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Four Appeal Dirt Late Model Dream Suspensions

CONCORD, N.C. – June 21, 2016 – Brandon Sheppard, Greg Satterlee, Scott Bloomquist and Jimmy Owens have appealed their disqualifications and suspensions following a failed post-race inspection at the Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway. An appeal is expected from Ricky Thornton Jr. but has not yet been received. In accordance with rule 12.1-K, competitors who file an appeal will have penalties temporarily deferred. Both will be allowed to compete at DIRTcar sanctioned events until their appeals are heard on Monday, June 27. Sheppard, Satterlee, Bloomquist, Owens and Thornton …

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Five Disqualified Following the Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. – June 20, 2016 – DIRTcar Racing officials have disqualified five competitors following failed post-race inspections at the Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway. Tire samples collected from the #B5 driven by Brandon Sheppard, #22 driven by Gregg Satterlee, #20 driven by Jimmy Owens, #33X driven by Ricky Thornton and #0 driven by Scott Bloomquist and tested by an independent laboratory did not meet established benchmarks in a chemical analysis. A total of 32 samples were taken throughout the weekend, June 9, 10 and 11, from participants. …

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Bobby Pierce Looks for a Repeat of Summer Nationals Success

From a storied racing family, Pierce is looking to make history of his own By Brendan Capria CONCORD, N.C. – June 20, 2016 – It is a story 19-year-old Bobby Pierce Jr. can laugh about now, and that is just what he did when he told it. But to his credit, this particular step was big for a four-year-old. Pierce Jr. grabbed hold of a quarter midget for the first time then, and it was nothing like skating his toy cars across the Vermilion County Speedway grandstands. It only lasted …

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Bobby Pierce Battles Jason Feger for Father’s Day Win at Wilmot

Returns to victory lane as series hits first break WILMOT, Wis. – June 19, 2016 – Bobby Pierce battled Jason Feger Sunday night at Wilmot Speedway to claim his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season and the Northern Kickoff payoff. Pierce saluted his father, late model veteran and chassis builder, Bob Pierce, in victory lane during the special Father’s Day win. “He probably works harder than any person in the pit area so it’s really cool to get it for him,” Pierce said. “Was giving me the sticks …

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The Veteran Vs. The Young Gun: Moyer Beats Pierce at Cedar Lake

Moyer sweeps the Summer Nationals weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – June 18, 2016 – It was a battle between the veteran Billy Moyer and young gun Bobby Pierce Saturday night at Cedar Lake Speedway, as Moyer swept the weekend’s Summer Nationals events at the track in New Richmond, Wis. Moyer took the quick time earlier in the night and started on the feature pole with Pierce, who claimed the season’s first win at Kankakee County Speedway, on his outside. Pierce jumped out to an early lead …

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Billy Moyer Makes History with Summer Nationals Victory at Cedar Lake

Bobby Pierce battles back from mechanical issues to finish fourth NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – June 17, 2016 – Billy Moyer powered to victory lane at Cedar Lake Speedway on Friday night as he claimed his 91st career DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory and became the winningest driver in series history. Moyer, of Batesville, Ark., was the class of the field, leading flag-to-flag from the pole. The 58-year-old hall of famer held off Jason Krohn, who battled past Jason Rauen near the midway point of the feature. Krohn, who finished second, tried …

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Bobby Pierce Fires Opening Shot in DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Kankakee County Speedway

The Summer Nationals opens up a double-header Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. KANKAKEE, Ill. – June 16, 2016 – Bobby Pierce, the reigning DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion, fired the opening shot of the grueling tour, scoring a hard fought win over Mike Marlar at Kankakee County (Ill.) Speedway on Thursday night. Pierce, a native of Oakwood, Ill. and son of legendary late model racer Bob Pierce, battled forward through the opening laps as Tanner English led. Mike Marlar battled past English on a restart while …

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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

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar UMP BANQUET ON 1/9/16!

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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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