DIRTcar: Triple Threat; Hoffman Turns Back Dillon for Third UMP Modified Win of DIRTcar Nationals

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — official series release — Chris Seelman photo — Ty Dillon looked to be the driver to beat in Saturday night’s DIRTcar UMP Modified Gator Qualifying feature at DIRTcar Nationals, but Nick Hoffman had other ideas — cruising to his third win of the 2016 DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Dillon dominated the early part of the 20-lap modified …

DIRTcar: Harrison Rides the Top Side to Modified Nationals Win at Fayette County

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BROWNSTOWN, Ill. — official series release — If Mike Harrison winds up winning the 2015 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals crown this year for the fourth time in his career, he might look back on Friday night’s race at Fayette County Speedway as the one that put him over the top. Ken Schrader and Kenny Wallace led the field to green, …

UMP MODS: Austin Dillon Claims Second DIRTcar Nationals Victory of 2015

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — official release — Chris Seelman photo — Austin Dillon, who spent the day qualifying for the Daytona 500, charged from ninth to victory on Sunday night to win the final DIRTcar UMP Modified qualifying race for Monday’s Gator Championship event. Ken Schrader set the early pace but Dillon was pushing hard from his ninth starting position. He …

UMP MODS: Ty Dillon Takes His Gator; Sneaks By On Final Lap for DIRTcar Nationals Win

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — official release — DIRTcar Nationals photo — Ty Dillon swept to the lead just as the white flag was displayed Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals to win a thriller for his first UMP Modified victory of the season. Dillon joins his brother, Austin, as winners this week at Volusia. It certainly wasn’t easy. Kyle …

UMP MODS: Stremme Soars at Volusia; NASCAR Regular Picks Up First Career DIRTcar Nationals Win

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — official event release — Chris Seelman photo — David Stremme dominated Thursday night’s DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap, holding off Austin Dillon, Nick Hoffman, Ty Dillon and hard charger Kyle Strickler. Stremme, who also competes in NASCAR, started on the outside of the front row for the UMP Modified feature and charged to the front and stayed there, …

UMP MODS: Strickler Holds Back Ty Dillon to Win During DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. — official event release — DIRTcar photo — Kyle Strickler held off Ty Dillon to capture the DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals. Strickler powered through a clean but wild UMP Modified main event, riding the cushion as Ty Dillon applied the pressure. A late caution bunched everybody together but Strickler, of …

MIDWEST: Hoffman, Westfall and Wallace Among Friday Winners at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — official release — Nick Hoffman and Matt Westfall duplicated their Thursday night victories Friday night to lock themselves into the front row of Saturday’s 32-car, 25-lap modified wrap-up of the DIRTcar UMP Fall Nationals presented by Allstar Performance at Eldora Speedway. Joining them in the starting line-up will be Kenny Wallace and Evan Taylor, who captured Friday’s …

ELDORA: Teenager Josh Rice Wins UMP Modified Feature During Four Crown Nationals

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ROSSBURG, Ohio  — official release — Sixteen-year-old Josh Rice claimed Friday night’s UMP modified feature at Eldora Speedway in only his second race at the famed half-mile dirt track. Rice had his hands full in the closing stages of his chase.  A comfortable lead for Rice was slowly evaporating has three-time 2014 winner Matt Westfall was moving in. With the laps …

MIDWEST: Ambitious Sunday Program Includes Baltes Classic and Salute to Eldora Speedway Founders

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official release — There is a lot on the line when racing action returns to Eldora Speedway Sunday night (Aug. 31) for the seventh annual Baltes Classic presented by Coors Light – saluting founders Earl and Berneice Baltes. Earl Baltes’ vision and clever promotions greatly impacted auto racing nationwide. He carved Eldora Speedway out of a cornfield …

Short Stack: Eldora Opens Up With UMP Show; USCS Sprints Carolina Bound

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April 9, 2014 — Written by RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Photo Courtesy Eldora Speedway — Welcome to this week’s edition of “Short Stack”, a look at news and notes from short track racing across the nation. Our tour begins in the Midwest at Eldora, where Larry Boos tells me the gates will swing open for 2014 this …