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Persistent Rain Forces Volusia Speedway Park to Cancel Tuesday’s Races

BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 12, 2019 — Persistent rains throughout the area have forced Volusia Speedway Park and DIRTcar officials to cancel Tuesday night’s races at the DIRTcar Nationals. Tuesday’s DIRTcar Late Model and Super DIRTcar Series shows will not be made up. DIRTcar Nationals will continue on Wednesday with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series and Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds, as originally scheduled. Fans who purchased their tickets in advance will have their MyDirtTickets.com account credited within 48 hours. Fans who purchased tickets on the day of …

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Marlar Battles Back on the Topside to Win Late Model Feature No. 1

VIEW MORE PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar NATIONALS! BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 11, 2019 – How many drivers can say they won in their third night out with a team that hasn’t raced in two seasons? 2018 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Champion Mike Marlar can now, as he, Darrell Lanigan, Josh Richards and Scott Bloomquist (18th to 3rd) put on an amazing display of passing and battling through 30 laps that saw Marlar come out on top for his first-ever victory at Volusia Speedway Park with his …

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Kyle Strickler Doubles Down for $5K; Nick Hoffman “Four-Peats” as DIRTcar Nationals Champion

For the fourth consecutive year, Nick Hoffman is crowned DIRTcar Nationals Champion in the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 11, 2019 — The final night of racing for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds as part of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals was also the busiest in the history of the prestigious event. With the postponement of Saturday’s Last Chance Showdowns and Feature as well as the entire Sunday schedule of events, the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals completed the two postponed shows before the originally scheduled Gator Nationals …

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Rain Wins Second Big Gator Championship Qualifier for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

A busy Monday in store with Two Big Gator Qualifier Features & the 15th annual Big Gator Championship DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 10, 2019 — The second DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator Championship Qualifier Night would end much earlier than the first one did the night before on Night #6 of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. Mother Nature paid Volusia Speedway Park (FL) a visit early in the day and stuck around for the remainder of the afternoon and into the early evening. With a forecast for more of the same …

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Rain Wins First Big Gator Championship Qualifier Night for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Two Last Chance Showdowns & Feature will start the show on Monday, February 11 DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 9, 2019 — The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds were to race in the first of two Big Gator Championship Qualifier Nights on Saturday, February 9 at Volusia Speedway Park. It was to be Night #5 of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals for the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals. Half of the 104 teams that had competed in the DIRTcar Nationals through the first four nights got through their Heat Races with threatening …

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Five First Time Gator Winners Score DIRTcar UMP Modified Feature Wins At Volusia

Whitwell, Haley, Gundaker, Green & Rupe bag Gators on Five-Star 15s Feature night DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 8, 2019 — One of the most popular nights of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds is the Quad-15s Features Night. Due to the extremely high car counts throughout the week, the Modifieds would race in five Features instead of four as originally scheduled during the fourth night of the DCN at the fast half-mile, high-banked dirt oval of Volusia Speedway Park located west of Daytona Beach. The …

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Three-Time Defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman Grabs First Feature Win Of 2019

102 total DIRTcar UMP Modifieds on hand at Volusia Speedway Park so far after three nights of action DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 7, 2019 — The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds continued their marathon week-long stretch of events at Volusia Speedway Park with the third night of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. The half-mile, high-banked dirt oval located west of Daytona Beach had seen 95 teams make at least one appearance within the first two days for the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals. On the third night of competition that number swelled …

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Taylor Cook Bags First Career DIRTcar Nationals Feature on Night #2

Busiest division at Volusia Speedway Park boasts the highest car count on the property with 95 teams DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 6, 2019 — After a stellar field of 91 teams made the trip south for opening night, the car count bulged to 95 total entries at the legendary half-mile high-banked dirt oval on Night Two of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. Taylor Cook made the most of his first appearance of the week by passing three-time defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman on the white flag lap to …

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Michael Long Scores First Career DIRTcar Nationals Feature Win on Opening Night

91 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds invade Volusia Speedway Park to kick off DIRTcar Nationals DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 5, 2019 — On an opening night that featured a whopping 91 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds from 21 different states and three Canadian provinces on the property at Volusia Speedway Park, 37-year-old driver, Fowler, IL driver Michael Long overtook three-time defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman with eight laps to go, pulling away from Hoffman and the rest of the field to score his first career Feature victory at Volusia. “When you’re racing …

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DIRTcar Late Models kick off week two of DIRTcar Nationals to set stage for World of Outlaws

BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 25, 2019 – When those in the motorsports world think about the start of any racing season, their minds automatically revert to palm trees and warm temperatures of Florida in February. Dirt track fans’ minds wander to the famous Gator Pond at the World’s Fastest Half-mile, Volusia Speedway Park. The first week of DIRTcar Nationals caters to the open-wheel fans, while the second week indulges full-fender fans with two action-packed nights of DIRTcar Late Models followed by four straight nights of the World of Outlaws Morton …

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Three-Time Champion Nick Hoffman Leads Stellar Field of Modifieds to Florida

BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 25, 2019 – As usual, the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will kick off 12 straight nights of racing at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The busiest division in Florida during the month of February, and perhaps the most competitive of all, will take on the legendary half-mile, high-banked dirt oval for seven straight nights from February 5-11. The UMP Modifieds will race in 10 total features in the chase for the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals title while celebrating their 15th year at the event.  Over the past …

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Night of Champions – 2018 DIRTcar Racing Banquet

The 2018 DIRTcar Racing banquet from the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL was yet another successful night of celebration and reflection from all of the champions in each of the 11 series. Lots of hardware was given out, good friends were seen and great speeches were made before what promises to be yet another exciting year of DIRTcar Racing in 2019. The evening began with the honoring of the Kids Mods class, and the champion Dominic Mertzke. After dinner was served, World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series announcer …

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Nick Stone Wins Racer Tents Pro Stock Feature

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 28, 2018 — Nick Stone captured the checkered flag in the Racer Tents Pro Stocks Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship Feature. Stone finished just ahead of drivers Chucky Dumblewski and Pro Stock Tour Champion Jocelyn Roy. Just like at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, the Racer Tents Pro Stocks proved to make one of the best races of the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship weekend with side-by-side, two and three-wide racing action all over The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Race-winner Nick …

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Michael Brown Sticks to the Bottom and Victory Lane in Pro Late Model Feature

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 28, 2018 — Three years, three different winners in the FOX Racing SHOX DIRTcar/SECA Pro Late Model division at the Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship, as “Downtown” Michael Brown picked up the victory on Sunday evening at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Brown time trialed in fourth quick in Group C on Thursday night’s part of the show, which set him up for a win in the sixth and final heat race on Saturday. Sitting on the inside of the front row in Sunday’s …

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