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Statement Regarding Glen Ridge Motorsports Park and DIRTcar Sanctioning

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 16, 2014 – Pursuant to Glen Ridge Motorsports Park’s announcement modifying its night for weekly racing, DIRTcar has withdrawn its sanction of all DIRTcar divisions. In addition, the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series event, scheduled for Wednesday, July 16, 2014, has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. DIRTcar points toward the “Best 16” finishes will be counted toward the season ending point fund awards throughout the Sunday, June 15, event, however a home track bonus will not be awarded. For the latest Mr. DIRTcar points …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off with Canadian swing May 18 & 19

Defending series champion Erick Rudolph is ready to roll WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Friday, May 9, 2014 – After a gripping season in 2013, the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series takes to the track in May to begin another exciting year. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off Sunday, May 18, at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario, then heads directly to Thorold, Ontario, for a second 100-lapper Monday, May 19, at Merrittville Speedway. Last year’s small block Modified tour ended on a high note for driver Erick Rudolph whose victory in the series …

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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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Hearn, Rudolph, Bernier, Yetman current leaders in Mr. DIRTcar point standings with three weeks to go

For third year, Mr. DIRTcar program supports local racers throughout the Northeast region WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – As the month of August rolls in, the local racing scene heats up and across the Northeast region many drivers are battling for top spots in point standings. In addition to track and series points, many local dirt track racers have been grappling for points in the Mr. DIRTcar Championship point fund. In its third year, the Mr. DIRTcar program pits local racers across the Northeast region against one another based on their …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Kicks Off Season with Ontario Swing

-Cornwall Motor Speedway to host Series Opener – – Merrittville Hosts Traditional DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Victoria Day Special –   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. — May 16, 2012 — The 2012 DIRTcar 358 Modified Series gets the green light this weekend with two events at two long-time DIRTcar-sanctioned facilities as part of the Victoria Day celebration in Canada.   Cornwall (Ontario) Motor Speedway will host the Series opener on Sunday, May 20th. Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario, will host their traditional Victoria Day event on Monday, May 21st.   Last season …

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Mike Harrison Deserves ‘Mr. DIRTcar UMP Modified’ Distinction After Winning Second Straight National Title In 2011

CONCORD, NC – Nov. 28, 2011 – Go ahead and call Mike Harrison ‘Mr. DIRTcar UMP Modified.’ He’s earned the distinction. Following a spectacular 2011 season that saw the 37-year-old from Highland, Ill., win both the DIRTcar UMP Modified national championship for the second straight year and the inaugural DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals title, there’s no doubt he’s established himself as the open-wheel division’s preeminent chauffeur. Statistics don’t lie, and Harrison has some pretty impressive ones to show off. Most tellingly, he became just the third driver in …

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Sheppard Takes Center Stage at DIRTcar Racing ‘Night of Champions’ in New York

Lebanon Valley Speedway honored as VP Racing Fuels Track of the Year at Promoter Meeting   VERNON, N.Y. — Nov. 21, 2011 — More than $250,000 in point fund money and related awards were distributed on Saturday night at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino during the DIRTcar Racing “Night of Champions” celebration, an annual event honoring DIRTcar competitors and teams in the Northeast Region. (Chris Marks photo)   After winning his second consecutive Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified championship in his Jeff Brownell-owned Bicknell, Matt …

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DIRTcar Racing Honors Northeast Region Champions Nov. 19 at Turning Stone

Act by Nov. 5 to reserve special rates for big celebration in Central New York WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Oct. 21, 2011 – The 2011 DIRTcar Racing Northeast Region series and weekly champions will be honored Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, N.Y. The celebration will honor competitors, owners, sponsors and officials along with the 2011 Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Racing Series and Mr. DIRTcar weekly champions. The day will kick off with DIRTcar Promoter meetings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and lead into …

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Dunn Continues Breakout Super DIRT Week With Triumph In Saturday’s Safety-Kleen Shootout II

SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 9, 2011 – By Kevin Kovac/DIRTcar Racing P.R. – Billy Dunn of Watertown, N.Y., continued his breakout Super DIRT Week on Saturday afternoon, romping to victory in the 20-lap Safety-Kleen Shootout II at the New York State Fairgrounds. Dunn, 27, earned $2,500 for triumphing in the special event, which featured a 10-car field comprised of DIRTcar Modified champions and selected wildcard entries. The checkered flag came after he put his Bicknell car on the outside pole for Sunday’s SEF 200 Presented by Ferris and Snapper during …

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Safety-Kleen Shootout II Adds Excitement to Saturday Schedule

Twelve of the best DIRTcar Big-Block Modified drivers will give the fans of Super DIRT Week a preview of the S.E.F. 200 with the Safety-Kleen Shootout II.   A 20-lap battle between twelve DIRTcar champions will take place on the Syracuse mile at the conclusion of the Nationwide Insurance 150 on Saturday evening.   Billy Decker picked up the $2,500 victory in the 1st Safety-Kleen Shootout back on May 29 at Rolling Wheels Raceway. Decker will look to defend his Shootout crown Saturday night.   Joining Decker in the all-star …

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DIRTcar 358-Modifieds – Weedsport Speedway – 10/5/11

Results of Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Series at Weedsport Speedway (Finishing Position/Start/Driver/Laps Completed/Money Won):   1. (7) Dale Planck/75 $4,000 2. (5) Frankie Caprara/75 $2,500 3. (4) Danny Johnson/75 $1,500 4. (13) Jimmy Phelps/75 $1,200 5. (3) Brett Hearn/75 $1,000 6. (21) Tim McCreadie/75 $800 7. (1) Chad Brachmann/75 $700 8. (2) Randy Chrysler/75 $600 9. (9) Danny O’Brien/75 $550 10. (15) Tim Currier/75 $500 11. (28) Carey Terrance/75 $450 12. (8) Mario Clair/74 $400 13. (6) Jeff McGinnis/74 $375 14. (12) Mat Williamson/74 $350 15. (18) David Hebert/74 $325 16. …

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2011 COMPETITOR NOTES – DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds – BRIGHTON SPEEDWAY Applefest ’30’

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Event #9 – Friday, September 23rd, 2011 – Applefest ‘30’ Brighton Speedway – Brighton, Ontario – Canada   DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts;   Gary Spaid                                             585-734-5959         aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini                                                 917-939-5417         bdini@dirtcar.com Scott Fremouw                                       315-521-0530         sfremouw@dirtcar.com Jamie Weaknecht                                  610-349-5413         SuperDIRTpr@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki                                         704-796-4566         jskotnicki@dirtcar.com   Brighton Speedway   Mark Rinaldi                                          613-475-1102         info@brightonspeedway.com   Event Schedule;   Friday, September 23rd, 2011 – Applefest ‘30’   General Daily Schedule:   4:00 pm – Pit Gates Open, Transporter Parking, Teams Enter (Draw Begins), Inspection Begins 6:15 pm – MANDATORY …

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Super DIRT Week XL – Competitor Guide

Super DIRT Week XL Events Schedule: October 4th through October 9th, 2011 New York State Fairgrounds – Syracuse, New York *All times and events subject to change.        Revised: 7/28/2011                                                                                                                DAY-DATE                 TIME                         EVENT Tuesday-10/4            12:00 pm (noon)         Ticket, Camping, and Pit Pass sales begin at entrance gate 12:00 pm (noon)         “Early Bird” Tech Inspection Begins for all classes opens at gate 10 area   Wednesday-10/5        8:00 am                     Gates open for Campers and Haulers 9:00 am                     Inspection Begins for all classes (under main grandstand) 3:00 pm                     Modified ‘Extended Happy …

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2011 Competitor Notes – DIRTcar 358-Modifieds – Mohawk International Raceway – 222’s / Tomohawk Tobacco ‘75’

DIRTcar 358 Series Modified Event #5 – Friday, September 16th, 2011 Mohawk International Raceway, Akwesasne, New York   DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts;                   Gary Spaid                                             585-734-5959         aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini                                                 917-939-5417         bdini@dirtcar.com Scott Fremouw                                       315-521-0530         sfremouw@dirtcar.com Jamie Weaknecht                                  610-349-5413         SuperDIRTpr@dirtcar.com John Nelson                                          716-907-1905         jnelson@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki                                         704-796-4566         jskotnicki@dirtcar.com   Mohawk International Raceway   John Lazore / Don Thompson                            518-358-9017         mirtrack@yahoo.com   Event Schedule;   Friday, September 16th, 2010 – 222’s / Tomohawk Tobacco ‘75’   General Daily Schedule:   4:00 pm – Pit Gates Open, Transporter Parking, Teams …

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