Thursday, 17 October 2019

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Runner-up Sheppard Takes Big Gator Points Lead

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 15, 2019 – If the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals truly sets the tone for the rest of season, then Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified fans are in for a banner year. Friday night’s third round of the quest for the Big Gator at Volusia Speedway Park was captured by Gypsum Racing’s No. 99L Lightning Larry Wight, who thrilled the crowd by blasting around the high-side of the track no matter how little cushion was left to lean on.

Read more: Wight Thrills Volusia Fans By Blasting Cushion to DIRTcar Nationals Victory

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Seven-Time Champion Matt Sheppard Passes Two Cars in One Corner for Round Two Win at the DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL - February 14, 2019 – There was love for dirt racing in the air at Volusia Speedway Park this Valentine's Day, as a tremendous crowd watched three super-powered heroes battle it out for the top spot of the Super DIRTcar Series 30-lap Feature podium. Super Matt Sheppard, from Watertown, NY, triumphed over Mr. Freeze Stewart Friesen, and Batman Peter Britten. Sheppard made a late two-for-one pass in turn two for his first win of 2019 with a new car, a new set up, and a new engine. The 30-lap thriller featured multiple lead changes, with four different leaders including the top three and Jessey Mueller who fell back to finish sixth.

Read more: Sheppard on Top of Super-Powered Podium

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Billy Decker Christens his Return to Gypsum Racing with a Win, Edges Out Teammate Larry Wight

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 13, 2019 – It took just one race for Billy Decker to return to his winning ways in the famous red No. 91 Gypsum Express Big-Block Modified, there was nothing easy about it on Wednesday night in DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Not only did Decker, of Unadilla, NY, hold off teammate and reigning NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Larry Wight, but he was forced to out-muscle legendary Billy Pauch to come away with the checkered flag. Wight and Pauch ran side-by-side for nearly half the race while trying to run down Decker.

Read more: Billy Decker Knocks Them Out in Round One at DIRTcar Nationals


Tim Fuller Stuns the 2018 Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard with Late Race Pass for Win

CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 - Tim Fuller of Watertown, NY won the battle and Matt Sheppard won the war. With just a handful of laps the 2018 Mohawk International Speedway Champion tracked Sheppard down and made the pass for the World of Outlaws World Finals Presented by Cam-Am 40-lap Feature win. Matt Sheppard crossed the finish line second as the newly crowned 2018 Super DIRTcar Series Champion. The Franklinville Flyer Billy Decker was a threat at the front of the field, but had to settle for third. That rounds out the final chapter in the 2018 Super DIRTcar Series season. Read more: Matt Sheppard Takes Seventh Super DIRTcar Series Championship, Tim Fuller Wins at World Finals

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Brett “The Jet” Hearn Lights the Afterburners at the World Finals

CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 – The first 40-lap World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Feature race went to Brett The Jet Hearn. Hearn worked his way into second, and then benefited from a flat right rear tire on Matt Sheppard. Incredibly Sheppard passed most of the field and managed a third-place finish. Hard-Charger Tim McCreadie started twenty-fifth and finished runner-up to The Jet.

Read more: Brett “The Jet” Hearn Lights the Afterburners at the World Finals


Friday’s World Finals Feature to be Run Saturday, Last Chance Showdowns go to Tim Kerr and Gary Lindberg

CONCORD, NC - November 2, 2018 - Despite the best efforts of the officials and teams, the 40-lap World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Friday Feature race will be run on Saturday afternoon, November 3. Heat Races were completed on Thursday, Last Chance Showdowns were completed Friday, as well as the Dig Safely 811 Redraw. See below for the Feature lineup.

Tomorrow, Saturday, November 3, the pit gates open at 10:00 AM, grandstands open at 1:00 PM, and at 1:30 PM the remainder of Friday’s schedule will commence. Saturday’s schedule remains as it stands with opening ceremonies at 4:45 PM. Read more: Last Chance Showdown’s Set World Finals’ Feature to be Run Saturday


Super DIRTcar Series Kicks Off World Finals with Qualifying

CONCORD, NC – November 1, 2018 – Forty-two Big-Block Modifieds made the tow to premier dirt track racing facility The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the 2018 edition of the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am. Two rounds of timed Hot Laps and two sets of Heat Races set the lineups for both Friday and Saturday’s Feature events. The big winner was Mike Mahaney from King Ferry, NY who took the checkered flag in both of his Heat Races. Read more: Super DIRTcar Series Kicks Off World Finals with Qualifying

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Erick Rudolph Keeps Championship Hopes Alive with Win at Brockville Ontario Speedway’s Northeast Fall Nationals

BROCKVILLE, ON – October 12, 2018 - Erick Rudolph roared to Victory Lane at the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville Speedway and closed the gap on Championship Points leader Matt Sheppard going into the Can-Am Off-Road World of Outlaws World Finals. Peter Britten remained red hot with a second-place finish coming off his Camping World 150 win and third place in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego Speedway’s NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII. Graham Racing and Troyer chassis teammate Danny Johnson finished right on Britten’s tail in third.

Read more: Rudolph Roars to Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Win

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Larry Wight on Top of the World at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII

OSWEGO, NY – October 7, 2018 – Gypsum Racing driver Lightning Larry Wight pulled off a late-race pass on veteran driver Jimmy Phelps and held off the five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Stewart Friesen for the $50,000 pay day. Jimmy Phelps gambled on racing the entire Billy Whittaker Cars 200 without stopping for fuel or tires. Wight’s lap 73 pit stop equipped him with fresh tires, which shot him to the top of the score card in the final quarter of the race. Friesen crossed the finish line in second followed by the Camping World 150 winner Peter Britten.  Read more: Larry Wight on Top of the World at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII


Jack Lehner and Ryan Watt Speed to Last Chance Showdown Wins

OSWEGO, NY – October 6, 2018 – It took two Last Chance Showdowns, won by Jack Lehner and Ryan Watt, to set the final positions for the NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Billy Whittaker Cars 200. Jimmy Horton, Nick Webb, Rich Scagliotta, and Alan Johnson earned the rest of the available starting positions.

Read more: Field Set for NAPA Super DIRT Week