Tuesday, 21 August 2018

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Weedsport’s Labor Day 100 to Pay $8,000 to Win, $700 to Start; Last Chance Showdown Winner Could Earn $800

WEEDSPORT, NY — August 17, 2018 — With the support of Rochester based Stirling Lubricants, Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Labor Day 100 purse has received a shot in the arm, now paying $8,000 to the winner with $700 to take the green along with a stout Last Chance Showdown payday.

Originally scheduled to pay $7,500 to win, with another guaranteed starting spot for the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 200-lap finale on the line, Weedsport’s third Super DIRTcar Series show is now an even $8,000 to win, thanks to Stirling Lubricants.

Read more: Weedsport Ramps Up Purse for Labor Day 100

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The Big-Block Modifieds Take On Le RPM Speedway and Autodrome Drummond September 7-8

CONCORD, NC – August 14, 2018 – In September, the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series will shake and rattle the Canadian province of Quebec for the second time in 2018. The Series returns to Le RPM Speedway for the third time in the track’s short history on Friday, September 7. The next day, Autodrome Drummond hosts the Series for its second 100-lap main event this season. The Blackout Race takes the green flag on Saturday, September 8 and rounds out the Series’ forays into Quebec for 2018. Defending Series Champion Super Matt Sheppard scooped up the win earlier in the year at the Drummondville speedway.

Read more: Super DIRTcar Series Treks North to Quebec

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Super DIRTcar Series Celebrates Labor Day at Weedsport Speedway with NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier

CONCORD, NC – August 14, 2018 – The Super DIRTcar Series visits Weedsport Speedway for the final time in 2018 to race the Labor Day Double Play 100. Stewart Friesen and Erick Rudolph took the first two NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifiers at the historic Weedsport Speedway, and cashed in a combined $20,000 in winnings. The September 3 Labor Day main event awards the final guaranteed starting position for the Oswego 200 in 2018. Four drivers have collected guaranteed starts so far: Stewart Friesen, Max McLaughlin, Matt Sheppard, and Erick Rudolph. Who is going to take the final spot?

Read more: Weedsport Speedway Hosts Labor Day Double Play 100

FONDA RAIN

FONDA, NY – August 13, 2018 – Unfortunately Mother Nature has rained out “The Jack” 100 NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier again. As teams began entering the pit area, a large weather system crept up from the south and enveloped the Eastern New York dirt oval.

Once again, DIRTcar Officials and Fonda Speedway management will look for a makeup date as soon as possible. Keep up to date on at superdirtcar.com as well as on Twitter and Facebook.

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Mr. Dirt Track USA 100 to Award NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Guaranteed Start

CONCORD, NC – August 8, 2018 – This year the stakes are higher than ever as the winner’s share of the Mr. Dirt Track USA 100 has ballooned to $25,000 dollars, and as if that isn’t enough, the Mr. Dirt Track USA title also comes with a guaranteed start in the Granddaddy of all Big-Block Features during NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII. Series competitors will descend on the West Lebanon, NY race track after a couple of weeks off from the tour. With the Championship point standings tight at the top, drivers will be eager to put their stamp on the final leg of the season.

Read more: Lebanon Valley Speedway Hosts $25,000-to-Win Mr. Dirt Track USA 100

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NAPA Super DIRTcar Week Qualifier Rescheduled for Monday, August 13 at Fonda Speedway

CONCORD, NC – August 6, 2018 – Super DIRTcar Series officials and Fonda Speedway management successfully pinned down a date to reschedule “The Jack” 100 Super DIRTcar Series event. The winner of this prestigious event is guaranteed to start no farther back than position number twelve in the 200-lap NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII finale on Sunday October, 7 at Oswego Speedway. After a widespread weather system soaked the capital region of New York on Wednesday, August 1, DIRTcar officials and Fonda Speedway management were eager to find a replacement date that would favor a majority of race tracks as well as competitors. A strong field is expected to gather at Fonda Speedway on Monday, August 13, to grab that Oswego 200 guaranteed twelfth starting spot.

Read more: Fonda Speedway’s “The Jack” is Back

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The Stars and Cars of the Super DIRTcar Series Travel West for Back-to-Back Races at Merrittville Speedway and Ransomville Speedway

CONCORD, NC – July 29, 2018 – Just before the Super DIRTcar Series takes its August break, the Big-Block Modifieds will saddle up and ride west to a pair of classic Series race tracks on the Series schedule since the early ‘70s. Harvey’s 100 takes place on Monday, August 6 at Merrittville Speedway, in Thorold, Ontario; and the next day, Tuesday, August 7, the Series rolls into Ransomville (NY) Speedway for the Summer Nationals.

Read more: Super DIRTcar Series Goes West

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Tremont, Swartzlander, Troyer, and Spaid Among Those Recognized by DIRT Museum and Hall of Fame

WEEDSPORT, NY – July 27, 2018 – The Class of 2018 was inducted into the DIRT Hall of Fame in front of a who’s who of motorsports in the northeast. Past Super DIRT Week Champion Kenny Tremont Jr., western Pennsylvania hot shoe Brian Swartzlander, and legendary driver Bob Rossell were permanently enshrined within the hallowed walls of the DIRT Museum and Hall of Fame. The DIRT Museum and Hall of Fame not only recognizes the legendary drivers, but also the outstanding men and women who work behind the scenes. Gary Spaid, Linda Cosco, Gene DeWitt, and Maynard Troyer all received lifetime achievement awards from the Hall of Fame.

Read more: Class of 2018 Inducted into DIRT Hall of Fame

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Airborne Park Speedway Hosts Second Consecutive Super DIRTcar Series Race Since Returning to Dirt

CONCORD, NC - July 22, 2018 – The city of Plattsburgh sits on the edge of Lake Champlain, which serves as the border between New York State and Vermont. The lake is famous for a giant lake monster known as Champ, which is exactly what the Big-Block Modified drivers of the Super DIRTcar Series want to be when they roll into Airborne Park Speedway on Tuesday, July 31. Last year marked the inaugural visit to the Upstate New York race track after ownership decided to return the asphalt surface to dirt. Larry Wight raced to his first of two 2017 Series wins in the 100-lap contest.

Read more: Battle of Plattsburgh 100 Set to Take Off at Airborne Park Speedway

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The Stars of the Super DIRTcar Series Will Shine at Weedsport Speedway for the Hall of Fame 100

CONCORD, NC - Saturday, July 28 – The Hall of Fame 100 at Weedsport Speedway will award the fourth Super DIRT Week XLVII guaranteed starting position of 2018 on Saturday, July 28. The Super DIRTcar Series is the centerpiece of a huge weekend of motorsports in Central New York. Stewart Friesen and Max McLaughlin have already sewn up their guaranteed starts with Friesen winning Weedsport Speedway’s Heroes Remembered 100 and Brett Hearn’s Big Show X at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. McLaughlin finished second in The Big Show X to Friesen, which meant the guaranteed starting position fell to him. With Stewart Friesen’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series commitments conflicting with the Hall of Fame 100 date, the field is wide open for a shot at a Super DIRT Week XLVII starting spot.

Read more: Hall of Fame 100 is Fourth Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier of 2018

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