‘Super Matt’ Sheppard Cops 2nd Straight Super DIRTcar Series Win At Brewerton

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Brewerton, NYAugust 7, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
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The 2009 Super DIRTcar Series has suddenly turned into the ‘Super Matt’ Series as Matt Sheppard dominated the Northeast premier Big-Block Modified tour for the second straight race, climbing to the top in the ‘Summit Motors 100’ Friday night at Brewerton Speedway.

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Sheppard Captures 2nd Series Win In Merrittville Wilkens Memorial

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Thorold, ONT — August 3, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director*Alex Bruce Photo Second-generation standout Matt Sheppard continued his torrid pace around the Northeast Big-Block Modified circuit, scoring his second Super DIRTcar Series victory of the season Monday night at Merrittville Speedway in the 17th Trevor Wilkens Memorial 100 presented by … Read more

DIRTcar Racint Community Mourns Passing Of Jounarlist John Hill

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Weedsport, NYJuly 30, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director

World Racing Group officials and the entire DIRTcar Racing Northeast staff extend their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of long-time Syracuse Newspapers motorsports journalist John Hill, 74, who passed away July 29.

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Flannigan Pointed In Positive Direction At Ransomville and Merrittville

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Weedsport, NYJuly 28, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director
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Economic times are tough, especially for those maintaining a competitive racing operation on the local short-track level.

Tommy Flannigan is proving to be even tougher as the second-generation driver from St. Catharines, Ontario is following one of the most ambitious schedules around the entire DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit.

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Civic Holiday Spent Chasing Series Points At Merrittville Speedway

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Weedsport, NYJuly 27, 2009 — By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

WHAT
The Super DIRTcar Series resumes action in August with a return visit to Canada for the Civic Holiday celebration at Merrittville Speedway on Monday, Aug. 3. The 17th Annual Trevor Wilkens Memorial presented by Toolneeds headlines Merrittville’s 58th Anniversary show with a $6,000 top prize at stake in the 100-lap Modified main plus a guaranteed starting berth in the prestigious Rite Aid 200 Championship race on Oct. 11 of Super DIRT Week XXXVIII at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse.

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Ryan Phelps Rolls On to Score Historic DIRTcar All-Star 100 Victory Worth $20,000

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Weedsport, NYJuly 19, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Bill Moore Photo

All eyes were on the Cayuga County Fairgrounds for the richest event in 54 years of racing in Weedsport and when the curtain finally dropped Sunday evening on the inaugural edition of DIRTcar All-Star Weekend it was rising star Ryan Phelps etching his name in history with a command performance in the ‘All-Star 100’ that rewarded him with a record $20,000 payoff at the birthplace of DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Racing.

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Ryan Phelps Brightest In ‘All-Star 50’ Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Show

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Weedsport, NYJuly 18, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Bill Moore Photo

The Saturday night Super DIRTcar Series show may have only been a preliminary performance, yet the precursor to the All-Star 100 on Sunday at Cayuga County Fair Speedway certainly provided an early glimpse of what is in store as rising series star Ryan Phelps held off all-time DIRTcar Big-Block Modified winner Alan Johnson to score his first career tour win to officially open All-Star Weekend at the Weedsport oval.

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DIRTcar All-Star Weekend Opening Day Action Stalled By Rain

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Weedsport, NYJuly 17, 2009 — By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

Late afternoon rain Friday and the forecast of further precipitation in the evening forced track officials to cancel all speedway activity scheduled on opening day of DIRTcar All-Star Weekend at the Cayuga County Fairgrounds.

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All-Star Weekend Showcases Premier Big-Block Modified Series at Cayuga County

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Weedsport, NYJuly 14, 2009 — By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

WHAT
The 2009 Super DIRTcar Series returns as the major attraction during the inaugural edition of DIRTcar All-Star Weekend at Cayuga County Fair Speedway in Weedsport, New York. Three straight days of trackside activity —including Sportsman, Street Stock, CRSA (Capital Region Sprint Agency) 305 Sprint, Pro Late Model and Xcel 600 Modified racing— on the historic 3/8-miler culminate Sunday, July 19 with the headline ‘All-Star 100’ boasting a first-place cash prize of $20,000 to the Big-Block Modified winner from the total weekend purse approaching $100,000. On tap for Saturday is a $3,000-to-win, 50-lap Super DIRTcar Series preliminary points event, with each Big-Block qualifier also contending in a unique ‘Exemption Dash’ offering a full purse. The winner of both Modified mains also earns valuable points towards the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship and receives an automatic starting berth in the prestigious Rite Aid 200 on October 11 of Super DIRT Week XXXVIII at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse.

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