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Rain Pushes Friday World Short Track Championship Program to Saturday Morning

CONCORD, NC – Oct. 26, 2018 – Persistent rains throughout the morning, continuing into the late evening hours, have forced DIRTcar and Charlotte Motor Speedway officials to postpone Friday’s Driven World Short Track Championship program to Saturday morning. With clear weather forecasts for tomorrow, racing will now commence at The Dirt Track at Charlotte at 10:00 a.m., with Heat Races in all divisions (except Hornets), two Hornet Features, and All-Star Invitational Features in the afternoon as time allows. Allotting time for track prep before the evening’s program, racing will continue …

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Sponsors Sweeten the Pot for Driven World Short Track Championship Competitors

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 22, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce a host of great sponsors for the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship this week, Thursday, October 25 through Saturday, October 27, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. In addition to a purse in excess of $120,000, numerous contingency and special awards will grant drivers more opportunities to go home winners, with a little extra something in hand. The winners across each division will take home their cash prize of up to $4,000, along with a …

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Driven Once More – The Role of Family in a DIRTcar Racer’s Success

CONCORD, NC – October 18, 2018 – The Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte is almost here. With over 300 cars expected across nine different divisions of DIRTcar racing, it’s sure to be a great show again in the event’s third year. Three-hundred-fifty cars in one pit area is a lot for one track to hold. But next year, the pits will see one less competitor in particular; a first-timer at Charlotte this year who’s checking the last item off his racing bucket list …

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NGK Named the Official Spark Plug of the Driven World Short Track Championship

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 18, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing has declared NGK the Official Spark Plug of the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship. The three-day event, attracting hundreds of the best DIRTcar drivers from across the country will now champion the state-of-the-art Ignition Specialist.  “NGK Spark Plugs is the largest OE supplier and manufacturer of spark plugs in the U.S.,” said Danielle Orlando, general manager of NGK Spark Plugs. “We’re thrilled to bring our product to the weekly racer who understands the dedication, performance and quality we represent.” Since …

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Steel City Support – Pennsylvania’s Biggest Racing Extravaganza from Those Who Make It Possible

SARVER, PA – October 17, 2018 – The DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” – Over 300 cars in just three days, once a year, is a lot to handle for even the most experienced track personnel at the Lernerville Speedway. From safety officials to announcers and photographers, there are a lot of people behind the scenes who put in a great deal of effort, not just for the Stampede, but every Friday night to make sure the first race is just as good as the last. A few of which, shine …

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Pelletier and Beauchamp Winners, Root and Roy Champions

Pelletier and Beauchamp Winners, Root and Roy Champions By Tim Baltz BROCKVILLE, ON – October 12, 2018 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Tour was ready to close out 2018 as Kevin Root held a 24-point lead over former Series champion Brad Rouse. At the drop of the green flag it was Alan Fink taking the lead from the pole over Martin Pelletier, Cedric Gauvreau, Ryan Scott and Devin Willis. The Brewerton and Fulton Speedway regular was the dominant force in the early laps as he pulled away from the field …

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