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THOMAS TAMES TERRE HAUTE IN “HULMAN/SMITH CLASSIC”

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana………It was just a month ago when Kevin Thomas, Jr. saw hopes of a Terre Haute Action Track victory dashed in the final laps as he ran out of fuel while leading on a late race restart. On the final restart of Saturday night’s “Tony Hulman/Don Smith Classic,” Thomas was fueled by ...

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Smokey Steals the Showdown

Chris Madden dominates the first night of the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown  JOLIET, IL- Oct. 13, 2017- Chris Madden had a dominating performance during the first night of the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown at the Dirt Oval @ Route 66 Raceway. Madden started the evening by setting quick time, then winning his heat, and topping it off by leading all 50-laps of ...

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Gustin puts gold star on near-perfect Featherlite Fall Jamboree weekend

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 23)–Coming into the final night of the 19th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree Saturday, Ryan Gustin was on top of the Modified racing world. Nothing changed by the end of the night, except for Gustin’s bank account which expanded by $13,000 after winning the main event at the Deer Creek Speedway for the second night in a ...

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Grim ‘Reaper’ gets redemption in Friday Featherlite Fall Jamboree feature

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 22)–Ryan Gustin was in a grim mood after Thursday night’s main event at the Deer Creek Speedway, but Friday was a chance at redemption and ‘The Reaper’ was confident he could do just that. After an attempt to wrestle the lead away from Cade Dillard one night earlier, Gustin was unable to recover and Dillard drove ...

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Dillard wins the battle, Hughes wins the war in Featherlite Fall Jamboree opener

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 21)–In a repeat of opening night at last year’s Featherlite Fall Jamboree, Cade Dillard won the battle but Jason Hughes won the war. This time, however, Dillard was not under the pressure of having to outrun Hughes for the chance at becoming the USMTS national champion, and Hughes needed no late-race heroics to hang on to ...

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Gustin notches 90th USMTS win at Fairmont

FAIRMONT, Minn. (Aug. 31)–When Zack VanderBeek broke down on lap 14 Thursday night at the Fairmont Raceway, Ryan Gustin inherited the lead and that’s where ‘The Reaper’ remained for the final 11 laps as he picked up his third win during the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental and 90th of his United States ...

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LARGEST Du QUOIN CAR COUNT IN OVER A DECADE EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY’S TED HORN 100!

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media The largest “Ted Horn 100” car count in over a decade is expected this Sunday, September 3, for the return of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS racing to the “Magic Mile” at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. Thirty-eight cars have entered, making it the most expected entrants for the ...

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Gustin hits jackpot at Casino Speedway, wins Sandy Benson Memorial

WATERTOWN, S.D. (Aug. 27)–Ryan Gustin took control at the drop of the green flag and then held off a swarm of challengers Sunday night en route to winning the 2nd Annual Sandy Benson Memorial and his first USMTS victory at the Casino Speedway in Watertown, S.D. ‘The Reaper’ got the advantage over polesitter Tim Johnson to start the race, but ...

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Shane Clanton Claims Win No. 5 at Merritt Speedway

Chris Madden led 29 laps of the 30-lap feature   LAKE CITY, MI- August 26, 2017- Shane Clanton practiced his patience during the Keyser Manufacturing 30 at Merritt Speedway on Saturday evening before claiming his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the season.   The Series Veteran from Zebulon, Ga. waited for just the right time ...

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Sanders dodges raindrops, tops USMTS feature at Nobles County Speedway

Mother Nature could only delay, but not deny, Rodney Sanders of victory Thursday night as the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental marched through the Nobles County Speedway in Worthington, Minn., for the 7th Annual USMTS Summer Slam presented by Pace Performance. The one thing that did stand in his way-Stormy Scott-fell victim to ...

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Hughes triples up on hump day hullabaloo at Hamilton County Speedway

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (Aug. 23)–Jason Hughes took another step toward winning his third straight United States Modified Touring Series national championship and fourth overall Wednesday with a victory at the Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa. Jake Timm led the first dozen circuits of the 35-lapper, but lapped traffic impeded his progress just enough to open the door for ...

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Hughes hauls in hometown USMTS Hunt win at Salina Highbanks Speedway

PRYOR CREEK, Okla. (Aug. 19)–Jason Hughes survived a royal rumble Saturday night at the Salina Highbanks Speedway and scored his first win of this year’s USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental in front of a partisan hometown crowd. Cade Dillard led the field to the green flag and expanded his advantage to six car-lengths ...

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Sanders garners Grant Junghans Memorial glory

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Aug. 18)–Rodney Sanders bested a talent-riddled gathering of 76 drivers Friday night to capture the checkered flag in the 2nd Annual Grant Junghans Memorial at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City. Starting seventh on the 30-car grid, Sanders caught Jason Hughes on the 16th lap, secured the lead two laps later and then pulled away after several ...

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Thornton rolls Oreo machine into USMTS victory lane at Pepsi Scotland County Speedway

MEMPHIS, Mo. (Aug. 17)–Hustling around the hairy high side for 40 laps, Ricky Thornton Jr. nabbed his first main event win during the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental Thursday night before a packed house at the Pepsi Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Mo. While it was Thornton’s sixth United States Modified Touring Series ...

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Jensen survives Superior, snaps four-year USMTS winless drought

SUPERIOR, Wis. (Aug. 11)–Joey Jensen survived a rough-and-tumble main event Friday night at the Amsoil Speedway to secure his first United States Modified Touring Series victory in nearly four years. The 37-year-old from Harris, Minn., snagged the lead from Neil Balduc on lap 13 and remained in front for the final 12 laps to secure his sixth career USMTS win ...

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Scott stays hot with USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup win at Brown County Speedway

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Aug. 9)–Stormy Scott made it two straight with a wire-to-wire win Wednesday night during the 2nd Annual Bullet SportsWear Modified Showdown at the Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D. Scott, who won the second race of the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental last Friday at the Humboldt Speedway, continued his strong ...

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$50,000 Payday: Consider It Don

Don O’Neal wins 30th annual USA Nationals NEW RICHMOND, WI- Aug. 5, 2017-  The 30th annual USA Nationals presented the largest payout for a World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series event for the 2017 season. The crown jewel brought 42 Late Models to the Cedar Lake Speedway stage, all of whom were trying to claim a piece of a ...

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