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Nightly UMP Summer Nationals Results for #11 GGR Team...
(July 12, 2018)
The "Hell Tour" soldiered on tonight at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Michigan with the inaugural running of the 'Dan Salay Memorial,' which boasted another $5,000 payday. Gordy Gundaker unfortunately suffered more motor problems during hot laps and later took a provisional to gain access into the 40-lap main event. Driving Rusty Schlenk's back-up machine, Gordy retired from the race shortly before the halfway mark and was dropped to twenty-second in the final finishing order. The decision was made following the event to skip the final two UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals shows at Oakshade due to the recent string of mechanical problems.

(July 11, 2018) The #11 GGR Motorsports team rolled north to Thunderbird Raceway in Muskegon, Michigan tonight for another $5,000 to win UMP Summer Nationals showdown. Gordy Gundaker stopped the clock second fastest in Group A during qualifying before scoring another victory in his loaded heat race. After drawing the third starting position in the 40-lap feature event, Gordy was running in the third spot before a broken axle unfortunately sent him pitside and relegated him to a disappointing nineteenth place performance.

(July 10, 2018) Next up on the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour was a stop at Shadyhill Speedway in Medaryville, Indiana for another $5,000 to win shootout. Gordy Gundaker was back behind the wheel of his own #11 Black Diamond Chassis and posted the fastest lap in his group during time trials. Following a victory in heat race action, Gordy started the 40-lap main event from the pole position and eventually wound up fourth in the final finishing order - partly due to left front suspension issues. He trailed only winner Frank Heckenast, Jr., Rusty Schlenk, and Billy Moyer at the drop of the checkered flag!

(July 9, 2018) The rain-postponed UMP Summer Nationals stop at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Illinois took place earlier tonight and another $5,000 payday was on the line. Gordy Gundaker, who was armed with his brother Trevor's Crate Late Model once again, qualified fifth quickest in his group during time trials and later placed sixth in his loaded heat race. The St. Charles, Missouri ace then moved up two position during the course of the 40-lapper to leave Lincoln with a tenth place outing.

(July 8, 2018) A rough racetrack greeted the cars and stars of the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tonight at Quincy Raceway in Quincy, Illinois. A total of 22 entrants signed into the pit area to vie for the $5,000 top prize. Gordy Gundaker laid down the third quickest time in his group during qualifying prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the fourth row in the 40-lap contest, Gordy unfortunately broke a fan blade in the feature, which dropped him to a disappointing fifteenth place finish.

(July 7, 2018) The GGR Motorsports team trekked to Highland Speedway in Highland, Illinois tonight for another $10,000 to win battle on the grueling UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. After borrowing a powerplant, Gordy Gundaker timed in second fastest in his group during qualifying before picking up an impressive heat race triumph. Gordy then started the 40-lapper from the outside of the front row and ran amongst the leaders throughout the distance en route to a third place podium effort behind only victor Chad Zobrist and runner-up Shannon Babb!

(July 6, 2018) Following last night's big win, the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour rolled into Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois tonight for a $10,000 to win shootout. Gordy Gundaker unfortunately blew a motor during the qualifying session and was forced to jump behind the wheel of his brother Trevor's Crate Late Model for the 40-lap feature. After utilizing a provisional, Gordy rallied past six competitors to salvage a thirteenth place showing at the 1/4-mile bullring.

(July 5, 2018) Gordy Gundaker, of St. Charles, Missouri, recorded his first UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals triumph of his young racing career tonight at the mighty Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois! Gordy started off the evening by posting the second fastest lap in his group during qualifying before scoring the victory in his stacked heat race. Following a second place run in the dash, Gordy started the 38th edition of the 'Herald & Review 100' from the outside of the front row. He then took the lead briefly on several different occasions during the 100-lapper before assuming the point for good on the 94th circuit. "The G Man" then led the remainder of the distance to pocket the $5,000 windfall over Ryan Unzicker, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Kevin Weaver, and Tyler Erb!!! (Jim DenHamer Photo)

(July 4, 2018) The #11 GGR team celebrated the 4th of July holiday with fireworks and racing action tonight in a $5,000 to win "Hell Tour" event at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois. Gordy Gundaker stopped the clock fourth quickest in his group during time trials before placing fourth in his loaded heat race. Gordy then pointed his Black Diamond Chassis towards the front in the 40-lap main event, as he steered past eight competitors en route to a sterling fourth place effort behind only winner Brian Shirley, Brandon Sheppard, and Jason Feger!

(July 3, 2018) The UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour heated back up tonight at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, Tennessee, as a $5,000 winner's check was up for grabs. Gordy Gundaker knocked down the third quickest time in his group during qualifying prior to running to second in heat race action. After rolling off from the inside of the third row in the 40-lapper and advancing up to third in the running order, Gordy slipped back to sixth in the final rundown behind only victor Tanner English, Brian Shirley, Allen Weisser, Jason Feger, and Rusty Schlenk!

(July 1, 2018) Tonight's "Hell Tour" program at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Illinois was washed out during the afternoon by rain showers. The $5,000 to win contest has been rescheduled for Monday, July 9.

(June 30, 2018) Another $10,000 top prize was on the line in a UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals and World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series co-sanctioned shootout tonight at Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri. Gordy Gundaker laid down the seventh quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session and later ran second in his loaded heat race. After starting the 50-lap main event from the outside of the fourth row, Gordy put forth an impressive effort against the national touring stars and eventually earned a seventh place performance!

(June 29, 2018) The UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals and World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series co-sanctioned a $10,000 to win clash tonight at the sprawling Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Indiana. Gordy Gundaker timed in fifth fastest in his group during the qualifying session prior to running fifth in heat race action. Gordy later rolled off from the inside of the eighth row in the 30-lap feature event before winding up fourteenth in the final finishing order at the Hoosier State speedplant.

(June 28, 2018) The next race on the "Hell Tour" grind for the #11 team came tonight at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois. A strong field of 34 entrants were in the pit area tonight at the 1/4-mile oval to race for the $5,000 winner's check. Gordy Gundaker knocked down the ninth quickest time in Group B during qualifying before placing third in his loaded heat race. Gordy then started the 40-lapper from the inside of the sixth row and was up to fifth in the running order before a late race restart caused him to get bottled up on the outside. The St. Charles, Missouri ace wound up slipping back to tenth at the unfurling of the checkered flag.

(June 26, 2018) Tonight's UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals program scheduled for Charleston Speedway in Charleston, Illinois has been cancelled due to heavy morning rain and a high chance for more wet weather. No makeup date for the $5,000 to win event was immediately announced.

(June 25, 2018) The "Hell Tour" stormed back into the Land of Lincoln tonight for the rain-postponed stop at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois. 23 competitors drove through the pit gate to vie for the $5,000 first place prize. Gordy Gundaker started off his evening by posting the fifth quickest lap in his group during qualifying and finishing fourth in heat race action. Gordy then moved past two competitors during the 40-lap shootout at the high-banked, 3/8-mile racetrack to score another tenth place effort.

(June 24, 2018) Next up on the "Hell Tour" schedule was a visit to Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana tonight for a $5,000 to win battle. With heat races scrapped due to impending thunderstorms, Gordy Gundaker locked himself into the outside of the fifth row for the start of the 40-lap main event after qualifying fourth quickest in his group. The St. Charles, Missouri ace fought hard for the a top ten finish at the pristine southwestern Indiana facility and eventually netted a tenth place performance.

(June 23, 2018) Another $10,000 payday was up for grabs on the "Hell Tour" tonight in front of the loyal fan base at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois! Gordy Gundaker knocked down the sixth quickest lap in Group A during qualifying before securing the third transfer position through his heat race. After starting the 50-lap feature distance from the inside of the sixth row, Gordy wound up finishing right where he started... in the eleventh spot.

(June 22, 2018) Mother Nature finally gave a reprieve to the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour tonight, but several days of heavy rain through the Land of Lincoln left Tri-City Speedway with a rough, hammer-down racing surface. At the Granite City, Illinois oval, Gordy Gundaker qualified seventh fastest in Group A during time trials before finishing third in heat race action. After starting the rugged $10,000 to win headliner from the inside of the fifth row, Gordy survived the 40-lapper to finish in the seventh position.

(June 21, 2018) Thursday's scheduled $5,000 to win "Hell Tour" shootout at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois has shifted to Monday, June 25 because of wet grounds and a rainy forecast. The next UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals showdown will be Friday, June 22 at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois where a $10,000 payday will be up for grabs.

(June 20, 2018) The 'Wildman Kelly Classic' took center stage tonight at Jacksonville Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois, as another $5,000 top prize was on the line for the cars and stars racing with the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. Gordy Gundaker timed in fourth quickest in his group during qualifying and later grabbed the fifth and final transfer spot through his heat race. Unfortunately, storms blew through the area following the completion of heat race action and postponed the remainder of the program. A makeup date to complete the event is expected to be announced later...

(June 19, 2018) Tonight's UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals stop at the tiny Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Illinois was washed out following the completion of time trials. No makeup date for the $5,000 to win program was immediately announced.

(June 17, 2018) The first week of the grueling "Hell Tour" wrapped up tonight with a visit to Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Indiana. Gordy Gundaker qualified third quickest in his group during time trials before running third in heat race action. Gordy then started the $5,000 to win headliner from the outside of the fourth row, but unfortunately slid back five spots during the 40-lap contest to finish thirteenth in the final rundown.

(June 16, 2018) Next up on the UMP Summer Nationals grind was a visit to the pristine Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois where another $10,000 winner's check was up for grabs. Gordy Gundaker stopped the clock eighth quickest in his group during qualifying prior to finishing fifth in his loaded heat race. After starting fifteenth on the grid in the 30-lapper, Gordy had a top ten run going until his air cleaner came loose due to a broken stud, which forced him to retire in the eighteenth position.

(June 15, 2018) The third leg of the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals was held earlier this evening at Sycamore Speedway in Maple Park, Illinois and a $10,000 payday was on the line. In the richest Super Late Model event ever at the 55-year old facility, Gordy Gundaker clicked off the fourth fastest lap in Group B during qualifying and later ran second in heat race action. The St. Charles, Missouri ace then started the 55-lap main event from the outside of the fourth row before working his way up to the sixth finishing spot behind only victor Shannon Babb, Billy Moyer, Ryan Unzicker, Devin Gilpin, and Brian Shirley!

(June 14, 2018) Night two of the "Hell Tour" featured a complete $5,000 to win program at Kankakee County Speedway in Kankakee, Illinois. Gordy Gundaker laid down the fourth quickest lap in his group during time trials prior to finishing fourth in his loaded heat race. Gordy then started the 40-lap main event from the outside of the fifth row before knocking down a solid top ten effort at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds oval, as he finished the contest in the ninth position.

(June 13, 2018) The 2018 edition of the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour kicked off tonight at Peoria Speedway in Peoria, Illinois and the #11 team was in attendance to do battle for the $5,000 paycheck. Gordy Gundaker posted the eighth quickest time in Group B during qualifying before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 40-lapper from the outside of the eighth row, Gordy was involved in a lap 35 incident with Mike Spatola and was officially placed fifteenth in the final finishing order of the "Hell Tour" lid lifter.

Gordy Gundaker Gears Up for Summer Nationals Run with Top Five!
(June 9, 2018) In his final race night prior to starting the grueling UMP Summer Nationals, Gordy Gundaker rolled into Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday night, June 8 for a weekly Super Late Model program. Gordy earned Fast Time honors overall during the qualifying session before finishing third in heat race action. After rolling off from the inside of the third row in the $1,200 to win feature event, Gordy hung around the top five throughout the race prior to knocking down a fourth place effort behind only victor Daryn Klein, Kolby Vandenbergh, and Michael Kloos. Complete results from last night at Granite City can be viewed online at www.tricityspeedway.net.

Gundaker Lands in Top Ten in MARS Battles in Land of Lincoln
(June 3, 2018) Gordy Gundaker and his #11 team returned to action on June 1-2 in a pair of $3,000 to win MARS Racing Series contests at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois. On Friday night at Granite City, Gordy placed fourth in his heat race prior to advancing four spots in the 30-lapper to finish in the eighth spot. At Fayette County on Saturday evening, Gordy ran fourth again in his heat race, while he later moved up to seventh in the final finishing order of the 40-lap headliner. Full results from the MARS double-dip in the Land of Lincoln can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.

Gordy Gundaker Moves Forward in Farmer City 74; Fifth at I-55
(May 13, 2018) The GGR Motorsports team started their May 11-12 weekend at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois on Friday, as the MARS Racing Series presided over the 'Farmer City 74.' A strong field of 35 competitors signed into the pit area at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds oval to vie for a $10,000 winner's check. Gordy Gundaker placed sixth in his heat race prior to grabbing the second transfer spot through his B-Main. After starting the 74-lap headliner from the outside of the tenth row, Gordy was able to move up four positions on his way to a sixteenth place showing.

Following a rain-out early in the day at Fairbury American Legion Speedway on Saturday, the #11 team bolted to Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri. Gordy scored a win in heat race action and later rolled off from the outside of the front row in the $1,200 to win weekly feature event. The St. Charles, Missouri ace ran amongst the leaders early in the race before settling for a fifth place effort behind only victor Billy Moyer, Nick Hoffman, Logan Martin, and Jeff Herzog. Complete results from both venues can be found online at www.marsracingseries.com and www.i55raceway.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

Gundaker Solid in MARS Action at Belleville & Fayette County
(May 6, 2018) Gordy Gundaker and his #11 GGR team invaded Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Illinois and Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois on May 4-5 for a pair of $3,000 to win MARS Racing Series contests. On Friday night on the tiny oval in Belleville, Gordy ran second in his heat race prior to knocking down a top five in the 30-lap headliner behind only winner Brian Shirley, Rusty Griffaw, Tanner English, and Daryn Klein. At Fayette County on Saturday evening, Gordy once again placed second in his heat race, but ran out of tear-offs during the 40-lap feature event and salvaged a seventh place showing. Complete results from both weekend races in the Land of Lincoln can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.

Gordy Gundaker Competes in Busch 50; Runner-Up at Pevely
(April 29, 2018) The GGR Motorsports team rolled into Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri on April 27-28. On Friday night in the 'Busch 50' at Granite City, a $12,000 payday was on the line in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series special. Gordy Gundaker ran fifth in his loaded heat race and fourth in his B-Main, but later received a track provisional to gain access into the 50-lap feature where he eventually wound up twentieth in the final finishing order. In a weekly $1,200 to win program on Saturday evening at Pevely, Gordy finished sixth in his heat race and later took the lead in the main event before being run over and forced to settle for a runner-up effort behind only victor Dewayne Kiefer. Full results from both racetracks can be found online at www.tricityspeedway.net and www.federatedautopartsraceway.com.

Gundaker Unloads New Black Diamond Car for First Time in 2018!
(April 21, 2018) Gordy Gundaker and his #11 team finally kicked off their version of the 2018 racing season on Friday evening, April 20 at the nearby Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois. Breaking out a new Black Diamond racecar in their season opener, Gordy timed in second fastest in his group during the qualifying session prior to running third in his heat race. During the course of the $1,200 to win weekly main event, Gordy was battling hard for the fifth spot when he spun and was collected by a car behind him. The damage took him out of the race and the St. Charles, Missouri native was relegated to a fourteenth place showing in his '18 lid lifter. Complete results from last night at Granite City can be viewed online at www.tricityspeedway.net.

 

 

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