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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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2010 Pro Stock Series Competitor Notes – Autodrome Drummond

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Autodrome Drummond – Saturday, June 26th, 2010 Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Event #3 DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Brian Mulligan 613-330-1565 bmulligan@cogeco.net Tom Skibinski 585-350-8997 tskibinski@dirtcar.com Bob Dini 917-939-5417 bdini@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Autodrome Drummond: Yan Bussiere 819-474-2222 autodromedrummond@bellnet.ca Steve Salvas 819-474-2222 stevesalvas@sympatico.ca Event Schedule: Saturday, June 26th, 2010 – Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series – 50-laps General Daily Schedule: 4:00pm – Pit Gates Open, Hauler Parking, Inspection Begins (Draw Begins) 5:30pm – Driver’s Meeting 6:00pm – Hot Laps 6:30pm – Time …

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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 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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2010 Pro Stock Competitor Notes – Autodrome Granby

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Autodrome Granby – Friday, June 25th, 2010 Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Event #2 DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Brian Mulligan 613-330-1565 bmulligan@cogeco.net Tom Skibinski 585-350-8997 tskibinski@dirtcar.com Bob Dini 917-939-5417 bdini@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Autodrome Granby: Dominic Lussier 450-375-3055 dlussier@autodrome-granby.qc.ca Event Schedule: Friday, June 25th, 2010 – Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series – 50-laps General Daily Schedule: 3:30pm – Pit Gates Open, Hauler Parking, Inspection Begins (Draw Begins) 6:30pm – Driver’s Meeting 7:00pm – Hot Laps / Time Trials 7:30pm – First Qualifying …

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2010 Sportsman Modified Competitor Notes – Mohawk Int’l Raceway

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Mohawk International Raceway – Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Event #3 DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Chip Burdick 315-778-3407 cburdick@dirtcar.com Gary Spaid 585-734-5959 aces2@frontiernet.net Bob Dini 917-939-5417 bdini@dirtcar.com Tom Skibinski 585-350-8997 tskibinski@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Shane Andrews 315-725-3602 sandrews@dirtcar.com Mohawk International Raceway: Jeremie Corcoran 315-374-2839 jeremiecorcoran@yahoo.com Event Schedule: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 – JRECK Subs 100 – Super DIRTcar Series, JRECK Subs 50 – Mr. DIRT General Daily Schedule: 4:00 pm – Pit Gates Open, Transporter Parking, Teams Enter …

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DIRTcar Racing Weekly Points Update: Schlenk (Late Models) & Gilpin (UMP Modifieds) Pad National Points Leads

Concord, NC — Rusty Schlenk of Jackson, Mich. (Late Models) and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind. (UMP Modifieds) padded their leads in DIRTcar Racing’s UMP national points standings after 11 weeks of weekly competition. Schlenk, 23, hit double-figures in feature wins this season with his second straight triumph at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio, on June 12, helping him push his DIRTcar Late Model national points edge from 470 to a commanding 558 points. His other weekend start was an 18th-place finish on June 11 at Mount Pleasant (Mich.) Speedway. …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 17

Weedsport, NY — June 17, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Two-time overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Champion Billy Decker returned to the top of the Super DIRTcar Series standings while second-generation standout Ryan Susice secured his first ever lead on the Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman points chart as the first month of summer continues to heat up on the DIRTcar Northeast circuit. Decker racked up two more top-five finishes in a pair of 100-lap tour stops at Grandview Speedway (5th) and Orange …

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Sears Scores Sportsman Series Win Sunday At Cornwall

Cornwall, ONT — June 13, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director In a main event slowed by 11 yellow flags, it was a fitting conclusion for the yellow no. 83x Total Site Development/Bicknell entry steered by talented teenager Tim Sears Jr. as he made a sizzling debut leading flag-to-flag Sunday night in the Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Benson Auto Parts 30’ at Cornwall Motor Speedway. The final restart went single-file, giving Sears enough breathing room to outlast Canadian contender Chris Herbsion and allow the second-generation …

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Raabe Leads Sportsman Trail Into Home Territory at Cornwall

Weedsport, NY — June 11, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series picks up in Canada on June 13 with round two for Sportsman at Cornwall Motor Speedway. Location alone puts American point chasers crossing the border in a most precarious position as they hit the home turf of the hottest driver on the entire circuit, two-time defending Mr. DIRTcar titlist Chris Raabe from Napanee, Ont. “Like to think I haven’t lost anything as a driver, but against …

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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: June 7

Weedsport, NY — June 8, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Series activity was dormant over the past week leaving Matt Sheppard (Big-Block), Brett Hearn (358-Modified), Steve Gray (Sportsman Mod) and Joey Ladouceur (Pro Stock) atop their respective point standings in the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championships. However, in the season-long DIRTcar Northeast weekly point chases for open-wheel divisions, only Gray maintains a stronghold as the first month of summer rolls on. Sheppard owns a first (Cayuga County), second and third in the …

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Explaining The System: How The 2010 DIRTcar Racing Points Champions Are Determined

CONCORD, NC – June 7, 2010 – The 2010 points championships for members in DIRTcar Racing’s eight sanctioned divisions will be determined by driver talent, team strength, Lady Luck…and a calculator. The organization’s post-season recognition and awards program has been fine-tuned in 2010 to benefit the weekly racer and reward drivers’ success without requiring them to run the most events. The return of State champions will bring the chase to the home tracks, with State points funds leading to the lucrative national standings that create a national ranking, rewards and …

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DIRTcar Racing UMP Weekly Points Update: Schlenk (Late Models) & Gilpin (Modifieds) Add To National Points Leads

Maryville, IL — Rusty Schlenk of Jackson, Mich. (Late Models) and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind. (Modifieds) added to their leads in DIRTcar Racing’s UMP national points standings after nine weeks of weekly competition. Both young lions won twice over the holiday weekend, helping them pump up their points leads in races completed through May 31. Schlenk, 23, made the most dramatic gains, extending his edge by 124 points to a hefty 566 markers (1,650-1,084) over Ryan Unzicker of El Paso, Ill., while Gilpin, 19, increased his edge over Rusty …

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2010 Sportsman Modified Competitor Notes – Cornwall Motor Speedway

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Cornwall Motor Speedway – Sunday, June 13, 2010 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Event #2 DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Chip Burdick 315-778-3407 chip_burdick@yahoo.com / cburdick@dirtcar.com Bob Dini 917-939-5417 bdini@dirtcar.com Tom Skibinski 585-350-8997 tskibinski@dirtcar.com Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Cornwall Motor Speedway: Ron Morin 613-938-3945 Carol Flanagan 613-938-3945 carol@cornwallspeedway.com Event Schedule: Sunday, June 13th – Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series – 30-laps General Daily Schedule: 3:30pm – Pit Gates Open, Hauler Parking, Inspection Begins (Draw Begins) 4:30pm – Driver’s Meeting 5:00pm – Hot Laps 6:00pm …

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