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Johnson powers victory at Albany-Saratoga’s The Big Show 6

Spot-on tire choice helps propel Johnson to second Super DIRTcar Series victory of season MALTA, N.Y. — July 30, 2014 — After just a few practice laps Wednesday, July 30, Danny Johnson rolled onto the track at Albany-Saratoga Speedway and charged straight to victory in the 100-lap Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series feature, taking the impressive $10,000 winner’s share for The Big Show 6 Presented by Recovery Sports Grill, Ferris & VP Race Fuels. “It was a good race, we had a good race car. I’m very happy with …

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Phelps Rockets to First Win of the Season at Rolling Wheels Raceway

ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – July 24, 2014 – DIRTcar Correspondent Mike Mallett – The much anticipated ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ series finally got underway at the Rolling Wheels Raceway with Jimmy Phelps, of Baldwinsville, N.Y., grabbing his first win of the 2014 season in the DIRTcar Big-Block Modified 35-lap feature event.  Phelps, driving his Heinke-Baldwin Racing No. 98h Troyer car, led the entire distance for the victory.  Dave Marcuccilli dominated the 20-lap DIRTcar Sportsman feature and Daryl Ruggles took top honors in the 305 Sprint Car 20-lap A-Main.  As a result of …

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Erick Rudolph charges to first career Super DIRTcar Series win, taking victory at Autodrome Drummond

Rudolph charges from 17th starting spot to win at Autodrome Drummond DRUMMONDVILLE, QUEBEC — July 23, 2014 — Mere weeks after first sitting behind the wheel of his new ride, young Modified driver Erick Rudolph picked up a win in a Super DIRTcar Series race. A late-race charge took the Mike Payne owned Page Trucking No. to victory Tuesday, July 22, at Autodrome Drummond. “Today we just hit it right on, where we needed to be,” the 22-year-old out of Ransomville, N.Y., said after the 100-lap Super DIRTcar Series Big …

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Danny Johnson wins over Billy Decker at Autodrome Granby

Johnson picks up his fifth career Super DIRTcar Series victory at Autodrome Granby GRANBY, QUEBEC — Tuesday, July 22, 2014 — “The Doctor” Danny Johnson, of Rochester, N.Y., raced to victory Monday, July 21, at Autodrome Granby, charging past challenger Billy Decker for the coveted Super DIRTcar Series win.   “I just have to thank the guys for giving me a great hot rod tonight,” Johnson saud in Victory Lane after leading the final 80 laps of Monday’s 100-lap Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series feature race. “My car was …

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Inclement weather forces cancellation of Super DIRTcar Series race at Big Diamond Speedway

  Super DIRTcar Series will return to Big Diamond in 2015 POTTSVILLE, PENN. — July 15, 2014 — Due to inclement weather, tonight’s Big Brawl 75 at Big Diamond Speedway has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. Super DIRTcar Series and Big Diamond Speedway management have reviewed local scheduling and will not exercise the option to use tomorrow, Wednesday, July 16, as a rain date due to previously scheduled events at other venues. The Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series will return to the Big Diamond Speedway in 2015. …

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Billy Decker picks up Super DIRTcar Series victory at Rolling Wheels

Decker’s victory makes him second in points to Matt Sheppard ELBRIDGE, N.Y. — July 4, 2014 — Endurance paid off Thursday night for Big-Block Modified racer Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., who claimed victory in the Stars & Stripes Summer Super Show presented by Dig Safely 811 Super DIRTcar Series 81-lap feature. Determined not to make critical mistake twice, Billy Decker and the LJL Racing team came to the track Thursday, July 3, prepared for the challenging 5/8-mile of “The Fast Track” at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. In the previous …

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Matt Sheppard claims second consecutive Super DIRTcar Series victory

Sheppard’s 30th career series win is his first-ever Big-Block Modified win at Cornwall Motor Speedway CORNWALL, ONTARIO — June 30, 2014 — He’s unstoppable; with two Super DIRTcar Series wins to his credit already this season, “Super Matt” Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y, is on a roll. He outdueled veteran racer Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., Sunday, June 29 to claim a stunning victory at Ontario’s Cornwall Motor Speedway and solidify his point lead over Decker, eight-time series champion Brett Hearn and the many other drivers vying for the title. “I …

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Thursday Night Thunder strikes at Rolling Wheels July 24

Big-Block Modifieds return to “The Fast Track,” along with DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and 305 Sprint Cars ELBRIDGE, N.Y. — The rumble returns to Rolling Wheels. After an exciting Stars & Stripes Summer Super Show presented by Dig Safely 811 Thursday, July 3, featuring the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series and the 360 Sprint Cars of the Empire Super Sprints, “The Fast Track” opens back up for Thursday Night Thunder July 24. July’s Thursday Night Thunder features the mighty DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, with DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and 305 Sprint …

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Super DIRTacar Series race at Albany-Saratoga postponed to July 30

Inclement weather forces delay of The Big Show’s Big-Block Modified feature race MALTA, N.Y. — July 8, 2014 — Inclement weather at the track has forced the postponement of Tuesday’s Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series 100-lap feature race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. The race has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 30. Qualifying Rounds for the event were completed before inclement weather moved in, with Justin Haers, Stewart Friesen, Erick Rudolph and Peter Britten picking up heat race wins. Britten clocked the fastest lap in time trials at 16.244 seconds to claim …

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Billy Decker takes aim at first career Big Diamond win at July 15 Super DIRTcar Series race

Big-Block Modifieds head to Big Diamond Speedway for Big-Block Brawl WEEDSPORT, N.Y. — For the first time in a half-decade, the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series returns to Big Diamond Speedway in Pottsville, Penn., Tuesday, July 15 (rain date Wednesday, July 16). The $6,000-to-win, 75-lap Big Block Brawl pits the series stars against the best Modified racing talent in Pennsylvania. “It brings a lot of competition into town,” said series driver Billy Decker, who is coming off a series victory at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park in Elbridge, N.Y. “If you …

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‘Super Matt’ Sheppard speeds to victory at New Egypt Speedway

‘Super Matt’ Sheppard speeds to victory at New Egypt Speedway Sheppard’s win over Laubach, Pauch launches him to Super DIRTcar Series point lead NEW EGYPT, N.J. – June 18, 2014 – Fending off challenges until the very last lap, “Super Matt” Sheppard raced to victory Tuesday, June 17, at New Egypt Speedway’s Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Pioneer Pole Buildings, Inc. ‘Dirty Jersey 60.’ “It was an unbelievable race,” the three-time Super DIRTcar Series Champion said after the action-packed 60-lapper. “Great race track, wide race track, start to finish. There …

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Billy Decker picks up Super DIRTcar Series victory at Rolling Wheels

Billy Decker picks up Super DIRTcar Series victory at Rolling Wheels Decker’s victory makes him second in points to Matt Sheppard ELBRIDGE, N.Y. — July 4, 2014 — Endurance paid off Thursday night for Big-Block Modified racer Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., who claimed victory in the Stars & Stripes Summer Super Show presented by Dig Safely 811 Super DIRTcar Series 81-lap feature. Determined not to make critical mistake twice, Billy Decker and the LJL Racing team came to the track Thursday, July 3, prepared for the challenging 5/8-mile of …

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Big-Block Modifieds gearing up for Brett Hearn’s “The Big Show 6 ” July 8

Bigger purse, new division make “The Big Show” bigger WEEDSPORT, N.Y. — July 1, 2014 — Brett Hearn’s “The Big Show”  keeps getting bigger every year, and it’s sixth running is no different. Set for Tuesday, July 8, (rain date Tuesday, July 29) at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, in Malta, N.Y., “The Big Show 6” features an increased purse and a new division to make what is already one of region’s most popular mid-summer shows even more impressive. Additional sponsorship this year has allowed for an increased winner’s share of $10,000 for …

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Matt Sheppard claims second consecutive Super DIRTcar Series victory

 c   Sheppard’s 30th career series win is his first-ever Big-Block Modified win at Cornwall Motor Speedway CORNWALL, ONTARIO — June 30, 2014 — He’s unstoppable; with two Super DIRTcar Series wins to his credit already this season, “Super Matt” Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y, is on a roll. He outdueled veteran racer Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., Sunday, June 29 to claim a stunning victory at Ontario’s Cornwall Motor Speedway and solidify his point lead over Decker, eight-time series champion Brett Hearn and the many other drivers vying for the …

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