Mike Harrison Notches Win at Belle-Clair
The series returns to action on Friday at Fayette County Speedway
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – June 29, 2016 – Mike Harrison, the reigning and four-time DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals champion, found victory lane for the first time in 2016 at Belle-Clair Speedway on Wednesday night.
Harrison, who started on the outside front row with Nate Zimmer on the pole, powered to the lead and then claimed victory over Nick Hoffman, the current series points leader.
Ray Walsh finished third, Paul Bailey fourth and Brian Bielong in fifth.
With Harrison, of Highland, Ill., returning to victory lane, this could signal the opening shots of an epic championship battle down the stretch between he and Hoffman, who has been red hot so far this year with three wins.
The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals returns to action on Friday at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill.
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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Statistical Report; Belle-Clair Speedway; Belleville, Ill.
A Main: 1. Mike Harrison (Highland, IL), 2. Nick Hoffman (Mooresville, NC), 3. Ray Walsh (St Louis, MO), 4. Paul Bailey (Pocahontas, IL), 5. Brian Bielong (Summerfield, IL), 6. Kenny Wallace (Concord, NC), 7. Bobby Bittle (New Athens, IL), 8. Dean Hoffman (Troy, IL), 9. Rodney Standerfer (Germantown, IL), 10. Timmy Hill (House Springs, MO), 11. Shon Flanary (Church Hill, TN), 12. Danny Ems (Barnhart, MO), 13. Chris Smith (Highland, IL), 14. Jordan Bauer (Highland, IL), 15. Phil Dixon (Crosby, TX), 16. Ray Bollinger (Kewanee, IL), 17. Lucas Lee (Paris, TN), 18. Aaron Draege (Vandalia, IL), 19. Jacob Steinkoenig (Highland, IL), 20. Nate Zimmer (Mattoon, IL), 21. Brett Korves (Swansea, IL), 22. Tyler Deibert (Highland, IL). Hard Charger: Chris Smith.
2016 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule
|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 28||Tuesday||Clarksville Speedway||Josh Harris|
|June 29||Wednesday||Belle Clair Speedway||Mike Harrison|
|July 1||Friday||Fayette Co. Speedway|
|July 2||Saturday||Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55|
|July 3||Sunday||Lincoln Speedway|
|July 4||Monday||LaSalle Speedway|
|July 5||Tuesday||Daugherty Speedway|
|July 6||Wednesday||Peoria Speedway|
|July 7||Thursday||Macon Speedway|
|July 8||Friday||Farmer City Speedway|
|July 9||Saturday||Highland Speedway|
|July 10||Sunday||Quincy Raceways|
|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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