Saturday, 26 May 2018

The Super DIRTcar Series tour stop at Bridgeport Speedway has been canceled due to rain

CONCORD, NC – May 15, 2018 – Unfortunately due to a full week of torrential rains and severe thunderstorms, the Super DIRTcar Series tour stop at Bridgeport Speedway for the Battle at the Bridge has been cancelled.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for much of the region through tonight and tomorrow. The grounds have already taken on a lot of water, so the facility will not be safe for racing action on the 5/8th mile track. Between the wet forecast and the rains in the week prior, the track will not have a chance to dry out. Bridgeport Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series officials wanted to get the race in but the call had to be made in the name of safety

The next race, and first point-paying Super DIRTcar Series race, will be at Weedsport Speedway on Monday May 28, Memorial Day. The winner of the Heroes Remembered 100 will earn a guaranteed starting position at NAPA Super DIRT Week October 3-7.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars will storm Bridgeport Speedway on Tuesday May 22. They’ll be competing on the brand new 3/8 mile circuit.

The Super DIRTcar Series is the premier Big-Block Modified tour of North America. Tour regulars, such as eight-time Series Champion Brett Hearn and current title-holder Matt Sheppard, pit their 800 horsepower Big-Block Modifieds against the best short track racing drivers over a 35-race schedule on 21 tracks from Canada to Florida. In 2018 there are 17 drivers contending for the Series Championship. Follow along for news and notes on Facebook and Twitter.

CONCORD, NC. – April 28, 2018 – Unfortunately, due to saturated grounds and more rain in the forecast, the Super DIRTcar Series has canceled tonight’s event at Fulton Speedway. With safety being the number one priority, Super DIRTcar Series officials and track personal were forced to call off the race.

The Super DIRTcar Series will resume racing on Wednesday, May 16th at Bridgeport Speedway in Bridgeport, NJ for the Battle at the Bridge. For ticket and event information, visit www.BPSpeedway.com.

The Series is will award its first championship points of the season at Bridgeport Speedway. From there Big-Block Modifieds travel to Weedsport Speedway for the Heroes Remembered 100, the first Super DIRT Week qualifier race of 2018.

Watertown NY Native Tim McCreadie Captured his First DIRTcar Nationals Big-Block Modified Championship

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 17, 2018 – Tim McCreadie brought the house down at Volusia Speedway Park by carving through the field from 27th to first, winning the 50-lap Big-Block Modified Feature and the DIRTcar Nationals Championship. McCreadie’s charge and late-race pass on Stewart Friesen earned himself his first DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator. The crowd roared as the No. 39 Sweeteners Plus crossed the finish line ahead of Stewart Friesen and Mike Mahaney.

Read more: Watertown NY Native Tim McCreadie Captured his First DIRTcar Nationals Big-Block Modified...

Defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard Makes his Mark on 2018 with a DIRTcar Nationals Victory

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 16, 2018 – Super Matt Sheppard started the third Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified DIRTcar Nationals Feature in third but wasted no time positioning himself in pole-sitter Danny Johnson’s tire tracks. Johnson lead the field for the first 17 laps until he caught up to lapped traffic. Johnson attempted to make a pass on the high-side. Unfortunately for the no. 27j, he slid up and Sheppard made the best of the opportunity and set sail en route to his first victory of 2018 season.

Read more: Defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard Makes his Mark on 2018 with a DIRTcar...

Tim McCreadie Captures His Second Gator of the 2018 DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 15, 2018 – Tim McCreadie now has two Gator trophies to take home to New York State. Wednesday night McCreadie found himself in Victory Lane for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series 50-lap Feature and Thursday he strapped into the Sweetners Plus Big-Block Modified and held off Stewart Friesen and hard-charger Danny Johnson for the win.

Read more: Tim McCreadie Captures His Second Gator of the 2018 DIRTcar Nationals

Super DIRTcar Series Opens Season with DIRTcar Nationals Double-Header 

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 15, 2018 -  Horseheads, NY-native, Tyler Siri picked up his first Super DIRTcar Series victory and his first Gator in the postponed Big-Block Modified Feature on Night 10 of the DIRTcar Nationals. After starting on the outside pole, Siri battled hard and benefited from a high attrition rate among the leaders. 

Read more: Tyler Siri Wins First Gator at DIRTcar Nationals

Sheppard Seals the Championship in Grand Fashion with a Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

Matt Sheppard caps off comeback en route to sixth Super DIRTcar Series Title

CONCORD, NC — Nov. 4, 2017 — During the final night of competition at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals, Matt Sheppard capped off one of the greatest comebacks in Super DIRTcar Series history. The Waterloo, NY driver who was looking down and out after serving a suspension halfway through the season, clawed his way back to the top. In true champion fashion, Sheppard went out by visiting Victory Lane for the 12th time this year and secured his third straight and sixth overall Super DIRTcar Series championship. Read more: Sheppard Wins at Charlotte and Sixth Championship

Williamson Capitalizes on Opportunity with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

Sheppard increases point lead; Decker Still within striking distance for the Championship

CONCORD, NC — Nov. 3, 2017 — A near capacity crowd at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway witnessed the underdog take on the Series Champ. At the end, it was the feel good story of Mat Williamson who wasn’t sure if he was going to race after losing an engine during Thursday Night’s qualifying. With the help of fellow competitors in the Super DIRTcar Series, the No. 6m was able to get back on track for the first night of Feature racing. Williamson made the most of his opportunity and knocked off Super Matt Sheppard to take night two at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals.

Read more: Mat Williamson Wins at Charlotte World Finals Night 2

Mahaney Sweeps the Night

Mike Mahaney Sweeps Qualifying and Heat Races

CONCORD, NC — Nov. 2, 2017 — In front of a packed grandstands, the Super DIRTcar Series took to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Night One of Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals for their qualifying night. Mike Mahaney had a night to remember, sweeping both qualifying sessions and picking up two heat race victories.

Read more: Mahaney Sweeps World Finals Night 1

Billy Decker charges to win at the Fall Nationals in Brockville!

Decker makes late pass to regain the lead, captures 4th win of 2017!

BROCKVILLE, ONT, CAN – OCTOBER 13, 2017 – One driver was on a mission as the Super DIRTcar Series kicked off the 9th annual Falls Nationals at Brockville. Losing the lead in the early portion, Billy Decker never let off Jimmy Phelps and made a late race pass en route to win #4 on the Series this season.

Read more: Billy Decker Wins at Brockville Speedway

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