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Fireworks continue for USMTS Modifieds Friday-Saturday at Chateau Raceway, Deer Creek Speedway

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AUSTIN, Minn. (July 5) – The fireworks keep happening in Southern Minnesota this weekend as two big events are on tap for the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series this Friday, July 6, at the Chateau Raceway in Lansing and Saturday, July 7, at the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley. The stage set for a star-spangled, star-studded, fireworks-blasting night of racing ...

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Hughes in right place at right time, takes down USMTS National Championship Series win at Highway 3 Raceway

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ALLISON, Iowa (June 29) – Jason Hughes had the best seat in the house to watch a dazzling battle between Johnny and Stormy Scott midway through the USMTS National Championship Series main event Friday night at the Highway 3 Raceway, and he also had the best spot on the track to take advantage of Stormy Scott’s mechanical woes on the ...

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Gustin flawless in USMTS National Championship tilt at Fairmont

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FAIRMONT, Minn. (June 28) – Defending USMTS National Champion Ryan Gustin of Marshalltown, Iowa, sailed to a $4,000 payday Thursday night as he led wire to wire to capture the main event at the Fairmont Raceway. From the time his Gressel Racing team unloaded his Hughes Chassis from the hauler, Gustin’s night went about as perfect as he could have ...

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Jensen pockets $5,000, nabs first USMTS victory at Hanson Tire Service Summer Sizzler

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (June 27) — Joey Jensen withstood an early-race battle with Rodney Sanders and Ryan Ruter, a mid-race caution and 29 of the most talented open-wheel dirt modified drivers on the planet Wednesday night as he captured his career-first USMTS victory at the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn. Sanders, who has four victories this season, started ...

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Sanders sizzles in Fort Dodge, collects fourth USMTS Casey’s Cup Series trophy of 2012

Rodney Sanders

FORT DODGE, Iowa (June 26) – It’s not where you start but where you finish that counts, and Rodney Sanders has proven this true on several occasions this season. He did it again Tuesday night at the Mineral City Speedway. Coming from 15th on the starting grid, the 22-year-old from Happy, Texas, took control on lap 15 and sailed to ...

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Smith first place in first USRA Industrial Material Surplus Iron Man Challenge start at Valley Speedway

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GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (June 23) – Brad Smith of Belton, Mo., made his first start in the USRA Industrial Material Surplus Iron Man Challenge his first win Saturday at the Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Mo. Thirteen-year-old Trevor Hunt of Liberty, Mo., started on the pole and grabbed the lead at the start of the 20-lap USRA B-Mod main event, ...

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Brown survives, wins USMTS National Championship Series event at Valley Speedway

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GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (June 23) – Chris Brown of Spring, Texas, led every lap of the Swan Energy “A” Main Saturday night at the Valley Speedway, but his second USMTS National Championship Series victory of the season was anything but easy. After winning Beyea Custom Headers Heat Race #1, Brown earned the pole position via the redraw among the night’s ...

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Sanders masters Cedar Lake Speedway

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NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 16) – Rodney Sanders scored a convincing win on the final night of the 14th Annual Masters Saturday night at the Cedar Lake Speedway, capturing his third USMTS Casey’s Cup Series win of the season and pocketing the $2,000 winner’s share of the prize money. Polesitter Zack VanderBeek led the field to the green flag for ...

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Sanders Charges to Cedar Lake Summit Modified Nationals Finale

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New Richmond, Wis. – June 16, 2012 – Rodney Sanders of Happy, Texas, charged from a seventh-place starting spot to win the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals main event Saturday Night at Cedar Lake Speedway. (For breaking news from the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, click here to follow along on Twitter.) Sanders not only took the win, worth ...

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Gustin Grabs Cedar Lake Summit Modified Nationals Opener

Ryan Gustin -- Photo Credit: Vince Peterson (Track Rat Photos)

New Richmond, Wis. – June 15, 2012 -Ryan Gustin of Marshalltown, Iowa, won the opening round of the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Cedar Lake Speedway for the second consecutive year on Friday night leading all 35 laps en route to a $2,000 payday. (For breaking news from the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, click here to follow ...

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Scott takes top honors in USMTS debut at Beaver County Raceway

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BEAVER, Okla. (June 10) – Johnny Scott captured the 35-lap main event Sunday night as the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series made their first visit to the Beaver County Raceway in Beaver, Okla. Scott, who started sixth, raced by Chris Theodore on lap 3 to grab the lead, but Theodore fought back and regained the top spot with nine laps complete. ...

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Timms turns tables on Sanders at Route 66 Motor Speedway

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AMARILLO, Texas (June 9) – In a reversal of Friday night’s feature race, Randy Timms of Wheatland, Okla., raced out to an early lead and then held on to claim the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series victory at the Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas, Saturday night. Timms held off series points leader and local favorite Rodney Sanders of Happy, ...

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Sanders secures Southern Oklahoma Speedway checkers

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ARDMORE, Okla. (June 8) – A little hard work and a little hard luck for his competition was all that Rodney Sanders needed to put himself in the winners circle Friday night as the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series invaded the Southern Oklahoma Speedway. Sanders’ night had a rough start when mechanical issues forced him out of his heat race. In ...

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Ruter romps to USMTS Casey’s Cup Series win at Junction Motor Speedway

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McCOOL JUNCTION, Neb. (June 2) – Ryan Ruter had a little luck during the drivers’ meeting Saturday at the Junction Motor Speedway when his draw number was selected among the other USMTS Casey’s Cup Series competitors for a free American Racer racing tire. But Ruter and his #555 Sidebiter Chassis didn’t need any luck in the 30-lap Swan Energy “A” ...

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Davis does it again, wins 11th Annual Stars & Stripes Shootout

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KASSON, Minn. (May 27) – Brandon Davis made it two in a row this Memorial Day Weekend as he posted a second $2,000 victory in as many days Sunday night at the Dodge County Speedway in Kasson, Minn. Jason Cummins, who won two track championships last year with Davis winding up the runner-up, led the field out of the gate ...

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Davis breaks through at Deer Creek, notches first USMTS win

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SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (May 26) – Brandon Davis was riding a two-race winning streak in the USRA Modifieds at the Deer Creek Speedway, but Saturday the stakes were higher and the competition was tougher as the USMTS Modifieds tolled into the 3/8-mile high-banked clay oval. But the ‘Medford Monster’ was up to the challenge as he gobbled up the competition, ...

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Shryock tames USMTS Casey’s Cup Series at Mason City

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MASON CITY, Iowa (May 23) – Kelly Shryock of Fertile, Iowa, topped the 30-lap main event Wednesday night as the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series invaded the I-35 Speedway in Mason City, Iowa. Steve Wetzstein took the early lead from the outside of the front row with polesitter Stormy Scott dropping in behind while 2009 event winner Ryan Ruter settled into ...

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Hughes flies to USMTS National Championship Series win at Route 66 Motor Speedway

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AMARILLO, Texas (May 19) – Jason Hughes captured his third USMTS National Championship Series main event of the season Saturday as the series competed at the Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas, in front of a standing-room-only audience. The 37-year-old from Watts, Okla., led all but 2 of the 40 laps in the Swan Energy “A” Main, and pocketed ...

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