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DIRTcar Racing Partners With On Inaugural UMP DIRTcar Roundup at I-55 Raceway

Concord, NC — World Racing Group and 4D Media, Inc., announced today that will be the presenting sponsor of the inaugural UMP DIRTcar Roundup at I-55 Raceway. The four-day event dubbed the “Party in Pevely” by NASCAR Sprint Cup driver and track owner Ken Schrader will feature all eight divisions of UMP DIRTcar Racing during the course of the Oct. 15-18 extravaganza in the St. Louis suburb. “It’s easy to see that UMP DIRTcar Racing is the heart of Grassroots racing and aims to provide those Grassroots fans …

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Record purse for South Buxton’s Castrol Canadian UMP Late Model Shootout

Blenheim,ONT — Mike Bennett – South Buxton Raceway South Buxton Raceway is gearing up for its biggest show of the season – and biggest purse in the track’s 37-year history. Rusty Schlenk, of Jackson, Mich., will be back to defend his championship in the fourth annual Castrol Canadian UMP Late Model Showdown on Saturday, Sept. 27. South Buxton has added a second main attraction to its marquis event, the Advantage Warehouse UMP Modified Canadian Fall Blowout. Track owner Scott Mihalco announced the total purse will be over $34,000.00 (U.S. funds), …

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Ruggiero Romps In Rolling Wheels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series Show

Elbridge, NY — September 1, 2008 – By Dave Medler, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast Series Correspondent Recently crowned Orange County Fair Speedway Champion Mike Ruggiero made the long tow north pay off as he won the “Big Dog” 30-lap Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Championship Series event on Labor Day at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. Downstate racer Ruggiero survived yellow flags and race-long pressure from Canadian invader James Friesen to come away with his first ever win at the ‘Fast Track’ on Monday night. “I’m almost speechless,” said a smiling Ruggiero. “We …

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Danny O’Brien Captures Mr. DIRTcar 358-Mod Jiffy 100 at Cornwall

Cornwall, ONT — August 31, 2008 – By Martin Belanger, Cornwall Motor Speedway PR Cornwall Motor Speedway presented the annual Jiffy Auto Services 100. As usual, a huge car count and one of the best crowds of the year was on hand for this show. It was race #4 for the Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Series with the top Small-Block teams chasing a $4,000 top prize in the 100-lap event. John Lazore and Pete Bicknell led the field of 32 cars to start the Jiffy 100, with Lazore taking the early …

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Stefanski Cops Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Jiffy 50 at Cornwall

Cornwall, ONT — August 31, 2008 – By Martin Belanger, Cornwall Motor Speedway PR Western New York touring star Pete Stefanski continued his reign on Canadian soil, capturing his third straight Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship Series victory on Sunday in the Jiffy Auto Services 50 at Cornwall Motor Speedway. Dion Oakes took the lead in the Cornwall full-fender finale when the first caution came out on lap 2. Joey Ladouceur grabbed the top spot when caution came on the next lap with Stéphane Lebrun having troubles in turn 4. …

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2008 Hoosier Tire Mr. DIRTcar Title Hopes Planted In Post-Season Play

Weedsport, NY — August 29, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director DIRTcar Racing’s 33rd consecutive year of sanctioning motorsports events in the Northeast is ready to make its stretch run beginning in September with a full slate of high-paying extra-distance Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series races in all classes. More than 20 point races highlight the biggest month of the season on the DIRTcar NE circuit, including the first 200-lap events as part of the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series, plus 358-Modified Series stops in both …

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