Rain Cuts Lincoln Short, Cancels Events at Route 66



JOLIET, IL - June 30, 2019 - While rain impacted the finish of Sunday's Summer Nationals events at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, IL, rain throughout the midwest has also forced DIRTcar Racing and Dirt Oval at Route 66 officals to cancel Monday's events in Joliet.


Babb is Back!

Rick Neff Photo

HIGHLAND, IL – June 29, 2019 – Three-hundred sixty-nine days ago, Shannon Babb picked up his 97th career DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” win at the Spoon River Speedway on June 25, 2018. Tonight, as Series Announcer Ruben Mireles declared in Victory Lane, “Babb is Back!” as he emerged victorious for the 98th time in his Summer Nationals career Saturday night at the Highland Speedway.


Marlar Cashes in at Brownstown

Photo by Jim DenHamer / Story by Ruben Mireles

BROWNSTOWN, Ind. - June 27th, 2019 - Mike Marlar holds off a hard charging Darrell Lanigan for the win at the Brownstown Speedway! Marlar from the seventh starting position would claim his fifth DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory for $5,000.00. 


Shirley Is Unstoppable!

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A.E. Blair Photo, Story by Ruben Mireles


"Squirrel" Bags Fourth Summer Nationals Win in Six Races

PEORIA, IL - June 26, 2019 - The 19th Series visit to Peoria Speedway was a stellar one as fans packed the stands on Wednesday night. Twenty-six DIRTcar Late Models checked in for the $5,000.00 to win round one make-up race for the DIRTcar Summer Nationals.


Brian Shirley claimed the VP Racing Fuels Checkered flag once again as he won from the outside front row. Shirley now ties Shannon Babb for the most wins at Peoria Speedway with four wins apiece.