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DIRTcar Racing Wraps Up 2016 Season

DIRTcar Racing Caps-off 33rd Annual Banquet with ‘A Tribute to Excellence’ Nearly $330,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for 2016 season successes CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 16, 2016 – The 33rd Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. honored champions across 10 divisions for their outstanding performances during the 2016 racing season. While the weather outside was brutal,  the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom inside was warm as guests reminisced on a great 2016 season. Nearly 1,000 competitors, family and friends attended Saturday evening’s event. …

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

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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VP RACING FUELS & DIRTcar RACING EXTEND PARTNERSHIP

VP RACING FUELS & DIRTcar RACING EXTEND PARTNERSHIP VP Tapped as DIRTcar Fuel Supplier Through 2017 SAN ANTONIO, TX (March 17, 2014) VP Racing Fuels today announced the extension of its sponsorship of World Racing Group’s DIRTcar Racing sanction body through 2017. With the agreement, VP will continue as the “Official Fuel of DIRTcar,” one of the largest sanctioning bodies in the world by race count, providing spec fuels to Big-Block and 358-Modified competitors, serving as exclusive trackside fuel supplier to the Sportsman and Pro Stock classes and as the …

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BE A DIRTcar MEMBER!

It’s Time to Renew Your DIRTcar Membership! Don’t delay, renew your DIRTcar Membership today! If you have never been a DIRTcar Member, you’re missing out on all sorts of things from point fund money to trophies to special insurance coverage. Click http://www.DIRTcarMembers.com for all of the details.

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Photos from the 2011 UMP DIRTcar Championship Banquet on 1/7/12

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS FROM THE U.M.P. DIRTcar Banquet!

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Mike Harrison Deserves ‘Mr. DIRTcar UMP Modified’ Distinction After Winning Second Straight National Title In 2011

CONCORD, NC – Nov. 28, 2011 – Go ahead and call Mike Harrison ‘Mr. DIRTcar UMP Modified.’ He’s earned the distinction. Following a spectacular 2011 season that saw the 37-year-old from Highland, Ill., win both the DIRTcar UMP Modified national championship for the second straight year and the inaugural DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals title, there’s no doubt he’s established himself as the open-wheel division’s preeminent chauffeur. Statistics don’t lie, and Harrison has some pretty impressive ones to show off. Most tellingly, he became just the third driver in …

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Unzicker Regains National Late Model Lead, Harrison Steadies Modified Edge

CONCORD, NC – Sept. 15, 2011 – A nearly perfect weekend got Ryan Unzicker back on track – and back on top of the DIRTcar UMP Late Model national points standings. With a second-place finish on Sept. 9 at Kankakee (Ill.) County Speedway and back-to-back victories on Sept. 10 at LaSalle (Ill.) Speedway and Sept. 11 at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill., El Paso, Ill.’s Unzicker vaulted forward from third place to reclaim a points lead he had relinquished two weeks earlier. He ended Week 33 of the circuit’s …

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Moler and Bluegrass Set to Close Out 2011 American Modified Series Campaign September 16 and September 17

Glasgow, KY-September 7, 2011- The American Modified Series is set to conclude its 2011 championship campaign with a weekend doubleheader on Friday September 16 at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, OH and on Saturday September 17 at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown, KY for the 11th Annual Bluegrass Rumble. Both events will pay $1,500 to win and $200 to start. On Friday September 16 at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, OH, the American Modified Series will present a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B-Mains, and a …

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Clint Demoss Wins American Modified Series Bob Poynter Auto Group Hoosier State Challenge

Glasgow, KY-July 10, 2011- The American Modified Series would present the Bob Poynter Auto Group Hoosier State Challenge at Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, IN on Friday July 8 and at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN on Saturday July 9, with a $1,000 points fund being offererd to the top five drivers that accumulate the most points at both tracks for the weekend. Clint Demoss of Bloomington, IN is the champion of the Bob Poynter Auto Group Hoosier State Challenge,  earning $300 after taking the win in the JB Salvage 30 …

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Ryan Thomas Takes American Modified Series Boknecht Trucking 30 at Brownstown Speedway

Brownstown, IN- July 9, 2011- The American Modified Series would complete the Bob Poynter Auto Group Hoosier State Challenge on Saturday evening at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN and Ryan Thomas of Martinsville, IN would take the victory in the Boknecht Trucking 30 at the historic Jackson County Fairgrounds ¼ mile facility promoted by Tim Keithley.  With the victory, Thomas becomes the first repeat winner with the tour in 2011. Polesitter Chad Kinder would race to the early lead in the Boknecht Trucking 30 and would cruise for the first …

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Clint Demoss Captures American Modified Series JB Salvage, Inc. 30 at Bloomington Speedway

Bloomington, IN- July 8, 2011- The American Modified Series would make its second appearance of 2011 at Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, IN on Friday evening and Clint Demoss of Bloomington, IN would take home the victory in the JB Salvage, Inc. 30 at the historic ¼ mile semi-banked red clay oval promoted by Mike and Judy Miles that has been in operation since 1923. Chad Combs and Clint Demoss would bring the 22 car starting field to the green flag, with Demoss jumping to the race lead from his outside …

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Michael England Da’ Man in Midwest Modified Mania at Moler Raceway Park

Williamsburg, OH- July 1, 2011- The American Modified Series would visit Moler Raceway Park and Michael England of Glasgow, KY would score the win in the Midwest Modified Mania event and take home $1,500 for his efforts at the Kevin and Kim Moler promoted ¼ mile semi-high banked clay oval. Bryan Barber would take the lead at the drop of the green flag and would hold the top spot for the first eleven circuits before England would drive past Barber for the race lead on a restart on lap 12.  …

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American Modified Series Bandit Race Cars 30 Flies at Florence Speedway June 25

Glasgow, KY-June 18, 2011- The American Modified Series returns to action by closing out the month of June with the baddest racers in America without front fenders making their first-ever appearance at the historic Florence Speedway in Union, KY on Saturday evening June 25 for the Bandit Race Cars 30, paying $1,500 to the winner. On Saturday June 25 at Florence Speedway in Union, KY, the American Modified Series will present a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B-Mains, and the 30 lap, $1,500 to win …

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Richmond Raceway Moves American Modified Series June 18 Event to August 20

Glasgow, KY- June 11, 2011- Officials with the American Modified Series need to announce a schedule change for one of the upcoming events originally scheduled for the month of June. Richmond Raceway co-promoter Joey Tackett informed series officials on Friday of his intent to reschedule his 2nd Annual Open Wheel Modified Bash from its originally scheduled date on Saturday June 18 to a new date on Saturday August 20.  The date that Richmond Raceway has moved their American Modified Series event to will now coincide with the track’s Fan Appreciation …

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