Dirt Track World Championship Returns to Time Trial Format

BATAVIA, OH – Hall-of-Fame promoter, Carl Short recently announced that the 39th edition of the Dirt Track World Championship, set for October 18th-19th at Portsmouth Raceway Park will return to a Time Trial format for Super Late Models.

Since 2015, a double-heat race format, with a passing-points system, has transferred drivers into the main event. This year, Friday night will include Time Trials and a single set of 15-lap heat races with a six car invert. Competitors will earn points based on Time Trials and Heat Race finishing results. The total points accumulated by a specific driver will be added together to create Saturday’s B-Main and A-Main lineups.

Saturday’s on-track action for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will include B-Mains, followed by a non-qualifier race, where the winner has the choice of keeping their $3,000 winnings, or forfeiting their earnings to start tail of the main event. The 100-lap Dirt Track World Championship finale will cap off the weekend.

Advanced tickets to this marquee event are on sale now. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit:www.thedtwc.com or call (740) 858-4972.® = Rookie of the Year Contender

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About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showcases the talents of the top dirt late model drivers from across the country. In 2019, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will sanction 65 events across 22 states, including some of the biggest marquee events in the industry, providing dirt slinging, sideways, door-to-door racing action lap after lap.




The series receives national exposure through a television package filmed, produced and edited by Lucas Oil Production Studios. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events will broadcast on four networks including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and the MAVTV Motorsports Network.

The in your face excitement of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is second to none in motorsports. For more information, including the latest news, tour schedule, driver information, and more, visit the official website at: www.LucasDirt.com.