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USMTS blasts into Beaumont, Willis, Baytown this weekend

HOUSTON (March 15) — Up next for the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy is a three-race swing through Texas in and around Houston. On Friday, March 18, the touring titans invade the Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont for round 1 of the Texas Shootout, then head to the Gator Motorplex in Willis on Saturday, ...

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Jason Hughes takes USMTS win at Humboldt, Kansas

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 12) – In the eighteen USMTS events at the Humboldt Speedway prior to Saturday night, just three drivers have recorded multiple victories and those three have snagged two-thirds of the trophies taken home from the high-banked 3/8-mile dirt oval. With an event record 69 cars and drivers signed in to do battle in front of a standing-room-only ...

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Gustin survives for USMTS triumph at South Coffeyville

SOUTH COFFEYVILLE, Okla. (March 11) – Marshalltown, Iowa’s Ryan Gustin survived a rough and wild main event at the Mid America Speedway Friday night to score his second USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy victory of the season while many of the other 75 drivers in attendance struggled to keep their sheet metal straight and all ...

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Ryan Gustin takes USMTS win at Mid-America Speedway!

Results from Mid America Speedway Heat 1: 1. (2) 3 Kelly Shryock, Fertile, IA. 2. (3) 98 John Allen, Chanute, KS. 3. (4) 85D Mark Dotson, Cameron, MO. 4. (5) 90 Terry Schultz, Sedalia, MO. 5. (9) 96L Chad Lyle, Oak Grove, MO. 6. (1) 1X Colby Artherton, Bartlesville, OK. 7. (10) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, MO. 8. (7) 25 ...

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Wallace seeking USMTS glory this weekend

CONCORD, N.C. (March 8) — Kenny Wallace is a favorite among NASCAR faithful and racing fans everywhere. He is a successful driver, racetrack owner and television personality, but the 47-year-old is looking to add one more feather to his cap in 2011. Wallace will be looking to capture his first checkered flag with the United States Modified Touring Series when ...

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Terry Phillips Wins $20,000 USRA Modified Winter Meltdown

Southern New Mexico Speedway – Las Cruces, NM (February 27, 2011) – Springfield, Missouri’s Terry Phillips raced around early race leader Tommy Weder and motored away to score the win the 16th annual Winter Meltdown and the huge $20,000 payday.  Phillips also picked up a $2,000 preliminary win on Friday, and Sunday’s win was his second Winter Meltdown victory. When ...

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Tommy Weder takes night 2 of Winter Meltdown!

By: Bryan Hulbert Tommy Weder Jr. captured night 2 of the USRA Modified Winter Meltdown Saturday night at Southern New Mexico Speedway. Weder’s victory stopped Terry Phillips efforts at sweeping the weekend and the $30,000 that goes with it. $20,000 is still up for grabs to whoever wins Sunday evening’s main event. Weder set the tone from the pole, jumping ...

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Phillips claims opening night of 16th Annual USRA Winter Meltdown at Southern New Mexico Speedway

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (Feb. 25) — After the A-Main redraw put Springfield, Mo.’s Terry Phillips on the pole, it was clear the battle was going to be who could run with the Andy’s Frozen Custard #75. Green flag on night #1 of the 16th annual USRA Winter Meltdown saw Phillips and Kelly Estey jump out to first and second. Able ...

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Opportunity knocks, Whittington answers with USMTS triumph at Royal Purple Raceway

BAYTOWN, Texas (Feb. 19) – John O Whittington took advantage of an early-race caution flag, then beat Kelly Shryock to the finish line to score the victory in Saturday afternoon’s USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy main event at the Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas. From the outside of the front row, Chris Brown muscled ...

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Friday fog forces USMTS doubleheader Saturday at Royal Purple Raceway

BAYTOWN, Texas — Night 2 of the inaugural Texas Spring Nationals will now be “day 2” as thick fog rolled up from the Gulf of Mexico Friday evening and planted itself atop the Royal Purple Raceway, forcing USMTS officials to postpone the program. Drivers in the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy will now face off ...

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USMTS family mourns passing of Craig Scott

BAYTOWN, Texas — Drivers took part in a three-hour practice session Wednesday night at the Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas, in preparation for this weekend’s 2011 season opener for the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy. Sadly, the night took on a somber tone when Craig Scott of Rosemount, Minn., was rushed to the hospital ...

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Gustin gets best of Hughes in USMTS lidlifter at Royal Purple Raceway

BAYTOWN, Texas — The USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy kicked off the 2011 season Thursday with the first of three nights at the Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas. A field of 72 cars and drivers checked in to do battle in the Inaugural Texas Spring Nationals at the 3/8-mile clay oval located just east of ...

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The Science of Dirt: fifth Dirt Knights episode kicks off “Super” Sunday

MONETT, Mo. (Feb. 6) — Fresh off a “bye week” last Sunday, the fifth episode of the hit reality television series Dirt Knights returns Sunday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Central time on the VERSUS cable sports network. Dirt Knights Episode 5: “The Science of Dirt” will satisfy the need for speed for tens of thousands of racing ...

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USMTS engine builders, drivers rev up for another COMP Cams® Engine Builder of the Year battle

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Feb. 5) – For the fourth year in a row in 2011, engine builders and the drivers in the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour will once again be rewarded for their efforts by COMP Cams®. The COMP Cams® Engine Builder of the Year Award was created at the start of the 2008 campaign to recognize the masters ...

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Mesilla Valley Transportation delivers for USMTS drivers, sponsors Hard Charger Award for 2011 campaign

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (Feb. 3) – When you find yourself looking at a dozen or more rear bumpers while sitting at the rear of a double-wide pack for the start of a USMTS main event, the task at hand can be daunting. Thrill of victory aside, drivers competing in the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour have another incentive to ...

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Hejna joins Koster Racing for 2011 campaign

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (Jan. 26) — Dirt Modified veteran Al Hejna of Clear Lake, Iowa, has announced that he will be behind the wheel of a new Big Cock Chassis for Koster Racing in 2011. Hejna joins fellow competitor and friend Corey Dripps of Waterloo, Iowa, and 2010 WISSOTA Midwest Modified National Champion Brandon Davis of Medford, Minn., on the ...

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