Harrison Wins Caution-Free Opener

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Mike Harrison Wins Caution-Free Opener at Peoria Speedway

 

PEORIA, IL — June 13 — Highland, IL-native Mike Harrison grabbed the early lead from the outside pole position to win the 2018 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals opening event at Peoria Speedway (IL). The 2017 Tour Champion was able to expertly navigate lap traffic to go unchallenged in the 25-lap caution-free Feature event. The win marked a clean sweep for Harrison for the opening night that included a win in Heat race 2 and Quick Time in Qualifying group 2.

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Modified Nationals Kicks Off in 3 Weeks

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Summit Modified Nationals Start in Just Three Weeks

Peoria Speedway kicks off the 8th annual Modified Tour in support of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals

 

by Matt Prieur

 

CONCORD, NC — May 25, 2018 — The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals will support the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour for the eighth consecutive year in 2018. From June 13 to July 14, and then on July 27-28, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Modified ranks will race in 33 total events spread out over seven states throughout the country. The open-wheel teams will go after a minimum of $1,000-to-win each night and a $5,000 top prize for winning the 2018 Summit Modified Nationals Championship Title as well as bonuses and contingencies totaling almost $50,000.

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I-96 Speedway Added to Schedule 

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4/10-mile dirt oval in West Michigan will wrap up two-race stretch in the Great Lakes State

 

CONCORD, NC — March 19, 2018 — A final adjustment to the 33rd Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals schedule was put into place with the addition of the I-96 Speedway on Thursday, July 12th. The DIRTcar Super Late Models and UMP Modifieds will wrap up their Michigan swing with a date at the 4/10-mile (0.400) high-banked dirt oval located east of Grand Rapids in Lake Odessa, MI. This event will be the first appearance at I-96 for the Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals since the 2014 season.

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2018 Summit Modified Nationals Schedule Announced

Summit Modified Nationals Joins DIRTcar Summer Nationals for the Eighth Straight Year

Eighth annual tour for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will see teams have a chance to race in 33 shows

By: Matt Prieur

CONCORD, NC — Dec. 7, 2017 — For the eighth consecutive year, the cars and stars of the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will join the most grueling and intimidating tour in short track racing. The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals will mirror the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour in 2018 by joining their DIRTcar Late Model counterparts for 28 races in 32 days in seven states. Then the Modifieds will conclude their own version of the Summer Nationals with five additional events held as part of the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury American Legion Speedway on Friday-Saturday, July 27-28, 2018. The top Modified drivers in the country will chase after a minimum of $1,000 each night and a $5,000 prize for winning the 2018 Summit Modified Nationals Championship as well as bonuses and contingencies totaling almost $50,000.

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Harrison Wins Final Race of 2017 at Fairbury

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Mike Harrison wins the Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury Speedway to become the 2017 Summit Modified Nationals Series Champion

FAIRBURY, IL — July 29, 2017 — Mike Harrison gets a huge win in the final race of the season at Fairbury Speedway to become the season points leader. Jeffrey Ledford led the race early on, but would even tually give way to Nick Hoffman. Harrison had to make up several positions in order to catch up to Hoffman, who he was finally able to steal the lead from after battling for a few laps. Hoffman would end up finishing third after Mike McKinney passed him for the second place finish. The 80 points that Harrison was awarded for first place would end up putting him just three points ahead of the previous series points leader, Nick Hoffman, making him the 2017 series winner.

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