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McDowell Has $100,000 Dream Night at Eldora Speedway

Dale McDowell - Jim Denhamer photo

Charges from 22nd to victory in DIRTcar Late Model-sanctioned crown jewel event   By Kevin Kovac/DirtonDirt.com/Eldora Speedway ROSSBURG, Ohio — June 7, 204 — Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, Ga., completed some unfinished business on Saturday night at Eldora Speedway. Nine years after inheriting a triumph in the prestigious World 100 that left him feeling less than satisfied, the 48-year-old veteran captured the famed one-half mile oval’s other, richer crown-jewel event with a convincing drive to the checkered flag in the 20th annual DIRTcar-sanctioned Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris ... Read More »

NARROW WINS TO BIRKHOFER AND McDOWELL TENSE UP FRIDAY DREAM TWIN MAINS

Brian Birkhofer - Jim Denhamer photo

Video Replay Determination on Birkhofer’s Win Precedes .037 Second McDowell Win contributions from DirtonDirt.com/Todd Turner ROSSBURG, Ohio (June 6) — Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, Ga., won Friday’s second preliminary feature for the weekend’s Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers by .073 seconds over Darrell Lanigan.  Compared to Brian Birkhofer’s winning margin in the first preliminary feature, McDowell’s narrow victory was a virtual blowout.   On a night with a pair of tight finishes at the legendary half-mile oval, Birkhofer and McDowell collected $5,000 victories in Twin 25-lap features ... Read More »

OWENS & ROBINSON SPLIT OPENING NIGHT ELDORA DREAM WINS

Jimmy Owens - Jim Denhamer photo

Fast-Paced Dirt Late Model Dream Split Into Two Complete Programs for 78 Entries   From DirtonDirt.com and Todd Turner reports ROSSBURG, Ohio (June 5) — A pair of Club 29 Race Car (chassis) drivers showed the way Thursday as Eldora Speedway opened a  busy weekend for the 20th annual Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers with a pair of fast-paced Twin 25-lap features.   Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., led the final 10 laps of the opening feature while Kent Robinson of Bloomington, Ind., led all the way ... Read More »

RECORD $306,625 PAYOFF DETAILED ON DIRT LATE MODEL DREAM ENTRY

RECORD $306,625 PAYOFF DETAILED ON DIRT LATE MODEL DREAM ENTRY $100,000 to win 20th Annual Dirt Late Model presented by Ferris Mowers Culminates Busy June 5-6-7 ROSSBURG, OH (May 13) – With the total three-day posted payoff increased to $306,625, including Saturday’s record-setting $214,875, the Official Entry Form for Eldora Speedway’s 20th annual Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers was released today.   The form, which is downloadable at www.EldoraSpeedway.com, completely details each full day of UMP DIRTcar sanctioned racing for the June 5, 6 and 7 event; culminating ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

2014 DIRTcar Nationals final point standings for UMP Modifieds & Late Models

Late Models 1 0 SCOTT BLOOMQUIST 55 60 80 75 65 335 2 2 BRADY SMITH 75 75 45 42 47 284 3 23 JOHN BLANKENSHIP 65 53 31 65 70 284 4 18 ERIC WELLS 70 49 70 40 43 272 5 1 BRANDON SHEPPARD 49 70 49 55 49 272 6 29 DARRELL LANIGAN 53 65 51 75 244 7 25 SHANE CLANTON 60 65 32 47 38 242 8 24 RICK ECKERT 43 40 55 49 53 240 9 21 BILLY MOYER 38 55 60 45 33 ... Read More »

Bronson, Sheppard Earn Final Victories of Volusia’s 2014 DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment

Bloomquist, Friesen clinch ‘Big Gators’ as late model, big-block mod champs   BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 22, 2014 — Kyle Bronson upset the World of Outlaws Late Model Series stars while three-time Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard charged to his fifth big-block modified victory at Volusia Speedway Park during Saturday night’s finale to the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment.   Bronson, 23, who earned a DIRTcar UMP Modified victory at Volusia last week, held off two-time series champion Darrell Lanigan, World 100 winner John Blankenship and legends ... Read More »

Thunderstorm Sets Up Huge DIRTcar Nationals Finale on Saturday

World of Outlaws Late Models, Super DIRTcar Big-Blocks wrap-up two-week event BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 21, 2014 — Rolling afternoon thunderstorms forced Volusia Speedway Park officials to cancel Friday night’s action at the DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment, setting the stage for a huge finale to the two-week event on Saturday night featuring the World of Outlaws Late Models and Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds. Four different dirt Late Model drivers have earned victories this week and two different Big-Block Modified racers have won. The Big Gators to ... Read More »

Stewart Friesen dominates Big-Block Modified feature race at DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment

Strong finishes two nights keep Haers in event point lead BARBERVILLE, FLA. – February 20, 2014 – Big-Block Modified driver Stewart Friesen made his way into Super DIRTcar Series victory lane early this year, picking up the win Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park. The Niagara-on-the-Lake native dominated the second Super DIRTcar Series race of DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment, leading the 30-lap feature flag-to-flag. “We were very happy to win tonight,” said Friesen, whose last Super DIRTcar Series victory was the World of Outlaws World Finals finale ... Read More »

Haers Apparent: Justin Haers earns first career Super DIRTcar Series win

2014 Super DIRTcar Series season debut at DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment spell success for Phelps, N.Y., driver BARBERVILLE, FLA. – Wednesday, February 19, 2014 – There’s a first time for everything. For Super DIRTcar Series driver Justin Haers, of Phelps, N.Y., that time was Wednesday night during DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment. Haers picked up his first-ever series victory in a 30-lap nail-biter at Volusia Speedway Park. “I’m so excited. This has been a long time coming,” said the Super DIRTcar Series regular of ten ... Read More »

Roberts Tops Bloomquist at DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment for First World of Outlaws Late Model Series Win

Roberts Tops Bloomquist at DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment for First World of Outlaws Late Model Series Win Friesen dominates Super DIRTcar Series field to earn fifth Volusia victory BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 20, 2014 — Unheralded Casey Roberts surged past Scott Bloomquist for his first World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory, while Stewart Friesen dominated the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified main event on Thursday night during the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park. Roberts, 36, pulled off one of the ... Read More »

Patient Bloomquist Glides to DIRTcar Nationals Late Model Win

New York’s Justin Haers earns his first Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified victory   BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 19, 2014 — Dirt Late Model legend Scott Bloomquist and rising Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series star Justin Haers used similar strategies to earn victories on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment.   The track crew at Volusia worked its magic once again and slowed down the half-mile dirt oval heading into Wednesday’s action, and that played into Bloomquist’s experience. He worked his way past another ... Read More »

‘CHOMPION’: Ty Dillon Earns Big Gator Trophy for Overall UMP Modified Title at Volusia’s DIRTcar Nationals

Dillon wins four of six features; Delaware’s Kenny Pettyjohn Tops Late Models   BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 18, 2014 — Ty Dillon left no question who was the most dominating driver during the UMP Modified portion of this year’s DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment by winning for the fourth time during the event on Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park.   Dillon, who turns 22 on Feb. 27 and competes regularly in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, had to dig hard to get past leader Kent Robinson in the ... Read More »

DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified Points through Feb. 17

CAR # NAME NAME TOTAL 1 41 TY DILLON 352 2 3 AUSTIN DILLON 311 3 7B JEFF BABCOCK 309 4 49 BRIAN RUHLMAN 293 5 54 MATT WESTFALL 274 6 9M DALE MATHISON 271 7 8 KYLE STRICKLER 270 8 1G DEVIN GILPIN 264 9 64 BILLY WORKMAN 262 10 2 NICK HOFFMAN 241 11 36 KENNY WALLACE 233 12 40B KYLE BRONSON 232 13 10 AUSTIN ARNESON 220 14 9 KENNY SCHRADER 218 15 51 JUSTIN ALLGAIER 217 16 20 KODY WEISNER 214 17 85 KENT ROBINSON 211 ... Read More »