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Sanders celebrates 70th USMTS win at Dodge County Speedway

Rodney Sanders

KASSON, Minn. (July 14) — Rodney Sanders dominated Thursday’s feature race as the United States Modified Touring Series returned to the Dodge County Speedway for the first time in nearly four years. With polesitter Josh Angst unable to take the green flag due to an oil pan problem that occurred when he pulled onto the track, Johnny Scott was able ...

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Arneson battles back into USMTS winner’s circle

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NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 18) — Through 42 laps of maneuvering around a tricky Cedar Lake Speedway and navigating thick lapped traffic, Austin Arneson found his way back to the USMTS winner’s circle Saturday night. It was the first victory for the 24-year-old from Fargo, N.D., since winning the first three races of his career during Winter Speedweeks in February ...

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Hughes claims opening night victory at 18th Annual Masters

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NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 17) — Lately it seems the only thing that can stop Jason Hughes is the weather. On the heels of two rained-out events on Tuesday and Wednesday, the defending USMTS national champ from Watts, Okla., made it two in a row Friday during opening night of the 18th Annual Masters at the Cedar Lake Speedway. In ...

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Johnny Scott returns to victory lane in USMTS shootout at Longdale

Johnny Scott

LONGDALE, Okla. (June 11) — The second night of the Rancho Milagro Showdown/Alyssa Ramirez Memorial at the Longdale Speedway ended with a barnburner for the ages and Johnny Scott’s first win of the 2016 USMTS campaign. But it was his older twin, Stormy Scott, who swiped the lead from polesitter Jason Hughes when the green flag appeared for the start ...

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VanderBeek celebrates USMTS victory in front of packed house at Upper Iowa Speedway

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DECORAH, Iowa (May 29)– The United States Modified Touring Series finally beat Mother Nature, and the drivers and fans took advantage of the occasion to pack the Upper Iowa Speedway for the final RealTruck.com Northern Region event of the Memorial Day Weekend. Ricky Thornton Jr. drew the pole for the 42-lap Casey’s General Stores “A” Main and set sail early ...

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Sanders decimates USMTS field in Mason City

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MASON CITY, Iowa (May 26) — Mother Nature spared the Mason City Motor Speedway Thursday evening, but Rodney Sanders wasn’t as kind to his fellow USMTS competitors during the “All-In” 30 presented by Diamond Jo Casino. When the 26-year-old from Happy, Texas, streaked beneath the checkered flag at the end of the 32-lap Casey’s General Stores “A” Main, it was ...

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Hughes continues to soar, scores USMTS trophy at Salina Highbanks Speedway

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PRYOR CREEK, Okla. (May 21) — Jason Hughes has been a frequent flyer on USMTS airlines as of late, and Saturday night at the Salina Highbanks Speedway he piloted his familiar No. 12 Hughes Racing Chassis to another perfect landing in Widow Wax Victory Lane. Following up on his run from 27th to sixth in Friday’s show at the Outlaw ...

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VanderBeek’s first Humboldt triumph happens at King of America VI presented by Chix Gear

Zack VanderBeek

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (April 2) — In the 36 previous USMTS feature races he competed in at the Humboldt Speedway since 2006, Zack VanderBeek had never been the first to see the checkered flag. But Saturday night, during one of the biggest and most prestigious dirt modified races on the planet, the 31-year-old from New Sharon, Iowa, excited the final turn ...

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Hughes, Strickler, Marriott make up front row for King of America VI presented by Chix Gear

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HUMBOLDT, Kan. (April 1) — After four rounds and 360 laps of qualifying races at the Humboldt Speedway, the preliminary starting fields are set for Saturday’s finale at King of America VI presented by Chix Gear. Jason Hughes topped the points standings after Thursday’s qualifying round and padded his lead on Friday to earn the pole position for Saturday’s $12,000-to-win ...

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Hughes hell bent on keeping crown, tops big field in King of America VI qualifying

Jason Hughes

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 31) — Opening night of King of America VI presented by Chix Gear saw 106 competitors from seventeen states and two Canadian provinces suited up for battle at the Humboldt Speedway Thursday, and it was a familiar name atop the rankings when the final checkered flag waved. After 18 qualifying heats and 180 laps of racing, defending ...

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Hughes bags baker’s dozen at Humboldt

Jason Hughes

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 19) — Jason Hughes isn’t ready to give up his stranglehold on Humboldt Speedway’s victory lane quite yet. On Saturday night, the defending national champion of the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental and reigning King of America went 42 laps as the leader from start to finish to capture his series-best 13th career ...

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Grant Junghans: The Best Race Ever Run

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (March 14) — Every once in a while we are blessed with the presence of an individual who, through selfless acts of courage, inspire us to do remarkable things we never thought possible. It’s rarely on purpose. Instead, these people don’t necessarily inspire through the words they say but rather by the super-human strength they show in bearing ...

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Sanders shines in USMTS Winter Speedweeks finale

Rodney Sanders

ARDMORE, Okla. (March 5) — Twenty-four hours after winning Friday’s feature race, Rodney Sanders was back in victory lane Saturday after winning the 50-lap main event at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway to put the wraps on USMTS Winter Speedweeks. The 2013 and 2014 USMTS national champ from Happy, Texas, used every bit of the wide 3/8-mile clay oval in Ardmore, ...

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Sanders notches 66th career USMTS victory Friday at Southern Oklahoma Speedway

Rodney Sanders

ARDMORE, Okla. (March 4) — Rodney Sanders got his kicks at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway Friday night, nabbing his 66th career USMTS victory on the eve of the USMTS Winter Speedweeks finale. It appeared that his route to victory would be an easy one as he shot from the seventh starting spot to grab the lead from Lance Town after ...

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Gustin marches to fourth USMTS win of 2016

Ryan Gustin

ARDMORE, Okla. (March 3) — Marshalltown, Iowa’s Ryan Gustin chalked up his fourth win of USMTS Winter Speedweeks Thursday night at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Okla. Gustin has now won at each of the four race tracks visited by the United States Modified Touring Series to kick off the 2016 campaign, and ‘The Reaper’ looks to be back ...

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USMTS Winter Speedweeks marches on, invades Southern Oklahoma Speedway this week

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ARDMORE, Okla. (March 1) — The tireless titans of the United States Modified Touring Series return to battle this week for the fourth and final round of USMTS Winter Speedweeks at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Okla. Through nine incredible nights of racing so far during the 2016 campaign, six different drivers have claimed victory. Ryan Gustin has captured ...

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Jake Gallardo gathers first USMTS victory in Cajun Clash finale

Jake Gallardo

VIVIAN, La. (Feb. 27) — Jake Gallardo’s first USMTS triumph happened 875 miles from home Saturday night when he captured the feature win in the 5th Annual USMTS Cajun Clash presented by Horseshoe Bossier City. Just five days shy of his 23rd birthday, the second-generation driver from Las Cruces, N.M., parlayed a front row start into a wire-to-wire win in ...

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Gustin over Hughes in classic USMTS battle at Ark-La-Texas Speedway

Ryan Gustin

VIVIAN, La. (Feb. 26) — Ryan Gustin bested his car builder, Jason Hughes, in a hard-fought battle at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway Friday night to capture the win on the second night of the 5th Annual USMTS Cajun Clash presented by Horseshoe Bossier City. Gustin started on the pole for the 40-lap affair, but it was Hughes taking charge when the ...

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