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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Boasts $178,000 in Purses and Points Funds

The High Bank Holdup 50 at Fulton Speedway gets the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series underway on Friday, April 26 FULTON, NY — April 8, 2019 — The wildly successful DIRTcar Sportsman Modified division has exploded in numbers over the last five years in the Northeast and Canada. Sportsman Modifieds often put on some of the most exciting races on any given race night. This year, over $175,000 is in the pot for our dedicated DIRTcar drivers on the Series tour. The season starts with three distinct regions: Central, Northern, and …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Cornwall Motor Speedway

CONCORD, NC – April 4, 2019 – Cornwall Motor Speedway is one of DIRTcar’s strongest supporters. Their Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Sunday night show includes three DIRTcar sanctioned divisions. The 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, and Pro Stocks race head-to-head every week at the Long Sault, Ontario oval. Some of the best up and coming stars in the northeast race weekly at Cornwall. Drivers and fans hope to ring in the 50th year of operation with another competitive and successful season in 2019. With three DIRTcar divisions, Cornwall Motor Speedway …

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56th Season-Opener On Horizon For Land Of Legends Raceway In 2019

April 20 lid-lifter follows April 13 & April 17 practice dates at Ontario Co. Fairgrounds oval Canandaigua, NY – April 3, 2019 – Tom Skibinski, Land of Legends Raceway PR Anticipation continues to grow for fans and racers in Ontario County as Land of Legends Raceway readies for its 56th season of motorsports activity on the fairgrounds. Popular promoter Paul Cole is back at the helm, in 2019 offering a four-star show of Pepsi/Geneva Club Beverage Big-Block Modified, Sportsman, Mike Emhof Motorsports 305 Sprint Car and Big Dog Country 103.5FM Radio Street Stock action in …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Can-Am Speedway

DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Can-Am Speedway CONCORD, NC – A lot of short tracks in the United States call themselves a half-mile, but only a few have distinguished themselves as a “big half-mile” the way Can-Am Speedway has. The “big half-mile” was the first American track that Australian-born Big-Block Modified star Peter Britten raced on after spending his career on quarter-mile bullrings down under, and it made for a serious culture shock. The LaFargeville oval is a fan favorite in the North Country since 1974. 2019 marks the return of the …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Brewerton Speedway, 2019 Schedule Released

CONCORD, NC – Brewerton Speedway is one of the jewels of the robust Central New York racing scene. The high-banked ⅓ mile D-Shaped Dirt Demon has played stage to some of the best DIRTcar Northeast in history. Whether it’s the Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar 358 Modified Series or the Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Big-Block Modifieds and Sportsman Modifieds, the action is always at the highest level. On Friday, September 13, the Super DIRTcar Series drops in for the fifth annual $7,500 to win Duel at the Demon 100. …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Bear Ridge Speedway

DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Bear Ridge Speedway Bear Ridge Speedway, in Bradford, VT, is one of only a handful of race tracks located in the picturesque state of Vermont. Like its namesake, the ¼ mile clay oval is a fast, ferocious beast. Every Saturday, starting on May 4, a highly competitive field of DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds congregate to race it out in front of eager Vermont race fans. 2019 marks the fifty-second consecutive season of family fun at the exciting and historic speedway. The Ridge’s 2018 DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Championship was …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Albany-Saratoga Speedway

DIRTcar Track Spotlight Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Malta, NY Albany-Saratoga Speedway is a 4/10-mile dirt oval located in Malta, NY, situated between Albany and historic horse racing hub Saratoga, NY. The track opened in 1965 and is currently owned by Howard Commander and operated by Lyle DeVore. Albany-Saratoga Speedway, or simply “Malta” to some, has featured some of the greatest drivers of all time to wheel a Big-Block Modified. And that’s just their weekly show. Special events like Brett Hearn’s Big Show are fan favorites at the Great Race Place. Last year, …

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DIRTcar Northeast to Set Up Shop at Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show this Weekend in Oaks, PA

CONCORD, NC – January 15, 2019 – Representatives from DIRTcar Northeast and the World of Outlaws will be on hand at this year’s Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. The 250,000 square foot convention center is the focal point for auto racing in the east for three days, January 18-21. Be sure to stop at the DIRTcar display to get the most up to date information and schedules for the Super DIRTcar Series, 358 Modified Series, Sportsman Modified Series, Pro Stocks, and the World …

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Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Purse Revealed for DIRTcar Northeast Divisions

CONCORD, NC – January 11, 2019 – Since 1957, Hoosier Racing Tire has developed and manufactured racing tires for thousands of race cars.  DIRTcar Northeast is proud to carry their name and logo throughout the Northeast and Canada on Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, and Pro Stocks at dozens of race tracks. DIRTcar Northeast is proud to announce that in 2019, at the Racing Tire will hand out $36,750 to the top weekly racers at the end of the season. The Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship takes into account …

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DIRTcar Northeast Schedule Released for 2019

Championship Finale Returns to Brockville Ontario Speedway, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks Return to World Short Track Championship CONCORD, NC – December 4, 2018 – DIRTcar Northeast is known as the backbone of dirt racing in the Northeast United States and Eastern Canada. The strength of the overall schedule clearly exhibits the success of the DIRTcar ladder system. The DIRTcar 358 Modified, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified, and DIRTcar Pro Stock schedules have been released for the 2019 season. Highlights on the schedule include the 11th annual Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville …

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DIRTcar Northeast Celebrates 2018’s Champions at Annual Banquet

Matt Sheppard, Larry Wight, Kevin Root, and Jocelyn Roy Receive Championship Awards in Front of Packed House SYRACUSE, NY – November 19, 2018 – The DIRTcar Northeast racing family gathered together in Central New York to celebrate a year full of incredible racing accomplishments. For the seventh time, Matt Sheppard was called to the stage to receive the award for the Super DIRTcar Series Championship. For the first time in his career, Billy Whittaker Cars 200 winner, Larry Wight took home the 358 Modified Championship after his third-place finish in …

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Next Generation Rising: Jackson Gill and Tyler Thompson Take Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship Feature Wins

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 28, 2018 — Third generation Sportsman Modified driver Jackson Gill passed pole-sitter David Schilling to win the VP Racing Fuel Sportsman Modified Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship Feature at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Gill held of Sportsman Modified Tour Champion Kevin Root and VP Racing Fuel Sportsman of the Year award-winner Jessica Power for the biggest win of his young career. After teammate Chris Corbett came up light on the scales during post-race inspection, Tyler Thompson won the 20-lap VP Racing Fuels Sportsman Modified …

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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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