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The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Returns to Utica-Rome Speedway

Will Kevin Root Begin his Championship Defense with a Win at Utica-Rome Speedway Sunday, June 16? VERNON, NY – June 3, 2019 – For the eleventh time in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series history, the stars and cars of the Series will return to the great half-mile Utica-Rome Speedway looking for a $1,000 top prize. Last year the reigning Series Champion Kevin Root walked away with the checkered flag. Race fans are eager to see if the No. 34 can repeat in 2019 starting the Central Region opener, Sunday, June 16 at famous …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Autodrome Drummond

DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Autodrome Drummond DRUMMONDVILLE, QUE – May 16, 2019 – Known as F1 of the Clay, Autodrome Drummond is one of the most legendary of all Canadian race tracks. Race cars have blasted around the Quebec speedway since 1951 where it was once a monstrous 5/8ths mile. Today, the passion of the DIRTcar fans in Quebec remains stronger than ever. In 2019 the stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Series invade the half-mile Drummondville speedway on Monday, July 22. Last year, Series Champion Matt Sheppard and all-time …

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High Bank Holdup Weekend Rained Out

FULTON, NY – April 26, 2019 – Anticipated steady rain on Friday coupled with forecasted temperatures on Saturday in the 30s and 40s with gusty winds has forced Fulton Speedway staff, in conjunction with Super DIRTcar Series officials, to cancel the ‘High Bank Holdup Weekend’ Friday and Saturday, April 26-27. No rescheduled dates for either event have been scheduled at this time for either the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series: Central Region season opener or the High Bank Holdup 100. The Super DIRTcar Series returns to action on Tuesday, May 7 …

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Hoosier Racing Tire Increases Participation in Northeast DIRTcar Series Tours

Tires to be awarded to various competitors at events in all four series CONCORD, NC – April 18, 2019 – Long-time DIRTcar partner Hoosier Racing Tire has expanded the benefits of racing at DIRTcar-sanctioned race tracks and events as it plans to give away several tires to drivers who compete in Series races across the Northeast and Canada. Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast Director Dean Reynolds is excited about the enhanced partnership, “We are thrilled to have Hoosier add to their already tremendous involvement with DIRTcar to include all …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Boasts $178,000 in Purses and Points Funds

The High Bank Holdup 50 at Fulton Speedway gets the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series underway on Friday, April 26 FULTON, NY — April 8, 2019 — The wildly successful DIRTcar Sportsman Modified division has exploded in numbers over the last five years in the Northeast and Canada. Sportsman Modifieds often put on some of the most exciting races on any given race night. This year, over $175,000 is in the pot for our dedicated DIRTcar drivers on the Series tour. The season starts with three distinct regions: Central, Northern, and …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Cornwall Motor Speedway

CONCORD, NC – April 4, 2019 – Cornwall Motor Speedway is one of DIRTcar’s strongest supporters. Their Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Sunday night show includes three DIRTcar sanctioned divisions. The 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, and Pro Stocks race head-to-head every week at the Long Sault, Ontario oval. Some of the best up and coming stars in the northeast race weekly at Cornwall. Drivers and fans hope to ring in the 50th year of operation with another competitive and successful season in 2019. With three DIRTcar divisions, Cornwall Motor Speedway …

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56th Season-Opener On Horizon For Land Of Legends Raceway In 2019

April 20 lid-lifter follows April 13 & April 17 practice dates at Ontario Co. Fairgrounds oval Canandaigua, NY – April 3, 2019 – Tom Skibinski, Land of Legends Raceway PR Anticipation continues to grow for fans and racers in Ontario County as Land of Legends Raceway readies for its 56th season of motorsports activity on the fairgrounds. Popular promoter Paul Cole is back at the helm, in 2019 offering a four-star show of Pepsi/Geneva Club Beverage Big-Block Modified, Sportsman, Mike Emhof Motorsports 305 Sprint Car and Big Dog Country 103.5FM Radio Street Stock action in …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Can-Am Speedway

DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Can-Am Speedway CONCORD, NC – A lot of short tracks in the United States call themselves a half-mile, but only a few have distinguished themselves as a “big half-mile” the way Can-Am Speedway has. The “big half-mile” was the first American track that Australian-born Big-Block Modified star Peter Britten raced on after spending his career on quarter-mile bullrings down under, and it made for a serious culture shock. The LaFargeville oval is a fan favorite in the North Country since 1974. 2019 marks the return of the …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Brewerton Speedway, 2019 Schedule Released

CONCORD, NC – Brewerton Speedway is one of the jewels of the robust Central New York racing scene. The high-banked ⅓ mile D-Shaped Dirt Demon has played stage to some of the best DIRTcar Northeast in history. Whether it’s the Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar 358 Modified Series or the Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Big-Block Modifieds and Sportsman Modifieds, the action is always at the highest level. On Friday, September 13, the Super DIRTcar Series drops in for the fifth annual $7,500 to win Duel at the Demon 100. …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Bear Ridge Speedway

DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Bear Ridge Speedway Bear Ridge Speedway, in Bradford, VT, is one of only a handful of race tracks located in the picturesque state of Vermont. Like its namesake, the ¼ mile clay oval is a fast, ferocious beast. Every Saturday, starting on May 4, a highly competitive field of DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds congregate to race it out in front of eager Vermont race fans. 2019 marks the fifty-second consecutive season of family fun at the exciting and historic speedway. The Ridge’s 2018 DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Championship was …

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight: Albany-Saratoga Speedway

DIRTcar Track Spotlight Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Malta, NY Albany-Saratoga Speedway is a 4/10-mile dirt oval located in Malta, NY, situated between Albany and historic horse racing hub Saratoga, NY. The track opened in 1965 and is currently owned by Howard Commander and operated by Lyle DeVore. Albany-Saratoga Speedway, or simply “Malta” to some, has featured some of the greatest drivers of all time to wheel a Big-Block Modified. And that’s just their weekly show. Special events like Brett Hearn’s Big Show are fan favorites at the Great Race Place. Last year, …

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DIRTcar Northeast to Set Up Shop at Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show this Weekend in Oaks, PA

CONCORD, NC – January 15, 2019 – Representatives from DIRTcar Northeast and the World of Outlaws will be on hand at this year’s Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. The 250,000 square foot convention center is the focal point for auto racing in the east for three days, January 18-21. Be sure to stop at the DIRTcar display to get the most up to date information and schedules for the Super DIRTcar Series, 358 Modified Series, Sportsman Modified Series, Pro Stocks, and the World …

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Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Purse Revealed for DIRTcar Northeast Divisions

CONCORD, NC – January 11, 2019 – Since 1957, Hoosier Racing Tire has developed and manufactured racing tires for thousands of race cars.  DIRTcar Northeast is proud to carry their name and logo throughout the Northeast and Canada on Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, and Pro Stocks at dozens of race tracks. DIRTcar Northeast is proud to announce that in 2019, at the Racing Tire will hand out $36,750 to the top weekly racers at the end of the season. The Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship takes into account …

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DIRTcar Northeast Schedule Released for 2019

Championship Finale Returns to Brockville Ontario Speedway, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks Return to World Short Track Championship CONCORD, NC – December 4, 2018 – DIRTcar Northeast is known as the backbone of dirt racing in the Northeast United States and Eastern Canada. The strength of the overall schedule clearly exhibits the success of the DIRTcar ladder system. The DIRTcar 358 Modified, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified, and DIRTcar Pro Stock schedules have been released for the 2019 season. Highlights on the schedule include the 11th annual Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville …

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