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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour Commences in Three Weeks

Peoria Speedway kicks off the 33rd annual Hell Tour for DIRTcar Racing Super Late Models by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — May 25, 2018 — The DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour embarks on its 33rd straight year of competition in 2018. From June 13 to July 14, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Super Late Model ranks will race in 28 events in 32 days spread out over seven states, vying for almost $200,000 in first-place prize money over the marathon five weeks of competition. A minimum of …

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I-96 Speedway Added to Summer Nationals Schedule 

Brian Shirley at I-96 Speedway

4/10-mile dirt oval in West Michigan will wrap up two-race stretch in the Great Lakes State CONCORD, NC — March 19, 2018 — A final adjustment to the 33rd Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals schedule was put into place with the addition of the I-96 Speedway on Thursday, July 12th. The DIRTcar Super Late Models and UMP Modifieds will wrap up their Michigan swing with a date at the 4/10-mile (0.400) high-banked dirt oval located east of Grand Rapids in Lake Odessa, MI. This event will be the first appearance at …

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals 2017 Schedule

DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals 2017 Schedule Two of the Most Challenging Schedules in the Motorsports Industry Concord, NC—April 27, 2017— The DIRTcar Summer Nationals and the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals 2017 schedule promises a summer of hot action on the track. The tours’ schedules mirror each other for all but one race during their 32 consecutive days on the road. The two touring Series embark on one of the most gruesome schedules in the motorsports industry as they will travel across eight-states-including Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Tennessee, …

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New Tread Pattern, Compound Names, and Siping Rules Await DIRTcar UMP Competitors in 2017

New Tread Pattern, Compound Names, and Siping Rules Await DIRTcar UMP Competitors in 2017 CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 7, 2016 – DIRTcar Racing, in conjunction with Hoosier Racing Tire, today announced that DIRTcar UMP Modified division drivers will have an improved tread pattern, renamed compounds, and less siping to do in the 2017 season. After three years of field testing, DIRTcar and Hoosier officials are pleased to release redesigned versions of the current A40S and H40 compounded tires. The new M-30S and M-60 tire will become the only available tires …

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Three for Jason Feger with Oakshade Win

With an insurmountable championship points lead, Bobby Pierce feels relief WAUSEON, Ohio – July 15, 2016 – Jason Feger rebounded Friday night at Oakshade Raceway, beating Ryan Unzicker who get the better of him the night before and claiming his third DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season. Feger started on the outside pole and jumped out to the early lead but Unzicker ran him down and battled past him on lap 15. Feger, not wanting a repeat of the night before at Merritt, wheeled the car into turns one …

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Ryan Unzicker Holds off Feger, Pierce for Summer Nationals Win at Merritt

The series kicks off its final two nights with a double-header at Oakshade Speedway on Friday LAKE CITY, Mich. – July 14, 2016 – Ryan Unzicker was up front throughout Thursday night’s Summer Nationals event at Merritt Speedway, but Jason Feger did not make his second series win this year easy. Unzicker started on the pole with points leader and reigning series champion Bobby Pierce on his outside. Pierce slipped back early as Feger charged. Through the late portions of the feature, Feger pulled even with Unzicker twice as he …

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Rain Forces Cancellation of Summer Nationals at Shadyhill Speedway

MEDARYVILLE, Ind. – July 13, 2016 – Rain has forced the cancellation of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events scheduled for tonight, Wednesday, July 13, at Shadyhill Speedway in Medaryville, Ind. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals event will not be rescheduled. The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event at Shadyhill will be rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 27. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action on Thursday, July 14 at Merritt Speedway in Lake City, Mich. Follow the …

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Rain Forces Cancellation of Summer Nationals at Plymouth Speedway

PLYMOUTH, Ind. – July 12, 2016 – Rain has forced the cancellation of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, July 12, at Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway. The events will not be rescheduled. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action on Wednesday, July 13 at Shadyhill Speedway in Medaryville, Ind. Follow the Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter at Twitter.com/SummerNationals or on Facebook at Facebook.com/SummerNationals. Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the series throughout …

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Double Digits for Bobby Pierce with Quincy Win

The series takes Monday off as it returns to action for its final Champions Week on Tuesday at Plymouth Speedway QUINCY, Ill. – July 10, 2016 – Bobby Pierce did something Sunday night few before him have done – he scored his 10th DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season after a battle with Tyler Erb at Quincy Raceways. Pierce, the 19-year-old from Oakwood, Ill., became just the fifth driver in Summer Nationals history to reach double-digit wins in a single season. Erb, also 19 years old, started on the …

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Billy Moyer Dominates at Highland

The series returns to action Sunday at Quincy Raceways HIGHLAND, Ill. July 9, 2016 Billy Moyer dominated Saturday nights DIRTcar Summer Nationals feature at Highland Speedway as he scored his 93rd career series victory and third of the 2016 season. Devin Gilpin started on the pole but Moyer very quickly took over the top spot and steadily built and insurmountable lead. Through 30-laps Moyer extended his lead at one point to nearly half a track length over Gilpin and current points leader and reigning series champion Bobby Pierce. Four cautions …

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Jason Feger Cruises to Farmer City Summer Nationals Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FARMER CITY RACEWAY! Scores his fourth straight podium finish FARMER CITY, Ill. – July 8, 2016 – Jason Feger continued his recent string of success Friday night at Farmer City Raceway as he scored his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory in four days. Feger started back in ninth, but made steady progress through the field and battled past Devin Gilpin with 10 laps to go. Through the end of the feature, Feger held off Ryan Unzicker, who has one win on the season and …

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Lady Luck Blesses Bobby Pierce in Macon Speedway Win

The series returns to action on Friday at Farmer City Raceway MACON, Ill. – July 7, 2016 – Kevin Weaver was poised to win Thursday night at Macon Speedway but bad luck sidelined him, giving red-hot Bobby Pierce another DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory. Jason Feger led the feature early with Weaver hot on his tail. Weaver took over the top spot from Feger on lap 25 and led big until mechanical issues sidelined Weaver on lap 38. Weaver’s bad luck was Pierce’s good luck as inherited the lead and through …

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Its Bobby Pierce on Top at Peoria

The series returns to action on Thursday at Macon Speedway PEORIA, Ill. – July 6, 2016 – Bobby Pierce battled Kevin Weaver to score his eighth DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season on Wednesday night at Peoria Speedway. Weaver, who started on the outside front row, jumped out to the early lead but Pierce caught him as he began working through traffic. With Pierce out front, Weaver began a three-way battle for second with Billy Moyer and Jason Feger. Pierce successfully navigated through traffic and notched his second victory …

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Jason Feger Dominates at Daugherty

The series returns to action at Peoria Speedway on Wednesday BOSWELL, Ind. – July 5, 2016 – Jason Feger dominated Tuesday night at Daugherty Speedway to claim his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. For the Bloomington, Ill.-native and former track champion, Daugherty is old hat. Feger led flag-to-flag at the track, holding a consistent straightaway lead and at one point lapping up to eighth place. The win was Feger’s second straight at Daugherty with the Summer Nationals. “It’s the first time I’ve been here in this Moyer …

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