KANKAKEE, Ill. — June 14, 2013 — Nick Allen topped a star-studded field of DIRTcar UMP Modifieds on Friday night at Kankakee County Speedway for his first victory of the 2013 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour.
Allen, a native of Wheatfield, Ind., out-raced a 42-car field to capture the $1,000 checkered flag, and put an end to UMP Modified national champion Devin Gilpin’s win streak. Allen started from the pole and held off third place starter Chad Kinder, with Denny Schwartz, Jeff Leka and Brian Ruhlman rounding out the top five.
Defending Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals champion Kenny Wallace was 10th in a stacked field of experienced racers.
The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals continues Sunday Night at Wilmot (Wis.) Raceway, along with the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour for DIRTcar Late Models.
DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Kankakee County Speedway; Kankakee, Ill.; June 14, 2013
A-main (40 laps): 1. 21A Nick Allen (1) ($1,000), 2. 22 Chad Kinder (3), 3. 21S Denny Schwartz (2), 4. 3L Jeff Leka (7), 5. 49 Brian Ruhlman (5), 6. 77 Ray Bollinger (14), 7. V Milo Veloz (17), 8. 69 Jim Farris (15), 9. 36L Jamie Lomax (21), 10. 36W Kenny Wallace (11), 11. 5 Steven Brooks (20), 12. 130 Chad Osterhoff (22), 13. 82 Jacob Poel (18), 14. 1G Devin Gilpin (19), 15. 37 Devin Wright (6), 16. 0 Travis Kohler (23), 17. 32Z Nate Zimmer (16), 18. 35 Jason Hastings (4), 19. 21D Danny Schwartz (8), 20. 36H Kevin Hastings (13), 21. C12 Jeff Curl (10), 22. 23JR Joel Funk (9), 23. 28M Frank Marshall (12).
2013 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals
|Saturday||June 8||Tri-State Speedway||Haubstadt, IN||
|Wednesday||June 12||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, IN||Devin Gilpin|
|Kankakee County Speedway||Kankakee, IL||Nick Allen|
|Sunday||June 16||Wilmot Raceway||Wilmot, WI|
Spoon River Speedway
|Thursday||June 20||Belle-Clair Speedway||Belleville, IL|
|Friday||June 21||Tri-City Speedway||Pontoon Beach, IL|
|Sunday||June 23||I-96 Speedway||Lake Odessa, MI|
|Wednesday||June 26||Clarksville Speedway||Clarksville, TN|
|Thursday||June 27||Clayhill Motorsports Park||Atwood, TN|
Paducah International Raceway
|Saturday||June 29||Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55||Pevely, MO|
|Tuesday||July 2||Quincy Raceways||Quincy, IL|
|Wednesday||July 3||Jacksonville Speedway||Jacksonville, IL|
|Friday||July 5||Fayette County Speedway||Brownstown, IL|
|Saturday||July 6||Highland Speedway||
|Sunday||July 7||Tri-State Speedway||Haubstadt, IN|
|Tuesday||July 9||Florence Speedway||
|Wednesday||July 10||Terre Haute Action Track||Terre Haute, IN|
|Thursday||July 11||Macon Speedway||Macon, IL|
|Friday||July 12||Kankakee County Speedway||
|Sunday||July 14||Vermillion County Speedway||Danville, IL|
|Wednesday||July 17||Brushcreek Motorsports Park||
|Thursday||July 18||Twin Cities Raceway Park||North Vernon, IN|
|Friday||July 19||Attica Raceway Park||
|Saturday||July 20||Oakshade Raceway||Wauseon, OH|
The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals is proudly brought to you by these fine partners : Summit Racing Equipment (Title Sponsor), Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Provider), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Racing Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Fuel), along with these Contingency Parters: MSD Performance, TomCat Performance, Landrum Performance Springs, Dominator Race Products, QuarterMaster, KSE Racing Products, Bilstein Shocks, Wrisco Aluminum, Beyea Custom Headers, Fast Shafts, Bassett Wheels, QA1, Auto Meter, Schoenfeld Headers, University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH), Racing Electronics, Intercomp, Bell Helmets, Shafer Enterprises’ Cool Shirts, XS Power Racing Batteries, and Chevy Performance.