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Season’s best DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers honored at “Night of Champions” banquet

Pictured, from left to right: Erick Rudolph, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Champion; Brett Hearn, Super DIRTcar Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Champion; Brian Carter, World Racing Group CEO; Brad Rouse, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Champion; and Dave Bissonnette, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Champion. Photo by Rick Young.   Hearn, Rudolph, Rouse, Bernier, Bissonnette and Yetman take home championship trophies LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – November 28, 2013 – Again this year, DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers, teams, car owners and partners have set the bar higher, and …

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STATS: 2013 UMP DIRTcar Feature Win Totals For All Divisions!

2013 UMP DIRTcar LATE MODELS FEATURE WINS Brandon Sheppard 14 Trevor Glaser 13 Bobby Pierce 11 Rusty Schlenk 11 Eric Spangler 10 Jason Sperry 10 Josh Richards 10 Rich Neiser 10 Shannon Babb 10 Alex Ferree 9 Jesse Stovall 9 Caleb Ashby 8 Collin Winebarger 8 Dale Glassford 8 Darrell Padgett 8 Greg Walters 8 Michael Kloos 8 Randy Korte 8 Darrell Lanigan 7 Garrett Alberson 7 Jared Miley 7 Jeremy Hines 7 Justin Wells 7 Kevin Weaver 7 Matt Miller 7 Dona Marcoullier 6 Michael Norris 6 Scott Bull …

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2013 UMP DIRTcar Divisions Point Fund Payout!

UMP DIRTcar LATE MODELS SUMMER NATIONALS 1 $25,000.00 2 $10,000.00 3 $7,000.00 4 $5,000.00 5 $3,000.00 6 $2,000.00 7 $1,000.00 8 $800.00 9 $700.00 10 $600.00 NATIONAL POINTS 1 $20,000.00 2 $10,000.00 3 $5,000.00 4 $3,000.00 5 $2,000.00 6 $1,500.00 7 $1,000.00 8 $975.00 9 $950.00 10 $925.00 11 $900.00 12 $875.00 13 $850.00 14 $825.00 15 $800.00 16 $775.00 17 $750.00 18 $725.00 19 $700.00 20 $675.00 21 $650.00 22 $625.00 23 $600.00 24 $575.00 25 $550.00 26 $525.00 27 $500.00 28 $480.00 29 $460.00 30 $440.00 31 $420.00 …

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Marc Lalonde claims first career Pro Stock Series victory with win at Mohawk International Raceway

Teacher Lalonde has been working with students for four years building the No. 8 AKWESASNE, N. Y. – Monday, September 16 – For the last four years, teacher Marc Lalonde has been working with a group of students to building a race car. On Sunday, Sept. 15, all that hard work paid off when Lalonde claimed his first DIRTcar Pro Stock Series victory at Mohawk International Raceway, claiming his first career series win. “We built that car from scratch. It’s been four years working with that car,” Lalonde said. “It’s …

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DIRTcar UMP News & Notes: Sheppard (Late Models) & Gilpin (UMP Modifieds) Lead National Standings With End Of Points Season In Sight

CONCORD, NC – Sept. 12, 2013 – HOMESTRETCH: Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill. (Late Models) and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind. (UMP Modifieds) have DIRTcar UMP national championships in sight as the circuit’s 2013 weekly points racing season draws to a close. Sheppard enters this weekend’s action leading the DIRTcar UMP Late Model national standings by 79 points (2,511-2,432) over teenager Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., while Gilpin holds a 63-point edge (2,290-2,227) over Jacob Poel of Spring Lake, Mich., in his bid for a second consecutive UMP Modified title. …

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DIRTcar Northeast Series invade Mohawk International Raceway Sept. 13 and 14

Small block track champion Billy Dunn aiming for the win in the Super DIRTcar Series feature Saturday AKWESASNE, N. Y. – In one of the final weekends before NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII, the four DIRTcar Northeast series are invading Mohawk International Raceway Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series hit the track Friday night, followed by the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series and the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Saturday night. Currently third in Super DIRTcar Series …

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“Race Mania 9” at Autodrome Drummond features Super DIRTcar Series, 358-Modified Series, Pro Stock Series

Dale Planck hopes for another Drummond victory     WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – “Race Mania 9” is about to take over Autodrome Drummond, in Drummondville, Quebec, featuring three DIRTcar Northeast series. The weekend of racing kicks off Friday, Sept. 6, featuring the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series. The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series take over the quarter-mile oval Saturday, Sept. 7. In July, the trip to Autodrome Drummond spelled victory for Dale Planck in the Super DIRTcar Series and Steve Bernier in the Sportsman Modified Series. Last …

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Hearn, Rudolph, Bernier, Yetman current leaders in Mr. DIRTcar point standings with three weeks to go

For third year, Mr. DIRTcar program supports local racers throughout the Northeast region WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – As the month of August rolls in, the local racing scene heats up and across the Northeast region many drivers are battling for top spots in point standings. In addition to track and series points, many local dirt track racers have been grappling for points in the Mr. DIRTcar Championship point fund. In its third year, the Mr. DIRTcar program pits local racers across the Northeast region against one another based on their …

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Matt Sheppard Hoping for Success at Quebec Super DIRTcar Series Races

Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Racing at Drummond and Granby July 22 and 23 WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – Despite his points lead, three-time defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard is hoping to improve his performance in the Big-Block Modified tour as it travels to Quebec. Sheppard leads by just 12 points, and has yet to capture a series win. “Hopefully we can have a little bit of luck, and hopefully we can turn the series around a little bit,” Sheppard said of the upcoming races at …

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Wescott Leads All 35 Laps to Win First Career Pro Stock Series Feature

Local Street Stock Star Shows off His Ability in a New Ride MALTA, N. Y. – Wednesday, July 10, 2013 – It may be Byron Wescott’s first year in a Pro Stock, but he isn’t ready to back down to the best in the division. Wescott led flag-to-flag in Tuesday’s 35-lap DIRTcar Pro Stock Series race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, beating the likes of Rob Yetman and Jocelyn Roy to the finish line. “I knew to just hold my line, and stay to the bottom, and make them go around me,” …

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Roch Aubin Takes Pro Stock Series Race at Cornwall

Cornwall Native Fends off Challenges from Lebrun, Bissonnette (Photo by Rick Young) CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Wednesday, July 3, 2013 – Despite difficult conditions posed by Mother Nature, local Cornwall Pro Stock driver Roch Aubin charged to Pro Stock Series win at Cornwall Motor Speedway Monday, July 1. A light drizzle hit the track just as the last feature race of the night took the green flag, but the DIRTcar Pro Stock drivers persevered and put on a thrilling show for the Canada Day crowd at the Ontario quarter-mile. Aubin started …

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Super DIRTcar Big-Blocks Kick Off Cornwall’s DIRTcar Weekend Blast

Four DIRTcar series invade Ontario for June 30 and July 1 Canada Day special CORNWALL, Ont. – June 21, 2013 – The Super DIRTcar Series is gearing up to headline the four-division Canada Day DIRTcar Weekend Blast on Sunday, June 30, and Monday, July 1, at Cornwall Motor Speedway. The premier Big-Block Modified series opens the action at the high-banked quarter-mile on June 30followed on July 1 by the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and DIRTcar Pro Stock series. Last year’s Super DIRTcar Series winner at Cornwall, Chris Raabe, made his way to his first Super DIRTcar Series Victory Lane behind the wheel of a small block. …

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Alain Brochu grabs DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series at Autodrome Granby

Local Racer Charges ahead of Veteran Yetman for First Career Series Win Granby, Quebec – Friday, June 21, 2013 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – It was the initial event of the DIRTcar Pro-Stock series at the beautiful Autodrome Granby as one local runner rose to the top of the 31-car field that travelled north to Quebec. Alain Brochu had a perfect night winning his feature and heat race. DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series contenders Rob Yetman and P. J. Peters were on the first row of the 31-car field for the …

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Pro Stock Series Kicks off in Quebec with Doubleheader June 21 and 22

Rob Yetman Gearing up for Series, Hoping for Hundredth Win WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – The DIRTcar Pro Stock Series kick off Friday, June 21, and with last year’s champion out of the running, it’s bound to be a battle to the finish for the full-fender field. The series takes Quebec by storm that whole weekend, running at Autodrome Granby Friday, June 21, and Le RPM Speedway the very next night, Saturday June 22. After a landmark year, claiming his hundredth Pro Stock win and another championship in the series, Joey …

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