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Pierce Pierces Field at Fayette County

BROWNSTOWN, IL — July 6, 2019 — Three-time DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion Bobby Pierce is starting to find his groove, and that could spell trouble for the rest of the field. On Saturday night at Fayette County Speedway, Pierce converted his outside front-row starting spot into a $7,500 payday at the makeup event from an

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Gundaker Pulls Off Thriller at Farmer City

STLRACING.COM PHOTO FARMER CITY, IL — July 5, 2019 — Gordy Gundaker pulled off a slide job on Shannon Babb through turns three and four coming to the checkers on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway to win his second consecutive DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature. Gundaker, Babb and Bobby Pierce battled back-and-forth over the final


Gloria for Gundaker!

Rick Neff Photo – Story by Ruben Mireles   MACON, IL – July 4, 2019 – Gordy Gundaker goes back-to-back in the Herald & Review 100 at Macon Speedway after getting around Bobby Pierce on a last lap pass to win his second career Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” event. The St. Charles, Missouri racer won

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Fayette Rescheduled for Saturday, July 6

photo by A.E. Blair   BROWNSTOWN, IL — July 3 2019 — With rain affecting twelve DIRTcar Summer Nationals events already this season, officials are doing everything they can to reschedule events and make use of every free slot on the schedule. To this end, the Fayette Country Speedway event, originally scheduled for June 16,

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Oh, Mother! Davenport Postponed

  DAVENPORT, IA — July 3, 2019 — It seems Mother Nature is determined to put out the Hell Tour fires this year as she continues her torrent into Davenport, Iowa, forcing postponement of tonight’s Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event at Davenport Speedway. DIRTcar and track officials — determined not to let


I-55 Canceled

Receding Floodwaters Still Too High to Run Saturday’s Summer Nationals Event at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 PEVELY, MO – July 2, 2019 – First officials tried moving the event back a weekend, but still the Mississippi River has not cooperated enough. Unfortunately, DIRTcar and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 officials will have


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


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.