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Rain Washes Out Fairbury American Legion Speedway Summer Nationals

FAIRBURY, Ill. – June 25, 2011 – Persistent rain showers throughout the day Saturday forced DIRTcar Racing and Fairbury Speedway track officials to postpone the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour event that was slated to be the sixth night of racing during the month long tour.  The event will now be run on July 23, but points earned will not count towards the Summer Nationals standings.

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The rainout is the fifth Summer Nationals event out of 10 to be either postponed or canceled by rain since the series began last Wednesday. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals will return to action Sunday, June 26 at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Mich.  Scott James of Lawrenceburg, Ind., will lead the tour into I-96 Speedway holding a five point advantage over mutliple-time ‘Hell Tour’ champion Shannon Babb of Moweaqua, Ill.  Defending Summer Nationals Champion Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill., sits in third place 55 markers behind James.

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour Point Standings (Top 20) Through (6/25/11) Fairbury American Legion Speedway

RANK

DRIVER

TOTAL

DIFF

1

SCOTT JAMES

312

2

SHANNON BABB

307

-5

3

JASON FEGER

257

-55

4

BRIAN SHIRLEY

255

-57

5

RYAN UNZICKER

253

-59

6

DENNIS ERB

226

-86

7

MATT MILLER

216

-96

8

BRANDON SHEPPARD

210

-102

9

DILLON WHITE

196

-116

10

JEEP VANWORMER

172

-140

11

DONNY WALDEN

166

-146

12

KENT ROBINSON

165

-147

13

MARK BURGTORF

162

-150

14

BILLY MOYER JR

154

-158

15

DAN SCHLIPER

154

-158

16

CHAD SIMPSON

142

-170

17

STEVE CASEBOLT

140

-172

18

RUSTY SCHLENK

138

-174

19

TIM LANCE

132

-180

20

BOBBY PIERCE

131

-181

2011 DIRTcar Summer Nationals “The Hell Tour” Schedule

*denotes will not count towards Summer Nationals points

Date

Track

Location

Winner (Cars)

June 15

Brownstown Speedway

Brownstown, Ind.

PPD/July 12

June 16

Kankakee County Speedway

Kankakee, Ill.

Mike Spatola (37)

June 17

Cedar Lake Speedway

Cedar Lake, Wis.

Scott James (29)

June 18

Cedar Lake Speedway

Cedar Lake, Wis.

Canceled Rain

June 20

LaSalle Speedway

LaSalle, Ill.

PPD/July 13

June 21

Spoon River Speedway

Canton, Ill.

PPD/July 14

June 22

Highland Speedway

Highland, Ill.

Scott James (50)

June 23

Fayette County Speedway

Brownstown, Ill.

Jason Feger (48)

June 24

Tri-City Speedway

Pontoon Beach, Ill.

Dan Schlieper (51)

June 25

Fairbury American Legion Speedway

Fairbury, Ill.

PPD / July 23*

June 26

I-96 Speedway

Lake Odessa, Mich.

June 28

Lincoln Park Speedway

Putnamville, Ind.

June 29

Belle Clair Speedway

Belleville, Ill.

June 30

Clay Hill Motorsports Park

Atwood, Tenn.

July 1

Paducah International Raceway

Paducah, Ky.

July 2

I-55 Raceway

Pevely, Mo.

July 3

Lincoln Speedway

Lincoln, Ill.

July 4

34 Raceway

Burlington, Iowa

July 6

Peoria Speedway

Peoria, Ill.

July 7

Macon Speedway

Macon, Ill.

July 8

Farmer City Raceway

Farmer City, Ill.

July 9

Clarksville Speedway

Clarksville, Tenn.

July 10

Tri-State Speedway

Haubstadt, Ind.

July 12

Brownstown Speedway

Brownstown, Ind.

July 13

LaSalle Speedway

LaSalle, Ill.

July 14

Spoon River Speedway

Canton, Ill.

July 15

Attica Raceway Park

Attica, Ohio

July 16

Oakshade Raceway

Wauseon, Ohio

The DIRTcar Summer Nationals is brought to fans by many important sponsors and partners including Hoosier Racing Tires, GM Performance Parts, ASI Racewear, Comp Cams, Intercomp Racing, JE Pistons, QuarterMaster, Superflow, Wix Filters, Wrisco Aluminum, the University of Northwestern Ohio, R2C Performance, VP Racing Fuels, Racing Electronics, ButlerBuilt, MSD Ignition, Chizmark Larson Insurance, Vicci Apparel, Beyea Custom Headers, Fusion Graphics & Sign Company, Dyer’s Rods, and Ohlins Shocks.