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Pelletier and Beauchamp Winners, Root and Roy Champions

Pelletier and Beauchamp Winners, Root and Roy Champions By Tim Baltz BROCKVILLE, ON – October 12, 2018 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Tour was ready to close out 2018 as Kevin Root held a 24-point lead over former Series champion Brad Rouse. At the drop of the green flag it was Alan Fink taking the lead from the pole over Martin Pelletier, Cedric Gauvreau, Ryan Scott and Devin Willis. The Brewerton and Fulton Speedway regular was the dominant force in the early laps as he pulled away from the field …

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DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Event Preview

Thirteen divisions. Three days. One place to race. Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania is set to host the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 11-13. Over 250 cars are expected to show up for this year’s “Steel City Stampede,” and there will be no shortage of action with practice on Thursday, heat races on Friday and last-chance showdowns and features on Saturday, making it the only place in the county to see this many cars in this many divisions. Fans can expect to see …

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Beauchamp Edges Out Dumblewski in NAPA Super DIRT Week DIRTcar Pro Stock 50

Michael Fry photo OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 7, 2018 — The NAPA Super DIRT Week DIRTcar Pro Stock 50 ended on Sunday with a drag race to the finish after C.D. Beauchamp gave leader Chuck Dumblewski a tap off turn four to conclude a 50-lap battle a mere .017 seconds ahead. The competition heated up on Saturday afternoon with Time Trials as Fonda Speedway regulars Dumblewski and Josh Coonradt laid down a pair of Fast Times, only .008 seconds apart from each other, to set themselves on the front row for Sunday’s …

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Dumblewski Scores Pole as 41 Pro Stocks Battle for 30-Car Field in Sunday’s DIRTcar Pro Stock 50

OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 6, 2018 — Forty-one DIRTcar Pro Stocks took the 5/8-mile at Oswego Speedway for their NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII debut on Saturday afternoon after a morning rain delay, and wrapped up an unexpectedly late day of racing at 9:04 p.m. with the entire field set for Sunday’s 50-lap Feature. Qualifying Time Trials determined the first 24 positions. Chuck Dumblewski earned the Fastline Performance Pole Award in Time Trials with 24.370-second lap and will lead the 30-lap field to green with Josh Coonradt on the outside …

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Dave Marcuccilli Captures Weedsport Speedway

By Bill Foley Dave Marcuccilli entered Wednesday nights’ 30-lap Mr. DiRTcar Sportsman Tour event facing a serious challenge, but shortly after the bell tolled midnight, the veteran driver was celebrating on Victory Hill after edging out Kevin Root and Andrew Smith. Marcuccilli said, “I really needed to make up points coming into tonight.  It hurt me this year as I didn’t follow the region.”  And with point leader Brad Rouse running the final 10 laps with a left front flat and finishing ninth Marcuccilli hoped it was enough to help. …

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Utica-Rome Speedway Rained Out

VERNON, NY – October, 2 2018 – The NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Pre-Game Party at Utica-Rome Speedway for the DIRTcar 358 and Sportsman Modifieds has been rained out. Unfortunately, the torrential rain and thunderstorms across the region will continue through the late evening. No other changes to the NAPA Super DIRT Week schedule have been made. Drivers and race teams should still arrive at Oswego Speedway as early as possible to ensure that their car is inspected before practice begins on Wednesday, October 3 at 3 PM. Check …

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Late Race Drama hands Kenny Gates Fonda Speedway Victory

FONDA, NY – September 22, 2018 – Kenny Gates took his first DIRTcar Pro Stock tour victory in 2018 on Saturday, September 22 after fifty laps of hard-fought green flag racing. Fellow Heat Race winners Pascal Payeur and Ivan Joslin finished second and third, respectively. However, the race was never a lock for Gates who went on to win by only .4 of a second. Shane Henderson took the lead on lap 1 and built fairly large margin over second place runner Chuck Dumblewski. Henderson lead appeared insurmountable without a …

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Sid Harmer Jr. Scores First Career Pro Stock Tour Win

Sid Harmer Jr. gets lead on lap 48 to capture first tour win of his career! Hogansburg, NY, – Sept 14, 2018 – It was a typical full fender battle in the DIRTcar Pro-Stock series race during the Mohawk Nationals at Mohawk International Raceway as the Pro-Stock were in town for their lone trek as Can-Am Speedway star Sid Harmer Jr came on top after a heated end of race. Harmer Jr was all smiles in the winner circle after collecting a big win: ‘’It is my biggest win of …

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Weekend Recap

CONCORD, NC – September 10, 2018 – The DIRTcar Pro Stock tour had a memorable double-header starting at Le RPM Speedway and finishing at Airborne Park Speedway. The highly competitive tour saw two different winners in as many days. On Friday, September 7, Roch Aubin was awarded the victory after leader Dany Vogel was light on the scales in post-race inspection at Le RPM Speedway. The next day CD Beauchamps made a return visit to the familiar Airborne Park Speedway Victory Lane. Le RPM Speedway lies nestled in rural Quebec, …

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DIRTcar Racing Announces New Leadership for DIRTcar Northeast and its Flagship Super DIRTcar Series

Dean Reynolds to Serve as Director of Series and Sanctioning, DIRTcar Northeast CONCORD, NC – Sept. 4, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing has announced a successor to replace Mike Perrotte as DIRTcar Northeast Director following his retirement at the end of this season. After a three-month search for the perfect candidate to lead the Northeast region, DIRTcar is pleased to welcome one of the area’s most recognized dirt racing promoters, Dean Reynolds, as Director of Series and Sanctioning, DIRTcar Northeast. Reynolds has served as Vice President of the Empire Super Sprints …

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DIRTcar Roundup Steel City Stampede

Lernerville Speedway closes out its 2018 schedule with one of the biggest melees of the season, the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup Steel City Stampede — a full weekend of racing, camping and fun as twelve divisions take the track for three days. Finish the year with a bang! 2018 Steel City Stampede Competitor Guide DIVISIONS: 410 Sprint Cars DIRTcar Super Late Models DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds DIRTcar UMP Modifieds DIRTcar Open Pro Stocks RUSH Crate Late Models RUSH Wingless Sprint Cars RUSH Sportsman Modifieds 305 Race Savers Sprint Cars Elite Modifieds 4 Cylinders Western …

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DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship Spotlights True Grit at Charlotte

CONCORD, NC — July 18, 2018 — DIRTcar and DRIVEN Racing Oil are excited to join forces for the third annual DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 25-27, 2018. The mega-event will once again give the best weekly racers from nine different divisions across the United States and Canada the chance to shine at one of the country’s premier dirt racing facilities — for a purse in excess of $125,000. “No other event pays homage to the weekly racers, …

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Rolls into Albany-Saratoga Speedway

CONCORD, NC – July 12, 2018 – Albany-Saratoga Speedway will host the furious full-fender DIRTcar Pro Stocks for a 50-lap Series race on Friday, July 20. The DIRTcar Pro Stocks race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway weekly so the Series invaders will have a tough hill to climb if they want to find themselves in victory lane. It’s ‘Crushing Cancer Night’ at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, so fans will be packing the track in support of a worthy cause. Bruno Cyr captured the checkered flag at the first DIRTcar Pro Stock Series event at …

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Kevin Root Victorious in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Central Region Competition at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY – June 18, 2018 – Sunday night at Utica-Rome Speedway saw 36 DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds fill the pit area for Round 2 of the Central Region series schedule. After four Heat Races and a Last Chance Showdown, the 32-car field took the green for the 30-lap battle. In the end Kevin Root outwitted the competition for a trip to Victory Lane. With the win, Root now has positioned himself at the top of the DIRTcar Sportsman Central Region points along with runner up Matt Janczuk. Utica-Rome Speedway’s John …

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