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

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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

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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!

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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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Rolling Wheels opens with DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ June 26

2014 tickets from any DIRTcar sanctioned facility or event redeemable for $3 discount ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – Some race fans save their ticket stubs from a favorite race as a souvenir; come Thursday, June 26, those souvenirs will pay off. General admission patrons at Rolling Wheels Raceway’s DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ opener will receive a discount for presenting tickets from any DIRTcar sanctioned facility or event during the 2014 season. “This year’s two DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ events at Rolling Wheels are great opportunities to thank the best fans in sports, ...

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Rolling Wheels getting ready to rumble with DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ opener

  DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Stock Cars headline special race night Thursday, June 26 ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – A new season at Rolling Wheel Raceway Park, the premier motorsports venue of Central New York and the Finger Lakes Region, is set to open Thursday, June 26, with the first of two scheduled DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ events. As its name suggests, DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ features the rumbling of the mighty DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, along with action-packed racing for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and DIRTcar Stock Cars. “The Fast ...

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Mobil 1 Racing Joins World of Outlaws and DIRTcar as Official Technology Partner

Mobil 1 Racing oils named as the “Official Racing Oil of World of Outlaws and DIRTcar” Mobil 1 to offer contingency program for drivers and teams in both series Expands the presence of Mobil 1 in racing and its leadership in motorsports   CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Mobil 1 has been named the “Official Racing Oil of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar” as a part of a new technology partnership. The partnership not only expands ExxonMobil’s presence and leadership in motorsports, but will enable a deeper technological connection between Mobil ...

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VP RACING FUELS & DIRTcar RACING EXTEND PARTNERSHIP

VP RACING FUELS & DIRTcar RACING EXTEND PARTNERSHIP VP Tapped as DIRTcar Fuel Supplier Through 2017 SAN ANTONIO, TX (March 17, 2014) VP Racing Fuels today announced the extension of its sponsorship of World Racing Group’s DIRTcar Racing sanction body through 2017. With the agreement, VP will continue as the “Official Fuel of DIRTcar,” one of the largest sanctioning bodies in the world by race count, providing spec fuels to Big-Block and 358-Modified competitors, serving as exclusive trackside fuel supplier to the Sportsman and Pro Stock classes and as the ...

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Photos from the 2013 UMP DIRTcar Banquet held on 1/11/14

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar BANQUET!

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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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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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Super DIRTcar Series Stars & Stripes 100 at Rolling Wheels postponed due to inclement weather

Super DIRTcar Series Stars & Stripes 100 at Rolling Wheels postponed due to inclement weather Racing continues Tuesday, Oct. 8, opening NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week   ELBRIDGE, N. Y. – Monday, September 2, 2013 –  Inclement weather forced postponement of Sunday’s Super DIRTcar Series race at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. The Labor Day Classic Stars & Stripes 100 will continue Tuesday, Oct. 8, after the conclusion of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLI “Early Bird” tech inspection at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse.   Fans ...

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Jim Griffith Memorial at Charleston Speedway June, 22nd. $1,000 to win mods, $750 to win Stock Cars

Jim Griffith Memorial at Charleston Speedway June, 22nd. $1,000 to win mods, $750 to win Stock Cars

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