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New Era For Mohawk Intl Raceway Begins With Frogtown Finale

Hogansburg, NY — March 22, 2008 — By Jamie Davis, Mohawk Int’l Raceway PR The last deed for Frogtown International Speedway officials took place on Saturday night March 15, when five track champions and other racers were honored for the final time under the Frogtown banner at the 20th annual awards banquet held at the Brass Horse Grill in Akwesasne (Hogansburg), NY. From this point on the popular Akwesasne based race track will be under the new direction and banner of Mohawk International Raceway. Racers, fans, officials and sponsors not …

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Super DIRT Week Showcases Big-Block Modifieds

Weedsport, NY — March 22, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director For the past four decades the city of Syracuse and surrounding Central New York area have evolved into a mecca of motorsports for the mighty Big-Block Modifieds every autumn. The Rite Aid 200 during Super DIRT Week XXXVII, Oct. 7-12, is the main attraction while qualifying events leading up to the New York State Fairgrounds finale help set the stage over the summer months. Guaranteed starting berths in the Advance Auto Parts …

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Cayuga County Chamber Of Commerce Meets At NE Hall Of Fame

Weedsport, NY — March 21, 2008 – By Dan Kapuscinski, DIRTcar NorthEast PR and Promotions Coordinator The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce, with support from the Weedsport Area Chamber, held its “Business After Five” gathering Wednesday night, March 19 at the Northeast Modified Stock Car Hall of Fame & Classic Car Museum. “Business After Five” is a monthly Chamber event that provides an opportunity for Chamber Members to network with a wide variety of business people in an informal atmosphere. These events allow the hosts to promote their business, and …

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Hoosier Tire Expands Options For DIRTcar NorthEast Modifieds In 2008

Weedsport, NY — March 21, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director Hoosier Tire has expanded the options for DIRTcar Racing NorthEast Modified divisions with the introduction of the new Hoosier D200. “We addressed the teams’ concerns that it was taking too much time before the races to prep tires, sometimes up to eight hours a week,” said Shanon Rush, Modified & Late Model Dirt Product Manager for Hoosier Tire “We heard from teams that there was actually more tire wear coming from grinding and siping than …

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Big-Block Teams Eye DIRTcar Regional Funds In 2008

Weedsport, NY — March 19, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director Big-Block Modified teams will continue to share in the lucrative DIRTcar Racing points fund program at the end of the 2008 race season, with further incentive for weekly racers surpassing the $20,000 mark for a second straight year. Open-wheel teams in the Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified divisions collected over $45,000 in 2007, with 135 drivers rewarded in the popular regional points program developed by DIRTcar officials to entice further competition around the entire …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing Weekly Update

Evansville, IN — INTERESTING TITLE: There’s a logical reason why Clarksville ( Tenn. ) Speedway is hosting one of the most uniquely-named events on the UMP DIRTcar Racing calendar – this weekend’s fourth annual Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic. Like a zany minor-league baseball promotion, the ‘Toilet Bowl Classic’ is designed to catch fans’ eyes and make them giggle. “We came up with the name to get some attention and have some fun,” said Clarksville Speedway promoter William Scogin. “I wanted to do something that wasn’t the same old thing.” …

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