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Dennis Erb, Jr. Climbs to Sixth in Clash at the Mag; Full Week of Summer Nationals Next

DIRTcar Summer Nationals(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Following their epic ‘Dirt Late Model Dream’ triumph the previous weekend, Dennis Erb, Jr. and the #28 team were back on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series trail on June 17-18 in the annual running of the ‘Clash at the Mag’ at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi. Due to strong thunderstorms on Friday, the two-day extravaganza was condensed into a single-day shootout on Saturday paying $12,000 to the winner. Dennis knocked down the eleventh fastest lap in Group B during the time trial session prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race.


After starting the 60-lap main event from the outside of the fifth row, Dennis methodically worked his way forward during the caution-free affair. At the checkers, Dennis found himself in the sixth finishing position behind only race winner Darrell Lanigan, Jimmy Owens, Brandon Sheppard, Scott Bloomquist, and Jared Landers. The Carpentersville, Illinois star still sits seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting Magnolia. Full results from the ‘Clash at the Mag’ can be obtained by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.


With no rest for the weary, Dennis Erb Racing is set to tackle a full week of UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals action from June 21-26 in the states of Illinois, Iowa, and Indiana. In all and weather pending, six “Hell Tour” dates are planned for this week starting later tonight at Jacksonville Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois. A total of $50,000 in top prizes will be on the line, as the popular tour snakes through the Midwest. You can watch Dennis sling dirt at the following venues this week:


June 21 – Jacksonville Speedway (Jacksonville, IL) – $5,000 to win

June 22 – Farley Speedway (Farley, IA) – $10,000 to win

June 23 – Spoon River Speedway (Banner, IL) – $10,000 to win

June 24 – Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, IL) – $10,000 to win

June 25 – Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL) – $10,000 to win

June 26 – Tri-State Speedway (Haubstadt, IN) – $5,000 to win


Dennis would like to thank all of his sponsors including: J.R. McBride Leasing, McBride Mack, M&S Concrete, Ideal Ready Mix, M&M Painting & Construction, VoMac Truck Sales, Performance Rod & Custom (PRC), Midwest Sheet Metal, Jay D1ckens Racing Engines, Hoosier Racing Tires, PrintWorx, Allstar Performance, Aurora Rod Ends, Beyea Custom Headers, Black Diamond Chassis, Brinn Transmissions, Butlerbuilt Safety Systems, CV Products, Delph Communications, Dyer’s Top Rods, Envy Suspension & Race Consultants, Fel-Pro Gaskets, Five Star Performance Bodies, Frankland Racing Supply, Hypercoils, Jones Racing Products, K-B Carburetors, Maxima Racing Oils, Peterson Fluid Systems, Quarter Master, Simpson Race Products, Sweet Mfg., T&D Machine Products, TWM Racing Products, VP Racing Fuels, Weld Wheels, Wiles Driveshafts, and Wilwood Engineering.


The latest dirt on the Dennis Erb Racing team can be found all year long at www.DennisErb.com.


Media Contact: Ryan Delph – Delph Communications


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