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.
Through the final restart, Harrison easily held off Josh Russell and Ricky Conoyer to score his second DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the season.
<span style="font-family: Arial; color: black; font-size: 10pt;"The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals returns to action on Sunday night at Quincy Raceways.
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DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Highland Speedway; Highland, Ill.
A-Main: 1. Mike Harrison (Highland, IL), 2. Josh Russell (Dittmer, MO), 3. Rick Conoyer (St Peters, MO), 4. Jordan Bauer (Highland, IL), 5. Brian Shaw (Robinson, IL), 6. Ray Walsh (St Louis, MO), 7. Gary Bentley (St Peters, MO), 8. Rob Lee (Sorento, IL), 9. Jeff Buss (Carlyle, IL), 10. Chris Smith (Highland, IL), 11. Tyler Deibert (Highland, IL), 12. John Clippinger (Evansville, IN), 13. Brian Bielong (Summerfield, IL), 14. Chase Copeland (Paducah, KY), 15. Blake Thompson (Troy, IL), 16. Zeb Moake (Freeburg, IL), 17. Luke Gash (Chebanse, IL), 18. Ray Bollinger (Kewanee, IL), 19. Craig Kern (Vandalia, IL), 20. Chad Sellers (Breese, IL), 21. Josh Harris (Utica, KY), 22. Lucas Lee (Paris, TN)
2016 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule
|June 15||Wednesday||Brownstown Speedway||Rain/Cancelled|
|June 16||Thursday||Kankakee Co. Speedway||Nick Hoffman|
|June 19||Sunday||Terre Haute Action Track||Nick Hoffman (2)|
|June 21||Tuesday||Jacksonville Speedway||Ray Walsh|
|June 23||Thursday||Spoon River Speedway||Nick Hoffman (3)|
|June 24||Friday||Tri-City Speedway||Clayton Miller|
|June 25||Saturday||Fairbury Speedway||Chad Kinder|
|June 26||Sunday||Tri-State Speedway||PPD/Rain|
|June 28||Tuesday||Clarksville Speedway||Josh Harris|
|June 29||Wednesday||Belle Clair Speedway||Mike Harrison|
|July 1||Friday||Fayette Co. Speedway||Brian Bielong|
|July 2||Saturday||Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55||Rain|
|July 3||Sunday||Lincoln Speedway||Rain|
|July 4||Monday||LaSalle Speedway||Ray Bollinger|
|July 5||Tuesday||Daugherty Speedway||Nick Hoffman (4)|
|July 6||Wednesday||Peoria Speedway||Kenny Wallace|
|July 7||Thursday||Macon Speedway||Rodney Standerfer|
|July 8||Friday||Farmer City Raceway||Ray Bollinger (2)|
|July 9||Saturday||Highland Speedway||Mike Harrison (2)|
|July 10||Sunday||Quincy Raceways|
|July 12||Tuesday||Plymouth Speedway|
|July 13||Wednesday||Shadyhill Speedway|
|July 14||Thursday||Merritt Speedway|
|July 15||Friday||Oakshade Raceway|
|July 16||Saturday||Oakshade Raceway|
|July 29||Friday||Fairbury Speedway|
|July 30||Saturday||Fairbury Speedway|
The Summit Racing Modified Nationals is proudly brought to you by these fine partner : Summit Racing Equipment (Title Sponsor), Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Provider), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Racing Tire), Racing Electronics (Official Communication), VP Racing Fuels (Official Fuel), along with these Contingency Partners: MSD, Landrum Performance Springs, Quartermaster, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Wrisco Aluminum, Beyea Headers, Fast Shafts, Bassett Racing Wheels, QA1, Fluidampr, Fox Shocks, Impact Race Products, Performance Friction Brakes, Schoenfeld Headers and Bell Helmets; Promotional Partners include: Chevy Performance Parts, Indiana Decal and Intercomp.