What do Kenny Wallace, Austin Dillon and Billy Workman Jr. all have in common? They're all competing at the 45th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. 

All three drivers talk about DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and the event that helps kickoff the 2015 season for all of them. 

Kenny Wallace

Austin Dillon

Billy Workman Jr. 

New gives fans all the latest on the event

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Jan. 6, 2016 - The New Year means the countdown to the 45th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park is on. The annual tradition of Florida in February kicks off on February 9 in Barberville, Fla.

DIRTcar Nationals features 12 straight nights of doubleheaders with the All Star Circuit of Champions, World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, World of Outlaws Late Model Series, DIRTcar Late Models, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series.

From February 9 to February 20, the greatest drivers on dirt kick-off the 2016 season and compete side-by-side in pursuit of bragging rights and the coveted 'Big Gator.'

For fans, DIRTcar Nationals is the most accessible motorsports event in Florida during February where every ticket is a hot pass. With full access to the pits, fans can meet their favorite drivers, see crew members in action and get up close and personal with sprint cars, late models and modifieds.

All new for 2016 is a redesigned to enhance the experience for fans and competitors alike. The streamlined website provides a place to purchase tickets, view daily and event schedules and read the latest news and information.

Last season's DIRTcar Nationals saw Donny Schatz start off his history-making World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season with a victory on night three and Shane Clanton make a statement, sweeping all three World of Outlaws Late Model Series features, the opening shot in his championship season. NASCAR star Austin Dillon joined Daryn Pittman, Clanton and Larry Wight in hoisting the 'Big Gator.'

Tickets for DIRTcar Nationals start at just $20 and are on sale now by calling 844-DIRT-TIX (347-8849), or by visiting

Visit for the latest news and information from the event. Follow DIRTcar Nationals on Twitter at and on Facebook at