DIRTcar: Walsh Turns Back Long; Breaks Hoffman’s Modified Nationals Win Streak

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Ray Klash captured his first-career Modified Nationals win at Jacksonville Speedway on Tuesday. (Jim Denhamer photo)

Ray Klash captured his first-career Modified Nationals win at Jacksonville Speedway on Tuesday. (Jim Denhamer photo)

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — Ray Walsh held off Michael Long to score his first ever DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals win at Jacksonville Speedway on Tuesday night.

Walsh, a St. Louis-native, was on a roll throughout the night, scoring his heat race victory and starting on the outside pole. Through the feature, Walsh battled past Rick Conoyer and held off Long to pick up the win. He joins Nick Hoffman as the only other driver through three races with a Modified Nationals victory.

Former Modified Nationals Champion Kenny Wallace scored the qualifying quick time earlier in the night.

The Summit Racing DIRTcar Modified Nationals returns to action on Thursday, June 23 at Spoon River Speedway in Lewistown, Ill.

Follow the Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter at Twitter.com/SummerNationals or on Facebook at Facebook.com/SummerNationals. Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the series throughout the lead up and the summer on the series’ websites atTheHellTour.com and ModifiedNationals.com.

RESULTS; DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals; Jacksonville Speedway; June 21, 2016

  1. Ray Walsh
  2. Michael Long
  3. Kenny Wallace
  4. David Whiteholder
  5. Allen Weisser
  6. Jeff Leka
  7. Rick Conoyer
  8. Craig Kern
  9. Kyle Byerline
  10. Shawn Deering
  11. Brian Lynn
  12. Josh Allen
  13. Roy Bollinger
  14. Russ Coultas
  15. Phil Dixon
  16. Charles Baker
  17. Wes Odell
  18. Jeff Curl
  19. Steve Theivagt
  20. Ryan Blakeman
  21. Mike McKinney
  22. Mike Harrison

 

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