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Matt Janczuk Rebounds for First Weedsport DIRTcar Sportsman Win

By Bill Foley WEEDSPORT, NY — Oct. 9 2019 — Utica-Rome Speedway Sportsman champion Matt Janczuk stood on Weedsport Speedway “Victory Hill” Wednesday night capturing his first feature event there in his 17 year racing career. Just 24 hours earlier Janczuk had seen his championship car destroyed at Utica-Rome in a multi-car pileup that just about dashed his hopes for ...

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3 

By Robby Knowles WEEDSPORT, NY – October 9, 2019 Lightning Larry Wight picked up the victory in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party 100 lap event at Weedsport Speedway.             Wight was challenged by Mike Maresca on a lap 75 restart, where Maresca pulled even with Wight on the inside of turns three and four. Wight, ...

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Dave Blaney Wins Eldora Dirt Derby Invitational in Front of Massive Crowd

Dave Blaney took the checkered flag at Eldora Speedway in a 20-lap thriller for first career Super DIRTcar Series win ROSSBURG, OHIO – August 1, 2019 – The Buckeye Bullet, Dave Blaney, took his first career Super DIRTcar Series victory in a 20-lap showdown on the mighty Ohio high banks of Eldora Speedway. The crowd erupted when their hometown hero ...

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Erick Rudolph Burns It Up in the Buckeye State!

Erick Rudolph wins the Eldora Dirt Derby 100 $10,000 grand prize and Billy Decker picked up a guaranteed start at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII July 31, 2019 – ROSSBURG, OH – The 2019 Eldora Dirt Derby 100 will be long-remembered by those who witnessed it. The spectacular race saw Erick Rudolph best eight-time Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard ...

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Stewart Friesen Takes $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals Finale, Wight Wins Gator Championship

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 16, 2019 – After a breathless week of incredible Super DIRTcar Series action, Stewart Friesen held off Gypsum Racing teammates Larry Wight and Billy Decker to win the 50-lap DIRTcar Nationals finale. On a green-white-checkered finish Friesen almost gave away the victory when he scraped the wall in turns one and two, allowing Wight enough room ...

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Wight Thrills Volusia Fans By Blasting Cushion to DIRTcar Nationals Victory

Runner-up Sheppard Takes Big Gator Points Lead BARBERVILLE, FL – February 15, 2019 – If the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals truly sets the tone for the rest of season, then Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified fans are in for a banner year. Friday night’s third round of the quest for the Big Gator at Volusia Speedway Park was captured by Gypsum ...

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Sheppard on Top of Super-Powered Podium

Seven-Time Champion Matt Sheppard Passes Two Cars in One Corner for Round Two Win at the DIRTcar Nationals BARBERVILLE, FL – February 14, 2019 – There was love for dirt racing in the air Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park on Valentine’s Day as a huge crowd watched three super-powered heroes battle down to the wire for the Super DIRTcar ...

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Tim Fuller Stuns the 2018 Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard with Late Race Pass for Win

Matt Sheppard Takes Seventh Super DIRTcar Series Championship, Tim Fuller Wins at World Finals CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 – Tim Fuller of Watertown, NY won the battle and Matt Sheppard won the war. With just a handful of laps the 2018 Mohawk International Speedway Champion tracked Sheppard down and made the pass for the World of Outlaws World ...

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Brett “The Jet” Hearn Lights the Afterburners at the World Finals

CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 – The first 40-lap World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Feature race went to Brett The Jet Hearn. Hearn worked his way into second, and then benefited from a flat right rear tire on Matt Sheppard. Incredibly Sheppard passed most of the field and managed a third-place finish. Hard-Charger Tim McCreadie started ...

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