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R.J. Conley Wins First Career DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” Race at Brushcreek Motorsports Park

PEEBLES, Ohio — July 17, 2013 — Pole-sitter R.J. Conley claimed his first career DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” victory Wednesday night at Brushcreek Motorspoirts Park. Conley, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, started on the inside of row one with Dustin Griffin on the outside. Conley pulled out to an early lead but relinquished it on a lap-17 restart to Jason Jameson, who had maneuvered his way to the front after starting in fifth. Jameson, who utilized the top groove to make his way to the front, stretched his lead over the …

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Harrison Bumps and Runs to Fourth Win of 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Peoria Speedway

PEORIA, Ill. — July 15, 2013 — Mike Harrison extended his DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals points lead over Rusty Griffaw after he turned leader Kenny Wallace in the final corner and drove to the checkers to claim his fourth win of the 2013 tour on Monday night at Peoria Speedway. The top two in final points of the 2012 series championship, Harrison, of Highland, Ill., and Wallace, of St. Louis, Mo., shared the front row. Wallace got the jump on Harrison in the high groove and pulled out …

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Thomas Scores Second Win of 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Vermilion County Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VERMILION COUNTY SPEEDWAY! DANVILLE, Ill. — July 14, 2013 — Ryan Thomas scored his second victory of the 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals in dominating fashion on Sunday night, leading every lap but the first one at Vermilion County Speedway. Thomas, of Martinsville, Ind., becomes only the third repeat winner of the six-week 2013 season. Thomas started on the outside of Steven Brooks, of New Lenox, Ill., on the front row as the field thundered to the green flag. Brooks got the early …

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Curl Captures His First Win of 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Kankakee County Speedway

KANKAKEE, Ill. — July 12, 2013 — Jeff Curl passed race-long leader Nick Allen with six laps remaining and then held on to the checkered flag to secure his first win of the 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals season at Kankakee County Speedway. Curl, of Forrest, Ill., started sixth and found the early-going a challenge to find room to make a pass, leaving him stuck outside the top five. A restart near the midway point gave him the opportunity he needed and with the field bunched up he moved …

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Harrison Captures Third Win in the 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Macon Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM MACON SPEEDWAY! MACON, Ill. — July 11, 2013 — In a season that has proven difficult for any driver to score more than one win, Mike Harrison now has three in the 2013 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals as he claimed the victory Thursday night at 1/5th-mile Macon Speedway. Harrison, of Highland, Ill., started the race from the outside of row two, just behind the front row of Brian Divley and Kenny Wallace. Staying glued to the bottom, Harrison passed Wallace within the …

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Wednesday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals & Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Events Rained Out at Terre Haute

The two series return to action Thursday night at Macon Speedway TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — July 10, 2013 — Rain has forced DIRTcar Racing and Terre Haute Action Track officials to cancel Wednesday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. Next up, the six-week summer series moves to Macon (Ill.) Speedway for Thursday night’s popular Herald & Review 100 for the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour in addition to an exciting DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., the grandstands …

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Thomas Surges to First DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Florence Speedway

UNION, Ky. — July 9, 2013 — Ryan Thomas made his first DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature start of the season an exciting one on Tuesday night as he charged from the sixth to victory. With 36 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds in attendance for the 19th round of the six week-long tour, including NASCAR star Austin Dillon, it was Thomas, of Martinsville, Ind., who made a name for himself by winning the 25-lap feature. Thomas started from the outside of row three after finishing second in his heat race. …

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Harrison Scores Second DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Tri-State Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY! HAUBSTADT, Ind. — July 7, 2013 — Mike Harrison scored his second win of the 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals season Sunday night at Tri-State Speedway after successfully completing a daring slide-job with only a handful of laps remaining to capture the checkered flag. With nearly 60 modifieds in attendance, Harrison proved to be the man-to-beat as he became only the second repeat winner on the tour this season, joining Devin Gilpin who accomplished the feat in the first two events …

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Saturday Night’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals & Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Events Rained Out at Highland Speedway

Series returns to action Sunday night at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind. HIGHLAND, Ill. – July 6, 2013 – With the race program already underway, heavy rain rolled in and forced Highland Speedway and DIRTcar Racing officials to call off Saturday night’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. The track and series officials will work to announce a date to complete the event. On Sunday night, the grueling six-week summer series invades Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind., where the pit gates will open no …

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Mullins Wins DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Thriller at Fayette County Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, Ill. – July 5, 2013 – Brent Mullins led for about 50 feet on Friday night in the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals main event at Fayette County Speedway, but it was the most important stretch of track as he out-sprinted race-long leader Rusty Griffaw and former DIRTcar national champion Mike Harrison to the checkered flag in a three-wide photo finish. Mullins, of Litchfield, Ill., started the feature in the sixth position. Griffaw rode the cushion to an early lead and dominated for the second straight night. As …

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Lodge Claims DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at LaSalle Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM LASALLE SPEEDWAY! LaSALLE, Ill. — July 4, 2013 — Donovan Lodge outdueled race-long leader Rusty Griffaw in the final turn on the final lap to claim his first victory of the 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Thursday night at LaSalle Speedway. Griffaw, of Festus, Mo. and Lodge, of Moline, Ill., led the field to green, with Griffaw quickly escaping any challenges by pulling away. Griffaw was in charge the first 20 laps before Lodge reeled him in with five laps to go. …

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Wietholder takes Jacksonville victory for First Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM JACKSONVILLE SPEEDWAY! JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — July 3, 2013 —David Wietholder had been close all season but had come up just shy of a victory on the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour, until Wednesday night when he powered to his first victory of 2013 at Jacksonville Speedway. Wietholder, of Liberty, Ill., started the feature from the fifth position and locked his car to the inside to move up to third behind leaders Donovan Lodge and Jeff Leka, who were battling side-by-side the first …

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DeLonjay Dominates Home Track of Quincy Raceways for First Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM QUINCY RACEWAY! QUINCY, Ill. — July 2, 2013 — Steven DeLonjay knows his way around Quincy Raceways. Located in his hometown of Quincy, the odds were in his favor to pick-up his first win of the 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Tuesday night, and he did not disappoint. As 30 modifieds rolled into the quarter-mile oval, each looking for the $1,000 payday that came with capturing the checkered flag of the A-main, DeLonjay easily won his heat race, giving him a starting …

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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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