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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour Commences in Three Weeks

Peoria Speedway kicks off the 33rd annual Hell Tour for DIRTcar Racing Super Late Models by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — May 25, 2018 — The DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour embarks on its 33rd straight year of competition in 2018. From June 13 to July 14, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Super Late Model ranks will race in 28 events in 32 days spread out over seven states, vying for almost $200,000 in first-place prize money over the marathon five weeks of competition. A minimum of …

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Kevin Ridley, Dave Marcuccilli Lead Sportsman Racers into Weedsport’s Memorial Day Showdown

WEEDSPORT, NY (May 25, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s Heroes Remembered 100 special on Monday, May 28 will see the action packed Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series join the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds for a thrilling two division program. As was the case in 2017, Kevin Ridley is once again the man leading the way in his No. 20X machine, after winning the season opener for the second consecutive season. Hot on his heels is last year’s championship runner-up, Dave Marcuccilli. While these two drivers started where they left …

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VP Racing Fuels Named the Official Fuel of DIRTcar Racing

CONCORD, NC — May 3, 3018 — VP Racing Fuels, Inc. and DIRTcar Racing today announced they have extended a decade long relationship, naming VP Racing Fuels as the Official Fuel of DIRTcar Racing in the Midwest. “DIRTcar racing is the biggest thing on dirt in the Northeast,” stated Bruce Hendel, VP’s Vice President, North America Sales – Race Fuels & Consumer Products. “With DIRTcar’s enormous presence in the Midwest this is a natural progression and gives VP a tremendous opportunity to expand our brand awareness in the region. The …

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Hoffman Banks $5K after Inheriting Late Model LidLifter Win at Eldora Speedway

Strong field invades the Buckeye State to kick off 24th season of Sunoco American Late Model Series racing by Matt Prieur ROSSBURG, OH — Apr. 28, 2018 — The Sunoco American Late Model Series kicked off its 24th season of racing on the biggest stage in all of dirt track racing. The famed ½ (0.500)-mile high-banked dirt oval of Eldora Speedway (OH), located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, OH was the site for the 2018 season opener, the $5,000-to-win Late Model LidLifter. This event was the …

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Shane Pecore Takes DIRTCAR Northeast Sportsman Modified Central Division Season Opener

FULTON NY – April 27 2018 – Finally, DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds all across New York thawed out, loaded up, and made the tow to Fulton Speedway. It took 50 laps to decide the first Sportsman Modified Central Region series race of 2018 and it was worth the long winter break. After trading the lead several times, Shane Pecore in the no. 0 took the lead on lap 23 and never looked back. Despite multiple cautions and restarts, Pecore managed to stay ahead hard charges by Matt Janczuk and Kevin Root. …

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The DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman and Pro Stocks Get their Season Underway April 27-29

The end of April brings a schedule full of DIRTcar racing to the Northeast. Teams are working full-steam in shops from Ontario Canada to New Jersey refreshing engines, fitting bodywork, and checking over safety equipment in anticipation of racing after a long winter. Three premier race tracks open the DIRTcar Northeast points championship season.  For the DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks: Fulton Speedway, Airborne Park Speedway, and Utica-Rome Speedway are on the menu and these drivers load in hungry for the prestigious points. The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Central Region …

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