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DIRTcar stars take on Brockville Ontario Speedway in 1000 Islands RV Centre Fall Nationals weekend

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series and DIRTcar 358-Modified Series finales at Brockville wrap up 2014 season     BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 – The 1000 Islands RV Centre DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals weekend, which runs from Friday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 20, brings the best race teams from across the region to Brockville Ontario Speedway for a post-season spectacular. The action-packed weekend kicks off Friday, Oct. 18, with a full show for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series. After a thrilling victory during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT …

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Friesen, Hearn & Wight Shine In Big-Block Heats During S-T-R ‘Friday Night Lights’ At NAPA Super DIRT Week

Rising Star Wight Joins Pair Of Former Syracuse 200 Winners In Victory Lane SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 11, 2013 – Stewart Friesen, Brett Hearn and Larry Wight were triumphant in the Triple 20-lap DIRTcar big-block Modified heat races that capped the S-T-R Trailer Repair ‘Friday Night Lights’ qualifying program during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XVII at the New York State Fairgrounds. Friesen and Hearn, who have combined to win the last three Syracuse 200s and will share the front row for the start of Sunday’s 42nd annual Super …

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Friesen Powers to Pole for Sunday’s NAPA Super DIRT Week Syracuse 200

Ronnie Johnson claims top spot for Saturday’s 358-Modified Salute to the Troops 150 SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Oct. 10, 2013 – The 42nd NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week came to life on Thursday afternoon at the New York State Fairgrounds “Moody Mile” as 68 Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds and 54 DIRTcar 358-Modifieds began their quests to win this weekend’s premier events. Two-time Syracuse 200 champion Stewart Friesen made one spectacular lap of the one-mile oval to put himself at the top of the qualifying list for the Syracuse 200 …

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Sheppard Happy To Be Back In Weedsport Speedway’s Victory Lane Following Wednesday Night’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 75

Sheppard Happy To Be Back In Weedsport Speedway’s Victory Lane Following Wednesday Night’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 75 Warner Captures Companion DIRTcar Sportsman Series Feature As Historic Track Reopens For NAPA Super DIRT Week Action WEEDSPORT, NY – Oct. 9, 2013 – The happiness in Matt Sheppard’s voice told the story of his triumphant run in Wednesday night’s 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature at Weedsport Speedway. “I’ll tell you what,” Sheppard said with a smile in Victory Lane, “it’s good to be back at Weedsport.” Indeed, Sheppard, 31, of Waterloo, N.Y., …

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Thursday Night Action at NAPA Super DIRT Week Shifts to Brewerton

DIRTcar Racing Returns to Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Super DIRT Week for SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers   DIRTcar 358-Modified event shifts from Rolling Wheels to Brewerton on Thursday, Oct. 10   SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sept. 30, 2013 – DIRTcar Racing is back at Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for the first time in three years.   DIRTcar Racing and Brewerton Speedway officials reached an agreement to sanction the Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, $10,000-to-win SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers as …

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Matt Sheppard wins Super DIRTcar Series thriller at Mohawk International Raceway

Defending series champion battles track champion Billy Dunn to the finish AKWESASNE, N. Y. – Saturday, September 15, 2013 – After a thrilling 100 laps, Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N. Y., claimed victory in the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series feature at Mohawk International Raceway.   Sheppard charged forward from his 11th starting position to crack the top-five by lapp 25. Soon enough, Sheppard was in second and challenging then-leader Billy Dunn for the top spot. Sheppard took the lead in lap 56, and the two swapped positions several times …

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Marc Lalonde claims first career Pro Stock Series victory with win at Mohawk International Raceway

Teacher Lalonde has been working with students for four years building the No. 8 AKWESASNE, N. Y. – Monday, September 16 – For the last four years, teacher Marc Lalonde has been working with a group of students to building a race car. On Sunday, Sept. 15, all that hard work paid off when Lalonde claimed his first DIRTcar Pro Stock Series victory at Mohawk International Raceway, claiming his first career series win. “We built that car from scratch. It’s been four years working with that car,” Lalonde said. “It’s …

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Gary Lindberg wins DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series at Humberstone Speedway

Joey Ladouceur is series point leader going into Round 10 at Mohawk International Raceway   PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO – Monday, September 9, 2013 – Gary Lindberg, of Ridgeway, Ontario, charged to victory in Sunday’s Trevor Wilkens Memorial DIRTcar Sportsman Series Feature at the New Humberstone Speedway. “Its cool to finally get the win in a trail race here” said Lindberg, whose win bumped him to 12th in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series points. “We plan on going to Brighton and maybe Syracuse later this fall.” Mathieu Desjardins and defending series champion …

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David Hebert clinches 358-Modified Series at Autodrome Drummond

Outlasts final-lap caution and challenges from Mario Clair   DRUMMONDVILLE, QUEBEC – Saturday, September 7, 2013 – After some dramatic final laps, David Hebert, of St-Damase, Quebec, charged to victory in Friday’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature at Autodrome Drummond. A last-lap caution gave runner-up Mario Clair, of Drummondville, Quebec, to challenge for the lead, but Hebert stayed strong through a green-white-checkered finish “It was a good race. The car was really good, really fast,” Hebert said. “It feels very good to win this race. This is the race to win.” …

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“Race Mania 9” at Autodrome Drummond features Super DIRTcar Series, 358-Modified Series, Pro Stock Series

Dale Planck hopes for another Drummond victory     WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – “Race Mania 9” is about to take over Autodrome Drummond, in Drummondville, Quebec, featuring three DIRTcar Northeast series. The weekend of racing kicks off Friday, Sept. 6, featuring the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series. The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series take over the quarter-mile oval Saturday, Sept. 7. In July, the trip to Autodrome Drummond spelled victory for Dale Planck in the Super DIRTcar Series and Steve Bernier in the Sportsman Modified Series. Last …

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Super DIRTcar Series Stars & Stripes 100 at Rolling Wheels postponed due to inclement weather

Super DIRTcar Series Stars & Stripes 100 at Rolling Wheels postponed due to inclement weather Racing continues Tuesday, Oct. 8, opening NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week   ELBRIDGE, N. Y. – Monday, September 2, 2013 –  Inclement weather forced postponement of Sunday’s Super DIRTcar Series race at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. The Labor Day Classic Stars & Stripes 100 will continue Tuesday, Oct. 8, after the conclusion of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLI “Early Bird” tech inspection at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse.   Fans …

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Hearn, Rudolph, Bernier, Yetman current leaders in Mr. DIRTcar point standings with three weeks to go

For third year, Mr. DIRTcar program supports local racers throughout the Northeast region WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – As the month of August rolls in, the local racing scene heats up and across the Northeast region many drivers are battling for top spots in point standings. In addition to track and series points, many local dirt track racers have been grappling for points in the Mr. DIRTcar Championship point fund. In its third year, the Mr. DIRTcar program pits local racers across the Northeast region against one another based on their …

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Danny Johnson ready to take on t I-96 Speedway in new ride

Western swing features second-ever Super DIRTcar Series race at Michigan track   LAKE ODESSA, MICH. – Monday, July 29, 2013 – Last year’s historic, first-ever Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modfiied Series race at I-96 Speedway took Danny Johnson to Victory Lane, and he’s ready to wheel his new ride there this year. The premier Big-Block Modified tour invades the Michigan track Tuesday, Aug. 6, making its farthest trip west of the season for the $7,500-to-win “Michigan 100.” “We’re looking forward to going there again,” Johnson said of I-96 Speedway. “We’ll just see how things go. …

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Merrittville hometown heroes ready to take on Big-Block Modified stars in Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial

Super DIRTcar Series heads westward to Thorold track for Canadian Civic Holiday race night   THOROLD, ONTARIO – Friday, July 26, 2013 – The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series kicks off its August western swing with a historic show Monday, August 5, at Merrittville Speedway. Now dubbed the Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial, the Canadian Civic Holiday celebratory race night has taken over the speedway every August since 1972. Modified racing legend Will Cagle won the inaugural event in 1972, and since then, Merrittville’s local racers have been stepping up to the plate every year …

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