(July 6, 2021) The Riggs Motorsports team is fresh off a hectic week on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour, which saw them compete in five events from June 30-July 4 at five different dirt facilities in three different states - Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois. Tanner English took advantage of the good week of weather to post a quartet of Top Five performances and one additional Top Ten effort. His best run of the week came at his "favorite track" on Saturday night at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois.

Tanner clicked off the second quickest lap in Group B during DIRTcar Summer Nationals qualifying prior to picking up the checkered flag in his heat race. The Benton, Kentucky ace then drew the third starting spot for the 50-lap affair and came out on top of a spirited battle with Shannon Babb to nab the runner-up position behind only $10,000 winner Brandon Sheppard!

The #81e team also finished fifth on Wednesday at Beaver Dam (WI) Raceway, eighth on Thursday on the 1/4-mile oval at Davenport (IA) Speedway, fifth on Friday at the Dirt Oval (IL) at Route 66, and fourth on Sunday in an Independence Day clash at Lincoln (IL) Speedway. Tanner currently sits second in the latest version of the "Hell Tour" point standings, as he trails point leader Bobby Pierce by only 35 markers. You can read a race-by-race recap from each of these events by logging onto www.RiggsMotorsports81.com.

With no rest for the wicked, Tanner and Riggs Motorsports will jump right back into competition with the grueling DIRTcar Summer Nationals later tonight, July 6 at the sprawling Knox County Fair Raceway in Knoxville, Illinois. A $5,000 paycheck will be on the line later tonight, as the series invades the 1/2-mile fairgrounds oval for the very first time. Another busy week greets the team, as they will enter six more shows - weather pending - from July 6-11 in the states of Illinois and Indiana. Catch Tanner slinging dirt at the following venues this week or watch LIVE on DIRTVision.

July 6 | Knox County Fair Raceway - Knoxville, Illinois - $5,000 to win
July 7 | Spoon River Speedway - Banner, Illinois - $5,000 to win
July 8 | Macon Speedway - Macon, Illinois - $5,000 to win
July 9 | Farmer City Raceway - Farmer City, Illinois - $10,000 to win
July 10 | Highland Speedway - Highland, Illinois - $10,000 to win
July 11 | Tri-State Speedway - Haubstadt, Indiana - $5,000 to win

Riggs Motorsports would like to thank the following group of sponsors and partners for their continued support: Riggs Drilling Solutions, Best One Tire & Auto Care, Wiles Racing Driveshafts, Allstar Performance, XR1 Rocket Chassis, Schaeffer's Racing Oil, Slicker Graphics, Swift Springs, AFCO Racing Products, Base Racing Fuel, Hoosier Racing Tires, Pro Power Racing Engines, Jay D1ckens Racing Engines, Budda Bert Transmissions, Frankland Racing Supply, Peterson Fluid Systems, Awesome Racewear, Performance Rod & Custom (PRC), Micro Armor, Multi-Fire Spark Plug Wires, and Waterman Racing Components.

Keep up with Riggs Motorsports all year long by logging onto www.RiggsMotorsports81.com or follow the team on social media - Facebook @RiggsMotorsports, Twitter @rmsports81, and Instagram @jasonriggs81.

Media Contact: Ryan Delph - Delph Communications




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