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Rain Postpones Summer Nationals at Highland

Overnight rain and continued wet weather forecasted around the area has forced DIRTcar and Highland Speedway officials to postpone Saturday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. The makeup date is expected to be announced early next week. The Late Models and Modifieds will now make the trip out to Haubstadt, IN,


DESTINY: Babb Completes Quest for 100th Hell Tour Victory at Farmer City

Babb now ties Billy Moyer atop the all-time wins list Ever since winning #99 three weeks ago, the Dirt Late Model world had been waiting for the moment when one of its biggest icons would finally achieve one of the greatest career accomplishments in the sport’s history. And now, the wait is over. Shannon Babb


Summer Nationals at Randolph County Canceled

DIRTcar Racing and Randolph County Raceway officials have been forced to cancel the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals’ appearance at the half-mile on Wednesday, July 21, due to a scheduling conflict. The race will not be made up, as no suitable makeup date can be found. The Hell Tour will now

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

Stick Signals Episode 21: Hell Tour Report Cards

Heading into the middle of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals schedule we give the drivers grades to see how they stack up. We preview the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series races coming up at Jackson Motorplex and Gondik Law Speedway as well as take a look at week 4 of the Hell Tour


AIRSTRIKE: Winger Fends off Pierce at Knox County for First Career Hell Tour Win

Pierce retains points lead with runner-up finish over English in third He climbed out of the car in Victory Lane, enthusiastically pounding his fist and steering wheel on the roof before a packed Knox County Fair Raceway grandstands. Finally, Ashton Winger is a DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour Feature winner for the first time in


FREEDOM FLYER: Sheppard Wins Independence Day Showdown at Lincoln

Shirley breaks while leading, Sheppard drives off with back-to-back wins + weekly points bonus There’s nothing quite like the feeling of being around family and friends for a big 4th of July celebration. That was the scene Sunday night in Victory Lane, where Brandon Sheppard celebrated back-to-back DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature wins to a thunderous


B5 IS BACK: Sheppard Leads All at Fayette County for 25th Career Hell Tour Win

English fends-off Babb for runner-up, cuts into Pierce’s points lead Ten years ago to-the-date, an 18-year-old Brandon Sheppard became the youngest driver ever to win a DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature with a breakout win over his Illinois racing idols. Friday night at Fayette County Speedway, the now 28-year-old Dirt Late Model superstar collected his 25th


BATTING .500: Pierce Three-Peats at Route 66 for Fifth Win in Ten Races

Heckenast bags back-to-back runner-ups after battle with Pierce Like the hot rod flames down the side of his racecar, Bobby Pierce has been on fire this week. The three-time DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion bagged his third consecutive Feature win Friday night at The Dirt Oval at Route 66 in dominating fashion once again, leading all


SMOOTH SAILING: Pierce Outruns Field at Davenport to Win Back-to-Back

Heckenast rebounds to finish second, Babb moves 21st-to-fifth after provisional start Four wins in nine races. Not bad for the three-time DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion Bobby Pierce, who’s off to one of the best starts to a Hell Tour campaign in his young career. His latest trip to Victory Lane came Thursday night at Davenport