Category archives for: Dirt Modifieds

Friesen Shines During Super DIRT Week

Stewart Friesen drove to victory in the Syracuse 200 Sunday at the New York State Fairgrounds, his third victory in the annual event. (Dick Ayers Photo)

If anyone doubted Stewart Friesen’s talent, Super DIRT Week certainly put those doubts to rest. While he timed poorly with his big block modified, the Canadian transplant was more than ready on race day.

Friesen Stuns Sheppard In Syracuse 200

Stewart Friesen (44) drove to his third victory in the iconic Syracuse 200 for big-block modifieds Sunday at the New York State Fairgrounds. (John DaDalt Photo)

Stewart Friesen shocked leader Matt Sheppard with a flat out, high side dive into turn three late in the Syracuse 200 Sunday and emerged from the corner with his third win in the DIRTcar classic at the New York State Fairgrounds mile.

Spellmon Schools Sportsman Modified Foes

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Jimmy Spellmon let flag to flag to pick up Sunday’s DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Championship 30 during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII at the New York State Fairgrounds.

Yetman Takes Syracuse Pro Stock Crown

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With his victory Sunday during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, Rob Yetman add his name to a short list of drivers to have won two consecutive DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship races on the Syracuse mile.

SYRACUSE NOTES: Freisen’s A Star

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It’s official, Stewart Friesen is now a star.

Susice Wins, And He’s In

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Ryan Susice’s Saturday had a disappointing start. The young racer, 24, into a big-block modified ride for Sunday’s Syracuse 200, but fell two positions short of qualifying for the main event from Saturday’s Dig Safely 811 Last Chance Qualifier

Hearn Steals Sixth Moody Mile 358 Trophy

Brett Hearn earned his sixth Salute to the Troops 150 victory Saturday at the New York State Fairgrounds mile. (John DaDalt Photo)

Billy Decker appeared to have his seventh Salute to the Troops 150 firmly in hand Saturday, having withstood everything challengers Tim McCreadie, Brett Hearn and Carey Terrance could throw at him.

Sheppard, Hearn, Phelps Bag Triple 20s

Jimmy Phelps (left) Brett Hearn and Matt Sheppard won Triple 20s Friday night at the New York State Fairgrounds. (Dave Dalesandro photo)

Syracuse 200 polesitter Matt Sheppard backed up his fast-time on Thursday with a $4,000 win in the opening round of the “Friday Night Lights” qualifying program at Super DIRT Week

Spellmon Bags Moody Mile Sportsman Pole

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Friday’s qualifying rounds for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series have spelled success for a number of drivers who have earned top starting positions for Sunday’s championship race.

SYRACUSE NOTES: Super DIRT Week Day One

Matt Sheppard during qualifying Thursday at the New York State Fairgrounds. (Dave Dalesandro photo)

The first question USAC public relations representative Dick Jordan got from everyone when he hit the New York State Fairgrounds media center was, “How many cars did you bring?”

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