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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series: 2012 season recap

Cody McPherson wins despite brother Tyler McPherson’s late-season threats After a busy season in the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified series, Cody McPherson was crowned champion. McPherson took the title after several races fraught with sibling rivalry, fighting with brother Tyle McPherson, who won series events at Ransomville Speedway, Merrittville Speedway Humberstone Speedway. The brotherly battle at these three consecutive races in September was all the inspiration Cody McPherson needed to charge to victory lane two weeks later during at Brighton Speedway’s Applefest. Although not scoring any wins, Martin Pelletier and Brandon …

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Pro Stock Star Rocky Warner Wins NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Sportsman Championship

    Rookie Desjardins Loses it on Last Lap, Letting Warner Take NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Championship 30   SYRACUSE, N. Y. – Oct. 7, 2012 – NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 2011 Pro Stock champion Rocky Warner added to his tally another victory, but not in the Pro Stock class. Warner, of Gloversville, N. Y., began running in the Sportsman Modified division last year, and again brought his Sportsman ride to Super DIRT Week and steered it to victory in Sunday’s Sportsman Modified Championship 30. “It …

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Champs Honored at DIRTcar Northeast ‘Night of Champions’ Banquet

LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – Nov. 10, 2012 – Mr. DIRTcar and DIRTcar Northeast Series champions and stars gathered Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Holiday Inn Liverpool to celebrate another successful season. Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., made 2012 a year for the record books, becoming the first driver to claim three consecutive Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Super DIRTcar Series Championship titles. “This is where it’s tough for me,” said Sheppard, as the fact hit home that he had rewritten racing history with his third championship title. “I’m still a fan, I’ve …

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Tim McCreadie Fends off Brett Hearn for 358-Modified Series Victory

Steve Gray Wins Sportsman Modified Series Race at Cayuga County Fair Speedway   WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – October 3, 2012 – A year away from his small block did no harm to Tim McCreadie’s performance during Wednesday night’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Kickoff presented by FX Caprara. McCreadie qualified well for Wednesday’s 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race, starting six, and charged through several early-race cautions to take the lead in lap 5. “We were fast early. We died a little mid-race, but we picked up at the end,” …

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DIRTcar Racing Mourns Passing of Hoosier’s Bob Newton

CONCORD, N.C. — Sept. 27, 2012 — DIRTcar Racing is saddened to learn of the passing of Hoosier Racing Tire founder Bob Newton on Wednesday afternoon.  

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Cody McPherson Charges to Win and DIRTcar Sportsman Series Point Lead at Brighton Speedway

BRIGHTON, ONTARIO – September 22, 2012 – Sibling rivalry hit the track last night at Brighton Speedway as brothers Cody and Tyler McPherson battled to the end of the 35-lap DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series feature. Cody McPherson jumped to the lead at the start of the race, having escaped a pile-up off the green flag. He soon faced challenges from his brother Tyler McPherson, who eventually passed for the lead. However, with three laps to go, a flat tire in the front stretch took Tyler McPherson to the pits, and …

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Mohawk International Raceway to Host DIRTcar Northeast Series Sept. 14 and 15

Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Friday, DIRTcar 358-Modifieds and DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds Saturday AKWESASNE, N. Y. – September 9, 2012 – Four DIRTcar Northeast traveling tours head to Mohawk International Raceway next weekend, September 14 and 15, for two action-packed racing nights. The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series run Friday night, Sept. 14, and theDIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series run Saturday, Sept. 15 Season standout and Mohawk 358-Modified track champion Billy Dunn hasn’t won a Super DIRTcar Series race since he started following the series in 2007, but this year …

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Tyler McPherson Wins Three in a Row for DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series

McPherson takes Ransomville, Merrittville and Humberstone WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – September 13, 2012 – Tyler McPherson charged ahead of the pack for victory in three races in as many days, winning DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series events at Ransomville Speedway Friday, Sept. 7, Merrittville Speedway Saturday, Sept. 8, and Humberstone Speedway Sunday, Sept. 9. Friday at Ransomville, for the second round of the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series, McPherson started 24th on the grid, but survived several early-race cautions and a pair of red flags, working his way up to the lead …

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All Five DIRTcar Northeast Series Running this Weekend

Modifieds and Pro Stocks at Granby, Sportsmans at Ransomville, Merrittville, and Port Colborne; 358-Modifieds on Asphalt at Airborne WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – September 5, 2012 – The DIRTcar Northeast Series heat up this coming weekend with races throughout the region for all five series. The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series head to Autodrome Granby in Granby, Quebec. The 358-Modified Series runs Friday, Sept. 7, and the Super DIRTcar Series and Pro Stock Series run Saturday, Sept. 8. Big-Block Modified driver Matt Sheppard …

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Ladouceur and Herbison win at Cornwall

Pro Stock Race Leads to Joey Ladouceur’s 99th Career Win; Sportsman Victory a Last-Minute Surprise for Chris Herbison With contributions from Martin Bélanger, Cornwall Motor Speedway PR Director CORNWALL, ONTARIO – July 23, 2012 – With back-to-back features Sunday, July 22, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series proved they were well worth the wait. Rain postponed both series races at Cornwall Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 3, but the delay did nothing to curb the excitement. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series, Round Three Defending Pro-Stock DIRTcar Series champion Joey …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified, Pro Stock Events at Cornwall Reset for July 22

CORNWALL, Ontario – June 6, 2012 – DIRTcar Racing and Cornwall Motor Speedway officials have rescheduled this past weekend’s rained-out DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series events to Sunday, July 22. The new date will still serve as the season opener for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series, which has a heavy fall schedule for its championship run. Next up for the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series is a big July weekend with events on Friday, July 6, at Autodrome Granby and Saturday, July 7, at Autodrome Drummond, setting …

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DIRTcar Openers at Cornwall for Sportsman Modifieds, Pro Stocks Fall to Rain

CORNWALL, Ontario – June 3, 2012 – Rain that swept across much of the country and forced the cancellation of more than a dozen dirt track events over the weekend also drenched parts of Ontario, Canada, forcing Cornwall Motor Speedway to cancel Sunday’s season openers for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series and the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series. DIRTcar Racing and track officials will work to reschedule Sunday’s events at a later date this season. The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified schedule is packed for the fall championship run, with the next of …

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The “3’s” Take Center Stage on The Countdown to Induction Sunday at The Hall of Fame

Weedsport, New York – Jimmy Horton drove one, so did Chuck Akulis & Pete Corey too. Rene Charland was an ace in one and Gary Reddick drove one but added a “V”. Even Brett Hearn drove one for his “Buds”, and today Chad Brachmann continues to win with one, strapped to a small block at Ransomville and wherever the road takes him. Different era’s, different driving styles, one number. “3”.   This partial list shows the power of a singular number. In Nascar circles, “3” stands for just one man now. But, …

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