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DIRTcar Summer Nationals

BEHIND THE SCENES: A week on the Summer Nationals tour with Bobby Pierce

Discover what it takes to survive ‘The Hell Tour’ with exclusive access to Pierce’s team   CHAPTER I: The Journey Into The Unknown The road turned from an average two-lane asphalt strip to a narrower gravel route bordered by fields of crops. Google maps indicated a few yards down this path is the temple of

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MISSILE LAUNCH: Babb Scores Career Win 99 With Low-Side Speed at Fairbury

Babb’s $10,000 victory comes on night of daughter’s birthday The quest for 100 DIRTcar Summer Nationals wins just got one race closer for Shannon Babb. Babb, of Moweaqua, IL, found a sudden burst of speed late in the race around the bottom lane of Fairbury Speedway Saturday night and blew by his opponents for a

2021 Results

6/19/21 – Fairbury Speedway

Feature (50 Laps) 1. 18B-Shannon Babb[6]; 2. 81E-Tanner English[3]; 3. 9M-Devin Moran[2]; 4. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr[4]; 5. 32-Bobby Pierce[9]; 6. 42-Mckay Wenger[11]; 7. 3S-Brian Shirley[1]; 8. 6M-Dona Marcoullier[16]; 9. 89-Mike Spatola[17]; 10. 12W- Ashton Winger[5]; 11. 32S-Chris Simpson[18]; 12. 48-Tim Lance[10]; 13. 9-Eric Smith[12]; 14. B12-Kevin Weaver[8]; 15. 25-Jason Feger[13]; 16. 21JR-Billy Moyer Jr[7]; 17.

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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

2020 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

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Jacksonville Event on August 12 Moved to Fairbury

JACKSONVILLE, IL – Due to local government restrictions on mass gatherings in the State of Illinois, Jacksonville Speedway officials have partnered with Fairbury Speedway to move Jacksonville’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals Late Model and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event to Fairbury on its originally scheduled date of Wednesday, August 12. With the current mass gathering

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Gundaker Charges From 14th to Claim $10k in FALS Thriller

FAIRBURY, IL – In one of the most exciting runs to the front seen all year in a DIRTcar Late Model, Gordy Gundaker dazzled the crowd Saturday night at Fairbury Speedway, coming all the way from 14th to score his fourth career Summer Nationals victory. Defending tour champion Brian Shirley jetted out to a commanding

2020 Results

7/11/20 – Fairbury Speedway

Feature (50 Laps) 1. 11-Gordy Gundaker [14]; 2. O-Rick Eckert [7]; 3. 18-Shannon Babb [5]; 4. 3S-Brian Shirley [2]; 5. 24-Ryan Unzicker [13]; 6. 25-Jason Feger [9]; 7. 99JR-Frank Heckenast, Jr. [1]; 8. 32-Bobby Pierce [10]; 9. 28-Tyler Carpenter [8]; 10. 1ST-Johnny Scott [11]; 11. 25W-Allen Weisser [17]; 12. 4G-Bob Gardner [21]; 13. 48-Tim Lance