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USMTS Unveils 2015 Race Schedule!

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa — In just over two months, the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) 2015 race season begins with drivers and crews heading south to compete in 12 Gulf Coast Border Region events. This year’s Gulf Coast action begins at South Texas Speedway in Corpus Christi from February 12 through the 14. Now under the direction of Ken ...

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COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Announces 2015 Schedule

Beebe, Arkansas (12/01/14) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil has released the working version of their 2015 schedule. The initial release of the schedule includes nineteen events spanning twenty-one nights of racing with more dates to be added in the coming weeks. “I’m really excited about the 2015 schedule,” said CCSDS CEO, Chris Ellis. ...

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Shryock wins USMTS Winter Nationals

VIVIAN, La.-It was the year of Rodney Sanders in the United States Modified Touring Series, but Saturday night’s finale of the 8th Annual USMTS Winter Nationals was all about Kelly Shryock. Holding off Sanders for the final 34 laps, the nine-time USMTS National Champion from Fertile, Iowa, wrapped up the season with a $4,000 paycheck and his biggest win since ...

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Sanders storms from 16th to top night 2 of USMTS Winter Nationals

VIVIAN, La.-Rodney Sanders added another USMTS feature win to bring his season total to 27 and added the Ark-La-Tex Speedway to his list of conquered venues Friday night after winning the 40-lap main event on the second night of the 8th Annual USMTS Winter Nationals. Had the race at Gene Boyter’s high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval been five laps shorter, polesitter ...

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Dillard’s first comes in USMTS Winter Nationals opener

VIVIAN, La.-He had been close several times this season, but Cade Dillard waited until the United States Modified Touring Series returned to his home state Thursday to notch his career-first USMTS win on opening night of the 8th Annual USMTS Winter Nationals at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, La. From the outside of the front row, the 23-year-old from Robeline ...

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8th Annual USMTS Winter Nationals kicks off Thursday at Ark-La-Tex Speedway

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

VIVIAN, La.-The final battle of the 2014 campaign for the United States Modified Touring Series happens this Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 6-8, at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway with the running of the 8th Annual USMTS Winter Nationals. This will be the first time that the crown jewel event will be held at Gene Boyter’s 3/8-mile high-banked clay oval after staging the previous seven ...

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Tillison cashes in with first USMTS win in Halloween Havoc finale

ARDMORE, Okla.-Thomas Tillison Jr. of Wellston, Okla., picked up his first United States Modified Touring Series feature win Saturday night at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway’s inaugural Halloween Havoc. “Wow, this is just incredible. I’m speechless,” the elated winner said in victory lane. “This is pretty much my home track, and to get such a big win against this caliber of ...

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USMTS to close out 2015 campaign with two gigantic events

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa-After a whirlwind season for the United States Modified Touring Series, two big events remain to close out the 2015 campaign for drivers and fans. Many USMTS drivers will take part in the 15th Annual Widow Wax USRA Fall Nationals at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, N.M., this Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 16-18, where a possible $25,000 ...

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Brian Shirley and Jason Riggs Notch Top Tens in Louisiana and Missouri

DIRTcar

(HARRISBURG, ILLINOIS) Brian Shirley was back in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action on Saturday evening, April 5 at Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, Louisiana. The single-day visit to Ark-La-Tex drew 51 competitors, all of whom were vying for the $10,000 top prize. Brian clicked off the eighth quickest lap in Group B during qualifying and later grabbed the third ...

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Another Top Ten Lucas Oil Series Performance for Ray Cook at Ark-La-Tex Speedway

Lucas Oil Late Model Series

(BRASSTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA) The MasterSbilt House Car team and driver Ray Cook were back in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competition on Saturday evening, April 5 at Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, Louisiana. Ray started off his night by clicking off the second fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session and he later finished second in his heat ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Eyes NDRL Tripleheader Following Solid Run at Ark-La-Tex

NDRL - National Dirt Racing League

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) The Dennis Erb Racing team rejoined the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Saturday evening, April 5 at Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, Louisiana. The national touring series held their first-ever event at Ark-La-Tex and 51 competitors were on the grounds to compete for the $10,000 winner’s check. Dennis Erb, Jr. laid down the fifteenth fastest lap in ...

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Billy Moyer Racing Heads East with National Dirt Racing League for Weekend Triple Shot

NDRL - National Dirt Racing League

(BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS) Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) had plans of entering a pair of $10,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tilts on April 4-5 in the states of Mississippi and Louisiana. Unfortunately, the weekend got cut in half, as Mother Nature scored the win on Friday night at Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, Mississippi. On Saturday, the #21 ...

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Scott Bloomquist Edges Moore and Gustin in Terrific Finish at ARK-LA-TEX Speedway

Lucas Oil Late Model Series

VIVIAN, LA (April 5, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist raced to his 47th career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win on Saturday Night at ARK-LA-TEX Speedway in thrilling fashion. Bloomquist took the lead on the 48th lap and led Ray Moore and Ryan Gustin to the checkered flag in a close finish. Bloomquist took over the second spot on lap ...

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Steve Francis Eyes 3-Race Lucas Oil Swing; Finishes Third in Indiana Icebreaker at Brownstown

Lucas Oil Late Model Series

ASHLAND, KY (April 3, 2014) – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series driver Steve Francis of Ashland, KY piloted the Clint Bowyer Racing /Georgia Boot #15 Barry Wright Race Cars entry to a third place finish on March 22nd at Brownstown (IN) Speedway. Steve started 11th in the 50-lap $10,000 to win main event and made his way through the ...

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Jason Riggs Nabs Top Five in Thaw Brawl; Busy Weekend Ahead for Riggs Motorsports

DIRTcar

(HARRISBURG, ILLINOIS) Jason Riggs and Brian Shirley both brought their Riggs Motorsports mounts to LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois on Saturday, March 29 for the 3rd Annual ‘Thaw Brawl,’ which was co-sanctioned by the UMP DIRTcar Series and the American Late Model Series (ALMS). Jason timed in third fastest in his group during the qualifying session and later finished second ...

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Billy Moyer Collects $10,000 for World of Outlaws Triumph in Home State!

(BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS) Billy Moyer racked up his fourth feature win of 2014 on Saturday evening, March 29 at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Arkansas! The World of Outlaws Late Model Series roared into the Razorback State oval to preside over a single-day showdown and 39 Super Late Model competitors rolled through the pit gate. Billy started off his night by ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Survives Thaw Brawl for $15,000 Windfall; Huge Lucas Oil Triple Shot Ahead!

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. captured his second feature win of the young 2014 racing season on Saturday evening, March 29 in the 3rd Annual ‘Thaw Brawl’ at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois! After Mother Nature took home the win in Friday’s $2,000 to win weekend opener, Dennis and twenty-eight other competitors converged on the 1/4-mile bullring on Saturday for ...

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Three Race Weekend Up Next For the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Lucas Oil Late Model Series

WAYCROSS, GA (March 30, 2014) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the nation’s best drivers will make a three race swing in three states to start off the month of April. The nation’s premier national touring series will make its first stop at the Jackson Motor Speedway in Byram, MS on Friday, April 4th. Then on Saturday, ...

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