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DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: May 31

Weedsport, NY — June 1, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The first full month of trackside activity on the DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit is now in the books with early season point leaders found in all four Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar champ trails and open-wheel battles throughout the region Matt Sheppard from Waterloo, N.Y. provided a dominating performance in the holiday Hall of Fame Classic at Cayuga County Fair Speedway to swap top spots with Unadilla, N.Y.’s Billy Decker in the Super DIRTcar ... Read More »

DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: May 24

Weedsport, NY — May 25, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director As DIRTcar racers make plans for the Memorial Day Weekend around the Northeast, 24 weekly tracks will be in action with all four overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series now underway. Among the 20 ovals offering regional points in Big-Block, 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified classes, Brewerton, Can-Am, Edelweiss, Glen Ridge, Granby, Lernerville, Mohawk, Ransomville, Thunder Mountain operate on Friday; Saturday night hangouts include Airborne, Brockville, Canandaigua, Drummond, Fulton, Lebanon Valley and Merrittville; ... Read More »

Ladouceur Breaks Ice In Pro Stock Series Opener At Cornwall

Cornwall, ONT — May 23, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director *Rick Young Photo The Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship Series event at Cornwall Motor Speedway was moved ahead three months in the schedule this year. That only gave two-time defending track champion Joey Ladouceur an earlier start on his bid for a second overall division title in DIRTcar Racing Northeast’s top full-fender traveling show. Second-generation standout Ladouceur forged the sixth and final lead change on lap 34 of the headline ‘Minute ... Read More »

DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: May 17

Weedsport, NY — May 18, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Mid-May marked the first full weekend of open-wheel racing scheduled on the DIRTcar Northeast circuit with only Canandaigua Speedway (curfew) and Autodrome Granby (rain) among the 20 weekly affiliates held back from issuing regional points toward the respective title hunts in Big-Block, 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified competition. Small-Block teams chasing the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship make their tour debut this coming week on Victoria Day (May 24) at Merrittville (Ont.) Speedway ... Read More »

2010 Pro Stock Competitor Notes – Cornwall Motor Speedway

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Cornwall Speedway – Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Event #1 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 Cornwall Motor Speedway Ron Morin 613-938-3945 Carol Flanagan 613-938-3945  … carol@cornwallspeedway.com Event Schedule: Sunday, May 23rd – Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series – 50-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 – First ... Read More »

DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: May 10

Weedsport, NY — May 11, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Unseasonably cool and wet weather conditions plagued many Northeastern tracks during Mother’s Day Weekend, although those racers able to hit just a handful of shows gained an early season advantage in the DIRTcar Regional point chases. With Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship trail action picking up in two more weeks, Billy Decker leads the Big-Block Super DIRTcar Series standings through a pair of 100-lap events while Steve Gray tops the Sportsman chart with ... Read More »

DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: May 3

Weedsport, NY — May 4, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Northeast PR Director With Northeast tour action resuming at the end of the month, Big-Block stalwart Billy Decker from Unadilla, N.Y. and Sportsman standout Steve Gray from Middlesex, N.Y. remain atop the point charts in their bid for the respective overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship. Decker holds a slim one-point advantage ahead of Florida DIRTcar Nationals Champion Matt Sheppard with round three scheduled at Cayuga County Fair Speedway on May 30. Gray captured the lone champ ... Read More »

Pump Gas Permitted In DIRTcar NE Sportsman & Pro Stock Classes

Weedsport, NY — April 30, 2010 – From Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director DIRTcar Racing officials will now permit the use of “pump” gasoline in the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock classes throughout the 2010 season. Pump gasoline will be permitted in addition to the VP Racing Fuel D-99 and D-98 brands. The maximum octane of the pump gasoline is just as it reads on the gasoline pumps at your local filling station—“94 octane, R+M/2”. “We have reviewed the Sportsman and Pro Stock fuel program and feel ... Read More »

DIRTcar Racing Northeast Weekly Points Update: April 26

Weedsport, NY — April 27, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Northeast PR Director Big-Block star Billy Decker from Unadilla, N.Y. and open-wheel veteran Steve Gray from Middlesex, N.Y. are miles apart when it comes to post-season awards, yet each occupies the same position after points are tabulated in the early season chase for overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar supremacy. Two-time Mr. DIRTcar Modified champion Decker clings to a narrow one point lead over ‘Super Matt’ Sheppard through two Super DIRTcar Series events while Gray, whose only season ... Read More »

Thunder Mountain Ready To Rumble With DIRTcar Sportsman

Weedsport, NY — April 25, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The return of Thunder Mountain Speedway to DIRTcar Racing Northeast this season has elevated the count to 14 tracks scheduled to host the entry-level open-wheel Sportsman Modified division in 2010. Highlighted by special appearances at both the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse and Rolling Wheels Raceway Park, the Sportsman class will run weekly at a dozen more tracks making it one of the most popular on the entire DIRTcar NE circuit. “We expect to ... Read More »

2010 Pro Stock Competitor Notes – Can-Am Motorsports Park

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Can Am Motorsport Park Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Event #1 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 Can Am Motorsports Park: Chip Burdick 315-778-3407 chip_burdick@yahoo.com Event Schedule: Sunday, April 18th – Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series – 30-laps General Daily Schedule: 10:00 am – Pit Gates Open, Transporter Parking, Teams Enter 10:30 am – Inspection Begins (Draw Begins) 12:00 pm (noon) – Driver’s Meeting 1:00pm – Hot Laps 1:15pm ... Read More »

2010 Sportsman Competitor Notes – Can-Am Motorsports Park

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Competitor Notes Can-Am Motorsport Park Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Event #2 DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Chip Burdick 315-778-3407 chip_burdick@yahoo.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 Can Am Motorsports Park: Chip Burdick 315-778-3407 chip_burdick@yahoo.com Event Schedule: Saturday, April 17th – Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series – 30-laps General Daily Schedule: 12:00 pm (noon) — Pit Gates Open, Transporter Parking, Teams Enter 12:30 pm – Inspection Begins (Draw Begins) 3:15 pm – Driver’s Meeting – Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series ... Read More »

VP D99 New Spec Fuel Introduced In Canada

Concord, NC — April 8, 2010 – DIRTcar Racing Northeast officials have announced that effective immediately the VP D99 unleaded brand will be the mandated fuel for Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks in Canada during the 2010 race season. The Canadian government has delayed a final ruling on indefinitely extending an exemption that has been in place since 1994, one that allows leaded racing fuels to be used in competition vehicles. However, a final ruling on whether or not to extend the exemption is not expected to be made until ... Read More »

2010 Competitor Notes – Black Rock Speedway

Weedsport, NY — 2010 Overall Notes Black Rock Speedway Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Event #1 DIRTcar, Track Staffing and Contacts: Bob Dini 917-939-5417 bdini@dirtcar.com Tom Skibinski 585-227-2939 tskibinski@dirtcar.com Chip Burdick 315-778-3407 chip_burdick@yahoo.com Joe Skotnicki 704-796-4566 jskotnicki@dirtcar.com Black Rock Speedway: Dean Hoag 607-243-8686 blackrockspeedway@yahoo.com 607-382-8613 Event: Saturday, April 10th – Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series ‘30’ General Daily Schedule: 9:00 am – Pit Gates Open, Parking, Teams Enter (Draw at ‘Sign In’) 9:15 am – Inspection Begins 10:30 am – 11:45 am – Practice 12:00 pm (noon) – Mandatory Driver’s ... Read More »