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DIRTcar National Championships Headed to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC – March 22, 2018 – The annual DIRTcar UMP Fall Nationals, long a staple at Eldora Speedway (OH) in years past, will be heading west for the 2018 racing season under a new name. The newly rebranded 23rd Annual DIRTcar National Championships, the traditional season-ending weekend for national DIRTcar points, will be held at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (MO) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 4-5-6. DIRTcar Super Late Models will highlight the weekend of racing, joined by DIRTcar Modifieds, DIRTcar Pro Late …

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I-96 Speedway Added to Summer Nationals Schedule 

Brian Shirley at I-96 Speedway

4/10-mile dirt oval in West Michigan will wrap up two-race stretch in the Great Lakes State CONCORD, NC — March 19, 2018 — A final adjustment to the 33rd Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals schedule was put into place with the addition of the I-96 Speedway on Thursday, July 12th. The DIRTcar Super Late Models and UMP Modifieds will wrap up their Michigan swing with a date at the 4/10-mile (0.400) high-banked dirt oval located east of Grand Rapids in Lake Odessa, MI. This event will be the first appearance at …

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DIRTcar Nationals Tuesday’s Portion Rained Out

DIRTcar Nationals Tuesday’s Program Rained-Out BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 13, 2018 —Night eight of DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park has been rained-out due to combination of heavily saturated grounds and an extended rain storm that hit the area on Tuesday and a forecast of continued rain well into the evening. The Super DIRTcar Series will begin their portion of DIRTcar Nationals on Wednesday, Feb. 14th. The final portion of the DIRTcar Racing Late Model program will be cancelled and not made up. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model …

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Davenport Scores First Career Gator at DIRTcar Nationals

Davenport Finally Captures First Gator Trophy at DIRTcar Nationals BARBERVILLE, FL– Feb. 12, 2018– Jonathan Davenport dominated the first night of Late Model competition at the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park by leading flag-to-flag for all 30 laps of the feature event. Davenport smiled from ear-to-ear holding his first ever Gator trophy in Victory Lane at the historic half-mile. “You don’t know how much this gator [trophy] means to me,” said Davenport. “I’ve been wanting one of these things for so long. We’ve been close a few …

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DIRTcar Late Models Kick Off Week Two of DIRTcar Nationals

DIRTcar Late Models Set the Stage for the World Of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series at Volusia Two DIRTcar Late Model features kick off week two of the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Jan. 25, 2018 — When anyone in the motorsports world thinks about the start of any racing season, our minds automatically revert to palm trees and warm temperatures found in Florida in the month of February. When you’re a dirt track fan, your mind wanders to the famous Gator Pond and to …

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Volusia Speedway Park Gets a $300,000 Safety Upgrade for DIRTcar Nationals

BABERVILLE, FL — Jan. 23, 2018 — In honor of Volusia Speedway Park’s 50th anniversary, the World’s Fastest Half-Mile has received a major facelift over the winter months. When DIRTcar Nationals kicks off in two weeks, on February 6, racers and fans alike will benefit from over $300,000 of upgrades geared toward keeping them safe at the premier dirt racing facility in the country. The bulk of the work done at Volusia Speedway Park went into securing the track’s perimeter with over 1200 feet of new catch fence, concrete retaining …

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DIRTcar Racing Concludes 34th Season with 2017 Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet

Schlenk at DIRTcar Banquet

Over $360,000 in points fund money distributed for the 2017 racing season by Matt Prieur SPRINGFIELD, IL — Jan. 14, 2018 — Champions from around the country were honored on Saturday, January 14th during the 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet at The Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. National and regional champions across 10 divisions were honored for their accomplishments from the 2017 racing season as over $360,000 in points fund money was distributed throughout the gala evening. Highlighting the night was the accolades of now …

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2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule Announced

The Hell Tour Unleashed: 28 Races in 32 Days Highlight the 2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule 33rd annual Hell Tour for DIRTcar Racing Late Models to feature nine races paying $10,000 to win By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Dec. 6, 2017 — The most grueling and intimidating schedule in all of motorsports, the DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals Hell Tour will embark on its 33rd straight year of competition in 2018. In just 32 days, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Racing Late Model ranks will race in …

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors

OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors DIRTcar Racing family reunion features over $50,000 in contingency awards CONCORD, NC – Oct. 23, 2017 – DIRTcar Racing welcomes some of the best known brands in motorsports to the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship, October 26-28, with contingency awards totaling over $50,000 across all divisions. The inaugural OneDirt World Short Track Championship attracted over 300 racers across nine divisions during three nights of thrilling dirt track racing. The second edition of the burgeoning event will once again give grassroots …

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Drivers Prepare for OneDirt World Short Track Championship

Drivers Prepare for OneDirt World Short Track Championship Three-day event featuring the best weekly racers in the country begins Oct. 26-28, 2017 CONCORD, NC — Oct. 19, 2017 — In just one week’s time, weekly short-track race teams from all over the country will make the trek to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC for a chance to achieve the dream of winning under the bright lights during the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship puts the best grassroots …

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Thursday, Oct. 12 Portion of DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Cancelled

Thursday, Oct. 12 Portion of DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Cancelled Persistent Rain and Saturated Grounds Forces Cancellation of the first day of the three-day event SARVER, PA — Oct. 12, 2017 — DIRTcar Racing and Lernerville Speedway officials have been forced to cancel the Thursday, Oct. 12, DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” practice day due to persistent rain in the Sarver, PA area along with saturated grounds. The weather system is moving out of the Western, PA area, with a beautiful weather forecast for the remaining two days of …

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Jeep VanWormer & Nick Hoffman Win Allstar Performance DIRTcar Fall Nationals Features

Mother Nature forces Eldora & DIRTcar officials to finish the Allstar Performance DIRTcar Nationals on Sunday afternoon by Matt Prieur ROSSBURG, OH — Sunday, Oct. 8th— It took two days to complete night II (which was originally supposed to be night III) of the Allstar Performance DIRTcar Fall Nationals at Eldora Speedway. Eldora and DIRTcar Officials finally persevered over Mother Nature, but after frantically getting through most of the racing program on Saturday, Oct. 7th, Mother Nature paid a visit during the DIRTcar Late Model Feature, forcing Officials to postpone …

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DIRTcar Fall Nationals Kicks Off after Battle with Mother Nature

Strickler, Rice, Hoffman & Mielke Bag $2,000 Each after Winning DIRTcar UMP Modified Features at Eldora Speedway DIRTcar Late Models highlight Allstar Performance DIRTcar Fall Nationals By Matt Prieur Rossburg, OH — Oct. 6th, 2017 — It was Night I, Take II of the Allstar Performance DIRTcar Fall Nationals at the famed half-mile high-banked dirt oval at Eldora Speedway, located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, Ohio. After the originally scheduled first night on Thursday, October 5 was rained out, the forecast looked dreary again for Friday. …

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World 100: Night Two

ROSSBURG, OH— September 8, 2017—A record setting crowd congregated at Eldora Speedway on Thursday and Friday night for the 47th annual World 100. Only one day remains of the three-day crown jewel event but more fans are sure to flood to the Rossburg, Ohio dirt track to witness history in the making.

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