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Excitement Builds for Inaugural NDRL Weekend as NASCAR Stars Set to Headline UMP Modified Action

Pittsburgh, PA (March 4, 2013) The National Dirt Racing League and the ‘Let’s Get Dirty Tour’ inaugural weekend at Paducah International Raceway and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 just keeps getting better. In addition to the two $20,000 to-win Late Model blockbusters are two $2,000 to-win UMP Modified events that have enticed some very intriguing drivers from the NASCAR ranks.   While excitement starts to boil for the March 29 and 30 events at PIR and I-55, the 2013 UNOH Florida DIRTcar Nationals Champion and NASCAR standout Ken Schrader has announced his intentions of competing at both Paducah and I-55 in his familiar blue and white #9 Federated Auto Parts sponsored Modified. Schrader finished 34th with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Sunday, March 3 at Phoenix International Raceway in the Fas Lane Racing #32.  

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NDRL Teams with UMP DIRTcar for Inaugural Events, Hoosier Racing Tire Joins NDRL

Pittsburgh, PA (February 26, 2013) The National Dirt Racing League has come to an agreement with UMP DIRTcar to co-sanction the inaugural ‘Let’s Get Dirty’ weekend that will pay $20,000 to the winner at each of the two events at Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, KY and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO on Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30.   NDRL officials met with UMP Director Sam Driggers in Florida last week to solidify the partnership for the NDRL’s inaugural weekend. ‘With being in UMP territory we felt that having Sam and other UMP officials at our first shows was only fitting,’ series owner John Kennedy stated. ‘Sam will be there for technical inspection along with our own NDRL tech inspector as drivers will compete using the mandatory UMP Hoosier LM 20, LM 30, and LM 40 tires.’  Both events will also serve as UMP point’s …

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Entry fees reduced for NDRL event on March 30th!

Daytona Beach, FL (February 17th, 2013) – Due to greater than expected feedback from drivers and fans, the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) along with Paducah Int’l Raceway and Federated Auto Parts Raceway announced several positive changes to their inagural events on March 29th and 30th. The NDRL Late Models entry fee has been dropped to only $125 (from the original $200 that was announced). Along with paying $20,000 to win and $1,500 to start, all cars that fail to make the starting field for the feature event will be guaranteed $150.

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Tickets for Inaugural NDRL Weekend On Sale Now; Tire Rule Announced

Pittsburgh, PA (January 26, 2013)  The National Dirt Racing League and the ‘Let’s Get Dirty Tour’ will kick-off with two huge $20,000 to-win events at Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, KY and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO on Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30. The two mega-events will also showcase the UMP Modifieds in their own $2,000 to-win events at each facility.   Fans can save by pre-ordering their tickets now at the online home of the NDRL at www.theNDRL.com.  Ticket prices for both events are $35 ($30 pre-order) for general admission and $45 for pit entry. Reserved seating is priced at $40 ($35 pre-order). Reserved tickets for Paducah International Raceway can be ordered by calling the track office at (270) 898-7469 and reserved seating for Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 can be ordered by calling their track office at (573) 756-2593. Fans wanting to …

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Talker Guy 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, March 24th!

Talker Guy 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, March 24th! Will start at the Belle-Clair Fairgrounds at 11am on Sunday, March 24th. CLICK HERE FOR ENTRY FORM!

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Newly Formed $20,000 to-win Mini-Series to Kick Off in Kentucky and Missouri!

Pittsburgh, PA (January 18, 2013) Officials are excited to introduce a new super dirt late model mini-series titled the National Dirt Racing League.  The NDRL will feature the best of the best in the world of dirt late model racing and offer a base purse of over $80,000. The 2013 NDRL schedule will be solidified with events paying $20,000 to the winner and $1,500 to start.   ‘We wanted to do something different and exciting for both the drivers and the fans,’ said NDRL Owner John Kennedy. ‘Obviously the purse and payout that we have established will entice and excite the drivers and the plans we have for the fans will undoubtedly grab their attention as well.  The objective with the NDRL is to provide top of the line racing action to everyone in attendance and offer lucrative payouts to the drivers as a reward for their dedication to the sport.  …

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance; Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

PEVELY, Mo. – Oct. 8, 2012 – Let’s hope the third try is the charm. After rain derailed the first two attempts, the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will take its third crack at an event at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Saturday in a unique doubleheader. It will be kicked off with the Federated Auto Parts Ironman 55 presented by Summit Distributing/Coors Light, which is scheduled to begin around 3:30 p.m. Following the 55-lap feature – the longest of the season – the Spring Classic will wrap up with a complete show starting around 6:15 p.m. Each of the top six drivers in the championship standings has claimed at least one victory at the high-banked track.

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Outlaws Bring Title Battle to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

PEVELY, Mo. – Sept. 26, 2012 – Fingers are crossed that the third time is the charm. Weather has claimed each of the previous two attempts at a World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 this season, which has postponed both races to a unique doubleheader on Saturday, Oct. 13.

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Payoff Grows For World of Outlaws Late Model Series Doubleheader At Belle-Clair Speedway & Federated Auto Parts Raceway At I-55

{youtube}97h3tAjwa68{/youtube} ‘Photobilly 50’ On Sept. 14 At Belle-Clair Now $12,000 To Win/$1,000 To Start, Pepsi Nationals On Sept. 15 At Federated Up To $1,000 To Start CONCORD, NC – Sept. 5, 2012 – One of the most anticipated weekends on the 2012 World of Outlaws Late Model Series schedule has grown even bigger. The national tour’s upcoming doubleheader at two challenging, action-packed St. Louis-area bullrings – Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Ill., on Sept. 14 and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., on Sept. 15 – will offer increased purses, track and series officials announced on Wednesday.

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Severe Weather Dampens Federated Auto Parts Ironman 55

A violent storm hit Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 as feature cars were staging PEVELY, Mo. – Aug. 4, 2012 – A severe storm slammed the Federated Auto Parts Ironman 55 presented by Summit Distributing/Coors Light on Saturday night. The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event was completed under a shortened program at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. All races were finished except the final event, which was staged on the track when a downpour and lightning closed in on the area. Local authority warned of the severity of the storm and measures were immediately taken for the safety of the spectators and teams.

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