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Heat Races Set the Field for Sunday’s World Short Track Championship Features

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 27, 2018 — After getting pushed forward a day by Friday rains at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, the Driven World Short Track Championship finally got going on Saturday just after 2PM with Timed Hot Laps for all nine divisions to set up the ensuing Heat Races for 405 registered drivers. Despite a small cell of rain at 6PM at the top of the second FOX Racing SHOX Pro Late Model Heat Race, Heat Races got back underway just over an hour and a half later for …

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World Short Track Championship Reset to Two-Day Show, Saturday & Sunday

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 27, 2018 — Despite the track prep team’s best efforts, yesterday’s rains and overnight humidity have left The Dirt Track at Charlotte with too much moisture to commence racing this morning for the Driven World Short Track Championship. Racing is now set to begin at 2PM today, Saturday, October 27, reverting back to the original two-day schedule on Saturday and Sunday now.  Friday’s original schedule will now run on Saturday, starting with timed Hot Laps at 2PM. This will mean a complete reset of the show, …

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Spectacular Full-day World Short Track Championship Now Set for Saturday, October 27

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 26, 2018 — After a successful day of timed Hot Laps on Thursday, October 25, 347 teams — plus more due to arrive on Friday — were ready for a big weekend of racing at the Dirt Track at Charlotte for the third annual Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship. Mother Nature had other ideas, though, as persistent showers and thunderstorms forced DIRTcar Racing and Charlotte Motor Speedway Officials to postpone Friday’s program to Saturday morning. With the postponement, a revised scheduled has been put …

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Rain Pushes Friday World Short Track Championship Program to Saturday Morning

CONCORD, NC – Oct. 26, 2018 – Persistent rains throughout the morning, continuing into the late evening hours, have forced DIRTcar and Charlotte Motor Speedway officials to postpone Friday’s Driven World Short Track Championship program to Saturday morning. With clear weather forecasts for tomorrow, racing will now commence at The Dirt Track at Charlotte at 10:00 a.m., with Heat Races in all divisions (except Hornets), two Hornet Features, and All-Star Invitational Features in the afternoon as time allows. Allotting time for track prep before the evening’s program, racing will continue …

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Sponsors Sweeten the Pot for Driven World Short Track Championship Competitors

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 22, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce a host of great sponsors for the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship this week, Thursday, October 25 through Saturday, October 27, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. In addition to a purse in excess of $120,000, numerous contingency and special awards will grant drivers more opportunities to go home winners, with a little extra something in hand. The winners across each division will take home their cash prize of up to $4,000, along with a …

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Driven Once More – The Role of Family in a DIRTcar Racer’s Success

CONCORD, NC – October 18, 2018 – The Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte is almost here. With over 300 cars expected across nine different divisions of DIRTcar racing, it’s sure to be a great show again in the event’s third year. Three-hundred-fifty cars in one pit area is a lot for one track to hold. But next year, the pits will see one less competitor in particular; a first-timer at Charlotte this year who’s checking the last item off his racing bucket list …

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NGK Named the Official Spark Plug of the Driven World Short Track Championship

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 18, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing has declared NGK the Official Spark Plug of the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship. The three-day event, attracting hundreds of the best DIRTcar drivers from across the country will now champion the state-of-the-art Ignition Specialist.  “NGK Spark Plugs is the largest OE supplier and manufacturer of spark plugs in the U.S.,” said Danielle Orlando, general manager of NGK Spark Plugs. “We’re thrilled to bring our product to the weekly racer who understands the dedication, performance and quality we represent.” Since …

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Weekend Recap

CONCORD, NC – September 10, 2018 – The DIRTcar Pro Stock tour had a memorable double-header starting at Le RPM Speedway and finishing at Airborne Park Speedway. The highly competitive tour saw two different winners in as many days. On Friday, September 7, Roch Aubin was awarded the victory after leader Dany Vogel was light on the scales in post-race inspection at Le RPM Speedway. The next day CD Beauchamps made a return visit to the familiar Airborne Park Speedway Victory Lane. Le RPM Speedway lies nestled in rural Quebec, …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Schedule Gets Busy

CONCORD, N.C. – With the weekly racing seasons ending and track championships wrapping up, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified schedule begins to take off in the North, Central, and Western Regions. Hundreds of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified competitors have raced hard all year in DIRTcar Northeast races in Quebec,  Western New York/Ontario, and Central New York. Teams are preparing for the packed schedule as well as two huge special events, NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII at Oswego Speedway and the DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championships in Charlotte. First …

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DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship Spotlights True Grit at Charlotte

CONCORD, NC — July 18, 2018 — DIRTcar and DRIVEN Racing Oil are excited to join forces for the third annual DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 25-27, 2018. The mega-event will once again give the best weekly racers from nine different divisions across the United States and Canada the chance to shine at one of the country’s premier dirt racing facilities — for a purse in excess of $125,000. “No other event pays homage to the weekly racers, …

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DIRTcar Pro Stocks Cross Paths at Lebanon Valley Speedway

Lebanon Valley Speedway Hosts DIRTcar Pro Stock Series for 30 Lap Feature CONCORD, NC – July 16, 2018 – It’s Food Bank Night on Saturday, July 21 at Lebanon Valley Speedway when they host the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series for their third Series race of 2018. The first race was won in dramatic fashion by Bruno Cyr and the second takes place Friday, July 20 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway making it a two-night must-see DIRTcar Pro Stock double-header. The West Lebanon, NY race track supports DIRTcar Pro Stocks racing weekly. Competition …

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Rolls into Albany-Saratoga Speedway

CONCORD, NC – July 12, 2018 – Albany-Saratoga Speedway will host the furious full-fender DIRTcar Pro Stocks for a 50-lap Series race on Friday, July 20. The DIRTcar Pro Stocks race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway weekly so the Series invaders will have a tough hill to climb if they want to find themselves in victory lane. It’s ‘Crushing Cancer Night’ at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, so fans will be packing the track in support of a worthy cause. Bruno Cyr captured the checkered flag at the first DIRTcar Pro Stock Series event at …

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Pecore Wins DIRTcar Sportsman Event at Airborne

Courtesy of Airborne Park Speedway PR PLATTSBURGH – Shane Pecore of Cornwall, ON. collected the victory in the DIRTcar Sportsman Series event at Airborne Park Speedway Tuesday night. Pecore took the lead for keeps on lap-40, when he and leader at the time, Devin Willis ran upon lap traffic. Pecore made a veteran move to slide past coming out of turn four. After a yellow flag on lap-41, Pecore elected to restart from the outside lane and drove away to a comfortable margin of victory. “You have to be on …

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Marcuccilli Marches to Victory at Weedsport Speedway

By Dan Kapuscinski WEEDSPORT, NY (July 4, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s 5th annual Industrial Tire of CNY Sportsman Classic powered by Stirling Lubricants once again provided its share of fireworks on this Independence Day holiday with Dave Marcuccilli earning his second consecutive and third overall Sportsman Classic trophy. Marcuccilli started the 75-lap Central Region DIRTcar Sportsman Series special from 8th position by virtue of the re-draw after winning his qualifying heat race, and stole the top spot from dominant early leader Connor Cleveland in lapped traffic on lap 66 after …

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