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Landers Repeats, Dollansky Nets First Win As Race To Be Alltel All-Star Heats Up

Barberville, FL — For the second consecutive night, Jared Landers dominated the UMP DIRTcar Modified field at the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park as Craig Dollansky powered his way to victory in the season-opening Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event. Now their Alltel All-Star fates are in their fans’ hands. To cast a vote for either Dollansky, Landers or any of the other winners so far during the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals, anybody can go to AlltelAllStar.com and select their favorite DIRTcar Nationals …

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Landers Rolls To Second Straight Alltel DIRTcar Nationals UMP DIRTcar Modified Victory On Friday Night

Barberville, FL — Jared Landers is looking like a potential champion of the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals. The young Batesville, Ark., standout assumed the points lead halfway through the eight-event UMP DIRTcar Modified meet at Volusia Speedway Park, rolling to his second straight victory in Friday night’s 20-lap feature. A 25-year-old whose Mullins-powered Shaw No. 777 boasts sponsorship from Mark Martin Ford, Landers rocketed forward from the sixth starting spot to grab the lead from Jason Schill of Dresser, Wis., on lap three. He dominated the remainder of the …

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Landers leads Alltel DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified Points Chase!

Barberville, FL — # DRIVER NIGHT 1 NIGHT 2 NIGHT 3 NIGHT 4 TOTAL 777 JARED LANDERS 64 90 95 95 344 9 KEN SCHRADER 80 85 75 60 300 0 TIM HANCOCK 90 57 70 64 281 12 SCOTT DRAKE 10 95 80 66 251 29 AUSTIN DILLON 54 75 62 59 250 7 KENT ROBINSON 47 70 64 50 231 89 MIKE SPATOLA 75 80 57 10 222 44 DAVE HESS 68 52 90 10 220 12 JASON MILLER 85 58 66 10 219 36 KENNY WALLACE 50 …

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Landers Joins Volusia Win List, Schatz Strengthens Bid As Both Engage Fans In Alltel All-Star Online Contest

Barberville, FL — Jared Landers raced onto the list of those hoping to be crowned the inaugural Alltel All-Star at the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, while Donny Schatz solidified his lead in the fan voting on Thursday by capturing his second checkered flag in three nights. Now their fans need to visit AlltelAllStar.com and select their favorite DIRTcar Nationals winner or text their driver’s letter code to 52191. The winning Alltel All-Star receives a $12,000 cash prize. After consecutive top-10s in the first two rounds …

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Jared Landers Drives Mark Martin Ford-Sponsored Car To Victory In Thursday’s UMP DIRTcar Modified Feature At Volusia

Barberville, FL — Jared Landers of Batesville , Ark. , registered a flag-to-flag victory in Thursday night’s 20-lap UMP DIRTcar Modified feature during the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Driving a Mullins-powered Shaw car that sports sponsorship from Mark Martin Ford, Landers blasted off the pole position to lead the entire distance. He was never seriously challenged en route to the $1,000 top prize. The 25-year-old Landers, whose father is a business partner of NASCAR veteran and Batesville native Mark Martin in the operation of the …

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Drake, Johnson Build Momentum For Alltel All-Star Battle

Barberville, FL — Building on the opening night of action at the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals, Round 2 proved to be even more exciting on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park. Feature events were whittled from more the 80 UMP DIRTcar Modifieds and more than 50 410-Sprint Cars, with every driver attempting to add their name to the ballot to become an Alltel All-Star. NASCAR star Kenny Schrader did his best to run down Scott Drake in UMP DIRTcar Modifieds, but with Jared Larson in the mix running side-by-side …

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Missouri’s Drake Holds Off Landers & Schrader For Wednesday UMP DIRTcar Modified Victory At Volusia

Barberville, FL — Scott Drake kept the spotlight on the Show-Me State during the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals with a victory in Wednesday night’s 20-lap UMP DIRTcar Modified feature at Volusia Speedway Park . The Webb City , Mo. , veteran became the second Missouri driver in as many nights to bag a $1,000 triumph at the half-mile oval, following in the tire tracks of his teammate Jesse Stovall of Branson , Mo. Drake, a 36-year-old who spends the majority of his time racing a dirt Late Model throughout …

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Schatz, Stovall First Drivers Locked Into Alltel All-Star Battle

Barberville, FL — From the Alltel Fan Zone to the massive infield video screen to the breathtaking action on the track, the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals launch on Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park was a rousing success. With 74 UMP DIRTcar Modifieds and 52 410-Sprint Cars, the action was fast and furious all night long in near perfect weather. Jesse Stovall of Branson , Mo. , captured the first feature of the night by driving from fifth to first in his modified while Donny Schatz of Fargo , …

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Fans Take Control in Alltel Wireless’ DIRTcar All-Star Contest

Concord, NC — The 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park is filled with the world’s greatest dirt track racers.  Now, fans can choose the best of the best as Alltel Wireless and the World Racing Group announced the launch of the Alltel DIRTcar All-Star contest. As if the drivers needed any more incentive to reach victory lane during one of the 12 consecutive nights of racing at the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals Feb. 5-16, now they can win a $12,000 cash prize.  Alltel Wireless will reward fans’ favorite …

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Missouri’s Jesse Stovall Stars In Alltel DIRTcar Nationals UMP DIRTcar Modified Opener

Barberville, FL — Jesse Stovall of Branson , Mo. , opened the UMP DIRTcar open-wheel Modified portion of the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals with a convincing victory Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park. The Show Me State standout blasted from the fifth starting spot to the lead in a single lap and never looked back in the 20-lap feature. He wasn’t seriously challenged en route to earning $1,000 for his first-ever triumph at the half-mile oval. “There’s two sponsors I have to make sure I thank for this win: …

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Record Purses On The Line For UMP DIRTcar Modifieds

Barberville, FL — UMP DIRTcar Racing open-wheel Modified competitors will battle for record purses during the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. More than $75,000 in cash will be on the line over eight consecutive nights of UMP DIRTcar Modified action, which kicks off on Tuesday (Feb. 5) and runs through Feb. 12. The week is set to culminate with a championship feature on Tues., Feb. 12, offering a $4,000 winner’s purse – double the top prize that was posted for last year’s UMP DIRTcar Modified finale …

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NASCAR Veteran Kenny Wallace Excited to be racing DIRTcar Nationals

Barberville, FL — NASCAR veteran Kenny Wallace’s favorite week of the year to be a dirt racer is just days away. On Feb. 5, Wallace will head onto the Volusia Speedway Park clay to begin the eight straight nights of UMP DIRTcar open-wheel Modified racing that are part of the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals. “Running a Mod at Volusia during Speedweeks is the highlight of my dirt team’s year,” said Wallace, the energetic NASCAR Nationwide Series regular and SPEED television commentator. “I love going there because it kind of …

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Defending UMP Modified Champ Denny Schwartz Looking Forward To A Better Florida Trip in ’08

Barberville, FL — Defending UMP DIRTcar Racing open-wheel Modified champion Denny Schwartz doesn’t want his upcoming racing trip to the Sunshine State to bear any resemblance to what he experienced in 2007. After all, last year Schwartz made more headlines during his annual pilgrimage to Florida for what happened to him off the track than on it. Shortly after Schwartz arrived in Florida last February, he lived a racer’s nightmare: his team’s hauler – with his UMP DIRTcar Modified and residual equipment inside – was stolen from a hotel parking …

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Alltel DIRTcar Nationals At Volusia Speedway Park Receive Live Coverage On DIRTVision.com Cybercast

CONCORD, NC — DIRTVision has announced that for the third straight year, the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals – scheduled for Feb. 5-16 at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville , Fla. – will receive live cybercast coverage on DIRTVision.com. DIRTVision users unable to make the wintertime trip to the Sunshine State will once again be able to catch over 60 hours of live video coverage of the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals, including all the UMP DIRTcar Racing Late Model and open-wheel Modified action that takes place during the dirt-track racing extravaganza. The UMP …

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