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Nicely, Halstead, Harris & Walker Take Opening Night DIRTcar Fall Nationals Wins

PEVELY, MO – October 4th, 2019 – The 2019 DIRTcar Fall Nationals kicked off with some great racing action. Tyler Nicely put on a dominating performance in the DIRTcar UMP Modified main event. Nicely took the lead on lap four from pole sitter Rick Conoyer and stretched out a huge lead during a long green flag run. While Nicely pulled away, Conoyer, Mike McKinney and Jim Black had a fierce battle for second place as they diced through lapped traffic. A caution on lap twenty-six would tighten up the field. …

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Results: 10/04/19 Fall Nationals – Pro Late Models

Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 84-Sam Halstead [7]; 2. 11-Trevor Gundaker [3]; 3. 59-Aaron Heck [2]; 4. 32M-Cody Maguire [9]; 5. 33-Devin McLean [5]; 6. 7M-Dominic Mertzke [6]; 7. 55-Brady Rudd [4]; 8. 118-Mike Fenton [11]; 9. 51-Jarrod Shasteen [8]; 10. 42-Michael Edward [10]; 11. 44-Blaze Burwell [1]; KSE Hard Charger Award: 84-Sam Halstead[+6] Qualifying – 1. 44-Blaze Burwell, 14.929; 2. 55-Brady Rudd, 15.4; 3. 11-Trevor Gundaker, 15.58; 4. 59-Aaron Heck, 15.76; 5. 33-Devin McLean, 16.048; 6. 7M-Dominic Mertzke, 16.434; 7. 84-Sam Halstead, 16.553; 8. 51-Jarrod Shasteen, 16.736; 9. 32M-Cody …

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Inaugural Fairgrounds DIRTcar Clash in the Books

NASHVILLE, TN – May 25, 2019 – Almost two weeks’ worth of track prep and 181 truckloads of dirt later, the inaugural Fairgrounds DIRTcar Clash is in the books. And what a turnout it was on Saturday night at the track, in the grandstands and the pit area. A total of 104 cars passed through the pit gates of Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville, in four divisions of 17 DIRTcar Pro Late Models, 36 Quicksilver Performance Street Stocks, 18 Pure Mini Stocks and 33 Mod Lites. Four Qualifying sessions set four new …

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JUMPSTARTING 2020

All-new DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals kicks off next season Jan. 16-18 at Volusia Speedway Park BARBERVILLE, Fla. — May 3, 2019 — DIRTcar Racing will kick off the 2020 season with the all-new DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals Jan. 16-18 at Volusia Speedway Park. The event will feature DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Florida Late Models and 602 Late Models racing for a total purse of nearly $100,000, including a $10,000-to-win finale for Pro Late Models. The DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals includes Feature events for all three classes each night at the half-mile speedplant near …

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DIRTcar Sets Stage for 2019 Fall Nationals Oct. 3-5 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway

Six divisions of DIRTcar Racing will be showcased at championship-deciding event PEVELY, MO — March 4, 2019 — The 2019 DIRTcar Fall Nationals is set for Oct. 3-5 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 with six divisions of DIRTcar Racing. The originally scheduled 2018 DIRTcar Fall Nationals that was impacted by weather, and later rescheduled for March, has been canceled because of the current weather conditions and several racetracks with events conflicting events for competitors. The event in October will start new with DIRTcar Late Models, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, …

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Four Divisions of DIRTcar Racing Will Charge into Nashville May 24-25 for Inaugural Fairgrounds DIRTcar Clash

NASHVILLE, TN — Four divisions of racing will invade Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, May 24-25, for the inaugural Fairgrounds DIRTcar Clash, a precursor to the following weekend’s World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Music City Nationals, bringing the biggest names in dirt track racing to Nashville over the course of two weeks. DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Quicksilver Street Stock Performance Series, DIRTcar Pure Minis and DIRTcar Mod Lites will be the first cars to compete on the dirt-covered Fairgrounds Speedway inner oval with nearly $25,000 and a lifetime of …

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Photos from the UMP DIRTcar Banquet held on January 12th, 2019!

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Night of Champions – 2018 DIRTcar Racing Banquet

The 2018 DIRTcar Racing banquet from the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL was yet another successful night of celebration and reflection from all of the champions in each of the 11 series. Lots of hardware was given out, good friends were seen and great speeches were made before what promises to be yet another exciting year of DIRTcar Racing in 2019. The evening began with the honoring of the Kids Mods class, and the champion Dominic Mertzke. After dinner was served, World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series announcer …

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Michael Brown Sticks to the Bottom and Victory Lane in Pro Late Model Feature

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 28, 2018 — Three years, three different winners in the FOX Racing SHOX DIRTcar/SECA Pro Late Model division at the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship, as “Downtown” Michael Brown picked up the victory on Sunday evening at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Brown time trialed in fourth quick in Group C on Thursday night’s part of the show, which set him up for a win in the sixth and final heat race on Saturday. Sitting on the inside of the front row in Sunday’s …

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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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