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Marcoullier Upsets Hell Tour Field for Big $10k Win at Tri-City Motor Speedway

AUBURN, MI – He’s cleared the scales. The crowd roars. The Patrick Plumbing #6M rolls onto the Tri-City Motor Speedway front-stretch and into one of the wildest session of doughnuts seen all year. Dona Marcoullier is a DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature winner for the first time in his career. The Houghton Lake, MI-pilot upset the

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Heckenast Jr. Wins at Thunderbird, Cuts into Points Deficit

MUSKEGON, MI – Right when he needs it the most, Frank Heckenast Jr. pulls through. The Frankfort Flyer was facing a 150-point deficit coming into the Thursday night’s event at Thunderbird Raceway, hot on the tail of his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship. That gap has now shrunken to 135 after scoring his third Hell

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Shirley Back on Top at Butler

QUINCY, MI – After a rough past couple of races, the current DIRTcar Summer Nationals point leader Brian Shirley is back on top after earning his seventh Feature win of the season Wednesday night in the tour debut at Butler Motor Speedway. Shirley got caught-up in a wreck in the Feature at Lincoln Speedway on

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Sheppard Slides Heckenast Late to Win Fourth in Six Days at Lincoln

LINCOLN, IL – He started off Arizona Sport Shirts Week #4 Tuesday night without a single start on the tour this year. He’s now walking out with four Feature wins and the weekly points championship bonus. Brandon Sheppard capped off a magical week of racing his family-owned #B5 on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour Sunday

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Sheppard Wins Third in Five in Days at I-55

PEVELY, MO – Patience has been an incredible virtue for Brandon Sheppard this week. In the DIRTcar Summer Nationals’ first visit to the hallowed high banks of the Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 since 2018, Sheppard timed his strike for the lead perfectly, riding top-five for most of the race before tracking down then-leader

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Shirley Goes Flag-to-Flag for Win No. 6 at Fayette County

BROWNSTOWN, IL – Racing only 90 minutes from home, with his car owners at the track, against the biggest field of 41 DIRTcar Late Models so far this year. Whatever you throw at him, the pressure just never seems to get to Brian Shirley. The Chatham, IL-racer fended off challenges from Brandon Sheppard, Frank Heckenast

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Sheppard Tastes Victory in Herald & Review 100 at Macon

MACON, IL – If there’s one thing Brandon Sheppard’s perfected in 14+ years of racing Dirt Late Models, it’s how to be patient in long races. On Thursday night at Macon Speedway, he put every bit of that patience to good use, passing DIRTcar Summer Nationals points leader Brian Shirley in traffic for the lead

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Shirley Edges Sheppard by .090 in Thriller at Fairbury

FAIRBURY, IL – There’s one constant about Fairbury Speedway. The racing never disappoints. Brian Shirley, Brandon Sheppard and Frank Heckenast Jr. put on an instant DIRTcar Summer Nationals classic Wednesday night, battling it out with the rest of the field over 40 laps that ended with Shirley’s fifth Hell Tour win of the season by