At the beginning of the 2016 season, Speed51.com announced plans to step up its Dirt Modified coverage for the new season. Since that time, 51’s group of reporters and videographers have made their way to races all the way from Ontario, Canada to De Leon Springs, Florida to bring in-depth Dirt Modified coverage to the readers and viewers on Speed51.com.
Now that we’ve crossed the halfway mark of the 2016 Short Track Racing season, we’ve decided to take a look back at the top 20 Dirt Modified videos on the Speed51 Network.
Brett Hearn’s Big Show 8 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway (NY) had it all. From flips to a photo finish, you won’t want to miss this video.
This video may be one of the wildest Short Track Racing videos you’ll watch all year long. Cars were riding the frontstretch wall before the checkered flag and flipping after the checkered flag. It all ended with an ambulance in Victory Lane.
Nick Hoffman was penalized for jumping a restart in the Southeast Dirt Modified Series race at Dublin Motor Speedway (NC), setting up a late-race duel between himself and Derrick Ramey.
‘Super Matt’ Sheppard and the veteran Tim Fuller put on a show for the fans as they battled for the Super DIRTcar Series win at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.
The Super DIRTcar Series made their way north of the border to Cornwall Motor Speedway (ON), and at the end of the night it came down to a pair of drivers battling it out for the win.
This video gives you a look at Big-Block Modified racing like you’ve never seen before. This two-angle video gives you a look at Brett Hearn in the cockpit during the Super DIRTcar Series opener at Volusia (FL), and allows you to see what’s going on behind him with a rear bumper camera.
The Super DIRTcar Series made their first visit to Eldora Speedway (OH) in 10 years and showed the Ohio race fans what they have been missing. Side-by-side and three-wide racing throughout the field highlighted the 100-lap feature.
The Dirt Modified at Thunder Mountain Speedway (NY) put on a show on this night with side-by-side racing throughout the field.
Brett Hearn charged from the 21st starting spot and battled Stewart Friesen for the win in the Big-Block finale at Volusia back in February.
Williams Grove is known as a hotbed for Sprint Car racing, but on this night the Big-Block Modifieds returned to the track and didn’t disappoint the fans in attendance.
Ride along with “The Doctor” Danny Johnson with a unique four-camera video from the Super DIRTcar Series opener at Volusia.
When the Super DIRTcar Series visits Utica-Rome, you know you’re in for a good show. That was the case on July 4 weekend when Danny Johnson and Matt Sheppard battled for the win.
For the first time in 2016, the Big-Block Modifieds roared to life at the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia.
DIRTcar-sanctioned Modifieds took over Bear Ridge Speedway (VT) on July 4 weekend for Modified Madness, which consisted of three 37-lap segment races.
The Super DIRTcar Series made their annual visit to Pennsylvania’s Grandview Speedway and 51’s cameras were on hand to capture all the action.
The Super DIRTcar Series returned to Eldora and Speed51.com caught up with the major players after the race.
After a long delay due to weather, the Renegades of Dirt Modifieds took to the track at Dublin Motor Speedway (NC) after midnight but didn’t disappoint the fans who stuck around.
Big-Block Modifieds rattled the ground at Fulton Speedway (NY) and put on a show for the thousands of fans in attendance.
The winner on night two at Volusia back in February certainly earned the gator trophy he received in victory lane. He had to make bold moves through slower traffic and hold off defending champion Matt Sheppard.
Speed51.com’s Bob Dillner talked to the top-three Super DIRTcar Series finishers after the season opener at Volusia.
-Text by Speed51.com staff. Photo credit: Speed51.com/MoJo Photos