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Sheppard Happy To Be Back In Weedsport Speedway’s Victory Lane Following Wednesday Night’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 75

Sheppard Happy To Be Back In Weedsport Speedway’s Victory Lane Following Wednesday Night’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 75 Warner Captures Companion DIRTcar Sportsman Series Feature As Historic Track Reopens For NAPA Super DIRT Week Action WEEDSPORT, NY – Oct. 9, 2013 – The happiness in Matt Sheppard’s voice told the story of his triumphant run in Wednesday night’s 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature at Weedsport Speedway. “I’ll tell you what,” Sheppard said with a smile in Victory Lane, “it’s good to be back at Weedsport.” Indeed, Sheppard, 31, of Waterloo, N.Y., ... Read More »

Thursday Night Action at NAPA Super DIRT Week Shifts to Brewerton

DIRTcar Racing Returns to Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Super DIRT Week for SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers   DIRTcar 358-Modified event shifts from Rolling Wheels to Brewerton on Thursday, Oct. 10   SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sept. 30, 2013 – DIRTcar Racing is back at Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for the first time in three years.   DIRTcar Racing and Brewerton Speedway officials reached an agreement to sanction the Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, $10,000-to-win SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers as ... Read More »

BE A DIRTcar MEMBER!

It’s Time to Renew Your DIRTcar Membership! Don’t delay, renew your DIRTcar Membership today! If you have never been a DIRTcar Member, you’re missing out on all sorts of things from point fund money to trophies to special insurance coverage. Click http://www.DIRTcarMembers.com for all of the details. Read More »

Champs Honored at DIRTcar Northeast ‘Night of Champions’ Banquet

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LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – Nov. 10, 2012 – Mr. DIRTcar and DIRTcar Northeast Series champions and stars gathered Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Holiday Inn Liverpool to celebrate another successful season. Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., made 2012 a year for the record books, becoming the first driver to claim three consecutive Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Super DIRTcar Series Championship titles. “This is where it’s tough for me,” said Sheppard, as the fact hit home that he had rewritten racing history with his third championship title. “I’m still a fan, I’ve ... Read More »

Hearn Jets to 358-Modified Series Victory at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park

ELBRIDGE, N. Y – Oct. 5, 2012 – Second place just wasn’t good enough for Brett Hearn. The Vernon, N. J., native took the runner-up spot at Wednesday’s 358-Modified Series race at Cayuga County Fair Speedway, but Thursday’s 75-lap series race at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park gave him the second chance he needed to make it to victory lane.   “We finished the deal tonight,” said Hearn, who fought hard for first in Weedsport Wednesday, but finished second to World of Outlaws Late Model Series star Tim McCreadie. “We didn’t ... Read More »

DIRTcar 358-Modified Rule Bulletin

  Bulletin: 2012 –2 – August 30th, 2012   The following rule amendments are in regard to the following division, the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series and/or DIRTcar 358 Modifieds:   5.0        Racing Event Procedures   5.16        Special Event (Events that require Pit Stops) – Cars, Equipment and/or Procedures   N.) During post-race inspection at specified events, only the driver, two (2) crew members and the car owner will be permitted in the designated post-race inspection area.   In the event that a DIRTcar 358 Modified attempts to Qualify for the ... Read More »

Super DIRT Week XLI – Big Block Modified Rule Ammendment

Bulletin: 2012 –2 – August 30th, 2012   The following rule amendments are in regard to the following division, the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series and/or DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds:   5.0        Racing Event Procedures   5.16        Special Event (Events that require Pit Stops) – Cars, Equipment and/or Procedures   N.) During post-race inspection at specified events, only the driver, two (2) crew members and the car owner will be permitted in the designated post-race inspection area.   15.2        Fuel, Fuel Cells and Fuel System D.) The fuel cell ... Read More »

The “3′s” Take Center Stage on The Countdown to Induction Sunday at The Hall of Fame

Weedsport, New York – Jimmy Horton drove one, so did Chuck Akulis & Pete Corey too. Rene Charland was an ace in one and Gary Reddick drove one but added a “V”. Even Brett Hearn drove one for his “Buds”, and today Chad Brachmann continues to win with one, strapped to a small block at Ransomville and wherever the road takes him. Different era’s, different driving styles, one number. “3″.   This partial list shows the power of a singular number. In Nascar circles, “3″ stands for just one man now. But, ... Read More »

Gander Mountain Becomes Title Sponsor of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Event

  Largest outdoors retailer eager to connect with Syracuse race fans   CONCORD, N.C. — May 4, 2012 —DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce Gander Mountain, the nation’s largest retail network of stores specializing in hunting, fishing, camping, boating and outdoor lifestyle products and services, will be title sponsor of the Gander Mountain 150, the DIRTcar 358-Modified championship at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLI.   Gander Mountain joins NAPA Auto Parts and SEF Small Engine Fuel as primary sponsors of the award-winning, week-long event Oct. 3-7 at the ... Read More »

DIRTcar 358-Modifieds to Tour Asphalt in 2012

Unique four-race series to give teams additional options VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — Jan. 21, 2012 — Based on the success of the program that New York promoter Mike Perrotte has built at his own Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, DIRTcar Racing is announcing a four-race series based on DIRTcar 358-Modified rules. The division has seen a successful car count hovering in the 30-car range at the Plattsburgh half-mile near Lake Champlain and the Quebec, Canada, border. “We have a built a program that offers racers and fans something unique on ... Read More »

Sheppard Takes Center Stage at DIRTcar Racing ‘Night of Champions’ in New York

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Lebanon Valley Speedway honored as VP Racing Fuels Track of the Year at Promoter Meeting   VERNON, N.Y. — Nov. 21, 2011 — More than $250,000 in point fund money and related awards were distributed on Saturday night at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino during the DIRTcar Racing “Night of Champions” celebration, an annual event honoring DIRTcar competitors and teams in the Northeast Region. (Chris Marks photo)   After winning his second consecutive Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified championship in his Jeff Brownell-owned Bicknell, Matt ... Read More »

DIRTcar Racing Honors Northeast Region Champions Nov. 19 at Turning Stone

Act by Nov. 5 to reserve special rates for big celebration in Central New York WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Oct. 21, 2011 – The 2011 DIRTcar Racing Northeast Region series and weekly champions will be honored Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, N.Y. The celebration will honor competitors, owners, sponsors and officials along with the 2011 Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Racing Series and Mr. DIRTcar weekly champions. The day will kick off with DIRTcar Promoter meetings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and lead into ... Read More »

Friesen Captures Second Consecutive SEF Small Engine Fuel 200 At The New York State Fairgrounds

Young Canadian Star Turns Back Decker’s Bid For Unprecedented Sweep Of Super DIRT Week XL SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 9, 2011 – Stewart Friesen of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., cemented his place in Super DIRT Week history on Sunday at the one-mile New York State Fairgrounds, winning the SEF Small Engine Fuel 200 presented by Ferris & Snapper for the second consecutive season. One year after earning acclaim as the first Canadian to capture DIRTcar Big-Block Modified racing’s most prestigious event, the 28-year-old star authored an even more convincing performance in the ... Read More »

Rocky Warner Pulls Off Thrilling Victory In Sunday’s BACC-OFF Pro Stock Championship 25 At Syracuse Mile

SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 9, 2011 – By Kevin Kovac/DIRTcar Racing P.R. – If Sunday afternoon’s BACC-OFF Pro Stock Championship 25 was Rocky Warner’s last Super DIRT Week appearance as a full-fender division regular, he certainly made it memorable. With a move to the DIRTcar Sportsman class in his plans for 2011, Gloversville, N.Y.’s Warner capped his Pro Stock career with a flourish, winning the division’s 25-mile Super DIRT Week XL headline event at the one-mile New York State Fairgrounds for the second consecutive year. The 30-year-old standout put on ... Read More »