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SHEPP-TACULAR: Sheppard Passes Pierce for the Win After Big Battle at Highland

Winger goes 15th-5th, Pierce extends points lead again Highland Speedway never fails to show why it’s a staple of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals, and the next chapter in its book of exciting, wheel-to-wheel racing was scribed Friday night by two of the sport’s brightest stars – Brandon Sheppard and Bobby Pierce. For the entire second half

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WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Highland, I-55 on Tap for Makeup Week

Sheppard returns, Winger full of momentum, Hoffman absent for remainder of tour After two-and-a-half weeks away from competition, the DIRTcar Summer Nationals gets set to enter the home stretch of the 36th annual tour with two makeup races this Fri-Sat night – Highland Speedway on Aug. 13 and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on

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Heavy Rain Cancels Summer Nationals at Lake Cumberland

*Updated 8/9/21* Heavy rainstorms in the area have forced DIRTcar and Lake Cumberland Speedway officials to cancel Monday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. The event will not be made up as no suitable reschedule date could be found. The Summer Nationals Late Models will now take their break period and

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BEAST CONQUERED: Pierce Wins 11th of Season at Richmond

Godsey bags back-to-back top-fives with seven races now remaining Inching closer and closer to a fourth DIRTcar Summer Nationals title with his 11th Feature win of the season Sunday night at Richmond Raceway, Bobby Pierce also made a bit of personal history, reflective of the great success he’s had thus far in his career. In

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WHEEL DROP: Winger Dominates Clarksville Field for Fourth Career Win

Pierce climbs eighth-to-second in pursuit of fourth Summer Nationals tile Nearly two-thirds of all DIRTcar Summer Nationals Features contested this season have been won by two drivers, both under the age of 25. With his fourth victory of the season Saturday night at Clarksville Speedway, Ashton Winger joins that exclusive club, showcasing the youthful talent

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NIGHT OF HONOR: Pierce Wins Tenth of Season in Russ Wallace Memorial at Tri-City

Wallace brothers attend special presentation of throwback paint schemes Like the days of Midwestern short track domination by the late Russ Wallace, Bobby Pierce put on a powerful display of dirt track domination of his own Friday night at Tri-City Speedway. Pierce scored his tenth DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature win in the fifth annual Russ

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SUMMER OF FUN: Ashton Winger learning to have fun again on ‘Hell Tour’

The young star is finding his confidence again on the Summer Nationals tour, one of the hardest things he said he’s ever done After claiming the 2020 World of Outlaws Morton Building Late Model Rookie of the Year title, Ashton Winger went on a Hell tour before joining the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Late Model “Hell

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CUT THE CAKE: Winger Goes Back-to-Back with Birthday Race Win at Oakshade

Pierce bags another runner-up over English, extends points lead again It’s been hot out on the Hell Tour this season. Nobody has been feeling the heat more lately than Ashton Winger, who bagged his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals win in three days Saturday night at Oakshade Raceway. Once again faced with the task of holding

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Rain Cancels Summer Nationals at Hartford

Overnight rain and more wet weather forecasted in the area have forced DIRTcar and Hartford Speedway officials to cancel Friday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events at the track. Both tours will next head for its one and only appearance in Ohio on Saturday, July 17, for the annual Birthday Race

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HULK SMASH: Winger Wins at Thunderbird for Second Career Hell Tour Victory

Pierce slides English in closing laps to finish ahead again, extends points lead For as hard as he and his team worked to get their first win, Ashton Winger made his second career DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory look like he’d done it a hundred times before with a clean sweep of Thursday night’s visit to