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Kevin Root Victorious in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Central Region Competition at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY – June 18, 2018 – Sunday night at Utica-Rome Speedway saw 36 DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds fill the pit area for Round 2 of the Central Region series schedule. After four Heat Races and a Last Chance Showdown, the 32-car field took the green for the 30-lap battle. In the end Kevin Root outwitted the competition for a trip to Victory Lane. With the win, Root now has positioned himself at the top of the DIRTcar Sportsman Central Region points along with runner up Matt Janczuk. Utica-Rome Speedway’s John …

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DIRTCAR Sportsman Modified Schedule Heats Up

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Central Region Series to Clash on Legendary Tracks in June CONCORD, NC – June 11, 2018 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series schedule comes alive on Sunday, June 17 at Utica-Rome Speedway. Six days later on Saturday, June 23, more Championship points are up for grabs at the rejuvenated Land of Legends Raceway. After the season opener at Fulton Speedway, Shane Picore carries a lead over Utica-Rome’s 2017 DIRTcar Sportsman Track Champion Matt Janczuk, and the hard-charging Kevin Root. The stage is set for the fight over …

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EPJ Wins Thriller; Madden Earns First Eldora Victory

ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 8, 2018 — Earl Pearson Jr’s winning pass in the late stages of Twin 25 Feature #1 was one of 17 position changes for the lead throughout the 25-lap race. Chris Madden had little pressure in the second Twin 25 as he cruised to his first ever Eldora victory. VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS RACE RESULTS FROM ELDORA SPEEDWAY, JUNE 8, 2018 Feature 1 – (25)Laps: 1. 1P-Earl Pearson Jr.[7]; 2. 49-Jonathan Davenport[1]; 3. 17M-Dale McDowell[17]; 4. 5-Don O’Neal[2]; 5. 39-Tim McCreadie[14]; 6. 99jr-Frank Heckenast …

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Familliar Faces in Victory Lane at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 8, 2018 — Jonathan Davenport and Darrell Lanigan topped the 78 car field on Friday afternoon in the opening round of the Dirt Late Model Dream. The event was postponed from Thursday night when rains drenched the Speedway. VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS RACE RESULTS FROM ELDORA SPEEDWAY, JUNE 8, 2018 (FROM JUNE 7 RAINOUT, 2018) Feature 1 – (25)Laps: 1. 49-Jonathan Davenport[4]; 2. 5-Don O’Neal[3]; 3. 1R-Josh Richards[2]; 4. 18B-Shannon Babb[1]; 5. 71-Hudson O’Neal[8]; 6. 32P-Bobby Pierce[5]; 7. 22S-Gregg Satterlee[7]; 8. 39-Tim McCreadie[9]; 9. 1G-Devin …

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Doubleheader Event Sets Up Massive Four Feature Race Program on Friday at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 8, 2018 — Persistent rain and lightning forced Eldora Speedway officials to postpone Thursday night’s opening round of the 24th running of the $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream Weekend to Friday. Rain interrupted qualifying time trials with eight of the 79 drivers on-site yet to take time, qualifying will completely restart for all competitors. Conditions favorable to get the track surface back into raceable condition just did not develop. The Grandstand, Pit Area and South Lot will be cleared at 10 a.m. Gates …

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Drivers Gear Up for Summit Modified Nationals

Peoria Speedway kicks off the 8th annual Modified Tour in support of DIRTcar Summer Nationals by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — May 25, 2018 — The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals will support the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour for the eighth consecutive year in 2018. From June 13 to July 14, and then on July 27-28, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Modified ranks will race in 33 total events spread out over seven states throughout the country. The open-wheel teams will go after a minimum of …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour Commences in Three Weeks

Peoria Speedway kicks off the 33rd annual Hell Tour for DIRTcar Racing Super Late Models by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — May 25, 2018 — The DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour embarks on its 33rd straight year of competition in 2018. From June 13 to July 14, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Super Late Model ranks will race in 28 events in 32 days spread out over seven states, vying for almost $200,000 in first-place prize money over the marathon five weeks of competition. A minimum of …

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Hoffman Banks $5K after Inheriting Late Model LidLifter Win at Eldora Speedway

Strong field invades the Buckeye State to kick off 24th season of Sunoco American Late Model Series racing by Matt Prieur ROSSBURG, OH — Apr. 28, 2018 — The Sunoco American Late Model Series kicked off its 24th season of racing on the biggest stage in all of dirt track racing. The famed ½ (0.500)-mile high-banked dirt oval of Eldora Speedway (OH), located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, OH was the site for the 2018 season opener, the $5,000-to-win Late Model LidLifter. This event was the …

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Shane Pecore Takes DIRTCAR Northeast Sportsman Modified Central Division Season Opener

FULTON NY – April 27 2018 – Finally, DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds all across New York thawed out, loaded up, and made the tow to Fulton Speedway. It took 50 laps to decide the first Sportsman Modified Central Region series race of 2018 and it was worth the long winter break. After trading the lead several times, Shane Pecore in the no. 0 took the lead on lap 23 and never looked back. Despite multiple cautions and restarts, Pecore managed to stay ahead hard charges by Matt Janczuk and Kevin Root. …

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The DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman and Pro Stocks Get their Season Underway April 27-29

The end of April brings a schedule full of DIRTcar racing to the Northeast. Teams are working full-steam in shops from Ontario Canada to New Jersey refreshing engines, fitting bodywork, and checking over safety equipment in anticipation of racing after a long winter. Three premier race tracks open the DIRTcar Northeast points championship season.  For the DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks: Fulton Speedway, Airborne Park Speedway, and Utica-Rome Speedway are on the menu and these drivers load in hungry for the prestigious points. The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Central Region …

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ALMS Kicks Off 24th Season At Eldora Speedway

Hoffman at Eldora

Late Model LidLifter on Saturday, April 28th to pay $5,000 to the winner by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Apr. 25, 2018 — The 24th season of competition for the Sunoco American Late Model Series (ALMS) kicks off in a big way on the biggest stage in all of dirt track racing. The famed ½ (0.500) high-banked dirt oval of Eldora Speedway (OH), located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, OH is the site for the 2018 season opener, the Late Model LidLifter. The $5,000 to win …

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Autodrome Drummond Adds Second DIRTcar Sportsman Race

CONCORD, NC – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified North Region series will make an additional tour stop at Autodrome Drummond in Quebec on Saturday, May 5. Sportsman drivers in the north are invited to go head-to-head on the high speed half-mile clay oval. It will take 50 laps to decide the season’s second North Region points race. Saturday May 5 also kicks off Autodrome Drummond’s 68th season of racing competition. DIRTcar Sportsman drivers across the region are excited to make their mark on the historic speedway. To celebrate the season opener, …

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I-96 Speedway Added to Summer Nationals Schedule 

Brian Shirley at I-96 Speedway

4/10-mile dirt oval in West Michigan will wrap up two-race stretch in the Great Lakes State CONCORD, NC — March 19, 2018 — A final adjustment to the 33rd Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals schedule was put into place with the addition of the I-96 Speedway on Thursday, July 12th. The DIRTcar Super Late Models and UMP Modifieds will wrap up their Michigan swing with a date at the 4/10-mile (0.400) high-banked dirt oval located east of Grand Rapids in Lake Odessa, MI. This event will be the first appearance at …

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Jon Henry Crowned 2017 Sunoco American Late Model Series Champion

Jon Henry Crowned 2017 Sunoco American Late Model Series Champion At Eldora Speedway Awards Banquet Third Sunoco American Late Model Series title for the Ada, OH driver to go with his 2011 & 2009 crowns ROSSBURG, OH — Jan. 22, 2018 — The 23rd year of Sunoco American Late Models Series racing was celebrated on Saturday, January 20th during the 2017 Eldora Speedway Awards Banquet. The Eldora Ballroom, located on the grounds of the speedway in Rossburg, OH hosted the gala event as the series and hosts witnessed the crowning …

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