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Wright Highlights Friday Night Light’s Program, Hearn and Friesen also Win – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT Larry Wight was the highlight of the show Friday night at the New York State Fairgrounds. The Phoenix, N.Y., pilot passed Jimmy Phelps in the final laps to win the third and final Triple 20 event for the Big-Block Modifieds. Stewart Friesen and Brett were also victorious for the evening. The win was Wright’s first in Big-Block competition on the Mile and was well earned as he started third. He quickly moved into the second position before getting Phelps in traffic with less than two laps remaining in the race. “It’s huge, especially to beat someone like…More

Friesen, Hearn & Wight Shine In Big-Block Heats During S-T-R ‘Friday Night Lights’ At NAPA Super DIRT Week

By Kevin Kovac, DIRTcar Racing P.R. SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 11, 2013 – Stewart Friesen, Brett Hearn and Larry Wight were triumphant in the Triple 20-lap DIRTcar big-block Modified heat races that capped the S-T-R Trailer Repair ‘Friday Night Lights’ qualifying program during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XVII at the New York State Fairgrounds. Friesen and Hearn, who have combined to win the last three Syracuse 200s and will share the front row for the start of Sunday’s 42nd annual Super DIRTcar Series event, solidified their status as favorites to reach Victory Lane again after capturing Friday evening’s…More

Terrance & Marc Johnson Claim Victories In DIRTcar 358-Modified Heat Races During S-T-R Trailer Repair ‘Friday Night Lights’

By Kevin Kovac, DIRTcar Racing P.R. SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 11, 2013 – Carey Terrance of Hogansburg, N.Y., and Marc Johnson of Guilderland, N.Y., combined to give a fresh look to NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Victory Lane as each earned first-ever triumphs at the one-mile New York State Fairgrounds in the Twin 20-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified heat races that were part of the S-T-R Trailer Repair ‘Friday Night Lights’ qualifying program. Terrance, 32, controlled the first 20-lapper from start-to-finish, while the 33-year-old Johnson inherited the top spot when race-long pacesetter Chris Raabe of Napanee, Ont., slowed on a lap-18…More

Wright, Pitts, Desjardins claim victories in inaugural Dirt Track Digest Sportsman Modified Triple 10s

By Julia Foy, DIRTcar Racing P.R. SYRACUSE, N. Y. – Oct. 11, 2013 – The inaugural running of the Dirt Track Digest DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Triple 10s Friday, Oct. 11, ended well for drivers Brett Wright, Jeremy Pitts and Shane Pecore who picked up victories in the 10-lap heat races plus strong starting positions in Saturday’s 30-lap NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Championship. In the first 10-lapper, Wright started on the pole and nabbed at the green flag, refusing to let in to Cody McPherson’s challenges from second place. Wright took the win, followed by…More

Rockefeller (Big-Block Mods) & Krause (358-Mods) Lead List Of DIRTcar ‘Futures’ Race Winners Friday At NAPA Super DIRT Week

By Kevin Kovac, DIRTcar Racing P.R. SYRACUSE, NY – Oct. 11, 2013 – Jeff Rockefeller (big-block Modifieds), Andrew Krause (358-Modifieds), Ricky Quick (Sportsman), Mike Maresca (Sportsman) and Byron Wescott (Pro Stocks) were victorious in Friday’s series of DIRTcar ‘Futures’ feature events during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds. The big headline-grabber of the special races for Syracuse Mile upstarts was Rockefeller, a 37-year-old from Scotia, N.Y., who captured the 15-lap ‘Futures’ big-block Modified event one day after shocking the establishment by locking himself into Sunday’s Syracuse 200 with the fourth-fastest lap in time trials.…More

Click here for LIVE update from Sowle Trailer Repair ‘Friday Night Lights’ at Super Dirt Week 42

We’re live once again from the Moody Mile in Syracuse for the S-T-R “Friday Night Lights” portion of Super Dirt Week 42. Today’s schedule of events as of 10am (Subject to change) 11:00am – Inspection (All Divisions) 12:00pm – Draws (Sportsman & All Futures) 1:00pm – Pro Stock Practice 1:25pm – Sportsman Practice 2:05pm – 358 Futures Practice 2:20pm – Sportsman Futures Practice 2:35pm – Pro Stock Futures Practice 2:50pm – Modified Futures Practice 3:05pm – Sportsman Tim Trials – 2 laps 4:00pm – 358 Futures Race 4:30pm – Sportsman Futures Race 5:00pm – Pro Stock Futures Race 5:30pm –…More

DirtTrackDigest Partners with Bull & Bear Roadhouse to Provide Staff Dinner at SDW 42

Dirt Track Digest is happy to announce that we have partnered with the Bull & Bear Roadhouse to provide dinner to the DTD and DIRTcar Staff on Friday night in the media center at the New York State Fairgrounds. Information on the Bull & Bear Roadhouse: Located in Hanover Square in Downtown Syracuse, NY, Bull & Bear Pub is a full service bar, restaurant and casual caterer featuring the best crafted American pub fare in the region. Our menu has over 15 handmade gourmet angus burgers topped with the freshest, homemade toppings and sauces. We also have a full selection…More

Sowle Trailer Repair Enhances ‘STR Friday Night Lights’ at 42nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Oct. 3, 2013 – DIRTcar Racing is excited to announce Sowle Trailer Repair will be title sponsor of the exciting “STR Friday Night Lights” event on Friday, Oct. 11, during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds. For the third consecutive year, Musco Lightning will turn the night sky bright over the New York State Fairgrounds for fans to watch the STR Friday Night Lights featuring fireworks plus the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified Triple 20s, the DIRTcar 358-Modified Twin 20s and the new DIRTcar Sportsman Triple 10s presented by STR…More Partners with DIRTcar to Present Sportsman Qualifying During STR Trailer Repair Friday Night Light’s at SDW

SYRACUSE, NY – is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the first ever Triple 10s for the DIRTcar Sportsman during STR Trailer RepairFriday Night Light’s as part of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII.   The New York-based website is presenting the event in memory of former contributor Tom Ames who lost his life last year. is the premier website for coverage of Northeast Dirt Modified racing including all things Super DIRT Week.  Planning is in the final stages to make the coverage of the week long events at the New York State Fairgrounds the best…More

Perrotte transported to hospital after fall from hauler; racing promoter’s Super DIRT Week ends early

Mike Perrotte was transported to a local medical center after falling from his team’s hauler Friday night. A crowd gathered around the Adirondack Auto race hauler as medical staff worked with Perrotte following the pit accident during the races at the New York State Faigrounds. Reports came back from the hospital that Perrotte allegedly suffered a concussion, laceration to the head, broken ribs and a broken wrist in the accident. Close friend Frank Cozze was on hand when the accident occurred, and he fairly reluctantly agreed to climb into the car under unusual circumstances. We all wish Mike a speedy…More