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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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Countdown to the OneDirt World Short Track Championship

Countdown to the OneDirt World Short Track Championship Drivers start to shift gears to prepare for major end-of-year event CONCORD, NC — July 18, 2017 — As DIRTcar Racing’s busiest month passes its midpoint and summer hits its pinnacle, drivers will start to think about the new season finale, the OneDirt World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway from Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017. The end-of-year event puts weekly racers on center stage to close out the short track season. The …

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Returns to Charlotte

DIRTcar Racing is excited to announce the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship will return to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 26-28, 2017. The mega-event will once again give the best weekly racers from eight different divisions across the United States and Canada the chance to shine at one of the country’s premier dirt racing facilities. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship once again runs one week before the World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on November 2-4 …

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DIRTcar Racing Membership Required for All Sanctioned Event

All Division drivers must have a DIRTcar License to participate and receive benefits CONCORD, N.C. – March 2, 2017 – Starting with the first events of 2017, any participants of a DIRTcar-sanctioned event will be required to hold a DIRTcar Racing membership. Any division without a 100 percent membership participation will be at risk of violating the sanction agreement and suspension of the sanction by DIRTcar Racing. A one-week temporary membership (for the traveling racer) will be accepted provided the driver completes the full application. However, temporary one-week memberships do …

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DIRTcar Racing Wraps Up 2016 Season

DIRTcar Racing Caps-off 33rd Annual Banquet with ‘A Tribute to Excellence’ Nearly $330,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for 2016 season successes CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 16, 2016 – The 33rd Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. honored champions across 10 divisions for their outstanding performances during the 2016 racing season. While the weather outside was brutal,  the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom inside was warm as guests reminisced on a great 2016 season. Nearly 1,000 competitors, family and friends attended Saturday evening’s event. …

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WSTC Results: FWD/Hornets

The inaugural OneDirt World Short Track Championship drew more than 300 entries across nine divisions for the 3-day event. Posted below are the FWD/Hornet results from Friday and Saturday.

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Meet the drivers: FWD/Hornets

40 FWD/Hornets raced around The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the OneDirt World Short Track Championship.

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Eldora Speedway Named DIRTcar UMP Track of The Year For 2015 Season

Commitment to Fans & Competitors at Dirt Late Model Dream, World 100 and UMP Fall Nationals Secure Honor ROSSBURG, Ohio (January 22, 2016) – Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, has been awarded DIRTcar UMP Track of the Year for the 2015 season. Since its inception, DIRTcar, then United Midwestern Promoters (UMP), has sanctioned the highly successful Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers, the prestigious World 100 and the DIRTcar Fall Nationals. At the World 100, rain washed out Friday’s races, forcing a doubleheader on Saturday. At the UMP Fall …

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DIRTcar Champions Honored

Mike Harrison, Bobby Pierce Share Spotlight at 32nd Annual DIRTcar UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet Nearly $360,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for their success during the 2015 season CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 22, 2016 – Mike Harrison and Bobby Pierce shared the spotlight at the 32nd Annual DIRTcar UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. earlier this month. In front of nearly 1,000 competitors, family and friends in the ballroom of Springfield’s Crowne Plaza Hotel, almost $360,000 was distributed to competitors in recognition of their …

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DIRTcar UMP Banquet Photos – 1/9/16

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar UMP BANQUET ON 1/9/16!

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32nd Annual DIRTcar Racing Awards Banquet

The 32nd Annual DIRTcar Racing Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza in Sprinfield, Ill. Mail your ticket order to DIRTcar Racing, PO Box 411, Grayville, Ill. 62844 or call the DIRTcar Office  at 618-450-2072. For hotel room information, call the Crowne Plaza at 217-529-7777.

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DIRTcar, World of Outlaws Saddened by Passing of Eldora Founder Earl Baltes

CONCORD, N.C. – March 23, 2015 – The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing are saddened to learn today of Earl Baltes’ passing. Earl grew Eldora Speedway out of the fields of western Ohio into one of racing’s premier venues. He took a chance on Ted Johnson and the World of Outlaws in its inaugural 1978 season and the sprint car series has returned to Eldora every year since, helping it to become the premier dirt racing series in the world. A master showman and promoter, Earl first built Eldora …

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Pierce & Gilpin Share Stage At Saturday Nights 31st Annual DIRTcar Racing UMP Night of Champions Awards Banquet

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Jan. 10, 2015 – Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind., shared the spotlight during Saturday night’s 31st annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet inside the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel’s ballroom. Pierce, 17, entered the DIRTcar UMP Late Model history books in 2014 by becoming the youngest driver ever to claim the UMP Late Model weekly-racing championship, while Gilpin, 24, continued his reign as the top UMP Modified driver in earning his third consecutive UMP Modified weekly-racing title. More than …

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