Saturday, 18 August 2018


Friesen Closes New York State Fairgrounds History With Fourth Syracuse 200 Victory

Big-Block Modified Star Adds To Legend With $50,000 NAPA Super DIRT Week XLIV Triumph (Pete McDonald photo)


SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Oct. 11, 2015 - No one hates to see the end of the one-mile New York State Fairgounds oval more than Stewart Friesen.


The 32-year-old Canadian who now lives in Sprakers, N.Y., closed the venerable track's rich motorsports history on Sunday by putting his name in the conversation of best to ever tour the speedway, winning the 44th annual Syracuse 200 Big-Block Modified spectacular and its $50,000 top prize for the fourth time in the last six years.


Read more: It's Friesen at the Finale!

Decker prevails at Fonda

4th 2015 Super DIRTcar Series win for the “Franklin Flyer”

FONDA, NY – Billy Decker retook the lead from Brett Hearn for the second time on lap 78 and stayed in front the rest of the way to win the Mohawk Valley 100 at Fonda Speedway.

It was the defending Super DIRTcar Series (SDS) champion’s fourth series win of the season and his first at Fonda Speedway since 1988.

Read more: Decker prevails at Fonda

Wight claws back for Granby victory

Outduels Hearn before packed house for 2nd Super DIRTcar career win

GRANBY, QC – Larry Wight finished what he started at Autodrome Granby and left town with the 2nd Super DIRTcar Series win of his career and $6,000.

The 22-year-old driver of the Gypsum Express No. 99L set a new track record during time trials, won his qualifying heat, drew the pole and sealed the deal in a 100-lap thriller despite a big-time test from Brett Hearn.

Read more: Wight claws back for Granby victory

Red-hot Friesen strikes again at Rolling Wheels

Holds off Larry Wight for 3rd straight Super DIRTcar win

ELBRIDGE, N.Y. – September 3, 2015 – Stewart Friesen led the final 88 laps of the Bud Light 100 at Rolling Wheels Raceway to score his third straight Super DIRTcar Series win and a $7,500 payoff in the Petruska Racing Atlas Paving No. 66.

Friesen drew the pole, yielded to Anthony Perrego for 12 laps and then took over. Pat Ward and Danny Johnson stayed with the leader during the first half of the race, but eventual runner-up Larry Wight pressured him the most for the final 20 laps. Wight, could hang with Friesen and gain ground down the backstretch into turn three, but he couldn’t make the Gypsum Express No. 99L stick into and off the first turn well enough to ever get to Friesen’s door. Friesen’s margin of victory was two car-lengths.

Read more: Red-hot Friesen strikes again

Friesen pits, rallies, wins at Ransomville

Passes Tim Fuller with 4 laps left for 2nd straight Super DIRTcar Series win

RANSOMVILLE, N.Y. – September 2, 2015 – Stewart Friesen reeled in Tim Fuller with four laps to go and won the Alex Friesen Summer Nationals 100 at Ransomville Speedway after pitting under caution while running second to change a tire on lap 83.

Fuller, the polesitter, led the first 96 laps as heavy attrition from tire wear kept shuffling the field behind him. Pat Ward, along with Fuller one of the few drivers who never pitted, finished third. Erick Rudolph (from 30th) was fourth, followed by Randy Chrysler.

Read more: Friesen pits, rallies, wins at Ransomville

Friesen earns Mr. Dirt Track USA title

Takes lead with two to go at Lebanon Valley for $17,500 payday

WEST LEBANON, NY – Stewart Friesen dogged polesitter Brett Hearn for 98 laps and went by him as he ran out of gas to win the Super DIRTcar Series (SDS) Mr. Dirt Track USA 100 for a $17,500 payday as a big Lebanon Valley Speedway crowd rose to its feet.

Hearn was trying for his fourth Big-Block Modified win in five nights and his second straight SDS victory. He set a new single-lap track record in qualifying and drew the pole in the Dig Safely NY redraw.

Read more: Friesen earns Mr. Dirt Track USA title

Hearn pounces late for Cornwall SDS win

Late restart sets up Hearn winning rally past Carey Terrance

CORNWALL, ON08-23-15 – Brett Hearn closed explosively from fifth place on a single-file restart on lap 92 and reeled in Carey Terrance with two laps left in the Super DIRTcar Series 100 at Cornwall Speedway.

Terrance had overtaken polesitter and Series point leader Matt Sheppard after a lengthy battle on lap 68 and he appeared to have the race in hand until Danny Johnson’s spinout brought about the race’s second and final restart.

Read more: Hearn pounces late for Cornwall SDS win

Phelps has a “BIG” night at Albany-Saratoga

Becomes 8th different winner in 13 Super DIRTcar Series events

MALTA, N.Y. – 08-12-15 – Jimmy Phelps of Baldwinsville, N.Y. drove to his first Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified win this season by dominating the second half of Brett Hearn’s Big Show VII 100-lap, $10,000-to-win event at Albany-Saratoga Speedway.

Phelps started 5th in a 30-car field and passed polesitter Matt DeLorenzo to take the lead for keeps on lap 32. DeLorenzo was never passed again on the way to his best-ever Super DIRTcar Series finish.

Read more: Phelps has a "BIG" night at Albany-Saratoga

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Sheppard finishes strong at Weedsport

Point leader lands $10,000 with 4th Series win

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Aug. 5, 2015 – Super DIRTcar Series point leader Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y. took the lead 55 laps into the Hall of Fame 100 at Weedsport Speedway and was fast and flawless the rest of the way to earn $10,000 with his 4th win in 12 races.

Read more: Sheppard finishes strong at Weedsport

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Williamson shines at Merrittville for 1st Super DIRTcar Series win

Local driver earns $6,000 with Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial 100 victory

Thorold, ON – August 3, 2015 – Local favorite Mat Williamson of St. Catharines, Ontario weaved through heavy lapped traffic in pursuit of Matt Sheppard, took the lead from him on lap 56 and went on to his first-ever Super DIRTcar Series win Monday at Merrittville Speedway.

Read more: Williamson shines at Merrittville - 1st Series win

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