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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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Billy Decker charges ahead to claim victory in Super DIRTcar Series feature race at Brockville Ontario Speedway

After staying out of the Super DIRTcar Series victory lane since 2010, Decker charges claism his second series win of the 2013 season BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 – Billy Decker, of Unadilla, N. Y. sped ahead at Brockville Ontario Speedway Sunday, Oct. 20, to claim his second Super DIRTcar Series win of the season. “We drew good, lucky there. We had a pretty good car early,” said Decker, who drew second for Sunday’s 100-lap feature after finishing second in his heat race. “I was able to fend …

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Chris Herbison wins a nail biter in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway

Brad Rouse Crowned DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series champion   BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Friday, October 18, 2013 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – With a last-lap pass, Chris Herbison took the lead and the victory Friday, Oct. 17, at Brockville Ontario Speedway in the last feature race of the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series.   Brockville Ontario local runners Jessica Power and Chris Herbison were on the top row as Herbison led the way to the green flag. Two laps were completed when Kevin Chagnon, slowing outside of turn 2, brought the …

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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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