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2016 Summer Nationals Schedule Set


  CONCORD, N.C. – May 19, 2016 – With less than a month remaining before the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour kicks off, the final schedule for the grueling tour has been set with two date changes. LaSalle Speedway’s Summer Nationals date will move from June 30 to July 4. The new Independence Day spectacular on the quarter-mile track will feature a $5,000-to-win main event for the late models. The night’s festivities will also include the Summit Modified Nationals tour with a $1,000-to-win feature and the DIRTcar Stock Cars. Advance tickets …

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2016 Final DIRTcar Nationals Late Model Point Standings


POS # NAME 2 14 2 15 2 16 2 17 2 18 2 19 TOTAL 1 1 Josh Richards 53 80 65 80 80 70 428 2 6 Jonathan Davenport 70 75 70 75 60 350 3 25 Shane Clanton 65 53 55 47 27 80 327 4 7 Rick Eckert 42 60 53 60 43 34 292 5 99 Frank Heckenast Jr 70 51 44 35 42 43 285 6 0 Scott Bloomquist 10 80 65 53 75 283 7 39 Tim McCreadie 41 75 30 32 65 …

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Eldora Speedway Named DIRTcar UMP Track of The Year For 2015 Season

Commitment to Fans & Competitors at Dirt Late Model Dream, World 100 and UMP Fall Nationals Secure Honor ROSSBURG, Ohio (January 22, 2016) – Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, has been awarded DIRTcar UMP Track of the Year for the 2015 season. Since its inception, DIRTcar, then United Midwestern Promoters (UMP), has sanctioned the highly successful Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers, the prestigious World 100 and the DIRTcar Fall Nationals. At the World 100, rain washed out Friday’s races, forcing a doubleheader on Saturday. At the UMP Fall …

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DIRTcar Champions Honored


Mike Harrison, Bobby Pierce Share Spotlight at 32nd Annual DIRTcar UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet Nearly $360,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for their success during the 2015 season CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 22, 2016 – Mike Harrison and Bobby Pierce shared the spotlight at the 32nd Annual DIRTcar UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. earlier this month. In front of nearly 1,000 competitors, family and friends in the ballroom of Springfield’s Crowne Plaza Hotel, almost $360,000 was distributed to competitors in recognition of their …

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DIRTcar UMP Banquet Photos – 1/9/16

2015 UMP DIRTcar National Champions!


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Championship and Weekly Point Fund Format for the 2016 DIRTcar Late Model Summer Nationals Announced


The Summer Nationals kicks off on June 15, 2016 at Brownstown (Indiana) Speedway CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 21, 2015 – DIRTcar announced today the format and payout for the 2016 Late Model Summer Nationals championship. In 2016, the demanding schedule will be divided into five separate weeks crowning weekly champions and rewards from a weekly point fund. Each of the weekly point funds pay the top-ten drivers that week, with $2,000 going to the week’s champion. Drivers competing for a position in the points fund payout must attempt to qualify …

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32nd Annual DIRTcar Racing Awards Banquet


The 32nd Annual DIRTcar Racing Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza in Sprinfield, Ill. Mail your ticket order to DIRTcar Racing, PO Box 411, Grayville, Ill. 62844 or call the DIRTcar Office  at 618-450-2072. For hotel room information, call the Crowne Plaza at 217-529-7777.

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2016 DIRTcar Late Model Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule Revealed

Tours return during the summer of 2016 for two of the most challenging schedules in all of motorsports INDIANAPOLIS – Dec. 10, 2015 – DIRTcar Racing announced today at the Performance Racing Industry show the schedule for the 2016 DIRTcar Late Model Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. Annually one of the most challenging schedules in all of motorsports, the Summer Nationals tour kicks off at Brownstown (Indiana) Speedway on June 15. For five weeks, the tour takes some of the best late model drivers in the …

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DIRTcar Late Models and UMP Modified Florida Schedule Released

Approved 2016 tires announced CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 9, 2015 – DIRTcar Officials announced today the 2016 Florida schedule for the DIRTcar UMP Modified Series and the DIRTcar Late Model Series. A diverse schedule of 17 events at four Florida tracks highlights the 2016 Florida tour for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. The schedule is anchored by DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park where drivers will compete for the coveted $5,000-to-win Gator Championship. The DIRTcar Late Model Series will kick-off its season at North Florida Speedway before taking on DIRTcar Nationals …

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Davenport Comes From 18th To Claim Historic Victory In 45th World 100 at Eldora Speedway

Becomes Fourth Driver to Sweep Dirt Late Model Dream and World 100; Takes Home $48,000 in Front of Huge Crowd ROSSBURG, Ohio (September 12, 2015) – Jonathan Davenport won the 45th World 100 and became just the fourth driver to sweep the major dirt late model races at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Davenport, who won the Dirt Late Model Dream and $100,000 in June passed Jared Landers for good on lap 66 and won the $48,000 payout for the World 100 in front of a huge and enthusiastic crowd. …

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Ryan Unzicker wins Macon Speedway’s Summer Nationals makeup! Ray Bollinger takes Summit Modified victory!

Ryan Unzicker

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM MACON SPEEDWAY! El Paso, IL driver Ryan Unzicker took the lead late in the race to claim the Herald & Review 100 for the UMP Late Models at Macon Speedway. Jason Feger, Shannon Babb, Kevin Weaver, and Ryan Weaver completed the top five. The race was a thriller with Brandon Sheppard and Bobby Pierce controlling the pace early before Unzicker came into the picture. Kewanee, IL driver Ray Bollinger dominated his way to feature checkers in the Billingsley Towing UMP Modified feature event. Brian …

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Moyer Jr. Wins DIRTcar Summer Nationals Finale at Oakshade, Pierce Youngest Champion in Series History

Billy Moyer, Jr. - Jim Denhamer photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM OAKSHADE RACEWAY! WAUSEON, Ohio – July 11, 2015 – Billy Moyer Jr. needed a victory on Saturday night at Oakshade Raceway to have any chance of winning the DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship, so in the first half a lap he charged through the front row from his fourth-starting position and pulled away to win. The 18-year-old Bobby Pierce, though, became the youngest champion in the history of the series by finishing fifth, edging Moyer for the crown by a mere 10 points. Both Pierce …

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Erb Slides to DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory at Farmer City

Dennis Erb, Jr. - Jimmy Dearing photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FARMER CITY RACEWAY! FARMER CITY, Ill. – July 10, 2015 – Dennis Erb Jr. surged past Jason Feger with 12 laps to go on Friday night at Farmer City Speedway to win his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals race of the season. It took Erb, of Carpentersville, Ill., only 22 laps to push forward from his fifth-starting position and put pressure on Feger, who started from the pole. After stalking Feger for another 10 laps he finally slid to the lead and held on for …

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Babb Charges to Late Race Victory at Tri-State for Third DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win of the Season

Shannon Babb - Jimmy Dearing photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY! HAUBSTADT, Ind. – July 5, 2015 – Shannon Babb passed Billy Moyer Jr. in heavy lapped traffic with two laps to go on Sunday night at Tri-State Speedway to earn his third DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Babb, of Moweaqua, Ill., started sixth and kept pushing forward in the 40-lap feature, eventually catching and passing Moyer Jr. to take the $5,000 checkered flag and tie Billy Moyer with 90 DIRTcar Summer Nationals victories atop the all-time win list. “It was …

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