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New Starter Series Events Kick Off 2015 DIRTcar 358-Modified Season Race to the Championship

By Jo Ann & Don Davies   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – May 8, 2015 – New DIRTcar 358-Modified Starter Series events kick off the 2015 season for small block action on May 16 at Brockville (Ont.) Speedway before the championship stretch begins Sept. 6 with a 125-lap feature race on the highly competitive quarter-mile Cornwall (Ont.) Motor Speedway.   Last year’s winner of at Cornwall, David Hebert, will be trying for another Series tour win and the overall 358-Modified Series title. In seven starts in 2014, Hebert had four Top 10, ...

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Kenny Wallace Driving Experience Becomes Official Racing Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing

Kenny Wallace Driving Experience Becomes Official Racing Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing CONCORD, N.C. — May 4, 2015 — The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing announce today the Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience will be the Official Driving Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing. In addition to a long career in NASCAR, Kenny Wallace has raced on dirt for more than 10 years. Wallace, who won the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Summer Nationals championship in 2012, is eager to showcase his ...

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Decker Kicks Off Super DIRTcar Series Title Defense with Highbank Holdup Win

Charges from 11th for Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified win at Fulton Speedway By Tom Herzig FULTON, N.Y. – April 25, 2015 – Billy Decker hauled off with the winner’s loot from the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Highbank Holdup 100 Saturday at Fulton Speedway to begin defense of his 2014 Series crown. Decker, of Unadilla, N.Y., started 11th in a 30-car field in the Gypsum Express No. 91. He took the lead from 2014 Fulton champion Larry Wight for the first time on lap 50, yielded to Wight a lap later ...

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Rouse Edges Friesen to Win DIRTcar Sportsman Opener

‘It was checkers or wreckers’ in final corner at Fulton Speedway By Tom Herzig FULTON, N.Y. – April 25, 2015 – Brad Rouse passed fellow St. Catharines, Ontario, rival James Friesen twice on the final lap to win the DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Series 30-lap opener Saturday night at Fulton Speedway. Rouse put his Rick’s Delivery/St. Amant Auto No. 18R up at the top of the track and roared off the fourth turn to edge Friesen by a half car-length after Friesen had retaken the lead entering the third turn. “It ...

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Warner Heating Up as DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Modified Series Kicks Off 2015 Tour Saturday at Fulton

Highbank Holdup weekend features Super DIRTcar Series plus Sportsman WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – April 20, 2015 – Rocky Warner of Gloversville, N.Y., served notice over the weekend he will be a force to be reckoned with when the 2015 DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Modified Series gets underway on Saturday at Fulton Speedway as part of the Super DIRTcar Series Highbank Holdup event. Warner, the 2014 Fonda Speedway and Glen Ridge Motorsports Park Sportsman champion also known as The Flying Squirrel, landed in victory lane three nights running at Albany-Saratoga, Fonda and Utica-Rome ...

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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Championship Battle Kicks Off on Saturday, April 25, at Fulton Speedway

Tour features 14 races from April to October, including NAPA Super DIRT Week   By Jo Ann & Don Davies   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – April 16, 2015 – DIRTcar Racing’s Sportsman Modified Series kicks off its 14-race 2015 season on Saturday, April 25, at Fulton Speedway, and expectations are high as the tour will roll through New York, Ontario and Quebec throughout the year.   “We averaged just over 35 Sportsman at each Series race last year,” said DIRTcar Northeast Director of Series and Sanctioning Mike Perrotte. “All indications are ...

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Focuses 2015 Schedule on Events in Quebec, Ontario and New York

Tour kicks off June 12 at defending champion Roy’s Autodrome Granby By Jo Ann & Don Davies WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – April 6, 2015. – DIRTcar Racing’s 2015 Pro Stock Series schedule features seven action-packed events in Ontario, Quebec and New York. “I’m pleased to be able to announce the seven dates we have scheduled for this year’s Pro Stock Series,” DIRTcar Northeast Director of Series and Sanctioning Mike Perrotte said. “We’re dedicated to increasing their presence at dirt tracks throughout the Northeast because they provide some of the most competitive ...

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DIRTcar, World of Outlaws Saddened by Passing of Eldora Founder Earl Baltes

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CONCORD, N.C. – March 23, 2015 – The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing are saddened to learn today of Earl Baltes’ passing. Earl grew Eldora Speedway out of the fields of western Ohio into one of racing’s premier venues. He took a chance on Ted Johnson and the World of Outlaws in its inaugural 1978 season and the sprint car series has returned to Eldora every year since, helping it to become the premier dirt racing series in the world. A master showman and promoter, Earl first built Eldora ...

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DIRTcar to Sanction Sportsman Modifieds at Can Am Motorsports Park

By Jo Ann Davies LAFARGEVILLE, N.Y. – March 16, 2015 – DIRTcar Sportsman racing will have an additional location on Friday nights in 2015 at Can Am Motorsports Park in LaFargeville, N.Y. “We’re very pleased to announce the return of Can Am to the DIRTcar family,” stated Northeast Director of Series and Sanctioning Mike Perrotte. “The location provides another opportunity for our Sportsman drivers to have a home track and be involved in our Series.” Built in 1974, the big half-mile dirt speedway is currently owned by Rochester businessman and ...

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44th NAPA Super DIRT Week A Go October 7-11, 2015, In Syracuse

DIRTcar Racing officials working with county, state executives on 2016 and beyond CONCORD, N.C. – March 3, 2015 – As the 2015 racing season is kicking off around the country this spring, DIRTcar Racing is fully engaged in preparations for the 44th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week on Oct. 7-11, 2015, at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, N.Y. Thousands of fans from across the United States and Canada are expected to return once again to the Moody Mile, with less than 30 reserved camping spaces ...

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Former Racer, Promoter Perrotte to Lead DIRTcar’s Northeast Programs

Experienced motorsports veteran will steer Super DIRTcar Series, Mr. DIRTcar action CONCORD, N.C. – Feb. 6, 2015 – DIRTcar Racing announced today Mike Perrotte, a former racer and promoter, will be the Director of Series and Sanctioning for it’s Northeast programs. Perrotte, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., has been involved in motorsports for more than 40 years and will oversee the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series in addition to the Mr. DIRTcar weekly racing and the DIRTcar 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock series. “I’m looking forward to working with the racers ...

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Racing Puts Focus on Racers’ Home Tracks

New Home Track Super Series Starter ‘SSS’ bonus points program adds to series championship CONCORD, N.C. – Feb. 4, 2015 – DIRTcar 358-Modified racers will have more incentive than ever to race not only their home tracks this season, but also the series in the fall. In addition to the traditional post Labor Day series events, drivers will earn points during the season from the new Super Series Starter (SSS) Events at their weekly tracks. The 2015 358-Modified Series Championship combines Home Track Points, plus “SSS” points, plus points from ...

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DIRTcar Northeast Series Director Relieved of Duties

CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 21, 2015 – DIRTcar Racing announced today that Joe Skotnicki will no longer be employed as director of series and sanctioning in the Northeast, effective immediately.   DIRTcar’s Chief Operating Officer Tom Deery will temporarily assume the duties until the position is filled. Questions about the upcoming Super DIRTcar Series season can be directed to Deery via email at tdeery@dirtcar.com or by calling 704-795-7223.

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Fierce Competition Expected as DIRTcar Racing Tightens 2015 Late Model Summer Nationals to 28 Races in 32 Days Over Five Weeks in June and July

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DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals shifts championship-deciding weekend to Prairie Dirt Classic in July at Fairbury INDIANAPOLIS – Dec. 11, 2014 – DIRTcar Racing announced its 2015 DIRTcar Late Model Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals schedules today at the Performance Racing Industry Tradeshow at the Indiana Convention Center. The Summer Nationals schedule showcases a renewed focus on the series’ core events, tightening the schedule to just over five weeks beginning June 10 and concluding July 11. The series will include 28 races in 32 days ...

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