Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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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Super Sheppard Steals Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Victory from Batman Britten in Last-Lap Pass

OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 8, 2017 — The Billy Whittaker Cars 200 certainly lived up to the hype. In just over two hours’ time and 200 laps, everyone in attendance at Oswego Speedway for NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week was treated to everything they could have wanted with drama, frustration, heartbreak and celebration. A classic superhero battle between Super Matt Sheppard and Batman Peter Britten brought the crowd to their feet as Sheppard made a bold move on Britten in the last lap to pick up his second NAPA Super DIRT Week victory.

Read more: Sheppard Wins Super DIRT Week Feature

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Field almost Set for Billy Whittaker Cars 200

OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 7, 2016 — With Mother Nature showing her force in the Oswego, NY area, DIRTcar Racing officials had to adjust the NAPA Super DIRT Week schedule for the day to accommodate the race program. The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds hit the track for only one time for the running of the Last Chance Qualifier for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200.

Read more: Last Chance Qualifier Fills Out Super DIRT Week Championship Field

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The Top 30 for Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Has Been Set

OSWEGO, NY — October 6, 2017 — Matt Sheppard, Billy Decker and Max McLaughlin all took home wins in the Camping World Friday Night Lights Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Triple 30s, rounding out the top 30 starting spots for Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week finale at Oswego Speedway.

In the first of three 30-lap qualifying races, Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 pole sitter and 2009 NAPA Super DIRT Week winner Matt Sheppard jumped out to a commanding lead over Keith Flach and Danny Varin. Setting a blistering pace, Sheppard started picking his way through lap traffic before the halfway point.

Read more: Sheppard, McLaughlin, Decker Win NAPA Super DIRT Week Triple 30s

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Top-six for NAPA Super DIRT Week Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Set

OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 5, 2017 — Matt Sheppard’s assault on the 2017 Super DIRTcar Series continues into the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, earning him the Unique eCigs pole award. Rick Laubach, Billy Decker, Keith Flach, Dom Buffalino and Tim McCreadie all locked themselves into Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 for their top-six qualifying efforts.

Read more: Super Matt Sheppard Sets Track Record En Route to Unique eCigs Pole Award

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OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 4, 2017 — The Super DIRTcar Series got on the 5/8th-mile clay-oval at Oswego Speedway for the first official time during the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. While the first practice was scheduled for an hour, Mother Nature cut it short when a rain shower descended upon the Oswego area. Showing the way early in the first practice was Tim McCreadie with a lap of 21.654-seconds. Jimmy Phelps, Marc Johnson, Matt Sheppard and Peter Britten in the Graham Racing powerplant rounded out the top-five.

Read more: McCreadie Takes Fastest Lap in Super DIRT Week Practice

Bobby Varin Inherits Lead on Final Lap to Win St. Lawrence Radiology 100 at Fonda Speedway

Danny Varin Finishes Second for Father/Son Top Two

By MIKE MALLETT

FONDA, NY – Sept. 23, 2017 - Saturday night’s St. Lawrence Radiology 100 at Fonda Speedway came down to a pair of track champions. Tim Fuller, the 2017 title winner at Fonda, showed the way with multi-time champion Bobby Varin in pursuit. It looked like Fuller was had the win sewn up as he had a comfortable advantage over Varin with just a handful of laps to go. Unfortunately for Fuller, his right rear tire gave way on the final lap handing the top spot over to Varin who led the final circuit for his first Super DIRTcar Series win of the year.

Read more: Bobby Varin Wins at Fonda

 

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