DIRT CAPITOL POSTPONES SUNDAYS OPENER
March 4th, 2015
HAGERSTOWN, MD: This Sunday, March 8th, was to be the Opening Day Special at Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol, however continuing adverse weather has not provided suitable conditions to proceed.
With snow already on the grounds and the Conococheague Creek behind the speedway froze solid, Mother Nature and Old Man Winter are not letting up as measurable snow is also currently forecast Wednesday into Thursday. Read more »
Opening Day Postponed…
March 4th, 2015
Old Man Weather is getting the best of us this winter. With snow still on the ground and the Conococheague Creek frozen the staff at the Dirt Capitol has been forced to cancel the March 8th event.
With that in mind, promoter Ernie Davis has changed things for the following weekend. The event schedule for Sunday, March 8th has been moved to Sunday, March 15th at 1pm with the same divisions and same payouts. We will not race on Saturday, March 14th as stated on the schedule.
Again, We will have our season opener on Sunday ,March 15th at 1pm with Late Models, Late Model Sportsman and Pure Stocks. The March 21st race will go on as scheduled.
DIRT CAPITOL RACE SHOW CONCLUDES AS MARCH 8TH OPENING DAY IS ON THE HORIZON
March 2nd, 2015
HAGERSTOWN, MD – Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol took a step towards getting the season’s schedule underway with the 30th Annual Race-A-Rama held at the Hagerstown Valley Mall this past week.
Those showing off their the off season efforts included: Late Models -Jerry Bard and Marvin Winters; Late Model Sportsman – Cody Kershner, Brian Cornett, James Dawson, Elwood Sord, Keith Walls, Ryan Walls, Alan Sagi, Brayden Anderson, and Justin Weaver; Pure Stocks –Chris Ebersole and Mike Corbin, Four Cylinders – Jason Stoner, Frankie Gordon, Eric Stover, Shaine Sixeas, Ryan Laye; Hobby Stock – Dwayne Snyder and Jason Sarver: E-Mod – Alyssa Rowe; Rookie Car – Hailey Kaiser; Sprint – Donnie Hendershot. Various go-karts, quarter midget and motocross cycles along with the SCCA Formula Ford of Shayne Frebert were also displayed. Read more »
PROMOTER DAVIS READY TO TACKLE SECOND DIRT CAPITOL SEASON
February 10th, 2015
HAGERSTOWN, MD. – After a successful 2014, Ernie Davis is ready to begin his second season of promoting Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol LLC and the 2015 schedule has been released. This sports a wide variety of race events featuring the regular divisions of Late Models, Late Model Sportsman, Pure Stocks and Hobby Stocks while another ten divisions; “Van”dits, Rookie, All American Outlaws, Classic Car Series, P.A.M.S. Mini Stock Series, Four Cylinders, Mid Atlantic Modifieds, EMMR and Penn Mar Vintage, Sidewinders and Super Sprints, plus a demo derby will also appear periodically throughout the season. The AMA motorcycles and Monster Trucks are also a big fan draw every season.
“We wanted to focus on the working man and our schedule will reflect that,” Davis said. Read more »
January 26th, 2015
The Dirt Capitol LLC/Hagerstown Speedway annual car show will be held at the Valley Mall, February 22-28 2015. If you would like to be apart of this just email Keya @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Calvin @ email@example.com. You can also call the speedway at 301-582-0640 ext. 201. We hope that everyone is having a great off season and we cannot wait to see everyone at the show. Don’t forget that OPENING DAY is set for MARCH 8, 2015. Let’s get this racing season started!
ROY DEESE JR., KING OF THE HILL WITH HIS NINTH LATE MODEL TITLE AS DIRT CAPITOL CLOSES 2014 WITH ITS AWARDS BANQUET
December 8th, 2014
HAGERSTOWN, MD: It’s been just more than a year since a big change took place at Hagerstown Speedway with the Dirt Capitol LLC team, composed of Ernie Davis and daughter Keya Davis as General Manager taking the reins at the speedway following 34 years of operation by the Plessinger family.
After the new team sped into action and introduced the 2014 schedule, the first scheduled program on March 9th was weathered out but the following Saturday, a five division show was in the record books.
Seven months of racing later with four rain outs and two flooded out (yes, the first since 1989) dates, Dirt Capitol reached the end of the season and celebrated Saturday night at the Elks Lodge in Hagerstown, honoring drivers and others for their achievements. Read more »