2024 SCHEDULE: Five-Week Lineup Features 29 Late Model Races, 25 Modified Events

The DIRTcar Summer Nationals returns for its 39th installment with a five-week lineup of events in 2024. Late Models will contest a total of 29 races over a 33-day period, starting with the season opener at Peoria Speedway on June 12, traveling through nine different states before ending with the season finale at Wayne County … Read more

Shirley Wins Week 1 Points Title After Flag-to-Flag Feature Win at Sycamore

Brian Shirley in Sycamore Speedway Victory Lane

After a Saturday night marred by misfortune and a bit of destruction, Brian Shirley was looking for an opportunity to bounce back. Sunday night at Sycamore Speedway, he got exactly what he came for – his third Feature win of the week and an extra $10,000 check as Week 1 champion of the 38th annual … Read more

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Big Names Line Prospective Roster for Week #1 of 2023 Hell Tour

Twenty-eight Late Model race dates. Thirty-three calendar days. Five-straight weeks of nothing but the best dirt track racing in the Midwest. The 38th DIRTcar Summer Nationals is here. The DIRTcar Late Models and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals are set to kick off a new season of competition this week with five races at … Read more

MAKE IT FIVE: Hoffman Motors to Five-Straight Summit Modified Wins at Sycamore

The streak just keeps on going for Nick Hoffman. Sunday night’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event at Sycamore Speedway was another perfect night for the four-time and defending champion, as he swept the night with top finishes in Qualifying, Heat Race, and leading every lap of the Feature for his 62nd career triumph … Read more

LATE RACE MAGIC: Shirley Passes Blair Late to Win at Sycamore

It was never a question of “if” for Brian Shirley on the first week of the Hell Tour, so much as it was “when.” That “when” came Sunday night at Sycamore Speedway, where the four-time DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion broke through for his first win of the season on the tour, making the move on … Read more

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: 37th Hell Tour Kicks off in Illinois, Iowa

It’s time to feel the heat on the trail of the Hell Tour. The 37th DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals is here. Illinois-Iowa Week kicks off the 32-race schedule Tuesday night at Kankakee County Speedway – the 34th visit in tour history. A potential $39,000 Late Model champion’s check is on … Read more

SEVEN-STRAIGHT: Hoffman Extends Win Streak to Seven at Sycamore

The streak just keeps going and going. Nick Hoffman has won yet another DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Feature. This time, Hoffman conquered the fast and heavy Sycamore Speedway – a place where he also took the checkers last year. Despite a smaller car count than he’s used to seeing, Hoffman still faced some … Read more

TWO FOR 3s: Shirley Outruns Pierce in Traffic to Win Back-to-Back at Sycamore

Pierce increases points lead with runner-up finish Never doubt the heart of a champion to come alive when it matters most. Defending Hell Tour champion Brian Shirley has gone back-to-back. After a trying yet competitive first week, Shirley and the Bob Cullen Racing team regrouped after a few days off and have since struck gold, … Read more

6/25/21 – Sycamore Speedway

Feature (20 Laps) 1. 2-Nick Hoffman[1]; 2. 96M-Mike McKinney[2]; 3. 7-Kelly Kovski[4]; 4. 99-Hunt Gossum[3]; 5. 57-Tim Hamburg[5]; 6. 14-AJ Meiferdt[6]; 7. 1H-Nash Hilmes[7]; 8. 1-Dave Lilja[9]; 9. 20-Richie Biswell[8] Qualifying (3 Laps) 1. 2-Nick Hoffman, 00:15.190[2]; 2. 7-Kelly Kovski, 00:15.420[3]; 3. 99-Hunt Gossum, 00:15.565[1]; 4. 96M-Mike McKinney, 00:15.879[7]; 5. 57-Tim Hamburg, 00:15.912[6]; 6. 1-Dave … Read more

6/25/21 – Sycamore Speedway

Feature (40 Laps) 1. 3S-Brian Shirley[1]; 2. 32-Bobby Pierce[4]; 3. 12-Ashton Winger[3]; 4. 24-Ryan Unzicker[8]; 5. 25-Jason Feger[2]; 6. 81E- Tanner English[7]; 7. 89-Mike Spatola[11]; 8. 1M-Mike Mataragas[9]; 9. 21JR-Billy Moyer Jr[10]; 10. 18-Shannon Babb[6]; 11. 21B-Rich Bell[18]; 12. 30-Mark Voigt[16]; 13. M27-Mike Provenzo[12]; 14. 14G-Joe Godsey[17]; 15. 48-Tim Lance[5]; 16. 76-Titus Sneed[15]; 17. 14R-Jeff … Read more

Sheppard Wins in First Summer Nationals Start of 2020 at Sycamore

MAPLE PARK, IL – He hadn’t raced his family-owned #B5 Rocket Chassis since May, but it just doesn’t seem to matter which car he drives or what track he’s at. Brandon Sheppard has been just plain dominant so far this year. B-Shepp invaded the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Late Model circuit Tuesday night at Sycamore Speedway … Read more

8/11/20 – Sycamore Speedway

Feature (40 Laps) 1. B5-Brandon Sheppard [3][]; 2. 58-Jeremiah Hurst [4][]; 3. 3S-Brian Shirley [1][]; 4. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [2][]; 5. 25-Jason Feger [7][]; 6. 28-Dennis Erb [6][]; 7. 21B-Rich Bell [5][]; 8. 48-Tim Lance [11][]; 9. 4G-Bob Gardner [9][]; 10. 59-Garrett Alberson [8][]; 11. 5-John Provenzano [12][]; 12. M27-Mike Provenzano [15][]; 13. 1M-Mike Mataragas … Read more