Captures Fifth Super DIRTcar Series Win of the Season
Mandee Pauch, BECHTELSVILLE, P.A. – July 14, 2016 – From green-to-checkered, it was Matt Sheppard who dominated Thursday night’s Traffic Jam at Grandview Speedway and captured his fourth Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds victory of the season.
Sheppard, who started the feature on the front row with Pete Britten, jumped out to the lead early. Despite lapped traffic, Sheppard was strong from the start to finish.
Sheppard, driver of the No. 9s FX Caprara Big-Block Modified was all smiles in victory lane.
“This car has been…
Sheppard Caps off his Birthday with a $6,000 Victory
KIRKWOOD, N.Y. – July 12, 2016 – Five different drivers captured the lead in the hard fought 66-lap main event at Five Mile Point Speedway, but it was the birthday boy Matt Sheppard who made a late race charge from his eighth starting position to secure his third Super DIRTcar Series victory of the season.
“I think we had a better car tonight than last week. This thing was just rolling tonight,” said Sheppard, the current points leader and defending champion.
The Series Returns to Action on Tuesday at Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway
QUINCY, Ill. – July 10, 2016 – One night after Mike Harrison denied Ray Bollinger his third DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the season, Bollinger returned to victory lane with a win at Quincy Raceways.
Bollinger started on the feature pole and fought a fierce battle early with Kenny Wallace. Just before the midway point, Wallace took the lead as the two drivers worked their way through traffic. Wallace built the gap on Bollinger but as he worked…
Harrison Picks up his Second Win of the Season
HIGHLAND, Ill. – July 9, 2016 – Mike Harrison and Ray Bollinger did battle throughout much of Saturday night’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Highland Speedway.
When the green flag fell, Harrison jumped out to an early lead with Bollinger hot on his tail. Bollinger, searching for a line. About midway through the feature, Bollinger found the line and got around Harrison.
The reigning series champion was not done though as he kept up the pressure on Bollinger. Thorugh a late restart,…
Captures First Super DIRTcar Series Win of the Year
(Mandee Pauch) CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – June 30, 2016 – Tim Fuller battled from a sixth starting position and through tough lap traffic and cautions at Canandaigua Motorsports Park’s Jan Corcoran Memorial 64 on Thursday night as he claimed his first full-points Super DIRTcar Series win since November 2012.
“The car was really good tonight. Matt is really good and to be able to run with him throughout the year has helped. If I could finished second to Matt that would be like a…
Captures first Super DIRTcar Series Win of the Year
(By Mandee Pauch) CORNWALL, Ont. – June 27, 2016 – Stewart Friesen battled to a wild first win of the season Sunday night as the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds took on Cornwall (Ont.) Motor Speedway.
Friesen, who took the lead on the initial start from pole-sitter Max McLaughlin, was able to capture the Mel Valade Backhoe Service 100 lapper, but not without a hard fight by fourth-place starter, Matt Sheppard.
“What a racecar,” Friesen said in victory lane. “Those cautions drive me crazy.…
The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Returns to Action Friday at Tri-City Speedway
CANTON, Ill. – June 23, 2016 – Nick Hoffman continued to roll Thursday night at Spoon River Speedway as he claimed his third DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the season.
Hoffman, from Mooresville, N.C., jumped out to an early lead over Brent Mullins in the feature. Through three cautions, Mullins, who had his hands full with Allen Weisser, tried to run down Hoffman but was unable to close the gap.
Mullins finished second with Weisser in third,…
Pierce Adds to His Summer Nationals Points Lead
CANTON, Ill. – June 23, 2016 – Dennis Erb Jr., fresh of his win at the Dirt Late Model Dream, came into Thursday night’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Spoon River Speedway with the wind at his back and did it ever show.
Erb cruised to a dominant victory over Billy Moyer and Bobby Pierce in the 50-lap feature and scored the $10,000 payday.
“I didn’t know if it was easy or not,” Erb said. “The car was good and I didn’t see anybody challenge me…
Scores First Full-Points Super DIRTcar Series Victory of the Season
(By Mandee Pauch) MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – June 22, 2016 -Tim Fuller led early at Williams Grove Speedway on Wednesday night, but it was Matt Sheppard who battled to the lead and was dominant through much of the 100-lap Modified Mayhem at the Grove Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds feature.
In the series’ first return to the track in a decade, Sheppard became the sixth different winner in six Super DIRTcar features run at the track since 1989. The defending series champion was…
The Series Returns for the First Time Since 2006; Just the Sixth Time Ever
WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 21, 2016 – In just 24 hours the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds will return to the historic half-mile Williams Grove Speedway for the first time in a decade.
Big-Block Modified Mayhem at the Grove on Wednesday, June 22 brings the series back for just the sixth time in series history. Jimmy Phelps last stood in victory lane with the series on Oct. 15, 2006. Among previous winners at the track are Brett…