BELLEVILLE, Ill. – June 29, 2011 – NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader tied Mike Harrison for the most wins in the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Wednesday night, earning his third win of the 2011 tour at Belle Clair Speedway.
Schrader started on the outside pole and surged to the lead holding off Tim Hancock of Mt. Olive, Ill., and Steve Lach of Brownstown, Ill., over the course of 30-laps to earn the $1,000 top prize. Schrader’s win boosts him to 7th in the points standings on the strength of three feature wins in the three events he’s raced in so far during the month-long tour.
Paul Bauman of Zell, Mo., finished fourth, as Jimmy Cummins of Waterloo, Ill., rounded out the top five. DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals points leader Jeff Curl of Forrest, Ill., finished 10th in the evening’s main event opening up his points lead to 47 markers over John DeMoss of Bloomington, Ind.
Heat race wins went to Bauman, Schrader and Harrison. Dean Hoffman of hometown Belleville, Ill., won the event’s B-Main.
The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action Thursday, June 29, at Clay Hill Motorsports Park in Atwood, Tenn.
DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Belle Clair Speedway; Belleville, Ill.; June 29, 2011
A-Main (30-Laps): 1. 9 Ken Schrader ($1,000), 2. 1 Tim Hancock, 3. 42 Steve Lach, 4. 24 Paul Bauman, 5. 19 Jimmy Cummins, 6. 25 Brett Korves, 7. 15 Chris Smith, 8. 89 Bobby Bittle, 9. 428 Mike Haas, 10. 12 Jeff Curl, 11. 42 McKay Wenger, 12. 17 Jesse Wisely, 13. 87 Zeb Moake, 14. 808 Kelby Simmons, 15. 84 Tyler Diebert, 16. 55 Brad Venhaus, 17. 8 Brendan Bittle, 18. 1D Dean Hoffman, 19. 28 Tom Smallwood, 20. 24 Mike Harrison.
2011 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule
|June 15||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, Ind.||PPD/July 12|
|June 16||Kankakee County Speedway||Kankakee, Ill.||Ken Schrader (39)|
|June 17||Cedar Lake Speedway||Cedar Lake, Wis.||Ryan Gustin (52)|
|June 18||Cedar Lake Speedway||Cedar Lake, Wis.||Canceled Rain|
|June 20||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.||PPD/July13|
|June 21||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.||PPD/July 14|
|June 22||Highland Speedway||Highland, Ill.||Ken Schrader (37)|
|June 23||Fayette County Speedway||Brownstown, Ill.||Mike Harrison (35)|
|June 24||Tri-City Speedway||Pontoon Beach, Ill.||Mike Harrison (41)|
|June 25||Fairbury American Legion Speedway||Fairbury, Ill.||PPD/July 23|
|June 26||I-96 Speedway||Lake Odessa, Mich.||Jacob Poel (31)|
|June 28||Lincoln Park Speedway||Putnamville, Ind.||Mike Harrison (34)|
|June 29||Belle Clair Speedway||Belleville, Ill.||Ken Schrader(24)|
|June 30||Clay Hill Motorsports Park||Atwood, Tenn.|
|July 1||Paducah International Raceway||Paducah, Ky.|
|July 2||I-55 Raceway||Pevely, Mo.|
|July 3||Lincoln Speedway||Lincoln, Ill.|
|July 6||Peoria Speedway||Peoria, Ill.|
|July 7||Macon Speedway||Macon, Ill.|
|July 8||Farmer City Raceway||Farmer City, Ill.|
|July 9||Clarksville Speedway||Clarksville, Tenn.|
|July 10||Tri-State Speedway||Haubstadt, Ind.|
|July 12||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, Ind.|
|July 13||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.|
|July 14||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.|
|July 15||Attica Raceway Park||Attica, Ohio|
|July 16||Oakshade Raceway||Wauseon, Ohio|
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