PADUCAH, Ky. – July 1, 2011 – Mike Harrison made it four out of five on the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Tour Friday night at Paducah International Raceway.
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Harrison, of Highland, Ill., climbed from his fourth place starting spot to capture his fourth main event win during the month long Summit Modified Nationals. Clifty, Ky., driver Randle Sweeney would come to the line second after starting fifth one spot in front of pole sitter McKay Wenger of Fairbury, Ill.
Matt Cooper of McKenzie, Tenn., finished fourth while Justin Story of Benton, Ky., rounded out the top five. Heat races were won by Harrison, Story and Rod Reed of Mayfield, Ky.
With the victory, Harrison will cut DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals points leader Jeff Curl of Forrest, Ill., point lead to 3 markers. Wenger will also jump John DeMoss of Bloomington, Ind., and move to within 46 markers of Curl.
The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action Saturday, July 2, at I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Mo.
DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Paducah International Raceway; Paducah, Ky.; July 1, 2011
A-Main (30-Laps): 1. 24 Mike Harrison ($750), 2. 182 Randle Sweeney, 3. 42 McKay Wenger, 4. 18 Matt Cooper, 5. 13 Justin Story, 6. 1R Bart Richardson, 7. 28L Steve Ladd, 8. 17 Trent Young, 9. 47 Rod Reed, 10. 117 Dustin Isom, 11. 26H Justin Houston, 12. 28 Paul Miles, 13. 25 Tyler Nicely, 14. OJ Bryce Jewell, 15. 129 Rob Penny, 16. TL17 Todd Riley, 17. 8K Levi Kissinger, 18. J13 Jason Story, 19. Clayton Miller, 20. 44 Rich Lentz.
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.||Lucas Lee (16)|
|July 1||Paducah International Raceway||Paducah, Ky.||Mike Harrison(26)|
|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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