MOD MANIA: Lanich, Shaffer score needed Modified wins at Battle in Barberville

The addition of the inaugural Battle in Barberville at Volusia Speedway Park gave drivers one more shot at ending the season with a trophy and extra money in their pockets. Saturday night, Dalton Lanich and Wryan Shaffer made the most of the opportunity. DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Lanich finished second in track points at Volusia for … Read more

Tyler Clem Wins Inaugural Battle in Barberville Sprint Car Race

Tyler Clem had more than a straight away lead and half the field lapped with three laps to go, yet nerves still twitched throughout his body. It wasn’t nerves about his ability. It was nerves about his fuel. With more laps than expected due to cautions, his calculations were running thin. “I was kind of … Read more

DIRTcar Nationals Makes Schedule Updates to Enhance Driver, Fan Experience

World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Late Models to contend for $20K to win in respective Saturday finales Entering the 52nd DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, Feb. 6-18, fans and drivers will be treated to an enhanced schedule and several purse increases, including Saturday night World of Outlaws Sprint Car and Late Model Features … Read more

Volusia to Host Biggest Sprint Car, Late Model, Modified Events This Winter

Volusia Speedway Park is set to bring fans some of the biggest Sprint Car, Late Model and Modified events this winter between December and February. Two of those events are new for The World’s Fastest Half Mile, while the other two are marquee events for the World of Outlaws. They include the Battle in Barberville, … Read more

THE BIG GATOR: Jimmy Phelps conquers DIRTcar Nationals for first title, win

In 26 years with the Super DIRTcar Series, Jimmy Phelps has seen and experienced it all. But an occurrence Saturday night left him shocked and speechless. He earned his first DIRTcar Nationals win – worth $6,000 – and claimed the 2022 Big Gator Championship after leading green to checkered in the 50-lap finale at Volusia … Read more

MAD FOR GATORS: Max McLaughlin scores second DIRTcar Nationals win, Big Gator points lead

The first three times Max McLaughlin asked Volusia Speedway Park for its iconic gator trophy this week it said “no.” With every “no,” frustration grew. A third; an eight; and then a second. The latter, causing dejection to take over his posture. Friday night, during the fourth round of DIRTcar Nationals Super DIRTcar Series action, … Read more

UNDER PRESSURE: Williamson uses Super DIRT Week pressure to claim third DIRTcar Nationals victory

Mat Williamson felt the pressure of NAPA Super DIRT Week Thursday evening. But that pressure had nothing to do with the October event. He and his Buzz Chew Racing team were 1,200 miles south of where it’s even held. It was the third of five straight days of Super DIRTcar Series racing at Volusia Speedway … Read more

‘WE GOT A GATAH!’: Britten edges Phelps by 0.025 seconds for first DIRTcar Nationals win

The hunger in Peter Britten was visible. Wild and untamed. He threw his Big Block Modified into every corner with an anger, scaring any rut more than it intimidated him. Tuesday night, it cost him a win. Wednesday night, a different story. However, just as hellaciously entertaining. When the white flag was revealed during the … Read more

VICTOR FREEZE: Stewart Friesen wins barn burner over Peter Britten at DIRTcar Nationals

Ripped from the pages of the greatest fiction stories, like those featuring epic duels between Mr. Freeze and Batman, Stewart Friesen and Peter Britten created a live-action duel of epic proportions at Volusia Speedway Park. However, there were no fancy gadgets or corny catchphrases, just two hellacious 800hp Big Block Modifieds wheeled by men throwing … Read more

OPENING LAPS: Demetrios Drellos shines in Monday’s DIRTcar Nationals practice sessions

There’s no physical trophy for winning practice, only the award of confidence. For Demetrios Drellos, it’s the confidence he can win his first golden gator trophy this week during the 51st DIRTcar Nationals. After three, three-lap, practice sessions Monday at Volusia Speedway Park for the Super DIRTcar Series – before five full nights of racing … Read more