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Sanders on top of the World again

Rodney Sanders

SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-If there was any question as to whether or not Rodney Sanders is currently the best dirt modified driver in the world, Saturday’s performance at the 5th Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Red Tail Tackle should settle the issue. Sanders, who already owns nearly every coveted trophy the sport awards its champions, just keeps adding ...

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Hughes nets Friday night win, Sanders on pole Saturday at World Modified Dirt Track Championship

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SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-Seeking his second crown jewel event win of the year, Jason Hughes outmaneuvered Rodney Sanders through a swarm of lapped cars Friday to win the 30-lap “A” Main Qualifier on the second night of the 5th Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Red Tail Tackle at the Deer Creek Speedway. The 2010 USMTS National Champion and ...

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Phillips holds off Malchus for opening night win at World Modified Dirt Track Championship

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SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-Terry Phillips held off Bobby Malchus in Thursday’s main event at the 5th Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Red Tail Tackle at the end of a never-ending barn-burner that saw the pair swap the lead seven times during the 30-lapper. And this was just the first of three nights. Phillips started on the outside of ...

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Rookie Crapser rocks Rapid Speedway for first USMTS win

Cory Crapser

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa-Cory Crapser got a wakeup call on lap 28, so he “got up on the wheel” and took control for the final seven laps to score his first-ever United States Modified Touring Series victory Tuesday night at the Rapid Speedway. Crapser, in his rookie season of USMTS competition, beat Jesse Glenz to the first turn when the green ...

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Sanders still golden in Silver Dollar Nationals

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GREENWOOD, Neb.-Three weeks ago the USMTS closed up shop for a summer vacation with Rodney Sanders standing in victory lane. He was back at it again Friday night with a dominating win on the first night of the 5th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals at the I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb. Not even the redraw could stand in the way of ...

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Silver Dollar Nationals This Weekend at I-80 Speedway

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WAYCROSS, GA (July 14, 2015) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will compete in the largest auto racing event in the state of Nebraska this weekend. The 5th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, NE is set for this coming Friday and Saturday nights, July 17th-18th. The event is co-sanctioned with the ...

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Sanders in driver’s seat to become USMTS $100,000 man

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GREENWOOD, Neb.-After a grueling Southern Speedweek to open the month of June, the drivers and crews of the USMTS are currently on a two-week vacation or testing their meddle elsewhere before roaring back full force for the final half of the 2015 campaign next Friday and Saturday, July 17-18, at the 5th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals at the I-80 Speedway ...

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Sanders caps USMTS Southern Speedweek with Lawton triumph

Rodney Sanders

LAWTON, Okla. (June 27)–Rodney Sanders of Happy , Texas, recorded his fourth win of the 2015 USMTS Southern Speedweek Saturday night in a back-and-forth battle at the Lawton Speedway. Oklahoma City’s Stanley Reed, who has multiple feature wins this season during the track’s weekly USRA Modified program, beat Lawton racer C.A. Nix to the first turn and led the first ...

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Dycus collects first USMTS victory at Southern Oklahoma Speedway

Triston Dycus

ARDMORE, Okla. (June 26)–Triston Dycus led the first four and last nine laps of the 40-lap main event to claim the first United States Modified Touring Series victory of his career Friday night at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway. Dycus, who came up one spot short at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Wednesday, looked like he may have to settle for ...

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Houston gets it done, soars to victory in USMTS debut at East Texas Speedway

Phillips Houston

PETTY, Texas-Philip Houston notched his second United States Modified Touring Series victory of the 2015 campaign as the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental invaded the new East Texas Speedway for the first time Thursday night. Despite leading all 40 laps on the high-banked 3/8-mile dirt oval, the 38-year-old from Odessa, Texas, was never able to take ...

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Junghans fights off USMTS foes for Devil’s Bowl Speedway victory

Grant Junghans

MESQUITE, Texas-Grant Junghans could teach Mike Tyson a thing or two about what it means to be a fighter. On a warm night in Mesquite, Texas, Wednesday, his exceptional fighting skills were on display for all to see as he claimed a hard-fought victory at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway in the main event for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by ...

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Sanders in seventh heaven at Heart O’ Texas Speedway

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ELM MOTT, Texas-By taking advantage of the road less traveled and a timely late-race restart, Rodney Sanders of Happy, Texas, rolled to his seventh straight United States Modified Touring Series victory Tuesday night at the Heart O’ Texas Speedway near Waco. After two straight years of rained-out events for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental at ...

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Sixth straight for Sanders at Route 66 Motor Speedway

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AMARILLO, Texas-Rodney Sanders returned to familiar territory twice Saturday night: his home track at the Route 66 Motor Speedway and USMTS victory lane. After taking charge at the drop of the green flag, Sanders dominated the main event. He led all 40 laps to collect his 55th career United States Modified Touring Series triumph and his sixth straight win in ...

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Relentless ‘Rocket’ racks up fifth straight USMTS win at Red River Speedway

Rodney Sanders

WICHITA FALLS, Texas-Rodney Sanders registered his fifth straight USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental victory Friday night as the series made its first-ever stop at the Red River Speedway. Sanders started on the pole for the 40-lap main event and except for a trio of restarts-including after a tense third and final caution with six laps to ...

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Sanders scores fourth straight in USMTS invasion of 81 Speedway

Rodney Sanders

PARK CITY, Kan.-One year ago when the United States Modified Touring Series invaded the 81 Speedway near Wichita, Kan., Rodney Sanders led the entire main event until a late-race caution nearly thwarted his victory celebration when Zack VanderBeek pulled ahead o the white flag lap only to have Sanders nip him at the line and preserve the win. In Thursday’s ...

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Sanders triples at Cresco, clinches Farm Boy BBQ Sauce Northern Region crown

Rodney Sanders

CRESCO, Iowa-Rodney Sanders put an exclamation point on his weekend Sunday with his third USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental win in a row and 52nd of his United States Modified Touring Series career. After starting the swing off in the worst of ways five days ago with a crash in the opening laps of Wednesday’s main ...

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Sanders sweeps The Maters at Cedar Lake Speedway

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NEW RICHMOND, Wis.-Rodney Sanders made it a sweep of The Masters Saturday as the 25-year-old from Happy, Texas, scored his second $3,000 USMTS paycheck in as many nights at the Cedar Lake Speedway. The win was the 51st in United States Modified Touring Series competition for the two-time defending USMTS National Champion, and gave him a solid cushion in the ...

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