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Wietholder Rides to Summit Modified Nationals Victory at Spoon River

Dave Wietholder
Dave Wietholder

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Banner, Ill. – June 19, 2012 – David Wietholder of Liberty, Ill., claimed his first ever Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals win at Spoon River Speedway on Tuesday night worth a hefty $1,000.

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Wietholder held off a charging Bobby Allen of nearby Canton, Ill., over 25 laps to become the sixth different winner in as many races on the 2012 edition of the Summit Modified Nationals tour. Allen finished second and claimed the races fastest lap in the process on lap 19. Billy Tuckwell of Peoria, Ill., finished third. Ray Bollinger of Kewanee, Ill., and Butch Weisser also of Peoria, Ill., rounded out the top five.

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The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals returns to action Wednesday night at Highland Speedway in Highland, Ill., where NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader bested 37 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds in 2011.

Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Spoon River Speedway; Banner, Ill.; June 19, 2012 A-Main (25-laps): 1. David Wietholder ($1,000), 2. Bobby Allen, 3. Billy Tuckwell, 4. Ray Bollinger, 5. Butch Weisser, 6. Matt Goulden, 7. Erik Bruce, 8. John DeMoss, 9. Jeff Leka, 10. Gabe Menser, 11. A.J. May, 12. JD Beal, 13. Allen Weisser, 14. Mark Johnson, 15. Donovan Lodge, 16. Steven Brooks, 17. Jackie Willis Jr, 18. Jeff Curl, 19. Tommy Duncan, 20. Gary Cook, 21. Mike Chasteen Jr .

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

21-Jun

Fayette Co. Speedway

Brownstown, IL

22-Jun

Tri City Speedway

Pontoon Beach, IL

23-Jun

Fairbury Speedway

Fairbury, IL

24-Jun

I-96 Speedway

Lake Odessa, MI

26-Jun

Lincoln Park Speedway

Putnamville, IN

27-Jun

Belle Clair Speedway

Belleville, IL

28-Jun

Clay Hill Motorsports Park

Atwood, TN

29-Jun

Paducah Int. Raceway

Paducah, KY

30-Jun

Federated Auto Parts I-55

Pevely, MO

1-Jul

Lincoln Speedway

Lincoln, IL

2-Jul

Peoria Speedway

Peoria, IL

3-Jul

Jacksonville Speedway

Jacksonville, IL

4-Jul

Lasalle Speedway

Lasalle, IL

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.