DIRTcar Nationals
Volusia Speedway Park | Barberville, FL
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
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Tickets can be purchased at the gate.

For more information, call the track at (386) 985-4402

Event Info

DIRTcar Nationals
February 7, 2022 to February 19, 2022
Volusia Speedway Park
1500 East State Road 40
Barberville, FL 

Event Description
Kick off the 2022 racing season with two full weeks of racing in Florida at Volusia Speedway Park!

Series Racing
DIRTcar Late Models

To Win Amount
$7,000.00

Feature Laps Length
30

Event Schedule
1PM Pit Gates open
5PM Grandstand Gates open
5:15PM Hot Laps/Qualifying
7PM RACING

Latest Schedule
*All times Eastern

Event Hashtag
#DIRTcarNats

Frequently Asked Questions
To Win Amount
$7,000.00

Type of Grandstand
Bleachers, Chairbacks

Stadium Seating
Stadium seats are allowed as long as they don't conflict with the aisle behind you.

Handicapped Seating
All Handicap seating is the first rows of each section

Handicapped Parking
there are many handicap parking spots available. All spots are first come first serve.

Pit Age Limit
There is no age restriction in the pits. Anyone 17 years of age or younger will need to fill out a minor waiver form and be accompanied by an adult.

Pit Gate Location
East or West side of the Track.

Personal Coolers
Six-pack maximum cooler size. No alcohol. No glass.

ATMs
1

Credit Card Use
Pit Gate, Ticket Window

Beer Sales
Beer is available for purchase at the track.

Smoking Policy
No smoking in the Grandstands.


Parking Cost
Free

Camping Availability
electric hookup, non-electric, onsite, sanitary facility, showers

Camping Cost
$25 a day for dry camping, $50 for hook-up, $75 for electric/water/sewer. Battle in Barberville and Southern Sprint Car Shootout will be Weekend camping. $30 Dry Camping (General), $75 Electric/Water (Reserved), $100 Electric/Water/Sewer (Executive). (no hook-ups available for DIRTcar Nationals)

Closest Airport
Daytona International Airport

Other Airport
Orlando Sanford

Track Info
Track Phone
(386) 985-4402

Track Email
volusiaspeedway@dirtcar.com

Track Size & Type
0.500; dirt oval

Sprint Car Track Record
12.569s by Paul McMahan on 2-10-11; 360 Sprint Car: 14.909 sec. by Brandon Grubaugh on Dec. 2, 2022; Non-Wing: 16.559s by Steve Kinser on 2-9-81

Late Model Car Track Record
Super: 15.507s by Devin Moran on 1-19-23; 602: 17.904s by Jensen Ford on 1-20-23; 604: 17.018s by Trever Taylor on 1-18-20

DIRTVision Highlights
Race Recap

THIS ONE’S FOR LEON: Gustin wins emotional DIRTcar Nationals Feature

The Marshalltown, IA driver held off challenges from Devin Moran, Tim McCreadie, and Brandon Sheppard on the path to victory

Ryan Gustin came into DIRTcar Nationals with one mission— to win a race for his friend and sponsor Leon Ramirez.

The Marshalltown, IA driver accomplished that mission Tuesday at Volusia Speedway Park, holding off several challenges to grab the $7,000 payday and his first DIRTcar Nationals win.

Tears flowed from Gustin’s eyes as he spoke in Victory Lane, winning in honor of Ramirez, who passed away last Sunday.

“This one right here is for Leon Ramirez,” Gustin said. “He was a very good friend, a great sponsor, and this one’s for the whole Ramirez family. I wanted to win one really bad for them, and we did it. Hopefully, we can keep on doing it.”

Gustin charged through the field at the first green flag, driving from sixth to second in one lap. At that point, only Brandon Sheppard stood between him and the checkered flag.

A restart with 16 laps to go gave Gustin the opportunity he needed—setting up a battle for the top spot.

Gustin outran Sheppard and Tim McCreadie in the middle of an epic three-wide war, taking advantage through Turns 1 and 2 and thundering down the backstretch with the lead.

While a victory was close, Devin Moran hoped Gustin’s chances would slip away. The Dresden, OH driver used the bottom to try and pass him, but nothing stopped the Iowa campaigner from taking the checkered flag.

The emotional win also boosted Gustin’s confidence as his crew found something to build on.

“It feels really good,” Gustin said. “We’ve been working really hard; I think we stumbled upon some things that work really good. I just can’t thank everyone enough who’s behind this.”

Moran finished second, one night after a third-place run. After back-to-back podium finishes, he currently leads the chase for a “Big Gator” trophy. The defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion hoped Gustin would make a mistake but couldn’t get past him in the end.

“[Gustin] just did a good job,” Moran said. “I tried to get him to make a bigger mistake than what he did, but congratulations to them guys; I know it’s a big win for them.

“We’re just staying consistent; the car is just really, really good, and we just got to keep working on it. I can’t quite finish the corner, so there’s some things we need to work on.”

Tanner English crossed the line third, moving up eight spots from his eleventh starting position. The Benton, KY driver, stated the restarts were critical to his ascension through the field.

“The restarts helped out a bunch for me,” English said. “I knew I had a good car, but we just had to get close to them so I could pass them, and we just rolled around the bottom, and I didn’t see anyone else as low as I was.”

Ashton Winger finished fourth, and Tim McCreadie rounded out the top five.

Ryan Gustin accomplished the mission he set out for himself at DIRTcar Nationals—giving himself a boost of confidence along the way. It’s a win he’ll never forget, celebrating on the Volusia stage with Leon Ramirez smiling down.

The World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series takes center stage for the rest of the week as the “Big Gator” quest continues. They’ll be joined on the card by the Super DIRTcar Series. For Tickets: CLICK HERE.

If you can’t make it to the track, watch all the action live on DIRTVision – either online on with the DIRTVision App.

Feature (30 Laps): 1. 19R-Ryan Gustin[6]; 2. 9-Devin Moran[8]; 3. 99-Tanner English[11]; 4. 89-Ashton Winger[3]; 5. 39-Tim McCreadie[5]; 6. 44-Chris Madden[16]; 7. 17M-Dale McDowell[9]; 8. 1-Brandon Sheppard[2]; 9. 16-Tyler Bruening[25]; 10. 111V-Max Blair[18]; 11. 15-Donny Schatz[23]; 12. 28-Dennis Erb Jr[10]; 13. 18D-Daulton Wilson[13]; 14. 31-Tyler Millwood[1]; 15. 76N-Blair Nothdurft[17]; 16. 11-Gordy Gundaker[26]; 17. 157-Mike Marlar[12]; 18. 58-Mark Whitener[19]; 19. 46-Earl Pearson Jr[4]; 20. 76-Brandon Overton[14]; 21. 8-Kyle Strickler[22]; 22. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr[15]; 23. 20RT-Ricky Thornton Jr[7]; 24. 97C-Cody Overton[24]; 25. 3S-Brian Shirley[20]; 26. 25-Shane Clanton[21]

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Results
Feature Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
16+519RRyan Gustin 300.00016Running80$7,000
28+69Devin Moran 30-0.5320Running75$3,500
311+899Tanner English 30-4.6750Running70$2,000
43-189Ashton Winger 30-4.9270Running65$1,500
55039Tim McCreadie 30-5.5880Running60$1,200
616+1044Chris Madden 30-6.1950Running55$1,000
79+217MDale McDowell 30-7.6420Running53$900
82-61Brandon Sheppard 30-7.81814Running51$800
925+1616Tyler Bruening 30-8.7130Running49$700
1018+8111VMax Blair 30-8.8780Running47$600
1123+1215Donny Schatz 30-9.2970Running45$500
1210-228Dennis Erb Jr30-10.1390Running44$500
1313018DDaulton Wilson 30-10.9140Running43$500
141-1331Tyler Millwood 30-11.0620Running42$500
1517+276NBlair Nothdurft 30-11.2490Running41$500
1626+1011Gordy Gundaker 29-1 Laps0Running40$500
1712-5157Mike Marlar 24-6 Laps0Running39$500
1819+158Mark Whitener 23-7 Laps0Running38$500
194-1546Earl Pearson Jr19-11 Laps0Running37$500
2014-676Brandon Overton 14-16 Laps0Running36$500
2122+18Kyle Strickler 14-16 Laps0Running35$500
2215-799JRFrank Heckenast Jr14-16 Laps0Running34$500
237-1620RTRicky Thornton Jr14-16 Laps0Running33$500
2424097CCody Overton 13-17 Laps0Running32$500
2520-53SBrian Shirley 11-19 Laps0Running31$500
2621-525Shane Clanton 6-24 Laps0Running30$500
Last Chance Showdown Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
11058Mark Whitener 00.0000Running0$0
23+18Kyle Strickler 0-1.8820Running0$0
312+91TTyler Erb 0-4.9170Running0$0
4407Ross Robinson 0-6.6190Running0$0
510+518Chase Junghans 0-7.5530Running0$0
65-110Garrett Smith 0-7.7500Running0$0
77097Cade Dillard 0-10.5170Running0$0
811+316Tyler Bruening 0-10.9400Running0$0
98-136Logan Martin 0-11.5550Running0$0
109-12Dan Stone 0-11.6460Running0$0
112-929Darrell Lanigan 0-12.6640Running0$0
1213+138Garrett Mosley 0-15.5270Running0$0
136-730Todd Cooney 0225.5100Running0$0
Last Chance Showdown 2 Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
12+13SBrian Shirley 00.0000Running0$0
21-115Donny Schatz 0-3.9600Running0$0
35+26Nick Hoffman 0-4.4800Running0$0
44011HSpencer Hughes 0-4.7970Running0$0
53-245Kyle Hammer 0-6.8690Running0$0
610+414Trey Mills 0-9.7910Running0$0
770130Chase Osterhoff 0-10.1240Running0$0
811+399BBoom Briggs 0-13.2370Running0$0
98-11RJosh Richards 082.3290Running0$0
106-440BKyle Bronson 082.3290DNS0$0
119-294Jason Miller 082.3290DNS0$0
1212014RReid Millard 082.3290DNS0$0
Heat 1 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverHometownDifference
11031Tyler Millwood Kingston, GA0.000
22020RTRicky Thornton JrMartinsville, IN0.000
33018DDaulton Wilson Fayetteville, NC0.000
48+458Mark Whitener Middleburg, FL0.000
54-18Kyle Strickler Mooresville, NC0.000
65-110Garrett Smith Eatonton, GA0.000
77097Cade Dillard Robeline, LA0.000
86-22Dan Stone Thompson, PA0.000
910+116Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA0.000
109-138Garrett Mosley Lawtey, FL0.000
Heat 2 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverHometownDifference
12+189Ashton Winger Senoia, GA0.000
24+217MDale McDowell Chickamauga, GA-258.456
35+299JRFrank Heckenast JrFrankfort, IL-260.809
43-129Darrell Lanigan Union, KY-261.297
51-47Ross Robinson Georgetown, DE-262.347
66030Todd Cooney Des Moines, IA-264.177
79+236Logan Martin West Plains, MO-265.471
87-118Chase Junghans Manhattan, KS-266.612
98-11TTyler Erb New Waverly, TX-267.572
Heat 3 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverHometownDifference
12+139Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY0.000
24+299Tanner English Benton, KY-391.497
36+376NBlair Nothdurft Renner, SD-394.997
41-315Donny Schatz Fargo, ND-395.269
53-245Kyle Hammer Clinton, IL-397.061
67+16Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC-398.160
79+2130Chase Osterhoff Kankakee, IL-399.546
85-394Jason Miller Berryville, VA -311.204
98-199BBoom Briggs Bear Lake, PA-151.013
Heat 4 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverHometownDifference
1101Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL0.000
23+19Devin Moran Dresden, OH-211.786
34+176Brandon Overton Evans, GA-212.033
45+13SBrian Shirley Chatham, IL-215.394
57+211HSpencer Hughes Meridian, MS-217.659
62-440BKyle Bronson Brandon, FL-217.699
76-11RJosh Richards Houston, OH-218.856
88014Trey Mills St. Augustine, FL-220.276
99014RReid Millard Jefferson City, MO-228.979
Heat 5 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverHometownDifference
11046Earl Pearson JrJacksonville, FL0.000
23+128Dennis Erb JrCarpentersville, IL-268.838
34+144Chris Madden Gray Court, SC-270.039
45+125Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA-271.310
57+211Gordy Gundaker St. Charles, MO-275.097
66032Chris Simpson Oxford, IA-276.879
78+114MMorgan Bagley Longview, TX-277.351
82-6B1Brent Larson Lake Elmo, MN-277.641
99033Jeff Mathews Brandon, FL-279.129
Heat 6 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverHometownDifference
12+119RRyan Gustin Marshalltown, IA0.000
24+2157Mike Marlar Winfield, TN-177.969
31-2111VMax Blair Centerville, PA-179.886
46+297CCody Overton Evans, GA-182.697
53-244BColten Burdette Parkersburg, WV-183.094
65-125BMike Benedum Salem, WV-185.232
7704GKody Evans Camden, OH-186.333
8800GDeshawn Gingerich Dover, PA-188.137
99022ADJacob Ulrich Sand Springs, OK-179.168
Qualifying Results
POSStartCarDriverTimeDifference
1228Kyle Strickler 16.1560.000
21317MDale McDowell 16.224-0.068
3499Tanner English 16.299-0.143
42318DDaulton Wilson 16.306-0.150
51929Darrell Lanigan 16.355-0.199
61445Kyle Hammer 16.364-0.208
7220RTRicky Thornton Jr16.426-0.270
82489Ashton Winger 16.430-0.274
9639Tim McCreadie 16.472-0.316
102831Tyler Millwood 16.473-0.317
1117Ross Robinson 16.491-0.335
122715Donny Schatz 16.503-0.347
13810Garrett Smith 16.510-0.354
142599JRFrank Heckenast Jr16.514-0.358
151694Jason Miller 16.525-0.369
16182Dan Stone 16.537-0.381
172030Todd Cooney 16.574-0.418
181276NBlair Nothdurft 16.600-0.444
19997Cade Dillard 16.686-0.530
202118Chase Junghans 16.693-0.537
21106Nick Hoffman 16.728-0.572
22758Mark Whitener 16.769-0.613
23111TTyler Erb 16.831-0.675
241599BBoom Briggs 16.881-0.725
25538Garrett Mosley 16.973-0.817
26336Logan Martin 17.041-0.885
2717130Chase Osterhoff 17.211-1.055
282616Tyler Bruening 17.445-1.289
Qualifying Flight 2 Results
POSStartCarDriverTimeDifference
1976Brandon Overton 15.9940.000
2344Chris Madden 16.009-0.015
327157Mike Marlar 16.117-0.123
4259Devin Moran 16.244-0.250
51228Dennis Erb Jr16.361-0.367
6844BColten Burdette 16.422-0.428
7740BKyle Bronson 16.458-0.464
814B1Brent Larson 16.461-0.467
91519RRyan Gustin 16.465-0.471
10231Brandon Sheppard 16.472-0.478
11646Earl Pearson Jr16.494-0.500
1220111VMax Blair 16.501-0.507
1343SBrian Shirley 16.534-0.540
141725Shane Clanton 16.540-0.546
15125BMike Benedum 16.672-0.678
16131RJosh Richards 16.717-0.723
172232Chris Simpson 16.764-0.770
181897CCody Overton 16.787-0.793
192611HSpencer Hughes 16.790-0.796
201911Gordy Gundaker 16.812-0.818
2154GKody Evans 16.885-0.891
222114Trey Mills 16.967-0.973
23214MMorgan Bagley 17.015-1.021
24240GDeshawn Gingerich 17.308-1.314
251614RReid Millard 17.323-1.329
261133Jeff Mathews 17.348-1.354
271022ADJacob Ulrich 18.894-2.900