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Harrison Wins 51st Career Summit Modifieds Feature at Highland

HIGHLAND, IL – Another chapter in the big book of Mike Harrison’s dominance at Highland Speedway was written on Saturday night as he scored the 51st Summit Modified victory of his career over Ray Bollinger and Zach Schantz. Harrison won his heat and redrew the pole for the 25-lap Feature, jetting out to an early

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McKinney Slides Hoffman to Win Third of Season at Farmer City

FARMER CITY, IL – Let it be known: Mike McKinney is really, really good at Farmer City Raceway. The Magic Man tracked-down and passed the two-time and defending Summit Modified champion Nick Hoffman in the closing laps to score his third tour victory of 2020 Friday night and his fourth in-a-row on Friday nights at

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Clarksville to Host Two-Day Event July 25-26, LaSalle Moved to July 29

LaSALLE, IL – The DIRTcar Summer Nationals Late Models and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events at LaSalle Speedway that had been previously rescheduled for Sunday, July 26, are now being moved to Wednesday, July 29. With the Late Model competitors and their teams already having to drive over 400 miles overnight to Clarksville, TN,

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Krup Dominates at Spoon River for Second Career Summit Mods Win

LEWISTOWN, IL – Shakespeare & Co. have done it again. Will Krup cooked the field Thursday night at the Spoon River Speedway, leading all 25 laps of the Feature for a big $1,500 check and the second DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of his career over Nick Hoffman and Josh Harris. Simply put,

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Races at LaSalle, RICO Bullring Rescheduled

LaSALLE, IL – Makeup dates for the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Late Models and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals visits to LaSalle Speedway and The Bullring at RICO Fairgrounds have been determined. Both tours will now race at LaSalle on Sunday, July 26, after the trip to Tennessee’s Clarksville Speedway on Saturday. $5,000 on the line

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Hoffman Breaks Through for First Win of 2020 at Plymouth

PLYMOUTH, IN – Four races in, and the defending champ is already at it again. Nick Hoffman cooked up some Modified magic Tuesday night at the Plymouth Speedway, mastering the slick surface over 25 laps to collect $1,500 and the first DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals win of his 2020 campaign. Coming from his

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Saturday Storms Postpone Summit Modifieds at RICO Bullring

EAST MOLINE, IL – Heavy rains on Saturday night have presented unfavorable track conditions for Sunday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals races at The Bullring at RICO Fairgrounds, forcing track and DIRTcar officials to postpone the event to a later date. Officials are working to find a reschedule date that suits

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McKinney Wins $2k Last-Lap Showcase vs. Weisser at FALS

FAIRBURY, IL – Just when the Fairbury Speedway fans thought there wasn’t a way to top the excitement in the DIRTcar Late Model Feature they had just seen, the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds found a way to do exactly that. Mike McKinney and Allen Weisser battled side-by-side for nearly every one of the 30

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COVID-19 Restrictions Cancel Date at Belle-Clair

BELLEVILLE, IL – Due to local restrictions on mass gatherings from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals race originally scheduled for Sunday, July 26 at Belle-Clair Speedway has been canceled, track and DIRTcar officials announced today. Belle-Clair has not hosted any racing events yet this season and

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Harrison Hits Milestone 50th Summit Modifieds Victory at Tri-City

PONTOON BEACH, IL – In a milestone year for the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, it was only fitting that its six-time champion hit a milestone of his own Friday night at Tri-City Speedway. Mike Harrison brought his A-game into the 25-lap Feature and showed everyone why he is the tour’s only 50-time winner,

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Rain Postpones Remainder of Summit Modified Race at Peoria to July 21

PEORIA, IL – A thunderstorm ascended over the Peoria Speedway just after the completion of the DIRTcar Summit Modified C-main, forcing DIRTcar officials to postpone the remainder of Thursday night’s program to Tuesday, July 21. The makeup program will resume with the DIRTcar Late Model C-main, Late Model Feature, Summit Modified Feature and Crate Modified

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McKinney Dominates at Brownstown, Scores 10th career Summit Modifieds Victory

BROWNSTOWN, IN – In chasing a championship, it’s crucial to win early and often. That’s exactly what Mike McKinney started in Wednesday night’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals opener at Brownstown Speedway with a Feature win in convincing fashion over Nick Hoffman and Ryan Thomas. Starting on the pole in the 25-lap Feature, McKinney