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DIRTcar Northeast Schedule Released for 2019

Championship Finale Returns to Brockville Ontario Speedway, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks Return to World Short Track Championship CONCORD, NC – December 4, 2018 – DIRTcar Northeast is known as the backbone of dirt racing in the Northeast United States and Eastern Canada. The strength of the overall schedule clearly exhibits the success of the DIRTcar ladder system. The DIRTcar 358 Modified, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified, and DIRTcar Pro Stock schedules have been released for the 2019 season. Highlights on the schedule include the 11th annual Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville …

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DIRTcar Northeast Celebrates 2018’s Champions at Annual Banquet

Matt Sheppard, Larry Wight, Kevin Root, and Jocelyn Roy Receive Championship Awards in Front of Packed House SYRACUSE, NY – November 19, 2018 – The DIRTcar Northeast racing family gathered together in Central New York to celebrate a year full of incredible racing accomplishments. For the seventh time, Matt Sheppard was called to the stage to receive the award for the Super DIRTcar Series Championship. For the first time in his career, Billy Whittaker Cars 200 winner, Larry Wight took home the 358 Modified Championship after his third-place finish in …

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Mat Williamson Outlasts the Competition at Brockville Ontario Speedway

Mat Williamson Preserved His Right Rear Tire to Win the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Bullringer 110 BROCKVILLE, ON – October 13, 2018 – Mat Williamson made his right rear tire last 110 laps to win the DIRTcar 358 Modified Tour finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Erick Rudolph lead most of the Bullringer 110 until with only five laps to go, his right rear tire gave up under caution. Williamson inherited the lead and brought the no. 6 to Victory Lane. Tim Fuller benefited from a last-lap flat …

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Batman Gambles and Wins $20,000

OSWEGO, NY – October, 6, 2018 – Batman Peter Britten took advantage of the new competition pit stop to win the Camping World 150 for the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds. Giving up his top 10 running position on track, Britten came down pit road on lap 100 to take fuel and a new right rear tire and then drove from position 22 to the lead to collect the $20,000 check. “This feeling is just awesome,” Britten said. “We learned last year that you have to make sure your car is there at …

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Wight Bookends Brewerton’s Hurricane 100

CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 4, 2018 — Larry Wight picked up the victory in the Hurricane 100 358 Modified Series event at Brewerton Speedway as a part of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII. Wight took advantage of Steve Bernier’s lap-98 miscue in turn two and drove on to win the 100-lap main event. A full field of 30 cars were led to the green flag by Wight and Michael Parent. Wight got the advantage on the outside and would go on to lead the first 35 laps. …

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Rudolph: In Charge at Weedsport

By Robby Knowles WEEDSPORT, NY – October 3, 2018 – Erick Rudolph scored his ninth career series victory in the NAPA Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party presented by Ferris St. Lawrence Radiology 358-Modified 100-lap main event at Weedsport Speedway Wednesday night. Tim Sears Jr. and Pat Ward rounded out the podium with strong finishes. With all the moistures put down in the last 48 hours, the track was fast and tricky as the cushion built up throughout the night. Pat Ward led the 31-car field to the green flag and …

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Utica-Rome Speedway Rained Out

VERNON, NY – October, 2 2018 – The NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Pre-Game Party at Utica-Rome Speedway for the DIRTcar 358 and Sportsman Modifieds has been rained out. Unfortunately, the torrential rain and thunderstorms across the region will continue through the late evening. No other changes to the NAPA Super DIRT Week schedule have been made. Drivers and race teams should still arrive at Oswego Speedway as early as possible to ensure that their car is inspected before practice begins on Wednesday, October 3 at 3 PM. Check …

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The Hurricane 100 Cometh

BREWERTON, NY – One of the most popular events during Super DIRT Week for race teams and fans happens every Thursday night during the week of speed at the Brewerton Speedway. Thursday, October 4th all roads from SDW will converge on the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ for the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux ‘Hurricane 100’ presented by SUNY Canton plus the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Hurricane 50.’ Reserved seats are being offered this year and are now on sale. The newly renovated bleachers have all been freshly renumbered and …

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Weedsport Speedway Hosts NAPA Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party

358 Modifieds and Sportsman on the Card at Weedsport Speedway   WEEDSPORT, NY (September 25, 2018) – More than 100 DIRTcar Sportsman drivers have taken on Weedsport Speedway in 2018 with Dave Marcuccilli leading the way in the Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series after six point paying events, with a champion officially being declared during the Wednesday, October 3 Super DIRT Week Kick-Off, presented by Ferris Industries. Since opening the series on May 20, Marcuccilli has claimed a series leading three main event wins on the season, including yet another …

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Utrica-Rome Speedway Kicks-Off NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week

358 Modifieds and Sportsman Race for Fall Championship Points VERNON, NY- With Super DIRT Week XLVII just days away, that also means that the final event on the half-mile oval at Utica-Rome Speedway is upon us. This Tuesday, October 2, it will the return of the Super DIRT Week Pre-Game event that features the 100-lap $4,000 to win DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, the $3,000 to win Cole Cup for the 360 Sprints, plus the $1,000 to win DIRTcar Sportsman Fall Championship Series. Last year, this event saw some late race passes …

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Exciting New Format for Camping World 150

CONCORD, NC – September 22, 2018 – DIRTcar Northeast has revealed a new twist for the 358 Modified Camping World 150 on Saturday, October 6 during the 47th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. The added element is this: On or around lap 100, a 5-lap competition caution period will allow teams to pit for tires and fuel without being penalized laps. Drivers may decline to pit and will gain positions on those that choose to make the pit stop. Drivers that do pit will exit …

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Steve Bernier Best in the North

Steve Bernier Captures DIRTcar 358 Modified Tour Glory at Autodrome Drummond By Martin Bélanger Drummondville, QUE, CAN – Sept 22, 2018 – It was a hard-fought battle to the end at Autodrome Drummond as Steve Bernier continued his success in the month of September with his first win on the tour. The win secured him the DIRTcar 358 Modified Northern Region win and accompanying bonus points going into the combined tour races in October. Claiming a first win on the 358 DIRTcar teries in 2018, Steve Bernier was really happy …

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Friesen Fights for Fonda Win

Stewart Friesen Fights off Competition for DIRTcar 358 Modified Win FONDA, NY – September 21, 2018 – Stewart Friesen found himself in a familiar place on Friday, Victory Lane at Fonda Speedway. However, this win was a little different from any of the others. This time Stewart Friesen picked up his first career DIRTcar 358 Modified tour win at the famous Track of Champions. Friesen passed Bobby Varin midway through the race and successfully fended off Varin’s challenges. Varin finished second while veteran driver Pat Ward crossed the finish line …

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Tim Fuller’s Recording-Setting Night at Mohawk Int’l Raceway

Hogansburg, NY  – September 14, 2018 – Even with a rough start to his night, Tim Fuller showed everyone why he is the 2018 track champion as he broke the Mohawk track record with his 9th win of the season and second in a row on the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series after Can-Am last Saturday. ‘’It was a fun race for sure!’’ said Fuller, who had a little scare with about 10 laps to go, ‘’I got the cushion and my glove hit the seatbelt and I knew I could not …

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