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Big Money on the Line in DIRTcar 358 Modified North Region Double-Header

CONCORD, NC – July 30 – The DIRTcar 358 Modified North Region Series gets back to racing action in a big way with a double-header at Brockville Speedway and Mohawk International Speedway. The North Region has an exceptionally strong contingent of DIRTcar 358 Modifieds making life difficult for the tour regulars to invade. However, at Cornwall Speedway earlier in the year, Super Matt Sheppard started in the back of the field and used all 150 laps to inch his way to the front. Late in the race Sheppard passed another …

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Tim Sears Jr. Takes 358 Modified Series Glory at Brewerton Speedway

Tim Sears Jr. Takes 358 Modified Series Glory at Brewerton Speedway BREWERTON, NY – July 27, 2018 – In a duel none in attendance will soon forget, Tim Sears Jr. in the no. 83X topped Lightning Larry Wight in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series MDA 100 at Brewerton Speedway. The D-Shaped Demon gave drivers a fast, high racing line that the leaders were able to lean hard on and move through the field. However, half way through the race, drivers like Sears and HBR hot shoe Jimmy Phelps began to …

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Penalty Report – 07/21/18

Competitor: Will Krup Series: DIRTcar UMP Modified Event: American Modified Series/ Cedar Ridge Speedway, Morgantown, Ky. Date:July 21 2018 Event and explanation:  Tire samples were taken July 27th and 28th  2018 from participant finishers of the event at Cedar Ridge Speedway, Morgantown, Ky A total of 3 tires were sampled using the accepted practice of DIRTcar Racing and American Modified Series utilizing the team provided grooving iron and sample cuts taken by crew members. Samples were bagged and sealed with the signature of the represented crew member. Specimen cuttings were sent to an …

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Appeals Board Reduces Pierce Penalty for Dirt Late Model Dream Infraction following Polygraph Testing

CONCORD, NC — July 20, 2018 — The DIRTcar Appeals Board has amended a penalty served to Bobby Pierce, driver of the No 32p DIRTcar Late Model, following tire sampling at the Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway in June. After appealing the penalty as per Section 12 of the General Rules and Specifications, Pierce and seven members of his team underwent rigorous polygraph testing, providing the appellate board additional perspective in the issuance of the penalty. The appellate board’s decision upheld the disqualification and suspension but reduced the …

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Jacob Hawkins & Donnie Jeschke Score Eldora Dirt Derby Victories

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Stock Cars take part in the sixth annual Eldora Dirt Derby ROSSBURG, OH — Jul. 17-18, 2018 — The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and DIRTcar Stock Cars were on hand as part of sixth annual Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway (OH) with special Invitational Features on Wednesday, July 18. The same two divisions also raced a full show during the Tuesday Night Tailgate on July 17 at Eldora Speedway. While the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series headlined the two days of action at the fast half-mile high-banked dirt oval, the …

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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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