CONCORD, N.C. — Seven months after the conclusion of the inaugural year of competition for the revived Xtreme DIRTcar Series in February, Drydene Performance Products has returned as the title sponsor for the series’ second season of competition.
The Drydene Xtreme Series will feature a new six-race schedule and a redistributed $42,000 championship purse that spreads the funds throughout the top 10 in the standings.
The Southeast’s premier super late model talent will battle for the $15,000 championship prize, awarded at the season finale in February.
An $8,000 prize will be awarded for the runner-up in points with $5,000 going to third place, $4,000 for fourth and $3,000 for fifth. Drivers must compete in all six races to be eligible for the points fund.
The Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series schedule welcomes four returning tracks to its schedule from the 2019-20 season and a single new venue into the mix.
Kicking things off in the Palmetto State with the 30th running of the Blue Gray 100 at Cherokee Speedway on Sunday, Nov. 22, the stars of the Drydene Xtreme Series will go head-to-head with the regulars of the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series in a $10,000-to-win co-sanctioned event that will crown the 2020 Clash champion.
The Drydene Xtreme Series returns to action on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Volunteer Speedway for the second annual Grinch 40 – the first of four consecutive 40-lap, $5,000-to-win events. Lavonia Speedway on Dec. 19, the second visit to Cherokee Speedway on Jan. 9 and the series debut at Georgia’s Senoia Raceway on Feb. 20 will also feature the standard 40-lap, $5,000-to-win format.
South Carolinian Super Late Model veteran Chris Madden locked-up the inaugural championship in the season finale at Modoc Raceway in February, where the Drydene Xtreme Series will return once again in 2021 to crown a second champion on Feb. 27. $7,000 will also be on the line for the 40-lap feature winner.