Purse Increase, New Format for UMP Modifieds at 52nd DIRTcar Nationals

Over $148,000 in total prize money distributed over six nights of racing, up 118 percent from 2022 This February, the “Ironmen” of the DIRTcar Nationals will take on an all-new format and a purse increase for the 52nd edition of the historic Florida Speedweeks tradition. Since the turn of the century, the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds … Read more

Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout Positioned For Exciting Inaugural Event

Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout

With Florida-based Germfree joining as the title sponsor, the inaugural Southern Sprint Car Shootout is set to bring fans an exciting new event, Jan. 26-28. For the first time in 18 years, the United Sprint Car Series will return to Volusia Speedway Park for the doubleheader weekend to open its 2023 season. The best 360 … Read more

NEW FORMAT: DIRTcar Pro, 602 Late Models to Follow New Qualifying Procedure at Volusia’s Sunshine Nationals

DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals

No Qualifying on Wednesday, Qualifying moves to Thursday-Friday This January, the biggest dirt Late Model event in Florida is undergoing the biggest change since its inception with a new format for two divisions. The fourth annual DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, Jan. 18-21, puts the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model … Read more

Bill Rose Plans Big Block Debut at DIRTcar Nationals

DIRTcar Nationals - Bill Rose

Rose has a Big Block and Small Block Modified he hopes to run in 2023, along with the full World of Outlaws Sprint Car tour Bill Rose will add another center-steer vehicle to his resume of race cars in February as he plans to make his Big Block Modified debut at DIRTcar Nationals. After running … Read more

1 MONTH ALERT: Sunshine Nationals Set To Open 2023 World of Outlaws Late Model Season, Jan. 18-21

Sunshine Nationals Set To Open 2023 World of Outlaws Late Model Season

he new era of the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series begins at Volusia Speedway Park during the fourth annual DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals, Jan. 18-21. The three-day event – with a practice session on Thursday, Jan. 18 – will open the 2023 season for the World of Outlaws CASE Late Models, which will … Read more

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

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

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

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

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