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National Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Billy Moyer Wins Baltes Classic at Eldora Speedway

48th annual World 100 next at Eldora on September 6-8 ROSSBURG, OH — Sept. 2, 2018 — The Sunoco American Late Model Series continues to roll through the 2018 racing season as the traditional tripleheader of action over the Labor Day Holiday Weekend concluded at Eldora Speedway with the 11th annual Baltes Classic. The highlight of Labor Day Weekend was on one of the biggest stages in all of dirt track racing. The famed half-mile, high-banked dirt oval — located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, OH — …

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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Schedule Gets Busy

CONCORD, N.C. – With the weekly racing seasons ending and track championships wrapping up, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified schedule begins to take off in the North, Central, and Western Regions. Hundreds of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified competitors have raced hard all year in DIRTcar Northeast races in Quebec,  Western New York/Ontario, and Central New York. Teams are preparing for the packed schedule as well as two huge special events, NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII at Oswego Speedway and the DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championships in Charlotte. First …

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Mohawk International Speedway Presents the Mohawk 100

The Super DIRTcar Series Travels to the Mohawk Int’l Speedway on Saturday, September 15 CONCORD, NC – August 22, 2018 – Since 1994, the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series have invaded the small Adirondack town of Akwesasne, NY eleven times. Out of those eleven 100-lap races, Jimmy Phelps and Matt Sheppard have three wins each. On Saturday, September 15, they’ll bring their battle for Mohawk 100 supremacy back to the forefront. Sheppard leads in points but Phelps is not out of the fight and rides fourth overall. Tim …

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DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship Spotlights True Grit at Charlotte

CONCORD, NC — July 18, 2018 — DIRTcar and DRIVEN Racing Oil are excited to join forces for the third annual DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 25-27, 2018. The mega-event will once again give the best weekly racers from nine different divisions across the United States and Canada the chance to shine at one of the country’s premier dirt racing facilities — for a purse in excess of $125,000. “No other event pays homage to the weekly racers, …

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DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Rolls into Albany-Saratoga Speedway

CONCORD, NC – July 12, 2018 – Albany-Saratoga Speedway will host the furious full-fender DIRTcar Pro Stocks for a 50-lap Series race on Friday, July 20. The DIRTcar Pro Stocks race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway weekly so the Series invaders will have a tough hill to climb if they want to find themselves in victory lane. It’s ‘Crushing Cancer Night’ at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, so fans will be packing the track in support of a worthy cause. Bruno Cyr captured the checkered flag at the first DIRTcar Pro Stock Series event at …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals after Week One

CONCORD, NC — June 18, 2018 — The 2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals are in full swing after a stellar first week. The Northern Kickoff featured amazing runs by tour veterans and strong challenges by newcomers amid one of the strongest tour fields in recent history. As we look ahead to Legends Week here are the drivers to watch for this year. Shannon Babb won three of the five events in the opening week of this year’s tour, snatching up $25,000 with his wins at …

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Kevin Root Victorious in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Central Region Competition at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY – June 18, 2018 – Sunday night at Utica-Rome Speedway saw 36 DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds fill the pit area for Round 2 of the Central Region series schedule. After four Heat Races and a Last Chance Showdown, the 32-car field took the green for the 30-lap battle. In the end Kevin Root outwitted the competition for a trip to Victory Lane. With the win, Root now has positioned himself at the top of the DIRTcar Sportsman Central Region points along with runner up Matt Janczuk. Utica-Rome Speedway’s John …

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DIRTCAR Sportsman Modified Schedule Heats Up

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Central Region Series to Clash on Legendary Tracks in June CONCORD, NC – June 11, 2018 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series schedule comes alive on Sunday, June 17 at Utica-Rome Speedway. Six days later on Saturday, June 23, more Championship points are up for grabs at the rejuvenated Land of Legends Raceway. After the season opener at Fulton Speedway, Shane Picore carries a lead over Utica-Rome’s 2017 DIRTcar Sportsman Track Champion Matt Janczuk, and the hard-charging Kevin Root. The stage is set for the fight over …

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Bloomquist Blisters Dream Field for $100,000

Bloomquist Blisters Dream Field for $100,000 ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 9, 2018 — After a torrid battle with Jonathan Davenport throughout the first half of the event, Scott Bloomquist checked out and dominated the last 60 laps to earn his eighth Dirt Late Model Dream title. He crossed the line over nine seconds ahead of second place finisher Dale McDowell. Video Highlights RACE RESULTS FROM ELDORA SPEEDWAY, JUNE 9, 2018 Dirt Late Model Dream – (100) Laps – $100,000-to-win 1. O-Scott Bloomquist[15]; 2. 17M-Dale McDowell[16]; 3. 49-Jonathan Davenport[8]; 4. …

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EPJ Wins Thriller; Madden Earns First Eldora Victory

ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 8, 2018 — Earl Pearson Jr’s winning pass in the late stages of Twin 25 Feature #1 was one of 17 position changes for the lead throughout the 25-lap race. Chris Madden had little pressure in the second Twin 25 as he cruised to his first ever Eldora victory. VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS RACE RESULTS FROM ELDORA SPEEDWAY, JUNE 8, 2018 Feature 1 – (25)Laps: 1. 1P-Earl Pearson Jr.[7]; 2. 49-Jonathan Davenport[1]; 3. 17M-Dale McDowell[17]; 4. 5-Don O’Neal[2]; 5. 39-Tim McCreadie[14]; 6. 99jr-Frank Heckenast …

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Familliar Faces in Victory Lane at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 8, 2018 — Jonathan Davenport and Darrell Lanigan topped the 78 car field on Friday afternoon in the opening round of the Dirt Late Model Dream. The event was postponed from Thursday night when rains drenched the Speedway. VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS RACE RESULTS FROM ELDORA SPEEDWAY, JUNE 8, 2018 (FROM JUNE 7 RAINOUT, 2018) Feature 1 – (25)Laps: 1. 49-Jonathan Davenport[4]; 2. 5-Don O’Neal[3]; 3. 1R-Josh Richards[2]; 4. 18B-Shannon Babb[1]; 5. 71-Hudson O’Neal[8]; 6. 32P-Bobby Pierce[5]; 7. 22S-Gregg Satterlee[7]; 8. 39-Tim McCreadie[9]; 9. 1G-Devin …

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Doubleheader Event Sets Up Massive Four Feature Race Program on Friday at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH (courtesy of Eldora Speedway) — June 8, 2018 — Persistent rain and lightning forced Eldora Speedway officials to postpone Thursday night’s opening round of the 24th running of the $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream Weekend to Friday. Rain interrupted qualifying time trials with eight of the 79 drivers on-site yet to take time, qualifying will completely restart for all competitors. Conditions favorable to get the track surface back into raceable condition just did not develop. The Grandstand, Pit Area and South Lot will be cleared at 10 a.m. Gates …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour Commences in Three Weeks

Peoria Speedway kicks off the 33rd annual Hell Tour for DIRTcar Racing Super Late Models by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — May 25, 2018 — The DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour embarks on its 33rd straight year of competition in 2018. From June 13 to July 14, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Super Late Model ranks will race in 28 events in 32 days spread out over seven states, vying for almost $200,000 in first-place prize money over the marathon five weeks of competition. A minimum of …

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Hoffman Banks $5K after Inheriting Late Model LidLifter Win at Eldora Speedway

Strong field invades the Buckeye State to kick off 24th season of Sunoco American Late Model Series racing by Matt Prieur ROSSBURG, OH — Apr. 28, 2018 — The Sunoco American Late Model Series kicked off its 24th season of racing on the biggest stage in all of dirt track racing. The famed ½ (0.500)-mile high-banked dirt oval of Eldora Speedway (OH), located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, OH was the site for the 2018 season opener, the $5,000-to-win Late Model LidLifter. This event was the …

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