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Todd Stone Charges to DIRTcar 358-Modified Win on Airborne Asphalt

Courtesy of Airborne Park Speedway PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – June 21, 2012 – Todd Stone’s strong season at Airborne Speedway got even better Wednesday after he survived a late charge from Pat McGrail to win the Della Motorsports 75-lap DIRTCar358-Modified Series event. Stone, of Middlebury, Vt.,drew the outside pole, powered into the lead, survived six restarts and held off McGrail in the closing laps. McGrail settled for second, three car-lengths ahead of third-place invader Keith Flach. Matt DeLorenzo and Airborne regular Greg Atkins rounded out the top five but were no …

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Harrison Cruises to Highland Speedway Summit Modified Nationals Victory

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals! Highland, Ill. – June 20, 2012 – Defending Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Champion Mike Harrison of hometown Highland, Ill., made his first start on the 2012 edition of the tour a good one claiming the 20-lap main event at Highland Speedway on Wednesday night worth a nice $1,000. (For breaking news from the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Harrison held of NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace originally from Arnold, Mo., over …

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Melvin Scores Highland Summer Nationals Victory with Last Lap Pass

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! Highland, Ill. – June 20, 2012 – Rodney Melvin has won a few DIRTcar Summer Nationals races in his day, but maybe none more thrilling than his last lap victory at Highland Speedway on Wednesday night that netted him a nice $5,000 payday. (For late breaking news from the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Melvin, of Benton, Ill., meticulously battled his way from a seventh-place starting spot over the 40-lap main …

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Henry Nabs First Career Summer Nationals at Spoon River

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS AT SPOON RIVER SPEEDWAY! Banner, Ill. – June 19, 2012 – Jon Henry of Ada, Ohio, got his first taste of victory on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour Tuesday night at Spoon River Speedway. Henry earned $5,000 for his efforts in turning back multiple attempts by defending Hell Tour Champion Shannon Babb of Moweaqua, Ill. (For late breaking news from the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Henry led from the drop of …

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Wietholder Rides to Summit Modified Nationals Victory at Spoon River

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS AT SPOON RIVER SPEEDWAY! Banner, Ill. – June 19, 2012 – David Wietholder of Liberty, Ill., claimed his first ever Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals win at Spoon River Speedway on Tuesday night worth a hefty $1,000. (For breaking news from the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Wietholder held off a charging Bobby Allen of nearby Canton, Ill., over 25 laps to become the sixth different winner in as many races on …

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Ryan Unzicker claims UMP Summer Nationals win at Wilmot Speedway!

Wilmot, Wis. – June 17, 2012 – It always pays to lead the last lap. Ryan Unzicker knows that for a fact after making a pass on Wendell Wallace of Batesville, Ark., for the lead on lap 39 of 40 Sunday night to capture his first Hell Tour win of 2012 worth $5,000. (For late breaking news from the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Unzicker, the defending DIRTcar Late Model National Champion started seventh and meticulously worked his way to the front setting …

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Moyer Jr. Sweeps Cedar Lake Summer Nationals

New Richmond, Wis. – June 16, 2012 – Everyone on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour knows now that Billy Moyer Jr. isn’t messing around after the 25-year-old driver won the 50-lap Cedar Lake Speedway finale on Saturday night worth $10,000 and increased his win percentage on tour to 75% in the process. (For late breaking news from the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Moyer grabbed the lead on the opening lap and wouldn’t relinquish the top spot over the course of the main …

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Streaking Moyer Jr. Wins Cedar Lake Speedway Summer Nationals Opener

New Richmond, Wis. – June 15, 2012 – Billy Moyer Jr. outran the field at Cedar Lake Speedway on Friday night leading all 30 laps en route to his second Hell Tour win of 2012. The victory was also the Batesville, Ark., driver’s second career DIRTcar Summer Nationals triumph. (For late breaking news from the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Moyer earned $5,000 by outdistancing Muscatine, Iowa driver Brian Birkhofer whose late race pass of Brian Shirley netted him the runner-up spot as …

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DIRTcar UMP Weekly Points Update: Moon (Late Models) & Gilpin (UMP Modifieds) Maintain National Points Leads After Week 20

CONCORD, NC – June 15, 2012 – Jim Moon of Zionsville, Ill. (Late Models) and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind. (UMP Modifieds) maintained solid leads in their respective divisional national standings following Week 20 of the 2012 DIRTcar UMP points race. Moon, a 40-year-old known as the ‘Moon Man,’ held an 87-point lead (1,612-1,575) over Kevin Weaver of Gibson City, Ill., in DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned races contested through June 10 – the last national rankings before the start of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals, which kicked off on Wednesday night at Brownstown …

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358-Modifieds at Mohawk International Raceway

Third round of DIRTcar 358-Modified Series set for June 21  AKWESASNE, N. Y. – June 15, 2012 – The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series dashes to the Mohawk International Raceway Thursday, June 21. The third round of the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series promises 75 exciting laps as point leader Brett Hearn looks to advance his lead and 2011 series champion “the Doctor” Danny Johnson hopes to challenge it. Mohawk Racing Parks Pro Stock series and a full show for Sportsman, Mod Lites, and Bandits round out the racing action for a thrilling night at …

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Babb Bests Field at Kankakee County Summer Nationals

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS AT KANKAKEE COUNTY SPEEDWAY! Kankakee, Ill. – June 14, 2012 – Shannon Babb of Moweaqua, Ill., returned to the winning ways of his championship season a year ago, claiming the Hell Tour stop at Kankakee County Speedway and pocketing a nice $5,000 for his efforts. (For late breaking news from the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Babb held off multiple challenges from Billy Moyer of Batesville, Ark., and a strong effort by …

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Curl Dominates at Kankakee County for Summit Modified Nationals Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE SUMMIT MODIFIED NATIONALS AT KANKAKEE COUNTY SPEEDWAY! Kankakee, Ill. – June 14, 2012 -Jeff Curl of Forrest, Ill., captured the second night of the 2012 edition of the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Kankakee County Speedway in Kankakee, Ill., Thursday night worth a nice $1,000. (For breaking news from the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Curl, who was the 2011 Summit Modified Nationals runner-up, earned his first win of 2012 with the victory by …

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Moyer Jr. Maneuvers to Summer Nationals Opener at Brownstown

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS AT BROWNSTOWN SPEEDWAY! Brownstown, Ind. – June 13, 2012 – Billy Moyer Jr. showed dominance that most know his Hall of Fame father for on Wednesday night capturing the opening round of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’ at Brownstown Speedway netting him $5,000 for his efforts. (For late breaking news from the DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Moyer started on the pole and would be virtually untouched leading all 40-laps of …

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Gilpin Grabs Summit Racing Modified Nationals Opener at Brownstown

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS AT BROWNSTOWN SPEEDWAY! Brownstown, Ind. – June 13, 2012 – Current DIRTcar UMP Modified point leader Devin Gilpin of nearby Columbus, Ind., cruised to victory during the first night of Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals competition at Brownstown Speedway Wednesday night capturing the $800 top prize. (For breaking news from the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, click here to follow along on Twitter.) A native Hoosier, Gilpin bested a field of stout competition that saw fellow Indiana drivers Matt …

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