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Sanders sails to USMTS victory at I-35 Speedway

WINSTON, Mo. (Aug. 14)–Rodney Sanders rolled to his series-best seventh win of the season Wednesday as the I-35 Speedway hosted the 10th Annual USMTS Missouri Meltdown presented by MyRacePass.com. The current points leader in the Casey’s General Stores USMTS National Championship, Sanders was patient while he battled with Ryan Gustin, Darron Fuqua, Zack VanderBeek and Terry Phillips for the first ...

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USMTS invades Dallas County Speedway in Urbana, MO on August 15th

The United States Modified Touring series will rock the town of Urbana, Missouri on Thursday, August 15th with a stop on the Casey’s Hunt for the Championship tour. This enormous event will certainly be one for the history books. A-Modifieds have not appeared at Dallas County Speedway in 12+ years. The track has never hosted a National Touring event, nor ...

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Sanders continues to steamroll through Show-Me State with USMTS triumph at Monett

Rodney Sanders continued his march toward a third USMTS National Championship Sunday night, winning the 10th Annual USMTS Missouri Nationals presented by Wilwood at the Monett Motor Speedway. The 2012 and 2013 title-holder, Sanders hunted early leader Dereck Ramirez for the first 17 laps before using lapped traffic to steal the lead and then remained on top until the checkered ...

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Sanders hangs on for USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout win at Lucas OIl Speedway

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (August 3, 2019) – Rodney Sanders took command midway through Saturday night’s 40-lap feature and went on to win the 10th annual USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout Presented by Foley Equipment.   Sanders, of Happy, Texas, held off Dereck Ramirez and Terry Phillips in a two-lap shootout after a pair of late cautions wiped ...

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Phillips nips Ramirez in USMTS instant classic at 81 Speedway

PARK CITY, Kansas (August 1)–The Casey’s Hunt for the USMTS National Championship blasted off Thursday night at the 81 Speedway with another instant classic produced by C. Ray Hall’s 3/8-mile dirt oval outside of Wichita. After following six spectacular qualifying events, the 40-lap feature race was fierce and fast from the waving of the green flag until the checkered flag ...

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Silver Dollar Prelim: Sanders nabs ninth USMTS win at I-80 Speedway

GREENWOOD, Neb. (July 19)–Rodney Sanders picked up where he left off last year by winning Friday’s preliminary feature for the USMTS Modifieds during opening night of I-80 Speedway’s 9th Annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals. After six qualifying heat races, 20 drivers competed in the 30-lap main event which was split into two 15-lap segments. Terry Phillips was the leader ...

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Gustin outduels Mars to score second Masters victory

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 15)–Ryan Gustin battled mechanical gremlins from the time he left his home in Marshalltown, Iowa, on Thursday afternoon through early Saturday evening, but when the big money was on the line Saturday night ‘The Reaper’ exorcised the demons and bolted to his second Masters title in three years. After a tight three-way battle between early leader ...

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Phillips reels in rain-delayed USMTS Friday feature Saturday at Masters

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 15)–The last USMTS win for Terry Phillips came last November in a rain-shortened Summit USMTS Southern Nationals, and his next came in a rain-delayed 40-lap feature Saturday evening at the Cedar Lake Speedway during the conclusion of night #2 of the 20th Annual Masters presented by Allstar Performance. A heavy downpour around 10 p.m. Friday night ...

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Sorensen the USMTS Master on opening night at Cedar Lake

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 13)–Three nights of fierce racing kicked off Wednesday with opening night at the 20th Annual Masters presented by Allstar Performance at the Cedar Lake Speedway, and the competitors will be hard-pressed to exceed the bar they set tonight. A spectacular 40-lap main event saw Jimmy Mars steal the lead from Dereck Ramirez just shy of the ...

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Gustin finds his groove in Greenville

GREENVILLE, Texas (June 4)–When Ryan Gustin won the USMTS feature Sunday night at the Creek County Speedway, it snapped a winless streak that lasted for more than a year. He barely had time to let his engine cool down before scoring his next one Tuesday night at the Superbowl Speedway. Just three of the eight previously scheduled USMTS shows at ...

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Gustin grinds out USMTS victory at Creek County Speedway

KELLYVILLE, Okla. (June 2)–Ryan Gustin roped himself a rugged victory Sunday night when the USMTS invaded the Creek County Speedway for the 2nd Annual Bullring Badass presented by Bravado Wireless, AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories, Pizza Express and Duvall Electric. Following up last year’s inaugural event where fans were treated to a caution-free 40-lap barnburner, another epic battle in the tight ...

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Sorensen dusts USMTS drivers at Deer Creek

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (May 25)–On the anniversary of his first USMTS triumph, Dustin Sorensen of nearby Rochester, Minn., doubled his career win total Saturday with another wire-to-wire victory at the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn. It was Saturday night of Memorial Day Weekend last year when Sorensen led all 40 laps of the main event to become the ...

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Waits returns to USMTS winners circle at Mississippi Thunder Speedway

FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. (May 24)–One day after the fourth anniversary of his last USMTS victory, Brad Waits snapped his winless streak by coming out on top of a wild thriller in the 11th Annual Coca-Cola Spring Shootout presented by Fast Shafts at the Mississippi Thunder Speedway. A multi-time track champion dating back to the days of the former Tri-Oval Speedway, ...

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O’Neil sets sail at Longdale for first USMTS win of 2019

After missing most of April while he recovered from medical issues, Jake O’Neil has steadily improved both physically and inside the cockpit of his LG2 chassis by Jimmy Owens. On Thursday night he returned to USMTS action for the first time since King of America IX in March and brought home a fifth-place finish. Friday night he improved to third ...

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Salty Ramirez best in USMTS debut at Kansas State Fairgrounds

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (April 26)–In front of a crowd of more than 3,000 fans Friday night at the Kansas State Fairgrounds, the USMTS made their maiden voyage to the 104-year-old facility in Hutchinson, Kan., with Dereck Ramirez making his first trip to victory lane in 2019. The big half-mile of dirt saw Rodney Sanders jump out to an early lead in ...

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VanderBeek gets it done at 81, scores first USMTS checkers of 2019

PARK CITY, Kan. (April 25)–After several near misses in the early going this season, Zack VanderBeek finally found the road to victory lane and garnered his 48th career USMTS win at the 81 Speedway on Thursday night. The 34-year-old from New Sharon, Iowa, hasn’t employed any drastic measures to get faster, just plugging away. “We made some little changes, but ...

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Marriott cool under pressure in breakout USMTS triumph

VIVIAN, La. (April 12)–Not only did Hunter Marriott score his initial USMTS victory Friday night at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway, but he did it by fending off two of the most skilled drivers familiar with Gene Boyter’s high-banked speed palace in Vivian, La. In 14 USMTS main events held here over the past decade, Chris Henigan has two wins and Cade ...

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