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DOUBLE DECKER: Billy Decker Sweeps Time Trials at SDW XL

  Wins pole positions for Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified events at Syracuse SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Oct. 6, 2011 — Billy Decker dominated Super DIRT Week XL Time Trials on Thursday at the New York State Fairgrounds. He captured the pole position for the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified SEF Small Engine Fuel 200 Presented by Ferris & Snapper just moments after winning the pole for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Nationwide Insurance 150. Decker, of Unadilla, N.Y., posted a lap around the Moody Mile in 29.927 seconds at 120.293 mph in his …

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Super DIRT Week XL – Competitor Guide

Super DIRT Week XL Events Schedule: October 4th through October 9th, 2011 New York State Fairgrounds – Syracuse, New York *All times and events subject to change.        Revised: 7/28/2011                                                                                                                DAY-DATE                 TIME                         EVENT Tuesday-10/4            12:00 pm (noon)         Ticket, Camping, and Pit Pass sales begin at entrance gate 12:00 pm (noon)         “Early Bird” Tech Inspection Begins for all classes opens at gate 10 area   Wednesday-10/5        8:00 am                     Gates open for Campers and Haulers 9:00 am                     Inspection Begins for all classes (under main grandstand) 3:00 pm                     Modified ‘Extended Happy …

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Decker, Van Brocklin Kick Start Mohawk DIRTcar Action with Victories

AKWESASNE, N.Y. — Sept. 16, 2011 — Billy Decker (DIRTcar 358-Modifieds) and Josh Van Brocklin (DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds) dominated the opening night of 222’s/Tomohawk Tobacco Weekend at Mohawk International Raceway. (Rick Young photo) A packed pit area and grandstand greeted the DIRTcar 358-Modified Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Series for night #1 Mike Mahaney and quick-timer Clayton Benedict led the 32-car DIRTcar 358-Modified starting field to the green flag. Mahaney jumped out to an early lead and set an impressive early pace. However, the man on the move early …

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Johnson Outlasts Hébert in DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Feature during Race Mania 7 at Autodrome Drummond

By Martin Bélanger DRUMMONDVILLE, Quebec – Sept. 9, 2011 – Danny Johnson outlasted 2011 Autodrome Drummond champion David Hébert in a classic duel to pick up the DIRTcar 358-modified Series victory during Race Mania 7 on Friday night at Autodrome Drummond. Beautiful weather greeted a stout field of 43 358-modifieds as the DIRTcar 358-modified Series prepared for its third race of the 2011 season. After qualifying races, a field of 30 cars took the green flag with Drummond regulars Clement Therrien and Steve Bernier leading the charge. Therrien took the …

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Ladouceur Earns ‘Race Mania 7’ DIRTcar Pro Stock Victory at Autodrome Drummond for Second Consecutive Series Win

By Martin Bélanger DRUMMONDVILLE, Quebec – Sept. 9, 2011 – Joey Ladouceur continued his dominance of the early portion of the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series tour by winning Friday night at Autodrome Drummond, his second win in the first two races run of the season. Drummond’s 7th annual Race Mania Weekend included a 50-lap feature for the full-fendered pro stocks, with 22 cars making the haul to Quebec. Francois Adam took to the early lead after starting on the pole.  Stéphane Larivière and Dion Oakes were running behind the leader.  …

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Kingsley Steps Down as Promoter of The New Cayuga County Speedway

Season suspended after promoter breaches lease agreement WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – July 19, 2011 – Promoter Eric Kingsley has breached his agreement to operate The New Cayuga County Speedway, which has led to the suspension of the track’s 2011 schedule. As part of the agreement between Kingsley and leaseholder World Racing Group, the speedway was to continue operating under DIRTcar-sanctioned rules as it has for more than 30 years. Kingsley recently ran a Sportsman Modified event without adhering to DIRTcar rules and indicated his intention to continue running non-DIRTcar events, breaching …

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2011 BIG SHOW SPORTSMAN NOTES – Brett Hearn’s – The Big DIRT Show III

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletown, New York Ø On Tuesday, June 21st, 2011, the Orange County Sportsman Modifieds will race as part of the program.   Ø ALL Orange County Fair Speedway Sportsman Modified track rules apply. Is this a Safety Kleen Mr. DIRTcar Championship or Orange County track point event? Ø A:  Yes. The Orange County DIRTcar Big-Block Modified and Orange County Sportsman Modified competitors will be awarded “Show Up” points for this event.   Does a driver have to be a DIRTcar member to …

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DIRT Northeast Modified Hall of Fame Inducts Racing Legends Cook, Taylor and Hoffman

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – May 29, 2011 – Legendary racers Jerry Cook, Irv Taylor and Doug Hoffman were honored Sunday with their inductions into the DIRT Northeast Modified Hall of Fame as part of DIRTcar All-Star Weekend. Jerry Cook, a six-time NASCAR Modified champion, was introduced to the gathering by long-time friend and associate Pete Hollebrand Jr. Hollebrand covered Cook’s career and gave insight into what made Jerry Cook one of NASCAR’s Top 50 All-Time drivers. Cook accepted the award mentioning the all of the help he received over the years …

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Fuller Charges to Super DIRTcar Series Victory at Rolling Wheels

Decker tops Safety-Kleen Shootout; Reakes IV, Smith also All-Star winners ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – May 29, 2011 – After going winless 2010, Tim Fuller charged to victory on Sunday night in the 2011 Super DIRTcar Series season opener at the Third Annual DIRTcar All-Star Weekend at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. A huge crowd at “The Fast Track” was treated to an incredible night of racing that included not only the Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series, but also DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and two unique races, the Pro Stock/Stock Car Challenge and the …

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Larry Fink Overseeing DIRTcar Track Preparation at Rolling Wheels, N.Y. State Fairgrounds

ELBRIDGE, N.Y. — May 25, 2011 — The Third Annual DIRTcar All-Star Weekend event on Sunday, May 29, at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park might be the season opener for the Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series, but one thing competitors can look forward to is a new approach to preparing the racing surface.   DIRTcar Racing knows that for superstar drivers to showcase their skills, the condition of the track is critical. With that in mind, DIRTcar has added Larry Fink to its team as the Manager of Track Facilities to …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Event Delayed to Aug. 1

THOROLD, Ontario – May 24, 2011 – Mother Nature continued her wrath on the 2011 racing season as inclement weather forced the postponement of the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series opener Monday night at Merrittville Speedway with just 25 of the 100 scheduled laps complete. Series officials announced the final 75 laps of the event will be added to the Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial on Aug. 1, which already features a full racing program for the Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series. The historic night will mark the first time both the …

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Brett Hearn’s ‘The Big Show’ Returns June 21 to Orange County Fair Speedway

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – May 7, 2011 – Brett Hearn’s hugely popular “The Big Show” featuring the Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series returns Tuesday, June 21, to Orange County Fair Speedway for the third consecutive season. Can Stewart Friesen avenge his controversial defeat in last fall’s Eastern States Weekend? Will Tim McCreadie win again on the legendary speedway? Hearn, together with Orange County Fair Speedway and DIRTcar Racing, will provide the venue to answer those questions and more when the Super DIRTcar Series invades this June to renew rivalries both old …

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Tim Sears Jr. Opens DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Season with Dominating Win

Defending series champion takes checkered flag at Canandaigua Motorsports Park CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – April 30, 2011 – Tim Sears Jr. picked up right where he left off in the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series by winning the opener on Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Coming off a season where he posted six wins and won the championship, Sears started 10th and worked his way to the front, finally taking the lead on Lap 12 of the 35-lap feature when Steve Gray went to the pits with a mechanical problem. Sears …

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Safety-Kleen Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds in Spotlight at All-Star Weekend

Unique Safety-Kleen Shootout for weekly point leaders creates buzz at Rolling Wheels WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – April 20, 2011 – The top weekly DIRTcar Big-Block Modified racers will be in the spotlight on May 29 for the final event of All-Star Weekend at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park when the new and unique Safety-Kleen Shootout takes the green flag. A 25-lap battle at the high-speed 5/8th-mile oval just west of Syracuse in Elbridge will decide who is king of all the drivers who compete every week at tracks throughout the Northeast. The …

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