Mr. Small-Block Pete Bicknell Makes Successful Debut Downunder


Maryborough, QLD, AUSDecember 19, 2009 – By Ben Graham, Dirt Modifieds Australia Media Liaison
*Ben Graham Photo

Finding unexpected success in his only appearance in the land downunder, Canadian star Pete Bicknell raced home in the Darren Latimer-owned #83 entry on Saturday to win the opening round of the Roosters Cup at Maryborough Speedway.

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Brett Hearn Presents Big Show II At OCFS In June


Weedsport, NYDecember 11, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

Simply and suitably billed as the ‘Big Show’ last season, Brett Hearn’s inaugural promotion at Orange County Fair Speedway turned out to be the biggest of the year at the Middletown, N.Y. oval.

Hearn is anxious to get back on the ‘Hard Clay’ next June as the recently crowned overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Champion promises an even bigger and better event for the fans and racers that come out in support.

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2009 Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Point Leader Profiles


Weedsport, NYDecember 1, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Bill Moore Photo

All-time Super DIRTcar Series winner Brett Hearn continued to reign supreme over the Big-Block Modified world by capturing a record 7th overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship. The ‘Corporate Jet’ parked the Madsen Motorsports no. 20 Wentworth Custom Homes-Kruger-WLR/TEO mount in the winner’s circle on 3 occasions to extend his all-time high series count to 103, figuring in tour bests of 13 top-5 and 17 top-10 finishes in the 20-race title run. The Sussex, N.J. speedster finished the ’09 series campaign leading seven main events for 391 laps, posting 7 heat race wins and setting an Integra Shocks Fast Time en route to the $50,000 grand prize.

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Big-Block Mod Squad Travels To Florida In 2 More Months


Weedsport, NYNovember 22, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

Thanksgiving is upon us and the book on the 2009 DIRTcar Racing Northeast season is just about to close. Racers hoping to firm up their wintertime plans can give thanks that a brand new season of short-track competition is only 2-1/2 months away.

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DIRTcar Modified ‘Spec’ Engine At Parts Peddler Show In Syracuse


Weedsport, NYNovember 16, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director

The 30th annual edition of the National Parts Peddler Trade Show & Auction will be another landmark occasion as it marks the first public unveiling of a new optional ‘Spec’ Big-Block engine for use on the DIRTcar Racing Northeast Modified circuit.

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2010 World Finals Grows Bigger With Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Racing


Syracuse, NYOctober 13, 2009 – By Chris Dolack, World Racing Group VP Media/Public Relations

The World Finals is one of the premier dirt racing events each year on the calendar. The Dirt Track @ Lowe’s Motor Speedway is host to the only time during the season the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and the World of Outlaws Late Models race on the same night at the same venue. And it’s where the champions are crowned.

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Sheppard Conquers Syracuse

Syracuse, NY — Matt Sheppard drives to his first $50,000 victory in the Rite Aid 200 Presented By Ferris & Snapper Mowers. DIVISION: Super DIRTcar Series: Race #20 TRACK: New York State Fairgrounds – Syracuse, New York “Super DIRT Week XXXVIII” DATE: Sunday – October 11, 2009 38th Rite Aid 200 Presented By Ferris & … Read more

Sheppard Triumphs In 38th Super DIRT Week Rite Aid 200 At Syracuse


Syracuse, NYOctober 11, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Bill Moore Photo

Already a Super DIRT Week champion in the Sportsman and 358-Modified ranks, Matt Sheppard mastered the Moody Mile once again on Sunday afternoon, taking advantage of a soft tire by leader Jimmy Phelps with 10 laps to go to score the biggest victory of his career in the Rite Aid 200 Presented By Ferris & Snapper Mowers for Big-Block Modifieds.

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