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O’Neal Slides to Terre Haute Action Track DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory

CLICK HERE FOR MORE UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS PHOTOS FROM TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK! Terre Haute, Ind. – July 12, 2012 – Don O’Neal of Martinsville, Ind., captured his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of 2012 Thursday night at the Terre Haute Action Track worth $5,000. (For late breaking news from the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’, click here to follow along on Twitter.) O’Neal used a strong restart on lap 20 to tail leader Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., before making a lap 22 pass for the lead …

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Wallace Powers to Terre Haute Action Track Summit Modified Nationals Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS AT TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK! Terre Haute, Ind. – July 12, 2012 -Kenny Wallace of Concord, N.C., powered to his second DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of 2012 Thursday night at the Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Ind. (For breaking news from the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Wallace, a widely known NASCAR driver and SPEED TV analyst, drove around Tyler Nicely of Owensboro, Ky., on lap two …

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Carrier Rolls to Brushcreek Win; Shirley Extends Championship Lead

CLICK HERE FOR MORE UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS PHOTOS FROM BRUSHCREEK MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX! Peebles, Ohio – July 11, 2012 – Eddie Carrier Jr. of Salt Rock, W.Va., added his name to the record books Wednesday night winning the DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at Brushcreek Motorsports Park. The win netted Carrier $5,000 for his victory in Steven Partin’s Hidden Gem, a race built on raising funds to provide higher education scholarships. (For late breaking news from the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Carrier grabbed …

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Gilpin Rides to Brushcreek Motorsports Summit Modified Nationals Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS AT BRUSHCREEK MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX! Peebles, Ohio – July 11, 2012 -Devin Gilpin captured his third DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals win Wednesday night at Brushcreek Motorsports Park in Peebles, Ohio. Gilpin, of Columbus, Ind., earned $750 for his efforts. (For breaking news from the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Jeremy Rayburn of Lucasville, Ohio finished second to Gilpin. NASCAR veteran and previous night winner Kenny Wallace of Concord, N.C., finished third. …

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Devin Gilpin claims Firecracker 50

By ROB LEE MEDARYVILLE – UMP Modified National point leader Devin Gilpin is no stranger to victory lane in general, but was at Shadyhill Speedway. Not anymore. The Columbus, Ind. ace led all 50 laps Wednesday evening to capture the 11th Firecracker 50 in his first ever visit to the track. He started on the pole and turned back early challenges from front row starter and Shadyhill regular Kevin DeYoung before pulling away to a nearly three-second victory. “We adjusted on the car the same as we always do,” Gilpin …

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Billy Dunn captures DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win at Mohawk International Raceway

By Martin Bélanger HOGANSBURG, N. Y. – Thursday, June 21 2012 – The scorching hot weather didn`t bother Billy Dunn, who was strong all night long on Mohawk International‘s 4/10-mile circuit for the third event of the DIRTcar 358-Mdoified Series. Danny O’Brien and Billy Dunn were on the top row of the 30-car field that took the initial green in the 75-lap feature race. Dunn took an early lead on O’Brien and quickly reached slower cars as the feature had 8 laps in the books. O’Brien and Carey Terrance used …

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DIRTcar UMP Weekly Points Update: Moon (Late Models) & Gilpin (UMP Modifieds) Maintain National Points Leads After Week 20

CONCORD, NC – June 15, 2012 – Jim Moon of Zionsville, Ill. (Late Models) and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind. (UMP Modifieds) maintained solid leads in their respective divisional national standings following Week 20 of the 2012 DIRTcar UMP points race. Moon, a 40-year-old known as the ‘Moon Man,’ held an 87-point lead (1,612-1,575) over Kevin Weaver of Gibson City, Ill., in DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned races contested through June 10 – the last national rankings before the start of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals, which kicked off on Wednesday night at Brownstown …

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Brandon Sheppard Heading Out On DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’ In Rocket Chassis House Car

Grueling Month-Long Late Model Series Kicks Off Wednesday Night (June 13) At Indiana’s Brownstown Speedway CONCORD, NC – June 11, 2012 – Brandon Sheppard has never been more excited for the start of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour.’ Some of the rising teenage star’s enthusiasm comes from memories of his breakout 2011 season during which, at the age of 18, he became the youngest Summer Nationals winner in history. But much of it is a product of the racing operation he’ll be paired with for this year’s series, a …

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Everything you want to know about the Feed the Children Prelude to the Dream

Feed The Children Prelude To The Dream Fast Facts WHAT: Eighth Annual Prelude To The Dream WHERE: Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio (Half-mile dirt oval) WHEN: 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT) on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 DISTANCE: Feature consists of 40 laps (preceded by qualifying and heat races) CARS: Dirt Late Model stock cars PASTWINNERS: · 2011: Clint Bowyer · 2010: Jimmie Johnson · 2009: Tony Stewart · 2008: Tony Stewart · 2007: Carl Edwards · 2006: Tony Stewart · 2005: KennyWallace THE TRACK: Half-mile dirt oval · Banking: …

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Brett Hearn Holds Off Chad Brachmann to Capture DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Victory at Merrittville Speedway

By Dave Roberts   THOROLD, Ontario — Brett Hearn held off Chad Brachmann and captured a DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory Monday night at Merritville Speedway, winning for the seventh time overall this season.   Hearn, who finished second the night before in Cornwall, worked his way forward from his 10th-place starting position, surged to the lead on a lap-54 restart, then battled Brachmann to the finish.   “We had a pretty good car on both nights,” said Hearn, of Vernon, N.J. “Tonight’s car was just a little bit better.”   …

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Danny Johnson Holds Off Brett Hearn to Capture DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Opener at Cornwall Motor Speedway

By Martin Bélanger, Cornwall Motor Speedway PR Director   CORNWALL, Ontario – May 20, 2012 –Danny Johnson is dominating DIRTcar Racing this season. Johnson kicked off his bid to repeat as DIRTcar 358-Modified champion by charging to victory Sunday night at Cornwall Motor Speedway.   It marked the second big series victory this season for Johnson, who also won the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified opener in April at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. He leads the Super DIRTcar Series into Rolling Wheels Raceway Park on Sunday for the All Star Weekend …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Kicks Off Season with Ontario Swing

-Cornwall Motor Speedway to host Series Opener – – Merrittville Hosts Traditional DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Victoria Day Special –   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. — May 16, 2012 — The 2012 DIRTcar 358 Modified Series gets the green light this weekend with two events at two long-time DIRTcar-sanctioned facilities as part of the Victoria Day celebration in Canada.   Cornwall (Ontario) Motor Speedway will host the Series opener on Sunday, May 20th. Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario, will host their traditional Victoria Day event on Monday, May 21st.   Last season …

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PRIZE MONEY INCREASE AND RESTRUCTURED RACE FORMAT FOR 2012 DREAM Ferris Commercial Mowers Involvement Enhances June 8 & 9 Marquee Late Model Event

ROSSBURG, Ohio (April 25) — Eldora Speedway officials announced today a restructured race format and increase in prize money for the $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Commercial Mowers on Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9. With the support of the Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group and its Ferris brand, the commercial mower industry leader, comes a new level of excitement for the marquee event; including posted awards of nearly $210,000 and an exciting enhancement to the already competitive race format. At $100,000-to-win, the 18th annual …

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Sheppard Outlasts Wight in Epic Volusia Finish

Sheppard Wins Big-Block Feature from Super DIRTcar Series on Vimeo. Two-time defending series champ wins UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit race for third straight year BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 24, 2012 — It couldn’t have been more exciting if it was scripted. Two-time defending Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard snared his first victory of the season Friday night in an epic battle with upstart Larry Wight in front of a packed crowd at Volusia Speedway Park. The duo swapped the lead numerous times throughout the 30-lap feature and …

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