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Mielke Powers to His First DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Oakshade Raceway

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WAUSEON, Ohio – July 11, 2015 – David Mielke topped a 33-car field on Saturday night at Oakshade Raceway to win his first DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature. Mielke, of Gladwin, Mich., charged out to an early lead, managed to stay up front through two restarts, and powered his way to the $1,000 checkered flag ahead of wild three-wide action behind him. Jacob Poel, Collin Thirlby and Brian Ruhlman raced as a pack trying to run down Mielke but finished second through fourth, respectively. Matt Hamilton rounded out ...

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Harrison Clinches DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Crown at Farmer City After His Eighth Victory

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FARMER CITY RACEWAY! FARMER CITY, Ill. – July 10, 2015 – Mike Harrison fought off Ray Bollinger on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway to earn his eighth victory of the 2015 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. Harrison, of Highland, Ill., clinched his fourth DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals championship in the past five years, and did it in unprecedented fashion in 2015. The series counts a driver’s best eight finishes toward the championship, and Harrison won eight of the 11 races ...

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Beck Rides to Tri-State Win for First DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY! HAUBSTADT, Ind. – July 5, 2015 – Dustin Beck outlasted a 41-car field on Sunday night at Tri-State Speedway for his first DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory. Beck, of Petersburg, Ind., hit his marks in every corner and survived three restarts on the quarter-mile dirt oval to hold off Stephen Schnapf and Zach Fair in the 25-lap feature, collecting $1,000 for his victory. Mike Harrison, the three-time series champion and current points leader, surged from ninth to fourth with Josh ...

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Harrison Charges to Hometown Win at Highland for Sixth DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY! HIGHLAND, Ill. – July 4, 2015 – Mike Harrison was dialed in on the bottom Saturday night at Highland Speedway as he slid inside of leader Brian Shaw on the third lap, held on through two restarts and powered to his sixth victory of the 2015 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour. Harrison, of Highland, Ill., made no mistakes during the 25-lap main event, hitting his marks in every corner as he showed why he’s the three-time and defending series champion ...

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Harrison Rides the Top Side to DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Fayette County Speedway

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FAYETTE COUNTY SPEEDWAY! BROWNSTOWN, Ill. – July 3, 2015 – If Mike Harrison winds up winning the 2015 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals crown this year for the fourth time in his career, he might look back on Friday night’s race at Fayette County Speedway as the one that put him over the top. Ken Schrader and Kenny Wallace led the field to green, but it took Harrison only five laps to power his way around the top and into the lead, where ...

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Harrison Conquers La Salle Speedway for Fourth DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory of the Season

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE UMP SUMMER NATIONALS PHOTOS FROM LASALLE SPEEDWAY LA SALLE, Ill. – July 2, 2015 – Mike Harrison earned his fourth DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the season on Thursday night at La Salle Speedway. Harrison, who is attempting to win his fourth series championship, started on the outside of the front row and worked the high groove with near perfection as the battle behind him was intense. While Harrison was in charge out front, the top five shook out with Steven Brooks, Jacob ...

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Gilpin Dominates DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Main Event at Indiana’s Daugherty Speedway

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM DAUGHTERY SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS BOSWELL, Ind. – July 1, 2015 – Devin Gilpin powered to his second DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the season, winning Wednesday night at Daugherty Speedway. Gilpin, of Columbus, Ind., is the three-time and defending DIRTcar UMP Modified national champion and showed why hes been so successful on Wednesday night. He jumped out to the lead in the first corner, survived two restarts, and never looked back en route to winning the 25-lapper worth $1,000. ...

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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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Lee Lays Claim to DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Clarksville Speedway

Lucas Lee - Jim Denhamer photo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – June 25, 2015 – Lucas Lee jumped to the lead on the opening lap of Thursday night’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature event and held off all chargers to earn his first victory on the 2015 tour. Lee, of Paris, Tenn., survived six restarts and held off charging Tyler Nicely in the 25-lap main event to claim the $1,000 checkered flag. Matt Cooper, Ken Schrader and Trent Young rounded out the top five. Mike Harrison, the championship points leader entering the event, was in the ...

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Harrison Takes Belle-Clair Win for His Third DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals This Season

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM BELLE-CLAIR SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! BELLEVILLE, Ill. – June 24, 2015 – Mike Harrison took charge of Wednesday night’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature on lap seven and drove to victory for the third time in the past four races. Harrison, of Highland, Ill., led the final 18 laps after Ray Bollinger charged to the lead on the initial green flag and Matt Mevert moved into the top spot for laps two through six. Mevert held on for second while Nick ...

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Harrison Powers to Peoria Victory for His Second 2015 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM PEORIA SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! PEORIA, Ill. – June 23, 2015 – Mike Harrison fought off Dave Wietholder on a restart Tuesday night at Peoria Speedway and drove to his second DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory in the past three races. Harrison, of Highland, Ill., got the jump on the initial green flag and was pulling away from Justin Allgaier when a caution bunched the field on lap 12. Wietholder charged to the inside of Harrison on the restart, but Harrison ...

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Kinder Survives Three-Car Battle to Capture DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Fairbury

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FAIRBURY SPEEDWAY’S UMP SUMMER NATIONALS! Rain Pushes Quincy Raceways Event to Monday FAIRBURY, Ill. – June 20, 2015 – Chad Kinder used to the top side of Fairbury American Legion Speedway to survive an epic three-car battle with Mike Harrison and Jay Ledford for his first victory of the 2015 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour. NOTE: Sunday’s event at Quincy Raceways has been moved to Monday night (June 22) because of rain. Hot laps are scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. Kinder, ...

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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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Heavy Rain Forces Spoon River to Cancel DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Events

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CANTON, Ill. – June 18, 2015 – Heavy rain this week has forced DIRTcar Racing and Spoon River Speedway officials to cancel Thursday night’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. The two series will return to action on Friday at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill., with a $10,000-to-win feature for the Summer Nationals tour and a $1,000-to-win Summit Modified race. The busy stretch of races continues on Saturday at Fairbury (Ill.) American Legion Speedway and on Sunday at Quincy (Ill.) Raceways. Follow the Summer ...

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