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McKinney Beats Hoffman in Epic Duel at Shadyhill

Since joining Team Longhorn Chassis for the start of the 2021 season, Mike McKinney has put every ounce of time and effort he’s spent on the racetrack into bettering himself and the new racecar. Thursday night might just be the biggest reflection of those efforts – beating UMP Modified titan Nick Hoffman in a memorable showdown at Shadyhill Speedway. Mike and father/crew chief David McKin...

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Pierce Dominates Summer Nationals Return to Shadyhill

MEDARYVILLE, IN – July 14, 2022 – Make it three-straight trips to Victory Lane for the reigning champion. Twenty-two years after father Bob took the checkers in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals’ debut at Shadyhill Speedway in July of 2000, son Bobby Pierce has done the same, winning the Hell Tour’s return to the 1/4-mile for the first time since 2018 Thursday night. From the drop of...

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Lamont Earns Biggest Career Modified Win at Tri-State

It’s been a long time coming for one UMP Modified team from Crossville, IL. Mark Lamont beat some of the best regional racers in the Midwest Sunday night, right at his home track Tri-State Speedway. It meant the world to win his first DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Feature in front of fans, friends, family and sponsors. “I wouldn’t say a couple hours, I’d say about ten year...

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Pierce Conquers Freeman’s Challenge to Win at Tri-State

HAUBSTADT, IN – July 10, 2022 – In the ultimate showing of rookie vs. veteran, a packed Tri-State Speedway was treated to a memorable show in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals’ return for the first time in over four years Sunday night. It was a high-speed chase through lapped traffic, starring two of the Hell Tour’s brightest young stars – four-time and reigning champion Bobby Pierce ...

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Hoffman Wins at Highland with Broken Suspension

Break one of his shocks, throw away a spring, even put a national champion right on his tail for the entire race. But it seems not even that kind of pressure combined can crack Nick Hoffman. The four-time and defending DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals champion was thrown into one of his biggest predicaments of the season Saturday night at Highland Speedway when his left-rear ...

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English Bags Second Summer Nationals Win of Season at Highland

HIGHLAND, IL – July 9, 2022 For the second time in three weeks, Tanner English is a DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature winner. It’s a great achievement for the Riggs Motorsports driver originally from Benton, KY – nearly one year past his most recent season as a full-timer on the Hell Tour, in which he won once in 29 starts. This year, he’s won twice in only 11 starts on tour, while also chasi...

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Lee Gets Redemption, Outduels Young at Clarksville

Lucas Lee knew he let one get away from him Friday night in Paducah. But Saturday night at Clarksville Speedway, he was not going to let rival Trent Young deny him a trip to DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory Lane again. In a near mirror image of Friday, Young started on the pole with Lee right behind him. The green dropped and Young took off, but his jumps were dampene...

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Shirley Passes Leader Freeman Late to Win at Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, TN – July 2, 2022 – Leading since the green dropped with a fast car on the top and a full-second lead. Payton Freeman was seven laps away from his first career DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature win. And then, a similar scenario reared its ugly head again. After losing the lead in traffic after starting on the pole at Sycamore Speedway two weeks ago, Freeman was stari...

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ZERO-TO-HERO: Hoffman Rallies from 20th in 17 Laps to Win at Lincoln

Twenty-five laps around a quarter-mile oval. Nineteen cars ahead of him. This was Nick Hoffman’s greatest mountain to climb so far this season, and yet, he still conquered it. The four-time and defending DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals champion passed every car on the racetrack in 17 of the 25 Feature laps Sunday night to score a dramatic 10th tour victory of the season. ...

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Feger Takes Lead from Pierce-Unzicker Collision, Wins at Lincoln

LINCOLN, IL – July 3, 2022 – Jason Feger’s third week on the 2022 DIRTcar Summer Nationals trail had seen its struggles. First, a cut tire while leading his Heat at Fayette County forced him to come from the tail of the Feature to finish eighth on Thursday. Then, another cut tire while running up front in the Feature at Paducah on Friday set him back again. With 10 laps remaining Sun...

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