LaSalle, Ill. – July 13, 2011 – Mike Harrison displayed his dominance once again at the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals stop Wednesday night at LaSalle (Ill.) Speedway.
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Harrison fought to take the lead from fellow front row starter and Lincoln Speedway Modified Nationals winner Ray Bollinger over the first half of the 30-lap main event before taking command on lap 16, leading the rest of the distance to claim his eighth win of the 2011 tour worth $1,000. Bollinger settled for second. Butch Weisser of Peoria, Ill., finished third ahead of Jeff Curl of Forrest, Ill. Jay Ledford of Pontiac, Ill., rounded out the top five.
Mike Harrison continues to lead the Summit Racing Equipment Modified National by 227 markers over Curl with Mckay Wenger of Fairbury, Ill., 243 points out.
The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals will return to action Thursday, July 14 at Spoon River Speedway in Canton, Ill.
DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; LaSalle Speedway; LaSalle, Ill.; July 13, 2011
A-Main (30-Laps): 1. 24 Mike Harrison ($1,000), 2. 77 Ray Bollinger, 3. 25 Butch Weisser, 4. C12 Jeff Curl, 5. 7L Jay Ledford, 6. 25 Allen Weisser, 7. 32 Donovan Lodge, 8. 25 Dave Porth, 9. 05 Steven Brooks, 10. 64 Gary Cook Jr., 11. B1 Jeff Larson, 12. 21 Nick Allen, 13. T9 Ryan Thomas, 14. 23 Matt Gemminger, 15. 26 Derick Doerr, 16. 21 Justin McCoy, 17. 4M Mike Marden, 18. 18 Austin Hewitt, 19. 14 Tom Knippenberg, 20. 11 Kevin Hughes, 21. 42 Mckay Wenger.
2011 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule
|June 15||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, Ind.||PPD/July 12|
|June 16||Kankakee County Speedway||Kankakee, Ill.||Ken Schrader (39)|
|June 17||Cedar Lake Speedway||Cedar Lake, Wis.||Ryan Gustin (52)|
|June 18||Cedar Lake Speedway||Cedar Lake, Wis.||Canceled Rain|
|June 20||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.||PPD/July13|
|June 21||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.||PPD/July 14|
|June 22||Highland Speedway||Highland, Ill.||Ken Schrader (37)|
|June 23||Fayette County Speedway||Brownstown, Ill.||Mike Harrison (35)|
|June 24||Tri-City Speedway||Pontoon Beach, Ill.||Mike Harrison (41)|
|June 25||Fairbury American Legion Speedway||Fairbury, Ill.||PPD/July 23|
|June 26||I-96 Speedway||Lake Odessa, Mich.||Jacob Poel (31)|
|June 28||Lincoln Park Speedway||Putnamville, Ind.||Mike Harrison (34)|
|June 29||Belle Clair Speedway||Belleville, Ill.||Ken Schrader (24)|
|June 30||Clay Hill Motorsports Park||Atwood, Tenn.||Lucas Lee (16)|
|July 1||Paducah International Raceway||Paducah, Ky.||Mike Harrison (26)|
|July 2||I-55 Raceway||Pevely, Mo.||Mike Harrison (37)|
|July 3||Lincoln Speedway||Lincoln, Ill.||Ray Bollinger (40)|
|July 6||Peoria Speedway||Peoria, Ill.||Mike Harrison (23)|
|July 7||Macon Speedway||Macon, Ill.||PPD/July 21|
|July 8||Farmer City Raceway||Farmer City, Ill.||Chad Kinder (30)|
|July 9||Clarksville Speedway||Clarksville, Tenn.||Randle Sweeney (16)|
|July 10||Tri-State Speedway||Haubstadt, Ind.||Mike Harrison (39)|
|July 12||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, Ind.||John Demoss (20)|
|July 13||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.||Mike Harrison(22)|
|July 14||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.|
|July 15||Attica Raceway Park||Attica, Ohio|
|July 16||Oakshade Raceway||Wauseon, Ohio|
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