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Brett Hearn hoping for repeat at Orange County Fair Speedway’s Eastern States 200

Brett Hearn hoping for repeat at Orange County Fair Speedway’s Eastern States 200 Defending event champion charging into historic race with Super DIRTcar Series point lead MIDDLETOWN, N. Y. – Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 – Brett Hearn didn’t just win at Eastern States Weekend last year, he took a clean sweep at the historic Orange County Fair Speedway event, charging to victory in both the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Eastern States 200 and 358-Modified feature races. This year, Hearn has the Super DIRTcar Series point advantage going into one …

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Erick Rudolph secures DIRTcar 358-Modified Series title by winning tour finale

His season’s first DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win propels Rudolph to championship circle   Brockville, Ontario – Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondant– Erick Rudolph, of Ransomville, N. Y., claimed the DIRTcar 358-Modifed Series Championship with a thrilling victory in the tour’s 100-lap final round of the during day 2 of the 1000 Island RV DIRTcar Northeast Falls Nationals. Rudolph claimed the lead in lap 67 of the feature race Saturday, Oct. 19, and didn’t let up until the checkered flag waved.   Last Sunday’s Syracuse 200 winner …

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Chris Herbison wins a nail biter in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway

Brad Rouse Crowned DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series champion   BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Friday, October 18, 2013 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – With a last-lap pass, Chris Herbison took the lead and the victory Friday, Oct. 17, at Brockville Ontario Speedway in the last feature race of the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series.   Brockville Ontario local runners Jessica Power and Chris Herbison were on the top row as Herbison led the way to the green flag. Two laps were completed when Kevin Chagnon, slowing outside of turn 2, brought the …

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Friesen, Hearn & Wight Shine In Big-Block Heats During S-T-R ‘Friday Night Lights’ At NAPA Super DIRT Week

Rising Star Wight Joins Pair Of Former Syracuse 200 Winners In Victory Lane SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 11, 2013 – Stewart Friesen, Brett Hearn and Larry Wight were triumphant in the Triple 20-lap DIRTcar big-block Modified heat races that capped the S-T-R Trailer Repair ‘Friday Night Lights’ qualifying program during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XVII at the New York State Fairgrounds. Friesen and Hearn, who have combined to win the last three Syracuse 200s and will share the front row for the start of Sunday’s 42nd annual Super …

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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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Danny Johnson Roars Forward From 26th Starting Spot To Capture DIRTcar 358-Modified Series ‘Hurricane 100’ At Brewerton Speedway

Packed House Watches Veteran Star Earn $10,000 Top Prize For Spectacular Drive BREWERTON, NY – Oct. 10, 2013 – Danny Johnson turned a moribund night into an unforgettable evening on Thursday at Brewerton Speedway. Recovering from a poor qualifying effort that had him pining to leave the one-third-mile oval, Johnson charged forward from the 26th starting spot to capture the DIRTcar 358-Modified SUNY-Canton ‘Hurricane 100.’ Johnson, 53, of Phelps, N.Y., pocketed $10,000 for his convincing march to victory, which he clinched by passing Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y., for the …

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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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Thursday Night Action at NAPA Super DIRT Week Shifts to Brewerton

DIRTcar Racing Returns to Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Super DIRT Week for SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers   DIRTcar 358-Modified event shifts from Rolling Wheels to Brewerton on Thursday, Oct. 10   SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sept. 30, 2013 – DIRTcar Racing is back at Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for the first time in three years.   DIRTcar Racing and Brewerton Speedway officials reached an agreement to sanction the Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, $10,000-to-win SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers as …

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Matt Sheppard wins Super DIRTcar Series thriller at Mohawk International Raceway

Defending series champion battles track champion Billy Dunn to the finish AKWESASNE, N. Y. – Saturday, September 15, 2013 – After a thrilling 100 laps, Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N. Y., claimed victory in the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series feature at Mohawk International Raceway.   Sheppard charged forward from his 11th starting position to crack the top-five by lapp 25. Soon enough, Sheppard was in second and challenging then-leader Billy Dunn for the top spot. Sheppard took the lead in lap 56, and the two swapped positions several times …

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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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Three-race weekend lies ahead for DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series

Brad Rouse ready to challenge Joey Ladouceur for series point lead at his home tracks     WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – With three races in three days at three different tracks, the next week could make or break many competitors in the DIRTcar Sportsman Series. The weekend of racing kicks off Friday, Sept. 6, at Ransomville Speedway, continues Saturday, Sept. 7 at Merrittville Speedway, and concludes Sunday, Sept. 8, at Humberstone Speedway. Just 31 points shy of the series point lead, driver Brad Rouse, of St. Catharines, Ontario, could win …

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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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