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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

‘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,

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.

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

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

Yankowski - World Finals

11/05/21 — The Dirt Track at Charlotte

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

9/18/21 — Land of Legends Raceway

Feature (100 Laps) 1. 9S-Matt Sheppard [2][]; 2. 91D-Billy Decker [5][]; 3. 99L-Larry Wight [16][]; 4. 25R-Erick Rudolph [7][]; 5. 19F-Tim Fuller [1][]; 6. 3H-Justin Haers [14][]; 7. 21A-Peter Britten [9][]; 8. 2L-Jack Lehner [21][]; 9. 88W-Mat Williamson [8][]; 10. 5H-Chris Hile [4][]; 11. 42P-Pat Ward [13][]; 12. 32R-Ronnie Davis [15][]; 13. 111D-Demetrios Drellos [3][];

LEGEND OF THE BATMAN: Peter Britten earns emotional Land of Legends win

Hidden from fans and competitors in the seat of his #21A Big Block Modified, Peter Britten couldn’t hold back the tears. He won. Finally. Again. After claiming his first career Super DIRTcar Series win in 2017, the Australian had used everything in his utility belt to land in Victory Lane again with the Series. However,

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Series Stars Set for Horsepower 100 at Albany-Saratoga

MALTA, NY – After six heart-pounding, earth-shaking, window-rattling championship points events in 2021 the Super DIRTcar Series is ready to go to back to one of the most historic race tracks in New York – Albany-Saratoga Speedway.  The New York Capital Region has a great history with speed and racing. Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Lebanon Valley Speedway,

THUNDERCLAP: Friesen Brings the Noise and Tames The Nasty Track

LaFARGEVILLE, NY – Stewart Friesen, from Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, wheeled his way to the front and picked up a healthy $7,500 for a night’s work. The #44 flashed across Can-Am Speedway’s start/finish line just ahead of Tim Fuller, who led the most laps. Lightning Larry Wight, from Phoenix, NY, brought the #99L home third.  Max McLaughlin,