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Volusia Speedway Park Gets a $300,000 Safety Upgrade for DIRTcar Nationals

BABERVILLE, FL — Jan. 23, 2018 — In honor of Volusia Speedway Park’s 50th anniversary, the World’s Fastest Half-Mile has received a major facelift over the winter months. When DIRTcar Nationals kicks off in two weeks, on February 6, racers and fans alike will benefit from over $300,000 of upgrades geared toward keeping them safe at the premier dirt racing facility in the country. The bulk of the work done at Volusia Speedway Park went into securing the track’s perimeter with over 1200 feet of new catch fence, concrete retaining …

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Jon Henry Crowned 2017 Sunoco American Late Model Series Champion

Jon Henry Crowned 2017 Sunoco American Late Model Series Champion At Eldora Speedway Awards Banquet Third Sunoco American Late Model Series title for the Ada, OH driver to go with his 2011 & 2009 crowns ROSSBURG, OH — Jan. 22, 2018 — The 23rd year of Sunoco American Late Models Series racing was celebrated on Saturday, January 20th during the 2017 Eldora Speedway Awards Banquet. The Eldora Ballroom, located on the grounds of the speedway in Rossburg, OH hosted the gala event as the series and hosts witnessed the crowning …

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Kick Off 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Kick Off 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park Nick Hoffman to go for “three-peat” as DIRTcar Nationals Champion starting Tuesday, February 6 By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Jan. 19, 2018 — One of the most popular divisions that race at Volusia Speedway Park during the DIRTcar Nationals are the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. They’ve also been the busiest division during the month of February and perhaps the most competitive. With car counts averaging in the 70s and 101 feature races conducted since 2005, the DIRTcar …

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DIRTcar Racing Statement on the Passing of Joyce Newton

The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing send their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Joyce Newton, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 85. Joyce and her late husband Robert “Bob” Newton were true auto racing icons, creating the world’s largest racing tire company with Hoosier Racing Tire. Even after her husband passed away in 2012, Joyce continued to run the company until 2016, when the family sold the business to Continental. “The Newtons supported the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing for many, many years. …

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DIRTcar Racing Concludes 34th Season with 2017 Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet

Schlenk at DIRTcar Banquet

Over $360,000 in points fund money distributed for the 2017 racing season by Matt Prieur SPRINGFIELD, IL — Jan. 14, 2018 — Champions from around the country were honored on Saturday, January 14th during the 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet at The Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. National and regional champions across 10 divisions were honored for their accomplishments from the 2017 racing season as over $360,000 in points fund money was distributed throughout the gala evening. Highlighting the night was the accolades of now …

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February East Bay Raceway Park, North Florida Speedway and Volusia Speedway Park to host CONCORD, NC — Jan. 11, 2018 — With the 2018 racing season on the horizon, the annual pilgrimage to Florida for Speedweeks traditionally begins a new campaign for a variety of drivers and teams from throughout North America. The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds are once again the busiest class with 14 dates on their calendar at three different race tracks within the Sunshine State. The DIRTcar Late …

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