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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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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series invades Cornwall for Canadian Nationals finale

Point leader Erick Rudolph hopes to keep hold of his advantage over Mario Clair as series heats up CORNWALL, ONTARIO – With the summer winding down, the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series is just heating up a 125-lap feature race Sunday, Aug. 31, at Cornwall Motor Speedway. The Jiffy Auto Service Triple Crown Finals for the Canadian Nationals Gaetan’s Chip Stand Series features a special $5,000-to-win race for the best small-block competitors in the region. Defending series champion and current point leader for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Erick Rudolph says he is …

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Danny Johnson battles Stewart Friesen for DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win at Ransomville Speedway

Justin Sharp picks up DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series feature win RANSOMVILLE, N.Y. — July 3,  2014 — After a suspenseful night of racing, at Ransomville Speedway Wednesday, July 2, Justin Sharp and “The Doctor” Danny Johnson claimed hard-fought victories. Modified star Johnson, out of Rochester, N.Y., picked up the win Wednesday in the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 75-lapper after a tense battle with Stewart Friesen, of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, for the lead “The Doctor,” a regular racer on Ransomville’s 3/8-mile, was fast from the get-go, powering from fourth to second at the …

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Erick Rudolph wins Canada Day thriller at Humberstone Speedway

Late-race charge takes Rudolph to DIRTcar 358-Modified Modified Series Victory Lane PORT COLBORNE,  ONTARIO — July 2, 2014 — After a stunning late-race charge, Erick Rudolph, of Ransomville, N.Y., took victory in the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 100-lapper Tuesday, July 1, at Humberstone Speedway. The defending series champion, Rudolph wrestled the lead from small block star Mat Williamson, of St. Catherines, Ontario, with just four laps remaining in the feature race. “I just started reeling him in,” Rudolph said during the Victory Lane ceremonies that concluded the Speedway’s Canada Day special. …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series makes inaugural trip to Humberstone Speedway followed by action-packed race night at Ransomville Speedway 

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series wheels to Ransomville for July 2 event WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Wednesday, June 25 – The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series are celebrating next week’s patriotic holidays with a pair of action-packed race nights. The small block tour invades Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario, for the first time on Canada Day, Tuesday, July 1, then heads straight to Ransomville Speedway, where it joins the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series for a highly-anticipated DIRTCAR doubleheader Wednesday, July 2. Dale Planck, who is currently third in DIRTcar …

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Statement Regarding Glen Ridge Motorsports Park and DIRTcar Sanctioning

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 16, 2014 – Pursuant to Glen Ridge Motorsports Park’s announcement modifying its night for weekly racing, DIRTcar has withdrawn its sanction of all DIRTcar divisions. In addition, the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series event, scheduled for Wednesday, July 16, 2014, has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. DIRTcar points toward the “Best 16” finishes will be counted toward the season ending point fund awards throughout the Sunday, June 15, event, however a home track bonus will not be awarded. For the latest Mr. DIRTcar points …

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Hard-charging Danny Johnson powers to DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Merrittville Speedway

Veteran racer beats out Chad Brachmann for the lead   THOROLD, ONTARIO – May 20, 2014 – “The Doctor” Danny Johnson, Rochester, N.Y., outmaneuvered his competition Monday at Merrittville Speedway to claim victory in race two of the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series. “I shocked myself,” said the veteran racer, who quickly charged from his 16th starting spot to the lead in Monday’s 100-lapper. “You never know what you got until you get out there, and the car was good at the start. I started passing cars and I was able to …

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Mario Clair charges to victory at DIRTcar 358-Modified Series opener

Quebec’s “Super Mario” fends off Boisvert, Planck, Rudolph for the win CORNWALL, ONTARIO – May 19, 2014 – After a thrilling battle atop Cornwall Motor Speedway’s quarter-mile, Canadian star “Super Mario” Clair pulled into DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Victory Lane Sunday, May 18. “The car was perfect,” Cornwall’s 2013 Modified track champion said after the 100-lap feature race. “It was a good battle. The car was very fast on the outside groove.” Clair, who hails from Drummondville, Quebec, fended off tenacious challengers, including former DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Champions Dale Planck (2012) …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off with Canadian swing May 18 & 19

Defending series champion Erick Rudolph is ready to roll WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Friday, May 9, 2014 – After a gripping season in 2013, the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series takes to the track in May to begin another exciting year. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off Sunday, May 18, at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario, then heads directly to Thorold, Ontario, for a second 100-lapper Monday, May 19, at Merrittville Speedway. Last year’s small block Modified tour ended on a high note for driver Erick Rudolph whose victory in the series …

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Mobil 1 Racing Joins World of Outlaws and DIRTcar as Official Technology Partner

Mobil 1 Racing oils named as the “Official Racing Oil of World of Outlaws and DIRTcar” Mobil 1 to offer contingency program for drivers and teams in both series Expands the presence of Mobil 1 in racing and its leadership in motorsports   CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Mobil 1 has been named the “Official Racing Oil of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar” as a part of a new technology partnership. The partnership not only expands ExxonMobil’s presence and leadership in motorsports, but will enable a deeper technological connection between Mobil …

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