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2019 Results

07/08/19 — Sycamore Speedway

MAPLE PARK, IL — July 9, 2019 — With a caution-inspired bit of luck on the opening lap, Bobby Pierce led all 50 laps of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature at Sycamore Speedway. The Oakwood, IL native ran off with $10,000 and the championship points lead, stealing it away from defending Champion Brian Shirley.  Jason

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Marlar Wins From Fifth at Quincy Raceways

QUINCY, IL — July 7, 2019 — Brian Shirley was in command early on Sunday night at Quincy Raceways, but a caution midway through the Feature allowed second-place running Mike Marlar to close the gap and eventually pass Shirley for the sixth DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of his career. Rusty Schlenk, of McClure, Ohio, set

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07/07/19 — Quincy Raceway

QUINCY, IL — July 7, 2019 — Former World of Outlaws Champion Mike Marlar scored his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season, charging from the high side on lap 26 to steal the lead from defending tour champion and current points leader Brian Shirley. Shirley settled for second, with polesitter Rusty Schlenk taking

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Pierce Pierces Field at Fayette County

BROWNSTOWN, IL — July 6, 2019 — Three-time DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion Bobby Pierce is starting to find his groove, and that could spell trouble for the rest of the field. On Saturday night at Fayette County Speedway, Pierce converted his outside front-row starting spot into a $7,500 payday at the makeup event from an

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07/06/19 — Fayette County Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, IL — July 6, 2019 — Taking the lead from the outside pole on the opening lap, Oakwood, IL native Bobby Pierce scored his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season at Fayette County Speedway. Former World of Outlaws Champion Mike Marlar and winner of the previous two nights, Gordy Gundaker, completed the

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Gundaker Pulls Off Thriller at Farmer City

STLRACING.COM PHOTO FARMER CITY, IL — July 5, 2019 — Gordy Gundaker pulled off a slide job on Shannon Babb through turns three and four coming to the checkers on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway to win his second consecutive DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature. Gundaker, Babb and Bobby Pierce battled back-and-forth over the final

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07/05/19 — Farmer City Raceway

FARMER CITY, IL — July 6, 2019 — Gordy Gundaker scored his second consecutive DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season at Farmer City Raceway, pocketing the $10,000 payday after going three-wide for the lead with Shannon Babb and Bobby Pierce in the final ten laps. Babb settled for second, and Pierce, who was fastest

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Gloria for Gundaker!

Rick Neff Photo – Story by Ruben Mireles   MACON, IL – July 4, 2019 – Gordy Gundaker goes back-to-back in the Herald & Review 100 at Macon Speedway after getting around Bobby Pierce on a last lap pass to win his second career Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” event. The St. Charles, Missouri racer won

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07/04/19 Macon Speedway

MACON, IL — July 4, 2019 — Putting to bed a heated battle between Shannon Babb and Bobby Pierce for 97 laps, St. Charles, MO-native Gordy Gundaker stole the lead from Pierce on the final lap at Macon Speedway to ride away with the $5,000 prize, his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season

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Fayette Rescheduled for Saturday, July 6

photo by A.E. Blair   BROWNSTOWN, IL — July 3 2019 — With rain affecting twelve DIRTcar Summer Nationals events already this season, officials are doing everything they can to reschedule events and make use of every free slot on the schedule. To this end, the Fayette Country Speedway event, originally scheduled for June 16,

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Oh, Mother! Davenport Postponed

  DAVENPORT, IA — July 3, 2019 — It seems Mother Nature is determined to put out the Hell Tour fires this year as she continues her torrent into Davenport, Iowa, forcing postponement of tonight’s Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event at Davenport Speedway. DIRTcar and track officials — determined not to let

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I-55 Canceled

Receding Floodwaters Still Too High to Run Saturday’s Summer Nationals Event at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 PEVELY, MO – July 2, 2019 – First officials tried moving the event back a weekend, but still the Mississippi River has not cooperated enough. Unfortunately, DIRTcar and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 officials will have