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VP Spec Fuels Introduced In 2010

Newark, DE — March 2, 2010 – From Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director VP Racing Fuels, in conjunction with officials from the World Racing Group, DIRTcar Northeast Region and the Super DIRTcar Series, today announced the introduction of their exclusive “D” brand spec fuels for mandatory use by all Super DIRTcar teams effective April 1, 2010. “We had great success implementing the C12, VP110 and Motorsport 109 spec fuels in the U.S. and Canada last year,” said Jim Kelly, Regional Manager for VP. “Yet in an effort to …

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DIRTcar NE Showcased at Motorsports Expo 2010 on NYS Fairgrounds

Weedsport, NY — February 28, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit will once again take center stage with participation by many of its cars and stars headlining Motorsports Expo ’10, March 13-14, in the Verizon Center of Progress Building at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. An all-pro line-up of Super DIRTcar Series drivers has been assembled just in time for the 24th Annual Motorsports Expo ’10 at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Headed by defending Rite Aid …

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DIRTCAR NORTHEAST CENTRAL NEW YORK TRACKS OFFER SEASON TICKET PACKAGES, LOWER PRICES ON WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Weedsport, New York_ With the 2010 season less than two months away, the Central New York DIRTcar Northeast racing scene is beginning to buzz with excitement as it’s three member tracks, Canandaigua Speedway, Rolling Wheels Raceway and the Cayuga County Fair Speedway are hosting new and exciting schedules. DIRTcar is also taking the iniative as they have lowered the cost on many of their admission prices for the 2010 season. “I know that the economy is tough for our race fans and we’d like to give them a break when …

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DIRTcar Northeast Racing Into New Decade

Weedsport, NY — December 31, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director DIRTcar Racing is set to roll into another decade of speed already boasting 34 years of success around the Northeast circuit. Officially launched during the nation’s Bicentennial, 2009 marked the sixth straight season of operation under the World Racing Group umbrella with short-track stalwarts Brett Hearn, Dale Planck, Chris Raabe and Pete Stefanski capturing the coveted overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Championship crowns. Since its establishment in 1976, DIRTcar Racing NE has sanctioned both open-wheel …

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2010 Rolling Wheels Schedule Released

Weedsport, NY — Weedsport, NY – Ask and you shall receive!! In 2010, Rolling Wheels Raceway will open its doors with 10 times the ACTION in years past, as DIRTcar NorthEast headed up by General Manager Cory Reed dedicate their efforts into rebuilding events and attractions to the famed Elbridge, NY track. “We are excited about the schedule we have put together,” replied Reed. “It’s aggressive and has something for everyone. With roofs or with wings, with fenders or without, they will be featured at the Fast Track in 2010.” …

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Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Trail Up & Running In 2010

Weedsport, NY — December 18, 2009 — By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director *Rick Young Photo The 2010 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series schedule is near completion with 13 high-profile race events comprising the current agenda. The upcoming season marks the 21st straight that an overall points titlist will be recognized in DIRTcar Racing Northeast’s Sportsman division, with Mohawk Int’l Raceway returning to the champ trail for the first time in 16 years. “There’s been a great amount of interest shown toward this class,” …

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BRP CanAm Late Models Become the Newest Addition to Canandaigua Speedway’s Lineup in 2010

Weedsport, NY — Weedsport , NY – In 2010, Canandaigua Speedway will be debuting a new class among its season regulars as the BRP CanAm Late Models will take to the “Land of Legends” speedway for a seven race series; in addition to events at Cayuga County Fair Speedway and Rolling Wheels Raceway, further penetrating the series into the heart of racing in Central NY. Debuting the first weekend in May, the BRP CanAm Late Models will accompany the Big Block Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, and Pure Stocks for a night …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Classes Of ’09 Flourish

Weedsport, NY — December 10, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director With Motorsports Safety Systems/G-FORCE Rookie of the Year award winners Rich Scagliotta (Big-Block Modified), Jeremy Wilder (358-Modified), Robert Humphreys (Sportsman) and Harvey Arquette Jr. (Pro Stock) making their way under the spotlight in the annual ‘Night of Champions’ celebration, plenty of fresh faces were found in victory lane as the DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit completed its 34th straight season of operation in 2009. Those same four touring divisions accounted for 60 first-time feature winners in …

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2009 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Point Leaders

Weedsport, NY — December 5, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The stars aligned once more for open-wheel standout Chris Raabe as the talented 18 year-old from Napanee, Ontario successfully defended his overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship, becoming just the second driver to accomplish the feat in 20 seasons. By October, DIRTcar Northeast’s youngest champion in 34 years had set fast time in Xtreme Lubricants qualifying on two occasions and registered a tour-best 10 top-5 finishes to capture the coveted crown for …

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DIRTcar Shock Absorber Decal Program Builds Momentum

Weedsport, NY — November 30, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director In preparation for the start of the upcoming DIRTcar Racing season in the Northeast Sportsman and Pro Stock teams continue ongoing preparations for the 2010 season. In the midst of those is preparing for DIRTcar’s new Shock Absorber decal program. As a part of the program several manufacturer’s have submitted shock absorbers for participation, including AFCO www.afcoracing.com; Genesis www.genesisshocks.com; Bilstein www.bilstein.com and Pro Shock www.proshocks.com. Whether purchased new or using inventory from previous seasons, every …

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New Ownership At Can-Am To Continue Racing Under DIRTcar Umbrella

LaFargeville, NY — November 25, 2009 – By Craig Revelle, Finish Line Web Design Just days after announcing his plans to purchase Can-Am Motorsports Park from the Caprara family, new owner Tiger Chapman, a businessman from the Rochester, New York area, has made it clear that 2010 will be a great season at the track. Consistent rules, lower concession prices and an emphasis on filling the stands on a weekly basis are just a few items that Chapman will look to address as the new season approaches. “We had talked …

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DIRTcar NE Officials Meet Friday At Turning Stone Resort

Verona, NY — November 13, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Member track officials from the DIRTcar Racing Northeast Region assembled on November 13 to set in motion their annual Promoters’ Meetings as part of the year-end awards ceremonies with Friday festivities held at the Shenendoah Golf Club at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino. The hotel’s Adirondack Room was filled to capacity with nearly every DIRTcar NE-sanctioned track accounted for along with a host of World Racing Group officials and DIRTcar Racing Northeast staff members. …

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Lawson Tops Black Rock Feature Battle, Raabe Wins Sportsman Points War

Dundee, NY — October 24, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The 2009 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship came to an end Saturday night at Black Rock Speedway and it was Donnie Lawson doing what he had done all season long to win the Owasco Beverage Labatt 30 Championship while Chris Raabe did all that he needed to capture a second straight overall season title. As Lawson dueled with ’09 Black Rock DIRTcar track champion Todd Henderson to collect the $1,000 top-prize, Raabe …

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Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Finale Set For Saturday At The Rock

Weedsport, NY — October 22, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director And then there was one. For the 20th straight season an overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman champion stands to be crowned when Black Rock Speedway hosts the division finale on Saturday, October 24. With Brett Hearn (Big-Block Modified), Dale Planck (358-Modified) and Pete Stefanski (Pro Stock) already capturing the highest DIRTcar Northeast titles, its up to teenagers Chris Raabe and Ryan Susice to settle the score Saturday in the Sportsman ranks. Black …

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