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Utica-Rome Speedway Joins DIRTcar in 2017

Photo by Randy Mallett Speedway set to sanction weekly action for the first time since 2004 By MIKE MALLETT – Utica-Rome Speedway PR VERNON, N.Y. (December 5, 2016) – After a three year run as a NASCAR home track, the Utica-Rome Speedway is making a change for the upcoming season. The owners of the facility, Bill and Kim Shea, have elected to make a move into the DIRTcar Racing fold. It is the first time in over 10 years that the facility will fly the DIRTcar banner. “We had a …

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Over 300 Cars Come Out for Night One of OneDirt World Short Track Championship

World Short Track Championship

CONCORD, N.C. – Oct. 20, 2016 – Night one of the OneDirt World Short Track Championship drew to a close at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway at 10:00 p.m. Over 300 entries across nine divisions showed up for the opening night hot laps of the inaugural 3-day event.

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DIRTcar Racing “Family Reunion” Allows Family of All Ages in the Pit Area

Great forecast for OneDirt World Short Track Championship CONCORD, N.C. — Oct. 18, 2016 —Warm and sunny conditions are forecast for the fast approaching OneDirt World Short Track Championship, starting this Thursday at the Dirt Track at Charlotte. And DIRTcar Racing would like to remind everyone that family members of all ages will be welcome into the pit area for this “family reunion.” For the first time at the Dirt Track at Charlotte, children under 17 will be allowed in the pit area. Minors will be required to have a …

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors

Inaugural DIRTcar Racing “family reunion” features over $50,000 in contingency awards CONCORD, N.C. — Oct. 14, 2016 — DIRTCar Racing welcomes some of the best known brands in motorsports as new division sponsors for the OneDirt World Short Track Championship, October 20-22, along with contingency awards totaling over $50,000 across all divisions. Division sponsorship will be as follows: Fox Pro Late Models; Comp Cams 360 Sprint Cars; Chevy Performance Pro Sprint Cars; Summit Racing Equipment UMP Modifieds; Hoosier Racing Tire Pro Modifieds; DRIVEN Racing Oil Crate Sportsman; QuarterMaster Mini Stocks; …

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Marcuccilli Makes Magic

Marcuccilli Makes Magic Becomes first Sportsman driver to win at Oswego OSWEGO, N.Y. – Oct. 9, 2016 – Dave Marcuccilli battled the rigor of an extended race program Sunday night to win the DIRTcar Racing Sportsman Chevy Performance 50 Championship at Oswego Speedway. Sunday was not only a make-up day for the adverse weather, but also the finale for the prestigious 45th running of the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. Marcuccilli and company did not disappoint as the jam-packed crowd at the Clay Palace gave the week’s last feature …

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Rouse Does the Rooftop Two-Step at Brewerton

Rouse Does the Rooftop Two-Step at Brewerton Battles from sixth to claim career win No. 104 CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. – Oct. 6, 2016 – Brad Rouse dominated the field Thursday night, winning the concluding feature of the 24th Annual Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Hurricane 100 presented by SUNY Canton Racing. The DIRTcar Racing Sportsman class was set for 30 laps, and Rouse made a strong run to the top. “The guys put a good car underneath me,” said Rouse, his family and crew crowding his car. “[My crew] really …

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Rudolph Shines Bright at Weedsport

Rudolph Shines Bright at Weedsport; Root Brothers hold ground to finish on podium WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Oct. 5, 2016 – Erick Rudolph and Todd Root kicked-off the 45th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week with victories Wednesday night in the 358-Modified and Sportsman class at Weedsport Speedway. The speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick Off Party attracted more than 100 drivers between the two DIRTcar Racing divisions to the 3/8-mile oval. Rudolph jump-started his NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week with a dominant win in DIRTcar 358 Modified Series racing. Rudolph took …

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Martin Pelletier Dominates the DIRTcar Sportsman Series race at Cornwall

by Martin Bélanger CORNWALL, Ont – Sunday, September 4, 2016 – Sportsman star Martin Pelletier took the lead on lap 18 and never looked back, becoming the fourth driver to win on the tour in 2016. “The track was slick, and I was able to bring my car up and stick it there,” said Pelletier from the winners circle. “We will make a decision this week if we are going to Niagara, but we will make a big portion of the series.” Louie Jackson was the early leader in the …

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Stephane Lemire Captures DIRTcar N.E. Pro Stock Series Season Opener at Granby

By Martin Bélanger GRANBY, Que. – June 10, 2016 – GRANBY, Que. – June 10, 2016 – Autodrome Granby kicked off the 2016 DIRTcar Northeast Pro Stock Series schedule as local standout Stephane Lemire was a man on a mission as he led most of the race capturing the first event of the season in the series. Francois Adam and Stephane Lemire were on the front row of the 33-car starting grid for the 47-lap event, Lemire was the early leader as Adam was on his back bumper with Jocelyn …

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Eldora Speedway Named DIRTcar UMP Track of The Year For 2015 Season

Commitment to Fans & Competitors at Dirt Late Model Dream, World 100 and UMP Fall Nationals Secure Honor ROSSBURG, Ohio (January 22, 2016) – Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, has been awarded DIRTcar UMP Track of the Year for the 2015 season. Since its inception, DIRTcar, then United Midwestern Promoters (UMP), has sanctioned the highly successful Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers, the prestigious World 100 and the DIRTcar Fall Nationals. At the World 100, rain washed out Friday’s races, forcing a doubleheader on Saturday. At the UMP Fall …

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DIRTcar Champions Honored

Mike Harrison, Bobby Pierce Share Spotlight at 32nd Annual DIRTcar UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet Nearly $360,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for their success during the 2015 season CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 22, 2016 – Mike Harrison and Bobby Pierce shared the spotlight at the 32nd Annual DIRTcar UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. earlier this month. In front of nearly 1,000 competitors, family and friends in the ballroom of Springfield’s Crowne Plaza Hotel, almost $360,000 was distributed to competitors in recognition of their …

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DIRTcar UMP Banquet Photos – 1/9/16

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar UMP BANQUET ON 1/9/16!

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Bissonette wins Pro Stock Series

Cornwall track champion also earned 2015 Mr. DIRTcar honors   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Thursday, October 15 – It’s been a highly successful season for DIRTcar NE Pro Stock driver Dave Bissonette of Cornwall, Ontario. Bissonette finished fifth in the Pro Stock 25-lap feature during the 44th NAPA Super Dirt Week Finale at the Fairgrounds event and became the 2015 DIRTCar NE Pro Stock Series champion for the second time in three years. Bissonette had two wins and five top-10’s in the Pro Stock Series, besting last year’s champion Jocelyn Roy …

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Rob Yetman three-peats at Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y.- October 11, 2015 – Polesitter Rob Yetman of Castleton, N.Y., won the DIRTcar NE Pro Stock 25-lap feature at the New York State Fairgrounds Sunday. Yetman’s third straight Super DIRT Week victory – a $2,000 triumph, was hotly contested by Francois Adam of St. Pie, Quebec. Adam was able to sneak ahead of Yetman to lead lap 24, but Yetman stayed on Adam’s outside through turns one and two and used a lapped car as a pick off the second corner to regain command. Adam fell short of …

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