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Brett Hearn working on three in a row at Orange County Fair Speedway

Grueling Eastern States 200 could drastically shake up point standings as Super DIRTcar Series heads into final rounds WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – October 20, 2014 – There’s no question as to which Modified driver has been dominant at Orange County Fair Speedway’s annual Eastern States Weekend. Brett Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., has picked up 13 Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series victories at the Middletown, N.Y., track, ten in the Eastern States 200. This year, the two-time consecutive Eastern States 200 Champion is looking to make it three in a row. …

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Danny Johnson wins over Billy Decker at Autodrome Granby

Johnson picks up his fifth career Super DIRTcar Series victory at Autodrome Granby GRANBY, QUEBEC — Tuesday, July 22, 2014 — “The Doctor” Danny Johnson, of Rochester, N.Y., raced to victory Monday, July 21, at Autodrome Granby, charging past challenger Billy Decker for the coveted Super DIRTcar Series win.   “I just have to thank the guys for giving me a great hot rod tonight,” Johnson saud in Victory Lane after leading the final 80 laps of Monday’s 100-lap Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series feature race. “My car was …

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Kyle Bronson Wins First Winternationals OWM Event In A Fog Shortened Race At East Bay Raceway Park

TAMPA, FL……2/3/l4….Finally, the 38th Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park got underway Monday with the 15th Annual Open Wheel Modified feature that fans had been waiting for since last Thursday. However, it wasn’t because of rain this time that caused the program to be cut short after 17 laps – it was dense fog! Kyle Bronson from nearby Brandon, Florida, was declared the winner after 17 laps of the scheduled 25 lap event paying $1,500 to win over a stellar field of open- wheel modified cars. It marked 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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Hearn by a hair: Brett Hearn picks up his tenth career Eastern States 200, outlasting competitors with tire conservation

Post-season Orange County Fair Speedway win boosts Hearn’s Super DIRTcar Series point lead as series prepares for Charlotte MIDDLETOWN, N. Y. – Monday, October 28. 2013 – Brett “The Jet” Hearn flew to his tenth carrier Eastern States 200 victory Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Orange County Fair Speedway, shocking crowds at the historic fall classic with his ability to stay fast and conserve tires for 200 laps on “The Hard Clay.” “That’s not a lot of tire there,” Hearn said in Victory Lane after Sunday’s race, pointing to the …

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Brandon Sheppard Ascends To Superstar Status With Spectacular 2013 Season On DIRTcar UMP Circuit

For Sweeping Summer Nationals & National Weekly Series Titles, Young Driver Will Receive Nearly $50,000 At Organization’s Awards Banquet CONCORD, NC – Nov. 22, 2013 – Brandon Sheppard came of age in 2012. In 2013, he became a star. After bursting onto the national dirt Late Model scene in ’12 during his stint driving the Rocket Chassis house car, the 20-year-old driver from New Berlin, Ill., returned to his family-owned team this season and promptly made DIRTcar UMP history. He captured the DIRTcar UMP Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’ and national …

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Brett Hearn hoping for repeat at Orange County Fair Speedway’s Eastern States 200

Brett Hearn hoping for repeat at Orange County Fair Speedway’s Eastern States 200 Defending event champion charging into historic race with Super DIRTcar Series point lead MIDDLETOWN, N. Y. – Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 – Brett Hearn didn’t just win at Eastern States Weekend last year, he took a clean sweep at the historic Orange County Fair Speedway event, charging to victory in both the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Eastern States 200 and 358-Modified feature races. This year, Hearn has the Super DIRTcar Series point advantage going into one …

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Billy Decker charges ahead to claim victory in Super DIRTcar Series feature race at Brockville Ontario Speedway

After staying out of the Super DIRTcar Series victory lane since 2010, Decker charges claism his second series win of the 2013 season BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 – Billy Decker, of Unadilla, N. Y. sped ahead at Brockville Ontario Speedway Sunday, Oct. 20, to claim his second Super DIRTcar Series win of the season. “We drew good, lucky there. We had a pretty good car early,” said Decker, who drew second for Sunday’s 100-lap feature after finishing second in his heat race. “I was able to fend …

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A QUARTET OF $1,000 WINNERS KICK-OFF ELDORA’S UMP DIRTcar NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

A QUARTET OF $1,000 WINNERS KICK-OFF ELDORA’S UMP DIRTcar NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Barber, Bowersock, Gilpin and Ruhlman Prevail Over 116 Cars from Ten States and Canada   ROSSBURG, OH (October 3) – On a typical race night, about one-third of the field gets to compete in the headlining feature event.   That certainly wasn’t the case Thursday night in Eldora Speedway’s opening leg of the UMP DIRTcar National Championships, as 96 of the 116 competing Modifieds advanced to not one, but four headliners.  Capturing $1,000 pay days were Bryan Barber, Jerry Bowersock, …

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Merrittville hometown heroes ready to take on Big-Block Modified stars in Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial

Super DIRTcar Series heads westward to Thorold track for Canadian Civic Holiday race night   THOROLD, ONTARIO – Friday, July 26, 2013 – The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series kicks off its August western swing with a historic show Monday, August 5, at Merrittville Speedway. Now dubbed the Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial, the Canadian Civic Holiday celebratory race night has taken over the speedway every August since 1972. Modified racing legend Will Cagle won the inaugural event in 1972, and since then, Merrittville’s local racers have been stepping up to the plate every year …

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Green Flag Waves June 8 on Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals

Indiana’s Tri-State Speedway ready for season-opener of 29 race tour CONCORD, N.C. – May 15, 2013 – The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals kicks off Saturday, June 8, at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind. During the next 42 hot summer nights, the tour will travel across eight states in the heart of DIRTcar Racing’s UMP region before concluding in mid-July at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio. The tour will travel an astonishing 4,776 miles and make 29 stops at 27 different facilities making it the largest schedule in its three-year …

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SHARON SET FOR WEEK #2 OF “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” SATURDAY

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH April 13, 2013 After a successful 84th anniversary season opener on April 6, Sharon Speedway is ready to roll into week #2 this Saturday night, April 13. Racing will get underway at 7 p.m. featuring Sharon’s weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” program consisting of Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks. After losing the first five early season events, a dry …

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Action-Packed Schedules Released for Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Northeast Series

DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, Sportsman Modified Series at Le RPM Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series at New Egypt Speedway among Additions WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – February 7, 2013 – DIRTcar officials today released provisional schedules for the Super DIRTcar Series as well as the DIRTcar 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series. The action-packed schedules feature some of racing’s longstanding traditions in the Northeast, such as NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII in Syracuse and the Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway, as well as some added …

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Humberstone adds Big Block/358 Modifieds and Pro Late Models to weekly schedule

Ontario Track Will Continue to Run DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds, Expands DIRTcar Offerings for 2013 PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO – For the 2013 season, Humberstone Speedway is expanding its offering of DIRTcar races, adding DIRTcar UMP Pro Late Models to the weekly racing card as well as eight DIRTcar Modified shows to the schedule. The speedway will also continue it’s long running tradition of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified competition on a weekly basis. For the eight Modified events, both 358-Modified and Big Block Modified drivers can compete and earn home track and Safety-Kleen …

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