SMOOTH SAILING: Derike Bennett Wins 604 Late Model Feature At The Battle in Barberville

BARBERVILLE, FL – School was in session for the 604 Late Models at the inaugural Battle in Barberville, Saturday night. The teacher was Derike Bennett, who led every lap of the 30-lap Feature to capture the $3,000 purse.  “Once the race began, I needed to get to the lead and set my own pace,” Bennett … Read more

FINALLY FIRST: Tim Swartz Earns His First Career 602 Late Model Win at the Inaugural Battle in Barberville

BARBERVILLE, FL – After a season full of learning curves and rookie mistakes, Tim Swartz ends his first season in the 602 Late Models with a win at the inaugural Battle in Barberville Friday night. Starting from the outside pole, Swartz, a local from Ormond Beach, FL, quickly took the lead from polesitter Justin Dean … Read more

LONG TIME COMING: Saturday Night’s Reutimann Memorial Produces Two First Time Winners at Volusia Speedway Park in 2022

The ninth annual Emil & Dale Reutimann Memorial was one for the record books. From track records to first-time winners, the World’s Fastest Half Mile produced a special weekend. Jason Garver earned his first win in a 604 Late Model at Volusia Speedway Park, Chris Olmstead won his first race in the 3/4 Modified division, … Read more

DOMINATION: The First Night of Racing at the Reutimann Memorial Came Full of Excitement and Mic-Drop Performances

BARBERVILLE, FL – Nov. 18, 2022 – Over 364 days of anticipation have culminated with two special nights of racing in the ninth annual Emil & Dale Reutimann Memorial Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park. Joining the headlining DIRTcar UMP Modifieds were the 602 Late Models, Street Stocks, and Thunder Stocks.   602 Late Models … Read more

Q&A: David Reutimann Reflects On Family Memories, Prepares to Race for a Third Emil & Dale Reutimann Memorial Win

David Reutimann has been around racing all his life. From rising the ranks of NASCAR to building championship-winning Beak Built UMP Modified Chassis, the 52-year-old star from Zephryhills, FL, has not lost his touch in racing at all. This weekend, he will climb behind the wheel of his familiar 00D DIRTcar UMP Modified in hopes … Read more

GOOD TIMES AHEAD: Ninth Reutimann Memorial to Include Autograph Session and Photo Opportunities For Fans to Enjoy

This weekend’s Ninth Annual Emil & Dale Reutimann Memorial is aiming to be the best one yet. With some of the biggest DIRTcar UMP Modified drivers to race around the World’s Fastest Half Mile, fan festivities have been expanded more than before, and new chances for fans to see the spectacle of this special November … Read more

The Veterans’ Day Classic Canceled Due To Tropical Storm Nicole

DELEON SPRINGS, FL – Saturday night’s inaugural Veterans’ Day Classic at Volusia Speedway Park has been canceled due to Tropical Storm Nicole’s impending landfall throughout Florida this week. Future events at The World’s Fastest Half Mile will not be affected. The track will welcome drivers and fans from around the country for the ninth annual … Read more

November 12th Veterans’ Day Classic Will Offer Free Admission to Active and Retired Military

DELEON SPRINGS, FL – The inaugural Veterans’ Day Classic on Saturday, Nov. 12, will be special night, honoring those who’ve served and are currently serving. Volusia Speedway Park is excited to announce that all U.S Military, active and retired from all six branches, will receive free admission with their Military ID. “We are so excited … Read more

WE ARE THE CHAMPS: 2022 Season Points Are Final, Official Champions Are Announced

After last weekend’s cancellation due to Hurricane Ian, the 2022 Volusia Speedway Park points schedule has been made final. There will not be a makeup points race to close out the season. Congratulations to our 2022 division champions, who put all the hard work and effort throughout the season into the outstanding achievement they earned … Read more

LUCKY 7: Seth Geary Looks Back And Forward On His Career and Success In The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

In 2022, Seth Geary has put himself in contention to become one of the most improved Volusia Speedway Park DIRTcar UMP Modified drivers this year after a long career path that stems from being a third-generation driver. After years of watching his grandfather race Mini Stocks, Geary, 21, of Gibsonton, started his racing career at … Read more