Erb Jr. Takes Sunday Nighter UMP In Clarksville, Tn.

Monday, July 27, 2020 - by Steve Hixson
- photo by Josh Jameson

North of Nashville, Sunday night the Clarksville (TN) Speedway hosted their second consecutive Hell Tour Summer Nationals UMP series event and Dennis Erb Jr (# 28) of Carpentersville, Ill. pocketed the $5,000 one night after running 3rd to neighbor Brian Shirley.

Shirley would finish second in the 40 lapper with Kentucky's Frank Heckenast (# 99) 3rd overall Sunday.

Chattanooga's Bobby Richey Jr. (# 4) a hired gun of Bob Gardner teamed race cars finished 14th overall.

The series takes a few days off before hitting upstate Illinois on Wednesday at LaSalle Speedway for another $5,000 race. 

- photo by Josh Jameson

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