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DESPITE COLD, WET WINTER SHARON SPEEDWAY SET TO GO SATURDAY WITH 2013 OPENER; “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” TO FEATURE 6 DIVISIONS

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH April 6, 2013 Even with snow showers still scattered about and on the heels of a cold, wet winter, all systems are a go for Saturday’s 2013 opener at Sharon Speedway! The 84th anniversary season will get underway at 7 p.m. on April 6 featuring Sharon’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program consisting of Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks. The …

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SATURDAY’S OPEN PRACTICE & ENDURO AT SHARON CANCELLED DUE TO WET GROUNDS; OPENING NIGHT UP NEXT SATURDAY, APRIL 6

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH March 27, 2013 For the second consecutive week, Sharon Speedway has been forced to cancel Saturday’s (March 30) scheduled open practice and “Springduro 150” Enduro. The relentless unseasonably cold, wet weather hasn’t enabled track crews to be able to get on the 3/8-mile surface to date in addition to the parking areas being unusable left track officials with no choice but to cancel. With opening night up next Saturday (April 6), the “Springduro” 150 will not be rescheduled. Those that pre-entered will be refunded. A …

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Action-Packed Schedules Released for Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Northeast Series

DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, Sportsman Modified Series at Le RPM Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series at New Egypt Speedway among Additions WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – February 7, 2013 – DIRTcar officials today released provisional schedules for the Super DIRTcar Series as well as the DIRTcar 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series. The action-packed schedules feature some of racing’s longstanding traditions in the Northeast, such as NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII in Syracuse and the Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway, as well as some added …

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Humberstone adds Big Block/358 Modifieds and Pro Late Models to weekly schedule

Ontario Track Will Continue to Run DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds, Expands DIRTcar Offerings for 2013 PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO – For the 2013 season, Humberstone Speedway is expanding its offering of DIRTcar races, adding DIRTcar UMP Pro Late Models to the weekly racing card as well as eight DIRTcar Modified shows to the schedule. The speedway will also continue it’s long running tradition of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified competition on a weekly basis. For the eight Modified events, both 358-Modified and Big Block Modified drivers can compete and earn home track and Safety-Kleen …

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Hearn Anxious, Yet Confident, about UNOH DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment

 Super DIRTcar Series 2012 Season Standout Fueled by Momentum Heading into 2013 BARBERVILLE, Fla. – After a tremendous 2012 season, Super DIRTcar Series driver Brett Hearn is ready to charge into 2013, hoping to add the Volusia gator to his well-stocked trophy case. “I feel a lot of confidence,” Hearn said. “I think that we have all intentions of just rolling with the momentum we had at the end of last year.” Although Hearn claimed some of the crown jewels of the Super DIRTcar Series last year – Mr. DIRT …

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Vote Your Favorite Driver into ‘Six Pack Challenge’ at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment

Cast ballots for your favorite Sprint Car, Late Model, Big-Block Modified and UMP Modified drivers BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Jan. 11, 2013 – See your favorite driver take on five others in a six-lap, winner-takes-all showdown at the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. Now is your chance to vote! The top six Sprint Car, Late Model, UMP Modified, and Big-Block Modified vote-getters will square off in the Six Pack Challenge – four separate six-car, six-lap dashes for cash at Volusia Speedway Park. Fans will fill the field with …

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BE A DIRTcar MEMBER!

It’s Time to Renew Your DIRTcar Membership! Don’t delay, renew your DIRTcar Membership today! If you have never been a DIRTcar Member, you’re missing out on all sorts of things from point fund money to trophies to special insurance coverage. Click http://www.DIRTcarMembers.com for all of the details.

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Champs Honored at DIRTcar Northeast ‘Night of Champions’ Banquet

LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – Nov. 10, 2012 – Mr. DIRTcar and DIRTcar Northeast Series champions and stars gathered Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Holiday Inn Liverpool to celebrate another successful season. Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., made 2012 a year for the record books, becoming the first driver to claim three consecutive Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Super DIRTcar Series Championship titles. “This is where it’s tough for me,” said Sheppard, as the fact hit home that he had rewritten racing history with his third championship title. “I’m still a fan, I’ve …

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Brett Hearn sweeps Eastern States Weekend

 “The Jet” conquers his Orange County Fair Speedway for 9th career Eastern States 200 win   MIDDLETOWN, N. Y. – Oct. 22, 2012 – With another big Super DIRTcar Series win, Brett Hearn is on a roll. This year’s VP Small Engine Fuels 200 champion took the fast time Saturday during qualifying events at Orange County Fair Speedway, locking in the top starting position for Sunday’s Eastern States 200. He wrapped up the night with 358-Modified win, and came back the next day to take home the Eastern States 200 trophy. (Photo by …

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DIRTcar Racing Mourns Passing of Hoosier’s Bob Newton

CONCORD, N.C. — Sept. 27, 2012 — DIRTcar Racing is saddened to learn of the passing of Hoosier Racing Tire founder Bob Newton on Wednesday afternoon.  

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Mohawk International Raceway to Host DIRTcar Northeast Series Sept. 14 and 15

Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Friday, DIRTcar 358-Modifieds and DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds Saturday AKWESASNE, N. Y. – September 9, 2012 – Four DIRTcar Northeast traveling tours head to Mohawk International Raceway next weekend, September 14 and 15, for two action-packed racing nights. The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series run Friday night, Sept. 14, and theDIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series run Saturday, Sept. 15 Season standout and Mohawk 358-Modified track champion Billy Dunn hasn’t won a Super DIRTcar Series race since he started following the series in 2007, but this year …

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Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series at Autodrome Granby Canceled

GRANBY, QUEBEC – September 8, 2012 – Tonight’s Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series races have been canceled due to inclement weather. The events have not been rescheduled. The next Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series race scheduled also take place on the same day. Friday, Sept. 14, at Mohawk International Raceway. The Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Racing in the Northeast Region is brought to fans by several sponsors and partners including Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, Chevy Performance Parts, Gander Mountain, …

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Matt Sheppard Fends off Hearn’s Challenges for Third Super DIRTcar Series Win of Season at Rolling Wheels

ELBRIDGE, N. Y. – September 3, 2012 – At lap 99 it could have been anyone’s race, but faster than any bird or plane “Super” Matt Sheppard charged through the turns at “The Fast Track” to win over Brett Hearn by a margin of 0.527 seconds. Sheppard, who won the annual Stars and Stripes 100 at Rolling Wheels two years in a row, grabbed the lead in lap 67 and seemed to be rocketing toward another victory until the yellow flag flew with one lap to go, putting a suspenseful …

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Sept. 8 Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Events Canceled

GRANBY, QUEBEC – September 8, 2012 – Tonight’s Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series races have been canceled due to inclement weather. The events have not been rescheduled. The next Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series race scheduled also take place on the same day. Friday, Sept. 14, at Mohawk International Raceway. The Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Racing in the Northeast Region is brought to fans by several sponsors and partners including Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, Chevy Performance Parts, Gander Mountain, …

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