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Hearn Double Dips at DIRTcar Nationals

Grabs the DIRTcar Nationals Finale and Championship BARBERVILLE, F.L – Feb. 26, 2017 – Brett ‘The Jet’ Hearn picked up his tenth DIRTcar Nationals victory with the Super DIRTcar Series at Volusia Speedway Park on Saturday night. The veteran driver from Sussex, N.J. took the lead from the start and never looked back to take the $5,000 payday in the 40-lap finale, also staking claim to the DIRTcar Nationals championship. ...

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O’Neal Wins the Feature at the DIRTcar Nationals Finale

Clanton wins DIRTcar Nationals Championship BARBERVILLE, FL- February 26, 2017- Don O’Neal of Martinsville, Ind., a veteran racer in action since 1988, has been one of the biggest names without a World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory. That changed in his 53rd career feature start when O’Neal finally took a coveted trip to Victory Lane during the bookend to the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park ...

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Haers Holds off Sheppard and Claims DIRTcar Nationals Victory

  Brings home the first gator of the week for the Super DIRTcar Series By Mandee Pauch BARBERVILLE, F.L – Feb. 25, 2017 – The hot shoe out of Phelps, N.Y., Justin Haers, picked up his second career DIRTcar Nationals victory after holding off the 22nd starter, Matt Sheppard in Friday night’s 30-lap Super DIRTcar Series feature event at Volusia Speedway Park. “We had a really good car from the ...

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Fog a First Time Winner at Volusia

BARBERVILLE, FL. – February 25, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series took the track at Volusia Speedway Park for the first time on night 11 of DIRTcar Nationals. During the 40-lap Craftsman Club Feature fans and drivers in attendance witnessed a thick fog roll in after 10pm that was the concoction of two days of heavy rain followed by a third of sunny blue skies. For ...

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GRT Race Cars Dissolves Partnership with Timothy Culp; House Car Heads in Another Direction

February 23, 2017   (GREENBRIER, ARKANSAS) Following a trip to Georgia and Florida to start the 2017 season during “Speedweeks,” GRT Race Cars, Inc. owner Joe Garrison announced today that his Late Model “House Car” Program has terminated its partnership with driver Timothy Culp. Timothy will not be behind the wheel of the GRT “House Car” moving forward and is no longer representing GRT Race Cars. Everyone at GRT wishes ...

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By The Numbers: DIRTcar Racing UMP Modifieds at the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals

By Clayton Johns BARBERVILLE, FL – February 22, 2017 – The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds concluded their portion of the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday night. Ten feature races over the course of seven days produced plenty of thrilling action and culminated in Nick Hoffman earning his second straight Big Gator as the DIRTcar UMP Modified Nationals champion. Here are some of the more interesting facts ...

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Highland Speedway, Belle-Clair Speedway & Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 adopt same Late Model tire rule for 2017

St. Louis, MO – 2/22/17 – The promoters of Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, Belle-Clair Speedway and Highland Speedway have all reached an agreement to use the same tire rule in 2017 for the UMP DIRTcar Late Model division. The ultimate goal is to get to a single tire option using the Hoosier LM20 tire for the front tires and left rear tire with no grooving allowed. Then for the ...

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Hoffman Completes Big Gator Triumph; Hawkins, Taylor and Stalder Earn Victories

By Clayton Johns BARBERVILLE, FL – February 22, 2017 – Jacob Hawkins won the battle, but Nick Hoffman won the war and the Big Gator as the overall 2017 UMP Modified DIRTcar Nationals champion at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday night. Hawkins, Jonathan Taylor, and JE Stalder all added Gator trophies to their mantles after winning one of three UMP Modified features on night eight of the 46th Annual DIRTcar ...

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Sheppard Reels in Shirley for a Gator Trophy

BARBERVILLE, FL- February 22, 2017- Brandon Sheppard fought his way to Victory Lane during night eight of the 46th annual DIRTcar Nationals in the 30-lap DIRTcar Racing Late Model Feature. It wasn’t an easy path for Sheppard to get to the front of the pack as Brian Shirley tried to fend him off any way possible. Sheppard started in the fourth position but found his way to second within the ...

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Gator Glory: Nick Hoffman Celebrates $5,000 Gator Championship

By Clayton Johns BARBERVILLE, FL – February 21, 2017 – Nick Hoffman wrestled the lead from Jacob Hawkins on lap 24 after a multi-lap side-by-side battle and paced the final six laps to win the $5,000 UMP Modified Gator Championship on night seven of the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Monday night. The victory was the third Gator Championship triumph of Hoffman’s career and his fourth ...

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Dirt Late Model News

O’Neal Wins the Feature at the DIRTcar Nationals Finale

Clanton wins DIRTcar Nationals Championship BARBERVILLE, FL- February 26, 2017- Don O’Neal of Martinsville, Ind., a veteran racer in action since 1988, has been one of the biggest names without a World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory. That changed in his 53rd career feature start when O’Neal finally took a coveted trip to Victory Lane during the bookend to the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park ...

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Fog a First Time Winner at Volusia

BARBERVILLE, FL. – February 25, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series took the track at Volusia Speedway Park for the first time on night 11 of DIRTcar Nationals. During the 40-lap Craftsman Club Feature fans and drivers in attendance witnessed a thick fog roll in after 10pm that was the concoction of two days of heavy rain followed by a third of sunny blue skies. For ...

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GRT Race Cars Dissolves Partnership with Timothy Culp; House Car Heads in Another Direction

February 23, 2017   (GREENBRIER, ARKANSAS) Following a trip to Georgia and Florida to start the 2017 season during “Speedweeks,” GRT Race Cars, Inc. owner Joe Garrison announced today that his Late Model “House Car” Program has terminated its partnership with driver Timothy Culp. Timothy will not be behind the wheel of the GRT “House Car” moving forward and is no longer representing GRT Race Cars. Everyone at GRT wishes ...

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Highland Speedway, Belle-Clair Speedway & Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 adopt same Late Model tire rule for 2017

St. Louis, MO – 2/22/17 – The promoters of Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, Belle-Clair Speedway and Highland Speedway have all reached an agreement to use the same tire rule in 2017 for the UMP DIRTcar Late Model division. The ultimate goal is to get to a single tire option using the Hoosier LM20 tire for the front tires and left rear tire with no grooving allowed. Then for the ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

Hearn Double Dips at DIRTcar Nationals

Grabs the DIRTcar Nationals Finale and Championship BARBERVILLE, F.L – Feb. 26, 2017 – Brett ‘The Jet’ Hearn picked up his tenth DIRTcar Nationals victory with the Super DIRTcar Series at Volusia Speedway Park on Saturday night. The veteran driver from Sussex, N.J. took the lead from the start and never looked back to take the $5,000 payday in the 40-lap finale, also staking claim to the DIRTcar Nationals championship. ...

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Haers Holds off Sheppard and Claims DIRTcar Nationals Victory

  Brings home the first gator of the week for the Super DIRTcar Series By Mandee Pauch BARBERVILLE, F.L – Feb. 25, 2017 – The hot shoe out of Phelps, N.Y., Justin Haers, picked up his second career DIRTcar Nationals victory after holding off the 22nd starter, Matt Sheppard in Friday night’s 30-lap Super DIRTcar Series feature event at Volusia Speedway Park. “We had a really good car from the ...

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GRT Race Cars Dissolves Partnership with Timothy Culp; House Car Heads in Another Direction

February 23, 2017   (GREENBRIER, ARKANSAS) Following a trip to Georgia and Florida to start the 2017 season during “Speedweeks,” GRT Race Cars, Inc. owner Joe Garrison announced today that his Late Model “House Car” Program has terminated its partnership with driver Timothy Culp. Timothy will not be behind the wheel of the GRT “House Car” moving forward and is no longer representing GRT Race Cars. Everyone at GRT wishes ...

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By The Numbers: DIRTcar Racing UMP Modifieds at the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals

By Clayton Johns BARBERVILLE, FL – February 22, 2017 – The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds concluded their portion of the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday night. Ten feature races over the course of seven days produced plenty of thrilling action and culminated in Nick Hoffman earning his second straight Big Gator as the DIRTcar UMP Modified Nationals champion. Here are some of the more interesting facts ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

SCHUERENBERG ESCAPES TO VICTORY LANE IN WINTER DIRT GAMES VIII FINALE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida………A seventh-place starting position and a 360 degree spin at the midway point was not enough to deter Hunter Schuerenberg on the path to a “Winter Dirt Games VIII” victory Saturday night at Bubba Raceway Park. The 27-year-old Sikeston, Missouri native steadily moved his way toward the front of the field throughout the 30-lap event before surging into the lead with seven laps ...

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GRANT THE TOP GUN ON NIGHT ONE OF WINTER DIRT GAMES VIII

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida………Justin Grant’s most recent visit to Bubba Raceway Park prior to Friday night’s USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship 2017 season-opener ended in heartbreak. One year later, despite late-race contact that nearly spelled disaster for the Ione, California native, the 26-year-old Grant swiftly exorcised those demons to capture night one of “Winter Dirt Games VIII.” Since joining forces last August, Grant and the ...

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Mark Smith Takes King of the 360’s Opener With ASCS Southern Outlaw Sprints

TAMPA, Fla. (February 23, 2017) The 2017 edition of the King of the 360’s and Ronald Laney Memorial saw a familiar face in Victory Lane as Pennsylvania’s Mark Smith rocketed to victory aboard the Mach 1 Chassis No. M1 with the Lucas Oil ASCS Southern Outlaw Sprints at Tampa’s East Bay Raceway Park. Giving chase from the sixth starting spot, Smith would have to ride as it was the Shoptheboss.com ...

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Three Is Company: Schatz Charges to Win

Gravel awarded the coveted ‘Big Gator’ BARBERVILLE, Fla. – February 19, 2017 – Donny Schatz etched his name into DIRTcar Nationals history Sunday, winning both the afternoon and night show at Volusia Speedway Park. The trip down victory lane gave Schatz 17 career wins at the half-mile, and he captured three of the five sprint shows in the 12-day event. With the victory, Schatz joined Jeff Swindell and Sammy Swindell ...

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