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Another Stout Performance by Super Matt Sheppard

Collects fifth Super DIRTcar Series win of the season 

GRANBY, Quebec - July 27, 2016 - Matt Sheppard was victorious in Wednesday night's Lussier and Granby Chevrolet 100 at Autodrome Granby. After drawing the 11th starting spot Sheppard was able to drive his No. 9s FX Caprara to victory lane to capture his fifth Super DIRTcar Series win of the season and third career win at Autodrome Granby.

"The car was great right from the second we unloaded it tonight," Sheppard said. "It's been a great battle all season between Stew and I. Both of us have had our rough luck the past couple of weeks but it looks like we both got it turned around tonight."

When the initial green fell on the night's 100-lap feature, it was Peter Britten who jumped out to an early lead over Jimmy Phelps.

Read more: Stout Run for Super Matt at Granby

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Cozze Conquers Autodrome Drummond

Wins first Super DIRTcar Series feature since 2008

By Mandee Pauch

DRUMMONDVILLE, Q.C. - July 26, 2016 - It had been eight years since Frank Cozze had seen victory lane with the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds. Cozze proved on Tuesday night at Autodrome Drummond that he still has what it takes as he came from his 19th starting position to take home the win over Larry Wight and Mike Mahaney.

"When you're 60, any win anywhere feels good," Cozze said in victory lane. "I want to thank my car owner, all of my sponsors, and all of my guys. My guys have been faithful to me for many years. I'm glad they're here for this first one. My tire guy never misses a beat and I think that's why we've been pretty consistent this year. He's on the ball. So I want to thank all of those people who put their hard work into it. I'm glad to call them my team." Read more: Cozze Conquers Autodrome Drummond

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Jimmy Phelps Untouchable at Sharon Speedway

Takes home first series win of the season 

HARTFORD, O.H. - July 21, 2016 - Jimmy Phelps proved that his J&B Installations, Inc. No. 98h team had what it took as he was untouchable in the return of the Super DIRTcar SeriesBig-Block Modifieds 100-lap feature at Sharon Speedway.

"I had no idea but I got nervous there in the end with all of those yellows happening with twenty to go," Phelps said in victory lane. "The tires started to cool off and I didn't know how good the guys were behind me. We started slip-sliding around there but we've been good here since we unloaded today."

Read more: Phelps Untouchable at Sharon

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Smooth Sailing for Super Matt Sheppard at Eldora Speedway

Wins First Ever Big-Block Modified Race at Eldora Speedway  

ROSSBURG, O.H. - July 20, 2016 - The 25-lap Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds invitational exhibition at Eldora Speedway Wednesday night saw Matt Sheppard lead the field from green to checkered to score his first ever Big-Block modified feature at the 'Big E.'

"It means a lot to win here. I mean, after last night anything that could go wrong went wrong," said Sheppard about his sixteenth place finish the night before. "Turning it around tonight just shows how great this team is and how fast this race car is."

As the special feature kicked off at the legendary half-mile, Sheppard jumped out to a sizable early lead as Brett Hearn followed in second.

Read more: Shepperd Rebounds for Eldora win

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Tim Fuller Conquers Return of the Big-Blocks to Eldora Speedway

Fuller fends off big field at The Big E, Captures Aspen Dental Dirt Derby 100 

By Mandee Pauch

ROSSBURG, Ohio - July 19, 2016 - After a 10-year absence the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds returned to Eldora Speedway Tuesday night as Tim Fuller battled through the field and claimed his second series victory of the year.

For Fuller, the win was his second big-block modified victory at the historic half-mile oval in Rossburg, Ohio since 2006.

'I'm real happy," Fuller said. "We won the last modified race here in 2006 and then Tony Stewart buys it and I get to win it. It's really good - it's a very special place."

Read more: Fuller Conquers Eldora Speedway

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Matt Sheppard Dominates Grandview Speedway

Captures fifth Super DIRTcar Series win of the season

By Mandee Pauch

BECHTELSVILLE, P.A. - July 14, 2016 - From green-to-checkered, it was Matt Sheppard who dominated Thursday night's Traffic Jam at Grandview Speedway and captured his fourth Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds victory of the season.

Sheppard, who started the feature on the front row with Pete Britten, jumped out to the lead early. Despite lapped traffic, Sheppard was strong from the start to finish.

Sheppard, driver of the No. 9s FX Caprara Big-Block Modified was all smiles in victory lane.

"This car has been so good," Sheppard said. "We were a little tight tonight but it's still a great racecar. It had enough grip to keep it going. Starting position was key tonight and starting on the pole helped." Read more: Matt Sheppard Dominates Grandview Speedway

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Five Mile Point is a Piece of Cake For Sheppard

Sheppard caps off his birthday with a $6,000 victory

By Mandee Pauch

KIRKWOOD, N.Y. - July 12, 2016 - Five different drivers captured the lead in the hard fought 66-lap main event at Five Mile Point Speedway, but it was the birthday boy Matt Sheppard who made a late race charge from his eighth starting position to secure his third Super DIRTcar Series victory of the season.

"I think we had a better car tonight than last week. This thing was just rolling tonight," said Sheppard, the current points leader and defending champion.

Billy Decker and Larry Wight helped kick off the feature as they jumped ahead of the field and battled for an early lead. Read more: Five Mile Point is a Piece of Cake For Sheppard

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Friesen Cashes In at Akwesasne Mohawk Casino 100

Scores second win in a row and third of the Super DIRTcar Series season

By Mandee Pauch

HOGANSBURG, N.Y. - July 7, 2016 - Stewart Friesen dominated the 100-lap nonstop Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds feature event Thursday night at Mohawk International's Akwesasne Mohawk Casino 100.

"The boys did some track prep during intermission and that was just what we needed. I had a little tip from a friend that it would lay rubber," laughed Friesen in victory lane. "I've got a lot of friends up here so it feels good to finally get a win on their soil."

Once the green flag dropped for the feature, Billy Dunn pulled away to an early lead over Danny Johnson. Fourth place starter Tim Fuller, passed Johnson on the outside for second place on lap seven. Read more: Friesen Cashes In at Akwesasne Mohawk Casino 100

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Friesen Wins By .08 at The Big Show

Captures first Super DIRTcar series win of the year 

ALBANY, N.Y. - July 6, 2016 - The Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Series returned to Albany-Saratoga Speedway Wednesday night for Brett Hearn's Big Show 8.

Starting the thirty-two car field to the green was Vic Coffey and Stewart Friesen followed by Larry Wight and Jimmy Phelps.

Friesen made a quick charge to the outside and gained the top spot over Coffey by the first lap. Coffey didn't give up and held on tight to the bottom as he battled for his spot back but was unable to as Friesen eventually drove away.

Read more: Friesen Wins By .08 at The Big Show 8

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Sheppard Lights Up Utica-Rome Speedway

Captures second Super DIRTcar series win of the year  

By Mandee Pauch

VERNON, N.Y. - July 3, 2016 - Fireworks capped off the night at Utica-Rome Speedway but the fireworks actually started early when the fierce battle between Matt Sheppard and Danny Johnson started on lap 30 of the main event.

"It just kind of seemed slow and steady. The car felt good at the drop of the green but not fantastic. We kind of road for quite a while," said Matt Sheppard in victory lane. "It seemed the longer the race went the slicker the track got, the better the car got. The car was really good tonight. I can't thank everybody enough."

Johnson was joined by Rob Bellinger on the front row for the start of the race. Third starter, Pat Ward, shot out of turn two off of the bottom to wrangle the lead away from Johnson.

Read more: Sheppard Lights Up at Utica-Rome

 

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