An Amazing Race: Jason Meyers Wins Ironman 55 & $20,000 in Thrilling Fashion over Lucas Wolfe
Jason Meyers & Lucas Wolfe battling to the finish line!
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Pevely, MO-August 7, 2010- 55 laps at I-55 Raceway and the Second Annual Ironman 55 came down to the final one and just a couple of feet on the race track as Jason Meyers won a thriller over Lucas Wolfe on the final circuit. Wolfe used a huge slide job coming off turn four to take the lead on the 55th and final lap, with Meyers winning a drag race down the front straightaway by a mere 0.092 seconds, which was the closest finish of the season.
Bobby Bittle takes UMP DIRTcar Modified win at I-55 Raceway's Ironman 55!
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Pevely, MO (August 7th, 2010) Bobby Bittle took the lead at the drop of the green flag from his front row pole starting spot and never looked back. Bittle led from flag to flag for the win. Jeff Leka took over the second spot early in the main event, but was unable to make a serious threat for the lead as Bittle worked lapped traffic flawlessly. Rusty Griffaw would finish third, a few car-lengths behind Leka. Paul Bauman would finish a distant fourth with Ken Rumble taking fifth. Bittle was flying through the field and lapped all but the first eight finishers.
Tim Shaffer Slices to Win Opener of the Ironman 55 at I-55 Raceway
Pevely, MO-August 6, 2010- Tim Shaffer has been the hottest driver in all of racing over the last week. Heading into the opener of the Ironman 55 weekend on Friday night at I-55 Raceway, the veteran had won in four straight starts over a six-day span. He extended that streak to five consecutive wins in seven days, as he was victorious in the opener of the two-day event at the high-banked 1/3-mile bullring.
Shaffer started on the front row of the 30-lapper and chased Jason Sides, who started on the pole, in the early going. For Shaffer, it was his first World of Outlaws win of the season and the 13th of his career.
Danny Ems claims UMP DIRTcar Extreme Sportsman Series win at I-55 Raceway!
UMP DIRTcar Extreme Sportsman Series - 29 Entries
August 6th, 2010
1. 87 Gary Haynes
2. 46 Paul Belken, Jr.
3. 49 Brad Paquet
4. 19 Jimmy Cummins
5. 11 Jeff Herzog
6. 196 Jon Ripperda
7. 45 C.J. Simpson
8. 19P Mark Pflueger
9. 69 Derek Bryant
10. 15B Matt Brucato