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Mr. DIRTcar Champ Trail August Events

Weedsport, NY — July 29, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The 2010 Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series begins its stretch run for teams contending for the elusive overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels titles in Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock classes. The month of August begins and ends with a pair of Super DIRTcar Series shows for the mighty Big-Block Modifieds, with Pro Stockers getting back on track in the north country in between. 358-Modified and Sportsman Series travelers have the month open to …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: July 26

Weedsport, NY — July 28, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Super DIRTcar Series point chasers are ready to resume activity next week at Merrittville (Ont.) Speedway while Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship contenders in the Pro Stock ranks prepare for action later in the month. 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified teams continue tour competition in September. Waterloo, N.Y. star Matt Sheppard takes his Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block points lead across the border as he looks to defend his victory at Merrittville (Ont.) Speedway in …

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2010 Mr. DIRTcar Championship FAQs

Weedsports, NY — July 27, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director One of the most prestigious titles a driver can hold in short-track auto racing today remains that of the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Champion. Below are some frequently asked questions regarding rules & regulations, plus procedures currently in place for teams chasing the lucrative 2010 point crowns in DIRTcar Northeast’s top touring divisions. Q: How do I earn points? A: Each touring series will continue to account for the bulk of the …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: July 20

Weedsport, NY — July 22, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Super DIRTcar Series point chasers get a much deserved two week break from tour competition while Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship contenders in the 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock ranks get a much longer time off. Two wins and a pair of seconds by Matt Sheppard during a six-day stretch vaulted the Waterloo, N.Y. driver to the top of the SDS points chart for the second time this season, leaving Billy Decker …

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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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