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Nick Hoffman Scores $4,600 Payday At The 3rd Annual Driven World Short Track Championship

The Dirt Track at Charlotte hosts traditional lone appearance by the DIRTcar Modifieds CONCORD, NC — Oct. 28, 2018 — The 3rd annual Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship was held at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, located northeast of Charlotte in Concord, NC on Sunday, October 28. After a successful Practice Day on Thursday, October 25 followed by a rain out on Friday, October 27, both the Friday and the regularly scheduled Saturday portion of the weekend were each moved up a day at the fast 4/10s (0.400) mile …

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Heat Races Set the Field for Sunday’s World Short Track Championship Features

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 27, 2018 — After getting pushed forward a day by Friday rains at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, the Driven World Short Track Championship finally got going on Saturday just after 2PM with Timed Hot Laps for all nine divisions to set up the ensuing Heat Races for 405 registered drivers. Despite a small cell of rain at 6PM at the top of the second FOX Racing SHOX Pro Late Model Heat Race, Heat Races got back underway just over an hour and a half later for …

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World Short Track Championship Reset to Two-Day Show, Saturday & Sunday

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 27, 2018 — Despite the track prep team’s best efforts, yesterday’s rains and overnight humidity have left The Dirt Track at Charlotte with too much moisture to commence racing this morning for the Driven World Short Track Championship. Racing is now set to begin at 2PM today, Saturday, October 27, reverting back to the original two-day schedule on Saturday and Sunday now.  Friday’s original schedule will now run on Saturday, starting with timed Hot Laps at 2PM. This will mean a complete reset of the show, …

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Spectacular Full-day World Short Track Championship Now Set for Saturday, October 27

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 26, 2018 — After a successful day of timed Hot Laps on Thursday, October 25, 347 teams — plus more due to arrive on Friday — were ready for a big weekend of racing at the Dirt Track at Charlotte for the third annual Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship. Mother Nature had other ideas, though, as persistent showers and thunderstorms forced DIRTcar Racing and Charlotte Motor Speedway Officials to postpone Friday’s program to Saturday morning. With the postponement, a revised scheduled has been put …

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Rain Pushes Friday World Short Track Championship Program to Saturday Morning

CONCORD, NC – Oct. 26, 2018 – Persistent rains throughout the morning, continuing into the late evening hours, have forced DIRTcar and Charlotte Motor Speedway officials to postpone Friday’s Driven World Short Track Championship program to Saturday morning. With clear weather forecasts for tomorrow, racing will now commence at The Dirt Track at Charlotte at 10:00 a.m., with Heat Races in all divisions (except Hornets), two Hornet Features, and All-Star Invitational Features in the afternoon as time allows. Allotting time for track prep before the evening’s program, racing will continue …

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Sponsors Sweeten the Pot for Driven World Short Track Championship Competitors

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 22, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce a host of great sponsors for the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship this week, Thursday, October 25 through Saturday, October 27, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. In addition to a purse in excess of $120,000, numerous contingency and special awards will grant drivers more opportunities to go home winners, with a little extra something in hand. The winners across each division will take home their cash prize of up to $4,000, along with a …

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Driven Once More – The Role of Family in a DIRTcar Racer’s Success

CONCORD, NC – October 18, 2018 – The Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte is almost here. With over 300 cars expected across nine different divisions of DIRTcar racing, it’s sure to be a great show again in the event’s third year. Three-hundred-fifty cars in one pit area is a lot for one track to hold. But next year, the pits will see one less competitor in particular; a first-timer at Charlotte this year who’s checking the last item off his racing bucket list …

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NGK Named the Official Spark Plug of the Driven World Short Track Championship

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 18, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing has declared NGK the Official Spark Plug of the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship. The three-day event, attracting hundreds of the best DIRTcar drivers from across the country will now champion the state-of-the-art Ignition Specialist.  “NGK Spark Plugs is the largest OE supplier and manufacturer of spark plugs in the U.S.,” said Danielle Orlando, general manager of NGK Spark Plugs. “We’re thrilled to bring our product to the weekly racer who understands the dedication, performance and quality we represent.” Since …

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Steel City Support – Pennsylvania’s Biggest Racing Extravaganza from Those Who Make It Possible

SARVER, PA – October 17, 2018 – The DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” – Over 300 cars in just three days, once a year, is a lot to handle for even the most experienced track personnel at the Lernerville Speedway. From safety officials to announcers and photographers, there are a lot of people behind the scenes who put in a great deal of effort, not just for the Stampede, but every Friday night to make sure the first race is just as good as the last. A few of which, shine …

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Brian Ruhlman Wins Third Feature Of The Season / Jonathan Taylor Clinches Track Title By A Single Point

DIRTcar Modifieds end the 2018 season at Eldora Speedway ROSSBURG, OH — Oct. 14, 2018 — The DIRTcar Modifieds were a part of “Last Call For Them All” at Eldora Speedway (OH) on Sunday, October 14. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series headlined what was the third and final day of the “Best Of Both Worlds” race weekend at the ½ (0.500) mile high-banked dirt oval as over the previous two days, the DIRTcar Super Late Models were racing in the rescheduled 48th annual World 100. As for the …

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Race Day (Sunday, October 14) – Eldora Speedway (OH) – DIRTcar Modifieds

Today (Sunday, October 14) is Race Day. The third and final day of one of the most historic weekends in the long storied history of Eldora Speedway (OH), concludes with the “Last Call For Them All”. The DIRTcar Modifieds join the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series for a special Sunday Afternoon/Evening of entertainment to conclude the “Best Of Both Worlds” weekend at the 1/2 (0.500) mile high-banked dirt oval. Cars are on the track starting at 4:30p.m. If you can’t make it to Rossburg, OH today, Here’s the …

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Steel City Stampede – Saturday Night Recap

  418 laps. 324 cars. 20 races. 13 divisions. Three days. One track. The 10th Annual DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” at Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway was another spectacular display of Saturday night short-track racing; this time, in marathon mode. The last of the 270 Micro-Sprint Car qualifying heats kicked off Pennsylvania’s biggest racing extravaganza promptly at 4 p.m. on Saturday evening to a very chilly Sarver crowd. 48 degrees was the warmest temperature the fans saw all day, and it only got colder as the night went on. It …

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Steel City Stampede – Friday Night Recap

SARVER, PA – October 12, 2018 – 255 racecars were in the Lernerville Speedway pit area on Friday night for the 10th edition of the DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede.” A chilly 45-degree evening played host to 24 heat races around the 4/10-mile, before a slight shower moved in over the area, moving the remaining two 270 Micro-Sprint heats to Saturday, before the last chance showdowns. Just shy of 100 campers joined the fans out in the parking lot, making for a nice bonfire presence at the end of the …

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DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Event Preview

Thirteen divisions. Three days. One place to race. Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania is set to host the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 11-13. Over 250 cars are expected to show up for this year’s “Steel City Stampede,” and there will be no shortage of action with practice on Thursday, heat races on Friday and last-chance showdowns and features on Saturday, making it the only place in the county to see this many cars in this many divisions. Fans can expect to see …

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