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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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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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USMTS season opener moves to Shady Oaks Speedway

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GOLIAD, Texas-Officials at the South Texas Speedway were forced to cancel next week’s United States Modified Touring Series season opener Monday due to heavy rainfall in the area which caused much of the concrete wall in turn 3 to collapse, making the track surface unsafe for racing. “It is with great sadness that we have to announce that South Texas ...

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Ken Schrader Ready to Tackle the Dirt with a New Approach

Ken Schrader

Concord, North Carolina (01/27/15) – On the heels of a very successful 2014 campaign on dirt tracks across the United States in his Federated Auto Parts #9 Modified, Ken Schrader is preparing for an even bigger season in 2015. With determination to far exceed the accomplishments he attained a year ago, Schrader has also made some changes within his program ...

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USMTS Unveils 2015 Race Schedule!

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa — In just over two months, the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) 2015 race season begins with drivers and crews heading south to compete in 12 Gulf Coast Border Region events. This year’s Gulf Coast action begins at South Texas Speedway in Corpus Christi from February 12 through the 14. Now under the direction of Ken ...

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Shryock wins USMTS Winter Nationals

Kelly Shryock

VIVIAN, La.-It was the year of Rodney Sanders in the United States Modified Touring Series, but Saturday night’s finale of the 8th Annual USMTS Winter Nationals was all about Kelly Shryock. Holding off Sanders for the final 34 laps, the nine-time USMTS National Champion from Fertile, Iowa, wrapped up the season with a $4,000 paycheck and his biggest win since ...

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Sanders storms from 16th to top night 2 of USMTS Winter Nationals

Rodney Sanders

VIVIAN, La.-Rodney Sanders added another USMTS feature win to bring his season total to 27 and added the Ark-La-Tex Speedway to his list of conquered venues Friday night after winning the 40-lap main event on the second night of the 8th Annual USMTS Winter Nationals. Had the race at Gene Boyter’s high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval been five laps shorter, polesitter ...

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Dillard’s first comes in USMTS Winter Nationals opener

Cade Dillard

VIVIAN, La.-He had been close several times this season, but Cade Dillard waited until the United States Modified Touring Series returned to his home state Thursday to notch his career-first USMTS win on opening night of the 8th Annual USMTS Winter Nationals at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, La. From the outside of the front row, the 23-year-old from Robeline ...

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8th Annual USMTS Winter Nationals kicks off Thursday at Ark-La-Tex Speedway

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VIVIAN, La.-The final battle of the 2014 campaign for the United States Modified Touring Series happens this Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 6-8, at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway with the running of the 8th Annual USMTS Winter Nationals. This will be the first time that the crown jewel event will be held at Gene Boyter’s 3/8-mile high-banked clay oval after staging the previous seven ...

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Tillison cashes in with first USMTS win in Halloween Havoc finale

Thomas Tillison, Jr.

ARDMORE, Okla.-Thomas Tillison Jr. of Wellston, Okla., picked up his first United States Modified Touring Series feature win Saturday night at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway’s inaugural Halloween Havoc. “Wow, this is just incredible. I’m speechless,” the elated winner said in victory lane. “This is pretty much my home track, and to get such a big win against this caliber of ...

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Sanders spooks USMTS foes on second night of Halloween Havoc

Rodney Sanders

ARDMORE, Okla.-On a cool Halloween night, Rodney Sanders of Happy, Texas, notched his 26th victory of the season Friday night as the United States Modified Touring Series invaded the Southern Oklahoma Speedway for the second of three nights at the inaugural Halloween Havoc. Although the two-time reigning USMTS National Champion led all 40 laps of the main event, tonight’s contest ...

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