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Tim Kerr Constructed a Solid DIRTcar Showing in the Sunshine State

Belleville, ONT — February 24, 2009 – By Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Communications *George Smith Photo While the rest of the Great White North was battling through the latest round of cabin fever, Tim Kerr was all smiles. The Picton, Ontario pilot knew it would be just a matter days before he and his crew packed their Kevin Enders-powered Bronskill & Coe-Greenbush Electric-Kerr Construction Bicknell DIRTcar Modified into the hauler for a trip to Volusia Speedway Park for the 38th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH. After following the USAR …

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2009 Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Fan-Tastic In 15th Season

Weedsport, NY — February 20, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director 425 laps in 10 races at 10 different tracks. At stake is the coveted title of overall Hoosier Tire Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Champion for the 2009 season and on the line are a couple thousand dollars along with bragging rights for another year. Its all that simple, at least on paper. Yet when reality sets in on DIRTcar Northeast’s premier full-fender traveling tour for the 15th straight year, the upcoming championship trail will be …

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Brachmann Racing Breaks New Ground In 2009

Wheatfield, NY — February 16, 2009 – By Chris Papa, The CJPnet Group, LLC The start 2009 Northeast Dirt Modified racing season is closing in and while Brachmann Racing looks to put the finishing touches on its schedule and the cars, all that remains is some new vinyl. It is with utmost respect, gratitude and many successful racing seasons behind them, Brachmann Racing and Original Pizza Logs have mutually decided to part ways. Since the two organizations came together in 2001, Original Pizza Logs owner Bob Cordova has expanded his …

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Hearn, Francis Earn Alltel DIRTcar Nationals Victories; 14 Drivers Seek Fan Support In Alltel All-Star Online Voting

Barberville, FL — Steve Francis and Brett Hearn, two of the most storied competitors in their respective divisions, wrapped up the 38th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH on Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park by earning their first victories on the finale of the 12-day event. World of Outlaws Late Model Series star Francis, of Ashland, Ky., and Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series star Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., became the 13th and 14th different drivers to become eligible for the $10,000 grand prize, voted on by fans. There …

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“WHYNOT” Rodney Wing In Round One At East Bay

Tampa, FL — The 10th Annual Open Wheel Modified Winternationals kicked off Thursday night as part of East Bay Raceway Park’s 33rd Anniversary season, with a field of 69 cars from 20 states and Canada. Many had been here before, however, it was a first-timer from Whynott MS who stood in victory lane after a late race pass with four laps who earned the $1,500 winner’s prize. Rodney Wing, a track owner himself, told victory lane announcer Chris Stepan that he appreciated a racey track and after starting ninth he …

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Josh Richards, Jamie Mills Have 10,000 Reasons Fans Should Vote For Them At AlltelAllStar.com

Barberville, FL — Josh Richards is the hottest driver in Dirt Late Model racing, and now he’s a two-time Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH winner this week. Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park he won his second consecutive feature event, increasing his odds of becoming an Alltel All-Star by fan voting. But after winning the Big Block Modified feature Friday night, Jamie Mills now has reason to rally his supporters, too. Mills, of Milford, Del., became the 12th different driver to make himself eligible for the $10,000 grand prize, voted …

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DIRTcar Download: Marching Into the Madness

Barberville, FL — DIRTcar Download is your source for everything in DIRTcar Racing. Throughout the season, you’ll find weekly news, notes and track and driver spotlights from across DIRTcar Racing’s regions. DIRTcar West Driver Spotlight: Chris Shannon – 2008 DIRTcar Western Allstars Late Model Series Champion Chris Shannon might not be a household name to many, but the 2008 DIRTcar Western Allstars Late Model Series champion is undoubtedly on the path to gain a reputation as one of the better DIRTcar Late Model drivers in the country. Shannon, who hails …

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Ward Wins Again, Richards Captures Third Opener As Alltel All-Star Online Voting Intensifies

Barberville, FL — It was a night of multiples during the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH on Thursday at Volusia Speedway Park. For the second consecutive night, Pat Ward motored his Advance Auto Parts Big Block Modified to victory. Before Ward’s celebration ended, Josh Richards powered his Rocket Chassis Dirt Late Model to victory for the third consecutive year in the season-opening event for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series. Ward’s victory increases his odds winning at least a $1,000 bonus in the Alltel All-Star competition while Kid Rocket’s …

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Pat Ward, Dan Schlieper Earn Volusia Victories, Become Eligible In Alltel All-Star Fan Voting

Barberville, FL — CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY! Pat Ward and Dan Schlieper logged many miles to race in Florida at the season-opening Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park. On Wednesday night, they made it pay off. Ward, of Genoa, N.Y., drove his Advance Auto Parts Big-Block Modified to victory before Schlieper, of Sullivan, Wis., held off Darrell Lanigan to capture the checkered flag in the UMP DIRTcar Super Late Model main event. Ward becomes the second New Yorker to win during the Alltel DIRTcar …

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New York, New York: Hall Captures Night 2 of The Gator Championship

Barberville, FL — The Empire State scored big on Saturday night during the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park. Randy Hall of Olean, N.Y., tailed early leader Jeff Taylor until a lap 15 caution. On the restart, Hall capitalized on Taylor’s weakening engine and drove around him into the lead. Hall, 38, captured his second win this February after a UMP DIRTcar Modified win at Ocala Speedway last week. “There are so many good guys down here that both fields have good cars,” Hall said. “We drew …

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Young Gunned: Austin Dillon Outduels NASCAR’s Schrader for U.M.P. DIRTcar Modified Victory

Barberville, FL — He’s only 18 but Austin Dillon showed the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH crowd at Volusia Speedway Park crowd Thursday night why he’s on the fast track to racing stardom. The Team Dillon driver started the 20‐lap UMP DIRTcar Modified main event 10th on the grid and rocketed all the way to second by the eighth circuit. He then stalked NASCAR star Ken Schrader for eight more laps before making his move on Lap 16. The Lewisville, N.C., shoe drove low exiting Turn 2 and got to …

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2009 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Schedule Released

Weedsport, NY — February 5, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director An ambitious schedule has been released for the 2009 edition of the Hoosier Tire Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series, with a myriad of high-paying extra-distance main events on tap for traveling teams planning to contend for bragging rights in DIRTcar Racing Northeast’s top entry-level open-wheel division. Currently highlighted by nearly 20 tour stops at 13 tracks situated throughout Canada and the U.S., the chase for the coveted Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman title begins in April and …

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Marotta Back Home With ‘Around The Tracks’ Radio Show In 2009

Weedsport, NY — January 31, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Where it all began is right back where it picks up in 2009 as the popular ‘Around The Tracks’ radio program hosted by Joe Marotta will be aired live on WFBL ‘Oldies’ 1390 AM beginning in February and carrying on weekly throughout the entire year. The iconic voice of DIRTcar Racing public address announcer Marotta will be heard every Saturday morning, with the one-hour call-in show hitting the airways at 9 a.m. “It certainly seems …

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Volusia Victory In ’04 Sparks McCreadie’s Dirt Late Model Success

Barberville,FL — Jan. 28, 2009 — Tim McCreadie’s Dirt Late Model career didn’t officially begin on Feb. 9, 2004, at Volusia Speedway Park. But there’s no doubt his performance during that night’s Alltel DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH program launched him toward stardom in the division. Just a handful of starts into his first full season of Dirt Late Model action after excelling on the DIRTcar big-block Modified circuit around his upstate New York home, McCreadie rolled to his first-ever full-fender victory in the evening’s 30-lap UMP DIRTcar-sanctioned feature. Belted inside …

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