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UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals : Week 1 Wrapup

Grayville,IL — June 13, 2009 — The first week of the 22nd edition of the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” has been everything fans could want: Exciting features on high-banked bullrings with some of the greatest Dirt Late Model drivers who have ever raced on dirt. Weather Wins on Tuesday: The race scheduled to run today (Tuesday, June 16) ...

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UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Night 4: Erb Slides to Quad City Win

East Moline, IL — Dennis Erb Jr. showed fans on Sunday night the reason that he’s been crowned the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion for two years in a row. A model of consistency and patience throughout, Erb stalked second starting Ryan Unzicker for 18 laps before making his move under the El Paso, IL driver on the 19th circuit. ...

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UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Night 3: Eric Smith Powers to Kamp Motor Speedway Win

Boswell,IN — Eric Smith is no stranger to racing on a big stage but may have never experienced a win like what he earned Friday night at Kamp Motor Speedway in Boswell, IN. “We’ve always been pretty good here,” said an ecstatic Smith after his win. “But to actually win a $10,000 to win show, it’s the biggest race I’ve ...

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DIRTcar Download: DIRTcar Racing Heating Up The Summer Months

Concord,NC — POINTS BULLETIN: EFFECTIVE May 6, 2009 – The following change to the 2009 DIRTcar Membership Application is effective as of the date listed above: DIRTcar Racing Membership Deadline – The date for required membership in order to be awarded points has been changed to June 16, 2009. After June 16, drivers who are not members will not be ...

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UMP DIRTcar Racing's Big Stretch: This Weekend's $100,000 Dirt Late Model Dream Leads Into Grueling Month-Long Summer Nationals

Grayville, IL — There’s no bigger stretch of UMP DIRTcar Racing Super Late Model action than the one that begins this weekend at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The national spotlight will focus on UMP DIRTcar Racing with the running of Eldora’s $100,000 Dirt Late Model Dream XV this Friday and Saturday (June 5-6) and won’t fade until ...

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Annual UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Hell Tour’ Showcases 27 Dirt Late Model Races in 31 Days

ORLANDO, FL — Dec. 12, 2008 — The 21st annual UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour is the most grueling month in any form of motorsports. The 2009 series — also known as the “Hell Tour” — is one of the most challenging in history with 27 Super Dirt Late Model races in 31 days. More than anything, the schedule released ...

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UMP DIRTcar Racing Weekly Update: Dennis Erb Jr. Claims Second Straight Summer Nationals Crown

Evansville, IN — HAIL TO THE CHAMP: The path Dennis Erb Jr. took this year was slightly different, but the result was the same. After one month of hardscrabble racing and living on the road, the dirt Late Model veteran from Carpentersville, Ill., clinched his second consecutive UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals points championship. “It feels really good to win it ...

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UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Night 20: Matt Miller Captures ‘Birthday Race’ At Oakshade Raceway As Erb Clinches Second Straight Tour Title

WAUSEON, OH – July 12, 2008 – By Kellen Burns/UMP DIRTcar Racing P.R. – The third time is often the charm. So it was for Matt Miller on Saturday night at Oakshade Raceway, where the Waterville, Ohio, driver emerged victorious in the 60-lap UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals ‘Birthday Race.’ After running just “O.K.” in two other Summer Nationals appearances this ...

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UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Night 19: Shirley Captures Thrilling Feature At Brownstown Speedway To Keep Title Hopes Alive

BROWNSTOWN, IN – July 11, 2008 – By Kellen Burns/DIRTcar Racing P.R. – Brian Shirley says he thinks of everything he needs to do to win 10 minutes before a race. The Chatham, Ill., driver’s pre-race ritual definitely paid off Friday night, helping him to a thrilling victory in the 40-lap UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals A-Main at Brownstown Speedway. With ...

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UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Night 18: Miller Outclasses Field For Flag-To-Flag Victory At Spoon River

CANTON, IL — By Kellen Burns /DIRTcar Racing P.R. – It’s safe to say Darren Miller likes to leave no questions unanswered. The Milledgeville, Ill., standout took the lead from the outside pole at the start of Wednesday night’s 40-lap UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals A-Main at Spoon River Speedway and never looked back en route to his third victory of ...

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Thunderstorms Washes Out Thursday Night’s UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Event At La Salle Speedway

LA SALLE, IL – July 10, 2008 – A late-afternoon thunderstorm swamped La Salle Speedway on Thursday, forcing the cancellation of the evening’s scheduled UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at the quarter-mile oval. No makeup date was immediately announced for the 40-lap, $6,000-to-win race. The rainout was the sixth of the 2008 UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals. A seventh event, on ...

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Rain Washes Out Tuesday Night’s UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Event At Quincy Raceway

QUINCY, IL – July 8, 2008 – Afternoon thunderstorms washed out the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals event scheduled for Tuesday night at Quincy Raceway. Management of the quarter-mile oval, which was set to host the 18th race of the 2008 Summer Nationals, are discussing a raindate with UMP DIRTcar officials. Quincy’s rainout was the fifth of this year’s Summer Nationals ...

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UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Night 17: Korte Leads From Flag-To-Flag For Quad City Speedway Victory

East Moline, IL — By Kellen Burns /DIRTcar Racing P.R. Perseverance often times pays off in the end. Such was the case for Highland, Ill.’s Randy Korte on Sunday night at Quad City Raceway, where he captured the caution-free 40-lap UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals A-Main. Korte, who has had his share of strong runs on this year’s Summer Nationals tour, ...

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UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Night 16: Mars Continues Mastery Of Fairbury American Legion Speedway

Fairbury, IL — By Kellen Burns/DIRTcar Racing P.R. – When the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour visits Fairbury American Legion Speedway, Jimmy Mars is at the top of his game. The 36-year-old driver from Menomonie, Wis., showed his mastery of the quarter-mile oval once again on Saturday night, racing to victory in the track’s 50-lap Summer Nationals event for the ...

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UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Night 15: Moyer Sets New Track Record On Way To Tri-City Speedway Victory

Pontoon Beach,IL —  July 4, 2008 – By Kellen Burns/DIRTcar Racing P.R. – Records are meant to be broken. But when it comes to Billy Moyer, he doesn’t just break records, he shatters them. Moyer smashed the one-lap Super Late Model standard for the three-eighths-mile Tri-City Speedway in qualifying on Friday night, then backed it up by pulling off an ...

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UMP DIRTcar Racing Weekly Update: Brian Shirley In Title Chase As UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Enters Final Week Of Action

Evansville, IN — DECISION TIME: When the 2008 season began, Brian Shirley never envisioned that he would be in a neck-and-neck battle for the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship as the tour entered its final week. But that’s exactly the position in which Shirley finds himself – and thus he must soon make a hard decision. You see, Shirley, 27, ...

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Wednesday’s UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Stop At Morgan County Speedway Postponed By Rain To Friday, August 15th

Jacksonville,IL — CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM MORGAN COUNTY SPEEDWAY’S UMP SUMMER NATIONALS BEFORE THE RAIN CAME! July 2, 2008 – Unrelenting rain forced the postponement of Wednesday night’s UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at Morgan County Speedway. The 40-lap, $6,000-to-win show has been rescheduled for Friday.,  August 15th Two light showers – one that delayed the start of ...

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Heavy Rains Force Postponement Of Thursday’s Herald & Review 100 At Macon Speedway; Raindate Changed For UMP DIRT Summer Nationals Event At Morgan County Speedway

Macon, IL — July 3, 2008 – Heavy rain overnight and into the morning inundated the famed Macon Speedway, forcing the postponement of Thursday night’s UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Herald & Review 100. It marks the second year in a row that the high-banked, one-fifth-mile track’s marquee extra-distance event has been rescheduled by rain. The $6,000-to-win Herald & Review 100 ...

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