HomeMissouriFederated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55Cole Falloway Gets First Career Summit Modified Win at I-55 

Cole Falloway Gets First Career Summit Modified Win at I-55 

Published on

- Advertisement -

After several seasons trying and coming so close, Cole Falloway finally broke through for his first career DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Feature win Saturday night at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55.

The 21-year-old from Owensboro, KY, had been knocking on the door with three top-5 finishes in Hell Tour competition in 2023, and most recently, a third-place finish Thursday at Spoon River Speedway.

Falloway battled with Treb Jacoby – who was also looking for his first career Summit Modified win – for most of the race, swapping the top spot multiple times in the first half before Falloway put a slide job on Jacoby on Lap 20 to take the lead for good.

“I’ve been close a couple of times and never been able to get one,” Falloway said. “To finally get one and at Pevely. I’ve never ran really great here and it feels good to finally get one.”

Falloway and Jacoby lined up on the front row and Falloway took the lead on the opening lap using the bottom of the track. Jacoby then took the lead on Lap 5 around the top side before Falloway took it back once again a few circuits later.

Jacoby got the lead back again on the high banking and held it for several more laps, but Falloway never got further than car length behind. On Lap 19, Jacoby switched lines and dove to the bottom in Turns 3 and 4 while Falloway rode the middle groove and pulled slightly ahead of Jacoby for the lead.

Entering Turn 1 on Lap 20, Falloway sealed the pass as he dove to the bottom of Turn 1 and slid up in front of Jacoby coming out of Turn 2. Once he executed the slider on Jacoby, Falloway drove off, finishing over two seconds ahead of Jacoby.

“I was kind of watching the laps just to see how much time I had,” Falloway said. “[Jacoby] started trying to protect and protect and he was killing all his speed leaving in the corners. So I finally got in hard enough behind him where I could really diamond it and drive back up beside him and whenever I did, I committed to sliding in front of him.”


Week 2 of the Summit Modified schedule concludes Sunday, June 23 with a visit to Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, IL, racing alongside the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Late Models.

Tickets will be on sale at the gate. If you can’t be there to watch in person, stream every lap live on DIRTVision.

ABBREVIATED RESULTS (view full results)

Feature (25 Laps): 1. 66-Cole Falloway[1]; 2. 111-Treb Jacoby[2]; 3. 18L-Michael Long[3]; 4. 99-Hunt Gossum[4]; 5. 14C-Rick Conoyer[6]; 6. 22-Josh Harris[5]; 7. 96M-Mike McKinney[8]; 8. 12L-Lucas Lee[7]; 9. 777-Trevor Neville[12]; 10. 58R-Ryan Hamilton[10]; 11. 9-Ken Schrader[16]; 12. 00Z-Steve Picou[11]; 13. 42-Clint Young[20]; 14. 67-Austin Seets[17]; 15. 72-Todd Neiheiser[13]; 16. 1A-Steve Meyer Jr[19]; 17. 25-Greg Belyea[9]; 18. 4G-Paul Schrempf Jr[15]; 19. 3L-Bill Larue[21]; 20. 14-Dalton Lane[18]; 21. 27-Michael Turner[22]; 22. 21-Randy Dickman[14]

- Advertisement -

Recent articles

Seavey Avoids Catastrophe to Win Sprintacular Opener at Lincoln Park

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Putnamville, Indiana (July 5, 2024)………There was...

Brandon Sheppard Leads All 30 Laps to Capture Friday Night Gopher 50 Feature

WIPED CLEAN: Brandon Sheppard Leads All 30 Laps to Capture Friday...

Nick Hoffman Grabs Gondik Law XR Super Series $15,000 Payday

WoO Action Continues this Week in Pennsylvania and Ohio MOORESVILLE, N.C. (07/09/24)...

Ricky Thornton Jr. Joins Forces with Koehler Motorsports

Set to Make Debut with Team this Thursday at 34 Raceway MARTINSVILLE,...

Central Missouri Speedway Checkers go to Turner, Carter, Drake, and Roark!

Central Missouri Speedway July 6, 2024 By Sam Stoecklin For Immediate Release The 24th Annual...

Midwest Tripleheader Upcoming for Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

BATAVIA, Ohio (July 8, 2024) – The Lucas Oil Late Model...


Ebert elbows up in USMTS vs Wissota Mod Wars opener

With the Summit USMTS National Championship presented by RacinDirt invading the Ogilvie Raceway, Dan...

McKinney Outduels Neville for Fifth Summit Modified Victory of 2024 at Butler 

Thursday night at Butler Motor Speedway wrote the next chapter of a summer-long battle...

Midwest Tripleheader Upcoming for Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

BATAVIA, Ohio (July 8, 2024) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is...

Lucas Oil MLRA Hits The Track For 18th Annual Diamond Nationals

Wheatland, Missouri (July 9, 2024) – For the first time in over a month,...

Ray Bollinger takes Modified win at Lincoln Speedway!

21 entries DIRTCAR UMP MODIFIEDS A Feature 1 (20 Laps): 1. 77-Ray Bollinger; 2. 96M-Mike McKinney;...