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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Legends Week Kicks Off at Jacksonville

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 ...

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World of Outlaw Late Model Race Week – Firecracker 100

SARVER, PA — June 17, 2019 — First came the Firecracker, then came the party. Now in the 13th year, the two are synonymous. For three nights at Lernerville Speedway beginning this Thursday, race fans will set up camp for the biggest Dirt Late Model event in Pennsylvania and party all day around the races each night. There’s a concert ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    6.17.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings heading into the second week of the UMP Summer Nationals and the Firecracker 100 at Lernerville Speedway.   Last weekend the Lucas Oil Series had a trio of races starting in Fayetteville, North Carolina.   Kyle Bronson picked up his first Lucas win of the season ...

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7th Annual Wild Man Kelly Classic Summer Nationals Hell Tour Presented By ILMO Propane

Jacksonville Speedway

This Tuesday June 18th Jacksonville Speedway hosts the 7th Annual Wild Man Kelly Classic Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” presented by ILMO Propane.   The annual stop of the Hell Tour at Jacksonville Speedway produces some of the best racing of the season and is the only scheduled event for the Super Late Models at the Jacksonville track. Among those planning to ...

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Sycamore UMP Summer Nationals gets rained out before features!

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

MAPLE PARK, IL — June 14, 2019 — Evening showers in Maple Park, Illinois forced DIRTcar and track officials to postpone completion of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event on Friday night. All Features will be run after the Modified Last Chance Showdown on the rescheduled date of Monday, July 8th! Ticketholders should keep tickets ...

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Shirley Defends His Crown in Hell Tour Opener

KANKAKEE, IL — June 13, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion Brian Shirley kicked off this year’s Hell Tour in true champ fashion, leading all but the first lap of the Feature to score his 20th all-time Summer Nationals win and first-ever win at Kankakee County Speedway.   With his $5,000 check secured, the Chatham, IL driver commended the track for making ...

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2019 Summer Nationals tour is ready to get the green!

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

34th Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals Kicks Off Wednesday in Peoria Most grueling tour in motorsports features 26 races over 32 nights   CONCORD, NC — June 12, 2019 — The DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” is set to kick off the 34th consecutive year of competition in 2019. Starting on Wednesday, June 12, at Peoria Speedway (IL) and ending ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

 by Don Martin                    6.10.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings after the completion of the 25th Annual Dream at Eldora Speedway last weekend.   What can you say about Brandon Sheppard and Mark Richards Racing.    BShepp was incredible tackling the cushion over the last 25 laps of the race just inches from the wall.   He had ...

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It’s Time for the Dream!

WAKE UP CALL: OUTLAWS TAKE ON #DLMDREAM25 AT ELDORA Nine full-time Outlaws going for a shot at $125,000 ROSSBURG, OH – June 6, 2019 – A bigger-than-ever check. The massive car count. The packed grandstands. It’s time for the Dream. The 25th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway is finally here, and the Outlaws are ready ...

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Mike Ruefer’s A-Team “Top 25” Dirt Late Model Ranking

  May 2019 “The Before the Dream Edition” Rain and storms were the headlines this month as much as the racing. Let’s hope the weather calms down and we can get back to a consistent racing schedule. June is a big month. We start off with the Dream at Eldora Speedway and feast the rest of the month with a ...

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Chasteen Takes Big Ten Super Late Model Opener At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) A talented field of Midwest Big Ten Super Late Model drivers gathered at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL this past Friday, May 17 for their opening race of the 2019 season.  For Lincoln Speedway, it was the fourth race of the season and the first of two this year which will feature the high powered racecars.   2018 ...

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Super Late Models Race Into Town Friday At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) The always popular Super Late Models are set for their first of two appearances at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL, this coming Friday, May 17.  It also marks the 2019 opener for the Midwest Big Ten Super Late Model tour, after the original opener was rained out at Belle-Clair Speedway.  Four other racing divisions will join the Super ...

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Mike Ruefer’s A-Team “Top 25” Dirt Late Model Ranking

  April 2019 Usually April is a busy month for racing but the only thing busy was the rain. Not to beat a blown up motor but it rained a lot and everywhere. Cancellations and postponements ruled the Dirt Late Model world. There were still enough events scattered around that dodged the showers so there was some movement in the ...

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120 Cars Race On Second Night At Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

Standerfer Sets Record, Misses out on Sweep By BZ (Macon, IL) Rodney Standerfer is a two-time Modified track champion at Macon Speedway. It’s quite an accomplishment. On Saturday night, the Opening Night feature winner came out and established a new qualifying record. Coming into the night, the standing track record was 11.425 set by Levi Kissinger on July 7, 2016, ...

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