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Simpson Surges to DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win at La Salle Speedway

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM LASALL SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS LA SALLE, Ill. – July 2, 2015 – Chris Simpson charged from fourth to victory on Thursday night at La Salle Speedway to earn the second DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of his career. Simpson, of Oxford, Iowa, stalked Jason Feger for the first half of the race and eventually surged to the lead in traffic on lap 29 then powered the remaining 11 laps to the $5,000 checkered flag. “We’ve had a rough start to the year so ...

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Feger Holds Off Robinson at Indiana’s Daugherty Speedway for His Second DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory of the Season

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM DAUGHTERY SPEEDWAY’S UMP SUMMER NATIONALS BOSWELL, Ind. – July 1, 2015 – He’s known as the Highside Hustler and Jason Feger lived up to it on Wednesday night at Daugherty Speedway, using the top side to hold off Kent Robinson and earn his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Feger, of Bloomington, Ill., led the first 29 laps before Robinson moved up to Feger’s line, ran him down in traffic and slid in front on lap 30. Feger charged back on the ...

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Four-Race DIRTcar Late Model River Festival Features $5,000-to-Win Events Aug. 27-30

Mini-series of events will run at Paducah, Tri-City, Federated I-55 and Quincy CONCORD, N.C. – June 27, 2015 – A four-race DIRTcar Late Model River Festival Series will feature four consecutive nights of $5,000-to-win DIRTcar Late Model races Aug. 27 through Aug. 30. Events at Paducah (Ky.) International Raceway and Quincy (Ill.) Raceways will now bookend two previously scheduled events at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., and Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill. The Paducah event replaces the rained out Summer Nationals race from Friday, June ...

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Rain Strikes Lincoln Speedway, Cancels Sunday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Events

Action returns Tuesday at I-96 Speedway with NAPA Auto Parts Summer Rumble LINCOLN, Ill. – June 28, 2015 – Rain once again has hit the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tours, forcing the cancellation of today’s events at Lincoln (Ill.) Speedway. The two series will be off on Monday before invading I-96 Speedway on Tuesday for the NAPA Auto Parts Summer Rumble. Fans who bring a proof of purchase receipt from a NAPA store to I-96 on Tuesday will receive $5 off their grandstand tickets, ...

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Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Forced to Cancel Saturdays DIRTcar Summer Nationals Event Because of Rain, Rising Water Around Track

PEVELY, Mo. – June 26, 2015 – Rain that’s caused water to rise around Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 has forced DIRTcar and track officials to cancel Saturday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event. The two series are still on track for tonight’s event at Paducah (Ky.) International Raceway. Follow the Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter@SummerNationals or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SummerNationals, or visit the series’ websites at www.TheHellTour.com and www.ModifiedNationals.com. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” is brought to fans ...

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Kissinger Holds Off Wallace at Clarksville, Earns First DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory of His Career

Levi Kissinger - Jim Denhamer photo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – June 25, 2015 – Levi Kissinger swept past Wendell Wallace with 15 laps to go on Thursday night at Clarksville Speedway and drove to the first DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of his career. Kissinger, of Mt. Vernon, Ind., chased Wallace from the initial green, survived a restart with 11 to go and hit his marks to close out the $5,000 win. It was also the first Dirt Late Model victory of his career. Wallace held on to finish second with Dennis Erb Jr., Richard Frost and Rodney ...

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Pierce Powers to DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win at Belle-Clair

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM BELLE-CLAIR SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! BELLEVILLE, Ill. – June 24, 2015 – Bobby Pierce powered from pole to checkers on Wednesday night at Belle-Clair Speedway to earn his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Pierce, who leads the tour’s championship battle, held off Rodney Melvin midway through the 40-lap main event and fought off Shannon Babb down the stretch to earn the $5,000 victory. Babb, whose two-race win streak ended with Pierce’s win, Melvin, Ryan Unzicker and former Summer Nationals champion ...

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Babb Takes Peoria Checkers, Becomes First 2015 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Two-Time Winner

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM PEORIA SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! PEORIA, Ill. – June 23, 2015 – Shannon Babb became the first repeat winner during this year’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour when he passed Bobby Pierce midway through Tuesday night’s feature at Peoria Speedway and led the final 20 laps to collect the $5,000 checkered flag. Babb, of Moweaqua, Ill., also tied Billy Moyer Jr. with the most all-time wins in DIRTcar Summer Nationals history with 89 victories. Pierce, who continues to lead the overall championship, Ryan Unzicker, ...

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New Dad Babb Delivers His First Victory of 2015 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour at Fairbury American Legion Speedway

Shannon Babb - Jimmy Dearing photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FAIRBURY SPEEDWAY’S UMP SUMMER NATIONALS! Rain Pushes Quincy Raceways Event to Monday FAIRBURY, Ill. – June 20, 2015 – New father Shannon Babb moved to the lead in traffic on Saturday night at Fairbury American Legion Speedway on lap 28, then held off Ryan Unzicker to the checkered flag for his first victory of the 2015 DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. NOTE: Sunday’s event at Quincy Raceways has been moved to Monday night because of rain. Hot laps are scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. ...

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Rainy Week Forces Tri-City Speedway to Cancel Friday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Events

PONTOON BEACH, Ill. – June 18, 2015 – A rainy week at Tri-City Speedway has forced the track to cancel Friday night’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. The two series will return to action on Saturday at Fairbury (Ill.) American Legion Speedway and on Sunday at Quincy (Ill.) Raceways. Follow the Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter @SummerNationals or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SummerNationals, or visit the series’ websites at www.TheHellTour.com and www.ModifiedNationals.com. DIRTcar Summer Nationals Top 20 Championship Standings Pos. Car ...

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Billy Moyer Jr. Pockets $10,000 for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory at Iowa’s Farley Speedway

Billy Moyer, Jr. - Jimmy Dearing photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FARLEY SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! FARLEY, Iowa – June 17, 2015 – Billy Moyer Jr. dominated the DIRTcar Summer Nationals event on Wednesday night at Farley Speedway, leading all 50 laps and collecting $10,000 for the effort. Moyer Jr., of Batesville, Ark., started the feature alongside polesitter Bobby Pierce. Pierce and Moyer Jr. are 1-2 in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship standings, but on Wednesday night it was Moyer Jr. who surged to the lead on the first lap and survived four restarts ...

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Points Leader Pierce Breaks Through for Jacksonville DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM JACKSONVILLE SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – June 16, 2015 – Bobby Pierce was leading the DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship standings going into Tuesday night’s event at Jacksonville Speedway, but he had yet to post a victory. Pierce checked the win off his list by surging past polesitter Michael Kloos on lap 11 and driving to the checkered flag. Pierce, of Oakwood, Ill., is trying to join his father as a DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion this season. After his $5,000 victory on ...

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Rained Out on Sunday at Wilmot Raceway

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  WILMOT, Wis. – June 14, 2015 – After four consecutive nights with four different winners in three different states to start the 2015 DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour, Sunday’s event at Wilmot Raceway is rained out. Championship points-leader Bobby Pierce and the tour now shift on Tuesday to Jacksonville (Ill.) Speedway, where it will be rejoined by the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals series. The two tours are set to race for six consecutive nights before getting another breather: June 16 in Jacksonville, Ill.; June 17 in Farley, Iowa; ...

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Feger Tames Cedar Lake for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win

Jason Feger - Jim Denhamer photo

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – June 13, 2015 – Jason Feger held off A.J. Diemel in Saturday night’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals main event to earn the first victory of his career at Cedar Lake Speedway. Feger’s $10,000 win, his first on this year’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour, was the 12th of his career in the grueling annual series. Billy Moyer Jr., Bobby Pierce and Shannon Babb all gave chase down the stretch to round out the top five in the track’s “Masters” weekend main event. Billy Moyer started on the pole ...

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