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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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Kevin Ridley, Dave Marcuccilli Lead Sportsman Racers into Weedsport’s Memorial Day Showdown

WEEDSPORT, NY (May 25, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s Heroes Remembered 100 special on Monday, May 28 will see the action packed Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series join the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds for a thrilling two division program. As was the case in 2017, Kevin Ridley is once again the man leading the way in his No. 20X machine, after winning the season opener for the second consecutive season. Hot on his heels is last year’s championship runner-up, Dave Marcuccilli. While these two drivers started where they left …

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VP Racing Fuels Named the Official Fuel of DIRTcar Racing

CONCORD, NC — May 3, 3018 — VP Racing Fuels, Inc. and DIRTcar Racing today announced they have extended a decade long relationship, naming VP Racing Fuels as the Official Fuel of DIRTcar Racing in the Midwest. “DIRTcar racing is the biggest thing on dirt in the Northeast,” stated Bruce Hendel, VP’s Vice President, North America Sales – Race Fuels & Consumer Products. “With DIRTcar’s enormous presence in the Midwest this is a natural progression and gives VP a tremendous opportunity to expand our brand awareness in the region. The …

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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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