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Billy Decker Knocks Them Out in Round One at DIRTcar Nationals

Billy Decker Christens his Return to Gypsum Racing with a Win, Edges Out Teammate Larry Wight BARBERVILLE, FL – February 13, 2019 – It took just one race for Billy Decker to return to his winning ways in the famous red No. 91 Gypsum Express Big-Block Modified, there was nothing easy about it on Wednesday night in DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Not only did Decker, of Unadilla, NY, hold off teammate and reigning NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Larry Wight, but he was forced to out-muscle legendary Billy …

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Persistent Rain Forces Volusia Speedway Park to Cancel Tuesday’s Races

BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 12, 2019 — Persistent rains throughout the area have forced Volusia Speedway Park and DIRTcar officials to cancel Tuesday night’s races at the DIRTcar Nationals. Tuesday’s DIRTcar Late Model and Super DIRTcar Series shows will not be made up. DIRTcar Nationals will continue on Wednesday with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series and Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds, as originally scheduled. Fans who purchased their tickets in advance will have their MyDirtTickets.com account credited within 48 hours. Fans who purchased tickets on the day of …

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Marlar Battles Back on the Topside to Win Late Model Feature No. 1

VIEW MORE PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar NATIONALS! BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 11, 2019 – How many drivers can say they won in their third night out with a team that hasn’t raced in two seasons? 2018 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Champion Mike Marlar can now, as he, Darrell Lanigan, Josh Richards and Scott Bloomquist (18th to 3rd) put on an amazing display of passing and battling through 30 laps that saw Marlar come out on top for his first-ever victory at Volusia Speedway Park with his …

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FINAL DIRTcar UMP Modifieds / Florida Points Standings (From January 23-February 11)

SPOT CAR # NAME NAME 23-Jan 24-Jan 25-Jan 26-Jan 1-Feb 2-Feb 5-Feb 6-Feb 7-Feb 8-Feb 9-Feb 10-Feb 11-Feb TOTAL 1 12L LUCAS LEE 38 33 75 80 31 51 60 75 80 65 588 2 8 KYLE STRICKLER 75 80 44 32 75 38 80 80 504 3 2 NICK HOFFMAN 10 70 75 75 80 65 65 55 495 4 98 SHON FLANARY 46 31 60 48 27 37 40 75 60 41 465 5 25 TYLER NICELY 60 46 65 44 38 49 49 49 400 6 24 …

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FINAL DIRTcar UMP Modifieds / DIRTcar Nationals Gator Points Standings (After February 11)

SPOT CAR # NAME NAME 5-Feb 6-Feb 7-Feb 8-Feb 9-Feb 10-Feb 11-Feb TOTAL 1 2H NICK HOFFMAN 75 75 80 65 65 55 415 2 35 DAVID STREMME 42 31 70 70 75 75 363 3 12L LUCAS LEE 31 51 60 75 80 65 362 4 96T RC WHITWELL 26 55 55 80 75 70 361 5 8 KYLE STRICKLER 44 32 75 38 80 80 349 6 49 BRIAN RUHLMAN 38 70 51 55 65 53 332 7 7 JUSTIN ALLGAIER 45 36 43 44 70 60 298 …

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Kyle Strickler Doubles Down for $5K; Nick Hoffman “Four-Peats” as DIRTcar Nationals Champion

For the fourth consecutive year, Nick Hoffman is crowned DIRTcar Nationals Champion in the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 11, 2019 — The final night of racing for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds as part of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals was also the busiest in the history of the prestigious event. With the postponement of Saturday’s Last Chance Showdowns and Feature as well as the entire Sunday schedule of events, the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals completed the two postponed shows before the originally scheduled Gator Nationals …

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Buzzie Crowned 2018 DIRTcar Southeast Champion at DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 11, 2019 — During Opening Ceremonies for Night 7 of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals Buzzie Reutimann received his trophy for winning the DIRTcar Southeast Championship in his iconic 00 UMP Modified. Racing for six decades, this adds to an already impressive list of accomplishments for the 77-year-old Zephyrhills, FL native. “That is great. I didn’t expect this tonight. I really didn’t,” said Reutimann. “I know that some people up there from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania like I talk to a lot. I want …

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Rain Wins Second Big Gator Championship Qualifier for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

A busy Monday in store with Two Big Gator Qualifier Features & the 15th annual Big Gator Championship DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 10, 2019 — The second DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator Championship Qualifier Night would end much earlier than the first one did the night before on Night #6 of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. Mother Nature paid Volusia Speedway Park (FL) a visit early in the day and stuck around for the remainder of the afternoon and into the early evening. With a forecast for more of the same …

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Rain Wins First Big Gator Championship Qualifier Night for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Two Last Chance Showdowns & Feature will start the show on Monday, February 11 DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 9, 2019 — The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds were to race in the first of two Big Gator Championship Qualifier Nights on Saturday, February 9 at Volusia Speedway Park. It was to be Night #5 of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals for the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals. Half of the 104 teams that had competed in the DIRTcar Nationals through the first four nights got through their Heat Races with threatening …

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Buzzie Reutimann Isn’t Slowing Down Anytime Soon

For more than six decades Emil “Buzzie” Reutimann has been behind the wheel of a race car. The Zephyrhills, Florida native is known in the racing community as a “racer’s racer” as he personifies what it means to be old school. He still works on his cars, he still loves to compete, and he still has his family with him — or at least close by in Gator Pond Pits while he’s parked infield at Volusia Speedway Park for DIRTcar Nationals. Buzzie’s list of accomplishments are astounding. Winning the first-ever Super DIRTcar …

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Five First Time Gator Winners Score DIRTcar UMP Modified Feature Wins At Volusia

Whitwell, Haley, Gundaker, Green & Rupe bag Gators on Five-Star 15s Feature night DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 8, 2019 — One of the most popular nights of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds is the Quad-15s Features Night. Due to the extremely high car counts throughout the week, the Modifieds would race in five Features instead of four as originally scheduled during the fourth night of the DCN at the fast half-mile, high-banked dirt oval of Volusia Speedway Park located west of Daytona Beach. The …

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Three-Time Defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman Grabs First Feature Win Of 2019

102 total DIRTcar UMP Modifieds on hand at Volusia Speedway Park so far after three nights of action DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 7, 2019 — The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds continued their marathon week-long stretch of events at Volusia Speedway Park with the third night of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. The half-mile, high-banked dirt oval located west of Daytona Beach had seen 95 teams make at least one appearance within the first two days for the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals. On the third night of competition that number swelled …

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Taylor Cook Bags First Career DIRTcar Nationals Feature on Night #2

Busiest division at Volusia Speedway Park boasts the highest car count on the property with 95 teams DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 6, 2019 — After a stellar field of 91 teams made the trip south for opening night, the car count bulged to 95 total entries at the legendary half-mile high-banked dirt oval on Night Two of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. Taylor Cook made the most of his first appearance of the week by passing three-time defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman on the white flag lap to …

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Michael Long Scores First Career DIRTcar Nationals Feature Win on Opening Night

91 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds invade Volusia Speedway Park to kick off DIRTcar Nationals DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 5, 2019 — On an opening night that featured a whopping 91 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds from 21 different states and three Canadian provinces on the property at Volusia Speedway Park, 37-year-old driver, Fowler, IL driver Michael Long overtook three-time defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman with eight laps to go, pulling away from Hoffman and the rest of the field to score his first career Feature victory at Volusia. “When you’re racing …

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