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O’Neal Scores First Career DIRTcar Nationals Victory

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 13, 2023 – Less than a month after failing to Qualify for a Feature at Volusia Speedway Park, Hudson O’Neal got reassurance that Rocket1 Racing is heading in the right direction. The Martinsville, IN driver, stormed from his sixth starting spot, taking the lead from Bobby Pierce on Lap 16 to score his first Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals win Monday nig...

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Lee, Strickler Clinch UMP Modified Points Titles at Volusia

BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 11, 2023 – In the most grueling stretches of DIRTcar UMP Modified racing in the country, few will survive and even fewer thrive. Kyle Strickler and Lucas Lee were part of an exclusive group to do a lot of thriving in the past three weeks, and now wear the gold for their respective DIRTcar preseason accomplishments. Kyle Strickler – 2023 DIRTcar Nationals Gato...

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Kyle Strickler Wins UMP Modified Gator Championship Feature at DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 11, 2023 – Kyle Strickler entered Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals hoping to sweep the week. While he missed out on a couple potential wins, he found himself holding the biggest trophy of the week early Saturday morning. Strickler won the coveted DIRTcar UMP Modified Gator Championship Feature for the third time in his career at Volusia Speedway Park, c...

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Pastrana Wins First Gator in Third DIRTcar Nationals Start Alongside Green, Shaw

BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 9, 2023 – After his first Hot Lap session in a DIRTcar UMP Modified Monday at Volusia Speedway Park, Travis Pastrana told DIRTVision cameras, “I have no idea what I’m doing.” Three days later, he emerged a winner. Pastrana claimed his first golden gator trophy in only his third race, during the fourth night of Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals. The rallycross star...

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DITCH DUG: Lee Wins at North Florida, Breaks Winternationals Runner-Up Streak

LAKE CITY, FL – Jan. 29, 2023 – After three runner-up finishes in his last four starts at North Florida Speedway, Lucas Lee is finally a Winternationals Feature winner. It was one he wanted bad after being passed late while leading on two occasions in this event in the last three seasons. But after 25 trips playing defense around the sandy, 3/8-mile oval, Lee’s bridesmaid curse was brok...

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WINTER HEAT: Nicely Holds off Lee for North Florida Winternationals Victory

LAKE CITY, FL – Jan. 28, 2023 – He won last year’s edition of Winternationals at North Florida Speedway, and now, Tyler Nicely has backed it up with his second win at the venue in two seasons. The opening round of UMP Modified Florida Speedweeks featured a classic battle between two of DIRTcar’s toughest heavyweights right on the front row. Defending Speedweeks champion Lucas Lee turned...

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Bill Rose Plans Big Block Debut at DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL (Dec. 27, 2022) – Bill Rose will add another center-steer vehicle to his resume of race cars in February as he plans to make his Big Block Modified debut at DIRTcar Nationals. After running his Sprint Car the first week of the event at Volusia Speedway Park (Feb. 6-11), he’ll climb aboard his new Teo-built Modified with the Super DIRTcar Series during week two (Feb. 15-18). ...

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Nine National Champions Plus Regional Champions to be Recognized at 2022 DIRTcar Banquet

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Dec. 21, 2022 – The chase for national and regional championship gold is complete. It’s time to crown the kings of the 39th DIRTcar Racing season. Each champion and special award winner will be honored at the annual DIRTcar awards banquet on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Springfield Crowne Plaza. Late Model and UMP Modified drivers finishing inside the top-50 of national p...

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CHAMPION CLASS ’22: Sweet, Erb, Sheppard claim titles at World Finals

CONCORD, NC (Nov. 5, 2022) – When the three champions raised their trophies to the painted background of fireworks and flames, two knew the routine while one experienced it for the first time. Brad Sweet claimed his fourth straight World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series title (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022), Matt Sheppard claimed his second straight title, and ninth overall (2010, 2011...

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Final Night of Fall Festival of Speed Gas City I-69 Speedway

GAS CITY, Ind., Oct. 23 — Matt Westfall of Pleasant Hill, Ohio repeated his winning ways of Friday night by posting his third non-wing 410 sprint car feature victory of the season at Gas City I-69 Speedway Saturday night. He earned $3,000 for winning the 25-lap main event during the second half of the two-day, fourth annual Fall Festival of Speed, which put an exclamation point on the 2022 s...

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