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Pro Stocks Added To Mohawk Championship Weekend

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Weedsport, NYSeptember 7, 2010 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing Northeast PR Director

Already brimming with a Super DIRTcar Series showdown for Big-Block Modifieds and Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship events for 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified racers, track and tour officials have added a Pro Stock Series points program at Mohawk Int’l Raceway to solidify its stature as the biggest weekend of short-track action ever staged at the refurbished Akwesasne, N.Y. facility.

“When ‘Legends Weekend’ was dropped at Canandaigua, it provided a great opportunity to bring the Pro Stock tour back to Mohawk,” said MIR Promoter Jeremie Corcoran. “This will give the fans a rare chance to see all the top DIRTcar divisions in the same weekend, something never before done here.”

Opening the MIR season with a 75-lap 358-Modified Series stop scheduled on Fri., Sept. 17 followed by a Big-Block Series 100-lapper on Sat., Sept. 18, rain in June postponed the Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Jreck Subs 50’ until 9/17. Touring teams in competition that Friday will also benefit from the addition of a complete weekly Sportsman program offering a separate purse.

Pro Stocks will now join the 9/18 card with full-fender point chasers looking to qualify for the 30-lap main event that pays $1,000 to win. The Ironman Slick Enduro brings the curtain down on Mohawk’s 2010 race season Sun., Sept. 19

Pro Stock title contenders have two other series events in September, leading off with Lebanon Valley Speedway (9/11) in the middle of the month before concluding with Rolling Wheels Raceway Park (Sept. 25) at the end. Track bonus points are currently being tabulated towards the overall Hoosier-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship heading into West Lebanon.

For additional information, please contact DIRTcar NE Competition Director Joe Skotnicki (704/796-4566; jskotnicki@dirtcar.com) during normal business hours. Log into www.dirtcar.com to find out more about the entire circuit, including complete race results and series point standings, or visit www.mohawkinternationalraceway.com (518/358-3225, email mirtrack@yahoo.com) for specific track material.

2010 Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship Series Schedule
*All events subject to change.
Sun-May 23 Cornwall Motor Speedway Joey Ladouceur
Fri-Jun 25 Autodrome Granby *Rob Yetman
Sat-Jun 26 Autodrome Drummond Jocelyn Roy
Wed-Sep 1 Mohawk International Raceway P.J. Peters
Sat-Sep 11 Lebanon Valley Speedway West Lebanon,NY
Sat-Sep 18 Mohawk International Raceway Akwesasne,NY
Sat-Sep 25 Rolling Wheels Raceway Park Elbridge,NY
Sun-Oct 10 New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse,NY
Fri-Oct 15 Brockville Ontario Speedway Brockville,ONT

DIRTcar Racing Northeast main office is located in Weedsport, New York on the Cayuga County Fairgrounds, home of DIRTcar All-Star Weekend in July. DIRTcar Northeast’s crown jewel event —Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse runs annually in October featuring Hoosier Tire-VP Racing Fuels Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series events for Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified, Sportsman and Pro Stock divisions. Ticket and schedule information is available by contacting the Weedsport office (315/834-6606) during the day or logging into www.allstar100weekend.com and www.superdirtweekonline.com anytime.

The Big-Block Super DIRTcar Series is brought to fans across the Northeast by several sponsors and partners, including series sponsors Hoosier Racing Tire www.hoosiertire.com, VP Racing Fuels www.vpracingfuels.com and GM Performance Parts www.gmperformanceparts.com. Promotional partners include the University of Northwestern Ohio www.unoh.com and Chizmark & Larson Insurance www.chizmarklarson.com, and contingency sponsors are Bicknell Racing Products www.bicknellracingproducts.com, Bilstein Shocks www.bilstein.com, KSE Racing Products www.kse-racing.com, Motorsports Safety Systems www.motorsportssafetysystems.com, MSD Ignition www.msdignition.com, Penske Shocks, www.penskeshocks.com, Racing Electronics www.racingelectronics.com, Vicci Racing Apparel www.vicci.com and Wrisco Industries www.wrisco.com.