Author: DIRTcar Racing

2019 Results

06/25/19 Tri-City Speedway

PONTOON BEACH, IL — June 25, 2019 — Brandon, FL native Kyle Bronson scored his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season at Tri-City Speedway in a last lap pass that sent leader Tyler Erb into the wall outside turn three. Bobby Pierce and current points leader Brian Shirley — charging from his 19th

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Shirley Commands Championship Standings during Legends Week

  A.E.Blair Photo, Story by Matt Prieur   CONCORD, NC — Jun. 24, 2018 — Brian Shirley took command of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour during Legends Week with victories at Spoon River Speedway and Fairbury Speedway. Now he and all of the DIRTcar Late Model drivers turn their focus to a couple of make-up

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Mother Nature Continues Her Attack

  CLARKSVILLE, TN — June 24, 2019 — Overnight rain, continuing into the morning and early afternoon, has left Clarksville Speedway too saturated for tonight’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event in Clarksville, TN.  Unfortunately, the event will not be rescheduled. 

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Rain Washes Out Tri-State

  HAUBSTADT, IN — June 23, 2019 — Excessive rain over the last few days, topped off by morning thunderstorms with more to come, have left DIRTcar and track officials no choice but to cancel tonight’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event at Tri-State Speedway. With so many rainouts already this

2019 Results

06/22/19 Fairbury Speedway

FAIRBURY, IL  — June 22, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion Brian Shirley, of Chatham, IL, fended off Frank Heckenast Jr. to win his 22nd all-time Summer Nationals Feature and get his second win at Fairbury Speedway in tour history, this one worth $10,000. Heckenast and Tanner English rounded out the podium.

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Rain Pushes Tri-City to Tuesday, June 25

  PONTOON BEACH, IL — June 21, 2019 — Saturated grounds at Tri-City Speedway — and more rain coming down in Pontoon Beach, Illinois — have forced DIRTcar officials to postpone tonight’s event to Tuesday, June 25. The event will now be $7,500 to win for the Late Models, $1,000 to win for the UMP

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The Squirrel Leads Spoon River Flag to Flag

A.E. Blair Photography   CANTON, IL — June 20, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion Brian Shirley claimed his first-ever victory at the Spoon River Speedway in Canton, Illinois. The Squirrel led flag-to-flag in a thriller from the outside of the front-row to claim the $5,000.00 prize and become the 18th different winner at

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06/20/19 Spoon River Speedway

CANTON, IL — June 20, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion Brian Shirley scored his second win of the season at Spoon River Speedway. Shirley stole the lead from polesitter Shannon Babb on the opening lap and remained unchallenged for the remaining 39 laps. Tyler Erb and Frank Heckenast rounded out the podium. 

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Hometown Hero to Local Legend

Brendon Bauman photo, story by Ruben Mireles   JACKSONVILLE, IL — June 18, 2019 — Once a hometown hero, now a local legend, World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series points leader Brandon Sheppard returned to his roots and claimed victory with the DIRTcar Summer Nationals. The New Berlin, Illinois native picked up his

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06/18/19 Jacksonville Speedway

JACKSONVILLE, IL — June 18, 2019 — New Berlin, Il native Brandon Sheppard scored his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season (of two completed events) and second consecutive Hell Tour win at Jacksonville Speedway in a late race pass over former tour champion Bobby Pierce. Starting on the pole and leading the first

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One More Strike by Mother Nature

  BELLEVILLE IL — June 18, 2019 — As the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals enjoy a beautiful night of racing at Jacksonville Speedway tonight, Mother Nature continues her wrath just one hour south in Belleville, Illinois, the next stop on the schedule. Saturated grounds and a 90 percent chance of