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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Legends Week Kicks Off at Jacksonville

A.E. Blair Photography Several of last week’s events rescheduled by Mother Nature CONCORD, NC — June 18, 2018 — Tuesday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events at Jacksonville (IL) Speedway will jumpstart the grueling schedules after Mother Nature put a damper on the opening week of action, leaving but a single winner on each tour: two-time defending Champion Brian Shirley and first-time winner Curt Spalding. Four of the five scheduled race nights were lost to wretched weather, but today’s sunny forecast will remedy that. All points …

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Night of Champions – 2018 DIRTcar Racing Banquet

The 2018 DIRTcar Racing banquet from the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL was yet another successful night of celebration and reflection from all of the champions in each of the 11 series. Lots of hardware was given out, good friends were seen and great speeches were made before what promises to be yet another exciting year of DIRTcar Racing in 2019. The evening began with the honoring of the Kids Mods class, and the champion Dominic Mertzke. After dinner was served, World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series announcer …

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Drivers Gear Up for Summit Modified Nationals

Peoria Speedway kicks off the 8th annual Modified Tour in support of DIRTcar Summer Nationals by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — May 25, 2018 — The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals will support the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour for the eighth consecutive year in 2018. From June 13 to July 14, and then on July 27-28, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Modified ranks will race in 33 total events spread out over seven states throughout the country. The open-wheel teams will go after 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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2018 Summit Modified National Schedule Announced

Summit Modified Nationals Joins DIRTcar Summer Nationals for the Eighth Straight Year Eighth annual tour for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will see teams have a chance to race in 33 shows By: Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Dec. 7, 2017 — For the eighth consecutive year, the cars and stars of the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will join the most grueling and intimidating tour in short track racing. The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals will mirror the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour in 2018 by joining their DIRTcar Late Model counterparts for …

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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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Nick Hoffman Scores in Oakshade Opener

Returns to Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory lane for the first time since July 5 WAUSEON, Ohio – July 15, 2016 – Nick Hoffman had some work to do in the opener of the first ever DIRT Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals double-header at Oakshade Raceway on Friday night as had to battle past a hard-charging Brian Ruhlman and Cory Daugherty to score his series-leading fifth win of the tour. The current points leader started back in the field but made easy work of several of his competitors. Cory …

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David Mielke Scores Merritt Speedway Win

The series returns to action on Friday at Oakshade Speedway LAKE CITY, Mich. – July 14, 2016 – David Mielke battled Nick Hoffman through the first half of the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature at Merritt Speedway on Thursday night and came out on top for his first win of the season. Hoffman led the field to the green flag as Mielke bided his time. Mielke finally got his chance, battling past Hoffman on the bottom side to take over the lead. As Hoffman faded, Mielke expanded his …

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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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Ray Bollinger Rebounds to Score Summit Modified Nationals Win at Quincy

The series returns to action on Tuesday at Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway QUINCY, Ill. – July 10, 2016 – One night after Mike Harrison denied Ray Bollinger his third DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the season, Bollinger returned to victory lane with a win at Quincy Raceways. Bollinger started on the feature pole and fought a fierce battle early with Kenny Wallace. Just before the midway point, Wallace took the lead as the two drivers worked their way through traffic. Wallace built the gap on Bollinger but as …

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Harrison Battles Bollinger for Summit Modified Nationals Win at Highland

Harrison picks up his second win of the season HIGHLAND, Ill. – July 9, 2016 – Mike Harrison and Ray Bollinger did battle throughout much of Saturday night’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Highland Speedway. When the green flag fell, Harrison jumped out to an early lead with Bollinger hot on his tail. Bollinger, searching for a line. About midway through the feature, Bollinger found the line and got around Harrison. The reigning series champion was not done though as he kept up the pressure on Bollinger. Thorugh …

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Ray Bollinger Scores Number Two with Farmer City Win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FARMER CITY RACEWAY! The series returns to action on Saturday at Highland (Ill.) Speedway FARMER CITY, Ill. – July 8, 2016 – Ray Bollinger scored his second DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory in a week Friday night as he held off Mike Harrison to win at Farmer City (Ill.) Raceway. Bollinger started on the feature pole but a fierce battle was underway right behind him between Harrison and Kenny Wallace who looked to hang on to their respective positions and challenge Bollinger …

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Rodney Standerfer Stands in Victory Lane at Macon

The series returns to action on Friday at Farmer City Raceway MACON, Ill. – July 7, 2016 – Rodney Standerfer had his hands full during Thursday night’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature at Macon Speedway Zach Rhodes and Levi Kissinger challenging throughout, but the veteran Standerfer held off both to score his first win of the season. Standerfer led early, but through two cautions he first had Rhodes on his bumper, looking for a way around on the high side and then Kissinger, battling side-by-side through the middle …

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