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2016 DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified Final Point Standings

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POS # Name #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 TOTAL 1 2 Nick Hoffman 80 80 60 75 80 80 53 508 2 36 Kenny Wallace 70 75 51 65 65 45 55 426 3 90 Jason Beaulieu 65 70 65 39 55 70 43 407 4 10Y Trent Young 75 33 38 80 55 47 60 388 5 41 Ty Dillon 31 65 75 60 75 75 381 6 49 Brian Ruhlman 49 27 70 29 80 60 49 364 7 Z8 Max McLaughlin 47 53 53 …

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Nick Hoffman Wraps Up Blockbuster UMP Modified Week at DIRTcar Nationals

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 16, 2016 — Nick Hoffman wrapped up his blockbuster DIRTcar Nationals run on Tuesday night as he claimed the UMP Modified Week championship and scored his second ‘Big Gator’ trophy.   Hoffman, who was the class of the field all week with the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, picked up three wins, the Gator Championship and the overall championship. He finished sixth in the final triple-20 feature.   “I just can’t believe it,” Hoffman said. “I can’t thank everybody enough who makes this possible. It’s unreal to come …

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Nick Hoffman Wins Gator Championship at DIRTcar Nationals

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 15, 2016 — Nick Hoffman continued his DIRTcar Nationals dominance Monday night as he held off Austin Dillon to score the Gator Championship and the coveted ‘Big Gator’ trophy. Hoffman drew the number one starting pill in the night’s redraw but faced stiff competition from NASCAR stars Austin and Ty Dillon, and Jason Beaulieu as the green flag flew on the night’s 30-lap feature at Volusia Speedway Park.   Hoffman jumped out to a nearly two second lead early as the Dillon brothers worked to run …

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Brian Ruhlman wins his first ever DIRTcar Nationals feature

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 14, 2016 —Brad Sweet continued his DIRTcar Nationals dominance Sunday night as he scored his second World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series feature victory of the season and claimed the coveted ‘Big Gator’ trophy by winning the Sprint Week championship. Joey Saldana led the field to the green flag in the 30-lap feature at Volusia Speedway Park but it was Kasey Kahne Racing’s Sweet who dominated much of the night. Sweet battled past Saldana for the lead on a lap 10 restart and even with …

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Hoffman Battles Dillon for DIRTcar Nationals Win

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CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar NATIONALS BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 13, 2016 — Ty Dillon looked to be the driver to beat in Saturday night’s DIRTcar UMP Modified Gator Qualifying feature at DIRTcar Nationals but Nick Hoffman had other ideas as he cruised to his third win at Volusia Speedway Park.   Dillon dominated the early part of the 20-lap modified feature building a large lead over Hoffman and Ray Bollinger. As the laps wound down though, Hoffman, who has been the class of the field at DIRTcar …

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DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified Point Standings after Friday 2/12/16

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  # Name #1 #2 #3 #4 TOTAL 1 2 Nick Hoffman 80 80 60 75 295 2 36 Kenny Wallace 70 75 51 65 261 3 90 Jason Beaulieu 65 70 65 39 239 4 41 Ty Dillon 31 65 75 60 231 5 10Y Trent Young 75 33 38 80 226 6 56 Tyler Nicely 60 41 80 35 216 7 Z8 Max McLaughlin 47 53 53 47 200 8 72X Brian Papiez 45 45 36 55 181 9 33 Jeff Matthews 37 55 55 34 181 10 …

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Trent Young Claims DIRTcar UMP Modified feature win at DIRTcar Nationals

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 12, 2016 — In front of one of the largest crowds in DIRTcar Nationals history, Kasey Kahne Racing’s Brad Sweet and Daryn Pittman fought a pitched battle for the season opening World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series feature on Friday night. When the checkered flag fell, it was Sweet who took the win. Sweet and Pittman started side-by-side in the 30-lap main event at Volusia Speedway Park. The two teammates traded the lead through the opening laps of the night’s event as reigning series champion …

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Tyler Nicely holds off Dillon to win DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified feature

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 11, 2016 — Donny Schatz battled through the field Thursday night to win the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions feature at DIRTcar Nationals. Schatz, who drives for NASCAR champion Tony Stewart, started in 10th position and quickly moved forward. He caught the top-three drivers by lap 15 and passed leader Jason Johnson on lap 20. As Johnson worked to hold off Dale Blaney, Schatz built an insurmountable lead in the final 10 laps. “It’s an incredible race team,” said Schatz, a seven-time World of …

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Nick Hoffman wins two in a row with DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 10, 2016 — Dave Blaney held off Donny Schatz to score the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions feature win on Wednesday night at DIRTcar Nationals. Blaney, a former NASCAR driver and the 1995 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series champion, started the 30-lap feature at Volusia Speedway Park in the second position and battled with polesitter Joey Saldana early. Blaney took the lead and had to contend with Schatz who charged forward from a sixth place starting position. The two drivers battled in …

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Nick Hoffman Wins DIRTcar Nationals Night One

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David Gravel fastest on sprint car practice night BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 9, 2016 — A sizzling Nick Hoffman heated up the 45th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park after powering his way to the lead early in the 20-lap feature event and claiming another Gator trophy for his growing collection. Kenny Wallace, a former NASCAR Xfinity Series driver and current NASCAR broadcaster, started the feature from the pole position but lost the lead once the green flag dropped to Trent Young. Young controlled the lead for a handful …

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Davenport Dominates Round Seven at Bubba

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By Mike Spieker OCALA, FL (February 5, 2016) – With round six of the Sunshine State Modified Tour (SSMT) being rained out at North Florida Speedway in Lake City, the tour headed back to Bubba Raceway Park for the first of two consecutive nights at the egg-shaped 3/8th mile. Once again Tait Davenport drove to the front in the main event and became the first repeat winner of the SSMT. Todd Neiheiser and Kevin “Buzzy” Adams lined up on the front row for the 30 lap feature. It took four …

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Davenport Doubles Down at Bubba

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By Mike Spieker OCALA, FL (February 3, 2016) – The Sunshine State Modified Tour (SSMT) left East Bay Raceway Park and headed down the road to Bubba Raceway Park for round five on Wednesday night. The evening featured a 25-lap main event followed by the $1,000-to-win OctaneTrade.com King of the Sunshine bracket race. Both events were swept by Tait Davenport of Benton, Kentucky. For the second night in a row, Peoria, Illinios’ Allen Weisser lined up on the front row with overall quick timer and heat race winner, Davenport, to his outside. …

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Bronson Bullies His Way to East Bay Win

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By Mike Spieker TAMPA, FL (February 1, 2016) – The fourth and final night of racing at East Bay Raceway Park for the Sunshine State Modified Tour (SSMT) was capped off with a wild 25-lap main event. After being involved in a big pile up at the midpoint of the race, Kyle Bronson rallied to pick up the victory. Allen Weisser and the winner of the inaugural SSMT A-main, Kevin Adams, lined up on the front row. Adams jumped out to the early lead in a race that was stricken …

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Crouse Cruises to Sunshine State Modified Tour Victory at East Bay

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By Mike Spieker TAMPA, FL (January 31, 2016) – Round number three of the Sunshine State Modified Tour, presented by Dirt Nation and Hoosier Racing Tire, had 43 Modifieds signed in to battle at East Bay Raceway Park for the Sunday night showdown. Roger Crouse put his Beak Built Chassis in victory lane with a dominating performance in the 30 lap A-main. Crouse and Trent Young of Crofton, KY sat on the front row of the 25 car main event. Crouse grabbed the early advantage as Young and Tait Davenport …

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