of the others. This time Stewart Friesen picked up his first career DIRTcar 358 Modified tour win at the famous Track of Champions. Friesen passed Bobby Varin midway through the race and successfully fended off Varin’s challenges. Varin finished second while veteran driver Pat Ward crossed the finish line …

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Tim Fuller’s Recording-Setting Night at Mohawk Int’l Raceway

Hogansburg, NY  – September 14, 2018 – Even with a rough start to his night, Tim Fuller showed everyone why he is the 2018 track champion as he broke the Mohawk track record with his 9th win of the season and second in a row on the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series after Can-Am last Saturday. ‘’It was a fun race for sure!’’ said Fuller, who had a little scare with about 10 laps to go, ‘’I got the cushion and my glove hit the seatbelt and I knew I could not …

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Tim Fuller Runs Away With 358 Modified Can-Am Speedway Tour Stop

Tim Fuller grabs early lead and never looks back in the 75-lap event. Lafargeville, NY – Sept 8, 2018 – Can-Am Speedway closed out their season with the DIRTcar 358-Modified South tour race with Tim Fuller showing everyone the way during feature time, taking the lead on lap 5 and never looking back. ‘’The car was fast, the sprint cars rubbered up the track’’ said Fuller. ‘’I am thankful my owner Mike Maresca is here tonight from St-Lawrence Radiology, I hope he enjoyed the show’’ added Fuller. ‘’The track was …

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DIRTcar Racing Announces New Leadership for DIRTcar Northeast and its Flagship Super DIRTcar Series

Dean Reynolds to Serve as Director of Series and Sanctioning, DIRTcar Northeast CONCORD, NC – Sept. 4, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing has announced a successor to replace Mike Perrotte as DIRTcar Northeast Director following his retirement at the end of this season. After a three-month search for the perfect candidate to lead the Northeast region, DIRTcar is pleased to welcome one of the area’s most recognized dirt racing promoters, Dean Reynolds, as Director of Series and Sanctioning, DIRTcar Northeast. Reynolds has served as Vice President of the Empire Super Sprints …

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Carey Terrance Masters DIRTcar 358 Modified Series at Autodrome Granby

Carey Terrance led wire to wire to claim the event at Autodrome Granby. Granby, QUE, CAN – August 10, 2018 – Autodrome Granby hosted round 2 of the DIRTcar 358 Series event and invader Carey Terrance mastered the place as he won his qualifier and led all 100 laps in the Lussier Chevrolet 100. Terrance was all smiles in the winner circle: ‘’The car was great in the outside, cannot thank enough the crew tonight for giving me an awesome car. The winner’s car showed some sparks in the final …

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Rain Forces 358 Modified Series to Postpone Race at Mohawk International Speedway

Rain Forces 358 Modified Series to Abandon Race at Mohawk International Speedway AKWESASNE, NY – August 9, 2018 – Due to persistent rains at Mohawk International Speedway, Mohawk management and DIRTcar officials have been forced to abandon the attempt on tonight’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Series race. 39 drivers came out to support the Series race, and track workers did everything they could to keep the track in racing condition. DIRTcar Officials and Mohawk International Speedway will be actively seeking a date to reschedule. Fans should save their tickets to use …

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Big Money on the Line in DIRTcar 358 Modified North Region Double-Header

CONCORD, NC – July 30 – The DIRTcar 358 Modified North Region Series gets back to racing action in a big way with a double-header at Brockville Speedway and Mohawk International Speedway. The North Region has an exceptionally strong contingent of DIRTcar 358 Modifieds making life difficult for the tour regulars to invade. However, at Cornwall Speedway earlier in the year, Super Matt Sheppard started in the back of the field and used all 150 laps to inch his way to the front. Late in the race Sheppard passed another …

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Tim Sears Jr. Takes 358 Modified Series Glory at Brewerton Speedway

Tim Sears Jr. Takes 358 Modified Series Glory at Brewerton Speedway BREWERTON, NY – July 27, 2018 – In a duel none in attendance will soon forget, Tim Sears Jr. in the no. 83X topped Lightning Larry Wight in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series MDA 100 at Brewerton Speedway. The D-Shaped Demon gave drivers a fast, high racing line that the leaders were able to lean hard on and move through the field. However, half way through the race, drivers like Sears and HBR hot shoe Jimmy Phelps began to …

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series to Storm Brewerton Speedway for 100 Laps

Huge Weekend of Racing in Central New York Kicks Off at Brewerton Speedway with the Gillee’s NAPA & CITGO Lubricants MDA 100 CONCORD, NC – July 17, 2018 – Brewerton Speedway hosts the long-awaited return of the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series. The stars of the 358 Modified Series are scheduled to go 100 laps on the D-Shaped Dirt Demon to decide the victor. Only one driver has won a DIRTcar 358 Modified Series race in 2018 and that driver is Super Matt Sheppard. In May, he claimed victory at Utica-Rome …

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Matt Sheppard Wins a Barn Burner at Cornwall Motor Speedway

Sheppard recovers from a 26th spot and makes a pass on the final lap to capture the initial round of the 358-Modified North Series race at Cornwall. By Martin Belanger Cornwall, Ont , CAN – July 12, 2018 – The north portion of the 2018 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series started in great fashion at Cornwall Motor Speedway with the richest race of the tour one of the longuest race as well in the Series. Matt Sheppard left Cornwall with 12000 reasons to smile and no better way to celebrate his 36th …

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