PEVELY, Mo. – July 2, 2011 – Mike Harrison has obviously made it a goal to win every DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Tour event he enters.
(For the latest breaking news on the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, click here to follow along on Twitter with the DIRTcar Summer Nationals.)
Harrison, of Highland, Ill., outran three-time winner Ken Schrader of Concord, N.C., to capture his fifth main event win during the month long Summit Modified Nationals. Schrader would settle for second at the track he co-owns with Ray Marler. Matt Mevert of Steeleville, Ill., would cross the line third ahead of home state driver Ricky Horton. Brent Mullins of Mt. Olive, Ill., would round out the top five.
Heat race victories were claimed by Mevert, Tim Hancock of Mt. Olive, Ill., Horton, and Harrison. Festus, Mo., driver Josh Russell and St. Peters, Mo., driver Rick Conoyer would claim B-Main’s. With the victory, Harrison will become the new DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals points leader.
The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action Sunday, July 3, at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Ill.
DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; I-55 Raceway; Pevely, Mo.; July 2, 2011
A-Main (30-Laps): 1. 24 Mike Harrison ($1,000), 2. 9s Ken Schrader, 3. 22 Matt Mevert, 4. 31 Ricky Horton, 5. 41m Brent Mullins, 6. 1w Ray Walsh, 7. 4j Scott Weber, 8. 1 Tim Hancock, 9. 42w McKay Wenger, 10. 14c Rick Conoyer, 11. 3L Jeff Leka, 12. 89 Bobby Bittle, 13. 70 Josh Russell, 14. 20 Cody Clark, 15. 11 Ed Roley, 16. 14 Leroy Haney, 17. 19 Jimmy Cummins, 18. 24 Paul Bauman, 19. 4L Tim Lewis Jr., 20. 9w Doug Wood, 21. 6b Dave Baldwin, 22. 51 Timmy Hill, 23. 10x Jim Black, 24.808 Kelby Simmons
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.|
|July 6||Peoria Speedway||Peoria, Ill.|
|July 7||Macon Speedway||Macon, Ill.|
|July 8||Farmer City Raceway||Farmer City, Ill.|
|July 9||Clarksville Speedway||Clarksville, Tenn.|
|July 10||Tri-State Speedway||Haubstadt, Ind.|
|July 12||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, Ind.|
|July 13||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.|
|July 14||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.|
|July 15||Attica Raceway Park||Attica, Ohio|
|July 16||Oakshade Raceway||Wauseon, Ohio|
The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals is brought to fans by several sponsors and partners including Summit Racing Equipment, Hoosier Racing Tires, GM Performance Parts, University of Northwestern Ohio, Aero Race Wheels, ASI Racewear, Auto Meter, Bell Helmets, Beyea Custom Headers, Bilstein Shocks, Fast Shafts, Fusion Graphics & Sign Company, Intercomp, Racing Electronics, Vicci, Chizmark Larson Insurance, KSE Racing Products, MSD Ignition, QA1 Motorsports, Quarter Master, R2C Competition Series Air Filters, RacingJunk.com, Willy’s Carburetor & Dyno Shop, VP Racing Fuels.