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Klein, Krup, Harris & Hawkins Secure Fall Nationals Victories

PEVELY, MO — October 5th, 2019 — The 2019 DIRTcar Fall Nationals wrapped up with some great racing action at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. With the forecast calling for 80 percent chance of rain beginning at 8pm, DIRTcar officials made the decision to simply qualify and then run feature events. The DIRTcar Modifieds & DIRTcar Pro Modifieds locked in the top sixteen qualifiers into the feature and then ran two last chance qualifiers for the remaining cars to set the twenty-six car starting field. The DIRTcar Late Models …

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Results: 10/05/19 Fall Nationals – Late Models

Feature (30 Laps) – 1. 10-Daryn Klein [1]; 2. 16-Rusty Griffaw [4]; 3. 7-Kenny Rumble [5]; 4. 23-Paul Roider [9]; 5. 4E-Scott Geaschel [12]; 6. 76-Butch Kruckeberg [11]; 7. 147-Kyle Stolzer [13]; 8. 84-Sam Halstead [16]; 9. 11-Trevor Gundaker [10]; 10. 118-Mike Fenton [14]; 11. 16H-Mike Hammerle [18]; 12. 2M-Matt Mickelson [17]; 13. 5-Dave Jacober [8]; 14. 2J-David Jumper [3]; 15. 11H-Jeff Herzog [2]; 16. 25W-Allen Weisser [6]; 17. 6K-Michael Kloos [7]; 18. 42-Dylan Glass [15]; KSE Hard Charger Award: 84-Sam Halstead[+8] Qualifying – 1. 10-Daryn Klein, 12.783; 2. 11H-Jeff …

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SUPERMAN CONQUERS THE WORLD: Davenport Wins Third World 100 Title in Five Years at Eldora

Eldora Speedway’s annual World 100 has often been thought of as Dirt Late Model Racing’s Super Bowl or Daytona 500. Winning it just once puts a driver’s name beside the greatest the sport has ever had to offer, and one of the tallest trophies available into their trophy cabinet. Jonathan Davenport is now the proud owner of three of those globe trophies, as he drove his Lance Landers-owned #49 to victory on Saturday night in front of a capacity crowd to claim his third World 100 title in the last …

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IT PAYS TO PLAY: Eldora Veterans Erb Jr. and Davenport Rule Night #2 of World 100 Prelims

While the age gap might have been a big highlight of Thursday night’s World 100 preliminary Feature winners, veteran experience was certainly the theme of Friday night’s twin-25 main events. 2016 Dirt Late Model Dream victor Dennis Erb Jr. and two-time World 100 champion Jonathan Davenport each found their way back to Eldora Speedway’s Victory Lane in convincing fashion, showing exactly how valuable the number of laps they’ve each had around “The Big E” can be against a full field of the best Dirt Late Model drivers in the world. …

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THE WORLD AWAKENS: Moyer and Hudson O’Neal Earn Eldora’s First Two Prelim Victories

If any race fan out there ever needed a sign that the future of Dirt Late Model racing and its longevity in the motorsports world are alive and well, let Thursday night’s World 100 preliminary Feature results be it. Billy Moyer, 61, of Batesville, AR, and Hudson O’Neal, 19, of Martinsville, IN, collected victories in qualifying Feature action at Eldora Speedway on Thursday night, displaying the potential for domination at any age on the big stage. Forty-two years separates Moyer and O’Neal in age, but it seemed as though age …

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Shirley Commands Summer Nationals Championship Standings during Legends Week

A.E.Blair Photo, Story by Matt Prieur Summit Racing Equipment Modified Series sees four different winners through four events CONCORD, NC — Jun. 24, 2018 — Brian Shirley took command of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour during Legends Week with victories at Spoon River Speedway and Fairbury Speedway. Now he and all of the DIRTcar Late Model drivers turn their focus to a couple of make-up events from the previous two weeks — Tri-City Speedway on Tuesday, June 25 and Peoria Speedway on Wednesday, June 26 — before officially commencing the aptly …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Legends Week Kicks Off at Jacksonville

A.E. Blair Photography Several of last week’s events rescheduled by Mother Nature CONCORD, NC — June 18, 2018 — Tuesday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events at Jacksonville (IL) Speedway will jumpstart the grueling schedules after Mother Nature put a damper on the opening week of action, leaving but a single winner on each tour: two-time defending Champion Brian Shirley and first-time winner Curt Spalding. Four of the five scheduled race nights were lost to wretched weather, but today’s sunny forecast will remedy that. All points …

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34th Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals Kicks Off Wednesday in Peoria

CONCORD, NC — June 12, 2019 — The DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” is set to kick off the 34th consecutive year of competition in 2019. Starting on Wednesday, June 12, at Peoria Speedway (IL) and ending with two straight nights at Oakshade Raceway (OH) on July 12-13, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Late Model ranks will race in 26 events in 32 days spread out over eight states vying for a whopping $235,000 in first-place prize money over the marathon five weeks of competition. Several …

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A DREAM COME TRUE: Sheppard Edges McDowell at the Stripe to Earn Rocket1 Racing’s First Career Crown Jewel at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH – June 8, 2019 – After decades of coming to Eldora Speedway, after numerous Dirt Late Model Dream entries and no big trophy to show for it, Mark Richards and the Rocket Chassis house team have finally put their car in Victory Lane, a winner of a crown jewel event at “The World’s Greatest Dirt Track.” Brandon Sheppard continued his season of dominance behind the wheel of the Rocket1 Racing machine on Saturday night, scoring the $125,000 check after 100 laps in the 25th running of the Dirt …

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Dreams of Redemption Turn to Reality for Davenport and Clanton at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH – June 7, 2019 – Redemption seemed to be the theme of the Friday night portion of Eldora Speedway’s Dirt Late Model Dream. Jonathan Davenport, of Blairsville, GA, grabbed a feature win just one night after giving it away on the last lap, and Shane Clanton, of Zebulon, GA, dominated the competition in his feature event and went to Victory Lane for the first time in Dream action since his $100,000 win in the 2012 finale. Group A Competition On Thursday night, “Superman” Jonathan Davenport set himself up …

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Lanigan and Weiss Headline Thursday Night Action at #DLMDream25

ROSSBURG, OH – June 6, 2019 – The 25th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream started out with everything the Dirt Late Model world was hoping for on a Thursday night – clear skies, warm weather and a record car-count not seen in 7 years. The only thing left on the list was some incredible racing from the industry’s best competitors. And boy, did they ever deliver on that. 92 of the best DIRTcar Late Model drivers in the world packed the pit area and put on a show …

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JUMPSTARTING 2020

All-new DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals kicks off next season Jan. 16-18 at Volusia Speedway Park BARBERVILLE, Fla. — May 3, 2019 — DIRTcar Racing will kick off the 2020 season with the all-new DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals Jan. 16-18 at Volusia Speedway Park. The event will feature DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Florida Late Models and 602 Late Models racing for a total purse of nearly $100,000, including a $10,000-to-win finale for Pro Late Models. The DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals includes Feature events for all three classes each night at the half-mile speedplant near …

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Schlenk Scores 25th Anniversary Sunoco American Late Model Series Opener / Eldora Washed Out

Career Win #28 for the Three-Time & Defending DIRTcar National Champion & Four-Time Series Champion CONCORD, NC — Apr. 27, 2019 — The 25th anniversary season opener for the Sunoco American Late Model Series was on Friday, April 26 at I-96 Speedway, located east of Grand Rapids and west of Lansing in Lake Odessa, MI. The DIRTcar Late Model cars and stars of the longest running tour in the Great Lakes region of the United States kicked off their historic season at the fast 4/10s (0.400) mile high-banked dirt oval …

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25th Anniversary Season For The Sunoco American Late Model Series Begins April 26-27

I-96 Speedway to open the 2019 campaign followed by Eldora Speedway CONCORD, NC — Apr. 17, 2019 — The Sunoco American Late Model Series will hit a milestone with the 2019 racing season. The Grayville, IL based series will celebrate its 25th anniversary throughout the calendar year beginning on Friday-Saturday, April 26-27. The DIRTcar Late Model cars and stars of the longest running tour in the Great Lakes region of the United States will kick off their season starting at I-96 Speedway (MI) on Friday, April 26. Then it’s just …

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