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2013 Champions

Chad Zobrist & Mike Harrison Win after a long battle with Mother Nature to Race on Saturday Nights at Highland Speedway

HIGHLAND, IL (MAY 13, 2013) Awesome weather and lots of cars turned out at Highland Speedway on Saturday and gave us a great Mother’s Day Weekend treat. There was some great racing action with full fields in every class that was enjoyed by all in attendance. The Highland Speedway Junior Fan Club members had a great time during intermission with the Kids Dash for Cash for Ages 7 & 8. A huge thank you to Martintoni Racing, Bill Marquart, and the Donation in Memory of Rick Zobrist for donating the cash for the Kids Dash for Cash, the kids had a great time! There were no Pick 3 winners this week, so the jackpot rolls over to $300 for this coming Saturday.

It was an awesome night with full field of 22 UMP Late Models racing at Highland Speedway. Shannon Kuhn took the checkered flag in the first heat of Late Models followed by Kevin Cole and Mike Schulte. Jim Moon took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Chad Zobrist and Bobby Dauderman. Frankie Martin took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Mike Hammerlee and Clay Baumann. Chad Zobrist won the dash followed by Frankie Martin and Shannon Kuhn. Chad Zobrist took home the checkered flag in the UMP Late Model Feature with Bobby Daunderman and Mike Hammerlee not far behind.

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The UMP Steve Schmitt Modifieds had a great night of racing with a full field of 22 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Robbie Eilers took the checkered flag in the first heat of Modifieds followed by Chris Smith and Eric Goetter. Brian Bielong took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Jordan Bauer and Aaron Kleine. Ryan Driemeyer took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Mike Harrison and Tyler Diebert. Mike Harrison won the dash followed by Chris Smith and Robbie Eilers. Mike Harrison also took home the checkered flag in the UMP Steve Schmitt Modified Feature with Chris Smith and Brian Bielong not far behind. 

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The UMP B-Dry Solutions SportMods had a great night of racing with a full field of 22 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Jeremy Thoele took the checkered flag in the first heat of SportMods followed by Rob Lee and Jake Hewitt. Steven Ellison took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Chris Smith and TJ Eilers. Steve Stevenson took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Curt Loddeke and Billy Knebel Jr. After numerous cautions in the SportMods feature time expired and Steve Ellison took home the checkered flag under caution in the UMP B-Dry Solutions SportMods Feature followed by TJ Eilers and Shaun Horstmann. 

The Daum Insurance Outlaw Micros had a great night of racing with a full field of 28 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Nic Harris took the checkered flag in the first heat of Micros followed by Joey Wirth and Dylan Benscoter. Jeremy Camp took the checkered flag in the second heat race followed by Aaron Andrastovitch and Carlee Gress. Jacob Patton took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Ryan Mueller and Kevin Horcher. Jake Neumann took the checkered flag in the fourth heat race followed by Tim England and Mark Gass. Jason Harms took the checkered flag in the Consi race followed by Tyler Vantoll and Kurt Westerfield. Jeremy Camp took home the checkered flag in the Daum Insurance Outlaw Micros Feature with Nic Harris and Jacob Patton not far behind.

The UMP Hamel Coop Street Stocks had a great night of racing with a full field of 24 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Wade Glover took the checkered flag in the first heat of Street Stocks followed by Tony Walker and Trevor Isaak. Dan Pilkington took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Jacob Tompkins and Stephen Fohne. Brian Crawford took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Adam Koch and Austin Isaak. Cody Ventimiglia took the checkered flag in the Consi race followed by Lacey Egbert and Brent Weaver. Wade Glover took home the checkered flag in the UMP Hamel Coop Street Stock Feature with Dan Pilkington and Tony Walker not far behind. 

The UMP Sammie’s KidzMods had a great night for their first night of racing action for the season with a field of 6 cars. Zane Ulmer took the checkered flag in the KidzMods heat race followed by Ryan Hamilton, Blake Bailey, Cade Juenger, Tyler Kuhn, and Brad Knepper. The UMP Sammie’s KidzMods feature ran during intermission and Zane Ulmer took the lead early and managed to keep it, Zane took home his first checkered flag of the 2013 season followed by Tyler Kuhn, Ryan Hamilton, Brad Knepper, Cade Juenger, and Blake Bailey.

Saturday, May 18th brings Oberbeck Grain Company Hard Charger Night to Highland Speedway. Oberbeck Grain Company is providing bonus moneys to the Hard Charger in every class, be sure to come out and see who takes home the bonus money. Our first night of Double Down Crate racing action at Highland Speedway was rained out so this weekend we will have the Double Down Crates. Bring the family out for a fun night of racing action that features the UMP Late Models, UMP Steve Schmitt Modifieds, UMP Miller Lite Crates, UMP B-Dry Solutions SportMods, UMP Hamel Coop Street Stocks, & UMP Sammie's KidzMods. Pits Open at 3:00 pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30 pm, Pill Draw by 6:00 pm, Drivers Meeting at 6:00 pm, Hot Laps at 6:15 pm, Racing Starts at 7:00 pm. Box Seats are $15.00, General Grandstand Admission is $12.00, kids 10 and under are free with a paid adult admission. Pit Passes are $30.00 and pit passes for kids 10 and under are $15.00 (Kids in the pits must have parental supervision at all times.)

Don’t forget to try your chance at the Pick 3, the jackpot rolled over Saturday night with no winners. Try for your chance to win up to a $300 jackpot, brought to you by the Huddle House and Tribout Carnival Supplies.  

All of us at Highland Speedway would like to send out a huge thank you to all the teams, drivers, and workers that worked hard to help us get the entire program in on Saturday night! We could not make it happen without all of your hard work, thank you!!! For complete results visit our website and look at the results page at www.highlandspeedway.com

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Track Guidelines

Highland Speedway reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone.

Drivers must be 14 years of age to race at the Highland Speedway. Drivers 14 and under must have permission from the track to race in the DIRTcar UMP Late Model, DIRTcar UMP Modified,  DIRTcar UMP SportMod division and DIRTcar UMP Street Stock division.

Minor drivers must have BOTH parents or legal guardians sign a minor release form for the driver to enter the race track. Minor drivers will sign the minor form each week during sign in at the pit shack. 

Each driver must enter their car to race every night. Every car that races must have a pit pass for the driver.