Rudolph Outruns Field for NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier Victory

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Erick Rudolph Wins $10,000 Hall of Fame 100 Grand Prize at Weedsport Speedway

WEEDSPORT, NY – July 28, 2018 – Erick Rudolph took the checkered flag at Weedsport Speedway for a $10,000 pay day and a guaranteed start in the 47th annual NAPA Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. Rudolph, who sat second in points coming into the Hall of Fame 100, has been knocking on the door of a victory all season. His first Big-Block Modified win at Weedsport Speedway could not have come at a better time, as the win came with a huge check and an automatic bid for the $50,000 grand prize at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII. The win also ties his father Charlie Rudolph’s career record of three Super DIRTcar Series wins.

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07/28/2018 Hall of Fame 100 Weedsport Speedway

WEEDSPORT, NY – July 28, 2018 – Erick Rudolph took the checkered flag at Weedsport Speedway for a $10,000 pay day and a guaranteed start in the 47th annual NAPA Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. Rudolph, who sat second in points coming into the Hall of Fame 100, has been knocking on the door of a victory all season. His first Big-Block Modified win at Weedsport Speedway could not have come at a better time as the win comes with a huge check and an automatic bid for the $50,000 grand prize at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII. The win also ties his father Charlie Rudolph’s record of three Super DIRTcar Series wins.

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Class of 2018 Inducted into DIRT Hall of Fame

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Tremont, Swartzlander, Troyer, and Spaid Among Those Recognized by DIRT Museum and Hall of Fame

WEEDSPORT, NY – July 27, 2018 – The Class of 2018 was inducted into the DIRT Hall of Fame in front of a who’s who of motorsports in the northeast. Past Super DIRT Week Champion Kenny Tremont Jr., western Pennsylvania hot shoe Brian Swartzlander, and legendary driver Bob Rossell were permanently enshrined within the hallowed walls of the DIRT Museum and Hall of Fame. The DIRT Museum and Hall of Fame not only recognizes the legendary drivers, but also the outstanding men and women who work behind the scenes. Gary Spaid, Linda Cosco, Gene DeWitt, and Maynard Troyer all received lifetime achievement awards from the Hall of Fame.

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Clash with Stewart Friesen

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DRUMMONDVILLE, QC – July 24, 2018 – It was a clash of the titans once again as Super Matt Sheppard passed and held off Stewart Friesen to win the Racing Stock 100 at Autodrome Drummond. The pair of superstars swapped positions from the previous night’s race at Autodrome Granby, where Friesen won and Sheppard took second place. The 4/10 of a mile race track in Drummondville, Quebec featured a tremendous amount of passing throughout the entire field. The running order was constantly in flux as drivers searched high and low for a fast way around. But in the end Matt Sheppard’s smooth, easy, high line on the cushion proved to be the fastest line of them all. Erick Rudolph grabbed third for the second night in a row as well.

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07/24/2018 Racing Stock 100 Autodrome Drummond

DRUMMONDVILLE, QC – July 24, 2018 – It was a clash of the titans once again as Super Matt Sheppard passed and held off Stewart Friesen to win the Racing Stock 100 at Autodrome Drummond. The pair of superstars swapped positions from the previous night’s race at Autodrome Granby, where Friesen won and Sheppard took second place. The 4/10 of a mile race track in Drummondville, Quebec featured a tremendous amount of passing throughout the entire field. The running order was constantly in flux as drivers searched high and low for a fast way around. But in the end Matt Sheppard’s smooth, easy, high line on the cushion proved to be the fastest line of them all. Erick Rudolph grabbed third for the second night in a row as well.

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Stewart Friesen Grabs Autodrome Granby Victory on Home Soil

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Stewart Friesen Proudly Wins One in Canada at Autodrome Granby

GRANBY, QC – July 23, 2018 – Late in the race, Stewart Friesen, five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series talent, pulled alongside current points leader and defending NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion on the back stretch and powered ahead to take the lead at Autodrome Granby. Friesen never intended to look back, but with four laps to go Sheppard suffered a right rear flat, and bringing out the caution flag. HBR Motorsports driver Jimmy Phelps and Erick Rudolph in the no. 25r lined up behind the Halmar Racing no. 44 of Stewart Friesen, poised to take a stab at the lead. Unfortunately for both of those drivers, Friesen’s car never faded and kept ahead of his challengers.

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07/24/2018 Autodrome Granby 100

GRANBY, QC – July 23, 2018 – Late in the race Stewart Friesen, five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series talent, pulled alongside current points leader and defending NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion on the back stretch and powered ahead to take the lead. Friesen never intended to look back but with four laps to go Sheppard suffered a right rear flat, bringing out the caution flag. HBR Motorsports driver Jimmy Phelps and Erick Rudolph in the no. 25r lined up behind the Halmar Racing no. 44 of Stewart Friesen, poised to take a stab at the lead. Unfortunately for both of those drivers, Friesen’s car never faded and kept ahead of his challengers.

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Battle of Plattsburgh 100 Set to Take Off at Airborne Park Speedway

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Airborne Park Speedway Hosts Second Consecutive Super DIRTcar Series Race Since Returning to Dirt

CONCORD, NC – July 22, 2018 – The city of Plattsburgh sits on the edge of Lake Champlain, which serves as the border between New York State and Vermont. The lake is famous for a giant lake monster known as Champ, which is exactly what the Big-Block Modified drivers of the Super DIRTcar Series want to be when they roll into Airborne Park Speedway on Tuesday, July 31. Last year marked the inaugural visit to the Upstate New York race track after ownership decided to return the asphalt surface to dirt. Larry Wight raced to his first of two 2017 Series wins in the 100-lap contest.

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7/19/2018 Battle on the Midway 100 Orange County Fair Speedway

MIDDLETOWN, NY – July 19, 2018 – After a daring pass on no. 19 Tim Fuller, Stewart Friesen in the Halmar Racing no. 44 showed the eager Orange County Fair crowd why he is one of the best short track racers in the country. Friesen, a five-time winner of NAPA Super DIRT Week and NASCAR Camping World Truck driver, was able to stretch out his lead during long green flag runs as well as hold off attempted passes on restarts. While the win was impressive, many will remember the race for a spectacular incident involving Danny Johnson, Bob McGannon, and Rich Scagliotta.

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Stewart Friesen Mops Up the Field at Orange County Fair Speedway

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Friesen Again Proves Mastery of Long Tracks, Wins Orange County Fair Speedway $10,000 Grand Prize

MIDDLETOWN, NY – July 19, 2018 – After a daring pass on no. 19 Tim Fuller, Stewart Friesen in the Halmar Racing no. 44 showed the eager Orange County Fair crowd why he is one of the best short track racers in the country. Friesen, a five-time winner of NAPA Super DIRT Week and NASCAR Camping World Truck driver, was able to stretch out his lead during long green flag runs as well as hold off attempted passes on restarts. While the win was impressive, many will remember the race for a spectacular incident involving Danny Johnson, Bob McGannon, and Rich Scagliotta.

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