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2010 Sportsman Modified Championship Point Leader Profiles

Weedsport, NY — December 6, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director With the 2010 trail filled with a dozen extra-distance events, teenager Tim Sears Jr. from Clay, N.Y. dominated like no other as he captured checkered flags in half the shows to end his first full year following the series atop the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman point standings. Sears was the most consistent from beginning to end despite visiting most tracks for the first time, establishing a new series standard of nine ... Read More »

Sears 6th Series Win At BOS Earns Mr. DIRTcar Crown

Brockville, ONT — October 17, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Just needing to start the feature race to clinch the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship on Sunday afternoon at Brockville Ontario Speedway, Tim Sears Jr. closed out a storybook season with his sixth series victory of the 2010 campaign in the headline ‘Global Warranty DIRTcar NE Fall Nationals BOB FM Radio 50’ finale. The second-generation driver from Clay, N.Y. fell one victory shy of tying the single-season tour win mark yet ... Read More »

Raabe Rallies In RWR Satellite Show

Elbridge, NY — October 8, 2010 – By Dave Medler, DIRTcar Racing Northeast Series Correspondent The winningest driver in the DIRTcar Sportsman ranks during the 2010 season, Chris Raabe out of Napanee, Ontario flexed his muscle Friday night at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park as part of the Super DIRT Week XXXIX satellite schedule. Raabe first chased down Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Championship Series points leader Tim Sears Jr. then ran down race long leader Ryan Susice all on lap 28 to grab the lead. Once out front Raabe drove away ... Read More »

Marcuccilli Holds Back Sears Series Charge

Fulton, NY — October 1, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director For the second time this season Dave Marcuccilli outlasted runner-up Tim Sears Jr. to take top honors in a Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series event. However, one more lap and the order of finish may have been reversed on this occasion as Marcuccilli staved off a last lap dash by current tour points leader Sears to capture the headline ‘SUNY Canton Outlaw 30 presented by 2011 Motorsports Expo’ by a mere ... Read More »

Sears Continues Torrid Sportsman Series Pace At Rolling Wheels

Elbridge, NY — September 25, 2010 – By Dave Medler, DIRTcar Racing Northeast Series Correspondent *Bill Moore Jr. Photo Teenage sensation and current overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series point leader Tim Sears Jr. out of Clay, NY played the waiting game Saturday night at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park allowing the race track to come to him. Sears started 11th and patiently worked his way forward. Then late in the going he blasted from third and into the lead on lap 30 before a late caution that ... Read More »

Sears Rolls To 4th Sportsman Series Win At Mohawk

Akwesasne, NY — September 17, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director *Rick Young Photo Fresh off the biggest weekend of his budding career, Tim Sears Jr. continued his streak of success on the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series posting his third extra-distance victory in eight days. The Clay, N.Y. teenager made his return trip to Mohawk Int’l Raceway on Friday another worthwhile experience as he added a tour-best fourth win of the 2010 campaign in the headline ‘Jreck Subs 50’ ahead of ... Read More »

Raabe Cops 1st Tour Win Of 2010

Port Colborne, ONT — September 12, 2010 – By Dave Roberts, DIRTcar Racing Northeast Series Correspondent It was exactly one year ago when Chris Raabe won the Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series event at Humberstone Speedway. The race helped set up Raabe’s second consecutive overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship run as the young racing star has become a tough competitor among his peers in the DIRTcar Sportsman class. The 2010 season has seen Raabe win 28 feature events but the ‘Teenage Tornado’ from Napanee, Ont. had to ... Read More »

Sears Repeats In Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series Saturday At Merrittville

Thorold, ONT — September 11, 2010 – By Dave Sully, DIRTcar Racing Northeast Series Correspondent Back-to-back races, back-to-back new tracks, and now, back to back wins for talented sportsman driver Tim Sears Jr. from Clay, NY. The precocious 18-year old has now won three Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series races, all on tracks he had never seen before. In the last two tour stops at Ransomville and Merrittville speedways, he has not only won, but dominated. On Saturday, Sept. 10 at Merrittville Sears triumphed over another ... Read More »

Tim Sears Jr. Scores Career First At Ransomville

Ransomville, NY — September 10, 2010 – By Dave Sully, DIRTcar Racing Northeast Series Correspondent Sportsman driver Tim Sears Jr. has developed a liking for new tracks this season. A few weeks back the second-generation driver from Clay, N.Y. journeyed to Cornwall (Ont.) Motor Speedway for the first time in a Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Series Sportsman event and came away with a win Then on Fri., Sept. 10 he matched that feat, thoroughly dominating the field in his first ever visit to Ransomville Speedway, winning the 50-lapper ... Read More »

Sportsman Series Back Sept. 17 At Mohawk International

Weedsport, NY — August 16, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Postponed in June due to rain, the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Jreck Subs 50’ at Mohawk Int’l Raceway has been rescheduled for Sept. 17, creating one of the biggest weekend shows ever staged at the popular Akwesasne, N.Y. oval. Prior to late-night showers that soak the spacious 4/10-miler on June 23, two-time defending Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Champion Chris Raabe from Napanee, Ont. set fast time and joined Western New Yorkers ... Read More »

Marcuccilli Is 2010 Cayuga County Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series ‘All-Star’

Weedsport, NY — July 17, 2010 – By Dave Medler, DIRTcar Racing Northeast Series Correspondent Dave Marcuccilli took advantage of a front row starting position he earned with a victory during the Cayuga County Fair, grabbing the lead on the opening lap of the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr DIRTcar Sportsman Series All-Star 30 and never looking back. For the Cayuga, N.Y. driver it was his first ever Series win and third in a row at the Weedsport oval. “I just can’t believe this, I don’t know what to say,” ... Read More »

Raabe Captures Career 1st Sportsman Modified Series Main At Brockville

Brockville, ONT — July 10, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director Canadian runner Chris Raabe has been improving ever since opening the 2008 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series in April at Black Rock Speedway. Following a rare DNQ at Black Rock, Raabe followed up immediately with eighth, fifth, third and second-place finishes. The ‘Teenage Tornado’ from Napanee, Ontario can go no further anymore after dominating the 30-lap Series show Thursday night for his first set of checkers on home turf at Brockville Ontario Speedway. “There’s no better ... Read More »

Rain Postpones Mohawk Sportsman Series Finale

Akwesasne, NY — June 23, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director What started out Wednesday as a warm and breezy summer evening with a generous mix of sun and clouds ended in a downpour, forcing track and tour officials to postpone the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Jreck Subs 50’ at Mohawk Int’l Raceway. The division’s first trip to the Route 37 oval in Akwesasne since 1994 was highlighted by time trials and a trio of qualifying heats for the 26 teams ... Read More »

Sears Scores Sportsman Series Win Sunday At Cornwall

Cornwall, ONT — June 13, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director In a main event slowed by 11 yellow flags, it was a fitting conclusion for the yellow no. 83x Total Site Development/Bicknell entry steered by talented teenager Tim Sears Jr. as he made a sizzling debut leading flag-to-flag Sunday night in the Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Benson Auto Parts 30’ at Cornwall Motor Speedway. The final restart went single-file, giving Sears enough breathing room to outlast Canadian contender Chris Herbsion and allow the second-generation ... Read More »