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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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Thunderstorm Sets Up Huge DIRTcar Nationals Finale on Saturday

World of Outlaws Late Models, Super DIRTcar Big-Blocks wrap-up two-week event BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 21, 2014 — Rolling afternoon thunderstorms forced Volusia Speedway Park officials to cancel Friday night’s action at the DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment, setting the stage for a huge finale to the two-week event on Saturday night featuring the World of Outlaws Late Models and Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds. Four different dirt Late Model drivers have earned victories this week and two different Big-Block Modified racers have won. The Big Gators to …

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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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Schatz Strikes, Dillon Repeats on Huge Night at DIRTcar Nationals

Schatz Strikes, Dillon Repeats on Huge Night at DIRTcar Nationals BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 15, 2014 — It was only the second World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series race of the season on Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park, but Donny Schatz looks like he’s in midseason form after charging from 11th to victory in front of packed grandstands at the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment. Then in the DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap, Ty Dillon motored his way to victory lane for second consecutive night, putting himself …

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Brad Sweet, Ty Dillon Win DIRTcar Nationals Thrillers at Volusia

Sweet captures World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series opener, Dillon holds off his brother to grab DIRTcar UMP Modified feature BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 14, 2014 — Brad Sweet powered his Kasey Kahne Racing car to victory in the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season opener on Friday night at the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park while Ty Dillon held off his brother, Austin, over the final three laps to win the DIRTcar UMP Modified feature. Sweet, who is going to …

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Bronson Edges Dillon for DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified Victory

Saldana holds off McMahan in sprint cars during 12-day event at Volusia BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 13, 2014 – Kyle Bronson edged Ty Dillon, and Joey Saldana held off Paul McMahan, during the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment on Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park. As the early leaders in the 20-lap DIRTcar UMP Modified feature found trouble, Bronson kept pushing to the front, eventually moving to the high side of the half-mile oval and edging NASCAR Nationwide driver Ty Dillon by 0.28 at the checkered flag. “He …

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Fans Vote Favorite Drivers into Six Pack Challenge during DIRTcar Nationals

Fans Encouraged to Vote Their Favorite DIRTcar UMP Modified or Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Driver into ‘Six Pack Challenge’ at DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Jan. 29, 2014 – See your favorite DIRTcar UMP Modified or Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified driver take on five others in a six-lap, winner-takes-all showdown at the DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment, which runs Feb. 11-22 at Volusia Speedway Park. Now is your chance to vote! The top six DIRTcar UMP Modified and Big-Block Modified vote-getters …

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Devin Gilpin Ready For Another Shot At DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Glory During Feb. 11-18 UMP Modified Action

Two-Time Defending UMP Modified National Champion In Search Of First-Ever Triumph At Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 30, 2014 – Devin Gilpin’s 2013 DIRTcar UMP Modified national championship season was downright spectacular, but it didn’t start in especially memorable fashion. And that blemish on an otherwise impeccable campaign will serve as extra motivation for Gilpin when he returns to Volusia Speedway Park – the site of his rare ’13 struggles – from Feb. 11-18 to tackle the UMP Modified portion of the 43rd DIRTcar Nationals Presented by …

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The Secret Is Out! Dirt Track Racing Shines on Big Stage

The Secret Is Out! Dirt Track Racing Shines on Big Stage Eldora’s Mudsummer Classic showcases dirt racing excitement for fans, media CONCORD, N.C. — July 25, 2013 — Austin Dillon won Wednesday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway in a field that included Kyle Larson, Dave Blaney, Matt Crafton, Brendan Gaughan, Ken Schrader, Kenny Wallace and Ty Dillon among others. It was the first major NASCAR event on dirt in 43 years, and the reaction of fans, competitors and media indicates the event was a …

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Laubach Takes New Egypt in Super DIRTcar Series “Dirty Jersey 60”

Laubach Leads All 60 Laps to Super DIRTcar Series Victory at New Egypt Speedway “Dirty Jersey 60” Co-Promoter Stewart Friesen Takes Second after Starting Fifteenth NEW EGYPT, N. J. – Thursday, June 20 – It seemed like nothing could stop Pennsylvania’s Rick Laubach, who led a tough 60 laps at New Egypt Speedway Wednesday, June 19, staying ahead of a highly competitive field and fending off late-race charges from the series point leader to claim a Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified victory. “I just got the lead, and I know …

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DIRTcar UMP Mourns Passing Of Former UMP Modified National Champion Gary Cook, Jr.

CONCORD, NC – June 12, 2013 – The DIRTcar UMP organization is mourning the loss of Gary Cook Jr., a former UMP Modified national champion who passed away on Sunday following a five-year battle with sinus cancer. Cook, 37, of Deer Creek, Ill., died on Sunday evening at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill., the town where he was born. He had been hospitalized since late May after contracting pneumonia and having his condition steadily worsen. “Gary Cook Jr. will always be remembered as a great UMP Modified …

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McCreadie Returns To Spotlight In UNOH DIRTcar Nationals By Summit At Volusia Speedway Park

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Nips Lanigan & Moyer In Thrilling Finish To Wednesday’s DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model Finale BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 20, 2013 – Tim McCreadie of Watertown, N.Y., ended an eight-year absence from Victory Lane during the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment with a memorable triumph in Wednesday night’s 40-lap DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model A-Main at Volusia Speedway Park. Racing at the half-mile oval where he won his first-ever dirt Late Model feature in 2004, McCreadie outdueled Darrell …

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Schrader First Gator and Points Champion Winner at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Fan vote winner Wallace takes Six-Pack; Zimmer, Poel, Dillon capture Triple 20s BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 19, 2013 – Ken Schrader made another bit of history Tuesday night during the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park. Schrader, who won the Gator Championship on Monday night, returned to Volusia to finish fifth in the final DIRTcar UMP Modified Triple 20 and become the first driver to win the overall UNOH DIRTcar Nationals points championship and the …

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