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King of America IX, Battle at the Bullring super show starts Wednesday

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 19)–The Humboldt Speedway is hell-bent for hammer-down with the nation’s fastest and nastiest Modified and B-Mod racers converging on the Southern Kansas clay this Wednesday-Saturday, March 20-23, for a colossal two-headed monster of an event. With below freezing temperatures three weeks ago, officials from ‘The Hummer’ announced the postponement of the Battle at the Bullring V to ...

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USMTS throws down Thursday in Texas

PETTY, Texas (March 11)–The 2019 USMTS campaign begins with a three-night excursion through Texas starting this Thursday, March 14, at the 82 Speedway in Petty. The Kennedale Speedway Park hosts the USMTS touring titans on Friday, March 15, and the Superbowl Speedway in Greenville wraps things up for opening weekend on Saturday, March 16. The 82 Speedway is a wide, ...

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USMTS set for rock ’em sock ’em 2019 slate

DALLAS, Texas (March 3)–The 2019 USMTS campaign begins with a three-night excursion through Texas in March with 48 events featuring 62 nights of racing at 39 race tracks in 13 states along the road to the crowning of the next USMTS National Champion during the first weekend of November back in the Lone Star State. Along the grueling dirt road ...

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Scott Brothers Racing Launches New Cyber Home; Stormy Scott Set to Tackle 2019 LOLMDS Slate

Las Cruces, New Mexico (11/16/18) – Las Cruces, New Mexico’s Scott Brothers Racing is the latest addition to the MSR Mafia team, and a brand-new website for the team has been launched at www.ScottBrothersRacing.com . The team enjoyed a great 2018 season with Johnny Scott claiming the $50,000 championship with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS), while Stormy Scott ...

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Phillips nets $10,000 payday, rain has final say at Summit USMTS Southern Nationals

KENNEDALE, Texas. (Nov. 3)–Rain altered the start of the inaugural Summit USMTS Southern Nationals on Wednesday, pushing practice night to Thursday and making the three-day event a Friday-Saturday doubleheader. Rain returned to the Kennedale Speedway Park on Saturday night, just in time to shorten the Summit USMTS Southern Series main event and bring an end to the 20th Anniversary USMTS ...

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White, Phillips share front row for Saturday’s Summit USMTS Southern Nationals finale

KENNEDALE, Texas (Nov. 2)–The Kennedale Speedway Park hosted 211 competitors for the inaugural Summit Racing Equipment USMTS Southern Nationals on Friday night with drivers dueling in dual qualifying heats for their starting spots in Saturday’s finale at the quarter-mile clay oval. Drivers in each division battled in two 10-lap qualifying heats from two different starting spots. Passing points were combined ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway unveils tentative 2019 schedule

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WHEATLAND, Missouri (November 2, 2018) – Lucas Oil Speedway fans can begin making plans – for the big, multi-day specials or their favorite weekly events – as the 2019 tentative schedule has been unveiled. General Manager Danny Lorton said the foundation of the schedule will remain similar to recent seasons, with a steady flow of special events spread throughout the ...

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Diamond Dozen: 12 memorable moments from 2018 Lucas Oil Speedway season

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 24, 2018) – Lucas Oil Speedway has wrapped up another season with many outstanding events in various styles of cars on the dirt track, the rugged trucks at the off road course and for the speedy boats at “Lake Lucas.” What were some of the events that fans will re-live during the offseason? ...

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Gustin, Hovden, Jackson, Schlumbohm, Girard score Summit USRA Nationals victories

  WINSTON, Mo. (Oct. 20)–Ryan Gustin and Kris Jackson each captured their first Summit Racing Equipment USRA Nationals titles in dramatic fashion Saturday night at the I-35 Speedway, winning their third straight main event to complete a sweep of the weekend. Meanwhile, the checkered flag also waved for Mitch Hovden, Tyler Schlumbohm and Dakota Girard as they captured their first ...

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Gustin, Heeter, Jackson, Gulbrandson open Summit USRA Nationals in victory lane

WINSTON, Mo. (Oct. 18)–Four drivers who are no stranger to victory lane captured main event wins on opening night of the 5th Annual Summit USRA Nationals at the I-35 Speedway on Thursday night. Two-time USMTS national champ Ryan Gustin survived a flurry of yellow flags and a late-race challenge from USRA Modified national points leader Darron Fuqua of Mayetta, Kan., ...

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Gustin, Heeter, Jackson, Gulbrandson open Summit USRA Nationals in victory lane

WINSTON, Mo. (Oct. 18)–Four drivers who are no stranger to victory lane captured main event wins on opening night of the 5th Annual Summit USRA Nationals at the I-35 Speedway on Thursday night. Two-time USMTS national champ Ryan Gustin survived a flurry of yellow flags and a late-race challenge from USRA Modified national points leader Darron Fuqua of Mayetta, Kan., ...

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O’Neil nets $10,002 with Grant Junghans Memorial triumph

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Aug. 17)–As drivers and fans alike celebrated the life of one of the most popular dirt track racers of all time, Friday’s 3rd Annual Grant Junghans Memorial at the Lakeside Speedway gave the fans a night to remember. In the 32-lap feature co-sanctioned by the USMTS and USRA, Jake O’Neil came away with the biggest win of ...

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Stormy Scott outduels twin brother to claim USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout

WHEATLAND, Missouri (Aug. 4, 2018) – The 9th annual USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout Presented by Foley Equipment was a classic Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway with Stormy Scott emerging the winner of the $3,000 feature. Scott’s twin brother Johnny Scott was second and Lucas Oil Speedway Pitts Homes USRA Modified 2018 track points leader Darron Fuqua settled for ...

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Brown captures Lucas Oil Speedway Street Stocks feature as Wolff, Jackson and Fennewald also prevail

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WHEATLAND, Missouri (July 28, 2018) – In a battle of the last two track champions, Derek Brown outdueled Toby Ott to win Saturday night’s Big O Tires Street Stocks 25-lap main event at Lucas Oil Speedway. Brown, of Stoutland, Missouri, started up front and led all the way to collect the $750 prize in the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing ...

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Body Goes Back To Back At Springfield In USRA Modified Main/Gilmore Pulls Away Late In Out Pace USRA B Modifieds

Springfield, Mo.-  Jim Body took control on the opening lap of the USRA Modified feature and held back repeated challenges from Ryan Gilmore until Gilmore jumped the cushion with 2 laps to go in capturing his second straight feature win Saturday Night at The “Quick-Quarter” of The Springfield Raceway in an action packed feature for the top spot. Body, who ...

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Chad Simpson Soars to Win at Freedom Classic

Pryor Creek, Oklahoma (June 29, 2018) – For the second time in 2018, Chad Simpson made the most of the DirtonDirt.com pole and raced to the checkers in night one of the Freedom Classic at the Salina Highbanks Speedway. Earlier in the night, Simpson rolled from the sixth spot on the grid to pick up his heat race win in ...

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Sanders the $40,000 Master at Cedar Lake Speedway

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 16)–Incredibly hard racing, endless passing for positions, charges from the back to the front and a couple of heated exchanges were all part of Saturday night’s Modified Masters finale at the Cedar Lake Speedway, but the one constant was Rodney Sanders who led all 70 laps while the war was waged behind him. From the outside ...

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