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Pictured are line of Big-Block modified ready to compete in the NAPA Super DIRT Week Billy Whittaker Cars 200 this past October at Oswego Speedway.

CONCORD, N.C. — The Super DIRTcar Series recently revealed its schedule for the 2020 season.

There are 30 races on the SDS schedule with nearly $1.3 million at stake during the season, including eight events where drivers will have a chance to lock themselves into the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at NAPA Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway in October.

An addition to the 2020 tour is the return of the $40,000-to-win Eastern States 200 on Sunday, Oct. 25, at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown.

The series will take on New York’s Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle. Bridgeport Speedway is part of the schedule as well with a $7,500-to-win feature on the new 3/8-mile version of the New Jersey track. Ohsweken Speedway is back with a $10,000-to-win, SDW Billy Whittaker Cars 200 qualifier on July 6.

The DIRTcar Nationals will feature the best dirt track racing in Florida, including the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars, World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, and SDS from Feb. 4-15 at Volusia Speedway Park. On Feb. 11, SDS kicks off five nights of non-points feature action.

The series then heads Can-Am Speedway with a $7,500-to-win Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100 on April 11.

Weedsport Speedway will welcome the series to the track three separate times during the 2020 season. The first one is the Heroes Remembered 100 on Memorial Day, May 25. Then on July 26, $10,000 and a guaranteed SDW berth will go to the winner of the annual Hall of Fame 100.  Finally on Sept. 12, there will be a feature at Weedsport that will award more than $10,000 to the winner and a BWC 200 starting position.

Albany-Saratoga Speedway in Malta will host two BWC 200 qualifiers, one on June 23 and the other on Sept. 26. The Big Show XII on June 23, hosted by SDS legend Brett Hearn, and the The Battle at Toga on Sept. 23 will each have a cash prize of $10,000.

The series then goes to Cornwall Motor Speedway on June 28. The following day on June 29, the series rolls up to the $7,500-to-win feature at Le RPM Speedway in Quebec.

Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua is set for a big year on the SDS tour. The track has three SDS races scheduled with the Liberty 100 on July 2, the Gerald Haers Memorial and a second $7,500-to-win feature Aug. 13, and a $10,000-to-win and SDW guaranteed start feature Sept. 19.

SDS treks to Ontario’s Ohsweken Speedway July 6, which is also the 25th Anniversary of their very first racing event. The series comes back with a 100-lap Feature to pay $10,000-to-win as well as a guaranteed start at SDW. The next day on July 7, the series rolls back stateside to Niagara County for the Summer Nationals at Ransomville Speedway.

The next stop is another Monday-Tuesday doubleheader, this time in Quebec. On July 20, Autodrome Granby hosts the SDS. On July 21, the Quebec track brings in more series action.

On July 28, the SDS goes to the Orange County Fair. The Battle on the Midway 100 at Orange County Fair Speedway is an SDW qualifier paying $10,000 to the victor.

The series returns to Middletown once again in 2020. The $40,000-to-win Eastern States 200 on Oct. 25 is officially another SDS points race.

Bridgeport Speedway on July 29 hosts the SDS for a $7,500-to-win feature. Then on Aug. 4, the SDS makes its inaugural visit to New York’s Thunder Mountain Speedway for a $7,500-to-win feature. Thunder Mountain also announced DIRTcar sanctioning for 358 Modifieds and Sportsman Modifieds in 2020.

The Mr. DIRT Track USA feature will be at Lebanon Valley Speedway on Sept. 5, and pays $25,500 to the winner. It includes a guaranteed spot at SDW.

The following day on Sept. 6, the series rolls to Utica-Rome Speedway for a feature.

The annual SDW is slated for Oct. 7-11 at Oswego Speedway. Dirt will cover Oswego Speedway for a fifth-consecutive year that wraps up with the  $50,000-to-win BWC 200 on Oct. 11.

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