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Schatz, Stovall First Drivers Locked Into Alltel All-Star Battle

Barberville, FL — From the Alltel Fan Zone to the massive infield video screen to the breathtaking action on the track, the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals launch on Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park was a rousing success. With 74 UMP DIRTcar Modifieds and 52 410-Sprint Cars, the action was fast and furious all night long in near perfect weather. Jesse Stovall of Branson , Mo. , captured the first feature of the night by driving from fifth to first in his modified while Donny Schatz of Fargo , …

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Fans Take Control in Alltel Wireless’ DIRTcar All-Star Contest

Concord, NC — The 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park is filled with the world’s greatest dirt track racers.  Now, fans can choose the best of the best as Alltel Wireless and the World Racing Group announced the launch of the Alltel DIRTcar All-Star contest. As if the drivers needed any more incentive to reach victory lane during one of the 12 consecutive nights of racing at the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals Feb. 5-16, now they can win a $12,000 cash prize.  Alltel Wireless will reward fans’ favorite …

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Missouri’s Jesse Stovall Stars In Alltel DIRTcar Nationals UMP DIRTcar Modified Opener

Barberville, FL — Jesse Stovall of Branson , Mo. , opened the UMP DIRTcar open-wheel Modified portion of the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals with a convincing victory Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park. The Show Me State standout blasted from the fifth starting spot to the lead in a single lap and never looked back in the 20-lap feature. He wasn’t seriously challenged en route to earning $1,000 for his first-ever triumph at the half-mile oval. “There’s two sponsors I have to make sure I thank for this win: …

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Record Purses On The Line For UMP DIRTcar Modifieds

Barberville, FL — UMP DIRTcar Racing open-wheel Modified competitors will battle for record purses during the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. More than $75,000 in cash will be on the line over eight consecutive nights of UMP DIRTcar Modified action, which kicks off on Tuesday (Feb. 5) and runs through Feb. 12. The week is set to culminate with a championship feature on Tues., Feb. 12, offering a $4,000 winner’s purse – double the top prize that was posted for last year’s UMP DIRTcar Modified finale …

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NASCAR Veteran Kenny Wallace Excited to be racing DIRTcar Nationals

Barberville, FL — NASCAR veteran Kenny Wallace’s favorite week of the year to be a dirt racer is just days away. On Feb. 5, Wallace will head onto the Volusia Speedway Park clay to begin the eight straight nights of UMP DIRTcar open-wheel Modified racing that are part of the 37th annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals. “Running a Mod at Volusia during Speedweeks is the highlight of my dirt team’s year,” said Wallace, the energetic NASCAR Nationwide Series regular and SPEED television commentator. “I love going there because it kind of …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing Accelerates Four Compound Tire Rule to Volusia

Concord, NC — UMP DIRTcar Racing will accelerate its plan to reintroduce two additional tire compounds into the Super Late Model division beginning with the 37th Alltel DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park . Beginning next week at the half-mile speedway in Barberville , Fla. , and continuing throughout the season, the LM 10 and LM 30 tire compounds will return to competition, joining the LM 20 and LM 40. For the previous few years, only the LM 20 and LM 40 were approved. After discussions during the past four …

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