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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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Lakeside Speedway, Randolph County Raceway in USMTS crosshairs

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KANSAS CITY, Kan.-Everybody is invited to join the United States Modified Touring Series as the series heads for a doubleheader in the heartland of America this Friday and Saturday, May 1-2. Oh, Mother Nature? She’s not invited. Action in the MSD Central Region presented by Day Motor Sports kicks off this Friday, May 1, at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas ...

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Hughes hoists winner’s trophy at King of America V presented by Chix Gear

Jason Hughes

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-Jason Hughes stalked Dereck Ramirez for 57 laps Saturday night at the Humboldt Speedway, finally pounced on an opportunity to take the lead on lap 58, and then paced the final 43 circuits to capture the victory in the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear. In addition to his 2010 United States Modified Touring ...

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Ramirez, Hughes share front row for 100-lap King of America V finale

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HUMBOLDT, Kan.-An army of 82 drivers each took part in four 10-lap heat races during the last 28 hours, and Dereck Ramirez of Woodward, Okla., proved to be the Best of the Best as he earned to the pole position for the finale of the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear. One month ago today, ...

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Striegel unstoppable in Holley Iron Man Series showdown at Humboldt

Mike Striegel

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-The Holley Iron Man Series took center stage Friday at the Humboldt Speedway, and Mike Striegel took the biggest portion of the prize money back to Wheatland, Mo., after winning the USRA B-Mod main event on night 2 of the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear. After starting fourth in the 24-car, 25-lap feature, ...

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Rain halts Thursday’s King of America V Modified action at Humboldt!

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HUMBOLDT, Kan.—With 11 of 14 qualifying heat races in the books Thursday, a slight drizzle evolved into a steady rain and forced the postponement of the remainder of Round 1 at the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear until Friday night. Although an abbreviated program, fans in attendance and watching live online were treated to ...

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Dead Line Approaching For Springfield Raceway B-Mod Nationals

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Springfield, Mo.-The old saying it will be here before you know it will apply quickly as the Pre-Entry Deadline is rapidly approaching for the Liquid Nitro B-Mod Nationals at the racy “Quick-Quarter” of the Springfield Raceway. This $6600 to win and $1300 to start event for the 2nd Annual event is scheduled to be held April 9th-11th with an open ...

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Make it a double: King of America V presented by Chix Gear kicks off Thursday

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HUMBOLDT, Kan.-Fans can get a double dose racing on Thursday when the King of America V presented by Chix Gear kicks off the quest for a new king to crown. With wet weather forcing the cancellation of Wednesday night’s practice session, the Humboldt Speedway will now host open practice on Thursday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Admission to ...

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‘The Reaper’ rolls to USMTS win at I-35 Speedway

Ryan Gustin

WINSTON, Mo.-As the United States Modified Touring Series invaded the I-35 Speedway for the 14th time in 14 seasons Sunday, Ryan Gustin scored his third USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental victory of the year and third of his career at the clay oval in Winston, Mo. Keith Foss beat polesitter Nick Nevins to the first corner ...

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Scott returns to USMTS winner’s circle at Humboldt

Stormy Scott

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-Stormy Scott’s 2015 debut with the United States Modified Touring Series couldn’t have gone any better for the Las Cruces, N.M., racer as he led every lap of a competitive main event at the Humboldt Speedway to kick off the MSD Central Region presented by Day Motor Sports. Making his first USMTS start since the USMTS Winter Nationals last ...

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Austin Arneson claims first USMTS regional crown of 2015, lone man standing in hunt for $150,000 pot of gold

Austin Arneson

FARGO, N.D.-They say there’s a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but for Austin Arneson there could be a pot of gold waiting for him at the end of the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental. The 23-year-old from Fargo, N.D., earned $5,000 for winning the MVT Gulf Coast Border Region ...

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Modified elites riddle entry list for nationally-televised King of America V

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HUMBOLDT, Kan.-The nation’s elite open-wheel dirt modified drivers will descend on the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan., for the fifth straight year for the King of America V presented by Chix Gear on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26-28. Pre-entered drivers as of March 17: 1. 98 John Allen, Chanute, Kan. 2. 20 Trevor Anderson, Watertown, S.D. 3. 99 Josh ...

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USMTS ‘Modified March Madness’ a slam dunk for drivers, fans alike

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CANEY, Kan.-The Best of the Best modified drivers in this solar system will be orbiting three dirt ovals in Kansas and Missouri this weekend as the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series powered by S&S Fishing & Rental kick off action in the ultra-tough MSD Central Region presented by Day Motor Sports. The dirt starts flying this Friday, March 20, at the ...

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Gustin gets the job done in Las Cruces

Ryan Gustin

LAS CRUCES, N.M.-Ryan Gustin was in the right place at the right time Sunday afternoon at the Southern New Mexico Speedway, and found himself in victory lane at the end of the 50-lap USMTS main event. Coming into the weekend, the 24-year-old from Marshalltown, Iowa, had won 69 United States Modified Touring Series feature races, but never tasted victory at ...

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Houston rockets to Winter Meltdown winner’s circle, scores first USMTS victory

Philip Houston

LAS CRUCES, N.M.-After four years of searching for his first win, Philip Houston found paydirt at the 21st Annual Winter Meltdown presented by Barnett Harley-Davidson on Saturday night, but not until after he had to hang on through nine cautions and a red flag at the Southern New Mexico Speedway. Houston, who won a USRA Modified main event here a ...

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Sanders collects USMTS checkers in Winter Meltdown opener

Rodney Sanders

LAS CRUCES, N.M.—Defending USMTS National Champion Rodney Sanders found the new shape and surface of the Southern New Mexico Speedway to his liking Friday night, and drove away from the field to capture the opening round of the 21st Annual Winter Meltdown presented by Barnett Harley-Davidson. “It is awesome,” Sanders said about the new clay surface and widened corners at ...

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Sanders gets 46th USMTS win, thwarts Arneson’s El Paso sweep

Rodney Sanders

EL PASO, Texas—With the weekend’s biggest prize on the line Saturday night at the El Paso Speedway Park, Rodney Sanders found a way to stop the Austin Arneson freight train and found himself in victory lane with a $4,000 paycheck at the 2nd Annual “Ice Breaker” presented by El Luchador. “We were pretty good in the heat race and felt ...

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