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Mt. Pleasant Speedway Hosting Inaugural Casey Haynak Memorial

Schedule of Events for the Sept. 25-26 1st Annual Casey Haynak Memorial ** PRACTICE TUESDAY, SEPT. 22 FROM 5 PM TO DARK ** DIRTcar Points each Night ** Friday, Sept. 25 Racing at 7:45 pm with a full show of DIRTcar Late Models $1000 to win, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds $750 to win, Pro Trucks $250 to win, Street/Hobby Stocks, 2 divisions of 4 Cylinders. $12 Admission with student discount available with student ID 50/50 and raffle tickets sold Live band after racing with “American Mischief” Saturday, Sept. 26 Pig roast from 1 to …

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Syracuse Court Star Gerry McNamara Named Super DIRT Week Grand Marshall

Weedsport, NY — September 23, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director From the hard court at Syracuse University across town to the hard clay of the Syracuse Mile, former all-Big East playmaker Gerry McNamara will lead the fastest break of all during Super DIRT Week, Oct. 7-11, serving as Grand Marshall for the 38th edition of DIRTcar Northeast’s premier event. The popular 3-point shooting guard for the Orange from 2002-06 will first be introduced on ‘Media Day’ to officially kick off Super DIRT Week XXXVIII on …

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BOS Weekend Lap Sponsorship Available

Brockville, ONT — September 21, 2009 – By Steve Young, Brockville PR Director It’s less than one month until the first-ever DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals takes place at Brockville Ontario Speedway. The ‘Beast of the East’ will close out it’s 40th Anniversary season October 17-18, 2009 with the first of its kind event featuring Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series finales for the 358-Modified, Sportsman and Pro Stock classes along with an open 360 Sprint car event and Street Stock invitational. Lap sponsorship packages are now being offered …

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UMP DIRT Racing National Points Update: Feger (Super Late Models) & Cook (Modifieds) Remain Atop Standings

Maryville, IL — Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill., kept his Super Late Model points lead at 10 points while Gary Cook Jr. of Deer Creek, Ill., slightly extended his Modified edge in the UMP DIRTcar Racing national points standings released on Thursday. Feger, 31, remained ahead of two-time defending national Super Late Model champion Dennis Erb Jr. of Carpentersville, Ill., by a margin of 2,937-2,927 in races run through Sept. 14 after neither driver gained points last weekend with a finish strong enough to replace one of their top 40 …

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Jimmy Mars claims Dodge Ram 50 at Tri-City Speedway! Korte claims Pro Late Model & Modified wins!

Jimmy Mars Randy Korte Randy Korte CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY! Pontoon Beach, IL (September 18th, 2009) Jimmy Mars of Menomonie, WI picked up the $7,000 top prize as he claimed the victory in the Dodge Ram 50 at Tri-City Speedway! Randy Korte started on the pole and took command at the drop of the green flag. Korte would lead the first forty-one laps of the fifty lap event before Mars would chase him down and the two would battle for the lead. Mars would use the …

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Rudolph Racing Files Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Entry

Wilson, NY — September 15, 2009 – By Dave Roberts, Rudolph Racing PR, DRobe72459@aol.com After shocking Super DIRT Week race fans with a commanding victory in last season’s 30-lap DIRTcar Sportsman Championship feature, teenage racing phenom Erick Rudolph will make a return to the New York State Fairgrounds in October during Super DIRT Week XXXVIII, Oct. 7-11, piloting the H & H Motorsports Troyer-built chassis and attempt to qualify for the Syracuse 150 for DIRTcar 358-Modifieds. Race rookie Rudolph stunned the Syracuse world last season when he won the Mr. …

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Ross, Ruhlman defend crowns at South Buxton Shootout Sept. 26

South Buxton,ONT — Defending champions Chris Ross and Brian Ruhlman will put their crowns on the line at the fifth annual South Buxton Raceway Shootout on Saturday, Sept. 26. Ross, from Wallaceburg Ont., made history by becoming the first Canadian to win the Castrol UMP Late Model Shootout last September. Ruhlman, from Clarklake, Mich., won the inaugural Advantage Warehouse UMP Modifieds division last fall. He finished third in the Late Model portion of the Shootout. Jon Henry, of Ada Ohio, who ran second in both the Late Model and Modified …

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Glassford and Dale Jr clinch South Buxton Raceway Championships

South Buxton,ONT — When Dale Glassford won the very first race on Opening Night, he figured he was in for a checkered 2009 season at South Buxton Raceway. But after winning the class’s very first heat race, he didn’t collect his second checkered flag until the final race of the season – but it was the biggest race of the year. Glassford put on a dominating performance, leading all 25 laps to win the 2009 championship race in the Ultimate Sandblasting UMP Late Models on Saturday, Sept. 5. He clinched …

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Pat O’Brien New Boss In Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Show At BOS

Brockville, ONT — September 12, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Move over younger brother, make room for the most experienced driver in the all so familiar O’Brien racing clan from Kingston, Ontario. In a reversal of fortune on Saturday night, Pat O’Brien added just his second win of the season at Brockville Ontario Speedway while recently crowned BOS 358-Modified points champion Danny O’Brien fell two spots shy of collecting his ninth victory in the headline ‘Jack May Pontiac-Buick 100’ Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series event …

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UMP DIRT Racing National Points Update: Feger (Super Late Models) & Cook (Modifieds) See Leads Shrink Entering Final Month Of Action

Maryville, IL — Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill. (Super Late Models) and Gary Cook Jr. of Deer Creek, Ill. (Modifieds) remained atop the UMP DIRTcar Racing national points standings entering the final month of the 2009 points races, but their shrinking advantages signal an exciting stretch run for the titles. Feger, 31, held a 10-point lead (2,937-2,927) over two-time defending national Super Late Model champion Dennis Erb Jr. of Carpentersville, Ill., in races contested through Sept. 8 – a fall from his 27-point edge over Erb from the previous week. …

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Pro Stock Grad Jipp Ortiz Learning History Lesson In Sportsman Ranks

Weedsport, NY — September 10, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Jipp Ortiz can accomplish something no one else before him has ever done – capture overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championships in both open-wheel and full-fender classes during his short-track career. Yet to pull off such an extraordinary feat, the second-generation driver from the Western New York town of Ransomville will first have to survive a tough stretch of three straight Sportsman Series races this weekend. Then last another six weeks traveling around …

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Ortiz Rides To 1st Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series Victory At Rolling Wheels

Elbridge, NY — September 7, 2009 – By Dave Medler, DIRTcar Racing Northeast Series Correspondent Second-generation standout Jipp Ortiz had won many races in Pro Stock and Sportsman competition coming into Labor Day night at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park yet never a Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series event. All that changed for the Ransomville, N.Y. traveler on Monday night as Ortiz parked his Pizza Logs No.0 Bicknell in victory lane after 25 hard fought laps. Ortiz moved to the point on lap nine as he drove around both Ryan Susice and …

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Jimmy Mars wins Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury Speedway!

Jimmy Mars Dave Porth Joel Funk CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE PRAIRIE DIRT CLASSIC! 40 UMP DIRTcar Late Models in Attendance Fast Qualifier: 21 Billy Moyer 12.836 Qualifying Lap Times 12.836 21 Billy Moyer 12.863 83 Scott Bull 12.868 89 Daren Friedman 12.875 9 Eric Smith 12.992 24 Ryan Unzicker 13.024 27 Rodney Melvin 13.081 32D Darren Miller 13.100 S10 Frank Shickel Jr. 13.103 B12 Kevin Weaver 13.122 B5 Brandon Sheppard 13.130 18 Shannon Babb 13.133 28 Jimmy Mars 13.134 28 Dennis Erb Jr. 13.145 95 Aaron Ricketts …

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Defending Big-Block Champ Frank Cozze Inks Initial SDW Modified Entry

Weedsport, NY — September 5, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Defending Big-Block Modified race winner Frank Cozze recently submitted the first official entry to compete during Super DIRT Week XXXVIII, scheduled for Oct. 7-11, 2009 at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Official SDW ’09 entry forms are now posted on www.superdirtweekonline.com and continue to be available at the DIRTcar Northeast office in Weedsport, N.Y. Cozze will be back aboard the same potent Waite’s General Contractors no. 44 Carquest-Bert Transmission/PMC machine, looking to match …

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