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Pierce & Gilpin Share Stage At Saturday Nights 31st Annual DIRTcar Racing UMP Night of Champions Awards Banquet

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Jan. 10, 2015 – Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind., shared the spotlight during Saturday night’s 31st annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet inside the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel’s ballroom. Pierce, 17, entered the DIRTcar UMP Late Model history books in 2014 by becoming the youngest driver ever to claim the UMP Late Model weekly-racing championship, while Gilpin, 24, continued his reign as the top UMP Modified driver in earning his third consecutive UMP Modified weekly-racing title. More than ... Read More »

2014 UMP DIRTcar Champions crowned at DIRTcar Banquet!

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CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar BANQUET HELD ON 1/10/15! January 10th, 2015 – Springfield, IL – All eight UMP DIRTcar division champions were crowned along with the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion, Summit Modified Nationals Champion, KidModz Champion and Quikcar Late Model Series Champion on Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. Congrats to all the 2014 Champions and everyone who participated in the UMP DIRTcar Series in 2014. The 2015 UMP DIRTcar racing season kicks off with a busy ... Read More »

31st UMP DIRTcar Awards Banquet set for January 10th, 2015

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Fierce Competition Expected as DIRTcar Racing Tightens 2015 Late Model Summer Nationals to 28 Races in 32 Days Over Five Weeks in June and July

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DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals shifts championship-deciding weekend to Prairie Dirt Classic in July at Fairbury INDIANAPOLIS – Dec. 11, 2014 – DIRTcar Racing announced its 2015 DIRTcar Late Model Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals schedules today at the Performance Racing Industry Tradeshow at the Indiana Convention Center. The Summer Nationals schedule showcases a renewed focus on the series’ core events, tightening the schedule to just over five weeks beginning June 10 and concluding July 11. The series will include 28 races in 32 days ... Read More »

Hoosier A40S Will Replace A40 As Approved DIRTcar UMP Modified Division Tire Compound Beginning April 1, 2015

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Teams May Run A40 Compound Until Stock is Depleted; Tire Grooving to be Phased Out Throughout 2015 Concord, NC – October 24th, 2015 – DIRTcar Racing along with Hoosier Racing Tire today announced plans to implement a new tire compound in the DIRTcar UMP Modified division in 2015. Corresponding with the opening weekend of the 2015 DIRTcar UMP point season, the new Hoosier A40S compound tire will replace the Hoosier A40 as the approved tire for the DIRTcar UMP Modified division beginning April 1, 2015. Teams will still be allowed ... Read More »

Bobby Pierce & Brian Ruhlman take UMP DIRTcar Fall Nationals wins at Eldora Speedway!

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Event: UMP Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance Date: October 4, 2014 UMP DIRTcar Late Model TIME TRIALS – 1. 83-Scott James [19]; 2. 1-Josh Richards [1]; 3. 32P-Bobby Pierce [10]; 4. 3-Matt Miller [24]; 5. 31-Nick Latham [35]; 6. 11R-James Rice [23]; 7. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [28]; 8. 77K-Steve Kester [33]; 9. 7R-Kent Robinson [21]; 10. B7-Ben Adkins [9]; 11. 1B-Jeff Babcock [30]; 12. 20C-Duane Chamberlain [5]; 13. 11S-Rusty Schlenk [18]; 14. 15S-Dan Schlieper [41]; 15. M14-Brandon Thirlby [14]; 16. 20D-Doug Drown [12]; 17. 15H-Jon Henry [20]; 18. 20JH-Jacob Hawkins ... Read More »

Kenny Wallace, Nick Hoffman, Evan Taylor & Matt Westfall take UMP DIRTcar Modified Nationals wins at Eldora Speedway!

Event: UMP Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance – Friday Night Date: October 3, 2014 UMP DIRTcar MODIFIED TIME TRIALS – 1. 13-Jacob Hawkins [17.603]; 2. 7T-Evan Taylor [17.618]; 3. 49-Brian Ruhlman [17.630]; 4. 17W-Tanner Wilson [17.690]; 5. 11JR-Josh Rice [17.704]; 6. 22M-Matt Mevert [17.730]; 7. 54-Matt Westfall [17.739]; 8. 36L-Jamie Lomax [17.742]; 9. 5T-Jonathan Taylor [17.822]; 10. 111-Curt Spalding [17.841]; 11. 21C-Taylor Cook [17.896]; 12. 18L-Randy Lines [17.914]; 13. 1G-Devin Gilpin [17.953]; 14. OJ-Bryce Jewell [17.969]; 15. 45P-Brian Post [17.973]; 16. 43A-Mark Anderson [17.993]; 17. 3L-Jeff Leka [17.995]; 18. 4C-Chad ... Read More »

Nick Hoffman, Matt Mevert, Brian Ruhlman & Matt Westfall take UMP DIRTcar Modified Nationals wins at Eldora!

Event: UMP Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance – Thursday Night Date: October 2, 2014 UMP DIRTcar MODIFIED TIME TRIALS 1 – 1. 2NH-Nick Hoffman [7]; 2. 3L-Jeff Leka [4]; 3. X-Jerry Bowersock [8]; 4. 42-Bob Baldwin [11]; 5. 21JS-Jonathan Sluka [2]; 6. 10L-Nathon Loney [10]; 7. 11PH-Pete Holt [13]; 8. 83S-Kasey Schrock [5]; 9. K12-Scotty Kincaid [14]; 10. 6B-David Baldwin [3]; 11. 26S-Jared Spalding [12]; 12. 21MS-Michael Stratton [1]; 13. N59-Chad Evans [9]; 14. 14E-Gary Eicher [6]; TIME TRIALS 2 – 1. 11JR-Josh Rice [8]; 2. D1-Lance Dehm [1]; 3. ... Read More »

Ruhlman Captures Oakshade Finale, Harrison Scores DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Title

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By Jordan Morris WAUSEON, Ohio — July 19, 2014 — Brian Ruhlman charged past Taylor Cook to claim the lead on lap two as he dominated the remaining 24-laps and scored his first win of the 2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Saturday night at Oakshade Raceway. For the second year in-a-row, and third time in four years, Mike Harrison claimed the overall season title after scoring six victories during the six week-long tour. Ruhlman, of Clarklake, Mich., started the 25-lap feature event in the third position, just ... Read More »

Baker Scores First Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Attica Raceway Park

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By Jordan Morris ATTICA, Ohio — July 18, 2014 — Dave Baker scored his first Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the 2014 season in thrilling fashion after leading the final two en route to capturing the $1,000 checkered flag on Friday night at Attica Raceway Park. Baker started the 20-lap feature event from the outside of row one, as Jeff Babcock captured the pole-position. Babcock slipped out to an early lead as Baker came under fire from second-row starters Taylor Cook and Collin Thirlby. Cook managed to grab ... Read More »

Summit UMP Modified Nationals Point Standings after Attica – 7/18/14

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Ebert Captures First Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex

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By Jordan Morris PEEBLES, Ohio — July 17, 2014 — Daniel Ebert captured his first victory of the 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals season in dominating fashion after leading flag-to-flag on Thursday night at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex. Ebert, of Lake Shore, Minn., started the 20-lap feature event from the outside of row one, with Taylor Cook starting from the pole-position. Ebert wasted little time capturing the lead as he rocketed past Cook on the backstretch of the opening lap. Once out front, Ebert kept his car glued on the ... Read More »

Gilpin Scores Third Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Atomic Speedway

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By Jordan Morris CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — July 16, 2014 — Devin Gilpin claimed his third victory of the 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals after recapturing the lead with 10-laps remaining en route to securing the $1,000 checkered flag at Atomic Speedway. Gilpin led the field to the green-flag with Cody Parker starting to his outside. Gilpin jumped out to an early lead as Parker faded through the field, surrendering second-place to Jackie Boggs, who started just behind the leaders in the second row. Gilpin controlled the field for the ... Read More »

DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Kick-Off Final Dash to Checkers

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CONCORD, NC. July 15, 2014 2014 has proven to be a year to remember in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. So far the six-week long tour has provided everything from broken records to photo finishes. Heres what to look forward to as both tours kick-off their final stretch of action with just four races remaining until championship night at Oakshade Raceway on July 19. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals has seen its fair share of winners so far this year, with 11 different drivers claiming ... Read More »