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DIRTcar Northeast Celebrates 2018’s Champions at Annual Banquet

Matt Sheppard, Larry Wight, Kevin Root, and Jocelyn Roy Receive Championship Awards in Front of Packed House SYRACUSE, NY – November 19, 2018 – The DIRTcar Northeast racing family gathered together in Central New York to celebrate a year full of incredible racing accomplishments. For the seventh time, Matt Sheppard was called to the stage to receive the award for the Super DIRTcar Series Championship. For the first time in his career, Billy Whittaker Cars 200 winner, Larry Wight took home the 358 Modified Championship after his third-place finish in …

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Increased Super DIRTcar Series Purses, New Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Highlight DIRTcar Promoters Meetings

Increased Super DIRTcar Series Purses, New Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Highlight DIRTcar Promoters Meetings SYRACUSE, NY – November 17, 2019 – DIRTcar Racing track promoters from across the Northeast came together Saturday morning in advance of the DIRTcar Night of Champions to establish the foundation and direction for the 2019 racing season under new Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast Director Dean Reynolds. DIRTcar’s mission statement is to continue leading the way in competition, safety and professionalism. Among the key moments from the meeting with more 50 promoters and …

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Steel City Support – Pennsylvania’s Biggest Racing Extravaganza from Those Who Make It Possible

SARVER, PA – October 17, 2018 – The DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” – Over 300 cars in just three days, once a year, is a lot to handle for even the most experienced track personnel at the Lernerville Speedway. From safety officials to announcers and photographers, there are a lot of people behind the scenes who put in a great deal of effort, not just for the Stampede, but every Friday night to make sure the first race is just as good as the last. A few of which, shine …

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Steel City Stampede – Saturday Night Recap

  418 laps. 324 cars. 20 races. 13 divisions. Three days. One track. The 10th Annual DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” at Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway was another spectacular display of Saturday night short-track racing; this time, in marathon mode. The last of the 270 Micro-Sprint Car qualifying heats kicked off Pennsylvania’s biggest racing extravaganza promptly at 4 p.m. on Saturday evening to a very chilly Sarver crowd. 48 degrees was the warmest temperature the fans saw all day, and it only got colder as the night went on. It …

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Steel City Stampede – Friday Night Recap

SARVER, PA – October 12, 2018 – 255 racecars were in the Lernerville Speedway pit area on Friday night for the 10th edition of the DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede.” A chilly 45-degree evening played host to 24 heat races around the 4/10-mile, before a slight shower moved in over the area, moving the remaining two 270 Micro-Sprint heats to Saturday, before the last chance showdowns. Just shy of 100 campers joined the fans out in the parking lot, making for a nice bonfire presence at the end of the …

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DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Event Preview

Thirteen divisions. Three days. One place to race. Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania is set to host the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 11-13. Over 250 cars are expected to show up for this year’s “Steel City Stampede,” and there will be no shortage of action with practice on Thursday, heat races on Friday and last-chance showdowns and features on Saturday, making it the only place in the county to see this many cars in this many divisions. Fans can expect to see …

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Larry Wight on Top of the World at NAPA Super DIRT Week

OSWEGO, NY – October 7, 2018 – Gypsum Racing driver Lightning Larry Wight pulled off a late-race pass on veteran driver Jimmy Phelps and held off the five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Stewart Friesen for the $50,000 pay day. Jimmy Phelps gambled on racing the entire Billy Whittaker Cars 200 without stopping for fuel or tires. Wight’s lap 73 pit stop equipped him with fresh tires, which shot him to the top of the score card in the final quarter of the race. Friesen crossed the finish line in …

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Volusia Speedway Park Begins Construction of New Main Grandstand

Comfort and access take priority, with multiple seating options for 48th DIRTcar Nationals DELEON, FL — Sept. 24, 2018 — Volusia Speedway Park announced today a $500,000 overhaul of its main frontstretch grandstand and wall as part of ongoing efforts to provide a top-notch experience for fans and racers at the two-week long, season-opening DIRTcar Nationals. As the demand for reserved seating continues to grow — with standing-room-only crowds for World of Outlaws shows — the new grandstand will expand reserved seating options and make the overall experience more comfortable …

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Tim Fuller Thunders to Victory at Fonda Speedway

Tim Fuller Wins “The Jack” for Guaranteed 12th Place Starting Position at NAPA Super DIRT Week FONDA, NY – September 22, 2018 – Tim Fuller goes back-to-back in Super DIRTcar Series Feature events after winning “The Jack” at Fonda Speedway. For Fuller, his Mohawk Int’l Raceway victory was sweet, but clinching a guaranteed 12th place starting position at the Billy Whitaker Cars & Trux 200 NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week finale is sweeter. NASCAR Camping World Truck Championship contender Stewart Friesen lead a majority of the laps, but failed …

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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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Mohawk International Speedway Presents the Mohawk 100

The Super DIRTcar Series Travels to the Mohawk Int’l Speedway on Saturday, September 15 CONCORD, NC – August 22, 2018 – Since 1994, the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series have invaded the small Adirondack town of Akwesasne, NY eleven times. Out of those eleven 100-lap races, Jimmy Phelps and Matt Sheppard have three wins each. On Saturday, September 15, they’ll bring their battle for Mohawk 100 supremacy back to the forefront. Sheppard leads in points but Phelps is not out of the fight and rides fourth overall. Tim …

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DIRTcar Roundup Steel City Stampede

Lernerville Speedway closes out its 2019 schedule with one of the biggest melees of the season, the 11th annual DIRTcar Roundup Steel City Stampede — a full weekend of racing, camping and fun as twelve divisions take the track for three days. Finish the year with a bang!   FROM 2018: 2018 Steel City Stampede Competitor Guide DIVISIONS: 410 Sprint Cars DIRTcar Super Late Models DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds DIRTcar UMP Modifieds DIRTcar Open Pro Stocks RUSH Crate Late Models RUSH Wingless Sprint Cars RUSH Sportsman Modifieds 305 Race Savers Sprint Cars Elite Modifieds …

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Daredevil Drivers of the Super DIRTcar Series Set to Duel at the Demon

The Super DIRTcar Series Takes on Brewerton Speedway’s Fourth Annual Duel at the Demon Friday, September 14 CONCORD, NC – August 21, 2018 – On Friday, September 14, Brewerton Speedway, otherwise known as the D-Shaped Dirt Demon, hosts the fourth annual Duel at the Demon. The best Big-Block Modified drivers of the Northeast square off on the one-third mile dirt oval for 100 laps. With excitement building for the 47th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, teams are keen to grab every position and every championship point to gain …

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Spano Container Presents Weedsport Speedway’s Sportsman Shootout Series in 2018

Weedsport Speedway

courtesy of Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY — March 6, 2018 — Weedsport Speedway officials announced on Tuesday that Spano Container will be the new title sponsor of The Port’s Sportsman Shootout Series which will open on Sunday, May 20 as a part of the Ice Breaker 50 program alongside the DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds and the NY6A 600cc Micro Sprints. Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series will cover seven races at The Port with a minimum of $1,000 going to the winner of each series tilt. An overall series champion …

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