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Return to Lakeside Speedway kicks off Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup tripleheader Aug. 22-24

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KANSAS CITY, Kan.-With 10 of the 19 events in the books, rounds 11-13 in the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup take place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-24, with a tripleheader trek through Kansas and Oklahoma. Each of the three events will award $3,000 to the winner, plus dozens of other bonuses and contingency awards for the Best ...

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VanderBeek finds success in Ogilvie

OGILVIE, Minn.-Zack VanderBeek got around Jason Krohn with six laps to go, and then held off Rodney Sanders in the closing laps to win the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup main event Saturday at the Ogilvie Raceway. It was the first trip to victory lane for ‘The Z-Man’ since June 18 in Grain Valley, Mo., and the 27th of ...

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Sanders sweeps USMTS drive through Dairy State

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FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis.-Friday night at the Mississippi Thunder Speedway, the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup made its third stop of the week in the Dairy State and Rodney Sanders milked his third victory and another $3,000 out of the prize pool. Despite starting on the front row for the 40-lap main event, Sanders fell in line behind Bob Timm ...

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Sanders notches Superior victory

SUPERIOR, Wis.-The Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup rolled into the Amsoil Speedway in Superior, Wis., on Wednesday afternoon and Rodney Sanders rolled out a few hours later with a $3,000 check and his 21st win of the season. Johnny Scott claimed the pole position and paced the first dozen laps before giving way to Sanders as they came to ...

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‘The Hunt’ hits halfway mark this week with four nights in Minnesota, Wisconsin

SUPERIOR, Wis. (Aug. 12)-Things are about to get loud and dirty along the Mississippi River this week as the tireless touring titans of the United States Modified Touring Series invade the Upper Midwest for four big events at four fantastic speedplants, Aug. 13-16. Each show will see the winner walk away with at least $3,000, and all main event starters ...

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Terry Phillips wins USMTS Thriller in Weekend LOS Action!

Wheatland, MO- (August 11th, 2014)- With over 120 cars jamming the pits at Lucas Oil Speedway including 48 of the best modifieds in the country, Springfield, Missouri’s Terry Phillips scored a thrilling win in the 5th Annual USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me shootout this past Saturday. Kris Jackson topped the field in the Tri-Lakes RV B-Mods to score the $500 to ...

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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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