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2017 DCN Date Change Announced


2017 DIRTcar Nationals Date Changes Announced

46th Annual event shifts one week to Feb. 14 to 25, 2017

BARBERVILLE, Fla. – March 14, 2016 – The 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla. kicks off ‘Florida in February’ one week later in 2017 as the event shifts to Feb. 14 to 25, 2017.

“It is important to the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar that we continue to align this event with all of the great motorsports events in Florida during the month and provide as much accessibility to our fans as possible,” said World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Chief Operating Officer Tom Deery. “While the 2016 DIRTcar Nationals has been over for less than a month we are working hard to plan and prepare for next year. 2017’s event promises to be better than ever.”

The annual event features 12 nights of doubleheader racing with the World’s premier dirt track racers and series including the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series, World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series, Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar modifieds and late models.

The 2016 DIRTcar Nationals, the most fan friendly and accessible motorsports event in Florida during February saw drivers like Donny Schatz, Brad Sweet, Josh Richards and Stewart Friesen take trips to victory lane and claim one of the coveted gator trophies. ‘Florida in February’ featured thrilling side-by-side, ground pounding action on the World’s fastest half-mile dirt oval.

Ticket renewals for the 2017 DIRTcar Nationals are on sale now through Thursday, March 31. Renewals are available by calling 844-DIRT-TIX (347-8849). Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 1 are available by calling 844-DIRT-TIX (347-8849), or by visiting

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DIRTcar Nationals is supported by Budweiser, Daytona Harley-Davidson, Hampton Inn-Palm Cost, Ring Power CAT, an8d Safety-Kleen. The World of Outlaws is brought to fans by official partners: Craftsman® (Title Sponsor) Bad Boy Buggies (Official Side-by-Side Vehicle), The Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience (Official Racing Experience), Hoosier Racing Tires (Official Racing Tires), Lincoln Welder (Official Welder), and VP Racing Fuel (Official Racing Fuel). Additional support is provided by Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Company of WoO Late Model), (WoO Late Model Hard Charger Award), McCarthy’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning (Raye Vest Memorial Pill Draw Award-WoO Late Model), and Chevrolet Performance. Contingency sponsors include: ASI, Beyea Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Bilstein Shocks, Butlerbuilt, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, Fox Shocks, JE Pistons, JRI Shocks, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD Performance, Penske Racing Shocks, Ohlins Shocks, QA1, QuarterMaster, Sweet Manufacturing, Superflow Dynos and Wrisco Aluminum Manufacturer. Sponsors include: Capital Race Cars, Club 29 Chassis, Impact Racing Products, Intercomp, Motorsports Safety Systems, Racing Electronics, Rocket Chassis, S&S Volvo, and TNT Rescue.