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Steve Bernier dominates Sportsman Modified Series event at Autodrome Granby

Local Sportsman driver sweeps inaugural series Quebec swing   Granby, Quebec – Tuesday, July 23, 2013 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – For a second night in a row, the Sportsman drivers were in action in Quebec, Canada, as the fifth round of the DIRTcar Sportsman Series visited Autodrome Granby for the first time in history. Local top runner, Steve Bernier made a commitment to show to everyone why he is one of the guy to beat in the province of Quebec.   DIRTcar Sportsman Series points leader Joey Ladouceur …

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Chad Brachmann Beats Dale Planck to Win 358-Modified Series at Ransomville Speedway

Sanborn Driver Battles Traffic, Caution-Riddled 75-Laps to Take Tour Event RANSOMVILLE, N. Y. – Friday, July 5, 2013 – Ransomville Speedway’s Battle at the Border Wednesday, July 3, spelled redemption for 358-Modified driver Chad Brachmann. After a disappointing run in the first of three races at the speedway, finishing 11th in the Modified feature Tuesday, Brachmann and his team put all the effort they had into tweaking the Mighty Taco 3B, and it showed Wednesday when he took the win in the coveted DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race. “After last night, …

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Twin DIRTcar Series Invade Ransomville Speedway July 3

DIRTcar 358-Modified and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Ready for Western New York Track RANSOMVILLE, N. Y. – Tuesday, June 25, 2013 – Race fans on both sides of the Canadian-American border are gearing up to celebrate national holidays at Ransomville Speedway Wednesday, July 3. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, joined this year by the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series, invades the half-mile clay oval for the Battle at the Border presented by Waste Management and FinditQuick.com. The 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature and 50-lap DIRTcar Sportsman Modified feature, scheduled between Canada Day …

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DEFENDING CHAMPS MURDICK & THOMAS WIN SEASON’S 1ST IN BIG-BLOCK MODS & RUSH L.M; DIVER UPSETS MODS; 1ST EVER SHARON WINS FOR SLOSS, 12 Y.O. EUCKER & CREECH IN STOCKS, ECONOS & MINIS

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH May 18, 2013 Sharon Speedway was able to complete their fifth straight night of racing and sixth of the season on a beautiful, sunny Saturday evening. Trumbull Business College presented the “Steel Valley Thunder” program on a night that saw six new feature winners, of which three were their first ever wins at the speedway! The age of the winners ranged from 12 to 59! Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Dave Murdick-Governor Insurance DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Will Thomas III-Barris …

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WELLER WINS 1ST IN SHARON BIG-BLOCK MODS SINCE 2010; RUSH LATE MODELS TO LUNGER FOR 3RD TIME IN LAST 4 RACES; WATSON IS NEWEST MOD WINNER; DOUBLE REPEATS IN ECONOS; 1ST WINS FOR WAGNER & KOBY IN STOCKS & MINIS

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH May 4, 2013 For the second straight week, Sharon Speedway was blessed with a beautiful sunny, 70-degree spring day. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane on Saturday night were Jim Weller, Jr.-Governor Insurance DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Dennis Lunger, Jr.-Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Joel Watson-Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Bryan Wagner-Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Jeremy Double-HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and Ken Koby II-Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks. Sam Kavala of Titusville, Pa. and Paige Skelton of Niles, Ohio were the …

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Brett Hearn’s The Big Show 5 to Feature DIRTcar Pro Stock Series

Popular Event Promoted by Modified Star Upgrades its Pro Stock Race to Tour Event MALTA, N. Y. – April 11, 2013 – An upgrade to the DIRTcar Pro Stock division in Brett Hearn’s The Big Show 5 presented by Recovery Sports Grill is set to bring some of the biggest stars of the full-fender division to Albany-Saratoga Speedway. With the help of additional sponsor backing, the Tuesday, July 9, event, promoted by Modified star Brett Hearn, will play host to the traveling tour, the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series. “Those guys …

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DIRTcar Adds Three Sportsman Modified Series Dates

Sportsman Series Races in Quebec in July, at Cayuga during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – March 8, 2013 – DIRTcar officials announced today the addition of three dates to the DIRTcar Sportman Modified Series schedule. Two dates will take the series to Quebec tracks in July and one to Central New York during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII. In addition to the DIRTcar Northeast series schedule released in February, the DIRTcar Sportsman Series will also run Monday, July 22, at Autodrome Drummond …

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Action-Packed Schedules Released for Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Northeast Series

DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, Sportsman Modified Series at Le RPM Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series at New Egypt Speedway among Additions WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – February 7, 2013 – DIRTcar officials today released provisional schedules for the Super DIRTcar Series as well as the DIRTcar 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series. The action-packed schedules feature some of racing’s longstanding traditions in the Northeast, such as NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII in Syracuse and the Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway, as well as some added …

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Humberstone adds Big Block/358 Modifieds and Pro Late Models to weekly schedule

Ontario Track Will Continue to Run DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds, Expands DIRTcar Offerings for 2013 PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO – For the 2013 season, Humberstone Speedway is expanding its offering of DIRTcar races, adding DIRTcar UMP Pro Late Models to the weekly racing card as well as eight DIRTcar Modified shows to the schedule. The speedway will also continue it’s long running tradition of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified competition on a weekly basis. For the eight Modified events, both 358-Modified and Big Block Modified drivers can compete and earn home track and Safety-Kleen …

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Series: 2012 season recap

In his last full season in a Pro Stock, Joey Ladouceur took the division’s highest honor, winning the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship. The 2013 season brings Ladouceur, of Alexandria, Ontario, into a Sportsman Modified that he plans to run weekly at his home track, Cornwall Motor Speedway. Ladouceur, who was the defending series champion heading into the 2012 opener, faced an immediate challenge from Rob Yetman, who won DIRTcar Pro Stock Series events in Quebec at Autodrome Granby and Autodrome Drummond, Ladouceur finishing second in the former and fourth …

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Pro Stock Star Rocky Warner Wins NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Sportsman Championship

    Rookie Desjardins Loses it on Last Lap, Letting Warner Take NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Championship 30   SYRACUSE, N. Y. – Oct. 7, 2012 – NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 2011 Pro Stock champion Rocky Warner added to his tally another victory, but not in the Pro Stock class. Warner, of Gloversville, N. Y., began running in the Sportsman Modified division last year, and again brought his Sportsman ride to Super DIRT Week and steered it to victory in Sunday’s Sportsman Modified Championship 30. “It …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Rule Bulletin

  Bulletin: 2012 –2 – August 30th, 2012   The following rule amendments are in regard to the following division, the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series and/or DIRTcar 358 Modifieds:   5.0        Racing Event Procedures   5.16        Special Event (Events that require Pit Stops) – Cars, Equipment and/or Procedures   N.) During post-race inspection at specified events, only the driver, two (2) crew members and the car owner will be permitted in the designated post-race inspection area.   In the event that a DIRTcar 358 Modified attempts to Qualify for the …

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Super DIRT Week XLI – Big Block Modified Rule Ammendment

Bulletin: 2012 –2 – August 30th, 2012   The following rule amendments are in regard to the following division, the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series and/or DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds:   5.0        Racing Event Procedures   5.16        Special Event (Events that require Pit Stops) – Cars, Equipment and/or Procedures   N.) During post-race inspection at specified events, only the driver, two (2) crew members and the car owner will be permitted in the designated post-race inspection area.   15.2        Fuel, Fuel Cells and Fuel System D.) The fuel cell …

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Ladouceur Beats Odds for 100th Career Pro Stock Win

(Photo by Rick Young) AKWESASNE, N. Y. – August 18, 2012 – Friday night wasn’t looking good for Joey Ladouceur at Mohawk International Raceway. With the pressure on and the stakes high, the defending Bailey Motor Company Pro Stock Series Champion with 99 career DIRTcar Pro Stock wins faced a competitive 15-car field – from the very back. After problems in the qualifier put him last in his heat, Ladouceur started at the tail for the 35-lap feature, the final of 3 races in the Bailey Motor Company Pro Stock …

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