The Dirty Thirty

July 28, 2014 0 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

1. Michael Long: Michael’s heat-race victory Sunday night was his 70th UMP win at Quincy. Only Steven DeLonjay (84) has more. 2. Steven DeLonjay: How unusual was Stevo’s 17th-place finish on Sunday? In his 132 career modified features at the Bullring, he has finished first (38) or second (22) a combined 60 times. That translates […]

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Griffaw holds off Long, earns big paycheck

July 27, 2014 1 Comment
Griffaw holds off Long, earns big paycheck

Rusty Griffaw is regarded as one of the premier UMP dirt-track modified drivers in the nation. He showed why Sunday night. Griffaw strung together a textbook, 30-lap, flag-to-flag victory in the inaugural Gem City Ford Modified Grand Prix at Quincy Raceways. Griffaw’s win, while impressive, was anything but easy. He had to ward off challenge […]

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This week’s picks to click

July 24, 2014 1 Comment
This week’s picks to click

The late models are off Sunday night, but the modifieds and sport mods should more than make for the lack of big-bodied cars in the pits. The Gem City Modified Grand Prix is paying $1,250 to win and the sport mods will be running for $500. There should be more than 40 combined mods and […]

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‘Voice of Quincy Raceways’ named fair queen

July 24, 2014 0 Comments
‘Voice of Quincy Raceways’ named fair queen

(Stevie Dirt note: Lynsey Whitaker is the familiar “voice” of Quincy Raceways on Sunday nights. She interviews drivers and other personalities during the course of the evening, and has even delivered a stirring rendiiton of the national anthem when needed. on Wednesday night, Lynsey was named the 49th Adams County Fair Queen. Here is an […]

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Most exciting series?

July 22, 2014 6 Comments
Most exciting series?

The most exciting series this year at the Bullring? How about the stock cars? In terms of most lead changes in features, the stock cars are again leading the way, although at this point in the season it’s hardly conclusive because of all the rainouts. But one thing is certain, the stock cars have had […]

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The Dirty Thirty

July 21, 2014 3 Comments
The Dirty Thirty

There’s a new name atop The Dirty Thirty rankings. Actually, the new name is an old name — Steven DeLonjay. First place has been a spot DeLonjay is quite comfortable with in recent years. He won the 2011 and 2012 Dirty Thirty championships. 1. Steven DeLonjay: Steve-O entered the season averaging 6.5 feature victories a […]

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Here comes Dunker

July 21, 2014 1 Comment
Here comes Dunker

By most drivers’ standards, Tony Dunker’s season would be considered an unquestionable success. Unfortunately, because of what Dunker accomplished the two preceding years, this summer has seemed rather pedestrian. But that kind of thinking may be about to change. Dunker’s second straight sport mod feature victory Sunday night at Quincy Raceways served further notice that […]

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Hail the Hell Tour King!

July 19, 2014 0 Comments
Hail the Hell Tour King!

WAUSEON, Ohio — It’s over. The 2014 UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour came to a victorious ending — for Shannon Babb — on Saturday night before a full house at Oakshade Raceway. Babb drove his familiar No. 18 to a third-place finish and wrapped up his fourth Hell Tour championships in the last 10 years. […]

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Babb closes in on fourth Hell Tour title

July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Babb closes in on fourth Hell Tour title

ATTICA, Ohio — Shannon Babb’s seventh-place finish Friday night at Attica Raceway Park may have all but wrapped up his fourth UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour championship. Babb finished one spot behind Ryan Unzicker, his closest pursuer in the points standings, and with just one more event left in the six-week marathon it looks like […]

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Babb re-stretches lead

July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Babb re-stretches lead

PEEBLES, Ohio — One night after Shannon Babb saw his UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour shrink to uncomfortable portions, he’s once again put the field at arm’s length. Mason Zeigler won Thursday night’s race, but the main focus was on Babb, who finished third, five places ahead of closest challenger Ryan Unzicker. Babb now unofficially […]

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