Cornwall Calling: Stewart Friesen Looking For Eastern Ontario Repeat

Cornwall Calling: Stewart Friesen Looking For Eastern Ontario Repeat

Super DIRTcar Series Makes First Canadian Stop on July 9

CONCORD, N.C. – June 30, 2017 – The Super DIRTcar Series is set to roll north of the border for the first time in 2017 when it invades Cornwall Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 9. It marks the Series’ only stop at the high-banked quarter-mile this season, which means the fans and drivers alike are sure to flock to the action-packed Eastern Ontario track.

Stewart Friesen, originally from Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON and now residing in Sprakers, NY, is the defending winner of the event. The 23-time Super DIRTcar Series winner looks forward to his annual trip to Cornwall, he said.

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All-Square: Super DIRTcar Series Heads to Airborne For First Time

All-Square: Super DIRTcar Series Heads to Airborne For First Time

Plattsburgh, NY track hosts Series for first time since surface change

CONCORD, N.C. – June 28, 2017 – When the Super DIRTcar Series rolls into Airborne Park Speedway on Thursday, July 6 it will be the first time every full-time driver sees the track’s new dirt configuration. The Plattsburgh, NY track converted its surface from asphalt to dirt following the 2016 racing season and is now set to host the Super DIRTcar Series for the first time in its history.

Super DIRTcar Series director Mike Perrotte has been competing at Airborne weekly in the track’s 358 Modified division this season. Fans can expect plenty of side-by-side racing around the 3/8-mile oval, Perrotte said.

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McCreadie Steals the Spotlight at the Big Show

Tim McCreadie Steals the Spotlight at the Big Show

Takes the Lead From Larry Wight With 23 Laps to go for $10,000 Payday

MALTA, NY – June 27, 2017 – Larry Wight took the lead from Stewart Friesen on a lap 74 restart, but Tim McCreadie pounded the cushion to go from fourth to the lead on lap 77. McCreadie then led the final 23 laps of Brett Hearn’s Big Show 9 to claim the $10,000 winner’s share at Albany-Saratoga on Tuesday night. It was McCreadie’s first win since he won at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in November 2011.

Friesen took second and Matt Sheppard took third from Larry Wight when he jumped the cushion late in the race and had to settle for fourth. Hearn rounded out the top-five.

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6/27/17 – Albany-Saratoga Speedway

MALTA, NY – June 27, 2017 – Larry Wight took the lead from Stewart Friesen on a lap 74 restart, but Tim McCreadie pounded the cushion to go from fourth to the lead on lap 77. McCreadie then led the final 23 laps of Brett Hearn’s 100-lap Big Show 9 to claim the $10,000 winner’s share. Friesen took second and Matt Sheppard took third from Larry Wight when he jumped the cushion late in the race and had to settle for fourth. Hearn rounded out the top-five.

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Mahaney and Ward Hope to Use Home Track Advantage at Utica-Rome

Mahaney and Ward Hope to Use Home Track Advantage at Utica-Rome

New Yorker 100 Set for July 2 at Vernon, NY Half-Mile

CONCORD, N.C. – June 22, 2017 – When the Super DIRTcar Series rolls into Utica-Rome Speedway, a number of home track drivers will attempt to use their knowledge from weekly competition as an advantage in the New Yorker 100. Chief among that list are full-time Series regulars Mike Mahaney and Pat Ward.

Mahaney, a King Ferry, NY native, is looking forward to racing at the big Vernon, NY half-mile. It’s a change of pace from the smaller, high-banked bullring-style tracks the Series has visited in three of its first four races this season.

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New Format for Super DIRTcar Series All-Star Race at Eldora

New Format for Super DIRTcar Series All-Star Race at Eldora

Big Blocks Visit World’s Greatest Dirt Track For Second Straight Year

CONCORD, N.C. – June 22, 2017 – The Super DIRTcar Series will return to Eldora Speedway for two action-packed nights of racing at the World’s Greatest Dirt Track on July 18 and 19. The Series will race alongside the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on both nights. The 75-lap Feature event during the Tuesday Night Tailgate on July 18 at the Rossburg, OH half-mile will count towards the 2017 Super DIRTcar Series championship standings.

On Wednesday night, Eldora hosts the Super DIRTcar Series all-star race alongside the NASCAR Trucks Eldora Dirt Derby for the second straight year. The $2,000-to-win, $500-to-start all-star race is open to all 17 full-time Super DIRTcar Series drivers and the three highest finishing non-series drivers from Tuesday night’s event. The all-star race will consist of heat races lined up via open draw and a 20-lap Feature.

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Decker Dashes To Ultimate Outlaw 100 Win at Outlaw Speedway

Decker Dashes To Ultimate Outlaw 100 Win at Outlaw Speedway

Second Win of the Season for Unadilla, NY Driver

By Clayton Johns

DUNDEE, NY – June 20, 2017 – Billy Decker used the outside lane to take the lead from Larry Wight on a lap 68 restart and then fended off numerous challenges from reigning Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard over the final 20 laps to win the Ultimate Outlaw 100 at Outlaw Speedway on Tuesday night. 

Decker was strong in lapped traffic and had to utilize both the inside and outside lanes over the final 15 laps to get his second victory of the season in the Series’ first visit to the Dundee, NY track since 1990 when it was known as Black Rock Speedway.

“This Paige Trucking car was really good,” Decker said in Victory Lane. “MPR racing works really hard on this thing and gave me a rocketship tonight. We were pretty good putting in some time and then had a really good restart with Larry (Wight). He left me a lane and I got to the lead.”

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06/20/17 – Outlaw Speedway

DUNDEE, NY – June 20, 2017 – Billy Decker took the lead from Larry Wight in the outside lane on a lap 68 restart and then fended off numerous challenges from reigning Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard over the final 20 laps to win the Ultimate Outlaw 100 at Outlaw Speedway. Decker was strong in lapped traffic and used both the inside and outside lanes to get his second victory of the season. Sheppard and Wight rounded out the podium while Alan Johnson and Erick Rudolph completed the top-five. It was the Series’ first visit to the Dundee, NY track since 1990 when it was known as Black Rock Speedway.

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$10,000-to-Win On The Line at Big Show 9

$10,000-to-Win On The Line at Big Show 9

Brett Hearn Brings New Elements to 2017 Edition

June 16, 2017 – On the 2017 Super DIRTcar Series schedule, Brett Hearn’s Big Show 9 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway appears the same as every other race. But make no mistake; the 100-lap, $10,000-to-win event on Tuesday, June 27 is one of the biggest on the schedule this season and a race that drivers make sure they can attend.

 “It’s kind of a fun diversion for me personally to put that show together and make some big things happen,” Hearn said. “Like every year, we have some pretty cool plans to make the show feel different than it does on a Friday night. I’ve tried to create an event that somebody marks on their calendar back in January or February and says “that’s a race I have to be at.”

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Alan Johnson Leads Super DIRTcar Series to Outlaw Speedway

Alan Johnson Leads Super DIRTcar Series to Outlaw Speedway

Series Invades Dundee, NY Track on June 20

CONCORD, N.C. – June 15, 2017 – When the Super DIRTcar Series takes on Outlaw Speedway on Tuesday, June 20 for the Ultimate Outlaw 100, it will be a home game for full-time Series Driver Alan Johnson. The Middlesex, NY native races weekly on Friday nights at Outlaw, which could offer him a slight advantage entering the event.

The one-third mile track isn’t the trickiest track the Series will visit in 2017, but knowing its quirks could play to the advantage of the hometown regulars, including Johnson.

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