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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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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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Dave Bissonnette dominant at Le RPM Speedway

Bissonnette claims Saturday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series feature race at Le RPM Speedway   ST-MARCEL-DE-RICHELIEU, QUEBEC – Saturday, September 20, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series defending champion Dave Bissonnette showed all his experience on the short track by dominating the inaugural 50-lap DIRTcar Pro Stock Series event at Le RPM Speedway. P.J. Peters had a great jump on the initial green, taking the top spot over Richard Bertrand and Dave Bissonnette. Bissonnette had the strongest car, using the top lane to take first place over …

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Mathieu Desjardins claims inaugural DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series race at Le RPM Speedway

Desjardins celebrates his birthday with speed, winning at Quebec’s Le RPM Speedway   ST-MARCEL-DE-RICHELIEU, QUE – Saturday, September 20, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – Mathieu Desjardins gave himself the best birthday present he could get by leading all 50 laps to win the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series feature event Saturday, Sept. 20, at Le RPM Speedway. Local runners Martin Hebert and Mathieu Desjardins were on the front row of a stout field of 29 cars ready to take the initial green. Desjardins was the early leader over Hebert …

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Gary Lindberg charges to DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series win at Brighton Speedway

Benson Auto Parts Applefest Shootout Weekend spells victory for Lindberg BRIGHTON, ONTARIO – September 20, 2014 – Gary Lindberg charged to victory Friday night, Sept. 19, at Brighton Speedway to pick up his first DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series victory of the season. Dylan Evoy and Mike Maresca lead the field at the green flag with Evoy charging to claim the initial lead. Lindberg started sixth in the starting grid, but worked his way forward quickly, claiming third place by the second lap. Maresca usurped the lead from Evoy in lap …

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Dylan Evoy claims first career DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series victory

Evoy wins 75-lapper at Mohawk International Raceway   AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Sunday, September 14, 2014 – Dylan Evoy charged to victory in Saturday’s 75-lap DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Pete Mitchell memorial event at Mohawk International Raceway. The win marked Evoy’s first career DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series victory. “This is pretty special,” said Evoy, “We adjusted a little over on the setup of the car, but the track came to us as it wore out throughout the race.” Evoy started 6th in the 75-lap feature, which rolled off after midnight Sunday …

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Cody McPherson charges to DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series win at Merrittville Speedway

Point leader Brad Rouse finishes a strong fourth MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY – Sunday, September 7, 2014 – Cody McPherson, of St. Catharines, Ontario, claimed victory in the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series 50-lap race Saturday night at Merrittville Speedway. Brad Rouse was first to lead before Cody McPherson took control along the backstretch of lap 1. By lap 11 the leaders were into lap traffic. James Michael Friesen took second from Rouse down the backstretch of lap 13 with Rouse back in the runner up spot two laps later. By lap 20 …

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James Michael Friesen takes DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series at Ransomville Speedway

Brad Rouse claims series point lead with fourth place finish RANSOMVILLE, N.Y. – Saturday, September 6, 2014 – James Michael Friesen took victory in the DIRTcar Sportsman fifty lap series event last Friday night. Friesen was in a torrid side by side battle with Cody McPherson when a caution slowed the main on lap eighteen. Piloting his Manchester Cable sponsored #52, Friesen set the pace on the restart and maintained the top spot through the remaining laps. McPherson held on for the runner up position followed by Matthew Desjardins, Brad …

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Martin Pelletier claims DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series feature win at Autodrome Granby

Pelletier picks up second series feature win of 2014 GRANBY, QUEBEC – Monday, July 21, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – The DIRTcar Sportsman Series was back in action at beautiful Autodrome Granby for round 3 in the series. Regular runner on the tour for the last few seasons, Martin Pelletier always seem to find a way to shine during big events as he used slower cars to get the top spot and claim his second feature of the Series in 2014. Robert Delormier and Corey Wheeler were on …

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Jocelyn Roy wins thriller at Autodrome Granby

St-Helene, Quebec’s Pro Stock superstar powers past race leader Stephane Lemire with 4 laps to go Granby, Quebec – Saturday, June 21, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – After laps of side-by-side racing, Jocelyn Roy powered hard in the final stages of Friday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series 50-lap Round 2 to claim victory. Local runners Alain Brochu and Michel Larocque started on the front row of the SD Performance 50-lap event. Brochu was the early leader as Stephane Lemire quickly made his way to third after starting in the …

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Dave Bissonnette claims DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series opener at Cornwall

Defending series champion starts season off right with win over Jocelyn Roy, George Renaud   CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Sunday, June 1st, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – A beautiful Sunday evening greeted Pro-Stock racers for the division’s inaugural DIRTcar Series event of 2014. A fine field of drivers made the haul to Cornwall Motor Speedway for the Jiffy Auto Service 50 Sunday, June 1. Defending Series champion Dave Bissonnette did not waste time, grabbing his first career series feature win to start off 2014 right.   The 50-lap DIRTcar …

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Teenager Brett Wright Earns DIRTcar Sportsman Championship 30 Pole Position With Fast Lap In Friday’s Qualifying

Youngster Bests Field Of 54 DIRTcar Sportsman At NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 11, 2013 – Brett Wright might be young, but he proved he’s plenty fast circling the one-mile New York State Fairgrounds oval. The 16-year-old driver from East Chatham, N.Y., flashed his burgeoning skills on Friday afternoon, leading the way in DIRTcar Sportsman qualifying to earn the pole position starting spot in the division’s 30-lap Championship event on Saturday. Wright toured the Syracuse Mile in 33.605 seconds, locking himself into the headliner in …

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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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Sheppard Happy To Be Back In Weedsport Speedway’s Victory Lane Following Wednesday Night’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 75

Sheppard Happy To Be Back In Weedsport Speedway’s Victory Lane Following Wednesday Night’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 75 Warner Captures Companion DIRTcar Sportsman Series Feature As Historic Track Reopens For NAPA Super DIRT Week Action WEEDSPORT, NY – Oct. 9, 2013 – The happiness in Matt Sheppard’s voice told the story of his triumphant run in Wednesday night’s 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature at Weedsport Speedway. “I’ll tell you what,” Sheppard said with a smile in Victory Lane, “it’s good to be back at Weedsport.” Indeed, Sheppard, 31, of Waterloo, N.Y., …

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