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Summer Nationals Rains Out at Springfield Raceway

Race will be rescheduled at a later date SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – June 30, 2016 – The DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at Springfield Raceway has been postponed due to heavy rain. The event will be rescheduled at a later date. The rain out is the third of the season for the Summer Nationals this season. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals continues to roll Friday night with a stop at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill. Follow the Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter at Twitter.com/SummerNationals or on Facebook at Facebook.com/SummerNationals. …

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Bobby Pierce Returns to the Top with Belle-Clair Win

The series returns to action Thursday at Springfield Raceway BELLEVILLE, Ill. – June 30, 2016 – After rare bad luck at Clarksville Speedway on Tuesday night, Bobby Pierce rebounded on Wednesday to win at Belle-Clair Speedway and claim his sixth DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Jason Feger looked to be the driver to beat early as he tried for his first Summer Nationals victory of the season. On the green, he jumped ahead of Ryan Unzicker. Through the opening laps, Unzicker tried to run down Feger and nearly …

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Mike Harrison Notches Win at Belle-Clair

The series returns to action on Friday at Fayette County Speedway BELLEVILLE, Ill. – June 29, 2016 – Mike Harrison, the reigning and four-time DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals champion, found victory lane for the first time in 2016 at Belle-Clair Speedway on Wednesday night. Harrison, who started on the outside front row with Nate Zimmer on the pole, powered to the lead and then claimed victory over Nick Hoffman, the current series points leader. Ray Walsh finished third, Paul Bailey fourth and Brian Bielong in fifth. With Harrison, …

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Appeals Panel Upholds Dirt Late Model Dream Penalties  

CONCORD, N.C. – June 29, 2016 – The World Racing Group Commission has upheld the penalties issued to the #B5 driven by Brandon Sheppard, #22 driven by Gregg Satterlee, #20 driven by Jimmy Owens, #33X driven by Ricky Thornton and #0 driven by Scott Bloomquist following failed post-race inspection at Eldora Speedway’s Dirt Late Model Dream. All five of the drivers were penalized after tire samples collected at the event and tested by an independent laboratory did not meet established benchmarks in a chemical analysis. The three-member panel heard appeals …

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Josh Harris Claims Summit Modified National Win at Clarksville

The series rolls on to Belle Clair Speedway tonight CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – June 28, 2016 – Josh Harris, of Utica, Ky., claimed the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory Tuesday night at Clarksville (Tenn.) Speedway. Harris was on a roll through Tuesday’s event, taking the fast time in his qualifying group and his Heat race win. Harris started the feature in third and powered past Lucas Lee and Levi Kissinger to take 25-lap feature win. It is the first Summer Nationals win for Harris this season. Lucas Lee and …

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Unzicker Rebounds for Clarksville Summer Nationals Win

Points leader Bobby Pierce has rare bad luck CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – June 28, 2016 – Ryan Unzicker has been charging through Summer Nationals but has not had the finishes he would have hoped. That changed Tuesday night at Clarksville Speedway as he was able to claim his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Unzicker started on the front row with current points leader and reigning Summer Nationals champion Bobby Pierce to his outside. Pierce fell back to sixth early and then got tangled in a crash – he …

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