FAIRBURY, IL — July 27, 2018 — Racing action kicked off at Fairbury American Legion Speedway (IL) for the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic (PDC) presented by Bank of Pontiac with four 25-lap World of Outlaws “Showdown” Qualifier Features. Chris Simpson, defending Series Champion Brandon Sheppard, reigning Rookie of the Year Devin Moran, and three-time PDC winner Shannon Babb all collected $2,500 apiece for winning their respective Showdowns. With 61 teams on the property, the highest car count of the season, the Qualifiers set part of the field for Saturday’s 100-lap, $30,000-to-win main event.
 
PFC Brakes Qualifying Flight-A: 1. 32p-Bobby Pierce, 13.188; 2. 157-Mike Marlar, 13.197; 3. 32-Chris Simpson, 13.232; 4. 44-Chris Madden, 13.269; 5. 40B-Kyle Bronson, 13.307; 6. 1-Brandon Sheppard, 13.309; 7. 28e-Dennis Erb, 13.414; 8. 20-Jimmy Owens, 13.468; 9. 18c-Chase Junghans, 13.492; 10. 4-Bob Gardner, 13.52; 11. 71-Hudson O'Neal, 13.547; 12. 4G-Kody Evans, 13.587; 13. 87-Derek Doll, 13.664; 14. 25F-Jason Feger, 13.673; 15. 7s-Jay Sparks, 13.674; 16. B12-Kevin Weaver, 13.678; 17. 21-Billy Moyer, 13.486; 18. 75-Billy Drake, 13.685; 19. 9D-Daniel Flessner, 13.722; 20. 15d-Justin Duty, 13.724; 21. 5-Don O'Neal, 13.769; 22. 39-Rob Toland, 13.807; 23. 77-Jay Morris, 13.847; 24. 15v-Kolby Vanderbergh, 13.877; 25. 55-Collin Alexander, 14.184; 26. 12c-Jeff Curl, 14.295; 27. 10p-Paul Parker, 14.298; 28. 15-Matt Shannon, 14.407; 29. 74-Russ Adams, 14.435; 30. 6-Blake Spencer, 14.602; 31. 5d-Brian Dunn, 17.519 

PFC Brakes Qualifying Flight-B: 1. 9-Devin Moran, 13.427; 2. 49-Jonathan Davenport, 13.438; 3. 10-Scott Schmitt, 13.475; 4. 18b-Shannon Babb, 13.534; 5. 24-Ryan Unzicker, 13.552; 6. 96-Tanner English, 13.586; 7. 1m-Mike Mataragas, 13.596; 8. 3s-Brian Shirley, 13.616; 9. 25w-Allen Weisser, 13.653; 10. 11-Gordy Gundaker, 13.7; 11. 7-Rick Eckert, 13.727; 12. 84-Myles Moos, 13.731; 13. 25-Shane Clanton, 13.731; 14. 12-Jason Jameson, 13.734; 15. 91-Tyler Erb, 13.774; 16. 15s-Taylor Scheffler, 13.777; 17. 6K-Michael Kloos, 13.784; 18. B1-Brent Larson, 13.879; 19. 89-Mike Spatola, 13.893; 20. 54-David Breazeale, 13.908; 21. 29-Spencer Diercks, 14.042; 22. 51-Joey Moriarty, 14.077; 23. 79w-Greg Wagner, 14.185; 24. 28-Sammy Epling, 14.341; 25. 14-Glen Thompson, 14.427; 26. 22B-Jonathan Brauns, 14.43; 27. 7T-Steve Thorsten, 14.602; 28. 61-Curtis Radke, 14.912; 29. 71k-Jim Rogers, 15.192; 30. 25k-Bill Kettering, 15.387 

Dyers Top Rods Heat #1 - Flight (A) (10 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer: 1. 32-Chris Simpson [2]; 2. 40B-Kyle Bronson [3]; 3. 5-Don O'Neal [11]; 4. 10p-Paul Parker [14]; 5. 28e-Dennis Erb [4]; 6. 21-Billy Moyer [9]; 7. 71-Hudson O'Neal [6]; 8. 9D-Daniel Flessner [10]; 9. 77-Jay Morris [12]; 10. 18c-Chase Junghans [5]; 11. 32p-Bobby Pierce [1]; 12. 7s-Jay Sparks [8]; 13. 87-Derek Doll [7]; 14. 74-Russ Adams [15]; 15. 5d-Brian Dunn [16]; 16. 55-Collin Alexander [13]
 
Pontiac RV Heat #2 - Flight (A) (10 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer: 1. 1-Brandon Sheppard [3]; 2. 44-Chris Madden [2]; 3. 75-Billy Drake [9]; 4. 157-Mike Marlar [1]; 5. 20-Jimmy Owens [4]; 6. 4-Bob Gardner [5]; 7. 12c-Jeff Curl [13]; 8. 25F-Jason Feger [7]; 9. B12-Kevin Weaver [8]; 10. 39-Rob Toland [11]; 11. 15-Matt Shannon [14]; 12. 15v-Kolby Vanderbergh [12]; 13. 15d-Justin Duty [10]; 14. 6-Blake Spencer [15]; 15. 4G-Kody Evans [6]
 
FK Rod Ends Heat #3 - Flight (B) (10 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer: 1. 9-Devin Moran [1]; 2. 24-Ryan Unzicker [3]; 3. 7-Rick Eckert [6]; 4. 6K-Michael Kloos [9]; 5. 91-Tyler Erb [8]; 6. 25w-Allen Weisser [5]; 7. 29-Spencer Diercks [11]; 8. 89-Mike Spatola [10]; 9. 1m-Mike Mataragas [4]; 10. 7T-Steve Thorsten [14]; 11. 14-Glen Thompson [13]; 12. 79w-Greg Wagner [12]; 13. 10-Scott Schmitt [2]; 14. 71k-Jim Rogers [15]; 15. 25-Shane Clanton [7]
 
Summit Racing Equipment Heat #4 - Flight (B) (10 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer: 1. 18b-Shannon Babb [2]; 2. 3s-Brian Shirley [4]; 3. 96-Tanner English [3]; 4. 49-Jonathan Davenport [1]; 5. 11-Gordy Gundaker [5]; 6. B1-Brent Larson [9]; 7. 12-Jason Jameson [7]; 8. 84-Myles Moos [6]; 9. 15s-Taylor Scheffler [8]; 10. 51-Joey Moriarty [11]; 11. 54-David Breazeale [10]; 12. 22B-Jonathan Brauns [13]; 13. 61-Curtis Radke [14]; 14. 25k-Bill Kettering [15]; 15. 28-Sammy Epling [12]

 

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