2/24/2012 – Volusia Speedway Park #2

BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 24, 2012 – Two-time defending Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard snared his first victory of the season Friday night in an epic battle with upstart Larry Wight in front of a packed crowd at Volusia Speedway Park. The duo swapped the lead numerous times throughout the 30-lap feature and each took advantage of the other’s miscue during a pair of late-race cautions.

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Sheppard Wins Thriller

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Sheppard Outlasts Wight in Epic Volusia Finish

Two-time defending series champ wins UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit race for third straight year

BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 24, 2012 — It couldn’t have been more exciting if it was scripted.

Two-time defending Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard snared his first victory of the season Friday night in an epic battle with upstart Larry Wight in front of a packed crowd at Volusia Speedway Park. The duo swapped the lead numerous times throughout the 30-lap feature and each took advantage of the other’s miscue during a pair of late-race cautions.

“It would have been more exciting for me if it was less exciting,” Sheppard said. “Wow, what a race.

“Heck of a race with Larry Wight. We were trading back and forth, side by side. It was a lot of fun.”

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