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DIRTcar Announces 2015 NAPA Super DIRT Week ‘Finale at the Fairgrounds’ October 7-11

Premier dirt track event will move in 2016 to new location after celebrating more than 100 years of racing at the New York State Fairgrounds   SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sept. 1, 2015 – DIRTcar Racing announced today this year’s NAPA Super DIRT Week, Oct. 7-11, will be the “Finale at the Fairgrounds” in Syracuse before moving to a new venue in 2016 following the State of New York’s announcement to remove the grandstands and mile-oval as part of the New York State Fairgrounds renovations.   “We thank the fans for …

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Series moves to Fonda

Top local drivers set to greet Series invaders WEEDSPORT, NY – June 12, 2015 – The 2015 DIRTcar Pro Stock Series returns to Fonda Speedway for the first time in 12 years as a part of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series event Thursday, June 18. Defending DIRTcar Pro Stock Series champion Jocelyn Roy of Ste-Helene, Quebec, Autodrome Granby’s Dave Bissonette and top Lebanon Valley Speedway drivers Robbie Speed and Rob Yetman – a former series champion and the winner of the 2014 NAPA Super DIRT Week Pro Stock …

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Autodrome Granby hosts DIRTcar Pro Stock Series opener

Jocelyn Roy begins title defense at home track   WEEDSPORT, NY – June 1, 2015 – The 2015 DIRTcar Pro Stock Series will begin a seven-race schedule at Autodrome Granby in Granby, Quebec Friday, June 12.   Autodrome Granby is the home track of defending DIRTcar Pro Stock Series champion Jocelyn Roy of Ste-Helene, Quebec. The 50-lap event is expected to draw the best of the class from north and south of the Canadian/New York border.   Roy has finished 2nd and 4th in the first two regular season events …

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2015 DIRTcar NE Pro-Stocks Feature Winners

2015 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Feature Wins 4/19/2015 3 Total 1 Byron Wescott A-S 1 Nick Stone FON 1 Terry Young LER

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Focuses 2015 Schedule on Events in Quebec, Ontario and New York

Tour kicks off June 12 at defending champion Roy’s Autodrome Granby By Jo Ann & Don Davies WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – April 6, 2015. – DIRTcar Racing’s 2015 Pro Stock Series schedule features seven action-packed events in Ontario, Quebec and New York. “I’m pleased to be able to announce the seven dates we have scheduled for this year’s Pro Stock Series,” DIRTcar Northeast Director of Series and Sanctioning Mike Perrotte said. “We’re dedicated to increasing their presence at dirt tracks throughout the Northeast because they provide some of the most competitive …

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DIRTcar, World of Outlaws Saddened by Passing of Eldora Founder Earl Baltes

CONCORD, N.C. – March 23, 2015 – The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing are saddened to learn today of Earl Baltes’ passing. Earl grew Eldora Speedway out of the fields of western Ohio into one of racing’s premier venues. He took a chance on Ted Johnson and the World of Outlaws in its inaugural 1978 season and the sprint car series has returned to Eldora every year since, helping it to become the premier dirt racing series in the world. A master showman and promoter, Earl first built Eldora …

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Pierce & Gilpin Share Stage At Saturday Nights 31st Annual DIRTcar Racing UMP Night of Champions Awards Banquet

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Jan. 10, 2015 – Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind., shared the spotlight during Saturday night’s 31st annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet inside the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel’s ballroom. Pierce, 17, entered the DIRTcar UMP Late Model history books in 2014 by becoming the youngest driver ever to claim the UMP Late Model weekly-racing championship, while Gilpin, 24, continued his reign as the top UMP Modified driver in earning his third consecutive UMP Modified weekly-racing title. More than …

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2014 UMP DIRTcar Champions crowned at DIRTcar Banquet!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar BANQUET HELD ON 1/10/15! January 10th, 2015 – Springfield, IL – All eight UMP DIRTcar division champions were crowned along with the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion, Summit Modified Nationals Champion, KidModz Champion and Quikcar Late Model Series Champion on Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. Congrats to all the 2014 Champions and everyone who participated in the UMP DIRTcar Series in 2014. The 2015 UMP DIRTcar racing season kicks off with a busy …

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31st UMP DIRTcar Awards Banquet set for January 10th, 2015

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DIRTcar celebrates 2014 G-Force / Motorsports Safety Systems / Number One Speed Rookies of the Year

Wilder, Bernier, Ladouceur, Stabler and Hollner take 2014 honors   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – December 17, 2014 – DIRTcar Racing honored the rookies of the sport during November’s Champions Banquet, presenting the G-Force / Motorsports Safety Systems / Number One Speed Rookie-of-the-Year Award to the five of the Northeast Region’s up-and-coming racers. Korey Wilder, of Fort Plain, N.Y., took the G-Force / Motorsports Safety Systems / Number One Speed Rookie of the Year award in the DIRTcar Big Block Modified division. “It’s pretty intimidating to go down into turn one next …

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DIRTcar stars honored at 2014 Champions Banquet

Billy Decker, Erick Rudolph, Mathieu Desjardins and Jocelyn Roy among drivers awarded championship trophies   LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – November 23, 2014 – The brightest DIRTcar Racing stars of the Northeast region gathered at the Holiday Inn Saturday to receive championship awards and other accolades during the annual Champions Banquet. Big Block Modified star Billy Decker took home the championship trophy for the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series, finishing out the season with a mere six-point lead over Matt Sheppard after November’s races at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. “Part …

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Rob Yetman claims second DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25 on the Syracuse Mile

Yetman joins three other Pro Stock drivers who have picked up two wins in a row SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 12, 2014 – With his victory Sunday during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, Rob Yetman add his name to a short list of drivers to have won two consecutive DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship races on the Syracuse mile. Only three other racers have achieved the feat in the 18 years the race has run: Rocky Warner (2010/2011), Dave Schulz (2004/2005) and Jipp Ortiz (2000/2001). “It sure is special,” said …

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Jocelyn Roy to lead off field in Sunday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25

DIRTcar Pro Stock Series point leader in good shape for series finale SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 11, 2014 – Quebecois Jocelyn Roy clocked in with the fastest lap Saturday afternoon at the New York State Fairgrounds to earn him the pole position in Sunday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25 during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII. The stock car racer from the north circled the Moody Mile in 37.696 seconds to lock in the top starting position in the season’s biggest race. “My car was very good today, …

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Harkins, Slavin, Krummel, Jeseo and King pick up DIRTcar Futures wins at Syracuse Mile

Rising DIRTcar stars show what their made of in DIRTcar Futures races SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 10, 2014 – A cluster of rising stars strutted their stuff Friday afternoon, competing in the annual DIRTcar Futures races for “Moody Mile” rookies. Racers in the DIRTcar Big Block Modified, 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions who have never qualified for a NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week feature race in their division or higher took advantage of a little extra track time and a chance of glory at one of motorsport’s …

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