Schrader Snags Highland Win

Ken Schrader celebrates in Highland Speedway Victory Lane.

Schrader Claims Second Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win at Highland

HIGHLAND, Ill. – June 22, 2011 – Ken Schrader is quickly becoming the favorite to win the inaugural DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals  after capturing the $1,000 payday Wednesday night at Highland (Ill.) Speedway.


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The victory is the second in three races during the month long Summit Modified Nationals for the NASCAR veteran originally from Fenton, Mo.   Schrader held of a charging Steve Latch of Brownstown, Ill., who climbed from a sixth place starting spot to finish second. Scott Weber of Festus, Mo. would finish third. Mt. Olive, Mo., driver Tim Hancock and Troy, Ill. pilot Dean Hoffman would round out the top five.



Heat race winners were Schrader, Weber, John Demoss of Bloomington, Ind., and Hancock.  Brett Korves of Swanson, Ill., and Kelby Simmons, of Mason, Ill. won B-Mains.


The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action tomorrow night, Thursday June 23 at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill.

Ken Schrader leads in heat race action.

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DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Highland (Ill.) Speedway; June 22, 2011


A-Main:  1.Ken Schrader ($1,000), 2. Steve Lach, 3. Scott Weber, 4. Tim Hancock, 5. Dean Hoffman, 6. John Demoss, 7. Gabe Menser, 8. Clint Demoss, 9. Brian Lynn, 10. Jay Ledford, 11. Jeff Curl, 12. Mckay Wenger, 13. Darrell Hewlett, 14. Kelby Simmons, 15. Jimmy Cummins, 16. Tyler Diebert, 17. Donovan Lodge, 18. Khris Fohne, 19. Craig Kern, 20. Brad Venhaus, 21. Brett Korves.


2011 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule




Winner (Cars)

June 15

Brownstown Speedway

Brownstown, Ind.

PPD/July 12

June 16

Kankakee County Speedway

Kankakee, Ill.

Ken Schrader (39)

June 17

Cedar Lake Speedway

Cedar Lake, Wis.

Ryan Gustin (52)

June 18

Cedar Lake Speedway

Cedar Lake, Wis.

Canceled Rain

June 20

LaSalle Speedway

LaSalle, Ill.


June 21

Spoon River Speedway

Canton, Ill.

PPD/July 14

June 22

Highland Speedway

Highland, Ill.

Ken Schrader (37)

June 23

Fayette County Speedway

Brownstown, Ill.

June 24

Tri-City Speedway

Pontoon Beach, Ill.

June 25

Fairbury American Legion Speedway

Fairbury, Ill.

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 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


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