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9/25/21 — Albany-Saratoga Speedway

MALTA, NY – Since 1972, 185 drivers won Super DIRTcar Series Features out of thousands entered. On Saturday, Sept. 25, Mike Mahaney, from King Ferry, NY, became the 186th.  Mike Mahaney, in the #35 Adirondack Auto Big Block Modified, held off two of the absolute best drivers in the world for the $13,000 Massive Malta

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Super DIRTcar Series Headlines Massive Malta Weekend

MALTA, NY –  The Great Race Place, as Albany-Saratoga Speedway is known, hosts the Super DIRTcar Series for a 100-lap, $10,000-to-win, NAPA Super DIRT Week qualifier on Saturday, Sept. 25. Dave Farney’s double checkered flag display will mark the 18th completed Series race at the dynamic, multi-groove, Malta, NY facility where Series stars like Matt

Heavy Rain Forces Horsepower 100 Cancelation at Albany-Saratoga Speedway

MALTA, NY — Heavy rain throughout the weekend that is continuing this week, combined with the potential for tornadoes, has forced Super DIRTcar Series and Albany-Saratoga Speedway officials to cancel Tuesday’s Horsepower 100, an event already delayed once by rain. The Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds will race at Albany-Saratoga on Saturday, Sept. 25,

Albany-Saratoga Speedway’s Horsepower 100 Rescheduled for Tuesday, July 13

MALTA, NY – Break out the calendar, a new date for the Horsepower 100 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway has been established. Super DIRTcar and Albany-Saratoga Speedway officials have rescheduled the event (originally scheduled for June 22) for Tuesday, July 13, to bring the Big Blocks back to the famous Malta, NY race track.  The stars and

Horsepower 100 at Albany-Saratoga Postponed

MALTA, NY – Due to saturated grounds and more rain throughout the day, Super DIRTcar Series and track officials have been forced to postpone tonight’s Horsepower 100 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. Series and track officials are working on a makeup date for this year.  The mid-morning cancellation comes as an effort to save teams and fans

BETTING ON DRELLOS: Horsepower 100 Hype Building at Albany-Saratoga

MALTA, NY – The Horsepower 100 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Tuesday, June 22, can’t come soon enough for Demetrios Drellos.  Bad luck has hovered over the Super DIRTcar Series regular throughout the start of the 2021 season, leaving Drellos 15th in points after the six first races, but he eyes Albany-Saratoga as a potential turning

Historic 2021 Schedule Takes Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds to New Heights

Historic 2021 Schedule Takes Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds to New Heights  Bristol Throwdown, NAPA Super DIRT Week, Can-Am World Finals Highlight High-Flying $1.5 Million Super DIRTcar Series Tour WEEDSPORT, NY – From the 50th DIRTcar Nationals at Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park to Tennessee’s legendary Bristol Motor Speedway, back to Quebec’s Autodrome Drummond, NAPA

FRIESEN FOUND A WAY: Stewart Friesen Capped Wild 2020 with Hoosier Championship

WEEDSPORT, NY – November 30, 2020 – When the world ground to a halt in the springtime of 2020, drivers were suddenly in a situation no one anticipated. Teams prepared all winter long for another jam-packed season of DIRTcar Racing in the Northeast. Sadly, the global pandemic required many states in the Northeast as well

PERREGO POUNCES: Last Lap Decides First OktoberFAST Feature

MALTA, NY – October 6, 2020 – The Super DIRTcar Series roared to life once again at Albany-Saratoga Speedway launching a week’s worth of Big Block Modified action all across New York State. Anthony Perrego, the 26-year-old driver from Montgomery, NY, made every lap count and picked up the $7,500 payday with a last-lap pass

10/6/20 — Albany-Saratoga Speedway

MALTA, NY – Tuesday, October 6 – The Super DIRTcar Series roared to life once again at Albany-Saratoga Speedway launching a week’s worth of Big Block Modified action all across New York State. Anthony Perrego made every lap count and picked up the $7,500 payday with a last-lap pass on local hero Ronnie Johnson. Meanwhile,

Unique Awards at All Six OktoberFAST Events Add $40,000 for Racers

WEEDSPORT, NY — OktoberFAST presented by DIRTVision is a week-long event, Oct. 6-11, boasting more than $300,000-plus in purse and prize money. Now, on top of that, several sponsors have stepped up to put in an additional $40,000 worth of special prizes and cash awards. Racers will have an opportunity to take home their slice

Billy Whittaker Cars Leads Way in Sponsorship of OktoberFAST Divisions

WEEDSPORT, NY — Sept. 25, 2020 — DIRTcar OktoberFAST presented by DIRTVision is an event featuring more than $300,000 in purse and prize money over six consecutive nights of racing, Oct. 6-11, at some of the most iconic dirt tracks across New York. Starting Oct. 6 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, the Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar

HILE-DRIVER: Family Tradition Powers Chris Hile’s 6-Race DIRTcar OktoberFAST Effort

SYRACUSE – Chris Hile has been a staple on the high banks of Fulton and Brewerton Speedways for a decade where he honed his skills before deciding to go full-time Super DIRTcar Series racing in 2020. Unfortunately, like many well-laid plans, the Series championship has been postponed until 2021.  Hile, of Syracuse, a would-be rookie

DIRTcar OktoberFAST Boasts $300,000 Purse

CONCORD, NC – DIRTcar OktoberFAST is a unique opportunity for Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified drivers and teams to experience a true speed week. Six storied DIRTcar tracks set the stage for six heart-pounding nights of action all broadcast live on DIRTVision without fans in the stands as per state COVID-19 guidelines.  Notably, all

BIG BLOCKS IN OCTOBER: DIRTcar OktoberFAST presented by DIRTVision Features Six Nights of Racing on Six Historic DIRTcar Tracks

2020 continues to be a year without precedent. Given the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions — knowing NAPA Super DIRT Week just wouldn’t be Super DIRT Week without thousands of spirited fans on location — DIRTcar Racing has scheduled a six-day extravaganza of the four premier Northeast divisions, spotlighting the Super DIRTcar Series. With purses and prize

The Big Show Waits for 2021, New Albany-Saratoga Date Being Explored

The Big Show Waits for 2021, New Albany-Saratoga Date Being Explored MALTA, NY — Brett Hearn’s The Big Show 12 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway originally scheduled for June 23 has been postponed to 2021 because of mass gathering restrictions to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic.  Track and Series officials are working on a new event at