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October 21, 2006 Results

Pevely, MO – (October 21, 2006) Rob Fuqua was awarded the victory for the UMP Modified Ken Schrader Challenge presented by Shop N Save after rain rolled in just as the A-Main was about to get underway. Fuqua had qualified for the pole position in the main event and was given credit for the win. It was announced in the driver's meeting that if the rain came after the feature was set, it would be paid off as lined up and not re-ran at a later date. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY UMP Modifieds – 120 Entries Heat 1 1. 11 John Stanton 2. 17 Brad Thurston 3. 11 Kelly Duvall 4. 55 Marty Smith Jr. 5. 56 Tommy Worley 6. 3D Lou Dreimeier 7. 48 Bobby Martintoni 8. 6 Tony Blue 9. 31 Mitch Parmeley 10. 26 Casey Nations

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October 7, 2006 Results

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY UMP/AARA Sportsman – 68 Entries (Top 16 in Passing Points transfer to A-Main — Marked with **) Heat 1: 1. 24 Paul Bauman ** 2. 105 Matt Hancock 3. 99 Chuck Adams ** 4. 99K Dustin Knerrer

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September 16, 2006 Results

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY Wendell Wallace Masters Slick I-55 Raceway Surface For UMP-Sanctioned Pepsi Nationals Victory PEVELY , MO – Sept. 16, 2006 – When a racetrack turns slick, Wendell Wallace turns it on. The latest example was Wallace’s convincing victory on Saturday night in the UMP-sanctioned Pepsi Nationals 50 at I-55 Raceway. “Wendell’s hard to beat in that slick stuff,” second-place finisher Randy Korte conceded after being unable to stop Wallace on the one-third-mile oval’s smooth, shiny surface. “That’s his kind of deal.”

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September 9, 2006 Results

Bryan Collins, Bobby Bittle, Troy Naeger & Trey Harris crowned 2006 Season Champions at I-55 Raceway! CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY Pevely, MO (September 9, 2006) A great week of weather and a lot of hard work by the track crew led to one of the best racing surfaces of the 2006 season at I-55 Raceway which provided some great side by side racing all night long. It was also the night in which I-55 Raceway would crown their 2006 season champions in all four divisions.

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September 2, 2006 Results

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY Pevely, MO (September 2, 2006) Mark Oller of Highland, IL roared to his first feature win of the 2006 racing season at I-55 Raceway in the UMP Late Model division. Oller and track point leader Bryan Collins battled it out side-by-side and nose-to-tail for the first twelve laps of the event until a flat left rear tire forced Collins to pit during a caution. Oller was then able to race away from the rest of the field in the final half of the event while Collins raced back through traffic to a sixth place finish. Dave Jumper and Craig Smith battled it out for the second position with Jumper holding on at the end. Tim Ratajczyk came home with a fourth place finish while Jeff Johns recovered from being involved in the big crash early on in the main event to round out …

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August 19, 2006 Results

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY Pevely, MO (August 19, 2006) Brian Collins and Ed Dixon provided fans with one of the most thrilling finishes of the season in the UMP Late Model division as the two not only raced each other, but also raced Mother Nature. Collins and Dixon battled relentlessly for the top spot through a steady sprinkling of rain drops in the final fifteen laps of the twenty-five lap main event. Collins slipped past Dixon with just five laps remaining as slipped under Dixon coming out of turn two. Dixon didn't give up the fight and chased Collins through heavy lapped traffic. As the two came out of turn four to take the white flag, the rain intensified and began coming down much harder. Collins slipped as he came out of turn two and Dixon powered past him down the back stretch. As they went into …

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August 12, 2006 Results

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS By Kevin Kovac PEVELY, MO – Aug. 12, 2006 – Brian Shirley continued his summer hot-streak at I-55 Raceway on Saturday night, scoring a flag-to-flag victory in the 40-lap Mid-America Racing Series/United Midwestern Promoters Clash. Winless in 2006 until July 15, the Chatham, Ill., driver captured his fourth straight Saturday-night show at the high-banked, three-eighths-mile oval. And this was undoubtedly Shirley’s most important triumph. It brought the 25-year-old a cool $5,000 check, and he registered his first career win on DIRT MotorSports’ MARS tour. “Unfortunately for half the season I didn’t have any luck,” said Shirley, who is in his fourth year as a dirt Late Model driver. “We were struggling real bad, but we regrouped and now we’re back to some winning ways.” Shirley mastered the special event, leading the entire distance after starting from the outside pole. He passed polesitter Randy Korte of Highland, …

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August 5, 2006 Results

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY Pevely, MO (August 5, 2006) Brian Shirley of Chatham, IL claimed his third UMP Late Model victory of the season at I-55 Raceway. Shirley took the lead on the opening lap of the main event from his outside front row starting position and held off the early challenges of Mark Oller and went on to victory. Oller, of Highland, IL appeared poised to earn his first win of the season as he won his qualifying heat and then came back and won the dash by passing Shirley for the top spot to earn that win. But Shirley made the right setup changes to his car before the main event and earned his third win in the last four main events at I-55 Raceway. Matt Taylor followed Oller across the line for the third position, Jeff Johns took the fourth spot and Kyle Steffens …

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August 2, 2006 Results

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY'S NASCAR NIGHT OF STARS Pevely, MO (August 2, 2006) The 4th Annual M&M's NASCAR Night of Stars at I-55 Raceway treated fans to a great night of racing and allowed the fans to get autographs from ten different NASCAR stars. Then, as a special treat to the fans, the eight of the ten NASCAR stars suited up and went head to head in UMP Modifieds in two separate ten lap heat races. David Reutimann set the pace in the first race, he grabbed the lead early on and then looked like a seasoned dirt veteran as he checked out on the field. Ken Schrader and Kenny Wallace battled in out for the second spot as they swapped the position several times in the final few laps. Steven Wallace found tough luck in the first heat as he twisted a driveshaft into after making …

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July 22, 2006 Results

PHOTOS FROM I-55 RACEWAY Pevely, MO (July 22, 2006) The UMP Late Model division provided the fans with one of the most exciting feature events of the 2006 season at I-55 Raceway. The opening lap got off to a rough start as Brent Kreke got upside down in turn three and his car ended up it's roof and on top of Mark Hunter's car. Kreke and Hunter were both okay and Hunter was able to restart the main event. Once the green flag fell again, five drivers battled for the lead for the entire twenty-five laps of the main event. Brian Shirley took the lead on the opening lap from the pole position but Ed Dixon and Steve Sheppard battled nearly three wide on the opening lap. Some contact on the opening lap between Dixon and Sheppard left Dixon with a flat tire which Dixon was able to get fixed …

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