DIRTcar Summer Nationals / Summit Modified Nationals
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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Event Info

DIRTcar Summer Nationals / Summit Modified Nationals
June 22, 2022
Adams County (IL) Speedway
8000 Broadway
Quincy, IL 

Event Description
$5,000 to win for Late Models, $1,500 for UMP Modifieds.

Series Racing
Summit Modified Nationals

Support Divisions
DIRTcar Summer Nationals

To Win Amount
$1,500.00

Feature Laps Length
25

Frequently Asked Questions
Support Divisions
DIRTcar Summer Nationals

To Win Amount
$1,500.00

Track Info
Track Phone
(217) 242-5055

Competitor Info
DIRTVision Highlights
Race Recap

EARNED IT: Hoffman Defends Against Challengers to Win at Adams County

While Nick Hoffman’s perfect DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals season is still intact, it was certainly challenged Wednesday night at Adams County Speedway (IL).

After the drop of the green on the 25-lap Feature, Hoffman slipped back to fourth after Elite Chassis customer Kelly Kovski made the pass on him for third inside the first five laps of the race. A yellow was thrown shortly after, which Hoffman used to return the favor on the ensuing restart.

Jacy Norgaard Photo

“I kinda did a bad job in the first five laps at picking the correct lane,” Hoffman said. “I could’ve just fell in line and rode in third, which, looking back on it, probably would’ve been the smarter thing to do, but I was trying to run out the middle of the racetrack and it just go super dirty.”

Hoffman next set his sights on Kenny Wallace in second, catching and passing him the same way four laps later. That left only leader Tyler Nicely to go.

Hoffman and Nicely raced side-by-side for several laps, swapping the top spot back-and-forth a couple times before Hoffman used the lapped traffic to get away with the lead for good.

“[Nicely] was running the middle lane, kinda where I wanted to be, and I was able to make enough speed around the bottom to at least show him the nose,” Hoffman said of his pass for the lead on Nicely. “I was really surprised he didn’t come down and try it. There were plenty of times where he could’ve come down and ran the bottom, but he didn’t.”

Jacy Norgaard Photo

In the end, Hoffman mastered Adams County for his 63rd career Summit Modified victory, while Kyle Steffens zoomed ahead on the final restart, taking four positions in two laps to claim the runner-up spot. Nicely rounded out the podium.

UP NEXT

The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals next heads to the birthplace of its sister Late Model tour on Thursday, June 23 – Spoon River Speedway in Lewiston, IL. If you can’t be at the track, watch every lap live on DIRTVision.

ABBREVIATED RESULTS (view full results)

Feature 25 Laps | 00:16:31.199

  1. 2-Nick Hoffman[3]; 2. 8-Kyle Steffens[5]; 3. 25-Tyler Nicely[2]; 4. 22-Austen Becerra[6]; 5. 05-Dave Wietholder[9]; 6. 10K- Kelly Kovski[4]; 7. 00S-Chris Spalding[16]; 8. 36-Kenny Wallace[1]; 9. 99B-Brandyn Ryan[11]; 10. 130-Chase Allen[10]; 11. 16D-Shawn Deering[15]; 12. 9C-Russ Coultas[13]; 13. 00B-Scott Bryant[14]; 14. 54-Zachary Hawk[17]; 15. 17V-Mike Vanderiet Jr[7]; 16. ONE-William Huff[21]; 17. 9-Charles Baker[22]; 18. 117-Frankie Wellman[19]; 19. 77S-Rick Stevenson[8]; 20. 16-Levi Long[18]; 21. 8C-Michael Claeys[12]; 22. (DNS) 16S-Steve Stotler
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Results
Feature Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
13+22Nick Hoffman 250.00012Running75$1,500
25+38Kyle Steffens 25-2.4890Running70$700
32-125Tyler Nicely 25-2.75614Running65$400
46+222Austen Becerra 25-3.0600Running60$300
59+405Dave Wietholder 25-3.9610Running55$275
64-210KKelly Kovski 25-4.6540Running50$250
716+900SChris Spalding 25-5.8320Running48$225
81-736Kenny Wallace 25-6.8800Running46$200
911+299BBrandyn Ryan 25-7.4540Running44$175
10100130Chase Allen 25-7.7980Running42$150
1115+416DShawn Deering 24-1 Laps0Running40$150
1213+19CRuss Coultas 24-1 Laps0Running39$150
1314+100BScott Bryant 24-1 Laps0Running38$150
1417+354Zachary Hawk 24-1 Laps0Running37$150
157-817VMike Vanderiet Jr23-2 Laps0Running36$150
1621+5ONEWilliam Huff 19-6 Laps0DNF35$150
1722+59Charles Baker 16-9 Laps0DNF34$150
1819+1117Frankie Wellman 5-20 Laps0DNF33$150
198-1177SRick Stevenson 4-21 Laps0DNF32$150
2018-216Levi Long 2-23 Laps0DNF31$150
2112-98CMichael Claeys 0-25 Laps0DNF30$150
2220-216SSteve Stotler 0-25 Laps0DNS10$0
Heat 1 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverHometownDifference
1102Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC0.000
22010KKelly Kovski Springfield, IL0.000
35+217VMike Vanderiet JrCentralia, MO0.000
43-1130Chase Allen Midlothian, TX0.000
57+29CRuss Coultas Bluffs, IL0.000
66000SChris Spalding Montgomery City, MO0.000
74-3117Frankie Wellman Quincy, IL0.000
8809Charles Baker Labelle, MO0.000
Heat 2 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverHometownDifference
12+125Tyler Nicely Owensboro, KY0.000
21-18Kyle Steffens St. Charles, MO0.000
33077SRick Stevenson O'fallon, MO0.000
45+199BBrandyn Ryan Coatsburg, IL0.000
54-100BScott Bryant Baring, MO0.000
66054Zachary Hawk Rockford, OH0.000
77016SSteve Stotler O'fallon, MODNS
Heat 3 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverHometownDifference
11036Kenny Wallace St. Louis, MO0.000
22022Austen Becerra Carthage, IL0.000
33005Dave Wietholder Liberty, IL0.000
47+38CMichael Claeys Knoxville, IL0.000
54-116DShawn Deering Quincy, IL0.000
66016Levi Long Payson, IL0.000
75-2ONEWilliam Huff Fowler, IL0.000
Qualifying Results
POSStartCarDriverTimeDifference
162Nick Hoffman 14.2900.000
2410KKelly Kovski 14.478-0.188
38130Chase Allen 14.612-0.322
45117Frankie Wellman 14.767-0.477
5717VMike Vanderiet Jr14.782-0.492
6100SChris Spalding 14.985-0.695
739CRuss Coultas 15.707-1.417
829Charles Baker 15.874-1.584
Qualifying Flight 2 Results
POSStartCarDriverTimeDifference
168Kyle Steffens 14.1960.000
2325Tyler Nicely 14.519-0.323
3277SRick Stevenson 14.906-0.710
4100BScott Bryant 14.941-0.745
5799BBrandyn Ryan 15.110-0.914
6554Zachary Hawk 15.488-1.292
7416SSteve Stotler 15.488-1.292
Qualifying Flight 3 Results
POSStartCarDriverTimeDifference
1236Kenny Wallace 14.6670.000
2322Austen Becerra 14.840-0.173
3705Dave Wietholder 14.861-0.194
4116DShawn Deering 15.390-0.723
56ONEWilliam Huff 15.399-0.732
6416Levi Long 15.537-0.870
758CMichael Claeys 15.591-0.924