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VP RACING FUELS & DIRTcar RACING EXTEND PARTNERSHIP

VP RACING FUELS & DIRTcar RACING EXTEND PARTNERSHIP VP Tapped as DIRTcar Fuel Supplier Through 2017 SAN ANTONIO, TX (March 17, 2014) VP Racing Fuels today announced the extension of its sponsorship of World Racing Group’s DIRTcar Racing sanction body through 2017. With the agreement, VP will continue as the “Official Fuel of DIRTcar,” one of the largest sanctioning bodies in the world by race count, providing spec fuels to Big-Block and 358-Modified competitors, serving as exclusive trackside fuel supplier to the Sportsman and Pro Stock classes and as the …

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Fresh Start: Matt Sheppard wheels new HBR ride to fast time in Florida

Super DIRTcar Series racing continues Wednesday at Volusia Speedway Park BARBERVILLE, FLA. – February 18, 2014 – A new year means new beginnings, at least for many of theSuper DIRTcar Series racers at DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment. The Big-Block Modified tour opened its 2014 season Tuesday, Feb. 18, with practice laps at Volusia Speedway Park, and it was some newcomers that wowed the crowds in the grandstands. For the first of three hot laps sessions, Anthony Perrego of Montgomery, N.Y., sat behind the wheel of a Big-Block Modified for the …

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Season’s best DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers honored at “Night of Champions” banquet

Pictured, from left to right: Erick Rudolph, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Champion; Brett Hearn, Super DIRTcar Series Champion and Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Champion; Brian Carter, World Racing Group CEO; Brad Rouse, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Champion; and Dave Bissonnette, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Champion. Photo by Rick Young.   Hearn, Rudolph, Rouse, Bernier, Bissonnette and Yetman take home championship trophies LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – November 28, 2013 – Again this year, DIRTcar Racing Northeast drivers, teams, car owners and partners have set the bar higher, and …

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STATS: 2013 UMP DIRTcar Feature Win Totals For All Divisions!

2013 UMP DIRTcar LATE MODELS FEATURE WINS Brandon Sheppard 14 Trevor Glaser 13 Bobby Pierce 11 Rusty Schlenk 11 Eric Spangler 10 Jason Sperry 10 Josh Richards 10 Rich Neiser 10 Shannon Babb 10 Alex Ferree 9 Jesse Stovall 9 Caleb Ashby 8 Collin Winebarger 8 Dale Glassford 8 Darrell Padgett 8 Greg Walters 8 Michael Kloos 8 Randy Korte 8 Darrell Lanigan 7 Garrett Alberson 7 Jared Miley 7 Jeremy Hines 7 Justin Wells 7 Kevin Weaver 7 Matt Miller 7 Dona Marcoullier 6 Michael Norris 6 Scott Bull …

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Chris Herbison wins a nail biter in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway

Brad Rouse Crowned DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series champion   BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Friday, October 18, 2013 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – With a last-lap pass, Chris Herbison took the lead and the victory Friday, Oct. 17, at Brockville Ontario Speedway in the last feature race of the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series.   Brockville Ontario local runners Jessica Power and Chris Herbison were on the top row as Herbison led the way to the green flag. Two laps were completed when Kevin Chagnon, slowing outside of turn 2, brought the …

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DIRTcar stars take on Brockville Ontario Speedway in 1000 Islands RV Centre Fall Nationals weekend

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series and DIRTcar 358-Modified Series finales at Brockville wrap up 2014 season     BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 – The 1000 Islands RV Centre DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals weekend, which runs from Friday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 20, brings the best race teams from across the region to Brockville Ontario Speedway for a post-season spectacular. The action-packed weekend kicks off Friday, Oct. 18, with a full show for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series. After a thrilling victory during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT …

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Teenager Brett Wright Earns DIRTcar Sportsman Championship 30 Pole Position With Fast Lap In Friday’s Qualifying

Youngster Bests Field Of 54 DIRTcar Sportsman At NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 11, 2013 – Brett Wright might be young, but he proved he’s plenty fast circling the one-mile New York State Fairgrounds oval. The 16-year-old driver from East Chatham, N.Y., flashed his burgeoning skills on Friday afternoon, leading the way in DIRTcar Sportsman qualifying to earn the pole position starting spot in the division’s 30-lap Championship event on Saturday. Wright toured the Syracuse Mile in 33.605 seconds, locking himself into the headliner in …

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Danny Johnson Roars Forward From 26th Starting Spot To Capture DIRTcar 358-Modified Series ‘Hurricane 100’ At Brewerton Speedway

Packed House Watches Veteran Star Earn $10,000 Top Prize For Spectacular Drive BREWERTON, NY – Oct. 10, 2013 – Danny Johnson turned a moribund night into an unforgettable evening on Thursday at Brewerton Speedway. Recovering from a poor qualifying effort that had him pining to leave the one-third-mile oval, Johnson charged forward from the 26th starting spot to capture the DIRTcar 358-Modified SUNY-Canton ‘Hurricane 100.’ Johnson, 53, of Phelps, N.Y., pocketed $10,000 for his convincing march to victory, which he clinched by passing Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y., for the …

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Friesen Powers to Pole for Sunday’s NAPA Super DIRT Week Syracuse 200

Ronnie Johnson claims top spot for Saturday’s 358-Modified Salute to the Troops 150 SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Oct. 10, 2013 – The 42nd NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week came to life on Thursday afternoon at the New York State Fairgrounds “Moody Mile” as 68 Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds and 54 DIRTcar 358-Modifieds began their quests to win this weekend’s premier events. Two-time Syracuse 200 champion Stewart Friesen made one spectacular lap of the one-mile oval to put himself at the top of the qualifying list for the Syracuse 200 …

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Sheppard Happy To Be Back In Weedsport Speedway’s Victory Lane Following Wednesday Night’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 75

Sheppard Happy To Be Back In Weedsport Speedway’s Victory Lane Following Wednesday Night’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series 75 Warner Captures Companion DIRTcar Sportsman Series Feature As Historic Track Reopens For NAPA Super DIRT Week Action WEEDSPORT, NY – Oct. 9, 2013 – The happiness in Matt Sheppard’s voice told the story of his triumphant run in Wednesday night’s 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature at Weedsport Speedway. “I’ll tell you what,” Sheppard said with a smile in Victory Lane, “it’s good to be back at Weedsport.” Indeed, Sheppard, 31, of Waterloo, N.Y., …

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Thursday Night Action at NAPA Super DIRT Week Shifts to Brewerton

DIRTcar Racing Returns to Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Super DIRT Week for SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers   DIRTcar 358-Modified event shifts from Rolling Wheels to Brewerton on Thursday, Oct. 10   SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sept. 30, 2013 – DIRTcar Racing is back at Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for the first time in three years.   DIRTcar Racing and Brewerton Speedway officials reached an agreement to sanction the Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, $10,000-to-win SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers as …

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Dave Marcuccilli claims DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series victory at Mohawk International Raceway

Cayuga, N. Y., driver fends off challenges from Herbison, Pelletier AKWESASNE, N. Y. – Sunday, September 15, 2013 – Dave Marcuccilli, of Cayuga, N. Y., fended off challenges from Martin Pelletier and Chris Herbison to claim victory in the 50-lap DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series feature Saturday, Sept. 14, at Mohawk International Raceway. Marcuccilli was fast all night, topping time trials with a 19.394-second lap around Mohawk’s 3/8-mile. He went on to win his heat race and start in the front in the feature. At the initial green flag, Marcuccilli charged …

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Marc Lalonde claims first career Pro Stock Series victory with win at Mohawk International Raceway

Teacher Lalonde has been working with students for four years building the No. 8 AKWESASNE, N. Y. – Monday, September 16 – For the last four years, teacher Marc Lalonde has been working with a group of students to building a race car. On Sunday, Sept. 15, all that hard work paid off when Lalonde claimed his first DIRTcar Pro Stock Series victory at Mohawk International Raceway, claiming his first career series win. “We built that car from scratch. It’s been four years working with that car,” Lalonde said. “It’s …

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DIRTcar Northeast Series invade Mohawk International Raceway Sept. 13 and 14

Small block track champion Billy Dunn aiming for the win in the Super DIRTcar Series feature Saturday AKWESASNE, N. Y. – In one of the final weekends before NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII, the four DIRTcar Northeast series are invading Mohawk International Raceway Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series hit the track Friday night, followed by the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series and the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Saturday night. Currently third in Super DIRTcar Series …

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