Tire wear and attrition has always played a role in the racing at the World Finals in Charlotte. Last night was no different. Check out some of the accident images that DTD photographer Derak Covey (Images By DC) snapped throughout the night.
By MIKE MALLETT It’s no surprise that Brett Hearn captured both Saturday and Sunday’s big events at the Orange County Fair Speedway as part of the 53rd running of Eastern States Weekend. Hearn collected nearly $30,000 in purse and lap money in sweeping both the 100 lap small-block championship and his third consecutive Eastern States 200 for the Super DIRTcar Series big-block modifieds. It was his 300th and 301st career wins at the historic Middletown, N.Y., facility and inched him closer to 900 career wins as a driver. It was the fifth time in his career that he won both…More
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – October 27, 2014 – Brett “the Jet” Hearn has been making a habit of winning at Orange County Fair Speedway. He picked up his 11 th career Eastern States Big Block Modified victory there Sunday, October 26, his third in a row. “It takes a lot of people to make this happen,” the Sussex, N.J. said in Victory Lane after Sunday’s 200 lapper. “There’s a lot of hard work, a lot of preparation goes into this thing and you come here on race day and try to put it all together.” Hearn made a clean sweep during…More
PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Oct. 25, 2014 – The Pennsylvania Posse claimed victory over the Outlaws Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway as Kunkletown, Pa.-native Ryan Smith scored his first career World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory. After an intense battle with series points leader Donny Schatz that lasted through the second half of the feature, Smith, 26, rolled his car into victory lane to roaring applause from the crowd and chants of ‘Posse! Posse! Posse!’ “Yeah, I don’t know what to say. We just beat the Outlaws!” said Smith, the 23rd different winner and sixth different first-time…More
By Andrea Cleveland-Richards, Josh Richards P.R. SHINNSTON, W. Va. – Oct. 1, 2014 – Three-time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Josh Richards announced today that doctors have cleared him to return to racing after medical issues have kept him out of the car this season. Richards plans to be back behind the wheel of his Mark Richards Racing owned, Valvoline/Seubert Calf Ranches sponsored machine this Saturday at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, for the UMP DIRTcar Fall Nationals. Richards has been sidelined since learning of medical issues during the off-season. After extensive testing it was determined that he…More
PORTSMOUTH, OH (October 19, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist led the final 39 laps to win his second career Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship -Presented by NAPA Auto Parts. Bloomquist entered his 27th DTWC event winning the race back in 2005 for the first time. Bloomquist earned $50,000 for the victory in his Ole Smoky Moonshine, Hawkeye Trucking, Durham Racing Engines, Sweet-Bloomquist entry. The event concluded the 2014 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season, after being moved back to Sunday at Portsmouth Raceway Park due to rain on Saturday. Eddie Carrier Jr. finished second, followed by Jimmy Owens, Don…More
BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Saturday, October 18, 2014 – “The Doctor” Danny Johnson outmaneuvered Modified stars Billy Dunn and Erick Rudolph to claim Friday’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Brockville Ontario Speedway. “We started fourth and we jiggled around back and forth there for a little bit,” said Johnson, who claimed his sixth DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win at Brockville. “Then a couple guys there fell out, and the bottom came in good. My car was really hooked up well on the bottom, it rotated well, and it worked out well for us tonight.” Johnson started fourth while Dunn and early race…More