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New York State Celebrates NAPA Super DIRT Week during ‘Motorsports Appreciation Week’

SYRACUSE, NY – March 9, 2018 – To celebrate the legacy of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, now in its 47th year, the Super DIRTcar Series has been invited to Albany, NY for Motorsports Appreciation Week. Brett Hearn’s Madsen Motorsports No. 20 will join race cars from New York’s finest racing facilities displayed from March 12-16 inside the New York State Capitol building at Empire State Plaza.

Hearn’s amazing 900 wins have put the No. 20 on the map, and the Super DIRTcar Series is excited to have his car representing the series in Albany. The No. 20 will be in good company alongside NASCAR and IMSA racing machines inside the state capitol. Make sure you stop by and check out the Hearn machine to see how it stacks up against other legendary cars provided by Watkins Glen International.

From its beginnings on the NYS Fairgrounds Mile to its present-day home at Oswego Speedway, NAPA Super DIRT Week has drawn thousands and thousands of race fans to the state year after year for Racing’s Biggest Party. It’s an important historic institution and is still one of the largest sports entertainment draws in the state. Visit for tickets and news.

Take your photo with the cars at the Motorsports Appreciation Week exhibit and post them to Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #AlbanyMotorsportsWeek. We’ll be sharing our favorites with all our Big-Block Modified fans online.

When Winter finally winds down, join us on Saturday, April 28 at Fulton Speedway, where the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds begin their march to Oswego, NY for NAPA Super DIRT Week. Fulton Speedway, a 3/8-mile oval carved into a hill, gives spectators an unforgettable view of the three- and four-wide competition that The High-Bank Holdup 100 is known for. If you want to catch some action even earlier, on Friday, April 27 the Big-Block Modifieds will have Hot Laps during the DIRTcar Sportsman and Sprint Car show. If you can’t be there to experience it in person, subscribe and stream the Saturday race live on