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Double Digits for Bobby Pierce with Quincy Win

The series takes Monday off as it returns to action for its final Champions Week on Tuesday at Plymouth Speedway QUINCY, Ill. – July 10, 2016 – Bobby Pierce did something Sunday night few before him have done – he scored his 10th DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season after a battle with Tyler Erb at Quincy Raceways. Pierce, the 19-year-old from Oakwood, Ill., became just the fifth driver in Summer Nationals history to reach double-digit wins in a single season. Erb, also 19 years old, started on the …

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Billy Moyer Dominates at Highland

The series returns to action Sunday at Quincy Raceways HIGHLAND, Ill. July 9, 2016 Billy Moyer dominated Saturday nights DIRTcar Summer Nationals feature at Highland Speedway as he scored his 93rd career series victory and third of the 2016 season. Devin Gilpin started on the pole but Moyer very quickly took over the top spot and steadily built and insurmountable lead. Through 30-laps Moyer extended his lead at one point to nearly half a track length over Gilpin and current points leader and reigning series champion Bobby Pierce. Four cautions …

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Jason Feger Cruises to Farmer City Summer Nationals Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FARMER CITY RACEWAY! Scores his fourth straight podium finish FARMER CITY, Ill. – July 8, 2016 – Jason Feger continued his recent string of success Friday night at Farmer City Raceway as he scored his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory in four days. Feger started back in ninth, but made steady progress through the field and battled past Devin Gilpin with 10 laps to go. Through the end of the feature, Feger held off Ryan Unzicker, who has one win on the season and …

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Lady Luck Blesses Bobby Pierce in Macon Speedway Win

The series returns to action on Friday at Farmer City Raceway MACON, Ill. – July 7, 2016 – Kevin Weaver was poised to win Thursday night at Macon Speedway but bad luck sidelined him, giving red-hot Bobby Pierce another DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory. Jason Feger led the feature early with Weaver hot on his tail. Weaver took over the top spot from Feger on lap 25 and led big until mechanical issues sidelined Weaver on lap 38. Weaver’s bad luck was Pierce’s good luck as inherited the lead and through …

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Its Bobby Pierce on Top at Peoria

The series returns to action on Thursday at Macon Speedway PEORIA, Ill. – July 6, 2016 – Bobby Pierce battled Kevin Weaver to score his eighth DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season on Wednesday night at Peoria Speedway. Weaver, who started on the outside front row, jumped out to the early lead but Pierce caught him as he began working through traffic. With Pierce out front, Weaver began a three-way battle for second with Billy Moyer and Jason Feger. Pierce successfully navigated through traffic and notched his second victory …

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Jason Feger Dominates at Daugherty

The series returns to action at Peoria Speedway on Wednesday BOSWELL, Ind. – July 5, 2016 – Jason Feger dominated Tuesday night at Daugherty Speedway to claim his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. For the Bloomington, Ill.-native and former track champion, Daugherty is old hat. Feger led flag-to-flag at the track, holding a consistent straightaway lead and at one point lapping up to eighth place. The win was Feger’s second straight at Daugherty with the Summer Nationals. “It’s the first time I’ve been here in this Moyer …

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Bobby Pierce Continues to Roll with LaSalle Win

The series returns to action at Daugherty Speedway on Tuesday LASALLE, Ill. – July 4, 2016 – Bobby Pierce continued his incredible run through the DIRTcar Summer Nationals at LaSalle Speedway on Monday night as he charged through the field and got past leader Kevin Weaver on the final lap to score seventh win of the season. “It was awesome,” Pierce said. “I think this was my first last-lap, last-corner pass to win the race. Me and Kevin had an awesome race.” Frank Heckenast Jr. led early with Bob Gardner …

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Summer Nationals to Join Mars Late Model DIRTcar Series at Springfield Raceway

Event rescheduled for Sept. 17 following rain out this week SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – July 2, 2016 – The rained out Summer Nationals event at Springfield Raceway, originally scheduled for June 30, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17 in a special event that will pair the tour with the Mars Late Model DIRTcar Series. The event, sponsored by Greenlawn Funeral Home, will be a combined show and marks the first time the Summer Nationals has joined the Mars Late Models. “We are glad to have the opportunity to return to …

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Rain Cancels World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals at Federated Auto Parts Racing at I-55

Racing resumes with the Outlaws/ Hell Tour Shootout Sunday, July 3 at Lincoln Speedway PEVELY, Mo. July 2, 2016 – Heavy belts of rain and thunderstorms moving through the region Saturday has cancelled the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. There will be no makeup date for the cancellation. Also cancelled was the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, which were scheduled to join the Outlaws and Summer Nationals on Saturday. With unfavorable conditions …

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Josh Richards Scores Summer Nationals Win at Fayette County

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FAYETTE COUNTY SPEEDWAY! The series returns to action on Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 BROWNSTOWN, Ill. – July 1, 2016 – Josh Richards battled Brian Shirley to score his first-career Summer Nationals victory on Friday night at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill. Richards took the the quick time award earlier in the night and started the feature in third. Polesitter, Tyler Erb, coming off a career-best World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series finish at Rockford Speedway, came into the …

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Summer Nationals Rains Out at Springfield Raceway

Race will be rescheduled at a later date SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – June 30, 2016 – The DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at Springfield Raceway has been postponed due to heavy rain. The event will be rescheduled at a later date. The rain out is the third of the season for the Summer Nationals this season. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals continues to roll Friday night with a stop at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill. Follow the Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter at Twitter.com/SummerNationals or on Facebook at Facebook.com/SummerNationals. …

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Bobby Pierce Returns to the Top with Belle-Clair Win

The series returns to action Thursday at Springfield Raceway BELLEVILLE, Ill. – June 30, 2016 – After rare bad luck at Clarksville Speedway on Tuesday night, Bobby Pierce rebounded on Wednesday to win at Belle-Clair Speedway and claim his sixth DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Jason Feger looked to be the driver to beat early as he tried for his first Summer Nationals victory of the season. On the green, he jumped ahead of Ryan Unzicker. Through the opening laps, Unzicker tried to run down Feger and nearly …

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Appeals Panel Upholds Dirt Late Model Dream Penalties  

CONCORD, N.C. – June 29, 2016 – The World Racing Group Commission has upheld the penalties issued to the #B5 driven by Brandon Sheppard, #22 driven by Gregg Satterlee, #20 driven by Jimmy Owens, #33X driven by Ricky Thornton and #0 driven by Scott Bloomquist following failed post-race inspection at Eldora Speedway’s Dirt Late Model Dream. All five of the drivers were penalized after tire samples collected at the event and tested by an independent laboratory did not meet established benchmarks in a chemical analysis. The three-member panel heard appeals …

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Unzicker Rebounds for Clarksville Summer Nationals Win

Points leader Bobby Pierce has rare bad luck CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – June 28, 2016 – Ryan Unzicker has been charging through Summer Nationals but has not had the finishes he would have hoped. That changed Tuesday night at Clarksville Speedway as he was able to claim his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Unzicker started on the front row with current points leader and reigning Summer Nationals champion Bobby Pierce to his outside. Pierce fell back to sixth early and then got tangled in a crash – he …

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