Thunderstorm Threat Stops Kankakee DIRTcar Run

KANKAKEE, Ill. — With weather models showing severe thunderstorms in the area for Thursday evening, DIRTcar Racing and Kankakee County Speedway officials have decided to cancel the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events.

The decision comes with the safety of traveling fans and teams in mind. The event will not be made up.

Both series now turn their focus to the next scheduled event – June 14 at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill.