Super DIRTcar Series returns to Canandaigua Motorsports Park

FX Caprara extends 2015 partnership

Canandaigua, NY – The Super DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds are headed to Canandaigua Motorsports Park for the 5th annual Jan Corcoran Memorial 64 event Wednesday, May 20.

The $6,000-to-win event is the Super DIRTcar Series’ first appearance at the Canandaigua half-mile since 2012. If the racing rises to the level of the Super Dirtcar Series opener at Fulton Speedway, as five-time Canandaigua Big Block Modified champion Matt Sheppard predicts, it will be memorable.

Sheppard, a three-time SDS Big-Block Series champion from Waterloo, NY, finished second to defending Series champion Billy Decker in the Series’ opener.

Since then, driving the FX Capara No. 9H, Sheppard has a win and a second in two regular-season starts at Canandaigua. He was also the opening night winner at Brewerton Speedway.

When the feature line-up rolls out onto the track Wednesday, it will be led by the FX Caprara pace car. FX Caprara is the Official Car Company of the 2015 Super DIRTcar Series and NAPA Super DIRT Week XLIV (October 7-11).

“It’s really nice to have a Series race at Canandaigua,” Sheppard said. “It’s been my home track for a long time. It’s really racy and it’s already in mid-summer shape. If your car is good, you can come from out of the back and win.”

Post time for the 5th annual Jan Corcoran Memorial 64-lap event is 7 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Admission is $25/adults, $5/kids-16 and under. Track phone (585-394-0961).

The top 12 competitors attempting to win the Pole Position Raceway Fast Time Qualifier award will participate in the Dig Safely NY 811 redraw to determine the first six rows in the 30-car field.

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