Mohawk National Weekend kicks of Friday, featuring three premier DIRTcar Racing Series
Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series to invade Mohawk International Raceway
AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Monday, September 8, 2014 – Racers across the Northeast are gearing up for another big weekend. On Friday, Sept. 12, and Saturday, Sept. 13, three premier DIRTcar Racing series will invade Mohawk International Raceway for an action packed weekend.
The annual Mohawk Nationals Weekend kicks off Friday night with a 75-lap, $4,000-to-win feature race for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series. The following day, the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series will take over, along with the ninth round of the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series.
Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., currently tops the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series point standings, with Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., down by 18 and Brett Hearn, of Sussex, N.J., by 37. After Autodrome Granby’s 150-lapper Friday, Sept. 5, defending series champion Erick Rudolph, of Ransomville, N.Y., leads in DIRTcar 358-Modified Series points. Brad Rouse is first in DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series points, followed by Mathieu Desjardins in second and Shane Pecore in third.
Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Mohawk International Raceway for the first night of racing and at 1 p.m. Saturday. Racing is scheduled to get underway at 7:30 p.m. Friday and at 6 p.m. Saturday. For more information about the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series, visit www.superdirtcarseries.com. For more information about the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series, visit www.dirtcar.com.
AT A GLANCE:
Mohawk Nationals Weekend
Friday, Sept. 13: DIRTcar 358-Modified Series
Saturday, Sept. 14: Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series
LOCATION: Mohawk International Raceway, 313 Frogtown Rd., Hogansburg, N. Y.
ABOUT THE TRACK: 3/8-mile oval
MORE TRACK INFORMATION: mohawkinternationalraceway.com/ | @MohawkRaceway | facebook.com/MIRtrack
MORE SERIES INFORMATION: dirtcar.com | @DIRTcarNE | facebook.com/DIRTcar
The Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Racing in the Northeast Region is brought to fans by several sponsors and partners including Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, Chevy Performance Parts, NAPA Auto Parts, and Safety-Kleen. Contingency partners include the University of Northwestern Ohio, ASI, Bicknell Racing Products, Bilstein Shocks, Brodix, ButlerBuilt, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, Integra Shocks, Intercomp, JE Pistons, JRI Shocks, KSE Racing Products, Motorsports Safety Systems, MSD LLC, Fox Shocks, Racing Electronics, Superflow and Wrisco Industries.