BROWNSTOWN, Ill. – June 23, 2011 – Mike Harrison of Highland, Ill., became the third different driver in four events to claim a DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory after capturing the $1,000 payday Thursday night at Fayette County Speedway.
The victory is the first Summit Modified Nationals triumph for the reigning DIRTcar UMP Modified National Champion. Harrison jumped to the lead at the start and held off third starting John DeMoss of Bloomington, Ind., to claim the victory. Brent Mullins of Litchfield, Ill., would finish third. Second staring McKay Wenger of Fairbury, Ill. would come to the line fourth while Michael Fox of Bridgeport, Ill., rounded out the top five.
Heat race winners were Harrison, Wenger, Demoss, and Mullins. Gabe Menser of Ashmore Ill., and Jimmy Cummins of Highland, Ill. captured B-Main victories.
The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action tomorrow night, Thursday June 24 at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill.
DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Fayette County (Ill.) Speedway; June 23, 2011
A-Main: 1. Mike Harrison ($1,000), 2. John Demoss, 3. Brent Mullins, 4. Mckay Wenger, 5. Michael Fox, 6. Jeff Curl, 7. Brian Lynn, 8. Kelby Simmons, 9. Michael Bobyard, 10. Craig Kern, 11. Tim Hancock, 12. Gabe Menser, 13. Dean Hoffman, 14. Jay Ledford, 15. Dave Crawley, 16. Cole Hassong, 17. Aaron Draege, 18. Nick Hoffman, 19. Jimmy Cummins, 20. Jake Draege, 21. Ed Roley, 22. Steve Lach, 23. Clint Demoss.
2011 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule
|June 15||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, Ind.||PPD/July 12|
|June 16||Kankakee County Speedway||Kankakee, Ill.||Ken Schrader (39)|
|June 17||Cedar Lake Speedway||Cedar Lake, Wis.||Ryan Gustin (52)|
|June 18||Cedar Lake Speedway||Cedar Lake, Wis.||Canceled Rain|
|June 20||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.||PPD/July13|
|June 21||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.||PPD/July 14|
|June 22||Highland Speedway||Highland, Ill.||Ken Schrader (37)|
|June 23||Fayette County Speedway||Brownstown, Ill.||Mike Harrison(35)|
|June 24||Tri-City Speedway||Pontoon Beach, Ill.|
|June 25||Fairbury American Legion Speedway||Fairbury, Ill.|
|June 26||I-96 Speedway||Lake Odessa, Mich.|
|June 28||Lincoln Park Speedway||Putnamville, Ind.|
|June 29||Belle Clair Speedway||Belleville, Ill.|
|June 30||Clay Hill Motorsports Park||Atwood, Tenn.|
|July 1||Paducah International Raceway||Paducah, Ky.|
|July 2||I-55 Raceway||Pevely, Mo.|
|July 3||Lincoln Speedway||Lincoln, Ill.|
|July 6||Peoria Speedway||Peoria, Ill.|
|July 7||Macon Speedway||Macon, Ill.|
|July 8||Farmer City Raceway||Farmer City, Ill.|
|July 9||Clarksville Speedway||Clarksville, Tenn.|
|July 10||Tri-State Speedway||Haubstadt, Ind.|
|July 12||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, Ind.|
|July 13||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.|
|July 14||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.|
|July 15||Attica Raceway Park||Attica, Ohio|
|July 16||Oakshade Raceway||Wauseon, Ohio|
The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals is brought to fans by several sponsors and partners including Summit Racing Equipment, Hoosier Racing Tires, GM Performance Parts, University of Northwestern Ohio, Aero Race Wheels, ASI Racewear, Auto Meter, Bell Helmets, Beyea Custom Headers, Bilstein Shocks, Fast Shafts, Fusion Graphics & Sign Company, Intercomp, Racing Electronics, Vicci, Chizmark Larson Insurance, KSE Racing Products, MSD Ignition, QA1 Motorsports, Quarter Master, R2C Performance Intake Systems, RacingJunk.com, Willy’s Carburetor & Dyno Shop, VP Racing Fuels.