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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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Big-Block Battle for Points at Merrittville, Aug. 6

Sheppard Leads Hearn by One Point in Super DIRTcar Series THOROLD, Ontario – July 30, 2012 – With just a one-point margin between point leader Matt Sheppard and Brett Hearn in second place, the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series brawl for points continues with the thrilling 100-lap Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial at Merrittville Speedway Monday, Aug. 6. Sheppard, who won the series’ appearances at the same 3/8-mile banked clay track in 2009, 2010, and 2011, said his past experience will benefit his performance in round six, and perhaps help …

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Super DIRTcar Series Gearing Up to Make History in Michigan, Aug. 7

Inaugural I-96 Speedway Event Farthest Trip West in 37 Years for Big-Block Modified Series LAKE ODESSA, MICH. – July 30, 2012 – The first caravans westward may not have carried haulers loaded with 800-plus horsepower Big-Block Modifieds, but this one will. The Super DIRTcar Series roars into Michigan on Tuesday, Aug. 7, for the first time in history with a race at I-96 Speedway, bringing drivers from as far east as New York and New Jersey for a 100-lap race touting the power of the Northeast’s Big-Block Modifieds. For this …

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Back-to-Back Super DIRTcar Series Events in Québec

Brett Hearn Aims to Maintain Point Lead at July 23 and 24 Races GRANBY and DRUMMONDVILLE, QUÉBEC – July 19, 2012 – The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series travels to Quebec for back-to-back race nights Monday and Tuesday, July 23 and 24. Rounds five and six of the series will determine whether seven-time series champion Brett Hearn can maintain his current point lead against other Modified greats, like two-time consecutive champion Matt Sheppard, as well as some of the best local talent Québec has to offer.   Hearn, who just …

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