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All-New DIRTVision.com Launches at 40th Annual DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH

Race fans can listen to and watch all 12 nights of action from Volusia Speedway Park BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 8, 2011 — Race fans, you can now log into the all-new DIRTVision.com to watch and listen to all 12 nights of the 40 th Annual DIRTcar Nationals by University of Northwestern Ohio. Simply go to http://www.DIRTVision.com and register. Everybody will need to create a new account, even if you had an account at the old DIRTVision Web site. Like always, the audio portion of the coverage is free with …

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Sponsor & Participant: University of Northwestern Ohio Plays Big Role In 40th DIRTcar Nationals At Volusia Speedway Park

UNOH’s UMP Modified Team Includes NASCAR’s Kenny Wallace, David Reutimann & Dillon Brothers, Students From Buckeye State School BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 5, 2011 – The University of Northwestern Ohio is more than just the presenting sponsor of the 40th DIRTcar Nationals that runs from Feb. 8-19 at Volusia Speedway Park. The Lima, Ohio-based institution is also a major participant in the mid-winter motorsports extravaganza held about a half-hour outside Daytona Beach. Sponsorship of the DIRTcar Nationals goes hand-in-hand with competition for the university, which will have its distinctive UNOH …

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‘Did You Know?’ File: 40th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH Feb. 8-19 At Volusia Speedway Park

BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 3, 2011 – To set the stage for the 40th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park, consider these interesting ‘Did You Know?’ items about the mid-winter racing extravaganza that features the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series (Feb. 11-13), the World of Outlaws Late Model Series (Feb. 17 and 19), the O’Reilly All-Star Sprint Car Series (Feb. 9-10), DIRTcar UMP Late Models (Feb. 14, 15, 16 and 18), the Super DIRTcar Series for Big-Block Modifieds (Feb. 16-19) and UMP Modifieds (Feb. 8-15). * It …

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Reigning Mr. DIRTcar Modified Champ Matt Sheppard Leads Big-Block Contingent Into 40th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH

Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park Hosts Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Action Feb. 16-19 BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 1, 2011 – Two feature wins during last year’s DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH proved to be a harbinger of great things to come in 2010 for Matt Sheppard. The 28-year-old DIRTcar Big-Block Modified sensation from Waterloo, N.Y., is hoping to follow the same template in 2011 when he once again heads south to kick off his campaign with four consecutive nights of non-point Super DIRTcar Series action (Feb. 16-19) as part of the …

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What To Watch For: Late Models At The 40th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH

Drivers From Across Country Will Invade Volusia Speedway Park For World of Outlaws & DIRTcar UMP Events Feb. 14-19 BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 30, 2011 – With the calendar moving toward the dirt Late Model portion of the 40th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park – a full-fender extravaganza featuring World of Outlaws Late Model Series events on Feb. 17 and 19 as well as DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned programs on Feb. 14, 15, 16 and 18 – here’s a primer on drivers to watch during the week… * All …

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DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH Highlights Busy Season-Opening Stretch In Sunshine State For DIRTcar UMP’s Late Models & Modifieds

CONCORD, NC – Jan. 18, 2011 – The 2011 campaign for DIRTcar UMP’s Late Model and Modified divisions is about to kick off in a big way in the Sunshine State. Anchored by the 40th annual DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH that runs from Feb. 8-19 at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla., the season-opening southern swing for the World Racing Group’s Midwest-based UMP circuit boasts seven Late Model and 16 Modified events spread across four tracks over a 23-day span. In excess of $375,000 in purses will on the line …

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Schlenk & Harrison Share Spotlight As Nearly $400,000 Is Distributed During DIRTcar UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar BANQUET! SPRINGFIELD, IL – Jan. 8, 2010 – Midwestern standouts Rusty Schlenk and Mike Harrison stood in the spotlight during Saturday night’s 27th annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet inside the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel’s ballroom. Schlenk, 24, of Jackson, Mich., was honored for winning his first-ever DIRTcar UMP Late Model national championship in 2010. A hard-nosed owner-operator who despite his young age has been steering full-fender cars for a decade, Schlenk registered a circuit-leading 20 feature wins en …

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‘Bulrush Dash’ For Non-Qualifiers Added To All Six Nights Of Late Model Action During 40th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH

BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 5, 2011 – Drivers who fail to earn a coveted starting spot in a DIRTcar Late Model A-Main during February’s 40th annual DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park will have a chance for a unique prize with the addition of the ‘Bulrush Dash’ to the 2011 schedule of events. Named after the tall grass-like plants that surround the ‘Gator Pond’ beyond the backstretch of the lightning-fast half-mile oval located just 20 minutes outside of Daytona Beach, the ‘Bulrush Dash’ will cap all six nights …

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2010 358-Modified Championship Point Leader Profiles

Weedsport, NY — December 3, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director In a fitting finale that concluded a season-long rally to the top, Danny Johnson from Rochester, N.Y. vaulted from second to first on the points chart to capture his fourth overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship and kick off the new decade. With the initial five series shows staged on Canadian soil, American invader Johnson was hardly a foreigner at the host tracks in Ontario and Quebec, already racking up well over …

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2010 Big-Block Modified Championship Point Leader Profiles

Weedsport, NY — December 1, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director Dominating the Super DIRTcar Series for a second straight season paid the biggest dividends yet for Matt Sheppard as the second-generation standout from Waterloo, N.Y. held on to capture his first-ever overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Championship — worth a cool $50,000. Falling just four points shy of the coveted crown the previous year, ‘Super Matt’ was not to be denied in his most recent attempt aboard the potent JB Motorsports no. …

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Big-Blocks Around To Florida In 80 More Days

Weedsport, NY — November 28, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director The distance will not match that covered decades earlier in the epic adventure ‘Around The World In 80 Days,’ yet in exactly 80 more days the mighty Big-Block Modifieds from the Northeast will be trackside more than 1,000 miles away from their home base to open a brand new season. The 40th Florida DIRTcar Nationals By University of Northwestern Ohio at Volusia Speedway Park, Feb. 8-19, 2011, will be highlighted by the annual pilgrimage south …

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DIRTcar Racing and Hoosier Tire Continue Relationship as Official Tire For DIRTcar Late Model Competition Through 2013

Concord, N.C. — Nov. 23, 2010 — By Chris Dolack, DIRTcar Racing P.R. – DIRTcar Racing today announced the continuance of Hoosier Racing Tire as the approved tire for DIRTcar Late Model competition for the next three years. First introduced 20 years ago, the premium LM10, LM20, LM30 and LM40 have become the standards in Late Model racing. “Hoosier always has been, and continues to be, an integral part of DIRTcar Racing’s mission to bring racers a standardized rules package, making it easier for any driver to race anywhere, at …

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2010 Mr. DIRTcar Northeast Champions Crowned

Verona, NY — November 20, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Bill Moore Photo (L-R): Champions Tim Sears Jr., Danny Johnson, Matt Sheppard, Louie Jackson, WRG CEO Brian Carter After 10 straight months of turning wrenches in the garage and turning heads at the track, it was finally time for Matt Sheppard to celebrate the biggest accomplishment of his career. Second-generation chauffeur from Waterloo, N.Y. Sheppard capped off a spectacular season on Saturday night, November 20 as nearly 500 drivers, owners, crew members, officials, media members …

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2011 Super DIRTcar Series Taking Shape

Weedsport. NY — November 18, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director With only the DIRTcar Northeast ‘Night of Champions’ awards banquet this weekend at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino remaining to close out the 2010 season, plans are well underway for the 32nd year of competition in the Super DIRTcar Series for Big-Block Modifieds. Currently headlining an exciting Super DIRTcar Series schedule in 2011 will be a merited mix of tradition-laden events with ‘can’t miss’ shows continuing to gain notoriety with each passing year. “We’re …

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