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Unbelievable: Danny Johnson Blasts Way From 26th for Hurricane 100 Win – DTD Exclusive

By Ryan Lepre Danny Johnson felt he had little chance on Thursday night at the Brewerton Speedway after narrowly slotting himself into the field for the SUNY Canton Hurricane 100.  But a stirring mid-race march through the top ten after starting in the 26th spot ended in victory lane for the Doctor.  Johnson took the lead for good on lap 79 from Matt Sheppard and pulled away to a crowd pleasing win over Pat Ward, Matt Sheppard, Peter Britten and Dale Planck. “Unbelievable!” exclaimed Danny Johnson in victory lane “I can’t thank this entire team enough for believing in me. …More

Planck and Payne Building Notebook, Brewerton Notes – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT Dale Planck and car owner Mike Payne have been together less than sixth month and they’ve already had some impressive results. On Thursday night the pair made their first start as a team at the Brewerton Speedway in the Hurricane 100 for the 358-Modified Super DIRTcar Series. Planck and Payne walked out with a fifth place effort on the night after leading the feature and running in the top three for most of the race. Planck was pleased, but he knows the team is only going to get better. “We are very close,” commented Planck afterwards. “Everywhere…More

Danny Johnson Roars Forward From 26th Starting Spot To Capture DIRTcar 358-Modified Series ‘Hurricane 100’ At Brewerton

By Kevin Kovac, DIRTcar Racing P.R. BREWERTON, NY – Oct. 10, 2013 – Danny Johnson turned a moribund night into an unforgettable evening on Thursday at Brewerton Speedway. Recovering from a poor qualifying effort that had him pining to leave the one-third-mile oval, Johnson charged forward from the 26th starting spot to capture the DIRTcar 358-Modified SUNY-Canton ‘Hurricane 100.’ Johnson, 53, of Phelps, N.Y., pocketed $10,000 for his convincing march to victory, which he clinched by passing Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y., for the lead on lap 79. The DIRTcar Northeast superstar cruised away from the pack over the remaining…More

DIRTcar Notes from Qualifying Day at Syracuse!

It’s Qualifying Day for the DIRTcar big-block Modified Syracuse 200 and ‘Salute to the Troops’ 358-Modified Championship 150 at the one-mile New York State Fairgrounds. Time Trials for both divisions are scheduled for this afternoon, beginning with the 358-Modifieds at 1:20 p.m. and then the big-block Modifieds at 2:45 p.m. The top six starting spots in the Syracuse 200 and ‘Salute to the Troops’ 358-Modified Championship 150 will be locked in after today’s time trials. Results will also be used to align each division’s heat races during tomorrow’s S-T-R Trailer Repair ‘Friday Night Lights’ program. Click the ‘Read More’ link…More

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Think these guys are having fun at Super Dirt Week 42?!!!

Big Block Triple 20’s Lineups

Want to know where your favorite driver is starting in his heat race for tomorrow night, we’ve got the heat race lineups right here! Triple #1 Row 1: Stewart Friesen, Jeff Rockafeller Row 2: Billy Decker, Matt Billings Row 3: Dave Rauscher, Peter Britten Row 4: Rob Bellinger, Tom Sears Jr. Row 5: Duane Howard, Tim Fuller Row 6: Vince Vitale, Jimmy Horton Row 7: Dominic Buffalino, Bob McGannon Row 8: Tim Currier, Dale Planck Row 9: Alan Johnson, Willy Decker Row 10: Willy Decker, Clement Therrien Row 11: Dan Humes, Brandon Sweet Row 12: Henry Maier, Scott Flammer Row…More

358 Modified Twin 20’s Lineups

Want to know where your favorite driver is starting in his heat race for tomorrow night, we’ve got the heat race lineups right here! Race 1: Row 1: Ronnie Johnson, Carey Terrance Row 2: Larry Wight, Tim McCreadie Row 3: Tim Sears Jr, Brett Hearn Row 4: Billy Decker, Jeff Sykes Row 5: JR Heffner, David Hebert Row 6: Alain Boisvert, Mario Clair Row 7: Brandon Sweet, Dale Planck Row 8: Yan Bussiere, Donnie Corellis Row 9: Kevin Albert, Bob McGannon Row 10: Brian McDonald, Darwin Greene Row 11: Jasmin Leveillee, Rick Laubach Row 12: John McClelland, Rich Scagliotta Row…More

News and Notes from Media Day – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT As expected from recent reports it was officially announced that Brewerton, Fulton and the Glen Ridge Motorsports Park are a host of other tracks are back in the fold with the DIRTcar by either sanctioning for the entire year or holding an event in 2014. The series has rapidly expanded in 2014 with several tracks jumping on board to hold races. Fulton Speedway is set to host a series race on April 26th. Big Diamond also returns to the schedule with a race on Tuesday July 15th while Glen Ridge Motorsports Park is scheduled for their event…More

Early Morning Photos from Syracuse!

Super DIRTcar Series Returning to Utica-Rome Speedway in 2014

VERNON, N.Y. – For the first time in over 10 years the Super DIRTcar Series is making its return to the Utica-Rome Speedway. DIRTcar officials and track owner Gene Cole were able to work out an agreement to bring the premier Big-Block Modified series back to the speedway in 2014. The scheduled date for the 100-lap, $6,000 to win affair is on Wednesday night June the 25th. The event joins a host of high paying events at the speedway including the Victoria 200, the Night of Legends as well as the New Yorker 200. Speedway officials are excited to offer…More