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Desjardins repeats as DIRTcar NE Sportsman Modified Champion

Desjardins Repeats as DIRTcar NE Sportsman Modified Series Champion Mathieu Desjardins of Sorel-Tracy Quebec earned the 2015 DIRTcar NE Sportsman Modified Series championship with a 4th-place finish in the 50-lap Fall Nationals finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Desjardins, driving the St. Martin Motorsports/Jean Preville Excavation Bicknell chassis No. 1m, was fourth to the line behind race winner Dylan Evoy of Brockville, Shane Pecore and Corey Wheeler. It was the sixth top-5 in eight starts in the series for the 2015 Autodrome Drummond track champion. He won series events at Drummond …

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DIRTcar Racing Pro Sprint Rules Released

Plymouth Speedway first sanctioned track to participate   CONCORD, N.C. – Oct. 15, 2015 – Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway has become the first DIRTcar-sanctioned race track to include the recently released DIRTcar Pro Sprint as a weekly division.   Ed Kennedy, owner of the 3/8-mile dirt oval, is excited with the prospects: “The developers of this package used our track numerous times, and I have been impressed every time it hits the track. The concept is perfect for the weekly and hobby racer. This division will be a great addition to …

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Bissonette wins Pro Stock Series

Cornwall track champion also earned 2015 Mr. DIRTcar honors   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Thursday, October 15 – It’s been a highly successful season for DIRTcar NE Pro Stock driver Dave Bissonette of Cornwall, Ontario. Bissonette finished fifth in the Pro Stock 25-lap feature during the 44th NAPA Super Dirt Week Finale at the Fairgrounds event and became the 2015 DIRTCar NE Pro Stock Series champion for the second time in three years. Bissonette had two wins and five top-10’s in the Pro Stock Series, besting last year’s champion Jocelyn Roy …

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified Winner Found in Violation of Rules During Post-Event Inspection

Victory awarded to race’s runner-up Rocky Warner SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Oct. 13, 2015 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified driven by James Michael Friesen in Sunday’s DIRTcar Sportsman Modified feature event at NAPA Super DIRT Week was found to be in violation of DIRTcar rules. The car was disqualified for violating DIRTcar Rule 15.1, which prohibits alterations to the Chevrolet Performance engine, including tampering with seals. The penalty includes the loss of points and earnings from Sunday’s race, and awards Rocky Warner with the victory. Friesen is suspended from DIRTcar competition …

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Rob Yetman three-peats at Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y.- October 11, 2015 – Polesitter Rob Yetman of Castleton, N.Y., won the DIRTcar NE Pro Stock 25-lap feature at the New York State Fairgrounds Sunday. Yetman’s third straight Super DIRT Week victory – a $2,000 triumph, was hotly contested by Francois Adam of St. Pie, Quebec. Adam was able to sneak ahead of Yetman to lead lap 24, but Yetman stayed on Adam’s outside through turns one and two and used a lapped car as a pick off the second corner to regain command. Adam fell short of …

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James M. Friesen tops Sportsman Modifieds at Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 11, 2015 – In his second ever and last appearance on the “Moody Mile” at the New York State Fairgrounds, James Michael Friesen of St. Catharines, ON wired the field in a dominant performance after starting third in a 36-car field. The 30-lap race had eight cautions, but no one, including runner-up Rocky Warner of Gloversville, N.Y., was able to draw alongside Friesen’s Manchester Cable No. 52. Warner rose up from 10th to finish second. Shane Pecore of St. Andrews, ON completed the podium finish ahead …

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