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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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Over 300 Cars Come Out for Night One of OneDirt World Short Track Championship

World Short Track Championship

CONCORD, N.C. – Oct. 20, 2016 – Night one of the OneDirt World Short Track Championship drew to a close at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway at 10:00 p.m. Over 300 entries across nine divisions showed up for the opening night hot laps of the inaugural 3-day event.

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DIRTcar Racing “Family Reunion” Allows Family of All Ages in the Pit Area

Great forecast for OneDirt World Short Track Championship CONCORD, N.C. — Oct. 18, 2016 —Warm and sunny conditions are forecast for the fast approaching OneDirt World Short Track Championship, starting this Thursday at the Dirt Track at Charlotte. And DIRTcar Racing would like to remind everyone that family members of all ages will be welcome into the pit area for this “family reunion.” For the first time at the Dirt Track at Charlotte, children under 17 will be allowed in the pit area. Minors will be required to have a …

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors

Inaugural DIRTcar Racing “family reunion” features over $50,000 in contingency awards CONCORD, N.C. — Oct. 14, 2016 — DIRTCar Racing welcomes some of the best known brands in motorsports as new division sponsors for the OneDirt World Short Track Championship, October 20-22, along with contingency awards totaling over $50,000 across all divisions. Division sponsorship will be as follows: Fox Pro Late Models; Comp Cams 360 Sprint Cars; Chevy Performance Pro Sprint Cars; Summit Racing Equipment UMP Modifieds; Hoosier Racing Tire Pro Modifieds; DRIVEN Racing Oil Crate Sportsman; QuarterMaster Mini Stocks; …

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Marcuccilli Makes Magic

Marcuccilli Makes Magic Becomes first Sportsman driver to win at Oswego OSWEGO, N.Y. – Oct. 9, 2016 – Dave Marcuccilli battled the rigor of an extended race program Sunday night to win the DIRTcar Racing Sportsman Chevy Performance 50 Championship at Oswego Speedway. Sunday was not only a make-up day for the adverse weather, but also the finale for the prestigious 45th running of the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. Marcuccilli and company did not disappoint as the jam-packed crowd at the Clay Palace gave the week’s last feature …

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Rouse Does the Rooftop Two-Step at Brewerton

Rouse Does the Rooftop Two-Step at Brewerton Battles from sixth to claim career win No. 104 CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. – Oct. 6, 2016 – Brad Rouse dominated the field Thursday night, winning the concluding feature of the 24th Annual Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Hurricane 100 presented by SUNY Canton Racing. The DIRTcar Racing Sportsman class was set for 30 laps, and Rouse made a strong run to the top. “The guys put a good car underneath me,” said Rouse, his family and crew crowding his car. “[My crew] really …

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