Erb Captures Farmer City

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Erb Slides to DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory at Farmer City


FARMER CITY, Ill. – July 10, 2015 – Dennis Erb Jr. surged past Jason Feger with 12 laps to go on Friday night at Farmer City Speedway to win his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals race of the season.


It took Erb, of Carpentersville, Ill., only 22 laps to push forward from his fifth-starting position and put pressure on Feger, who started from the pole. After stalking Feger for another 10 laps he finally slid to the lead and held on for the $10,000 payday at the quarter-mile dirt oval.


“It was a good race,” said Erb, a three-time DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion. “I had to start off a little slow, and I think once our tires came in, it got a little bit better there. We were able to get up there and follow him for a few laps there, see what he was doing, and knew that we could make a move, and it all worked out.”


Feger held on to finish second with Brandon Sheppard, Billy Moyer Jr. and Mason Zeigler rounding out the top five. Championship leader Bobby Pierce finished sixth, putting him in position to clinch the championship on Saturday night as the season wraps up at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio.


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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Statistical Report; Lincoln (Ill.) Speedway; July 6, 2015

A-MAIN (40 LAPS) – 1. (28E) Dennis Erb Jr, Carpentersville, IL ($10,000); 2. (25) Jason Feger, Bloomington, IL; 3. (B5) Brandon Sheppard, New Berlin, IL; 4. (21JR) Billy Moyer Jr, Batesville, AR; 5. (25Z) Mason Zeigler, Uniontown, PA; 6. (32) Bobby Pierce, Oakwood, IL; 7. (3S) Brian Shirley, Chatham, IL; 8. (89F) Daren Friedman, Forrest, IL; 9. (75D) Billy Drake, Lincoln, IL; 10. (9) Eric Smith, Bloomington, IL; 11. (10S) Scott Schmitt, Tonica, IL; 12. (42) McKay Wenger, Fairbury, IL; 13. (6K) Michael Kloos, Trenton, IL; 14. (18) Shannon Babb, Moweaqua, IL; 15. (4G) Bob Gardner, East Peoria, IL; 16. (30) Mike Glasscock, LeRoy, IL; 17. (24) Ryan Unzicker, El Paso, IL; 18. (C8) Timothy Culp, Sheridan, AR; 19. (32S) Chris Simpson, Oxford, IA; 20. (12B) Kevin Weaver, Gibson City, IL; 21. (7R) Kent Robinson, Bloomington, IN; 22. (Z) Joe Harlan, El Paso, IL


HEAT RACE WINNERS: Mason Zeigler, Kent Robinson, Jason Feger and Billy Moyer Jr.


2015 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule

June 10 Wednesday Brownstown Speedway Dennis Erb. Jr.
June 11 Thursday Kankakee Co. Speedway Frank Heckenast Jr.
June 12 Friday Cedar Lake Speedway Jimmy Mars
June 13 Saturday Cedar Lake Speedway Jason Feger
June 14 Sunday Wilmot Speedway Rain
June 15 Monday Off  
June 16 Tuesday Jacksonville Speedway Bobby Pierce
June 17 Wednesday Farley Speedway Billy Moyer Jr.
June 18 Thursday Spoon River Speedway Rain (2)
June 19 Friday Tri-City Speedway Rain (3)
June 20 Saturday Fairbury Speedway Shannon Babb
June 21 Sunday Quincy Raceways PPD rain to June 22 (4)
June 22 Monday Quincy Raceways Rain (5)
June 23 Tuesday Peoria Speedway Shannon Babb (2)
June 24 Wednesday Belle-Clair Speedway Bobby Pierce (2)
June 25 Thursday Clarksville Speedway Levi Kissinger
June 26 Friday Paducah Int. Raceway Rain (6)
June 27 Saturday Federated I-55 Raceway Rain (6)
June 28 Sunday Lincoln Speedway PPD rain to July 6
June 29 Monday Off  
June 30 Tuesday I-96 Speedway Rain (7)
July 1 Wednesday Daugherty Speedway Jason Feger (2)
July 2 Thursday LaSalle Speedway Chris Simpson
July 3 Friday Fayette Co. Speedway Billy Moyer
July 4 Saturday Highland Speedway Jason Feger (3)
July 5 Sunday Tri-State Speedway Shannon Babb (3)
July 6 Monday Lincoln Speedway Brandon Sheppard
July 7 Tuesday Vermilion Co. Speedway Rain (8)
July 8 Wednesday Florence Speedway Rain (9)
July 9 Thursday Macon Speedway Rain (10)
July 10 Friday Farmer City Raceway Dennis Erb Jr. (2)
July 11 Saturday Oakshade Raceway Wauseon, OH


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