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Sanders takes 20th trip to victory lane, third straight at Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Kan.)-Rodney Sanders picked up where he left off nearly five months ago at the Humboldt Speedway and captured his 20th United States Modified Touring Series victory of the season Friday night. The first win of the 2014 campaign for the 24-year-old from Happy, Texas, came in the preliminary feature of King of America IV on March 28, and he ...

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Stormy Scott bounces back for USMTS ‘Hunt’ win at 81 Speedway

PARK CITY, Kan.-After a rough start to the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup last weekend, Stormy Scott bounced back Thursday night at the 81 Speedway to pick up his first win since in over a month and keep himself in the hunt for the USMTS national championship. Scott started seventh on the 25-car grid but quickly asserted himself over ...

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5th Annual USMTS Show-Me Shootout plus Battle of the Badges this Saturday, August 9th!

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WHEATLAND, MO (August 5th, 2014) – The HUNT for the USMTS Casey’s Cup Nationals Championship blasts into Wheatland, Missouri this Saturday, August 9th as the Stars and Cars of the United States Modified Touring Series make their only appearance of 2014 at Lucas Oil Speedway for the 5th Annual USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout. “This is one race that Lucas ...

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Sanders shoots down USMTS foes again, notches 19th win at Monett

MONETT, Mo.-To say that 2014 has been a dream season for Rodney Sanders may be an understatement, but to the rest of the rugged road warriors of the United States Modified Touring Series there’s little doubt it has been a nightmare trying to keep pace with the defending USMTS national champion. Fresh off a wire-to-wire win 24 hours earlier at ...

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Sanders returns to winning ways at Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-Unable to extend his eight-race win streak on Friday night in Batesville, Rodney Sanders bounced back Saturday and captured round 2 of the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s National Championship, holding off a pair of hometown heroes by the slimmest of margins at the Springfield Raceway. From the pole, the defending USMTS national champion took control at the waving ...

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Phillips finds Batesville to his liking, captures opening round of Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s National Championship

LOCUST GROVE, Ark.-Terry Phillips drew first blood Friday night as the United States Modified Touring Series kicked off the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s National Championship at the Batesville Motor Speedway. Zack VanderBeek and Dereck Ramirez led the field to the green flag for the start of the 35-lap main event with Ramirez taking command at the end of lap ...

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Sanders adds World Modified Dirt Track Championship title to rapidly-expanding résumé

SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-In the highly-competitive sport of dirt modified racing, Rodney Sanders earned the title of King of America just four short months ago, and now the 24-year-old from Happy, Texas, is the King of the World. Saturday night at the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., Sanders rocketed into the lead on lap 10, and then rolled in ...

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Liquid Nitro Energy USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup at Springfield Raceway

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July 26, 2014 For Immediate Release Springfield, MO: Springfield Raceway officials announced today that Liquid Nitro Energy Drinks has signed to be the Title Sponsor of the Aug 2nd USMTS Hunt race at the ¼ mile high banked oval. After a (4) year hiatus the Nations premier Modified Series makes its return to Springfield Raceway. The 2009 event was highlighted ...

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With Thatcher leading, rain cuts short second round of World Modified Dirt Track Championship

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SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-After 223 laps or intense racing in three classes Saturday, Mother Nature seemed to decide that everybody was having more fun than they deserve and forced Deer Creek Speedway officials to postpone the night’s final 27 laps until Saturday at the 4th Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Red Tail Tackle. Drizzle began peppering the high-banked ...

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Sanders conquers opening night of World Modified Dirt Track Championship

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SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-Rodney Sanders’s dream season and the nightmare for his competition continued Thursday as he topped the field on opening night of the 4th Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Red Tail Tackle at the Deer Creek Speedway. The 24-year-old from Happy, Texas, won his heat race and then used lapped traffic late in the 20-lap “A” ...

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World Modified Dirt Track Championship blasts off Thursday at Deer Creek Speedway

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World Modified Dirt Track Championship blasts off Thursday at Deer Creek Speedway SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-This Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 24-26, the best of the best dirt modified drivers on the planet converge on the Deer Creek Speedway for the 4th running of the World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Red Tail Tackle. In less just three years, the ...

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Sanders sweeps Silver Dollar Nationals … again!

GREENWOOD, Neb.-Rodney Sanders extended his United States Modified Touring Series win streak to six Saturday night as the 24-year-old from Happy, Texas, completed the weekend sweep of the Silver Dollar Nationals for the second year in a row. After coming from the eighth starting spot on Friday night to capture the $3,000 victory, Sanders had to claw his way from ...

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Sanders golden at Silver Dollar Nationals

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GREENWOOD, Neb.-Rodney Sanders captured his fifth straight USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by Swan Energy main event Friday on opening night of the 4th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals at the I-80 Speedway. Sanders, who swept both nights of last year’s crown jewel event at the Kosiski family’s 4/10-mile speedplant, struggled out of the gate but was back in dominant form late ...

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Sanders snags fourth straight at Caney, ties Krohn on USMTS all-time wins list

CANEY, Kan.-Less than 24 hours after winning the feature race for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by Swan Energy on the half-mile oval at Lakeside Speedway, Rodney Sanders repeated the feat with a victory Wednesday night on the feisty bullring at the Osage Casino Caney Valley Speedway. His third-place finish in C&R racing Heat Race #1 was enough to make ...

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Sanders extends win streak with “Clash of the Titans” score

KANSAS CITY, Kan.-Defending USMTS national champ Rodney Sanders rolled into Lakeside Speedway’s “Clash of the Titans” Tuesday as the points leader in the Major League Bowhunter Central Region presented by Day Motor Sports, and rolled out with another win and $3,000 in his back pocket. The 24-year-old from Happy, Texas, set the tone under the Kansas City sun by earning ...

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Jaw-dropping July heats up USMTS summer, kicks off mid-blowing second half of season

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KANSAS CITY, Kan.-While they have enjoyed time with family, tended to business, relaxed on the lake, harvested crops, garnered some extra nap time or, in some cases, rode into one or more special events and off with the loot like a one-armed bandit, the summer vacation is over for USMTS drivers and crewmembers and school is back in session. If ...

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Sanders spanks USMTS field at Southern Oklahoma Speedway

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ARDMORE, Okla.-Rodney Sanders decimated the field Saturday night at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway as the defending USMTS national champion lapped more than half of the field in registering his tenth United States Modified Touring Series main event win of the 2014 campaign. Polesitter Adam Penn led the first three laps before Daniel Hilsabeck snuck underneath to lead lap 4, but ...

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An overnight success: Brown rings victory bell at Grayson County Speedway

BELLS, Texas—Chris Brown picked up his third United States Modified Touring Series win of the season and first since February as the mighty Modifieds of the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series powered by Swan Energy invaded the Grayson County Speedway in Bells, Texas, for the first time. Starting fifth on the 27-car grid, the 35-year-old from Spring, Texas, quickly found his ...

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