FULTON, NY – Just days after officially announcing that Dan Kapuscinski and Jason Simmons would partner to bring the Team Tapout on Dirt No. 98 DIRTcar Sportsman Modified to the New York State Fairgrounds ‘Moody Mile’ in October, the team is proud to announce an associate partnership with National Speed Sport News and Speed Sport.
National Speed Sport News is often described as “The Bible of Motorsports,” and since 1934 Speed Sport has been the authoritative voice of the sport, providing race coverage that is timely, reliable and colorful.
Edited by the legendary Chris Economaki from 1950 until 2010, Speed Sport is the only publication that covers every series, every track, seven days a week.
In recent years, Speed Sport has broadened its horizons to national television.
Through a partnership with MAVTV and thanks to the talented work of Ralph Sheheen, Derek Pernesiglio, and the entire Speed Sport team, Suzuki presents Speed Sport has become a weekly home for race fans all over the country.
“I’ve been fortunate enough to work with Ralph, Derek, and Andy on our Oswego Speedway television broadcasts the last couple years,” said driver, Dan Kapuscinski. “Speed Sport is truly dedicated to grass roots, American racing, and we are excited to have the opportunity to pair up with them to be a part of the final racing events ever to be held at the Syracuse Mile. I hope everyone takes some time to visit them online and of course check out their great television broadcasts this fall. Their passion for short track racing is evident.”
The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified schedule begins at Syracuse on October 8 with Sportsman Futures practice and qualifying.
From there Sportsman time trials, the 12-lap Futures main event, as well as a 10-lap ‘Triple 10’ qualifying heat will roll on October 9. Six cars will lock into the 30-lap Sportsman Championship in Friday time trials, with another 12 cars qualifying from one of three heat races.
The last chance qualifier will take place on October 10, with the 30-lap Sportsman Champion running on October 11.
A total of 54 Sportsman attempted to qualify at the Mile in 2014, with only 30 qualifying for the main event.
The famed 44th running of the Syracuse 200 for the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds will take to the Mile for the final time on October 11.
For more information on Super DIRT Week visit online at www.superdirtweekonline.com.
Be sure to visit Speed Sport online as well at www.nationalspeedsportnews.com.
If any other businesses would be interested in helping the Team Tapout effort at the Syracuse Mile with Dan Kapuscinski behind the wheel contact Kapuscinski at (315) 708-7544 or email at [email protected]