Thursday, 17 October 2019


July 31, 2019 - ROSSBURG, OH - The 2019 Eldora Dirt Derby 100 will be one to remember. Erick Rudolph bested 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. Read more: 07/31/2019 Dirt Derby 100 Eldora Speedway

WEEDSPORT, NY - July 28, 2019 - Super Matt Sheppard needed all of his power and green flag laps he could get to seal his sixth Super DIRTcar Series win of 2019. Having secured a guaranteed start for NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII, Sheppard passes the guarantee to runner-up and rival Erick Rudolph. Rudolph started eleventh and worked his way passed all of the best Big Block Modified drivers around except for one. Outside pole-sitter and early race leader Mat Williamson finished third to round out the podium.  Read more: 07/28/19 Hall of Fame 100 Weedsport Speedway

GRANBY, QUE - July 24, 2019 - Super Matt Sheppard survived 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 16 after battling wheel-to-wheel for four consecutive laps. Drummond winner Erick Rudolph rounded out the podium after driving up from the twelfth starting position.

Read more: 07/23/2019 Autodrome Granby 100

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. 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 and crossed the finish line on the final step of the podium. Read more: 07/22/2019 Racing Stock 100 Autodrome Drummond

Canandaigua, NY - Thursday, July 4 - On lap ninety-nine out of one hundred Max McLaughlin and Erick Rudolph swapped the lead and made heavy contact in the final corner coming to the checkered flag. A few laps before that Matt Sheppard made a stunning three-wide move going into turn three to get into a podium position. As it turned out, that was the winning move. Billy Dunn crossed the finish line in second place after spending a majority of the race battling wheel-to-wheel in the top 3. In third place, outside pole sitter Just Wright kept his nose clean and finished an impressive third place. 

Read more: 07/04/2019 Liberty 100 Land of Legends Raceway

PLATTSBURGH, NY - July 1, 2019 - Lightning Larry Wight takes advantage of a restart at the halfway point to drive passed Matt Sheppard on the outside. 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 for the lead. Sheppard had a massive half-track lead at one point but after the bottom line went away for him, he lost his 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: 07/01/19 Border Battle 100 Plattsburgh Airborne Speedway

CORNWALL, ON - June 30, 2019 - Matt Sheppard battled up through the top-five to take the lead early in the race but had to go toe-to-toe with The Doctor Danny Johnson to secure the win. Larry Wight crossed the finish line in second place, which is a solid points-finish for the Gypsum Express driver. With another third place podium, Mat Williamson didn't let Sheppard run away with all the points. Williamon started on the pole and even after fading back early, he never let the leader out of his sight.  Read more: 06/30/19 O'Canada 100 Cornwall Motor Speedway

MALTA, NY - June 25, 2019 - Brett Hearn's The Big Show 11 lived up to its name. In a 111-lap race that few will soon forget, five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Stewart Friesen passed race promotor and eight-time Series Champion Brett Hearn on lap 110. Mat Williamson put together another solid finish to round out the podium. Read more: 06/25/2019 The Big Show 11 Albany-Saratoga Speedway

WEEDSPORT, NY - May 27. 2019 - Last year's Series runner-up Erick Rudolph battled back a bevy of Big Blocks to capture another Weedsport Speedway checkered flag. Close across the stripe behind him was Gypsum Express's veteran pilot Billy Decker. NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series star Stewart Friesen made his bid for the top spot multiple times but was eventually passed by the No. 91.

Read more: 05/27/2019 Heroes Remembered 100 Weedsport Speedway

LAFARGVILLE, NY - Matt Sheppard won the Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100, NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier from the outside pole. Sheppard defeated all challengers including Erick Rudolph, Billy Decker, Billy Dunn, and Mat Williamson to hold onto the lead for a huge $10,000 payday. Mat Williamson's brand new No. 88 Buzzchew Chevy Big-Block Modified was stout and finished in Sheppard's tracks for second place. Billy Dunn took advantage of a familiar race track., where he's won many races, to round out the podium.

Read more: 04/13/2019 Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100 Can-Am Speedway