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DIRTcar Racing Caps-off 33rd Annual Banquet with ‘A Tribute to Excellence’

Nearly $330,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for 2016 season successes CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 16, 2016 – The 33rd Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. honored champions across 10 divisions for their outstanding performances during the 2016 racing season. While the weather outside was brutal, the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom inside was ...

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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Announces 2017 Season Schedule

Glasgow, KY (January 1, 2017)- Officials with the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series are pleased to announce the tour’s 2017 racing schedule as the group readies to begin its eighth season of competition. The series will contest its 2017 schedule of events at ten different racing venues over the course of the 2017 racing season, with appearances at tracks ...

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Tommie Seets, Jr. claims $10,000 win at the Gateway Dirt Nationals

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE GATEWAY DIRT NATIONALS! Modifieds – A-Main Finish Start Car Driver Hometown 1 6 9S    Tommie Seets Jr    Alton , Il 2 5 41M    Brent Mullins    Litchfield , Il 3 1 89    Bobby Bittle    New Athens, Il 4 17 3L    Jeff Leka    Buffalo , Il 5 13 25    Tyler Nicely    Owensboro , Ky 6 ...

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Matt Cooper takes Gateway Dirt Nationals Modified opener

1 #18C Matt Cooper Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap A-Main 20 11:32.511 4 00:12.376 N/A 2 #41M Brent Mullins Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap A-Main 20 11:33.317 14 00:12.605 0.806 0.806 N/A 3 #C8 Timothy Culp Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap A-Main 20 11:33.921 11 00:12.889 1.410 0.604 ...

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Gateway Dirt Nationals Modified Results 12/15/16

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM THE GATEWAY DIRT NATIONALS! Modifieds – Heat Race 8 Finish Start Car Driver Hometown 1 1 92    Tyler Droste    Waterloo , Ia 2 2 10R    Curt Rhodes    Taylorsville , Il 3 4 T6    Tommy Sheppard Jr    New Berlin, Il 4 10 31    Mark Anderson    Canton , Il 5 7 70    Brian Bielong    Summerfield , Il ...

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Gateway Dirt Nationals invade The Dome at America’s Center in downtown St. Louis December 15th – 17th

By Jimmy Dearing – St. Louis, MO (December 10th, 2016) – Almost a year ago (back in February during Florida Speedweeks), Cody Sommer and Jeremy Burnett made the huge announcement that they were going to promote a huge indoor race for dirt late models and modifieds in St. Louis, MO at The Dome at America’s Center. Every since then, it ...

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Blockbuster Start To 2016 PRI Trade Show

Indy car legend Rick Mears and NASCAR superstar Jeff Gordon helped pace the start of the 2016 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show with an unforgettable appearance at the Show’s Grand Opening Breakfast in the Indiana Convention Center’s Sagamore Ballroom Thursday morning. Hosted by MAVTV’s Dave Despain, this year’s traditional kickoff event featured a lively hour-long talk show-style program with ...

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New Tread Pattern, Compound Names, and Siping Rules Await DIRTcar UMP Competitors in 2017

CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 7, 2016 – DIRTcar Racing, in conjunction with Hoosier Racing Tire, today announced that DIRTcar UMP Modified division drivers will have an improved tread pattern, renamed compounds, and less siping to do in the 2017 season. After three years of field testing, DIRTcar and Hoosier officials are pleased to release redesigned versions of the current A40S ...

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Scott Crigler, Ken Schrader, JC Morton & Grasyn Cox take Turkey Bowl wins at Springfield Raceway!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM SPRINGFIELD RACEWAY’S TURKEY BOWL! Springfield Raceway Springfield, MO 11/26/16 MODIFIED – A-FEATURE Finish Start Car Driver Hometown 1 5 9    Ken Schrader    Dittmer , Mo 2 8 5R    Robbie Reed    Mexico , Mo 3 1 14    Steve Picou    High Ridge, Mo 4 4 90    Terry Schultz    Sedalia , Mo 5 12 26P    Bobby Pearish ...

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‘Rocket’ too light, ‘Reaper’ gets loot in Chisholm Trail Showdown

PARK CITY, Kan. (Nov. 5) — Polesitter Rodney Sanders crossed the finish line first in Saturday’s main event, but it was Ryan Gustin who took home the $5,000 Chisholm Trail Showdown winner’s paycheck at the 81 Speedway. Sanders started on the pole and led all 50 laps of the feature race, but after rolling over the scales under the minimum ...

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Sheppard Scores Record Breaking Victory at World Finals

Cruises to eleventh Super DIRTcar Series win   By Mandee Pauch CONCORD, N.C. – October 28, 2016 – Matt Sheppard won his eleventh Super DIRTcar Series feature in style by setting a new series record for the most wins in a season Friday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte during the Bad Boy Off Road World Finals. Sheppard started ...

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Trent Young Takes Summit Racing Equipment AMS Season Championship and Title at Florence Speedway

Union, KY (October 22, 2016)- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series would conclude the 2016 racing season on Saturday evening at Florence Speedway in Union, KY with the tour’s 7th Annual Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Season Championship event and Trent Young of Hopkinsville, KY would pick up the $5,000 payday, claim his ninth win with the series ...

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OneDirt World Short Track Champions Head to Victory Lane

The 3-day inaugural event wraps up with nine division champs CONCORD, N.C. – Oct. 22, 2016 – The first-ever OneDirt World Short Track Championship came to a close on Saturday night with the “crowning” of nine division champions, but the big win went to all of the 325 weekly drivers as the dirt racing family reunion brought them all to center ...

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Over 300 Cars Come Out for Night One of OneDirt World Short Track Championship

CONCORD, N.C. – Oct. 20, 2016 – Night one of the OneDirt World Short Track Championship drew to a close at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway at 10pm. Over 300 entries across nine divisions showed up for the opening night hot laps of the inaugural 3-day event. Under a warmer than usual fall evening in Concord, North Carolina, ...

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Gustin, Brown, Oliver, Anderson, May, Griffiths & Taft take wins at Lee County Speedway!

Lee County Speedway 10/15/16 Late Models – A-Main Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 2 15K Richie Gustin Gilman , Ia 0.00 2 8 45 Tommy Elston Keokuk , Ia 0.00 3 10 84 Sam Halstead New London, Ia 0.00 4 4 58 Jeremiah Hurst Dubuque , Ia 0.00 5 12 15R Jeff Guengerich Washington , Ia 0.00 6 ...

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Gustin, Long, Carter, Boumeester, May, Lichty, and Barnes take wins at Lee County Speedway!

Lee County Speedway 10/14/16 Late Models – A-Main Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 5 15K Richie Gustin Gilman , Ia 0.00 2 2 32C Chad Holladay Muscatine , Ia 0.00 3 7 45 Tommy Elston Keokuk , Ia 0.00 4 9 58 Jeremiah Hurst Dubuque , Ia 0.00 5 12 21 Todd Frank Montrose , Ia 0.00 6 ...

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors

Inaugural DIRTcar Racing “family reunion” features over $50,000 in contingency awards CONCORD, N.C. – Oct. 14, 2016 – DIRTCar Racing welcomes some of the best known brands in motorsports as new division sponsors for the OneDirt World Short Track Championship, October 20-22, along with contingency awards totaling over $50,000 across all divisions. Division sponsorship will be as follows: Fox Pro ...

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Schott, Heeter, Clancy, Koop victorious in USRA National Championships at Lakeside Speedway

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Oct. 15) — Four new names were added to the record books Saturday as the Lakeside Speedway hosted the third and final night of the 3rd Annual USRA National Championships. In USRA Hobby Stock action, Weston Koop took the lead in the 20-lap main event when the green flag waved and set the pace for nine laps ...

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