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Mr. DIRTcar Champ Trail September Events

Weedsport, NY — August 31, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director DIRTcar Racing’s 35th consecutive year of sanctioning motorsports events in the Northeast is ready to make its stretch run beginning in September with a full slate of extra-distance Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series races in all classes. More than a dozen point races highlight the biggest month of the season on the DIRTcar NE circuit, including the Super DIRTcar Series fourth stop of the year at Cayuga County Fair Speedway and a …

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Brockville Boasts Biggest Weekend Ever

Brockville, ONT — August 31, 2010 – By Steve Young, Brockville PR *Rick Young Photo The DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals was the biggest racing event ever staged at Brockville Ontario Speedway in October of 2009. The track has begun the countdown to the second annual event at the ‘Beast of the East’, October 15-17, 2010. What do you do as an encore to the biggest event you`ve ever had? Well you just make it the biggest DIRTcar Racing weekend ever held in Canada the next time. The Big-Block Modified tour …

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Super DIRT Week Filled With Near Misses On Syracuse Mile

Weedsport, NY — August 26, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Were you there when Kenny Tremont ran out of gas with just a lap to go? What about when leaders Frank Cozze and Danny Johnson crashed with only eight miles left in the Super DIRT Week finale? How about when afternoon showers stopped Merv Treichler’s bid to win the first-ever rain-shortened Syracuse show? And who could forget the year bespectacled Bob McCreadie dominated only to fall two spots short after a late-race pit stop? Fortunately …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: August 25

Weedsport, NY — August 25, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Only two weeks remain in the regional and track point races on the DIRTcar Northeast open-wheel circuit, with Big-Block, 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock teams also being issued Track Bonus Points after the Labor Day show at Rolling Wheels Raceway (Sept. 6). Overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Champions will be determined for 358, Sportsman and Pro Stock classes at Brockville Ontario Speedway in late October while the 35th Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block titlist …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: August 18

Weedsport, NY — August 18, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Just three weekends remain before Regional point titlists are determined on the DIRTcar Racing Northeast open-wheel circuit while in three more months overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Champions will be declared for a 35th straight season. ‘Super Matt’ Sheppard recently overtook weekly rival Jimmy Phelps on the Central Region Big-Block points chart with two more feature wins at Brewerton and Fulton speedways to bolster his division-best count to 16 as these drivers also …

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Super DIRT Week Media Requests

Weedsport, NY — August 17, 2010 – Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director A reminder that the deadline for all working media members requesting access to Super DIRT Week XXXIX, Oct. 6-10, has been set for Sept. 15 to allow adequate time for proper authorization and processing of credentials. ALL REQUESTS MUST STILL BE MADE IN WRITING EVEN IF INDIVIDUALS HOLD A VALID 2010 DIRT PRESS CARD. Credential requests made by the supervising editor on company letterhead must indicate medium represented, specific assignment, area of access required, coverage dates …

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‘Futures’ Stars Ready To Shine At Super DIRT Week

Weedsport, NY — August 12, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director There isn’t a bigger event in dirt track racing than Super DIRT Week, so the task of competing against the legends of the sport can be daunting for those tackling the Syracuse Mile for the first time. A week that is seemingly filled with non-stop action on the New York State Fairgrounds “Moody Mile” doesn’t offer much time to learn on the job, especially when so much is at stake as competitors gear up for …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: August 10

Weedsport, NY — August 10, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director With DIRTcar Racing Northeast’s major touring series idle this week, all the attention focused on the Regional point battles in three open-wheel divisions as the final full month of racing approaches Labor Day Weekend. Each scoring feature wins during the weekend, Jimmy Phelps retained his slim lead over Matt Sheppard in the Central Region Big-Block standings, while Canandaigua kingpin Steve Paine continued to close the gap on the two series hotshots. Second-generation stalwart Craig Hanson …

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Syracuse 200 Highlights 39th Annual Super DIRT Week in October

Syracuse, NY — August 5, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director DIRTcar Racing officials announce the Syracuse 200 will take the green flag at 2 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2010, as the final event of the historic 39th Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds. The premier dirt racing spectacle on 10-10-10 will cap five consecutive days of action on and off the track at the famous Syracuse Mile and speedways throughout Central New York. Many of the same open-wheel stars kick off the …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: August 3

Weedsport, NY — August 3, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Matt Sheppard captured the lone Super DIRTcar Series event of the week in the Bob St. Amand Memorial 100 on Monday at Merrittville Speedway while extra-distance shows in the respective Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championships for 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock contenders have to wait until later in the summer to get back on track. Sheppard will carry his tour-best five win total to the high banks when Lebanon Valley Speedway resumes …

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Mr. DIRTcar Champ Trail August Events

Weedsport, NY — July 29, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The 2010 Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series begins its stretch run for teams contending for the elusive overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels titles in Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock classes. The month of August begins and ends with a pair of Super DIRTcar Series shows for the mighty Big-Block Modifieds, with Pro Stockers getting back on track in the north country in between. 358-Modified and Sportsman Series travelers have the month open to …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: July 26

Weedsport, NY — July 28, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Super DIRTcar Series point chasers are ready to resume activity next week at Merrittville (Ont.) Speedway while Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship contenders in the Pro Stock ranks prepare for action later in the month. 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified teams continue tour competition in September. Waterloo, N.Y. star Matt Sheppard takes his Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block points lead across the border as he looks to defend his victory at Merrittville (Ont.) Speedway in …

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2010 Mr. DIRTcar Championship FAQs

Weedsports, NY — July 27, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director One of the most prestigious titles a driver can hold in short-track auto racing today remains that of the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Champion. Below are some frequently asked questions regarding rules & regulations, plus procedures currently in place for teams chasing the lucrative 2010 point crowns in DIRTcar Northeast’s top touring divisions. Q: How do I earn points? A: Each touring series will continue to account for the bulk of the …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: July 20

Weedsport, NY — July 22, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Super DIRTcar Series point chasers get a much deserved two week break from tour competition while Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship contenders in the 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock ranks get a much longer time off. Two wins and a pair of seconds by Matt Sheppard during a six-day stretch vaulted the Waterloo, N.Y. driver to the top of the SDS points chart for the second time this season, leaving Billy Decker …

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