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Statement Regarding Glen Ridge Motorsports Park and DIRTcar Sanctioning

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 16, 2014 – Pursuant to Glen Ridge Motorsports Park’s announcement modifying its night for weekly racing, DIRTcar has withdrawn its sanction of all DIRTcar divisions. In addition, the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series event, scheduled for Wednesday, July 16, 2014, has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. DIRTcar points toward the “Best 16” finishes will be counted toward the season ending point fund awards throughout the Sunday, June 15, event, however a home track bonus will not be awarded. For the latest Mr. DIRTcar points …

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Rolling Wheels getting ready to rumble with DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ opener

  DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Stock Cars headline special race night Thursday, June 26 ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – A new season at Rolling Wheel Raceway Park, the premier motorsports venue of Central New York and the Finger Lakes Region, is set to open Thursday, June 26, with the first of two scheduled DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ events. As its name suggests, DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ features the rumbling of the mighty DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, along with action-packed racing for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and DIRTcar Stock Cars. “The Fast …

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Justin Haers picks up historic Super DIRTcar Series win at Brockville Ontario Speedway

  Wednesday’s race marked first series opener in Ontario as well as Haers’s first series points race win BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – May 28, 2014 – Justin Haers started his racing season better than ever. The Phelps, N.Y., driver outdueled veteran racers Billy Decker and Brett Hearn at Brockville Ontario Speedway Wednesday night to pick up his first-ever victory in a Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series points race. “It feels awesome,” said Haers, whose first series win was a no-points race February during DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment. “I …

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Big-Block Modified purse money increases to $29,405 at June’s Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. ‘Dirty Jersey’

$400-to-start New Egypt Speedway race expected to draw competitive field – NEW EGYPT, N.J. – This year’s Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. ‘Dirty Jersey’ at New Egypt Speedway just got better. The June event, in its second year, features increased purse money for Super DIRTcar Series racers. Upwards of $29,000 will be paid to Big-Block Modified competitors for the Tuesday, June 17, 60-lapper. “This is going to be a ‘must-see’ show of the summer,” said Big-Block Modified driver Stewart Friesen, who is also part of the Friesen-Deyo Promotions team behind ‘Dirty …

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Focused on ’14: Jimmy Phelps and the Super DIRTcar Stars Launcy Season April 26 at Fulton

Super DIRTcar Series kicks off season at Fulton Speedway Premier Big-Block Modified tour picks up momentum with new tracks, events, drivers WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Spring has sprung, and with it the Super DIRTcar Series is ready to kick into high gear. The Big-Block Modified tour kicks off Saturday, April 26, at Central New York’s Fulton Speedway. Last year, the series brought the best competitors to the best facilities in DIRTcar’s Northeast Region as drivers duked it out for points supremacy. Veteran Brett Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., took home the crown …

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Thunderstorm Sets Up Huge DIRTcar Nationals Finale on Saturday

World of Outlaws Late Models, Super DIRTcar Big-Blocks wrap-up two-week event BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 21, 2014 — Rolling afternoon thunderstorms forced Volusia Speedway Park officials to cancel Friday night’s action at the DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment, setting the stage for a huge finale to the two-week event on Saturday night featuring the World of Outlaws Late Models and Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds. Four different dirt Late Model drivers have earned victories this week and two different Big-Block Modified racers have won. The Big Gators to …

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Fresh Start: Matt Sheppard wheels new HBR ride to fast time in Florida

Super DIRTcar Series racing continues Wednesday at Volusia Speedway Park BARBERVILLE, FLA. – February 18, 2014 – A new year means new beginnings, at least for many of theSuper DIRTcar Series racers at DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment. The Big-Block Modified tour opened its 2014 season Tuesday, Feb. 18, with practice laps at Volusia Speedway Park, and it was some newcomers that wowed the crowds in the grandstands. For the first of three hot laps sessions, Anthony Perrego of Montgomery, N.Y., sat behind the wheel of a Big-Block Modified for the …

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Fans Vote Favorite Drivers into Six Pack Challenge during DIRTcar Nationals

Fans Encouraged to Vote Their Favorite DIRTcar UMP Modified or Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Driver into ‘Six Pack Challenge’ at DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Jan. 29, 2014 – See your favorite DIRTcar UMP Modified or Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified driver take on five others in a six-lap, winner-takes-all showdown at the DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment, which runs Feb. 11-22 at Volusia Speedway Park. Now is your chance to vote! The top six DIRTcar UMP Modified and Big-Block Modified vote-getters …

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Season’s best DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers honored at “Night of Champions” banquet

Pictured, from left to right: Erick Rudolph, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Champion; Brett Hearn, Super DIRTcar Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Champion; Brian Carter, World Racing Group CEO; Brad Rouse, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Champion; and Dave Bissonnette, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Champion. Photo by Rick Young.   Hearn, Rudolph, Rouse, Bernier, Bissonnette and Yetman take home championship trophies LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – November 28, 2013 – Again this year, DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers, teams, car owners and partners have set the bar higher, and …

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Friesen ends 2013 season “with a bang”, winning Super DIRTcar Series finale

Hearn crowned Super DIRTcar Series champion after four wins and consistently strong season   CONCORD, N.C. – Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 – Ontario’s Stewart Friesen, of Niagara-on-the-Lake, wrapped up his racing season in style, charging to victory in Saturday’s Super DIRTcar Series 40-lap feature at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. “It’s always good to go out with a bang,” said Friesen, who made a smooth late-race move in lap 37 to take the lead from series point leader Brett Hearn. “We passed the best in the business.” Hearn, of Sussex, …

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Hearn fends off Sheppard to pick up Super DIRTcar Series victory at Charlotte

World of Outlaws World Finals win widens point gap between leader Hearn and runner-up Sheppard   CONCORD, N.C. – Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 – Brett Hearn is rounding out another strong Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series season with unparalleled success at the World of Outlaws World Finals. After winning two heat races Thursday, Hearn made the redraw for Friday’s feature, drew the pole, and led the 40-lap race flag to flag. “I knew we had a good car yesterday in qualifying,” Hearn reflected after Friday’s victory, which didn’t come easy …

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Hearn by a hair: Brett Hearn picks up his tenth career Eastern States 200, outlasting competitors with tire conservation

Post-season Orange County Fair Speedway win boosts Hearn’s Super DIRTcar Series point lead as series prepares for Charlotte MIDDLETOWN, N. Y. – Monday, October 28. 2013 – Brett “The Jet” Hearn flew to his tenth carrier Eastern States 200 victory Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Orange County Fair Speedway, shocking crowds at the historic fall classic with his ability to stay fast and conserve tires for 200 laps on “The Hard Clay.” “That’s not a lot of tire there,” Hearn said in Victory Lane after Sunday’s race, pointing to the …

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DIRTcar Racing to Sanction 358-Modifieds at Big Diamond Speedway

Marks first time DIRTcar has sanctioned a weekly division in Central Pennsylvania MINERSVILLE, Pa. – Oct. 24, 2013 – DIRTcar 358-Modified racing will have a Pennsylvania home on Friday nights next season at Big Diamond Speedway. Big Diamond has a longstanding tradition of sanctioning its weekly divisions, but the 2014 season will mark the first time DIRTcar Racing has sanctioned a weekly program at the 3/8-mile track in Minersville, which is just off Interstate 81 between Harrisburg and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. “DIRTcar Racing has a lot of momentum and good people behind …

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Brett Hearn hoping for repeat at Orange County Fair Speedway’s Eastern States 200

Brett Hearn hoping for repeat at Orange County Fair Speedway’s Eastern States 200 Defending event champion charging into historic race with Super DIRTcar Series point lead MIDDLETOWN, N. Y. – Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 – Brett Hearn didn’t just win at Eastern States Weekend last year, he took a clean sweep at the historic Orange County Fair Speedway event, charging to victory in both the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Eastern States 200 and 358-Modified feature races. This year, Hearn has the Super DIRTcar Series point advantage going into one …

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