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Richards Two-For-Two In DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model Action During UNOH DIRTcar Nationals By Summit

Click here for more photos from Volusia Speedway Park! Red-Hot West Virginian Rolls Forward From 11th Starting Spot To Capture Tuesday’s $7,000 Top Prize BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 19, 2013 – There appears to be no stopping Josh Richards during the 42nd UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. With another spectacular charge forward – this time from the 11th starting spot – Richards captured Tuesday night’s 30-lap DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model feature for his second victory in as many evenings at Volusia Speedway Park. Richards, 24, of …

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By A Tooth! Schrader Gets UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Gator Championship Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! NASCAR Veteran Bags $5,000 and Short Track Dirt Racing’s Most Unique Trophy BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 18, 2013 – Ken Schrader charged from 10th to victory in the Gator Championship, denying Austin Dillon by a nose at the checkered flag Monday night during the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park. Schrader swept into the lead midway through the 30-lap, $5,000-to-win showcase for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, but had his hands full with Dillon charging off the …

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Richards Rampages To Victory In UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit UMP Super Late Model Opener At Volusia Speedway Park

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Two-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Charges Forward From 10th Starting For $7,000 Score BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 18, 2013 – Josh Richards was a man on a mission Monday night at Volusia Speedway Park. Rampaging forward from the 10th starting spot, Richards passed Steve Francis of Ashland, Ky., for the lead on lap 18 and marched on to a convincing victory in the 30-lap DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model A-Main that opened the full-fender portion of the 42nd …

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Westfall Motors to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Gator Qualifier Triumph

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Ohio driver locks into Monday night’s $5,000-to-win Gator Championship Redraw at Volusia BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 17, 2013 – Matt Westfall blazed a fast path to victory lane and earned the $700 winner’s check Sunday night during the second Gator Championship qualifier in the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park. “We had a good evening, I qualified good enough to put it on the front row,” said Westfall, of Pleasant Hill, Ohio. “The track was …

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Poel Powers to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Gator Qualifier Victory

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Michigan racer locks into Monday night’s $5,000-to-win Gator Championship BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 16, 2013 – Jacob Poel made his first visit to the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment a memorable one by capturing the Gator Championship qualifier Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park. “We just swapped a motor out yesterday, after having one problem after another,” said Poel, of Spring Lake, Mich. “I ran third in the heat and I don’t know where we started in that …

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Hoffman Wheels to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Victory Friday Night

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Defending Gator Champion Holds off Charging Florida Native Kyle Bronson to Claim Modified Money BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 15, 2013 – Nick Hoffman inherited the lead after Matt Cooper of McKenzie, Tenn., had mechanical issues on lap 11, and drove to his first win of the 2013 UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment on Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park. “I got a pretty good draw and I’m not usually good at the draw deal, said Hoffman, of Mooresville, …

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Heavy Rain Forces Volusia to Cancel Wednesday’s UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Action

Ticket value can be exchanged for another day at event; Sprint Cars, UMP Modifieds back on track Thursday BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 13, 2013 – Heavy rain moving across central Florida forced track and series officials to cancel Wednesday night’s UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment action at Volusia Speedway Park. Fans who purchased a ticket for Wednesday night’s races can exchange its value for another ticket during the remaining 10 days of the event. The action picks back up on Thursday night at Volusia with UNOH All …

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Sanders Rockets to Opening Night Victory at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit

Texan holds off Kyle Bronson, NASCAR heavyweights to earn first ever Gator trophy BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 12, 2013 – Rodney Sanders dominated the opening night of the 42nd Annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park. “We were pretty good but I think we have to get it a little better, at the end it was kind of fading away,” said Sanders, of Happy, Texas. “We went out on soft tires so we could get a start and hopefully stay up front …

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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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Hearn Anxious, Yet Confident, about UNOH DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment

 Super DIRTcar Series 2012 Season Standout Fueled by Momentum Heading into 2013 BARBERVILLE, Fla. – After a tremendous 2012 season, Super DIRTcar Series driver Brett Hearn is ready to charge into 2013, hoping to add the Volusia gator to his well-stocked trophy case. “I feel a lot of confidence,” Hearn said. “I think that we have all intentions of just rolling with the momentum we had at the end of last year.” Although Hearn claimed some of the crown jewels of the Super DIRTcar Series last year – Mr. DIRT …

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Vote Your Favorite Driver into ‘Six Pack Challenge’ at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment

Cast ballots for your favorite Sprint Car, Late Model, Big-Block Modified and UMP Modified drivers BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Jan. 11, 2013 – See your favorite driver take on five others in a six-lap, winner-takes-all showdown at the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. Now is your chance to vote! The top six Sprint Car, Late Model, UMP Modified, and Big-Block Modified vote-getters will square off in the Six Pack Challenge – four separate six-car, six-lap dashes for cash at Volusia Speedway Park. Fans will fill the field with …

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Shirley & Gilpin Share Stage At Saturday Night’s 29th Annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet

Over $350,000 In Points-Fund Cash Distributed To Drivers During Gala Event Commemorating 2012 Season SPRINGFIELD, IL – Jan. 7, 2013 – Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill., and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind., shared the spotlight during Saturday night’s 29 th annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet inside the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel’s ballroom. Shirley, 31, entered the DIRTcar UMP Late Model history books in 2012, becoming just the third driver to win the organization’s Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’ and weekly series national points titles in the same …

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Bloomquist, Johnson, Sheppard, Blankenship All Earn Wins

Four A-mains, four different winners at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 24, 2012 — Two-time defending Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard and Dirt Late Model racer John Blankenship capped off a huge doubleheader day of action Friday with victories at the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park.   In racing earlier in the day that was postponed by rain from Wednesday, Scott Bloomquist won the DIRTcar Late Model feature while Alan Johnson drove to victory in the Super …

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Sheppard Outlasts Wight in Epic Volusia Finish

Sheppard Wins Big-Block Feature from Super DIRTcar Series on Vimeo. Two-time defending series champ wins UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit race for third straight year BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 24, 2012 — It couldn’t have been more exciting if it was scripted. Two-time defending Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard snared his first victory of the season Friday night in an epic battle with upstart Larry Wight in front of a packed crowd at Volusia Speedway Park. The duo swapped the lead numerous times throughout the 30-lap feature and …

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