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358-Modifieds Chase DIRTcar Regional Point Fund Awards In 2008

Weedsport, NY — March 25, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director The DIRTcar Weekly Racing regional points program for 358-Modifieds continues to gain momentum in its third straight year with added incentive coming in the form of lucrative payoffs by season’s end. Open-wheel teams in the Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified divisions collected over $45,000 in 2007, with 135 drivers rewarded in the popular regional points program developed by DIRTcar officials to entice further competition around the entire circuit. “We finally got the secret out …

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Macon Speedway Announces The Largest Promotion Ever To Honor Our Modified Drivers And Their Fans

Macon, IL — Macon Speedway proudly announces our new promotion, “Best Fan in the Stands.” The promotion is to designed to reward our loyal modified drivers and their fans buy giving each a chance to bring home some extra cash each and every Saturday night. Each week a volunteer will draw a finishing number for the Modified feature event to determine the weeks Modified feature “Best Fan in the Stands” winner. That Modified driver will receive a $100 bonus and will get to choose his or her “Best Fan in …

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Kenny Wallace to Join Tony Stewart And Ken Schrader for Opening Night at PIR

Paducah, KY — Paducah International Raceway has announced that NASCAR star Kenny Wallace will join Ken Schrader and two-time NASCAR Cup Champion Tony Stewart for Opening Night this Friday. Both Wallace and Schrader will compete in the PIR Modified division while Stewart will compete in the PIR Late Model division. A full race program is on tap, including heats and feature races for Late Models, Modifieds, Crate Late Models, Street Stocks, Warriors, and Vintage Racers. PIR is nationally known for appearances of major NASCAR stars. Friday evening Stewart, Schrader, and …

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Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series Draws Near

Weedsport,NY — March 24, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director Qualifying procedures for all Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship Series events will again include the traditional pre-race draw, although in 2008 the staging of time trials for qualifying is optional among individual host track promoters. The season-ending events at Syracuse during Super DIRT Week and Eastern States Weekend at Orange County Fair Speedway are among the only 358-Modified Series stops still scheduled to run time trials with each fast timer awarded with the pole-position start. Beyond the …

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New Era For Mohawk Intl Raceway Begins With Frogtown Finale

Hogansburg, NY — March 22, 2008 — By Jamie Davis, Mohawk Int’l Raceway PR The last deed for Frogtown International Speedway officials took place on Saturday night March 15, when five track champions and other racers were honored for the final time under the Frogtown banner at the 20th annual awards banquet held at the Brass Horse Grill in Akwesasne (Hogansburg), NY. From this point on the popular Akwesasne based race track will be under the new direction and banner of Mohawk International Raceway. Racers, fans, officials and sponsors not …

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Super DIRT Week Showcases Big-Block Modifieds

Weedsport, NY — March 22, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director For the past four decades the city of Syracuse and surrounding Central New York area have evolved into a mecca of motorsports for the mighty Big-Block Modifieds every autumn. The Rite Aid 200 during Super DIRT Week XXXVII, Oct. 7-12, is the main attraction while qualifying events leading up to the New York State Fairgrounds finale help set the stage over the summer months. Guaranteed starting berths in the Advance Auto Parts …

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