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Paducah International Raceway Gets Ready for Biggest Night of the Season

Paducah, KY — It’s the biggest night of weekly racing this season at PIR – jam packed with excitement and the biggest star of NASCAR! PIR is preparing to host motorsports’ biggest star, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., at the second NASCAR Night of Stars this Friday, April 25. Dale Jr. is very excited to be coming home to his local dirt track that he and his partners purchased to see the local drivers and fans. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a third generation driver in a family forever connected to the sport …

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Dave Hess Jr. Receives $12,000 Alltel All-Star Prize During ‘Showdown in Sarvertown’ At Lernerville Speedway

Concord, NC — Dave Hess Jr. received the spoils of victory in the inaugural Alltel All-Star contest on Tuesday night at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver , Pa. At a track located just two hours from his residence in Waterford , Pa. , Hess was presented a check for $12,000 during the mid-week World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Showdown in Sarvertown’ event. Hess, 23, was showered with cheers from his hometown fans when he held up an oversized novelty check signifying his triumph in the Alltel All-Star contest – and …

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Merrittville Speedway Sizzles With April 26 Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Opener

Weedsport, NY — April 18, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director Temperatures continue to rise as the Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series kicks off at Merrittville (Ont.) Speedway on Saturday, April 26 with the Baron Roofing Windows and Doors ‘Spring Sizzler 100’ serving as the headline attraction. A top prize of $4,000 awaits the winner of the 26th tour lid-lifter, with a star-studded field of DIRTcar NorthEast’s top Small-Block teams set to challenge the hometown heroes in Merrittville’s own 57th season-opener. Gates are scheduled to open …

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Louie Jackson Captures Pro Stock Series Opener At Can-Am

LaFargeville, NY — April 19, 2008 – Jim Clarke, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast Series Correspondent The Hits Keep On Comin.’ Elton John topped the hit parade in ’73 with ‘Saturday Nights Alright for Fighting.’ The Bay City Rollers hit it big three years later with ‘Saturday Night.’ On Saturday, April 19 it was Louie Jackson’s turn to top the charts as he scored the win in the 2008 Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Series opener at Can-Am Motorsports Park in LaFargeville, New York. An ideal forecast greeted the 23 UMP/DIRTcar Pro Stock competitors, …

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358-Modified Weight Break At Lernerville & Tri-City Speedways

Sarver, PA — April 16, 2008 – By Eric Westendorf, Lernerville PR with Brian Spaid, Tri-City PR In an attempt to encourage more 358-Modified drivers to join the DIRTcar Modified fields at Lernerville Speedway and Tri-City Speedway this season, DIRTcar Northeast Director of Competition & Track Sanctioning Cory Reed announced a weight break for the 358-Modified competitors. “The 358-Modifieds have always been able to enter the Big-Block Modified fields at Lernerville and Tri-City, but with less horsepower they had very little possibility to actually being competitive,” Reed said. “The weight …

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Macon Speedway Anxiously Awaits Midwest Big Ten Series $10,000 Point Fund For Ten Races

Macon Speedway is excited to kick off the “Midwest Big Ten Series” race event at the speedway this Saturday night. Morgan County Speedway, Jacksonville, IL, has teamed up with Macon Speedway to bring you, the “Midwest Big Ten Series”. The two tracks will host a series of races to be held in the 2008 racing season, the dates of the five races to be held at Macon Speedway are this Saturday, April 19, May 3, June 14, July 19 and August 16. Morgan County Speedway will host their first of …

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