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World Modified Dirt Track Championship postponed to July 27-30

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (March 31) — This winter has lasted for what seems like an eternity to race fans throughout the Great Plains and Upper Midwest, and it appears that Mother Nature is reluctant to release her grip on the Land of 10,000 Lakes. With wet and bitter cold weather forecasted for Southern Minnesota next week, officials from the Deer ...

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USMTS travels to Missouri’s LA Raceway, I-35 Speedway April 1-2

LA MONTE, Mo. (March 28) – A pair of fan-favorite venues in Missouri are up next for the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy as the month of April kicks off with a big bang. On Friday, April 1, the series invades the LA Raceway in La Monte, Mo., for the Schwab’s Tinker Shop Show-Me Shootout, ...

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Gustin grinds out fourth win at Lonestar Speedway; 27 drivers punch ticket to ‘The Hunt’

KILGORE, Texas (March 26) – Ryan Gustin led all drivers with 16 victories during the 2010 season for the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy, and even before April has arrived the 20-year-old from Marshalltown, Iowa, has already amassed four wins in the ten events staged so far. The most recent conquest for “The Reaper” came ...

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No surprises this time as Shryock sails to USMTS checkers at Boothill Speedway

GREENWOOD, La. (March 25) – Nearly two years year ago, Kelly Shryock was on his way to victory at the Boothill Speedway when a caution flag erased his seven-second lead with five laps to go and gave Jason Hughes to the opportunity he needed to grab the spot away drive to victory. The track was a big 7/16-mile then, but ...

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Scott great in USMTS debut at Rose Bowl Speedway

WINONA, Texas (March 24) – Johnny Scott of Las Cruces, N.M., recorded his third career victory Thursday night as the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy made its debut at the Rose Bowl Speedway in Winona, Texas. With passing at a premium in the main event, Scott’s best move of the night came when he drew ...

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Hughes doubles up with USMTS win at Baytown

BAYTOWN, Texas (March 20) – Jason Hughes captured his second straight USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy main event Sunday night, and pocketed $3,000 for his efforts in the fog-postponed Texas Spring Nationals at the Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas. Less than 24 hours removed from a victory at the nearby Gator Motorplex in Willis, ...

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Hughes swamps USMTS field at Gator Motorplex

WILLIS, Texas — Defending USMTS National Champion Jason Hughes claimed his second victory of the season Saturday night as the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy invaded the Gator Motorplex in Willis, Texas. Keith Foss of Winona, Minn., earned the AFCO Pole Award after heat race qualifying and redrew the pole position for the 40-lap “A” Main. ...

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Gustin wins at Golden Triangle Raceway Park, moves to fourth all-time with 27th career USMTS win

BEAUMONT, Texas (March 18) – The 2011 campaign for the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy brought the dirt-churning open-wheel Modifieds to the Golden Triangle Raceway Park Friday night for the 5th Annual Texas Shootout. The 40-lap main event featured several battles for position as drivers maneuvered around the tricky quarter-mile clay oval. One position that ...

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USMTS blasts into Beaumont, Willis, Baytown this weekend

HOUSTON (March 15) — Up next for the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy is a three-race swing through Texas in and around Houston. On Friday, March 18, the touring titans invade the Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont for round 1 of the Texas Shootout, then head to the Gator Motorplex in Willis on Saturday, ...

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Jason Hughes takes USMTS win at Humboldt, Kansas

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 12) – In the eighteen USMTS events at the Humboldt Speedway prior to Saturday night, just three drivers have recorded multiple victories and those three have snagged two-thirds of the trophies taken home from the high-banked 3/8-mile dirt oval. With an event record 69 cars and drivers signed in to do battle in front of a standing-room-only ...

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Gustin survives for USMTS triumph at South Coffeyville

SOUTH COFFEYVILLE, Okla. (March 11) – Marshalltown, Iowa’s Ryan Gustin survived a rough and wild main event at the Mid America Speedway Friday night to score his second USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy victory of the season while many of the other 75 drivers in attendance struggled to keep their sheet metal straight and all ...

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Ryan Gustin takes USMTS win at Mid-America Speedway!

Results from Mid America Speedway Heat 1: 1. (2) 3 Kelly Shryock, Fertile, IA. 2. (3) 98 John Allen, Chanute, KS. 3. (4) 85D Mark Dotson, Cameron, MO. 4. (5) 90 Terry Schultz, Sedalia, MO. 5. (9) 96L Chad Lyle, Oak Grove, MO. 6. (1) 1X Colby Artherton, Bartlesville, OK. 7. (10) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, MO. 8. (7) 25 ...

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Springfield Raceway Signs With USRA To Sanction A-Mods

Springfield,Mo.-SpringfieldRaceway Owners Jerry Hoffman and Doug Bland announced today that the SpringfieldRaceway has signed with the USRA to sanction the A-Mod events for the 2011 racing season. The SpringfieldRaceway known as the Quick-Quarter is known for its 3 wide action in all classes of racing with the premier class being the A-Mods weekly. The Speedway sanctioned with the USRA in 2009,but ...

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Wallace seeking USMTS glory this weekend

CONCORD, N.C. (March 8) — Kenny Wallace is a favorite among NASCAR faithful and racing fans everywhere. He is a successful driver, racetrack owner and television personality, but the 47-year-old is looking to add one more feather to his cap in 2011. Wallace will be looking to capture his first checkered flag with the United States Modified Touring Series when ...

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Terry Phillips Wins $20,000 USRA Modified Winter Meltdown

Southern New Mexico Speedway – Las Cruces, NM (February 27, 2011) – Springfield, Missouri’s Terry Phillips raced around early race leader Tommy Weder and motored away to score the win the 16th annual Winter Meltdown and the huge $20,000 payday.  Phillips also picked up a $2,000 preliminary win on Friday, and Sunday’s win was his second Winter Meltdown victory. When ...

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Tommy Weder takes night 2 of Winter Meltdown!

By: Bryan Hulbert Tommy Weder Jr. captured night 2 of the USRA Modified Winter Meltdown Saturday night at Southern New Mexico Speedway. Weder’s victory stopped Terry Phillips efforts at sweeping the weekend and the $30,000 that goes with it. $20,000 is still up for grabs to whoever wins Sunday evening’s main event. Weder set the tone from the pole, jumping ...

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Phillips claims opening night of 16th Annual USRA Winter Meltdown at Southern New Mexico Speedway

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (Feb. 25) — After the A-Main redraw put Springfield, Mo.’s Terry Phillips on the pole, it was clear the battle was going to be who could run with the Andy’s Frozen Custard #75. Green flag on night #1 of the 16th annual USRA Winter Meltdown saw Phillips and Kelly Estey jump out to first and second. Able ...

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Opportunity knocks, Whittington answers with USMTS triumph at Royal Purple Raceway

BAYTOWN, Texas (Feb. 19) – John O Whittington took advantage of an early-race caution flag, then beat Kelly Shryock to the finish line to score the victory in Saturday afternoon’s USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy main event at the Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas. From the outside of the front row, Chris Brown muscled ...

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