HIGHLAND, Ill. – June 22, 2011 – Ken Schrader is quickly becoming the favorite to win the inaugural DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals after capturing the $1,000 payday Wednesday night at Highland (Ill.) Speedway.
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The victory is the second in three races during the month long Summit Modified Nationals for the NASCAR veteran originally from Fenton, Mo. Schrader held of a charging Steve Latch of Brownstown, Ill., who climbed from a sixth place starting spot to finish second. Scott Weber of Festus, Mo. would finish third. Mt. Olive, Mo., driver Tim Hancock and Troy, Ill. pilot Dean Hoffman would round out the top five.
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Heat race winners were Schrader, Weber, John Demoss of Bloomington, Ind., and Hancock. Brett Korves of Swanson, Ill., and Kelby Simmons, of Mason, Ill. won B-Mains.
The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals return to action tomorrow night, Thursday June 23 at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill.
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DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Statistical Report; Highland (Ill.) Speedway; June 22, 2011
A-Main: 1.Ken Schrader ($1,000), 2. Steve Lach, 3. Scott Weber, 4. Tim Hancock, 5. Dean Hoffman, 6. John Demoss, 7. Gabe Menser, 8. Clint Demoss, 9. Brian Lynn, 10. Jay Ledford, 11. Jeff Curl, 12. Mckay Wenger, 13. Darrell Hewlett, 14. Kelby Simmons, 15. Jimmy Cummins, 16. Tyler Diebert, 17. Donovan Lodge, 18. Khris Fohne, 19. Craig Kern, 20. Brad Venhaus, 21. Brett Korves.
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.|
|June 24||Tri-City Speedway||Pontoon Beach, Ill.|
|June 25||Fairbury American Legion Speedway||Fairbury, Ill.|
|June 26||I-96 Speedway||Lake Odessa, Mich.|
|June 28||Lincoln Park Speedway||Putnamville, Ind.|
|June 29||Belle Clair Speedway||Belleville, Ill.|
|June 30||Clay Hill Motorsports Park||Atwood, Tenn.|
|July 1||Paducah International Raceway||Paducah, Ky.|
|July 2||I-55 Raceway||Pevely, Mo.|
|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 Performance Intake Systems, RacingJunk.com, Willy’s Carburetor & Dyno Shop, VP Racing Fuels.