BARBERVILLE, Fla. — The New Year means the countdown to the 45th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park is on. The annual tradition of Florida in February kicks off on February 9 in Barberville, Fla.
DIRTcar Nationals features 12 straight nights of doubleheaders with the All Star Circuit of Champions, World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, World of Outlaws Late Model Series, DIRTcar Late Models, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series.
From February 9 to February 20, the greatest drivers on dirt kick-off the 2016 season and compete side-by-side in pursuit of bragging rights and the coveted ‘Big Gator.’
For fans, DIRTcar Nationals is the most accessible motorsports event in Florida during February where every ticket is a hot pass. With full access to the pits, fans can meet their favorite drivers, see crew members in action and get up close and personal with sprint cars, late models and modifieds.
All new for 2016 is a redesigned http://www.DIRTcarNationals.com to enhance the experience for fans and competitors alike. The streamlined website provides a place to purchase tickets, view daily and event schedules and read the latest news and information.
Last season’s DIRTcar Nationals saw Donny Schatz start off his history-making World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season with a victory on night three and Shane Clanton make a statement, sweeping all three World of Outlaws Late Model Series features, the opening shot in his championship season. NASCAR star Austin Dillon joined Daryn Pittman, Clanton and Larry Wight in hoisting the ‘Big Gator.’
Tickets for DIRTcar Nationals start at just $20 and are on sale now by calling 844-DIRT-TIX (347-8849), or by visiting http://www.DIRTcarNationals.com.
Visit http://www.DIRTcarNationals.com for the latest news and information from the event. Follow DIRTcar Nationals on Twitter at http://www.Twitter.com/DIRTcarNats and on Facebook at http://www.Facebook.com/DIRTcarNationals.
2016 DIRTcar Nationals Schedule
Feb. 9 Tuesday DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Sprint Car open practice Feb. 10 Wednesday All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Feb. 11 Thursday All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Feb. 12 Friday World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Feb. 13 Saturday World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series DIRTcar UMP Modified Gator Qualifying 1 Feb. 14 Sunday World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series DIRTcar UMP Modified Gator Qualifying 2 Feb. 15 Monday DIRTcar Late Models DIRTcar UMP Modified Gator Championship Feb. 16 Tuesday DIRTcar Late Models DIRTcar UMP Modified triple 20’s Feb. 17 Wednesday DIRTcar Late Models Swamp King Champ SDS Big Block Modifieds Feb. 18 Thursday World of Outlaws Late Models SDS Big Block Modifieds Feb. 19 Friday World of Outlaws Late Models SDS Big Block Modifieds Feb. 20 Saturday World of Outlaws Late Models SDS Big Block Modifieds
-DIRTcar Press Release. Photo credit: Bruce Nuttleman/Speed51.com