Tuesday, 23 July 2019

merrittville_446_22320jpgThorold, ONTAugust 11, 2009 – By Jim Irvine, Merrittville Speedway PR Director
*Alex Bruce Photo


Merrittville Speedway and the entire DIRTcar Racing family is saddened to learn of the passing early this morning of Bob St. Amand Sr., a long-time Merrittville Pit Steward, 1972 Modified Points Champion and 2002 Inductee into the Thorold track’s L. St. Amand Enterprises Wall of Fame after a sudden illness.

Read more: Merrittville Speedway Pit Steward, Past Champion Bob St. Amand Passing

DirtcarRacing_WEBWeedsport, NYJuly 30, 2009 - By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director

World Racing Group officials and the entire DIRTcar Racing Northeast staff extend their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of long-time Syracuse Newspapers motorsports journalist John Hill, 74, who passed away July 29.

Read more: DIRTcar Racint Community Mourns Passing Of Jounarlist John Hill

merrittville_446_22320jpgWeedsport, NYJuly 27, 2009 — By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

WHAT
The Super DIRTcar Series resumes action in August with a return visit to Canada for the Civic Holiday celebration at Merrittville Speedway on Monday, Aug. 3. The 17th Annual Trevor Wilkens Memorial presented by Toolneeds headlines Merrittville’s 58th Anniversary show with a $6,000 top prize at stake in the 100-lap Modified main plus a guaranteed starting berth in the prestigious Rite Aid 200 Championship race on Oct. 11 of Super DIRT Week XXXVIII at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse.

Read more: Civic Holiday Spent Chasing Series Points At Merrittville Speedway
All20Star_Weekend_WEBWeedsport, NYJuly 14, 2009 — By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

WHAT
The 2009 Super DIRTcar Series returns as the major attraction during the inaugural edition of DIRTcar All-Star Weekend at Cayuga County Fair Speedway in Weedsport, New York. Three straight days of trackside activity ---including Sportsman, Street Stock, CRSA (Capital Region Sprint Agency) 305 Sprint, Pro Late Model and Xcel 600 Modified racing--- on the historic 3/8-miler culminate Sunday, July 19 with the headline ‘All-Star 100’ boasting a first-place cash prize of $20,000 to the Big-Block Modified winner from the total weekend purse approaching $100,000. On tap for Saturday is a $3,000-to-win, 50-lap Super DIRTcar Series preliminary points event, with each Big-Block qualifier also contending in a unique ‘Exemption Dash’ offering a full purse. The winner of both Modified mains also earns valuable points towards the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship and receives an automatic starting berth in the prestigious Rite Aid 200 on October 11 of Super DIRT Week XXXVIII at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Read more: All-Star Weekend Showcases Premier Big-Block Modified Series at Cayuga County
zzzzGreat_Canadian_Tour_ModWeedsport, NYJuly 7, 2009 — By Tom Skibinski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Director

WHAT
The Super DIRTcar Series makes its annual trek across the northern border with the mighty Big-Block Modifieds ready to battle in the ‘Great Canadian Tour’ for a second straight season. Brockville Ontario Speedway leads off the four-race stint with its fourth Coca-Cola/BOB FM 100 on Thursday, July 9 followed by stops in Quebec at Autodrome Granby on July 11 and Autodrome Drummond on July 12, with Cornwall Motor Speedway in the province of Ontario staging the 15th Annual Akwesasne Mohawk Casino International 100 to complete the mid-season test for both man and machine. The winner of each Modified main earns the $6,000 top prize, plus valuable points towards the overall Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship and receives automatic starting berths in the prestigious Rite Aid 200 on October 11 of Super DIRT Week XXXVIII at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse and All-Star Weekend Exemption Dash at Cayuga County Fair Speedway on July 18.
Read more: Big-Blocks Take Great Tour Of Canada

TimMcCreadie09_WEBWeedsport, NYJuly 6, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director
*Jay Fish Photo


The ‘Super DIRT Week of the Summer’ continues to gain momentum as DIRTcar All-Star Weekend at Cayuga County Fair Speedway has just landed it’s newest ‘Super Team’ just in time for this landmark occasion.

Read more: T-Mac Joins DIRTcar All-Star Weekend Big-Block Modified Line-Up At Cayuga County

VP_Header_WEBWeedsport, NYJuly 2, 2009 - By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director

As the Official Fuel of DIRTcar Racing and the Super DIRTcar Series, VP Racing Fuels continues to provide aggressive promotional programs designed for DIRTcar sanctioned tracks while giving competitors a variety of incentives to remain a vital part of the World Racing Group --- the premier dirt short-track motorsports sanctioning body in America today.

Read more: VP Racing Fuels Posts Over $50,000 In Awards For DIRTcar NE Racers In 2009

DirtcarRacing_WEBWeedsport, NYJune 30, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director

The Fourth of July holiday traditionally marks the halfway point of the season on the DIRTcar Racing Northeast circuit. For teams competing in the four premier 2009 Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series, the first full month of summer means they’ve only just begun with 17 special events on the docket.

Read more: DIRTcar Northeast Circuit Jammed With Series Specials In July

Dig_Safely_NY_08Weedsport, NYJune 29, 2009 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director

The inaugural DIRTcar All-Star Weekend is on the verge of making history at the Cayuga County Fairgrounds on July 17-19, and long-time DIRTcar Racing Northeast promotional partner Dig Safely New York will be strapped in for the record-setting ride in the summer’s premier event for Big-Block Modifieds.

Read more: Dig Safely NY B-Main Bolsters All-Star Weekend Big-Block Prize Package

Britten_Brewerton09_WEBWeedsport, NYJune 23, 2009 - By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director
*Jay Fish Photo


After two weeks engulfed in a non-stop array of oval track activity around the DIRTcar Modified circuit in Upstate New York, Peter Britten is bound for Australia and his return home to Brisbane, Queensland.

Read more: Australian Peter Britten Wraps Up Big-Block Modified Binge In U.S.

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