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August 2017 Dirt Modified

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Dirt’s For Me
Second-generation Colorado racer Eddie Belec, Jr. is profiled. pg. 16

My ‘Inaugural Farley Super Modified Weekend’ Notebook
The Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa, has long been one of Iowa’s standout race tracks. With new owners in 2017, the track looked to make even more history as it hosted a $50,000-to-win IMCA Modified and $20,000-to-win IMCA Northern SportMod event. It drew some of the best drivers from multiple disciplines nationwide to Eastern Iowa to chase a mountain of a payday. pg. 23

Passion for Details
Ellwood City, Pennsylvania’s Chelsie Kriegisch has already begun to make a name for herself in RUSH Sportsman Modified competition, and she looking for more of the same. pg. 30

No Change Too Big
Eric Mahlik has never been afraid of challenges. From playing football for Big 10 powerhouse Wisconsin, to being behind the wheel of a Modified to being promoter of Luxemburg Speedway. pg. 36

Where He Wants To Be
After suffering a life-threatening injury in 2004, Jimmy Weller III is more than happy to be racing against his dad at his home track. pg. 42

The Modified Chronicles
Tribute to the Modifieds of the Past. pg. 52

TECH
Mark Bush answers more of your tech questions in this month’s ‘Ask Mark’. pg. 53

The Wire pg. 56

The Club 91 Corner with ‘Big Daddy’ Joe Duvall pg. 59

Speed Shop pg. 60

The Chassis Spotlight: WRC Race Cars pg. 61

This Minute With: Jerry Muenster pg. 62

New Products pg. 63

Oil In His Veins
Trent Young is surrounded by oil - be it as his day job or behind the wheel of his Modified. pg. 64

Shooting Gallery pg. 72

Ad Index pg. 83

Turn Out the Lights pg. 84

COLUMNS
Mike O’Connor (Editor) pg. 6
Steve Davis pg. 8
Cyndi Stiffler pg. 10
Scott Erickson pg. 12
Adam Cornell pg. 14
Ray Beste pg. 15