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Krup Wins Terre Haute Modified Opener Over Strong Field

  (Terre Haute, IN) The season opening event for the Scott’s Custom Colors UMP Modifieds was a good one, as 20 top notch Modified stars were on hand.  It was the first of seven events for the division at the track this season and in the end, it was the Mt. Carmel, Illinois driver, Will Krup cruising to victory in ...

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Gustin golden, garners second King of America crown

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 25) — Five days shy of his first King of America victory in 2013, Ryan Gustin became the first two-time winner of the King of America VII Modified Nationals presented by Summit Racing after a jaw-dropping performance Saturday night at the Humboldt Speedway. In tallying his 80th career USMTS triumph, the 26-year-old legend-in-the-making from Marshalltown, Iowa, pocketed ...

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With finish line in sight, rain forces final King of America qualifier to Saturday

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 24) — After 21 races and 210 laps of racing Friday, the rain that had held off all evening finally fell on the Humboldt Speedway and forced the postponement of the final 10-lap qualifying heat at King of America VII Modified Nationals presented by Summit Racing until Saturday. The skies opened up just as the fifth and ...

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UMP Modifieds Getting Ready For First Of Seven Terre Haute Events

April 2nd Event Part Of Silver Crown Sumar Classic The 1/2-mile at Wabash Valley Fairgrounds in Terre Haute, IN is about to come alive with the roar of racing engines.  The season opening Sumar Classic is coming up on Sunday, April 2nd.  In addition to an outstanding field of USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars, the Scott’s Custom Colors UMP Modifieds ...

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Keeter claims first USMTS win in King of America VII kickoff

By Jeff Nun – Mitch Keeter recorded his first ever United States Modified Touring Series victory Thursday against what may have been the strongest field of competitors he’s ever been a part of. Starting on the front row of the 40-lap main event next to polesitter Cade Dillard—a five-time USMTS winner already this season—Keeter never flinched as he led all ...

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Chad Zobrist, Mike Harrison & Ryan Eilers take Lucky 40 wins at Highland Speedway!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY! Highland Speedway Lucky 40 – King Kong Korte night 3/18/2017 BWet/BDry Solutions Late Models Heat 1 Finish Car No Driver 1 6K Michael Kloos 2 10 Daryn Klein 3 15V Kolby Vandenbergh 4 17X Matt Santel 5 15 Matt Shannon 6 16 Rusty Griffaw 7 16H Mike Hammerle Heat 2 Finish Car ...

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Lucky 40 / King Kong Korte Night set for Saturday, March 18th!

Highland, IL – March 17th, 2017 – The Lucky 40 at Highland Speedway will kick off the 2017 racing season on Saturday, March 18th. The event will feature UMP Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods. The Lucky 40 will kick off the season point’s chase for the Champion. UMP Late Models will pay $1500 to WIN, UMP Modifieds $750.00 to WIN and ...

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UMP Modified Track Regions for the 2017 Season!

Note that some tracks are Special Events only and are not weekly sanctioned! MODIFIEDS MO/ILL. REGION BELLE CLAIR SPEEDWAY FAYETTE CO. SPEEDWAY HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY TRI CITY SPEEDWAY FEDERATED AUTO PARTS @ I-55 DUQUOIN FAIRGROUNDS SOUTHERN IND BLOOMINGTON SPEEDWAY BROWNSTOWN SPEEDWAY LAWRENCEBURG SPEEDWAY LINCOLN PARK SPEEDWAY ROUTE 44 SPEEDWAY TWIN CITIES RACEWAY TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK SOUTH REGION BUBBA’S RACEWAY PARK ...

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J.C. Morton Captures $8,000 Battle at the Bullring III Victory at Humboldt Speedway!

By Sam Stoecklin Humboldt, Kansas (March 12, 2017) – Battle at the Bullring III concluded late Sunday afternoon after a one-day weather delay with Springdale, Arkansas driver J.C. Morton powered to the front for his biggest victory to date behind the wheel of a new PCD Chassis B-Mod. Morton, who advanced to the starting grid twice before for this event ...

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Sanders sizzles in Sooner Showdown finale

ARDMORE, Okla. (March 11) — Rodney Sanders reeled in his first win of the season with a dominating wire-to-wire effort on the final day of the 5th Annual Production Jars Sooner Showdown Saturday at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway. The 2012 and 2013 USMTS national champion had not led one of the previous 545 laps of feature racing this season, but ...

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Stephen Muilenburg and Brandon Kenney Lead the Way into Sunday’s Battle at the Bullring Finale!

By Sam Stoecklin Humboldt, Kansas (March 10, 2017) – Night two at Battle at the Bullring III greeted drivers and fans with cooler temps but even those elements couldn’t stop drivers from bringing the heat to the hallowed grounds of Humboldt Speedway. The night began with round two heat races for B-Mod drivers as they worked to improve overall passing ...

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Scott never tires, notches second USMTS win of 2017 in Ardmore

ARDMORE, Okla. (March 10) — Johnny Scott’s winning move at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Okla., Friday night likely came on the first lap of the race as he cruised to his second victory of the season on night two of the 5th Annual Sooner Showdown presented by Production Jars. Normally, the top eight drivers in heat race passing ...

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Battle at The Bullring Night One Recap!

By Sam Stoecklin Humboldt, Kansas (March 9, 2017) – Battle at the Bullring III fired off the line Thursday night at Humboldt Speedway with 119 B-Mods and 40 Modifieds on hand. B-Mod drivers competed in the first two rounds of four preliminary heat races to setup the starting field for Sunday’s $8,000-to-win finale. Humboldt Speedway officials announced Friday morning that ...

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Thornton throttles to Thursday payday in USMTS Sooner Showdown opener

ARDMORE, Okla. (March 9) — The USMTS rolled into the Southern Oklahoma Speedway Thursday for the opening night of the 5th Annual Sooner Showdown presented by Production Jars, and Ricky Thornton Jr. walked out with his third win of the season. The 26-year-old from Chandler, Ariz., garnered the Sybesma Pole Award and then led all 30 laps of the main ...

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$100K ADDED TO THE DOME PURSE IN 2017

Over $100,000 has been added in prize money for 2017 VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals $30,000 to Win $2,000 to Start Main Event Highlights The Purse Changes ST LOUIS, MO. — Recently the VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals presented by Karl Performance announced it would return to the Dome at America’s Center in downtown St Louis on December ...

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Allen Weisser takes UMP Modified win at Tuckasee Toilet Bowl!

Clarksville Speedway

Clarksville Speedway March 4th, 2017 UMP Modifieds Feature: 1. Allen Weisser 2. Steven Brooks 3. Shon Flanary 4. Victor Lee 5. Ray Bollinger 6. Lucas Lee 7. Trent Young 8. Brian Shaw 9. Matt Cooper 10. Clayton Miller 11. Nate Zimmer 12. Nathan Loney 13. Erny Gingerich 14. Brad Dyer 15. Dean Pruett 16. Wally Walker 17. Andrew Allen 18. ...

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