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DIRTcar Late Models Kick Off Week Two of DIRTcar Nationals

DIRTcar Late Models Set the Stage for the World Of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series at Volusia Two DIRTcar Late Model features kick off week two of the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Jan. 25, 2018 — When anyone in the motorsports world thinks about the start of any racing season, our minds automatically revert to palm trees and warm temperatures found in Florida in the month of February. When you’re a dirt track fan, your mind wanders to the famous Gator Pond and to …

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Volusia Speedway Park Gets a $300,000 Safety Upgrade for DIRTcar Nationals

BABERVILLE, FL — Jan. 23, 2018 — In honor of Volusia Speedway Park’s 50th anniversary, the World’s Fastest Half-Mile has received a major facelift over the winter months. When DIRTcar Nationals kicks off in two weeks, on February 6, racers and fans alike will benefit from over $300,000 of upgrades geared toward keeping them safe at the premier dirt racing facility in the country. The bulk of the work done at Volusia Speedway Park went into securing the track’s perimeter with over 1200 feet of new catch fence, concrete retaining …

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Kick Off 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Kick Off 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park Nick Hoffman to go for “three-peat” as DIRTcar Nationals Champion starting Tuesday, February 6 By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Jan. 19, 2018 — One of the most popular divisions that race at Volusia Speedway Park during the DIRTcar Nationals are the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. They’ve also been the busiest division during the month of February and perhaps the most competitive. With car counts averaging in the 70s and 101 feature races conducted since 2005, the DIRTcar …

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DIRTcar Racing Concludes 34th Season with 2017 Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet

Schlenk at DIRTcar Banquet

Over $360,000 in points fund money distributed for the 2017 racing season by Matt Prieur SPRINGFIELD, IL — Jan. 14, 2018 — Champions from around the country were honored on Saturday, January 14th during the 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet at The Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. National and regional champions across 10 divisions were honored for their accomplishments from the 2017 racing season as over $360,000 in points fund money was distributed throughout the gala evening. Highlighting the night was the accolades of now …

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February East Bay Raceway Park, North Florida Speedway and Volusia Speedway Park to host CONCORD, NC — Jan. 11, 2018 — With the 2018 racing season on the horizon, the annual pilgrimage to Florida for Speedweeks traditionally begins a new campaign for a variety of drivers and teams from throughout North America. The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds are once again the busiest class with 14 dates on their calendar at three different race tracks within the Sunshine State. The DIRTcar Late …

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2018 Summit Modified National Schedule Announced

Summit Modified Nationals Joins DIRTcar Summer Nationals for the Eighth Straight Year Eighth annual tour for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will see teams have a chance to race in 33 shows By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Dec. 7, 2017 — For the eighth consecutive year, the cars and stars of the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will join the most grueling and intimidating tour in short track racing. The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals will mirror the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour in 2018 by joining their DIRTcar Late Model counterparts for …

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2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule Announced

The Hell Tour Unleashed: 28 Races in 32 Days Highlight the 2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule 33rd annual Hell Tour for DIRTcar Racing Late Models to feature nine races paying $10,000 to win By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Dec. 6, 2017 — The most grueling and intimidating schedule in all of motorsports, the DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals Hell Tour will embark on its 33rd straight year of competition in 2018. In just 32 days, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Racing Late Model ranks will race in …

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DIRTcar Northeast Schedules Announced

New Super DIRTcar Series Dates and Changes to the DIRTcar Hometrack Program Strengthens Dirt Racing in the Northeas Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stock 2018 schedules announced CONCORD, NC — Dec. 1, 2017 — The Super DIRTcar Series is excited to announce its 2018 schedule along with the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks. A total of 27 tracks will see action in 2018 from February through November across the four DIRTcar Racing divisions. Super DIRTcar Series The premier dirt racing series in the Northeast, …

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Super DIRT Week Tickets Now Open to the Public

Super DIRT Week Tickets Now Open to the Public CONCORD, NC — Nov. 24, 2017 — NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway was abuzz when the five-day event came to a thrilling close last October with a bold last-lap pass that left fans wanting more. DIRTcar Racing is excited to give them just that in October of 2018. Tickets for Racing’s Biggest Party officially go on sale, online only, to the general public on Black Friday, Nov. 24. In early September, the clay returned to the Steel …

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Champions Honored at DIRTcar Northeast Banquet

Champions Honored at DIRTcar Northeast Banquet Yetman, Marcuccilli, Bernard and Sheppard Crowned SYRACUSE, NY — Nov. 20, 2017 — The Northeast DIRTcar Racing industry gathered on Saturday night to celebrate the many accomplishments throughout the 2017 racing season, handing out over $200,000 dollars and special awards while honoring the champions for another great season. The Night of Champions kicked off with the acknowledgement of the many tracks, sponsors and teams that gathered in the banquet hall at the Holiday Inn in Central New York. A very special recognition was made …

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Davenport Leads WSTC Pro Late Models after Long Falls Out

CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Jonathan Davenport decided on Thursday morning that he would make the four-hour trek from Blairsville, GA to The Dirt Track at Charlotte to enter into the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship. “I have to thank Blake Spencer and Letti Bozard for giving me this opportunity. Heath, his crew guy, called me and gave me this opportunity,” said Davenport. “I’m just glad to get back in one of these Longhorns and get the feel of it.” Davenport joined the Fox Shox Pro Late …

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Marcuccilli Closes Stellar Season with WSTC NE Sportsman Victory

CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Dave Marcuccilli completed a dominant season by scoring the OneDirt World Short Track Championship VP Racing Fuels Sportsman Modified Victory at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Marcuccilli, who was also victorious twice during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, started fifth in the 30-lap Feature as Eric Giguere paced the field to Green and led lap one. Defending race winner Ronnie Davis utilized the top side of the 4/10th-mile dirt oval to grab the lead from Giguere on the third circuit. Marcuccilli made his …

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Devault Delivers WSTC Pro Sprint Victory

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 28, 2017 — The OneDirt World Short Track Championship Chevrolet Performance Pro Sprints Feature got off to a rough start with third-starting Zane Devault and polesitter Michael Summers getting together, with the latter spinning to a stop. Officials gave Summers his spot back, and he led the opening lap. Canadian Ryan Hunsinger, who picked up the Longest Tow from the North Award earlier in the afternoon, worked the cushion by Josh Shantz for second and begun chasing down Summers. Disaster struck for race-long leader Summers on lap …

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Duvall Delivers WSTC Crate Sportsman Win for Daddy

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 28, 2017 — The final day of the OneDirt World Short Track Championship started for the DRIVEN Racing Oil Crate Sportsman with an eight-lap Last Chance Showdown in which a field of 15 cars battled for the final six positions in the 20-lap Feature later Saturday evening. After running into issues in his heat race on Friday Night, Damon Crump was looking to go forward. Much like his heat race however, Crump ran into big trouble in Turn 2 when his No. 18 made contact with an …

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