Decker & Planck Split DIRT Challenge Cup At Rolling Wheels

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Elbridge, NYMay 4, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Bill Moore Photo

Billy Decker successfully defended his title for a second straight year and Dale Planck scored his first-ever victory at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park as they each captured a leg of the Dig Safely New York 28th Annual DIRT Challenge Cup Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series event presented by Ferris Mowers on Sunday evening at the ‘Fast Track.’ The twin 50-lap Big-Block Modified feature races awarded the winners $3,000 each as well as valuable points in the 25-race Advance Auto Parts Series that culminates with the crowning of the overall Hoosier Tire Mr. DIRTcar Champion for a 33rd straight year in October.

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Sheppard ‘Super’ In $10,000 Advance Series Win At Virginia

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Jamaica, VAMay 1, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Al Goulder Photo

‘Super’ Matt Sheppard was just that Thursday night at Virginia Motor Speedway as the Central New York standout opened the 2008 Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series with a narrow victory worth a whopping $10,000 in the 2nd Annual Paul Sawyer Memorial presented by Thurston Spring Service, Inc.

Click here to hear from Winner Matt Sheppard , second place Duane Howard, and third place Brett Hearn.

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Horton Captures Alltel DIRTcar Nationals Finale At Volusia

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Barberville, FLFebruary 16, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Chris Dolack Photo

Jimmy Horton almost wasn’t able to save his best for last, yet having one of the fastest cars for the second straight night gave him a chance and the Neshanic Station, New Jersey speedster took advantage to survive and score a dramatic win Saturday in the Advance Auto Parts Alltel 50 finale at Volusia Speedway Park. (Click here to listen to Jimmy Horton from Alltel Wireless Victory Lane)

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Planck Nails Down Florida First In Alltel DIRTcar Nationals

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Barberville, FLFebruary 15, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
 *Chris Dolack Photo

Dale Planck has been taking the trek down I-95 since the new millennium arrived. It took the Cortland, New York driver 15 tries and on Friday he finally made his way into the winner’s circle at Volusia Speedway Park, scoring a decisive victory in round three of the 37th Annual Alltel DIRTcar Nationals for his sixth career DIRTcar Big-Block Modified triumph. (Click here to hear from Dale Planck in Victory Lane)

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Pauch Bags Alltel DIRTcar Nationals Big-Block Gold

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Barberville, FLFebruary 13, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series PR Director
*Chris Dolack Photo

The last time Billy Pauch buckled in behind the wheel of a DIRTcar Big-Block Modified in Florida was 1989. His last Modified victory in the Sunshine State was registered one year before that and until tonight the Frenchtown, New Jersey standout could only recount his more recent victories down south in a sprint car ride. (Click here to listen to Billy Pauch in Victory Lane)

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