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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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Gustin wins 7th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals

GREENWOOD, Neb. (July 22)–It’s a good thing they give out trophies instead of rings at USMTS crown jewel events because Ryan Gustin would be fresh out of fingers and toes. In front of an overflow crowd Saturday night at the I-80 Speedway, the 26-year-old from Marshalltown, Iowa, nabbed his first feature win at the Greenwood, Neb., speedplant as he fended ...

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Johnny Scott earns pole for USMTS Silver Dollar Nationals

Johnny Scott of Las Cruces, N.M., claimed the Pole Dash victory Friday night at the I-80 Speedway, and locked himself into the pole position for Saturday’s $10,000-to-win United States Modified Touring Series finale of the 7th Annual Silver Dollard Nationals. Following two runner-up finishes in both of his heat races earlier, Scott drew the pole position for the start of ...

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Lucas Oil Late Model Stars Ready for Silver Dollar Nationals!

BATAVIA, OH (July 20, 2017) – The nation’s fastest growing crown jewel event, now boasting a $53,000 top prize, will take place this weekend at I-80 Speedway. The 7th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals is set for this Thursday-Saturday, July 21st-23rd. The largest auto racing event in the state of Nebraska is co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association. ...

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Fennewald takes Thursday Night Thunder ULMA Late Model headliner at Lucas Oil Speedway

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WHEATLAND, Missouri (June 30, 2017) – Johnny Fennewald pressured Aaron Poe most of the way and was running out of time. But Fennewald finally made a timely pass to claim the featured Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Model main event Thursday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. Other winners on Casey’s General Stores Thursday Night Thunder Presented by KY3 ...

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Gustin banks $50,000 in Masters triumph

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 18) — The King of America expanded his ruling territory Sunday afternoon. Ryan Gustin took home the biggest paycheck of his racing career following a dominating victory in The Masters main event at the Cedar Lake Speedway, collecting $50,000 following a 70-lap affair that took nearly 14 hours to complete. Gustin jumped in front of polesitter ...

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VanderBeek vaults into victory lane at Cedar Lake Speedway

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 15) — Zack VanderBeek may not be thinking about what he’ll do with Saturday’s $50,000 winner’s share of the prize money, but he posted a convincing down payment worth $3,000 Thursday night to kick off Modified Masters weekend at the Cedar Lake Speedway. The 32-year old from New Sharon, Iowa, drove away from the field at ...

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Hughes rolls to Upper Iowa Speedway win

DECORAH, Iowa (May 28) — In search of his third straight USMTS National Championship and fourth overall, Jason Hughes rolled to his fifth victory of the season Sunday during the 10th Annual Nordic Nationals at the Upper Iowa Speedway. Rolling off from the outside of the front row for the 40-lap main event, Hughes grabbed the lead from polesitter Tyler ...

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Dillard bounces back at Deer Creek

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (May 27) — Cade Dillard put the sour taste of Friday night’s late-race collapse in the rear view mirror Saturday night with the sweet taste of victory at the Deer Creek Speedway. Dillard, who passed Josh Angst at the halfway point of the 40-lap main event, led the final 21 laps to score his seventh Casey’s USMTS ...

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Gustin grinds one out for Grandpa D, outguns Dillard in Mississippi Thunder thriller

FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. (May 26) — The worst part about the checkered flag waving at the conclusion of the USMTS main event Friday night at the Mississippi Thunder Speedway was that it had to end. The best part was that everybody in attendance was finally able to take a breath. Bob Timm’s reshaping and resurfacing of the Fountain City, Wis., ...

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