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Clanton Heads To Eldora Speedway’s Prestigious World 100 Looking For Season-Making Victory

Crown Jewel Event Includes Twin Preliminary Features on Both Thursday & Friday Followed by Saturday’s $47,000 Finale ROSSBURG, Ohio – Sept. 2, 2014 – The 2014 season may not have been too kind to Shane Clanton thus far, but that doesn’t mean the veteran 39-year-old racer is doubting himself entering this weekend’s World 100 at Eldora Speedway. In fact, the former World 100 and Dirt Late Model Dream winner is as confident as ever as he prepares to head to the famed half-mile oval for Dirt Late Model racing’s most …

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Ruhlman Captures Oakshade Finale, Harrison Scores DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Title

By Jordan Morris WAUSEON, Ohio — July 19, 2014 — Brian Ruhlman charged past Taylor Cook to claim the lead on lap two as he dominated the remaining 24-laps and scored his first win of the 2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Saturday night at Oakshade Raceway. For the second year in-a-row, and third time in four years, Mike Harrison claimed the overall season title after scoring six victories during the six week-long tour. Ruhlman, of Clarklake, Mich., started the 25-lap feature event in the third position, just …

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Baker Scores First Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Attica Raceway Park

By Jordan Morris ATTICA, Ohio — July 18, 2014 — Dave Baker scored his first Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the 2014 season in thrilling fashion after leading the final two en route to capturing the $1,000 checkered flag on Friday night at Attica Raceway Park. Baker started the 20-lap feature event from the outside of row one, as Jeff Babcock captured the pole-position. Babcock slipped out to an early lead as Baker came under fire from second-row starters Taylor Cook and Collin Thirlby. Cook managed to grab …

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Zeigler Goes Two-for-Two in DIRTcar Summer Nationals Starts after Claiming Victory at Attica Raceway Park

By Jordan Morris ATTICA, Ohio. — July 18, 2014 — Mason Zeigler, for the second night in-a-row, found himself in DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory lane after dominating flag-to-flag on Friday night at Attica Raceway Park – grabbing his second win in his second career DIRTcar Summer Nationals start. Zeigler once again started on row one, this time joining Duane Chamberlain, who captured the pole-position. Just like on Thursday night at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex, Zeigler shot around the pole-sitter to capture the lead on the opening lap of the 40-lap feature. …

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Ebert Captures First Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex

By Jordan Morris PEEBLES, Ohio — July 17, 2014 — Daniel Ebert captured his first victory of the 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals season in dominating fashion after leading flag-to-flag on Thursday night at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex. Ebert, of Lake Shore, Minn., started the 20-lap feature event from the outside of row one, with Taylor Cook starting from the pole-position. Ebert wasted little time capturing the lead as he rocketed past Cook on the backstretch of the opening lap. Once out front, Ebert kept his car glued on the …

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Gilpin Scores Third Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Atomic Speedway

By Jordan Morris CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — July 16, 2014 — Devin Gilpin claimed his third victory of the 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals after recapturing the lead with 10-laps remaining en route to securing the $1,000 checkered flag at Atomic Speedway. Gilpin led the field to the green-flag with Cody Parker starting to his outside. Gilpin jumped out to an early lead as Parker faded through the field, surrendering second-place to Jackie Boggs, who started just behind the leaders in the second row. Gilpin controlled the field for the …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Kick-Off Final Dash to Checkers

CONCORD, NC. July 15, 2014 2014 has proven to be a year to remember in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. So far the six-week long tour has provided everything from broken records to photo finishes. Heres what to look forward to as both tours kick-off their final stretch of action with just four races remaining until championship night at Oakshade Raceway on July 19. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals has seen its fair share of winners so far this year, with 11 different drivers claiming …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Roars to Life on Wednesday, June 11, at Indiana’s Brownstown Speedway

2014 tour comprised of 33 events in 39 days through nine Midwestern states CONCORD, N.C. – June 10, 2014 – The DIRTcar Summer Nationals pushes drivers, crews and Dirt Late Models to their limits by competing 33 times in the span of 39 days beginning Wednesday, June 11, at Brownstown (Ind.) Speedway. The schedule is so grueling some call it “The Hell Tour.” So many tracks are seeking a piece of the action the schedule was increased to six weeks, running from the June 11 opener through the July 19 …

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REACHING THE SUMMIT: DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Champion Mike Harrison at the Head of the Class

In an incredibly even series, the two-time champion emerges as a superstar CONCORD, N.C. – Sept. 12, 2013 – There were 518 drivers who took a shot at winning the 2013 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals championship this summer, but it was Mike Harrison who emerged as the first driver to win the title twice. Harrison, of Highland, Ill., edged Rusty Griffaw by 38 points on the strength of four victories, most of any driver on the tour for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds that primarily competed in conjunction with the …

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Babcock Captures DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Finale at Oakshade Raceway

Harrison clinches his second championship in three seasons WAUSEON, Ohio — July 20, 2013 — Jeff Babcock rallied from his ninth-place starting position to pass race-long leader Matt Hamilton on Saturday night en route to claiming his first win in the season finale of the 2013 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour at Oakshade Raceway. For the second time in three years, Mike Harrison, of Highland, Ill., captured the overall season title on the strength of his four victories in the series where a driver’s seven best finishes count …

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Miller Wins Oakshade DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’ Finale

Sheppard crowned youngest champion in series history WAUSEON, Ohio — July 20, 2013 — Matt Miller looked virtually unstoppable on Saturday night as he charged from ninth to take the lead from Jeep Van Wormer on lap 23 en route to claiming the victory in the finale of the six-week-long DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” at Oakshade Raceway. Brandon Sheppard, a 20-year-old four-time winner this season, became the youngest DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion when he took the green flag. Casey Noonan started the feature on the pole but outside starting …

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Morehouse Slides to His First DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win at Attica Raceway Park

ATTICA, Ohio — July 19, 2013 — Kevin Morehouse slid his way around race leader Dona Marcoullier with just a handful of laps remaining en route to capturing the checkered flag at Attica Raceway Park in the second to last event of the six week-long Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. Morehouse, of Newark, Ohio, started in fifth, two rows behind Jeff Babcock and Collin Thirlby, who used the outside line to edge ahead. Thirlby extended his lead before a spin ended his chances of claiming the victory. Thirlby’s spin allowed …

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Doug Drown Outduels DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” Stars at Attica Raceway Park

ATTICA, Ohio — July 19, 2013 — Doug Drown made his first start of the 2013 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour season count as he scored the win over title contenders Brandon Sheppard and Bobby Pierce at Attica Raceway Park. Drown, of Wooster, Ohio, started from the pole position, leading flag-to-flag to claim the victory, but he had to hold off points leader Brandon Sheppard, who started the race from the outside of row one, and Bobby Pierce, who started fifth. Lapped traffic came into play as the leaders reached …

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Adkins Dominates Brushcreek Motorsports Park for First DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win

PEEBLES, Ohio — July 17, 2013 — Pole-sitter Doug Adkins stormed out to an early lead and never looked back as he led flag-to-flag to claim his first win on the 2013 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour at Brushcreek Motorsports Park. Although it was a non-points race, a full field of modifieds roared into the 3/8-mile oval. Adkins, of West Portsmouth, Ohio, started from the inside of row one and never relinquished the lead over the 20-lap A-Main. Adkins was challenged though, as Jess Hartman charged from fourth …

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