DIRTcar Summer Nationals
 Fairbury Speedway
Fairbury, IL
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 
Winner: Brian Shirley
2nd: Brandon Sheppard
3rd: Frank Heckenast Jr.

Race Recap: Shirley Edges Sheppard by .090 in Thriller at Fairbury

FAIRBURY, IL – There’s one constant about Fairbury Speedway. The racing never disappoints. Brian Shirley, Brandon Sheppard and Frank Heckenast Jr. put on an instant DIRTcar Summer Nationals classic Wednesday night, battling it out with the rest of the field over 40 laps that ended with Shirley’s fifth Hell Tour win of the season by .090 seconds over Sheppard. Heckenast led the opening laps before outside polesitter Ryan Unzicker cracked… [Read More]

Race Results: 8/12/20 – Fairbury Speedway

Feature (40 Laps) 1. 3S-Brian Shirley [3][]; 2. B5-Brandon Sheppard [4][]; 3. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [1][]; 4. 24-Ryan Unzicker [2][]; 5. 25W-Allen Weisser [9][]; 6. 28-Dennis Erb [15][]; 7. 18-Shannon Babb [5][]; 8. 25-Jason Feger [8][]; 9. 77M-Jay Morris [18][]; 10. 1W-Donny Walden [10][]; 11. 111-Steven Roberts [6][]; 12. 1M-Mike Mataragas [14][]; 13. 4G-Bob Gardner [11][]; 14. 89-Mike Spatola [7][]; 15. 33X-Gordy Gundaker [21][]; 16. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford [17][]; 17. 16-Rusty Griffaw [20][]; 18. 91P-Jason Papich [12][]; 19. B12-Kevin Weaver [19][]; 20. 75-Billy Drake [16][]; 21. 48L-Tim Lance Jr [22][]; 22. 6-Daryn Klein [13][] Hard Charger: 28-Dennis Erb[+9]

Qualifying Flight-A 1. B5-Brandon Sheppard, 12.727; 2. 89-Mike Spatola, 12.752; 3. 18-Shannon Babb, 12.778; 4. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr, 12.834; 5. 25W-Allen Weisser, 12.869; 6. 4G-Bob Gardner, 12.917; 7. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford, 12.952; 8. 3-Dale Markham, 13.008; 9. 6-Daryn Klein, 13.245; 10. 12-Jeff Curl, 13.327; 11. 48-Tim Lance, 13.351; 12. 28-Dennis Erb, 13.385; 13. 56-Brandon Pralle, 13.459; 14. 16-Rusty Griffaw, 13.477; 15. 51-Dean Carpenter, 13.551; 16. KB1-Kerry King, 13.66; 17. 11T-Trevor Gundaker, 97; 18. 48L-Tim Lance Jr, 98; 19. 33X-Gordy Gundaker, 99

Qualifying Flight-B 1. 111-Steven Roberts, 12.732; 2. 25-Jason Feger, 12.751; 3. 3S-Brian Shirley, 12.763; 4. 24-Ryan Unzicker, 12.846; 5. B12-Kevin Weaver, 12.857; 6. 75-Billy Drake, 12.859; 7. 1W-Donny Walden, 13.012; 8. 77M-Jay Morris, 13.065; 9. 1M-Mike Mataragas, 13.132; 10. 91P-Jason Papich, 13.143; 11. J12-Jason Wagner, 13.304; 12. 10S-Scott Schmitt, 13.313; 13. 30-Mark Voigt, 13.329; 14. 76-Titus Sneed, 13.715; 15. 11C-Rachel Carpenter, 13.793; 16. 82B-Jason Milam, 13.814; 17. 4D-Doug Tye, 14.613; DQ. M27-Mike Provenzano, 13.41

Heat #1 – Flight (A) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer 1. B5-Brandon Sheppard [1]; 2. 18-Shannon Babb [2]; 3. 25W-Allen Weisser [3]; 4. 6-Daryn Klein [5]; 5. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford [4]; 6. 51-Dean Carpenter [8]; 7. 56-Brandon Pralle [7]; 8. 48-Tim Lance [6]; 9. 33X-Gordy Gundaker [10]; 10. 11T-Trevor Gundaker [9]

Heat #2 – Flight (A) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer 1. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [2]; 2. 89-Mike Spatola [1]; 3. 4G-Bob Gardner [3]; 4. 28-Dennis Erb [6]; 5. 12-Jeff Curl [5]; 6. 3-Dale Markham [4]; 7. 16-Rusty Griffaw [7]; 8. KB1-Kerry King [8]; 9. 48L-Tim Lance Jr [9]

Heat #3 – Flight (B) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer 1. 3S-Brian Shirley [2]; 2. 111-Steven Roberts [1]; 3. 1W-Donny Walden [4]; 4. 1M-Mike Mataragas [5]; 5. 30-Mark Voigt [7]; 6. J12-Jason Wagner [6]; 7. 11C-Rachel Carpenter [8]; 8. B12-Kevin Weaver [3]; 9. 4D-Doug Tye [9]

Heat #4 – Flight (B) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer 1. 24-Ryan Unzicker [2]; 2. 25-Jason Feger [1]; 3. 91P-Jason Papich [5]; 4. 75-Billy Drake [3]; 5. 77M-Jay Morris [4]; 6. 10S-Scott Schmitt [6]; 7. 76-Titus Sneed [7]; 8. M27-Mike Provenzano [9]; 9. 82B-Jason Milam [8]

Consolation Race (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer 1. B12-Kevin Weaver [2][]; 2. 48-Tim Lance [1][]; 3. KB1-Kerry King [3][]; 4. 11T-Trevor Gundaker [9][]; 5. M27-Mike Provenzano [4][]; 6. 82B-Jason Milam [8][]; 7. 33X-Gordy Gundaker [5][]; 8. 4D-Doug Tye [6][]; 9. 48L-Tim Lance Jr [7][]

Last Chance Showdown (12 Laps) – Top 2 Transfer 1. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford [1][]; 2. 77M-Jay Morris [4][]; 3. 10S-Scott Schmitt [8][]; 4. 51-Dean Carpenter [5][]; 5. 30-Mark Voigt [2][]; 6. 16-Rusty Griffaw [11][]; 7. B12-Kevin Weaver [13][]; 8. 3-Dale Markham [7][]; 9. 12-Jeff Curl [3][]; 10. 56-Brandon Pralle [9][]; 11. 11C-Rachel Carpenter [10][]; 12. 76-Titus Sneed [12][]; 13. 11T-Trevor Gundaker [16][]; 14. 48-Tim Lance [14][]; 15. J12-Jason Wagner [6][]; 16. KB1-Kerry King [15][]


DIRTcar Summer Nationals
August 12, 2020
Fairbury Speedway
600 South Third Street
Fairbury, IL 61739 

 http://www.fairburyspeedway.com

Watch on DIRTVision
 https://www.dirtvision.com/broadcasts.php?action=show&id=3969

Event Description
The fans could be heard for miles when local legend Brandon Sheppard won the DIRTcar Summer Nationals event a year ago at the Jacksonville Speedway. It was a sweet homecoming for “B-Shepp” in his family-owned #B5 car. Watch as the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tackles the high banked ¼-mile for the 12th time in series history. The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals heads into the Jacksonville Speedway as drivers try to take down Mike Harrison. Harrison leads the series wins at Jacksonville with five in eight total events held at Jacksonville Speedway.

Series
DIRTcar Summer Nationals

Support Divisions
Summit Modified Nationals

To Win Amount
$5,000.00


Support Divisions
Summit Modified Nationals

To Win Amount
$5,000.00

Type of Grandstand
Bleachers - No backs

Stadium Seating
Stadium seats are not allowed

Handicapped Seating
In front of main covered grandstands on front stretch and a few select handicap spots on the first row of bleachers

Handicapped Parking
Near the main front grandstands

Pit Age Limit
No Age limit - All minor's require proper waiver

Pit Gate Location
3rd Street entrance

Personal Coolers
They are allowed on the grounds, but NOT in the stands

Credit Card Use
Ticket Window, Pit Gate

Alcohol Sales
alcohol is available to purchase at the track

Smoking Policy
No smoking in the main covered grandstand

Family Section
N/A

Parking Cost
Free

Camping Availability
onsite

Camping Cost
Available day of race only

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

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




Fairbury Speedway
600 South Third Street
Fairbury, IL 61739 

 http://www.fairburyspeedway.com

Track Phone
(815) 692-3222

Track Email
 fairburyspeedway@gmail.com

Track Size & Type
Semi-banked, 1/4 mile

Late Model Track Record
12.215 Scott Bull

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Camping Availability
onsite

Camping Price
Available day of race only