BLUE COLLAR MAN: Erb grabs first DIRTcar Nationals Gator at Volusia

Dennis Erb Jr. wins at Volusia

NASCAR Cup Series Champion Alan Kulwicki once said, “In every aspect of life, have a game plan and do your best to achieve it.” Dennis Erb Jr. knew he had to master Turns 1 and 2 if he wanted a gator. He wasted no time executing hisgame plan, thundering past Frank Heckenast Jr. in the … Read more

SEXY SURVIVAL: Overton Holds on for Second Career DIRTcar Nationals win

Brandon Overton wins at Volusia Speedway Park

The Evans, GA driver passed Dale McDowell on a restart en route to his 19th career World of Outlaws Win Brandon Overton’s clock was ticking Wednesday night. As the laps wound down at Volusia Speedway Park, so did the life of the engine inside his Longhorn Chassis. Luckily for “Big Sexy,” his clock didn’t strike … Read more

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: World of Outlaws CASE Late Models prepare to Gator Hunt at Volusia Speedway Park

The field rolls to green at Volusia Speedway Park

The yearly quest for a “Big Gator” is on at Volusia Speedway Park as the World of Outlaws CASE Late Models make their second trip to the Florida this season for the 51st DIRTcar Nationals, Feb. 16-19. On Wednesday, Feb. 16, the World of Outlaws return for the first of four DIRTcar Nationals 40-lap, $10,000-to-win … Read more

FIVE IN FLORIDA: DIRTcar Nationals brings World of Outlaws Late Models back to Florida for five-Feature week

4-wide at Sunshine Nationals

Sunshine and palm trees await the World of Outlaws Late Models as they gear up for their second appearance at Volusia Speedway Park in 2022. Gator hunting for The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet goes from Feb. 16-19, but not before handling unfinished business. The week kicks off with the 30-lap, $10,000-to-win Feature, … Read more

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: World of Outlaws Late Models open 2022 season at Sunshine Nationals

The wait is finally over. The World of Outlaws Late Models kick off their 2022 campaign in Florida, Jan. 20-22, as part of the Sunshine Nationals Late-Model-Palooza at Volusia Speedway Park. Three nights of high-octane action will see The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet battle for a $10,000 top prize each Feature, giving … Read more

World of Outlaws, DIRTcar set to take over Florida Feb. 7-19 for DIRTcar Nationals

Sprint Cars, UMP Modifieds, Late Models and Big Block Modifieds stars return for Big Gator championships In less than two months, more than a hundred of the best drivers in the world will venture to Volusia Speedway Park in search of eastern Florida’s rare golden gator. However, the only way to capture it… win the … Read more

TOP 50 DRIVERS: 50 years of elite DIRTcar Nationals drivers

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. In that time, hundreds of talented drivers have entered Volusia County, attempting to leave a winner. Many have. More are still trying. From Sprint Cars to Late Models to Modifieds to Big Blocks, Volusia and the DIRTcar Nationals has served as … Read more

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: DIRTcar Nationals Champions Reminisce on Big Gator Trophies

Each February, racers of all disciplines descend upon Volusia Speedway Park to compete for one of the most iconic trophies available: The Big Gator. Be it World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, World of Outlaws Late Models, Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks, or DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, the goal is the same. Take a stroll through any … Read more

HALF-CENTURY GRIND: Late Models Extending Legacy at 50th DIRTcar Nationals

Late Models have long been part of the action at Volusia Speedway Park, and will continue to play a large role in 2021 when the 50th anniversary of DIRTcar Nationals takes center stage from February 2-13. It all started in 1968 when Benny Corbin bought the property and opened “Barberville Speedway” as a quarter-mile oval. … Read more