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Volusia Speedway Park’s Dirt Late Model Winners Seeking Help From Fans In Pursuit Of $12,000 Alltel DIRTcar All-Star Prize

Concord, NC — Dirt Late Model stars Billy Moyer, Josh Richards and Clint Smith have thrilled thousands of fans across the country with their daring exploits on the track. Now, with the click of a computer mouse, their supporters can show some true appreciation for all the excitement they’ve provided. Moyer, Richards and Smith are in a race they can’t win simply with driving talent and technical expertise. If one of them is going to pocket $12,000 as the first-ever Alltel DIRTcar All-Star, the money will reach their bank account …

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Mr. DIRTcar Street Stock Champion Crowned For Second Straight Year

Weedsport,NY — Mr. DIRTcar Street Stock Champion Crowned For Second Straight Year Weedsport, NY – February 22, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director With the start of the 33rd consecutive season of operation now officially underway, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast is ready to recognize a Mr. DIRTcar Champion in the UMP Street Stock division for a second straight year. The overall titlist in 2008 will be the driver finding the most success on tour as well as at a hometrack designated during the upcoming race season. “Last …

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Volusia Speedway Park’s UMP DIRTcar Modified Winners Are Dreaming Of $12,000 Alltel DIRTcar All-Star Prize

Concord, NC — Fans Can Vote For Their Favorite Modified Driver Until March 16 At AlltellAllStar.com Receiving a $12,000 check is a big deal for any short-track racer. But for a driver who toils in the UMP DIRTcar Modified division, it’s a really big deal. Just ask any of the six drivers who won a UMP DIRTcar Modified feature during the recent Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla., a group that includes Jared Landers of Batesville, Ark. (the meet’s only two-time winner), Scott Drake of Webb …

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Bellinger Prepares for DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Assault on Cayuga County Fair Speedway

Weedsport, NY — Weedsport, NY – February 21, 2008 – By Dan Kapuscinski, DIRTcar NorthEast PR and Promotions Coordinator Rob Bellinger may only be an 18-year old SUNY Potsdam student, but he is already embarking on his second full season behind the wheel of a powerful DIRTcar Big-Block Modified. After an 8th place finish in the Cayuga County Fair Speedway point standings in 2007 in his no. 8 machine, Bellinger and team have purchased a potent H&H Motorsports Troyer mount and are poised to make 2008 a breakout season. “We …

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Veterans Billy Moyer (Super Late Models) & Ken Schrader (Modifieds) Emerge As Champions Of 2008 Alltel DIRTcar Nationals

Barberville, FL — Two titans of American motorsports added Alltel DIRTcar Nationals points titles to their already bulging resumes last week at Volusia Speedway Park. Short-track legend Billy Moyer rolled to a championship in the Super Late Model division, while NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader returned to his roots to capture the UMP DIRTcar Modified crown. Moyer, 50, of Batesville, Ark., completed an outstanding three-week, season-opening trip to the Southeast by running roughshod on the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals. He won three of Volusia’s five Super Late Model A-Mains – …

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Clint Smith Powers To First-Ever Florida Victory In Alltel DIRTcar Nationals Finale For UMP DIRTcar Super Late Models

Barberville, FL — Clint Smith picked a perfect time to hit his stride in the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals. The veteran from Senoia , Ga. , was the star of Friday night’s show, powering forward from the 15th starting spot to win the week’s 50-lap UMP DIRTcar Super Late Model finale at Volusia Speedway Park . Smith, a 42-year-old World of Outlaws Late Model Series regular, drove around the outside of Newport , Tenn. ’s Jimmy Owens to assume command on lap 39 and never looked back. He pocketed …

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Horton Captures Alltel DIRTcar Nationals Finale At Volusia

Barberville, FL — Jimmy Horton almost wasn’t able to save his best for last, yet having one of the fastest cars for the second straight night gave him a chance and the Neshanic Station, New Jersey speedster took advantage to survive and score a dramatic win Saturday in the Advance Auto Parts Alltel 50 finale at Volusia Speedway Park. New Jersey state rivals Brett Hearn and Billy Pauch finished nose-to-tail for the fourth straight night, producing the fourth tie in history for the coveted Alltel DIRTcar Nationals Big-Block Modified points …

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Planck Nails Down Florida First In Alltel DIRTcar Nationals

Barberville,FL — Dale Planck has been taking the trek down I-95 since the new millennium arrived. It took the Cortland, New York driver 15 tries and on Friday he finally made his way into the winner’s circle at Volusia Speedway Park, scoring a decisive victory in round three of the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals for his sixth career DIRTcar Big-Block Modified triumph. “It seems like I’ve been coming here for years and come so close, so often … now finally,” beamed Planck, 37, as he celebrated in Alltel Victory …

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Hearn Charms Crowd With Thrilling Volusia Valentine’s Day Win

Barberville, FL — Brett Hearn loves the holiday, especially when he can out-duel his biggest intrastate rival in a bumper-to-bumper finish in front of a national crowd. In a near caution-free feature event for the Advance Auto Parts Big-Block Modifieds, Hearn scored his fourth victory on Valentine’s Day after a dramatic race-long battle with fellow New Jersey wheelman Billy Pauch in round two of the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. His thrilling Thursday night triumph rewarded the six-time Florida tour points champion with an all-time high …

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Thunderstorms Wash Out Tuesday Night’s Alltel DIRTcar Nationals Action At Volusia Speedway Park

Barberville, FL — Thunderstorms sweeping across Florida forced the cancellation of Tuesday night’s action during the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. The rainout was the first in eight nights of Alltel DIRTcar Nationals competition. Heavy rain deluged the half-mile oval around 4 p.m. With more storms approaching and tornado watches covering the area, speedway officials decided to call off the night’s program that was to feature UMP DIRTcar Super Late Models and UMP DIRTcar Modifieds. Fans or competitors who purchased six-day Late Model combination tickets or …

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‘A.J. Slideways’ Reunites With Sherlock Motorsports For Mr. DIRTcar Title Bid

Weedsport,NY — ‘A.J. Slideways’ Reunites With Sherlock Motorsports For Mr. DIRTcar Title Bid Weedsport, NY – February 8, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director Some New Yorkers reach the age of 50 and depart for Florida looking for a new home. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified legend Alan Johnson will be thinking about only one thing when he heads toward the Sunshine State next week, and scoping out a retirement community is the furthest from his mind. “I’m starting out with some of the best equipment I’ve ever …

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Mohawk Int’l Raceway Inks Mr. DIRTcar 358 Race

Weedsport,NY — Officials at Mohawk International Raceway, formerly known as Frogtown Int’l Speedway, have released an action-packed 2008 schedule highlighted by the return of the Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series to the popular Akwesasne (Hogansburg), N.Y. layout. The inaugural running of the “Akwesasne 100” slated for Thursday, August 21 marks the 20th DIRTcar Championship event at Mohawk Int’l for the 358-Modifieds and the first Small-Block tour race scheduled there since 2005. “The track name change and bringing back a Modified championship event tie together well for ushering in a new …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing Four-Compound Tire Rule Set For Reintroduction Next Week At Volusia

Concord, NC — Will Expand Options Of Weekly Tracks When Regular Season Begins UMP DIRTcar Racing will reintroduce two additional tire compounds into the Super Late Model division beginning next week with the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, but the circuit-wide use of the four-compound option when the organization’s regular season starts will be a track-to-track decision. UMP DIRTcar Racing director Sam Driggers stresses that the expanded tire rule, which returns Hoosier LM-10 and LM-30 compounds to competition alongside the previously approved LM-20 and LM-40 compounds, …

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Ransomville Signs Series Race Sponsor

Ransomville, NY — With the racing season just around the corner, Ransomville Speedway management continues to put the finishing touches on the 2008 schedule. “After a recent meeting with John Kwiatkowski of Coors Light and Larry Placek of Certo Brothers Distributing, it is with great pleasure that we announce Coors Light as this years major sponsor of the Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Series ‘Alex Friesen Summer Nationals’ slated for Friday, August 1st,” commented Marketing Director Tana Robinson. “Coors Light has been the title sponsor of the annual August event for the …

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