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Legends Week Kicks Off at Jacksonville

A.E. Blair Photography   Several of last week’s events rescheduled by Mother Nature   CONCORD, NC — June 18, 2018 — Tuesday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events at Jacksonville (IL) Speedway will jumpstart the grueling schedules after Mother Nature put a damper on the opening week of action, leaving but

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Mother Nature 4, Hell Tour 1

  BROWNSTOWN, IL — June 16, 2019 — Last night’s rains in Brownstown, Illlinois, and more on its way has forced DIRTcar and track officials to postpone yet another DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event tonight at Fayette County Speedway. Officials are working on a reschedule date.   The DIRTcar Summer

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Rain at Sycamore Postpones Completion

  MAPLE PARK, IL — June 14, 2019 — Evening showers in Maple Park, Illinois forced DIRTcar and track officials to postpone completion of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event at Sycamore Speedway. All Features will be run after the Modified Last Chance Showdown on the rescheduled date, soon to

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Mother Nature Stifles Hell Tour Fire

  JOLIET, IL — June 15, 2019 — Current thunderstorms in Joliet, Illinois have forced DIRTcar and track officials to postpone tonight’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event at The Dirt Oval at Route 66. The $10,000-to-win event is now scheduled for Monday, July 1.   Last night’s event at Sycamore

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Shirley Defends His Crown in Tour Opener

  KANKAKEE, IL — June 13, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion Brian Shirley kicked off this year’s Hell Tour in true champ fashion, leading all but the first lap of the Feature to score his 20th all-time Summer Nationals win and first-ever win at Kankakee County Speedway.    With his $5,000 check secured, the Chatham,

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6/13/19 Kankakee County Speedway

KANKAKEE, IL — June 13, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion Brian Shirley stole the lead from Frank Heckenast Jr on lap two of the tour opener and went on to lead the remaining 38 laps for his 20th all-time Summer Nationals win and first-ever win at Kankakee County Speedway. Heckenast and Rusty Schlenk

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Rain Postpones Hell Tour Opener

  CONCORD, NC — June 12, 2019 — Afternoon showers throughout the area have forced DIRTcar and track officials to postpone the Summer Nationals kickoff event at Peoria Speedway tonight. The most grueling dirt Late Model tour on the planet will now kickoff tomorrow, Thursday, June 13, at Kankakee County Speedway. The Peoria Speedway event

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Set to Kick Off

  Most grueling tour in motorsports features 26 races over 32 nights   CONCORD, NC — June 12, 2019 — The DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” is set to kick off the 31st consecutive year of competition in 2019. Starting on Wednesday, June 12, at Peoria Speedway (IL) and ending with two straight nights

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2019 Summer Nationals Schedule Announced

DIRTcar Summer Nationals 2019 Tour Features 28 Races in 32 Days With Nearly $800,000 At Stake CONCORD, NC — December 4, 2018 — The DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” is the most challenging month in dirt track racing, and 2019 will be no different.

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2018 Summer Nationals by the Numbers

By-the-Numbers Wrap-up of the 2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals by Andy Savary, DirtonDirt.com, with contributors DirtonDirt Senior Writer Kevin Kovac and DIRTcar Series Director Sam Driggers   A by-the-numbers review of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals from the June 13 opener at Peoria (IL) Speedway to the July 14 finale at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio.

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Zack Dohm Wins Summer Nationals Finale

(Rick Neff)   Zack Dohm Wins Summer Nationals Finale at Oakshade Raceway   WAUSEON, OH (July 14) — Zack Dohm of Cross Lanes, WV., settled into second place at the start of Saturday night’s 20th annual Birthday Race at Oakshade Raceway and, with the 3/8-mile oval’s surface already taking rubber along the inside groove, thought

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07/14/18 Oakshade Raceway

WAUSEON, OH — July 14, 2018 — Completing a dream sweep of his debut weekend at Oakshade Raceway, Zack Dohm of Cross Lanes, WV, slipped past Kent Robinson to assume command on lap 11 and controlled the remainder of the 60-lap distance to capture Saturday night’s 20th annual Birthday Race. The 29-year-old added a $10,000 triumph