Home --> Open Wheel Modified News --> USMTS News (page 20)

USMTS News

Cummins, Hejna, Payne revealed as Casey’s Crew drivers for 2012 ‘Hunt’ campaign

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

ANKENY, Iowa (July 23) — Officials from the United States Modified Touring Series revealed today the drivers that will comprise the Casey’s Crew during the 2012 Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by Swan Energy. While all three competitors come from different backgrounds and reside in three different states, each member of the trio has proven himself a threat ...

Read More »

Gustin blisters USMTS field at Nobles County Speedway

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (July 22) – Not even a caution midway through the 40-lap main event could deter Ryan Gustin as he walloped the field to score his eighth USMTS National Championship Series victory of the season Sunday night at the Nobles County Speedway in Worthington, Minn. From the moment ‘The Reaper’ climbed into the cockpit, he was untouchable as he ...

Read More »

Phillips cruises to USMTS Casey’s Cup Series win at I-80 Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE SILVER DOLLAR NATIONALS AT I-80 SPEEDWAY! GREENWOOD, Neb. (July 21) – Terry Phillips put on a driving clinic Saturday night during the 2nd Annual Silver Dollar Nationals at the I-80 Speedway. The 46-year-old from Springfield, Mo., dominated the final 23 of 35 laps to win his fourth USMTS Casey’s Cup Series main event ...

Read More »

Hughes stops Gustin steamroller with thrilling opening night win at Silver Dollar Nationals

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE SILVER DOLLAR NATIONALS AT I-80 SPEEDWAY! GREENWOOD, Neb. (July 20) – Jason Hughes scored a come-from-behind victory Friday night after he outdueled Ryan Gustin over the final dozen laps on opening night at I-80 Speedway’s 2nd Annual Silver Dollar Nationals. Hughes has struggled over the past couple of weeks while Gustin was racking ...

Read More »

Gustin garners fifth straight USMTS win at Raceway Park

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

JEFFERSON, S.D. (July 19) – Less than a week before the $25,000-to-win World Modified Dirt Track Championship, Ryan Gustin is hitting his stride at the right time and looking invincible as he has on multiple occasions over the last three seasons with the United States Modified Touring Series. The 21-year-old from Marshalltown, Iowa, laid eyes on Raceway Park in Jefferson, ...

Read More »

Moving week for USMTS National Championship Series, USMTS Casey’s Cup Series drivers

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

JEFFERSON, S.D. (July 18) – Drivers in both the USMTS National Championship Series and USMTS Casey’s Cup Series will look to make their move toward a title in 2012 with four huge events slated for this Thursday through Sunday, July 19-22. America’s hottest ticket on dirt over a 100-hour span kicks off on Thursday, July 19, with the USMTS National ...

Read More »

Gustin completes weekend sweep in Salina

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

SALINA, Okla. (July 14) – The Ryan Gustin steamroller continued on its path Saturday night at the Salina Highbanks Speedway with a third win at three tracks in three nights for the 21-year-old, wrapping up a perfect weekend with a $13,000 paycheck in pocket heading back to Marshalltown, Iowa. Gustin started on the pole but had to settle for the ...

Read More »

Gustin notches fifth USMTS National Championship Series win in Lakeside Speedway thriller

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (July 13) – Jeremy Payne, Ryan Ruter and Stormy Scott all took their turn at the front of the field Friday night, but it was Ryan Gustin who was on top at the end of the 35-lap main event as the United States Modified Touring Series made its debut at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. ...

Read More »

‘The Reaper’ slays USMTS foes at I-35 Speedway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE USMTS MODIFIED PHOTOS FROM I-35 SPEEDWAY! WINSTON, Mo. (July 12) – Ryan Gustin took the lead from Chris Brown with eight laps to go, and then sailed to his fourth USMTS National Championship Series victory of the season Thursday night at the I-35 Speedway in Winston, Mo. Brown led the first 32 laps from the pole ...

Read More »

Déjà vu at Deer Creek as Davis wins fourth USMTS Casey’s Cup Series event of 2012

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (July 7) – Brandon Davis roared past Rodney Sanders with 11 laps to go, and then sailed away from the field to record his fourth USMTS Casey’s Cup Series victory of the 2012 season Saturday night at the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn. During the Memorial Day Weekend event, Davis captured his career-first USMTS victory ...

Read More »

Davis cops caution-free USMTS Casey’s Cup Series checkers at Chateau Raceway

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

LANSING, Minn. (July 6) – In his own backyard where he has won six of nine USRA Modified features this season, Brandon Davis successfully defended his home turf Friday night as he captured the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series main event at the Chateau Raceway. Davis started third in the 40-lap Swan Energy “A” Main, took the lead from Stormy Scott ...

Read More »

Salina Highbanks Speedway to host USMTS National Championship Series July 14

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

PRYOR, Okla. (July 6) – Due to the overwhelming success and fan support when the USMTS Modifieds visited the Salina Highbanks Speedway back in April, officials are pleased to announce an encore event next Saturday, July 14 – this time featuring the USMTS National Championship Series with a $4,000-to-win main event on tap. A crowd of more than 3,000 hungry ...

Read More »

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

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

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 ...

Read More »

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

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

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 ...

Read More »

Gustin flawless in USMTS National Championship tilt at Fairmont

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

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, ...

Read More »