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Glen Ridge Motorsports Park Ready To Fly DIRTcar Banner In 2009

Weedsport, NY — January 12, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director 2009 has arrived and so has the addition of Glen Ridge Motorsports Park as a full-fledge member of DIRTcar Racing Northeast for the upcoming race season. Recent talks between Cory Reed, DIRTcar Racing Northeast Director of Competition & Track Sanctioning, and Glen Ridge co-promoters Jake Spraker and Mike Romano, resulted in an agreement over the past weekend which officially recognizes the Montgomery County oval as the newest member of the premier dirt track sanctioning body …

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Stars Shine Under Volusia Speedway Park’s Lights

Only 24 Days Remain To Reserve Your Seats For Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Jan. 10, 2009 — Ever wonder where the stars come out at night in early February around Daytona Beach, Fla.? The days might be filled with family fun on the Atlantic Ocean beaches from Feb. 3-14, but you never know who you might see in the evenings only 15 miles inland at Volusia Speedway Park. The 38th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH is where Daytona races at night, and there are only …

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Looking To Warm Up This Winter? Go Racing in Florida! 25-Day Countdown Is On To Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH

BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Jan. 9, 2009 — It snowed again in the Midwest today. That inclement weather is heading to the Northeast, where it will no doubt pile on top of the few feet of snow from last month. If only there was an escape, you say. Ah, but there is an easy answer. During the next 25 days, we’ll present you with the solution to your winter woes — the 38th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park. Before the spring breakers invade Daytona Beach, Fla., …

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Fans Gain Clear View of Volusia Racing With Hauler Height Limits

Barberville, FL — The race cars during the 38th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH will use just about every inch of the Volusia Speedway Park monster half-mile oval. Now, fans will be able to see every breathtaking move during the 12 nights of racing from Feb. 3-14. This year, race haulers in the infield will be limited to 9 feet, 6 inches, in height. This clears the sightlines for every seat in the grandstands. Now fans sitting toward Turn 4 can see a pass for the lead in the …

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James Michael Friesen Set For Big-Block Modified Debut At Volusia In February

Weedsport, NY — January 8, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Short-track racing has a way of carrying on with family tradition from generation to generation. Few are steeped in the Northeast Modified mainstream as much as the Friesen family, a clan recognized as much stateside as closer to its homebase in the city of St. Catharines, Ontario. When racers arrive in Barberville, Florida for the 38th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park in February, the Modified mini-tour will chronicle the exploits …

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Curtain Officially Drops On 33rd Season Of DIRTcar Racing In Northeast

Weedsport, NY — December 31, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Officially established during the nation’s Bicentennial, 2008 marked the 33rd successive year of operation for DIRTcar Racing with Billy Decker, Pete Bicknell, Chris Raabe, Pete Stefanski and Nathan Peckham crowned overall champions in the Northeast. Season-long Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series for Big-Block Modifieds and companion traveling tours for 358-Modified, Sportsman, Pro Stock and Street Stock teams continued to lay the foundation for these five Hoosier Tire Mr. DIRTcar titlists. Registered in the DIRTcar …

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Troyer Race Cars Kicks Off 2009 With Saturday Seminars & Open House

Rochester, NY — December 27, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Troyer Race Cars continues full speed ahead in its 33rd year of operation and in just two more weeks the Rochester, New York-based car builder will kick off 2009 in fast fashion by providing a complimentary day of informative seminars and an ‘Open House’ on January 10. While the all-day affair scheduled at the familiar 4555 Lyell Road location on the southwest side of the Flower City is free to racers, those interested must still …

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Rookies Run Rampant On DIRTcar Northeast Circuit In 2008

Weedsport, NY — December 23, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Headed by Motorsports Safety Systems/G-FORCE Rookie of the Year award winners Larry Wight (Advance Auto Parts Big-Block Modified and 358-Modified), Dave Marcuccilli (Sportsman) and Bruno Cyr (Pro Stock), the DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit boasted an influx of new talent during the 2008 season. Those same four divisions accounted for 77 first-time feature winners in 578 events, meaning after every eight races there was a new face for fans to see in victory lane during the …

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From Syracuse to Florida, Dirt Modified Magazine Has The Northeast Covered

Weedsport, NY — November 28, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director Just in time for the holidays, the next issue of Dirt Modified Magazine is sure to be a cure for the winter time doldrums with plenty of coverage provided from DIRTcar Racing in the Northeast. The January edition of Dirt Modified Magazine goes on sale December 12 and features in it three exclusive stories on DIRTcar Big-Block racing, including a review of Super DIRT Week XXXVII in Syracuse, New York and an historical account of …

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Mr. DIRT Big-Block Billy Decker Tops DIRTcar NE Feature Win List

Weedsport, NY — November 19, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director The 33rd season for DIRTcar Racing Northeast competitors came to a close with 279 drivers scoring feature wins in Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified, Pro Stock and Street Stock divisions at 34 different tracks, bringing the total open-wheel/full-fender count to 705 in 2008. Eleven drivers took checkered flags in both Big-Block and Small-Block Modified main events, with Larry Wight also copping a Sportsman victory and Kenny Tremont and Martin Roy winning on both dirt and …

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Northeast Modified Hall Of Fame Committee Meeting Reviews ’09 Nominees

Weedsport, NY — November 17, 2008 – By Gary Spaid, Northeast Modified Hall of Fame Members of the Northeast Modified Hall of Fame Selection Committee met for the first time at the Conference Center in the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York on November 15. Preliminary panel discussions were held Saturday in conjunction with the DIRTcar Northeast media gathering that took place in the DIRTcar Hospitality Room later that same afternoon. On the docket were talks concerning possible 2009 inductees and award winners. Also covered were potential ways to …

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2008 DIRTcar Racing NorthEast Track Champs Honored At Turning Stone

Weedsport, NY — October 21, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director The regular season around the DIRTcar Racing NorthEast circuit is over and the weekly track point champions have been declared. All track champions in DIRTcar NEs five major touring divisions will be recognized for their crowning achievements during the 33rd annual DIRTcar Racing ‘Night of Champions,’ November 15, at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York. In the Advance Auto Parts Big-Block Modified division the following drivers have been declared DIRTcar track …

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Tickets Available Online For Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH; Visit VolusiaSpeedwayPark.com for seats to 2009 season-opening event

Volusia, FL — Online tickets for the 38th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH Feb. 3-14, 2009, at Volusia Speedway Park are available beginning today at VolusiaSpeedwayPark.com. There are 12 consecutive nights of racing scheduled, featuring 410 Sprint Cars, Super Dirt Late Models, UMP DIRTcar Modifieds and Big Block Modifieds, including the Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series. To accommodate everybody’s needs during Speed Week, there are four different ticket packages available. …

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Cozze Captures Elusive Victory In 37th Super DIRT Week Rite Aid 200

Syracuse,NY — October 12, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director Frank Cozze has been coming to the New York State Fairgrounds landmark oval for 40 years. Sunday afternoon proved to be more than a happy ending for the Keystone State Modified veteran as he captured the biggest DIRTcar Modified victory of his career in the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series Rite Aid 200 to close out the 37th edition of Super DIRT Week on the storied Syracuse Mile. “I don’t even know …

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