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Landers leads Alltel DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified Points Chase!

Barberville, FL — # DRIVER NIGHT 1 NIGHT 2 NIGHT 3 NIGHT 4 TOTAL 777 JARED LANDERS 64 90 95 95 344 9 KEN SCHRADER 80 85 75 60 300 0 TIM HANCOCK 90 57 70 64 281 12 SCOTT DRAKE 10 95 80 66 251 29 AUSTIN DILLON 54 75 62 59 250 7 KENT ROBINSON 47 70 64 50 231 89 MIKE SPATOLA 75 80 57 10 222 44 DAVE HESS 68 52 90 10 220 12 JASON MILLER 85 58 66 10 219 36 KENNY WALLACE 50 …

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Landers Joins Volusia Win List, Schatz Strengthens Bid As Both Engage Fans In Alltel All-Star Online Contest

Barberville, FL — Jared Landers raced onto the list of those hoping to be crowned the inaugural Alltel All-Star at the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, while Donny Schatz solidified his lead in the fan voting on Thursday by capturing his second checkered flag in three nights. Now their fans need to visit AlltelAllStar.com and select their favorite DIRTcar Nationals winner or text their driver’s letter code to 52191. The winning Alltel All-Star receives a $12,000 cash prize. After consecutive top-10s in the first two rounds …

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‘A.J. Slideways’ Reunites With Sherlock Motorsports For Mr. DIRTcar Title Bid

Weedsport,NY — ‘A.J. Slideways’ Reunites With Sherlock Motorsports For Mr. DIRTcar Title Bid Weedsport, NY – February 8, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director Some New Yorkers reach the age of 50 and depart for Florida looking for a new home. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified legend Alan Johnson will be thinking about only one thing when he heads toward the Sunshine State next week, and scoping out a retirement community is the furthest from his mind. “I’m starting out with some of the best equipment I’ve ever …

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Jared Landers Drives Mark Martin Ford-Sponsored Car To Victory In Thursday’s UMP DIRTcar Modified Feature At Volusia

Barberville, FL — Jared Landers of Batesville , Ark. , registered a flag-to-flag victory in Thursday night’s 20-lap UMP DIRTcar Modified feature during the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Driving a Mullins-powered Shaw car that sports sponsorship from Mark Martin Ford, Landers blasted off the pole position to lead the entire distance. He was never seriously challenged en route to the $1,000 top prize. The 25-year-old Landers, whose father is a business partner of NASCAR veteran and Batesville native Mark Martin in the operation of the …

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Mohawk Int’l Raceway Inks Mr. DIRTcar 358 Race

Weedsport,NY — Officials at Mohawk International Raceway, formerly known as Frogtown Int’l Speedway, have released an action-packed 2008 schedule highlighted by the return of the Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series to the popular Akwesasne (Hogansburg), N.Y. layout. The inaugural running of the “Akwesasne 100” slated for Thursday, August 21 marks the 20th DIRTcar Championship event at Mohawk Int’l for the 358-Modifieds and the first Small-Block tour race scheduled there since 2005. “The track name change and bringing back a Modified championship event tie together well for ushering in a new …

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Drake, Johnson Build Momentum For Alltel All-Star Battle

Barberville, FL — Building on the opening night of action at the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals, Round 2 proved to be even more exciting on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park. Feature events were whittled from more the 80 UMP DIRTcar Modifieds and more than 50 410-Sprint Cars, with every driver attempting to add their name to the ballot to become an Alltel All-Star. NASCAR star Kenny Schrader did his best to run down Scott Drake in UMP DIRTcar Modifieds, but with Jared Larson in the mix running side-by-side …

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