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Sponsors Sweeten the Pot with Special Awards

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CONCORD, NC — Sept. 30, 2018 — This afternoon race teams across the Northeast and beyond will begin loading into the grounds at Oswego Speedway for the most anticipated event of the year, NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII. With a total purse in excess of $350,000, drivers across four divisions will be looking to pad their pockets with cash and prizes from the long list of contingency and special award partners.

In addition to the long-time regulars, several new sponsor have come aboard this year, including Fastline Performance and the Sign Shop at Kinney’s.

Fastline Performance, from Chadwicks, NY, is sponsoring the Pole Award for the DIRTcar Pro Stock Championship, as well as the Outside Pole Award for the 358 Modified and the Sportsman Features. Fastline Performance is your largest Fox Shock Motorsports dealer, used by many past Super DIRT Winners and Champions.

Presenting the Pole Award for the Sportsman Championship at Oswego is the Sign Shop at Kinney’s. Located in Oneida, NY, the Sign Shop at Kinney’s is your one-stop shop for business advertising — owned by Paul Kinney, multi-winner on the Empire Super Sprints circuit.

Dirt modified race car and parts designer and manufacturer, TEO Fabrication is the proud sponsor of the Big-Block Modified and 358 Modified Pole Awards.

The Outside Pole Award for the Big-Block Modifieds is sponsored by Dig Safely NY 811, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to protect underground utility facilities and help do-it-yourself home owners and professional excavators performing digging projects safely.

The North East Stock Car Old Timers, NESCOT is back to sponsor the Non-Qualifiers Race Winner Award for the Big-Blocks, the Sportsman, and the Pro Stocks.

Bart Contracting, a high-end commercial and residential builder and long-time supporter of DIRTcar Racing, returns for a second year as sponsor of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Hard-Luck Award for the Big-Block Modifieds; while the esteemed Big-Block Modified racing news source, Dirt Track Digest, awards the Last Car in the Field (the 41st starter) with $500.

The Best Appearing Car for each of the divisions running at NAPA Super DIRT Week will receive a gift package from industry-leading media outlet Area Auto Racing News.

2018 NAPA Super DIRT Week Special Awards

Big-Block Special Awards

Payout

Sponsor

Pole Award

$1,000

TEO

Outside Pole Award

$750

Dig Safely NY

Non-Qualifier’s Race Winner

$500

NESCOT

Hard Luck Award

$1,000

Bart Contacting

Last Car in the Field (41st Starter)

$500

Dirt Track Digest

Best Appearing Car

package

AARN

358 Modified Special Awards

Pole Award

$500

TEO

Outside Pole Award

$500

Fastline Performance

Best Appearing Car

package

AARN

Sportsman Special Awards

Pole Award

$500

The Sign Shop at Kinney

Outside Pole Award

$250

Fastline Performance

Non-Qualifier’s Race Winner

$250

NESCOT

Best Appearing Car

package

AARN

Pro Stock Special Awards

Pole Award

$250

Fastline Performance

Outside Pole Award

$100

DIRTcar

Non-Qualifier’s Race Winner

$250

NESCOT

Best Appearing Car

package

AARN

Meanwhile, the NAPA Super DIRT Week Contingency Program continues to forge lasting partnerships throughout the dirt racing industry with high-quality brands. Competitors become eligible for contingency awards by displaying sponsor decals on their race cars. In some instances, use of a sponsor product is required.

“The DIRTcar Racing Contingency Program strives to build strong relationships throughout the dirt racing industry with high quality brands,” said DIRTcar Racing CEO Brian Carter. “We are pleased to see the continued level of commitment from both new and returning partners to the program this year.”

This year’s contingency sponsors include: ASI Race Wear, Beyea Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Billy Whittaker Cars and Trux, Chevrolet Performance, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Dig Safely NY, Edelbrock, Fast Shafts, Fox Shox, Hoosier Racing Tire, Integra Racing Shocks, JE Pistons, KSE, MSD, NGK Spark Plugs, Penske Shocks, Schoenfeld Headers, VP Racing Fuels, and Wrisco Aluminum.

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