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Jimmy Mars Hits Road with UMP Summer Nationals After Masters Top Ten

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

(MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN) Jimmy Mars and his #28 team made the short hour tow to the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin on June 13-14 for the 16th Annual ‘Masters’ weekend. The UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour once again roared into CLS to preside over a pair of high-profile events. The doubleheader weekend kicked off on Friday night with ...

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Stovall Shines at Lebanon Midway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THIS MARS SERIES EVENT AT MIDWAY SPEEDWAY! Lebanon, MO (June 13, 2014) – Jesse Stovall of Billings, MO dominated at Lebanon Midway Speedway by leading every lap of the 30 lap feature. Stovall pocket $3,000 for his efforts and moved his career MARS win total to 18, moving him to fourth on the all-time ...

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Rick Eckert takes UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals win at Cedar Lake Speedway!

DIRTcar Summer Nationals Cedar Lake Speedway June 13, 2014 Feature 1 4 1E Rick Eckert York, PA 40 2 5 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 40 3 2 20 Rodney Sanders Happy, TX 40 4 8 15b Brian Birkhofer Muscatine, IA 40 5 3 21 Billy Moyer Batesville, AR 40 6 1 b5 Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL 40 7 ...

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Mars Racing Prepares for Masters Weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

(MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN) Mars Racing invaded the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on June 5-7 for the 20th edition of the ‘Dirt Late Model Dream.’ The huge three-day extravaganza at the “Big E” kicked off with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night, Jimmy Mars moved up four spots in his heat race to finish third prior ...

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McDowell, Lanigan and Satterlee all seek first $30,000 Firecracker 100 Crown

World of Outlaws Late Model Series

Sarver, PA (June 9, 2014) The collective eyes of the Dirt Late Model world were focused squarely on the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, OH this past weekend for the Dirt Late Model Dream. In its 20th year, “The Dream” is one of the Crown Jewels of Dirt Late Model Racing and Chickamauga, GA’s Dale McDowell prevailed over a Who’s ...

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Dale McDowell wins the Dirt Late Model Dream!

Charges from 22nd to victory in DIRTcar Late Model-sanctioned crown jewel event Courtesy Kevin Kovac/DirtonDirt.com/Eldora Speedway ROSSBURG, Ohio – June 7, 204 – Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, Ga., completed some unfinished business on Saturday night at Eldora Speedway. Nine years after inheriting a triumph in the prestigious World 100 that left him feeling less than satisfied, the 48-year-old veteran captured ...

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My Two CENT$ by Mike Ruefer — Stars of the Future

I have this saying about adulthood, “We grow old and our kids grow up.” They too will grow old but for now and in our old eyes they will forever be young. I enjoy watching young people excelling at sport and for me primarily racing. While other sports, mostly the Stick and Ball types where youth pushes even the best ...

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Brian Birkhofer & Dale McDowell get Dirt Late Model Dream prelim wins!

Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG, Ohio (June 6) — Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, Ga., won Friday’s second preliminary feature for the weekend’s Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers by .073 seconds over Darrell Lanigan. Compared to Brian Birkhofer’s winning margin in the first preliminary feature, McDowell’s narrow victory was a virtual blowout. On a night with a pair of tight finishes at ...

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Jimmy Owens & Kent Robinson take Dirt Late Model Dream prelim wins!

Event: Thursday leg of DIRT LATE MODEL DREAM Date: June 5, 2014 UMP DIRTcar Late Model TIME TRIALS – 1. 28C-Eddie Carrier Jr [16.433]; 2. 157-Mike Marlar [16.553]; 3. 25F-Jason Feger [16.631]; 4. 17M-Dale Mcdowell [16.681]; 5. 6D-Jonathan Davenport [16.740]; 6. 15B-Brian Birkhofer [16.740]; 7. 7R-Kent Robinson [16.765]; 8. 777-Jared Landers [16.768]; 9. 29-Darrell Lanigan [16.804]; 10. 44-Earl Pearson, Jr ...

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Brian Shirley and Jason Riggs Set for Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway

Eldora Speedway

(HARRISBURG, ILLINOIS) In a late-week decision, Brian Shirley opted to pull off the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour and instead headed to Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois and Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri over the May 30-31 weekend. On Friday at Farmer City, the American Late Model Series (ALMS) sanctioned the ‘Douglas Dodge 50’ ...

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Billy Moyer Eyes Third Dirt Late Model Dream Title Following Pevely Runner-Up

Eldora Speedway

(BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS) The Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) team headed to the St. Louis area to compete in a pair of Dirt Late Model special events over the May 30-31 weekend. Following a rain-out of the $5,000 to win ‘Bud 40’ at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday, Billy Moyer salvaged his weekend on Saturday evening at Federated Raceway ...

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Billy Moyer Racing Turns Focus to Granite City and Pevely Doubleheader this Weekend

DIRTcar

(BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS) Billy Moyer and his famed #21 BMR team invaded the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri on May 22-24 for the 22nd Annual Lucas Oil ‘Show-Me 100.’ The three-day extravaganza kicked off on Thursday with the inaugural running of the ‘Cowboy Classic,’ which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series. After timing in sixteenth fastest in ...

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MARS / UMP Challenge at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

The MARS DIRTcar Series and the top drivers from the UMP DIRTcar Series will go head to head in what’s being billed as the Talker Guy 5K Challenge. $5,000 is up for grabs this Saturday May 31st at Federated Auto Parts Raceway in Pevely, MO. Federated Auto Parts Raceway (formerly I-55 Raceway) is a high banked 1/3 mile dirt oval ...

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Phillps Wins Tony Roper Memorial

MARS DIRTcar Series

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM MONETT SPEEDWAY! Monett, MO (May 25, 2014) – Terry Phillips of Springfield, MO picked up his third MARS win of the 2014 season and increased his career wins with the MARS DIRTcar Series to 85 at Monett Speedway for the 14th annual Tony Roper Memorial. Phillips earned the most passing points from the heat ...

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MARS Honors Tony Roper at Monett

MARS DIRTcar Series

The MARS DIRTcar Series returns to action this weekend for the 14th annual Tony Roper Memorial presented by Andy’s Frozen Custard at the Monett Speedway on Sunday May 25, 2014. Defending MARS champion and current point leader, Tony Jackson Jr of Lebanon, MO won last year’s event and will lead a strong contingent of racers into action. Other driver’s expected ...

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The Entry List Grows for the Mercy Marquee Event

Lebanon-I-44-Speedway

More entries for the Mercy Masters of the Pro’s 144 Lebanon, MO / May 13, 2014 – With the 2nd Annual Mercy Masters of the Pro’s 144 approaching quickly, top Pro Late Model drivers from all around the country continue to file entries in the $8,000 to win 144 lap feature on Saturday May 17th. The latest entries filed will ...

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Terry Phillips takes MARS DIRTcar Series win at Springfield Raceway!

MARS DIRTcar Series Springfield Raceway May 10th, 2014 HEAT 1 Pos No Driver 1 11M Brandon Morton 2 13S Joey Smith 3 60 Bobby Maggard 4 5G Garrett Essary 5 14R Jeff Roth 6 6 Leslie Essary 7 13P Kevin Patrick HEAT 2 Pos No Driver 1 1V Will Vaught 2 75P Terry Phillips 3 17 Jason Hughes 4 00S ...

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Jimmy Mars Enters Pair of Lucas Oil Events; Eyes Red Cedar Opener Tomorrow

Lucas Oil Late Model Series

(MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN) The Mars Racing team entered their first two Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events of the young 2014 racing season on May 2-3 in the states of Illinois and Kentucky. On Friday night at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois, Jimmy Mars timed in tenth fastest in Group B during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the ...

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