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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Kick Off 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Kick Off 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park Nick Hoffman to go for “three-peat” as DIRTcar Nationals Champion starting Tuesday, February 6 By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Jan. 19, 2018 — One of the most popular divisions that race at Volusia Speedway Park during the DIRTcar Nationals are the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. They’ve also been the busiest division during the month of February and perhaps the most competitive. With car counts averaging in the 70s and 101 feature races conducted since 2005, the DIRTcar …

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DIRTcar Racing Concludes 34th Season with 2017 Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet

Schlenk at DIRTcar Banquet

Over $360,000 in points fund money distributed for the 2017 racing season by Matt Prieur SPRINGFIELD, IL — Jan. 14, 2018 — Champions from around the country were honored on Saturday, January 14th during the 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet at The Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. National and regional champions across 10 divisions were honored for their accomplishments from the 2017 racing season as over $360,000 in points fund money was distributed throughout the gala evening. Highlighting the night was the accolades of now …

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February East Bay Raceway Park, North Florida Speedway and Volusia Speedway Park to host CONCORD, NC — Jan. 11, 2018 — With the 2018 racing season on the horizon, the annual pilgrimage to Florida for Speedweeks traditionally begins a new campaign for a variety of drivers and teams from throughout North America. The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds are once again the busiest class with 14 dates on their calendar at three different race tracks within the Sunshine State. The DIRTcar Late …

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2018 Summit Modified National Schedule Announced

Summit Modified Nationals Joins DIRTcar Summer Nationals for the Eighth Straight Year Eighth annual tour for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will see teams have a chance to race in 33 shows By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Dec. 7, 2017 — For the eighth consecutive year, the cars and stars of the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will join the most grueling and intimidating tour in short track racing. The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals will mirror the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour in 2018 by joining their DIRTcar Late Model counterparts for …

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No. 8 DIRTcar UMP Modified Driver Penalized Post-World Short Track Championship

No. 8 DIRTcar UMP Modified Driver Penalized Post-World Short Track Championship CONCORD, NC — Nov. 9, 2017 — DIRTcar Racing has handed down penalties to the driver of the No. 8 DIRTcar UMP Modified, Kyle Strickler for violating section 2.2 and 11.1-R of the DIRTcar Racing Rulebook. 2.2 Conduct General – All Members agree to act in a professional manner as determined by World Racing Group Officials. The professional manner includes, but is not limited to verbal representation, written representation, any representation that may represent the World Racing Group, DIRTcar, …

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Strickler Scores Second Straight UMP Modified WSTC Feature

CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship came to a close on Saturday after three days of racing at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. The final night of racing action at the fast 4/10-mile high-banked dirt oval located northeast of Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina featured Last Chance Showdowns, the Championship Features and the special All-Star Invitational Features to conclude the weekend. The High Side Tickler Kyle Strickler would be the man of the weekend as the star from nearby Mooresville, North Carolina, …

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First Ten Rows Set for WSTC UMP Modified Finale

CONCORD, NC — Oct 27, 2017 — In the Summit Racing Equipment DIRTcar UMP Modified division of the OneDirt World Short Track Championship, 48 teams made the trip to the Tar Heel State and raced in four qualifier heat races that locked the top five of each into Saturday’s $4,000-to-win, 30-lap Feature.

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Altobelli Fastest in WSTC UMP Modified Time Trials

CONCORD, NC — Oct 27, 2017 — Michael Altobelli Jr. is fastest in Summit Racing Equipment UMP Modified division Timed Hot Laps on night two of the OneDirt World Short Track Championship. Brian Ruhlman, Kyle Strickler, David Stremme, and Taylor Cook round out top five.

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Nearly 300 Cars Run Hot Laps on Night 1 of OneDirt World Short Track Championship

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 26, 2017 — The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship mega-event opened Thursday evening with 288 total entries across eight divisions taking to the 4/10th-mile semi-banked oval at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for hot lap practice sessions. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship, a three-day event, puts the best short track racers in the country on center stage. A purse in excess of $110,000 across all eight divisions will be up for this weekend at Charlotte.

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Expanded 2018 DIRTcar Nationals Schedule Announced

DIRTcar Nationals Just Got Bigger Now five nights of Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block action and four nights of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models — Feb 6-17, 2018 at Volusia Speedway Park CONCORD, NC — Oct. 25, 2017 — The 2018 racing calendar just got more exciting…what better way to start a new season than with 12 nights of racing in Florida in February. Major changes to the event program highlight the new and exciting schedule for the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals as the racing season kicks off Feb. 6 …

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors

OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors DIRTcar Racing family reunion features over $50,000 in contingency awards CONCORD, NC – Oct. 23, 2017 – DIRTcar Racing welcomes some of the best known brands in motorsports to the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship, October 26-28, with contingency awards totaling over $50,000 across all divisions. The inaugural OneDirt World Short Track Championship attracted over 300 racers across nine divisions during three nights of thrilling dirt track racing. The second edition of the burgeoning event will once again give grassroots …

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Drivers Prepare for OneDirt World Short Track Championship

Drivers Prepare for OneDirt World Short Track Championship Three-day event featuring the best weekly racers in the country begins Oct. 26-28, 2017 CONCORD, NC — Oct. 19, 2017 — In just one week’s time, weekly short-track race teams from all over the country will make the trek to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC for a chance to achieve the dream of winning under the bright lights during the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship puts the best grassroots …

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Thursday, Oct. 12 Portion of DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Cancelled

Thursday, Oct. 12 Portion of DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Cancelled Persistent Rain and Saturated Grounds Forces Cancellation of the first day of the three-day event SARVER, PA — Oct. 12, 2017 — DIRTcar Racing and Lernerville Speedway officials have been forced to cancel the Thursday, Oct. 12, DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” practice day due to persistent rain in the Sarver, PA area along with saturated grounds. The weather system is moving out of the Western, PA area, with a beautiful weather forecast for the remaining two days of …

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Jeep VanWormer & Nick Hoffman Win Allstar Performance DIRTcar Fall Nationals Features

Mother Nature forces Eldora & DIRTcar officials to finish the Allstar Performance DIRTcar Nationals on Sunday afternoon by Matt Prieur ROSSBURG, OH — Sunday, Oct. 8th— It took two days to complete night II (which was originally supposed to be night III) of the Allstar Performance DIRTcar Fall Nationals at Eldora Speedway. Eldora and DIRTcar Officials finally persevered over Mother Nature, but after frantically getting through most of the racing program on Saturday, Oct. 7th, Mother Nature paid a visit during the DIRTcar Late Model Feature, forcing Officials to postpone …

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