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Brett Hearn working on three in a row at Orange County Fair Speedway

Grueling Eastern States 200 could drastically shake up point standings as Super DIRTcar Series heads into final rounds WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – October 20, 2014 – There’s no question as to which Modified driver has been dominant at Orange County Fair Speedway’s annual Eastern States Weekend. Brett Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., has picked up 13 Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series victories at the Middletown, N.Y., track, ten in the Eastern States 200. This year, the two-time consecutive Eastern States 200 Champion is looking to make it three in a row. …

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Hoosier A40S Will Replace A40 As Approved DIRTcar UMP Modified Division Tire Compound Beginning April 1, 2015

Teams May Run A40 Compound Until Stock is Depleted; Tire Grooving to be Phased Out Throughout 2015 Concord, NC – October 24th, 2015 – DIRTcar Racing along with Hoosier Racing Tire today announced plans to implement a new tire compound in the DIRTcar UMP Modified division in 2015. Corresponding with the opening weekend of the 2015 DIRTcar UMP point season, the new Hoosier A40S compound tire will replace the Hoosier A40 as the approved tire for the DIRTcar UMP Modified division beginning April 1, 2015. Teams will still be allowed …

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Shane Pecore claims Falls Nationals DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series title

Strong run for Mathieu Desjardins makes him DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Champion   BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Saturday, October 18, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – With the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series title within reach, Shane Pecore and his race team gave Saturday’s series finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway every ounce of effort they could muster. It paid off with a trip to victory lane in the 1000 Islands RV Centre Fall Nationals feature race, but the win wasn’t enough to clinch the title. Mathieu Desjardins finished fourth and gained …

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Danny Johnson powers to DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Brockville Ontario Speedway

Photo by Rick Young, www.rickattheraces.com. Erick Rudolph crowned DIRTcar 358-Modified Series champion after Friday finale BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Saturday, October 18, 2014 – “The Doctor” Danny Johnson outmaneuvered Modified stars Billy Dunn and Erick Rudolph to claim Friday’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Brockville Ontario Speedway. “We started fourth and we jiggled around back and forth there for a little bit,” said Johnson, who claimed his sixth DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win at Brockville. “Then a couple guys there fell out, and the bottom came in good. My car was really …

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2014 MODIFIED SUPER DIRT SERIES POINTS

1 91d Billy Decker 2,766 1,781 985 0 Brew/Fulton $51,775 3 10 15 18 2 9H Matt Sheppard 2,760 1,760 1000 -6 Brew/Canandaigua $72,900 3 12 16 18 3 20 Brett Hearn 2,752 1,752 1000 -14 Albany/Lebanon $73,275 3 10 14 18 4 98H Jimmy Phelps 2,479 1,504 975 -287 Brew/Fulton $25,325 0 6 12 18 5 3 Justin Haers 2,312 1,347 965 -454 Canandaigua $21,875 1 3 7 18 6 7z Erick Rudolph 2,261 1,337 924 -505 Canandaigua $20,880 1 4 8 18 7 99L Larry Wight 2,241 1,241 …

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2014 DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Points

       2014 DIRTcar Sportsman Series as of 10/20/14 FINAL Home No Driver Total Series Bonus Diff Track Money Wins Top 5 Top 10 Starts 1 3m Mathieu Dejardins 2,292 1,292 1000 0 Granby $4,845 2 6 10 13 2 0 Shane Pecore 2,291 1,291 1000 -1 Brockville $5,780 2 7 11 13 3 30 Brad Rouse 2,222 1,247 975 -70 Merritt/Humber $3,615 0 6 11 13 4 7 Mike Maresca 2,119 1,144 975 -173 Mohawk $4,205 0 3 6 13 5 47s Cory Wheeler 2,119 1,119 1000 -173 …

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Susice clinches final Syracuse 200 starting spot with win at Rolling Wheels

Dramatic victory in 25-lap Big Block Modified “Win and You’re In” race changes Susice’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week course   ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – October 11, 2014 – Ryan Susice’s Saturday had a disappointing start. The young racer, 24, out of Ransomville, N.Y., stumbled into a Big Block Modified ride for Sunday’s Syracuse 200, but fell two positions short of qualifying for the main event from Saturday’s Dig Safely 811 Last Chance Qualifier. Fortunately, the day ended on a high note, as Susice charged from the rear of a …

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Jocelyn Roy to lead off field in Sunday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25

DIRTcar Pro Stock Series point leader in good shape for series finale SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 11, 2014 – Quebecois Jocelyn Roy clocked in with the fastest lap Saturday afternoon at the New York State Fairgrounds to earn him the pole position in Sunday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25 during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII. The stock car racer from the north circled the Moody Mile in 37.696 seconds to lock in the top starting position in the season’s biggest race. “My car was very good today, …

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Brett Hearn outduels Danny Johnson to claim “Hurricane 100” at Brewerton Speedway

Point leader Erick Rudolph finishes 11th at Brewerton after mechanical issues take him to the pits   BREWERTON, N.Y. – Friday, October 10, 2014 – Brett Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., came out on top Thursday night after a battle with rival Modified driver Danny Johnson at Brewerton Speedway. Hearn persevered through a caution-riddled 100 laps to claim victory in the “Hurricane 100,” a NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII special at the Central New York track. “It feels good. It’s been a while since we’ve been this good here …

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Sheppard, Marcuccilli kick off NAPA Super DIRT Week with wins at Weedsport

Modified and Sportsman drivers gain momentum leading into their biggest races of the season WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – October 9, 2014 – Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., and Dave Marcuccilli, of Cayuga, N.Y., kicked off NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII right, picking up wins at Weedsport Speedway Wednesday, Oct. 8. “It’s the perfect weed to get on a hot streak. Hopefully we can keep it going right on through Sunday,” said Sheppard, who battled Western New York small block star Chad Brachmann for the 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win …

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Kenny Wallace, Nick Hoffman, Evan Taylor & Matt Westfall take UMP DIRTcar Modified Nationals wins at Eldora Speedway!

Event: UMP Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance – Friday Night Date: October 3, 2014 UMP DIRTcar MODIFIED TIME TRIALS – 1. 13-Jacob Hawkins [17.603]; 2. 7T-Evan Taylor [17.618]; 3. 49-Brian Ruhlman [17.630]; 4. 17W-Tanner Wilson [17.690]; 5. 11JR-Josh Rice [17.704]; 6. 22M-Matt Mevert [17.730]; 7. 54-Matt Westfall [17.739]; 8. 36L-Jamie Lomax [17.742]; 9. 5T-Jonathan Taylor [17.822]; 10. 111-Curt Spalding [17.841]; 11. 21C-Taylor Cook [17.896]; 12. 18L-Randy Lines [17.914]; 13. 1G-Devin Gilpin [17.953]; 14. OJ-Bryce Jewell [17.969]; 15. 45P-Brian Post [17.973]; 16. 43A-Mark Anderson [17.993]; 17. 3L-Jeff Leka [17.995]; 18. 4C-Chad …

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Nick Hoffman, Matt Mevert, Brian Ruhlman & Matt Westfall take UMP DIRTcar Modified Nationals wins at Eldora!

Event: UMP Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance – Thursday Night Date: October 2, 2014 UMP DIRTcar MODIFIED TIME TRIALS 1 – 1. 2NH-Nick Hoffman [7]; 2. 3L-Jeff Leka [4]; 3. X-Jerry Bowersock [8]; 4. 42-Bob Baldwin [11]; 5. 21JS-Jonathan Sluka [2]; 6. 10L-Nathon Loney [10]; 7. 11PH-Pete Holt [13]; 8. 83S-Kasey Schrock [5]; 9. K12-Scotty Kincaid [14]; 10. 6B-David Baldwin [3]; 11. 26S-Jared Spalding [12]; 12. 21MS-Michael Stratton [1]; 13. N59-Chad Evans [9]; 14. 14E-Gary Eicher [6]; TIME TRIALS 2 – 1. 11JR-Josh Rice [8]; 2. D1-Lance Dehm [1]; 3. …

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Brett Hearn claims victory at Fonda Speedway, and with it the series point lead

Broken axel pits the No. 9h early, leaving Hearn and Decker to battle for Super DIRTcar Series points at Fonda Speedway FONDA, N.Y. – Monday, September 22, 2014 – With just five feature races left in the Super DIRTcar Series, Sunday’s racing at Fonda Speedway brought a dramatic points shakeup that will keep drivers battling to the very end. Eight-time series champion Brett Hearn picked up the win Sunday, Sept. 21, and with it became the new Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series point leader. “These races here after Labor …

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Erick Rudolph charges to DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Brighton

Applefest win for Rudolph advances his point lead over Carey Terrance as series heads to Syracuse   BRIGHTON, ONTARIO – Sunday, September 21, 2014 – Erick Rudolph, of Ransomville, N.Y., battled Danny O’Brien for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win Saturday, Sept. 20, at Brighton Speedway, claiming his first victory at the track. Danny O’Brien (No.M96) and Lance Willix II (No.16) started on the front row for the 100-lap 358 Modified Applefest Shootout. O’Brien grabbed the early lead while Willix settiled in to second. The race was slowed early on lap …

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