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Don O’Neal passes Jason Feger late for UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals win at Tri-State Speedway!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! Haubstadt, IN – June 27, 2010 – Don O’Neal provided some home state flavor Sunday night at Tri-State Speedway during the 12th leg of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals. O’Neal who hails from nearby Martinsville, Ind., drew the pole for the 40-lap main event but would have to run down race long leader and 2009 DIRTcar Late Model National Champion Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill., late to capture the $5,000 win. O’Neal slipped by Feger with less than five …

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Roy Captures 1st Career Pro Stock Title Race At Drummond

Drummondville, QUE — June 26, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The 3rd Annual Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Pro Stock Championship Series event Saturday night at Autodrome Drummond was building up to be a rubber match between international rivals Pete Stefanski and Joey Ladouceur on foreign soil. That was until track points leader Jocelyn Roy drew a front row starting position, then proceeded to lead flag-to-flag and register the biggest victory of his career in the ‘Next Design 50’ full-fender finale. The score now stands tied …

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Wheatley Nips Barber in American Modified Series 10th Annual Mod Squad Bash at Bluegrass Speedway

BARDSTOWN, Ky. — The American Modified Series presented by Force Fuel and Engine Conditioner returned to action on Saturday evening at the David and Anita Ferrell promoted Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown, KY for the 10th Annual Mod Squad Bash and Jason Wheatley would make a last lap pass of Bryan Barber to take the win and the $1,500 payday and his first series victory. Wheatley’s win would come aboard the Kaylee and Tommy Wheatley owned St. Joe Garage/ VFM Manufacturing/Wheatley Seamless Gutters/Wheatley Tile Flooring/Wheatley Auto Sales/ Brian Wheatley Landscaping/Gootee and …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Sullivan Snags $10,000 Clarksville Win

Clarksville, TN – June 26, 2010 – There are always a few firsts along the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour, and such was the case Saturday night at Clarksville Speedway for Jack Sullivan. The Greenbriar, Ark., driver who entered the 11th night of the Hell Tour 4th in the point standings got going early by setting quick time and capturing a heat race win. Sullivan would then duel with Pinconning, Mich. driver Jeep Van Wormer early in the 40-lap main event before sneaking past with 15 circuits remaining to grab his …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals: O’Neal Cruises to Farmer City Win

Farmer City, IL – June 25, 2010 – Don O’Neal definitely lived up to his moniker the “Real Deal” on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway during the 10th stop of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals. Nobody came close to touching O’Neal during the feature event in which he stretched his lead at times to over a straightaway over second place finisher Ryan Unzicker of El Paso, Ill. The $10,000 victory for O’Neal came in his first Hell Tour start of 2010. O’Neal didn’t just dominate by leading all 40-laps of …

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Granby Hosts Inaugural Pro Stock Series Show

Granby, QUE — June 25, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Northeast PR Director Rob Yetman was fast all night. Time trialing second quickest, copping his qualifying heat then tracking down Louie Jackson to race home for victory in the inaugural Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship Series ‘Castrol 50’ at Autodrome Granby on Friday. The Castleton, N.Y. veteran was slowed only once, yet that came long after he had taken his fourth career checkered flag on tour and it proved to be the most costly. In …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Babb Rolls to Shepp’s Speedway Triumph

Shannon Babb CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM SHEPPS SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! Alexander, IL – June 24, 2010 – Race fans saw a familiar face grace victory lane Thursday night at Shepp’s Speedway during Night 9 of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals. Repeating his performance from the 2009 version of the Hell Tour’s visit to Shepp’s, Shannon Babb of Moweaqua, Ill., used the low side of the tiny quarter-mile oval to sneak past Chatham, Ill., driver Brian Shirley on lap five and lead the remainder of the 40 lap …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Erb Tops Hell Tour at Belle Clair

Dennis Erb, Jr. CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM BELLE-CLAIR SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! Belleville, IL – June 23, 2010 – Dennis Erb Jr. is becoming quite fond of Dirt Late Model racing at Belle Clair Speedway. Just as he did at the tiny 1/5-mile oval last year, Erb once again claimed the $5,000 top prize Wednesday on the eighth consecutive night of the month-long DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour. That victory a year ago helped to propel Erb, of Carpentersville, Ill., to his third consecutive tour championship. To …

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Rain Postpones Mohawk Sportsman Series Finale

Akwesasne, NY — June 23, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director What started out Wednesday as a warm and breezy summer evening with a generous mix of sun and clouds ended in a downpour, forcing track and tour officials to postpone the Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Jreck Subs 50’ at Mohawk Int’l Raceway. The division’s first trip to the Route 37 oval in Akwesasne since 1994 was highlighted by time trials and a trio of qualifying heats for the 26 teams …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Babb Blasts to Highland Speedway Win

Shannon Babb CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! Highland, IL – June 22, 2010 – Shannon Babb found the high-side to his liking on Tuesday Night in Round 7 of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Highland Speedway. The Moweaqua, Ill., driver powered from his fifth place starting spot to battle with Benton, Ill., driver Rodney Melvin for the lead and by lap 22 Babb would assume command. Babb, Melvin, and defending DIRTcar Late Model National Champion Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill., would pull away …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 21

Weedsport, NY — June 22, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director With Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series races on tap this week for all but 358-Modified point chasers, the standings remain intact with past overall titlists Billy Decker (Big-Block), Brett Hearn (358) and Joey Ladouceur (Pro Stock), along with second-generation Sportsman pilot Ryan Susice leading the way. Super DIRTcar Series opening day Hagerstown winner and two-time Big-Block Modified Champion Decker swapped the top spot with Matt Sheppard after the Grandview/Orange County doubleheader, while …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Melvin Maneuvers to Wilmot Speedway Win

Wilmot, WI – June 20, 2010 – Rodney Melvin made the most of his opportunities Sunday night at Wilmot Raceway. The driver from Benton, Ill., drove the less used high groove up and around Billy Moyer Jr. of Batesville, Ark., with 5 laps left to claim the win during Night 5 of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour. Melvin was also the quickest in his group during qualifying, which in turn lead to a heat race win. Melvin drew the 3rd starting spot and put himself in position for the …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Vaught Leads All 40, Birkhofer Wins $10,000

Somerset, WI – June 19, 2010 – Will Vaught did everything right Saturday night at Cedar Lake Speedway, except cross the scales at a minimum 2300lbs following the A-Main. The driver from Crane, Mo., lead every lap of the 40-lap main event only to cross the scales afterwards light. Vaught’s misfortune handed $10,000 to Muscatine, Iowa’s Brian Birkhofer who was Vaught’s fellow front row starter. Birkhofer closed within a carlenght of Vaught late, all while being challenged by Shannon Babb of Moweaqua, Ill. until Babb himself succumb to mechanical woes …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Moyer Marches to Third Straight Hell Tour Win

Somerset, WI – June 18, 2010 – Billy Moyer is making a statement, and Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway in Wisconsin was no exception. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame driver from Batesville, Ark., climbed from his eighth-place starting spot and powered by then leader Shannon Babb of Moweaqua, Ill., on lap 34 to claim his third straight DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of 2010 during the opening night of the 12th Annual Masters. Babb would settle for second while local Pat Doar of New Richmond, Wisc., would grab …

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