Haers Holds off Sheppard and Claims DIRTcar Nationals Victory
Brings home the first gator of the week for the Super DIRTcar Series
By Mandee Pauch
BARBERVILLE, F.L - Feb. 25, 2017 – The hot shoe out of Phelps, N.Y., Justin Haers, picked up his second career DIRTcar Nationals victory after holding off the 22nd starter, Matt Sheppard in Friday night’s 30-lap Super DIRTcar Series feature event at Volusia Speedway Park.
“We had a really good car from the drop of the green,” Haers said in Victory Lane. “It seemed like I’d get in the wrong part of the restart wanting to be on the bottom but kept restarting on top. I just found the [bottom groove] in turn three and four and I could just hook it really good. The car was was unbelievable, top, bottom, it didn’t matter where I wanted it.”Read more: Haers Holds off Sheppard and Claims DIRTcar Nationals Victory
DIRTcar Nationals Thursday Program Cancelled Due to Persistent Rain in Area
Event will resume Friday as regularly scheduled with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds
BARBERVILLE, Fla. - February 23, 2017 - Night 10 of DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park has been cancelled due to an extended heavy rain storm that hit the area on Wednesday and Thursday and a forecast of continued rain well into the day.Read more: DIRTcar Nationals Thursday Program Cancelled Due to Persistent Rain in Area
DIRTcar Nationals Wednesday Program Cancelled Due to Heavy Rain
Event will resume Thursday as regularly scheduled with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds
BARBERVILLE, Fla. - February 22, 2017 - Night nine of DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park has been cancelled due to a heavy rain storm that hit the area on Wednesday morning and a forecast of continued rain throughout the day.
Read more: DIRTcar Nationals Wednesday Program Cancelled Due to Heavy Rain
McLaughlin and Hearn Team Up for 2017
By Mandee Pauch
CONCORD, N.C.- February 7, 2017 – The young gun from Mooresville, N.C., Max McLaughlin, has his site set on big things for this upcoming season as he will have a new crew chief by his side for his run with the Super DIRTcar Series.
Heinke-Baldwin Racing has added Matt Hearn to the team as crew chief of the No. 6H machine. McLaughlin’s father, ‘Magic Shoes’ Mike McLaughlin, was his son’s crew chief for his first season with the Series. ‘Magic Shoes’ will now be overseeing the entire HBR team in the shop and on the road.Read more: McLaughlin and Hearn Team Up for 2017
Laubach and Pauch Looking to Bring Home a Gator
Invaders vs. Regulars at Volusia Speedway Park
By Mandee Pauch
CONCORD, N.C. – February6, 2017 -The Super DIRTcar Series season will kick off with the DIRTcar Nationals, Feb. 22-25 at Volusia Speedway Park, with more than 35 Big-Block beasts soaring on the famed half-mile, battling side-by-side for four straight nights, all competing for the famed “Big Gator” trophy.
The best wheelmen in the business will meet to compete for bragging rights and take home the DIRTcar Nationals title. Two potent drivers in particular look ahead as they will face off once again for one of the Big-Block Modifieds’ most coveted trophies.
Series veteran Billy Pauch, hailing from Frenchtown, N.J., was the fastest car at Volusia Speedway Park in time trials every night in 2016. But it was Quakertown, Pa.’s own Rick Laubach who held off the Series regulars, capturing the gator during last year’s DIRTcar Nationals.Read more: Laubach and Pauch Looking to Bring Home a Gator
DIRTcar Racing and Hoosier Tire Extend Northeast Partnership
CONCORD, NC - (Jan. 20, 2017) - DIRTcar Racing is proud to announce a multi-year extension with Hoosier Racing Tire encompassing DIRTcar Racing's Northeast weekly racing divisions and touring series, including the Super DIRTcar Series, the premier traveling tour for Big-Block Modifieds in North America.Read more: DIRTcar Racing and Hoosier Tire Extend Northeast Partnership
HBR Team Ready to Take on Volusia Speedway Park
All ducks are in a row as they plan to head south for the winter
by Mandee Pauch
After opting out of DIRTcar Nationals in 2016, one of the most notable Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified teams will be going all out come February.
The Heinke-Baldwin Racing (HBR) team includes driver of the No. 98h Jimmy Phelps and driver of the No. 6h Max McLaughlin. Both drivers of the HBR stable will be making their first appearance of the season at the fast half-mile clay oval at Volusia Speedway Park, February 22-25.Read more: HBR Team Ready to Take on Volusia Speedway Park
2017 Super DIRTcar Series Buzz
By Mandee Pauch
CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 13, 2017 – Over the course of the 117-day offseason, a lot can change — some of it surprising, and some far too predictable. One thing is for sure, the Super DIRTcar Series offseason has been abuzz.
The 2017 schedule will have a slightly different feel to it from previous seasons. The Super DIRTcar Series will cover 25 tracks, spanning over six states and two Canadian provinces. The Series will make its return to the 5/8 high-banked dirt oval Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway and the 3/8 semi-banked, clay oval Oshweken (Ont. Canada) Speedway. For the first time the Big-Block Modifieds will take on the newly converted dirt track of Airborne Speedway (Plattsburg, N.Y.) and the fast four-tenths-mile Outlaw Speedway (Dundee, N.Y.).Read more: 2017 Super DIRTcar Series Buzz
By Clayton Johns
CONCORD, N.C. — Jan. 11, 2017 —One of the biggest stars of the Super DIRTcar Series will race full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series come 2017. Sprakers, NY driver Stewart Friesen has partnered with Chris Larsen to create Halmar Friesen Racing for his first full-time foray into NASCAR Racing, he announced Monday. Tommy Baldwin Jr. will be the team’s crew chief.Read more: Friesen’s Big-Block Modified Roots Helped Create NASCAR Ride