McKinney Claims Kankakee

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Mike McKinney Battles Ken Schrader for Kankakee Win

 

KANKAKEE, IL — June 15, 2017 — Mike McKinney fought a tough battle with Ken Schrader at Kankakee County Speedway Thursday night for his first DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals win of the year. KcKinney and Schrader actually began their battle during Heat 1, with the same results: McKinney in first with Schrader behind him. Following Schrader through the checkers in the Feature were Tyler Nicely and Ray Bollinger. 

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Gilpin Takes Tour Opener at Brownstown

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Devin Gilpin Wins Summit Modified Nationals Opener at Brownstown

The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour kicked off last Wednesday, June 14, at Brownstown Speedway with Devin Gilpin leading the charge to Victory Lane, where he has already been seven times this year. No stranger to the Summit Modified Nationals tour, Gilpin won three straight championships from 2012-2014. Gilpin, who also ran a dirt Late Model in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals the same night, earned the $1,000 Modified Nationals payday over Earl Plessinger, Tyler Nicely, Josh Harris, and Jeremy Owens.

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Kissinger Wins and Hoffman Celebrates

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Levi Kissinger Scores Birthday Win at Fairbury Prairie Dirt Classic

Nick Hoffman honored as Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Champion

FAIRBURY, Ill. – July 31, 2016 – The 2016 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals went out with a bang on Saturday night at Fairbury American Legion Speedway as Levi Kissinger scored a birthday win at the Prairie Dirt Classic and Nick Hoffman claimed the series championship, his first.

Kissinger, who started the night’s feature in third, hung tough throughout muchof the 40 laps, biding his time to take on Jeff Leka who led through much of the FALS feature. Through the closing laps, Kissinger took over the top spot and celebrated his 29th birthday with a $5,000 victory.

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Hoffman Sweeps Oakshade Weekend

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Nick Hoffman Makes It a Weekend Sweep at Oakshade

Series returns to action on July 29 and 30 at the Fairbury American Legion Speedway

WAUSEON, Ohio – July 16, 2016 – Saturday’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature at Oakshade Speedway was again the Brian Ruhlman and Nick Hoffman show – and again, it was Nick Hoffman who came out on top.

Ruhlman started on the front row and quickly pulled to the lead. It took Hoffman slightly more time to clear for second, but once he did, the two leaders pulled away from the field.

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Hoffman Scores at Oakshade

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Nick Hoffman Scores in Oakshade Opener

Returns to Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory lane for the first time since July 5

WAUSEON, Ohio – July 15, 2016 – Nick Hoffman had some work to do in the opener of the first ever DIRT Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals double-header at Oakshade Raceway on Friday night as had to battle past a hard-charging Brian Ruhlman and Cory Daugherty to score his series-leading fifth win of the tour.

The current points leader started back in the field but made easy work of several of his competitors. Cory Daugherty put up a several lap fight but Hoffman battled around. Then he started to reel in Ruhlman as Ruhlman closed in on the tail of the field.

Through traffic, Ruhlman opened a lane on the bottom for Hoffman to get around. Ruhlman tried to run him back down but Hoffman held him off. Through the closing laps and a late restart, Hoffman continued to be the class of the field.

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