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WELLER WINS 1ST IN SHARON BIG-BLOCK MODS SINCE 2010; RUSH LATE MODELS TO LUNGER FOR 3RD TIME IN LAST 4 RACES; WATSON IS NEWEST MOD WINNER; DOUBLE REPEATS IN ECONOS; 1ST WINS FOR WAGNER & KOBY IN STOCKS & MINIS

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH May 4, 2013 For the second straight week, Sharon Speedway was blessed with a beautiful sunny, 70-degree spring day. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane on Saturday night were Jim Weller, Jr.-Governor Insurance DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Dennis Lunger, Jr.-Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Joel Watson-Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Bryan Wagner-Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Jeremy Double-HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and Ken Koby II-Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks. Sam Kavala of Titusville, Pa. and Paige Skelton of Niles, Ohio were the …

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Brett Hearn’s The Big Show 5 to Feature DIRTcar Pro Stock Series

Popular Event Promoted by Modified Star Upgrades its Pro Stock Race to Tour Event MALTA, N. Y. – April 11, 2013 – An upgrade to the DIRTcar Pro Stock division in Brett Hearn’s The Big Show 5 presented by Recovery Sports Grill is set to bring some of the biggest stars of the full-fender division to Albany-Saratoga Speedway. With the help of additional sponsor backing, the Tuesday, July 9, event, promoted by Modified star Brett Hearn, will play host to the traveling tour, the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series. “Those guys …

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Action-Packed Schedules Released for Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Northeast Series

DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, Sportsman Modified Series at Le RPM Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series at New Egypt Speedway among Additions WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – February 7, 2013 – DIRTcar officials today released provisional schedules for the Super DIRTcar Series as well as the DIRTcar 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series. The action-packed schedules feature some of racing’s longstanding traditions in the Northeast, such as NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII in Syracuse and the Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway, as well as some added …

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Humberstone adds Big Block/358 Modifieds and Pro Late Models to weekly schedule

Ontario Track Will Continue to Run DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds, Expands DIRTcar Offerings for 2013 PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO – For the 2013 season, Humberstone Speedway is expanding its offering of DIRTcar races, adding DIRTcar UMP Pro Late Models to the weekly racing card as well as eight DIRTcar Modified shows to the schedule. The speedway will also continue it’s long running tradition of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified competition on a weekly basis. For the eight Modified events, both 358-Modified and Big Block Modified drivers can compete and earn home track and Safety-Kleen …

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Hearn Anxious, Yet Confident, about UNOH DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment

 Super DIRTcar Series 2012 Season Standout Fueled by Momentum Heading into 2013 BARBERVILLE, Fla. – After a tremendous 2012 season, Super DIRTcar Series driver Brett Hearn is ready to charge into 2013, hoping to add the Volusia gator to his well-stocked trophy case. “I feel a lot of confidence,” Hearn said. “I think that we have all intentions of just rolling with the momentum we had at the end of last year.” Although Hearn claimed some of the crown jewels of the Super DIRTcar Series last year – Mr. DIRT …

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Vote Your Favorite Driver into ‘Six Pack Challenge’ at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment

Cast ballots for your favorite Sprint Car, Late Model, Big-Block Modified and UMP Modified drivers BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Jan. 11, 2013 – See your favorite driver take on five others in a six-lap, winner-takes-all showdown at the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. Now is your chance to vote! The top six Sprint Car, Late Model, UMP Modified, and Big-Block Modified vote-getters will square off in the Six Pack Challenge – four separate six-car, six-lap dashes for cash at Volusia Speedway Park. Fans will fill the field with …

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Dunn Darts Past Planck for DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Win

358-Modified Track Champion Struts his Stuff at Mohawk International Raceway HOGANSBURG, N. Y. – September 16, 2012 – Just coming off winning Mohawk’s 358-Modified track championship, Billy Dunn proved his prowess navigating his 23d small block through the turns of Mohawk International Raceway, charging from an 11th starting position to the lead spot by lap 28 at the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Round 7 Saturday, Sept. 15. “I had to work hard for that race. It locked down a little toward the end and once I got the lead it was …

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Mohawk International Raceway to Host DIRTcar Northeast Series Sept. 14 and 15

Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Friday, DIRTcar 358-Modifieds and DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds Saturday AKWESASNE, N. Y. – September 9, 2012 – Four DIRTcar Northeast traveling tours head to Mohawk International Raceway next weekend, September 14 and 15, for two action-packed racing nights. The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series run Friday night, Sept. 14, and theDIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series run Saturday, Sept. 15 Season standout and Mohawk 358-Modified track champion Billy Dunn hasn’t won a Super DIRTcar Series race since he started following the series in 2007, but this year …

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Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series at Autodrome Granby Canceled

GRANBY, QUEBEC – September 8, 2012 – Tonight’s Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series races have been canceled due to inclement weather. The events have not been rescheduled. The next Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series race scheduled also take place on the same day. Friday, Sept. 14, at Mohawk International Raceway. The Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Racing in the Northeast Region is brought to fans by several sponsors and partners including Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, Chevy Performance Parts, Gander Mountain, …

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Matt Sheppard Fends off Hearn’s Challenges for Third Super DIRTcar Series Win of Season at Rolling Wheels

ELBRIDGE, N. Y. – September 3, 2012 – At lap 99 it could have been anyone’s race, but faster than any bird or plane “Super” Matt Sheppard charged through the turns at “The Fast Track” to win over Brett Hearn by a margin of 0.527 seconds. Sheppard, who won the annual Stars and Stripes 100 at Rolling Wheels two years in a row, grabbed the lead in lap 67 and seemed to be rocketing toward another victory until the yellow flag flew with one lap to go, putting a suspenseful …

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Sept. 8 Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Events Canceled

GRANBY, QUEBEC – September 8, 2012 – Tonight’s Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series races have been canceled due to inclement weather. The events have not been rescheduled. The next Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series race scheduled also take place on the same day. Friday, Sept. 14, at Mohawk International Raceway. The Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Racing in the Northeast Region is brought to fans by several sponsors and partners including Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, Chevy Performance Parts, Gander Mountain, …

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All Five DIRTcar Northeast Series Running this Weekend

Modifieds and Pro Stocks at Granby, Sportsmans at Ransomville, Merrittville, and Port Colborne; 358-Modifieds on Asphalt at Airborne WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – September 5, 2012 – The DIRTcar Northeast Series heat up this coming weekend with races throughout the region for all five series. The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series head to Autodrome Granby in Granby, Quebec. The 358-Modified Series runs Friday, Sept. 7, and the Super DIRTcar Series and Pro Stock Series run Saturday, Sept. 8. Big-Block Modified driver Matt Sheppard …

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Danny Johnson Conquers Michigan’s I96 Speedway

LAKE ODESSA, MICH. – August 8, 2012 – It’s not often that veteran Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified driver “the Doctor” Danny Johnson encounters a track he’s never raced, but when he did Tuesday at I96 Speedway, he opened the throttle and raced ahead of the 16-car field to his second 2012 series victory. “To be able to come here and get a win is an awesome deal for my race team,” said four-time series champion Johnson in victory lane. “They work really hard on the car; it was a …

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Mike Bowman Leads 100 Laps to Garner First Career Super DIRTcar Series Win

THOROLD, ONTARIO – August 7, 2012 – Mike Bowman’s first-ever Super DIRTcar Series victory was more than just a win – it was a sweep as the no. 71 Hydraulics/Seaway Fluid Power Group Ltd. driver led the 34-car field in almost aspect, from qualifiers through to the checkered flag. The local 358-Modifed driver barely expected to qualify against the mighty Big-Block Modifieds, let alone lead them in every single lap of the Monday’s 100-lap feature at Merrittville Speedway. “When these guys come to town, you pretty much hope to get …

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