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Volusia Speedway Park Receives Only Minor Damage from Hurricane Irma

Volusia Speedway Park Receives Only Minor Damage from Hurricane Irma DIRTcar Nationals Goes on as Scheduled, February 6-17, 2018 BARBERVILLE, FL — Sept. 14, 2017 — Volusia Speedway Park was hit hard by Hurricane Irma on Saturday and into Sunday Morning, like much of the Sunshine State, but the facility escaped with only minor damage. The actual racing surface of Volusia Speedway Park was prepped well in advance for the expected heavy rain and winds, but the facility did incur some minor damage to fencing and has some clean-up to …

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Land of Legends Raceway Joins DIRTcar Racing Banner

Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, NY Joins DIRTcar Racing Banner CONCORD, NC — Sept. 8, 2017 — The race track formerly known as Canandaigua Speedway will join the DIRTcar Racing sanctioning banner in 2018 as Land of Legends Raceway. The Ontario County Fair Board and promoter Paul Cole have signed a deal for 2018 and ‘19 for the operation of the speedway in Canandaigua, NY. The track will now be managed and operated as Land of Legends Raceway, building off of the longtime nickname of the famed half-mile race …

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Billy Whittaker 200

Billy Whittaker Cars Named as Title Sponsor of 200-Lap Big-Block Finale at NAPA Super DIRT Week CONCORD, NC — Sept. 1, 2017 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce that Billy Whittaker Cars and Trux has signed on as the title sponsor of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week’s Big-Block Modified main event, now called the Billy Whittaker Cars 200. The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified crown-jewel event on Sunday, October 8 will feature over 40 competitors, all trying to etch their name in the history books as NAPA Super …

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Penalty Report 7/3

Penalty Report CONCORD, N.C. — July 3, 2017 — World Racing Group has announced penalties in DIRTcar Racing. Per the rulebooks and the integrity of the sport, such infractions shall be announced. Members in good standing have the right to appeal the decision to the World Racing Group Appeals Commission as provided in Section 12 of the General Rules and Specifications. Matt Sheppard, driver of the No. 9s in the Super DIRTcar Series has violated section 2.2 / 11.1-M,N,P of the 2017 DIRTcar Racing Rule Book. Section 2 – Membership …

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MR. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship Returns for 2017 Season

Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Returns for Seventh Consecutive Year Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Champion from Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stocks will be crowned For the seventh consecutive season, one driver from each of the Big-Block Modified, 358 Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions will walk away as Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Champion in 2017.

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DIRTcar Racing Membership Required for All Sanctioned Event

All Division drivers must have a DIRTcar License to participate and receive benefits CONCORD, N.C. – March 2, 2017 – Starting with the first events of 2017, any participants of a DIRTcar-sanctioned event will be required to hold a DIRTcar Racing membership. Any division without a 100 percent membership participation will be at risk of violating the sanction agreement and suspension of the sanction by DIRTcar Racing. A one-week temporary membership (for the traveling racer) will be accepted provided the driver completes the full application. However, temporary one-week memberships do …

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DIRTcar Nationals Thursday Program Cancelled Due to Persistent Rain in Area

DIRTcar Nationals Thursday Program Cancelled Due to Persistent Rain in Area Event will resume Friday as regularly scheduled with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds BARBERVILLE, Fla. – February 23, 2017 – Night 10 of DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park has been cancelled due to an extended heavy rain storm that hit the area on Wednesday and Thursday and a forecast of continued rain well into the day. DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park will resume on Friday, Feb. 24, …

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DIRTcar Nationals Wednesday Program Cancelled Due to Heavy Rain

DIRTcar Nationals Wednesday Program Cancelled Due to Heavy Rain Event will resume Thursday as regularly scheduled with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds BARBERVILLE, Fla. – February 22, 2017 – Night nine of DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park has been cancelled due to a heavy rain storm that hit the area on Wednesday morning and a forecast of continued rain throughout the day. DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park will resume on Thursday, Feb. 23, with the pit gates opening …

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DIRTcar Racing and Hoosier Tire Extend Northeast Partnership

DIRTcar Racing and Hoosier Tire Extend Northeast Partnership CONCORD, NC – (Jan. 20, 2017) – DIRTcar Racing is proud to announce a multi-year extension with Hoosier Racing Tire encompassing DIRTcar Racing’s Northeast weekly racing divisions and touring series, including the Super DIRTcar Series, the premier traveling tour for Big-Block Modifieds in North America. As part of the agreement Hoosier Tire will provide the same great products to racers at weekly DIRTcar sanctioned tracks competing in the Big Block Modified, 358 Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions. Hoosier will also …

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Friesen’s Big-Block Modified Roots Helped Create NASCAR Ride

Friesen’s Big-Block Modified Roots Helped Create NASCAR Ride By Clayton Johns CONCORD, N.C. — Jan. 11, 2017 —One of the biggest stars of the Super DIRTcar Series will race full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series come 2017. Sprakers, NY driver Stewart Friesen has partnered with Chris Larsen to create Halmar Friesen Racing for his first full-time foray into NASCAR Racing, he announced Monday. Tommy Baldwin Jr. will be the team’s crew chief. “We got our feet wet in it last year and the opportunity came to team up …

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2017 DIRTcar and Super DIRTcar Series Schedule Announced

Photo by Alex and Helen Bruce 2017 Super DIRTcar Series Schedule Announced CONCORD, N.C. – December 8, 2016 – The Super DIRTcar Series announced today the 2017 racing schedule. The 2017 Super DIRTcar Series schedule features events spanning from mid-February through early November. The series will visit tracks in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, New York, Ontario and Quebec. The Super DIRTcar Series will once again kick off the season with its fourth annual trip south for the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in a non-points event. Series racing action …

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Utica-Rome Speedway Joins DIRTcar in 2017

Photo by Randy Mallett Speedway set to sanction weekly action for the first time since 2004 By MIKE MALLETT – Utica-Rome Speedway PR VERNON, N.Y. (December 5, 2016) – After a three year run as a NASCAR home track, the Utica-Rome Speedway is making a change for the upcoming season. The owners of the facility, Bill and Kim Shea, have elected to make a move into the DIRTcar Racing fold. It is the first time in over 10 years that the facility will fly the DIRTcar banner. “We had a …

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45th NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week to Air on MAVTV Thanksgiving Night

Oswego Speedway Press Release OSWEGO, NY (November 23, 2016) – NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week took on a new twist for its 45th edition, sliding inside the steel confines of Oswego Speedway, featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Bud Light 200. This historic first outing at the ‘Steel Palace’ was covered in-depth by Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT and will air on national television Thanksgiving night on MAVTV, beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Full coverage of the Super DIRTcar Series Bud Light 200 will be presented on Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT …

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DIRTcar Northeast Champions Crowned

SYRACUSE, N.Y – Nov. 22, 2016 – The 2016 season came to an end with the completion of the 2016 DIRTcar Northeast awards ceremony Saturday night. This year’s banquet was full of familiar faces as drivers, sponsors and promoters were recognized and champions were crowned. The Night of Champions kicked off with the recognition of the Mr. DIRTcar champions. Throughout the year, DIRTcar Racing distributed nearly $300,000 in point fund awards, thanks to contributions from Hoosier, VP Racing Fuels and all of the marketing partners. For the sixth year, the …

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