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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Legends Week Kicks Off at Jacksonville

A.E. Blair Photography Several of last week’s events rescheduled by Mother Nature CONCORD, NC — June 18, 2018 — Tuesday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events at Jacksonville (IL) Speedway will jumpstart the grueling schedules after Mother Nature put a damper on the opening week of action, leaving but a single winner on each tour: two-time defending Champion Brian Shirley and first-time winner Curt Spalding. Four of the five scheduled race nights were lost to wretched weather, but today’s sunny forecast will remedy that. All points …

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34th Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals Kicks Off Wednesday in Peoria

CONCORD, NC — June 12, 2019 — The DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” is set to kick off the 34th consecutive year of competition in 2019. Starting on Wednesday, June 12, at Peoria Speedway (IL) and ending with two straight nights at Oakshade Raceway (OH) on July 12-13, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Late Model ranks will race in 26 events in 32 days spread out over eight states vying for a whopping $235,000 in first-place prize money over the marathon five weeks of competition. Several …

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A DREAM COME TRUE: Sheppard Edges McDowell at the Stripe to Earn Rocket1 Racing’s First Career Crown Jewel at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH – June 8, 2019 – After decades of coming to Eldora Speedway, after numerous Dirt Late Model Dream entries and no big trophy to show for it, Mark Richards and the Rocket Chassis house team have finally put their car in Victory Lane, a winner of a crown jewel event at “The World’s Greatest Dirt Track.” Brandon Sheppard continued his season of dominance behind the wheel of the Rocket1 Racing machine on Saturday night, scoring the $125,000 check after 100 laps in the 25th running of the Dirt …

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Dreams of Redemption Turn to Reality for Davenport and Clanton at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH – June 7, 2019 – Redemption seemed to be the theme of the Friday night portion of Eldora Speedway’s Dirt Late Model Dream. Jonathan Davenport, of Blairsville, GA, grabbed a feature win just one night after giving it away on the last lap, and Shane Clanton, of Zebulon, GA, dominated the competition in his feature event and went to Victory Lane for the first time in Dream action since his $100,000 win in the 2012 finale. Group A Competition On Thursday night, “Superman” Jonathan Davenport set himself up …

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Lanigan and Weiss Headline Thursday Night Action at #DLMDream25

ROSSBURG, OH – June 6, 2019 – The 25th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream started out with everything the Dirt Late Model world was hoping for on a Thursday night – clear skies, warm weather and a record car-count not seen in 7 years. The only thing left on the list was some incredible racing from the industry’s best competitors. And boy, did they ever deliver on that. 92 of the best DIRTcar Late Model drivers in the world packed the pit area and put on a show …

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JUMPSTARTING 2020

All-new DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals kicks off next season Jan. 16-18 at Volusia Speedway Park BARBERVILLE, Fla. — May 3, 2019 — DIRTcar Racing will kick off the 2020 season with the all-new DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals Jan. 16-18 at Volusia Speedway Park. The event will feature DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Florida Late Models and 602 Late Models racing for a total purse of nearly $100,000, including a $10,000-to-win finale for Pro Late Models. The DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals includes Feature events for all three classes each night at the half-mile speedplant near …

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Schlenk Scores 25th Anniversary Sunoco American Late Model Series Opener / Eldora Washed Out

Career Win #28 for the Three-Time & Defending DIRTcar National Champion & Four-Time Series Champion CONCORD, NC — Apr. 27, 2019 — The 25th anniversary season opener for the Sunoco American Late Model Series was on Friday, April 26 at I-96 Speedway, located east of Grand Rapids and west of Lansing in Lake Odessa, MI. The DIRTcar Late Model cars and stars of the longest running tour in the Great Lakes region of the United States kicked off their historic season at the fast 4/10s (0.400) mile high-banked dirt oval …

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25th Anniversary Season For The Sunoco American Late Model Series Begins April 26-27

I-96 Speedway to open the 2019 campaign followed by Eldora Speedway CONCORD, NC — Apr. 17, 2019 — The Sunoco American Late Model Series will hit a milestone with the 2019 racing season. The Grayville, IL based series will celebrate its 25th anniversary throughout the calendar year beginning on Friday-Saturday, April 26-27. The DIRTcar Late Model cars and stars of the longest running tour in the Great Lakes region of the United States will kick off their season starting at I-96 Speedway (MI) on Friday, April 26. Then it’s just …

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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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Persistent Rain Forces Volusia Speedway Park to Cancel Tuesday’s Races

BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 12, 2019 — Persistent rains throughout the area have forced Volusia Speedway Park and DIRTcar officials to cancel Tuesday night’s races at the DIRTcar Nationals. Tuesday’s DIRTcar Late Model and Super DIRTcar Series shows will not be made up. DIRTcar Nationals will continue on Wednesday with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series and Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds, as originally scheduled. Fans who purchased their tickets in advance will have their MyDirtTickets.com account credited within 48 hours. Fans who purchased tickets on the day of …

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Marlar Battles Back on the Topside to Win Late Model Feature No. 1

VIEW MORE PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar NATIONALS! BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 11, 2019 – How many drivers can say they won in their third night out with a team that hasn’t raced in two seasons? 2018 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Champion Mike Marlar can now, as he, Darrell Lanigan, Josh Richards and Scott Bloomquist (18th to 3rd) put on an amazing display of passing and battling through 30 laps that saw Marlar come out on top for his first-ever victory at Volusia Speedway Park with his …

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Rain Wins Second Big Gator Championship Qualifier for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

A busy Monday in store with Two Big Gator Qualifier Features & the 15th annual Big Gator Championship DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 10, 2019 — The second DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator Championship Qualifier Night would end much earlier than the first one did the night before on Night #6 of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. Mother Nature paid Volusia Speedway Park (FL) a visit early in the day and stuck around for the remainder of the afternoon and into the early evening. With a forecast for more of the same …

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DIRTcar Late Models kick off week two of DIRTcar Nationals to set stage for World of Outlaws

BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 25, 2019 – When those in the motorsports world think about the start of any racing season, their minds automatically revert to palm trees and warm temperatures of Florida in February. Dirt track fans’ minds wander to the famous Gator Pond at the World’s Fastest Half-mile, Volusia Speedway Park. The first week of DIRTcar Nationals caters to the open-wheel fans, while the second week indulges full-fender fans with two action-packed nights of DIRTcar Late Models followed by four straight nights of the World of Outlaws Morton …

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

CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW/PURCHASE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar BANQUET

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