Merritt Speedway Event Info
DIRTcar Summer Nationals
 Merritt Speedway
Lake City, MI
Saturday, August 22, 2020 
Winner: Jason Feger
2nd: Ryan Gustin
3rd: Dona Marcoullier

Race Recap: Shirley Clinches Fourth Championship While Feger Takes Checkers at Merritt

LAKE CITY, MI – What started just 45 days ago in Illinois is now all said and done. With seven Feature victories to his credit, Brian Shirley is a DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion for the fourth time in his career. “I’m just proud of my team, proud of everybody that’s a part of this deal. I just can’t thank those guys enough for the support we get. We’ll just keep… [Read More]

Race Results: 8/22/20 – Merritt Speedway

Feature (50 Laps) 1. 25-Jason Feger [2][]; 2. 19R-Ryan Gustin [5][]; 3. 6M-Dona Marcoullier [4][]; 4. 50-Greg Gokey [3][]; 5. 87-David Mielke [6][]; 6. 4-Travis Stemler [1][]; 7. 3S-Brian Shirley [9][]; 8. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [15][]; 9. 19X-Cody Bauer [16][]; 10. M14-Brandon Thirlby [12][]; 11. 21N-Logan Nickerson [11][]; 12. 21D-David Hilliker [17][]; 13. 27-Eric Spangler [19][]; 14. 16S-Mike Staszak [20][]; 15. 42JR-Mike Nelson [21][]; 16. 11X-Ryan Lanphierd [22][]; 17. 52-Brad Harden [10][]; 18. 42-Chad Finley [14][]; 19. 4G-Bob Gardner [8][]; 20. 4T-Andrew Terrill [13][]; 21. 91-Rusty Schlenk [7][]; 22. 7-Drake Troutman [18][] Hard Charger: 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr[+7]

Qualifying Flight-A 1. 7-Drake Troutman, 13.984; 2. 50-Greg Gokey, 14.138; 3. 6M-Dona Marcoullier, 14.33; 4. 91-Rusty Schlenk, 14.341; 5. O3-JC Witherspoon, 14.569; 6. 52-Brad Harden, 14.657; 7. 87X-Dave Bowen, 14.702; 8. 11X-Ryan Lanphierd, 14.945; 9. 42JR-Mike Nelson, 15.03; 10. 4T-Andrew Terrill, 15.06; 11. 26R-Scott Gonion, 99.999

Qualifying Flight-B 1. 25-Jason Feger, 13.882; 2. 4G-Bob Gardner, 13.991; 3. 19R-Ryan Gustin, 14.096; 4. 21N-Logan Nickerson, 14.154; 5. 42-Chad Finley, 14.213; 6. 27-Eric Spangler, 14.323; 7. 21D-David Hilliker, 14.523; 8. 19-Derrick Hilliker, 14.702; 9. OO-Robert Lewis, 14.946; 10. 19M-Carter Murday, 15.517

Qualifying Flight-C 1. 3S-Brian Shirley, 13.839; 2. 4-Travis Stemler, 13.854; 3. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr, 14.257; 4. 87-David Mielke, 14.296; 5. M14-Brandon Thirlby, 14.358; 6. 19X-Cody Bauer, 14.478; 7. 3-Kyle Roberts, 14.935; 8. 73-Steve Nieuwenhuis, 15.727; 9. 55-Jeep VanWormer, 99.999; 10. 16S-Mike Staszak, 99.999

Heat #1 – Flight (A) (10 Laps) – Top 5 Transfer 1. 50-Greg Gokey [2]; 2. 6M-Dona Marcoullier [3]; 3. 91-Rusty Schlenk [4]; 4. 52-Brad Harden [6]; 5. 4T-Andrew Terrill [10]; 6. O3-JC Witherspoon [5]; 7. 11X-Ryan Lanphierd [8]; 8. 7-Drake Troutman [1]; 9. 87X-Dave Bowen [7]; 10. 42JR-Mike Nelson [9]; 11. 26R-Scott Gonion [11]

Heat #2 – Flight (B) (10 Laps) – Top 5 Transfer 1. 25-Jason Feger [1]; 2. 19R-Ryan Gustin [3]; 3. 4G-Bob Gardner [2]; 4. 21N-Logan Nickerson [4]; 5. 42-Chad Finley [5]; 6. 21D-David Hilliker [7]; 7. 19-Derrick Hilliker [8]; 8. 19M-Carter Murday [10]; 9. OO-Robert Lewis [9]; 10. 27-Eric Spangler [6]

Heat #3 – Flight (C) (10 Laps) – Top 5 Transfer 1. 4-Travis Stemler [2]; 2. 87-David Mielke [4]; 3. 3S-Brian Shirley [1]; 4. M14-Brandon Thirlby [5]; 5. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [3]; 6. 19X-Cody Bauer [6]; 7. 3-Kyle Roberts [7]; 8. 16S-Mike Staszak [10]; 9. 73-Steve Nieuwenhuis [8]; 10. 55-Jeep VanWormer [9]

Consolation Race (10 Laps) – Top 3 Transfer 1. 19X-Cody Bauer [3][]; 2. 21D-David Hilliker [2][]; 3. 7-Drake Troutman [7][]; 4. 11X-Ryan Lanphierd [4][]; 5. 3-Kyle Roberts [6][]; 6. 87X-Dave Bowen [10][]; 7. 19M-Carter Murday [8][]; 8. 42JR-Mike Nelson [13][]; 9. 73-Steve Nieuwenhuis [12][]; 10. 16S-Mike Staszak [9][]; 11. OO-Robert Lewis [11][]; 12. 26R-Scott Gonion [16][]; 13. 27-Eric Spangler [14][]; 14. O3-JC Witherspoon [1][]; 15. 19-Derrick Hilliker [5][]; 16. 55-Jeep VanWormer [15][]


DIRTcar Summer Nationals
August 22, 2020
Merritt Speedway
4430 East Houghton Lake Road
Lake City, MI 49651 

 http://www.merrittspeedwaymi.com

Watch on DIRTVision
 https://www.dirtvision.com/broadcasts.php?action=show&id=3992

Event Description
Championship night for the 35th annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals kicks off from the Merritt Speedway in Lake City, MI!

Also featuring the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, this will be the third visit in both tours' history and the first time the Late Model champion has ever been crowned at Merritt.

Series
DIRTcar Summer Nationals

Support Divisions
Summit Modified Nationals

To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Feature Laps Length
50


Support Divisions
Summit Modified Nationals

To Win Amount
$10,000.00




Merritt Speedway
4430 East Houghton Lake Road
Lake City, MI 49651 

 http://www.merrittspeedwaymi.com

Track Phone
(231) 842-7223

Track Email
 merrittspeedway77@gmail.com

Track Size & Type
3/8 MILE

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