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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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