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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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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: July 12

Weedsport, NY — July 14, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director All-Star Weekend at Brewerton Speedway and Cayuga County Fair Speedway in Central New York features the next Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series events for Big-Block Modified and Sportsman teams, with Pro Stocks resuming action in late August while the 358-Modifieds won’t return to activity until Labor Day. An 8th consecutive Top-5 tally on tour has opened up Billy Decker’s lead in the Super DIRTcar Series for Big-Blocks with Danny Johnson retaining a …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: July 5

Weedsport, NY — July 7, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Temperatures continue to rise early in the summer with Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series point chasers hitting their stride midway through the season as the month of July rolls on in the Northeast. Big-Blocker Billy Decker is now clinging to a narrow lead over runner-up Matt Sheppard even with a tour-best 7th successive Top-5 finish scored at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park on the Fourth of July, while a dramatic charge through the …

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Mr. DIRTcar Champ Trails Hitting Summer Stride

Weedsport, NY — June 30, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The Fourth of July holiday traditionally marks the halfway point of the season on the DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit. And for teams competing in the four premier 2010 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series, the first full month of summer will be even hotter as they contend in nine more special events scheduled in both Canada and the U.S. July is easily one of the most demanding months of the entire season with …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 28

Weedsport, NY — June 29, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The first month of summer comes to a close this week with Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series point leaders on the hot seat in tight touring competition. Big-Blocker Billy Decker extended his margin between runner-up Matt Sheppard with a sixth straight Top-5 tally at Mohawk Int’l Raceway while Louie Jackson emerged as the new Pro Stock Series frontrunner after his recent success found on the Quebec Tout at autodromes Granby and Drummond. …

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DIRTcar Takes Parade Lap Downtown

Weedsport, NY — June 28, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Downtown Syracuse comes to life like never before as a half-dozen high-profile cars & stars from the DIRTcar Big-Block Modified ranks race into Central New York for an unforgettable experience during lunchtime. DIRTcar Racing officials are creating an atmosphere unlike any felt before, as the famous Salt City morphs into a mecca of motorsports activity on Tuesday, July 6 when the ground-pounding Big-Blocks roll through the streets starting at 11:30 a.m. Best of all, everyone …

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