Tuesday, 25 April 2017

'Super Matt' Sheppard speeds to victory at New Egypt Speedway

Sheppard's win over Laubach, Pauch launches him to Super DIRTcar Series point lead

NEW EGYPT, N.J. - June 18, 2014 - Fending off challenges until the very last lap, "Super Matt" Sheppard raced to victory Tuesday, June 17, at New Egypt Speedway's Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Pioneer Pole Buildings, Inc. 'Dirty Jersey 60.'

"It was an unbelievable race," the three-time Super DIRTcar Series Champion said after the action-packed 60-lapper. "Great race track, wide race track, start to finish. There are a few guys that I think could have won that race. Lucky enough, we were able to get to the front and hold on till the end."

Read more: Sheppard Takes New Egypt

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Justin Haers picks up historic Super DIRTcar Series win at Brockville Ontario Speedway

Wednesday’s race marked first series opener in Ontario as well as Haers’s first series points race win

BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – May 28, 2014 – Justin Haers started his racing season better than ever.

Read more: Haers Wins Battle at Brockville

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Tonight’s racing at Fulton Speedway canceled due to inclement weather

2015 Super DIRTcar Series will open with the “Highbank Holdup 100” at Fulton Speedway next season

FULTON, N.Y. – Saturday, April 26 – The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series event scheduled for Saturday, April 26, at Fulton Speedway has been canceled due to inclement weather. The highly anticipated Big-Block Modified “Highbank Holdup 100” will become next year’s season opener for the Super DIRTcar Series in the Northeast.

Read more: Racing at Fulton Canceled

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Still Super: Matt Sheppard Puts his New Colors in Volusia’s Victory lane

Stewart Friesen takes home the “big gator” after finishing second Saturday

BARBERVILLE, FLA. – February 22, 2014 – Big-Block Modified racer Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., took almost no time to grow accustomed to his new car. Sheppard started driving the Heinke-Baldwin Racing No. 9H earlier this week, and already he has claimed victory in Saturday’s finale for the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment.

Read more: Still Super: Matt Sheppard Puts his New Colors in Volusia’s Victory lane

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Stewart Friesen dominates Big-Block Modified feature race at DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment

Strong finishes two nights keep Haers in event point lead

BARBERVILLE, FLA. - February 20, 2014 - Big-Block Modified driver Stewart Friesen made his way into Super DIRTcar Series victory lane early this year, picking up the win Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park. The Niagara-on-the-Lake native dominated the second Super DIRTcar Series race of DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment, leading the 30-lap feature flag-to-flag.

Read more: Friesen Dominates at DIRTcar Nationals

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Haers Apparent: Justin Haers earns first career Super DIRTcar Series win

2014 Super DIRTcar Series season debut at DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment spell success for Phelps, N.Y., driver

BARBERVILLE, FLA. - Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - There's a first time for everything. For Super DIRTcar Series driver Justin Haers, of Phelps, N.Y., that time was Wednesday night during DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment. Haers picked up his first-ever series victory in a 30-lap nail-biter at Volusia Speedway Park.

Read more: Haers wins first series race of career

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Hearn fends off Sheppard to pick up Super DIRTcar Series victory at Charlotte

World of Outlaws World Finals win widens point gap between leader Hearn and runner-up Sheppard


CONCORD, N.C. - Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 - Brett Hearn is rounding out another strong Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series season with unparalleled success at the World of Outlaws World Finals. After winning two heat races Thursday, Hearn made the redraw for Friday's feature, drew the pole, and led the 40-lap race flag to flag.

"I knew we had a good car yesterday in qualifying," Hearn reflected after Friday's victory, which didn't come easy with Matt Sheppard and Stewart Friesen challenging Hearn's supremacy.

Three-time defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard was just over 100 points shy of the tour leader, Hearn, before Friday's race, and went into the feature hoping to pick up his first Charlotte win and shake up the point standings. Sheppard started the race in seventh, but by the second lap was challenging Ryan Godown for third thanks to a strong restart.

Read more: "The Jet" Flying High - Leads points with one to go

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Hearn, Planck, Friesen and Godown kick off World of Outlaws World Finals with two heat wins

Point leader Hearn starts Friday's and Saturday's features in top five


CONCORD, N.C. - Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 - Brett Hearn is ready to wrap up yet another Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series season with a flourish. Last year's series finale race winner has started the World of Outlaws World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte with two heat race finishes Thursday, Nov. 7, putting him among the top starters in Friday's and Saturday's feature events. (CLICK HERE FOR THE SUPER DIRTcar SERIES WORLD FINALS LIVE UPDATES PAGE)

"It's unique that we know on Thursday night that we're going to be starting up front both Friday night andSaturday night already," said Hearn, who heads into the World of Outlaws World Finals with the Super DIRTcar Series point lead over Matt Sheppard. "It takes a little bit of the anxiety away and helps us sleep a little bit better at night."

Read more: The Battle is On in Charlotte!

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Hearn by a hair: Brett Hearn picks up his tenth career Eastern States 200, outlasting competitors with tire conservation

Post-season Orange County Fair Speedway win boosts Hearn’s Super DIRTcar Series point lead as series prepares for Charlotte

MIDDLETOWN, N. Y. – Monday, October 28. 2013 – Brett “The Jet” Hearn flew to his tenth carrier Eastern States 200 victory Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Orange County Fair Speedway, shocking crowds at the historic fall classic with his ability to stay fast and conserve tires for 200 laps on “The Hard Clay.”

“That’s not a lot of tire there,” Hearn said in Victory Lane after Sunday’s race, pointing to the nearly bald tires on the Madsen Overhead Doors No. 20 and admitting that a couple more green laps could have taken him to the pits. “I came really close, I really did.”

Read more: Hearn wins Eastern States 200

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Billy Decker charges ahead to claim victory in Super DIRTcar Series feature race at Brockville Ontario Speedway

After staying out of the Super DIRTcar Series victory lane since 2010, Decker claims his second series win of the 2013 season

BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 – Billy Decker, of Unadilla, N. Y. sped ahead at Brockville Ontario Speedway Sunday, Oct. 20, to claim his second Super DIRTcar Series win of the season.

“We drew good, lucky there. We had a pretty good car early,” said Decker, who drew second for Sunday’s 100-lap feature after finishing second in his heat race. “I was able to fend everyone off – stayed in line and tried to carry enough speed to hold everybody back, yet keep a right rear tire on the car.”

Decker and his fellow competitors faced a challenging track Sunday, and after two straight days of racing in the 100 Islands RV Centre Fall Nationals, tire maintenance became a central part of the racing strategy at Brockville Ontario Speedway.

Starting in the front row next to LJL Racing teammate Larry Wight, Decker was able to power off the high side to an initial lead. Brett Hearn, who started on the outside of the second row, also found speed off the outside to pass Gary Tomkins and Wight for second.

Read more: Decker beats Brockville


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