Archive for the ‘SDW Tuesday’ Category

Makin’ Tracks – SDW Day One – Final Mile & Thunder – DTD Exclusive

By BILL FOLEY Well, it’s here and Day 1 of the last edition of Super Dirt Week as we know it has commenced. Nearly 140 cars from four divisions lined up on the asphalt on the north end of the Fairgrounds to go through tech on Tuesday and many more are anticipated for Day 2. The talk centered around the retro paint schemes , but for the most part tech seemed to be pretty routine. I had to leave early for Utica-Rome, but was told that the front end of Jeff Hoetzler caused that team a delay in tech line…More

Varin Takes Modifieds, Friesen Bags Another 360 Sprint Car Feature at Utica-Rome – DTD Exclusive

By JOHN DOUGLAS JR. Danny Varin prevailed in the final trip for Modified competitors to Utica Rome Speedway in 2015 on Tuesday night. On the heels of the final Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds a stout field of racers lined up for a chance at the $3,000 top prize. Danny Varin and Ryan Arbuthnot lead the field to the green flag.  Varin quickly sprinted away as Pat Ward, Matt Sheppard and others began working their way through the pack. The laps clicked off quickly with no cautions during the 30 lap feature and this was to…More

Veteran Pat Ward Racing Down Memory Lane at NAPA Super DIRT Week

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – “Everybody wants to win the last race here,” says Super DIRTcar Series competitor Pat Ward of Genoa, N.Y. “Everybody’s coming with the best they’ve got.” For Ward, 57, coming with your best stuff to the NAPA Super DIRT Week “Finale at the Fairgrounds” that runs Wednesday through Sunday, includes having his Gypsum Express No. 42p Big-Block Modified painted and vinyl lettered in the motif his father “Bud” displayed when he raced in 1970s. “When Larry (LJL Racing teammate Larry Wight) brought these panels to the shop I really appreciated it,” Ward said. “They give the car the…More

Dave Blaney Returning to Syracuse in a Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified for a Final Shot at NAPA Super DIRT Week Glory

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Dave Blaney, the “Buckeye Bullet” from Hartford, Ohio, and a former NASCAR star, will be among the entrants trying to capture Sunday’s Syracuse 200 during NAPA Super DIRT Week’s “Finale at the Fairgrounds” celebration this week. Blaney, a former of champion of both the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the USAC Silver Crown Series, will strap into the J&S Racing Big-Block Modified No. 74 Teo Pro Car built by Bobby Hearn and sponsored by Halmar International this week at the New York State Fairgrounds. Blaney drove the first Teo chassis machine Hearn produced. He has…More

Photos from inspection day at Syracuse!

FUTURE OF NAPA SUPER DIRT WEEK WILL BE AT STATE-OF-THE-ART CENTRAL NEW YORK RACEWAY PARK

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The 44th annual NAPA Super DIRT Week is only ONE week away at the New York State Fairgrounds, but DIRTcar Racing and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are already looking to the future, jointly announcing today the event will relocate to Central New York Raceway Park when completed. “The State of New York has made a 10-year commitment to Super DIRT Week to keep the event in Central New York,” DIRTcar CEO Brian Carter said. “We are excited to announce today Central New York Raceway Park in Hastings will be the new home for Super DIRT Week…More

THE ROAD TO THE FINALE STARTS AT THE UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY WITH BIG TUESDAY NIGHT SHOW FEATURING $3,000 TO WIN EVENTS FOR THE MODIFIEDS AND 360 SPRINTS

VERNON, NY-Utica-Rome Speedway will close the doors on its 2015 racing season on Tuesday, October 6 with a special three division midweek show. Billed as Tuesday Night Thunder, the event sponsored by A-Verdi Container Storage and Clinton Tractor & Implement Company, will feature $3,000 to win events for the Big Block/Small Block Modifieds and 360 Sprints plus a rare appearance by the Mod Lites for a $1,000 to win main event. The Modifieds will compete in 30 lap distance, a normal Sunday main event, but this time it will pay $3,000 to win instead of the weekly $2,000 to win.…More

STEWART FRIESEN GOES WIRE TO WIRE TO WIN DIRTCAR SERIES STARS VS. MEDIA CELEBRITIES

SYRACUSE, NY – It was the third annual Pole Position Raceway NAPA Super DIRT Week Challenge and in victory lane was no stranger to the Syracuse Classic, three-time winner Stewart Friesen. More than 20 media and sponsor representatives turned out to take on three of best to ever wheel a big block modified in front of many fans that turned out in Destiny USA. The Sprakers, NY star led all 14 laps to hold something that has been very familiar to him in 2015…the checkered flag. For Smith, he finished in second ahead of Matt Sheppard which found him holding…More

Super DIRTcar Stars to Battle Media Celebrities on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Pole Position Raceway in Syracuse’s Destiny USA

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sept. 16, 2015 – Super DIRTcar Series superstars will battle Central New York media personalities on Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Third Annual Pole Position Raceway NAPA Super DIRT Week Challenge. Eight-time Super DIRTcar Series champion Brett Hearn, three-time champion Matt Sheppard, three-time and defending NAPA Super DIRT Week Syracuse 200 winner Stewart Friesen, 2014 DIRTcar Nationals champion Larry Wight, and two-time Syracuse 200 polesitter Jimmy Phelps will compete against several media celebrities at Pole Position Raceway in Destiny USA. Several qualifying races will begin at 11 a.m. followed by the main event featuring Super DIRTcar Series…More

Early Bird Inspection Photos!!!

Here is just a small sample of some of our “Early Bird” inspection photos. For more, check out Bill Foley’s gallery via this link: http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/GallerySDS/thumbnails.php?album=393 Don’t forget that ALL of the images in the gallery are also available through our LIVE coverage as well.