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Devin Gilpin claims Firecracker 50

By ROB LEE MEDARYVILLE – UMP Modified National point leader Devin Gilpin is no stranger to victory lane in general, but was at Shadyhill Speedway. Not anymore. The Columbus, Ind. ace led all 50 laps Wednesday evening to capture the 11th Firecracker 50 in his first ever visit to the track. He started on the pole and turned back early challenges from front row starter and Shadyhill regular Kevin DeYoung before pulling away to a nearly three-second victory. “We adjusted on the car the same as we always do,” Gilpin …

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Clanton Rolls To $100,000 Victory In Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Commercial Mowers At Eldora Speedway

Georgian Becomes Just Fifth Driver To Win Prestigious Dream & World 100 Events At Famed Half-Mile Oval ROSSBURG, OH – June 9, 2012 – Shane Clanton of Fayetteville, Ga., added another glowing entry to his career resume on Saturday night, rolling to a convincing victory in the DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned Dirt Late Model Dream XVIII by Ferris Commercial Mowers at Eldora Speedway. The 36-year-old World of Outlaws Late Model Series regular dominated the 100-lap A-Main, surging off the outside pole starting spot to lead the entire distance. He pocketed a $100,000 …

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Kyle Busch Wins Eighth Annual Prelude To The Dream

Top-10 Finishers Get Transporter Filled with Food from Feed The Children Delivered to Their Hometown or City of Choice ROSSBURG, Ohio (June 6, 2012) – After knocking on the door to victory lane countless times in his five previous runs in the Prelude To The Dream at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, Kyle Busch finally broke through Wednesday night to score his first win in the all-star dirt Late Model race benefiting Feed The Children. “This is cool,” said Busch, who outlasted strong challenges from Kasey Kahne and Clint Bowyer …

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Gander Mountain Becomes Title Sponsor of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Event

  Largest outdoors retailer eager to connect with Syracuse race fans   CONCORD, N.C. — May 4, 2012 —DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce Gander Mountain, the nation’s largest retail network of stores specializing in hunting, fishing, camping, boating and outdoor lifestyle products and services, will be title sponsor of the Gander Mountain 150, the DIRTcar 358-Modified championship at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLI.   Gander Mountain joins NAPA Auto Parts and SEF Small Engine Fuel as primary sponsors of the award-winning, week-long event Oct. 3-7 at the …

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GATOR-MADE! Nick Hoffman Vaults to Gator Championship Victory

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar NATIONALS AT VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Mooresville, N.C., driver surges from seventh, leads final nine laps for $5,000 prize and Gator Trophy   BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 20, 2012 – Nick Hoffman made all the right moves on Monday night earning his first Gator Championship race win as part of the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment.   “This is over the top; this is number one by far,” Hoffman said. “I’ve won a lot of $1,000-to-win shows, but to win …

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HERMIGATOR: Wallace Goes Wire to Wire for Third UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE ACTION AT THE DIRTcar NATIONALS! HERMIGATOR: Wallace Goes Wire to Wire for Third UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Win University of Northwestern Ohio Drivers Sweep Podium in ‘Gator Championship’ Night 2 Qualifier BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 19, 2012 – Kenny Wallace no doubt has his eyes set on the ‘Gator Championship’ race, locking into the big event’s redraw by winning his third UNOH DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment feature worth $1,000 on Sunday night.   “I’m humbled and this is really …

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Sunday Afternoon Drive: Ty Dillon Captures Delayed Event at Volusia Speedway Park

Defending ‘Gator Championship’ winner gets first UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Win CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE DIRTcar NATIONALS! BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 19, 2012 – Ty Dillon had things sorted out Sunday afternoon driving to his first DIRTcar UMP Modified feature win worth $1,000 at Volusia Speedway Park. Dillon, of Welcome, N.C., started on the pole of the 20-lap main event and showed the same dominance that he displayed last year in the ‘Gator Championship’ race. “All the guys at TDR put me in a rocket ship …

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Kinder Kicks Way to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Triumph

Newton, Ill. driver locks into $5,000-to-win ‘Gator Championship’ on Monday Night BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 18, 2012 – Chad Kinder held off a late race charge from Austin Dillon to claim the first night of ‘Gator Championship’ competition on Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park, earning his first UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment win worth $1,000. “I have to thank all my guys, my family back home, and all the fans,” said Kinder.  “We really do appreciate everyone on our team. It’s a big relief to win …

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‘Gator Championship’ Qualifying Nights Released

The DIRTcar UMP Modified ‘Gator Championship’ Qualifying Night lineups have been determined by UMP Officials.  Below are qualifying nights for each driver in UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Racing Equipment DIRTcar UMP Modified competition SATURDAY SUNDAY 22T TONY ANDERSON 18 JARED ALLISON 10 BRYAN BARBER 7B JEFF BABCOCK 90 JASON BEAULIEU 15 DAVE BAKER 8 TYLER CARPENTER 6B DAVE BALDWIN 65 MICHAEL DAVIS 40B KYLE BRONSON 3 AUSTIN DILLON 21 GARY BROOKS 2X BRADY GERDES Z1 GEORGE CATANZANO 26 BOB GIERKE 13C TROY CLARK 08 JAKE GRIFFIN 64 GARY COOK …

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Rain Pushes Completion of Friday’s Event to Sunday Afternoon

Rain Pushes Completion of Friday’s Event to Sunday Afternoon Grandstands open 11 a.m., hot laps 12:30 p.m.; Saturday program unchanged     BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 17, 2012 — Just when it appeared Volusia Speedway Park would be in the clear, more rain began to fall late Friday night, forcing officials to postpone the remainder of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season opener and the DIRTcar UMP Modified program to Sunday afternoon, creating a huge day of action at the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. …

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Wallace Weaves to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Racing Equipment Win

Wallace Weaves to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Racing Equipment Win Nationwide Series driver, SPEED TV personality, adds another Volusia feature win to his record   BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 15, 2012 – Kenny Wallace found his groove Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park winning the 20-lap feature event, besting a record field of 78 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds at the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment.   “It was an awesome win,” said Wallace, who will attempt to qualify for the Daytona 500 next week. “What makes wins …

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Minnesota Racer Masters UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Opener

Mathison bests Volusia field of UMP DIRTcar heavy hitters for first Florida win   BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 14, 2012 – Dale Mathison set the tone from the drop of the green flag Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park, winning the DIRTcar UMP Modified opener at the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment.   “Anytime you can win at Volusia with this cast of characters, it’s a good night,” said Mathison, who won for the first time of his career in Florida. “They all run tough and consistent. …

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University of Northwestern Ohio Set To Make Big Impact During 41st UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented By Summit

Buckeye State School Will Field Nine-Car UMP Modified Team At Volusia Speedway Park Featuring Nationally-Known Stars & Student Drivers BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 2, 2012 – If anyone attends a racing program at Volusia Speedway Park from Feb. 14-25 and leaves without remembering the words University of Northwestern Ohio, then they just weren’t paying attention. The Lima, Ohio-based institution is, after all, the title sponsor of the 41st UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment, assuring itself plenty of spoken, visual and written exposure throughout the half-mile oval’s mid-winter …

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Teenager Brandon Sheppard Ready To Make Some Late Model Noise In UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment

Rising Young Star A Driver To Watch Feb. 20-25 At Florida’s Volusia Speedway ParkBARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 18, 2012 – Brandon Sheppard fondly recalls the final night of last year’s UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park – after all, he led a star-studded World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Main field to the green flag from the pole position as a fresh-faced 18-year-old. Perhaps the end result that evening wasn’t what Sheppard had hoped for (he fell back immediately and finished two laps down …

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