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Hearn Captures Second Straight Salute to the Troops 358-Modified Championship 150 At Syracuse Mile

Slips By McCreadie As Decker Gives Up Lead To Dry Fuel Tank With Four To Go (Bill McGaffin photo)   SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Oct. 11, 2014) — Brett Hearn did it again in Saturday’s ‘Salute to the Troops’ 358-Modified Championship 150 at the New York State Fairgrounds — and this time with a little dramatic flair. Seizing the moment when leader Billy Decker ran out of fuel and slowed on lap 146, Hearn split the gap between Decker and second-place Tim McCreadie to vault into the top spot and drove away …

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Decker, Terrance Remain Fast With 358-Modified Heat Victories During Camping World ‘Friday Night Lights’

Front-Row Starters Gain More Momentum For Saturday’s 358-Modified Championship 150   SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Oct. 10, 2014) — Billy Decker of Unadilla, N.Y., and Carey Terrance of Hogansburg, N.Y., ratified their qualifying efforts just over 24 hours earlier by scoring victories in the Twin 20-lap 358-Modified heat races during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week’s Camping World ‘Friday Night Lights’ program at the New York State Fairgrounds. The drivers who will share the front row in Saturday’s ‘Salute to the Troops’ 358-Modified 150 authored very similar performances. Both led the 20-lappers …

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Harkins, Slavin, Krummel, Jeseo and King pick up DIRTcar Futures wins at Syracuse Mile

Rising DIRTcar stars show what their made of in DIRTcar Futures races SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 10, 2014 – A cluster of rising stars strutted their stuff Friday afternoon, competing in the annual DIRTcar Futures races for “Moody Mile” rookies. Racers in the DIRTcar Big Block Modified, 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions who have never qualified for a NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week feature race in their division or higher took advantage of a little extra track time and a chance of glory at one of motorsport’s …

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Brett Hearn outduels Danny Johnson to claim “Hurricane 100” at Brewerton Speedway

Point leader Erick Rudolph finishes 11th at Brewerton after mechanical issues take him to the pits   BREWERTON, N.Y. – Friday, October 10, 2014 – Brett Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., came out on top Thursday night after a battle with rival Modified driver Danny Johnson at Brewerton Speedway. Hearn persevered through a caution-riddled 100 laps to claim victory in the “Hurricane 100,” a NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII special at the Central New York track. “It feels good. It’s been a while since we’ve been this good here …

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Sheppard, Marcuccilli kick off NAPA Super DIRT Week with wins at Weedsport

Modified and Sportsman drivers gain momentum leading into their biggest races of the season WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – October 9, 2014 – Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., and Dave Marcuccilli, of Cayuga, N.Y., kicked off NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII right, picking up wins at Weedsport Speedway Wednesday, Oct. 8. “It’s the perfect weed to get on a hot streak. Hopefully we can keep it going right on through Sunday,” said Sheppard, who battled Western New York small block star Chad Brachmann for the 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win …

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Erick Rudolph charges to DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Brighton

Applefest win for Rudolph advances his point lead over Carey Terrance as series heads to Syracuse   BRIGHTON, ONTARIO – Sunday, September 21, 2014 – Erick Rudolph, of Ransomville, N.Y., battled Danny O’Brien for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win Saturday, Sept. 20, at Brighton Speedway, claiming his first victory at the track. Danny O’Brien (No.M96) and Lance Willix II (No.16) started on the front row for the 100-lap 358 Modified Applefest Shootout. O’Brien grabbed the early lead while Willix settiled in to second. The race was slowed early on lap …

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David Hebert shows the way in the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race at Le RPM Speedway

Modified star Hebert battles Terrance for win at Quebec track CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Friday, September 19, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – The 2014  track champion at Le RPM Speedway, David Hebert, strutted his stuff Friday night, picking up the win in round 7 of the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature race. Carey Terrance took the early lead in the 75-lap DIRTcar Modified Series event as Gino Clair and Yan Bussiere battled for the second spot. David Hebert was on the move as he cracked the top 5 in lap …

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Dunn Dominates DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Feature at Mohawk International Raceway

Mohawk Modified Track Champion Defends Reigns Supreme   AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Saturday, September 13, 2014 – Billy Dunn didn’t just pick up the win Friday night at Mohawk International Raceway; he left his competition in the dust. Dunn, a three-time Modified track champion at Mohawk, raced his way from sixth place to first place in the 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature Friday, Sept. 12, lapping all but the top eight cars. “We’ve just been really good here all year. We’ve really hit on a package that, when the track gets …

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Brighton and Le RPM Speedways to host DIRTcar 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified Series

Sportsman star Cody McPherson hoping for series point boost    WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Friday, September 12, 2014 – Fall is just around the corner, and with it comes the annual Applefest Shootout Weekend at Brighton Speedway in Brighton, Ontario, and DIRTcar series weekend at Le RPM Speedway in St. Marcel de Richelieu, Quebec. Friday, Sept. 19, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series takes over Brighton Speedway while the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series heads to Le RPM Speedway for a 100-lap feature event. The next night the two series switch, the DIRTcar 358-Modified …

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Mohawk National Weekend kicks of Friday, featuring three premier DIRTcar Racing Series

Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series to invade Mohawk International Raceway AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Monday, September 8, 2014 – Racers across the Northeast are gearing up for another big weekend. On Friday, Sept. 12, and Saturday, Sept. 13, three premier DIRTcar Racing series will invade Mohawk International Raceway for an action packed weekend. The annual Mohawk Nationals Weekend kicks off Friday night with a 75-lap, $4,000-to-win feature race for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series. The following day, the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series will take …

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David Hebert tops DIRTcar 358-Modified 150-lapper at Autodrome Granby

Hebert battles Hearn, Robidoux for the win GRANBY, QUEBEC — September 5, 2014 — David Hebert, of St-Damase, Quebec, fended off late-race challenges from Brett Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., to pick up the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win Friday night at Autodrome Granby. “It was a good race, a good car,” Hebert said. “I got to the front and the car stayed good to the end of the race.” Thirty-eight cars started the 150-lap special on Granby’s half-mile, with Carey Terrance, of Hogansburg, N.Y., taking the initial lead over Erick Rudolph, …

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Three-race weekend ahead in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series

Point leader Shane Pecore makes preparations for three big races in as many days WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – September 2, 2014 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series is about to come to a head, with three high-stakes races in as many days. The series kicks off the three-race western swing Friday, Sept. 5, at Ransomville Speedway, heads to Merrittville Speedway Saturday, Sept. 6, then rounds out the weekend Sunday, Sept. 7, at Humberstone Speedway. “It can make or break your season having three big races in a row,” said Shane Pecore, …

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Carey Terrance claims DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race at Cornwall

Late-race pass takes Terrance to victory at Cornwall   CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Monday, September 1, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – A late-race charge took small block star Carey Terrance to Victory Lane Monday night at Cornwall Motor Speedway. The Hogansburg, N.Y., picked up the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win by passing defending series champion Erick Rudolph with fewer than 25 laps to go.   In the Jiffy Auto Service 125, Rudolph took the early lead over Mario Clair. Marc Therrien stopped in lap 2 to bring the first caution …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature race at Cornwall Motor Speedway postponed to Monday, September 1

CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Sunday August 31, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – Inclement weather at Cornwall Motor Speedway has forced the postponement of tonight’s events.   The Jiffy Auto Service Triple Crown has been postponed to tomorrow, Monday, September 1, at 2 p.m. with the 125-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature along with the 40-lap Seaway-Lussier Sportsman Series, the 40-lap Mohawk Race Parts Pro-Stock Series and the final event for Semi-Pro and Mini-Stock.   The pit gates will open at 10 a.m. General admission opens at noon and racing is …

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