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Eckert Goes Back-to-Back with Dominating DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win at Wisconsin’s Wilmot Raceway

By Jordan Morris WILMOT, Wis. – June 15, 2014 – Rick Eckert didn’t wait long after securing his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory on Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway, following it up by leading flag-to-flag and capturing the victory on Sunday night at Wilmot Raceway. Eckert, of York, Pa., started from the pole position with Ryan Unzicker on his outside. Eckert, the 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion racing the defending series champion’s Rocket Chassis car, held off Unzicker on the start of the race and after …

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Eckert Conquers Cedar Lake Speedway with Daring Late Race Pass for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory

By Jordan Morris SOMERSET, Wis. – June 13, 2014 – Rick Eckert claimed his first victory of the 2014 DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour, and his first at Cedar Lake Speedway since 2002, after completing a daring pass with two laps to go on 17-year-old Bobby Pierce to claim the $5,000 checkered flag. Defending Summer Nationals champ Brandon Sheppard started the race from the pole and jumped out to an early lead over Rodney Sanders and Billy Moyer. Sheppard controlled the lead for the first half of the race before surrendering …

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Poel Powers to DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win at Kankakee County Speedway

By Jordan Morris KANKAKEE, Ill. – June 13, 2014 – After a disappointing 18th-place finish Thursday at Kankakee County Speedway, Jacob Poel rebounded in a big way on Friday night by claiming his first victory of this season’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. Jamie Lomax, of Lake Village, Ind., started the race from the pole position after winning the first heat race, but Poel, rallying from his third-place starting position, reeled in the leader quickly and moved to the point. Poel, of Spring Lake, Mich., stretched his lead to …

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Gilpin Earns DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Kankakee County Speedway

By Jordan Morris KANKAKEE, Ill. – June 12, 2014 – Two-time DIRTcar UMP Modified national champion Devin Gilpin passed Kenny Wallace with 15 laps remaining to score his first win of the 2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Thursday night at Kankakee County Speedway. Gilpin, of Columbus, Ind., rallied early to have a chance for the victory after his second place finish in the third heat. In the 25-lap feature, Kenny Wallace, of St. Louis, Mo., jumped out to the lead after shooting around pole-sitter Ray Bollinger on …

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Moyer Powers to Victory at Kankakee County Speedway, Ties Babb for All-Time DIRTcar Summer Nationals Lead

By Jordan Morris KANKAKEE, Ill. – June 12, 2014 – Billy Moyer claimed the checkered flag for his record eighth career DIRTcar Summer Nationals win at Kankakee County Speedway on Thursday night. Moyer’s win ties him with Shannon Babb at the top of the tour’s all-time win list at 83 victories. With an all Moyer front row, the eldest Moyer starting from the pole and Billy Moyer Jr. starting second, the huge crowd knew it would be in for a show. Moyer Jr. powered his way around his dad to …

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Rolling Wheels opens with DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ June 26

2014 tickets from any DIRTcar sanctioned facility or event redeemable for $3 discount ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – Some race fans save their ticket stubs from a favorite race as a souvenir; come Thursday, June 26, those souvenirs will pay off. General admission patrons at Rolling Wheels Raceway’s DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ opener will receive a discount for presenting tickets from any DIRTcar sanctioned facility or event during the 2014 season. “This year’s two DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ events at Rolling Wheels are great opportunities to thank the best fans in sports, …

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Pro Stock Series rolls to Autodrome Granby for round 2, June 20

Quebec drivers ready to defend home turf against 2013 series champion and current point leader Dave Bissonnette WEESPORT, N.Y. – Wednesday, June 11, 2014 – The DIRTcar Pro Stock Series is on a roll, and on Friday, June 20, it will be rolling to Autodrome Granby in Granby, Quebec. The 50-lapper at the semi-banked half-mile oval marks the second round for the full-fender series. Defending champion Dave Bissonnette claimed victory in the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series opener Sunday, June 1, at Cornwall Motor Speedway, launching him to the point lead …

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Brownstown Speedway DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Events Rained Out

Tours head to Kankakee County Speedway for Thursday night races BROWNSTOWN, Ind. – June 11, 2014 – Rain has forced tonight’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals opener, as well as the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event, to be cancelled. No rescheduled date has been announced. The two tours move to Kankakee County Speedway on Thursday, June 12. For more information on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals or the DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals, clickwww.TheHellTour.com or www.ModifiedNationals.com, or follow the series on Twitter @SummerNationalsor like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SummerNationals. 2014 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule Date …

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Rolling Wheels getting ready to rumble with DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ opener

  DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Stock Cars headline special race night Thursday, June 26 ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – A new season at Rolling Wheel Raceway Park, the premier motorsports venue of Central New York and the Finger Lakes Region, is set to open Thursday, June 26, with the first of two scheduled DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ events. As its name suggests, DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ features the rumbling of the mighty DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, along with action-packed racing for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and DIRTcar Stock Cars. “The Fast …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Roars to Life on Wednesday, June 11, at Indiana’s Brownstown Speedway

2014 tour comprised of 33 events in 39 days through nine Midwestern states CONCORD, N.C. – June 10, 2014 – The DIRTcar Summer Nationals pushes drivers, crews and Dirt Late Models to their limits by competing 33 times in the span of 39 days beginning Wednesday, June 11, at Brownstown (Ind.) Speedway. The schedule is so grueling some call it “The Hell Tour.” So many tracks are seeking a piece of the action the schedule was increased to six weeks, running from the June 11 opener through the July 19 …

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2014 DIRTcar NE Pro-Stock Series

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2014 DIRTcar Sportsman Modified series

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Martin Pelletier collects his first DIRTcar Sportsman Series race win at Cornwall

Pelletier triumphs over defending series champion Brad Rouse and points runner-up Joey Ladouceur   CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Sunday, June 1st, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – A gorgeous evening for racing as the Cornwall Motor Speedway presented the initial DIRTcar Sportsman Series event as the best drivers in the business went on in a heated battle for 50 laps in the Jiffy Auto Services 50 Sunday, June 1.   DIRTcar Sportsman Series regulars Martin Pelletier and Adam Hilton led the field 31 competitor to the green of the 50-lap …

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Dave Bissonnette claims DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series opener at Cornwall

Defending series champion starts season off right with win over Jocelyn Roy, George Renaud   CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Sunday, June 1st, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – A beautiful Sunday evening greeted Pro-Stock racers for the division’s inaugural DIRTcar Series event of 2014. A fine field of drivers made the haul to Cornwall Motor Speedway for the Jiffy Auto Service 50 Sunday, June 1. Defending Series champion Dave Bissonnette did not waste time, grabbing his first career series feature win to start off 2014 right.   The 50-lap DIRTcar …

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