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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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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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