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USMTS finalizes 2018 schedule, set for first stop in Arizona

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 10)–Officials from the United States Modified Touring Series announced the addition of four events to the 2018 campaign this weekend, filling the three dates previously marked as “to be announced” and adding the series’ first-ever date in the State of Arizona. Two shows were added to fill out the May 4-6 weekend, and features a return to two ...

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Gustin an army of one in 2018

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (November 7)–Ryan Gustin has won just about every title there is to win with the United States Modified Touring Series, and in 2018 he plans to add another new title to the list: team owner. And, of course, he’ll be driving the car too. For the first time since his initial USMTS start more than 11 years ago, ...

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Scott goes out on top in Park City Chisholm Trail Showdown

PARK CITY, Kansas (November 4)–The United States Modified Touring Series kicked of the 2017 campaign nearly nine months ago and closed the curtain on a record-breaking season Saturday night at the 81 Speedway with the second running of the Park City Chisholm Trail Showdown presented by Kansas High Performance Racing Auction. Stormy Scott, who competed in all 71 USMTS-sanctioned races ...

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Sanders parks it in 81 Speedway victory lane

PARK CITY, Kan. (Nov. 3)–Rodney Sanders powered his No. 20 USMTS Modified into the lead on lap 10 and led the final 20 laps to score a $2,000 victory Friday at the 81 Speedway on opening night of the 2nd Annual Park City Chisholm Trail Showdown presented by Kansas High Performance Racing Auction. Fresh off of a $20,000 triumph two ...

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Major events again highlight Lucas Oil Speedway tentative 2018 schedule

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WHEATLAND, Missouri (November 3, 2017) – Lucas Oil Speedway’s tentative 2018 schedule was announced on Friday with major events again set for all three of the venue’s racing facilities. “We’re excited about what’s in store for our fans and drivers in 2018 with a schedule that again has variety,” Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. “The foundation is ...

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Timms captures MLRA Fall Nationals first-night feature win at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 7, 2017) – Randy Timms clearly is falling in love with Lucas Oil Speedway. Taking command early in Friday’s opener of the Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals weekend doubleheader, Timms drove to the $3,000 feature victory. Modified ace Cade Dillard, making only his third career Late Model start, finished second with Brent Larson ...

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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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Chisholm checkers Out-Pace USRA B-Mods in Featherlite Fall Jamboree kickoff

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 21)–Jim Chisholm scored his first Iron Man Challenge victory in dominating fashion, leading all 20 laps to capture the4 opening night main event for the Out-Pace USRA B-Mods at the 19th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. Chisholm, who finished second in the track championship points at the Deer Creek Speedway, took off from the outside of the ...

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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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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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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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