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It’s Almost Time to Go Big Gator Hunting

World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series drivers hope to wrangle DIRTcar Nationals top prize CONCORD, NC¬¬- Jan. 26, 2018¬- The second week of the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park will be headlined by dirt Late Model competition. Two nights of DIRTcar Late Models (Feb. 12-13) followed by four nights of action for the World of Outlaws ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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UMP DIRTcar to honor 2017 Champions & Midwest Speed Expo brings racers to Central Illinois next weekend!

January 6th, 2018 (Springfield, IL) – The UMP DIRTcar Series will hold their 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence Awards Banquet for the 2017 race season on Saturday, January 13th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, IL. DIRTcar will distribute over $300,000 to competitors in recognition of their success in 2017. UMP DIRTcar will honor all ten divisions ...

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Volusia Speedway Park Ready to Celebrate 50 Years of Racing

50 Strong Years Through countless transformations, Volusia Speedway Park has remained at the heart of racing CONCORD, NC – Jan. 5, 2018 – When race fans make their annual visit to Central Florida in early February to kick off another race season, at first glance they may notice a new look to the storied facility which is home to the ...

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2018 UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

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 ...

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Billy Moyer takes Tri-City Speedway victory!

October 13th, 2017 UMP Late Models – A-Main Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF 1 21 Billy Moyer Batesville, AR 2 33M Tim Manville Highland, IL 3 21JR Billy Moyer Jr Batesville, AR 4 11H Jeff Herzog Herculaneum, MO 5 11 Gordy Gundaker (L) St. Charles, MO 6 T4 Adam Tischauser Mulberry Grove, IL 7 30 Mark Voigt Marine, IL ...

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JEEP VAN WORMER AND NICK HOFFMAN WIN ALLSTAR PERFORMANCE FALL NATIONALS

Feature Races Postponed To Sunday Produce A Memorable Matinee ROSSBURG, Ohio (October 8, 2017) – It may have been 16 hours later than scheduled, but Jeep Van Wormer (Pinconning, Michigan) and Nick Hoffman (Mooresville, North Carolina) scored the $5,000 victories in the rain-delayed championship events in the Allstar Performance Fall Nationals Sunday at Eldora Speedway. The UMP Late Model feature ...

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Ryan Unzicker takes Peoria Speedway’s Illinois Championship-Jon Hamilton Memorial

Peoria Speedway

September 30th, 2017 Feature: 1. Ryan Unzicker 2. Billy Drake 3. Brian Shirley 4. Jason Feger 5. Donny Walden 6. Jeremiah Hurst 7. Kevin Weaver 8. Todd Bennett 9. Mike Spatola 10. Austin May 11. Charley Hess 12. Matt Shannon 13. Mark Rose 14. Myles Moos 15. Cole Swibold 16. Jeff Riddell 17. Bob Gardner 18. Chris Morefield 19. Graham ...

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Chris Madden suspended from DIRTcar & WoO for illegal tires at World 100!

CONCORD, N.C. — Sept. 28, 2017 — World Racing Group has announced penalties in DIRTcar Racing. Per the Series rulebooks and the integrity of the sport, such infractions shall be announced. Members in good standing have the right to appeal the decision as provided in Section 12 of the General Rules and Specifications. DIRTcar Racing Late Model Penalty: Chris Madden, ...

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Ryan Unzicker takes UMP Late Model win at Tri-City Speedway’s Mod Mania opener!

Tri City Speedway Race Results for 9/28/2017 UMP Late Models – A-Main Finish Car No Driver Hometown 1 24X Ryan Unzicker El Paso, IL 2 33M Tim Manville Highland, IL 3 32C Chris Simpson Oxford, IA 4 18B Shannon Babb Moweaqua, IL 5 32P Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 6 99 Frank Heckenast, Jr. Frankfort, IL 7 12L Tony Jackson, Jr. ...

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Ryan Unzicker doubles up with second straight win at Peoria Speedway!

Peoria Speedway

Sept. 23, 2017 Feature: 1. Ryan Unzicker 2. Billy Drake 3. Jeremiah Hurst 4. Mike Spatola 5. Jason Feger 6. Kevin Weaver 7. Bob Gardner 8. Jose Parga 9. Matt Shannon 10. Cole Swibold 11. Jeff Riddell 12. Russ Adams 13. Rob Toland 14. Jeff Hartzell 15. Glen Thompson 16. Charley Hess 17. Kolby Vandenbergh 18. Andrew Barnes 19. Todd ...

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Frank Heckenast, Jr. takes Dirty 30 win at the Dirt Oval 66

September 13, 2017 UMP Late Models Heat 1: 1. Frank Heckenast, Jr. 2. Paul Parker 3. Mike Spatola 4. Mike Glasscock 5. Steve Dimmick 6. Jay Brendle 7. Chase Osterhoff 8. Robert Cupsick Heat 2: 1. Dennis Erb, Jr. 2. Brent Larson 3. Chad White 4. Rich Bell 5. Phil Ausra 6. Victor Benadetto 7. Doug Hayes Heat 3: 1. ...

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47th Annual World 100 Review by Don Martin STLRacing.com

Jonathan Davenport dominated the World 100 last Saturday night in front of the largest crowd ever at Eldora Speedway to earn $50,000.   It was Davenport’s second globe, as he won the race back in 2015 driving for the Rumley’s.    The car might not have #6 on it but it resembled the old black machine and so did its performance.   The ...

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