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Schrader Drives to Victory in DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Opener at Kankakee County Speedway

Ken Schrader
Ken Schrader

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KANKAKEE, Ill. – June 16, 2011 – NASCAR veteran and frequent DIRTcar UMP Modified pilot Ken Schrader opened the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals the way he had hoped, by claiming the $1,000 win Thursday night at Kankakee County Speedway.

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Schrader, a Missouri native who resides in Concord, N.C., and co-owns I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Mo., battled with Dave Porth of Gardner, Ill., and Jay Ledford of Pontiac, Ill., early, then held off Steven Brooks of New Lennox, Ill., and Nick Allen of Wheatfield, Ind., to claim the win in the 30-Lap DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified main event.

Heat race winners included Schrader, Brooks, Rusty Griffaw of Festus, Mo., and Jamie Lomax of Lake Village, Ind.

DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Kankakee (Ill.) County Speedway; June 16, 2011

A-Main Finish (30-Laps/Position (Car) Driver): 1. (9) Ken Schrader ($1;000); 2.(05) Steven Brooks; 3. (21a) Nick Allen; 4. (25p) Dave Porth; 5. (36L) Jamie Lomax; 6. (69) Jim Farris; 7. (79d) John DeMoss; 8. (D1) Lance Dehm; 9. (78c) Clint DeMoss; 10. (7L) Jay Ledford; 11. (16) Rusty Griffaw; 12. (808) Kelby Simmons; 13. (36) Kevin Hastings; 14. (32) Donovan Lodge; 15. (21L) Derek Losh; 16. (7d) Brandon DeYoung; 17. (35) Jason Hastings; 18. (75) Greg Turpin; 19. (22s) Chad Kinder; 20. (20) AJ Dixon

2011 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule

 

Date Track Location Winner (Cars)
June 15 Brownstown Speedway Brownstown, Ind. PPD/July 12
June 16 Kankakee County Speedway Kankakee, Ill. Ken Schrader (39)
June 17 Cedar Lake Speedway Cedar Lake, Wis.
June 18 Cedar Lake Speedway Cedar Lake, Wis.
June 20 LaSalle Speedway LaSalle, Ill.
June 21 Spoon River Speedway Canton, Ill.
June 22 Highland Speedway Highland, Ill.
June 23 Fayette County Speedway Brownstown, Ill.
June 24 Tri-City Speedway Pontoon Beach, Ill.
June 25 Fairbury American Legion Speedway Fairbury, Ill.
June 26 I-96 Speedway Lake Odessa, Mich.
June 28 Lincoln Park Speedway Putnamville, Ind.
June 29 Belle Clair Speedway Belleville, Ill.
June 30 Clay Hill Motorsports Park Atwood, Tenn.
July 1 Paducah International Raceway Paducah, Ky.
July 2 I-55 Raceway Pevely, Mo.
July 3 Lincoln Speedway Lincoln, Ill.
July 6 Peoria Speedway Peoria, Ill.
July 7 Macon Speedway Macon, Ill.
July 8 Farmer City Raceway Farmer City, Ill.
July 9 Clarksville Speedway Clarksville, Tenn.
July 10 Tri-State Speedway Haubstadt, Ind.
July 12 Brownstown Speedway Brownstown, Ind.
July 15 Attica Raceway Park Attica, Ohio
July 16 Oakshade Raceway Wauseon, Ohio

The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals is brought to fans by several sponsors and partners including Summit Racing Equipment, Hoosier Racing Tires, GM Performance Parts, University of Northwestern Ohio, Aero Race Wheels, ASI Racewear, Auto Meter, Bell Helmets, Beyea Custom Headers, Bilstein Shocks, Fast Shafts, Fusion Graphics & Sign Company, Intercomp, Racing Electronics, Vicci, Chizmark Larson Insurance, KSE Racing Products, MSD Ignition, QA1 Motorsports, Quarter Master, R2C Performance Intake Systems, RacingJunk.com, Willy’s Carburetor & Dyno Shop, VP Racing Fuels.

 

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