By Jordan Morris
KANKAKEE, Ill. – June 12, 2014 – Two-time DIRTcar UMP Modified national champion Devin Gilpin passed Kenny Wallace with 15 laps remaining to score his first win of the 2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Thursday night at Kankakee County Speedway.
Gilpin, of Columbus, Ind., rallied early to have a chance for the victory after his second place finish in the third heat. In the 25-lap feature, Kenny Wallace, of St. Louis, Mo., jumped out to the lead after shooting around pole-sitter Ray Bollinger on the first lap. Wallace held the top spot for eight laps before Gilpin muscled his way to the front, bringing Nick Allen with him. Gilpin maneuvered his way around Wallace on lap 9 and led the final 15 laps en route to capturing the $1,000 checkered flag.
Nick Allen, Kenny Wallace, Jeff Curl and Jamie Lomax rounded out the top five.
Heat race winners included Ray Bollinger, Kenny Wallace, and Mike McKinney
The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals continues on Friday at Kankakee County Speedway.
DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Kankakee County Speedway; Kankakee, Ill.; June 12, 2014
A-Main (25-laps): 1. 1G-Devin Gilpin ($1,000), 2. 21A-Nick Allen, 3. 36-Kenny Wallace, 4. 12C-Jeff Curl, 5. 36L-Jamie Lomax, 6. 41G-Matt Goulden, 7. 5-Steven Brooks, 8. 96D-Cory Daugherty, 9. 77-Ray Bollinger, 10. 99J-Jimmy Dehm, 11. D1-Lance Dehm, 12. 37-Devin Wright, 13. 5J-Jeremie Johnson, 14. 35-Jason Hastings, 15-36K-Kevin Hastings, 16-J16-Jason Lakey, 17-31-Tom Bell, 18-82-Jacob Poel, 19-96M-Mike McKinney, 20-69-James Farris Sr., 21-6-Brock Bauman, 22-25W-Allen Weisser. Lap Leaders: Wallace 1-8, Gilpin 9-25.
2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule
|June 7||Sat||Tri-State Speedway||Haubstadt, Ind.||Tyler Nicely|
|June 11||Wed||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, Ind.||RAIN|
|June 12||Thur||Kankakee Co. Speedway||Kankakee, Ill.||Devin Gilpin|
|June 13||Fri||Kankakee Co. Speedway||Kankakee, Ill.||$1,500|
|June 18||Wed||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.||$1,000|
|June 19||Thur||Quincy Raceways||Quincy, Ill.||$1,000|
|June 20||Fri||Tri-City Speedway||Pontoon Beach, Ill.||$1,000|
|June 21||Sat||Fairbury Speedway||Fairbury, Ill.||$1,500|
|June 22||Sun||I-96 Speedway||Ionia, Mich.||$1,000|
|June 23||Mon||Peoria Speedway||Peoria, Ill.||$1,000|
|June 25||Wed||Clarksville Speedway Park||Clarksville, Tenn.||$1,000|
|June 26||Thur||Clayhill Motorsports Park||Atwood, Tenn.||$1,500|
|June 27||Fri||Paducah Int-Raceway||Paducah, Ky.||$1,000|
|June 28||Sat||Federated I-55 Raceway||Pevely, Mo.||$1,000|
|June 29||Sun||Lincoln Speedway||Lincoln, Ill.||$1,000|
|July 1||Tue||Belle-Clair Speedway||Belleville, Ill.||$1,000|
|July 2||Wed||Jacksonville Speedway||Jacksonville, Ill.||$1,000|
|July 3||Thur||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.||$1,000|
|July 4||Fri||Fayette Co-Speedway||Brownstown, Ill.||$1,000|
|July 5||Sat||Highland Speedway||Highland, Ill.||$1,000|
|July 6||Sun||Tri-State Speedway||Haubstadt, Ind.||$1,000|
|July 8||Tue||Florence Speedway||Union, Ky.||$1,000|
|July 9||Wed||Terre Haute Action Track||Terre Haute, Ind.||$1,000|
|July 10||Thur||Macon Speedway||Macon, Ill.||$1,000|
|July 11||Fri||Farmer City Raceway||Farmer City, Ill.||$1,000|
|July 13||Sun||Vermilion Co-Speedway||Danville, Ill.||$1,000|
|July 16||Wed||Atomic Speedway||Chillicothe, Ohio||$1,000|
|July 17||Thu||Brushcreek Motorsports||Peebles, Ohio||TBA|
|July 18||Fri||Attica Raceway Park||Attica, Ohio||$1,000|
|July 19||Sat||Oakshade Raceway||Wauseon, Ohio||$1,000|
The Summit Racing Modified Nationals is proudly brought to you by these fine partners : Summit Racing Equipment (Title Sponsor), Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Provider), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Racing Tire), Racing Electronics (Official Communication ), Velocita (Official Uniform),VP Racing Fuels (Official Fuel), along with these Contingency Parters: MSD, TomCat Performance, Landrum Performance Springs, Dominator Race Products, QuarterMaster, KSE Racing Products, Bilstein Shocks, Joes Racing Products, Wrisco Aluminum, Beyea Custom Headers, Fast Shafts, Bassett Racing Wheels, QA1, Auto Meter, Fluidampr, Fox Shocks, Impact Race Products, Penske Shocks, Performance Friction Brakes, Strange Oval, Schoenfeld Headers, Bell Helmets, Shafer Enterprises’ Cool Shirts; Promotional Partners include: Chevy Performance Parts, Indiana Decal and Intercomp.