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Dylan Evoy claims first career DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series victory

Evoy wins 75-lapper at Mohawk International Raceway   AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Sunday, September 14, 2014 – Dylan Evoy charged to victory in Saturday’s 75-lap DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Pete Mitchell memorial event at Mohawk International Raceway. The win marked Evoy’s first career DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series victory. “This is pretty special,” said Evoy, “We adjusted a little over on the setup of the car, but the track came to us as it wore out throughout the race.” Evoy started 6th in the 75-lap feature, which rolled off after midnight Sunday …

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Brighton and Le RPM Speedways to host DIRTcar 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified Series

Sportsman star Cody McPherson hoping for series point boost    WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Friday, September 12, 2014 – Fall is just around the corner, and with it comes the annual Applefest Shootout Weekend at Brighton Speedway in Brighton, Ontario, and DIRTcar series weekend at Le RPM Speedway in St. Marcel de Richelieu, Quebec. Friday, Sept. 19, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series takes over Brighton Speedway while the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series heads to Le RPM Speedway for a 100-lap feature event. The next night the two series switch, the DIRTcar 358-Modified …

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Mohawk National Weekend kicks of Friday, featuring three premier DIRTcar Racing Series

Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series to invade Mohawk International Raceway AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Monday, September 8, 2014 – Racers across the Northeast are gearing up for another big weekend. On Friday, Sept. 12, and Saturday, Sept. 13, three premier DIRTcar Racing series will invade Mohawk International Raceway for an action packed weekend. The annual Mohawk Nationals Weekend kicks off Friday night with a 75-lap, $4,000-to-win feature race for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series. The following day, the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series will take …

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Mathieu Desjardins Wins DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series at Humberstone Speedway

Brad Rouse holds onto DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series point lead   PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO – Monday, September 8, 2014 – Mathieu Desjardins from Sorel, Quebec won Sunday’s 21st running of the Trevor Wilkens Memorial for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series on Cosco Haulage Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Jessica Power and 2014 PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Champion Gary Lindberg led the stout field of DIRTcar Sportsman to the green flag for the 50-lap main event with Lindberg taking over the lead from Power and Mike Maresca, James Michael …

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Cody McPherson charges to DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series win at Merrittville Speedway

Point leader Brad Rouse finishes a strong fourth MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY – Sunday, September 7, 2014 – Cody McPherson, of St. Catharines, Ontario, claimed victory in the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series 50-lap race Saturday night at Merrittville Speedway. Brad Rouse was first to lead before Cody McPherson took control along the backstretch of lap 1. By lap 11 the leaders were into lap traffic. James Michael Friesen took second from Rouse down the backstretch of lap 13 with Rouse back in the runner up spot two laps later. By lap 20 …

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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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James Michael Friesen takes DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series at Ransomville Speedway

Brad Rouse claims series point lead with fourth place finish RANSOMVILLE, N.Y. – Saturday, September 6, 2014 – James Michael Friesen took victory in the DIRTcar Sportsman fifty lap series event last Friday night. Friesen was in a torrid side by side battle with Cody McPherson when a caution slowed the main on lap eighteen. Piloting his Manchester Cable sponsored #52, Friesen set the pace on the restart and maintained the top spot through the remaining laps. McPherson held on for the runner up position followed by Matthew Desjardins, Brad …

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Three-race weekend ahead in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series

Point leader Shane Pecore makes preparations for three big races in as many days WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – September 2, 2014 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series is about to come to a head, with three high-stakes races in as many days. The series kicks off the three-race western swing Friday, Sept. 5, at Ransomville Speedway, heads to Merrittville Speedway Saturday, Sept. 6, then rounds out the weekend Sunday, Sept. 7, at Humberstone Speedway. “It can make or break your season having three big races in a row,” said Shane Pecore, …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature race at Cornwall Motor Speedway postponed to Monday, September 1

CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Sunday August 31, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – Inclement weather at Cornwall Motor Speedway has forced the postponement of tonight’s events.   The Jiffy Auto Service Triple Crown has been postponed to tomorrow, Monday, September 1, at 2 p.m. with the 125-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature along with the 40-lap Seaway-Lussier Sportsman Series, the 40-lap Mohawk Race Parts Pro-Stock Series and the final event for Semi-Pro and Mini-Stock.   The pit gates will open at 10 a.m. General admission opens at noon and racing is …

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series invades Cornwall for Canadian Nationals finale

Point leader Erick Rudolph hopes to keep hold of his advantage over Mario Clair as series heats up CORNWALL, ONTARIO – With the summer winding down, the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series is just heating up a 125-lap feature race Sunday, Aug. 31, at Cornwall Motor Speedway. The Jiffy Auto Service Triple Crown Finals for the Canadian Nationals Gaetan’s Chip Stand Series features a special $5,000-to-win race for the best small-block competitors in the region. Defending series champion and current point leader for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Erick Rudolph says he is …

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Weedsport Speedway’s ‘Hall of Fame 100’ features $10,000-to-win Big-Block Modified Race

Hall of Fame induction Wednesday, Aug. 6, followed by Super DIRTcar Series race Thursday, Aug. 7, part of a historic week in Weedsport WEEDSPORT, N.Y. — August 2, 2014 — It’s history in the making next week at the newly refurbished Weedsport Speedway. The classic Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame race returns to its roots at 1 Speedway Drive for two days celebrating racing history. The annual DIRTcar Hall of Fame induction ceremony kicks off the celebration Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m., exonerating the careers of Lloyd Holt, …

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Phelps Rockets to First Win of the Season at Rolling Wheels Raceway

ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – July 24, 2014 – DIRTcar Correspondent Mike Mallett – The much anticipated ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ series finally got underway at the Rolling Wheels Raceway with Jimmy Phelps, of Baldwinsville, N.Y., grabbing his first win of the 2014 season in the DIRTcar Big-Block Modified 35-lap feature event.  Phelps, driving his Heinke-Baldwin Racing No. 98h Troyer car, led the entire distance for the victory.  Dave Marcuccilli dominated the 20-lap DIRTcar Sportsman feature and Daryl Ruggles took top honors in the 305 Sprint Car 20-lap A-Main.  As a result of …

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Shane Pecore wins first DIRTcar Sportsman Series at Autodrome Drummond

Pecore wrestles the lead from Sportsman standout Brad Rouse DRUMMOND, QUEBEC – Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – A hot and humid Tuesday greeted DIRTcar Sportsman Series driver to Autodrome Drummond for round 4 of the Series as a fine field gathered for the 50-lap event. Shane Pecore collected his first win on the DIRTcar Sportsman tour in an eventful race. Yves Leveille and Brad Rouse were on the front row of the 30-car field that took the initial green. Defending Series champion Rouse took first …

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Matt Sheppard claims second consecutive Super DIRTcar Series victory

Sheppard’s 30th career series win is his first-ever Big-Block Modified win at Cornwall Motor Speedway CORNWALL, ONTARIO — June 30, 2014 — He’s unstoppable; with two Super DIRTcar Series wins to his credit already this season, “Super Matt” Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y, is on a roll. He outdueled veteran racer Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., Sunday, June 29 to claim a stunning victory at Ontario’s Cornwall Motor Speedway and solidify his point lead over Decker, eight-time series champion Brett Hearn and the many other drivers vying for the title. “I …

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