MAD FOR GATORS: Max McLaughlin scores second DIRTcar Nationals win, Big Gator points lead

The first three times Max McLaughlin asked Volusia Speedway Park for its iconic gator trophy this week it said “no.” With every “no,” frustration grew. A third; an eight; and then a second. The latter, causing dejection to take over his posture. Friday night, during the fourth round of DIRTcar Nationals Super DIRTcar Series action, … Read more

2/17/22 — Volusia Speedway Park

DIRTcar Nationals Feature #3 (30 Laps): 1. 88-Mat Williamson[2]; 2. 8H-Max McLaughlin[7]; 3. 21A-Peter Britten[8]; 4. 9S-Matt Sheppard[6]; 5. 44-Stewart Friesen[1]; 6. 98H-Jimmy Phelps[10]; 7. 1K-Rich Laubach[4]; 8. 30W-Joseph Watson[5]; 9. 99L-Larry Wight[21]; 10. 16X-Dan Creeden[3]; 11. 8S-Rich Scagliotta[9]; 12. 23C-Kyle Coffey[16]; 13. 12S-Darren Smith[12]; 14. 19-Tim Fuller[15]; 15. 3H-Justin Haers[20]; 16. 111-Demetrios Drellos[13]; 17. … Read more

UNDER PRESSURE: Williamson uses Super DIRT Week pressure to claim third DIRTcar Nationals victory

Mat Williamson felt the pressure of NAPA Super DIRT Week Thursday evening. But that pressure had nothing to do with the October event. He and his Buzz Chew Racing team were 1,200 miles south of where it’s even held. It was the third of five straight days of Super DIRTcar Series racing at Volusia Speedway … Read more

2/16/22 — Volusia Speedway Park

Feature (30 Laps): 1. 21A-Peter Britten[3]; 2. 98H-Jimmy Phelps[1]; 3. 2L-Jack Lehner[4]; 4. 23C-Kyle Coffey[9]; 5. 99L-Larry Wight[8]; 6. 88-Mat Williamson[6]; 7. 44-Stewart Friesen[2]; 8. 8H-Max McLaughlin[20]; 9. 118-Jim Britt[12]; 10. 19-Tim Fuller[5]; 11. 12S-Darren Smith[13]; 12. 3H-Justin Haers[7]; 13. 14-CG Morey[15]; 14. 9S-Matt Sheppard[22]; 15. 35LJ-LJ Lombardo[11]; 16. 35M-Mike Mahaney[10]; 17. 16X-Dan Creeden[21]; 18. … Read more

‘WE GOT A GATAH!’: Britten edges Phelps by 0.025 seconds for first DIRTcar Nationals win

The hunger in Peter Britten was visible. Wild and untamed. He threw his Big Block Modified into every corner with an anger, scaring any rut more than it intimidated him. Tuesday night, it cost him a win. Wednesday night, a different story. However, just as hellaciously entertaining. When the white flag was revealed during the … Read more

VICTOR FREEZE: Stewart Friesen wins barn burner over Peter Britten at DIRTcar Nationals

Ripped from the pages of the greatest fiction stories, like those featuring epic duels between Mr. Freeze and Batman, Stewart Friesen and Peter Britten created a live-action duel of epic proportions at Volusia Speedway Park. However, there were no fancy gadgets or corny catchphrases, just two hellacious 800hp Big Block Modifieds wheeled by men throwing … 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

A LOOK BACK: Relive some of the top 2021 Super DIRTcar Series moments

Before stepping into the 2022 Super DIRTcar Series season, featuring a new $200,000 overall championship purse, several new tracks and the 50th NAPA Super DIRT Week, there’s much to celebrate about 2021. From the Series return to full-time racing to multiple fan-favorite victories, the Super DIRTcar Series produced another season of unforgettable thrills that will … 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

STRONG FOUNDATION: Peter Britten focusing on improving fitness, weak points for 2022

Peter Britten was finally able to lay a foundation he could stand on this year in preparation to build a strong 2022 Super DIRTcar Series season and go after his first championship. The Queensland, Australia driver had a career year in 2021, securing his second Super DIRTcar Series win and finishing fourth in the Series … Read more