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Bleess’ awesome autumn continues with Grant Junghans Memorial win; BShepp runner-up

On a history-making night at the 81 Speedway where crew members, fans and racers honored the late Grant Junghans and paid tribute to hall-of-fame promoter C. Ray Hall, a young driver from Chatfield, Minnesota, named Jacob Bleess forever etched his name into dirt modified racing lore. With the champagne still not dry on the Featherlite Fall Jamboree trophy he took ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway tentative 2020 schedule includes oval, off road and drag boat racing

WHEATLAND, Missouri (November 7, 2019) – Lucas Oil Speedway has released its 2020 tentative schedule and it includes something for everyone with motorsports events planned on three different venues at the complex – and even a professional bull ride.Along with the 13-week Weekly Racing Series, which General Manager Danny Lorton calls “the backbone of our schedule,” there’s at least one special ...

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Whitwell denies challengers, claims Rancho Milagro USRA Fall Nationals qualifying feature

R.C. Whitwell staved off a mid-race challenge from Jake O’Neil and a late-race threat from Bobby Pierce to claim the checkers on night two of the 20th Annual Rancho Milagro USRA Fall Nationals at the Vado Speedway Park. The ace from Tucson, Arizona, started on the pole for the 25-lap Rancho Milagro USRA Modified qualifying feature, but his path to ...

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Dillard’s defense thwarts Phillips’ offensive in Rancho Milagro USRA Fall Nationals opener

Celebrating their first season of operation, the fabulous Vado Speedway Park kicked off the 20th Annual Rancho Milagro USRA Fall Nationals on Friday with a packed pit area featuring some of the hottest dirt track racers on the planet. In the headlining Rancho Milagro USRA Modifieds, Cade Dillard earned the right to visit Western Tech Victory Lane following a nail-biting ...

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Diamond Dozen: 12 memorable races during 2019 Lucas Oil Speedway season

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 24, 2019) – One of the lasting memories of the 2019 season at Lucas Oil Speedway always will be the severe storm that blew into Wheatland late at night on May 20th, ripping apart the grandstands at the Off Road track and leaving damage throughout the complex. Two of the season’s major events – the 27th annual ...

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Falck still flawless, four others first in Summit USRA Nationals Friday night features

  WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (Sept. 27)–Kyle Falck scored his second feature win in as many nights Friday while four other racers found their way into Hamilton County Speedway’s victory lane during the second round of action at the 6th Annual Summit USRA Nationals presented by MyRacePass. Like he did on Thursday, Falck had the field covered for the entire 20-lap ...

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Bleess seizes piece of history with Featherlite Fall Jamboree victory

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 21)–Jacob Bleess drove the race of his life Saturday night in the finale of the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree at the Deer Creek Speedway. Bleess took the lead at the waving of the green flag and went on to pace all 50 laps in securing his career-first USMTS win on the world’s biggest stage for ...

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Sanders best of the best in Friday Featherlite Fall Jamboree thriller

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 20)–Magical things just seem to happen between the walls of the Deer Creek Speedway when the United States Modified Touring Series is in town, and the racing gods bestowed yet another badass blessing on the race fans Friday during the second night of the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. When considering the amount of sheer excitement ...

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Ramirez, Deer Creek bury the hatchet in Featherlite Fall Jamboree lid-lifter

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 19)–Dereck Ramirez watched the monkey on his back grow old, but the 32-year-old from Woodward, Okla., finally laid it to rest Thursday on opening night of the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. Ramirez started on the outside of the front row and followed polesitter Joel Alberts for the first six laps of Thursday’s main event before ...

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Phillips finds $4,000 and fourth ‘Hunt’ win in Casino Speedway’s Sandy Benson Memorial

WATERTOWN, S.D. (Aug. 25)–Terry Phillips capped off a big week of USMTS racing on Sunday with a hard-earned $4,000 victory in the Sandy Benson Memorial at the Casino Speedway in Watertown, S.D. Phillips may very well be the hottest driver on dirt right now. If not for a last-lap pass by Jake O’Neil one night earlier, Phillips would be riding ...

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O’Neil wows Worthington crowd with last-lap pass

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (Aug. 24)–Ever since Terry Philips nipped Dereck Ramirez by two one-thousandths of a second for the win on the first night of ‘The Hunt’ three weeks ago, the racing in the USMTS has been nothing short of incredible. Saturday night was more of the same. After a riveting 39 laps of racing around the Nobles County Speedway, the ...

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O’Neil cops USMTS Casey’s Clash at Hamilton County Speedway

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (Aug. 22)–The Hamilton County Speedway hosted the 13th Annual USMTS Casey’s Clash presented by AmericInn on Thursday night, and Jake O’Neil made himself at home in victory lane for the third time this season. Hunter Marriott garnered the Sybesma Graphics Pole Award and led early on before giving way to Dereck Ramirez, who came from the sixth ...

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Lake Ozark Speedway Results – 8/16/19

Lake Ozark Speedway

Phillips fends off Ramirez for USMTS triumph at Lake Ozark Speedway ELDON, Mo. (Aug. 16)–Terry Phillips earned a hard-fought USMTS victory Friday night at the end of the road to redemption, which was about 60 miles long and stretched from Urbana to Eldon in his home state of Missouri. After leading the first half of Thursday’s main event at the ...

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Gustin garners 100th USMTS victory in maiden voyage to Dallas County Speedway

URBANA, Mo. (Aug. 15)–The United States Modified Touring Series invaded the Dallas County Speedway in Urbana, Mo., for the first time Thursday for the inaugural Bullring Bash presented by Hooker Harness, and a record crowd was on hand to witness Ryan Gustin beat Dereck Ramirez to the finish line by a whisker. “That was one heck of a race,” Gustin ...

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Sanders sails to USMTS victory at I-35 Speedway

WINSTON, Mo. (Aug. 14)–Rodney Sanders rolled to his series-best seventh win of the season Wednesday as the I-35 Speedway hosted the 10th Annual USMTS Missouri Meltdown presented by MyRacePass.com. The current points leader in the Casey’s General Stores USMTS National Championship, Sanders was patient while he battled with Ryan Gustin, Darron Fuqua, Zack VanderBeek and Terry Phillips for the first ...

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USMTS invades Dallas County Speedway in Urbana, MO on August 15th

The United States Modified Touring series will rock the town of Urbana, Missouri on Thursday, August 15th with a stop on the Casey’s Hunt for the Championship tour. This enormous event will certainly be one for the history books. A-Modifieds have not appeared at Dallas County Speedway in 12+ years. The track has never hosted a National Touring event, nor ...

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Sanders continues to steamroll through Show-Me State with USMTS triumph at Monett

Rodney Sanders continued his march toward a third USMTS National Championship Sunday night, winning the 10th Annual USMTS Missouri Nationals presented by Wilwood at the Monett Motor Speedway. The 2012 and 2013 title-holder, Sanders hunted early leader Dereck Ramirez for the first 17 laps before using lapped traffic to steal the lead and then remained on top until the checkered ...

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