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DIRTcar UMP News & Notes: Sheppard (Late Models) & Gilpin (UMP Modifieds) Lead National Standings With End Of Points Season In Sight

CONCORD, NC – Sept. 12, 2013 – HOMESTRETCH: Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill. (Late Models) and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind. (UMP Modifieds) have DIRTcar UMP national championships in sight as the circuit’s 2013 weekly points racing season draws to a close. Sheppard enters this weekend’s action leading the DIRTcar UMP Late Model national standings by 79 points (2,511-2,432) over teenager Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., while Gilpin holds a 63-point edge (2,290-2,227) over Jacob Poel of Spring Lake, Mich., in his bid for a second consecutive UMP Modified title. …

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DIRTcar Northeast Series invade Mohawk International Raceway Sept. 13 and 14

Small block track champion Billy Dunn aiming for the win in the Super DIRTcar Series feature Saturday AKWESASNE, N. Y. – In one of the final weekends before NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII, the four DIRTcar Northeast series are invading Mohawk International Raceway Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series hit the track Friday night, followed by the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series and the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Saturday night. Currently third in Super DIRTcar Series …

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Gary Lindberg wins DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series at Humberstone Speedway

Joey Ladouceur is series point leader going into Round 10 at Mohawk International Raceway   PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO – Monday, September 9, 2013 – Gary Lindberg, of Ridgeway, Ontario, charged to victory in Sunday’s Trevor Wilkens Memorial DIRTcar Sportsman Series Feature at the New Humberstone Speedway. “Its cool to finally get the win in a trail race here” said Lindberg, whose win bumped him to 12th in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series points. “We plan on going to Brighton and maybe Syracuse later this fall.” Mathieu Desjardins and defending series champion …

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“Race Mania 9” at Autodrome Drummond features Super DIRTcar Series, 358-Modified Series, Pro Stock Series

Dale Planck hopes for another Drummond victory     WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – “Race Mania 9” is about to take over Autodrome Drummond, in Drummondville, Quebec, featuring three DIRTcar Northeast series. The weekend of racing kicks off Friday, Sept. 6, featuring the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series. The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series take over the quarter-mile oval Saturday, Sept. 7. In July, the trip to Autodrome Drummond spelled victory for Dale Planck in the Super DIRTcar Series and Steve Bernier in the Sportsman Modified Series. Last …

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Steve Bernard wins in great fashion the DIRTcar 358-Modified event at Cornwall Motor Speedway

Fourth-place finish for Mat Williamson launches him to Series point lead     Cornwall, Ontario – Sunday, September 1st, 2013 – Martin Bélanger, Cornwall Motor Speedway Public Relations- Cornwall Motor Speedway was the host of the fourth race of the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series with the Jiffy Auto Services 125 in conjunction with the final round of the Gaetan’s Chip Stand Canadian Nationals Sunday, Sept. 1. The final round Gaetan`s Chip Stand Canadian Nationals/DIRTcar 358 Modified Series, saw Chris Raabe took the initial lead in the 125-lap event as Stephane Lafrance …

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Super DIRTcar Series Stars & Stripes 100 at Rolling Wheels postponed due to inclement weather

Super DIRTcar Series Stars & Stripes 100 at Rolling Wheels postponed due to inclement weather Racing continues Tuesday, Oct. 8, opening NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week   ELBRIDGE, N. Y. – Monday, September 2, 2013 –  Inclement weather forced postponement of Sunday’s Super DIRTcar Series race at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. The Labor Day Classic Stars & Stripes 100 will continue Tuesday, Oct. 8, after the conclusion of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLI “Early Bird” tech inspection at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse.   Fans …

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Danny Johnson ready to take on t I-96 Speedway in new ride

Western swing features second-ever Super DIRTcar Series race at Michigan track   LAKE ODESSA, MICH. – Monday, July 29, 2013 – Last year’s historic, first-ever Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modfiied Series race at I-96 Speedway took Danny Johnson to Victory Lane, and he’s ready to wheel his new ride there this year. The premier Big-Block Modified tour invades the Michigan track Tuesday, Aug. 6, making its farthest trip west of the season for the $7,500-to-win “Michigan 100.” “We’re looking forward to going there again,” Johnson said of I-96 Speedway. “We’ll just see how things go. …

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The Secret Is Out! Dirt Track Racing Shines on Big Stage

The Secret Is Out! Dirt Track Racing Shines on Big Stage Eldora’s Mudsummer Classic showcases dirt racing excitement for fans, media CONCORD, N.C. — July 25, 2013 — Austin Dillon won Wednesday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway in a field that included Kyle Larson, Dave Blaney, Matt Crafton, Brendan Gaughan, Ken Schrader, Kenny Wallace and Ty Dillon among others. It was the first major NASCAR event on dirt in 43 years, and the reaction of fans, competitors and media indicates the event was a …

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Sheppard takes first Super DIRTcar Series win of season at Autodrome Granby

Haers, Sheppard rebuild from prior day’s breakdowns to claim top finishes   GRANBY, QUEBEC – July 23, 2013 – There’s nothing like a comeback, and three-time defending Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Champion Matt Sheppard was ready for one after mechanical issues in Monday’s series event left him in 26th place. And, sure enough, “Super” Matt Sheppard delivered a comeback the very next night, taking the win at Autodrome Granby Tuesday, July 23. “We drove to the lead last night, and I think we had the car to win that …

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Adkins Dominates Brushcreek Motorsports Park for First DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win

PEEBLES, Ohio — July 17, 2013 — Pole-sitter Doug Adkins stormed out to an early lead and never looked back as he led flag-to-flag to claim his first win on the 2013 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour at Brushcreek Motorsports Park. Although it was a non-points race, a full field of modifieds roared into the 3/8-mile oval. Adkins, of West Portsmouth, Ohio, started from the inside of row one and never relinquished the lead over the 20-lap A-Main. Adkins was challenged though, as Jess Hartman charged from fourth …

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Matt Sheppard Hoping for Success at Quebec Super DIRTcar Series Races

Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Racing at Drummond and Granby July 22 and 23 WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – Despite his points lead, three-time defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard is hoping to improve his performance in the Big-Block Modified tour as it travels to Quebec. Sheppard leads by just 12 points, and has yet to capture a series win. “Hopefully we can have a little bit of luck, and hopefully we can turn the series around a little bit,” Sheppard said of the upcoming races at …

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Thomas Surges to First DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Florence Speedway

UNION, Ky. — July 9, 2013 — Ryan Thomas made his first DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature start of the season an exciting one on Tuesday night as he charged from the sixth to victory. With 36 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds in attendance for the 19th round of the six week-long tour, including NASCAR star Austin Dillon, it was Thomas, of Martinsville, Ind., who made a name for himself by winning the 25-lap feature. Thomas started from the outside of row three after finishing second in his heat race. …

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Harrison Scores Second DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Tri-State Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY! HAUBSTADT, Ind. — July 7, 2013 — Mike Harrison scored his second win of the 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals season Sunday night at Tri-State Speedway after successfully completing a daring slide-job with only a handful of laps remaining to capture the checkered flag. With nearly 60 modifieds in attendance, Harrison proved to be the man-to-beat as he became only the second repeat winner on the tour this season, joining Devin Gilpin who accomplished the feat in the first two events …

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DeLonjay Dominates Home Track of Quincy Raceways for First Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM QUINCY RACEWAY! QUINCY, Ill. — July 2, 2013 — Steven DeLonjay knows his way around Quincy Raceways. Located in his hometown of Quincy, the odds were in his favor to pick-up his first win of the 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Tuesday night, and he did not disappoint. As 30 modifieds rolled into the quarter-mile oval, each looking for the $1,000 payday that came with capturing the checkered flag of the A-main, DeLonjay easily won his heat race, giving him a starting …

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