- June 28 - Lincoln Park Speedway Summer Nationals by Sam Holbrooks


Shannon Babb at Lincoln Park Speedway

Shannon Babb warms up for his second straight win on the Summer Nationals tour at Lincoln park Speedway. (Joe Bennett)

DirtCar Summer Nationals: Babb Wins Second Straight at Lincoln Park

Kellen Burns

PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. - June 28, 2011 - Shannon Babb is officially off and running on the DirtCar Summernationals "HGell Tour".

Babb, a two-time Summer Nationals champion, started fourth and moved past current DIRTcar Late Model National point leader Ryan Unzicker of El Paso, Ill., on lap 14 of the 40-lap event. Babb turned away all challenges over the events final 26 circuits to score the $5,000 winner's prize.

Ryan Unzicker at Lincoln Park Speedway

Ryan Unzicker led the first 14 laps of the Lincoln Park event before giving way to Shannon Babb.  (Joe Bennett)

The win is the Moweaqua, Ill., native's second straight on the 2011 Hell Tour, and helps him extend his Summer Nationals point lead over Scott James, Jason Feger, and the rest of the Summer Nationals Tour regulars.

Defending Summer Nationals champion Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill., crossed the line second after moving in front of Unzicker on the final lap. Unzicker held on to finish third ahead of home state driver Scott James of Lawrenceburg, Ind., and rising star Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill.

The DIRTcar Summer Nationals will return to action Wednesday, June 29 at Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Ill.

June 28 - DIRTcar Summer Nationals Lincoln Park Speedway
1. Shannon Babb, 2. Jason Feger, 3. Ryan Unzicker, 4. Scott James, 5. Brandon Sheppard, 6. Frank Heckenast Jr., 7. Dennis Erb Jr., 8. Brian Shirley, 9. Jack Sullivan, 10. Billy Moyer Jr., 11. Bobby Pierce, 12. Greg Johnson, 13. Dillan White, 14. Donny Walden, 15. Greg Kendall, 16. Kevin Weaver, 17. Joe Deckard, 18. Kent Robinson, 19. Kenny Carmichael, 20. Jon Dome, 21. Bob Robinson.
Fast Time (22 entries): Babb, Heckenast Jr., O'Neal. Heat winners: Feger, Unzicker, Heckenast.

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