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Bryant masters Moberly for USRA Iron Man Challenge win

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MOBERLY, Mo. (April 23) — Andy Bryant of Fort Scott, Kan., raced to his first Iron Man Challenge victory of the season Saturday at the Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, Mo. The defending Out-Pace USRA B-Mod National Champion disposed of early leader Yancy Shepard on lap 6, and then rode the top side of the high-banked 4/10-mile dirt oval to ...

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VanderBeek’s first Humboldt triumph happens at King of America VI presented by Chix Gear

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HUMBOLDT, Kan. (April 2) — In the 36 previous USMTS feature races he competed in at the Humboldt Speedway since 2006, Zack VanderBeek had never been the first to see the checkered flag. But Saturday night, during one of the biggest and most prestigious dirt modified races on the planet, the 31-year-old from New Sharon, Iowa, excited the final turn ...

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Hughes, Strickler, Marriott make up front row for King of America VI presented by Chix Gear

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HUMBOLDT, Kan. (April 1) — After four rounds and 360 laps of qualifying races at the Humboldt Speedway, the preliminary starting fields are set for Saturday’s finale at King of America VI presented by Chix Gear. Jason Hughes topped the points standings after Thursday’s qualifying round and padded his lead on Friday to earn the pole position for Saturday’s $12,000-to-win ...

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Hughes hell bent on keeping crown, tops big field in King of America VI qualifying

Jason Hughes

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 31) — Opening night of King of America VI presented by Chix Gear saw 106 competitors from seventeen states and two Canadian provinces suited up for battle at the Humboldt Speedway Thursday, and it was a familiar name atop the rankings when the final checkered flag waved. After 18 qualifying heats and 180 laps of racing, defending ...

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Hughes bags baker’s dozen at Humboldt

Jason Hughes

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 19) — Jason Hughes isn’t ready to give up his stranglehold on Humboldt Speedway’s victory lane quite yet. On Saturday night, the defending national champion of the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental and reigning King of America went 42 laps as the leader from start to finish to capture his series-best 13th career ...

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Grant Junghans: The Best Race Ever Run

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (March 14) — Every once in a while we are blessed with the presence of an individual who, through selfless acts of courage, inspire us to do remarkable things we never thought possible. It’s rarely on purpose. Instead, these people don’t necessarily inspire through the words they say but rather by the super-human strength they show in bearing ...

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Sanders shines in USMTS Winter Speedweeks finale

Rodney Sanders

ARDMORE, Okla. (March 5) — Twenty-four hours after winning Friday’s feature race, Rodney Sanders was back in victory lane Saturday after winning the 50-lap main event at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway to put the wraps on USMTS Winter Speedweeks. The 2013 and 2014 USMTS national champ from Happy, Texas, used every bit of the wide 3/8-mile clay oval in Ardmore, ...

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Sanders notches 66th career USMTS victory Friday at Southern Oklahoma Speedway

Rodney Sanders

ARDMORE, Okla. (March 4) — Rodney Sanders got his kicks at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway Friday night, nabbing his 66th career USMTS victory on the eve of the USMTS Winter Speedweeks finale. It appeared that his route to victory would be an easy one as he shot from the seventh starting spot to grab the lead from Lance Town after ...

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Gustin marches to fourth USMTS win of 2016

Ryan Gustin

ARDMORE, Okla. (March 3) — Marshalltown, Iowa’s Ryan Gustin chalked up his fourth win of USMTS Winter Speedweeks Thursday night at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Okla. Gustin has now won at each of the four race tracks visited by the United States Modified Touring Series to kick off the 2016 campaign, and ‘The Reaper’ looks to be back ...

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USMTS Winter Speedweeks marches on, invades Southern Oklahoma Speedway this week

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ARDMORE, Okla. (March 1) — The tireless titans of the United States Modified Touring Series return to battle this week for the fourth and final round of USMTS Winter Speedweeks at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Okla. Through nine incredible nights of racing so far during the 2016 campaign, six different drivers have claimed victory. Ryan Gustin has captured ...

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Jake Gallardo gathers first USMTS victory in Cajun Clash finale

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VIVIAN, La. (Feb. 27) — Jake Gallardo’s first USMTS triumph happened 875 miles from home Saturday night when he captured the feature win in the 5th Annual USMTS Cajun Clash presented by Horseshoe Bossier City. Just five days shy of his 23rd birthday, the second-generation driver from Las Cruces, N.M., parlayed a front row start into a wire-to-wire win in ...

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Gustin over Hughes in classic USMTS battle at Ark-La-Texas Speedway

Ryan Gustin

VIVIAN, La. (Feb. 26) — Ryan Gustin bested his car builder, Jason Hughes, in a hard-fought battle at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway Friday night to capture the win on the second night of the 5th Annual USMTS Cajun Clash presented by Horseshoe Bossier City. Gustin started on the pole for the 40-lap affair, but it was Hughes taking charge when the ...

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Scott superb in USMTS Cajun Clash opener

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VIVIAN, La. (Feb. 25) — With 65 of the nation’s premier heavy-hitters on hand Thursday at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Stormy Scott was in a class all his own in the 35-lap main event to kick off the 5th Annual USMTS Cajun Clash presented by Horseshoe Bossier City. After racing from sixth to second in Edelbrock Heat Race #3, Scott redrew ...

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VanderBeek victorious in 7th Annual Day Motor Sports Texas Spring Nationals finale

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ELM MOTT, Texas (fEB. 20) — It was a tale of two halves in Saturday night’s main event at the Heart O’ Texas Speedway, but at the end of the final chapter the hero of the story was Zack VanderBeek. The sixth race of USMTS Winter Speedweeks and final night of the 7th Annual Day Motor Sports Texas Spring Nationals ...

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Springfield B-Mod Nations List Growing

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Springfield, Mo.- Drivers from 5 different states have filed early Pre-Entries for the Springfield Raceway $5,000 to win B-mod Nations on March 4th and 5th. This event features different rules packages and provides equal competition among the packages offered. This is a Pre-Entry event and must get 100 in order for it to continue in the ever growing popular class. ...

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Gustin wires USMTS field in Waco

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ELM MOTT, Texas (Feb. 19) — Ryan Gustin rolled to his second win during USMTS Winter Speedweeks with an impressive wire-to-wire triumph Friday night during the second night of the 7th Annual Day Motor Sports Texas Spring Nationals at the Heart O’ Texas Speedway. Twenty-four hours earlier, Gustin charged from 22nd on the starting grid to finish fourth in the ...

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VanderBeek denies Dillard in USMTS barnburner at Heart O’ Texas Speedway

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ELM MOTT, Texas (Feb. 18) — Round 2 of USMTS Winter Speedweeks picked up right where it left off last week with another barnburner that came down to the wire Thursday during the 7th Annual Day Motor Sports Texas Spring Nationals at the Heart O’ Texas Speedway. Cade Dillard battled door to door with polesitter J.P. Dowell for the first ...

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Hughes net $4,000 in USMTS finale at Shady Oaks Speedway

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GOLIAD, Texas (Feb. 13) — The USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental put the wraps on opening weekend of USMTS Speedweeks Saturday at the Shady Oaks Speedway and Jason Hughes put a bow on a strong weekend with a $4,000 victory. After starting eighth, Hughes quickly moved toward the front of the field and muscled his way ...

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