Super DIRT Week XXXVII Bulletin: Two Changes In Store For 2008 Event

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Weedsport, NYAugust 22, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

In 2008, Advance Auto Parts Modified teams can register and practice up to two cars for competition during Super DIRT Week, October 7-12, but only one draw and one time trial per driver will be allowed. All cars entering the grounds must pay an entry fee, including those designated for use as back-ups.

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Tomkins Takes 2nd Straight Advance Series Win At Cornwall

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Cornwall, ONTAugust 17, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Rick Young Top-3 Photo

For the second straight night Gary Tomkins hit on all cylinders and the end result was a command performance at Cornwall Motor Speedway to give him his second victory of the season in the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series show. Tomkins 16th career tour triumph was worth $6,000 in the 14th Annual Akwesasne Mohawk Casino International 100 and moved him into fifth on the Advance Series points chart through 18 events.

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Tomkins Scores First 2008 Advance Series Victory At Can-Am

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LaFargeville, NYAugust 16, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Rick Young Photo

Just two days earlier Gary Tomkins was in desperate need of a spark to ignite his team that had suffered through a summer of misfortune and missed chances. After posting a third-place best finish the night before, Tomkins finally lit the fire on Saturday at Can-Am Motorsports Park and went on to find victory lane for the first time in the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series by capturing the headline ‘F.X. Caprara Car Companies 100’ at the smooth LaFargeville, New York layout.

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Decker Outlasts Planck In Advance Series Showdown At Brewerton

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Brewerton, NYDecker Does It Again With 8th Advance Series Victory Friday At Brewerton
*Mike Johnson Photo: Billy Decker & Family

August 15, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

For the eighth time this season Billy Decker came away with victory in the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series to extend his lead even further in the point standings. However, the seven wins scored prior to his first career tour triumph at Brewerton Speedway were scored in more convincing fashion.

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Advance Series Triples Up At Brewerton, Can-Am & Cornwall

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Weedsport, NY August 11, 2008 — By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

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For the second time this season, a tripleheader awaits the stars and cars of the Advance Auto Part Super DIRTcar Series for Big-Block Modifieds. Brewerton Speedway kicks off the action Friday, August 15 with the WHF Racing 100 followed by the F.X. Caprara Car Companies 100 at Can-Am Motorsports Park on Saturday, August 16 and concluding with the 14th Annual Akwesasne Mohawk Casino International 100 at Cornwall Motor Speedway on Sunday, August 17. A guaranteed starting berth in the prestigious Rite Aid 200 Championship race on Oct. 12 of Super DIRT Week XXXVII at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse is also up for grabs all three nights.

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Decker Doubles In Advance Series Ferris Twin 50s At Canandaigua

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Canandaigua, NYAugust 9, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Alex Bruce Photo: Winner Billy Decker (middle), Dale Planck (left), Steve Paine (right)

Billy Decker continued to ride the wave of success in the 2008 Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series, capturing both ends of the Ferris Mowers Twin 50s on Saturday at Canandaigua Speedway to extend his lead after 15 of 27 point races.

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Rain Postpones Advance Series Show at Brewerton Until Friday, August 15

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Weedsport, NYAugust 8, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

Overnight showers and continued heavy rain throughout Central New York on Friday morning has forced track and tour officials to postpone the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series WHF Racing 100 at Brewerton Speedway until Friday, August 15.

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Advance Series Stars Ready To Enter The House Of Pain In Canandaigua

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Weedsport, NYAugust 7, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Boris Rudzinski Photo

Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series standout Steve Paine is at a crossroads in his motorsports career. But don’t mistake that for a lack of effort or motivation to win for the low-key driver from Waterloo, New York.

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Jimmy Phelps Captures First Advance Series Win of 2008 at Merrittville

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Thorold, ONTAugust 4, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
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Central New Yorker Jimmy Phelps has been knocking on the door to victory lane all season. When the opening finally came Monday night at Merrittville Speedway, the ‘B’Ville Blizzard’ stormed through untouched and he went on to score his first Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series win of the season in the 16th Trevor Wilkens Memorial 100 presented by Toolneeds.

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