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10/13/19 – Super DIRTcar Series Billy Whittaker Cars 200

OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 13, 2019 — Mat Williamson followed up his Thursday 358 Modified Hurricane 100 win at Brewerton Speedway with a repeat at Sunday’s NAPA Super DIRT Week main event, the Super DIRTcar Series Billy Whittaker Cars 200. With several Big Block Modified favorites falling out of the race under caution, Williamson became the guy to beat for the second half of the 200-lap Feature. The Ontario native joins Stewart Friesen as the only Canadians to score the $50,000 win.  In an impressive late-race charge on six-time NAPA …

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Saturday Night’s Last Chance Showdowns Set Field for Sunday’s NAPA Super DIRT Week Main Events

By Joe Grabianowski, Bill Foley and Jordan DeLucia OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 12, 2019 — The Ground Control Lawn and Snow Super DIRTcar Series Last Chance Showdowns never fail to produce great action and drama. This year, Rob Bellinger took the win in the first of two Last Chance Showdowns at NAPA Auto Part Super DIRT Week after passing Peter Britten on a restart. Britten is no stranger to Oswego Speedway as he won last year’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Salute to the Troops 150. “We got a real good …

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10/12/19 – Super DIRTcar Series Last Chance Showdowns

OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 12, 2019 — Rob Bellinger and Michael Maresca win the two Super DIRTcar Series Last Chance Showdowns from the back to lock themselves into the back of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 along with (LCS 1) Peter Britten, Danny Varin, Alan Johnson, (LCS 2) Gary Lindberg, Ryan Watt, and Paul St. Sauveur.   LAST CHANCE SHOWDOWN 1 Pos No. Name Laps 1 11r Rob Bellinger 25 2 21a Peter Britten 25 3 93 Danny Varin 25 4 14J Alan Johnson 25 5 34 Dave Constantino 25 …

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape

Intense action among 305 cars in Oswego pit area highlights DIRTcar Day By Joe Grabianowski, Jordan DeLucia, Robby Knowles, Bill Foley and Chris Dolack OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 11, 2019 — From hot laps and time trials under the bright sun to intense heat race competition under the lights to a concert just outside the pit area, Friday’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week action at Oswego Speedway did not disappoint. With a combined 305 cars in the pits, all four racing divisions competed on Friday, which has become known …

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10/11/19 – Super DIRTcar Series Heats

OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 11, 2019 — Jimmy Phelps, Matt Sheppard, and Mat Williamson win the Super DIRTcar Series Triple 30 Heats and transfer into Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 along with: (from Heat 1) Mike Mahaney, Billy Decker, Tim Fuller, Max McLaughlin, Marc Johnson, Demetrios Drellos, Tim Sears, Kyle Coffey, Jessey Mueller; (from Heat 2) Erick Rudolph, Anthony Perrego, Duane Howard, Pat Ward, Larry Wight, Ryan Godown, Chris Hile, Brett Hearn, Jimmy Horton; and (from Heat 3) Billy Dunn, Tom Sears Jr., Dave Marcuccilli, Kenny Tremont Jr., Ryan Susice, …

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Top 6 Drivers Locked into the Billy Whittaker Cars 200

Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third. OSWEGO, NY – October 10, 2019 – The Top 6 drivers from today’s Time Trial session are locked into the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 on Sunday, October 13. Billy Decker, from Unadilla, NY, won the STOP Tech/GPS Pole Award at Oswego Speedway with a quick-time of 20.316 seconds for his eighth NAPA Super DIRT Week Big Block Modified pole. Runner up and defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion, Matt Sheppard, will start second and …

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Super DIRT Week: Big Block Modified Qualifying

OSWEGO, NY — For the eighth time in his career, Billy Decker will start from the pole of the Super DIRTcar Series Billy Whittaker Cars 200 after posting a quick time of 20.316 seconds on Thursday afternoon around Oswego Speedway. Pos No. Name Best Tm 2nd Best Diff 1 91 Billy Decker 20.316 20.362 2 9s Matt Sheppard 20.496 20.708 0.18 3 88 Mat Williamson 20.51 20.553 0.194 4 19 Tim Fuller 20.697 20.854 0.381 5 18 Anthony Perrego 20.709 21.033 0.393 6 3 Justin Haers 20.71 21.63 0.394 7 …

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Super DIRTcar Series Stars Take Aim at $50,000-to-Win Billy Whittaker Cars 200

Super DIRTcar Series Stars Take Aim at $50,000-to-Win Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Veteran racers and first-timers seek Big Block Modified racing’s biggest prize OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 7, 2019 — It is one of the most sought-after crown jewels in auto racing. The $50,000-to-win, $1,500-to-start NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Billy Whittaker Cars 200, set to run this week for the 48th consecutive year. Nearly 70 of the best Big Block Modified drivers in the world have submitted pre-entries for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, with more expected as …

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GOING ALL IN

Super DIRTcar Series stars battle Saturday at Albany-Saratoga in final $10,000-to-win NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier  MALTA, NY – Sept. 12, 2019 – As the Super DIRTcar Series gears up for the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Billy Whittaker Cars 200, there is one final piece of business outstanding — the final guaranteed starting spot, which goes to the winner of Saturday’s $10,000-to-win Feature at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. This race was not initially slated to be a NAPA Super DIRT Week qualifier, but the excitement of the high stakes races …

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Super DIRTcar Series Stars to Vie for $10,000 at Mohawk Int’l Raceway

Pressure mounts in penultimate NAPA Super DIRT Week qualifier Saturday HOGANSBURG, NY – Sept. 11, 2019 – On Saturday, Sept. 14, the Super DIRTcar Series rolls into the North Country for a 100-lap, $10,000-to-win NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Qualifier at Mohawk International Raceway. The tricky 4/10-mile oval has been contested by the Series 12 times since 1994. The Jimmy Phelps and Matt Sheppard are tied for the most Series wins at Mohawk with three each. This year Sheppard has a healthy lead over his rivals on his way …

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Super DIRTcar Series’ ‘Duel at the Demon’ a Devilishly Good Friday the 13th

Big Block Modified racers will raise hell for 100 laps at Brewerton Speedway BREWERTON, NY – Sept. 9, 2019 – On Friday the Thirteenth in September, race fans are in for a devilishly good time at Brewerton Speedway when the warriors of the Super DIRTcar Series unsheathe their swords for the Duel at the Demon 100. The high-banked, premier Central New York dirt oval hosts the best of the best in Big Block Modified racing in a $7,500-to-win, $500-to-start, 100-lap Feature. With the season winding up to the endgame, Series …

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WIGHT OUT IN GRANBY

Larry Wight drove up to the wall to get around Matt Sheppard for Feature win at Granby GRANBY, QUE – September 6, 2019 – In what will go down as one of the greatest races in Super DIRTcar Series history, Lightning Larry Wight faced down defending Series Champion and points leader Matt Sheppard as well as his own Gypsum Racing teammate Billy Decker to claim $7,500 and Autodrome Granby glory. The trio of top Series drivers raced wheel-to-wheel for 100 laps, battling for the lead almost non-stop. In the end, …

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Quebec Doubleheader Part Deux!

It’s back to Quebec for the Super DIRTcar Series at Autodrome Granby and Le RPM Speedway Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, QUE – August 25, 2019 – The Super DIRTcar Series heads back north of the border to Quebec for the second swing of 2019. On Friday, September 6 the Series makes their second stop of the year at Autodrome Granby. Then, the next day the teams shuffle off to Le RPM Speedway, a high banked bullring. Don’t want until next year to knock these two Quebec tracks off your bucket list. Earlier this …

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Intensity Will Be High When Super DIRTcar Series Battles Sept. 2 at Weedsport

Big Block Modified racers will be joined by DIRTcar Pro Stock Series and Empire Super Sprints for Labor Day Double Play WEEDSPORT, NY – Aug. 28, 2019 – In the small New York town of Weedsport lies the historic three-eighths-of-a-mile dirt oval where all the legends of Big Block Modified racing have made their mark. The Super DIRTcar Series has stopped twice at Weedsport Speedway in 2019 with eight-time Series Champion Matt Sheppard and his rival from Ransomville Erick Rudolph splitting the pair of 100-lappers. Sheppard and Rudolph carry their …

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