Author: DIRTcar Racing


Lincoln Events Rescheduled

  LINCOLN, IL – July 2, 2019 – The DIRTcar Summer Nationals Late Models and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Features that were cut short by rain last Sunday, June 30, at the Lincoln Speedway have been rescheduled for Thursday, July 25.


Mother Nature Wins Again at Wilmot

  WILMOT, WI – July 2, 2019 – Rain showers across the Southeastern part of Wisconsin have forced DIRTcar and Wilmot Raceway officials to cancel Tuesday evening’s Summer Nationals event. There will not be a makeup date.


Rain Cuts Lincoln Short, Cancels Events at Route 66

  JOLIET, IL – June 30, 2019 – While rain impacted the finish of Sunday’s Summer Nationals events at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, IL, rain throughout the midwest has also forced DIRTcar Racing and Dirt Oval at Route 66 officals to cancel Monday’s events in Joliet.


Babb is Back!

Rick Neff Photo HIGHLAND, IL – June 29, 2019 – Three-hundred sixty-nine days ago, Shannon Babb picked up his 97th career DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” win at the Spoon River Speedway on June 25, 2018. Tonight, as Series Announcer Ruben Mireles declared in Victory Lane, “Babb is Back!” as he emerged victorious for the

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06/29/19 Highland Speedway

HIGHLAND, IL — June 29, 2019 — Moweaqua, IL-native Shannon Babb scored his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season — and 98th of this career — at Highland Speedway, battling Brandon Sheppard in the opening laps before taking the lead on lap 18 and maintaining it for the remaining 32 for a $10,000

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06/28/19 Terre Haute Action Track

TERRE HAUTE, IN — June 28, 2019 — World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series points leader Brandon Sheppard led the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature at Terre Haute Action Track flag-to-flag for the win largely unchallenged. Rookie Ricky Weiss made an impressive run on Sheppard during the opening laps, and Bobby Pierce charged up


Marlar Cashes in at Brownstown

Photo by Jim DenHamer / Story by Ruben Mireles BROWNSTOWN, Ind. – June 27th, 2019 – Mike Marlar holds off a hard charging Darrell Lanigan for the win at the Brownstown Speedway! Marlar from the seventh starting position would claim his fifth DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory for $5,000.00. 

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06/27/19 Brownstown Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, IN — June 27, 2019 — Former World of Outlaws Champion Mike Marlar stole the lead from Cade Dillard in Lap 17 and fought off Darrell Lanigan for his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season at Brownstown Speedway. Lanigan and Scott James completed the podium. 

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06/26/19 Peoria Speedway

PEORIA, IL — June 26, 2019 — Brian Shirley claimed the VP Racing Fuels Checkered flag at Peoria Speedway from the outside front row. Brandon Sheppard started off strong on the bottom until Shirley got a grip on the outside and powered to the lead. Bobby Pierce worked to the runner-up position with Frank Heckenast Jr.

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Shirley Is Unstoppable!

A.E. Blair Photo, Story by Ruben Mireles   “Squirrel” Bags Fourth Summer Nationals Win in Six Races PEORIA, IL – June 26, 2019 – The 19th Series visit to Peoria Speedway was a stellar one as fans packed the stands on Wednesday night. Twenty-six DIRTcar Late Models checked in for the $5,000.00 to win round


Bronson becomes 100th Summer Nationals Winner

Story by Ruben Mireles   PONTOON BEACH, IL — June 25, 2019 — Kyle Bronson scored his first-ever DIRTcar Summer Nationals vctory with a wild pass on Tyler Erb at Tri-City Speedway. Erb slid past Bronson early in the race, and Bronson answered at the end, coming to the money.   Chad Simpson set the