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Schatz Strikes, Dillon Repeats on Huge Night at DIRTcar Nationals

Schatz Strikes, Dillon Repeats on Huge Night at DIRTcar Nationals BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 15, 2014 — It was only the second World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series race of the season on Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park, but Donny Schatz looks like he’s in midseason form after charging from 11th to victory in front of packed grandstands at the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment. Then in the DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap, Ty Dillon motored his way to victory lane for second consecutive night, putting himself …

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DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified points through Feb. 14

DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment standings for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds   CAR # NAME NAME 11-Feb 13-Feb 14-Feb TOTAL 1 41 TY DILLON 42 75 80 197 2 3 AUSTIN DILLON 51 65 75 191 3 54 MATT WESTFALL 53 70 53 176 4 7B JEFF BABCOCK 75 39 60 174 5 49 BRIAN RUHLMAN 45 55 70 170 6 8 KYLE STRICKLER 80 42 33 155 7 40B KYLE BRONSON 43 80 31 154 8 64 BILLY WORKMAN 65 53 34 152 9 9M DALE MATHISON 60 …

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Brad Sweet, Ty Dillon Win DIRTcar Nationals Thrillers at Volusia

Sweet captures World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series opener, Dillon holds off his brother to grab DIRTcar UMP Modified feature BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 14, 2014 — Brad Sweet powered his Kasey Kahne Racing car to victory in the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season opener on Friday night at the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park while Ty Dillon held off his brother, Austin, over the final three laps to win the DIRTcar UMP Modified feature. Sweet, who is going to …

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UMP Modified DIRTcar Nationals Point Standings after 2/13/14

CAR # NAME NAME 2 11 2 13 TOTAL 1 54 MATT WESTFALL 53 70 123 2 40B KYLE BRONSON 43 80 123 3 8 KYLE STRICKLER 80 42 122 4 64 BILLY WORKMAN 65 53 118 5 41 TY DILLON 42 75 117 6 3 AUSTIN DILLON 51 65 116 7 51 JUSTIN ALLGAIER 55 60 115 8 7B JEFF BABCOCK 75 39 114 9 20 KODY WEISNER 70 43 113 10 49 BRIAN RUHLMAN 45 55 100 11 9M DALE MATHISON 60 33 93 12 9 KENNY SCHRADER …

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Bronson Edges Dillon for DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified Victory

Saldana holds off McMahan in sprint cars during 12-day event at Volusia BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 13, 2014 – Kyle Bronson edged Ty Dillon, and Joey Saldana held off Paul McMahan, during the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment on Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park. As the early leaders in the 20-lap DIRTcar UMP Modified feature found trouble, Bronson kept pushing to the front, eventually moving to the high side of the half-mile oval and edging NASCAR Nationwide driver Ty Dillon by 0.28 at the checkered flag. “He …

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Fans Vote Favorite Drivers into Six Pack Challenge during DIRTcar Nationals

Fans Encouraged to Vote Their Favorite DIRTcar UMP Modified or Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Driver into ‘Six Pack Challenge’ at DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Jan. 29, 2014 – See your favorite DIRTcar UMP Modified or Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified driver take on five others in a six-lap, winner-takes-all showdown at the DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment, which runs Feb. 11-22 at Volusia Speedway Park. Now is your chance to vote! The top six DIRTcar UMP Modified and Big-Block Modified vote-getters …

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Devin Gilpin Ready For Another Shot At DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Glory During Feb. 11-18 UMP Modified Action

Two-Time Defending UMP Modified National Champion In Search Of First-Ever Triumph At Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 30, 2014 – Devin Gilpin’s 2013 DIRTcar UMP Modified national championship season was downright spectacular, but it didn’t start in especially memorable fashion. And that blemish on an otherwise impeccable campaign will serve as extra motivation for Gilpin when he returns to Volusia Speedway Park – the site of his rare ’13 struggles – from Feb. 11-18 to tackle the UMP Modified portion of the 43rd DIRTcar Nationals Presented by …

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Photos from the 2013 UMP DIRTcar Banquet held on 1/11/14

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Another Magnificent Season Brought Devin Gilpin A Second Consecutive DIRTcar UMP Modified National Title In 2013

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Young Indiana Talent Became Just Fourth Driver In History To Win Back-To-Back UMP Modified National Crowns CONCORD, NC – Dec. 19, 2013 – Devin Gilpin was spectacular in 2012. He might have been even better, though, in 2013. Continuing his rapid ascension to the top of the open-wheel Modified world, the 23-year-old driver from Columbus, Ind., won the DIRTcar UMP Modified national points championship for the second consecutive year with a 2013 campaign that was almost too good to be true. After winning an amazing 36 UMP Modified features en …

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Season’s best DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers honored at “Night of Champions” banquet

Pictured, from left to right: Erick Rudolph, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Champion; Brett Hearn, Super DIRTcar Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Champion; Brian Carter, World Racing Group CEO; Brad Rouse, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Champion; and Dave Bissonnette, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Champion. Photo by Rick Young.   Hearn, Rudolph, Rouse, Bernier, Bissonnette and Yetman take home championship trophies LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – November 28, 2013 – Again this year, DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers, teams, car owners and partners have set the bar higher, and …

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Friesen ends 2013 season “with a bang”, winning Super DIRTcar Series finale

Hearn crowned Super DIRTcar Series champion after four wins and consistently strong season   CONCORD, N.C. – Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 – Ontario’s Stewart Friesen, of Niagara-on-the-Lake, wrapped up his racing season in style, charging to victory in Saturday’s Super DIRTcar Series 40-lap feature at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. “It’s always good to go out with a bang,” said Friesen, who made a smooth late-race move in lap 37 to take the lead from series point leader Brett Hearn. “We passed the best in the business.” Hearn, of Sussex, …

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Hearn fends off Sheppard to pick up Super DIRTcar Series victory at Charlotte

World of Outlaws World Finals win widens point gap between leader Hearn and runner-up Sheppard   CONCORD, N.C. – Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 – Brett Hearn is rounding out another strong Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series season with unparalleled success at the World of Outlaws World Finals. After winning two heat races Thursday, Hearn made the redraw for Friday’s feature, drew the pole, and led the 40-lap race flag to flag. “I knew we had a good car yesterday in qualifying,” Hearn reflected after Friday’s victory, which didn’t come easy …

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Hearn by a hair: Brett Hearn picks up his tenth career Eastern States 200, outlasting competitors with tire conservation

Post-season Orange County Fair Speedway win boosts Hearn’s Super DIRTcar Series point lead as series prepares for Charlotte MIDDLETOWN, N. Y. – Monday, October 28. 2013 – Brett “The Jet” Hearn flew to his tenth carrier Eastern States 200 victory Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Orange County Fair Speedway, shocking crowds at the historic fall classic with his ability to stay fast and conserve tires for 200 laps on “The Hard Clay.” “That’s not a lot of tire there,” Hearn said in Victory Lane after Sunday’s race, pointing to the …

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2014 UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule

2014 UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule June 11th – Brownstown Speedway – $5,000 to win June 12th – Kankakee County Speedway – $5,000 to win June 13th – Cedar Lake Speedway – $5,000 to win June 14th – Cedar Lake Speedway – $10,000 to win June 15th – Wilmot Raceway – $5,000 to win June 17th – Farley Speedway – $10,000 to win June 18th – Spoon River Speedway – $5,000 to win June 19th – Quincy Raceway – $5,000 to win June 20th – Tri-City Speedway – $10,000 to …

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