DIRTcar Summer Nationals
 Farmer City Raceway
Farmer City, IL
Friday, July 17, 2020 
Winner: Brian Shirley
2nd: Shannon Babb
3rd: Frank Heckenast Jr.

Race Recap: Shirley Dominates at Farmer City for First Summer Nationals Win of 2020

FARMER CITY, IL – The win may have slipped away from him one night ago, but on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway, there was no way Brian Shirley was going to be denied again. The three-time and defending DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion found the pole for the 50-lap Feature and wasted no time, jetting out to a commanding lead inside the first 10 laps with Bobby Pierce following. [caption… [Read More]

Race Results: 7/17/20 – Farmer City Raceway

Feature (50 Laps) 1. 3S-Brian Shirley [1]; 2. 18-Shannon Babb [8]; 3. 99JR-Frank Heckenast [9]; 4. 25-Jason Feger [4]; 5. 24-Ryan Unzicker [6]; 6. 25W-Allen Weisser [7]; 7. 32-Bobby Pierce [2]; 8. 30-Mike Glasscock [11]; 9. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford [15]; 10. 4G-Bob Gardner [20]; 11. J12-Jason Wagner [17]; 12. 48-Tim Lance [22]; 13. 7R-Kent Robinson [3]; 14. 75-Billy Drake [10]; 15. 28-Tyler Carpenter [19]; 16. 74-Russ Adams [21]; 17. B12-Kevin Weaver [13]; 18. 32S-Chris Simpson [14]; 19. 33M-Tim Manville [16]; 20. 9-Eric Smith [18]; 21. 89-Mike Spatola [12]; 22. 10S-Taylor Scheffler [5][DQ] Hard Charger: 4G-Bob Gardner[+10]

Qualifying Flight-A 1. 75-Billy Drake, 12.719; 2. 32-Bobby Pierce, 12.722; 3. 25-Jason Feger, 12.744; 4. B12-Kevin Weaver, 12.813; 5. 25W-Allen Weisser, 12.857; 6. 12-Jeff Curl, 12.972; 7. 21B-Rich Bell, 12.975; 8. 17G-Bill Giannetti, 13.051; 9. 48-Tim Lance, 13.295; 10. 33H-Billy Hough, 13.465

Qualifying Flight-B 1. 3S-Brian Shirley, 12.766; 2. 30-Mike Glasscock, 12.787; 3. 10S-Taylor Scheffler, 12.817; 4. 18-Shannon Babb, 12.828; 5. 9-Eric Smith, 13.004; 6. 32S-Chris Simpson, 13.044; 7. 10-Paul Parker, 13.102; 8. 33M-Tim Manville, 13.108; 9. 4G-Bob Gardner, 13.274; 10. 9Z-Lyle Zanker, 13.352

Qualifying Flight-C 1. 7R-Kent Robinson, 12.768; 2. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford, 12.885; 3. 24-Ryan Unzicker, 12.886; 4. 89-Mike Spatola, 12.899; 5. J12-Jason Wagner, 12.979; 6. 28-Tyler Carpenter, 12.992; 7. 99JR-Frank Heckenast, 13.126; 8. 74-Russ Adams, 13.661; 9. 48L-Tim Lance, 14.961

Heat #1 – Flight (A) (10 Laps) – Top 5 Transfer 1. 32-Bobby Pierce [2]; 2. 25-Jason Feger [3]; 3. 25W-Allen Weisser [5]; 4. 75-Billy Drake [1]; 5. B12-Kevin Weaver [4]; 6. 21B-Rich Bell [7]; 7. 12-Jeff Curl [6]; 8. 33H-Billy Hough [10]; 9. 17G-Bill Giannetti [8]; 10. 48-Tim Lance [9]

Heat #2 – Flight (B) (10 Laps) – Top 5 Transfer 1. 3S-Brian Shirley [1]; 2. 10S-Taylor Scheffler [3]; 3. 18-Shannon Babb [4]; 4. 30-Mike Glasscock [2]; 5. 32S-Chris Simpson [6]; 6. 33M-Tim Manville [8]; 7. 9-Eric Smith [5]; 8. 10-Paul Parker [7]; 9. 4G-Bob Gardner [9]; 10. 9Z-Lyle Zanker [10]

Heat #3 – Flight (C) (10 Laps) – Top 5 Transfer 1. 7R-Kent Robinson [1]; 2. 24-Ryan Unzicker [3]; 3. 99JR-Frank Heckenast [7]; 4. 89-Mike Spatola [4]; 5. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford [2]; 6. J12-Jason Wagner [5]; 7. 74-Russ Adams [8]; 8. 48L-Tim Lance [9]; 9. 28-Tyler Carpenter [6]

C-Main (10 Laps) – Top 3 Transfer 1. 33M-Tim Manville [2][-]; 2. J12-Jason Wagner [3][-]; 3. 9-Eric Smith [5][-]; 4. 33H-Billy Hough [7][-]; 5. 10-Paul Parker [8]; 6. 17G-Bill Giannetti [10]; 7. 9Z-Lyle Zanker [14]; 8. 12-Jeff Curl [4]; 9. 4G-Bob Gardner [11]; 10. 48L-Tim Lance [9]; 11. 21B-Rich Bell [1]; 12. 74-Russ Adams [6]; 13. 28-Tyler Carpenter [12]; 14. 48-Tim Lance [13]


DIRTcar Summer Nationals
July 17, 2020
Farmer City Raceway
850 N Grove St.
Farmer City, IL 

 https://www.farmercityracing.com/

Watch on DIRTVision
 https://www.dirtvision.com/broadcasts.php?action=show&id=3837

Series
DIRTcar Summer Nationals

Support Divisions
Summit Modified Nationals

To Win Amount
$10,000.00


Support Divisions
Summit Modified Nationals

To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Type of Grandstand
Farmer City Raceway offers bleacher style grandstands.

Stadium Seating
Farmer City Raceway does no allow the use of chairs for its events.

Handicapped Seating
Handicap seating is available in the front rows of the grandstands.

Pit Age Limit
There is no age limits for the pit area. Minors 17 and younger must have a signed parent waiver form.

Personal Coolers
No coolers are allowed to be brought in to the grandstand area.

Credit Card Use
None

Alcohol Sales
Farmer City Raceway does sell alcohol at its concession stands.

Smoking Policy
Farmer City Raceway does not allow smoking in the grandstands.

Family Section
Farmer City Raceway does no offer a Family Section.

Parking Cost
Parking on racetrack property is free of charge.

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Cost
$30-$50

Closest Airport
Bloomington, IL (BMI / KBMI) Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal

Other Airport
Champaign, IL (CMI / KCMI) University of Illinois Willard Airport




Farmer City Raceway
850 N Grove St.
Farmer City, IL 

 https://www.farmercityracing.com/

Track Phone
(309) 928-9110

Track Email
 spieker2@msn.com

Track History
First race was in 1938
No racing in 1942-1945(WWII)
Resumed Racing in 1946
49yr History of stock car racing


Track Size & Type
1/4 mile

Late Model Track Record
Brandon Sheppard 11.750 (4/5/19)

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Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Price
$30-$50