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Rusty Schlenk takes UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals win at Kokomo Speedway!

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

Kokomo, IN – July 14, 2010 – DIRTcar Late Model National points leader Rusty Schlenk took on the top three contenders in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour Wednesday night at Kokomo Speedway and showed why he’s on top of the nationwide standings. Schlenk fought off an assault from Jason Feger, Dennis Erb Jr., and Shannon Babb to capture the 26th night of competition and earn the first victory of his career during the grueling month-long tour. Schlenk, of Jackson, Mich., pocketed $5,000 for the victory and became the second ... Read More »

Jack Sullivan takes UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals win at Peoria Speedway!

Jack Sullivan

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM PEORIA SPEEDWAY! Peoria, IL – July 13, 2010 – Jack Sullivan earned his second Hell Tour victory the season on Tuesday night at Peoria Speedway, where the DIRTcar Summer Nationals competed for the 25th time in 27 days. Sullivan, of Greenbriar, Ark., jumped out to early lead over pole-sitter Frank Heckenast Jr., and then fended off multiple challenges from multiple angles thrown at him by Hell Tour point leader Jason Feger during the 40-lap main event. Sullivan, who also won at Clarksville (Tenn.) Speedway, ... Read More »

Shannon Babb takes UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals win at Fairbury Speedway!

Fairbury, IL – July 10, 2010 – Shannon Babb powered his way to a $10,000 victory on Saturday night at Fairbury American Legion Speedway, tightening the overall DIRTcar Summer Nationals standings entering the final week of Hell Tour action. While Babb was trying to hold off the field on the 22nd night of the Hell Tour, series leader Dennis Erb Jr. had a right rear tire go down late in the feature, dropping him to 14th. It was also costly in his quest for a fourth consecutive DIRTcar Summer Nationals ... Read More »

Don O’Neal takes third UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals win at Lincoln Park Speedway!

Putnamville, IN – June 28, 2010 – Don O’Neal was once again the show Monday night at Lincoln Park Speedway during the 13th leg of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. For the third time in four days, O’Neal of Martinsville, Ind., fought off challenges from some of the best the Hell Tour has to offer to claim the $5,000 top prize. The driver known to many as “The Real Deal” lead all 40 laps but had to repel a serious charge from current Summer Nationals point leader Shannon Babb of ... Read More »

DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Sullivan Snags $10,000 Clarksville Win

Clarksville, TN – June 26, 2010 – There are always a few firsts along the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour, and such was the case Saturday night at Clarksville Speedway for Jack Sullivan. The Greenbriar, Ark., driver who entered the 11th night of the Hell Tour 4th in the point standings got going early by setting quick time and capturing a heat race win. Sullivan would then duel with Pinconning, Mich. driver Jeep Van Wormer early in the 40-lap main event before sneaking past with 15 circuits remaining to grab his ... Read More »

DIRTcar Summer Nationals: O’Neal Cruises to Farmer City Win

Farmer City, IL – June 25, 2010 – Don O’Neal definitely lived up to his moniker the “Real Deal” on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway during the 10th stop of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals. Nobody came close to touching O’Neal during the feature event in which he stretched his lead at times to over a straightaway over second place finisher Ryan Unzicker of El Paso, Ill. The $10,000 victory for O’Neal came in his first Hell Tour start of 2010. O’Neal didn’t just dominate by leading all 40-laps of ... Read More »

DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Babb Rolls to Shepp’s Speedway Triumph

Shannon Babb CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM SHEPPS SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! Alexander, IL – June 24, 2010 – Race fans saw a familiar face grace victory lane Thursday night at Shepp’s Speedway during Night 9 of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals. Repeating his performance from the 2009 version of the Hell Tour’s visit to Shepp’s, Shannon Babb of Moweaqua, Ill., used the low side of the tiny quarter-mile oval to sneak past Chatham, Ill., driver Brian Shirley on lap five and lead the remainder of the 40 lap ... Read More »

DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Erb Tops Hell Tour at Belle Clair

Dennis Erb, Jr. CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM BELLE-CLAIR SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! Belleville, IL – June 23, 2010 – Dennis Erb Jr. is becoming quite fond of Dirt Late Model racing at Belle Clair Speedway. Just as he did at the tiny 1/5-mile oval last year, Erb once again claimed the $5,000 top prize Wednesday on the eighth consecutive night of the month-long DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour. That victory a year ago helped to propel Erb, of Carpentersville, Ill., to his third consecutive tour championship. To ... Read More »

DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Babb Blasts to Highland Speedway Win

Shannon Babb CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY’S UMP DIRTcar SUMMER NATIONALS! Highland, IL – June 22, 2010 – Shannon Babb found the high-side to his liking on Tuesday Night in Round 7 of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Highland Speedway. The Moweaqua, Ill., driver powered from his fifth place starting spot to battle with Benton, Ill., driver Rodney Melvin for the lead and by lap 22 Babb would assume command. Babb, Melvin, and defending DIRTcar Late Model National Champion Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill., would pull away ... Read More »

DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Melvin Maneuvers to Wilmot Speedway Win

Wilmot, WI – June 20, 2010 – Rodney Melvin made the most of his opportunities Sunday night at Wilmot Raceway. The driver from Benton, Ill., drove the less used high groove up and around Billy Moyer Jr. of Batesville, Ark., with 5 laps left to claim the win during Night 5 of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour. Melvin was also the quickest in his group during qualifying, which in turn lead to a heat race win. Melvin drew the 3rd starting spot and put himself in position for the ... Read More »

DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Moyer Sails to Second Straight Win at Kankakee

Kankakee, IL – June 17, 2010 – Billy Moyer was his typical “Mr. Smooth” self on Thursday night at Kankakee County Speedway. For the second night in a row and the second year in a row at Kankakee, the Batesville, Ark. driver bested a strong contingent of 48 DIRTcar Late Model standouts over 40-laps to claim the $5,000 winner’s check. “The car’s nice and consistent. Believe it or not, we keep playing with little things every night”, said Moyer. “I’m still tinkering with little things and it seems like we ... Read More »

DIRTcar Summer Nationals: Moyer Masters Hell Tour Opener at Brownstown Speedway

Billy Moyer obviously wanted to remind people Wednesday night at Brownstown Speedway that he can beat anyone, anywhere, anytime. Read More »