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Super DIRTcar Series Doubleheader Makes For Racer’s Holiday For Fans and Drivers

Merrittville and Ransomville 100 lap events one week away

July 25, 2016 THOROLD, ONTARIO/RANSOMVILLE, NY - If there are two races that should be on everyone's racing calendars it's the first Monday and Tuesday in August at Merrittville and Ransomville Speedways with both DIRTcar facilities hosting the Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series - Monday August 1 st and Tuesday August 2nd.

"For race fans and race teams alike … the doubleheader is a great chance to take in all the attractions that Southern Ontario and Western New York have to offer while enjoying the excitement at the tracks each night," said (Merrittville Speedway GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones.

Read more: Super DIRTcar Series Doubleheader Makes For Racer’s Holiday For Fans and Drivers

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Rain Postpones Autodrome Granby

The event has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 27

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - July 25, 2016 - The Super DIRTcar Series race at Autodrome Granby scheduled for Monday, July 25 has been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, July 27. All times will remain the same.

"With the threat of severe storms and continual rain into the evening we have decided to cancel tonight's program and reschedule for Wednesday," said Mike Perrotte, DIRTcar NE Series Director.

This Tuesday, July 26, the Super DIRTcar Series is at Autodrome Drummond.

Read more: RAIN POSTPONES AUTODROME GRANBY

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Super DIRTcar Series Set for Big Stage at Eldora Speedway

Takes on the “Big E” after a decade absence

By Mandee Pauch

For the first time in a decade the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds will be making their way out west to "The Big E," also known as Eldora Speedway. The series takes on the historic half-mile track in Rossburg, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 19, and Wednesday, July 20. The Big-Block Modifieds will run a full series points event on Tuesday and an invitational event on Wednesday when it joins the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

"After a decade absence we are excited to return to Eldora Speedway for two big days of heart-stopping, ground-pounding action with the Big-Block Modifieds from the Super DIRTcar Series," said Super DIRTcar Series Director Mike Perrotte.

The series last competed at Eldora in August of 2006. It was the third trip for the series to the track. That night, Tim Fuller battled Billy Decker for the win. Fuller joined Brett Hearn and Danny Johnson as Eldora's only Super DIRTcar Series winners. All of the previous big-block modified winners at Eldora still follow the series and will be there to defend their titles. Read more: Super DIRTcar Series Set for Big Stage at Eldora Speedway

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Weedsport Speedway Adds Super DIRTcar Series Labor Day Spectacular

New Location for Super DIRTcar Series Event; New Date for Weedsport Speedway Event

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - July 8, 2016 - Weedsport Speedway will welcome the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified tour for a Labor Day spectacular on September 5, 2016.

Construction delays and discussions with Central New York Raceway Park officials freed up the Super DIRTcar Series Labor Day event, which Weedsport quickly picked up in order to transform a previously scheduled non-series event into a bigger and better event for all involved.

Read more: Weedsport Added to 2016 Schedule

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This Week Ahead: Fuller Leads the Way

Four Teams - Three Races - Fifteen Points

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - July 3, 2016 - The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds continue to roll into the busy month of July as the series tackles three races in the upcoming week.

Today, Sunday, July 3, the big blocks roll into Utica-Rome Speedway and then head east to take on Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Wednesday, July 6 for the previously rescheduled Brett Hearn's 'The Big Show 8' before heading north to take on Mohawk Raceway on Thursday, July 7.

Read more: This Week Ahead: Fuller Leads

Rain Postpones Brett Hearn’s “Big Show 8” at Albany-Saratoga

The event has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 6

By Mandee Pauch

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 28, 2016 – The Super DIRTcar Series Big Show 8 scheduled for Tuesday, June 28 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway has been postponed.

Big Show 8 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 6. All times will remain the same.

“It’s such a special event with so many people traveling from long distances to take into consideration. We decided in everyone’s best interest to postpone the race due to the severe weather in the forecast,” said Brett Hearn.

Read more: Rain Postpones Big Show 8

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Friesen Wins Wild Race at Cornwall Motor Speedway

Captures first Super DIRTcar series win of the year 

By Mandee Pauch

CORNWALL, Ont. - June 27, 2016 - Stewart Friesen battled to a wild first win of the season Sunday night as the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds took on Cornwall (Ont.) Motor Speedway.

Friesen, who took the lead on the initial start from pole-sitter Max McLaughlin, was able to capture the Mel Valade Backhoe Service 100 lapper, but not without a hard fight by fourth place starter, Matt Sheppard.

"What a racecar. Those cautions drive me crazy. When you pass Matt Sheppard back, that's really something. He's on top of his game right now," said Friesen in victory lane.

Read more: Friesen Wins Wild One at Cornwall

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The Week Ahead: Super DIRTcar Series Tackles 3 in 5

The series heads to Cornwall Motor Speedway on June 26, Albany-Saratoga Speedway on June 28 and Canandaigua Motorsports Park on June 30

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - June 24, 2016 - The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds have a busy week ahead, as the series gears up for the heat of the summer and runs three races in five days.

On Sunday, the big blocks roll into Cornwall (Ont.) Motor Speedway then head back south to take on Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Tuesday for Brett Hearn's The Big Show 8 with Kenny Wallace and Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Thursday for the Jan Corcoran Memorial.

As the 2016 series season heats up, the battles are starting to heat up and the storylines are starting to form.

Read more: The Week Ahead: Summer Heats Up

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Super DIRTcar Series Returns to Williams Grove Speedway

The series returns for the first time since 2006; just the sixth time ever

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - June 21, 2016 - In just 24 hours the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds will return to the historic half-mile Williams Grove Speedway for the first time in a decade.

Big-Block Modified Mayhem at the Grove on Wednesday, June 22 brings the series back for just the sixth time in series history. Jimmy Phelps last stood in victory lane with the series on Oct. 15, 2006. Among previous winners at the track are Brett Hearn (1992), Danny Johnson (1991), Bob McCreadie (1990) and Billy Pauch (1989).

Read more: Big-Block Modified Mayhem at the Grove

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At A Glance: Gassing-up for the Grove

The Super DIRTcar Series returns to action at Williams Grove Speedway (Pa.) on Wednesday, June 22

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - May 16, 2016 - The Super DIRTcar Series travels to Williams Grove (Pa.) Speedway for the Big-Block Modified Mayhem at the Grove on Wednesday, June 22. The series 17 Platinum drivers will test their 800-horsepower Big-Block Modifieds on the Mechanicsburg, Pa. course for the first time since 2006.

Read more: At A Glance: Gassing-up for the Grove

 

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