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1February 21st, 2015 - The 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) continued on Thursday night as the World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series headlined a $10,000-to-win program.

Forty-nine Super Late Models filled the pit area at the 1/2-mile oval, and a second place finish in his heat race positioned Dale starting seventh in the 50-lap finale after the redraw. During the course of the feature, McDowell ran as high as third in the running order a times before settling to a sixth place finish in the final rundown.

The DIRTcar Nationals continued on Friday night with another $10,000-to-win, WoO Late Model Series event. McDowell posted the fastest lap in his group during time trials and later charged to a heat race win to earn a spot in the redraw. Dale received the seventh starting position on the feature grid.

McDowell bolted into the top five at the drop of the green flag and has worked his way up to second by the halfway point of the 50-lap feature. McDowell took control from race-long pacesetter, Shane Clanton on lap 31. However, McDowell's momentum was erased with a lap 36 caution that bunched the field back up. Clanton took the lead again on lap 38 and pulled away in the closing laps while McDowell settled in second. Chub Frank finished third while Scott Bloomquist and Billy Moyer rounded out the top five finishers.

A successful 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals for Team Dillon Racing came to a close on Saturday night. Forty-five entries were on hand for the $10,000-to-win finale. McDowell started the night off posting the fourth fastest lap in his respective group during time trails to lock into the second starting position for the fourth heat race. Unfortunately, mechanical issues in heat race action resulted in Dale failing to reach a transfer position to the 50-lap feature. The team utilized a weekly points provisional to lock into the 26th spot on the starting grid. McDowell retired early from the finale to a 30th place finish in the final rundown.

Complete results can be found at www.WoOLMS.com

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1February 18th, 2015 - Dale McDowell returned to the seat of his #17m Bad Boy Buggies/Wairror Race Cars Super Late Model on Wednesday at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida).

A stout field of forty-eight entries registered for the $10,000-to-win, UMP DIRTcar Nationals event. After qualifying second in his group McDowell went on to win his heat race, sending him to the redraw for the 40-lap feature where he received the third spot on the starting grid.

Dale rode in second for much of the event behind eventual race winner, Scott Bloomquist. McDowell was able to close the gab at times as Bloomquist entered lapped traffic, but Bloomquist quickly stretched his advantage again once he cleared the slower cars.

McDowell settled for the runner-up finish, 1.923 seconds behind Bloomquist. Morgan Bagley, Darrell Lanigan, and Shane Clanton rounded out the top five finishers.

Full results are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com

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February 16th, 2015 - Team Dillon Racing capped off a big week of UMP Open Wheel Modified action with a one-two finish for brothers, Austin and Ty Dillon.

A talent-laden field of twenty-nine entries took part in the $5,000-to-win main event, and via their performances earlier in the week both Austin and Ty were locked into the redraw for the feature. Austin received the ninth starting position while Ty drew the seventh spot for the 30-lap finale.

When the race went green, both drivers charged forward quickly as Austin would take the lead on lap seven with Ty moving into second. A late race caution setup a furious battle to the checkered flag with two laps to go. Austin kept his brother, Ty at bay in the closing laps for his first-ever Gator Championship victory. Rounding out the top five finishers were Nick Hoffman, Devin Gilpin, and Kenny Wallace.

“It was on a rail, it was really fast,” said Dillon. "I guess Ty got to me in lap traffic, I didn’t know he was there. But that was fun, it was a heck of a race. It’s awesome for Team Dillon Racing to go one-two, and like I said I’ve been coming down here for quite a few years now and to finally win a big Gator [trophy] feels awesome."

Full results are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com

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1February 15th, 2015 - Saturday night's program at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) saw the field divided in half as Ty competed against a twenty-four car field for a starting position in Monday's Gator Championship.

Ty once again posted the fastest lap in his group and overall, which positioned him starting fourth in his heat race. He advanced to a fourth place finish, earning him the ninth starting spot on the feature grid. During the course of the 20-lap feature, Dillon progressively worked his way forward to register a third place finish at the checkered flag behind race winner, Nick Hoffman and Kyle Strickler.

Austin Dillon resumed competition on Sunday evening as he too looked to earn a starting spot in Monday's Gator Championship.

Austin topped the qualifying charts in his respective group and overall before racing to a third place finish in heat race action. Dillon started ninth in the 20-lap feature, and took the lead from Ken Schrader on lap nine. Austin led the second half of the event on his way to victory over Schrader, Billy Workman Jr., Kyle Bronson and Devin Gilpin.

Full results are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com

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February 13th, 2015 - Team Dillon Racing continued to dominate the 44th Annual UMP DIRTcar Nationals as Ty Dillon charged to his first victory of the week on Friday night.

A stout field of fifty-two Open Wheel Modified registered for Friday night's program. Ty posted the fastest lap in his group during qualifications and went on to win his heat race, sending him to the redraw. Dillon received the sixth starting spot for the two lap feature, immediately working his way into the top five at the drop of the green flag. Ty swept the lead from Kyle Strickler in lapped traffic just as the white flag was displayed to win a thriller over Nick Hoffman, Strickler, Jacob Hawkins and brother, Austin.

Austin also lay down the quickest lap in his group during time trials before going on to a second place finish in heat race action. Dillon advanced six positions from the eleventh starting spot en route to his fifth place finish in the 20-lap main event.

Full results are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com

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1February 12th, 2015 - The 44th Annual UMP DIRTcar Nationals continued on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida). Austin and Ty Dillon enjoyed another exceptional outing as both landed podium finishes.

Both drivers posted the quickest lap in their respective groups during time trials, and Austin would go on to finish second in his heat race while Ty picked up yet another heat race victory.

Ty advanced from his third starting spot to a solid runner-up finish behind race winner, Kyle Strickler in the 20 lap finale. Austin charged forward from his seventh starting position to finish third. Completing the top five were Nick Hoffman and Jackie Boggs.

Action continued at Volusia Speedway Park on Thursday night as Austin and Ty Dillon continued to enjoy success in the 44th UMP DIRTcar Nationals.

Austin timed in first in his group and quickest overall, while Ty would also post the quickest lap in his group. Both drivers would start fourth in their respective heat races. Austin went on to win his heat race and Ty registered a second place finish, locking the duo into the 20 lap feature where they started fourth and eleventh respectively.

Austin battle amongst the top five for much of the event and would take the checkered flag in the runner-up spot behind race winner, David Stremme. Ty advanced from his sixth-row starting position to a solid fourth place finish behind Stremme, brother, Austin and Nick Hoffman. Kyle Strickler completed the top five finishers.

Full results are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com

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February 10th, 2015 - Team Dillon Racing (TDR) kicked off the 44th edition of the UMP DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday night. The team would enjoy a great start to the week as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star, Austin Dillon drove his #3 Team Dillon Racing Open Wheel Modified entry to victory.

Austin won his preliminary heat race which sent him to the redraw where he was the recipient of the pole position for the 20-lap main event. Dillon immediately built an advantage over fellow front-row starter, Nick Hoffman at the drop of the green flag. A late caution stacked the field back up, but Austin would execute a perfect restart and surge to victory over Hoffman, his brother Ty, Jacob Hawkins and Kenny Wallace.

“It’s a great start to our week, it always has been,” said Austin. “I love coming here. It definitely gets your confidence up when you come out the first night and win one. We have a long week ahead of us and hopefully I can get some more wins. I just hope it’s not like when you go fishing and you catch one on the first cast.”

Ty Dillon enjoyed his podium finish to start off the UMP DIRTcar Nationals week. Ty also won his preliminary heat race and went on to draw the sixth starting spot on the feature grid. He quickly worked his way into the top five and would ultimately register a third place finish behind his brother, Austin and Hoffman.

Full results are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com

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February 7th, 2015 - Team Dillon Racing pilot, Dale McDowell entered his first event of the 2015 season on Thursday night at Screven Motor Speedway (Sylvania, Georgia). Zach Yost Racing Photography

The opening round of the 5th Annual Winter Freeze boosted a $5,000 top prize for competitors as thirty-four entries registered for the unsanctioned event. The team would battle the handle on McDowell's #17m Bad Boy Buggies/Warrior Race Cars entry throughout the night. After failing to qualify for the feature via time trails Dale was forced to run a b-main where a third place finish earned him the fifteenth starting spot on the feature grid. McDowell retired early from the main event to a 22nd place finish.

Friday night saw the winner's check increasing to $10,000 as the World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series kicked off their 2015 season. Thirty-two entries converged on the 3/8 mile oval and a second place finish in his heat race send McDowell to the redraw for the 50 lap finale. Dale received the fifth starting spot for the main event but slipped to a twelfth place finish in the final rundown.

Ahnna Parkhurst competed in the Crate Late Model ranks a Screven Motor Speedway on Friday night. Despite missing her qualifying lap, Parkhurst charged forward from her 23rd starting position in the feature to register a solid ninth place finish at the checkered flag.

Saturday night's Winter Freeze finale also boosted a $10,000 top prize for competitors, and thirty-three entries would return for battle. Dale failed to transfer into the main event through his heat race and would have to run a b-main, where a second place finish locked him into the 19th starting spot for the 50 lapper. McDowell retired early in the feature to a 23rd place finish.

Ahnna Parkhurst once again competed in the Crate Late Model ranks and after locking into the main even via preliminary action she went on to register a fifteenth place finish in the main event.

Complete results can be found at www.WoOLMS.com or www.ScrevenMotorsports.com

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1January 31st, 2015 - Team Dillon Racing pilots Ahnna Parkhurst and Ryan Gifford were in action on Saturday afternoon during the annual Cabin Fever 40 at Boyd's Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia).

Ahnna Parkhurst set the fifth fastest time among the forty-two entrants in the Crate Late Model ranks, locking her into the fifth starting spot for the $1,000-to-win feature. She went on to respectable sixteenth place finish in the final rundown.

Forty-eight competitors signed in to chase a $3,000 top prize in the Super Late Model division, and Ryan Gifford locked into ninth starting spot for the 40 lap finale via qualifications. Gifford ran as high as seventh in the main event before spinning to avoid a slower car on lap sixteen, ending his night. He was credited with a 23rd place finish.

Complete results are available at www.BoydsSpeedway.net

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January 29th, 2015 - Richard Childress Racing and Team Dillon Racing have named Ahnna Parkhurst and Kate Dallenbach as two female drivers in their development program for the 2015 season.

Parkhurst, 14, is an Augusta, Ga. native and is entering her second season of competitive racing. The student at Riverside Middle School will compete in dirt Crate Late Models under the RCR banner driving cars built and maintained by Team Dillon Racing and also cars owned and maintained by her family. <Read More>

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January 11th, 2015 - Ahnna Parkhurst made her Late Model debut over the weekend as she competed in the Crate Late Model division at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) during the 24th Annual Ice Bowl.

With a strong field of fifty-one entries filling the pit area at the 1/3 mile oval, Parkhurst locked into the sixth starting spot for her heat race via time trials on Saturday. Unfortunately, mechanical issues in heat race action resulted in a disappointing eighth place finish, sending her to a b-main on Sunday afternoon.

In the b-main, Parkhurst was battling for position when she was caught in a multi-car melee. She was able to continue but would ultimately fail to reach a transfer position to the main event, bringing her weekend to an early end.

Full results are available at www.TalladegaShortTrack.com