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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

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

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

  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

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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Mars Lands in Cedar Lake Speedway Victory Lane for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – June 12, 2015 – Jimmy Mars worked past Jason Feger with two laps to go on Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway to take the DIRTcar Summer Nationals checkered flag. Former Summer Nationals champion Feger, of Bloomington, Ill., led the first 37 laps before Mars, of Menomonie, Wis., was able to edge ahead on lap 38 and hold off Feger and Thursday night Summer Nationals winner Frank Heckenast Jr. to the finish. It was the seventh DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of Mars’ career. “Jason was out …

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Heckenast Conquers Kankakee to Earn First DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory

KANKAKEE, Ill. – June 11, 2015 – He might be only 26, but reigning World of Outlaws Late Model Series rookie of the year Frank Heckenast Jr. has turned many laps through the years in his quest to earn a DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory. Finally, on Thursday night at Kankakee County Speedway, he reached his goal. Heckenast, a touring driver on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series tour from Orland Park, Ill., inherited the lead on lap 33 when Kevin Weaver’s motor expired. Weaver, the 2000 Summer Nationals champion, …

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Erb Overtakes Moyer Late to Win Opening Night of DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour at Brownstown Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, Ind. – June 10, 2015 – Fifth-starting Dennis Erb Jr. raced past Billy Moyer in heavy traffic on Wednesday night to win the opening night of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour at Brownstown Speedway. Erb, a three-time Summer Nationals champion from Carpentersville, Ill., caught Moyer with eight laps to go then powered to the 18th Summer Nationals victory of his career, which was worth $5,000. Moyer, who led laps 3 to 31, wound up second in the 40-lap feature while defending DIRTcar national champion Bobby Pierce raced from seventh …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Roars to Life Wednesday at Brownstown Speedway

Nearly $800,000 on the line as DIRTcar Late Models race 28 times over next 32 days CONCORD, N.C. – June 9, 2015 – If you can survive racing 28 times over the next 32 days, traveling nearly 5,500 miles from event to event, you might be able to call yourself a DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion. Defending champion Shannon Babb has won the crown four times since 2005. Now, a new generation of racers has stepped to the forefront to take their shots at the legendary “Hell Tour” in recent years. …

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Davenport Completes Dream XXI Weekend Sweep At Eldora Speedway After Apparent Winner Bloomquist Weighs Light At Scales

Georgia Driver Earns $100,000 Payday for First Crown Jewel Victory Even After Dramatic Final-Lap Pass Attempt Falls Short ROSSBURG, Ohio – June 6, 2015 – Jonathan Davenport dominated the 21st annual Dirt Late Model Dream Weekend presented by Ferris Mowers, but in the end he need a little help to score the $100,000 winner’s paycheck. That help came in the form of heartbreak for Scott Bloomquist. The Mooresburg, Tenn., driver snuck by Davenport on a lap-91 restart and turned back his furious last-lap challenge to win the 100-lap race in …

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Chris Ferguson Rides Success of Breakout Season Into Eldora Speedway’s Dream XXI presented by Ferris Commercial Mowers

North Carolina Standout Prepares For Crown-Jewel Weekend Featuring Twin Preliminary Features on Thursday & Friday & $100,000-to-win Finale on Saturday ROSSBURG, Ohio – June 3, 2015 – With a string of impressive performances and breakthrough victories, Chris Ferguson is well on his way to making 2015 the best season of his career. This weekend, he’ll attempt to add even more luster to his stellar season with a strong showing on the sport’s biggest stage at Eldora Speedway’s Dream XXI presented by Ferris Commercial Mowers. “We’ve been blessed to have the …

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Kenny Wallace Driving Experience Becomes Official Racing Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing

Kenny Wallace Driving Experience Becomes Official Racing Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing CONCORD, N.C. — May 4, 2015 — The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing announce today the Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience will be the Official Driving Experience of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing. In addition to a long career in NASCAR, Kenny Wallace has raced on dirt for more than 10 years. Wallace, who won the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Summer Nationals championship in 2012, is eager to showcase his …

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DIRTcar, World of Outlaws Saddened by Passing of Eldora Founder Earl Baltes

CONCORD, N.C. – March 23, 2015 – The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing are saddened to learn today of Earl Baltes’ passing. Earl grew Eldora Speedway out of the fields of western Ohio into one of racing’s premier venues. He took a chance on Ted Johnson and the World of Outlaws in its inaugural 1978 season and the sprint car series has returned to Eldora every year since, helping it to become the premier dirt racing series in the world. A master showman and promoter, Earl first built Eldora …

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Two Racing Legends Earn DIRTcar Nationals Wins at Volusia

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Bloomquist dominates DIRTcar Late Models, Hearn grabs Super DIRTcar victory BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 18, 2015 – Scott Bloomquist and Brett Hearn, two legendary dirt racers with more than 1,400 combined victories in their careers, each added to their win totals on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals. Bloomquist dominated the DIRTcar Late Model 40-lap main event, hitting his marks lap after lap in the caution-free main event, then holding off Dale McDowell down the stretch to pocket $10,000. …

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