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Marcuccilli Is 2010 Cayuga County Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series ‘All-Star’

Weedsport, NY — July 17, 2010 – By Dave Medler, DIRTcar Racing Northeast Series Correspondent Dave Marcuccilli took advantage of a front row starting position he earned with a victory during the Cayuga County Fair, grabbing the lead on the opening lap of the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr DIRTcar Sportsman Series All-Star 30 and never looking back. For the Cayuga, N.Y. driver it was his first ever Series win and third in a row at the Weedsport oval. “I just can’t believe this, I don’t know what to say,” …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: July 12

Weedsport, NY — July 14, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director All-Star Weekend at Brewerton Speedway and Cayuga County Fair Speedway in Central New York features the next Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series events for Big-Block Modified and Sportsman teams, with Pro Stocks resuming action in late August while the 358-Modifieds won’t return to activity until Labor Day. An 8th consecutive Top-5 tally on tour has opened up Billy Decker’s lead in the Super DIRTcar Series for Big-Blocks with Danny Johnson retaining a …

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2010 Sportsman Competitor Notes – Cayuga County

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Cayuga County Fairgrounds Speedway – Saturday, July 17th, 2010 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Event #4 – Part of All-Star 100 Weekend DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Chip Burdick 315-778-3407 cburdick@dirtcar.com Gary Spaid 585-734-5959 aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini 917-939-5417 bdini@dirtcar.com Tom Skibinski 585-350-8997 tskibinski@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Shane Andrews 315-725-3602 sandrews@dirtcar.com Cayuga County Fairgrounds Speedway: Cory Reed 315-834-6606 creed@dirtcar.com Jeff Hachmann 315-834-6606 jhachmann@dirtcar.com Event Schedule: Saturday, July 17th, 2010 – Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified All-Star 30 Saturday, July 17th, 2010 – Cayuga County Fairgrounds …

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Raabe Captures Career 1st Sportsman Modified Series Main At Brockville

Brockville, ONT — July 10, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director Canadian runner Chris Raabe has been improving ever since opening the 2008 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series in April at Black Rock Speedway. Following a rare DNQ at Black Rock, Raabe followed up immediately with eighth, fifth, third and second-place finishes. The ‘Teenage Tornado’ from Napanee, Ontario can go no further anymore after dominating the 30-lap Series show Thursday night for his first set of checkers on home turf at Brockville Ontario Speedway. “There’s no better …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: July 5

Weedsport, NY — July 7, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Temperatures continue to rise early in the summer with Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series point chasers hitting their stride midway through the season as the month of July rolls on in the Northeast. Big-Blocker Billy Decker is now clinging to a narrow lead over runner-up Matt Sheppard even with a tour-best 7th successive Top-5 finish scored at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park on the Fourth of July, while a dramatic charge through the …

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In Memory of DIRTcar 358-Modified Racer Mitchell Jock

Akwesasne, NY — July 3, 2010 – Bill Smith, Mohawk Int’l Raceway PR Director Members of the Seaway Valley racing community and DIRTcar Racing were deeply saddened by the passing of young DIRTcar 358-Modified star Mitch Jock on June 30. Jock had been struck by an illness over the winter months but was still deeply involved in racing, including competing in several events early in the Spring. Mitch was well respected by competitors and very popular with the fans. He was regarded as one of the sport’s rising stars and …

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Mr. DIRTcar Champ Trails Hitting Summer Stride

Weedsport, NY — June 30, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The Fourth of July holiday traditionally marks the halfway point of the season on the DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit. And for teams competing in the four premier 2010 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series, the first full month of summer will be even hotter as they contend in nine more special events scheduled in both Canada and the U.S. July is easily one of the most demanding months of the entire season with …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 28

Weedsport, NY — June 29, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The first month of summer comes to a close this week with Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series point leaders on the hot seat in tight touring competition. Big-Blocker Billy Decker extended his margin between runner-up Matt Sheppard with a sixth straight Top-5 tally at Mohawk Int’l Raceway while Louie Jackson emerged as the new Pro Stock Series frontrunner after his recent success found on the Quebec Tout at autodromes Granby and Drummond. …

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Rain Postpones Mohawk Sportsman Series Finale

Akwesasne, NY — June 23, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director What started out Wednesday as a warm and breezy summer evening with a generous mix of sun and clouds ended in a downpour, forcing track and tour officials to postpone the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Jreck Subs 50’ at Mohawk Int’l Raceway. The division’s first trip to the Route 37 oval in Akwesasne since 1994 was highlighted by time trials and a trio of qualifying heats for the 26 teams …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 21

Weedsport, NY — June 22, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director With Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series races on tap this week for all but 358-Modified point chasers, the standings remain intact with past overall titlists Billy Decker (Big-Block), Brett Hearn (358) and Joey Ladouceur (Pro Stock), along with second-generation Sportsman pilot Ryan Susice leading the way. Super DIRTcar Series opening day Hagerstown winner and two-time Big-Block Modified Champion Decker swapped the top spot with Matt Sheppard after the Grandview/Orange County doubleheader, while …

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2010 Sportsman Modified Competitor Notes – Mohawk Int’l Raceway

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Mohawk International Raceway – Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Event #3 DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Chip Burdick 315-778-3407 cburdick@dirtcar.com Gary Spaid 585-734-5959 aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini 917-939-5417 bdini@dirtcar.com Tom Skibinski 585-350-8997 tskibinski@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Shane Andrews 315-725-3602 sandrews@dirtcar.com Mohawk International Raceway: Jeremie Corcoran 315-374-2839 jeremiecorcoran@yahoo.com Event Schedule: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 – JRECK Subs 100 – Super DIRTcar Series, JRECK Subs 50 – Mr. DIRT General Daily Schedule: 4:00 pm – Pit Gates Open, Transporter Parking, Teams Enter …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 17

Weedsport, NY — June 17, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Two-time overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Champion Billy Decker returned to the top of the Super DIRTcar Series standings while second-generation standout Ryan Susice secured his first ever lead on the Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman points chart as the first month of summer continues to heat up on the DIRTcar Northeast circuit. Decker racked up two more top-five finishes in a pair of 100-lap tour stops at Grandview Speedway (5th) and Orange …

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Sears Scores Sportsman Series Win Sunday At Cornwall

Cornwall, ONT — June 13, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director In a main event slowed by 11 yellow flags, it was a fitting conclusion for the yellow no. 83x Total Site Development/Bicknell entry steered by talented teenager Tim Sears Jr. as he made a sizzling debut leading flag-to-flag Sunday night in the Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Benson Auto Parts 30’ at Cornwall Motor Speedway. The final restart went single-file, giving Sears enough breathing room to outlast Canadian contender Chris Herbsion and allow the second-generation …

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Raabe Leads Sportsman Trail Into Home Territory at Cornwall

Weedsport, NY — June 11, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series picks up in Canada on June 13 with round two for Sportsman at Cornwall Motor Speedway. Location alone puts American point chasers crossing the border in a most precarious position as they hit the home turf of the hottest driver on the entire circuit, two-time defending Mr. DIRTcar titlist Chris Raabe from Napanee, Ont. “Like to think I haven’t lost anything as a driver, but against …

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