Sunday, 08 December 2019

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Lebanon Valley Track Champion Kenny Tremont Jr. Wins $25,500 and NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Guaranteed Start

 

WEST LEBANON, NY - August 31, 2019 - With just ten laps to go in the 101-lap $25,500-to-win Mr. DIRT Track USA, NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier, Kenny Tremont Jr. passed Ronnie Johnson to take the checkered flag. Johnson had led the entire race up to that point, but Tremont was not to be denied the defense of his Mr. DIRT Track USA title. Brett The Jet Hearn started in the outside pole and never left the podium positions finishing third. Read more: Tremont Successfully Defends Mr. DIRT Track USA Title

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Matt Sheppard Parks It at the Orange County Fair Speedway, Godown Locked into Billy Whittaker Cars 200

MIDDLETOWN, NY - August 15, 2019 - Matt Sheppard raced up from his third-place starting position to snatch the $10,000-to-win Battle on the Midway 100 at Orange County. In his tracks, the Ringoes Rocket Ryan Godown fought off red hot runner Erick Rudolph to secure his best Series finish and a guaranteed starting spot in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII.

Read more: Sheppard Outruns the Field at Orange County

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Erick Rudolph drove to his fourth Series victory at Merrittville Speedway, passing Billy Decker, Ryan Susice, and Gary Lindberg for the win

THOROLD, ONTARIO – August 5, 2019 – Ransomville, NY’s Erick Rudolph outfoxed local Merrittville Speedway stars Ryan Susice and Gary Lindberg to pick up his fourth Super DIRTcar Series win of 2019. Just when the capacity Thorold, Ontario crowd thought it would be a duel between two of their best drivers for the $8,000 payday, Rudolph’s No. 25R came roaring through the top of the field. Finally, Rudolph made the decisive move with five laps to go and captured the checkered flag.

Read more: RUDOLPH ROUNDS OFF MERRITTVILLE FOR THE WIN

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Dave Blaney took the checkered flag at Eldora Speedway in a 20-lap thriller for first career Super DIRTcar Series win

ROSSBURG, OHIO - August 1, 2019 - The Buckeye Bullet, Dave Blaney, took his first career Super DIRTcar Series victory in a 20-lap showdown on the mighty Ohio high banks of Eldora Speedway. The crowd erupted when their hometown hero undid his safety belts and stood before the massive Eldora crowd.

Read more: Dave Blaney Wins Eldora Dirt Derby Invitational in Front of Massive Crowd

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Erick Rudolph wins the Eldora Dirt Derby 100 $10,000 grand prize and Billy Decker picked up a guaranteed start at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII

July 31, 2019 - ROSSBURG, OH - The 2019 Eldora Dirt Derby 100 will be long-remembered by those who witnessed it. The spectacular race saw Erick Rudolph best eight-time Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard with a pass in the final quarter of the race to win $10,000. Rudolph held off long-time Series hero Billy Decker and rival Mat Williamson on a late-race restart to seal the win as well.

Read more: Erick Rudolph Burns It Up in the Buckeye State!

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Future Hall of Famer Matt Sheppard won his second straight and sixth Series race of the year, Erick Rudolph and Mat Williamson ran hard for the podium

WEEDSPORT, NY - July 28, 2019 - Super Matt Sheppard needed all of his power and green flag laps to seal his sixth Super DIRTcar Series win of 2019. Having secured a guaranteed start for NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII earlier this year at Can-Am Speedway, Sheppard passed the guarantee to runner-up and rival Erick Rudolph. Rudolph started eleventh and worked his way by all of the best Big Block Modified drivers around except for the one in the No. 9s. Outside pole-sitter and early race leader Mat Williamson finished third to round out the podium. Read more: SHEPPARD FLEXES MUSCLE WITH SIXTH SERIES WIN

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Matt Sheppard pulled off a late-race pass on runner-up Peter Britten to win the 100-lap clash at Autodrome Granby

GRANBY, QUE - July 24, 2019 - Super Matt Sheppard made it through an eleven-car pileup on lap 29 to drive through the field for his fifth Super DIRTcar Series win in 2019. Sheppard took the lead from Queensland, Australian driver, Peter Britten on lap 84 after battling wheel-to-wheel lap after lap. Drummond winner Erick Rudolph rounded out the podium after driving up from the twelfth starting position. Read more: Granby Glory Pushes Sheppard to Third in All-Time Wins

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Erick Rudolph blasts by Stewart Friesen and Jimmy Phelps for $7,500 Drummond Payday

DRUMMONDVILLE, QUE - July 22, 2019 - The winning driver was anyone’s guess throughout the entire 100 laps of action at Autodrome Drummond but Erick Rudolph from Ransomville, NY saved his best stuff for last. Runner-up and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series standout Stewart Friesen led the most laps but not the one that counted for the win. HBR’s Jimmy Phelps started on the pole position and stayed in the top five all night to cross the finish line on the final step of the podium.

Read more: Rudolph Hoists Drummond's Championship Belt

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McLaughlin led 99 laps until tangling with Rudolph coming to checkers as Sheppard adds fourth Series win of 2019

CANANDAIGUA, NY — July 4, 2019 — It took 99-and-a-half laps, but the packed grandstands at Land of Legends Raceway saw a huge Fourth of July fireworks display in the middle of turns three and four on Thursday night when Max McLaughlin and Erick Rudolph made heavy contact in a final turn battle for the checkered flag. Read more: FIREWORKS! Leaders Wreck on Final Lap, Sheppard Takes Liberty 100 Glory

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Plattsburgh Airborne Speedway shines in 100-lap Border Battle, Wight Wins over Sheppard and Johnson

PLATTSBURGH, NY - July 1, 2019 - Lightning Larry Wight took advantage of a restart at the halfway point to drive by Matt Sheppard while riding the cushion on the extreme outside line of the half-mile race track. Wight and the Gypsum Racing team went home $10,000 richer and now have a guaranteed starting position in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII in October at Oswego Speedway. Runner-up Matt Sheppard drove to the front early, passing both Mat Williamson and then leader Brett Hearn in one fell swoop. Sheppard had built a massive half-track lead but after the bottom line went away for him he lost speed. In third place came the No. 27J of Danny Johnson who battled hard in the top ten all night to earn his podium result. Read more: Wight Whips ‘Em for $10,000 and Guaranteed NAPA Super DIRT Week Start

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