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O’Neil sets sail at Longdale for first USMTS win of 2019

After missing most of April while he recovered from medical issues, Jake O’Neil has steadily improved both physically and inside the cockpit of his LG2 chassis by Jimmy Owens. On Thursday night he returned to USMTS action for the first time since King of America IX in March and brought home a fifth-place finish. Friday night he improved to third ...

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Salty Ramirez best in USMTS debut at Kansas State Fairgrounds

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (April 26)–In front of a crowd of more than 3,000 fans Friday night at the Kansas State Fairgrounds, the USMTS made their maiden voyage to the 104-year-old facility in Hutchinson, Kan., with Dereck Ramirez making his first trip to victory lane in 2019. The big half-mile of dirt saw Rodney Sanders jump out to an early lead in ...

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VanderBeek gets it done at 81, scores first USMTS checkers of 2019

PARK CITY, Kan. (April 25)–After several near misses in the early going this season, Zack VanderBeek finally found the road to victory lane and garnered his 48th career USMTS win at the 81 Speedway on Thursday night. The 34-year-old from New Sharon, Iowa, hasn’t employed any drastic measures to get faster, just plugging away. “We made some little changes, but ...

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Central Missouri Speedway Opening Night Victories go to Siebert, Campbell, Foster, Raffurty, and Sanders!

Unsanctioned: Modifieds, Street Stocks, B-Mods, Mod-Lites, and Pure Stocks Central Missouri Speedway Event #1 – April 21, 2019 (Warrensburg, MO) The 2019 race season at Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) kicked off in a big way on Power 97 FM Radio Race Night on Saturday with 90 race teams on hand for competition. At the conclusion of the night, Austin Siebert ...

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Marriott cool under pressure in breakout USMTS triumph

VIVIAN, La. (April 12)–Not only did Hunter Marriott score his initial USMTS victory Friday night at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway, but he did it by fending off two of the most skilled drivers familiar with Gene Boyter’s high-banked speed palace in Vivian, La. In 14 USMTS main events held here over the past decade, Chris Henigan has two wins and Cade ...

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Sanders collects opening night checkers at USMTS Cajun Clash

VIVIAN, La. (April 11)–The fans in attendance at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway and those watching live on RacinDirt.com witnessed a barn-burner of a main event Thursday to kick off the 7th Annual USMTS Cajun Clash, but Rodney Sanders missed out on all of the excitement going on behind him. After disposing of polesitter Lucas Schott on the first lap, Sanders raced ...

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Sanders tops Summit USMTS Southern Series action at Jackson

BYRAM Miss. (April 5)–Rodney Sanders saw the green flag and then proceeded to pounce on the competition Friday night at the Jackson Motor Speedway, scoring a $3,000 victory. The two-time USMTS National Champion held a comfortable lead for most of the 30-lap main event, but a caution with two laps remaining gave hard-charging Zack VanderBeek a shot at the leader. ...

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Ricky Thornton, Jr. takes King of America win at Humboldt Speedway! Jared Timmerman takes B-Mod win!

Thornton conquers King of America IX HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 23)–Ricky Thornton Jr. wrestled the lead away from Kyle Strickler on lap 19 and proceeded to thrive and survive for the final 31 laps to earn a $12,000 payday and claim the crown of dirt modified racing’s King of America. Rain throughout the early morning hours created havoc for crews at ...

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Gustin, O’Neil share King of America IX front row

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 22)–After two nights of incredible heart-stopping USMTS qualifying races at the Humboldt Speedway on Thursday and Friday, the fields are set for Saturday’s main events at the King of America IX Modified Nationals powered by Summit Racing Equipment. And with two nights of solid performances, two-time USMTS national champion Ryan Gustin of Marshalltown, Iowa, will be seeking ...

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Results from Thursday action at King of America from Humboldt Speedway

Gustin turns top qualifying effort Thursday at King of America IX HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 21)–With arguably the most talent-rich field of dirt modified racers ever assembled, Ryan Gustin stood out Thursday night in first-round qualifying at the King of America IX Modified Nationals powered by Summit Racing Equipment. A two-time past winner of the event, Gustin emerged as the only ...

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King of America IX, Battle at the Bullring super show starts Wednesday

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 19)–The Humboldt Speedway is hell-bent for hammer-down with the nation’s fastest and nastiest Modified and B-Mod racers converging on the Southern Kansas clay this Wednesday-Saturday, March 20-23, for a colossal two-headed monster of an event. With below freezing temperatures three weeks ago, officials from ‘The Hummer’ announced the postponement of the Battle at the Bullring V to ...

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USMTS throws down Thursday in Texas

PETTY, Texas (March 11)–The 2019 USMTS campaign begins with a three-night excursion through Texas starting this Thursday, March 14, at the 82 Speedway in Petty. The Kennedale Speedway Park hosts the USMTS touring titans on Friday, March 15, and the Superbowl Speedway in Greenville wraps things up for opening weekend on Saturday, March 16. The 82 Speedway is a wide, ...

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USMTS set for rock ’em sock ’em 2019 slate

DALLAS, Texas (March 3)–The 2019 USMTS campaign begins with a three-night excursion through Texas in March with 48 events featuring 62 nights of racing at 39 race tracks in 13 states along the road to the crowning of the next USMTS National Champion during the first weekend of November back in the Lone Star State. Along the grueling dirt road ...

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Scott Brothers Racing Launches New Cyber Home; Stormy Scott Set to Tackle 2019 LOLMDS Slate

Las Cruces, New Mexico (11/16/18) – Las Cruces, New Mexico’s Scott Brothers Racing is the latest addition to the MSR Mafia team, and a brand-new website for the team has been launched at www.ScottBrothersRacing.com . The team enjoyed a great 2018 season with Johnny Scott claiming the $50,000 championship with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS), while Stormy Scott ...

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Phillips nets $10,000 payday, rain has final say at Summit USMTS Southern Nationals

KENNEDALE, Texas. (Nov. 3)–Rain altered the start of the inaugural Summit USMTS Southern Nationals on Wednesday, pushing practice night to Thursday and making the three-day event a Friday-Saturday doubleheader. Rain returned to the Kennedale Speedway Park on Saturday night, just in time to shorten the Summit USMTS Southern Series main event and bring an end to the 20th Anniversary USMTS ...

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White, Phillips share front row for Saturday’s Summit USMTS Southern Nationals finale

KENNEDALE, Texas (Nov. 2)–The Kennedale Speedway Park hosted 211 competitors for the inaugural Summit Racing Equipment USMTS Southern Nationals on Friday night with drivers dueling in dual qualifying heats for their starting spots in Saturday’s finale at the quarter-mile clay oval. Drivers in each division battled in two 10-lap qualifying heats from two different starting spots. Passing points were combined ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway unveils tentative 2019 schedule

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WHEATLAND, Missouri (November 2, 2018) – Lucas Oil Speedway fans can begin making plans – for the big, multi-day specials or their favorite weekly events – as the 2019 tentative schedule has been unveiled. General Manager Danny Lorton said the foundation of the schedule will remain similar to recent seasons, with a steady flow of special events spread throughout the ...

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