Fans attending NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week could potentially be setting up for the Matt Sheppard Show this weekend. Sheppard has a fire lit under him this season at Super DIRT Week, as he continues his comeback charge for the Super DIRTcar Series point lead.
Race fans at Super DIRT Week have been treated to one of the best racing surfaces in the history of the storied event. The week-long event is in it’s second year at Oswego Speedway and track crews have been working hard to turn things around on the surface that destroyed many race cars in 2016.
‘Super Matt’ Sheppard is continuing to keep his quest for a sixth Super DIRTcar Series championship crown alive and well, and proved Thursday at Oswego Speedway that he remains the master of NAPA Super DIRT Week time trials.
Greg Hodnett’s eventful Thursday evening was capped off in style, as he led all 30 laps to score the $20,000 Summer Nationals make-up feature from July.
David Gravel assumed the lead after race leaders Greg Hodnett and Shane Stewart got together on lap nine and won Thursday night’s feature on the opening night of the National Open at Williams Grove Speedway.
Brian Brown ruled Central Pennsylvania soil on Saturday evening during his visit to Selinsgrove Speedway, claiming the 35th annual Jim Nace Memorial/National Open with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.
Last weekend, Woodhull Raceway Modified competitors competed in the 13th Annual Lyle Sherwood Memorial on “New York’s Toughest Bullring.” It had been just over 12 years since one of Woodhull’s historic Modified legends lost his life on the third-mile.
Michael Muldoon and Dave Shullick Jr. were crowned champions of the 10-race Shea Concrete Triple Crown Championship Series presented by ASI Racewear, with the duo netting a combined $16,000 for their efforts following Saturday night’s Star Classic 150 at Star Speedway.
Lance Dewease scored the richest payday in the history of Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, leading the final 44 laps of the 50th running of the Tuscarora 50 to bank the $50,000 winner’s share.
Lance Dewease returned to Port Royal Speedway on Friday evening and left as a winner, earning the Night Before The Tuscarora 50 victory over a field of 65 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions entries.
The Ontario County Fair Board and Paul Cole have signed a deal for 2018 and 2019 for the operation of the speedway in Canandaigua, N.Y. Formerly known as Canandaigua Speedway, the track will be managed and operated as Land of Legends Raceway, building off of the longtime nickname of the famed 1/2-mile dirt track.
The happiest man at Oswego Speedway when the checkered flag flew to end Sunday night’s Budweiser Int’l Classic might have been first-time winner Dave Shullick Jr., but across the pit area, Dave McKnight was arguably equally as relieved.