MONEY MAKERS: Geary, Shead, Lloyd, Curtis Score Season-Opening Wins at Volusia

Volusia Speedway Park brought Florida race fans four action-packed Features to kick off the 2024 season and Month of Money. The Saturday night spectacle featured more than 80 cars among four divisions – 604 Late Models, DIRTcar UMP Modifeds, 3/4 Modifieds and the new Crown Vic division. Seth Geary (UMP Modified), Paul Shead (3/4 Modified), … Read more

Dismal Weather Cancels Friday Practice at Volusia, Focus Turns to Saturday’s Opening Night Special

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With weather models showing high winds and rain throughout the day on Friday, Volusia Speedway Park officials have canceled Friday’s practice. That will allow track workers to prepare the track for any wet weather with the focus now shifted to preparing for Saturday’s Opening Night Special. Saturday’s season-opener for weekly racing at “The World’s Fastest … Read more

BIG GATOR BOBBY: Pierce Wins First DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator Title In 2024

Bobby Pierce

“The Smooth Operator” beats Devin Moran by 26 points in his first triumph By Matt Skipper Consistent results paid off for reigning World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models champion Bobby Pierce. The Oakwood, IL driver clinched his first career Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator championship after Saturday’s finale was canceled due … Read more

Strickler Reflects on Magical 43-point Comeback to Win 2024 DIRTcar UMP Modified Speedweeks Title at Volusia

The Modified and Late Model veteran clinches his first DIRTcar points championship with two wins in Florida Coming into the 13th and final race of UMP Modified Florida Speedweeks, Kyle Strickler sat 43 points behind the leader with only one 30-lap Feature left in front of him. He was set to take the green flag … Read more

DOUBLING UP: Mat Williamson Wins Second Consecutive DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator Trophy

Mat Williamson

For the second straight season, Mat Williamson is taking a Big Gator trophy back to Canada. With a win and three top five finishes, the St. Catharines, ON driver edged Matt Sheppard by six points to win the 2024 Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals title at Volusia Speedway Park. He also picks up $2,000 for … Read more

Persistent Rain Cancels DIRTcar Nationals’ Saturday Finale; Big Gator Champions Crowned

Due to on-and-off rain this morning, and a weather model received from Precision Weather Service meteorologist Wayne Mahar – who officials worked with on a daily basis – showing worsening conditions throughout the day and into the night, officials have canceled DIRTcar Nationals’ Saturday finale at Volusia Speedway Park. With that, Bobby Pierce (World of … Read more

LUCKY GATOR: Matt Sheppard Scores Chaotic DIRTcar Nationals Win at Volusia

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Matt Sheppard found himself in the right place at the right time Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park. The 10-time Super DIRTcar Series champion inherited first place after Larry Wight’s misfortune, leading the final seven laps to score his second Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals win. “Lady luck was definitely on my side tonight,” Sheppard … Read more

THE THRILL IN BARBERVILLE: Nick Hoffman Makes Last Lap Pass For World of Outlaws Win at DIRTcar Nationals 

Nick Hoffman

Hoffman picks up his first Late Model gator with a last lap pass on Chris Madden Nick Hoffman spent most of his career as Volusia Speedway Park’s most successful DIRTcar UMP Modified driver, winning seven consecutive Big Gator titles from 2016 to 2021. On Thursday night, he took the next step in trying to do the … Read more

ULTIMATE OPPORTUNIST: Mat Williamson Wins Thrilling DIRTcar Nationals Feature at Volusia

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Mat Williamson knows the winning formula at Volusia Speedway Park. And he executed it for the third time at DIRTcar Nationals Thursday night. On a restart with five laps to go, the St. Catharines, ON driver roared from fourth to first, passing Anthony Perrego with three laps remaining to score his first Super DIRTcar Series … Read more

FORTUNE 500: Matt Sheppard Wins Opening Night of DIRTcar Nationals, Scores 500th Career Feature Victory

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Matt Sheppard opened Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals with the Super DIRTcar Series by making history. After a whirlwind 30 laps of taking the lead, falling to seventh and then roaring back to the lead in 19 laps, the Waterloo, NY driver scored his 95th Series win and 500th career victory. “It’s so huge,” Sheppard … Read more