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Volusia Speedway Park Receives Only Minor Damage from Hurricane Irma

Volusia Speedway Park Receives Only Minor Damage from Hurricane Irma DIRTcar Nationals Goes on as Scheduled, February 6-17, 2018 BARBERVILLE, FL — Sept. 14, 2017 — Volusia Speedway Park was hit hard by Hurricane Irma on Saturday and into Sunday Morning, like much of the Sunshine State, but the facility escaped with only minor damage. The actual racing surface of Volusia Speedway Park was prepped well in advance for the expected heavy rain and winds, but the facility did incur some minor damage to fencing and has some clean-up to …

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The Great Outdoors RV Superstore Joins NAPA Super DIRT Week

The Great Outdoors RV Superstore Joins NAPA Super DIRT Week as Title Sponsor of the DIRTcar 358 Modified Championship The Great Outdoors RV 150 to be run Saturday, Oct. 7 at Oswego Speedway CONCORD, NC — Sept. 7, 2017 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to welcome The Great Outdoors RV Superstore of Central NY as title sponsor of the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 358 Modified championship feature at Oswego Speedway on Saturday, Oct. 7, now called The Great Outdoors RV 150. The Great Outdoors has provided …

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Billy Whittaker 200

Billy Whittaker Cars Named as Title Sponsor of 200-Lap Big-Block Finale at NAPA Super DIRT Week CONCORD, NC — Sept. 1, 2017 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce that Billy Whittaker Cars and Trux has signed on as the title sponsor of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week’s Big-Block Modified main event, now called the Billy Whittaker Cars 200. The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified crown-jewel event on Sunday, October 8 will feature over 40 competitors, all trying to etch their name in the history books as NAPA Super …

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Chevy Performance to Raffle Off Crate Motor at One Dirt World Short Track Championship

Chevrolet Performance Crate Motor Up for Grabs at OneDirt World Short Track Championship CONCORD, NC — August 24, 2017 — One lucky competitor at the OneDirt World Short Track Championship at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway from October 26 – 28, 2017 will walk away a winner of a brand-new Chevrolet Performance crate motor. By registering for competition for the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship, each competitor will be entered into a raffle for a brand-new Chevrolet Performance crate motor. However, drivers who complete their advanced …

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Steve Bernier Wins Rain-Shortened DIRTcar 358 Tour Opener at Autodrome Granby

By Martin Belanger GRANBY, QC, CAN – August 11, 2017 – Local standout Steve Bernier took the lead near the halfway point and never looked back as he won a race where officials were forced to call the race with 75 of 100 scheduled laps complete due to inclement weather. Wow this win means a lot, I can’t thank my family enough for all the help to get me a great car,” said an emotion al Bernier in Victory Lane after he captured his 100th career win. “There is no …

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Starts Off at Autodrome Granby on August 11

By Martin Belanger GRANBY, QC – August 9, 2017 – The DIRTcar 358 Modified Series will kickoff a busy three month schedule with the initial round of action at Autodrome Granby on Friday, August 11. Some of the best 358 Modified drivers will be in the hunt to win the coveted championship that includes 11 venues in total. Autodrome Granby promoter Dominic Lussier is excited to host the Series opener for the first time. “I am excited to host the first race of the series this season,” said Lussie, who …

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Rob Yetman Gets Third DIRTcar Pro Stock Win pf 2017 at Cornwall

By Martin Belanger CORNWALL, ON – July 30, 2017 – A weekend trip to Eastern Ontario and Quebec was really good for Rob Yetman as he finally got a win under his belt at Cornwall Motor Speedway and won the 50-lap DIRTcar Pro Stock tour race on Sunday night. Yetman was all smiles after capturing his first DIRTcar Pro Stock tour win at Cornwall. “We had an idea of a setup coming here tonight but after hot laps, we threw that away and it paid off,” mentioned Yetman in Victory …

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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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