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Martin Pelletier collects his first DIRTcar Sportsman Series race win at Cornwall

Pelletier triumphs over defending series champion Brad Rouse and points runner-up Joey Ladouceur   CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Sunday, June 1st, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – A gorgeous evening for racing as the Cornwall Motor Speedway presented the initial DIRTcar Sportsman Series event as the best drivers in the business went on in a heated battle for 50 laps in the Jiffy Auto Services 50 Sunday, June 1.   DIRTcar Sportsman Series regulars Martin Pelletier and Adam Hilton led the field 31 competitor to the green of the 50-lap …

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Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series kick off June 1 at Cornwall Motor Speedway

Dave Bissonnette and Brad Rouse ready to defend series championships WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – With the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series opener just around the corner, racers in both divisions are gearing up for another season of tough competition and fierce points battles. Both tours kick off the same night, Sunday, June 1, for the Jiffy Auto Service DIRTcar Double Header at Cornwall Motor Speedway. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Champion Dave Bissonnette is ready to defend his title. “I’ve been racing here for years, and this is the place …

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Mobil 1 Racing Joins World of Outlaws and DIRTcar as Official Technology Partner

Mobil 1 Racing oils named as the “Official Racing Oil of World of Outlaws and DIRTcar” Mobil 1 to offer contingency program for drivers and teams in both series Expands the presence of Mobil 1 in racing and its leadership in motorsports   CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Mobil 1 has been named the “Official Racing Oil of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar” as a part of a new technology partnership. The partnership not only expands ExxonMobil’s presence and leadership in motorsports, but will enable a deeper technological connection between Mobil …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series kicks off June 1 at Cornwall Motor Speedway

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series kicks off June 1 at Cornwall Motor Speedway WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – The cancellation of April’s DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series opener pushes the series kick-off date to Sunday, June 1, at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario. The open-wheel racing series will be joined at this early summer date by a full show for the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series. The cancelled Sportsman Series race that had been set for Sunday, June 27, at Mohawk International Raceway in Akwesasne, N.Y., will not be rescheduled. This year’s 13-event DIRTcar …

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VP RACING FUELS & DIRTcar RACING EXTEND PARTNERSHIP

VP RACING FUELS & DIRTcar RACING EXTEND PARTNERSHIP VP Tapped as DIRTcar Fuel Supplier Through 2017 SAN ANTONIO, TX (March 17, 2014) VP Racing Fuels today announced the extension of its sponsorship of World Racing Group’s DIRTcar Racing sanction body through 2017. With the agreement, VP will continue as the “Official Fuel of DIRTcar,” one of the largest sanctioning bodies in the world by race count, providing spec fuels to Big-Block and 358-Modified competitors, serving as exclusive trackside fuel supplier to the Sportsman and Pro Stock classes and as the …

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Season’s best DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers honored at “Night of Champions” banquet

Pictured, from left to right: Erick Rudolph, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Champion; Brett Hearn, Super DIRTcar Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Champion; Brian Carter, World Racing Group CEO; Brad Rouse, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Champion; and Dave Bissonnette, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Champion. Photo by Rick Young.   Hearn, Rudolph, Rouse, Bernier, Bissonnette and Yetman take home championship trophies LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – November 28, 2013 – Again this year, DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers, teams, car owners and partners have set the bar higher, and …

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Chris Herbison wins a nail biter in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway

Brad Rouse Crowned DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series champion   BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Friday, October 18, 2013 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – With a last-lap pass, Chris Herbison took the lead and the victory Friday, Oct. 17, at Brockville Ontario Speedway in the last feature race of the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series.   Brockville Ontario local runners Jessica Power and Chris Herbison were on the top row as Herbison led the way to the green flag. Two laps were completed when Kevin Chagnon, slowing outside of turn 2, brought the …

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DIRTcar stars take on Brockville Ontario Speedway in 1000 Islands RV Centre Fall Nationals weekend

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series and DIRTcar 358-Modified Series finales at Brockville wrap up 2014 season     BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 – The 1000 Islands RV Centre DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals weekend, which runs from Friday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 20, brings the best race teams from across the region to Brockville Ontario Speedway for a post-season spectacular. The action-packed weekend kicks off Friday, Oct. 18, with a full show for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series. After a thrilling victory during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT …

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Teenager Brett Wright Earns DIRTcar Sportsman Championship 30 Pole Position With Fast Lap In Friday’s Qualifying

Youngster Bests Field Of 54 DIRTcar Sportsman At NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 11, 2013 – Brett Wright might be young, but he proved he’s plenty fast circling the one-mile New York State Fairgrounds oval. The 16-year-old driver from East Chatham, N.Y., flashed his burgeoning skills on Friday afternoon, leading the way in DIRTcar Sportsman qualifying to earn the pole position starting spot in the division’s 30-lap Championship event on Saturday. Wright toured the Syracuse Mile in 33.605 seconds, locking himself into the headliner in …

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Thursday Night Action at NAPA Super DIRT Week Shifts to Brewerton

DIRTcar Racing Returns to Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Super DIRT Week for SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers   DIRTcar 358-Modified event shifts from Rolling Wheels to Brewerton on Thursday, Oct. 10   SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sept. 30, 2013 – DIRTcar Racing is back at Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for the first time in three years.   DIRTcar Racing and Brewerton Speedway officials reached an agreement to sanction the Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, $10,000-to-win SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers as …

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Dave Marcuccilli claims DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series victory at Mohawk International Raceway

Cayuga, N. Y., driver fends off challenges from Herbison, Pelletier AKWESASNE, N. Y. – Sunday, September 15, 2013 – Dave Marcuccilli, of Cayuga, N. Y., fended off challenges from Martin Pelletier and Chris Herbison to claim victory in the 50-lap DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series feature Saturday, Sept. 14, at Mohawk International Raceway. Marcuccilli was fast all night, topping time trials with a 19.394-second lap around Mohawk’s 3/8-mile. He went on to win his heat race and start in the front in the feature. At the initial green flag, Marcuccilli charged …

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DIRTcar Northeast Series invade Mohawk International Raceway Sept. 13 and 14

Small block track champion Billy Dunn aiming for the win in the Super DIRTcar Series feature Saturday AKWESASNE, N. Y. – In one of the final weekends before NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII, the four DIRTcar Northeast series are invading Mohawk International Raceway Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series hit the track Friday night, followed by the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series and the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Saturday night. Currently third in Super DIRTcar Series …

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Gary Lindberg wins DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series at Humberstone Speedway

Joey Ladouceur is series point leader going into Round 10 at Mohawk International Raceway   PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO – Monday, September 9, 2013 – Gary Lindberg, of Ridgeway, Ontario, charged to victory in Sunday’s Trevor Wilkens Memorial DIRTcar Sportsman Series Feature at the New Humberstone Speedway. “Its cool to finally get the win in a trail race here” said Lindberg, whose win bumped him to 12th in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series points. “We plan on going to Brighton and maybe Syracuse later this fall.” Mathieu Desjardins and defending series champion …

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Jesse Cotriss claims Sportsman Modified Series win at Ransomville Speedway

Boyd MacTavish, fourth in points, runs in third   RANSOMVILLE, N. Y. – Saturday, September 7, 2013 – Jesse Cotriss, of Akron, N. Y., capped off a great season at Ransomville Speedway with a win in Friday’s DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series win there. He took the lead in lap 12 of the 50-lap feature and held the top spot for the remainder of the race. Cotriss made his move early in the race, cruising inside then-leader Greg Martin for the lead. He continued to speed ahead, pulling away from the …

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