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UMP DIRTcar Racing National Points Update: Schlenk Keeps Super Late Model Lead, Kent Robinson Moves Atop Modified Standings

Grayville, IL — Rusty Schlenk of Jackson, Mich. (Super Late Models) and Kent Robinson of Bloomington, Ill. (Modifieds) enter the final weekend of May sitting atop the UMP DIRTcar Racing national points standings in their respective divisions. Schlenk continued to lead the Super Late Model points battle despite experiencing a relatively quiet Memorial Day Weekend on the Midwest’s dirt tracks. He entered three American Late Model Series events, finishing ninth on May 22 at Mount Pleasant (Mich.) Speedway; 14th on May 23 at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio (driving the …

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DIRTcar Download

Concord,NC — DIRTcar Download: Mid-May Shows the Way to Excellent DIRTcar Action CONCORD, NC – May 22, 2009 – DIRTcar Download is your source for everything in DIRTcar Racing. Throughout the season, you’ll find weekly news, notes and track and driver spotlights from across DIRTcar Racing’s regions. POINTS BULLETIN: EFFECTIVE May 6, 2009 – The following change to the 2009 DIRTcar Membership Application is effective as of the date listed above: DIRTcar Racing Membership Deadline – The date for required membership in order to be awarded points has been changed …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing National Points Update: Schlenk (Super Late Models) & Sweeney (Modifieds) Maintain Points Leads

Grayville, IL — Rusty Schlenk of Jackson, Mich. (Super Late Models) and Randle Sweeney of Clifty, Ky. (Modifieds) maintained their UMP DIRTcar Racing national points leads heading into the busy Memorial Day Weekend. Last weekend’s wet weather throughout the Midwest curtailed Schlenk’s racing plans to just one start, but he made the most of it by winning Friday night’s Super Late Model feature at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park. His points lead did shrink slightly from the previous week, however, going from 63 points through May 12 to 54 points through …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing National Points Update: Schlenk Maintains Super Late Model Lead, Sweeney Regains Modified Top Spot

Grayville, IL — Rusty Schlenk of Jackson, Mich., maintained his Super Late Model national points lead and Randle Sweeney of Clifty, Ky., regained the top spot in the open-wheel Modified national rankings after last weekend’s UMP DIRTcar Racing action. Schlenk, 22, made two UMP DIRTcar-sanctioned starts last weekend, finishing fifth on May 8 at Mount Pleasant (Mich.) Speedway and a close second on May 9 at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio. His performance extended his national points lead, which he had regained one week earlier, from 53 to 63 points …

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DIRTcar Download

Concord,NC — DIRTcar Download is your source for everything in DIRTcar Racing. Throughout the season, you’ll find weekly news, notes and track and driver spotlights from across DIRTcar Racing’s regions. DIRTcar Western Region: Maria, Maria: The time has come for the best Late Model drivers in the western United States to do battle once again, this time at the high-banked, quarter-mile Santa Maria Speedway. Aside from the already stiff competition at a DIRTcar Western AllStars Late Model Series event, another formidable opponent will make an appearance at Santa Maria Speedway …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing National Points Update: Schlenk (Super Late Models) & Robinson (Modifieds) Move To Top Of National Standings

Grayville, IL — Rusty Schlenk (Super Late Models) and Kent Robinson (Modifieds) head into this weekend’s UMP DIRTcar Racing action riding high after moving to the top of their respective division’s national points standings. Schlenk, 22, of Jackson, Mich., regained the Super Late Model national points lead that he had lost to Jason McBride of Carbondale, Ill., one week earlier. In the weekly points tabulated through May 6, Schlenk appeared atop the standings by 53 points (667-614) over McBride. A talented and busy young driver who has made no secret …

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NHRA Funny Car Star Ron Capps Ready To Challenge DIRTcar Western Allstars Late Model Series Saturday Night (May 9)

Santa Maria, CA — The DIRTcar Western Allstars Late Model Series and NHRA Funny Car drag racing are two completely different motorsports disciplines, but straight-line star Ron Capps will do his best to blur the distinctions between them this weekend. Capps, the current points leader in the powerful Funny Car division of the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, plans to challenge the Western Allstars’ standouts this Saturday night (May 9) when the tour pays a visit to Santa Maria Speedway. A resident of Carlsbad, Calif., Capps will take advantage …

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Official DIRTcar Bulletin

Official DIRTcar Bulletin EFFECTIVE: May 6, 2009 The following change to the 2009 DIRTcar Membership Application is effective as of the date listed above. Membership Deadline The date for required membership in order to be awarded points has been changed to JUNE 16, 2009. After June 16, drivers who are not members will not be awarded points. Participants are encouraged to join for member benefits at any time throughout the 2009 season. Any questions should be directed to Anna Walker at (704) 707-0211. Anna Walker                                                                                                      Tom Deery Membership Coordinator                                                                            Chief …

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DIRTcar Racing: The Weekly Top 10

Concord,NC — The Weekly Top 10 is a rundown of the top 10 in DIRTcar Racing National Points for all divisions racing under the DIRTcar banner in 2009. For complete standings visit DIRTcar.com, select the Points tab at the top of the page and then select the appropriate division. For DIRTcar members you can also logon to www.DIRTcarMembers.com and view complete standings. 2009 Big Block Modified Points 5/4/09 1 Duane Howard 105 2 Jeff Brownell Jr. 98 3 Brett Hearn 95 4 Jimmy Phelps 88 5 Ryan Phelps 81 6 …

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DIRTcar Racing: The Weekly Top 10

Concord, NC — DIRTcar Racing: The Weekly Top 10 The Weekly Top 10 is a rundown of the top 10 in DIRTcar Racing National Points for all divisions racing under the DIRTcar banner in 2009. For complete standings visit DIRTcar.com, select the Points tab at the top of the page and then select the appropriate division. For DIRTcar members you can also log on to www.DIRTcarMembers.com and view complete standings. 2009 Big Block Modified 4/28/09 1 Duane Howard 105 2 Jeff Brownell Jr. 98 3 Brett Hearn 95 4 Jimmy …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing National Points Update: McBride Takes Over Super Late Model Lead, Sweeney Maintains Modified Edge

Grayville, IL — Jason McBride enters the weekend sitting in uncharted territory. The 22-year-old Super Late Model driver from Carbondale, Ill., leads the division’s latest UMP DIRTcar Racing national points standings – the first time he’s reached the lofty position in his two years of full-fender action. McBride vaulted from fifth to first in the standings after making four UMP DIRTcar starts last weekend, supplanting Rusty Schlenk of Jackson, Mich., atop the national points. He holds a nine-point edge over Jon Henry of Ada, Ohio, and 46-point advantage over Schlenk …

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DIRTcar Download

Concord,NC — DIRTcar Download: Tight UMP DIRTcar Pro Late Model Points Race Developing; Big Sunday For DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds CONCORD, NC – April 24, 2009 – DIRTcar Download is your source for everything in DIRTcar Racing. Throughout the season, you’ll find weekly news, notes and track and driver spotlights from across DIRTcar Racing’s regions. UMP DIRTcar Racing: Nothing Limited Here: In case you haven’t noticed, there’s already a fierce points battle developing in the UMP DIRTcar Pro Late Model division. Defending national points champion Tait Davenport and up-and-comer Caleb Ashby …

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DIRTcar Download: DIRTcar Racing Action Amps Up In April

Concord,NC — DIRTcar Download is your source for everything in DIRTcar Racing. Throughout the season, you’ll find weekly news, notes and track and driver spotlights from across DIRTcar Racing’s regions. DIRTcar Racing Western Region: Driver Spotlight – Anthony Madrid: Dirt racing fans in the Southwest are used to hearing the name Anthony Madrid announced in Victory Lane at the end of the night – after UMP DIRTcar Racing Modified features. In 2008 fans often saw Madrid climbing out of his open-wheel No. 5m machine waving a checkered flag at the …

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Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway Announces DIRTcar Racing Sanctioning For 2009 Season

Concord,NC — CONCORD, NC – March, 30, 2009 – DIRTcar Racing’s presence in western Pennsylvania will expand in 2009 with the addition of Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway as a sanctioned track, PPMS and World Racing Group officials announced on Monday. Beginning with the half-mile oval’s season opener on Sat., April 11, drivers in four divisions – Super Late Models, Pro (Crate) Late Models, open-wheel Modifieds and Pure Stocks – will become eligible to earn points toward the prestigious national and regional DIRTcar Racing titles and enjoy other benefits associated with …

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