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Brad Rouse Dominates for Ohsweken Win

Claims DIRTcar Sportsman tour Western Region victory OHSWEKEN, ON, CAN – July 25, 2017 – The DIRTcar Sportsman tour rolled into Ohsweken 33 cars strong for the first race on the Western Region’s schedule. Brad Rouse of St. Catharine’s, Ont. dominated the 30-lap Feature, leading 28 laps after starting on the pole to score the victory. “The luck of the draw and starting up front really helps with these guys,” Rouse said in Victory Lane. “Like I said before, we have the best in the business around here. The guys …

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Countdown to the OneDirt World Short Track Championship

Countdown to the OneDirt World Short Track Championship Drivers start to shift gears to prepare for major end-of-year event CONCORD, NC — July 18, 2017 — As DIRTcar Racing’s busiest month passes its midpoint and summer hits its pinnacle, drivers will start to think about the new season finale, the OneDirt World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway from Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017. The end-of-year event puts weekly racers on center stage to close out the short track season. The …

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Dave Marcuccilli Marches to Second Career Classic Triumph

Marcuccilli Becomes First Driver to Win the Classic Twice By Dan Kapuscinski WEEDSPORT, NY (July 4, 2017) – Dave Marcuccilli dominated the Sportsman Classic 75 presented by Industrial Tire of CNY at Weedsport Speedway on Monday evening, becoming the first driver to win the $2,500 Sportsman crown jewel twice. It was also his third straight win with the DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region, a streak that began back on June 20 at Outlaw Speedway. Starting from third position, Marcuccilli took the lead from Glenn Forward on lap 14 and never …

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Dave Marcuccilli Steals DIRTcar Sportsman Series Win From Taylor Caprara

Second Straight Series Victory For Marcuccilli By Clayton Johns LAFARGEVILLE, NY – June 28, 2017 – Taylor Caprara had all but sewn up his first DIRTcar Sportsman Series win of the season on Wednesday night at Can-Am Motorsports Park, but a caution after the white flag waved gave Dave Marcuccilli the opportunity he needed to pounce. Caprara’s lead of nearly a full straightaway at the massive half-mile track was erased for a green-white-checkered finish and Marcuccilli used the restart to steal the lead from Caprara and march off with his …

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Marcuccilli Battles Past Davis For Win at Outlaw

Third Different Sportsman Series Central Region Winner in Three Races DUNDEE, NY – June 20, 2017 – Dave Marcuccilli used the track position a lap 27 restart afforded him and won a side-by-side battle with Ronnie Davis III to claim a victory in the DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region Feature at Outlaw Speedway on Tuesday night. Marcucciili’s victory completed a perfect night with a fast time in qualifying and a heat race win. He also became the third different winner in three Sportsman Series Central Region races this season. The …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region Heats Up

  Three Races In Two Weeks Starts Tues. June 20 By Clayton Johns CONCORD, NC – June 16, 2017 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region is about to get busy with three races scheduled in two weeks beginning on Tuesday, June 20 at Outlaw Speedway. The Series will then travel to Can-Am Motorsports Park on Wednesday, June 28 and Weedsport Speedway on Monday, July 3 for the Sportsman Classic. The Central Region has completed two races so far this season at the end of April where Todd Root picked …

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Summer Nationals Schedule Updates

The DIRTcar UMP Summer Nationals has made another schedule change, alleviating a lengthy overnight haul with a mid-series shuffling of tracks and races. Charleston (IL) Speedway has been added to the Series for the first time since 2010, while Paducah (KY) International Raceway has been removed, according to Series Director Sam Driggers. Charleston takes the June 27 date previously held by Plymouth (IN) Speedway, which was nearly 400 miles from the previous night’s race in Clarksville, TN. Plymouth’s date has been moved to June 29, with the series taking a …

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MR. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship Returns for 2017 Season

Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Returns for Seventh Consecutive Year Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Champion from Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stocks will be crowned For the seventh consecutive season, one driver from each of the Big-Block Modified, 358 Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions will walk away as Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Champion in 2017.

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Returns to Charlotte

DIRTcar Racing is excited to announce the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship will return to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 26-28, 2017. The mega-event will once again give the best weekly racers from eight different divisions across the United States and Canada the chance to shine at one of the country’s premier dirt racing facilities. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship once again runs one week before the World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on November 2-4 …

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Todd Root Wins Sportsman Series Opener With Perfect Night At Fulton

DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region Continues April 30 at Utica-Rome FULTON, NY – April 28, 2017 – Todd Root took the lead from Mike Phelps on lap 15 and paced the remaining 25 laps without difficulty to cap a perfect night at Fulton Speedway’s Highbank Holdup 40 on Friday night. The race was the season opener for the DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region. Root earned the fastest time overall in time trials of the 52 cars in attendance before winning his heat race and then the 40-lap main event on …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals 2017 Schedule

DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals 2017 Schedule Two of the Most Challenging Schedules in the Motorsports Industry Concord, NC—April 27, 2017— The DIRTcar Summer Nationals and the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals 2017 schedule promises a summer of hot action on the track. The tours’ schedules mirror each other for all but one race during their 32 consecutive days on the road. The two touring Series embark on one of the most gruesome schedules in the motorsports industry as they will travel across eight-states-including Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Tennessee, …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Series Opens This Weekend

Fulton and Utica-Rome Kickoff New Regional Format CONCORD, N.C. – April 26, 2017 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Series will see the green flag for the first time in 2017 with a pair of regional tour races in Central New York this weekend. The upcoming campaign marks the first year for the series’ new regional format, which features four distinct geographic regions. Drivers from all four regions will combine for a culminating six-race stretch in September and October to declare an overall series champion. The DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region begins …

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Bear Ridge Speedway Celebrates 50 Consecutive Years of Racing

Vermont’s Bear Ridge Speedway Celebrates 50 Consecutive Years of Racing in 2017 By Clayton Johns CONCORD, N.C. – MARCH 22, 2017 –Bear Ridge Speedway will celebrate its 50th anniversary of racing in 2017, but the accomplishment is even more impressive when you dig deeper into the story of the tight quarter-mile track in rural Vermont. For all 50 seasons the track has been under the ownership or operation of an Elms family member. The track was initially the vision of George Barber while Charles V Elms Sr. was a part …

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DIRTcar Racing Membership Required for All Sanctioned Event

All Division drivers must have a DIRTcar License to participate and receive benefits CONCORD, N.C. – March 2, 2017 – Starting with the first events of 2017, any participants of a DIRTcar-sanctioned event will be required to hold a DIRTcar Racing membership. Any division without a 100 percent membership participation will be at risk of violating the sanction agreement and suspension of the sanction by DIRTcar Racing. A one-week temporary membership (for the traveling racer) will be accepted provided the driver completes the full application. However, temporary one-week memberships do …

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