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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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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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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 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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Sanders scores 50th USMTS victory on opening night at The Masters

Rodney Sanders

NEW RICHMOND, Wis.-Rodney Sanders captured his 50th career United States Modified Touring Series victory Friday night as the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental invaded the Cedar Lake Speedway for round 1 of The Masters. Although the two-time defending USMTS National Champion from Happy, Texas, led every lap of the race, he was never more than two ...

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Gerdes goes the distance in USMTS Viking voyage

Brady Gerdes

ALEXANDRIA, Minn.-The outside front row was the place to be for the start of Wednesday’s main event, and Thursday night was no different as Brady Gerdes led all 35 laps in dominating fashion to capture his career first USMTS victory in the series’ first-ever voyage to the Viking Speedway. Gerdes, a United States Modified Touring Series Rookie of the Year ...

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Thatcher snatches USMTS checkers at KRA Speedway

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WILLMAR, Minn.-After leading all 40 laps of the United States Modified Touring Series feature at the KRA Speedway Wednesday evening, Craig Thatcher was standing in victory lane and breathing a sigh of relief. The USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental made its maiden voyage to the speedplant located in Willmar, Minn., with a big crowd looking on, ...

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Waits wins second straight Minnesota Spring Challenge at Deer Creek Speedway

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SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-Brad Waits took command at the drop of the green flag and proceeded to lead all 40 laps of Saturday’s main event for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental at the Deer Creek Speedway. Waits, whose first of four United States Modified Touring Series victories at ‘The Creek’ came at the inaugural World Modified ...

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Dillard wins Denison thriller

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DENISON, Iowa-Cade Dillard’s last-minute decision to make the 14-hour haul from Robeline, La., paid off to the tune of $3,000 Thursday with a thrilling United States Modified Touring Series victory at the Crawford County Speedway in Denison, Iowa. “I wasn’t going to be able to come up here, but thanks to (USMTS President) Todd Staley hounding me about coming up ...

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Sanders flies to USMTS win Friday in Fergus Falls

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FERGUS FALLS, Minn.-The USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental finally beat Mother Nature Friday night as the series made its first-ever voyage to the I-94 Speedway in Fergus Falls, Minn. Although many of the touring USMTS titans found themselves in unfamiliar territory, two-time defending USMTS National Champion Rodney Sanders found himself in a familiar spot after the ...

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Sobbing KO’s USMTS heavyweights at Randolph County Raceway

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MOBERLY, Mo.-Terry Phillips and Rodney Sanders continued their battle that began the previous night in Kansas City, but Saturday night at the Randolph County Raceway it was a fight for second as Jesse Sobbing landed a blow to the two heavyweights en route to claiming his first-ever USMTS victory. Starting next to Phillips on the outside of the front row, ...

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Phillips fends off Sanders again in USMTS battle at Lakeside Speedway

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KANSAS CITY, Kan.-The USMTS Casey’s Cup Series powered by S&S Fishing & Rental kicked off the month of May at the Lakeside Speedway Friday night with a stacked field featuring the Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. The cream of the crop usually rises to the top, and two drivers-Terry Phillips and Rodney Sanders-continued their stranglehold at the ...

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