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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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Marcuccilli Masters Oswego for Second Consecutive Year

OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 8, 2017 – Dave Marcuccilli proved himself the car to beat by earning the Unique eCigs Pole Award Thursday and put the exclamation point on it Sunday afternoon by leading all 75 laps en route to his second consecutive Chevy Performance 75 Sportsman Modified Feaure. “Obviously, the ultimate goal whenever you race is to win. But to earn the pole and win at Super DIRT Week two years in a row, that’s awesome,” said Marcuccilli, who celebrated his 41st birthday Thursday with a win at Brewerton …

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Trump, Davis III, Cleveland and Lajoie Lock into NAPA Super DIRT Week Chevy Performance 75

Oswego, NY – October 6, 2017 – With the lights on at the Oswego Speedway for the Camping World Friday Night Lights at NAPA Super DIRT Week, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds took center stage first with four 15-lap qualifiers transfering the top four into Sunday’s Chevy Performance 75 Championship. Of the six drivers locked in from time trials, Rocky Warner was the only one to assume his starting position from the front row. Dave Marcuccilli and Adam McAuliffe opted for the rear of their qualifiers, while Matt Farnham, Glenn Forward …

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Marcuccilli on Top of Sportsman Time Trials for Second Year in a Row

Oswego, NY – Oct. 6, 2017 – For the second year in a row, Dave Marcuccilli paced the Sportsman Modified Time Trials at the Oswego Speedway and will start on the pole of the NAPA Super DIRT Week DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Chevrolet Performance 75 Championship.

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Marcuccilli Runs Away With Hurricane 50 at Brewerton Speedway

The Hurricane 50 drew a stellar field of 69 DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds Thursday night at the Brewerton Speedway. Tyler Trump and Rocky Warner shared the front row for the 50-lap Feature with Warner taking command from the outset. Trump battled hard with Martin Pelletier and Rick Yelle for the runner-up spot, allowing Warner to extend his advantage. By lap 13, seveth-starting Dave Marcuccilli had worked his way into the third position behind Warner and Trump. A yellow on the following lap erased Warner’s lead and put Trump and Marcuccilli on …

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Farnham Fastest in Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified Practice

The Sportsman Modifieds were the second of three classes to take practice Wednesday afternoon at the Oswego Speedway. At the conclusion of practice, Matt Farnham was atop the speed chart with a lap of 22.512 seconds, over two-tenths faster than second place in time Martin Pellitier. Connor Cleveland, Brianna Ladouceur and Rocky Warner completed the top five out of the 29 Sportsman that signed in Wednesday afternoon. Last year, Ladouceur became the first woman to win a NAPA Super DIRT Week triple (or twin even).  

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Forward Out Front of DIRTcar Sportsman at Utica Rome Speedway

Glenn Forward led all 25 laps on his way to his first victory of the season at Utica-Rome Speedway Tuesday night. As easy it that sounds, it was far from it for Forward, who was making just his third start of the season at Utica-Rome. Forward actually relinquished the lead to Rocky Warner on the backstretch during lap 17 but a caution for Cedric Gauvreau reverted competition back a lap, giving Forward the lead once again.

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Land of Legends Raceway Joins DIRTcar Racing Banner

Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, NY Joins DIRTcar Racing Banner CONCORD, NC — Sept. 8, 2017 — The race track formerly known as Canandaigua Speedway will join the DIRTcar Racing sanctioning banner in 2018 as Land of Legends Raceway. The Ontario County Fair Board and promoter Paul Cole have signed a deal for 2018 and ‘19 for the operation of the speedway in Canandaigua, NY. The track will now be managed and operated as Land of Legends Raceway, building off of the longtime nickname of the famed half-mile race …

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Penalty Report 8/22

Penalty Report CONCORD, N.C. — August 22, 2017 — World Racing Group has announced penalties in DIRTcar Racing, per the rulebook and the integrity of the sport, such infractions shall be announced. Members in good standing have the right to appeal the decision to the World Racing Group Appeals Commission as provided in Section 12 of the General Rules and Specifications. DIRTcar Racing Danny O’Brien, a competitor at Mohawk Speedway has violated section 11.0/11.1-A&O of the DIRTcar Racing Rule Book 11.0 Penalties, Fine Schedules and Protests . 11.1 Penalties and …

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Inclement Weather Postpones DIRTcar Sportsman Tour Event at Autodrome Granby

GRANBY, QC, CAN – August 11, 2017 – The night started great for the initial DIRTcar Sportsman tour North Region, but rain during the DIRTcar 358 Modified tour race washed away the track and forced officials to cancel the remainder of the night’s races. DIRTcar officials are working with track officials at Autodrome Granby to find a date for the completion of the 50-lap event in the coming weeks. The DIRTcar Sportsman tour North Region returns to action on September 3rd at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario. For additional …

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Brad Rouse Dominates for Ohsweken Win

Claims DIRTcar Sportsman tour Western Region victory OHSWEKEN, ON, CAN – July 25, 2017 – The DIRTcar Sportsman tour rolled into Ohsweken 33 cars strong for the first race on the Western Region’s schedule. Brad Rouse of St. Catharine’s, Ont. dominated the 30-lap Feature, leading 28 laps after starting on the pole to score the victory. “The luck of the draw and starting up front really helps with these guys,” Rouse said in Victory Lane. “Like I said before, we have the best in the business around here. The guys …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Series Western Region Kicks Off Tuesday at Ohsweken

CONCORD, NC – July 24, 2017 – The DIRTcar Sportsman tour’s Western Region is set to roll with the first of six races at Ohsweken Speedway’s Six Nations Showdown on Tuesday, July 25. The DIRTcar Sportsman tour will be in action alongside the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series. The Western Region is the fourth and final region to hit the track in 2017. Several drivers in the Western region, which encompasses primarily Southern Ontario and the Niagara Region, are eager to begin chasing the DIRTcar Sportsman tour title. …

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Dave Marcuccilli Marches to Second Career Classic Triumph

Marcuccilli Becomes First Driver to Win the Classic Twice By Dan Kapuscinski WEEDSPORT, NY (July 4, 2017) – Dave Marcuccilli dominated the Sportsman Classic 75 presented by Industrial Tire of CNY at Weedsport Speedway on Monday evening, becoming the first driver to win the $2,500 Sportsman crown jewel twice. It was also his third straight win with the DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region, a streak that began back on June 20 at Outlaw Speedway. Starting from third position, Marcuccilli took the lead from Glenn Forward on lap 14 and never …

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