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Late Race Pass Earns Ty Dillon a Volusia Victory

BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 13, 2015 — Ty Dillon swept to the lead just as the white flag was displayed Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals to win a thriller for his first UMP Modified victory of the season. Coveted In the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season opener at Volusia, Kasey Kahne Racing’s Daryn Pittman won for the second consecutive night, passing Donny Schatz on the final lap to win his second Gator trophy of the week on the half-mile dirt oval. Ty Dillon joins his brother, Austin, as winners this week at Volusia. It certainly…More

Stremme Takes UMP Modified Main at Volusia

BARBERVILLE, FL – David Stremme dominated the DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap at Volusia Raceway Park, holding off Austin Dillon, Nick Hoffman, Ty Dillon and hard charger Kyle Strickler. Stremme, who also competes in NASCAR, started on the outside of the front row for the UMP Modified feature and charged to the front and stayed there, winning for the first time at Volusia Speedway Park. Austin Dillon, Hoffman and Ty Dillon ran a similar line trying to run down Stremme but to no avail. Strickler, who won on Wednesday night at Volusia, came from 19th to round out the top five…More

Dillon Takes 2015 Opener

BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 10, 2015 — NASCAR superstar Austin Dillon held off North Carolina’s Nick Hoffman on a green-white-checkered finish to win Tuesday night’s DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified opener at Volusia Speedway Park. Dillon built a big advantage from the pole as Hoffman and Dillon’s brother, Ty, surged forward. A late caution bunched the field, giving Hoffman and Ty Dillon one last shot at victory, but Austin Dillon executed a perfect restart and Hoffman wound up settling for second with Ty Dillon in third. “It’s a great start to our week, it always has been,” said Dillon, who drives…More

New York’s Joe Isabell Captures TUSA Mod Lite Winter National Championship

By Charlie Brown, Gibsonton, FL – The Hoosier TUSA Mod Lite Winter Nationals Championship provided the third different winner in as many nights on Saturday as Joe Isabell of Pennellville, NY captured the 25-lap series championship worth $1200 at East Bay Raceway Park. A solid field of 34 cars were in the pits. The top 12 were guaranteed starters by virtue of their finishes on Thursday and Friday nights. The remainder of the 25 car starting field came from qualifying through the “C” and “B” Mains. A three car tangle in the first turn forced a second try at getting…More

Max Blair Wins Final Night And Takes Home $3,000 Payday At East Bay Raceway

TAMPA, FL – Max Blair, out of Centerville, Pennsylvania, has been coming to the races at East Bay Raceway Park since he was a little kid tagging along with his father, but this year it was different. The 25 year old driver brought his Crate Late Model with him and won two of the three races in the 39th Annual Winternationals Anniversary year including Saturday’s 50 lapper, $3,000 to win event. The fans were treated to a very competitive race with five lead changes with the winner not taking the lead until lap 34 making his move on the front…More

Max Blair Wins In First Time To East Bay Raceway Park On Night 2 For Crate Late Models Winternationals

TAMPA, FL – Tim Dohm from Crosslanes, WV set quick time tonight with a 15.76 with thirty four cars in attendance tonight. Jack Nosbisch, Jr., Josh Peacock, Bryan Bernhardt and Matt Henderson rounded out the top five in times. Four heat races were run with the top 4 advancing to tonight’s 35-lap feature event. Winning their heats were Max Blair, Phillip Cobb, Keith Nosbisch and Doug Horton. B-Mains were run taking the top 4 also and winning those were Jack Nosbisch, Jr. and Hudson Oneal. For the 35-lap feature it was Dover’s Phillip Cobb and last night’s feature winner Josh…More

Eddie Carrier Jr Claims Opening Night of Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing

BRUNSWICK, GA (February 5, 2015) – Eddie Carrier Jr. passed Brandon Sheppard on the final lap to win the first night of the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway on Thursday Night. Carrier picked up the $7,000 first place prize for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Edwin Coggins Memorial in his Carl Grover Motorsports, Optima Batteries, Rocket Chassis Ford. Brandon Sheppard led for most of the race but made a costly error on the last lap as he rolled his right front nosepiece under his car on the last turn. Carrier’s win in the…More

Josh Peacock Wins First Crate Late Model Winternationals At East Bay Raceway Park Thursday Night

TAMPA, FL……2/5/15… Defending East Bay Raceway Park Track Champion Dave Schmauss set quick time tonight with a 16.31 with twenty nine cars entered for tonight’s 25-Lap A-Main. Travis Varnadore, Kenny Monahan, Jack Nosbisch, Jr., and Max Blair won their heat races early on. For the feature event it was Varnadore and Blair making up the front row and when the green flag waved it was Blair leading lap one. But it would be Varnadore taking over on lap two and leading for the next twelve laps. As Varnadore drove into turn two he would slip up and allowed Josh Peacock…More

New Yorker Erick Rudolph Wins Gamblers Classic Finale at “Napa Know How” Indoor Race Weekend in Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall

ATLANTIC CITY,NJ February 1, 2015 . . . Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, N.Y. outran Ryan Flores of Davidson, N.C., and Jimmy Blewett of Howell, N.J., Saturday night to win the 13th running of the Gamblers Classic 40-lap Three Quarter (TQ) Midget feature in front of a large crowd inside Atlantic City’s famed Boardwalk Hall. The three way battle also had profound ramifications in the Len Sammons Motorsports Productions TQ Midget Championship contest. By winning the race, Rudolph earned the tiebreaker after him and Flores, who was winless in the series, each ended up with 320 points. Rudolph shared the front…More

Matt Kurtz Dominates 25 Lap A-Main For The Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints On Final Night At East Bay Raceway Park

TAMPA, FL……1/31/15……Matt Kurtz led from the drop of the green flag. Last night’s feature winner AJ Maddox and Matt Kurtz started on the front row with Kurtz taking over the lead on the first lap until a three car incident drew the first and only caution of the race. Kurtz drove through traffic like they were standing still at one point. Halfway thru the race Kurtz made a bold move splitting two lapped cars putting them a lap down. At the halfway point Kurtz had opened up his lead over second place Danny Martin, Jr. by a 2 second advantage…More