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Rob Yetman claims second DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25 on the Syracuse Mile

Yetman joins three other Pro Stock drivers who have picked up two wins in a row SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 12, 2014 – With his victory Sunday during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, Rob Yetman add his name to a short list of drivers to have won two consecutive DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship races on the Syracuse mile. Only three other racers have achieved the feat in the 18 years the race has run: Rocky Warner (2010/2011), Dave Schulz (2004/2005) and Jipp Ortiz (2000/2001). “It sure is special,” said …

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Susice clinches final Syracuse 200 starting spot with win at Rolling Wheels

Dramatic victory in 25-lap Big Block Modified “Win and You’re In” race changes Susice’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week course   ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – October 11, 2014 – Ryan Susice’s Saturday had a disappointing start. The young racer, 24, out of Ransomville, N.Y., stumbled into a Big Block Modified ride for Sunday’s Syracuse 200, but fell two positions short of qualifying for the main event from Saturday’s Dig Safely 811 Last Chance Qualifier. Fortunately, the day ended on a high note, as Susice charged from the rear of a …

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Jocelyn Roy to lead off field in Sunday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25

DIRTcar Pro Stock Series point leader in good shape for series finale SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 11, 2014 – Quebecois Jocelyn Roy clocked in with the fastest lap Saturday afternoon at the New York State Fairgrounds to earn him the pole position in Sunday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Championship 25 during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII. The stock car racer from the north circled the Moody Mile in 37.696 seconds to lock in the top starting position in the season’s biggest race. “My car was very good today, …

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Decker, Terrance Remain Fast With 358-Modified Heat Victories During Camping World ‘Friday Night Lights’

Front-Row Starters Gain More Momentum For Saturday’s 358-Modified Championship 150   SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Oct. 10, 2014) — Billy Decker of Unadilla, N.Y., and Carey Terrance of Hogansburg, N.Y., ratified their qualifying efforts just over 24 hours earlier by scoring victories in the Twin 20-lap 358-Modified heat races during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week’s Camping World ‘Friday Night Lights’ program at the New York State Fairgrounds. The drivers who will share the front row in Saturday’s ‘Salute to the Troops’ 358-Modified 150 authored very similar performances. Both led the 20-lappers …

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Brett Hearn outduels Danny Johnson to claim “Hurricane 100” at Brewerton Speedway

Point leader Erick Rudolph finishes 11th at Brewerton after mechanical issues take him to the pits   BREWERTON, N.Y. – Friday, October 10, 2014 – Brett Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., came out on top Thursday night after a battle with rival Modified driver Danny Johnson at Brewerton Speedway. Hearn persevered through a caution-riddled 100 laps to claim victory in the “Hurricane 100,” a NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII special at the Central New York track. “It feels good. It’s been a while since we’ve been this good here …

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Sheppard, Marcuccilli kick off NAPA Super DIRT Week with wins at Weedsport

Modified and Sportsman drivers gain momentum leading into their biggest races of the season WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – October 9, 2014 – Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., and Dave Marcuccilli, of Cayuga, N.Y., kicked off NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII right, picking up wins at Weedsport Speedway Wednesday, Oct. 8. “It’s the perfect weed to get on a hot streak. Hopefully we can keep it going right on through Sunday,” said Sheppard, who battled Western New York small block star Chad Brachmann for the 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win …

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Brett Hearn claims victory at Fonda Speedway, and with it the series point lead

Broken axel pits the No. 9h early, leaving Hearn and Decker to battle for Super DIRTcar Series points at Fonda Speedway FONDA, N.Y. – Monday, September 22, 2014 – With just five feature races left in the Super DIRTcar Series, Sunday’s racing at Fonda Speedway brought a dramatic points shakeup that will keep drivers battling to the very end. Eight-time series champion Brett Hearn picked up the win Sunday, Sept. 21, and with it became the new Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series point leader. “These races here after Labor …

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Erick Rudolph charges to DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Brighton

Applefest win for Rudolph advances his point lead over Carey Terrance as series heads to Syracuse   BRIGHTON, ONTARIO – Sunday, September 21, 2014 – Erick Rudolph, of Ransomville, N.Y., battled Danny O’Brien for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win Saturday, Sept. 20, at Brighton Speedway, claiming his first victory at the track. Danny O’Brien (No.M96) and Lance Willix II (No.16) started on the front row for the 100-lap 358 Modified Applefest Shootout. O’Brien grabbed the early lead while Willix settiled in to second. The race was slowed early on lap …

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Dave Bissonnette dominant at Le RPM Speedway

Bissonnette claims Saturday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series feature race at Le RPM Speedway   ST-MARCEL-DE-RICHELIEU, QUEBEC – Saturday, September 20, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series defending champion Dave Bissonnette showed all his experience on the short track by dominating the inaugural 50-lap DIRTcar Pro Stock Series event at Le RPM Speedway. P.J. Peters had a great jump on the initial green, taking the top spot over Richard Bertrand and Dave Bissonnette. Bissonnette had the strongest car, using the top lane to take first place over …

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Dunn Dominates DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Feature at Mohawk International Raceway

Mohawk Modified Track Champion Defends Reigns Supreme   AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Saturday, September 13, 2014 – Billy Dunn didn’t just pick up the win Friday night at Mohawk International Raceway; he left his competition in the dust. Dunn, a three-time Modified track champion at Mohawk, raced his way from sixth place to first place in the 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature Friday, Sept. 12, lapping all but the top eight cars. “We’ve just been really good here all year. We’ve really hit on a package that, when the track gets …

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Jocelyn Roy wins thriller at Autodrome Granby

St-Helene, Quebec’s Pro Stock superstar powers past race leader Stephane Lemire with 4 laps to go Granby, Quebec – Saturday, June 21, 2014 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – After laps of side-by-side racing, Jocelyn Roy powered hard in the final stages of Friday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock Series 50-lap Round 2 to claim victory. Local runners Alain Brochu and Michel Larocque started on the front row of the SD Performance 50-lap event. Brochu was the early leader as Stephane Lemire quickly made his way to third after starting in the …

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Focused on ’14: Jimmy Phelps and the Super DIRTcar Stars Launcy Season April 26 at Fulton

Super DIRTcar Series kicks off season at Fulton Speedway Premier Big-Block Modified tour picks up momentum with new tracks, events, drivers WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Spring has sprung, and with it the Super DIRTcar Series is ready to kick into high gear. The Big-Block Modified tour kicks off Saturday, April 26, at Central New York’s Fulton Speedway. Last year, the series brought the best competitors to the best facilities in DIRTcar’s Northeast Region as drivers duked it out for points supremacy. Veteran Brett Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., took home the crown …

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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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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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