Erb Cruises to Spoon River Win

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Dennis Erb Dominates Summer Nationals at Spoon River

Pierce adds to his Summer Nationals points lead

CANTON, Ill. – June 23, 2016 – Dennis Erb Jr., fresh of his win at the Dirt Late Model Dream, came into Thursday night’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Spoon River Speedway with the wind at his back and did it ever show.

Erb cruised to a dominant victory over Billy Moyer and Bobby Pierce in the 50-lap feature and scored the $10,000 payday.

“I didn’t know if it was easy or not,” Erb said. “The car was good and I didn’t see anybody challenge me there. We were able just to get out front and I didn’t feel no challenge, so I just kept driving my line.”

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Rain Cancels Farley Speedway

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Rain Cancels Summer Nationals at Farley Speedway

Series returns to action on Thursday at Spoon River Speedway

FARLEY, Iowa – June 22, 2016 – Rain has forced the cancellation of Wednesday’s Summer Nationals event at Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa. The race will not be rescheduled.

The DIRTcar Summer Nationals returns to action on Thursday at Spoon River Speedway in Lewistown, Ill.

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Pierce Dominates Jacksonville

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Bobby Pierce Continues to Roll with Jacksonville Win

Summer Nationals kicks off Heartland Tour week

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – June 21, 2016 – Bobby Pierce continued his Summer Nationals dominance Tuesday night at Jacksonville Speedway’s ILMO Propane Wildman Kelly Classic as he battled Mike Marlar to score his third win so far this season.

Pierce, the 19-year-old reigning Summer Nationals champion, came into the Heartland Tour kick off at Jacksonville after the first Monday break. After setting a new track record of 11.783 during qualifying, Pierce started the 40-lap feature in sixth with Marlar on the pole.  

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Pierce Outduels Feger for Wilmot Win

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Bobby Pierce Battles Jason Feger for Father’s Day Win at Wilmot

Returns to victory lane as series hits first break

WILMOT, Wis. – June 19, 2016 – Bobby Pierce battled Jason Feger Sunday night at Wilmot Speedway to claim his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of the season and the Northern Kickoff payoff.

Pierce saluted his father, late model veteran and chassis builder, Bob Pierce, in victory lane during the special Father’s Day win.

“He probably works harder than any person in the pit area so it’s really cool to get it for him,” Pierce said. “Was giving me the sticks the whole race too and they were pretty close most of the time so it was pretty nerve-wracking.

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Moyer Beats Pierce, Sweeps Cedar Lake

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The Veteran Vs. The Young Gun: Moyer Beats Pierce at Cedar Lake

Moyer sweeps the Summer Nationals weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway 

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – June 18, 2016 – It was a battle between the veteran Billy Moyer and young gun Bobby Pierce Saturday night at Cedar Lake Speedway, as Moyer swept the weekend’s Summer Nationals events at the track in New Richmond, Wis.

Moyer took the quick time earlier in the night and started on the feature pole with Pierce, who claimed the season’s first win at Kankakee County Speedway, on his outside. Pierce jumped out to an early lead and paced the field.

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