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Inclement weather forces cancellation of Super DIRTcar Series race at Big Diamond Speedway

  Super DIRTcar Series will return to Big Diamond in 2015 POTTSVILLE, PENN. — July 15, 2014 — Due to inclement weather, tonight’s Big Brawl 75 at Big Diamond Speedway has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. Super DIRTcar Series and Big Diamond Speedway management have reviewed local scheduling and will not exercise the option to use tomorrow, Wednesday, July 16, as a rain date due to previously scheduled events at other venues. The Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series will return to the Big Diamond Speedway in 2015. …

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Billy Decker picks up Super DIRTcar Series victory at Rolling Wheels

Decker’s victory makes him second in points to Matt Sheppard ELBRIDGE, N.Y. — July 4, 2014 — Endurance paid off Thursday night for Big-Block Modified racer Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., who claimed victory in the Stars & Stripes Summer Super Show presented by Dig Safely 811 Super DIRTcar Series 81-lap feature. Determined not to make critical mistake twice, Billy Decker and the LJL Racing team came to the track Thursday, July 3, prepared for the challenging 5/8-mile of “The Fast Track” at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. In the previous …

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Matt Sheppard claims second consecutive Super DIRTcar Series victory

Sheppard’s 30th career series win is his first-ever Big-Block Modified win at Cornwall Motor Speedway CORNWALL, ONTARIO — June 30, 2014 — He’s unstoppable; with two Super DIRTcar Series wins to his credit already this season, “Super Matt” Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y, is on a roll. He outdueled veteran racer Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., Sunday, June 29 to claim a stunning victory at Ontario’s Cornwall Motor Speedway and solidify his point lead over Decker, eight-time series champion Brett Hearn and the many other drivers vying for the title. “I …

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Martin Pelletier claims DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series feature win at Autodrome Granby

Pelletier picks up second series feature win of 2014 GRANBY, QUEBEC – Monday, July 21, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – The DIRTcar Sportsman Series was back in action at beautiful Autodrome Granby for round 3 in the series. Regular runner on the tour for the last few seasons, Martin Pelletier always seem to find a way to shine during big events as he used slower cars to get the top spot and claim his second feature of the Series in 2014. Robert Delormier and Corey Wheeler were on …

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Miller Captures Oakshade Raceway Win, Babb Scores Fourth Career DIRTcar Summer Nationals Title

By Jordan Morris WAUSEON, Ohio. — July 19, 2014 — On the night of champions, local star Matt Miller charged his way from the third position to capture the lead on lap 17 en route to claiming the $10,000 checkered flag at his hometown track of Oakshade Raceway for the second year in-a-row, and third time in his career. Shannon Babb, who only needed a 19th place finish to secure his fourth DIRTcar Summer Nationals title, finished in the third position and easily scored the $25,000 series title for the …

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Ruhlman Captures Oakshade Finale, Harrison Scores DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Title

By Jordan Morris WAUSEON, Ohio — July 19, 2014 — Brian Ruhlman charged past Taylor Cook to claim the lead on lap two as he dominated the remaining 24-laps and scored his first win of the 2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Saturday night at Oakshade Raceway. For the second year in-a-row, and third time in four years, Mike Harrison claimed the overall season title after scoring six victories during the six week-long tour. Ruhlman, of Clarklake, Mich., started the 25-lap feature event in the third position, just …

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Baker Scores First Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Attica Raceway Park

By Jordan Morris ATTICA, Ohio — July 18, 2014 — Dave Baker scored his first Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the 2014 season in thrilling fashion after leading the final two en route to capturing the $1,000 checkered flag on Friday night at Attica Raceway Park. Baker started the 20-lap feature event from the outside of row one, as Jeff Babcock captured the pole-position. Babcock slipped out to an early lead as Baker came under fire from second-row starters Taylor Cook and Collin Thirlby. Cook managed to grab …

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Zeigler Goes Two-for-Two in DIRTcar Summer Nationals Starts after Claiming Victory at Attica Raceway Park

By Jordan Morris ATTICA, Ohio. — July 18, 2014 — Mason Zeigler, for the second night in-a-row, found himself in DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory lane after dominating flag-to-flag on Friday night at Attica Raceway Park – grabbing his second win in his second career DIRTcar Summer Nationals start. Zeigler once again started on row one, this time joining Duane Chamberlain, who captured the pole-position. Just like on Thursday night at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex, Zeigler shot around the pole-sitter to capture the lead on the opening lap of the 40-lap feature. …

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2014 UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Point Standings after Attica – 7/18/14

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Ebert Captures First Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex

By Jordan Morris PEEBLES, Ohio — July 17, 2014 — Daniel Ebert captured his first victory of the 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals season in dominating fashion after leading flag-to-flag on Thursday night at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex. Ebert, of Lake Shore, Minn., started the 20-lap feature event from the outside of row one, with Taylor Cook starting from the pole-position. Ebert wasted little time capturing the lead as he rocketed past Cook on the backstretch of the opening lap. Once out front, Ebert kept his car glued on the …

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Zeigler Captures First DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win by Dominating Brushcreek Motorsports Complex

By Jordan Morris PEEBLES, Ohio. — July 17, 2014 — Mason Zeigler became the twelfth different winner in 2014 DIRTcar Summer Nationals action after capturing the $5,000 checkered flag on Thursday night at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex for his first career DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory. Zeigler, a 17-year-old from Chalk Hill, Pa., started the 40-lap feature event on the outside of pole-sitter Ryan Unzicker. Zeigler quickly shot around Unzicker for the top spot on the opening lap, as Unzicker fell back through the field, eventually settling for a eighth place finish. …

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Shirley Dominates Atomic Speedway for Third Win of 2014 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Season

By Jordan Morris CHILLICOTHE, Ohio. — July 16, 2014 — 2012 DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion Brian Shirley survived an over-heating engine en route to dominating all 40-laps and claiming the $5,000 checkered flag Wednesday night at Atomic Speedway. Shirley started the feature event in the third position behind front-row starters Duane Chamberlain and Delmas Conley. On the races opening lap, Shirley quickly made his way to the lead by rocketing around both drivers before either had a chance to lead a single lap. Conley fell back through the field, eventually …

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Gilpin Scores Third Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Atomic Speedway

By Jordan Morris CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — July 16, 2014 — Devin Gilpin claimed his third victory of the 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals after recapturing the lead with 10-laps remaining en route to securing the $1,000 checkered flag at Atomic Speedway. Gilpin led the field to the green-flag with Cody Parker starting to his outside. Gilpin jumped out to an early lead as Parker faded through the field, surrendering second-place to Jackie Boggs, who started just behind the leaders in the second row. Gilpin controlled the field for the …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Kick-Off Final Dash to Checkers

CONCORD, NC. July 15, 2014 2014 has proven to be a year to remember in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. So far the six-week long tour has provided everything from broken records to photo finishes. Heres what to look forward to as both tours kick-off their final stretch of action with just four races remaining until championship night at Oakshade Raceway on July 19. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals has seen its fair share of winners so far this year, with 11 different drivers claiming …

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