MAY THE 4TH: Super DIRTcar Series Drivers Live George Lucas’s Dream on Star Wars Day

George Lucas was like Luke Skywalker; a teenager dreaming of leaving the family ranch for something greater. However, his initial dream wasn’t laser swords, Jedi and galactic space wars that would captivate millions around the world for generations. It was what the likes of Mat Williamson, Demetrios Drellos and Peter Britten will be doing Tuesday, … Read more

NOTHING LEFT UNTURNED: Countless hours, effort go into every DIRTcar/World of Outlaws event

No detail is left unturned when it comes to putting on the best dirt car racing events in the country Fireworks fired into the sky along the backstretch at Bristol Motor Speedway, in sync with the race cars passing by. Banners hung around the colosseum-like facility like art in a house. Merchandise trailers lined in … Read more

SAFETY FIRST: DIRTcar, World of Outlaws aiming to improve dirt track responder safety across the country

The Short Track Incident Response Program provides the same level of safety training given to crews with Formula 1, IndyCar and more The world watched in silence and fear as Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean and his car disappeared in a hellish dome of fire after a crash during the Bahrain Grand Prix last year. … Read more

TALE OF TWO HATS–PART II: Phelps shares stress, reward, of being a promoter

This is the second part in a two-part feature on Jimmy Phelps, the driver and promoter (Click here for Part I) Jimmy Phelps became accustomed to wearing two hats for the past eight years. One as a driver. The other, a promoter. Last year’s blip in racing didn’t allow him to wear either for the … Read more

TALE OF TWO HATS–PART I: Jimmy Phelps anxious for normal Super DIRTcar season

Jimmy Phelps had his Heinke Baldwin Racing team revamped with new Bicknell Chassis at the end of 2019, ready to go after the Super DIRTcar Series championship in 2020. Then, a pandemic hit. Instead of a full year cleaning dirt off his #98H Big Block, it sat idly under the roof of the team’s shop … Read more

GOING LIVE: DIRTVision to broadcast every Super DIRTcar Series race live

The Super DIRTcar Series is set for a triumphant return in 2021 and fans can watch the entire 30-plus race season, which includes the Series’ debut at Bristol Motor Speedway and Super DIRT Week, live on DIRTVision. After COVID put a halt on racing in the Northeast and Canada for a year, the ground-pounding, Earth-shaking, … Read more

LIKE IT SIDEWAYS: NASCAR fans discover new passion for dirt racing, look to World of Outlaws and DIRTcar

Brothers Joseph (6) and Andrew (16) Cochrane wanted one thing for their birthdays: to go to Bristol Motor Speedway for NASCAR’s dirt race. On their way out of the event, they had one more request: to see the World of Outlaws at Bristol in April. “We’re actually trying to plan to see if we can … Read more

HOLDING THE CROWN: Mat Williamson hopes to rekindle 2019 success for title defense run

The Super DIRTcar Series championship crown remained atop Mat Williamson’s head at the end of 2020. But only by default. The racing season that never was, due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, allowed Williamson to hold the title without a fight for another year. However, with restrictions in New York easing and a new … Read more