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Nick Stone Wins Racer Tents Pro Stock Feature

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 28, 2018 — Nick Stone captured the checkered flag in the Racer Tents Pro Stocks Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship Feature. Stone finished just ahead of drivers Chucky Dumblewski and Pro Stock Tour Champion Jocelyn Roy. Just like at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, the Racer Tents Pro Stocks proved to make one of the best races of the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship weekend with side-by-side, two and three-wide racing action all over The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Race-winner Nick …

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Heat Races Set the Field for Sunday’s World Short Track Championship Features

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 27, 2018 — After getting pushed forward a day by Friday rains at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, the Driven World Short Track Championship finally got going on Saturday just after 2PM with Timed Hot Laps for all nine divisions to set up the ensuing Heat Races for 405 registered drivers. Despite a small cell of rain at 6PM at the top of the second FOX Racing SHOX Pro Late Model Heat Race, Heat Races got back underway just over an hour and a half later for …

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World Short Track Championship Reset to Two-Day Show, Saturday & Sunday

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 27, 2018 — Despite the track prep team’s best efforts, yesterday’s rains and overnight humidity have left The Dirt Track at Charlotte with too much moisture to commence racing this morning for the Driven World Short Track Championship. Racing is now set to begin at 2PM today, Saturday, October 27, reverting back to the original two-day schedule on Saturday and Sunday now.  Friday’s original schedule will now run on Saturday, starting with timed Hot Laps at 2PM. This will mean a complete reset of the show, …

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Spectacular Full-day World Short Track Championship Now Set for Saturday, October 27

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 26, 2018 — After a successful day of timed Hot Laps on Thursday, October 25, 347 teams — plus more due to arrive on Friday — were ready for a big weekend of racing at the Dirt Track at Charlotte for the third annual Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship. Mother Nature had other ideas, though, as persistent showers and thunderstorms forced DIRTcar Racing and Charlotte Motor Speedway Officials to postpone Friday’s program to Saturday morning. With the postponement, a revised scheduled has been put …

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Rain Pushes Friday World Short Track Championship Program to Saturday Morning

CONCORD, NC – Oct. 26, 2018 – Persistent rains throughout the morning, continuing into the late evening hours, have forced DIRTcar and Charlotte Motor Speedway officials to postpone Friday’s Driven World Short Track Championship program to Saturday morning. With clear weather forecasts for tomorrow, racing will now commence at The Dirt Track at Charlotte at 10:00 a.m., with Heat Races in all divisions (except Hornets), two Hornet Features, and All-Star Invitational Features in the afternoon as time allows. Allotting time for track prep before the evening’s program, racing will continue …

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Sponsors Sweeten the Pot for Driven World Short Track Championship Competitors

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 22, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce a host of great sponsors for the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship this week, Thursday, October 25 through Saturday, October 27, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. In addition to a purse in excess of $120,000, numerous contingency and special awards will grant drivers more opportunities to go home winners, with a little extra something in hand. The winners across each division will take home their cash prize of up to $4,000, along with a …

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NGK Named the Official Spark Plug of the Driven World Short Track Championship

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 18, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing has declared NGK the Official Spark Plug of the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship. The three-day event, attracting hundreds of the best DIRTcar drivers from across the country will now champion the state-of-the-art Ignition Specialist.  “NGK Spark Plugs is the largest OE supplier and manufacturer of spark plugs in the U.S.,” said Danielle Orlando, general manager of NGK Spark Plugs. “We’re thrilled to bring our product to the weekly racer who understands the dedication, performance and quality we represent.” Since …

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Pelletier and Beauchamp Winners, Root and Roy Champions

Pelletier and Beauchamp Winners, Root and Roy Champions By Tim Baltz BROCKVILLE, ON – October 12, 2018 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Tour was ready to close out 2018 as Kevin Root held a 24-point lead over former Series champion Brad Rouse. At the drop of the green flag it was Alan Fink taking the lead from the pole over Martin Pelletier, Cedric Gauvreau, Ryan Scott and Devin Willis. The Brewerton and Fulton Speedway regular was the dominant force in the early laps as he pulled away from the field …

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DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Event Preview

Thirteen divisions. Three days. One place to race. Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania is set to host the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 11-13. Over 250 cars are expected to show up for this year’s “Steel City Stampede,” and there will be no shortage of action with practice on Thursday, heat races on Friday and last-chance showdowns and features on Saturday, making it the only place in the county to see this many cars in this many divisions. Fans can expect to see …

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Beauchamp Edges Out Dumblewski in NAPA Super DIRT Week DIRTcar Pro Stock 50

Michael Fry photo OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 7, 2018 — The NAPA Super DIRT Week DIRTcar Pro Stock 50 ended on Sunday with a drag race to the finish after C.D. Beauchamp gave leader Chuck Dumblewski a tap off turn four to conclude a 50-lap battle a mere .017 seconds ahead. The competition heated up on Saturday afternoon with Time Trials as Fonda Speedway regulars Dumblewski and Josh Coonradt laid down a pair of Fast Times, only .008 seconds apart from each other, to set themselves on the front row for Sunday’s …

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Dumblewski Scores Pole as 41 Pro Stocks Battle for 30-Car Field in Sunday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock 50

OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 6, 2018 — Forty-one DIRTcar Pro Stocks took the 5/8-mile at Oswego Speedway for their NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII debut on Saturday afternoon after a morning rain delay, and wrapped up an unexpectedly late day of racing at 9:04 p.m. with the entire field set for Sunday’s 50-lap Feature. Qualifying Time Trials determined the first 24 positions. Chuck Dumblewski earned the Fastline Performance Pole Award in Time Trials with 24.370-second lap and will lead the 30-lap field to green with Josh Coonradt on the outside …

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Dave Marcuccilli Captures Weedsport Speedway

By Bill Foley Dave Marcuccilli entered Wednesday nights’ 30-lap Mr. DiRTcar Sportsman Tour event facing a serious challenge, but shortly after the bell tolled midnight, the veteran driver was celebrating on Victory Hill after edging out Kevin Root and Andrew Smith. Marcuccilli said, “I really needed to make up points coming into tonight.  It hurt me this year as I didn’t follow the region.”  And with point leader Brad Rouse running the final 10 laps with a left front flat and finishing ninth Marcuccilli hoped it was enough to help. …

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Utica-Rome Speedway Rained Out

VERNON, NY – October, 2 2018 – The NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Pre-Game Party at Utica-Rome Speedway for the DIRTcar 358 and Sportsman Modifieds has been rained out. Unfortunately, the torrential rain and thunderstorms across the region will continue through the late evening. No other changes to the NAPA Super DIRT Week schedule have been made. Drivers and race teams should still arrive at Oswego Speedway as early as possible to ensure that their car is inspected before practice begins on Wednesday, October 3 at 3 PM. Check …

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Late Race Drama hands Kenny Gates Fonda Speedway Victory

FONDA, NY – September 22, 2018 – Kenny Gates took his first DIRTcar Pro Stock tour victory in 2018 on Saturday, September 22 after fifty laps of hard-fought green flag racing. Fellow Heat Race winners Pascal Payeur and Ivan Joslin finished second and third, respectively. However, the race was never a lock for Gates who went on to win by only .4 of a second. Shane Henderson took the lead on lap 1 and built fairly large margin over second place runner Chuck Dumblewski. Henderson lead appeared insurmountable without a …

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