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Super Sheppard Sets Track Record and Secures Pole

Top-six for NAPA Super DIRT Week Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Set OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 5, 2017 — Matt Sheppard’s assault on the 2017 Super DIRTcar Series continues into the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, earning him the Unique eCigs pole award. Rick Laubach, Billy Decker, Keith Flach, Dom Buffalino and Tim McCreadie all locked themselves into Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 for their top-six qualifying efforts. With a field of 55 cars taking time Thursday afternoon, all were vying to make the rest of their …

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McCreadie Fastest in Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Practice

OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 4, 2017 — The Super DIRTcar Series got on the 5/8th-mile clay-oval at Oswego Speedway for the first official time during the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. While the first practice was scheduled for an hour, Mother Nature cut it short when a rain shower descended upon the Oswego area. Showing the way early in the first practice was Tim McCreadie with a lap of 21.654-seconds. Jimmy Phelps, Marc Johnson, Matt Sheppard and Peter Britten in the Graham Racing powerplant rounded out the top-five. …

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Decker Turns Fastest Lap in Super DIRT Week 358 Modified Practice

After rumbling through the streets of the City of Oswego for the NAPA Super DIRT Week Parade, drivers and crews made minor adjustments to their vehicles to get ready for their first appearance on the 5/8-mile oval. The 358 Modifieds were the first of three divisions to hit the track at Oswego Speedway on Wednesday afternoon. Thirty-three cars joined in on the practice session but it was five-time Super DIRT Week 358 Modified Fast Time award winner and six-time 358 Modified Super DIRT Week Champion Billy Decker who turned the …

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Farnham Fastest in Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified Practice

The Sportsman Modifieds were the second of three classes to take practice Wednesday afternoon at the Oswego Speedway. At the conclusion of practice, Matt Farnham was atop the speed chart with a lap of 22.512 seconds, over two-tenths faster than second place in time Martin Pellitier. Connor Cleveland, Brianna Ladouceur and Rocky Warner completed the top five out of the 29 Sportsman that signed in Wednesday afternoon. Last year, Ladouceur became the first woman to win a NAPA Super DIRT Week triple (or twin even).  

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Forward Out Front of DIRTcar Sportsman at Utica Rome Speedway

Glenn Forward led all 25 laps on his way to his first victory of the season at Utica-Rome Speedway Tuesday night. As easy it that sounds, it was far from it for Forward, who was making just his third start of the season at Utica-Rome. Forward actually relinquished the lead to Rocky Warner on the backstretch during lap 17 but a caution for Cedric Gauvreau reverted competition back a lap, giving Forward the lead once again.

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Williamson Out of a Cannon at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY— October 3, 2017— The DIRTcar 358-Modifieds hit the track at Utica-Rome for a pregame shootout leading into NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVI festivities. Mat Williamson meticulously wove his way through the field from his 13th starting position to claim an impressive win at Utica- Rome Speedway after 100 laps.

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The Great Outdoors RV Superstore Joins NAPA Super DIRT Week

The Great Outdoors RV Superstore Joins NAPA Super DIRT Week as Title Sponsor of the DIRTcar 358 Modified Championship The Great Outdoors RV 150 to be run Saturday, Oct. 7 at Oswego Speedway CONCORD, NC — Sept. 7, 2017 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to welcome The Great Outdoors RV Superstore of Central NY as title sponsor of the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 358 Modified championship feature at Oswego Speedway on Saturday, Oct. 7, now called The Great Outdoors RV 150. The Great Outdoors has provided …

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DIRTcar Racing and Hoosier Tire Extend Northeast Partnership

DIRTcar Racing and Hoosier Tire Extend Northeast Partnership CONCORD, NC – (Jan. 20, 2017) – DIRTcar Racing is proud to announce a multi-year extension with Hoosier Racing Tire encompassing DIRTcar Racing’s Northeast weekly racing divisions and touring series, including the Super DIRTcar Series, the premier traveling tour for Big-Block Modifieds in North America. As part of the agreement Hoosier Tire will provide the same great products to racers at weekly DIRTcar sanctioned tracks competing in the Big Block Modified, 358 Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions. Hoosier will also …

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Friesen’s Big-Block Modified Roots Helped Create NASCAR Ride

Friesen’s Big-Block Modified Roots Helped Create NASCAR Ride By Clayton Johns CONCORD, N.C. — Jan. 11, 2017 —One of the biggest stars of the Super DIRTcar Series will race full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series come 2017. Sprakers, NY driver Stewart Friesen has partnered with Chris Larsen to create Halmar Friesen Racing for his first full-time foray into NASCAR Racing, he announced Monday. Tommy Baldwin Jr. will be the team’s crew chief. “We got our feet wet in it last year and the opportunity came to team up …

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45th NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week to Air on MAVTV Thanksgiving Night

Oswego Speedway Press Release OSWEGO, NY (November 23, 2016) – NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week took on a new twist for its 45th edition, sliding inside the steel confines of Oswego Speedway, featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Bud Light 200. This historic first outing at the ‘Steel Palace’ was covered in-depth by Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT and will air on national television Thanksgiving night on MAVTV, beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Full coverage of the Super DIRTcar Series Bud Light 200 will be presented on Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT …

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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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Veteran Pat Ward Racing Down Memory Lane at NAPA Super DIRT Week

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Oct. 6, 2015 – “Everybody wants to win the last race here,” says Super DIRTcar Series competitor Pat Ward of Genoa, N.Y. “Everybody’s coming with the best they’ve got.” For Ward, 57, coming with your best stuff to the NAPA Super DIRT Week “Finale at the Fairgrounds” that runs Wednesday through Sunday includes having his Gypsum Express No. 42p Big-Block Modified painted and vinyl lettered in the motif his father “Bud” displayed when he raced in 1970s. “When Larry (LJL Racing teammate Larry Wight) brought these panels …

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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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Guaranteed Syracuse spot for 358 Mods up for grabs at Ransomville

Battle of the Border July 1 is a DIRTcar 358 Modified Starter Series event WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 28, 2015 – The highest 358 Modified finisher in Ransomville Speedway’s 6th Annual Battle of the Border Wednesday, July 1 – a combination Big-Block and 358 Modified race paying $5,200-to-win – will become the fourth driver this season to earn a guaranteed spot in the Super DIRT Week XLIV 358 Modified 150 at Syracuse Fairgrounds October 10. Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, N.Y. Billy Dunn of Watertown, N.Y. and David Hebert of St. …

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