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Ryan Unzicker wins Macon Speedway’s Summer Nationals makeup! Ray Bollinger takes Summit Modified victory!

Ryan Unzicker

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM MACON SPEEDWAY! El Paso, IL driver Ryan Unzicker took the lead late in the race to claim the Herald & Review 100 for the UMP Late Models at Macon Speedway. Jason Feger, Shannon Babb, Kevin Weaver, and Ryan Weaver completed the top five. The race was a thriller with Brandon Sheppard and Bobby Pierce controlling the pace early before Unzicker came into the picture. Kewanee, IL driver Ray Bollinger dominated his way to feature checkers in the Billingsley Towing UMP Modified feature event. Brian ...

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Moyer Jr. Wins DIRTcar Summer Nationals Finale at Oakshade, Pierce Youngest Champion in Series History

Billy Moyer, Jr. - Jim Denhamer photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM OAKSHADE RACEWAY! WAUSEON, Ohio – July 11, 2015 – Billy Moyer Jr. needed a victory on Saturday night at Oakshade Raceway to have any chance of winning the DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship, so in the first half a lap he charged through the front row from his fourth-starting position and pulled away to win. The 18-year-old Bobby Pierce, though, became the youngest champion in the history of the series by finishing fifth, edging Moyer for the crown by a mere 10 points. Both Pierce ...

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Erb Slides to DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory at Farmer City

Dennis Erb, Jr. - Jimmy Dearing photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FARMER CITY RACEWAY! FARMER CITY, Ill. – July 10, 2015 – Dennis Erb Jr. surged past Jason Feger with 12 laps to go on Friday night at Farmer City Speedway to win his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals race of the season. It took Erb, of Carpentersville, Ill., only 22 laps to push forward from his fifth-starting position and put pressure on Feger, who started from the pole. After stalking Feger for another 10 laps he finally slid to the lead and held on for ...

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Babb Charges to Late Race Victory at Tri-State for Third DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win of the Season

Shannon Babb - Jimmy Dearing photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY! HAUBSTADT, Ind. – July 5, 2015 – Shannon Babb passed Billy Moyer Jr. in heavy lapped traffic with two laps to go on Sunday night at Tri-State Speedway to earn his third DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Babb, of Moweaqua, Ill., started sixth and kept pushing forward in the 40-lap feature, eventually catching and passing Moyer Jr. to take the $5,000 checkered flag and tie Billy Moyer with 90 DIRTcar Summer Nationals victories atop the all-time win list. “It was ...

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Feger Passes Moyer at Highland Speedway, Earns Third DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory of the Season

Jason Feger - Jimmy Dearing photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY! HIGHLAND, Ill. – July 4, 2015 – Jason Feger wore out the high side on Saturday night at Highland Speedway to pass Billy Moyer for his tour-leading third DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Feger, of Bloomington, Ill., led the opening lap before Moyer charged from fourth to swipe the top spot. Feger kept the pressure on Moyer, the tour’s all-time leading winner, and reclaimed the lead on lap 24, then pulled away in traffic over the final 26 circuits to ...

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Moyer Dominates at Fayette County Speedway for 90th Victory of His DIRTcar Summer Nationals Career

Billy Moyer - Jimmy Dearing photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FAYETTE COUNTY SPEEDWAY! BROWNSTOWN, Ill. – July 2, 2015 – Billy Moyer dominated the DIRTcar Summer Nationals 50-lap feature on Friday night at Fayette County Speedway to lead a father-son sweep of the top-two spots. Moyer, of Batesville, Ark., completely controlled the caution-free race, leading the final 47 laps and collecting $10,000 for his efforts while Billy Moyer Jr. held off points-leader Bobby Pierce to finish second. Brian Shirley finished fourth followed by Matt Westfall. The victory was the 90th of Moyer’s DIRTcar Summer ...

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Simpson Surges to DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win at La Salle Speedway

Chris Simpson - Jimmy Dearing photo

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

Jason Feger - Jimmy Dearing photo

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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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

Bobby Pierce - Jimmy Dearing photo

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

Shannon Babb - Jimmy Dearing photo

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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