Mike Harrison

Harrison Battles Bollinger for Summit Modified Nationals Win at Highland

Mike Harrison
Mike Harrison

Harrison picks up his second win of the season

HIGHLAND, Ill. – July 9, 2016 – Mike Harrison and Ray Bollinger did battle throughout much of Saturday night’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Highland Speedway.

When the green flag fell, Harrison jumped out to an early lead with Bollinger hot on his tail. Bollinger, searching for a line. About midway through the feature, Bollinger found the line and got around Harrison.

The reigning series champion was not done though as he kept up the pressure on Bollinger. Thorugh a late restart, Harrison stayed tight and on the final lap, Harrison made contact with Bollinger down the back straight sending Bollinger into the wall. Bollinger was forced to retire for the night.

Through the final restart, Harrison easily held off Josh Russell and Ricky Conoyer to score his second DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the season.

The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals returns to action on Sunday night at Quincy Raceways.

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DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Highland Speedway; Highland, Ill.

Modifieds – A-Main
Pos Car # Driver
1 24H Mike Harrison
2 70R Josh Russell
3 14C Rick Conoyer
4 9* Jordan Bauer
5 1S Brian Shaw
6 1W Ray Walsh
7 A1X Gary Bentley
8 88 Rob Lee
9 101 Jeff Buss
10 15C Chris Smith
11 84 Tyler Deibert
12 16JC John Clippinger
13 70 Brian Bielong
14 110 Chase Copeland
15 7T Blake Thompson
16 87Z Zeb Moake
17 13 Luke Gash
18 77 Ray Bollinger
19 25C Craig Kern
20 E55 Chad Sellers
21 16C Josh Harris
22 12L Lucas Lee

Modifieds – B-Main
Pos Car # Driver
1 84 Tyler Deibert
2 1W Ray Walsh
3 87Z Zeb Moake
4 24S Jacob Steinkoenig
5 55L Michael Lee
6 31 Brian Shubirg
7 52 John Stanton
8 5K Luke Kapp
9 27 Len Garson
10 54 Shaun Horstmann
11 63 Bret Eilerman
12 13 Luke Gash
13 76 Eric Goetter
14 16C Josh Harris
15 70 Brian Bielong
16 128 Zach Schantz
17 96 Matt Koch

Modifieds – Heat Race 1
Pos Car # Driver
1 A1X Gary Bentley
2 70R Josh Russell
3 9* Jordan Bauer
4 101 Jeff Buss
5 5K Luke Kapp
6 54 Shaun Horstmann
7 52 John Stanton
8 27 Len Garson
9 16C Josh Harris

Modifieds – Heat Race 2
Pos Car # Driver
1 24H Mike Harrison
2 7T Blake Thompson
3 25C Craig Kern
4 16JC John Clippinger
5 63 Bret Eilerman
6 55L Michael Lee
7 76 Eric Goetter
8 70 Brian Bielong

Modifieds – Heat Race 3
Pos Car # Driver
1 77 Ray Bollinger
2 14C Rick Conoyer
3 88 Rob Lee
4 110 Chase Copeland
5 24S Jacob Steinkoenig
6 31 Brian Shubirg
7 87Z Zeb Moake
8 96 Matt Koch

Modifieds – Heat Race 4
Pos Car # Driver
1 12L Lucas Lee
2 15C Chris Smith
3 1S Brian Shaw
4 E55 Chad Sellers
5 84 Tyler Deibert
6 128 Zach Schantz
7 13 Luke Gash
8 1W Ray Walsh

2016 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule

Date Day Track Winner
June 15 Wednesday Brownstown Speedway Rain/Cancelled
June 16 Thursday Kankakee Co. Speedway Nick Hoffman
June 19 Sunday Terre Haute Action Track Nick Hoffman (2)
June 21 Tuesday Jacksonville Speedway Ray Walsh
June 23 Thursday Spoon River Speedway Nick Hoffman (3)
June 24 Friday Tri-City Speedway Clayton Miller
June 25 Saturday Fairbury Speedway Chad Kinder
June 26 Sunday Tri-State Speedway PPD/Rain
June 27 Monday OFF
June 28 Tuesday Clarksville Speedway Josh Harris
June 29 Wednesday Belle Clair Speedway Mike Harrison
June 30 Thursday OFF
July 1 Friday Fayette Co. Speedway Brian Bielong
July 2 Saturday Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Rain
July 3 Sunday Lincoln Speedway Rain
July 4 Monday LaSalle Speedway Ray Bollinger
July 5 Tuesday Daugherty Speedway Nick Hoffman (4)
July 6 Wednesday Peoria Speedway Kenny Wallace
July 7 Thursday Macon Speedway Rodney Standerfer
July 8 Friday Farmer City Raceway Ray Bollinger (2)
July 9 Saturday Highland Speedway Mike Harrison (2)
July 10 Sunday Quincy Raceways
July 11 Monday OFF
July 12 Tuesday Plymouth Speedway
July 13 Wednesday Shadyhill Speedway
July 14 Thursday Merritt Speedway
July 15 Friday Oakshade Raceway
July 16 Saturday Oakshade Raceway
July 29 Friday Fairbury Speedway
July 30 Saturday Fairbury Speedway

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