DIRTcar: Mars Lands in Cedar Lake Speedway Victory Lane for Summer Nationals Win

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NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — official series release — Jim Denhamer photo — Jimmy Mars worked past Jason Feger with two laps to go on Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway to take the DIRTcar Summer Nationals checkered flag. Former Summer Nationals champion Feger, of Bloomington, Ill., led the first 37 laps before Mars, of Menomonie, Wis., was able to edge …

UMP LM: Babb Claims St. Louis Showdown Finale

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PEVELY, Mo. — official release — Don Figler photo — Shannon Babb outran Ryan Gustin to bank the $10,000 top prize on night two of the St. Louis Showdown Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. Babb started second and outdueled Gustin, who started on the pole, to claim victory on the quarter-mile dirt track. Bobby Pierce, Billy Moyer …

DIRTcar SUMMER NAT’LS: Matt Miller Takes the Win; Shannon Babb the Title at Oakshade

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WAUSEON, Ohio — official release — Jim Denhamer photo — On the night of champions, local star Matt Miller charged his way from the third position to capture the lead on lap 17 en route to claiming the $10,000 checkered flag at his hometown track of Oakshade Raceway for the second year in-a-row, and third time in his career. Shannon …

DIRTcar SUMMER NAT’LS: Babb Scores at Vermilion County for Fourth Win of Season

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DANVILLE, Ill. — official release — Jim Denhamer photo — Three-time DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion Shannon Babb continued the back-and-forth battle for victories with six-time champion Billy Moyer Sunday night, as he dominated Vermilion County Speedway for his fourth checkered flag of the 2014 DIRTcar Summer Nationals season. Jason Feger started the 40-lap feature event from the pole-position with points-leader Shannon Babb …

DIRTcar SUMMER NAT’LS: Babb Scores Third Summer Nationals Season Win at Macon; Collects Fifth Herald and Review 100 Triumph

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MACON, Ill. — official release — Jimmy Dearing photo — Macon Speedway fans should just call Shannon Babb “Five Time.” Babb, from nearby Moweaqua, Ill., traded the lead back-and-forth with championship rival Ryan Unzicker for most of the race before Babb finally claimed the top spot just past halfway en route to making history by capturing his third win of the season …

SUMMER NATS LM: Babb Scores Second Summer Nats Season Win at Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, TN — official release — Jim Denhamer photo — Shannon Babb powered around pole-sitter Ryan Unzicker on the opening lap and never looked back en route to grabbing his second victory of the 2014 DIRTcar Summer Nationals season on Wednesdaynight at Clarksville Speedway. Unzicker, who led the series points heading into the night, managed to finish second but never had …

DIRTcar: Babb Wins at Farley for 84th Career Summer Nationals Victory

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FARLEY, IA — official release — Shannon Babb captured the outright lead on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals all-time win list in dramatic fashion Tuesday night, snapping Rick Eckert’s two-race win streak and claiming his 84th career victory at Farley Speedway. Babb’s victory came at the expense and heartbreak of another series great, Billy Moyer, who started the 50-lap feature on the inside …

WOO LMS: Babb Becomes First Hometown Driver to Win Illini 100

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April 26, 2014 — By Chris Tilley, WOO LMS PR — FARMER CITY, Ill. — Shannon Babb became the first Illinois driver to capture the Illini 100 on Saturday night at Farmer City Raceway. The Moweaqua, Ill., driver started seventh, took the lead on lap 46 from Bobby Pierce and never looked back en route to a $20,000 payday in the World …