TALE OF TWO HATS–PART II: Phelps shares stress, reward, of being a promoter

This is the second part in a two-part feature on Jimmy Phelps, the driver and promoter (Click here for Part I) Jimmy Phelps became accustomed to wearing two hats for the past eight years. One as a driver. The other, a promoter. Last year’s blip in racing didn’t allow him to wear either for the … Read more

TALE OF TWO HATS–PART I: Jimmy Phelps anxious for normal Super DIRTcar season

Jimmy Phelps had his Heinke Baldwin Racing team revamped with new Bicknell Chassis at the end of 2019, ready to go after the Super DIRTcar Series championship in 2020. Then, a pandemic hit. Instead of a full year cleaning dirt off his #98H Big Block, it sat idly under the roof of the team’s shop … Read more

GOING LIVE: DIRTVision to broadcast every Super DIRTcar Series race live

The Super DIRTcar Series is set for a triumphant return in 2021 and fans can watch the entire 30-plus race season, which includes the Series’ debut at Bristol Motor Speedway and Super DIRT Week, live on DIRTVision. After COVID put a halt on racing in the Northeast and Canada for a year, the ground-pounding, Earth-shaking, … Read more

Historic 2021 Schedule Takes Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds to New Heights

Historic 2021 Schedule Takes Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds to New Heights  Bristol Throwdown, NAPA Super DIRT Week, Can-Am World Finals Highlight High-Flying $1.5 Million Super DIRTcar Series Tour WEEDSPORT, NY – From the 50th DIRTcar Nationals at Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park to Tennessee’s legendary Bristol Motor Speedway, back to Quebec’s Autodrome Drummond, NAPA … Read more

MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE: McLaughlin Caps OktoberFAST with Emotional First Career Series Win

WEEDSPORT, NY – October 11, 2020 – There was a little magic in Max McLaughlin’s right foot as he peddled his Billy Whittaker Cars Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified to his first career Series win. McLaughlin’s Sweeteners Plus No. 32c flashed across the Weedsport Speedway finish line beneath Dave Farney’s double checkered flag display … Read more

DIRTcar UMP Modified Stars Offer Unique Insight to OktoberFAST Competitors Set to Take on Six Straight Nights of Racing

By Jordan DeLucia CONCORD, NC – Six nights. Six tracks. One week of non-stop Super DIRTcar Series action live on DIRTVision. DIRTcar OktoberFAST starts Tuesday, Oct. 6, at iconic Albany-Saratoga Speedway. While the die-hard Big Block Modified fans of the Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast may not be so familiar with such a phenomenon as … Read more

LIVE AND LOCAL: Central New York Talent Takes Center Stage on DIRTVision Broadcasts for Six Nights of DIRTcar OktoberFAST

WEEDSPORT, NY — When the Super DIRTcar Series hits the track again for the highly anticipated OktoberFAST races Oct. 6-11, viewers at home will be tuned in to DIRTvision to spectate from afar. The six race event will take place at six revered and historic tracks across the state of New York, and give viewers … Read more

HOMEGROWN HERO: Albany-Saratoga DIRTcar Pro Stock Racer Gears Up to Kick Off OktoberFAST at Home Track

Family-owned team takes on huge week of DIRTcar Racing on DIRTVision, Oct. 6-11 BALLSTON SPA, NY — The full-fendered DIRTcar Pro Stocks visually stand out amongst the four premier DIRTcar Northeast Series, and the standout class has standout drivers like Jay Fitzgerald, who has wheeled a Pro Stock since 1996. Fitzgerald and his family-run race … Read more

Unique Awards at All Six OktoberFAST Events Add $40,000 for Racers

WEEDSPORT, NY — OktoberFAST presented by DIRTVision is a week-long event, Oct. 6-11, boasting more than $300,000-plus in purse and prize money. Now, on top of that, several sponsors have stepped up to put in an additional $40,000 worth of special prizes and cash awards. Racers will have an opportunity to take home their slice … Read more

Billy Whittaker Cars Leads Way in Sponsorship of OktoberFAST Divisions

WEEDSPORT, NY — Sept. 25, 2020 — DIRTcar OktoberFAST presented by DIRTVision is an event featuring more than $300,000 in purse and prize money over six consecutive nights of racing, Oct. 6-11, at some of the most iconic dirt tracks across New York. Starting Oct. 6 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, the Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar … Read more