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VanderBeek victorious in 7th Annual Day Motor Sports Texas Spring Nationals finale

ELM MOTT, Texas (fEB. 20) — It was a tale of two halves in Saturday night’s main event at the Heart O’ Texas Speedway, but at the end of the final chapter the hero of the story was Zack VanderBeek. The sixth race of USMTS Winter Speedweeks and final night of the 7th Annual Day Motor Sports Texas Spring Nationals ...

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Gustin wires USMTS field in Waco

ELM MOTT, Texas (Feb. 19) — Ryan Gustin rolled to his second win during USMTS Winter Speedweeks with an impressive wire-to-wire triumph Friday night during the second night of the 7th Annual Day Motor Sports Texas Spring Nationals at the Heart O’ Texas Speedway. Twenty-four hours earlier, Gustin charged from 22nd on the starting grid to finish fourth in the ...

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VanderBeek denies Dillard in USMTS barnburner at Heart O’ Texas Speedway

ELM MOTT, Texas (Feb. 18) — Round 2 of USMTS Winter Speedweeks picked up right where it left off last week with another barnburner that came down to the wire Thursday during the 7th Annual Day Motor Sports Texas Spring Nationals at the Heart O’ Texas Speedway. Cade Dillard battled door to door with polesitter J.P. Dowell for the first ...

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Hughes net $4,000 in USMTS finale at Shady Oaks Speedway

GOLIAD, Texas (Feb. 13) — The USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental put the wraps on opening weekend of USMTS Speedweeks Saturday at the Shady Oaks Speedway and Jason Hughes put a bow on a strong weekend with a $4,000 victory. After starting eighth, Hughes quickly moved toward the front of the field and muscled his way ...

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Gustin gets wire-to-wire USMTS win at Shady Oaks Speedway

GOLIAD, Texas (Feb. 12) — Ryan Gustin led all 35 laps Friday night at the Shady Oaks Speedway to score his 72nd career United States Modified Touring Series victory. The 2011-2012 USMTS national champion beat Joe Duvall to the first corner at the start of the race and never relinquished the top spot en route to collecting $3,000 for his ...

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Sanders nips Hughes in spine-tingling USMTS opener at Shady Oaks Speedway

GOLIAD, Texas (Feb. 11) — The United States Modified Touring Series kicked off its 18th season Thursday at the Shady Oaks Speedway in Goliad, Texas, with another fierce battle ending with a near photo-finish. Rodney Sanders and Jason Hughes have captured the last three USMTS national championships, and the pair slugged it out in last year’s Hunt for the USMTS ...

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The fail-safe New Year’s resolution: USMTS Winter Speedweeks

GOLIAD, Texas-For drivers with a USMTS feature win-or perhaps even a championship-on their New Year’s resolution checklist, the chance to make good on that goal happens in just a little more than a month at USMTS Winter Speedweeks. The USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental will launch in February with a foursome of three-day shows in Texas, ...

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Route 45 Raceway to fly USRA banner in 2016

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By Jeff Nun – FLORA, Ill. (Dec. 15)—If you head about two miles south of Highway 50 on Highway 45 in Flora, Ill., chances are you will come across a legendary racetrack… and the latest member of the USRA Weekly Racing Series family. Officials from the United States Racing Association announced today that the Route 45 Raceway in Flora has ...

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USMTS unveils 2016 schedule

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 10)–Officials from the United States Modified Touring Series have released the 2016 schedule of events for the 18th season of featuring the Best of the Best in dirt modified racing on the planet. The 2016 campaign consists of 70 nights of racing over the course of 227 days and is dotted with ongoing classic events, former venues returning ...

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Hughes steamroller continues at Southern Oklahoma Speedway

ARDMORE, Okla.-When the United States Modified Touring Series made its most recent appearance in September at the Featherlite Fall Jamboree, Jason Hughes left the Land of 10,000 Lakes with a sweep of all three nights and pocket full of cash. A month and a half later, the veteran from Watts, Okla., showed no signs of slowing down Tuesday night as ...

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Fuqua, Zevenbergen, Martin, Yeigh race to victory at 2nd Annual USRA National Championships

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KANSAS CITY, Kan.-Four drivers from four states were represented in victory lane Saturday as the 2nd Annual USRA National Championships wrapped up at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. After multiple qualifying heats, last chance races and pole dashes, the USRA Hobby Stocks kicked off the first of four championship main events for the United States Racing Association divisions-all ...

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Second night of USRA National Championships sees Sanders, Falck, Bryant, Link take charge

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KANSAS CITY, Kan.-The Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., hosted the second night of the 2nd Annual USRA National Championships Friday night with a near-perfect track surface producing outstanding battles throughout the show. Rebounding from Thursday’s program where he failed to qualify for the main event, Rodney Sanders claimed the victory in the 20-lap USRA Modified feature race, holding off ...

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Davis, Masters, Stephens nab opening night wins at USRA National Championships

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KANSAS CITY, Kan.-After a one-hour rain delay to kick off the 2nd Annual USRA National Championships Thursday, more than 150 drivers in three classes circled the Lakeside Speedway for 266 laps in less than four hours, and three of those drivers emerged as opening night winners. Just one week removed from clinching the USRA Modified track championship at the historic ...

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Hughes rewrites history books, sweeps 2015 Featherlite Fall Jamboree

SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-Capping off perhaps the most star-studded, action-packed Featherlite Fall Jamboree ever, Jason Hughes stood alone at the top of the mountain after winning his third feature race of the weekend Saturday to become the first driver to sweep the weekend in the event’s 17-year history. Hughes admitted Thursday after notching his second USMTS national championship in six years ...

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Sobbing KO’s USMTS heavyweights at Randolph County Raceway

MOBERLY, Mo.-Terry Phillips and Rodney Sanders continued their battle that began the previous night in Kansas City, but Saturday night at the Randolph County Raceway it was a fight for second as Jesse Sobbing landed a blow to the two heavyweights en route to claiming his first-ever USMTS victory. Starting next to Phillips on the outside of the front row, ...

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Striegel unstoppable in Holley Iron Man Series showdown at Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-The Holley Iron Man Series took center stage Friday at the Humboldt Speedway, and Mike Striegel took the biggest portion of the prize money back to Wheatland, Mo., after winning the USRA B-Mod main event on night 2 of the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear. After starting fourth in the 24-car, 25-lap feature, ...

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Austin Arneson notches first in USMTS Spring Nationals opener

BAYTOWN, Texas—Opening night of the 6th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals was a coming out party for rookie contenders with Austin Arneson leading the charge and celebrating his career-first United States Modified Touring Series victory. Arneson, 23, started the Mesilla Valley Transportation “A” Main at the Royal Purple Raceway from the outside of the front row, and left no doubt ...

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Holley Iron Man Series schedule features 31 dates for USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa-The 2015 racing season will be the sixth for the Holley Iron Man Series, and the biggest and boldest schedule yet is in place for the popular series featuring USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods.A combination of exciting, new venues and familiar facilities highlight the 2014 campaign which boasts 31 dates at 16 of the finest dirt ovals ...

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