Matt Sheppard leads flag-to-flag at Mohawk International Raceway for fourth 2014 Super DIRTcar Series win
Victory for Sheppard expands his series point lead
AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Sunday, September 14, 2015 – Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., lead flag-to-flag to claim his third Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series point race of 2014, his fourth overall series win for the year. The 150-point feature race, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13, at Mohawk International Raceway, hit the track just after midnight Sunday morning, delayed by inclement weather earlier in the evening.
“I just want to thank the whole team, it was a great team tonight,” the three-time Super DIRTcar Series champion said after Sunday morning’s victory. “It was good, started on the pole and lead all 100 laps.”Read more: Sheppard Takes Mohawk
WEST LEBANON, N.Y. - August 14, 2014 - Better late than never. One of the winningest drivers to ever sit behind the wheel of a Big Block Modified had gone through more than half the race season without a Super DIRTcar Series victory, until Thursday.
Brett Hearn steered to victory Thursday, Aug. 14, at Lebanon Valley Speedway, claiming his first series win of the season.
"I just did what I do on Saturday nights," said the Sussex, N.J., driver, whose winless series transcript was still impressive, with four top-five finishes and eight top-tens out of ten starts. "I have a couple spots on the track where I like to make passes and I was able to do that. When time came to step it up at the end there to get the last two spots, I was able to do that."Read more: Hearn takes LVS
WEEDSPORT, N.Y. -- August 8, 2014 -- It had been four long years since the mighty Big Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series had set wheel to the historic three-eighths-mile oval at Weedsport Speedway, and drivers and fans alike were ready to make history Thursday night at the hallowed track.
In the return of the 'Hall of Fame 100' to the Weedsport site, fans packed in the newly rebuilt grandstands watched as Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., powered past series point leader Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., to pick up his sixth career Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series victory at Weedsport Speedway.Read more: Two in a Row for Decker
RANSOMVILLE, N.Y. - August 6, 2014 - After a thrilling 100 laps on the Ransomville Speedway half-mile Tuesday night, Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., wheeled his way to Victory Lane to claim his second 2014 Super DIRTcar Series win.
In the Gypsum Wholesalers No. 91, Decker held the lead from green to checkered flags in the Alex Friesen Summer Nationals presented by Coors Light and Randy's Smoke Shop feature race Tuesday, Aug. 5, keeping a stout field of competitors off his tail.
"The Gypsum Wholesaler car was spot-on from the time we rolled out tonight," said Decker, who took the Pole Position Raceway Fast Qualifier Award and won his heat race. "It really made my job pretty easy. These guys did a tremendous job preparing the car."Read more: Decker leads 100 laps to claim Ransomville
THOROLD, ONTARIO - August 5, 2014 - "The Doctor" Danny Johnson is on a roll, picking up his second consecutive Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series win.
The Rochester, N.Y., Modified driver rocketed to victory in Merrittville Speedway's annual 100-lap Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial, fending off challenges from strong local runners to pick up a thrilling win Monday, Aug. 4.
"It feels awewome," said Johnson, who is fresh off an impressive victory at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in Brett Hearn's 'The Big Show 6′ presented by Recovery Sports Grill, Ferris and VP Race Fuels. "I just tried staying focused and got good laps."Read more: Johnson claims Merrittville
Danny Johnson powers to victory at Albany-Saratoga Speedway
Spot-on tire choice helps propel Johnson to second Super DIRTcar Series victory of season
MALTA, N.Y. -- July 30, 2014 -- After just a few practice laps Wednesday, July 30, Danny Johnson rolled onto the track at Albany-Saratoga Speedway and charged straight to victory in the 100-lap Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series feature, taking the impressive $10,000 winner's share for The Big Show 6 Presented by Recovery Sports Grill, Ferris & VP Race Fuels.
"It was a good race, we had a good race car. I'm very happy with my hot rod," said Johnson, of Rochester, N.Y., while celebrating his second Super DIRTcar Series win of the season. "We just have a fast hot rod and hopefully, unless something happens, it continues to be fast."Read more: Johnson wins The Big Show 6
DRUMMONDVILLE, QUEBEC -- July 23, 2014 -- Mere weeks after first sitting behind the wheel of his new ride, young Modified driver Erick Rudolph picked up a win in a Super DIRTcar Series race. A late-race charge took the Mike Payne owned Page Trucking No. to victory Tuesday, July 22, at Autodrome Drummond.Read more: Rudolph on a Roll: Autodrome Drummond
GRANBY, QUEBEC -- Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- "The Doctor" Danny Johnson, of Rochester, N.Y., raced to victory Monday, July 21, at Autodrome Granby, charging past challenger Billy Decker for the coveted Super DIRTcar Series win.Read more: Johnson Wins Granby
Billy Decker picks up Super DIRTcar Series victory at Rolling Wheels
Decker’s victory makes him second in points to Matt Sheppard
ELBRIDGE, N.Y. -- July 4, 2014 -- Endurance paid off Thursday night for Big-Block Modified racer Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., who claimed victory in the Stars & Stripes Summer Super Show presented by Dig Safely 811 Super DIRTcar Series 81-lap feature.Read more: Decker Does It
Sheppard’s 30th career series win is his first-ever Big-Block Modified win at Cornwall Motor Speedway
CORNWALL, ONTARIO — June 30, 2014 — He’s unstoppable; with two Super DIRTcar Series wins to his credit already this season, “Super Matt” Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y, is on a roll. He outdueled veteran racer Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., Sunday, June 29 to claim a stunning victory at Ontario’s Cornwall Motor Speedway and solidify his point lead over Decker, eight-time series champion Brett Hearn and the many other drivers vying for the title.Read more: Sheppard claims Cornwall