Phelps Fights For Win at Fonda

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Phelps Fights For Win at Fonda

Snags second series victory of the season

By Mandee Pauch

FONDA, N.Y. – Sept. 24, 2016 – Jimmy Phelps battled hard for his victory Saturday night in the Mohawk Valley 100 at Fonda Speedway as he took the checkered to grab his second Super DIRTcar Series win of the year and his first ever victory at Fonda Speedway.

“I think this is my first top five here,” said Phelps with a big grin on his face. “You know it was funny. I felt pretty good in qualifying but we were a few tenths off and I figured it had to of been me so I went out there and I just ran as hard as I could. I didn’t know if we could hang on but I knew my car was pretty good.”

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This Week Ahead: Super DIRTcar Series is Set For Mohawk Valley 100

This Week Ahead: Super DIRTcar Series is Set For Mohawk Valley 100

Makes first visit of the season to Fonda Speedway

By Mandee Pauch

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Sept. 18, 2016 – The Super DIRTcar Series makes their first trip of the season to Fonda Speedway for the Mohawk Valley 100 this Saturday, Sept. 24th for their 22nd series event of the season.

It was the “Franklin Flyer” Billy Decker who took the lead from Brett Hearn on lap 78 to capture the Mohawk Valley 100 back in 2015. Decker set fast time in qualifying and started fifth in the feature and was able to take home the victory. “The guys made great adjustments on the car. I’d go where they weren’t in traffic. I love to race here and I want to thank all the Fonda fans for their support.”

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09/17/16 – Weedsport Speedway

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Sept. 17, 2016 – Danny Johnson picked up his first Super DIRTcar Series victory of the season in the Shakelton Auto and Truck Parts No. 27J and collected his 80th series win Saturday night at Weedsport Speedway. Johnson battled Tim Fuller early for the lead but sailed away to take the King of the Hill 100 and take home the $10,000 payday over Matt Sheppard and Fuller.

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Danny Johnson is King of the Hill

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Danny Johnson is King of the Hill

Picks up first series win of the season

By Mandee Pauch

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Sept. 17, 2016 – Danny Johnson picked up his first Super DIRTcar Series victory of the season in the Shakelton Auto and Truck Parts No. 27J and collected his 80th series win Saturday night at Weedsport Speedway. Johnson battled Tim Fuller early for the lead but sailed away to take the King of the Hill 100 and take home the $10,000 payday over Matt Sheppard and Fuller.

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Sheppard Exorcises The Demon

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Sheppard Exorcises The Demon

Wins tenth Super DIRTcar Series race of the year

By Mandee Pauch

BREWERTON, N.Y. – Sept. 16, 2016 – Super Matt Sheppard… is there anymore I need to say? He is the man to beat this year as he captured his fourth Super DIRTcar Series victory in a row and his tenth of the season Friday night at Brewerton Speedway for the Duel at the Demon Modified 100 lap main event.

The driver of the FX Caprara No. 9s Big Block Modified is no stranger to victory lane this year. Counting Volusia and Eldora, each, as one event, Sheppard so far has maintained a 45.45% win percentage. That is a percentage unheard of in motorsports.

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This Week Ahead: Super DIRTcar Series Gears Up For Brewerton and Weedsport

This Week Ahead: Super DIRTcar Series Gears Up For Brewerton and Weedsport

By Mandee Pauch

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Sept. 12, 2016 – This Friday night Sept. 16th the Super DIRTcar Series will be making their first visit of the season to Brewerton Speedway. Last year it was Billy decker who won the McDonald’s 100 over Brett Hearn, Danny Johnson, Matt Sheppard and Vic Coffey. Decker swapped the lead three times with Hearn before taking the lead for keeps on lap 76 with a hammer down move in the fourth turn that brought him close to the retaining wall. He withstood three late restarts and a green-white-checkered finish to record his fifth series win of the season.

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Autodrome Drummond Has Been Canceled

Autodrome Drummond Has Been Canceled

DRUMMONDVILLE, QUE. – Sept. 10, 2016 – The Super DIRTcar Series has been forced to cancel tonight’s festivities at Autodrome Drummond. Due to the high chance of wind and heavy rain in the forecast Mike Perrotte and track officials decided in the best interest of the teams and fans that they cancel tonight’s event.

“We were really looking forward to coming here. It’s a shame Mother Nature wasn’t on our side tonight. Thank you to the track for giving us the opportunity to try and get the show in,” said DIRTcar Series North East director Perrotte. “We looked at tomorrow as the rain date but there is a high chance of wind and rain into the early afternoon so we decided to cancel altogether. “

The series next stop will be at Brewerton Speedway this Friday Sept. 16th then to Weedsport Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 17th.