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Penalty Report Update – 09/01/18

CONCORD, NC — Sept 1, 2018 — After hearing Will Krup’s appeal on Thursday, August 30, 2018, the DIRTcar Appeal Commission has determined to uphold the original penalty that was issued regarding his violation of the DIRTcar Racing Event Procedures. The penalty is upheld in its entirety. As a member in good standing, and according to Section 12 of the Series Rule Book, a request for review by the Chairman Potestas may be considered. Competitor: Will Krup Series: DIRTcar UMP Modified Event: American Modified Series/ Cedar Ridge Speedway, Morgantown, Ky. Date: July 21, 2018 …

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DIRTcar Roundup Steel City Stampede

Lernerville Speedway closes out its 2018 schedule with one of the biggest melees of the season, the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup Steel City Stampede — a full weekend of racing, camping and fun as twelve divisions take the track for three days. Finish the year with a bang! 2018 Steel City Stampede Competitor Guide DIVISIONS: 410 Sprint Cars DIRTcar Super Late Models DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds DIRTcar UMP Modifieds DIRTcar Open Pro Stocks RUSH Crate Late Models RUSH Wingless Sprint Cars RUSH Sportsman Modifieds 305 Race Savers Sprint Cars Elite Modifieds 4 Cylinders Western …

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Penalty Report – 07/21/18

Competitor: Will Krup Series: DIRTcar UMP Modified Event: American Modified Series/ Cedar Ridge Speedway, Morgantown, Ky. Date:July 21 2018 Event and explanation:  Tire samples were taken July 27th and 28th  2018 from participant finishers of the event at Cedar Ridge Speedway, Morgantown, Ky A total of 3 tires were sampled using the accepted practice of DIRTcar Racing and American Modified Series utilizing the team provided grooving iron and sample cuts taken by crew members. Samples were bagged and sealed with the signature of the represented crew member. Specimen cuttings were sent to an …

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Jacob Hawkins & Donnie Jeschke Score Eldora Dirt Derby Victories

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Stock Cars take part in the sixth annual Eldora Dirt Derby ROSSBURG, OH — Jul. 17-18, 2018 — The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and DIRTcar Stock Cars were on hand as part of sixth annual Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway (OH) with special Invitational Features on Wednesday, July 18. The same two divisions also raced a full show during the Tuesday Night Tailgate on July 17 at Eldora Speedway. While the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series headlined the two days of action at the fast half-mile high-banked dirt oval, the …

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DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship Spotlights True Grit at Charlotte

CONCORD, NC — July 18, 2018 — DIRTcar and DRIVEN Racing Oil are excited to join forces for the third annual DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 25-27, 2018. The mega-event will once again give the best weekly racers from nine different divisions across the United States and Canada the chance to shine at one of the country’s premier dirt racing facilities — for a purse in excess of $125,000. “No other event pays homage to the weekly racers, …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals after Week One

CONCORD, NC — June 18, 2018 — The 2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals are in full swing after a stellar first week. The Northern Kickoff featured amazing runs by tour veterans and strong challenges by newcomers amid one of the strongest tour fields in recent history. As we look ahead to Legends Week here are the drivers to watch for this year. Shannon Babb won three of the five events in the opening week of this year’s tour, snatching up $25,000 with his wins at …

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Drivers Gear Up for Summit Modified Nationals

Peoria Speedway kicks off the 8th annual Modified Tour in support of DIRTcar Summer Nationals by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — May 25, 2018 — The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals will support the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour for the eighth consecutive year in 2018. From June 13 to July 14, and then on July 27-28, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Modified ranks will race in 33 total events spread out over seven states throughout the country. The open-wheel teams will go after a minimum of …

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VP Racing Fuels Named the Official Fuel of DIRTcar Racing

CONCORD, NC — May 3, 3018 — VP Racing Fuels, Inc. and DIRTcar Racing today announced they have extended a decade long relationship, naming VP Racing Fuels as the Official Fuel of DIRTcar Racing in the Midwest. “DIRTcar racing is the biggest thing on dirt in the Northeast,” stated Bruce Hendel, VP’s Vice President, North America Sales – Race Fuels & Consumer Products. “With DIRTcar’s enormous presence in the Midwest this is a natural progression and gives VP a tremendous opportunity to expand our brand awareness in the region. The …

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DIRTcar National Championships Headed to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC – March 22, 2018 – The annual DIRTcar UMP Fall Nationals, long a staple at Eldora Speedway (OH) in years past, will be heading west for the 2018 racing season under a new name. The newly rebranded 23rd Annual DIRTcar National Championships, the traditional season-ending weekend for national DIRTcar points, will be held at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (MO) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 4-5-6. DIRTcar Super Late Models will highlight the weekend of racing, joined by DIRTcar Modifieds, DIRTcar Pro Late …

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I-96 Speedway Added to Summer Nationals Schedule 

Brian Shirley at I-96 Speedway

4/10-mile dirt oval in West Michigan will wrap up two-race stretch in the Great Lakes State CONCORD, NC — March 19, 2018 — A final adjustment to the 33rd Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals schedule was put into place with the addition of the I-96 Speedway on Thursday, July 12th. The DIRTcar Super Late Models and UMP Modifieds will wrap up their Michigan swing with a date at the 4/10-mile (0.400) high-banked dirt oval located east of Grand Rapids in Lake Odessa, MI. This event will be the first appearance at …

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Strickler Wins The Money; Hoffman Wins His Third Consecutive DIRTcar Nationals Title

Strickler Wins The Money; Hoffman Wins His Third Consecutive DIRTcar Nationals Title DIRTcar UMP Modifieds wrap up their portion of the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 11, 2018 — The $5,000-to-win Big Gator Championships for the ironmen of the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals, the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds was on Monday, February 12th. For the past seven days, the Modifieds have raced every night of the week as their marathon week of races within the DIRTcar Nationals came to an end. Two-time defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion, Nick Hoffman …

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DIRTcar UMP Modified DIRTcar Nationals Points: As of 2/11

SPOT CAR # NAME 6-Feb 7-Feb 8-Feb 9-Feb 10-Feb 11-Feb TOTAL 1 2 NICK HOFFMAN 75 80 80 70 78 383 2 8 KYLE STRICKLER 70 70 75 75 75 365 3 35 DAVID STREMME 80 75 53 60 60 328 4 24z ZEKE MCKENZIE 60 37 51 55 68 271 5 18L MICHAEL LONG 51 65 29 51 70 266 6 25 TYLER NICELY 16 60 28 75 80 259 7 96m MIKE MCKINNEY 37 28 70 65 55 255 8 36 KENNY WALLACE 53 26 60 49 51 …

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Three Little Gators: Nick Hoffman Picks Up Third Win of DIRTcar Nationals

Hoffman Clinches Spot In Gator Championship With Third Gator Of The Week Big Gator Championship Night to wrap up seven straight nights for the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 11, 2018 — It was the second and final Gator Qualifying Night for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds at Volusia Speedway Park (FL) on Sunday, February 11th. The second half of the 79 total Modified teams who had made at least one appearance during the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals had their shot at racing their way into the …

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Twice as Nice(ly): Tyler Nicely Locks into Gator Championship with Saturday’s Victory

BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 10, 2018 — The first of two Gator Qualifying Nights for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds was on Saturday, February 10th. The 79 teams that have appeared at least once during the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals were split up into two groups with half the field racing on the 10th, while the other half get the day off before returning to the track on Sunday, February 11th. In the first of two Big Gator Qualifying Nights to set the field for Monday’s $5,000-to-win finale, Tyler Nicely would …

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