Rain Cancels Summer Nationals at I-55

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Rain Cancels DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Federated Auto Parts Racing at I-55

Racing resumes with the “Outlaws/ Hell Tour Shootout” Sunday, July 3 at Lincoln Speedway

PEVELY, Mo. – July 2, 2016 - Heavy belts of rain and thunderstorms moving through the region Saturday has cancelled the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. There will be no makeup date for the cancellation.

Also cancelled was the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, which were scheduled to join the Outlaws and Summer Nationals on Saturday.  

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Richards Scores at Fayette Co.

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Josh Richards Scores Summer Nationals Win at Fayette County

The series returns to action on Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

BROWNSTOWN, Ill. – July 1, 2016 – Josh Richards battled Brian Shirley to score his first-career Summer Nationals victory on Friday night at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill.

Richards took the the quick time award earlier in the night and started the feature in third. Polesitter, Tyler Erb, coming off a career-best World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series finish at Rockford Speedway, came into the night with momentum.

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Rain Postpones Springfield

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Summer Nationals Rains Out at Springfield Raceway

Race will be rescheduled at a later date

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – June 30, 2016 – The DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at Springfield Raceway has been postponed due to heavy rain. The event will be rescheduled at a later date.

The rain out is the third of the season for the Summer Nationals this season.  

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Pierce Back On Top at Belle-Clair

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Bobby Pierce Returns to the Top with Belle-Clair Win

The series returns to action Thursday night at Springfield Raceway

BELLEVILLE, Ill. – June 30, 2016 – After rare bad luck at Clarksville Speedway on Tuesday night, Bobby Pierce rebounded on Wednesday to win at Belle-Clair Speedway and claim his sixth DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season.

Jason Feger looked to be the driver to beat early as he tried for his first Summer Nationals victory of the season. On the green, he jumped ahead of Ryan Unzicker. Through the opening laps, Unzicker tried to run down Feger and nearly had him when a caution flag flew.

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Unzicker Rebounds at Clarksville

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Unzicker Rebounds for Clarksville Summer Nationals Win

Points leader Bobby Pierce has rare bad luck

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – June 28, 2016 – Ryan Unzicker has been charging through Summer Nationals but has not had the finishes he would have hoped. That changed Tuesday night at Clarksville Speedway as he was able to claim his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season.

Unzicker started on the front row with current points leader and reigning Summer Nationals champion Bobby Pierce to his outside. Pierce fell back to sixth early and then got tangled in a crash – he ultimately finished 18th.

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