Kenny Brightbill to drive Larry Wight’s #99 in the 50th NAPA Super DIRT Week Past Champions Race

Kenny Brightbill will return to NAPA Super DIRT Week and the Super DIRTcar Series, after a 13-year absence, to try and add his name to another page in the history books this October. The 74-year-old, from Sinking Springs, PA, is teaming up with fellow NAPA Super DIRT Week champion Larry Wight to pilot the LJL … Read more

McLaughlin discovering early what’s needed for Super DIRT Week, championship hunt

‘Mad Max’ will be on the hunt for his second Weedsport Speedway victory with the Super DIRTcar Series during the Hall of Fame 100 on July 24 Max McLaughlin’s win at Land of Legends Raceway in June did more than give him his first points-paying Super DIRTcar Series win. With Land of Legends having similar … Read more

Richie “Toby” Tobias Jr. returns for 50th NAPA Super DIRT Week with Clayton Racing

Marking 30 years since his first Super DIRT Week championship, Richie “Toby” Tobias Jr. is climbing back behind the wheel of a Big Block Modified for the 50th NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. The 1992 Super DIRT Week champion, from Lebanon, PA, will pilot Dan Humes’s Clayton Racing Big Block Modified for the entire … Read more

REPROGRAMMING: Mat Williamson juggling challenges of jumping between Big Blocks, Small Blocks

Williamson is eyeing his second Super DIRTcar Series championship and third consecutive NAPA Super DIRT Week title By the numbers, Mat Williamson is off to a better start with the Super DIRTcar Series than he was last year, putting himself in early championship contention. However, if you ask Williamson, he’d say they haven’t been good. … Read more

VALUE OF A WIN: Brett Hearn cherishes NAPA Super DIRT Week success, eyes special 50th trophy

Brett Hearn won five Super DIRT Week titles between 1985 and 1995, but it wasn’t until he spent 17 years trying to win it again that he fully understood the significance of the victories. He had the formula for what it took to win the prestigious event but when that formula stopped working and the … Read more

GAME OF MILLIMETERS: Peter Britten finding momentum at right time

Peter Britten has been measuring his season in millimeters. And not only because he’s an Aussie. To him, being off by a “millimeter” with his race car’s setup could mean the difference between winning and far from it. When he and his team unloaded in February for DIRTcar Nationals they were on point. The car … Read more

50 years of NAPA Super DIRT Week honored with special trophy

The Moody Mile and Steel Palace bring history to the one-of-a-kind Big Block trophy Fifty years of NAPA Super DIRT Week history will be bestowed upon the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 champion in October. The stories and legacy of the event will be encapsulated in a more than two-foot-tall golden cup like no other. Upon … Read more

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: 2022 season kicks off with battle to be king at Bridgeport

The 2022 Super DIRTcar Series championship season commences with a battle of warriors eager to be king. For the third straight year, the Beasts of the Northeast return to Bridgeport Motorsports Park in New Jersey to contend for a $7,500 payday and the title King of the Big Blocks. However, this year the event also … Read more

Passion for helping brother led to Rob Hile’s engine building career

Rob Hile’s passion for helping his brother is not only apparent at the racetrack but in his career. It actually helped pave the way for it. Brothers Rob and Chris Hile started racing in 2003, running Sportsman Modifieds before eventually moving up to Big Block Modifieds. Rob would race Fridays at Brewerton Speedway and Chris … Read more