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JACK RIGGS MAKES SUPER LM DEBUT; ENGLISH EARNS PAIR OF RUNNER-UPS!

(July 7, 2022) Tanner English, of Benton, Kentucky, competed in a trio of $10,000 to win DIRTcar Summer Nationals showdowns in Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee from June 30-July 2. On Thursday night at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois, Tanner earned Fast Time honors of the 30 entrants during the qualifying session and later placed second in his heat race. He then moved up two spots during the course of the 50-lapper and battled for the win late in the distance before settling for a strong runner-up performance behind only victor Shannon Babb! (Josh James Artwork)

At Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Kentucky on Friday evening in a similar "Hell Tour" contest, Tanner clicked off the quickest lap in his group during time trials, won his heat race, and later placed second in the 30-lap feature behind only race winner Bobby Pierce. In the weekend finale on Saturday at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, Tennessee, yet another $10,000 top prize was up for grabs. Tanner ran third in his loaded heat race and after a rain delay, he was able to advance up to eighth in the 40-lap headliner.

Fellow Riggs Motorsports teammates Jack Riggs and Jason Riggs were also in action with Tanner during the action-packed week with the DIRTcar Summer Nationals. Jack made his Super Late Model debut on Tuesday, June 28 in finishing eighteenth in a $5,000 to win series race at the newly reopened Red Hill Raceway in Sumner, Illinois. After a B-Main incident took him out of contention for a transfer spot in Thursday's visit to Fayette County (IL) Speedway, Jack wound up eighteenth in the final rundown on Friday at PIR. His brother Jason was also in action at Paducah, as he placed second in his heat race before nabbing a solid ninth place effort in the 30-lapper. Complete results from each of these "Hell Tour" battles can be viewed online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com.

Each of the respective #81 teams are set to rejoin the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour this upcoming weekend at a trio of different racetracks in the states of Illinois and Indiana. Tanner will compete for the $10,000 winner’s check on both Friday night, July 8 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois and at Highland Speedway in Highland, Illinois on Saturday evening, July 9. his weekend finale will then take place on Sunday, July 10 with $5,000 on the line at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana. Jack Riggs is scheduled to join in the fun at both Farmer City and Haubstadt, while Jason Riggs is slated to unload his XR1 Rocket Chassis at Haubstadt only. Additional information can be found online by pointing your web browser to www.dirtcarsummernationals.com.

Riggs Motorsports would like to thank the following group of sponsors and partners for their continued support: Riggs Drilling Solutions, Haas Horizontal, Best One Tire & Auto Care, Lents Towing & Recovery, Seay Motors, Holbrook Metal Fabrication, Base Racing Fuel, Allstar Performance, XR1 Rocket Chassis, Slicker Graphics, Wiles Racing Driveshafts, Swift Springs, Hoosier Racing Tires, Pro Power Racing Engines, Jay D1ckens Racing Engines, Budda Bert Transmissions, Speedwerx, Peterson Fluid Systems, Performance Rod & Custom (PRC), Performance Bodies, Multi-Fire Spark Plug Wires, Winning Edge Carburetion, Hooker Harness, Wilwood Engineering, QuickCar Racing Products, Impact Race Gear, and Peterson Fluid Systems.

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
www.delphcommunications.com

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