Passion for helping brother led to Rob Hile’s engine building career

Rob Hile’s passion for helping his brother is not only apparent at the racetrack but in his career. It actually helped pave the way for it. Brothers Rob and Chris Hile started racing in 2003, running Sportsman Modifieds before eventually moving up to Big Block Modifieds. Rob would race Fridays at Brewerton Speedway and Chris … Read more

‘WIN EVERY RACE’: Larry Wight, team refocused for 2022 campaign

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Only milliseconds could measure Larry Wight’s lightning response to his goals for 2022 – “Win every race.” The certain confidence stems from the restructuring of LJL Racing over the off-season with the team downsizing from a three-car team to a one-car team with Wight. By combining all their best efforts into one car, the Phoenix, … Read more

2/19/22 — Volusia Speedway Park

DIRTcar Nationals Feature #5 (50 Laps): 1. 98H-Jimmy Phelps[1]; 2. 99L-Larry Wight[16]; 3. 44-Stewart Friesen[17]; 4. 35M-Mike Mahaney[5]; 5. 8S-Rich Scagliotta[14]; 6. 54-Steve Bernard[28]; 7. 88-Mat Williamson[4]; 8. 25P-Michael Parent[24]; 9. 16X-Dan Creeden[21]; 10. 21A-Peter Britten[7]; 11. 3J-Marc Johnson[9]; 12. 19-Tim Fuller[19]; 13. 35LJ-LJ Lombardo[23]; 14. 111-Demetrios Drellos[8]; 15. 1K-Rick Laubach[10]; 16. 3H-Justin Haers[11]; 17. … Read more

THE BIG GATOR: Jimmy Phelps conquers DIRTcar Nationals for first title, win

In 26 years with the Super DIRTcar Series, Jimmy Phelps has seen and experienced it all. But an occurrence Saturday night left him shocked and speechless. He earned his first DIRTcar Nationals win – worth $6,000 – and claimed the 2022 Big Gator Championship after leading green to checkered in the 50-lap finale at Volusia … Read more

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Big Blocks head south to chase DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator title

The Beasts of the Northeast have awakened from their hibernation with an appetite for gators. Before the championship season kicks off in March, the Super DIRTcar Series will have some fun in the sun for a week’s worth of racing at Volusia Speedway Park for the 51st DIRTcar Nationals, Feb. 14-19. Monday will be a … Read more

DIRTcar Nationals set to bring big names for Super DIRTcar Series Big Block action

The winter blues will melt away in less than a month when the Beast of the Northeast fire their engines for the first time in 2022 during the DIRTcar Nationals, Feb. 14-19. Volusia Speedway Park will again host the season-opening week of racing for the Super DIRTcar Series, featuring the best Big Block Modified drivers … Read more

DRIVER HIGHLIGHTS: A look back at Super DIRTcar Series drivers’ 2021 season

The 2021 class of Super DIRTcar Series full-time drivers was one of the most robust groups in series history with 12 championships and 171 wins between them and half the field under 30. The year proved to be a career year for some, while others will focus on regrouping for the 2022 season, starting in … Read more

ONE FOR GRANDPA: Alex Yankowski Shocks the Dirt Racing World at NGK NTK World of Outlaws World Finals

CONCORD, NC –  One thing was going through seventeen-year-old Alex Yankowski’s mind as he crossed the finish line at The Dirt Track at Charlotte to win his first-career Super DIRTcar Series Feature in his second-career star during the NGK NTK World Finals: “My grandfather. That’s it.”  Sadly, Yankowski’s grandfather passed away Friday morning.  “It was … Read more

11/05/21 — The Dirt Track at Charlotte

Yankowski - World Finals

Feature 40 Laps | 00:25:08.162 – 1. 84Y-Alex Yankowski[6]; 2. 99L-Larry Wight[2]; 3. 88-Mat Williamson[5]; 4. 111-Demetrios Drellos[10]; 5. 32CC-Max McLaughlin[4]; 6. 19-Tim Fuller[19]; 7. 2L-Jack Lehner[3]; 8. 20-Brett Hearn[1]; 9. 15-Billy Pauch Jr[11]; 10. 91-Billy Decker[14]; 11. 8A-Duane Howard[15]; 12. 98H-Jimmy Phelps[16]; 13. 25-Erick Rudolph[17]; 14. 83X-Tim Sears Jr[26]; 15. 9S-Matt Sheppard[9]; 16. 215-Adam … Read more

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Demon 100 kicks off Racing’s Biggest Party with a dose of Big Blocks at Brewerton

BREWERTON, NY – Crisp air, clear skies, and changing leaves are all upon us for the greatest week in dirt racing. Add a little sulfur to the mix Tuesday night at Brewerton Speedway and “The Demon” awakens. The 49th annual NAPA Super DIRT Week hits the ground running with the $10,000-to-win Demon 100 at Brewerton … Read more