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Partners Play Large Role in Bringing NAPA Super DIRT Week to Fans

From overall event entitlement to individual race support, every sponsor is important OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 9, 2019 — An event the magnitude of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week takes a collaborative effort among officials, competitors, fans and sponsors. NAPA Auto Parts has played a key role in the event for eight consecutive seasons as title sponsor of the week. Beyond NAPA are several companies that have stepped up to be part of the event to interact with fans and competitors. Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux is a proud sponsor of the Super …

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Williamson Dominates Utica-Rome DIRTcar 358 Modified Pre-Game 100

By Robby Knowles Canadian racer heating up for NAPA Super DIRT Week riches VERNON, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Mat Williamson took home the $4,000 top prize in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Pre-Game 100 Tuesday night at Utica-Rome Speedway. Williamson, of St. Catharines, Ontario, had a lucky redraw and led the 30-car field to the initial green flag. Jordan McCreadie hung with Williamson for the first couple laps before Williamson pulled away, beginning his dominant drive. Eighth-place starting Erick Rudolph was the early mover of the redraw cars, …

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Root Captures Utica-Rome NAPA Super DIRT Week Sportsman Pre-Game 40

Extends advantage in DIRTcar Sportsman Series championship By Bill Foley VERNON, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Sportsman champion Kevin Root extended his lead in this year’s race for the title as he captured the NAPA Auto Parts Super Dirt Week Pre-Game 40 lapper at Utica-Rome Speedway. After a three-car battle with young lion Jackson Gill and veteran Alan Fink, Root finally took the lead for good on lap 12 as he went from third to first. “Alan and Jackson got together and I steered so I could …

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Huge Car Count During Early Inspection at NAPA Super DIRT Week

Officials See Huge Car Count During Early Inspection at NAPA Super DIRT Week Drivers across four divisions prepping for massive event at Oswego Speedway By Chris Dolack, Joe Grabianowski and Billy Foley OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Cars don’t hit the track until Wednesday afternoon at Oswego Speedway, and already 144 of them rolled through NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Early Bird Technical Inspection on Tuesday en route to what’s expected to be a huge car count. The astonishing number of cars — 31 more than went …

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Super DIRTcar Series Stars Take Aim at $50,000-to-Win Billy Whittaker Cars 200

Super DIRTcar Series Stars Take Aim at $50,000-to-Win Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Veteran racers and first-timers seek Big Block Modified racing’s biggest prize OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 7, 2019 — It is one of the most sought-after crown jewels in auto racing. The $50,000-to-win, $1,500-to-start NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Billy Whittaker Cars 200, set to run this week for the 48th consecutive year. Nearly 70 of the best Big Block Modified drivers in the world have submitted pre-entries for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, with more expected as …

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Inman Breaks Through at Fulton!

Kyle Inman came out on top of the 50-lap DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series at Fulton Speedway FULTON, NY – October 5, 2019 – The best DIRTcar Sportsman Modified drivers congregated in Fulton, NY for two days of non-stop racing action. 88 drivers signed in an attempt to make the 30-car 50-lap second round of the 2019 Fall Championships.  Kyle Inman from Darien, NY started fourth and never took his eyes off the top spot. He drove into the top three and battled Matt Janczuk for much of the race for …

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