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Rain halts Thursday’s King of America V Modified action at Humboldt!

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HUMBOLDT, Kan.—With 11 of 14 qualifying heat races in the books Thursday, a slight drizzle evolved into a steady rain and forced the postponement of the remainder of Round 1 at the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear until Friday night. Although an abbreviated program, fans in attendance and watching live online were treated to ...

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‘The Reaper’ rolls to USMTS win at I-35 Speedway

Ryan Gustin

WINSTON, Mo.-As the United States Modified Touring Series invaded the I-35 Speedway for the 14th time in 14 seasons Sunday, Ryan Gustin scored his third USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental victory of the year and third of his career at the clay oval in Winston, Mo. Keith Foss beat polesitter Nick Nevins to the first corner ...

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Scott returns to USMTS winner’s circle at Humboldt

Stormy Scott

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-Stormy Scott’s 2015 debut with the United States Modified Touring Series couldn’t have gone any better for the Las Cruces, N.M., racer as he led every lap of a competitive main event at the Humboldt Speedway to kick off the MSD Central Region presented by Day Motor Sports. Making his first USMTS start since the USMTS Winter Nationals last ...

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Modified elites riddle entry list for nationally-televised King of America V

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HUMBOLDT, Kan.-The nation’s elite open-wheel dirt modified drivers will descend on the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan., for the fifth straight year for the King of America V presented by Chix Gear on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26-28. Pre-entered drivers as of March 17: 1. 98 John Allen, Chanute, Kan. 2. 20 Trevor Anderson, Watertown, S.D. 3. 99 Josh ...

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Gustin gets the job done in Las Cruces

Ryan Gustin

LAS CRUCES, N.M.-Ryan Gustin was in the right place at the right time Sunday afternoon at the Southern New Mexico Speedway, and found himself in victory lane at the end of the 50-lap USMTS main event. Coming into the weekend, the 24-year-old from Marshalltown, Iowa, had won 69 United States Modified Touring Series feature races, but never tasted victory at ...

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Sanders collects USMTS checkers in Winter Meltdown opener

Rodney Sanders

LAS CRUCES, N.M.—Defending USMTS National Champion Rodney Sanders found the new shape and surface of the Southern New Mexico Speedway to his liking Friday night, and drove away from the field to capture the opening round of the 21st Annual Winter Meltdown presented by Barnett Harley-Davidson. “It is awesome,” Sanders said about the new clay surface and widened corners at ...

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Sanders gets 46th USMTS win, thwarts Arneson’s El Paso sweep

Rodney Sanders

EL PASO, Texas—With the weekend’s biggest prize on the line Saturday night at the El Paso Speedway Park, Rodney Sanders found a way to stop the Austin Arneson freight train and found himself in victory lane with a $4,000 paycheck at the 2nd Annual “Ice Breaker” presented by El Luchador. “We were pretty good in the heat race and felt ...

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Arneson rides high in thrilling USMTS “Icebreaker” in El Paso

Austin Arneson

EL PASO, Texas—Coming from deep in the field, Austin Arneson notched his second straight United States Modified Touring Series victory in thrilling fashion Friday at the El Paso Speedway Park during the second night of the 2nd Annual “Ice Breaker” presented by El Luchador. It was an instant classic… one that online viewers and the brave souls who withstood sub-freezing ...

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Arneson dominates USMTS “Ice Breaker” opener at El Paso

Austin Arneson

EL PASO, Texas—Austin Arneson was in control from start to finish in Thursday’s USMTS main event at the El Paso Speedway Park as he dominated the opening night of the 2nd Annual “Ice Breaker” presented by El Luchador. Arneson, from Fargo, N.D., actually “broke the ice” one week ago when he captured his career-first United States Modified Touring Series feature ...

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Ramirez returns to winner’s circle at Royal Purple Raceway

Dereck Ramirez

BAYTOWN, Texas-Friday night at the Royal Purple Raceway, Dereck Ramirez returned to the winner’s circle for the second time this season with a wire-to-wire win on the second night of the 6th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals presented by Double H Bands. Just a few hours south last Friday, the 28-year-old from Woodward, Okla., was the benefactor of Johnny Scott’s ...

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Austin Arneson notches first in USMTS Spring Nationals opener

Austin Arneson

BAYTOWN, Texas—Opening night of the 6th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals was a coming out party for rookie contenders with Austin Arneson leading the charge and celebrating his career-first United States Modified Touring Series victory. Arneson, 23, started the Mesilla Valley Transportation “A” Main at the Royal Purple Raceway from the outside of the front row, and left no doubt ...

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Gustin gets Valentine’s Day victory in USMTS showdown at Shady Oaks Speedway

Ryan Gustin

GOLIAD, Texas—Ryan Gustin wrapped up the three-day opening event for the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series powered by S&S Fishing & Rental Saturday with a hard-fought victory at the Shady Oaks Speedway in Goliad, Texas. Returning to victory lane in USMTS competition for the first time in more than a year, the 24-year-old from Marshalltown, Iowa, pocketed $4,000 in winning the ...

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Scott breaks, Ramirez takes USMTS win at Shady Oaks Speedway

Dereck Ramirez - Mike Spivey photo

GOLIAD, Texas—Dereck Ramirez was in the right place at the right time Friday night and took down the main event win at the Shady Oaks Speedway as the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series powered by S&S Fishing & Rental completed Round 2 of the MVT Gulf Coast Border Region presented by Day Motor Sports. The 28-year-old from Woodward, Okla., was trailing ...

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Whiteaker made in the shade, conquers USMTS opener at Shady Oaks Speedway

Steve Whiteaker

GOLIAD, Texas—Two weeks ago when the United States Modified Touring Series season opener was canceled at the South Texas Speedway, the commute for Corpus Christi’s Steve Whiteaker Jr. went from a few blocks to more than 80 miles when the event moved to the Shady Oaks Speedway in Goliad, Texas. But the best part of the trip for Whiteaker was ...

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Shady Oaks Speedway, USMTS partner for unprecedented season-opening venue change

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GOLIAD, Texas (Feb. 6) — Shady Oaks Speedway is proud to announce their season opener will be Feb. 12-14 featuring the well-respected and exciting United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) at their track in Goliad, Texas. This unprecedented move and inaugural race at the beautiful and historic speedway came just hours after the South Texas Speedway in Corpus Christi was ...

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