babb10000jun24Shannon Babb surged into the lead on the opening lap from his second row starting spot and stayed out front the entire 50-lap distance to capture the $10,000 UMP Summer Nationals victory Saturday night at Fairbury Speedway. “It was a nice drive,” said Babb. “I figured I had it set up for the middle. They went out and tickled the track a little bit, or watered it anyhow … did like their normal preparation and I’m never really good at stoppin’ and goin’ on the bottom so I just went right through the momentum in the middle and it just stuck really good.” Jim DenHamer Photo