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Steel City Support – Pennsylvania’s Biggest Racing Extravaganza from Those Who Make It Possible

SARVER, PA – October 17, 2018 – The DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” – Over 300 cars in just three days, once a year, is a lot to handle for even the most experienced track personnel at the Lernerville Speedway. From safety officials to announcers and photographers, there are a lot of people behind the scenes who put in a great deal of effort, not just for the Stampede, but every Friday night to make sure the first race is just as good as the last. A few of which, shine …

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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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DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Event Preview

Thirteen divisions. Three days. One place to race. Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania is set to host the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 11-13. Over 250 cars are expected to show up for this year’s “Steel City Stampede,” and there will be no shortage of action with practice on Thursday, heat races on Friday and last-chance showdowns and features on Saturday, making it the only place in the county to see this many cars in this many divisions. Fans can expect to see …

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23rd Annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals Postponed To March 29-30, 2019

Mother Nature takes two out of the three days at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55   PEVELY, MO — Oct. 6, 2018 — Mother Nature has intervened on what was to be the 23rd annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (MO). With a sudden and heavy rain shower during the afternoon and with more showers and thunderstorms mixed in with some lightning throughout the rest of the afternoon and into the evening looming, along-with already saturated grounds, DIRTcar and Track Officials have been forced …

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First Night Of The 23rd Annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals Complete

Six DIRTcar sanctioned divisions invade Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55   PEVELY, MO — Oct. 5, 2018 — After a rainout on Practice day on Thursday, October 4, the 23rd annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals commenced with a full day of Hot Laps, Qualifying and Qualifier Heat Races on Friday, October 5. The traditional season-ending weekend for national DIRTcar points is being held for the first time at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (MO), located south of St. Louis in Pevely, MO. A total of 133 teams made the …

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23rd annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals REVISED Schedule of Events for Friday, October 5 –

#FallNats DIRTcar Racing and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Officials have made the decision to cancel today’s (Thursday, October 4) scheduled Registration & Hot Lap sessions due to lingering rain and a forecast for more showers and thunderstorms throughout the afternoon and into the evening. The Revised Schedule of Events for Friday, October 5 is located below:       REVISED SCHEDULE FOR THE 23rd ANNUAL DIRTcar FALL NATIONALS Printable Version Friday, October 5, 2018 11:00 a.m.                               Pit Pass Sales Begin 11:30 a.m.                               Pit Gate Opens 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.            DIRTcar Registration …

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DIRTcar Fall Nationals Will Determine 2018 National Champions in Seven Divisions

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 to host the 23rd annual event for the first time by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Sept. 27, 2018 — The 23rd annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals will be hosted by a new venue for the first time in event history. The prestigious event is heading west for the 2018 racing season as the newly rebranded 23rd annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals, the traditional season-ending weekend for national DIRTcar points, will be held at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, in Pevely, MO, on Thursday through Saturday, …

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Volusia Speedway Park Begins Construction of New Main Grandstand

Comfort and access take priority, with multiple seating options for 48th DIRTcar Nationals DELEON, FL — Sept. 24, 2018 — Volusia Speedway Park announced today a $500,000 overhaul of its main frontstretch grandstand and wall as part of ongoing efforts to provide a top-notch experience for fans and racers at the two-week long, season-opening DIRTcar Nationals. As the demand for reserved seating continues to grow — with standing-room-only crowds for World of Outlaws shows — the new grandstand will expand reserved seating options and make the overall experience more comfortable …

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Mother Nature’s Attempt to Snag World 100 Results in Ultimate Racing Weekend

World 100 Now Followed by World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series for Ultimate Racing Weekend in Mid-October ROSSBURG, OH — Sept. 7, 2018 — Persistent rains and dire forecasts of storms and up to 50-mph winds, have forced DIRTcar Racing and Eldora Speedway to reschedule the highly-anticipated crown jewel of dirt Late Model racing, the World 100.  Rossburg, OH, is set to receive six inches of rain over the next couple of days, with probable storms. “It was impossible to hold the event,” explained Eldora General Manager Roger Slack. …

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Bloomquist & Owens Take Thursday Prelim Night Features at Eldora Speedway

A pair of former Globe Trophy winners’ bag $10,000 each ROSSBURG, OH — Sep. 6, 2018 — The Biggest Dirt Race In The World, the 48th annual World 100 commenced with the first of two Prelim Nights at the famed half-mile high-banked dirt oval of Eldora Speedway, located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, Ohio on Thursday, September 6. The first of three full nights of racing for the “Granddaddy of them all” featured the popular “Every Lap Matters” format highlighted by twin 25-lap features paying $10,000 to …

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National Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Billy Moyer Wins Baltes Classic at Eldora Speedway

48th annual World 100 next at Eldora on September 6-8 ROSSBURG, OH — Sept. 2, 2018 — The Sunoco American Late Model Series continues to roll through the 2018 racing season as the traditional tripleheader of action over the Labor Day Holiday Weekend concluded at Eldora Speedway with the 11th annual Baltes Classic. The highlight of Labor Day Weekend was on one of the biggest stages in all of dirt track racing. The famed half-mile, high-banked dirt oval — located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, OH — …

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DIRTcar Roundup Steel City Stampede

Lernerville Speedway closes out its 2018 schedule with one of the biggest melees of the season, the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup Steel City Stampede — a full weekend of racing, camping and fun as twelve divisions take the track for three days. Finish the year with a bang! 2018 Steel City Stampede Competitor Guide DIVISIONS: 410 Sprint Cars DIRTcar Super Late Models DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds DIRTcar UMP Modifieds DIRTcar Open Pro Stocks RUSH Crate Late Models RUSH Wingless Sprint Cars RUSH Sportsman Modifieds 305 Race Savers Sprint Cars Elite Modifieds 4 Cylinders Western …

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Appeals Board Reduces Pierce Penalty for Dirt Late Model Dream Infraction following Polygraph Testing

CONCORD, NC — July 20, 2018 — The DIRTcar Appeals Board has amended a penalty served to Bobby Pierce, driver of the No 32p DIRTcar Late Model, following tire sampling at the Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway in June. After appealing the penalty as per Section 12 of the General Rules and Specifications, Pierce and seven members of his team underwent rigorous polygraph testing, providing the appellate board additional perspective in the issuance of the penalty. The appellate board’s decision upheld the disqualification and suspension but reduced the …

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