Friday, 21 September 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, NASCAR Camping World Truck driver Stewart Friesen, open-wheel veterans Jimmy Phelps andTim Fuller and upcoming talents Max McLaughlins, Adam Roberts and Erick Rudolph.

Each Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series event follows a traditional short-track program including pre-race Hot Lap sessions, qualifying through Time Trials, Heat Races, and a Last Chance Showdown, all leading up to the 30-car Feature. The number of cars entered that night determines the number of preliminary races. The top 12 qualifiers in the heat races redraw for starting positions in the DIg Safely NY Call 811 redraw. The Billy Whitaker Cars & Trux Fast-Time Award' winner earns $100 and five (5) bonus points.

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.

CAR SPECS
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)

Thunder 300x250

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