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Fairbury Summer Nationals rescheduled during Friday’s portion of the Prairie Dirt Classic!

Fairbury Speedway Officials have announced the rescheduling of the Late Model UMP Summer Nationals for the Friday Night of the Prairie Dirt Classic on July 25th. In extensive meetings with UMP, World of Outlaw and Fairbury Officials, this was the best possible solution to draw as many fans and drivers for the make-up feature. Several options were discussed and the two best scenarios were as follows: Run a mid-week show picking up with Late Model B-main and 4 features only, which would have been only five races. In discussing this …

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Harrison Returns to DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory Lane at Tri-City Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY! By Jordan Morris PONTOON BEACH, Ill. – June 20, 2014 – Mike Harrison ended a winless drought that stretched back to the 2013 season on Friday night, capturing the $1,000 checkered flag at Tri-City Speedway. Harrison, the defending DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals champion, fought his way to the front following a poor finish in heat two. Dean Hoffman, the pole-sitter, charges out to the lead on lap one and dominated the first half of the 25-lap main event. Hoffman’s car …

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Rolling Wheels opens with DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ June 26

2014 tickets from any DIRTcar sanctioned facility or event redeemable for $3 discount ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – Some race fans save their ticket stubs from a favorite race as a souvenir; come Thursday, June 26, those souvenirs will pay off. General admission patrons at Rolling Wheels Raceway’s DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ opener will receive a discount for presenting tickets from any DIRTcar sanctioned facility or event during the 2014 season. “This year’s two DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ events at Rolling Wheels are great opportunities to thank the best fans in sports, …

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Pro Stock Series rolls to Autodrome Granby for round 2, June 20

Quebec drivers ready to defend home turf against 2013 series champion and current point leader Dave Bissonnette WEESPORT, N.Y. – Wednesday, June 11, 2014 – The DIRTcar Pro Stock Series is on a roll, and on Friday, June 20, it will be rolling to Autodrome Granby in Granby, Quebec. The 50-lapper at the semi-banked half-mile oval marks the second round for the full-fender series. Defending champion Dave Bissonnette claimed victory in the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series opener Sunday, June 1, at Cornwall Motor Speedway, launching him to the point lead …

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Rolling Wheels getting ready to rumble with DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ opener

  DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Stock Cars headline special race night Thursday, June 26 ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – A new season at Rolling Wheel Raceway Park, the premier motorsports venue of Central New York and the Finger Lakes Region, is set to open Thursday, June 26, with the first of two scheduled DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ events. As its name suggests, DIRTcar ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ features the rumbling of the mighty DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, along with action-packed racing for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and DIRTcar Stock Cars. “The Fast …

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2014 DIRTcar Nationals final point standings for UMP Modifieds & Late Models

Late Models 1 0 SCOTT BLOOMQUIST 55 60 80 75 65 335 2 2 BRADY SMITH 75 75 45 42 47 284 3 23 JOHN BLANKENSHIP 65 53 31 65 70 284 4 18 ERIC WELLS 70 49 70 40 43 272 5 1 BRANDON SHEPPARD 49 70 49 55 49 272 6 29 DARRELL LANIGAN 53 65 51 75 244 7 25 SHANE CLANTON 60 65 32 47 38 242 8 24 RICK ECKERT 43 40 55 49 53 240 9 21 BILLY MOYER 38 55 60 45 33 …

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Devin Gilpin Ready For Another Shot At DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Glory During Feb. 11-18 UMP Modified Action

Two-Time Defending UMP Modified National Champion In Search Of First-Ever Triumph At Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 30, 2014 – Devin Gilpin’s 2013 DIRTcar UMP Modified national championship season was downright spectacular, but it didn’t start in especially memorable fashion. And that blemish on an otherwise impeccable campaign will serve as extra motivation for Gilpin when he returns to Volusia Speedway Park – the site of his rare ’13 struggles – from Feb. 11-18 to tackle the UMP Modified portion of the 43rd DIRTcar Nationals Presented by …

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Another Magnificent Season Brought Devin Gilpin A Second Consecutive DIRTcar UMP Modified National Title In 2013

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Young Indiana Talent Became Just Fourth Driver In History To Win Back-To-Back UMP Modified National Crowns CONCORD, NC – Dec. 19, 2013 – Devin Gilpin was spectacular in 2012. He might have been even better, though, in 2013. Continuing his rapid ascension to the top of the open-wheel Modified world, the 23-year-old driver from Columbus, Ind., won the DIRTcar UMP Modified national points championship for the second consecutive year with a 2013 campaign that was almost too good to be true. After winning an amazing 36 UMP Modified features en …

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Season’s best DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers honored at “Night of Champions” banquet

Pictured, from left to right: Erick Rudolph, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Champion; Brett Hearn, Super DIRTcar Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Champion; Brian Carter, World Racing Group CEO; Brad Rouse, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Champion; and Dave Bissonnette, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Champion. Photo by Rick Young.   Hearn, Rudolph, Rouse, Bernier, Bissonnette and Yetman take home championship trophies LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – November 28, 2013 – Again this year, DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers, teams, car owners and partners have set the bar higher, and …

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DIRTcar stars take on Brockville Ontario Speedway in 1000 Islands RV Centre Fall Nationals weekend

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series and DIRTcar 358-Modified Series finales at Brockville wrap up 2014 season     BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 – The 1000 Islands RV Centre DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals weekend, which runs from Friday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 20, brings the best race teams from across the region to Brockville Ontario Speedway for a post-season spectacular. The action-packed weekend kicks off Friday, Oct. 18, with a full show for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series. After a thrilling victory during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT …

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Danny Johnson Roars Forward From 26th Starting Spot To Capture DIRTcar 358-Modified Series ‘Hurricane 100’ At Brewerton Speedway

Packed House Watches Veteran Star Earn $10,000 Top Prize For Spectacular Drive BREWERTON, NY – Oct. 10, 2013 – Danny Johnson turned a moribund night into an unforgettable evening on Thursday at Brewerton Speedway. Recovering from a poor qualifying effort that had him pining to leave the one-third-mile oval, Johnson charged forward from the 26th starting spot to capture the DIRTcar 358-Modified SUNY-Canton ‘Hurricane 100.’ Johnson, 53, of Phelps, N.Y., pocketed $10,000 for his convincing march to victory, which he clinched by passing Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y., for the …

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Friesen Powers to Pole for Sunday’s NAPA Super DIRT Week Syracuse 200

Ronnie Johnson claims top spot for Saturday’s 358-Modified Salute to the Troops 150 SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Oct. 10, 2013 – The 42nd NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week came to life on Thursday afternoon at the New York State Fairgrounds “Moody Mile” as 68 Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds and 54 DIRTcar 358-Modifieds began their quests to win this weekend’s premier events. Two-time Syracuse 200 champion Stewart Friesen made one spectacular lap of the one-mile oval to put himself at the top of the qualifying list for the Syracuse 200 …

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A QUARTET OF $1,000 WINNERS KICK-OFF ELDORA’S UMP DIRTcar NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

A QUARTET OF $1,000 WINNERS KICK-OFF ELDORA’S UMP DIRTcar NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Barber, Bowersock, Gilpin and Ruhlman Prevail Over 116 Cars from Ten States and Canada   ROSSBURG, OH (October 3) – On a typical race night, about one-third of the field gets to compete in the headlining feature event.   That certainly wasn’t the case Thursday night in Eldora Speedway’s opening leg of the UMP DIRTcar National Championships, as 96 of the 116 competing Modifieds advanced to not one, but four headliners.  Capturing $1,000 pay days were Bryan Barber, Jerry Bowersock, …

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REACHING THE SUMMIT: DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Champion Mike Harrison at the Head of the Class

In an incredibly even series, the two-time champion emerges as a superstar CONCORD, N.C. – Sept. 12, 2013 – There were 518 drivers who took a shot at winning the 2013 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals championship this summer, but it was Mike Harrison who emerged as the first driver to win the title twice. Harrison, of Highland, Ill., edged Rusty Griffaw by 38 points on the strength of four victories, most of any driver on the tour for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds that primarily competed in conjunction with the …

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