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Bollinger Scores Victory over Massive Field at Lincoln Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM LINCOLN SPEEDWAY! LINCOLN, Ill. — June 30, 2013 —Illinois native Ray Bollinger took advantage of leader Justin Allgaier’s mid-race spin to capture a home-state win Sunday night at Lincoln Speedway during the 13th-leg of the 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Lincoln Speedway. With a massive field of 59 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds at the quarter-mile oval, each chasing the $2,000 checkered flag, it was almost guaranteed to be a shootout. Bollinger, of Kewaee, Ill., started the A-main from the outside of the front …

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Super DIRTcar Big-Blocks Kick Off Cornwall’s DIRTcar Weekend Blast

Four DIRTcar series invade Ontario for June 30 and July 1 Canada Day special CORNWALL, Ont. – June 21, 2013 – The Super DIRTcar Series is gearing up to headline the four-division Canada Day DIRTcar Weekend Blast on Sunday, June 30, and Monday, July 1, at Cornwall Motor Speedway. The premier Big-Block Modified series opens the action at the high-banked quarter-mile on June 30followed on July 1 by the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds and DIRTcar Pro Stock series. Last year’s Super DIRTcar Series winner at Cornwall, Chris Raabe, made his way to his first Super DIRTcar Series Victory Lane behind the wheel of a small block. …

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Long Earns His First DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Tri-City Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY! PONTOON BEACH, Ill. – June 21, 2013 -Michael Long had the DIRTcar UMP Modified to beat all night on Friday at Tri-City Speedway, but he had to outduel late-charging Levi Kissinger to become the sixth different winner during the 2013 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour. Long, of Fowler, Ill., started from the pole and led 24 of the 25 laps, only losing the lead once as the field came to the white flag. Long faced challenges from three different drivers …

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Wallace Captures DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Checkered Flag at Spoon River Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM SPOON RIVER SPEEDWAY! CANTON, Ill. — June 19, 2013 —Defending DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals champion Kenny Wallace picked up his first victory of the 2013 tour on Wednesday night at Spoon River Speedway. Wallace started on the outside of the front row and quickly charged to the front with Michael Long in pursuit at the 3/8-mile track. As the top five pulled away, Jake Griffin thrilled the crowd by wheeling his car around the cushion in an effort to run down Wallace …

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$2,000 to win / $125 to start UMP Modified Special this Sunday, June 23rd

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013 Quad City Speedway – East Moline, IL 20th Annual Gary Reinhart Memorial presented by The Truck Doctor Racing: 20th Annual Truck Doctor Gary Reinhart Memorial UMP Modifieds – $25 Entry Fee – $25 Pit Passes – One lap time trials – Heat races will be lined-up straight up from the time trials – Feature will be lined up straight up from the heat race results. The top 2 from each heat will qualify for the invert. The invert will be drawn by the final car to …

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McGrath Edges Priewe to Capture DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Feature at Wilmot Raceway

WILMOT, Wis. — June 16, 2013 — Mitch McGrath topped a field of 53 modifieds on Sunday night at Wilmot Raceway to win the fourth stop on this year’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour. McGrath, of Neosho, Wis., battled Craig Priewe wheel-to-wheel down the stretch before Priewe’s motor let go just as the two were coming to the white flag. McGrath went around Priewe on the outside and powered to the checkered flag worth $1,000. “I was just trying to keep mine together,” McGrath said. “Mine was running …

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Pro Stock Series Kicks off in Quebec with Doubleheader June 21 and 22

Rob Yetman Gearing up for Series, Hoping for Hundredth Win WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – The DIRTcar Pro Stock Series kick off Friday, June 21, and with last year’s champion out of the running, it’s bound to be a battle to the finish for the full-fender field. The series takes Quebec by storm that whole weekend, running at Autodrome Granby Friday, June 21, and Le RPM Speedway the very next night, Saturday June 22. After a landmark year, claiming his hundredth Pro Stock win and another championship in the series, Joey …

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Gilpin Continues DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Streak, Goes Two-for-Two with Brownstown Speedway Victory

BROWNSTOWN, Ind. — June 12, 2013 — Devin Gilpin picked up his second win in as many starts in the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Wednesday night at Brownstown Speedway. Twenty-five UMP Modifieds took to the quarter-mile track, each trying to capture the $1,000-to-win checkered flag. Gilpin dominated from the drop of the green flag, going on to win over Jacob Poel for his second consecutive victory on the tour after winning on Saturday night at Tri-State Speedway. “Anything is possible,” said Gilpin, the defending DIRTcar UMP Modified …

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Devin Gilpin Strikes First in DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, Taking Victory at Indiana’s Tri-State Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY! HAUBSTADT, Ind. — June 8, 2013 — Defending DIRTcar UMP Modified national champion Devin Gilpin kicked off the 2013 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals by driving to a 40-lap victory on Saturday night at Tri-State Speedway. (Click here for news and information on the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals.) Levi Kissinger, Bryce Jewell, Tyler Nicely and Zach Fair rounded out the top five. A stacked field of 49 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds was chasing the $3,000 checkered flag, including Ken Schrader and …

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Cornwall Motor Speedway to Celebrate Canada Day in Style with Two Nights of DIRTcar Racing

DIRTcar Doubleheader June 30 and July 1 Features Four Traveling Series CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Monday, June 3, 2013 – Schedule changes at Cornwall Motor Speedway are paving the way for a spectacular Canada Day celebration at the eastern Ontario quarter-mile clay oval. DIRTcar 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified, and Pro Stock Series events originally scheduled to run at the speedway earlier this year have been postponed to Monday, July 1. Coupled with Cornwall’s Sunday, June 30, Super DIRTcar Series feature, these two consecutive race nights make for an action-packed holiday weekend. Due to inclement weather, the …

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Familiar faces smile in Sheetz Victory Lane

Brian Swartzlander holds off Mat Williamson #78 The Apollo Rocket returns to Action Track Dominance Defending Champs Jared Miley & Corey McPherson dominate   Sarver, PA (May 17, 2013) Indelibly etched in the Lernervile Speedway record books as their respective divisions’ All Time wins leaders, future Hall of Famers Brian Swartzlander and Ed Lynch Jr. returned to familiar territory Friday Night by scoring their first feature wins of 2013.  Jared Miley also scored his first feature win of 2013 in defense of his 2012 Precise Late Model Track Championship and …

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DEFENDING CHAMPS MURDICK & THOMAS WIN SEASON’S 1ST IN BIG-BLOCK MODS & RUSH L.M; DIVER UPSETS MODS; 1ST EVER SHARON WINS FOR SLOSS, 12 Y.O. EUCKER & CREECH IN STOCKS, ECONOS & MINIS

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH May 18, 2013 Sharon Speedway was able to complete their fifth straight night of racing and sixth of the season on a beautiful, sunny Saturday evening. Trumbull Business College presented the “Steel Valley Thunder” program on a night that saw six new feature winners, of which three were their first ever wins at the speedway! The age of the winners ranged from 12 to 59! Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Dave Murdick-Governor Insurance DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Will Thomas III-Barris …

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TRUMBULL COUNTY BUSINESS COLLEGE TO PRESENT “STEEL VALLEY THUDNER” SATURDAY AT SHARON

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH May 15, 2013 Sharon Speedway continues to battle Mother Nature seemingly every week this year, but is hoping for brighter, warmer weather this Saturday night (May 18) as it looks to complete its fifth straight week of racing action on Trumbull County Business College Night. It’ll be another installment of “Steel Valley Thunder” featuring the Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the Deforest Used Parts …

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Green Flag Waves June 8 on Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals

Indiana’s Tri-State Speedway ready for season-opener of 29 race tour CONCORD, N.C. – May 15, 2013 – The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals kicks off Saturday, June 8, at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind. During the next 42 hot summer nights, the tour will travel across eight states in the heart of DIRTcar Racing’s UMP region before concluding in mid-July at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio. The tour will travel an astonishing 4,776 miles and make 29 stops at 27 different facilities making it the largest schedule in its three-year …

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