Harrison Battles for Win at Highland

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Harrison Battles Bollinger for Summit Modified Nationals Win at Highland

Harrison picks up his second win of the season

HIGHLAND, Ill. – July 9, 2016 – Mike Harrison and Ray Bollinger did battle throughout much of Saturday night’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Highland Speedway.

When the green flag fell, Harrison jumped out to an early lead with Bollinger hot on his tail. Bollinger, searching for a line. About midway through the feature, Bollinger found the line and got around Harrison.

The reigning series champion was not done though as he kept up the pressure on Bollinger. Thorugh a late restart, Harrison stayed tight and on the final lap, Harrison made contact with Bollinger down the back straight sending Bollinger into the wall. Bollinger was forced to retire for the night.

Through the final restart, Harrison easily held off Josh Russell and Ricky Conoyer to score his second DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the season.

<span style="font-family: Arial; color: black; font-size: 10pt;"The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals returns to action on Sunday night at Quincy Raceways.

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DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Highland Speedway; Highland, Ill.

 

A-Main: 1. Mike Harrison (Highland, IL), 2. Josh Russell (Dittmer, MO), 3. Rick Conoyer (St Peters, MO), 4. Jordan Bauer (Highland, IL), 5. Brian Shaw (Robinson, IL), 6. Ray Walsh (St Louis, MO), 7. Gary Bentley (St Peters, MO), 8. Rob Lee (Sorento, IL), 9. Jeff Buss (Carlyle, IL), 10. Chris Smith (Highland, IL), 11. Tyler Deibert (Highland, IL), 12. John Clippinger (Evansville, IN), 13. Brian Bielong (Summerfield, IL), 14. Chase Copeland (Paducah, KY), 15. Blake Thompson (Troy, IL), 16. Zeb Moake (Freeburg, IL), 17. Luke Gash (Chebanse, IL), 18. Ray Bollinger (Kewanee, IL), 19. Craig Kern (Vandalia, IL), 20. Chad Sellers (Breese, IL), 21. Josh Harris (Utica, KY), 22. Lucas Lee (Paris, TN)

 

 

2016 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule

 

Date Day Track Winner
June 15 Wednesday Brownstown Speedway Rain/Cancelled
June 16 Thursday Kankakee Co. Speedway Nick Hoffman
June 19 Sunday Terre Haute Action Track Nick Hoffman (2)
June 21 Tuesday Jacksonville Speedway Ray Walsh
June 23 Thursday Spoon River Speedway Nick Hoffman (3)
June 24 Friday Tri-City Speedway Clayton Miller
June 25 Saturday Fairbury Speedway Chad Kinder
June 26 Sunday Tri-State Speedway PPD/Rain
June 27 Monday OFF  
June 28 Tuesday Clarksville Speedway Josh Harris
June 29 Wednesday Belle Clair Speedway Mike Harrison
June 30 Thursday OFF  
July 1 Friday Fayette Co. Speedway Brian Bielong
July 2 Saturday Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Rain
July 3 Sunday Lincoln Speedway Rain
July 4 Monday LaSalle Speedway Ray Bollinger
July 5 Tuesday Daugherty Speedway Nick Hoffman (4)
July 6 Wednesday Peoria Speedway Kenny Wallace
July 7 Thursday Macon Speedway Rodney Standerfer
July 8 Friday Farmer City Raceway Ray Bollinger (2)
July 9 Saturday Highland Speedway Mike Harrison (2)
July 10 Sunday Quincy Raceways  
July 11 Monday OFF  
July 12 Tuesday Plymouth Speedway  
July 13 Wednesday Shadyhill Speedway  
July 14 Thursday Merritt Speedway  
July 15 Friday Oakshade Raceway  
July 16 Saturday Oakshade Raceway  
July 29 Friday Fairbury Speedway  
July 30 Saturday Fairbury Speedway  

 

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