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RYAN’S KINGDOM: Hometown Hero Godown Scores First Super DIRTcar Series win at Bridgeport Motorsports Park

SWEDESBORO, NJ– May 3, 2022 –Ryan Godown has accomplished plenty of wins throughout his career, but a Super DIRTcar Series victory eluded him for years. However, in a 75-lap showdown Tuesday night at Bridgeport Motorsports Park in the Big Block Modified series’ lone stop this season in New Jersey, Godown’s fortune changed when the New Jersey native held off hard-charging superstar Stewart Fr...

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Stewart Friesen wins his first DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150

OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 9, 2021 – Open the NAPA Super DIRT Week record book to a random page and blindly lay your finger down anywhere. There’s a good chance it rests on the name Stewart Friesen. However, it's visibly absent in one section. The Northeast Modified star, turned NASCAR Truck Series championship contender, holds the second most Billy Whittaker Cars 200 victories with five. In the last...

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PORTSIDE POWER: Mackey Wins Battle with Fink for SDW Kickoff Sportsman Triumph at Weedsport

WEEDSPORT, NY – Oct. 6, 2021 – Chris Mackey was staring down a single chance at redemption on a restart with seven laps to go. He knew he had to take it. After leading 47 laps and ending up second last Saturday night at Fulton Speedway, Mackey sung a song of redemption atop Weedsport Speedway’s Victory Hill Wednesday night. The Rome, NY-driver made the final pass for the lead on Al...

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HELLUVA PARTY: Mat Williamson wins epic duel at Weedsport Speedway to kickoff NAPA Super DIRT Week

WEEDSPORT, NY – Oct. 6, 2021 – Twice a dangerous path to glory opened for Mat Williamson, and twice he didn’t hesitate to take it. The first time was out of determination. The second was mixed with anger. There was no denying the Canadian of Wednesday night’s DIRTcar 358 Modified win at Weedsport Speedway for the NAPA Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party. However, some uncertainty hovered over h...

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SHEPPARD CLAIMS GERALD HAERS MEMORIAL: Super Matt extended his Series points lead with a $10,000 win at Land of Legends

CANANDAIGUA, NY - To win at Land of Legends Raceway, oftentimes one must defeat actual living legends. Seven-time Super DIRTcar Series champion, Matt Sheppard, from Waterloo, NY, accomplished that by holding off the likes of Billy Decker and Tim Fuller to win the Gerald Haers Memorial and the $10,000 grand prize. “You gotta have a fast race car and a really good driver to win here,” said She...

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BACK TO BASICS: Sheppard Shows the Way at Weedsport for $7,500 Win

WEEDSPORT, NY - The seven-time Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard showed the fast way around Weedsport Speedway to pick up round one of the Cavalcade Cup and a big $7,500 paycheck. Polesitter Max McLaughlin failed to fend off Sheppard's early-race charge and settled for second place. A fast and furious Tim Fuller finished third to complete the podium. At the drop of the green flag, ...

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WILD ONE: Bachetti Bags $25,500 Mr. DIRT Track USA Title

WEST LEBANON, NY - It all came down to one final lap and The Wild Child, Andy Bachetti, rose to the occasion. After 100 laps of high speed, high banked action at The Valley of Speed, the 101-lap, $25,500-to-win Mr. DIRT Track USA had yet to be decided. Larry Wight, who had led laps and fought inside the top three all race, slowed on the backstretch with a mechanical problem bringing out t...

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HISTORY MAKER: Friesen Finds the Top for Centennial 102 Title at Orange County

MIDDLETOWN, NY - From the eighth-place starting position, Stewart Friesen took his #44 Halmar Racing Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified to the lead at the halfway point and drove to the $10,000 win after 102 laps of action celebrating 102 years of auto racing at Orange County Fair Speedway.  Rookie runner Chris Hile in the #5H captured second place, which awarded him a guaranteed s...

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LEGENDARY STATUS: Stewart Friesen Flies to Victory in Canandaigua

CANANDAIGUA, NY - Stewart Friesen, the seven-time NAPA Super DIRT Week champion, unlocked his legendary status at Land of Legends Raceway with a statement victory in Feature Two of the Twin 60-lap races. Two fierce competitors, Stewart Friesen and Mike Mahaney, lead the 26-car Super DIRTcar Series field to the green flag but the #44 Halmar car came out on top in the end. After a grinding ...

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NAMES OF FAME: Two Super DIRTcar stars to be inducted into Hall of Fame before Weedsport’s Hall of Fame 100

WEEDSPORT, NY - ​​The Super DIRTcar Series returns to Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, July 25, for the Hall of Fame 100 – a $10,000-to-win NAPA Super DIRT Week XLIX Qualifier for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200. It’s an event that bears its name from another historic event that takes place three days prior. On Thursday, July 22, two of the Series’ biggest stars will be inducted in the Northeast D...

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