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Volusia Speedway Park to Celebrate 50 years of Racing

Volusia Speedway Park to Celebrate 50 years of Racing Weekly competition kicks off March 17th. BARBERVILLE, FL — Jan. 25, 2018 — While DIRTcar Nationals participants and spectators will be the first to enjoy the renovations to Volusia Speedway Park, weekly racers will continue to reap the rewards all year long as the Speedway re-opens for the 2018 season. The 50th season of weekly racing will begin on Saturday, March 17 and will continue well into November on Saturday nights. For two days; Sunday, March 11 and Monday, March 12 …

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DIRTcar Late Models Kick Off Week Two of DIRTcar Nationals

DIRTcar Late Models Set the Stage for the World Of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series at Volusia Two DIRTcar Late Model features kick off week two of the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Jan. 25, 2018 — When anyone in the motorsports world thinks about the start of any racing season, our minds automatically revert to palm trees and warm temperatures found in Florida in the month of February. When you’re a dirt track fan, your mind wanders to the famous Gator Pond and to …

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Volusia Speedway Park Gets a $300,000 Safety Upgrade for DIRTcar Nationals

BABERVILLE, FL — Jan. 23, 2018 — In honor of Volusia Speedway Park’s 50th anniversary, the World’s Fastest Half-Mile has received a major facelift over the winter months. When DIRTcar Nationals kicks off in two weeks, on February 6, racers and fans alike will benefit from over $300,000 of upgrades geared toward keeping them safe at the premier dirt racing facility in the country. The bulk of the work done at Volusia Speedway Park went into securing the track’s perimeter with over 1200 feet of new catch fence, concrete retaining …

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Jon Henry Crowned 2017 Sunoco American Late Model Series Champion

Jon Henry Crowned 2017 Sunoco American Late Model Series Champion At Eldora Speedway Awards Banquet Third Sunoco American Late Model Series title for the Ada, OH driver to go with his 2011 & 2009 crowns ROSSBURG, OH — Jan. 22, 2018 — The 23rd year of Sunoco American Late Models Series racing was celebrated on Saturday, January 20th during the 2017 Eldora Speedway Awards Banquet. The Eldora Ballroom, located on the grounds of the speedway in Rossburg, OH hosted the gala event as the series and hosts witnessed the crowning …

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Kick Off 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Kick Off 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park Nick Hoffman to go for “three-peat” as DIRTcar Nationals Champion starting Tuesday, February 6 By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Jan. 19, 2018 — One of the most popular divisions that race at Volusia Speedway Park during the DIRTcar Nationals are the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. They’ve also been the busiest division during the month of February and perhaps the most competitive. With car counts averaging in the 70s and 101 feature races conducted since 2005, the DIRTcar …

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DIRTcar Racing Statement on the Passing of Joyce Newton

The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing send their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Joyce Newton, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 85. Joyce and her late husband Robert “Bob” Newton were true auto racing icons, creating the world’s largest racing tire company with Hoosier Racing Tire. Even after her husband passed away in 2012, Joyce continued to run the company until 2016, when the family sold the business to Continental. “The Newtons supported the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing for many, many years. …

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