Rain Cancels Shadyhill

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Rain Forces Cancellation of Summer Nationals at Shadyhill Speedway

MEDARYVILLE, Ind. – July 13, 2016 – Rain has forced the cancellation of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events scheduled for tonight, Wednesday, July 13, at Shadyhill Speedway in Medaryville, Ind.

The DIRTcar Summer Nationals event will not be rescheduled. The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event at Shadyhill will be rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 27.

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Rain Forces Cancellation of Plymouth

Rain Forces Cancellation of Summer Nationals at Plymouth Speedway

PLYMOUTH, Ind. – July 12, 2016 – Rain has forced the cancellation of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, July 12, at Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway.

The events will not be rescheduled.

The DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action on Wednesday, July 13 at Shadyhill Speedway in Medaryville, Ind.

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Mike Harrison Rising in Final Push

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Mike Harrison On the Rise, Balances Racing with Life in Final Summit Modified Nationals Stretch

 

By Brendan Capria

 

CONCORD, N.C. – July 11, 2016 – Looking back into racing history, fans of the sport have readily-available statistics as to why drivers rise to greatness. For Mike Harrison however, it is the how that is difficult to overlook. Though Harrison has the numbers to stake his claim in DIRTcar Racing, the black-and-white numbers are not as lustrous as the color behind the paper.

 

In 2015, Harrison became the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals champion, the DIRTcar UMP Modified National champion and Southern Illinois region champion in 2015. The Highland Creek, Ill., amassed 36 wins, 11 top-five and three top-ten finishes in 60 starts.

 

 

As the Summit Modified Nationals enters its final 2016 stretch, Harrison, sitting second in the championship standings, is poised to claim another title – his fifth. He is just three points out of the lead.

 

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Bollinger Rebounds for Quincy Win

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Ray Bollinger Rebounds to Score Summit Modified Nationals Win at Quincy

The series returns to action on Tuesday at Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway

QUINCY, Ill. – July 10, 2016 – One night after Mike Harrison denied Ray Bollinger his third DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the season, Bollinger returned to victory lane with a win at Quincy Raceways.

Bollinger started on the feature pole and fought a fierce battle early with Kenny Wallace. Just before the midway point, Wallace took the lead as the two drivers worked their way through traffic. Wallace built the gap on Bollinger but as he worked to get around a lapped car, Wallace caught a tire on the bottom of the track and lost the lead with a damaged car.

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Harrison Battles for Win at Highland

Harrison Battles Bollinger for Summit Modified Nationals Win at Highland

Harrison picks up his second win of the season

HIGHLAND, Ill. – July 9, 2016 – Mike Harrison and Ray Bollinger did battle throughout much of Saturday night’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Highland Speedway.

When the green flag fell, Harrison jumped out to an early lead with Bollinger hot on his tail. Bollinger, searching for a line. About midway through the feature, Bollinger found the line and got around Harrison.

The reigning series champion was not done though as he kept up the pressure on Bollinger. Thorugh a late restart, Harrison stayed tight and on the final lap, Harrison made contact with Bollinger down the back straight sending Bollinger into the wall. Bollinger was forced to retire for the night.

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