Kissinger Wins and Hoffman Celebrates
Levi Kissinger Scores Birthday Win at Fairbury Prairie Dirt Classic
Nick Hoffman honored as Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Champion
FAIRBURY, Ill. – July 31, 2016 – The 2016 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals went out with a bang on Saturday night at Fairbury American Legion Speedway as Levi Kissinger scored a birthday win at the Prairie Dirt Classic and Nick Hoffman claimed the series championship, his first.
Kissinger, who started the night’s feature in third, hung tough throughout muchof the 40 laps, biding his time to take on Jeff Leka who led through much of the FALS feature. Through the closing laps, Kissinger took over the top spot and celebrated his 29th birthday with a $5,000 victory.
Hoffman Sweeps Oakshade Weekend
Nick Hoffman Makes It a Weekend Sweep at Oakshade
Series returns to action on July 29 and 30 at the Fairbury American Legion Speedway
WAUSEON, Ohio – July 16, 2016 – Saturday’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature at Oakshade Speedway was again the Brian Ruhlman and Nick Hoffman show – and again, it was Nick Hoffman who came out on top.
Ruhlman started on the front row and quickly pulled to the lead. It took Hoffman slightly more time to clear for second, but once he did, the two leaders pulled away from the field.
Hoffman Scores at Oakshade
Nick Hoffman Scores in Oakshade Opener
Returns to Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory lane for the first time since July 5
WAUSEON, Ohio – July 15, 2016 – Nick Hoffman had some work to do in the opener of the first ever DIRT Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals double-header at Oakshade Raceway on Friday night as had to battle past a hard-charging Brian Ruhlman and Cory Daugherty to score his series-leading fifth win of the tour.
The current points leader started back in the field but made easy work of several of his competitors. Cory Daugherty put up a several lap fight but Hoffman battled around. Then he started to reel in Ruhlman as Ruhlman closed in on the tail of the field.
Through traffic, Ruhlman opened a lane on the bottom for Hoffman to get around. Ruhlman tried to run him back down but Hoffman held him off. Through the closing laps and a late restart, Hoffman continued to be the class of the field.
David Mielke Scores Merritt Win
David Mielke Scores Merritt Speedway Win
The series returns to action on Friday at Oakshade Speedway
LAKE CITY, Mich. - July 14, 2016 - David Mielke battled Nick Hoffman through the first half of the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals feature at Merritt Speedway on Thursday night and came out on top for his first win of the season.
Hoffman led the field to the green flag as Mielke bided his time. Mielke finally got his chance, battling past Hoffman on the bottom side to take over the lead. As Hoffman faded, Mielke expanded his lead on the field.
Rain Cancels Shadyhill
Rain Forces Cancellation of Summer Nationals at Shadyhill Speedway
MEDARYVILLE, Ind. – July 13, 2016 – Rain has forced the cancellation of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events scheduled for tonight, Wednesday, July 13, at Shadyhill Speedway in Medaryville, Ind.
The DIRTcar Summer Nationals event will not be rescheduled. The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event at Shadyhill will be rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 27.