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Harrison Races to I-55 Win, Summit Modified Nationals Point Lead

Mike Harrison
Mike Harrison

PEVELY, Mo. – July 2, 2011 – Mike Harrison has obviously made it a goal to win every DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Tour event he enters.
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Harrison, of Highland, Ill., outran three-time winner Ken Schrader of Concord, N.C., to capture his fifth main event win during the month long Summit Modified Nationals. Schrader would settle for second at the track he co-owns with Ray Marler. Matt Mevert of Steeleville, Ill., would cross the line third ahead of home state driver Ricky Horton. Brent Mullins of Mt. Olive, Ill., would round out the top five.

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Heat race victories were claimed by Mevert, Tim Hancock of Mt. Olive, Ill., Horton, and Harrison. Festus, Mo., driver Josh Russell and St. Peters, Mo., driver Rick Conoyer would claim B-Main’s. With the victory, Harrison will become the new DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals points leader.

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The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action Sunday, July 3, at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Ill.

DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; I-55 Raceway; Pevely, Mo.; July 2, 2011

A-Main (30-Laps): 1. 24 Mike Harrison ($1,000), 2. 9s Ken Schrader, 3. 22 Matt Mevert, 4. 31 Ricky Horton, 5. 41m Brent Mullins, 6. 1w Ray Walsh, 7. 4j Scott Weber, 8. 1 Tim Hancock, 9. 42w McKay Wenger, 10. 14c Rick Conoyer, 11. 3L Jeff Leka, 12. 89 Bobby Bittle, 13. 70 Josh Russell, 14. 20 Cody Clark, 15. 11 Ed Roley, 16. 14 Leroy Haney, 17. 19 Jimmy Cummins, 18. 24 Paul Bauman, 19. 4L Tim Lewis Jr., 20. 9w Doug Wood, 21. 6b Dave Baldwin, 22. 51 Timmy Hill, 23. 10x Jim Black, 24.808 Kelby Simmons

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. 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. PPD/July 23
June 26 I-96 Speedway Lake Odessa, Mich. Jacob Poel (31)
June 28 Lincoln Park Speedway Putnamville, Ind. Mike Harrison (34)
June 29 Belle Clair Speedway Belleville, Ill. Ken Schrader (24)
June 30 Clay Hill Motorsports Park Atwood, Tenn. Lucas Lee (16)
July 1 Paducah International Raceway Paducah, Ky. Mike Harrison (26)
July 2 I-55 Raceway Pevely, Mo. Mike Harrison(37)
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 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

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