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Super DIRTcar Series Ransomville Feature postponed to Thursday evening

With heavy rain arriving at Ransomville Speedway just before the start of Wednesday’s Super DIRTcar Series Feature, the Summer Nationals 75-lap event was postponed to Thursday, Aug. 25. Gates will open at 6pm (ET) with Hot Lap starting at 7:30pm and the Super DIRTcar Series Feature projected to start at 8pm – followed by the

50 TO 50: Drivers discuss what makes Super DIRT Week special as 50th nears

With 50 days to go, the excitement for the 50th NAPA Super DIRT Week is building among drivers and fans Ask any Big Block Modified driver about NAPA Super DIRT Week and they’ll tell you… “It’s our Super Bowl,” said Super DIRTcar Series star Jimmy Phelps, echoing the sentiment of his competitors. The event, which

1 MONTH ALERT: Cavalcade Weekend at Weedsport Speedway returns Sept. 10-11

The Super DIRTcar Series will make its final trip of the year to Weedsport Speedway for the doubleheader Cavalcade Weekend, Sept. 10-11. The two-day event will see the best Big Block Modified drivers in the country compete for a $7,500 payday on Saturday, Sept. 10, and then a $10,000 top prize and NAPA Super DIRT

1 MONTH ALERT: Inaugural SummerFAST creates new Northeast epic Aug. 16-18

One of the biggest weekends in Northeast motorsports will become a special week-long event with the debut of the Super DIRTcar Series SummerFAST, Aug. 16-18. Leading up to the NASCAR Watkins Glen International weekend, the Super DIRTcar Series will run three consecutive races during the week – Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Brewerton Speedway, Wednesday, Aug.

1 MONTH ALERT: Hall of Fame 100 at Weedsport Speedway set for July 24

The Super DIRTcar Series returns to Weedsport Speedway for the second time this season with the chance for one driver to claim a guaranteed starting spot in the 50th Running of NAPA Super DIRT Week. The Hall of Fame 100, on Sunday, July 24, will see The Beast of the Northeast battle for 100 laps

GAME OF MILLIMETERS: Peter Britten finding momentum at right time

Peter Britten has been measuring his season in millimeters. And not only because he’s an Aussie. To him, being off by a “millimeter” with his race car’s setup could mean the difference between winning and far from it. When he and his team unloaded in February for DIRTcar Nationals they were on point. The car

HAIL TO THE KING: Bridgeport holds crown for opening Super DIRTcar Series event

The battle to be king has intensified. Along with crowning a new King of the Blocks at Bridgeport Motorsports Park, Tuesday, May 3, the event will also serve as the 2022 Super DIRTcar Series championship season opener. Becoming an instant fan favorite when the Series first visited the 3/8-mile New Jersey track in 2020 due

THUNDER ROLLS: Super DIRTcar Series set to invade Can-Am Speedway April 9

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A welcomed thunder will rumble through upstate New York again for the first time in six months when the Super DIRTcar Series returns to Can-Am Speedway on Saturday, April 9. The Thunder on the 1000 Islands in LaFargville will mark The Beast of the Northeast’s first of many Empire State stops this year. Drivers like

How Peter Britten became ‘The Batman’

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The night is his hour. Suit, shoes, gloves and helmet are donned for the mysteries ahead, the uncertainties of the night. But there is no fear. Behind the wheel of his black machine, its engine angry, spitting fire, he hunts. To many who watch, he’s a hero. To those in his path, another story. He

BUCK STOPS HERE: Peter Britten balances Florida highs, lows to focus on 2022 confidence

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Why do we fall? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up. The two lines from 2005’s “Batman Begins” were meant as a source of inspiration and motivation for the fictional Batman but apply the same to a real-life “Batman.” With three podium finishes and his first golden gator trophy, “The Batman” Peter Britten

Atomic Speedway’s historic Super DIRTcar Series doubleheader set to provide big rewards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A rumble in the hills will be heard throughout Waverly, Ohio. One they’ve never heard before, created by… the Beasts of the Northeast. After making history at Volusia Speedway Park with five different winners, the Super DIRTcar Series will kick off the championship season with its debut at Atomic Speedway, March 25-26. It’ll also mark

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

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.

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.