Sunday, 09 December 2018

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CONCORD, NC – December 4, 2018 – The Super DIRTcar Series is set to run 33 nights in 2019 with a dynamic schedule that includes returning to world-famous Eldora Speedway for a $10,000 to-win NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Qualifier in conjunction with the NASCAR Gander Mountain Truck Series race. Also making a grand return to the schedule is the historic Can-Am Speedway, which is also hosting a $10,000 to-win NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier in a north country icebreaker. In all, the premier Big-Block Modified series of the northeast will compete from Florida to Quebec.

Read more: Premier Events Highlight Stellar Super DIRTcar Series Schedule

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No Such Thing As An Off-Season For Matt Sheppard

After a successful year where ‘Super’ Matt Sheppard picked up yet another Super DIRTcar Series Championship, many may wonder what exactly does the seven-time champ do once the checkered flag has been thrown on race season?

“Right now, I’m busy trying to get my shop finished at my house so I can move everything in,” Sheppard said. “That’s the biggest thing going on right now. I want to get the shop done, get moved in, then after that we’ll worry about getting back to working on the cars." Read more: No Such Thing As An Off-Season For Matt Sheppard

Matt Sheppard, Larry Wight, Kevin Root, and Jocelyn Roy Receive Championship Awards in Front of Packed House

SYRACUSE, NY – November 19, 2018 – The DIRTcar Northeast racing family gathered together in Central New York to celebrate a year full of incredible racing accomplishments. For the seventh time, Matt Sheppard was called to the stage to receive the award for the Super DIRTcar Series Championship. For the first time in his career, Billy Whittaker Cars 200 winner, Larry Wight took home the 358 Modified Championship after his third-place finish in the season finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Sportsman Modified Champion Kevin Root and his family highlighted the ceremony with an emotional victory speech, as did Joycelyn Roy’s acceptance of the Pro Stock Championship award. Read more: DIRTcar Northeast Celebrates 2018’s Champions at Annual Banquet

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Increased Super DIRTcar Series Purses, New Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Highlight DIRTcar Promoters Meetings

SYRACUSE, NY – November 17, 2019 – DIRTcar Racing track promoters from across the Northeast came together Saturday morning in advance of the DIRTcar Night of Champions to establish the foundation and direction for the 2019 racing season under new Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast Director Dean Reynolds. DIRTcar’s mission statement is to continue leading the way in competition, safety and professionalism.

Among the key moments from the meeting with more 50 promoters and officials is the news that for the first time in 15 years, the Super DIRTcar Series purse is substantially increasing. Every race on the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds schedule will carry a minimum of $7,500 to-win, with many at the $10,000 level for NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifiers, including the return to Ohio’s famous Eldora Speedway. Other purse highlights include a $1,000 payday for 10th position and $500 to start.

The renewed commitment from DIRTcar Northeast tracks ensures the continued success of the Series and sets up 2019 to be one of the most hotly contested seasons to date. The roster of full-time drivers continues to grow with an exciting mix of veterans and fresh faces. In addition to a number of returning series stars newcomers like Demetrios Drellos, Jack Lehner and Mat Williamson have confirmed their intentions to compete for the 2019 Super DIRTcar Series Championship, showcasing drivers who have emerged through the ranks of DIRTcar Racing.

An all-new Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship was also unveiled, with tracks awarding points for Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, and Pro Stocks. A driver’s best 16 finishes from their home tracks are counted towards the Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship, where nearly $37,000 in cash and nearly $8,000 in VP Racing Fuels certificates will be distributed in 2019.

In addition, Ransomville Speedway and Land of Legends Raceway were named VP Racing Fuels Tracks of the Year.

Finally, DIRTcar announced FloRacing.comwill once again live stream nearly all of the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds events in 2019, continuing DIRTcar’s relationship with one of the biggest live-streaming companies in the global sports landscape.

Overall, unity and togetherness was the message of the day. The bond between DIRTcar tracks and officials remains as strong as ever heading into 2019.

The season kicks off in February at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals. For all the news and information on Florida In February — plus links to new ticket packages — go to DIRTcarNationals.com.

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Day One of the World of Outlaws World Finals Moved an Hour Earlier to Avoid Potential Weather

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 31, 2018 — Due to potential showers and thunderstorms on Thursday evening — the first night of the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am — World of Outlaws and Charlotte Motor Speedway officials have decided to move the race schedule up an hour in order to get the program in before any impending weather hits.

Read more: Thursday World Finals Program Moved Up

Three-Day World Finals Wraps up Seasons for the Big Three on Dirt this Weekend at Charlotte

CONCORD, NC – The World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am will kick off this week at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, determining the champions for the three premier dirt racing series in the country: the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds.

More than $250,000 in prizes will be presented at the Dirt Track at Charlotte this weekend for the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am, but an additional $1.3 million hangs on the line as Saturday marks the season finale, when drivers and teams of the three elite dirt short track racing series, representing three countries and 19 different states, will be honored.

Read more: Three-Day World Finals Wraps up Seasons for the Big Three on Dirt this Weekend at Charlotte

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Mike Perrotte Set For Final Race as Super DIRTcar Series Director

by Mandee Pauch, FloRacing.com

CONCORD, NC — October 25 — Earlier this season Series Director Mike Perrotte announced it will be his final season with the Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast. Next weekend, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am will mark Perrotte’s final event as Super DIRTcar Series Director.

Perrotte, the Plattsburgh, NY native, has been attending races since a young boy. It wasn’t until he was 16 that he jumped behind the wheel of a race car. He dabbled in drag racing for a few years but finally found his calling in dirt modifieds in the early ‘80s.

Read more: Perrotte Nears Final Event as Series Director

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All Dirt Roads Lead to The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Cam-Am

CONCORD, NC – October 15, 2018 - It all comes down to this. After 26 feature races, only 40 points separate Championship points leader Matt Sheppard from second-place Erick Rudolph. The World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am sets the stage at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for two Championship-deciding Feature events. No stages, no playoffs, no gimmicks, just two drivers battling for every position and every point down to the last race.
Who will be crowned Champion of the premier Big-Block Modified tour in the country? Sheppard leads the Super DIRTcar Series in wins with four, while Rudolph has been consistent all year long. Rudolph closed the gap at Brockville Ontario Speedway with the Feature win, a Heat Race win, and the Billy Whittaker Cars Fast-Time Award, while Sheppard stayed in the top ten throughout the night to finish sixth.

Read more: World Finals to Decide Series Championship

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The Super DIRTcar Series Makes its Final Trip North of the Border in 2018 for the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville Speedway

CONCORD, NC – September 27, 2018 – Many consider Brockville Speedway one of the most exciting bullrings in North America. Pair that with the best Big-Block Modified drivers in the Northeast and Canada, and you are guaranteed to have a thrilling event. Drivers and teams have just come off of another successful NAPA Super DIRT Week, and the points chase is narrowing down. The Super DIRTcar Series has only the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am at the Dirt Track at Charlotte to decide the Series Championship.
The Big-Block Modifieds race on Friday, October 12, while the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds close out their season on Saturday with the rescheduled Bullringer 110. The Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks are also on the card to finish their Championships, making for a huge DIRTcar Northeast weekend. Read more: Brockville Speedway Hosts Huge DIRTcar Northeast Weekend

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Can-Am Named Title Sponsor of World of Outlaws World Finals

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 3, 2018 — Dirt racing’s biggest spectacle of speed will have a new name this fall, as Can-Am – an industry-leading division of Bombardier Recreational Products – has signed on as title sponsor of the Nov. 1-3 World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

Read more: Can-Am Joins World Finals as Title Sponsor



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