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DIRTcar National, Regional Points Set to Resume This Weekend

CONCORD, NC – June 10, 2020 – This weekend, full national and regional points for all nine divisions of DIRTcar Racing will resume after nearly three months of hiatus due to nationwide restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Points will continue being tallied starting with the DIRTcar-sanctioned events scheduled for this Friday, June 12. All participants MUST be registered 2020 DIRTcar members to be eligible for national/regional point fund money.

 

As of June 10, all DIRTcar competition designated eligible for national/regional points contested from January 3 through March 14 has been counted toward the current standings. Those standings will be uploaded to the points section of DIRTcar.com by this Thursday, June 11.

 

Under normal yearly procedure, drivers are able to earn points through the final weekend in September, culminating with the Fall Nationals event traditionally held in the first weekend of October. However, DIRTcar officials are currently considering extending the points season through the end of October – a decision will be made within the next 30 days.

 

The number of best finishes for each driver counting toward national/regional points standings will have no change. Top 35 for Late Models, top 30 for UMP Modifieds and top 20 for all other DIRTcar divisions.

 

A fully updated DIRTcar master schedule will be posted on DIRTcar.com in the coming weeks. For the latest updates on which tracks are open for racing, stay tuned to all DIRTcar Racing website and social media channels in addition to your local track’s channels.

 

WEEKEND WINNERS – June 4-7

 

Thursday, June 4

ELDORA SPEEDWAY – Former DIRTcar UMP Modified star Kyle Strickler won his first-ever Eldora Late Model Feature in dominating fashion, leading all 30 laps for $10,000 in night #1 of the Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational.

 

Friday, June 5

ELDORA SPEEDWAY – Southeastern Super Late Model ace Brandon Overton came out on top of the 48-strong DIRTcar Late Model field in the Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational preliminary Feature, worth another $10,000.

 

FAYETTEVILLE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

  • UMP Modifieds – Christian Thomas

 

JACKSON COUNTY SPEEDWAY

  • UMP Modifieds – JP Roberts
  • Sport Mods – Cruz Vandall

 

ATTICA RACEWAY PARK – Logan Arntz scored his first Attica DIRTcar Late Model win in thrilling fashion, beating Matt Irey to the line by just .049 seconds.

 

HILLTOP SPEEDWAY

  • UMP Modifieds – Kyle Moore

 

Saturday, June 6

ELDORA SPEEDWAY – (COMP Cams Performance of the Week) Tim McCreadie rallies late in the 67-lap DIRTcar Late Model event with a backup car, making the pass for the lead on Brandon Sheppard in the closing laps and holding the field off on a green-white-checkered finish for the big check of $50,000.

 

BIG O Speedway – Jim Moon picked up his second BIG O DIRTcar Late Model win of the year.

 

BROWNSTOWN SPEEDWAY

  • DIRTcar UMP Modifieds – Tyler Nicely
  • Sportsmans – Pewter Hall
  • Factory Stocks – Dalton Fleenor
  • Sport Compacts – Jerry Gibson Jr.

 

CHARLESTON SPEEDWAY

  • DIRTcar UMP Modifieds – Hunt Gossum
  • Pro Mods – BJ Deal
  • Stock Cars – Megan Erwin
  • Sport Compacts – Jeremy Reed

 

CLARKSVILLE SPEEDWAY

  • DIRTcar Late Models – David Seibers
  • UMP Modifieds – Trent Young
  • Pro Late Models – Dustin Rollins
  • Factory Stocks – Charles Zimmerman
  • Sport Compacts – Jake Wolfe

 

ELKINS RACEWAY

  • DIRTcar UMP Modifieds – Phil Jeffries

 

FEDERATED AUTO PARTS RACEWAY AT I-55

  • DIRTcar Late Models – Tim Manville
  • UMP Modifieds – Will Krup
  • Sportsmans – Joel Ortberg
  • Pro Mods – Trey Harris
  • Sport Compacts – Austin Harris

 

MERRITT SPEEDWAY

  • UMP Modifieds – Jeff Erickson Jr.
  • Late Models – Dona Marcoullier

 

OAKSHADE RACEWAY

  • Late Models – Rusty Schlenk
  • UMP Sportsman – Rusty Smith

 

PLYMOUTH SPEEDWAY

  • UMP Modifieds – Frank Marshall

 

RICHMOND RACEWAY (KY)

  • UMP Modifieds – Josh Harris

 

TYLER COUNTY RACEWAY

  • Late Models – Tyler Carpenter
  • UMP Modifieds – Kyle Lukon, Cody Brightwell

 

Sunday, June 7

FEDERATED AUTO PARTS RACEWAY AT I-55

  • UMP Modifieds – Kyle Steffens

 

LOOK AHEAD

 

Friday, June 12

Attica Raceway Park (Attica, OH) – DIRTcar Late Models. Gates open at 4:30pm. Grandstand general admission $15, pit passes $30.

 

Fayette County Speedway (Brownstown, IL) – The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series kicks off its eleventh season of racing Friday night with a $2,000-to-win main event. Factory Stocks and Sport Compacts will join the AMS Mods on the docket, set for a 7pm start time. Pits open at 4pm, grandstands at 5. General admission $15, pit passes $35.

 

Hilltop Speedway (Millersburg, OH) – DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will be in action. Pits and grandstand gates open at 5pm. General admission is $12, pit passes are $30.

 

Lincoln Speedway (Lincoln, IL) – The season opener features the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, Pro Late Models, Stock Cars and Sport Compacts. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands at 5, Hot Laps at 6. General admission $15.

 

Ohio Valley Speedway (Washington, WV) – After being washed out by rain the previous three weekends, Ohio Valley will try yet again to open the season this Friday night with DIRTcar Late Models and UMP Modifieds. Pit gates open at 4pm, pit admission $40.

 

Tri-City Motor Speedway (Auburn, MI) – It’s opening weekend! The first race of the brand-new Merritt Speedway/Tri-City Motor Speedway Late Model Challenge Series kicks off for the DIRTcar Late Models Friday night with a $3,000-to-win event. Grandstands open at 4pm, Late Model Qualifying time begins at 7:15. General admission tickets available at the gate – $15 for adults, $10 for kids 5-10.

 

Saturday, June 13

All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, FL) – A $1,500-to-win special event for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds is on the docket for this Saturday. Gates open at 3pm, Hot Laps at 7. General admission tickets are $12 for adults, 12-and-under FREE.

 

BIG O Speedway (Ennis, TX) – DIRTcar Late Models

 

Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, IN) – $600-to-win Don Russ Memorial for DIRTcar Factory Stocks, joined by UMP Modifieds and UMP Sportsman. As of June 10, the grandstands will be closed to fans. Pit gates open at 2pm, Hot Laps at 6pm.

 

Charleston Speedway (Charleston, IL) – DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, Pro Mods, Stock Cars, Factory Stocks and Sport Compacts.

 

Clarksville Speedway (Clarksville, TN) – DIRTcar Late Models ($1,200-to-win), UMP Modifieds, Pro Late Models, Factory Stocks and Sport Compacts. Gates open at 4pm, Hot Laps at 6.

 

East Bay Raceway (Gibsonton, FL) – DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. Hot Laps at 6pm. Adult tickets $14, Seniors & Military $12, Teens 13-17 $9, Children 12 & under FREE with paying adult.

 

Elkins Raceway (Kerens, WV) – DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

 

Hendry County Motorsports Park (Clewiston, FL) – DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. Gates open at 4pm, racing at 7. Adult general admission $20, seniors/teens $15, kids 6-12 $10.

 

I-77 Speedway (Ripley, WV) – DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. No spectators allowed. Pit gates open at 3pm. Pit passes $40.

 

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (Pevely, MO) – DIRTcar Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Pro Mods, UMP Sportsman and Sport Compacts.

 

Macon Speedway (Macon, IL) – Opening night at Macon features the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, Pro Late Models, UMP Sportsman, Pro Mods, Stock Cars and Sport Compacts. Pit gates open at 3pm, grandstands at 5, Hot Laps at 6. General admission $15.

 

Merritt Speedway (Lake City, MI) – Race #2 of the Merritt/Tri-City Late Model Challenge Series for the DIRTcar Late Models hits the dirt Saturday night with a $5,000-to-win event. UMP Modifieds are also on the card. Pits open at 4pm, racing at 6. Adult general admission tickets are $15, kids 5-and-up $10.

 

Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH) – DIRTcar UMP Modifieds compete in a $1,200-to-win special. Gates open at 2pm, Hot Laps at 6. General admission $25, pit passes $40.

 

Muskingum County Speedway (Zanesville, OH) – Opening night kicks off with DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and UMP Sportsman on the racing card. Hot Laps at 5pm, racing at 6. General admission tickets are $20.

 

Oakshade Raceway (Wauseon, OH) – DIRTcar Late Models and UMP Sportsman.

 

Peoria Speedway (Peoria, IL) – Opening night at Peoria features DIRTcar Late Models ($1,500-to-win), UMP Modifieds ($1,500-to-win), Stock Cars and Sport Compacts. Pit gates open at 1pm, grandstands open at 5, Hot Laps at 6. Grandstand general admission is $12, pit passes are $35.

 

Plymouth Speedway (Plymouth, IN) – DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. Spectators allowed at half-capacity. Gates open at 2:30pm, Hot Laps at 5. Adult general admission tickets are $13, pit passes $30.

 

Spoon River Speedway (Canton, IL) – The Gary Cook Jr. Memorial Race opens the 2020 Spoon River season with the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, $2564 to win. Pro Late Models and Sport Compacts are also on the docket. Pit gates open at 2pm, Hot Laps at 6. General admission $15, pit passes $35.

 

St. Francois County Raceway (Farmington, MO) – The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series makes a visit to St. Francois on Saturday night for race #2 on the 2020 schedule, $2,000-to-win. Gates open at 4pm, Hot Laps at 6. Adult general admission tickets are $10, pit passes are $30. Autograph session starts at 4:30!

 

Tyler County Raceway (Middlebourne, WV) – DIRTcar Late Models and UMP Modifieds. Gates open at 4pm, Hot Laps at 6:45. General admission is $15, pit passes $30.

 

Sunday, June 14

Daugherty Speedway (Chase, IN) – DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, Pro Late Models, Stock Cars and Sport Compacts. Pit gates open at 2pm, grandstands open at 4. Grandstand tickets are $15, pit passes are $30.

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