COUNTING DOWN: Big Gators Await New Champions at Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals

Five Big Gator championship trophies await five new victors for the 52nd Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, Feb. 6-18. The gator trophy was introduced in 2012, producing an iconic symbol of determination and triumph over the best race car drivers in the country during one of the biggest dirt racing events … Read more

Federated Auto Parts joins DIRTcar Nationals, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars

Federated Auto Parts will serve as title sponsor of DIRTcar Nationals and multiple World of Outlaws Sprint Car events, while Federated Car Care will sponsor the World of Outlaws Sprint Car work zone Federated Auto Parts has entered a multi-year agreement to sponsor the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car work zone, select … Read more

2023 SCHEDULE: Volusia Speedway Park Strengthens National Appeal, Builds Upon Traditional Favorites

The 2023 schedule is highlighted by new dates for the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Top Gun Sprint Cars, addition of the Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout and the return of Gladiators    BARBERVILLE, FL – As the days begin to count down to the new season, Volusia Speedway Park is setting up to … 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

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

GATOR SMOKE: Madden grabs DIRTcar Nationals win, Moran crowned Big Gator champion

Chris Madden wins at Volusia

Devin Moran wins “Big Gator” trophy by one point over Madden; earns second DIRTcar Nationals championship Chris Madden knew he couldn’t play it safe Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park. As the Gray Court, SC driver’s chances to win dwindled, he decided to seize an opportunity. Madden ran fourth during the first 10 laps before … 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

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