Saturday, 26 May 2018

The Super DIRTcar Series remains the premier traveling tour for Big-Block Modifieds in the nation.

Among this impressive collection of racers are stars such as 2014 Super DIRTcar Series Champion Billy Decker, eight-time Series champion and all-time DIRTcar Big-Block race winner Brett Hearn, five-time DIRTcar Northeast Driver of the Year Danny Johnson, three-time Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard, former Mr. DIRTcar titlist Gary Tomkins, open-wheel veterans Jimmy Phelps, Pat Ward and Tim Fuller and upcoming talents Billy Dunn, Larry Wight and Mat Williamson..

Each Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series event follows a traditional short-track championship program including pre-race hot lap sessions, qualifying through time trials, heat races and a consolation round, all leading up to the feature race finale.

Drivers draw for their group order in the 'Pole Position Raceway Time Trials’ at every tour stop with the exception of Super DIRT Week. The number of cars entered that night determines the number of preliminary races. The top 12 qualifiers in the heat races draw for starting positions in the DIg Safely NY Call 811 redraw. The Pole Position Raceway Fast Time Award' winner earns $100 and five (5) bonus points and the top-three heat race finishers will earn additional bonus points as follows: 1st-5 pts, 2nd-3 pts, 3rd-1 pt. With this inversion format in place, a driver can now earn a maximum of 10 more points being the fast timer as well as a heat race winner.

Dig Safely New York Last Chance Qualifiers are held prior to the feature, along with the customary re-draw among those same top time trailers and heat race qualifiers. Only driver points are awarded in Big-Block Super DIRTcar Series feature events, with the winner receiving 100 points and those drivers finishing in 24th-place and beyond earning 40 points. Every driver attempting to qualify for the feature is credited with 10 points.

Engine: Max cubic inches 467
Fuel system: Carburetor only 4 barrel Holley 950-1050 cfm
Horsepower: range 650-800 hp
Compression ratio: 13-14.5 :1
RPM: 7000-8300
Speed: Approximately160 mph at Syracuse
Powertrain: 2 speed trans 1 reverse plus quick change rear end.
Lubrication system: Belt driven dry sump (app 13qts.)
Fuel: VP Fuels racing gasoline only
Wheelbase: 106”- 110”
Thread width: 74” min. to 86” max.
Weight: 2500lbs. min. with driver
Chassis: 1018, 1020 steel only
Suspension: Mostly torsion bar rear. Coil spring (coil over) front.
Ground clearance: App. 5” front 6” rear on frame heights.
Minimum ground clearance: 2½”
Tire brand: Hoosier
Right rear tire: Circumference 92½”
Wheels: Aluminum (bead loc)
Steering system: Power steering (worm and sector)
Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic disc brakes (no power assist)

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