TERRE HAUTE —
The UMP Summer Nationals and modifieds visit the Terre Haute Action Track tonight.
As part of Dirtcar Racing’s “Hell Tour” UMP late models will get $5,000 to win. Modifieds will get $1,000 to win. The series was scheduled to run at Florence Speedway in suburban Cincinnati on Tuesday.
Ryan Unzicker leads the Summer Nationals points with 1,102. Shannon Babb (1,083), Brandon Sheppard (1,054) and Brian Shirley (1,025) are also above the thousand-point mark.
NASCAR personalties Austin Dillon, Kenny Wallace, Justin Allgaier and Ken Schrader are scheduled to appear at the event.
Grandstand tickets are $25 and infield are $15. A pit pass is $35. Gates open at 4 p.m., hot laps begin at 6 p.m. and the racing begins at 7 p.m.
In other auto racing news:
• Bell wins again — At Sun Prairie, Wis., Christopher Bell completed a sweep of U.S. Auto Club midget racing on Sunday at Angell Park Speedway.
Bell was fast qualifier, won his heat and led the final 12 laps to win his second straight feature in the Pepsi Midget Nationals.
Rico Abreu won the semi and placed third in the feature. He has a 96-point lead over Bell in the midget point totals.
Fast qualifier — Christopher Bell.
Heat winners — Bell, Bryan Clauson, Tanner Thorson, Rico Abreu.
Feature — Bell, Thorson, Abreu, Chris Windom, Zach Daum, Brady Bacon, Tracy Hines, Michael Pickens, Jake Blackhurst, Bill Balog, Jerry Coons Jr., Tyler Courtney, Clauson, Tyler Thomas, Andrew Felker.
Midget point leaders — Abreu 609, Bell 513, Hines 494, Clauson 472, Thorson 445.
• Clinton’s 11-12’s prevail — At Clinton, Clinton’s 11-12-year-old Little League team defeated West Terre Haute 6-5 on Tuesday.
Connor VanLannen was 2-for-4 while Brice Gilman and Brandon Rollins had two RBI. Dane Andrews had a home run for West Terre Haute and Seth West was 3-for-5.
West Terre Haute and Terre Haute North will play in the 11-12 tournament tonight.