This 23rd running of the DirtCar Summer Nationals at Spoon River Speedway will take place this Thursday night June 20th. Many of the top dirt car drivers in the nation are expected for this spectacular event at the high banked oval. Last years winner Shannon Babb is expected to return a long with former winners like Bobby Pierce, Jason Feger, Billy Moyer Sr and hard chargers like Frank Heckenest Jr, Allan Weisser, Mike Chasteen Jr and many more. Only one race has been completed since the start of the 27 race schedule in 32 days so a nice field of cars are expected. Babb leads drivers in Summer National wins at Spoon with 4 with Billy Moyer right behind him with 3. Who will bring home the checkered flag in 2019?
Also on hand will be the exciting Summit Dirtcar Modifieds which always put on a great 3 and 4 wide show for the fans. Look for drivers following the tour like Kenny Wallace, Nick Hoffman, Allan Weisser, Will Krup, Ray Bollinger, Tyler Nicely a long with many of the local drivers to try and bring home the win.
The DirtCar Hornets will fill out the racing card for Thursday night.
Pits open at 2. Grandstands at 4. Hot Laps are scheduled for 6:15 followed by Late Model Time Trials with racing to begin around 7.
General Admission $25
Kids 10 and under are $10
Coolers 10x14x12Tall NO Exceptions $10 every time thru gate
Pit Passes $40
Spoon will be CLOSED Saturday Night June 22nd.
Next Racing event after Summer Nationals will be Saturday Night June 29th the Lucas Oil WAR Sprint Series will Invade the Spoon a long with all Spoon’s regular classes.