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September 18
Tri-City Speedway,
Granite City, IL
Sanction: UMP DIRTcar special events (non-touring) (St. Louis Showdown) - $5,000
Information provided by: Patrick Davis and track reports (last updated September 19, 10:54 am)
Pierce continues surge with $5,000 at Tri-City
St. Louis Showdown
  1. Bobby Pierce
  2. Shannon Babb
  3. Brian Shirley
  4. Jason Feger
  5. Ashley Newman
  6. Billy Moyer
  7. Billy Moyer Jr.
  8. Tim Manville
  9. Mark Burgtorf
  10. Billy Laycock
  11. Claude Walker
  12. Darrel Moser
  13. Brian Diveley
  14. Austin Rettig
  15. Jeff Herzog
  16. Caleb Ashby
  17. Scott Henseler
  18. Rusty Griffaw
  19. Allen Murray
  20. Michael Kloos
  21. Cody Conner
  22. Chris Fisher
  23. Tanner English
  24. Jim Shereck
  25. Kolby Vandenbergh
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Bobby Pierce (32) overtook Ashley Newman en route to a Tri-City victory.
What won the race: Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., continued his September surge on the UMP DIRTcar circuit, rolling to his fourth victory of the month and second in as many days in the 50-lap St. Louis Showdown at Tri-City Speedway. The 18-year-old star overtook Ashley Newman of Ripley, Tenn., for the lead midway through the feature en route to a $5,000 score that helped him gain more ground in his bid for a second consecutive UMP DIRTcar national championship.
Quotable: "You know how tough racing is," Pierce said. "It's just feels really good to get some wins and to run as good as we are. It just gives us a lot of confidence going into the next couple of races, and it's good for UMP points too."
Key notes: Pierce's September hot streak also includes Labor Day weekend victories at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., and Spoon River Speedway in Canton, Ill., and a $5,000 score Thursday night at Farmer City (Ill.) Raceway. In addition, he finished second in the Sept. 12 World 100 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. ... Joining overall fast-qualifier Pierce as group quick-timers were Jeff Herzog, Billy Laycock and Billy Moyer. ... Gordy Gundaker, the son of track owners Kevin and Tammy Gundaker, pushed in turn three during qualifying and hit the outside wall hard with his car's right side. He scratched from the remainder of the night's action. ... The events is the first race of a two-leg, St. Louis-area doubleheader for UMP competitors. I-55 hosts a sister event on Saturday. ... Tri-City hosts the three-race Summit Racing UMP Modified Mania Dirt Nationals on Sept. 24-26, which also features a trio of $2,000-to-win UMP Late Model events on the undercard.
On the move: Tim Manville of St. Jacob, Ill., advanced from the 17th starting spot to finish eighth.
Winner's sponsors: The winning Bob Pierce Race Car has a Pro Power Racing Engine and is sponsored by Allgayer Inc., American Metal Supply Company, Champion Spark Plugs, DMG Mori Ellison, Keyser Mfg., M&M Painting and Construction, Murphy Trucking and Petersen Aluminum.
Points chase: Rusty Schlenk of McClure, Ohio, led the UMP DIRTcar national points chase through Sept. 13. Michael Kloos and Pierce entered the weekend second and third, respectively, in the standings.
Car count: 32
Fast qualifier: Bobby Pierce
Time: 14.38 seconds
Polesitter: Mark Burgtorf
Heat race winners: Mark Burgtorf, Ashley Newman, Michael Kloos, Jason Feger
Consolation race winners: Tim Manville
Provisional starters: Scott Henseler, Jeff Herzog, Caleb Ashby
Next series race: September 19, Federated Raceway at I-55 (Pevely, MO) $5,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.

Feature lineup

Row 1: Burgtorf, Newman
Row 2: Kloos, Feger
Row 3: Shirley, Pierce
Row 4: Laycock, Moyer
Row 5: Murray, Babb
Row 6: English, Moyer Jr.
Row 7: Shereck, Moser
Row 8: Conner, Griffaw
Row 9: Manville, Diveley
Row 10: Vanderbergh, Rettig
Row 11: Fisher, Walker
Row 12: Henseler, Herzog
Row 13: Ashby
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