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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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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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Marcuccilli Closes Stellar Season with WSTC NE Sportsman Victory

CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Dave Marcuccilli completed a dominant season by scoring the OneDirt World Short Track Championship VP Racing Fuels Sportsman Modified Victory at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Marcuccilli, who was also victorious twice during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, started fifth in the 30-lap Feature as Eric Giguere paced the field to Green and led lap one. Defending race winner Ronnie Davis utilized the top side of the 4/10th-mile dirt oval to grab the lead from Giguere on the third circuit. Marcuccilli made his …

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Yetman Makes History with Fifth Straight Super DIRT Week Pro Stock Win

OSWEGO, NY – October 8, 2017 – Castleton, New York’s Rob Yetman made NAPA Super DIRT Week history, becoming the first driver in any division to win five consecutive Championship races as he dominated all 75 laps of the Pro Stock 75 Sunday afternoon at the Oswego Speedway. “I didn’t think I would ever win one of these, and now we’ve won five in a row,” Yetman said. Yetman edged fellow front row starter Rich Crane into turn one and never looked back. Crane would go on to lose his …

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Marcuccilli Masters Oswego for Second Consecutive Year

OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 8, 2017 – Dave Marcuccilli proved himself the car to beat by earning the Unique eCigs Pole Award Thursday and put the exclamation point on it Sunday afternoon by leading all 75 laps en route to his second consecutive Chevy Performance 75 Sportsman Modified Feaure. “Obviously, the ultimate goal whenever you race is to win. But to earn the pole and win at Super DIRT Week two years in a row, that’s awesome,” said Marcuccilli, who celebrated his 41st birthday Thursday with a win at Brewerton …

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Field Set for Super DIRT Week Pro Stock 75

Yetman well-positioned for another NAPA Super DIRT Week Pro Stock Championship win OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 7, 2017 — After a rain storm hit the Oswego area Saturday morning, delaying the start of the NAPA Super DIRT Week race program, the DIRTcar Pro Stocks got the call to hit the 5/8th-mile Oswego Speedway for a quick hot lap session, their second one of the week and second time on the track. Kenny Martin Jr. was fastest in practice on both counts, but this didn’t carry through in Time Trials, in …

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Sheppard Claims Super DIRT Week 358 Modified Championship

Oswego, NY — Oct. 7, 2017 — After 14 years, Super DIRTcar Series superstar “Super” Matt Sheppard scored his second career NAPA Super DIRT Week 358 Modified win, claiming the Great Outdoors RV 150 checkers with Mat Williamson thumping on his bumper. “He was doing whatever he could do to try to win the race,” Sheppard said chuckling from Victory Lane. “I joked with him. I told him, ‘you owe me a back bumper tomorrow.’ It was fun racing with him.” Sheppard momentarily surrendered the lead to Williamson upon hitting …

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Williamson and Britten Make Late Race Passes to Score NAPA Super DIRT Week 358 Twin 25s

Oswego, NY — October 6, 2017 — Mat Williamson continued his outstanding NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week performance with a thrilling victory in the first of the 358 Modified Twin 25s. Tim Fuller set the pace from the pole and led the first handful of laps comfortably before reaching heavy-lapped traffic on the 10th circuit.

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Trump, Davis III, Cleveland and Lajoie Lock into NAPA Super DIRT Week Chevy Performance 75

Oswego, NY – October 6, 2017 – With the lights on at the Oswego Speedway for the Camping World Friday Night Lights at NAPA Super DIRT Week, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds took center stage first with four 15-lap qualifiers transfering the top four into Sunday’s Chevy Performance 75 Championship. Of the six drivers locked in from time trials, Rocky Warner was the only one to assume his starting position from the front row. Dave Marcuccilli and Adam McAuliffe opted for the rear of their qualifiers, while Matt Farnham, Glenn Forward …

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Marcuccilli on Top of Sportsman Time Trials for Second Year in a Row

Oswego, NY – Oct. 6, 2017 – For the second year in a row, Dave Marcuccilli paced the Sportsman Modified Time Trials at the Oswego Speedway and will start on the pole of the NAPA Super DIRT Week DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Chevrolet Performance 75 Championship.

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Marcuccilli Runs Away With Hurricane 50 at Brewerton Speedway

The Hurricane 50 drew a stellar field of 69 DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds Thursday night at the Brewerton Speedway. Tyler Trump and Rocky Warner shared the front row for the 50-lap Feature with Warner taking command from the outset. Trump battled hard with Martin Pelletier and Rick Yelle for the runner-up spot, allowing Warner to extend his advantage. By lap 13, seveth-starting Dave Marcuccilli had worked his way into the third position behind Warner and Trump. A yellow on the following lap erased Warner’s lead and put Trump and Marcuccilli on …

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Chad Brachmann Wins Hurricane 100 at Brewerton Speedway

Hurricane Chad Brachmann Holds on After Late-Race Restart CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. — Oct. 5, 2017 — Brewerton Speedway and the Hurricane 100 took center stage Thursday night during NAPA Super DIRT Week satellite show. It was Chad Brachmann that worked his way up from the eighth starting spot to hold off Pat Ward on a late-race restart en route to picking up the win in the Hurricane 100. During the first half of the race, it was the polesitter Mario Clair that jumped out to an early lead, however, the …

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Brad Rouse Dominates for Ohsweken Win

Claims DIRTcar Sportsman tour Western Region victory OHSWEKEN, ON, CAN – July 25, 2017 – The DIRTcar Sportsman tour rolled into Ohsweken 33 cars strong for the first race on the Western Region’s schedule. Brad Rouse of St. Catharine’s, Ont. dominated the 30-lap Feature, leading 28 laps after starting on the pole to score the victory. “The luck of the draw and starting up front really helps with these guys,” Rouse said in Victory Lane. “Like I said before, we have the best in the business around here. The guys …

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