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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Kick Off 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park

Nick Hoffman to go for “three-peat” as DIRTcar Nationals Champion starting Tuesday, February 6 By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC – Jan. 19, 2018 – One of the most popular divisions that race at Volusia Speedway Park during the DIRTcar Nationals are the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. They’ve also been the busiest division during the month of February and perhaps the most ...

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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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Weiss Wires Wild West Shootout Round Five with Stormy Scott & Josh Cain Victorious as Well

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 13, 2018) – Canada’s Ricky Weiss turned in a dominant performance in Saturday night’s fifth round of Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts action by wiring the Super Late Model field in the 40-lap feature event atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway clay oval.   Weiss raced to ...

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Marlar Masters Wild West Shootout Round Four with Jegtvig & Searing also Posting Wins

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 12, 2018) – After being in the hunt throughout the previous rounds, Tennessee’s Mike Marlar put together a perfect night on Friday to capture his first Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts win in the 30-lap Super Late Model feature event atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.   ...

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February

East Bay Raceway Park, North Florida Speedway and Volusia Speedway Park to host CONCORD, NC – Jan. 11, 2018 – With the 2018 racing season on the horizon, the annual pilgrimage to Florida for Speedweeks traditionally begins a new campaign for a variety of drivers and teams from throughout North America. The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds are once again the busiest ...

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Johnny Scott takes Wild West Shootout Modified win!

Arizona Speedway 1/7/2018 MVT/Border International USRA Modifieds presented by Arizona Differential:   Heat Races – Top 16 in passing points advance to “A” Main, balance to 2 “B” Mains   Heat One (8 Laps):  1. 0-Jake O’Neil, 2. 15k-Justin Kay, 3. 69-Lucas Schott, 4. 29d-Brad Dierks, 5. 6d-Dylan Goplen, 6. 96-R.C. Whitwell, 7. 4-Billy Vogel, 8. 18z-Zane Devilbiss, 9. X57-Richie ...

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Ricky Thornton, Jr. takes Modified Wild West Shootout win!

By Lonnie Wheatley – Chandler, Arizona’s Ricky Thornton, Jr., picked right up where he left off last year, racing to victory lane in the 25-lap MVT/Border International USRA Modified presented by Arizona Differential feature event after topping last year’s Wild West Shootout points. After three aborted starts, fourth-starter Thornton, Jr., split the front row of Josh Angst and Matt Leer ...

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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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Wild West Shootout Fires off Saturday at FK Rod Ends Arizona Raceway

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 5, 2018) – The 2018 racing season gets under way in grand style with six full nights of Super Late Model action beginning with the first round of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway on Saturday night. Following Saturday night’s opener, the ...

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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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Lucas Oil Speedway weekly racers get more MAVTV exposure in 2018

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By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (January 4, 2018) – Racing fans worldwide got a glimpse of the weekly action from Lucas Oil Speedway late in the 2017 season, when “Lucas Oil Speedway Saturday Night Racing” premiered on MAVTV Motorsports Network. This season, the television exposure is expanding to include even more of the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series ...

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DOME DELIVERS !!!

by Don Martin Promoter Cody Sommer took a chance and did something that nobody ever thought he could pull off and guess what he delivered again. The first year of the VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals the weather was down right cold and also the city was hit by freezing rain. The fans still showed up the first year, ...

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Track Enterprises Releases 2018 Special Event Schedule

ARCA, USAC, WoO & UMP To Race At Many Top Venues (Macon, IL) Track Enterprises, a racing promotion company based in Macon, IL, has announced its 2018 special event schedule. The new slate includes the traditional stops for ARCA at the Illinois dirt miles, in addition to Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis and a fourth year visit to Fairgrounds Speedway ...

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USMTS finalizes 2018 schedule, set for first stop in Arizona

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 10)–Officials from the United States Modified Touring Series announced the addition of four events to the 2018 campaign this weekend, filling the three dates previously marked as “to be announced” and adding the series’ first-ever date in the State of Arizona. Two shows were added to fill out the May 4-6 weekend, and features a return to two ...

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Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 Bigger Than Ever in 2018!

UNION, KY (December 4, 2017) – As 2017 nears an end, Florence Speedway officials are diligently working to prepare for an exciting 2018 season. As always, the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil will be a pillar on the Florence Speedway schedule of events. The annual event, which has grown consistently throughout its storied history, saw a ...

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