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RAIN STOPS DAY ONE OF UMP NATIONALS, FULL SHOW SATURDAY

Revised Time Schedule Sees Saturday Action Starting 12:30   ROSSBURG, OH (October 5) – Intermittent rain showers that moved into southwestern Ohio have altered the schedule for this weekend’s UMP DIRTcar National Championships at Eldora Speedway.  Originally scheduled for two-days, the racing program will now be contested tomorrow (Saturday, October 6) with a revamped time format.   Competitor registration and pit pass sales will continue as scheduled today (Friday, October 5), starting at 12 p.m.  Pit pass sales for the UMP National Championships are scheduled to resume tomorrow (Saturday, October …

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Mohawk International Raceway to Host DIRTcar Northeast Series Sept. 14 and 15

Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Friday, DIRTcar 358-Modifieds and DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds Saturday AKWESASNE, N. Y. – September 9, 2012 – Four DIRTcar Northeast traveling tours head to Mohawk International Raceway next weekend, September 14 and 15, for two action-packed racing nights. The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series run Friday night, Sept. 14, and theDIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series run Saturday, Sept. 15 Season standout and Mohawk 358-Modified track champion Billy Dunn hasn’t won a Super DIRTcar Series race since he started following the series in 2007, but this year …

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Harrison Closing In on Second DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals Crown! Former DIRTcar UMP Modified champion nearing a repeat title

CONCORD, N.C. – July 10, 2012 – For the second consecutive year, Mike Harrison enters the final week of the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals looking to close out the championship. Harrison, of Highland, Ill., earned his lone victory on this year’s tour at his hometown Highland Speedway, but has been consistent enough build a 42-point advantage over Ray Bollinger, of Kewanee, Ill., and is now keeping a close eye on the standings. The formula for determining the champion takes a driver’s 10-best finishes during the tour, which features …

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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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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified, Pro Stock Events at Cornwall Reset for July 22

CORNWALL, Ontario – June 6, 2012 – DIRTcar Racing and Cornwall Motor Speedway officials have rescheduled this past weekend’s rained-out DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series events to Sunday, July 22. The new date will still serve as the season opener for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series, which has a heavy fall schedule for its championship run. Next up for the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series is a big July weekend with events on Friday, July 6, at Autodrome Granby and Saturday, July 7, at Autodrome Drummond, setting …

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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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DIRTcar Openers at Cornwall for Sportsman Modifieds, Pro Stocks Fall to Rain

CORNWALL, Ontario – June 3, 2012 – Rain that swept across much of the country and forced the cancellation of more than a dozen dirt track events over the weekend also drenched parts of Ontario, Canada, forcing Cornwall Motor Speedway to cancel Sunday’s season openers for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series and the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series. DIRTcar Racing and track officials will work to reschedule Sunday’s events at a later date this season. The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified schedule is packed for the fall championship run, with the next of …

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DIRTcar Chevrolet Performance “602-Crate” Engine FAQ:

  Question:              Does my “602 crate” motor need a DIRTcar seal before competing? Answer:                No. A DIRTcar seal will be installed only after an approved repair has been made. The original UNALTERED GM sealing bolts are legal, unless a repair has been made.   Question:              What does a competitor have to do to maintain a legal engine for competition in the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Division? Answer:                There are several answers to that question, but if you have a motor that is not new, then the motor needs …

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THE ACTION AT TERRE HAUTE IS IN SOLID HANDS FOR YEARS TO COME!

The legendary Terre Haute Action Track will be under solid care for multiple years with Illinois based race organizers Bob Sargent and the O’Connor Family, whose promotions have involved some of auto racing’s most storied venues in recent years. These two veteran promoters are once again teamed up to preserve the heritage and future of one of the sport’s most revered race tracks. The track will be under the promotional guidance of Bob Sargent and Reece O’Connor who have teamed together to create Terre Haute Motorsports. Many special events are …

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Goal Accomplished: Unzicker On Top Of World After Claiming 2011 DIRTcar UMP Late Model National Championship

Rising Illinois Driver Will Receive $20,000 Points-Fund Prize At DIRTcar UMP Awards Banquet On Jan. 7 CONCORD, NC – Nov. 22, 2011 – Ryan Unzicker wasn’t going to let the 2011 DIRTcar UMP Late Model national championship slip through his fingers. Not after leading the points standings for more than four months. Not with his dream so close to being realized. Unzicker, 30, of El Paso, Ill., wanted the national title more than he’s wanted anything in his racing career and, thanks to a dramatic final-month surge, he got it. …

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Decker Wins; Johnson Champion in 358-Series at Brockville

By Martin Bélanger BROCKVILLE, ONT – OCTOBER 17, 2011 – Billy Decker backed up his Nationwide Insurance 150 victory at Super DIRT Week with a DIRTcar 358-Modified Super DIRTcar Series victory at Brockville Ontario Speedway, but it was Danny Johnson who held on to win his second consecutive DIRTcar 358-Modified Super DIRTcar Series championship. After two days of wet weather at Brockville Ontario Speedway, Mother Nature finally cooperated and allowed the Sunday portion of the DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals to be run. Billy Decker led the 30-car starting field to …

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Super DIRT Week XL – Competitor Guide

Super DIRT Week XL Events Schedule: October 4th through October 9th, 2011 New York State Fairgrounds – Syracuse, New York *All times and events subject to change.        Revised: 7/28/2011                                                                                                                DAY-DATE                 TIME                         EVENT Tuesday-10/4            12:00 pm (noon)         Ticket, Camping, and Pit Pass sales begin at entrance gate 12:00 pm (noon)         “Early Bird” Tech Inspection Begins for all classes opens at gate 10 area   Wednesday-10/5        8:00 am                     Gates open for Campers and Haulers 9:00 am                     Inspection Begins for all classes (under main grandstand) 3:00 pm                     Modified ‘Extended Happy …

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Unzicker Regains National Late Model Lead, Harrison Steadies Modified Edge

CONCORD, NC – Sept. 15, 2011 – A nearly perfect weekend got Ryan Unzicker back on track – and back on top of the DIRTcar UMP Late Model national points standings. With a second-place finish on Sept. 9 at Kankakee (Ill.) County Speedway and back-to-back victories on Sept. 10 at LaSalle (Ill.) Speedway and Sept. 11 at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill., El Paso, Ill.’s Unzicker vaulted forward from third place to reclaim a points lead he had relinquished two weeks earlier. He ended Week 33 of the circuit’s …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds Prepare for Busy End-of-Year Schedule

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Sept. 9, 2011 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series prepares for a three-race weekend as the hectic end-of-the-year schedule kicks into high gear. Eight races at eight different racetracks close out the 2011 DIRTcar Sportsman Series schedule, starting this weekend. On Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, the Sportsman teams roll into Ransomville Speedway for a 50-lap thriller, followed on Saturday by a 50-lap feature at Merrittville Speedway. The busy weekend concludes with a 30-lap feature on Sunday at Humberstone Speedway. Then, on Friday, Sept. 16, the stars of …

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