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DIRTcar 500 Engine Program Announced

Weedsport, NY — March 19, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The DIRTcar 500. It’s not a new race on the schedule, instead it’s a new engine option spearheaded by DIRTcar, and it will make racing a Big-Block Modified more accessible and competitive than ever. Featuring high-end components manufactured by companies such as DART Machinery, Manley Performance Products, Diamond Racing Products and MSD Ignition, the new DIRTcar 500 engine turns out the same horsepower as most current engines for about half the price. On the dyno, …

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Syracuse Super DIRT Week 358-Mod Qualifiers Set

Weedsport, NY — March 16, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Kicking off in April, the schedule of qualifying races leading up to the Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship on Oct. 9 of Super DIRT Week XXXIX in Syracuse, N.Y. has been set with 21 tracks slated to host 60 events in 2010. The current format guarantees that automatic starting berths for the headline “Salute To The Troops” 150 will be earned by drivers competing only in DIRTcar-sanctioned events, while time trials on the Syracuse Mile will …

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Aprill Grey Fitted For 13th Ms. DIRTcar Crown At Motorsports Expo ‘10

Weedsport, NY — March 15, 2010 – By Dave Roberts, DIRTcar Northeast PR and Promotions 13 can be a lucky number. Especially for Aprill Grey as the Daytona Beach, Fla. beauty won the 13th Annual Ms. DIRTcar competition staged Saturday night, March 13 in the Verizon Center of Progress building on the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Emceed by motorsports personality Doug Elkins, the event was a part of Syracuse Motorsports Expo ’10 put on by the staff at Gater Racing Photo News based in nearby Liverpool, N.Y. Aprill …

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DIRTcar Track Promoters Meet To Launch 2010 Northeast Season

March 14, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Despite a full board room in the Cayuga County Fair Conference Building representing nearly 20 tracks comprising the World Racing Group’s Northeast Region, the atmosphere was both quiet and relaxed as a confident group of officials convened for the annual spring information meetings held at DIRTcar Northeast headquarters in Weedsport, N.Y. on Friday, March 12. Day one of the pre-season weekend workshop included active participation by track owners, promoters, general managers, public relations personnel and technical inspectors, along …

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Mr. DIRTcar Championship Points On The Line

Weedsport, NY — March 11, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast Series PR Director One of the most prestigious titles a driver can hold in short-track auto racing today remains that of the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Champion. Hoosier-VP Mr. DIRTcar champs in 2010 will once again be determined by tabulating points earned in the Super DIRTcar Series for Big-Block Modifieds and the Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series for 358-Modified, Sportsman and Pro Stock teams, along with bonuses collected at a driver’s respective home track in …

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Northeast Modified Hall of Fame Class of 2010 Announced

Weedsport, NY — March 8, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Southern Tier standout Lin Hough, popular Pennsylvania pilot Ralph Quarterson and north country favorite Gary Reddick will be inducted into the Northeast Modified Hall of Fame on Memorial Day Weekend ‘10. These three driving greats add their names to a stellar list of Modified legends that was started in 1992 when the Hall of Fame was officially christened on the Cayuga County Fairgrounds in Weedsport, New York. The 2010 Induction Ceremonies will take place Sunday, …

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2010 DIRTcar NE Track Openers Announced

Weedsport, NY — March 7, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director 2010 marks DIRTcar Racing’s 35th consecutive year of sanctioning motorsports events in the Northeast. Twenty-six tracks currently carry membership while nine more ovals in the region maintain associate status as hosts for either Super DIRTcar Series, Western Pa./Ohio-based BRP Modified Tour or Syracuse Super DIRT Week qualifying events scheduled during the upcoming months. Beginning with season-opening events held the weekend of April 16-18 at DIRTcar member tracks, valuable points will be on the line for …

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AMI Graphics Official DIRTcar NE Sign Supplier

Weedsport, NY — March 5, 2010 — From Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director AMI Graphics, LLC remains the “Official Signage Supplier” to the DIRTcar Racing Northeast region and all of its member tracks as part of an agreement that continues through the end of the 2011 season. Every DIRTcar-sanctioned track will receive wholesale direct pricing on all track signage. Speedway officials are encouraged to contact AMI Graphics as the start of the 2010 season is now just weeks away. Located in Strafford, N.H., AMI specializes in the design, …

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April 9 Fulton 358-Modified Series Show Cancelled

Weedsport, NY — March 4, 2010 — By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director Early Spring weather conditions always pose a concern for Northeastern track operators as well as the fans and racers making their annual plans. Record snowfall in Central New York and surrounding areas forced Fulton Speedway officials to re-evaluate their 2010 season-opening weekend, and after receiving full company support, have cancelled the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship event scheduled on Friday, April 9. “Right now we’ll probably need a lot of good days …

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VP Spec Fuels Introduced In 2010

Newark, DE — March 2, 2010 – From Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director VP Racing Fuels, in conjunction with officials from the World Racing Group, DIRTcar Northeast Region and the Super DIRTcar Series, today announced the introduction of their exclusive “D” brand spec fuels for mandatory use by all Super DIRTcar teams effective April 1, 2010. “We had great success implementing the C12, VP110 and Motorsport 109 spec fuels in the U.S. and Canada last year,” said Jim Kelly, Regional Manager for VP. “Yet in an effort to …

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DIRTcar NE Showcased at Motorsports Expo 2010 on NYS Fairgrounds

Weedsport, NY — February 28, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit will once again take center stage with participation by many of its cars and stars headlining Motorsports Expo ’10, March 13-14, in the Verizon Center of Progress Building at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. An all-pro line-up of Super DIRTcar Series drivers has been assembled just in time for the 24th Annual Motorsports Expo ’10 at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Headed by defending Rite Aid …

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39th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH – Night 12 Results – 2/13/10

Matt Sheppard closed out his visit to Volusia Speedway Park last February with a pair of Top-3 feature finishes and some added confidence for the 20-hour trip home. That was just the beginning for DIRTcar Northeast’s hottest driver as Sheppard closed out the recent 39th Annual Florida DIRTcar Nationals By University of Northwestern Ohio on Saturday with a second straight victory and the coveted Big-Block Modified points title over the best in the business. “That was a lot of fun, I think the fans really got their moneys worth tonight,” …

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39th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH – Night 10 Results – 2/11/10

BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 11 – Matt Sheppard picked up where he left off on the 2009 Super DIRTcar Series, authoring a late race charge to score his first victory of the new decade in convincing fashion Thursday night in the 39th Annual Florida DIRTcar Nationals By University of Northwestern Ohio at Volusia Speedway Park. The winningest DIRTcar Big-Block Modified driver in the Northeast last season added his first career feature win in the Sunshine State, establishing the second-generation standout from Waterloo, N.Y. as an early favorite to capture the …

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Babb Powers to DIRTcar UMP Late Model Victory

BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 10, 2010 – There was no stopping Shannon Babb on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park. Babb, 36, of Moweaqua, Ill., dominated the 30-lap DIRTcar UMP Late Model A-Main, rolling to a flag-to-flag victory in his first night of action during the 39th annual DIRTcar Nationals by University of Northwestern Ohio. Driving his Sheltra Construction Rocket car, Babb grabbed the lead at the initial green flag from his pole starting position and never looked back. He easily withstood two caution flags to secure the $7,000 triumph …

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