ROAD TO VOLUSIA: UMP Modified Florida Speedweeks Takes on North Florida, East Bay, DIRTcar Nationals

Thirteen-race grind begins Jan. 28 at North Florida Speedway Before the iconic Big Gator trophy is awarded at the 52nd Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, Feb. 6-18, some of DIRTcar’s most hardcore racers will take the road less traveled and pursue the UMP Florida Modified Speedweeks championship. The three-week grind compacts … Read more

Unstable Weather Conditions Cancel Sunshine Nationals Finale

Unstable weather conditions at Volusia Speedway Park has forced DIRTcar Racing and World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series and track officials to cancel Saturday’s Sunshine Nationals finale. This decision comes after working closely with Meteorologist Wayne Mahar from Precision Weather Service and monitoring the local weather over the past 48 hours. The … Read more

Yarbrough, Carpenter, McIntosh, Weaver Win First Volusia Pro Late Model Features at Sunshine Nationals

Deep in a field of 67 DIRTcar Pro Late Model drivers, four emerged victorious for the first time in their careers at Volusia Speedway Park Friday night. Austin Yarbrough, Freddie Carpenter, Donald McIntosh and Randy Weaver were the victors of their respective Qualifying Features, each scoring a $1,500 paycheck and 75 points in the Sunshine … Read more

Bailes, Bronson, Page, Faulk Win Sunshine Nationals Pro Late Model Opener at Volusia

Winners receive 75 points in event standings toward Saturday lock-in totals A stacked field of 67 DIRTcar Pro Late Models packed the Volusia Speedway Park pit area Thursday night, and out came the veteran Super Late Model talent to reap the rewards. Race night #1 of the fourth annual DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals was dominated mostly … Read more

SUNSHINE SHAKEDOWN: World of Outlaws Late Models Practice Sets Stage for Sunshine Nationals

Will Roland

After a night of World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series practice at Volusia Speedway Park, an unexpected name found himself at the top of the speed charts. Will Roland had never raced at “The World’s Fastest Half-Mile” before Sunshine Nationals practice Wednesday night. Despite his inexperience, he was quickest out of 43 … Read more

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Pro Late Model Stars Ready to Shine at Volusia’s DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals

Whitener, Hedgecock, Bronson and more will compete for $10,000 grand prize Saturday night The biggest Crate Late Model bash of the winter racing season is here. The fourth annual DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals hits Volusia Speedway Park this Wednesday to Saturday, Jan. 18-21, with a jam-packed field of talent expected in the DIRTcar Pro Late Model … Read more

FROM ENGLAND TO VOLUSIA: Ryan Harrison making trip across the pond for Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout

Ryan Harrison Sprint Car

Ryan Harrison and his family have made a tradition of venturing from their North Hampshire home in England to Volusia Speedway Park in Florida for Speedweeks the last few years. This year, he’ll be a part of it, racing with the United Sprint Car Series during the inaugural Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout, Jan. 26-28. … Read more

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

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