U.M.P. Summer Nationals invade Tri-City Speedway on Friday, July 4th!

Pontoon Beach, IL (July 1, 2008) The U.M.P. DIRTcar Summer Nationals will roar into Tri-City Speedway on Friday, July 4th. Ten thousand dollars will go to the winner of the forty lap main event featuring some of the fastest super dirt late models in the country. Dennis Erb or Carpentersville, Illinois and Brian Shirley of Chatham, Illinois are currently in a dead heat as they battle for the 2008 U.M.P. DIRTcar Summer Nationals Championship which features twenty-seven races in thirty days and is appropriately nicknamed "THE HELL TOUR".

Some other top drivers expected to compete for all the big prize include Billy Moyer, Brian Birkhofer, Darren Miller, Wendell Wallace, Jesse Stovall, Jeep Van Wormer, Will Vaught, Randy Korte, Wes Steidinger, Billy Faust, Don O'Neal, Mark Burgtorf, Steve Sheppard, Bryan Collins, Mark Faust, Michael Kloos and many, many more!

Also on the racing card will be the U.M.P. Modified division which will be paying $1,000 to the winner, the U.M.P. Sportsman and U.M.P. Street Stock divisions that will each be paying $500 to the winner. The UMP Sportsman race will be part of the ten race St. Louis area Sportsman Challenge which has it's own additional point fund.

The pit gate will open at 4pm and the grandstand gate will open at 5pm. Practice sessions will begin at 6:15pm with qualifying at 7pm. Racing will immediately follow qualifying.

Admission will be $25 with kids 12 years old and younger FREE.

For Information call: 800-617-9077 or 618-931-7836 or visit the track's website at www.tricityspeedway.net.

Directions: Take I-270 to Exit 4 SR203 go left 1/2 mile or Hwy 55 to 255 east to 270 west to Exit 4 to race track or Hwy 55 to 255 east to 270 west to Exit 4.

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