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Ransomville Signs Series Race Sponsor

Ransomville, NY — With the racing season just around the corner, Ransomville Speedway management continues to put the finishing touches on the 2008 schedule. “After a recent meeting with John Kwiatkowski of Coors Light and Larry Placek of Certo Brothers Distributing, it is with great pleasure that we announce Coors Light as this years major sponsor of the Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Series ‘Alex Friesen Summer Nationals’ slated for Friday, August 1st,” commented Marketing Director Tana Robinson. “Coors Light has been the title sponsor of the annual August event for the …

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Defending UMP DIRTcar Late Model Champ Dennis Erb Jr. Will Be Ready For Alltel DIRTcar Nationals!

Evansville, IN — By the time the dirt Late Model portion of the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals begins on Feb. 11 at Volusia Speedway Park , Dennis Erb Jr. will have already knocked any winter-time rust off his game. In fact, the 2007 UMP DIRTcar Racing Summernationals and National Late Model champion might even be in mid-season form. Erb, 36, of Carpentersville , Ill. , will likely roll into Volusia’s six-night meet – featuring UMP-sanctioned events on Feb. 11, 12, 13 and 15 and the season-opening World of Outlaws …

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Jimmy Owens takes Golden Isle Speedway Opening Night Victory!

Brunswick, GA — Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., kicked off the 2008 season in style by capturing the first round of the Super Bowl of Racing IV at Golden Isles Speedway. Owens, who notched his third victory in a row going back to 2007, slipped under Shane Clanton on the 37th lap and led the rest of the 50-lapper. Owens, who started third but dropped back to fourth midway through the race, earned $10,000 at the track which offers that same winning purse for nine more nights on Jan. 24-26 …

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CNY DIRTcar Circuit Touts Crate Motor Program

Weedsport,NY — Weedsport, NY — January 22, 2008 – By Dan Kapuscinski, DIRTcar NE PR and Promotions Coordinator Cayuga County Fair Speedway, Canandaigua Speedway and Rolling Wheels Raceway Park are fully committed to the crate engine program for many years to come, amidst false rumors that the factory sealed 350-horsepower #8602 engines will be eliminated by GM after 2008. Bill Martens, Special Programs Manager for General Motors, has come forward after weeks of questioning to say that these rumors are absolutely false. “GM Performance Parts will continue to supply factory-sealed …

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Alltel DIRTcar Nationals At Volusia Speedway Park Receive Live Coverage On DIRTVision.com Cybercast

CONCORD, NC — DIRTVision has announced that for the third straight year, the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals – scheduled for Feb. 5-16 at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville , Fla. – will receive live cybercast coverage on DIRTVision.com. DIRTVision users unable to make the wintertime trip to the Sunshine State will once again be able to catch over 60 hours of live video coverage of the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals, including all the UMP DIRTcar Racing Late Model and open-wheel Modified action that takes place during the dirt-track racing extravaganza. The UMP …

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DIRTcar on Display at Motorsports 2008 Show

Weedsport,NY — The Len Sammons Productions Motorsports 2008 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, N.J. attracted thousands of automotive enthusiasts over the past weekend, January 18-20, with DIRTcar Racing NorthEast well-represented as it kicked off its 33rd season of operation in grand fashion. Company officials answered questions and discussed the upcoming season with track promoters, sponsors, racers and fans throughout the three-day off-track affair beside the spacious DIRTcar display that featured ’07 video tape highlights running non-stop to entertain hundreds more. “This show was a great starting …

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