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Shirley Commands Summer Nationals Championship Standings during Legends Week

A.E.Blair Photo, Story by Matt Prieur Summit Racing Equipment Modified Series sees four different winners through four events CONCORD, NC — Jun. 24, 2018 — Brian Shirley took command of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour during Legends Week with victories at Spoon River Speedway and Fairbury Speedway. Now he and all of the DIRTcar Late Model drivers turn their focus to a couple of make-up events from the previous two weeks — Tri-City Speedway on Tuesday, June 25 and Peoria Speedway on Wednesday, June 26 — before officially commencing the aptly …

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Two Nations, Two Races, One Unforgettable Doubleheader

Cornwall Celebrates Canada Day, Plattsburgh Set to Host $10,000-to-win NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier Cornwall, ONT – June 21, 2019 – The Super DIRTcar Series gears up for an international doubleheader. First, the Big Block Modifieds head north to Cornwall Motor Speedway for the $7,500-to-win O’Canada 100. Then after celebrating Canada Day with our neighbors to the North, the stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Series take off for Plattsburgh Airborne Speedway the $10,000-to-win NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier Border Battle 100. Cornwall Motor Speedway is a wicked fast, high-banked, quarter-mile track located in Cornwall, …

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Doubleheader to Launch DIRTcar 358 Modified Series

The Highly Anticipated DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Begins at Can-Am and Fulton Speedways WEEDSPORT, NY – June 20, 2019 – Is there a better way to kick off the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series than a doubleheader at two premier DIRTcar race tracks? On Wednesday, June 26, the Series travels north to LaFargeville, NY to take on “The Nasty Track” Can-Am Speedway for a $4,000-to-win, 60-lap rumble. Then the convoy of 358 Modified haulers will roll south to Fulton Speedway for the $4,000-to-win Showdown at Sundown. A highly competitive contingent of …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Legends Week Kicks Off at Jacksonville

A.E. Blair Photography Several of last week’s events rescheduled by Mother Nature CONCORD, NC — June 18, 2018 — Tuesday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events at Jacksonville (IL) Speedway will jumpstart the grueling schedules after Mother Nature put a damper on the opening week of action, leaving but a single winner on each tour: two-time defending Champion Brian Shirley and first-time winner Curt Spalding. Four of the five scheduled race nights were lost to wretched weather, but today’s sunny forecast will remedy that. All points …

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34th Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals Kicks Off Wednesday in Peoria

CONCORD, NC — June 12, 2019 — The DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” is set to kick off the 34th consecutive year of competition in 2019. Starting on Wednesday, June 12, at Peoria Speedway (IL) and ending with two straight nights at Oakshade Raceway (OH) on July 12-13, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Late Model ranks will race in 26 events in 32 days spread out over eight states vying for a whopping $235,000 in first-place prize money over the marathon five weeks of competition. Several …

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The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Returns to Utica-Rome Speedway

Will Kevin Root Begin his Championship Defense with a Win at Utica-Rome Speedway Sunday, June 16? VERNON, NY – June 3, 2019 – For the eleventh time in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series history, the stars and cars of the Series will return to the great half-mile Utica-Rome Speedway looking for a $1,000 top prize. Last year the reigning Series Champion Kevin Root walked away with the checkered flag. Race fans are eager to see if the No. 34 can repeat in 2019 starting the Central Region opener, Sunday, June 16 at famous …

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Lanigan and Weiss Headline Thursday Night Action at #DLMDream25

ROSSBURG, OH – June 6, 2019 – The 25th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream started out with everything the Dirt Late Model world was hoping for on a Thursday night – clear skies, warm weather and a record car-count not seen in 7 years. The only thing left on the list was some incredible racing from the industry’s best competitors. And boy, did they ever deliver on that. 92 of the best DIRTcar Late Model drivers in the world packed the pit area and put on a show …

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EVEN BIGGER! Brett Hearn’s ‘The Big Show 11’ is now $11,111-to-win

Super DIRTcar Series Premier Event Now 111 Laps and NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Qualifier MALTA, NY — June 6, 2019 — Few races have been able to generate an attitude and identity as quickly as Brett Hearn’s The Big Show, and on Tuesday, June 25, the event celebrates its 11th running with host Albany-Saratoga Speedway and Brett Hearn increasing the winner’s share to $11,111 and the lap count to 111. Plus, the winner also receives a guaranteed starting spot at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVIII’s Billy Whittaker …

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Racing for $54,000 in 2019

Full-Fendered Frenzy Begins Sunday, July 7, at Cornwall Motor Speedway CONCORD, NC – June 6, 2019 – The full-fendered frenzy of the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series featuring hardscrabble dirt track heroes returns to the dirt ovals of the Northeast and Canada July 7 to Nov. 2. These Hoosier Racing Tire-shod, VP Race Fuels burning hot rods put on one of the best shows around, and the action begins Sunday, July 7, at Cornwall Motor Speedway, where 2018 Pro Stock Series championship runner-up C.D. Beauchamp took the checkered flag in 2019. …

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Rudolph Routs the Field at Weedsport

Erick Rudolph led flag-to-flag to win again at Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY – May 27, 2019 – Despite leading all 100 laps of the Heroes Remembered 100, fans were left amazed at the incredible race they had just witnessed. Rudolph fought back challenges from some of the best Super DIRTcar Series drivers to ever get behind the wheel of a Big Block Modified. Billy Decker, Stewart Friesen, and Max McLaughlin took turns trying to ground the high-flying Ransomville racer, but all efforts fell short. With a final lunge, Decker crossed …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Autodrome Drummond

DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Autodrome Drummond DRUMMONDVILLE, QUE – May 16, 2019 – Known as F1 of the Clay, Autodrome Drummond is one of the most legendary of all Canadian race tracks. Race cars have blasted around the Quebec speedway since 1951 where it was once a monstrous 5/8ths mile. Today, the passion of the DIRTcar fans in Quebec remains stronger than ever. In 2019 the stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Series invade the half-mile Drummondville speedway on Monday, July 22. Last year, Series Champion Matt Sheppard and all-time …

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series $4,000-to-win at Utica-Rome Speedway

Utica-Rome’s Mother’s Day Special Kicks off DIRTcar 358 Modified Series VERNON, NY – The newly unified DIRTcar 358 Modified Series rolls into Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday, May 12, for a $4,000-to-win barnburner. The best of the best will strap on their Hoosier Racing Tires, fill up on VP Racing Fuel and blast around the monster half-mile speedway for 100 laps. DIRTcar 358 Modified Series races started at Utica-Rome Speedway in 1999. Bill Shea, who co-owns and promotes Utica-Rome Speedway with his wife Kim, is excited to bring the Series back. …

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Who Will be 2019’s Ultimate Outlaw?

The Super DIRTcar Series returns to Outlaw Speedway for Fourth Time in History DUNDEE, NY – April 28, 2019 – On Tuesday, May 7 the Super DIRTcar Series takes on the 4/10-mile Dundee, NY clay oval for just the fourth time in Series History. Last year, legendary driver Brett Hearn came away with an exciting victory, adding to his total of 900 plus feature wins. The 2019 crop of Super DIRTcar Series drivers are guaranteed to put on another 100-lap classic. The early-season points battle is taking shape. The fast …

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Schlenk Scores 25th Anniversary Sunoco American Late Model Series Opener / Eldora Washed Out

Career Win #28 for the Three-Time & Defending DIRTcar National Champion & Four-Time Series Champion CONCORD, NC — Apr. 27, 2019 — The 25th anniversary season opener for the Sunoco American Late Model Series was on Friday, April 26 at I-96 Speedway, located east of Grand Rapids and west of Lansing in Lake Odessa, MI. The DIRTcar Late Model cars and stars of the longest running tour in the Great Lakes region of the United States kicked off their historic season at the fast 4/10s (0.400) mile high-banked dirt oval …

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