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Series Big-Blocks Sign In Early At Charlotte

Concord, NC — November 3, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director Five years have passed since the Big-Block Modifieds from the Northeast Super DIRTcar Series last circled The Dirt Track at Charlotte. A return engagement to the nationally acclaimed North Carolina oval will be the biggest yet as they contend for the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship in the 4th Annual Lowes Foods World Finals Presented by Bimbo Bakeries and Tom’s Snacks on Nov. 4-6. With pit gates opening Wednesday for early entrance, …

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World Finals Featured On Sirius Channel Nov. 2

Concord, NC — November 2, 2010 – by Kevin Kovac, DIRTcar Racing PR *Jeremiah Fish Photo The Lowes Foods World of Outlaws World Finals Presented by Bimbo Bakeries and Tom’s Snacks will be the big topic of discussion tonight (Nov. 2) at 8 p.m. ET on the ‘Race Time Radio’ show on Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 98. Race Time Radio host Joe Chisholm will provide Sirius Channel 98 ‘The Score’ listeners an in-depth preview of the blockbuster fourth annual Lowes Foods World Finals scheduled for Nov. 4-6 at The Dirt Track …

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World Finals Schedule Moved Ahead 1 Hour

Concord, NC — November 2, 2010 – The Dirt Track at Charlotte officials announced today a change in the schedule for this weekend’s Lowes Foods World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Bimbo Bakeries and Tom’s Snacks. Due to unseasonably cool temperatures, gate openings and hot laps have moved up one hour ahead of their originally scheduled times on Friday and Saturday. Hot laps will be followed by the regularly scheduled docket of exciting dirt track racing. Thursday, gates will open at the originally scheduled time, but hot laps will …

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World Finals End 2010 Series In Charlotte

Weedsport, NY — October 30, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director WHAT The Super DIRTcar Series returns to action for its 2010 Big-Block Modified finale as part of the 4th edition of the Lowes Foods World Finals Presented By Bimbo Bakeries and Tom’s Snacks at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Nov. 4-6. Three straight days of trackside activity lead off Thursday with qualifying heats then continue Friday and Saturday with back-to-back 40-lap main events each paying $6,000 to win. Valuable points are on the line towards …

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Friesen On Fire For World Finals At Charlotte

Concord, NC — October 29, 2010 – By Kevin Kovac, DIRTcar Racing PR Stewart Friesen is the talk of the DIRTcar Big-Block Modified world. A personable 27-year-old Canadian with a hard-charging style and an emotional bent, Friesen has won more Modified features than any other driver in the Northeast this season. He’s been especially spectacular during the month of October, winning the prestigious SEF Small Engine Fuels 200 Presented by Ferris/Snapper/Simplicity Big-Block Modified Championship at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse and nearly capturing the unsanctioned 49th annual Eastern …

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Sheppard On SPEED TV Sunday

Weedsport, NY — October 28, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director Matt Sheppard, the current Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Championship Series points leader, will join “Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain” on SPEED at 9 p.m. ET Sunday, Oct. 31. The Super DIRTcar Series returns to The Dirt Track at Charlotte later in the week, Nov. 4-6, for the first time since 2005. Sheppard enters the Big-Block portion of the Fourth Annual Lowes Foods World Finals Presented by Bimbo Bakeries and Tom’s Snacks …

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World Finals Competitor Notes – The Dirt Track At Charlotte

Weedsport, NY — 2010 COMPETITOR NOTES – THE LOWES FOODS WORLD FINALS presented by BIMBO & TOM’S Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series Event #21 & #22 – November 4th, 5th and 6th. 2010 The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway – Concord, North Carolina DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Gary Spaid 585-734-5959 aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini 917-939-5417 bdini@dirtcar.com Tom Skibinski 585-350-8997 tskibinski@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Shane Andrews 315-725-3602 sandrews@dirtcar.com The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway: Alex Hoag 704-455-4472 ahoag@CharlotteMotorSpeedway.com Event Schedule and General Daily Schedule: Wednesday, November 3rd, …

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DIRTcar Point Funds Set For NE Night Of Champions

Weedsport, NY — October 27, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers will be sharing nearly $300,000 in post-season awards when the organization’s 35th consecutive year of operation takes the final checkered flag in November. Mr. DIRTcar is one of the most prestigious titles a driver can hold in auto racing today, and in 2010 lucrative point funds are once again ready to be distributed on DIRTcar Northeast’s four major traveling tours. ‘Super Matt’ Sheppard currently leads the overall Big-Block Modified points chase …

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Sears 6th Series Win At BOS Earns Mr. DIRTcar Crown

Brockville, ONT — October 17, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Just needing to start the feature race to clinch the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship on Sunday afternoon at Brockville Ontario Speedway, Tim Sears Jr. closed out a storybook season with his sixth series victory of the 2010 campaign in the headline ‘Global Warranty DIRTcar NE Fall Nationals BOB FM Radio 50’ finale. The second-generation driver from Clay, N.Y. fell one victory shy of tying the single-season tour win mark yet …

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Decker Wins BOS Battle, Johnson Wraps Up Mr. DIRTcar 358 War

Brockville, ONT — Oct. 16, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director *Rick Young Photo Big-Block stars dominated the small-block portion of the 2nd Annual Global Warranty DIRTcar Fall Nationals at Brockville Ontario Speedway on Saturday night with Billy Decker winning the 100-lap main event while runner-up Danny Johnson claimed his fourth overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship. Decker’s second straight 358-Modified tour victory earned the Unadilla, N.Y. driver $4,000 yet Johnson’s second-place tally was worth $2,500 and another $10,000 that will be awarded …

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Valade Wins Brockville, Jackson Crowned Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock

Brockville, ONT — October 16, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director *Rick Young Photo It was a night of firsts Saturday at Brockville Ontario Speedway as Ghislain Valade captured his first Pro Stock Series win in the headline ‘Global Warranty DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals 50’ while full-fender veteran Louie Jackson held on to secure the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship for the first time in his career. Both the race win and points title remained in doubt right up until the final checkered …

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Rain Postpones Brockville Fall Nationals Opener

Weedsport, NY — October 15, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director All racing activity scheduled during day one of the 2nd Annual Global Warranty DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals on Friday, Oct. 15 at Brockville Ontario Speedway has been cancelled due to rain. Originally slated to kick off today with a full-fender frenzy at ‘The Beast of the East,’ featuring the 2010 Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship Series 50-lap finale plus a 40-lap Street Stock race, the Pro Stock portion of the program …

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Turning Stone Extends DIRTcar NE Banquet Room Reservations

Weedsport, NY — October 15, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director With days counting down until the final event of the 2010 racing season, management at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino has extended the cut-off date for teams reserving rooms for the 35th Annual DIRTcar Racing NorthEast ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet to OCTOBER 29, 2010 effective immediately. A number of rooms have been blocked off at both the Hotel Resort and The Tower in the name of “DIRTcar Racing” on Friday, Nov. 19 and …

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Third Straight SDW 358 Title For Decker At Syracuse

Syracuse, NY — October 9, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director *Jeremiah Fish Photo Open-wheel star Billy Decker continued his dominance of Super DIRT Week XXXIX on Saturday afternoon, scoring a third straight victory in the headline Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series ‘Salute To The Troops 150’ at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Opening the trackside action Friday with a pair of 20-lap qualifying race victories on the famous fairgrounds ‘Moody Mile’ in both Big-Block Modified and 358-Modified divisions, the …

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