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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off with Canadian swing May 18 & 19

DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off with Canadian swing May 18 & 19

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Friday, May 9, 2014 – After a gripping season in 2013, the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series takes to the track in May to begin another exciting year. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off Sunday, May 18, at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario, then heads directly to Thorold, Ontario, for a second 100-lapper Monday, May 19, at Merrittville Speedway. Last year’s small block Modified tour ended on a high note for driver Erick Rudolph … Read entire article »

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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series kicks off June 1 at Cornwall Motor Speedway

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series kicks off June 1 at Cornwall Motor Speedway

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – The cancellation of April’s DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series opener pushes the series kick-off date to Sunday, June 1, at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario. The open-wheel racing series will be joined at this early summer date by a full show for the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series. The cancelled Sportsman Series race that had been set for Sunday, June 27, at Mohawk International Raceway in Akwesasne, N.Y., will not be rescheduled. This year’s 13-event … Read entire article »

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Super DIRTcar Series Defending Champion Brett Hearn Ready to Jump-Start 2014 at Volusia

Super DIRTcar Series Defending Champion Brett Hearn Ready to Jump-Start 2014 at Volusia

Big-Block Modifieds kick off season February 19-22 at DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Dirt modified racing legend Brett Hearn seems to raise the bar higher with each lap. The 2014 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Champion from Sussex, N.J., is the only driver with eight series championships, and he isn’t ready to let up. “It ended with a bang last year, with Eastern States and our performance at World Finals. I feel pretty … Read entire article »

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Williamson Rides a Hot Start to his First Career Lernerville Speedway Championship

Williamson Rides a Hot Start to his First Career Lernerville Speedway Championship

Canadian Sensation breathes new life into Diehl Mods division Mat Williamson rides a hot start to his first career Lernerville Title Fab Four Racing Season Review/DIRTcar Round Up Steel City Stampede Preview Sarver, PA (October 17, 2013) The Diehl Auto Group DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds has been dominated by the “Usual Suspects” for the better part of a decade; Brian Swartzlander, Dave Murdick, Jeremiah Shingledecker and previously Kevin Bolland and Del Rougeux.  But that all … Read entire article »

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Hard-charging Brad Rouse claims victory in NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified Series Championship 30

Hard-charging Brad Rouse claims victory in NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified Series Championship 30

St. Catharines, Ontario, driver makes his way from his 22nd starting spot to the front in the season’s biggest DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series race SYRACUSE, N. Y.(Photo Courtesy Outlaw Photos) – Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 – Brad Rouse just barely made it into the big race Saturday afternoon, finishing second in a Last Chance Qualifier to get a spot in the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified Championship 30. Yet he didn’t let his disadvantage … Read entire article »

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Friesen Powers to Pole for Sunday’s NAPA Super DIRT Week Syracuse 200

Friesen Powers to Pole for Sunday’s NAPA Super DIRT Week Syracuse 200

Ronnie Johnson claims top spot for Saturday’s 358-Modified Salute to the Troops 150 SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Oct. 10, 2013 – The 42nd NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week came to life on Thursday afternoon at the New York State Fairgrounds “Moody Mile” as 68 Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds and 54 DIRTcar 358-Modifieds began their quests to win this weekend’s premier events. Two-time Syracuse 200 champion Stewart Friesen made one spectacular lap of the one-mile oval to … Read entire article »

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Sowle Trailer Repair Enhances ‘STR Friday Night Lights’ at 42nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week

Sowle Trailer Repair Enhances ‘STR Friday Night Lights’ at 42nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Oct. 3, 2013 – DIRTcar Racing is excited to announce Sowle Trailer Repair will be title sponsor of the exciting “STR Friday Night Lights” event on Friday, Oct. 11, during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds. For the third consecutive year, Musco Lightning will turn the night sky bright over the New York State Fairgrounds for fans to watch the STR Friday Night Lights featuring fireworks … Read entire article »

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DIRTcar Racing Returns to Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Super DIRT Week for SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers

DIRTcar Racing Returns to Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Super DIRT Week for SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers

DIRTcar 358-Modified event shifts from Rolling Wheels to Brewerton Thursday, Oct. 10   SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sept. 30, 2013 – DIRTcar Racing is back at Brewerton Speedway during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for the first time in three years. DIRTcar Racing and Brewerton Speedway officials reached an agreement to sanction the Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, $10,000-to-win SUNY Canton Hurricane 100 Presented by Ferris Mowers as a DIRTcar 358-Modified Series race, making it the richest event for … Read entire article »

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REPEAT PERFORMANCE?

REPEAT PERFORMANCE?

Hearn uncovers winning NAPA Super DIRT Week car for another shot at victory Six-time Syracuse 200 winner high on confidence headed into this year’s Oct. 8-13 event SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sept. 12, 2013 – A year ago in the Syracuse 200 at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, Brett Hearn was rumbling around the Moody Mile trying to keep his DIRTcar Big-Block Modified in front of the field as his crew was doing a rain dance … Read entire article »

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Inclement weather causes cancelation of Sportsman Modified Series round 7 at Merrittville Speedway

Inclement weather causes cancelation of Sportsman Modified Series round 7 at Merrittville Speedway

Series continues tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 8, at Humberstone Speedway THOROLD, ONTARIO – Saturday, September 7, 2013 – The seventh round of the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7, at Merrittville Speedway has been canceled due to inclement weather and will not be rescheduled. The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series continues tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 8, at Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne, Ontario, for the Trevor WIlkens Memorial presented by Cosco Haulage. For the full DIRTcar Northeast … Read entire article »

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Jesse Cotriss claims Sportsman Modified Series win at Ransomville Speedway

Jesse Cotriss claims Sportsman Modified Series win at Ransomville Speedway

Boyd MacTavish, fourth in points, runs in third RANSOMVILLE, N. Y. – Saturday, September 7, 2013 – Jesse Cotriss, of Akron, N. Y., capped off a great season at Ransomville Speedway with a win in Friday’s DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series win there. He took the lead in lap 12 of the 50-lap feature and held the top spot for the remainder of the race. Cotriss made his move early in the race, cruising inside then-leader Greg Martin … Read entire article »

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David Hebert clinches 358-Modified Series at Autodrome Drummond

David Hebert clinches 358-Modified Series at Autodrome Drummond

Hebert outlasts final-lap caution and challenges from Mario Clair DRUMMONDVILLE, QUEBEC – Saturday, September 7, 2013 – After some dramatic final laps, David Hebert, of St-Damase, Quebec, charged to victory in Friday’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature at Autodrome Drummond. A last-lap caution gave runner-up Mario Clair, of Drummondville, Quebec, to challenge for the lead, but Hebert stayed strong through a green-white-checkered finish “It was a good race. The car was really good, really fast,” Hebert said. “It … Read entire article »

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Three-race weekend lies ahead for DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series

Three-race weekend lies ahead for DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series

Brad Rouse ready to challenge Joey Ladouceur for series point lead at his home tracks WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – Thursday, September 5, 2013 – With three races in three days at three different tracks, the next week could make or break many competitors in the DIRTcar Sportsman Series. The weekend of racing kicks off Friday, Sept. 6, at Ransomville Speedway, continues Saturday, Sept. 7 at Merrittville Speedway, and concludes Sunday, Sept. 8, at Humberstone Speedway. Just 31 … Read entire article »

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Williamson Takes 358 Series Points Lead after Cornwall Event

Williamson Takes 358 Series Points Lead after Cornwall Event

Steve Bernard wins in great fashion the DIRTcar 358-Modified event at Cornwall Motor Speedway Fourth-place finish for Mat Williamson launches him to Series point lead Cornwall, Ontario – Wednesday, September 4, 2013 – Martin Bélanger, Cornwall Motor Speedway Public Relations- Cornwall Motor Speedway was the host of the fourth race of the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series with the Jiffy Auto Services 125 in conjunction with the final round of the Gaetan’s Chip Stand Canadian Nationals Sunday, Sept. 1. The … Read entire article »

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Super DIRTcar Series Stars & Stripes 100 at Rolling Wheels postponed due to inclement weather

Super DIRTcar Series Stars & Stripes 100 at Rolling Wheels postponed due to inclement weather

Racing continues Tuesday, Oct. 8, opening NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week ELBRIDGE, N. Y. – Monday, September 2, 2013 – Inclement weather forced postponement of Sunday’s Super DIRTcar Series race at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. The Labor Day Classic Stars & Stripes 100 will continue Tuesday, Oct. 8, after the conclusion of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLI “Early Bird” tech inspection at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Fans who purchased tickets for … Read entire article »

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series heats up at Cornwall with Canadian Nationals finale

DIRTcar 358-Modified Series heats up at Cornwall with Canadian Nationals finale

Raabe, Clair vying for track title and series points CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Monday, August 26. 2013 – Cornwall Motor Speedway is rounding out its 2013 season Sunday, Sept. 1, with a special finale featuring the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series. Sunday’s Jiffy Auto Service Triple Crown Finals for the Canadian Nationals Gaetan’s Chip Stand Series features a special 125-lap, $5,000-to-win race for the best small-block competitors in the region. The third and final Canadian Nationals event could be a … Read entire article »

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Bachetti fends off Heffner, Hearn to take Super DIRTcar Series win at Lebanon Valley Speedway

Bachetti fends off Heffner, Hearn to take Super DIRTcar Series win at Lebanon Valley Speedway

Hearn pits twice and charges to third, maintaining series point lead WEST LEBANON, N. Y. – With three wins at Lebanon Valley Speedway already under his belt, Andy Bachetti, of Great Barrington, Mass., has been strong all season at his home track, and Thursday’s 100-lap “Mr. DIRT Track U.S.A.” for the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series was no different. Against a competitive field, Backetti seemed to effortlessly cruise to Victory Lane at “The Valley of Speed” … Read entire article »

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Post-Race Inspection Findings Result in Indefinite Suspension, Point Reduction for Luke Whitteker

Post-Race Inspection Findings Result in Indefinite Suspension, Point Reduction for Luke Whitteker

Concord, N.C. – August 15th, 2013 – Due to a post-race inspection violation within DIRTcar 358 Modified rules as per the 2013 DIRTcar Rule Book, Luke Whitteker was discovered to have an altered Ignition box per the following sections within; 11.0 Penalties, Fine Schedules and Protests A.) The Super DIRTcar Series and/or DIRTcar conducts itself as the top Modified Racing Series in North America and expects its members to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all … Read entire article »

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