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Matt Sheppard and Anthony Perrego lead the field to the green flag at Volusia Speedway Park

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Super DIRTcar Series Opens 2024 Championship Season at New Egypt

A Garden State battle awaits the Super DIRTcar Series as it kicks off its 2024 championship season with the Power in the Pines at New Egypt Speedway.  The 75-lap, $7,500-to-win, season-opener on Saturday, March 30, marks the first Series event at the track since 2014 – won by Matt Sheppard, now the 10-time and defending Series champion.

Larry Wight

Larry Wight Finds Early Success With New Baseline Setup

Larry Wight may have found a successful formula for the 2024 Super DIRTcar Series season. After two years of struggling, he made a pivotal adjustment to his shock program during the offseason, leaning on advice from the Series’ most recent championship duo. “We made a switch to Integra Shocks,” Wight said. “I reached out to

Matt Sheppard, Mat Williamson, and Jack Lehner battle at Volusia Speedway Park

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Super DIRTcar Series Kicks off 2024 Season at DIRTcar Nationals

A trip to the Sunshine State awaits the Super DIRTcar Series as it prepares for its annual gator hunt. The Beasts of the Northeast kick off its 2024 season at the 53rd annual Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, Feb. 14-17.  Drivers will battle for four nights at “The World’s Fastest Half-Mile,” starting with

MASSIVE RETURN: Stewart Friesen Wins at Albany-Saratoga, Locks Into Super DIRT Week

Stewart Friesen scores $11,500 payday and locks himself into the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Super DIRT Week 51 After missing the Super DIRTcar Series Feature at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in June, Stewart Friesen returned to Malta Saturday night for a massive result. Along with claiming the Malta Massive Weekend victory, worth $11,500, he also scored

Racing at Albany-Saratoga Speedway 2022

1 MONTH ALERT: Albany-Saratoga, Airborne to Host June Weekday Events

The Super DIRTcar Series has reserved June for weekday stops at Albany-Saratoga Speedway and Airborne Speedway. First, the Series will make an early summer visit to Albany-Saratoga for the Summer Starter 71 on Tuesday, June 13. Then, The Beasts of the Northeast will return to Airborne Speedway, in Plattsburgh, NY, for the first time since

Mike Perrotte Eager For Super DIRTcar Series Reunion at Airborne Speedway

When the Canadian border reopened last year, several other doors opened with it for the Super DIRTcar Series. Among them include the Series’ return to Airborne Speedway for the $7,500-to-win Assault at Airborne, Wednesday, June 14 – its first time back at the track since 2019. The opening allows the Quebec fanbase to flood back

NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS: Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Northeast Drivers gather to recognize 2022 champions 

The Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast competitors came together one last time in 2022 to recognize and celebrate the season’s accomplishments. More than $330,000 in prize money was awarded, with Super DIRTcar Series title winner Matt Sheppard taking home a Series-high $60,000 payday.  The awards handed out included the Super DIRTcar Series title and Rookie of

Friesen Takes Checkers as Super DIRT Week Honors 50 Years of Champions

Reutimann, Balough join today’s superstars to help kick off ‘Racing’s Biggest Party’ From the inaugural winner in 1972 to the most recent driver to take the checkered flag, NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week celebrated 50 years of history on Thursday by honoring past champions of the event. After each former winner — from 1972

WIGHT’S NIGHT: Larry Wight Wins First Night of Cavalcade Cup at Weedsport Speedway

Larry Wight wins big at Weedsport Speedway Saturday night, taking home Super DIRTcar Series and Empire Super Sprints victories While the Cavalcade Cup Weekend at Weedsport Speedway is a two-day event, Larry Wight already claimed two trophies on night one. The Phoenix, NY driver pulled double duty, racing with the Super DIRTcar Series and the

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