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Shane Pecore claims Falls Nationals DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series title

Strong run for Mathieu Desjardins makes him DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Champion   BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Saturday, October 18, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – With the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series title within reach, Shane Pecore and his race team gave Saturday’s series finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway every ounce of effort they could muster. It paid off with a trip to victory lane in the 1000 Islands RV Centre Fall Nationals feature race, but the win wasn’t enough to clinch the title. Mathieu Desjardins finished fourth and gained …

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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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Rob Yetman claims second DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25 on the Syracuse Mile

Yetman joins three other Pro Stock drivers who have picked up two wins in a row SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 12, 2014 – With his victory Sunday during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, Rob Yetman add his name to a short list of drivers to have won two consecutive DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship races on the Syracuse mile. Only three other racers have achieved the feat in the 18 years the race has run: Rocky Warner (2010/2011), Dave Schulz (2004/2005) and Jipp Ortiz (2000/2001). “It sure is special,” said …

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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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Decker, Terrance Remain Fast With 358-Modified Heat Victories During Camping World ‘Friday Night Lights’

Front-Row Starters Gain More Momentum For Saturday’s 358-Modified Championship 150   SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Oct. 10, 2014) — Billy Decker of Unadilla, N.Y., and Carey Terrance of Hogansburg, N.Y., ratified their qualifying efforts just over 24 hours earlier by scoring victories in the Twin 20-lap 358-Modified heat races during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week’s Camping World ‘Friday Night Lights’ program at the New York State Fairgrounds. The drivers who will share the front row in Saturday’s ‘Salute to the Troops’ 358-Modified 150 authored very similar performances. Both led the 20-lappers …

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Brett Hearn outduels Danny Johnson to claim “Hurricane 100” at Brewerton Speedway

Point leader Erick Rudolph finishes 11th at Brewerton after mechanical issues take him to the pits   BREWERTON, N.Y. – Friday, October 10, 2014 – Brett Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., came out on top Thursday night after a battle with rival Modified driver Danny Johnson at Brewerton Speedway. Hearn persevered through a caution-riddled 100 laps to claim victory in the “Hurricane 100,” a NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII special at the Central New York track. “It feels good. It’s been a while since we’ve been this good here …

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Sheppard, Marcuccilli kick off NAPA Super DIRT Week with wins at Weedsport

Modified and Sportsman drivers gain momentum leading into their biggest races of the season WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – October 9, 2014 – Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., and Dave Marcuccilli, of Cayuga, N.Y., kicked off NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII right, picking up wins at Weedsport Speedway Wednesday, Oct. 8. “It’s the perfect weed to get on a hot streak. Hopefully we can keep it going right on through Sunday,” said Sheppard, who battled Western New York small block star Chad Brachmann for the 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win …

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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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David Hebert shows the way in the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race at Le RPM Speedway

Modified star Hebert battles Terrance for win at Quebec track CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Friday, September 19, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – The 2014  track champion at Le RPM Speedway, David Hebert, strutted his stuff Friday night, picking up the win in round 7 of the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature race. Carey Terrance took the early lead in the 75-lap DIRTcar Modified Series event as Gino Clair and Yan Bussiere battled for the second spot. David Hebert was on the move as he cracked the top 5 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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