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UMP DIRT Racing National Points Update: Erb (Super Late Models), Cook (Modifieds) Maintain Points Leads

Maryville, IL — Dennis Erb Jr. of Carpentersville, Ill. (Super Late Models) and Gary Cook Jr. of Deer Creek, Ill. (Modifieds) maintained their respective leads in the UMP DIRTcar Racing national points standings released Thursday by organization officials. Erb, a 36-year-old who is bidding to win the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals and national points crowns for an unprecedented third consecutive season, added four points to his lead from the previous week over Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill. In races run through July 27, Erb held a 35-point edge over Feger …

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UMP National Points Update: Two-Time Defending Champ Erb Moves To Top Of Super Late Model Standings; Cook Remains Modified Leader

Maryville, IL — July 25, 2009 – Two-time defending UMP DIRTcar Racing national Super Late Model champion Dennis Erb Jr. of Carpentersville, Ill., made his first appearance at the top of the points standings, moving ahead in the rankings released on Thursday by organization officials. Just one week after clinching his third consecutive UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals title, Erb, 36, held a 31-point lead (2,581-2,550) over Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill., in the national points standings tabulated through July 20. Erb overcame the 62-point deficit to Feger that he faced …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing National Points Update: Steve Sheppard Jr. (Super Late Models) & Gary Cook Jr. (Modifieds) Move To Top Of Standings

Grayville, IL — Steve Sheppard Jr. of New Berlin, Ill. (Super Late Models) and Gary Cook Jr. of Deer Creek, Ill. (Modifieds) moved to the top of the latest UMP DIRTcar Racing national points standings, which were released on Friday by organization officials. Sheppard, 34, held a scant one-point lead (1,473-1,472) over 61-year-old veteran Mike Hammerle of St. Charles, Mo., in the national Super Late Model points standings tabulated through June 15. Hammerle had overtaken Rusty Schlenk of Jackson, Mich., for the points lead in the previous week’s points update. …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing National Points Update: Hammerle (Super Late Models) & Robinson (Modifieds) On Top Of Latest National Points Standings

Grayville, IL — Midwest stalwart Mike Hammerle of St. Charles, Mo., rose to the top of the latest UMP DIRTcar Racing Super Late Model national points standings, which were released on Friday. Counting events run through June 8, the 61-year-old Hammerle held a 16-point lead (1,295-1,279) over Steve Sheppard Jr. of New Berlin, Ill. A classic low-buck racer who has been behind the wheel for 36 years, Hammerle vaulted from third to first after UMP DIRTcar officials tabulated the results from last weekend’s sanctioned action. His 27 overall starts this …

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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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