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UMP DIRTcar Racing Four-Compound Tire Rule Set For Reintroduction Next Week At Volusia

Concord, NC — Will Expand Options Of Weekly Tracks When Regular Season Begins UMP DIRTcar Racing will reintroduce two additional tire compounds into the Super Late Model division beginning next week with the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, but the circuit-wide use of the four-compound option when the organization’s regular season starts will be a track-to-track decision. UMP DIRTcar Racing director Sam Driggers stresses that the expanded tire rule, which returns Hoosier LM-10 and LM-30 compounds to competition alongside the previously approved LM-20 and LM-40 compounds, …

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Missouri’s Drake Holds Off Landers & Schrader For Wednesday UMP DIRTcar Modified Victory At Volusia

Barberville, FL — Scott Drake kept the spotlight on the Show-Me State during the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals with a victory in Wednesday night’s 20-lap UMP DIRTcar Modified feature at Volusia Speedway Park . The Webb City , Mo. , veteran became the second Missouri driver in as many nights to bag a $1,000 triumph at the half-mile oval, following in the tire tracks of his teammate Jesse Stovall of Branson , Mo. Drake, a 36-year-old who spends the majority of his time racing a dirt Late Model throughout …

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Schatz, Stovall First Drivers Locked Into Alltel All-Star Battle

Barberville, FL — From the Alltel Fan Zone to the massive infield video screen to the breathtaking action on the track, the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals launch on Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park was a rousing success. With 74 UMP DIRTcar Modifieds and 52 410-Sprint Cars, the action was fast and furious all night long in near perfect weather. Jesse Stovall of Branson , Mo. , captured the first feature of the night by driving from fifth to first in his modified while Donny Schatz of Fargo , …

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Fans Take Control in Alltel Wireless’ DIRTcar All-Star Contest

Concord, NC — The 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park is filled with the world’s greatest dirt track racers.  Now, fans can choose the best of the best as Alltel Wireless and the World Racing Group announced the launch of the Alltel DIRTcar All-Star contest. As if the drivers needed any more incentive to reach victory lane during one of the 12 consecutive nights of racing at the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals Feb. 5-16, now they can win a $12,000 cash prize.  Alltel Wireless will reward fans’ favorite …

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Missouri’s Jesse Stovall Stars In Alltel DIRTcar Nationals UMP DIRTcar Modified Opener

Barberville, FL — Jesse Stovall of Branson , Mo. , opened the UMP DIRTcar open-wheel Modified portion of the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals with a convincing victory Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park. The Show Me State standout blasted from the fifth starting spot to the lead in a single lap and never looked back in the 20-lap feature. He wasn’t seriously challenged en route to earning $1,000 for his first-ever triumph at the half-mile oval. “There’s two sponsors I have to make sure I thank for this win: …

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Record Purses On The Line For UMP DIRTcar Modifieds

Barberville, FL — UMP DIRTcar Racing open-wheel Modified competitors will battle for record purses during the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. More than $75,000 in cash will be on the line over eight consecutive nights of UMP DIRTcar Modified action, which kicks off on Tuesday (Feb. 5) and runs through Feb. 12. The week is set to culminate with a championship feature on Tues., Feb. 12, offering a $4,000 winner’s purse – double the top prize that was posted for last year’s UMP DIRTcar Modified finale …

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