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‘Rocket’ too light, ‘Reaper’ gets loot in Chisholm Trail Showdown

PARK CITY, Kan. (Nov. 5) — Polesitter Rodney Sanders crossed the finish line first in Saturday’s main event, but it was Ryan Gustin who took home the $5,000 Chisholm Trail Showdown winner’s paycheck at the 81 Speedway. Sanders started on the pole and led all 50 laps of the feature race, but after rolling over the scales under the minimum ...

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Tentative 2017 Lucas Oil Speedway schedule unveiled

Lucas Oil Speedway

Wheatland, Missouri (November 3, 2016) – The Inaugural Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series event next July highlights the tentative Lucas Oil Speedway 2017 schedule, announced on Thursday by Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson. The new Off Road track, which is under construction southeast of the dirt track, will bring a new form of racing to Lucas Oil ...

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Schott wins Grant Junghans Memorial

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 30) — More than 8,000 family, friends and fans of the late Grant Junghans gathered at the Lakeside Speedway Friday for the inaugural Grant Junghans Memorial-the biggest one-day event in the history of dirt modified racing. And when the dust had settled shortly after midnight, there was one man-Lucas Schott-standing in victory lane with a $10,002 ...

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Thornton, Marrant deal “Deuces Wild” victories at Lakeside Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 29) — USMTS drivers converged on the Lakeside Speedway Thursday for the inaugural “Deuces Wild” event-a special prelude to Friday’s Grant Junghans Memorial. Ricky Thornton Jr. and Aaron Marrant both have USRA Modified wins on their résumé, but neither had ever won a USMTS main event prior to Thursday night. Thornton, who finished second in last ...

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Weder on top of Modified world, wins 18th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 24) — Nearly eight years after his last USMTS triumph, Tommy Weder Jr. made his way back to Widow Wax Victory Lane in a big way Saturday by winning the finale of the 18th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree at the Deer Creek Speedway. The 31-year-old from Woodward, Okla., has competed in just a handful of crown ...

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Schott guns down Featherlite Fall Jamboree foes Friday

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 23) — Friday night shows have been very good for Lucas Schott when the United States Modified Touring Series comes to Southern Minnesota. Two years ago, at 18 years of age, Schott captured his first USMTS win during the 16th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree and he did again this year by leading all 42 laps Friday ...

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Dillard wins first Featherlite Fall Jamboree feature while Hughes nets third USMTS crown

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 22) — It was a battle for the ages on opening night of the 18th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree as a season-long battle to become the 2016 USMTS national champion came down to the final turn on the final points night. Trailing defending champ Jason Hughes by 10 points coming into Thursday night’s clash at the ...

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Louisiana Fast: Dillard dominates at Adams County Speedway

CORNING, Iowa (Aug. 18) — His hometown of Robeline, La., may be half a world away, but Cade Dillard has certainly taken a liking to the State of Iowa. With a dominating performance Thursday night at the Adams County Speedway in Corning, Iowa, the 25-year-old notched his second straight win in the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by ...

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Driver roster at 95 for Grant Junghans Memorial

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Aug. 18) — The biggest and richest one-day event in the history of dirt modified racing will take place Friday, Aug. 19, when fans and the top drivers in the sport converge on the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City for the inaugural Grant Junghans Memorial presented by BriggsAuto.com. DRIVER ROSTER (as of Aug. 18, 11:30 a.m.) 1. ...

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VanderBeek captures USMTS Show-Me Shootout at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Lyndal Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (August 7, 2016) –  Zack VanderBeek took the lead just before the halfway point and went to beat a star-studded field of the nation’s top Modified racers in Saturday night’s 7th annual Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout at Lucas Oil Speedway. Race three of the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup saw VanderBeek, of New ...

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Phillips tops USMTS trophy hunters at Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (Aug. 5) — The Humboldt Speedway hosted the second round of the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental Friday night, and Terry Phillips hoisted the winner’s check for $3,000. The 50-year-old from Springfield, Mo., was the beneficiary of a rough-and-tumble battle for the lead between Cade Dillard and Rodney Sanders midway through ...

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Baumans, Duvall, Jergens comprise 2016 Casey’s Crew

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (Aug. 2) — Four United States Modified Touring Series competitors will comprise the Casey’s Crew during this year’s Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental. Each driver will carry an associate sponsorship from Casey’s General Stores during the championship series and primary sponsorship from one of three popular brands available in Casey’s ...

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Brian Brown and Austin Siebert Claim Night of Stars Victories at Missouri State Fair Speedway!

Missouri State Fair speedway

By Sam Stoecklin MSFS Public Relations July 29, 2016 (Sedalia, Missouri) Race engines brought an extra sense excitement Thursday evening at the Missouri State Fairgrounds as the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region Sprint Cars presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps and USRA Modifieds filled the night with high-energy and horsepower. Fifteen ASCS Warrior Region sprint cars took part in ...

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Hughes, Sanders shine brightest on opening night of 6th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals

USMTS - United States Modified Touring Series

GREENWOOD, Neb. (July 22) — Jason Hughes and Rodney Sanders have combined for more than 200 career United States Modified Touring Series feature wins and own four of the last six USMTS national titles. Friday night at the I-80 Speedway, the two dirt Modified stars found a way to shine brightest again among 44 entries at the 6th Annual Silver ...

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Sanders celebrates 70th USMTS win at Dodge County Speedway

KASSON, Minn. (July 14) — Rodney Sanders dominated Thursday’s feature race as the United States Modified Touring Series returned to the Dodge County Speedway for the first time in nearly four years. With polesitter Josh Angst unable to take the green flag due to an oil pan problem that occurred when he pulled onto the track, Johnny Scott was able ...

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Arneson battles back into USMTS winner’s circle

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 18) — Through 42 laps of maneuvering around a tricky Cedar Lake Speedway and navigating thick lapped traffic, Austin Arneson found his way back to the USMTS winner’s circle Saturday night. It was the first victory for the 24-year-old from Fargo, N.D., since winning the first three races of his career during Winter Speedweeks in February ...

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Hughes claims opening night victory at 18th Annual Masters

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 17) — Lately it seems the only thing that can stop Jason Hughes is the weather. On the heels of two rained-out events on Tuesday and Wednesday, the defending USMTS national champ from Watts, Okla., made it two in a row Friday during opening night of the 18th Annual Masters at the Cedar Lake Speedway. In ...

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Johnny Scott returns to victory lane in USMTS shootout at Longdale

LONGDALE, Okla. (June 11) — The second night of the Rancho Milagro Showdown/Alyssa Ramirez Memorial at the Longdale Speedway ended with a barnburner for the ages and Johnny Scott’s first win of the 2016 USMTS campaign. But it was his older twin, Stormy Scott, who swiped the lead from polesitter Jason Hughes when the green flag appeared for the start ...

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