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DIRTcar Sets Stage for 2019 Fall Nationals Oct. 3-5 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway

Six divisions of DIRTcar Racing will be showcased at championship-deciding event PEVELY, MO — March 4, 2019 — The 2019 DIRTcar Fall Nationals is set for Oct. 3-5 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 with six divisions of DIRTcar Racing. The originally scheduled 2018 DIRTcar Fall Nationals that was impacted by weather, and later rescheduled for March, has been canceled because of the current weather conditions and several racetracks with events conflicting events for competitors. The event in October will start new with DIRTcar Late Models, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, …

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Four Divisions of DIRTcar Racing Will Charge into Nashville May 24-25 for Inaugural Fairgrounds DIRTcar Clash

NASHVILLE, TN — Four divisions of racing will invade Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, May 24-25, for the inaugural Fairgrounds DIRTcar Clash, a precursor to the following weekend’s World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Music City Nationals, bringing the biggest names in dirt track racing to Nashville over the course of two weeks. DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Quicksilver Street Stock Performance Series, DIRTcar Pure Minis and DIRTcar Mod Lites will be the first cars to compete on the dirt-covered Fairgrounds Speedway inner oval with nearly $25,000 and a lifetime of …

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Michael Long Scores First Career DIRTcar Nationals Feature Win on Opening Night

91 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds invade Volusia Speedway Park to kick off DIRTcar Nationals DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 5, 2019 — On an opening night that featured a whopping 91 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds from 21 different states and three Canadian provinces on the property at Volusia Speedway Park, 37-year-old driver, Fowler, IL driver Michael Long overtook three-time defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman with eight laps to go, pulling away from Hoffman and the rest of the field to score his first career Feature victory at Volusia. “When you’re racing …

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Photos from the UMP DIRTcar Banquet held on January 12th, 2019!

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Night of Champions – 2018 DIRTcar Racing Banquet

The 2018 DIRTcar Racing banquet from the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL was yet another successful night of celebration and reflection from all of the champions in each of the 11 series. Lots of hardware was given out, good friends were seen and great speeches were made before what promises to be yet another exciting year of DIRTcar Racing in 2019. The evening began with the honoring of the Kids Mods class, and the champion Dominic Mertzke. After dinner was served, World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series announcer …

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Jesse Rockett Pockets $1,000 In The 3rd Annual Driven World Short Track Championship

DIRTcar/SECA Pro Modifieds collide in showdown at The Dirt Track at Charlotte CONCORD, NC — Oct. 28, 2018 — The Dirt Track at Charlotte hosted the 3rd annual Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship on Sunday, October 28. The 4/10s (0.400) mile high-banked dirt oval would see the Hoosier Racing Tire DIRTcar/SECA Pro Modifieds invade in what has become a yearly appearance at the track with the famed 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway lurking in the background off turns one and two. After Practice Day on Thursday, followed by a …

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Heat Races Set the Field for Sunday’s World Short Track Championship Features

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 27, 2018 — After getting pushed forward a day by Friday rains at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, the Driven World Short Track Championship finally got going on Saturday just after 2PM with Timed Hot Laps for all nine divisions to set up the ensuing Heat Races for 405 registered drivers. Despite a small cell of rain at 6PM at the top of the second FOX Racing SHOX Pro Late Model Heat Race, Heat Races got back underway just over an hour and a half later for …

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World Short Track Championship Reset to Two-Day Show, Saturday & Sunday

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 27, 2018 — Despite the track prep team’s best efforts, yesterday’s rains and overnight humidity have left The Dirt Track at Charlotte with too much moisture to commence racing this morning for the Driven World Short Track Championship. Racing is now set to begin at 2PM today, Saturday, October 27, reverting back to the original two-day schedule on Saturday and Sunday now.  Friday’s original schedule will now run on Saturday, starting with timed Hot Laps at 2PM. This will mean a complete reset of the show, …

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Spectacular Full-day World Short Track Championship Now Set for Saturday, October 27

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 26, 2018 — After a successful day of timed Hot Laps on Thursday, October 25, 347 teams — plus more due to arrive on Friday — were ready for a big weekend of racing at the Dirt Track at Charlotte for the third annual Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship. Mother Nature had other ideas, though, as persistent showers and thunderstorms forced DIRTcar Racing and Charlotte Motor Speedway Officials to postpone Friday’s program to Saturday morning. With the postponement, a revised scheduled has been put …

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Rain Pushes Friday World Short Track Championship Program to Saturday Morning

CONCORD, NC – Oct. 26, 2018 – Persistent rains throughout the morning, continuing into the late evening hours, have forced DIRTcar and Charlotte Motor Speedway officials to postpone Friday’s Driven World Short Track Championship program to Saturday morning. With clear weather forecasts for tomorrow, racing will now commence at The Dirt Track at Charlotte at 10:00 a.m., with Heat Races in all divisions (except Hornets), two Hornet Features, and All-Star Invitational Features in the afternoon as time allows. Allotting time for track prep before the evening’s program, racing will continue …

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Sponsors Sweeten the Pot for Driven World Short Track Championship Competitors

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 22, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce a host of great sponsors for the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship this week, Thursday, October 25 through Saturday, October 27, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. In addition to a purse in excess of $120,000, numerous contingency and special awards will grant drivers more opportunities to go home winners, with a little extra something in hand. The winners across each division will take home their cash prize of up to $4,000, along with a …

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NGK Named the Official Spark Plug of the Driven World Short Track Championship

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 18, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing has declared NGK the Official Spark Plug of the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship. The three-day event, attracting hundreds of the best DIRTcar drivers from across the country will now champion the state-of-the-art Ignition Specialist.  “NGK Spark Plugs is the largest OE supplier and manufacturer of spark plugs in the U.S.,” said Danielle Orlando, general manager of NGK Spark Plugs. “We’re thrilled to bring our product to the weekly racer who understands the dedication, performance and quality we represent.” Since …

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Steel City Stampede – Saturday Night Recap

  418 laps. 324 cars. 20 races. 13 divisions. Three days. One track. The 10th Annual DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” at Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway was another spectacular display of Saturday night short-track racing; this time, in marathon mode. The last of the 270 Micro-Sprint Car qualifying heats kicked off Pennsylvania’s biggest racing extravaganza promptly at 4 p.m. on Saturday evening to a very chilly Sarver crowd. 48 degrees was the warmest temperature the fans saw all day, and it only got colder as the night went on. It …

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Steel City Stampede – Friday Night Recap

SARVER, PA – October 12, 2018 – 255 racecars were in the Lernerville Speedway pit area on Friday night for the 10th edition of the DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede.” A chilly 45-degree evening played host to 24 heat races around the 4/10-mile, before a slight shower moved in over the area, moving the remaining two 270 Micro-Sprint heats to Saturday, before the last chance showdowns. Just shy of 100 campers joined the fans out in the parking lot, making for a nice bonfire presence at the end of the …

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