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DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship Spotlights True Grit at Charlotte

CONCORD, NC — July 18, 2018 — DIRTcar and DRIVEN Racing Oil are excited to join forces for the third annual DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 25-27, 2018. The mega-event will once again give the best weekly racers from nine different divisions across the United States and Canada the chance to shine at one of the country’s premier dirt racing facilities — for a purse in excess of $125,000. “No other event pays homage to the weekly racers, …

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Rolls into Albany-Saratoga Speedway

CONCORD, NC – July 12, 2018 – Albany-Saratoga Speedway will host the furious full-fender DIRTcar Pro Stocks for a 50-lap Series race on Friday, July 20. The DIRTcar Pro Stocks race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway weekly so the Series invaders will have a tough hill to climb if they want to find themselves in victory lane. It’s ‘Crushing Cancer Night’ at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, so fans will be packing the track in support of a worthy cause. Bruno Cyr captured the checkered flag at the first DIRTcar Pro Stock Series event at …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals after Week One

CONCORD, NC — June 18, 2018 — The 2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals are in full swing after a stellar first week. The Northern Kickoff featured amazing runs by tour veterans and strong challenges by newcomers amid one of the strongest tour fields in recent history. As we look ahead to Legends Week here are the drivers to watch for this year. Shannon Babb won three of the five events in the opening week of this year’s tour, snatching up $25,000 with his wins at …

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Kevin Root Victorious in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Central Region Competition at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY – June 18, 2018 – Sunday night at Utica-Rome Speedway saw 36 DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds fill the pit area for Round 2 of the Central Region series schedule. After four Heat Races and a Last Chance Showdown, the 32-car field took the green for the 30-lap battle. In the end Kevin Root outwitted the competition for a trip to Victory Lane. With the win, Root now has positioned himself at the top of the DIRTcar Sportsman Central Region points along with runner up Matt Janczuk. Utica-Rome Speedway’s John …

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DIRTCAR Sportsman Modified Schedule Heats Up

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Central Region Series to Clash on Legendary Tracks in June CONCORD, NC – June 11, 2018 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series schedule comes alive on Sunday, June 17 at Utica-Rome Speedway. Six days later on Saturday, June 23, more Championship points are up for grabs at the rejuvenated Land of Legends Raceway. After the season opener at Fulton Speedway, Shane Picore carries a lead over Utica-Rome’s 2017 DIRTcar Sportsman Track Champion Matt Janczuk, and the hard-charging Kevin Root. The stage is set for the fight over …

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Bloomquist Blisters Dream Field for $100,000

Bloomquist Blisters Dream Field for $100,000 ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 9, 2018 — After a torrid battle with Jonathan Davenport throughout the first half of the event, Scott Bloomquist checked out and dominated the last 60 laps to earn his eighth Dirt Late Model Dream title. He crossed the line over nine seconds ahead of second place finisher Dale McDowell. Video Highlights RACE RESULTS FROM ELDORA SPEEDWAY, JUNE 9, 2018 Dirt Late Model Dream – (100) Laps – $100,000-to-win 1. O-Scott Bloomquist[15]; 2. 17M-Dale McDowell[16]; 3. 49-Jonathan Davenport[8]; 4. …

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EPJ Wins Thriller; Madden Earns First Eldora Victory

ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 8, 2018 — Earl Pearson Jr’s winning pass in the late stages of Twin 25 Feature #1 was one of 17 position changes for the lead throughout the 25-lap race. Chris Madden had little pressure in the second Twin 25 as he cruised to his first ever Eldora victory. VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS RACE RESULTS FROM ELDORA SPEEDWAY, JUNE 8, 2018 Feature 1 – (25)Laps: 1. 1P-Earl Pearson Jr.[7]; 2. 49-Jonathan Davenport[1]; 3. 17M-Dale McDowell[17]; 4. 5-Don O’Neal[2]; 5. 39-Tim McCreadie[14]; 6. 99jr-Frank Heckenast …

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Familliar Faces in Victory Lane at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 8, 2018 — Jonathan Davenport and Darrell Lanigan topped the 78 car field on Friday afternoon in the opening round of the Dirt Late Model Dream. The event was postponed from Thursday night when rains drenched the Speedway. VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS RACE RESULTS FROM ELDORA SPEEDWAY, JUNE 8, 2018 (FROM JUNE 7 RAINOUT, 2018) Feature 1 – (25)Laps: 1. 49-Jonathan Davenport[4]; 2. 5-Don O’Neal[3]; 3. 1R-Josh Richards[2]; 4. 18B-Shannon Babb[1]; 5. 71-Hudson O’Neal[8]; 6. 32P-Bobby Pierce[5]; 7. 22S-Gregg Satterlee[7]; 8. 39-Tim McCreadie[9]; 9. 1G-Devin …

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Doubleheader Event Sets Up Massive Four Feature Race Program on Friday at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 8, 2018 — Persistent rain and lightning forced Eldora Speedway officials to postpone Thursday night’s opening round of the 24th running of the $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream Weekend to Friday. Rain interrupted qualifying time trials with eight of the 79 drivers on-site yet to take time, qualifying will completely restart for all competitors. Conditions favorable to get the track surface back into raceable condition just did not develop. The Grandstand, Pit Area and South Lot will be cleared at 10 a.m. Gates …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour Commences in Three Weeks

Peoria Speedway kicks off the 33rd annual Hell Tour for DIRTcar Racing Super Late Models by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — May 25, 2018 — The DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour embarks on its 33rd straight year of competition in 2018. From June 13 to July 14, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Super Late Model ranks will race in 28 events in 32 days spread out over seven states, vying for almost $200,000 in first-place prize money over the marathon five weeks of competition. A minimum of …

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Hoffman Banks $5K after Inheriting Late Model LidLifter Win at Eldora Speedway

Strong field invades the Buckeye State to kick off 24th season of Sunoco American Late Model Series racing by Matt Prieur ROSSBURG, OH — Apr. 28, 2018 — The Sunoco American Late Model Series kicked off its 24th season of racing on the biggest stage in all of dirt track racing. The famed ½ (0.500)-mile high-banked dirt oval of Eldora Speedway (OH), located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, OH was the site for the 2018 season opener, the $5,000-to-win Late Model LidLifter. This event was the …

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DIRTcar National Championships Headed to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC – March 22, 2018 – The annual DIRTcar UMP Fall Nationals, long a staple at Eldora Speedway (OH) in years past, will be heading west for the 2018 racing season under a new name. The newly rebranded 23rd Annual DIRTcar National Championships, the traditional season-ending weekend for national DIRTcar points, will be held at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (MO) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 4-5-6. DIRTcar Super Late Models will highlight the weekend of racing, joined by DIRTcar Modifieds, DIRTcar Pro Late …

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I-96 Speedway Added to Summer Nationals Schedule 

Brian Shirley at I-96 Speedway

4/10-mile dirt oval in West Michigan will wrap up two-race stretch in the Great Lakes State CONCORD, NC — March 19, 2018 — A final adjustment to the 33rd Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals schedule was put into place with the addition of the I-96 Speedway on Thursday, July 12th. The DIRTcar Super Late Models and UMP Modifieds will wrap up their Michigan swing with a date at the 4/10-mile (0.400) high-banked dirt oval located east of Grand Rapids in Lake Odessa, MI. This event will be the first appearance at …

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Davenport Scores First Career Gator at DIRTcar Nationals

Davenport Finally Captures First Gator Trophy at DIRTcar Nationals BARBERVILLE, FL– Feb. 12, 2018– Jonathan Davenport dominated the first night of Late Model competition at the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park by leading flag-to-flag for all 30 laps of the feature event. Davenport smiled from ear-to-ear holding his first ever Gator trophy in Victory Lane at the historic half-mile. “You don’t know how much this gator [trophy] means to me,” said Davenport. “I’ve been wanting one of these things for so long. We’ve been close a few …

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