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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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Scott stays hot with USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup win at Brown County Speedway

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Aug. 9)–Stormy Scott made it two straight with a wire-to-wire win Wednesday night during the 2nd Annual Bullet SportsWear Modified Showdown at the Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D. Scott, who won the second race of the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental last Friday at the Humboldt Speedway, continued his strong ...

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Scott seizes points lead with victory at Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (Aug. 4)–In just his second night behind the wheel of just the third VanderBuilt Race Cars chassis to roll off the assembly line, Stormy Scott captured a much-needed victory Friday night at the Humboldt Speedway in Round 2 of the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental. Scott, who captured the 2012 King ...

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Wolff draws first blood, opens USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup with career-first win

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Aug. 3)–The first feature race in the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup belongs to a first-time winner after Tyler Wolff laid down a dominating wire-to-wire win in Thursday’s caution-free 40-lapper at the Springfield Raceway. Wolff, a Grant Junghans Rookie of the Year contender, was the class of the 45-car field from the first green to the final ...

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Schutt earns featured win at Lucas Oil Speedway as Turner, Jackson and Shute also prevail

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (July 29, 2017) – Brian Schutt led all 25 laps to capture the Big O Tires Street Stocks feature Saturday night in the program headliner at Lucas Oil Speedway. But the flag-to-flag triumph was anything but a comfortable drive for the veteran from Lebanon, Mo. “I’ll tell you what, I don’t get that nervous ...

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USMTS Modifieds, Holley USRA Stock Cars, Out-Pace USRA B-Mods return to Scotland County Speedway Aug. 17

Holley USRA Stock Cars, Out-Pace USRA B-Mods return to Scotland County Speedway Aug. 17 MEMPHIS, Mo. (July 29)–It’s been more than ten years since the Holley USRA Stock Cars and Out-Pace USRA B-Mods battled at the Scotland County Speedway but a new chapter will be written when the Iron Man Challenge invades the Memphis, Mo., oval on Aug. 17. Part ...

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