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UMP DIRTcar Racing Weekly Update: 2008 Summer Nationals Officially Closes This Weekend With Postponed Events At Morgan County & Macon

Evansville, IN — TWO MORE: The curtain will officially close on the 2008 UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals this weekend with the running of postponed events on Friday night (Aug. 15) at Morgan County Speedway in Jacksonville, Ill., and Saturday night (Aug. 16) at Macon (Ill.) Speedway. Both shows are classified as non-point Summer Nationals races, coming one month after Dennis Erb Jr. of Carpentersville, Ill., clinched his second straight championship in the ‘Hell Tour’ points finale on July 12 at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio. Morgan County’s Summer Nationals date …

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DIRTcar NorthEast Circuit Boasts Record Rookie Crop

Weedsport, NY — August 14, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director The state of DIRTcar Racing NorthEast is just fine. A quick glance at the stacked list of first-year drivers currently recognized as Motorsports Safety Systems/G-FORCE Rookie of the Year candidates offers ample justification as it confirms the biggest number ever. “This is the most drivers ever participating in the rookie program, yet I still expect to hear from a few more as the end of the regular season gets closer,” stated DIRTcar NorthEast official points …

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Southwest DIRTcar Late Model Series Gets Rolling Again Saturday Night (Aug. 16) With Visit To Arizona’s Prescott Valley Raceway

Prescott Valley, AZ — It’s time for the stars of the Southwest DIRTcar Late Model Series to get back down to the business. Following a month-and-a-half hiatus, the tour returns to action this Saturday night (Aug. 16) with a visit to Prescott Valley Raceway. Saturday’s 25-lap, $1,000-to-win A-Main will mark the SWDLMS’s first 2008 appearance at Prescott Valley, one of five tracks scheduled to host a tour event this season. Lonnie Parker Jr. of El Mirage, Ariz., will lead the SWDLMS to the Northern Arizona track, a three-eighths-mile oval that …

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Liberty, IN — UNION COUNTY SPEEDWAY RT.44, LIBERTY INDIANA Labor Day Weekend Spectacular 2 Big Shows SAT – AUG 30TH – 8TH ANNUAL BEAR WIECK MEMORIAL UMP MODS – $1000.00 to win, $100.00 to start, LATE MODELS $ 1000 TO WIN SUPER STOCKS $500 TO WIN, PURE STOCKS $300 TO WIN SUN. –AUG. 31ST – 8TH ANNUAL BIG DAWG 100 UMP MODS – $5000.00 to win, $300.00 to start Plus – $2000.00 Total Lap Money @ $20.00 Lap Money for the Leader of Each Lap! Two Day Point Series Champion …

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Thunder Mountain Lands Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series Show

Weedsport, NY — August 12, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director Amidst a two-month layoff from tour activity, Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series race chasers will get another chance to earn valuable points as Thunder Mountain Speedway has signed up to host a championship event on Friday, October 17. The addition of Thunder Mountain, which enjoyed associate status with the organization in 1999, brings the total to 35 tracks staging DIRTcar Racing NorthEast events in 2008. “Thunder Mountain is a perfect fit with the race coming the …

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DIRTcar Racing NorthEast Tracks Crack 500 Race Barrier

Weedsport, NY — August 11, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director The DIRTcar Racing NorthEast circuit has hit the halfway point of the summer season, with over 500 feature races already conducted in 2008 at 30 tracks throughout the region. Including the New York State Fairgrounds, which plays host to Super DIRT Week XXXVII, October 7-12, on the Syracuse Mile, five more tracks are scheduled to host their first DIRTcar events later this season. Already boasting more than 220 drivers in victory lane through the second …

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