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Sheppard Nips Hearn In Qualifying To Earn First-Ever Syracuse 200 Pole

Former Winners Separated By Just Two-Thousandths Of A Second On Clock

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Oct. 9, 2014) — Matt Sheppard earned his first-ever pole position start in the prestigious Syracuse 200 during Thursday afternoon's Big-Block Modified qualifying at the New York State Fairgrounds — but just barely.

Read more: Sheppard Nips Hearn For 200 Pole

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Super DIRTcar Series invades Fonda Speedway Sunday, Sept. 21

New track promoter Matt DeLorenzo gearing up for Fonda’s season finale

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - Big Block Modified driver Matt DeLorenzo spent this summer’s Saturday nights at Fonda Speedway yet he has only raced there four times this season. As the track's new promoter, DeLorenzo has been keeping himself busy off the track.

“It’s been challenging at times. It’s new to me. I’ve always been on the other side of the fence – the race car driver – and now I’m dealing with both sides of the fence,” said DeLorenzo, who has grown into his new role at the Fonda, N.Y. track. “Now that I’m almost to the end of the season, I’ve got a rhythm going.”

Read more: Fonda Speedway - 9/21

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Mohawk National Weekend kicks of Friday, featuring three premier DIRTcar Racing Series

Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series to invade Mohawk International Raceway

AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Monday, September 8, 2014 – Racers across the Northeast are gearing up for another big weekend. On Friday, Sept. 12, and Saturday, Sept. 13, three premier DIRTcar Racing series will invade Mohawk International Raceway for an action packed weekend.

Read more: Mohawk - Sept. 13

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Inclement weather forces cancelation of Saturday’s racing at Autodrome Granby

Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series events have been cancelled and will not be rescheduled

GRANBY, QUEBEC – Saturday, September 6, 2014 – Due to inclement weather, Saturday’s Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Pro Stock Series races at Autodrome Granby have been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.

Read more: Granby Sept. 6 Canceled

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Matt Sheppard readies for showdown at Autodrome Granby

Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Pro Stock Series and DIRTcar 358-Modified Series make for action-packed weekend in Quebec

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - August 27, 2014 - With a mere three-point lead, Super DIRTcar Series driver Matt Sheppard has his work cut out for him as he charges into September.

The Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series heads to Autodrome Granby in Granby, Quebec, for a 100-lap feature Saturday, Sept. 6. Sheppard, the three-time series champion out of Waterloo, N.Y.,sits at the top of the point standings with Billy Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., just three points behind.

“We’ve had to overcome a lot of adversity to maintain the point lead,” said Sheppard, who most recently finished 23rd in Lebanon Valley Speedway’s ‘Mr. DIRT Track U.S.A.’ when mechanical issues forced him out of the race. “We just have to quit having problems, quit having bad luck, quit going to the back of the feel and trying to work our way back through.”

Read more: Autodrome Granby - 9/6/14

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'Mr. DIRT Track U.S.A' brings Super DIRTcar Series to Lebanon Valley

Local runner and series regular Keith Flach hopes to fare well in one of the season's most competitive fields of racers

WEST LEBANON, N.Y. - August, 7, 2014 - Lebanon Valley Speedway's classic 'Mr. DIRT Track U.S.A.' is just around the corner, and Super DIRTcar Series racers are preparing for the always action-packed battle on the high banks. The Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series returns to half-mile Thursday, Aug. 14, for the $17,500-to-win show.

Local racer and series regular Keith Flach, of Ravena, N.Y., is looking forward to taking on other Super DIRTcar Series greats on his home turf, and says this race is bound to be a challenge for outsiders.

"It's different. It's unique. It's one of the faster tracks we run," said Flach, who is currently fifth in Big Block Modified track points at Lebanon Valley. "It's fun when we do it, but it's tough on equipment, tough on drivers."

Read more: Lebanon Valley 8/14

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Weedsport Speedway's 'Hall of Fame 100' features $10,000-to-win Big-Block Modified Race

Hall of Fame induction Wednesday, Aug. 6, followed by Super DIRTcar Series race Thursday, Aug. 7, part of a historic week in Weedsport

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. -- August 2, 2014 -- It's history in the making next week at the newly refurbished Weedsport Speedway . The classic Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame race returns to its roots at 1 Speedway Drive for two days celebrating racing history.

Read more: Weedsport Speedway - Aug. 7

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Rudolph ready for back-to-back races at Merrittville and Ransomville

Bob St. Amand, Sr. Memorial race and Alex Friesen Summer Nationals spell Super DIRTcar Series action

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - July 27, 2014 - Fresh off his first career Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series win, young driver Erick Rudolph is ready to tackle series races at Merrittville and Ransomville Speedways. The Super DIRTcar Series takes on Merrittiville Speedway Monday, Aug. 4, and the very next day, for the first time since 2009, travels to Ransomville Speedway.

Read more: Merrittville Aug. 4 & Ransomville Aug. 5

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Super DIRTcar Series returns to Malta for July 30 conclusion of Brett Hearn's 'The Big Show 6'

Albany-Saratoga Speedway to showcase two Big Block Modified features for 'The Big Show' makeup date

MALTA, N.Y. -- July 17, 2014 -- For the highly anticipated conclusion of Brett Hearn's 'The Big Show 6' presented by Recovery Sports Grill, Ferris Industries, and VP Race Fuels, Albany-Saratoga Speedway will feature not just one, but two Big Block Modified races Wednesday, July 30.

"We considered a number of options to round out the show that night," said Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified driver and 'The Big Show' event promoter Brett Hearn. "We didn't want to bring fans all the way out just to see one feature race, and we didn't want to bring all the series teams back a second time for a single paycheck, so we added a second Big Block Modified show."

Read more: The Big Show 6 - July 30

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Inclement weather forces cancellation of tonight's Super DIRTcar Series race at Big Diamond Speedway

Super DIRTcar Series will return to Big Diamond in 2015

POTTSVILLE, PENN. -- July 15, 2014 -- Due to inclement weather, tonight's Big Brawl 75 at Big Diamond Speedway has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.

Read more: Big Diamond Canceled

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