LAKE ODESSA, Mich. – June 26, 2011 – Home state driver Jacob Poel of Sprint Lake, Mich., became the fourth different DIRTcar UMP Modified driver to cash in during the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Sunday night at I-96 Speedway in Michigan.
Poel, started sixth and methodically worked his way to the front taking the lead on lap 20 from Shannon Fisk, and held on over the final 10 circuits to claim the $1,000 top prize. Fisk claimed second ahead of new Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals point leader Jeff Curl of Forrest, Ill. Joe Rokos of Interlochen, Mich., finished fourth and Andy Sprague of Muskegon, Mich., rounded out the top five.
Heat race winners were Rich Robinson Jr. of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., Fisk, and Poel. Ryan Thomas of Gosport, Ind., won the night’s B-main.
The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action Saturday, June 25 at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind.
DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; I-96 Speedway; Lake Odessa, Mich.; June 26, 2011
A-Main (30-Laps): 1. 82 Jacob Poel ($1,000), 2. 60 Shannon Fisk, 3. 12 Jeff Curl, 4. 77 Joe Rokos, 5. 1s Andy Sprague, 6. 18 Todd Fuetz, 7. 21 Nick Allen, 8. 15 Rich Robinson Jr., 9. 1 Jeff Sayles, 10. 22 Tim Stemler, 11. 43 Mark Anderson, 12. 12 Trevor Sloan, 13. 87 David Mielke, 14. 18 Kyle Roberts, 15. 9 Jared Guinn, 16. 21 Brad Wilson, 17. 2 Travis Stemler, 18. 1 John Hintz, 19. 70 Johnny DeYoung, 20. T9 Ryan Thomas.
2011 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule
|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.||Ryan Gustin (52)|
|June 18||Cedar Lake Speedway||Cedar Lake, Wis.||Canceled Rain|
|June 20||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.||PPD/July13|
|June 21||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.||PPD/July 14|
|June 22||Highland Speedway||Highland, Ill.||Ken Schrader (37)|
|June 23||Fayette County Speedway||Brownstown, Ill.||Mike Harrison (35)|
|June 24||Tri-City Speedway||Pontoon Beach, Ill.||Mike Harrison (41)|
|June 25||Fairbury American Legion Speedway||Fairbury, Ill.||Jacob Poel (31)|
|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 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 13||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.|
|July 14||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.|
|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.