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Heavy Fog Postpones Big-Block Modified Feature Until Day 10 of DIRTcar Nationals

Barberville, FL – February 14, 2018 – Tonight’s Big-Block Modified Feature event has been postponed until Thursday, February 15th, as dense fog descended on the track during the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Feature. On lap 26 the Late Model field was brought to a stop on the front stretch to assess the situation. Unfortunately, safety dictated that the event be called. Big-Block Modified fan-favorite Tim McCreadie took the checkered flag in the shortened event. McCreadie rolls off sixth in the 30-lap Big-Block Modified Feature tomorrow and go for his second Big Gator of the weekend.

 

 

BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 13, 2018 —Night eight of DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park has been rained-out due to combination of heavily saturated grounds and an extended rain storm that hit the area on Tuesday and a forecast of continued rain well into the evening.

The Super DIRTcar Series will begin their portion of DIRTcar Nationals on Wednesday, Feb. 14th.

The final portion of the DIRTcar Racing Late Model program will be cancelled and not made up. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series will begin their four-day program at DIRTcar Nationals on Wednesday, Feb. 14th.

Fans that have a three-day wristband can bring that band to the pit booth on Thursday, Feb. 15th and use as a $40 credit towards the final three-day portion of DIRTcar Nationals. Grandstand tickets can be used at face value for the rest of DIRTcar Nationals through Feb. 17th, visit the main ticket booth to apply credit.

DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park will resume on Wednesday, Feb. 14, with the pit gates opening at 2:00pm, grandstands opening at 5:00pm. Hot laps for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series will kick off on-track activities at 6:00pm.

For more information about DIRTcar Nationals visit www.DIRTcarNationals.com or call 844-DIRT-TIX. Follow DIRTcar Nationals on social media: @DIRTcarNats on Twitter and Facebook.com/DIRTcar.

BARBERVILLE, FL– Feb. 12, 2018– Jonathan Davenport dominated the first night of Late Model competition at the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park by leading flag-to-flag for all 30 laps of the feature event. Davenport smiled from ear-to-ear holding his first ever Gator trophy in Victory Lane at the historic half-mile.

Strickler Wins The Money; Hoffman Wins His Third Consecutive DIRTcar Nationals Title

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds wrap up their portion of the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 11, 2018 — The $5,000-to-win Big Gator Championships for the ironmen of the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals, the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds was on Monday, February 12th. For the past seven days, the Modifieds have raced every night of the week as their marathon week of races within the DIRTcar Nationals came to an end. Two-time defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion, Nick Hoffman came into the night needing to finish fourth or better to claim his third straight DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Gator Championship. Hoffman would go on to finish second to Big Gator Championship Feature winner, Kyle Strickler who earned a $5,000 payday while Hoffman won his third straight DIRTcar Nationals title.

Schatz Masters Lapped Traffic to Capture Second Consecutive Win and First DIRTcar Nationals Championship

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 11, 2018 – Donny Schatz is starting 2018 firing on all cylinders, which is bad news for the rest of the competition. Schatz fought off a pesky Brian Brown early in the race and held off charges from Sheldon Haudenschild and Brad Sweet late to capture his fourth win in five nights at Volusia Speedway Park. Schatz, who has won just about everything to win in Sprint Car racing, captured his first ever DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator Championship.

 

Hoffman Clinches Spot In Gator Championship With Third Gator Of The Week

Big Gator Championship Night to wrap up seven straight nights for the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 11, 2018 — It was the second and final Gator Qualifying Night for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds at Volusia Speedway Park (FL) on Sunday, February 11th. The second half of the 79 total Modified teams who had made at least one appearance during the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals had their shot at racing their way into the $5,000-to-win Big Gator Championships on Monday, February 12th. Two-time defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion, Nick Hoffman returned to his winning ways as the Mooresville, NC resident took the lead with six laps to go and pulled away to his third Gator of the week and a starting spot in the Big Gator Championship Feature.

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 10, 2018 – Clearly, Donny Schatz has a flair for the dramatic in 2018. After sweeping All-Stars competition with a pair of thrilling victories, Schatz excited the DIRTcar Nationals standing room only crowd once again Saturday night, exchanging slide jobs with Jason Johnson en route to his 250th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature victory. Johnson settled for second with Tim Shaffer, who rebounded from a nasty crash last night, completing the podium.

Twice as Nice(ly); Tyler Nicely Locks Into Gator Championship With Second Straight Victory

Big Gator Qualifying Night #2 to run on Sunday, February 11th

BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 10, 2018 — The first of two Gator Qualifying Nights for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds was on Saturday, February 10th. The 79 teams that have appeared at least once during the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals were split up into two groups with half the field racing on the 10th, while the other half get the day off before returning to the track on Sunday, February 11th. In the first of two Big Gator Qualifying Nights to set the field for Monday’s $5,000-to-win finale, Tyler Nicely would go to victory lane and guaranteeing himself a shot at the Big Gator on Monday after scoring his second Gator in two nights

Strickler’s Hauler Mishap Motivates Him to First Gator of the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals

 

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds continue ironman stretch of races at Volusia Speedway Park

 

BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 9, 2018 — Night number four of the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals would see the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds race in the popular Quad-15s format. Every driver on hand raced in a feature with a chance at winning a coveted Gator. Highlighting the night was the victory in the final Quad Feature by Mooresville, NC standout, Kyle Strickler who’s day started with his car falling off the hauler earlier in the afternoon while unloading his #8 Longhorn Chassis entry. The 33-year-old and his crew worked feverishly on his damaged ride and the hard work paid off with the win.