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Steel City Support – Pennsylvania’s Biggest Racing Extravaganza from Those Who Make It Possible

SARVER, PA – October 17, 2018 – The DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” – Over 300 cars in just three days, once a year, is a lot to handle for even the most experienced track personnel at the Lernerville Speedway. From safety officials to announcers and photographers, there are a lot of people behind the scenes who put in a great deal of effort, not just for the Stampede, but every Friday night to make sure the first race is just as good as the last. A few of which, shine …

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Steel City Stampede – Saturday Night Recap

  418 laps. 324 cars. 20 races. 13 divisions. Three days. One track. The 10th Annual DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” at Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway was another spectacular display of Saturday night short-track racing; this time, in marathon mode. The last of the 270 Micro-Sprint Car qualifying heats kicked off Pennsylvania’s biggest racing extravaganza promptly at 4 p.m. on Saturday evening to a very chilly Sarver crowd. 48 degrees was the warmest temperature the fans saw all day, and it only got colder as the night went on. It …

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Steel City Stampede – Friday Night Recap

SARVER, PA – October 12, 2018 – 255 racecars were in the Lernerville Speedway pit area on Friday night for the 10th edition of the DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede.” A chilly 45-degree evening played host to 24 heat races around the 4/10-mile, before a slight shower moved in over the area, moving the remaining two 270 Micro-Sprint heats to Saturday, before the last chance showdowns. Just shy of 100 campers joined the fans out in the parking lot, making for a nice bonfire presence at the end of the …

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DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Event Preview

Thirteen divisions. Three days. One place to race. Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania is set to host the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 11-13. Over 250 cars are expected to show up for this year’s “Steel City Stampede,” and there will be no shortage of action with practice on Thursday, heat races on Friday and last-chance showdowns and features on Saturday, making it the only place in the county to see this many cars in this many divisions. Fans can expect to see …

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Bissonette wins Pro Stock Series

Cornwall track champion also earned 2015 Mr. DIRTcar honors   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Thursday, October 15 – It’s been a highly successful season for DIRTcar NE Pro Stock driver Dave Bissonette of Cornwall, Ontario. Bissonette finished fifth in the Pro Stock 25-lap feature during the 44th NAPA Super Dirt Week Finale at the Fairgrounds event and became the 2015 DIRTCar NE Pro Stock Series champion for the second time in three years. Bissonette had two wins and five top-10’s in the Pro Stock Series, besting last year’s champion Jocelyn Roy …

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Rob Yetman claims second DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25 on the Syracuse Mile

Yetman joins three other Pro Stock drivers who have picked up two wins in a row SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 12, 2014 – With his victory Sunday during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, Rob Yetman add his name to a short list of drivers to have won two consecutive DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship races on the Syracuse mile. Only three other racers have achieved the feat in the 18 years the race has run: Rocky Warner (2010/2011), Dave Schulz (2004/2005) and Jipp Ortiz (2000/2001). “It sure is special,” said …

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Jocelyn Roy to lead off field in Sunday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25

DIRTcar Pro Stock Series point leader in good shape for series finale SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 11, 2014 – Quebecois Jocelyn Roy clocked in with the fastest lap Saturday afternoon at the New York State Fairgrounds to earn him the pole position in Sunday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25 during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII. The stock car racer from the north circled the Moody Mile in 37.696 seconds to lock in the top starting position in the season’s biggest race. “My car was very good today, …

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Brett Hearn claims victory at Fonda Speedway, and with it the series point lead

Broken axel pits the No. 9h early, leaving Hearn and Decker to battle for Super DIRTcar Series points at Fonda Speedway FONDA, N.Y. – Monday, September 22, 2014 – With just five feature races left in the Super DIRTcar Series, Sunday’s racing at Fonda Speedway brought a dramatic points shakeup that will keep drivers battling to the very end. Eight-time series champion Brett Hearn picked up the win Sunday, Sept. 21, and with it became the new Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series point leader. “These races here after Labor …

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Dave Bissonnette dominant at Le RPM Speedway

Bissonnette claims Saturday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series feature race at Le RPM Speedway   ST-MARCEL-DE-RICHELIEU, QUEBEC – Saturday, September 20, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series defending champion Dave Bissonnette showed all his experience on the short track by dominating the inaugural 50-lap DIRTcar Pro Stock Series event at Le RPM Speedway. P.J. Peters had a great jump on the initial green, taking the top spot over Richard Bertrand and Dave Bissonnette. Bissonnette had the strongest car, using the top lane to take first place over …

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Inclement weather forces cancelation of Saturday’s racing at Autodrome Granby

Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series events have been cancelled and will not be rescheduled GRANBY, QUEBEC – Saturday, September 6, 2014 – Due to inclement weather, Saturday’s Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series races at Autodrome Granby have been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. The Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series heats up again next weekend when it invades Mohawk International Raceway in Akwesasne, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 13. Mohawk will also host the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Friday, Sept. 12, and the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series …

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Jocelyn Roy wins thriller at Autodrome Granby

St-Helene, Quebec’s Pro Stock superstar powers past race leader Stephane Lemire with 4 laps to go Granby, Quebec – Saturday, June 21, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – After laps of side-by-side racing, Jocelyn Roy powered hard in the final stages of Friday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series 50-lap Round 2 to claim victory. Local runners Alain Brochu and Michel Larocque started on the front row of the SD Performance 50-lap event. Brochu was the early leader as Stephane Lemire quickly made his way to third after starting in the …

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Pro Stock Series rolls to Autodrome Granby for round 2, June 20

Quebec drivers ready to defend home turf against 2013 series champion and current point leader Dave Bissonnette WEESPORT, N.Y. – Wednesday, June 11, 2014 – The DIRTcar Pro Stock Series is on a roll, and on Friday, June 20, it will be rolling to Autodrome Granby in Granby, Quebec. The 50-lapper at the semi-banked half-mile oval marks the second round for the full-fender series. Defending champion Dave Bissonnette claimed victory in the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series opener Sunday, June 1, at Cornwall Motor Speedway, launching him to the point lead …

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Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series kick off June 1 at Cornwall Motor Speedway

Dave Bissonnette and Brad Rouse ready to defend series championships WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – With the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series opener just around the corner, racers in both divisions are gearing up for another season of tough competition and fierce points battles. Both tours kick off the same night, Sunday, June 1, for the Jiffy Auto Service DIRTcar Double Header at Cornwall Motor Speedway. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Champion Dave Bissonnette is ready to defend his title. “I’ve been racing here for years, and this is the place …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off with Canadian swing May 18 & 19

Defending series champion Erick Rudolph is ready to roll WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Friday, May 9, 2014 – After a gripping season in 2013, the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series takes to the track in May to begin another exciting year. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off Sunday, May 18, at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario, then heads directly to Thorold, Ontario, for a second 100-lapper Monday, May 19, at Merrittville Speedway. Last year’s small block Modified tour ended on a high note for driver Erick Rudolph whose victory in the series …

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