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Veloz Jr. Races to LaSalle Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win

Milo Veloz - Rich Edwards, Jr. photo
Milo Veloz – Rich Edwards, Jr. photo

LaSalle, Ill. – July 4, 2012 – Milo Veloz Jr. of Colona, Ill., earned his first career DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals victory Wednesday night at LaSalle (Ill.) Speedway picking up $1,000 for his efforts.

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Veloz Jr. worked past Jim Farris of Odell, Ill., on lap 11 of the 25-lap main event and cruised the remaining distance for the victory. Farris finished second ahead of Nathan Balenseifen of Sheffield, Ill. Donovan Lodge of Moline, Ill., and Steven Brooks of New Lenox, Ill., rounded out the top five.

Defending DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals Champion Mike Harrison of Highland, Ill., currently holds a 16 point advantage over Gabe Menser of Ashmore, Ill., in the standings with nine events remaining.

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The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals returns to action Thursday night at Macon (Ill.) Speedway for a $700-to-win event.

Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; LaSalle Speedway; LaSalle, Ill.; July 4, 2012 A-Main (25-laps): 1. Milo Veloz Jr. ($1,000), 2. Jim Farris, 3. Nathan Balenseifen, 4. Donovan Lodge, 5. Steven Brooks, 6. Jamie Lomax, 7. Ray Bollinger, 8. Jeff Curl, 9. Brock Bauman, 10. Brian Lynn, 11. Travis Kohler, 12. Gabe Menser, 13. Danny Schwartz, 14. Tim Bohm, 15. Jon Rogers, 16. Dale Lueth, 17. Dan Rork, 18. Jason Pershey, 19. Tim Hamburg, 20. Jamie Balenseifan.

2012 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Schedule

Date

Track

Location

Winner (Cars)

13-Jun

Brownstown Speedway

Brownstown, IN

Devin Gilpin (39)

14-Jun

Kankakee County Speedway

Kankakee, IL

Jeff Curl (27)

15-Jun

Cedar Lake Speedway

Somerset, WI

Ryan Gustin (41)

16-Jun

Cedar Lake Speedway

Somerset, WI

Rodney Sanders (41)

17-Jun

Wilmot Raceway

Wilmot, WI

Lance Arneson (52)

19-Jun

Spoon River Speedway

Canton, IL

David Wietholder (35)

20-Jun

Highland Speedway

Highland, IL

Mike Harrison (26)

21-Jun

Fayette Co. Speedway

Brownstown, IL

Larry Anderson (35)

22-Jun

Tri City Speedway

Pontoon Beach, IL

Brent Mullins (41)

23-Jun

Fairbury Speedway

Fairbury, IL

Lance Dehm (31)

24-Jun

I-96 Speedway

Lake Odessa, MI

Jacob Poel (33)

26-Jun

Lincoln Park Speedway

Putnamville, IN

Devin Gilpin (39)

27-Jun

Belle Clair Speedway

Belleville, IL

Dean Hoffman (36)

28-Jun

Clay Hill Motorsports Park

Atwood, TN

Matt Cooper (12)

29-Jun

Paducah Int. Raceway

Paducah, KY

Matt Mevert (22)

30-Jun

Federated Auto Parts I-55

Pevely, MO

Michael Long (31)

1-Jul

Lincoln Speedway

Lincoln, IL

Canceled (Heat)

2-Jul

Peoria Speedway

Peoria, IL

Ray Bollinger (36)

3-Jul

Jacksonville Speedway

Jacksonville, IL

Ken Schrader (37)

4-Jul

Lasalle Speedway

Lasalle, IL

Milo Veloz Jr. (28)

5-Jul

Macon Speedway

Macon, IL

6-Jul

Quincy Raceways

Quincy, IL

7-Jul

Clarksville Speedway

Clarksville, TN

8-Jul

Tri State Speedway

Haubstadt, IN

10-Jul

Florence Speedway

Union, KY

11-Jul

Brushcreek Motorsports

Pebbles, OH

12-Jul

Terre Haute Action Track

Terre Haute, IN

13-Jul

Attica Raceway Park

Attica, OH

14-Jul

Oakshade Raceway

Wauseon, OH

The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Summit Racing Equipment (Title Sponsor), Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Company), Hoosier Racing Tires (Official Racing Tires), Racing Electronics (Official Communications), Vicci (Official Uniform), VP Racing Fuel (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors: Auto Meter, Bell Helmets, Beyea Headers, Bilstein Shocks, Chevy Performance Parts, Shafer Enterprises’ Cool Shirts, Dominator Race Products, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, Fragola Performance Systems, Impact Race Products, Intercomp, KSE Racing Products, Landrum Springs, MSD Ignitions, QA1 Motorsports, Quartermaster, Schoenfeld Headers, UNOH (University of Northwestern Ohio), and XS Power Racing Batteries.