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Wes Steidinger takes UMP Summer Nationals win at Macon Speedway!

1st Heat 1. DC3 Don Cisco 2. 22D Chris D1ck 3. 18 Shane Tomlin 4. C4 Jason Cleaver 5. Rodney Standerfer 6. Rick Standridge 7. Mike Durbin 2nd Heat 1. 5s Steve Shepperd, Jr. 2. 5 Bret Sievert 3. 9z Jayme Zidar 4. 27 Rodney Melvin 5. 16H Mike Hammerle 6. 1A Justin Allgaier 7. 13 Mike Fannin 8. 38 Doug Hemer 3rd Heat 1. 71 Don O’Neal 2. B12 Kevin Weaver 3. J1 Wes Steidinger 4. 81 Kevin Cole 5. 82 Roger Brickler 6. 27B Jeff Beyers 7. E4 …

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Dennis Erb Jr. Crowned Champion Of UMP DIRTcar Racing Summernationals For First Time

Dennis Erb Jr. Crowned Champion Of UMP DIRTcar Racing Summernationals For First Time WAUSEON, OH – July 16, 2007 – The title Dennis Erb Jr. has dearly wanted is now on his resume. Erb, 34, of Carpentersville, Ill., completed a relentless march to his first career UMP DIRTcar Racing Summernationals championship, clinching the $25,000 crown on Saturday night in the prestigious Midwest dirt Late Model tour’s 2007 points finale at Oakshade Raceway. “Early in the year I set my mind to go and win this Summernationals deal,” said Erb, whose …

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Jeep VanWormer takes UMP Summer Nationals win at Oakshade Raceway!

FEATURE: Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points 1 1 55VM Jeep Vanwormer Pinnconning , Mi 95 2 13 J1 Wes Steidinger Fairbury , Il 90 3 8 58 Aj Diemel Navareno , Wi 85 4 9 1 N Casey Noonan Sylvania , Oh 80 5 2 1 RZ Brian Ruhlman Clark Lake, Mi 75 6 3 1 AS Aaron Scott Newark , Oh 73 7 7 5 S Steve Sheppard New Berlin, Il 71 8 21 34 P Justin Paxton Lambertville , Mi 69 9 14 5 K Eddie …

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Night 25 of the 26-Event UMP DIRTcar Racing Summernationals: VanWormer Scores Dramatic Victory, Erb Clinches Title In Tour Points Finale At Oakshade Raceway

WAUSEON, OH – July 14, 2007 – Waiting out the storm paid off big-time for Jeep VanWormer. The Pinconning, Mich., standout brought a dramatic close to a program that was delayed nearly five hours by rain, passing Wes Steidinger of Fairbury, Ill., with the white flag flying to win Saturday night’s 2007 UMP DIRTcar Racing Summernationals points finale at Oakshade Raceway. VanWormer, 32, earned $10,000 for capturing the 60-lap ‘Birthday Race,’ an annual event that drew a near capacity crowd to the four-tenths-mile oval. Dennis Erb Jr. of Carpentersville, Ill., …

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Night 24 of the 26-Event UMP DIRTcar Racing Summernationals: Brady Smith Becomes Latest First-Time Tour Winner At Farmer City Raceway

FARMER CITY, IL – July 13, 2007 – Brady Smith’s pursuit of a big-money victory is over. The rising star from Solon Springs, Wis., broke through on Friday night, winning the 40-lap UMP DIRTcar Racing Summernationals A-Main at Farmer City Raceway. “We finally got a big win for our Amsoil/Big Red Motorsports team,” said a happy, relieved Smith after pocketing $10,000 for his first career triumph on the grueling Summernationals tour. “It’s been a long time coming.” Smith, a 30-year-old who has been entering special dirt Late Model events outside …

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Night 23 of the 26-Event UMP DIRTcar Racing Summernationals: Steve Sheppard Jr. Captures First-Ever Tour Win At La Salle Speedway

LA SALLE , IL – July 12, 2007 – Steve Sheppard Jr. was on top of the world after winning Thursday night’s 40-lap UMP DIRTcar Racing Summernationals A-Main at La Salle Speedway. “This is one of the greatest days of my life,” pronounced Sheppard, a smile dominating his face as he signed autographs and accepted congratulatory handshakes in the pit area. “I ain’t kidding. This was only a $6,000 (to win) show, but it’s the biggest one I’ve ever won. It was the first career Summernationals triumph for the New …

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