Saturday night’s finale for the World of Outlaw Craftsman Late Model Series at The Dirt Track at Charlotte had a marked feeling of déjà vu, with Mike Marlar and Dennis Erb Jr. again scrapping at the front of the field.
Matt Sheppard completed one of the most improbable comebacks in Super DIRTcar Series history and capped off perhaps the strongest season of his career Saturday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, winning the finale to the Textron Off-Road World Finals to clinch his sixth series title.
Mat Williamson stunned the Super DIRTcar Series faithful during Friday night’s opener to the Textron Off-Road World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, blowing by defending champion Matt Sheppard on an early restart and winning for the first time in his World Finals career.
He may not be a regular with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series, but Mike Marlar certainly showed them he knows how to get it done during qualifying night for the Textron Off-Road World Finals on Thursday.
They say there’s a first time for everything, and Thursday night during Super DIRTcar Series preliminary action at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Mike Mahaney wrote a page of big block modified history.
If you’d told Hudson O’Neal at the start of the season that he’d finish ninth in points and take home Rookie of the Year honors for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, he’d have smiled, told you it’s a great dream and went right back to turning wrenches on his race car.
Hudson O’Neal has quickly established himself as a future star in dirt late model racing, completing a standout first season with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series by clinching the Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year Award presented by Hot Rod Processing.
Major changes to the event program highlight a new expanded schedule for the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals, which is set for Feb. 6-17, 2018 and features four of the premier dirt racing divisions in the country.
All dirt roads lead to Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals, but the road to the championship is very muddy for the Super DIRTcar Series.
Three of the nation’s top dirt late model drivers are locked in an unprecedented three-man battle for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series national championship.
Click for live updates from the Sunday Big Block finale of NAPA Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, featuring the Billy Whittaker Cars 200!
Fans attending NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week could potentially be setting up for the Matt Sheppard Show this weekend. Sheppard has a fire lit under him this season at Super DIRT Week, as he continues his comeback charge for the Super DIRTcar Series point lead.