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The Stars Shine Friday Night Under the Lights at SDW – DTD Exclusive

By JOHN DOUGLAS JR. The Big Blocks, 358 Small Blocks and Sportsman machines were on tap Friday night for the Camping World Friday Night Under the Lights. Cool temperatures may have been in the air, but on track things heated up quickly. The Big Block Modifieds entered the speedway with the first of their Triple 20’s with Matt Sheppard and Billy Decker on the front row. As the field entered turn one for the first time Sheppard assumed the early lead. Outside front row starter Billy Decker was quickly overtaken by Rick Laubach’s No. 7 machine. J.R. Heffner slotted into…More

Sheppard, Hearn & Phelps Flex Muscle In Camping World ‘Friday Night Lights’ Big-Block Modified Triple 20s

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Oct. 10, 2014) – Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y., Brett Hearn of Sussex, N.J., and Jimmy Phelps of Baldwinsville, N.Y., rolled to victories in the Big-Block Modified Triple 20s that headlined Camping World ‘Friday Night Lights’ at the New York State Fairgrounds. Hearn joined Heinke-Baldwin Racing teammates Sheppard and Phelps in scoring wire-to-wire $4,000 wins from the pole position. The trio will occupy the top three starting spots in Sunday’s Syracuse 200 with Hearn sandwiched by the polesitting Sheppard and Phelps in the grand finale of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII. Sheppard, 32, soundly backed up…More

Decker, Terrance Remain Fast With 358-Modified Heat Victories During Camping World ‘Friday Night Lights’

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Oct. 10, 2014) – Billy Decker of Unadilla, N.Y., and Carey Terrance of Hogansburg, N.Y., ratified their qualifying efforts just over 24 hours earlier by scoring victories in the Twin 20-lap 358-Modified heat races during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week’s Camping World ‘Friday Night Lights’ program at the New York State Fairgrounds. The drivers who will share the front row in Saturday’s ‘Salute to the Troops’ 358-Modified 150 authored very similar performances. Both led the 20-lappers from flag-to-flag with their only anxious moments when they were slowed by lapped cars. Decker, 49, was victorious in the first…More

Jimmy Spellmon claims pole position for Sunday’s DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Championship 30; Brian Krummel, Mike Butler and Mike Maresca claim victories in Dirt Track Digest Triple 10s

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October 10, 2014 – Friday’s qualifying rounds for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series have spelled success for a number of drivers who have earned top starting positions for Sunday’s championship race. Jimmy Spellmon, a regular racer at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., will share the front row of Sunday’s headliner with Mike Butler of Milford, N.J., after the two placed first and second in time trials. Spellmon, of Butler, N.J., turned a lap of 32.819 seconds and Butler’s fastest lap was 32.957 seconds. Other drivers locking into Sunday’s finale were Michael Sabia of Easton, Conn.…More

Makin Tracks 10/11/14 – SDW Day 4 – DTD Exclusive

By BILL FOLEY The Friday night action last about three and a half hours, but it wasn’t without surprises. Matt Sheppard, Brett Hearn and Jimmy Phelps didn’t surprise anyone as they captured their respective heats while Billy Decker and Carey Terrance displayed their talents in winning the 358’s and Brian Krummell, Michael Sabia and Mike Butler captured the DTD Triple 10’s for the sportsmen. Matt Billings was scheduled to start 24th in the first big block triple 20 as he had electrical problems in time trials on Thursday. He not only survived, but came home in a qualifying position as…More

USAC Wrap – Friesen Talks About Silver Crown Ride – DTD Exclusive

By BILL FOLEY Bobby East and Kody Swanson will sit on the front row of the Salt City 76 on Saturday afternoon. East was clocked at 32.436 for the pole with an average speed of 110.998 while Swanson came across the line in 32.535 at 110.650. Local interest was centered on two drivers . Stewart Friesen made his debut in Silver Crown action and it was pretty auspicious. Meanwhile, Rich Tobias Jr. also had eyes on him as the Tobias name has been legendary in Eastern racing for decades. Tobias had lost a shock at speed in the second session.…More

Futures Events Provide a Look at Future Stars – DTD Exclusive

By JOHN DOUGLAS JR. New drivers racing at the Moody Mile during Super DIRT Week XLIII get the opportunity to race in futures events which last ten minutes each. This gives the rookie competitors not only a bit of extra practice for their main events, but also gives fans a chance to learn who these new faces are. Five events total were run for the new competitors on Friday afternoon. The Big Block futures competitors took their green flag and quickly Jimmy Davis took the early lead, but Rex King Jr.’s no. 165 moved by Davis just past halfway to…More

Click Here for LIVE and INTERACTIVE Updates from Friday Night Lights at Super Dirt Week 43

Good Morning, the DTD crew is already hard at work here at the Syracuse Mile, ready to provide you with live and interactive updates from all of the action today at the New York State Fairgrounds. Live Blog Super Dirt Week 43 – Friday Partners with DIRTcar to Present Sportsman Triple 10’s at the New York State Fairgrounds for Second Consecutive Year During Friday Night Lights as Part of Super DIRT Week XLIII

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – For the second consecutive season is set to present the Triple 10’s for the DIRTcar Sportsman series as part of Super DIRT Week XLIII at the New York State Fairgrounds. In 2013 the New-York based site partnered with DIRTcar Northeast for the title sponsorship and plans for the 2104 partnership have been finalized marking a continued relationship between the two organizations. “We’ve always had a strong relationship with DIRTcar and it is an honor to be part of the Super DIRT Week festivities,” said site co-owner George Smith. “Last season the response was phenomenal to our…More