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Jeff Leka Wins in Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Action at Farmer City

American-Modified-SeriesFarmer City, IL-May 22, 2015- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series kicked off its 2015 Memorial Day Weekend Land of Lincoln tour at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, IL and Jeff Leka of Buffalo, IL scored his second career tour victory and first since he won with the tour at Farmer City in August 2013. The win for Leka was worth $1,500 and came aboard his Wiseman Salvage and Demolition/Byerline Garage/Accurate Towing/Pontiac RV/Mr. Auto Electric/Aggressive Signs and Designs/Budda Bert Transmission Sales/All Star Performance/McQuinn Motorsports sponsored #3L Bob Pierce Race Car powered by a NCP Race Engine.

Mark Lamont would take the lead at the start of the event, only to have Chad Kinder overhaul him for the lead one circuit later. Kinder would keep the race lead until lap 18 when his mount suffered a broken front ball joint and Jeff Leka would inherit the race lead. Leka would lead the final laps to score the victory and garner a $1,500 payday. Jay Ledford would finish in the runner-up position, while top qualifier Steven Brooks would complete the podium finishers with a third place effort. Tyler Nicely would finish in the fourth position, with opening lap leader Mark Lamont completing the top five at the conclusion of the event.

The remainder of the top ten at the completion of the Farmer City Raceway A-Main would be Clayton Miller, Brian Lynn, Josh Harris, Lance Dehm, Jeff Curl. The 30 lap, $1,500 to win event would go caution free.

In preliminary action, Steven Brooks was the Quick Car Racing Product top qualifier among 34 entries at 14.390 seconds. Summit Racing Equipment heat one went to Mark Lamont, while Jay Ledford scored the win in Wiles Driveshafts heat two. Hypercoils heat three went to Chad Kinder, with Jeff Leka winning Frankland Racing Equipment heat four. The Out-Pace Racing Products B-Mains went to Justin Leka and Jacoby Hines, while Jefffrey Ledford and Jamie Lomax.

The next events for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will be tonight Saturday May 23 at Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL for the 2nd Annual Gary Cook, Jr. Memorial, paying $2,064 to win.

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series presents UMP DirtCar Modified sanctioned dirt track entertainment at racing venues throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Tennessee. For more information concerning the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series, contact series race director Jeff Evans at (859) 358-7178 or by email at jdevans@live.com or by visiting the series social media outlets at www.americanmodifiedseries.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/American-Modified-Series, and on Twitter @AmericanModSeri.
Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Race Summary-2015 Event #6: Farmer City Raceway-Farmer City, IL-May 22, 2015

Quick Car Racing Products Overall Top Qualifier- Steven Brooks 14.390
Summit Racing Equipment Heat #1 (top 4 transfer)- Mark Lamont, Clayton Miller, Tyler Nicely, Allen Weisser, Mike McKinney, Danny Schwartz, Nick Clubb, Donovan Lodge
Wiles Driveshafts Heat #2 (top 4 transfer)- Jay Ledford, Jeff Curl, Lance Dehm, Jacob Poel, Justin Leka, David Henderson, Michael Watson, Rory Overmyer
Hypercoils Heat #3 (top 4 transfer)- Chad Kinder, Steven Brooks, Brian Lynn, Lucas Lee, Jimmy Dehm, Denny Schwartz, Jamie Lomax, Don Hammer, Sabreena Ekstrom Frankland Racing Equipment Heat #4 (top 4 transfer)- Jeff Leka, Josh Harris, Cory Daugherty, Ray Bollinger, Jeffrey Ledford, Jacoby Hines, Austin Lynn, Zane Oodewaldt Out-Pace Racing Products B-Main #1 (top 2 transfer)- Justin Leka, Mike McKinney, David Henderson, Danny Schwartz, Donovan Lodge, Nick Clubb, Rory Overmyer, Michael Watson Out-Pace Racing Products B-Main #2 (top 2 transfer)- Jacoby Hines, Denny Schwartz, Jeffrey Ledford, Jimmy Dehm, Jamie Lomax, Austin Lynn, Don Hammer, Sabreena Ekstrom (DNS- Zane Oedewaldt)
Farmer City Raceway A-Main: Jeff Leka, Jay Ledford, Steven Brooks, Tyler Nicely, Mark Lamont, Clayton Miller, Brian Lynn, Josh Harris, Lance Dehm, Jeff Curl, Lucas Lee, Denny Schwartz, Allen Weisser, Cory Daugherty, Jamie Lomax, Jeffrey Ledford, Ray Bollinger, Mike McKinney, Chad Kinder, Jacob Poel, Justin Leka, Jacoby Hines

Race Statistics
*Entries- 34
*Race Leaders- 3 (Mark Lamont 1, Chad Kinder 2-17, Jeff Leka 18-30)
*Cautions- None
*Red Flags- None
*Series Provisional Starters- Jeffrey Ledford, Jamie Lomax
*Track Provisional Starters- None
*Time of Race- N/A
*Quick Car Racing Products Fast Time Award ($100 cash)- Steven Brooks 14.390
*All Star Performance Hard Charger Award ($100 certificate)- Denny Schwartz (started 20th- finished 12th: advanced 8 positions)
*Crane Cams Ignition Systems Live Wire Award ($250 certificate for the highest finisher using a Crane Cams Ignition system)- Clayton Miller
*Maxima Racing Oil Tough Fifth Place Finisher ($50 certificate)- Mark Lamont
*Wilwood Lucky Seven Award ($50 certificate)- Brian Lynn
*Summit Racing Equipment Heat One Winner ($50 certificate)- Mark Lamont
*Wiles Driveshafts Heat Two Winner ($75 certificate)- Jay Ledford *Hypercoil Springs Heat Three Winner (certificate for one spring)- Chad Kinder *Frankland Racing Equipment Heat Four Winner ($75 certificate)- Jeff Leka *Out Pace Racing Products B-Main Award ($75 gift certificate to the first non-transfer)- David Henderson

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Points (after 5/22/2015)
1. Tyler Nicely (Owensboro, KY)- 1,300
2. Clayton Miller (Elkton, KY)- 1,290
3. Josh Harris (Owensboro, KY)- 1,185
4. Mark Lamont (Crossville, IL)- 1,120
5. Brian Shaw (Robinson, IL)- 995
6. Matt Cooper (McKenzie, TN)- 725
7. Danny Claycomb (Vincennes, IN)- 665
8. Jeff Curl (Fairbury, IL)- 565
9. Lucas Lee (Paris, TN)- 465
10. Trent Young (Hopkinsville, KY)- 460

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2015 Racing Schedule March 21 (Saturday)- Clarksville Speedway (Clarksville, TN)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start- 11th Annual Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic (www.clarksvillespeedway.com)- Clayton Miller- Elkton, KY March 28 (Saturday)- Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, TN)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start (www.smokymountainspeedway.com)- Nick Stroupe- Iron Station, NC April 18 (Saturday)- Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway (Calvert City, KY)- 40 laps/$4,000 to win/$250 start (www.kylakespeedway.com)- Brian Shaw- Robinson, IL April 24 (Friday)- Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN)- 30 laps/$2,000 to win/$200 to start- 2nd Annual J.B. Robinson Memorial (www.bloomingtonspeedway.com)- Kent Robinson- Bloomington, IN May 2 (Saturday)- Chandler Motor Speedway (Chandler, IN)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.chandlermotorspeedway.com)- Brian Shaw- Robinson, IL May 15 (Friday)- Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway (Calvert City, KY)- 30 laps/$2,000 to win/$200 to start (www.kylakespeedway.com)- Rained Out May 22 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.farmercityracing.com)- Jeff Leka- Buffalo, IL May 23 (Saturday)- Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 30 laps/$2,064 to win/$200 to start- 2nd Annual Gary Cook, Jr. Memorial (www.fairburyspeedway.com) May 24 (Sunday)- LaSalle Speedway (LaSalle, IL)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.lasallespeedway.com) June 13 (Saturday)- Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway (Calvert City, KY)- 35 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start (www.kylakespeedway.com)- Bluegrass Nationals- rescheduled from May 16 rainout) June 26 (Friday)- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.molerracewaypark.com) June 27 (Saturday)- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.florencespeedway.com) July 17 (Friday)- To Be Announced July 18 (Saturday)- Clarksville Speedway (Clarksville, TN)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.clarksvillespeedway.com) September 4 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start (www.farmercityracing.com) September 5 (Saturday)- Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 50 laps/$10,000 to win/$300 to start- 3rd Annual Casey’s AMS Modified Nationals (www.fairburyspeedway.com) September 6 (Sunday)- Spoon River Speedway (Canton, IL)- 50 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 25th Annual Modified Fall Nationals (www.spoonriverspeedway.com) September 26 (Saturday)- Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway (Calvert City, KY)- 40 laps/$4,000 to win/$250 to start (www.kylakespeedway.com) October 24 (Saturday)- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 6th Annual Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Championship (www.florencespeedway.com)

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2015 Official Sponsors *Summit Racing Equipment (www.summitracing.com)- “Title Sponsor for the American Modified Series and Sponsor of Heat Race #1”
*All Star Performance (www.allstarperformance.com)- “Official Hard Charger of the Race” Award Sponsor at all Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series events *Crane Cams Ignition Systems- (www.cranecams.com)- “Official Ignition System” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series *KBC Graphics- (www.kbcgraphix.com)- “Official Graphics Company” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series (www.kbcgraphix.com) *Maxima Racing Oil- (www.maximausa.com) “Official Oil” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series and Tough Fifth Place Award Sponsor *Quick Car Racing Products- (www.quickcar.net)- “$100 Fast Qualifier Award” at all Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series events *VP Racing Fuels (www.vpracingfuels.com)- “Official Race Fuel” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series *Wilwood (www.wilwood.com)- “Official Brakes” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series and “Lucky 7” Award Sponsor

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2015 Marketing Partners Bad Fast Race Chassis (www.734dirt.com) Bandit Race Cars (www.banditracecars.net) Bilstein (www.bilsteinus.com) Bob Poynter GM (www.bobpoynter.com) Boknecht Trucking Dale Meers Race Engines DASCO Racing Supply Fox Shocks (www.ridefox.com) Frankland Racing Equipment (www.franklandracing.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #4”
Hypercoils (www.hypercoils.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #3”
Impressive Race Cars (www.impressiveracecars.com) Integra Shocks (www.integrashocksprings.com) Maximum Energy Development (www.maximumenergy.us) Mullins Race Engines (www.mullinsraceengines.com) Nemesis Race Cars (www.nemesisracecars.com) Out-Pace Racing Products (www.out-pace.com)- “Sponsor of B-Mains”
RACEceiver (www.raceceiver.com)
Reaper Race Cars
UMP Dirt Car (www.umpracing.com)
Wick Oil Company (www.wickoil.com)
Wiles Driveshafts (www.wilesdriveshafts.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #2”

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