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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 ...

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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 ...

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King Krup: Illinois Native Earns First Career Gator

Story by World Racing Group – BARBERVILLE, FL – February 20, 2017 – Will Krup was the man of the hour as he found a way to Victory Lane despite the strong field of UMP Modified contenders who were hungry for sweet victory during the second Gator Championship qualifying race during the 46th DIRTcar Nationals Sunday night. During the 20-lap ...

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Hat Trick: Hoffman Wrangles Third Gator

Story by World Racing Group – BARBERVILLE, FL – February 19, 2017 – For the third time this week, Nick Hoffman dominated all 20 laps of the A-Main to earn a Gator trophy during the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Sunday afternoon. The race was the completion of Saturday’s rain-postponed event. Hoffman of Mooresville, NC picked ...

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Dillard thrills Shady Oaks Speedway spectators

The Shady Oaks Speedway saved the best for last with a barnburner 40-lap main event Saturday to close the curtain on the second of five Summit Racing USMTS Winter Speedweeks tripleheader weekends. Several drivers took their shots, but in the end it was Cade Dillard of Robeline, La., claiming his first win of the season and 11th of his USMTS ...

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Saturday, February 18th Portion of DIRTcar Nationals Postponed Due to Rain

Event will resume Sunday with doubleheader with the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing UMP Modifieds. BARBERVILLE, Fla. – February 18, 2017 – Night five of DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park has been postponed due to persistent rain setting up a doubleheader event starting Sunday afternoon. Saturday, Feb. 18th postponed event will resume with grandstand and pit gates opening ...

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Hughes cuts through fog at Shady Oaks Speedway

By Jeff Nun – Jason Hughes was in the right place at the right time, and a familiar place at the end of the 35-lap USMTS main event Friday night at the Shady Oaks Speedway. With fog thickening above the 3/8-mile dirt oval, Ricky Thornton Jr. jumped out to the early lead over Chris Brown while Hughes battled Travis Saurer ...

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Double Stack: Hoffman Scores Second Gator

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK By Clayton Johns BARBERVILLE, FL – February 18, 2017 – Nick Hoffman darted past Robbie Eilers on the opening lap and turned in a dominating 20-lap performance in the main event for his second UMP Modified win of the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Friday night. Hoffman, ...

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Ruhlman Rallies for Second Career Gator Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK By Clayton Johns BARBERVILLE, FL – February 17, 2017 – Brian Ruhlman devised a perfect plot and forced Ken Schrader from his preferred line as he engineered a pass in the outside groove with two laps to go for his first win of the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway ...

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Nick Hoffman Records Perfect Night To Earn UMP Modified Win

Barberville, Fla. – February 16, 2017 – Nick Hoffman led every lap he raced en route to his first win of the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals in DIRTcar UMP Modified action at Volusia Speedway Park on Wednesday night. The Mooresville, N.C. driver paced all 20 laps of the main event to earn his eighth career Volusia victory. “This will just ...

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Juggling Act: Chassis Builders Set For DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified Competition at Volusia

By Clayton Johns CONCORD, N.C. – February 14, 2017 – If eight consecutive nights of racing sounds challenging, it is. Four DIRTcar UMP Modified drivers are adding another layer to that task when they compete at the 46th DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, FL from February 14-25, 2017. David Stremme, Nick Hoffman, David Reutimann and Brian Ruhlman ...

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Nick Hoffman takes North Florida Modified win!

Heat 1: 1. Nick Hoffman 2. Lucas Lee 3. Zeke McKenzie 4. Mike Potosky 5. Dave Baldwin 6. Scotty Kincaid 7. Kyle Schmidt Heat 2: 1. Kenny Wallace 2. Curt Myers 3. Shon Flanary 4. Kory Maurice 5. Jeff Thomas 6. Trey Bryant Heat 3: 1. Dave Wietholder 2. Kyle Strickler 3. Will Krup 4. Allen Weisser 5. Trent Young ...

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Jeff Mathews Wins Final Night Of Sunshine State Mod Tour At East Bay Raceway Park

Tampa, FL…… 2/11/17…. The top six cars were locked into tonight’s 75-lap A-Main. They were Kevin Adams, Jeff Mathews, Kenny Wallace, Brad Goff, David Reutimann, Mavrick Varnadore. It was Mavrick Varndore who pulled the number one spot while Kenny Wallace drew the outside pole. From the drop of the green flag it was like last night’s feature with Kevin Adams ...

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Brown captures Cotton Bowl Speedway thriller

PAIGE, Texas (Feb. 11) — The USMTS capped off the inaugural visit to the Cotton Bowl Speedway on Saturday with a wild feature race and nail-biting finish that saw Chris Brown become the third different winner of the 2017 campaign. Polesitter Dereck Ramirez jumped out to the lead at the start of the 50-lap Summit Racing Southern Region “A” Main ...

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Hughes picks apart USMTS challengers at Cotton Bowl Speedway

PAIGE, Texas (Feb. 10) — When Jason Hughes was asked last month at the USMTS awards banquet what the plans were for him and his new teammate, Ryan Gustin, his answer was “win every race.” So far, so good. After struggling to notch a top-ten finish in Thursday night’s Summit Racing Southern Region opener, the two-time defending USMTS national champion ...

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