Nick Hoffman Scores at Terre Haute

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Nick Hoffman Scores Summit Modified Win at Terre Haute  

The tour rejoins the DIRTcar Summer Nationals on Tuesday at Jacksonville

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - June 19, 2016 – Nick Hoffman continued to roll Sunday night at the Terre Haute Action Track as he scored his second Summit Racing Modified Nationals victory of the season.

Hoffman, who picked up the win the first night at Kankakee County Speedway on Thursday, returned to action on Sunday in top form. Hoffman was fast throughout the night. He battled to the lead at the mid-point of the feature and ran away with the win. Hoffman scored his second victory over Brian Shaw and Richie Lex.

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Hoffman Scores Kankakee Opener

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Nick Hoffman Scores Summit Racing Modified Nationals Opener at Kankakee County Speedway


The grueling summer schedule kicks off after a rain out at Brownstown on Wednesday


KANKAKEE, Ill. - June 16, 2016 – Nick Hoffman dominated the season opener of the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Kankakee (Ill.) County Speedway on Thursday night.


Hoffman, a native of Mooresville, N.C., held off Mike McKinney and Kenny Wallace to score the first win of the 2016 Summit Modified Nationals season. It was just his second ever visit to the track and came after the season opener at Brownstown Speedway was rained out on Wednesday.


Hoffman, who earlier this year claimed the DIRTcar Nationals Modified Week title, started the night on the pole, and held tough through the 25-lap feature as McKinney and Wallace put up a tough fight for the top spot. Hoffman hung tough through four cautions.

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Rain claims Summer Nationals Opener at Brownstown

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Rain claims Summer Nationals Opener at Brownstown

Series resumes Kankakee County Speedway on Thursday, June 16

 

An unfavorable forecast cancels the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals opener Wednesday at Brownstown Speedway (Ind.).

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Summit Modified Nationals to Kick Off

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Summit Modified Nationals and Summer Nationals to Kick Off


Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals begins with Brownstown Speedway (Ind.) Wednesday, June 15


CONCORD, N.C. – June 8, 2016 – Just one week remains until the start of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Modified Nationals and two drivers looking to repeat their 2015 success are Mike Harrison and Bobby Pierce.


Both will be on their game trying to compete for a second season when both tours, among the most grueling in all of motorsports, kicks off on June 15 at Brownstown (Ind.) Speedway.


Young standout Bobby Pierce, blazed a path to last season’s Summer Nationals title. The 18-year-old driver, edged another young standout, Billy Moyer Jr., to became the youngest ever driver to claim the title. He joined his father Bob Pierce as the first ever father-son duo to claim the Summer Nationals title. The Oakwood, Ill.-native went on from Summer Nationals to win his second DIRTcar Late Model National Championship.

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2016 Schedule Revealed

Tours return during the Summer of 2016 for two of the most challenging schedules in all of motorsports

INDIANAPOLIS – Dec. 10, 2015 – DIRTcar Racing announced today at the Performance Racing Industry show the schedule for the 2016 DIRTcar Late Model Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals.

 

Annually one of the most challenging schedules in all of motorsports, the Summer Nationals tour kicks off at Brownstown (Indiana) Speedway on June 15. For five weeks, the tour takes some of the best late model drivers in the country and pits them against each other at 28 races in Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Missouri, Michigan and Ohio. Friday and Saturday events throughout the tour pay $10,000-to-win, except the opening night at Cedar Lake Speedway which pays $5,000-to-win.

 

The 2016 Summer Nationals champion will be decided at Oakshade Speedway in Wauseon, Ohio on July 15 and 16. Competitors who managed to make it through the tour will battle it out for bragging rights and a $25,000 prize.

 

“This season marks one of the tightest tour schedules to date for the Summer Nationals,” said DIRTcar UMP Director Sam Driggers. “We continue to look for ways to improve the racing experience for fans and competitors alike and build upon this great racing tradition.”

 

This season, the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Tour covers 27 races in five states across eight weeks. The tour kicks off at tracks in Illinois and Tennessee through the opening weeks. The tour meets up with the Summer Nationals late models on June 15 at Brownstown Speedway.

 

The 2016 Summit Modified Nationals again joins the World of Outlaws Late Model Series for the Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury (Illinois) American Legion Speedway on July 29 and 30 to wrap up the 2016 tour.

 

“Every year the Modified Nationals gets bigger and better,” Driggers said. “Even though both it and the Summer Nationals are still nearly seven months away from kicking off, we can’t wait to get the racing tours underway.”

 

Follow the Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter at http://www.Twitter.com/SummerNationals or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SummerNationals. Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the series throughout the lead up and the summer on the series' websites at www.TheHellTour.com and www.ModifiedNationals.com.

 

2016 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule


Date Day Track City
June 15 Wednesday Brownstown Speedway Brownstown, IN
June 16 Thursday Kankakee Co. Speedway Kankakee, IL
       
June 21 Tuesday Jacksonville Speedway Jacksonville, IL
June 23 Thursday Spoon River Speedway Canton, IL
June 24 Friday Tri-City Speedway Pontoon Beach, IL
June 25 Saturday Fairbury Speedway Fairbury, IL
       
June 26 Sunday Tri-State Speedway Haubstadt, IN
June 27 Monday OFF  
June 28 Tuesday Clarksville Speedway Clarksville, TN
June 29 Wednesday Belle Clair Speedway Belleville, IL
June 30 Thursday LaSalle Speedway LaSalle, IL
July 1 Friday Fayette Co. Speedway Brownstown, IL
July 2 Saturday Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Pevely, MO
       
July 3 Sunday Lincoln Speedway Lincoln, IL
July 4 Monday OFF  
July 5 Tuesday Daugherty Speedway Boswell, IN
July 6 Wednesday Peoria Speedway Peoria, IL
July 7 Thursday Macon Speedway Macon, IL
July 8 Friday Farmer City Speedway Farmer City, IL
July 9 Saturday Highland Speedway Highland, IL
       
July 10 Sunday Quincy Raceways Quincy, IL
July 11 Monday OFF  
July 12 Tuesday Plymouth Speedway Plymouth, IN
July 13 Wednesday TBA  
July 14 Thursday Merritt Speedway Lake City, MI
July 15 Friday Oakshade Raceway Wauseon, OH
July 16 Saturday Oakshade Raceway Wauseon, OH
       
July 29 Friday Fairbury Speedway Fairbury, IL
July 30 Saturday Fairbury Speedway Fairbury, IL


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