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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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Yetman Makes History with Fifth Straight Super DIRT Week Pro Stock Win

OSWEGO, NY – October 8, 2017 – Castleton, New York’s Rob Yetman made NAPA Super DIRT Week history, becoming the first driver in any division to win five consecutive Championship races as he dominated all 75 laps of the Pro Stock 75 Sunday afternoon at the Oswego Speedway. “I didn’t think I would ever win one of these, and now we’ve won five in a row,” Yetman said. Yetman edged fellow front row starter Rich Crane into turn one and never looked back. Crane would go on to lose his …

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Field Set for Super DIRT Week Pro Stock 75

Yetman well-positioned for another NAPA Super DIRT Week Pro Stock Championship win OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 7, 2017 — After a rain storm hit the Oswego area Saturday morning, delaying the start of the NAPA Super DIRT Week race program, the DIRTcar Pro Stocks got the call to hit the 5/8th-mile Oswego Speedway for a quick hot lap session, their second one of the week and second time on the track. Kenny Martin Jr. was fastest in practice on both counts, but this didn’t carry through in Time Trials, in …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region Heats Up

  Three Races In Two Weeks Starts Tues. June 20 By Clayton Johns CONCORD, NC – June 16, 2017 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region is about to get busy with three races scheduled in two weeks beginning on Tuesday, June 20 at Outlaw Speedway. The Series will then travel to Can-Am Motorsports Park on Wednesday, June 28 and Weedsport Speedway on Monday, July 3 for the Sportsman Classic. The Central Region has completed two races so far this season at the end of April where Todd Root picked …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Series Opens This Weekend

Fulton and Utica-Rome Kickoff New Regional Format CONCORD, N.C. – April 26, 2017 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Series will see the green flag for the first time in 2017 with a pair of regional tour races in Central New York this weekend. The upcoming campaign marks the first year for the series’ new regional format, which features four distinct geographic regions. Drivers from all four regions will combine for a culminating six-race stretch in September and October to declare an overall series champion. The DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region begins …

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Bear Ridge Speedway Celebrates 50 Consecutive Years of Racing

Vermont’s Bear Ridge Speedway Celebrates 50 Consecutive Years of Racing in 2017 By Clayton Johns CONCORD, N.C. – MARCH 22, 2017 –Bear Ridge Speedway will celebrate its 50th anniversary of racing in 2017, but the accomplishment is even more impressive when you dig deeper into the story of the tight quarter-mile track in rural Vermont. For all 50 seasons the track has been under the ownership or operation of an Elms family member. The track was initially the vision of George Barber while Charles V Elms Sr. was a part …

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DIRTcar Racing Membership Required for All Sanctioned Event

All Division drivers must have a DIRTcar License to participate and receive benefits CONCORD, N.C. – March 2, 2017 – Starting with the first events of 2017, any participants of a DIRTcar-sanctioned event will be required to hold a DIRTcar Racing membership. Any division without a 100 percent membership participation will be at risk of violating the sanction agreement and suspension of the sanction by DIRTcar Racing. A one-week temporary membership (for the traveling racer) will be accepted provided the driver completes the full application. However, temporary one-week memberships do …

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Airborne, Freedom and Utica-Rome Speedways Join DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Home Tracks

Airborne, Freedom and Utica-Rome Speedways Join DIRTcar Northeast as Sportsman Modified Home Tracks in 2017 by: Clayton Johns CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 24, 2017 – DIRTcar Northeast officials are proud to announce the additions of Airborne Speedway, Freedom Raceway Park and Utica-Rome Speedway as Sportsman Modified home tracks for the 2017 season. The addition of the trio of New York facilities increases the number of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified sanctioned tracks to 17 for the upcoming season. Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY returns to a dirt surface in 2017 with promoter …

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DIRTcar Racing Wraps Up 2016 Season

DIRTcar Racing Caps-off 33rd Annual Banquet with ‘A Tribute to Excellence’ Nearly $330,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for 2016 season successes CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 16, 2016 – The 33rd Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. honored champions across 10 divisions for their outstanding performances during the 2016 racing season. While the weather outside was brutal,  the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom inside was warm as guests reminisced on a great 2016 season. Nearly 1,000 competitors, family and friends attended Saturday evening’s event. …

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Photos from the DIRTcar UMP Banquet on January 14th, 2017!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar UMP BANQUET AT SPRINGFIELD, IL ON JANUARY 14TH, 2017!

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Regionalized DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Format on Tap for 2017

Regionalized DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Format on Tap for 2017 CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 14, 2017 – On the heels of a strong season in 2016 that saw over 230 different DIRTcar Sportsman Modified drivers compete in 15 series points shows, DIRTcar Racing officials will unveil a new format for Sportsman Modified teams in 2017. Currently,23 different tracks have signed up for DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds Series with negotiations ongoing for additional dates. To accommodate the increased demand, tour events being scheduled from the last weekend in April through late-September will …

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KING OF DIRT SPORTSMAN RECEIVE DIRTCAR SANCTION

KING OF DIRT SPORTSMAN RECEIVE DIRTCAR SANCTION Alliance Helps Regionalize Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Tour Chase Written By Rob Hazer January 14, 2017 (Fonda, NY) – King Of Dirt Racing promoter Rob Hazer has worked along with DIRTcar Racing Director of Series and Sanctioning Mike Perotte and DIRTcar Series event director Cory Reed to sanction the KOD tour as the DIRTcar East Region heading into 2017. The alliance between King Of Dirt Racing and DIRTcar Racing helps build a regionalized touring system for the Sportsman Modified division. King Of Dirt will …

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Utica-Rome Speedway Joins DIRTcar in 2017

Photo by Randy Mallett Speedway set to sanction weekly action for the first time since 2004 By MIKE MALLETT – Utica-Rome Speedway PR VERNON, N.Y. (December 5, 2016) – After a three year run as a NASCAR home track, the Utica-Rome Speedway is making a change for the upcoming season. The owners of the facility, Bill and Kim Shea, have elected to make a move into the DIRTcar Racing fold. It is the first time in over 10 years that the facility will fly the DIRTcar banner. “We had a …

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