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  1. USMTS Summit Southern Nationals finale belongs to Sheppard Brandon Sheppard capped a perfect weekend as the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s closed out the 2020 season Saturday at the RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas, with the final night of the 3rd Annual Summit Southern Nationals. Sheppard, who missed Thursday’s opener to collect a $100,000 check for winning his second straight World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship, sped to his second win of the weekend and kept it flawless by also winning his qualifying heat race for a second straight night. Saturday’s 50-lapper started just like it did the previous night with Terry Phillips starting on the pole and squirting out to take control when the green flag dropped while Sheppard quickly snatched second place from Bo Day. With Phillips working the middle of the 1/4-mile oval, Sheppard hugged the low line and kept the pressure on the veteran racer from Springfield, Missouri, for the first quarter of the contest before making his move for the lead. Sheppard edged in front to lead lap 11 and the 27-year-old from New Berlin, Illinois, never trailed again. “The track was awesome once again tonight and my car was great,” Sheppard said. “I could run top, middle, bottom—wherever I needed to—and I was able to rotate it in the middle of the corner and come off low. That’s where I was a little bit better than Phillips there.” Meanwhile, Tyler Davis got around Phillips halfway through the race in heavy lapped traffic and recorded his best USMTS finish in 40 tries this year with a runner-up effort. Phillips, who dropped out due to mechanical woes while leading on Friday, held it together to see the checkered flag and settled for third at the finish line ahead of Jake Gallardo, who advanced ten spots to grab fourth. A testament to the level of competition on hand Saturday, Rodney Sanders and Dereck Ramirez—the top two in USMTS points—both had to take provisional starting spots to join the main event field. While Sanders struggled for the third straight night to finish 13th, Ramirez clawed his way from 26th on the grid to finish fifth at the completion of 50 laps. Lucas Lee, who started 16th, took the sixth spot, Carlos Ahumada Jr. started and finished seventh, Tanner Mullens earned an eighth-place paycheck, Clyde Dunn Jr. nabbed ninth and Fito Gallardo completed the top 10. Looking back and looking ahead: With the waving of the checkered flag to conclude tonight’s feature race, it put the wraps on a wild, up-and-down and unpredictable 2020 season that was thrown into disarray by the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to Rodney Sanders claiming his fourth USMTS national title and Tanner Mullens collecting the USMTS Grant Junghans Rookie of the Year Award, other special awards will also be announced in the coming days. Unofficially, Hatfield Racing Engines in Joplin, Missouri, wins the Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Award while the Miller Welders USMTS Manufacturers Championship goes to MBCustoms Race Cars in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Sanders sits atop the final season-long points for the FK Rod Ends Hard Charger Award and Jason Hughes edged Sanders for the Eibach Spring Forward Award. The 2020 season for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s was highlighted by 40 nights of racing at 25 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s 3rd Annual Summit Southern Nationals – Night 3 of 3 RPM Speedway, Crandall, Texas Saturday, November 7, 2020 Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder, money won and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Summit Racing Equipment “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8. SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps): 1. (1) B5 Brandon Sheppard, New Berlin, Ill. 2. (6) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla. 3. (4) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M. 4. (8) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M. 5. (10) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. 6. (9) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D. 7. (5) 1H Brad Bracey (R), Mabank, Texas. 8. (7) 99 Jeff Needham (R), Ennis, Texas. 9. (3) M5 Dustin Mooney (R), Mesquite, Texas. 10. (2) 12L Lucas Lee, Paris, Tenn. FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps): 1. (1) 13J James McCreery (R), Midlothian, Texas. 2. (5) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan. 3. (2) 12J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas. 4. (6) 15 Kale Westover, Blair, Okla. 5. (8) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas. 6. (7) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas. 7. (9) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich. 8. (3) 3C Charlie Smith, Forney, Texas. 9. (10) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas. 10. (4) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas. EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps): 1. (7) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. 2. (3) K9 Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas. 3. (9) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan. 4. (2) 71M Chad Melton, Mineral Wells, Texas. 5. (5) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas. 6. (8) 15G Dennie Gieber, Frankston, Texas. 7. (1) 56 Broc Bowen (R), Fannin, Texas. 8. (4) 5W John O. Whittington, Vidor, Texas. 9. (10) 8X Skip O'Neal, Midlothian, Texas. 10. (6) 8 Wesley Summers, Odessa, Mo. MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps): 1. (2) 4RX Kevin Rowland, Forney, Texas. 2. (1) 24 Manuel Williams II (R), Fouke, Ark. 3. (7) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla. 4. (5) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan. 5. (9) D25 David Tanner, Wichita Falls, Texas. 6. (4) 5H Lance Hanson Jr. (R), Palmer, Texas. 7. (3) 1 Jonathan Beckett (R), Texarkana, Texas. 8. (8) 64 Casey Fowler (R), Grand Saline, Texas. 9. (6) 127 Glen Hibbard, Euless, Texas. DNS – 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa. VP RACING FUELS HEAT RACE #5 (8 laps): 1. (3) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., Canutillo, Texas. 2. (6) 4 Bo Day (R), Caddo Mills, Texas. 3. (7) 12L Cody Leonard (R), Sinton, Texas. 4. (2) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark. 5. (5) 4M Bobby Malchus, Maypearl, Texas. 6. (9) 82 Max Eddie Thomas, Wills Point, Texas. 7. (4) 21W David Winslett, Bossier City, La. 8. (1) 37H Neil Manchester (R), Magnolia, Texas. 9. (8) 2X Peyton Reinke (R), Burkburnett, Texas. REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (15 laps, top 6 advance): 1. (2) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M. 2. (5) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas. 3. (1) 24 Manuel Williams II (R), Fouke, Ark. 4. (9) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas. 5. (7) 82 Max Eddie Thomas, Wills Point, Texas. 6. (10) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich. 7. (11) 56 Broc Bowen (R), Fannin, Texas, MBCustoms/Fletcher, $100. 8. (15) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas, MBCustoms/KPE, $100. 9. (4) D25 David Tanner, Wichita Falls, Texas, WesternFlyer/Hill, $100. 10. (13) 3C Charlie Smith, Forney, Texas, MBCustoms/Bullit, $100. 11. (6) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark., Shaw/Kuntz, $100. 12. (16) M5 Dustin Mooney (R), Mesquite, Texas, MBCustoms/Mullins, $100. 13. (18) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas, IRP/Sartain, $100. 14. (8) 4M Bobby Malchus, Maypearl, Texas, MBCustoms/Wells, $100. 15. (12) 21W David Winslett, Bossier City, La., GRT/TwinCity, $100. 16. (3) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. 17. (14) 64 Casey Fowler (R), Grand Saline, Texas, MBCustoms/Craft, $100. 18. (17) 2X Peyton Reinke (R), Burkburnett, Texas, Skyrocket/Reinke, $100. DNS – 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, $0. REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (15 laps, top 6 advance): 1. (1) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M. 2. (17) 12L Lucas Lee, Paris, Tenn. 3. (4) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan. 4. (2) 12J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas. 5. (3) 15 Kale Westover, Blair, Okla. 6. (15) 8X Skip O'Neal, Midlothian, Texas. 7. (5) 71M Chad Melton, Mineral Wells, Texas, Harris/Mullins, $100. 8. (16) 127 Glen Hibbard, Euless, Texas, MBCustoms/WCH, $100. 9. (12) 99 Jeff Needham (R), Ennis, Texas, Skyrocket/Wells, $100. 10. (18) 8 Wesley Summers, Odessa, Mo., GRT/Hess, $100. 11. (9) 5H Lance Hanson Jr. (R), Palmer, Texas, Phoenix/ChevPerf, $100. 12. (11) 1 Jonathan Beckett (R), Texarkana, Texas, DirtWorks/Beckett, $100. 13. (14) 37H Neil Manchester (R), Magnolia, Texas, BillsBuilt/AARE, $100. 14. (10) 1H Brad Bracey (R), Mabank, Texas, GRT/Shoulders, $100. 15. (13) 5W John O. Whittington, Vidor, Texas, Pierce/Mullins, $100. 16. (8) 15G Dennie Gieber, Frankston, Texas, GRT/AMS, $100. 17. (6) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, $100. 18. (7) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas. SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT “A” MAIN (50 laps): 1. (4) B5 Brandon Sheppard, New Berlin, Ill., Hughes/Cornett, 50, $5100. 2. (6) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 50, $3000. 3. (1) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 50, $1700. 4. (14) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., LG2/ProPower, 50, $1200. 5. (26) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 50, $900. 6. (16) 12L Lucas Lee, Paris, Tenn., Hughes/Mullins, 50, $800. 7. (7) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., Canutillo, Texas, Hughes/BMS, 50, $700. 8. (5) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 50, $600. 9. (19) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 50, $550. 10. (13) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 50, $500. 11. (12) K9 Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas, IRP/ChevPerf, 50, $475. 12. (10) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/Hatfield, 50, $450. 13. (25) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 50, $425. 14. (22) 15 Kale Westover, Blair, Okla., WesternFlyer/Knowles, 50, $400. 15. (18) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 50, $375. 16. (17) 24 Manuel Williams II (R), Fouke, Ark., Bandit/Craft, 49, $350. 17. (24) 8X Skip O'Neal, Midlothian, Texas, Rocket/Wells, 49, $325. 18. (23) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich., Hughes/Farris, 49, $300. 19. (11) 12L Cody Leonard (R), Sinton, Texas, Longhorn/Wells, 25, $300. 20. (2) 4 Bo Day (R), Caddo Mills, Texas, MBCustoms/Mullins, 19, $300. 21. (9) 13J James McCreery (R), Midlothian, Texas, MBCustoms/Wells, 19, $300. 22. (8) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 16, $300. 23. (15) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas, GRT/Stoen, 15, $300. 24. (20) 12J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas, IRP/Shipley, 10, $300. 25. (21) 82 Max Eddie Thomas, Wills Point, Texas, IRP/Shoulders, 9, $300. 26. (3) 4RX Kevin Rowland, Forney, Texas, MBCustoms/, 6, $300. (R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contender Lap Leaders: Phillips 1-11, Sheppard 12-50. Total Laps Led: Sheppard 39, Phillips 11. Margin of Victory: 2.214 seconds. Time of Race: 22 minutes, 43 seconds (3 cautions). Provisional Starters: Sanders, Ramirez. Eibach Spring Forward Award: Lee (advanced 17 positions). FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: J. Gallardo (started 14th, finished 4th). Entries: 49. Next Race: season complete. Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points (final): Sanders 3492, Ramirez 3339, Hughes 3118, Zack VanderBeek 2860, Phillips 2770, Davis 2767, Mullens 2596, Skyberg 2467, Duvall 2259, Adam Kates 2047. Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points (final): Mullens 2145, Davis 1851, Calvin Iverson 1698, Skyberg 1628, Nathan Hagar 1265. Miller Welders USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points (final): MBCustoms 338, Hughes 323, GRT 243, Mullens 214, VanderBuilt 207. Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points (final): Hatfield 295, Cornett 281, Mullins 238, Stoen 212, Mullens 196.
  2. Sheppard herds USMTS Summit Southern Nationals success The Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s welcomed another first-time winner Friday night as Brandon Sheppard collected the victory on the second night of the 3rd Annual Summit Southern Nationals at the RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas. Tyler Rinken photo Sheppard did not compete in Thursday’s contest as he was busy collecting a trophy and $100,000 check in Charlotte, N.C., for his second straight World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship. He added another $3,000 to his checking account balance with his win Friday, along with another entry to his glowing résumé. Terry Phillips, who captured last year’s Southern Nationals finale in a rain-shortened feature race, jumped out to an early lead in the 40-lap main event and was hoping to bag his 34th career USMTS win. Mechanical problems, however, ended the night for Phillips on lap 14 and Sheppard was right there to take the reins, and then went on to pace the remaining laps while his teammate, Dereck Ramirez, followed him to the checkered flag in second. In a spirited battle for third over the last half of the race, Tyler Davis held off Jake Gallardo and Chris Henigan for the spot while Tanner Mullens, Joe Duvall, Clyde Dunn Jr., Bo Day and Jason Hughes rounded out the top 10. Super Saturday finale: The RPM Speedway will host the third and final night of the Summit Southern Nationals on Saturday with a complete program of qualifying heat races and feature events, culminating with the emergence of the 2020 USMTS national champion and national champs in the Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods and USRA Tuners. Sanders has already clinched his second straight—and fourth overall—USMTS title while Tommy Davis Jr. has mathematically eliminated his challengers in the USRA Limited Mod standings. Davis, however, trails Walter Hamilton in the USRA Factory Stock points as he seeks another championship in that division. USMTS drivers will battle for a $5,000 top prize Saturday. Meanwhile, Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks will be competing for $1,500 to win while USRA Limited Mods are gunning for $1,700 to win courtesy of Blackwell Construction. Blackwell Construction will also be auctioning off a race-ready Limited Mod to be given away at the end of the night. Tickets will be sold in the grandstands and pits throughout the program and are only $10 per ticket. USRA Tuners will also be on the card Saturday. San Antonio’s Brian Schoenbaum Jr. has clinched the national championship in the organization’s front-wheel-drive sport compact class. The pits open at 2 p.m., the drivers meeting starts at 5:30 and racing gets underway at 6, but if the day’s high temperature exceeds 70 degrees all times are one half-hour later. Every lap in every division every night will be broadcast live at RacinDirt.TV. The RPM Speedway is a 1/4-mile semi-banked dirt oval located southeast of Crandall on US 175 E to CR 4106 (Bud Stoy Rd. exit) to the intersection of CR 4104. The physical address is 1267 Co Rd 4106, Crandall, TX 75114. For more information, check out rpmdirt.com or get social on Facebook and Twitter. The 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is highlighted by 40 nights of racing at 25 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s 3rd Annual Summit Southern Nationals – Night 2 of 3 RPM Speedway, Crandall, Texas Friday, November 6, 2020 Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder, money won and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Summit Racing Equipment “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8. SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps): 1. (5) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M. 2. (7) 82 Max Eddie Thomas, Wills Point, Texas. 3. (8) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas. 4. (3) 1H Brad Bracey (R), Mabank, Texas. 5. (2) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark. 6. (9) 15G Dennie Gieber, Frankston, Texas. 7. (1) 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas. 8. (4) 1 Jonathan Beckett (R), Texarkana, Texas. 9. (10) 37H Neil Manchester (R), Magnolia, Texas. 10. (6) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas. FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps): 1. (5) B5 Brandon Sheppard, New Berlin, Ill. 2. (9) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas. 3. (3) 12 Lucas Lee, Paris, Tenn. 4. (4) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas. 5. (10) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas. 6. (6) 12 Cody Leonard (R), Sinton, Texas. 7. (8) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M. 8. (1) 99 Jeff Needham (R), Ennis, Texas. 9. (7) 75 Patrick Daniel (R), Wills Point, Texas. 10. (2) 64 Casey Fowler (R), Grand Saline, Texas. EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps): 1. (1) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla. 2. (3) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss. 3. (2) 24 Manuel Williams II (R), Fouke, Ark. 4. (5) 4M Bobby Malchus, Maypearl, Texas. 5. (8) 4 Bo Day (R), Caddo Mills, Texas. 6. (4) 56 Broc Bowen (R), Fannin, Texas. 7. (6) 127 Glen Hibbard, Euless, Texas. 8. (9) M5 Dustin Mooney (R), Mesquite, Texas. 9. (7) 15 Kale Westover, Blair, Okla. 10. (10) 5W John O. Whittington, Vidor, Texas. MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps): 1. (2) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan. 2. (3) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. 3. (1) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D. 4. (5) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla. 5. (4) 71M Chad Melton, Mineral Wells, Texas. 6. (9) 5H Lance Hanson Jr. (R), Palmer, Texas. 7. (7) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan. 8. (6) 8 Wesley Summers, Odessa, Mo. 9. (8) 23 Steven Nabors (R), Heath, Texas. DNS – 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa. VP RACING FUELS HEAT RACE #5 (8 laps): 1. (4) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. 2. (1) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., Canutillo, Texas. 3. (3) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan. 4. (7) 13 James McCreery (R), Midlothian, Texas. 5. (8) 12 Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas. 6. (2) D25 David Tanner, Wichita Falls, Texas. 7. (6) 88 A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich. 8. (5) 21 David Winslett, Bossier City, La. 9. (9) 4R Kevin Rowland, Forney, Texas. REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (15 laps, top 6 advance): 1. (3) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas. 2. (4) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla. 3. (5) 12 Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas. 4. (1) 12 Lucas Lee, Paris, Tenn. 5. (6) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas. 6. (2) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D. 7. (10) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M. 8. (12) 88 A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich., Hughes/Farris, $75. 9. (16) 15 Kale Westover, Blair, Okla., WesternFlyer/Knowles, $75. 10. (9) 56 Broc Bowen (R), Fannin, Texas, MBCustoms/Fletcher, $75. 11. (17) 4R Kevin Rowland, Forney, Texas, MBCustoms/, $75. 12. (8) 71M Chad Melton, Mineral Wells, Texas, Harris/Mullins, $75. 13. (11) 127 Glen Hibbard, Euless, Texas, MBCustoms/WCH, $75. 14. (14) 8 Wesley Summers, Odessa, Mo., GRT/Hess, $75. 15. (7) 5H Lance Hanson Jr. (R), Palmer, Texas, Phoenix/ChevPerf, $75. 16. (15) 37H Neil Manchester (R), Magnolia, Texas, BillsBuilt/AARE, $75. 17. (18) 64 Casey Fowler (R), Grand Saline, Texas, MBCustoms/Craft, $75. 18. (13) 1 Jonathan Beckett (R), Texarkana, Texas, DirtWorks/Beckett, $75. DNS – 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, $0. REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (15 laps, top 6 advance): 1. (2) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan. 2. (4) 4 Bo Day (R), Caddo Mills, Texas. 3. (8) 12 Cody Leonard (R), Sinton, Texas. 4. (3) 4M Bobby Malchus, Maypearl, Texas. 5. (1) 24 Manuel Williams II (R), Fouke, Ark. 6. (11) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan. 7. (17) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas. 8. (7) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark., Shaw/Kuntz, $75. 9. (12) M5 Dustin Mooney (R), Mesquite, Texas, MBCustoms/Mullins, $75. 10. (5) 1H Brad Bracey (R), Mabank, Texas, GRT/Shoulders, $75. 11. (13) 99 Jeff Needham (R), Ennis, Texas, Skyrocket/Wells, $75. 12. (9) D25 David Tanner, Wichita Falls, Texas, WesternFlyer/Hill, $75. 13. (15) 75 Patrick Daniel (R), Wills Point, Texas, IRP/ChevPerf, $75. 14. (10) 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas, Rocket/PPE, $75. 15. (6) 15G Dennie Gieber, Frankston, Texas, GRT/AMS, $75. 16. (14) 21 David Winslett, Bossier City, La., GRT/TwinCity, $75. 17. (16) 23 Steven Nabors (R), Heath, Texas, /, $75. 18. (18) 5W John O. Whittington, Vidor, Texas, Pierce/Mullins, $75. SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT “A” MAIN (40 laps): 1. (2) B5 Brandon Sheppard, New Berlin, Ill., Hughes/Cornett, 40, $3000. 2. (10) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 40, $1700. 3. (5) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 40, $1200. 4. (7) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., LG2/ProPower, 40, $900. 5. (8) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas, GRT/Stoen, 40, $700. 6. (14) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 40, $600. 7. (4) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/Hatfield, 40, $550. 8. (13) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 40, $500. 9. (16) 4 Bo Day (R), Caddo Mills, Texas, MBCustoms/Mullins, 40, $450. 10. (15) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 40, $400. 11. (3) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 40, $375. 12. (11) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., Canutillo, Texas, Hughes/BMS, 39, $350. 13. (17) 12 Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas, IRP/Shipley, 39, $325. 14. (6) 82 Max Eddie Thomas, Wills Point, Texas, IRP/Shoulders, 39, $300. 15. (26) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas, IRP/Sartain, 39, $275. 16. (20) 4M Bobby Malchus, Maypearl, Texas, MBCustoms/Wells, 39, $275. 17. (23) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 39, $275. 18. (9) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss., MBCustoms/Stoen, 35, $275. 19. (19) 12 Lucas Lee, Paris, Tenn., Hughes/Mullins, 34, $275. 20. (21) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 26, $275. 21. (22) 24 Manuel Williams II (R), Fouke, Ark., Bandit/Craft, 19, $275. 22. (12) 13 James McCreery (R), Midlothian, Texas, MBCustoms/Wells, 18, $275. 23. (24) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 16, $275. 24. (1) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 14, $275. 25. (25) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GRC/ProPower, 3, $275. 26. (18) 12 Cody Leonard (R), Sinton, Texas, Longhorn/Wells, 0, $275. (R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contender Lap Leaders: Phillips 1-14, Sheppard 15-40. Total Laps Led: Sheppard 26, Phillips 14. Margin of Victory: 2.699 seconds. Time of Race: 18 minutes, 14.529 seconds (2 cautions). Provisional Starters: F. Gallardo, Sartain. Eibach Spring Forward Award: Sartain (advanced 17 positions). FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Ramirez (started 10th, finished 2nd). Entries: 49. Next Race: November 7, RPM Speedway, Crandall, Texas. Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: Sanders 3426, Ramirez 3255, Hughes 3066, Zack VanderBeek 2815, Phillips 2678, Davis 2672, Mullens 2520, Skyberg 2422 Duvall 2191, Adam Kates 2047. Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Mullens 2145, Davis 1822, Calvin Iverson 1698, Skyberg 1628, Nathan Hagar 1265. Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 332, Hughes 313, GRT 234, Mullens 207, VanderBuilt 207. Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 291, Cornett 271, Mullins 233, Stoen 212, Mullens 191.
  3. Sartain snags first USMTS win in Summit Southern Nationals opener at RPM SpeedwayJack Sartain survived a wild 35-lap main event Thursday to claim his first victory with the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s as the RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas, kicked off the 3rd Annual Summit Southern Nationals. Tyler Rinken photoYou knew it was going to be a wild night when Sartain and Bobby Malchus both came from dead last to win the first two heat races—it was a sign of things to come in the feature race that saw four different leaders and eight lead changes.From the outside of the front row, Malchus snagged the lead from polesitter Bo Day when the green flag waved over the sticky fast bullring but Day was able to wrestle the lead away two laps later.Day, who captured his first USMTS victory on March 6 at the nearby Big O Speedway in Ennis, remained the leader through lap five when the front-end of Fito Gallardo’s racecar washed out and launched him into the left front of Day.Before another lap could be completed, caution waved for an infield tractor tire that found its way onto the racing surface. Back under green, damage to Day’s machine caused him to spin in front of the field in the first turn to end his night.Gallardo assumed the lead with Sartain, Malchus, Jason Hughes and Cody Leonard giving chase. Sartain briefly inched ahead of Gallardo to lead lap 8 but the 2015 USRA Modified national champ sped back by Sartain to regain the spot with nine laps complete.Heavy lapped traffic greeted the leaders on lap 12 and Gallardo was able to put some distance between himself and Sartain for a few laps before they were nose-to-tail again at the race’s halfway point when Gallardo nearly stopped in turn four to keep from spinning.As he maneuvered between two tire barriers, Sartain shot past to lead Gallardo at the flagstand. Gallardo fought back to the inside as they raced out of turn three but Sartain shut the door when they reached the third turn.Leonard got around Gallardo the next lap and proceeded to reel in Sartain as the laps wound down. He was glued to Sartain’s bumper for several laps when Sartain’s IRP Race Car got upset in turn four coming to complete lap 33 of 35.Taking advantage of the opening, Leonard shot underneath and took the lead away with two laps remaining. Sartain, who competed at the RPM Speedway all season long, backed his racecar into the cushion in turn one and launched across turn two, crossing over Leonard and regaining the top spot.Sartain was back in front when they reached the white flag and kept it low and slow the final lap to secure the $2,000 top prize while Leonard settled for the runner-up position.Gallardo emerged on the final lap to make it a three-way race for the win and wound up third with 2020 track champion Clyde Dunn Jr. finishing fourth after starting 12th.Malchus held on to take fifth while Philip Houston, Hughes, Brooks Strength, Chris Henigan and Terry Phillips, who started 25th using a provisional, rounded out the top ten.Unable to finish the race, Rodney Sanders finished 21st on the final score sheet but officially clinched the 2020 USMTS national championship while Dereck Ramirez, who also dropped out of the race and finished 19th, secured the second spot in the final points.More to come Friday and Saturday: The RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas, will host two more nights of the Summit Southern Nationals on Friday and Saturday with a complete program of qualifying heat races and feature events both nights.USMTS drivers will battle for a $2,000 top prize Friday and Saturday’s championship finale pays $5,000 to win. Meanwhile, Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks will be competing for $1,250 to win Friday and $1,500 to win Saturday while USRA Limited Mods are gunning for $1,700 to win both nights courtesy of Blackwell Construction.Blackwell will also be auctioning off a race-ready Limited Mod to be given away Saturday night. Tickets will be sold in the grandstands and pits Friday and Saturday and are only $10 per ticket.USRA Tuners join the card Friday and Saturday.The pits open at 2:00 p.m., the drivers meeting starts at 5:30 and racing gets underway at 6:00 both days. However, if the high temperature is more than 70 degrees, all times are one half-hour later that day.Every lap in every division every night will be broadcast live at RacinDirt.TV.The RPM Speedway is a 1/4-mile semi-banked dirt oval located southeast of Crandall on US 175 E to CR 4106 (Bud Stoy Rd. exit) to the intersection of CR 4104. The physical address is 1267 Co Rd 4106, Crandall, TX 75114.For more information, check out rpmdirt.com or get social on Facebook and Twitter.The 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is highlighted by 40 nights of racing at 25 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list.= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s 3rd Annual Summit Southern Nationals – Night 1 of 3 RPM Speedway, Crandall, Texas Thursday, November 5, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder, money won and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Casey’s “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (9) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas.2. (2) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas.3. (3) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan..4. (8) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas.5. (7) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M..6. (4) 21 David Winslett, Bossier City, La..7. (6) M5 Dustin Mooney (R), Mesquite, Texas.8. (5) 71M Chad Melton, Mineral Wells, Texas.9. (1) 1H Brad Bracey (R), Mabank, Texas.FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (9) 4M Bobby Malchus, Maypearl, Texas.2. (4) 99 Jeff Needham (R), Ennis, Texas.3. (1) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas.4. (2) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.5. (6) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., Canutillo, Texas.6. (7) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan.7. (3) 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas.8. (5) 8 Wesley Summers, Odessa, Mo.9. (8) 82 Max Eddie Thomas, Wills Point, Texas.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (4) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.2. (6) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich.3. (3) 15G Dennie Gieber, Frankston, Texas.4. (7) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.5. (1) 64 Casey Fowler (R), Grand Salina, Texas.6. (5) 56 Broc Bowen (R), Fannin, Texas.7. (9) 37H Neil Manchester (R), Magnolia, Texas.8. (2) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark.9. (8) 13J James McCreery (R), Midlothian, Texas.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (2) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.2. (6) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla..3. (1) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.4. (7) 15 Kale Westover, Blair, Okla.5. (9) 24 Manuel Williams II (R), Fouke, Ark.6. (5) 12 Lucas Lee, Paris, Tenn.7. (3) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.8. (4) 75 Patrick Daniel (R), Wills Point, Texas.9. (8) 4R Kevin Rowland, Forney, Texas.VP RACING FUELS HEAT RACE #5 (8 laps):1. (4) 12 Cody Leonard (R), Sinton, Texas.2. (1) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.3. (8) 4 Bo Day (R), Caddo Mills, Texas.4. (2) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas.5. (7) K9 Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas.6. (3) D25 David Tanner, Wichita Falls, Texas.7. (6) 8 Skip O'Neal, Midlothian, Texas.8. (5) 12 Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (15 laps, top 6 advance):1. (2) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.2. (1) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.3. (4) 24 Manuel Williams II (R), Fouke, Ark.4. (3) 15G Dennie Gieber, Frankston, Texas.5. (5) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas.6. (6) K9 Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas.7. (14) 75 Patrick Daniel (R), Wills Point, Texas, IRP/ChevPerf, $50.8. (8) 21 David Winslett, Bossier City, La., GRT/TwinCity, $50.9. (9) 12 Lucas Lee, Paris, Tenn., Hughes/Mullins, $50.10. (12) 8 Skip O'Neal, Midlothian, Texas, Rocket/Wells, $50.11. (15) 1H Brad Bracey (R), Mabank, Texas, GRT/Shoulders, $50.12. (10) 37H Neil Manchester (R), Magnolia, Texas, BillsBuilt/AARE, $50.13. (13) 8 Wesley Summers, Odessa, Mo., GRT/Hess, $50.14. (7) 64 Casey Fowler (R), Grand Salina, Texas, MBCustoms/Kraft, $50.15. (16) 13J James McCreery (R), Midlothian, Texas, MBCustoms/Wells, $50.16. (11) 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas, Rocket/PPE, $50.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (10 laps, top 6 advance):1. (2) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas.2. (1) 15 Kale Westover, Blair, Okla.3. (3) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.4. (6) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., Canutillo, Texas.5. (10) M5 Dustin Mooney (R), Mesquite, Texas.6. (15) 82 Max Eddie Thomas, Wills Point, Texas.7. (7) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, $50.8. (12) 71M Chad Melton, Mineral Wells, Texas, Harris/Mullins, $50.9. (13) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark., Shaw/Kuntz, $50.10. (4) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.11. (7) 37H Scooter Manchester (R), Houston, Texas.12. (9) D25 David Tanner, Wichita Falls, Texas, Western Flyer/Hill, $50.13. (8) 56 Broc Bowen (R), Fannin, Texas, MBCustoms/Fletcher, $50.14. (11) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.15. (16) 4R Kevin Rowland, Forney, Texas, MBCustoms/, $50.16. (14) 12 Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas, IRP/Shipley, $50.17. (5) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., LG2/ProPower, $50.SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT “A” MAIN (35laps):1. (8) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas, IRP/Sartain, 35, $2000.2. (5) 12 Cody Leonard (R), Sinton, Texas, Longhorn/Wells, 35, $1500.3. (6) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GRC/ProPower, 35, $1000.4. (12) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas, MBCustoms/Mullins, 35, $700.5. (2) 4M Bobby Malchus, Maypearl, Texas, MBCustoms/Wells, 35, $600.6. (14) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas, MBCustoms/KPE, 35, $500.7. (4) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 35, $450.8. (11) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss., MBCustoms/Stoen, 35, $400.9. (21) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas, GRT/Stoen, 35, $350.10. (25) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 35, $325.11. (20) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., Canutillo, Texas, Hughes/BMS, 35, $300.12. (13) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 34, $275.13. (22) M5 Dustin Mooney (R), Mesquite, Texas, /, 34, $250.14. (17) 24 Manuel Williams II (R), Fouke, Ark., Bandit/Craft, 34, $250.15. (26) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 34, $250.16. (9) 99 Jeff Needham (R), Ennis, Texas, Skyrocket/Wells, 34, $250.17. (16) 15 Kale Westover, Blair, Okla. WesternFlyer/Knowles, 34, $250.18. (7) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich., Hughes/Farris, 32, $250.19. (3) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 25, $250.20. (19) 15G Dennie Gieber, Frankston, Texas, GRT/AMS, 22, $250.21. (10) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 20, $250.22. (15) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 12, $250.23. (24) 82 Max Eddie Thomas, Wills Point, Texas, IRP/Shoulders, 6, $250.24. (1) 4 Bo Day (R), Caddo Mills, Texas, MBCustoms/Mullins, 6, $250.25. (18) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 6, $250.26. (23) K9 Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas, IRP/ChevPerf, 6, $250.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Malchus 1-2, Day 3-5, F. Gallardo 5-7, Sartain 8, F. Gallardo 9-17, Sartain 18-32, Leonard 33, Sartain 34-35.Total Laps Led: Sartain 18, F. Gallardo 12, Malchus 2, Day 2, Leonard 1.Margin of Victory: 0.632 second.Time of Race: 14 minutes, 47.094 seconds ( caution).Provisional Starters: Phillips, Skyberg.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Mooney (advanced 13 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Henigan (started 21st, finished 9th).Entries: 44.Next Race: November 6, RPM Speedway, Crandall, Texas.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: Sanders 3372, Ramirez 3160, Hughes 2994, Zack VanderBeek 2725, Phillips 2627, Davis 2581, Mullens 2439, Skyberg 2364, Duvall 2113, Adam Kates 2047.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Mullens 2140, Davis 1795, Calvin Iverson 1698, Skyberg 1628, Nathan Hagar 1265.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 326, Hughes 303, GRT 226, VanderBuilt 207, Mullens 200.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 280, Cornett 261, Mullins 225, Stoen 205, Mullens 185.
  4. McCreadie Returns to Jackson 100 Victory Lane at Brownstown Speedway BROWNSTOWN, IN (September 26, 2020) - Tim McCreadie went to victory lane at Brownstown Speedway as he captured the 41st Annual Jackson 100 on Saturday Night. McCreadie took the lead on lap 15 and held it the rest of the way for his second win in the last three Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series races. The New York Native previously won the event in 2008. Courtesy of USMTS pr Jonathan Davenport chased McCreadie to the checkers to finish second. The Eibach Springs Rooke of the Year Point Leader, Tanner English came from the 11th starting spot to finish third. Completing the top five were Zack Dohm and Earl Pearson Jr. Davenport led the first 14 laps of the 100-lap event until yielding the lead to the fourth-place starting McCreadie. McCreadie survived several restarts to pick-up his second career win in the track's most prestigious event that began in 1980. McCreadie's picked up his seventh LOLMDS win of the season. "When I first came here, we won the first time out the gate. I thought man I love this place, this is a lot of fun. I was thinking 12 years later, it hasn't been a lot of fun for 11 of them, but the 12th is pretty cool that's for sure. I haven't been here many times where it's been horrible, it has always been really racy. I am worn out! This is probably the hardest I have worked for anything this year. I saw 49 on the board and I thought to myself, don't hold off one lap because he will make you pay. I thought he [Davenport] was getting close so I just moved down the track a little bit." Davenport was looking for his second win the event as well, but finished in second. "We had a good car tonight, just not good enough. I think we were pretty close. Congratulations to McCreadie on the win. I think he has been in my trailer as much as he has been in his. I was just probably one lap too late in moving up top in the beginning. Me and Zack [Dohm] had a good race there for several laps when we were running side-by side. We have come a long way since last week." English earned another podium finish at one of his favorite tracks. "We definitely had a fast car at the end. It seemed like every time after a caution we would pass two or three cars and then kind of even out at the end. Everybody seemed to start fading at the end and I started to gain on them, picking them off one by one. I had one of the best cars I have had all year." The winner's Donald and Gena Bradsher-owned Longhorn Chassis is powered by a Cornett Racing Engine and sponsored by Mega Plumbing of the Carolinas, Bilstein Shocks, VP Fuels, Sweeteners Plus, D&E Marine, and Racing for Heroes. Completing the top ten were Mike Marlar, Tyler Erb, Chris Ferguson, Devin Moran, and Ricky Thornton Jr. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary 41st Annual Jackson 100 Saturday, September 26th, 2020 Brownstown Speedway - Brownstown, IN Lucas Oil Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Kyle Strickler / 13.828 seconds (overall) Fast Time Group B: Michael Chilton / 14.314 seconds Penske Race Shocks Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): 1. 8-Kyle Strickler[1]; 2. 9-Devin Moran[3]; 3. 32-Bobby Pierce[7]; 4. 16R-Justin Rattliff[2]; 5. 32S-Chad Stapleton[4]; 6. 2S-Stormy Scott[5]; 7. 22B-Austin Burns[9]; 8. 1G-Devin Gilpin[8]; 9. 16-Tyler Bruening[6]; 10. 28JS-Jeff Shackelford[10] FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): 1. 20RT-Ricky Thornton Jr[1]; 2. 157-Mike Marlar[2]; 3. 71-Hudson O'Neal[3]; 4. 25-Shane Clanton[6]; 5. 83-Scott James[7]; 6. 44-Colten Burdette[5]; 7. 20C-Duane Chamberlain[8]; 8. 18L-Trevor Landrum[4]; 9. 144-Anthony Kinkade[9]; 10. 29-Larry Grube[10] Simpson Race Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): 1. 21M-Billy Moyer Sr[1]; 2. 81E-Tanner English[5]; 3. 22F-Chris Ferguson[2]; 4. 42-Chad Finley[3]; 5. 23H-Cory Hedgecock[6]; 6. 71D-Don O'Neal[4]; 7. 14R-Jeff Roth[8]; 8. 43-Kody Marsee[10]; 9. T22-Tegan Evans[9]; 10. (DNS) D8-Dustin Linville Ohlins Shocks Heat Race #4 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): 1. 49-Jonathan Davenport[2]; 2. 14-Josh Richards[3]; 3. 40B-Kyle Bronson[6]; 4. 22L-Skyller Lewis[5]; 5. 97-Michael Chilton[1]; 6. 21-Billy Moyer Jr[4]; 7. 76-Shelby Miles[8]; 8. 20TC-Tristan Chamberlain[7]; 9. 14B-Britan Godsey[9]; 10. 19Y-Scott Young[10] MyRacePass Heat Race #5 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): 1. 39-Tim McCreadie[3]; 2. 17J-Greg Johnson[1]; 3. 11R-Josh Rice[2]; 4. 1CJ-Justin Shaw[7]; 5. 14G-Joe Godsey[4]; 6. 24-Jared Bailey[5]; 7. 19M-Marty O'Neal[9]; 8. 21H-Robby Hensley[8]; 9. 26J-Joshua Hall[6]; 10. 79-Troy Worrick[10] Lucas Oil Heat Race #6 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): 1. 17D-Zack Dohm[1]; 2. 1-Earl Pearson Jr[2]; 3. 20-Jimmy Owens[3]; 4. 1T-Tyler Erb[4]; 5. C9-Steve Casebolt[8]; 6. 20N-Tyler Neal[6]; 7. 12J-Jason Jameson[5]; 8. 17T-Tim Vance[7]; 9. 14M-Reid Millard[9]; 10. 13L-Brayton Laster[10] Tiger Rear Ends B-Main #1 Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): 1. 16R-Justin Rattliff; 2. 25-Shane Clanton; 3. 32S-Chad Stapleton; 4. 83-Scott James; 5. 2S-Stormy Scott; 6. 44-Colten Burdette; 7. 22B-Austin Burns; 8. 20C-Duane Chamberlain; (DNS) 1G-Devin Gilpin; 10. 18L-Trevor Landrum; 11. 16-Tyler Bruening; 12. 144-Anthony Kinkade; 13. 28JS-Jeff Shackelford; 14. 29-Larry Grube FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): 1. 42-Chad Finley[1]; 2. 97-Michael Chilton[4]; 3. 23H-Cory Hedgecock[3]; 4. 22L-Skyller Lewis[2]; 5. 21-Billy Moyer Jr[6]; 6. 20TC-Tristan Chamberlain[10]; 7. 19Y-Scott Young[14]; 8. 14B-Britan Godsey[12]; 9. 14R-Jeff Roth[7]; 10. 43-Kody Marsee[9]; 11. (DNS) 71D-Don O'Neal; 12. (DNS) 76-Shelby Miles; 13. (DNS) T22-Tegan Evans; 14. (DNS) D8-Dustin Linville Sunoco Race Fuels B-Main #3 Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): 1. C9-Steve Casebolt[4]; 2. 1T-Tyler Erb[2]; 3. 1CJ-Justin Shaw[1]; 4. 24-Jared Bailey[5]; 5. 20N-Tyler Neal[6]; 6. 12J-Jason Jameson[8]; 7. 19M-Marty O'Neal[7]; 8. 26J-Joshua Hall[11]; 9. 17T-Tim Vance[10]; 10. 14M-Reid Millard[12]; 11. 21H-Robby Hensley[9]; 12. 79-Troy Worrick[13]; 13. 13L-Brayton Laster[14]; 14. 14G-Joe Godsey[3] Lucas Oil Feature Finish (100 Laps): Pos Start Car # Competitor Hometown Pay 1 4 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $15,700 2 2 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $7,500 3 11 81E Tanner English Benton, KY $4,200 4 6 17D Zack Dohm Cross Lanes, WV $3,000 5 12 1 Earl Pearson Jr Jacksonville, FL $3,300 6 9 157 Mike Marlar Winfield, TN $1,900 7 24 1T Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX $2,400 8 17 22F Chris Ferguson Mt. Holly, NC $1,600 9 7 9 Devin Moran Dresden, OH $2,250 10 3 20RT Ricky Thornton Jr Adel, IA $1,500 11 21 C9 Steve Casebolt Richmond, IN $1,450 12 22 25 Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA $2,100 13 1 8 Kyle Strickler Mooresville, NC $1,350 14 8 14 Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $2,100 15 18 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $2,200 16 15 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN $1,100 17 25 21 Billy Moyer Jr Batesville, AR $1,700 18 10 17J Greg Johnson Bedford, IN $1,000 19 14 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL $1,700 20 20 42 Chad Finley Lansing, MI $1,000 21 13 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $1,000 22 26 16 Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA $1,700 23 28 32S Chad Stapleton Edinburgh, IN $1,000 24 5 21M Billy Moyer Sr Batesville, AR $1,000 25 19 83 Scott James Lawrenceburg, IN $1,000 26 27 2S Stormy Scott Las Cruces, NM $100 27 16 11R Josh Rice Verona, KY $1,000 28 23 97 Michael Chilton Salvisa, KY $1,000 Race Statistics Entrants: 60 Lap Leaders: Jonathan Davenport (Laps 1 - 14); Tim McCreadie (Laps 15 - 100) Wrisco Feature Winner: Tim McCreadie Margin of Victory: 2.455 seconds Cautions: Scott James (Lap 24); Josh Richards (Lap 30); Chad Finley (Lap 53); Tyler Bruening (Lap 61); Jimmy Owens (Lap 62) Series Provisionals: Billy Moyer Jr., Tyler Bruening Fast Time Provisional: n/a Series Emergency Provisionals: Stormy Scott Track Provisionals: Chad Stapleton Big River Steel Podium Top 3: Tim McCreadie, Jonathan Davenport, Tanner English Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Tyler Erb (Advanced 17 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jimmy Owens Allstar Performance Most Laps Led: Tim McCreadie (86 Laps) Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Zack Dohm Eibach Springs Rookie of the Race: Tanner English ARP Engine Builder of the Race: Cornett Racing Engines Miller Welders Chassis Builder of the Race: Longhorn Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Philip Snellen (Tim McCreadie) Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Jonathan Davenport (Lap #1 - 14.608 seconds) STEEL-IT Tough Break of the Race: Josh Richards PFC Brakes Pole Award: Kyle Strickler Time of Race: 44 minutes 00 seconds Lucas Oil Point Standings: Pos Car # Competitor Hometown Points Pay 1 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 7655 $279,900 2 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 7175 $234,600 3 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 7000 $150,140 4 14 Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 6925 $134,875 5 1T Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX 6750 $123,064 6 25 Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA 6430 $109,400 7 9 Devin Moran Dresden, OH 6380 $95,307 8 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL 6330 $95,805 9 81E Tanner English Benton, KY 6125 $68,955 10 21 Billy Moyer Jr Batesville, AR 6035 $84,485 11 1 Earl Pearson Jr Jacksonville, FL 6005 $99,825 12 16 Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA 5365 $45,300 13 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5230 $61,700 14 2s Stormy Scott Las Cruces, NM 4995 $38,555 *Results are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  5. Dirt modified racing’s best of the best eye 22nd Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree America’s marquee event for dirt modified racing takes place Friday and Saturday, September 25-26, when the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., hosts the 22nd Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. Shortened to just two days this year thanks to COVID-19, the mega-event will be the next-to-last points races for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s and will also feature the nation’s top USRA B-Mod racers both nights in the Christie Door Company Iron Man Challenge built by Medieval Chassis. The high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval located in the rolling hills of Southern Minnesota will be host to the world’s elite open-wheel dirt modified drivers as this year’s blockbuster has a few alterations due to the COVID-19 pandemic with the USMTS and Deer Creek Speedway staff looking to keep peace with State of Minnesota regulations regarding gatherings and social distancing. This year’s event will be a two-day show on Friday and Saturday, September 25-26, and will feature a $5,000-to-win, $400-to-start main event on Friday with a $10,000-to-win, $550-to-start feature on Saturday, plus the annual $2,000-to-win Non-Qualifiers Race. Again this year the Christie Door Company Iron Man Challenge featuring USRA B-Mods will be racing for $1,000 and $1,200 to win, respectively, on Friday and Saturday with valuable Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series national points up for grabs. There is no practice night his year and hot laps will be on Friday at 6 p.m. only. There are no plans to have hot laps on Saturday. The top 15 in heat race passing points are locked into “A” Main each night with the top 8 redrawing for the first eight starting positions. An additional 15 drivers will advance from the “B” Mains and 30 cars will start the main event each night in both classes. Saturday’s championship features will go three-wide for the green flag starts. The list of former USMTS winners here could serve as dirt modified racing’s half of fame class. Nine-time USMTS national champ Kelly Shryock won the first-ever USMTS contest here in 2002 but his 10 career wins at Deer Creek puts him second on the list behind Jason Hughes, who has a series-best 14 victories here. Rodney Sanders has also garnered 10 checkered flags here. Ryan Gustin has seven wins while Tim Donlinger and Terry Phillips each have five, along with defending USRA Modified national champion Brandon Davis, who won this event last year and recently became the track’s all-time winningest driver. Jason Cummins and Brad Waits have four apiece and three wins are noted by Cade Dillard, Zack VanderBeek and Joey Jensen. Two-time winners include Corey Dripps, Jason Krohn, Ryan Ruter, Stormy Scott, Lucas Schott, Johnny Scott and Dustin Sorensen. Drivers who have visited victory lane here one time include Mark Noble, Steve Wetzstein, Darin Walker, Tony Fraise, Dan Daniels, Chad Kinder, Mark Burgtorf, Brad McEwan, Randy Timms, Dean Mahlstedt, Tommy Myer, Mike Sorensen, Mike Spaulding, Dan Chapman, Les Duellman, Mike Hejna, Steve Arpin, Jon Tesch, Jordan Grabouski, Jeremy Payne, Craig Thatcher, Tommy Weder Jr., Dereck Ramirez, Jacob Bleess and Jake O’Neil who recently won the 15th Annual J&S JCB USMTS Labor Day Duel here. 22ND ANNUAL FEATHERLITE FALL JAMBOREE DEER CREEK SPEEDWAY – SPRING VALLEY, MINNESOTA FRIDAY-SATURDAY, SEPT. 25-26, 2020 Tickets can be purchased in advance at deercreekspeedway.ticketforce.com. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Friday, September 25 3:00 p.m. – Pit gate opens, driver sign-in begins at USMTS trailer. 5:00 p.m. – Grandstand gates open. 6:00 p.m. – Hot laps being. 6:30 p.m. – Drivers meeting. 6:45 p.m. – Opening ceremonies. 7:00 p.m. – Heat races begin. USRA B-Mod Heat Races (10 laps each, top 15 in passing points to “A” Main, top 8 redraw) USMTS Modified Heat Races (10 laps each, top 15 in passing points to “A” Main, top 8 redraw) USRA B-Mod “B” Mains (12 laps, top ____ to “A” Main USMTS Modified “B” Mains (12 laps, top ____ to “A” Main USRA B-Mod “A” Main (20 laps, $1,000 to win) USMTS Modified “A” Main (40 laps, $5,000 to win) Saturday, September 26 2:00 p.m. – Pit gate opens, driver sign-in begins at USMTS trailer. 4:00 p.m. – Grandstand gates open. 5:00 p.m. – Drivers meeting. 5:45 p.m. – Opening ceremonies. 6:00 p.m. – Heat races begin. USRA B-Mod Heat Races (10 laps each, top 15 in passing points to “A” Main, top 8 redraw) USMTS Modified Heat Races (10 laps each, top 15 in passing points to “A” Main, top 8 redraw) USRA B-Mod “B” Mains (12 laps, top ____ to “A” Main USMTS Modified “B” Mains (12 laps, top ____ to “A” Main USRA B-Mod “A” Main (25 laps, $1,200 to win) USMTS Modified Non-Qualifiers Race (25 laps, $2,000 to win) USMTS Modified “A” Main (50 laps, $10,000 to win) Past Champions: 1999 – Ron Jones, Zimmerman, Minn. 2000 – Johnny Saathoff, Beatrice, Neb. 2001 – Willy Kraft, Lakefield, Minn. 2002 – Mark Noble, Blooming Prairie, Minn. 2003 – Dan Daniels, Humboldt, Kan. 2004 – Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa 2005 – Jason Hughes, Colcord, Okla. 2006 – Chad Kinder, Newton, Ill. 2007 – Dean Mahlstedt, Clear Lake, Iowa 2008 – Tim Donlinger, Rochester, Minn. 2009 – Jason Hughes, Westville, Okla. 2010 – Jason Hughes, Westville, Okla. 2011 – Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. 2012 – Joey Jensen, Forest Lake, Minn. 2013 – Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla. 2014 – Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas 2015 – Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla. 2016 – Tommy Weder Jr., Woodward, Okla. 2017 – Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa 2018 – Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas 2019 – Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn. NOTE: The Featherlite Fall Jamboree was held at the Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa, from 1999-2001. The event has been held at the Deer Creek Speedway since 2002. USMTS MODIFIED PAYOUTS, RULES & PROCEDURES USMTS rules apply. Top-15 in passing points locked into “A” Main, top-8 redraw, 15 advance from “B” Mains to 30-car “A” Main both nights. Saturday’s “A” Main will start three wide. Top-30 in Saturday’s “B” Mains not advancing to “A” Main are eligible for Non-Qualifiers Race (redraw for starting spot). Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s points and provisionals awarded each night. There is no Top Dog Bonus for this event. Friday's “A” Main: 1. $5000, 2. $2500, 3. $1500, 4. $1000, 5. $800, 6. $750, 7. $700, 8. $650, 9. $600, 10. $550, 11. $500, 12. $475, 13. $450, 14. $440, 15. $435, 16. $430, 17. $425, 18. $420, 19. $415, 20. $410, 21. $405, 22-30. $400; Tow $100. Saturday's Non-Qualifiers Race: 1. $2000, 2. $1200, 3. $900, 4. $700, 5. $600, 6. $550, 7. $500, 8. $450, 9. $425, 10. $400, 11. $375, 12. $350, 13. $325, 14. $300, 15. $275, 16. $250, 17. $240, 18. $235, 19. $230, 20. $225, 21. $220, 22. $215, 23. $210, 24. $205, 25-30. $200; Tow $100. Saturday's “A” Main: 1. $10,000, 2. $5000, 3. $3000, 4. $2500, 5. $2000, 6. $1500, 7. $1200, 8. $1000, 9. $900, 10. $800, 11. $750, 12. $700, 13. $650, 14. $625, 15. $600, 16. $575, 17. $570, 18. $565, 19. $560, 20. $555, 21-30. $550. The entry fee is $250 if received by the USMTS on or before 5 p.m. on September 21. After the deadline, the entry fee is $350. Entry fee covers both days. Download the entry form at usmts.com/downloads and then email, fax or mail completed form. Otherwise, call 515-832-7944 with payment info to register by phone. USRA B-MOD PAYOUTS, RULES & PROCEDURES USRA rules apply. Top-15 in passing points locked into “A” Main, top-8 redraw, 15 advance from “B” Mains to 30-car “A” Main both nights. Saturday’s “A” Main will start three wide. Christie Door Company Iron Man Challenge points and Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series national points awarded each night. Friday's “A” Main: 1. $1000, 2. $700, 3. $500, 4. $400, 5. $300, 6. $250, 7. $225, 8. $200, 9. $175, 10. $150, 11. $145, 12. $140, 13. $135, 14. $130, 15. $125, 16. $120, 17. $115, 18. $110, 19. $105, 20-30. $100; Tow $60 Saturday's “A” Main: 1. $1200, 2. $800, 3. $600, 4. $500, 5. $400, 6. $300, 7. $275, 8. $250, 9. $225, 10. $200, 11. $180, 12. $160, 13. $150, 14. $145, 15. $140, 16. $135, 17. $130, 18. $125, 19-30. $120; Tow $75 The entry fee for Friday is $50 and Saturday is $75 if received by the USRA on or before 5 p.m. on September 21. After the deadline, the entry fee for Friday is $75 and Saturday is $100. Download the entry form at usraracing.com/downloads and then email, fax or mail completed form. Otherwise, call 515-832-6000 with payment info to register by phone. For those who cannot attend in person, every remaining USMTS event can be experienced live with a Pit Pass on RacinDirt.TV. Subscribe now and enjoy the best motorsports coverage on dirt. Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is highlighted by 40 nights of racing at 25 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list
  6. Sanders buries USMTS foes at BoothillGREENWOOD, La. (Sept. 12)—The path to a fourth USMTS national title for Rodney Sanders became clearer Saturday night after the 30-year-old from Happy, Texas, collected his tenth win of 2020 when the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s invaded the Boothill Speedway in Greenwood, La. Scott Burson photoSanders, who has 24 top-five and 33 top-10 efforts in 34 starts, can seal the deal and secure his second straight crown with a top-ten finish in each of the last six races.Terry Phillips paced the start from the pole position and led the first lap before giving way to Sanders who led the final 39 circuits en route to a $3,000 payday and his 17th career USMTS triumph.Dereck Ramirez has trailed Sanders in the points battle since March and trailed him by 1.507 seconds at the finish line in Saturday’s feature race for the 5th Annual I-20 Showdown presented by Champ Pans.Ninth-starting Tanner Mullens bounced back from his worst night of the season Friday to claim third Saturday and, in doing so, clinched the 2020 Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Award.Zack VanderBeek followed up Friday’s win with a fourth-place finish and Tyler Wolff raced from 15th on the starting grid to round out the top five.Phillips held on for sixth, Chris Henigan was seventh, Tyler Davis came from 19th to ern the eight spot and the FK Rod Ends Hard Charger Award, Casey Skyberg nabbed ninth and the tenth driver to see the checkered flag was New Mexico’s Jake Gallardo.Onto Crandall Sunday: After a three-hour westbound drive on Sunday, the swing reaches the checkered flag at the RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas, for the 2nd Annual USMTS North Texas Nationals presented by Penske Racing Shocks.In addition to the mud-slinging Modifieds of the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s, fans will witness Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods and USRA Tuners in action too.The pits open at 3 p.m., grandstands open at 4 ,hot laps begin at 6 and racing gets underway at 6:30.The RPM Speedway is a 1/4-mile semi-banked dirt oval located southeast of Crandall on US 175 E to CR 4106 (Bud Stoy Rd. exit) to the intersection of CR 4104. The physical address is 1267 Co Rd 4106, Crandall, TX 75114.For more information, check out rpmdirt.com or get social on Facebook and Twitter.Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is highlighted by 40 nights of racing at 25 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s 5th Annual USMTS I-20 Showdown presented by Champ Pans Boothill Speedway, Greenwood, La. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Casey’s “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (3) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.2. (5) 97 Cade Dillard, Robeline, La.3. (1) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.4. (9) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.5. (4) 15J Jason Webb (R), McKinney, Texas6. (2) 56 Broc Bowen (R), Fannin, Texas7. (8) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.8. (7) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.9. (6) 31M Travis Mosley (R), Batesville, Ark.10. (10) 81 Cody Simpson (R), Quinlan, TexasFAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (4) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas2. (6) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas3. (2) 28 Wendall Bolden, Greenville, Texas4. (1) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.5. (8) 8T Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas6. (9) 15 Dennie Gieber, Frankston, Texas7. (5) 79 Randall Settle (R), Shreveport, La.8. (3) 51 Lucas Gibbs (R), Udall, Kan.9. (7) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (1) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa2. (4) 12J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas3. (5) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.4. (2) 8 Jeremy Vaughn, Pocola, Okla.5. (9) 8 Wesley Summers, Wellington, Mo.6. (6) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.7. (3) 2¢ Chris Huckeba, Midlothian, Texas8. (7) 10C Tye Clampitt (R), Henderson, Texas9. (8) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (1) 12T Tyler Townsend, Diana, Texas2. (5) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.3. (4) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.4. (7) 13J James McCreery (R), Midlothian, Texas5. (3) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.6. (8) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark.7. (6) 211 Chase Hatton (R), De Berry, Texas8. (9) 20T Brent Tidwell (R), Harleton, Texas9. (2) 3C Colby Collins (R), Waskom, TexasREAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (12 laps, top 5 advance):1. (5) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.2. (3) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.3. (1) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.4. (7) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.5. (8) 2¢ Chris Huckeba, Midlothian, Texas6. (6) 56 Broc Bowen (R), Fannin, Texas, MBCustoms/Fletcher.7. (13) 81 Cody Simpson (R), Quinlan, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield.8. (9) 20T Brent Tidwell (R), Harleton, Texas, IRP/.9. (11) 31M Travis Mosley (R), Batesville, Ark., Shaw/Mullins.10. (4) 15 Dennie Gieber, Frankston, Texas, GRT/AMS.DNS – 8 Wesley Summers, Wellington, Mo., GRT/Hess.DNS – 51 Lucas Gibbs (R), Udall, Kan., MBCustoms/Bailey.DNS – 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (12 laps, top 5 advance):1. (2) 8T Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas2. (6) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.3. (5) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark.4. (11) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.5. (3) 8 Jeremy Vaughn, Pocola, Okla.6. (9) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla., GRT/ChevPerf.7. (10) 10C Tye Clampitt (R), Henderson, Texas8. (12) 3C Colby Collins (R), Waskom, Texas, DirtWorks/EZ1.9. (8) 211 Chase Hatton (R), De Berry, Texas, IRP/F-1.10. (7) 79 Randall Settle (R), Shreveport, La., Shaw/PTS.11. (1) 28 Wendall Bolden, Greenville, Texas, MBCustoms/Bullet.12. (4) 15J Jason Webb (R), McKinney, Texas, VanderBuilt/Wornhor.CASEY’S “A” MAIN (40 laps):1. (3) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 40.2. (8) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 40.3. (9) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 40.4. (7) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 40.5. (15) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark., MBCustoms/ECE, 40.6. (1) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 40.7. (6) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas, GRT/Stoen, 40.8. (19) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 40.9. (13) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 40.10. (11) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 40.11. (5) 12J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas, IRP/Shipley, 40.12. (22) 8 Jeremy Vaughn, Pocola, Okla., Hughes/BMS, 40.13. (21) 2¢ Chris Huckeba, Midlothian, Texas, MBCustoms/Mullins, 26.14. (2) 12T Tyler Townsend, Diana, Texas, Lethal/ChevPerf, 15.15. (24) 10C Tye Clampitt (R), Henderson, Texas, GRT/Sput’s, 13.16. (18) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark., Shaw/Kuntz, 13.17. (17) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 11.18. (4) 97 Cade Dillard, Robeline, La., MBCustoms/Stoen, 9.19. (16) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 9.20. (12) 13J James McCreery (R), Midlothian, Texas, MBCustoms/Wells, 9.21. (20) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 9.22. (14) 8T Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas, IRP/ChevPerf, 8.23. (10) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss., MBCustoms/Stoen, 724. (23) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 7.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Phillips 1, Sanders 2-40.Total Laps Led: Sanders 39, Phillips 1.Margin of Victory: 1.507 seconds.Time of Race: 26 minutes, 54.765 seconds.Provisional Starters: Hughes, Clampitt.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Davis (advanced 15 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Davis (started 19th, finished 8th).Entries: 37.Next Race: Sunday, Sept. 13, RPM Speedway, Crandall, Texas.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: Sanders 3049, Ramirez 2862, Hughes 2673, VanderBeek 2488, Phillips 2335, Davis 2333, Mullens 2147, Skyberg 2136, Kates 1985, Hunter Marriott 1976.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Mullens 2102, Davis 1783, Calvin Iverson 1684, Skyberg 1614, Hagar 1159.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 295, Hughes 274, GRT 207, VanderBuilt 191, Mullens 181.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 256, Cornett 230, Mullins 201, Stoen 188, Mullens 170.Contingency Awards:American Racer – Wolff.Beyea Custom Headers – VanderBeek.BigDeal Car Care – Sanders.Bryke Racing – Clampitt.BSB Manufacturing – Kates.Champ Pans – Wolff.Deatherage Opticians – Vaughn.Edelbrock – VanderBeek.Eibach – Davis.Fast Shafts – Henigan.FK Rod Ends – Davis.Forty9 Designs – Townsend, Duvall.Hooker Harness – Ingalls.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs – Dillard.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts – F. Gallardo.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports – Hagar.Keyser Manufacturing – J. Gallardo.KSE Racing Products – Skyberg.Maxima Racing Oils – Sanders.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain – Hyde.Penske Racing Shocks – Huckeba.QA1 – Phillips.RacerWebsite.com – Simpson.Simpson Performance Products – Ramirez.Spyder High Performance Filters – Phillips.Summit Racing Equipment – Bolden, Hyde, Webb.Super Clean – Sanders.Swift Springs – Sanders, Miles.Sybesma Graphics – Phillips.Tire Demon – Hyde.VP Racing Fuels – Sanders.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – Bolden.Wilwood Disc Brakes – Henigan.
  7. VanderBeek turns 50 in VivianVIVIAN, La. (Sept. 11)—Zack VanderBeek trailed Joe Duvall for the first 200 feet of Friday’s main event at the 8th Annual USMTS Cajun Clash presented by JE Pistons, but the rest of the 40-lapper belonged to ‘The Z-Man’ and he notched his first win at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway in the series’ 16th trip to the high-banked red dirt oval. Scott Burson photoWith points leader Rodney Sanders breathing down his neck in heavy lapped traffic, a couple of late-race cautions offered nothing more than hope as VanderBeek never faltered and never relinquished the top spot en route to his second triumph of the season with the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s.“These guys behind me—they’re tough, man. They’re on their game,” VanderBeek said about the yellow flags that slowed the pace in the late stages of the feature. “We were good a couple years ago when we built these cars and everybody kind of stepped it up and we’ve got to keep going.“We tried some new stuff tonight and I think it’s gong to be pretty promising so hopefully we can keep building on it.”The win was worth $3,000 to the 36-year-old from New Sharon, Iowa. It was his 50th career win. His first happened July 23, 2005, at the Upper Iowa Speedway.While VanderBeek pulled away from the pack in the closing five laps, Sanders had his hands full with Brooks Strength who followed the three-time USMTS national champ to the checkered flag.Meanwhile, Cade Dillard—a three-time winner here—outdueled Duvall for the fourth spot.Tyler Wolff, Dereck Ramirez, Jason Hughes, Justin Whitehead and Casey Skyberg rounded out the top ten.Zack VanderBeek (33Z) and Joe Duvall (91) battle side by side on the opening lap of Friday night's feature race. Scott Burson photo.Short drive to I-20 Showdown: From the Ark-La-Tex Speedway, it’s about a 40-minute commute to the Boothill Speedway in Greenwood, La., for Saturday’s 5th Annual USMTS I-20 Showdown presented by Champ Pans.In addition to the USMTS Modifieds, the show will feature Frazier Accounting Crate Late Models, Granger Equipment Factory Stocks, Limited Modifieds and FWDs.The pits open at 4 p.m., grandstands open at 6, hot laps begin at 7 and racing gets underway at 7:30.The Boothill Speedway is a 1/3-mile semi-banked clay oval located west of Shreveport on I-20 to Carthage-Morningsport exit #3, then 0.2 mile north, then east on McGee Rd. The physical address is 9144 Daytona Dr, Greenwood, LA 71033.For more information check out boothilldirt.com.After a three-hour westbound drive on Sunday, the swing reaches the checkered flag at the RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas, for the 2nd Annual USMTS North Texas Nationals presented by Penske Racing Shocks.Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is highlighted by 40 nights of racing at 25 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s 8th Annual USMTS Cajun Clash presented by JE Pistons Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Vivian, La. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Casey’s “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (2) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.2. (9) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas3. (1) 2G Kenny Gaddis, Diana, Texas4. (3) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.5. (4) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.6. (5) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.7. (7) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.8. (8) 8X Wesley Summers, Wellington, Mo.9. (6) 20T Brent Tidwell (R), Harleton, TexasFAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (8) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.2. (9) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.3. (2) A1 Phil Dixon, Crosby, Texas4. (3) 8 Jeremy Vaughn, Pocola, Okla.5. (6) 15J Jason Webb (R), McKinney, Texas6. (4) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.7. (7) 3C Colby Collins (R), Waskom, Texas8. (1) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark.9. (5) 13J James McCreery (R), Midlothian, TexasEDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (1) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.2. (3) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.3. (5) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas4. (7) 211 Chase Hatton (R), Deberry, Texas5. (4) 21W David Winslett, Bossier City, La.6. (2) 109 Jamie Hibbs, Choctaw, Okla.7. (6) 7 Sean Gaddis, Diana, Texas8. (8) 51 Lucas Gibbs (R), Udall, Kan.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (1) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.2. (7) 12T Tyler Townsend, Diana, Texas3. (8) 36J Justin Whitehead (R), Texarkana, Texas4. (6) 5 Jon Mitchell, Texarkana, Texas5. (5) 56 Broc Bowen (R), Fannin, Texas6. (4) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.7. (3) 31M Travis Mosley (R), Batesville, Ark.8. (2) 14T Triston Dycus, Maypearl, TexasVP RACING FUELS HEAT RACE #5 (8 laps):1. (3) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa2. (5) 97 Cade Dillard, Robeline, La.3. (1) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas4. (2) 12J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas5. (6) 10C Tye Clampitt (R), Henderson, Texas6. (8) 8T Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas7. (4) 2¢ Chris Huckeba, Midlothian, Texas8. (7) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (12 laps, top 6 advance):1. (3) 5 Jon Mitchell, Texarkana, Texas2. (5) 15J Jason Webb (R), McKinney, Texas3. (10) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.4. (1) 211 Chase Hatton (R), Deberry, Texas5. (8) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.6. (4) 8 Jeremy Vaughn, Pocola, Okla.7. (14) 14T Triston Dycus, Maypearl, Texas8. (12) 2¢ Chris Huckeba, Midlothian, Texas, /.9. (6) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla., GRT/ChevPerf.10. (7) 56 Broc Bowen (R), Fannin, Texas, MBCustoms/Fletcher.11. (11) 7 Sean Gaddis, Diana, Texas, MBCustoms/PTS.12. (13) 503 Jason Miles (R), Glenwood, Ark., Shaw/.13. (15) 20T Brent Tidwell (R), Harleton, Texas, IRP/.14. (2) A1 Phil Dixon, Crosby, Texas, Elite/Hoffman.15. (9) 109 Jamie Hibbs, Choctaw, Okla., MBCustoms/.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (12 laps, top 6 advance):1. (1) 2G Kenny Gaddis, Diana, Texas2. (4) 12J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas3. (3) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.4. (9) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.5. (11) 31M Travis Mosley (R), Batesville, Ark.6. (7) 8T Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas7. (12) 8X Wesley Summers, Wellington, Mo., GRT/Hess.8. (15) 13J James McCreery (R), Midlothian, Texas, MBCustoms/Wells.9. (10) 3C Colby Collins (R), Waskom, Texas, /.10. (5) 10C Tye Clampitt (R), Henderson, Texas, GRT/Sput’s.11. (8) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.12. (2) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas, IRP/3D.13. (6) 21W David Winslett, Bossier City, La., GRT/TwinCity.14. (13) 51 Lucas Gibbs (R), Udall, Kan., MBCustoms/Bailey.15. (14) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens.CASEY’S “A” MAIN (40 laps):1. (2) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 40.2. (6) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 40.3. (4) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss., MBCustoms/Stoen, 40.4. (7) 97 Cade Dillard, Robeline, La., MBCustoms/Stoen, 40.5. (1) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 40.6. (9) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark., MBCustoms/ECE, 40.7. (5) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 40.8. (18) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 40.9. (10) 36J Justin Whitehead (R), Texarkana, Texas, IRP/ChevPerf, 40.10. (3) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 40.11. (8) 12T Tyler Townsend, Diana, Texas, Lethal/ChevPerf, 40.12. (15) 15J Jason Webb (R), McKinney, Texas, VanderBuilt/Wornhor, 40.13. (12) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas, GRT/Stoen, 40.14. (14) 2G Kenny Gaddis, Diana, Texas, MBCustoms/PTS, 40.15. (21) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 40.16. (20) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 40.17. (24) 8T Dustin Hyde, Texarkana, Texas, IRP/, 40.18. (19) 211 Chase Hatton (R), Deberry, Texas, IRP/F1, 40.19. (13) 5 Jon Mitchell, Texarkana, Texas, MBCustoms/Stoen, 33.20. (22) 31M Travis Mosley (R), Batesville, Ark., Shaw/Mullins, 29.21. (25) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 25.22. (17) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 23.23. (11) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 23.24. (23) 8 Jeremy Vaughn, Pocola, Okla., Hughes/BMS, 19.25. (16) 12J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas, IRP/Shipley, 12.26. (26) 14T Triston Dycus, Maypearl, Texas, GRT/Wells, 7.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leader: VanderBeek 1-40.Total Laps Led: VanderBeek 40.Margin of Victory: 1.483 seconds.Time of Race: 17 minutes, 54.95 seconds (2 cautions).Provisional Starters: J. Gallardo, Dycus.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Sanders (advanced 11 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Hughes (started 18th, finished 8th).Entries: 42.Next Race: Saturday, Sept. 12, Boothill Speedway, Greenwood, La.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: .Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: .Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: .Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: .Contingency Awards:American Racer – Skyberg.Beyea Custom Headers – Dillard.BigDeal Car Care – VanderBeek, Duvall.Bryke Racing – Davis.BSB Manufacturing – J. Gallardo.Champ Pans – Duvall.Deatherage Opticians – Webb.Edelbrock – Skyberg.Eibach – Sanders.Fast Shafts – Duvall.FK Rod Ends – Hughes.Forty9 Designs – K. Gaddis, Mitchell.Hooker Harness – Townsend.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs – Hatton.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts – Hyde.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports – Vaughn.Keyser Manufacturing – Skyberg.KSE Racing Products – Whitehead.Maxima Racing Oils – Strength.Mesilla Valley Transportation – F. Gallardo.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain – Phillips.Penske Racing Shocks – Henigan.QA1 – Duvall.RacerWebsite.com – Strength.Simpson Performance Products – Ramirez.Spyder High Performance Filters – Wolff.Summit Racing Equipment – Kenny Gaddis, Sean Gaddis, Hatton.Super Clean – VanderBeek.Swift Springs – VanderBeek, Whitehead.Sybesma Graphics – Duvall.Tire Demon – F. Gallardo.VP Racing Fuels – VanderBeek.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – Winslett.Wilwood Disc Brakes – Ramirez.
  8. O’Neil dominates USMTS Duel at Deer CreekJake O’Neil zeroed in on the lead at the drop of the green flag and proceeded to run away and hide from the field in Saturday’s caution-free 40-lap main event to cap the 15th Annual J&S JCB USMTS Labor Day Duel at the Deer Creek Speedway. Buck Monson photoHis career-first win at ‘The Creek’ was the eighth of his USMTS career and worth $3,000 to the 28-year-old from Tucson, Arizona. It ties him on the all-time wins list with Ryan Ruter, Tommy Weder Jr., Ricky Thornton Jr. and Brandon Davis, who finished third behind O’Neil in the main event and ended his three-race win streak at the track.O'Neil shared the front row with polesitter Matt Leer and took off from the pack at the start. With no cautions to aid his pursuers, O’Neil built a lead of more than four seconds at one point in the race, eventually beating Tanner Mullens to the finish line by 1.228 seconds.Behind Mullens, Davis passed seven cars to squeeze onto the podium while Leer held on for a career-best fourth-place finish before being disqualified in post-race technical inspections for an unapproved rev-limiting chip.That moved Leer’s fellow Dairy State driver David Baxter into the fourth finishing position while defending Featherlite Fall Jamboree champ Jacob Bleess rounded out the top five.Lucas Schott followed his fellow Chatfield resident in sixth, Dereck Ramirez finished seventh and gained just two markers on points leader Rodney Sanders in eighth. Zack VanderBeek nabbed the ninth spot and Jason Hughes rounded out the top 10.More than any other racetrack in America, Saturday’s show was the 113th time the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s circled the Deer Creek Speedway, but due to an unpredictable 2020 season it was also the longest hiatus from the high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval in Spring Valley, Minn., since the first race in 2002.The series last competed here September 21 of last year during the final night of the 21st annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. This year’s Jamboree kicks off in just 20 days on Friday, September 25.O’Neil is the 44th different driver to take home a USMTS trophy from the Deer Creek Speedway.War in West Union: The high-speed road show stops at the Fayette County Speedway in West Union, Iowa, on Sunday for the 8th Annual USMTS War in West Union presented by Integra.This will be the eighth visit by the USMTS since 2007 when Jason Krohn won the inaugural event here. Jake Neal picked up his first and only USMTS victory the following season, and Ryan Gustin won here in 2009.Zack VanderBeek got the win in 2016 and Gustin became the first two-time winner of this event in 2017. Lucas Schott is the defending champion of the event.For a second straight night, the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s will be joined by the Christie Door Company Iron Man Challenge built by Medieval Chassis featuring American Racer USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods. Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks will complete the four-class card.The Fayette County Speedway is one of the oldest, continuously running racetracks in Iowa. In the 1930s, the Fayette County Fairgrounds was a horse track that circled just about the entire fairgrounds. The present pit area is the old back stretch for the former half-mile track.In 1991, promoter Jerry Blue built the 3/8-mile track that is raced on today. The track is now operated by the Fayette County Ag Society Race Committee. Their goal is to provide the best racing show possible with 50/50 ticket proceeds going back into facility improvements including recently renovated women’s restrooms, updated concession stand and the new grandstand walkway.The Fayette County Speedway is a semi-banked 3/8-mile clay oval located 0.9 mile south of US 18 on SR 150, then 0.1 mile east on SR 56 (Vine St.).For more information, visit fayettecountyspeedway.net and follow the track on Facebook and Twitter.Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is highlighted by 40 nights of racing at 25 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s 15th Annual J&S JCB USMTS Labor Day Duel presented by Eibach Deer Creek Speedway, Spring Valley, Minn. Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder, laps completed and money won. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Casey’s “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (2) 33 Joe Ludemann, Grand Meadow, Minn.2. (5) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz.3. (6) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa4. (3) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.5. (7) 23K Darwyn Karau, Kasson, Minn.6. (4) 90 Ryan Wetzstein (R), West Concord, Minn.7. (8) 77 Jacob Stark (R), Austin, Minn.8. (1) 55 Cory Mahder, Elk Mound, Wis.FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (2) 30 Matt Leer, Bruce, Wis.2. (3) 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn.3. (4) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.4. (6) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn.5. (7) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.6. (5) 51W J.T. Wasmund (R), Pine Island, Minn.7. (8) 19SB Lance Mari, El Centro, Calif.8. (1) 91R Shawn Ryan, Waterloo, IowaEDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (2) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.2. (3) 50III Brandon Davis, Hayfield, Minn.3. (5) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas4. (1) 23B Brett Bumgardner, Hawkeye, Iowa5. (6) 4A Joel Alberts, Mantorville, Minn.6. (7) 209 Ron Ver Beek Oskaloosa, Iowa7. (4) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (3) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.2. (6) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.3. (4) 15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn.4. (7) 555 Ryan Ruter, Kanawha, Iowa5. (5) 8C Chris Clark, Jackson Hole, Wyo.6. (1) 31 Bill Stettner (R), Inver Grove Heights, Minn.7. (2) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, IowaVP RACING FUELS HEAT RACE #5 (8 laps):1. (2) 35B David Baxter (R), Eau Claire, Wis.2. (4) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.3. (5) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.4. (6) 36K Jayden Larson (R), Mankato, Minn.5. (7) 13 Ryan Konkel, Winona, Minn.6. (3) 7J Corey Jones (R), Zimmerman, Minn.7. (1) 14M Brian Mahlstedt, Ionia, IowaREAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (12 laps, top 5 advance):1. (1) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.2. (11) 29H Joe Horgdal, Mantorville, Minn.3. (8) 90 Ryan Wetzstein (R), West Concord, Minn.4. (4) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.5. (2) 15w Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn.6. (10) 77 Jacob Stark (R), Austin, Minn., LG2/KSE, $75.7. (13) 91 Shawn Ryan, Waterloo, Iowa, DirtHustler/King, $75.8. (9) 31 Bill Stettner (R), Inver Grove Heights, Minn., Shaw/Adams, $75.9. (6) 13 Ryan Konkel (R), Winona, Minn., Longhorn/Krause, $75.10. (12) 14m Brian Mahlstedt (R), Ionia, Iowa, Hughes/LM, $75.11. (7) 8c Chris Clark, Jackson, Wyo., GRT/Cornett, $190.12. (3) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn.13. (5) 23K Darwin Karau, Kasson, Minn., Killer/Flyin’J, $75.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (12 laps, top 5 advance):1. (1) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.2. (3) 36k Jayden Larson (R), Mankato, Minn.3. (7) 209 Ron Ver Beek, Oskaloosa, Iowa.4. (6) 4a Joel Alberts, Kasson, Minn.5. (8) 51w J.T. Wasmund (R), Pine Island, Minn.6. (10) 19sb Lance Mari, Imperial, Calif., MRT/Yeoman, $90.7. (5) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.8. (2) 555 Ryan Ruter, Clear Lake, Iowa, Sidebiter/ChevPerf, $75.9. (4) 23b Brett Bumgardner, Hawkeye, Iowa, SSR/Midnight, $75.10. (9) 7J Cory Jones (R), Zimmerman, Minn., VanderBuilt/Tim’s, $90.11. (11) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa, Rage/ChevPerf, $90.12. (12) 55 Cory Mahder, Elk Mound, Wis., MBCustoms/Power Line, $75.CASEY’S “A” MAIN (40 laps):1. (2) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz., LG2/Cornett, 40, $3000.2. (4) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 40, $1700.3. (10) 50III Brandon Davis, Medford, Minn., Tri-Built/KSE, 40, $1100.4. (3) 35B David Baxter (R), Eau Clare, Wis., Rocket/Baxter, 40, $800.5. (6) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn., VanderBuilt/KSE, 40, $800.6. (9) 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn., MBCustoms/Hill, 40, $700.7. (7) 4r Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 40, $650.8. (12) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 40, $600.9. (11) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 40, $550.10. (14) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 40, $500.11. (13) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 40, $450.12. (24) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn., MBCustoms/Action, 40, $425.13. (22) 51W J.T. Wasmund (R), Pine Island, Minn., DirtDueler/Baiers, 40, $275.14. (20) 4A Joel Alberts, Kasson, Minn., VanderBuilt/Stoen, 40, $350.15. (15) 29H Joe Horgdal, Mantorville, Minn., Skyrocket/KSE, 39, $250.16. (5) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 40, $300.17. (16) 36K Jayden Larson (R), Mankato, Minn., MBCustoms/Stoen, 40, $300.18. (17) 90 Ryan Wetzstein (R), West Concord, Minn., MBCustoms/Stoen, 40, $250.19. (8) 33 Joe Ludemann, Grand Meadow, Minn., LG2/Baiers, 38, $250.20. (21) 15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn., SSR/KSE, 25, $300.21. (18) 209 Ron Ver Beek, Oskaloosa, Iowa, IROC/ChevPerf, 17, $250.22. (19) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 14, $300.23. (23) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 0, $300.DQ – (1) 30 Matt Leer, Bruce, Wis., MBCustoms/Stoen, 40, $300.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leader: O’Neil 1-40.Total Laps Led: O’Neil 40.Margin of Victory: 1.228 seconds.Time of Race: 11 minutes, 46.051 seconds (no cautions).Provisional Starters: Kates, Sorensen.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Wasmund (advanced 11 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Wasmund (started 22nd, finished 13th).Entries: 37.Next Race: Sunday, Sept. 6, Fayette County Speedway, West Union, Iowa.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: Sanders 2764, Ramirez 2615, Hughes 2469, VanderBeek 2206, Davis 2125, Phillips 2090, Hunter Marriott 1976, Skyberg 1926, Mullens 1916, Calvin Iverson 1850.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Mullens 1916, Davis 1755, Calvin Iverson 1684, Skyberg 1570, Nathan Hagar 1069.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 269, Hughes 253, GRT 186, VanderBuilt 166, Mullens 164.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 230, Cornett 209, Mullins 188, Stoen 163, Mullens 153.Contingency Awards:American Racer – Williamson.Beyea Custom Headers – Baxter.BigDeal Car Care – O’Neil, Williamson.Bryke Racing – Horgdal.BSB Manufacturing – Ver Beek.Champ Pans – Bleess.Deatherage Opticians – Sorensen.Edelbrock – Mullens.Eibach – Wasmund.Fast Shafts – Leer.FK Rod Ends – Wasmund.Forty9 Designs – Alberts, Ludemann.Hooker Harness – Phillips.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs – Wetzstein.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts – Larson.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports – Stark.Keyser Manufacturing – Hughes.KSE Racing Products – VanderBeek.Maxima Racing Oils – O’Neil.Mesilla Valley Transportation – Clark.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain – Ver Beek.Penske Racing Shocks – Wasmund.QA1 – Hughes.RacerWebsite.com – Mari.Simpson Performance Products – Ludemann.Spyder High Performance Filters – Schott.Summit Racing Equipment – Alberts, Karau, Ver Beek.Super Clean – O’Neil.Swift Springs – O’Neil, Davis.Sybesma Graphics – Leer.Tire Demon – Davis.VP Racing Fuels – O’Neil.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – Karau.Wilwood Disc Brakes – Ramirez.
  9. Ramirez sails to USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout win at Lucas Oil Speedway Dereck Ramirez led all but the opening lap in picking up his fifth Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s victory of the season on Saturday night at the Lucas Oil Speedway. Chris Claunch photoRamirez, bouncing back from some tough luck the previous two nights of the USMTS swing, held off four-time series champ Jason Hughes and Terry Phillips in the 11th annual Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout presented by Foley Equipment.“This means a lot. We’ve been working our butts off and figuring stuff out,” said Ramirez, who wound up 1.49 seconds in front of Hughes. “We're getting better every day.”Ramirez, from Woodward, Okla., took over the lead on lap 2 and held it from there in a race filled with six cautions and big movers from back in the pack. Ironically, he was driving a Hughes Racing Chassis and that lessened the sting of finishing second for Hughes.“Congratulations to Dereck and all them guys. They’ve done a hell of a job this year,” Hughes said. “I’m proud to be a part of that. I don’t like second, but I’ll take it every time when we get one of my cars up there.”Hughes, who fired off from the Sybesma Graphics Pole, led the opening lap before fellow front-row starter Ramirez traded positions with him on lap 2. Ramirez had opened a one-second lead when a four-car tangle in on lap 6 brought out a caution—a foretelling of several to come.Ramirez and Hughes remained 1-2 after the restart and had distanced third-place Tanner Mullens by two seconds when a caution flew on lap 14. R.C. Whitwell already had worked his way from 18th to fourth by this point with Tyler Davis fifth and 13th-starting Phillips in sixth.On the restart, seven cars were involved in an accident in turn 2 that brought a red flag out to clean up the blocked track. Once racing resumed, Ramirez opened a 1.4-second lead over Hughes when the race’s fifth caution on lap 25 again stacked the field.Whitwell was running third, followed by Mullens and Phillips as action restarted with 15 circuits remaining. Phillips moved into third behind Ramirez and Hughes when another caution appeared with nine to go. Grag Stanek photoEventual winner Dereck Ramirez (4R) battles with Jason Hughes (12) and R.C. Whitwell (96T) during Saturday night's USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout presented by Foley Equipment.But that would be the final yellow, which was fine by Ramirez who admitted it was tough to stay patient through the many restarts as he cruised the high side of the 3/8-mile semi-banked clay oval.“I was a little wore out,” Ramirez said. “I didn’t know where to be in (turns) three and four. It was a little rough up there and I figured I was gonna give it away trying to run up there. But I knew that was the fastest way around and I was just trying to keep it on the racetrack—and we got it done.”Action remained caution-free from there with Ramirez gradually pulling away to prevail by 1.49 seconds. Hughes nipped Phillips for second with Whitwell fourth and Mullens fifth.Ramirez claimed his 13th career USMTS victory. He finished second on Thursday at the 81 Speedway after losing the lead on the final lap. He had mechanical issues that knocked him from contention on Friday while running second at the Humboldt Speedway.Hughes, of Watts, Okla., said he was no match for the winner as he fought with his car over the final few laps.“I was so tight I was trying to make that thing turn in there sideways and make it wide,” Hughes said, noting his battle with Phillips near the finish.Phillips continued his consistent and strong swing with a third straight third-place finish.“I just didn't get it done in the heat race tonight, so had to start so far back,” Phillips said. “We made a little charge and put on a show on for the crowd, I guess.”Whitwell finished fourth with Mullens, winner of the June 3 USMTS event at Lucas Oil Speedway, in fifth.USMTS points leader Rodney Sanders rallied for sixth after having to use a provisional and start the feature in 25th. Hunter Marriott, Fito Gallardo, Zack VanderBeek and Carlos Ahumada Jr. completed the top 10.Including Ramirez, five of the top 10 finishers are past USMTS winners at Lucas Oil Speedway: Sanders (2019), Zack VanderBeek (2016) and Mullens (2020). Phillips remains the only two-time winner of the Show-Me Shootout (2012 and 2014). Greg Stanek photoDereck Ramirez celebrates after winning the USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout presented by Foley Equipment.We’ll be right back: The series is on hiatus for 264 hours but will return with a bang as another two-state tripleheader awaits the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 20-22.Action kicks off Thursday at the Dallas County Speedway in Urbana, Mo., for the second annual Wehrs Machine Bullring Bash. Next, the Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., hosts the 3rd Annual Battle at the Beach on Friday before the weekend wraps up with the eighth annual Salute To Our Veterans on Saturday at the Salina Highbanks Speedway in Pryor Creek, Okla.Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is highlighted by 44 nights of racing at 27 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s 11th Annual Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout presented by Foley Equipment Lucas Oil Speedway, Wheatland, Mo. Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Casey’s “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (1) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.2. (3) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.3. (4) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.4. (2) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan.5. (5) 7 Daniel Franklin (R), Berryville, Ark.6. (6) 2C Dave Cain, Corcoran, Minn.7. (7) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas8. (8) 3J Jake Nightingale (R), Hutchinson, Kan.9. (9) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (5) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.2. (3) 134 Robert Heydenreich (R), Bolivar, Mo.3. (7) 9D8 Paden Phillips, Chanute, Kan.4. (4) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa5. (8) G3 Brendon Gemmill (R), Wichita, Kan.6. (9) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.7. (2) 8 Jeremy Vaughn, Pocola, Okla.8. (6) 21R Rusty Skaggs (R), Arcadia, Kan.9. (1) 19 Darrick Waggoner (R), Las Cruces, N.M.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (3) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.2. (2) 227 Chase Domer, Nevada, Mo.3. (4) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan.4. (1) 6J Jason Payton (R), Greenwood, Ark.5. (6) 11JR Randal Schiffelbein Jr. (R), Berryton, Kan.6. (9) 3B Nic Bidinger, Perry, Kan.7. (5) 1X Matt Johnson, Archie, Mo.8. (8) 21W Tracy Wolf (R), Buffalo, Mo.9. (7) 52C Alex Cammon (R), Wichita, Kan.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (4) 91T Lance Town, Wellsville, Kan.2. (7) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.3. (1) 38C Jason Pursley, Hermitage, Mo.4. (3) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.5. (6) 10W Hunter Wilbanks (R), Lakeland, Tenn.6. (2) 11N Gene Nicholas, Lowell, Ark.7. (8) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.8. (9) 8C Chris Clark, Jackson, Wyo.9. (5) 7T Treyton Gann (R), Ponca City, Okla.VP RACING FUELS HEAT RACE #5 (8 laps):1. (1) 52 Mitch Keeter, Webb City, Mo.2. (4) 9 Evan Hubert (R), Pittsburg, Mo.3. (5) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.4. (3) 292 Kyle Thompson, Joplin, Mo.5. (7) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.6. (6) 85D Mark Dotson, Cameron, Mo.7. (9) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich.8. (8) 17D Brandon Dean (R), Sapulpa, Okla.9. (2) 00 Cody Jolly (R), Jasper, Mo.WRISCO HEAT RACE #6 (8 laps):1. (1) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.2. (2) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.3. (5) 56 Tony Jackson Jr., Lebanon, Mo.4. (6) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., El Paso, Texas5. (8) 96T R.C. Whitwell, Tucson, Ariz.6. (9) 31 Brad Smith (R), Belton, Mo.7. (7) 22H Dustin Hodges, Centralia, Mo.8. (4) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo.9. (3) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, TexasREAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (15 laps, top 4 advance):1. (1) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.2. (2) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.3. (3) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., El Paso, Texas4. (4) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan.5. (9) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich., Hughes/Farris.6. (6) 11JR Randal Schiffelbein Jr. (R), Berryton, Kan., Shaw/Driskell.7. (5) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla., GRT/ChevPerf.8. (7) 3B Nic Bidinger, Perry, Kan., MBCustoms/Siebert.9. (8) 2C Dave Cain, Corcoran, Minn., MBCustoms/KSE.10. (10) 8 Jeremy Vaughn, Pocola, Okla., Hughes/BMS.11. (12) 21W Tracy Wolf (R), Buffalo, Mo., /.12. (14) 7T Treyton Gann (R), Ponca City, Okla., Skyrocket/Stoen.13. (11) 8C Chris Clark, Jackson Hole, Wyo., GRT/Cornett.14. (13) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (15 laps, top 4 advance):1. (4) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa2. (1) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.3. (3) G3 Brendon Gemmill (R), Wichita, Kan.4. (5) 292 Kyle Thompson, Joplin, Mo.5. (6) 10W Hunter Wilbanks (R), Lakeland, Tenn., MBCustoms/Christian.6. (10) 1X Matt Johnson, Archie, Mo., /Bailey.7. (7) 31 Brad Smith (R), Belton, Mo., /.8. (9) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.9. (11) 3J Jake Nightingale (R), Hutchinson, Kan., Mullens/Mullens.10. (12) 17D Brandon Dean (R), Sapulpa, Okla., Skyrocket/Warrior.11. (13) 19 Darrick Waggoner (R), Las Cruces, N.M., /Yeoman.12. (2) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan., MBCustoms/Driskell.13. (8) 11N Gene Nicholas, Lowell, Ark., Hughes/Kelly.14. (14) 00 Cody Jolly (R), Jasper, Mo., MBCustoms/Yeoman.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #3 (15 laps, top 4 advance):1. (1) 56 Tony Jackson Jr., Lebanon, Mo.2. (3) 96T R.C. Whitwell, Tucson, Ariz.3. (5) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.4. (6) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.5. (8) 85D Mark Dotson, Cameron, Mo., MBCustoms/KSE.6. (10) 22H Dustin Hodges, Centralia, Mo., VanderBuilt/Crane.7. (12) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo., MBCustoms/Durham.8. (2) 38C Jason Pursley, Hermitage, Mo.9. (4) 6J Jason Payton (R), Greenwood, Ark., MBCustoms/ChevPerf.10. (13) 52C Alex Cammon (R), Wichita, Kan., GRT/.11. (11) 21R Rusty Skaggs (R), Arcadia, Kan.12. (7) 7 Daniel Franklin (R), Berryville, Ark., Shaw/Yeoman.13. (9) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas.14. (14) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas, WesternFlyer/OFI.CASEY’S “A” MAIN (40 laps):1. (2) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 40.2. (1) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 40.3. (13) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 40.4. (18) 96T R.C. Whitwell, Tucson, Ariz., Longhorn,/Mullins, 40.5. (7) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 40.6. (25) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 40.7. (21) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE, 40.8. (5) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 40.9. (14) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 40.10. (19) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., El Paso, Texas, GRT/BMS, 40.11. (29) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 40.12. (9) 9D8 Paden Phillips, Chanute, Kan., BillsBuilt/Crane, 40.13. (22) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 40.14. (8) 52 Mitch Keeter, Webb City, Mo., GRT/Mullins, 40.15. (28) 21R Rusty Skaggs (R), Arcadia, Kan., Xtreme/ChevPerf, 40.16. (10) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 38.17. (15) 56 Tony Jackson Jr., Lebanon, Mo., Hughes/, 31.18. (24) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim's, 18.19. (3) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 14.20. (4) 9 Evan Hubert (R), Pittsburg, Mo., MBCustoms/Stoen, 14.21. (26) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 14.22. (17) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark., MBCustoms/Hill, 13.23. (11) 134 Robert Heydenreich (R), Bolivar, Mo., GRT/SCP, 13.24. (12) 227 Chase Domer, Nevada, Mo., GRT/Schultz, 12.25. (6) 91T Lance Town, Wellsville, Kan., MBCustoms/BMS, 6.26. (20) G3 Brendon Gemmill (R), Wichita, Kan., VanderBuilt/Stoen, 6.27. (16) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 6.28. (23) 292 Kyle Thompson, Joplin, Mo., Shaw/Yeoman, 6.29. (27) 38C Jason Pursley, Hermitage, Mo., GRT/Midstate, 6.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Hughes 1, Ramirez 2-40.Total Laps Led: Ramirez 39, Hughes 1.Margin of Victory: 1.491 seconds.Time of Race: 35 minutes, 11.499 seconds (4 cautions).Provisional Starters: Sanders, Skyberg, Pursley (track), Skaggs (track), Kates (emergency).Eibach Spring Forward Award: Kates (advanced 20 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Whitwell (started , finished ).Entries: 54.Next Race: Thursday, Aug. 20, Dallas County Speedway, Urbana, Mo.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: Sanders 2395, Ramirez 2291, Hughes 2148, Marriott 1976, VanderBeek 1952, Davis 1887, Iverson 1850, Phillips 1764, Skyberg 1661, Kates 1594.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Davis 1732, Iverson 1684, Mullens 1579, Skyberg 1516, Hagar 924.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 235, Hughes 225, GRT 160, VanderBuilt 152, Rage 140.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 198, Cornett 179, Mullins 166, Stoen 144, KSE 133.Contingency Awards:American Racer – Clark.Beyea Custom Headers – Whitwell.BigDeal Car Care – Ramirez.Bryke Racing – Skaggs.BSB Manufacturing – Skyberg.Champ Pans – Mullens.Deatherage Opticians – P. Phillips.Edelbrock – Davis.Eibach – Kates.Fast Shafts – F. Gallardo.FK Rod Ends – Whitwell.Forty9 Designs – Keeter, Davis.Hooker Harness – Kates.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs – Iverson.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts – Jackson.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports – Wilbanks.Keyser Manufacturing – Ahumada.KSE Racing Products – VanderBeek.Maxima Racing Oils – Ramirez.Penske Racing Shocks – Givens.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain – Pursley.QA1 – Ramirez.RacerWebsite.com – Smith.Simpson Performance Products – Mullens.Spyder High Performance Filters – Sanders.Summit Racing Equipment – Fuqua, Gann, Nightingale.Super Clean – Ramirez.Swift Springs – Ramirez, Givens.Sybesma Graphics – Hughes.Tire Demon – Wolff.VP Racing Fuels – Ramirez.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – Jolly.Wilwood Disc Brakes – Marriott.
  10. Madness in Humboldt as Mullens finds fourth USMTS victoryOn the seventh day of the eighth month, the strangest main event of what might be the strangest year ever concluded with somebody who is no stranger to victory lane in the 2020 Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s. Courtesy of USMTS PR No matter how you look at it, Tanner Mullens finding the finish line first in USMTS action may be the “new normal” after he snagged his fourth win in 17 starts Friday night. Meanwhile, the top three points chasers all failed to crack the top ten for the first time in 26 shows.Four lead changes in 40 laps—including three different leaders in the final seven laps—made for an exciting feature race for the fans at the Humboldt Speedway and those watching the 14th Annual USMTS Summer Fling presented by VP Racing Fuels live on RacinbDirt.TV.The 52nd United States Modified Touring Series main event held at ‘The Hummer’ saw Darron Fuqua beat polesitter Kyle Thompson to the flagstand to lead the opening lap over the 24-car field.Plagued by six cautions, the first occurred on the third lap when four-time series champ Jason Hughes limped to a stop at the top of turn two. Currently third in the standings, he was the first to retire from the race and failed to score his series-best 14th win in Humboldt.Fuqua, seeking his first USMTS triumph, held the top spot for five laps before Hunter Marriott blasted around the outside in turn two to take control of the race.Last year’s Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year remained the leader as he navigated lapped traffic like a veteran while Dereck Ramirez gave chase. Ramirez, however, suddenly suffered mechanical problems and exited the race on lap 31.Marriott remained the leader for another two laps as he enjoyed sparred with Tyler Wolff for control of the event. Wolff finally took charge on lap 34 and Marriott was out of the race one lap later with technical issues of his own.Another two laps went by before Wolff slowed on the racing surface with a flat left rear tire, bringing out the final caution of the race—but not the last fender bender.Tanner Mullens (02) battles with Dereck Ramirez early in the main event. Tyler Rinken photoA pass of Fuqua two laps earlier for third place proved to be fruitful for Mullens who assumed the lead for the restart with four laps to go.Fuqua, who never drifted farther back than third throughout the race, could not muster the strength to knock off Mullens though as the 27-year-old from Wichita, Kansas, took the checkered flag with two car lengths to spare over his fellow Sunflower state speedster.It was the fourth win of the season for Mullens whose breakthrough win came earlier this spring at the Lucas Oil Speedway—the site of the next USMTS race. He’s the 20th different driver to win at Humboldt.Behind Fuqua at the finish line, Terry Phillips was third after starting 11th on the grid. The third Kansas racer in the top five, Tyler Davis finished fourth while New Mexico long distance traveler Jake Gallardo earned the FK Rod Ends Hard Charger Award by passing ten cars to come home fifth.Although not officially one of the feature’s yellow flags, the caution light shined on the final lap when Thursday night’s winner, Rodney Sanders, looped his machine in the final corner and was joined by six others in a pileup that blocked the track from bottom to top.It was the first time this year that Sanders did not finish among the top ten.Calvin Iverson pocketed a sixth-place paycheck while Thompson, Cody Jolly, Dustin Robinson and Carlos Ahumada Jr. rounded out the top ten on the final score sheets.Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout Saturday: After a spectacular mid-week show earlier this summer, the USMTS makes its traditional August return to Lucas Oil Speedway on Saturday for the 11th annual Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout presented by Foley Equipment.A big night of action is on tap with $3,000 going to the winner of the feature. Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods, O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks and American Racer will also compete, as well as the American Racer USRA Stock Cars as a special guest class running in a $400-to-win feature.Tanner Mullens of Wichita, Kansas, earned his first career USMTS feature win at Lucas Oil Speedway on June 3, taking command when race leader Terry Phillips suffered a mechanical issue with four laps remaining. Phillips, who has 32 career USMTS victories, is the only two-time winner of this event.Dereck Ramirez earned the Show-Me Shootout victory at Lucas Oil Speedway one year ago. Rodney Sanders won this event in 2019 and Stormy Scott won a thriller here in 2018 one year after the 2017 show was rained out. Zack VanderBeek, Johnny Scott, Ryan Gustin, Jeremy Payne, Jason Krohn and Kelly Shryock have also won with the USMTS at the “Diamond of Dirt Tracks.”The Lucas Oil Speedway is a 3/8-mile semi-banked clay oval located 0.2 mile south of US 54 on SR 83, then east. The physical address is 18842 Speedway Dr, Wheatland, MO 65779. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With its entrance located just outside the pit gate this sprawling scenic camping facility will continue to enhance the racing experience at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks.Twenty-one VIP luxury suites, HD Jumbo-Tron screen, stadium-style Musco Sports Lighting, a Bose Sound System, go-kart slick track, the Diamond Bar, Track Treasures Gift Shop, the best track food in the country and paved pits are a few of the spectacular amenities setting the Diamond of Dirt apart.Gates open at 4 p.m. with hot laps at 6:30 and racing at 7:05. Admission for adults (16+) is $20 while seniors (62+) and military get in for $17. Youth (6-15) are $10 and kids 5 and under are free. A family pass is only $40. Pit passes are $40.Along with regular ticket options, fans have the "Beat the Heat and Get a Suite" opportunity with individual tickets $40. Spectators can sit in air-conditioned comfort or view the action from seats outside, overlooking the front stretch.For ticket questions or information for any event at Lucas Oil Speedway, contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or email her at nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com for more information.For more information check out lucasoilspeedway.com. In addition, fans can get social on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is highlighted by 44 nights of racing at 27 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s 14th Annual Summer Fling presented by VP Racing Fuels Humboldt Speedway, Humboldt, Kan. Friday, Aug. 7, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Casey’s “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (1) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.2. (7) 4w Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.3. (5) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.4. (8) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.5. (3) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas.6. (9) 10W Hunter Wilbanks (R), Lakeland, Tenn.7. (4) 8C Chris Clark, Jackson, Wyo.8. (6) R63 Riley Whitworth (R), Humboldt, Kan.9. (2) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (1) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.2. (6) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan.3. (3) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.4. (7) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.5. (8) 00 Cody Jolly (R), Jasper, Mo.6. (2) G3 Brendon Gemmill (R), Goddard, Kan.7. (5) 11N Gene Nicholas, Lowell, Ark.8. (4) 7 Treyton Gann (R), Ponca City, Okla.9. (9) 227 Chase Domer, Nevada, Mo.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (1) 292 Kyle Thompson, Joplin, Mo.2. (3) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo.3. (9) 65T Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.4. (4) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.5. (2) 9D8 Paden Phillips, Chanute, Kan.6. (8) 27 Dave Cain, Corcoran, Minn.7. (6) 18JR Chase Sigg, Iola, Kan.8. (5) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich.9. (7) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (2) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.2. (6) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.3. (3) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.4. (7) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., Canutillo, Texas.5. (1) 90 Terry Schultz, Sedalia, Mo.6. (4) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas.7. (5) 38C Jason Pursley, Hermitage, Mo.8. (8) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan.9. (9) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (10 laps, top 5 advance):1. (1) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., Canutillo, Texas.2. (3) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.3. (4) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas.4. (2) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.5. (6) G3 Brendon Gemmill (R), Goddard, Kan.6. (5) 90 Terry Schultz, Sedalia, Mo., MBCustoms/Mullins.7. (11) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.8. (7) 8C Chris Clark, Jackson, Wyo., GRT/Cornett.9. (8) 18JR Chase Sigg, Iola, Kan., MBCustoms/Sigg.10. (10) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich., Hughes/Farris.11. (9) R63 Riley Whitworth (R), Humboldt, Kan., GRT/.12. (12) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (10 laps, top 5 advance):1. (1) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.2. (2) 00 Cody Jolly (R), Jasper, Mo.3. (6) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas.4. (4) 9D8 Paden Phillips, Chanute, Kan.5. (12) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa.6. (5) 27 Dave Cain, Corcoran, Minn., MBCustoms/KSE.7. (10) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan., Hughes/Mullins.8. (3) 10W Hunter Wilbanks (R), Lakeland, Tenn., MBCustoms/Christian.9. (9) 7 Treyton Gann (R), Ponca City, Okla., Skyrocket/Stoen.11. (7) 11N Gene Nicholas, Lowell, Ark., Hughes/Kelly.12. (11) 227 Chase Domer, Nevada, Mo., GRT/Schultz.13. (8) 38C Jason Pursley, Hermitage, Mo., GRT/Midstate.CASEY’S “A” MAIN (40 laps):1. (6) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 40.2. (2) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan., MBCustoms/Driskell, 40.3. (11) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 40.4. (7) 65T Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 40.5. (15) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 40.6. (10) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim’s, 40.7. (1) 292 Kyle Thompson, Joplin, Mo., Shaw/Yeoman, 40.8. (16) 00 Cody Jolly (R), Jasper, Mo., MBCustoms/Yeoman, 40.9. (18) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas, CAM/OFI, 40.10. (13) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., Canutillo, Texas, GRT/BMS, 40.11. (14) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 40.12. (23) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 40.13. (9) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo., MBCustoms/Durham, 40.14. (17) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 39.15. (5) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark., MBCustoms/Hill, 36.16. (4) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE, 35.17. (19) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 33.18. (8) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 32.19. (3) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 31.20. (20) 9D8 Paden Phillips, Chanute, Kan., BillsBuilt/Crane, 30.21. (21) G3 Brendon Gemmill (R), Goddard, Kan., VanderBuilt/Stoen, 21.22. (22) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 14.23. (24) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla., GRT/ChevPerf, 5.24. (12) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 3.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Fuqua 1-5, Marriott 6-33, Wolff 34-36, Mullens 37-40.Total Laps Led: Marriott 28, Fuqua 5, Mullens 4, Wolff 3.Margin of Victory: 1.279 seconds.Time of Race: 26 minutes, 59.526 seconds (6 cautions).Provisional Starters: Kates, Hagar.Eibach Spring Forward Award: T. Phillips (advanced 12 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: J. Gallardo (started 15th, finished 5th).Entries: 36.Next Race: Saturday, Aug. 8, Lucas Oil Speedway, Wheatland, Mo.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: Sanders 2314, Ramirez 2188, Hughes 2052, Marriott 1898, VanderBeek 1878, Davis 1832, Iverson 1794, T. Phillips 1673, Skyberg 1608, Kates 1524.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Davis 1730, Iverson 1684, Skyberg 1513, Mullens 1495, Hagar 879.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 229, Hughes 215, GRT 151, VanderBuilt 149, Rage 135.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 192, Cornett 169, Mullins 157, Stoen 141, KSE 128.Contingency Awards:American Racer – Nicholas.Beyea Custom Headers – Davis.BigDeal Car Care – Mullens.Bryke Racing – Wolff.BSB Manufacturing – Gemmill.Champ Pans – J. Gallardo.Deatherage Opticians – Kates.Edelbrock – Thompson.Eibach – T. Phillips.Fast Shafts – Marriott.FK Rod Ends – J. Gallardo.Forty9 Designs – Sanders, Ramirez.Hooker Harness – F. Gallardo.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs – Skyberg.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts – Duvall.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports – Schultz.Keyser Manufacturing – Ahumada.KSE Racing Products – Robinson.Maxima Racing Oils – Mullens.Penske Racing Shocks – Siebert.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain – Hughes.QA1 – Wolff.RacerWebsite.com – Ahumada.Simpson Performance Products – Ramirez.Spyder High Performance Filters – Iverson.Summit Racing Equipment – Domer, Gemmill, Vasquez.Super Clean – Mullens.Swift Springs – Mullens, P. Phillips.Sybesma Graphics – Thompson.Tire Demon – VanderBeek.VP Racing Fuels – Mullens.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – Whitworth.Wilwood Disc Brakes – Thompson.
  11. Sanders edges Ramirez in another USMTS thriller at 81 Speedway PARK CITY, Kan. (Aug. 6)--Rodney Sanders may have been late to the party but he was the one celebrating after he, Dereck Ramirez and a few of their friends produced another thriller for the fans at the 81 Speedway when the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s invaded the 3/8-mile clay oval Thursday. Courtesy of USMTS PRThe start of the 40-lap main event looked like the ending but with a different cast of characters. Joe Duvall powered to a big lead at the drop of the green flag but Zack VanderBeek stuck with the high line and eventually pulled even with Duvall on the second lap.VanderBeek edged ‘Big Daddy’ to lead lap three, and the two raced wheel-to-wheel for several laps. Meanwhile, Ramirez was working his way to the front from the fourth row on the starting grid.By lap 15, Ramirez was threatening for the top spot. VanderBeek turned it up a notch and they traded lines on a couple of occasions with Ramirez finally securing the lead for the first time as they completed the 18th lap.From there, the Woodward, Oklahoma, native stretched his advantage over the pack to as much as ten car lengths and appeared to be on his way to a fifth feature win this season.As Ramirez tried to run off and hide, Sanders slipped by VanderBeek for second on lap 25 and set out to run down the leader.Sanders, who started sixth, reached the back bumper of Ramirez with four laps to go and snuck underneath to lead lap 37. Ramirez stayed even with Sanders and gave him just enough room to operate the shortest path around the racetrack.Ramirez was the leader by inches when they crossed beneath the flagstand on laps 38 and 39 but Sanders emerged out of the final corner with the advantage and crossed the finish line with less than three-tenths of a second to spare.Tyler Rinkin photo“Man, Dereck was really good tonight and I was just trying to keep it straight off the corner because if I hit it straight off the bottom there was a lot of traction,” said Sanders as he celebrated his series-best sixth win at the 81 Speedway. “It was a lot of fun. Dereck’s probably the cleanest driver there is out there I feel like, so I can always race him clean and we always race each other hard but it seems like we never touch. That was a lot of fun and it was a hell of a night.”In slightly padding his points lead over Ramirez, the win was the seventh of the season for Sanders and 104th of his USMTS career while Ramirez came up a car-length short of nabbing his fifth of the 2020 campaign.I got to racing them lapped cars and I didn’t know he was there. He showed me a nose and he was already beside me so I couldn’t do anything about it,” Ramirez admitted. “figured I’d better race him clean. We’ve raced each other clean for the whole year so… It’s fun racing with him. He raced me clean and he did what he had to do on the last lap and I just missed it. It’s what happens.”One year and five days ago, Ramirez executed a “slide job” on the final lap to steal the win from Terry Phillips. Phillips, however, beat Ramirez to the stripe by two one-thousandths of a second that night and finished third Thursday.Four-time USMTS national champ Jason Hughes stormed from the 14th starting spot to finish fourth while VanderBeek held off Tanner Mullens for the final spot in the top five.Duvall claimed the seventh spot after a spirited late-race battle with eighth-place finisher Cole Traugott. Hunter Marriott pocketed a ninth-place paycheck and Darron Fuqua rounded out the top ten.Friday finds USMTS at The Hummer: When the Humboldt Speedway hosts the 14th Annual Summer Fling @ The Bullring it will be the 52nd feature race for the USMTS at the 1/4-mile semi-banked clay oval.Nineteen different drivers have tasted victory at ‘The Hummer’ since Johnny Bone Jr. won the inaugural event here on June 28, 2000, but the all-time wins leader is Jason Hughes with 13 trips to victory lane here.Stormy Scott has been a winner at Humboldt six times while Kelly Shryock is a five-time winner, including the first King of America event in 2011. On eight occasions the first driver to the finish line has been Ryan Gustin or Rodney Sanders with four wins apiece.Bone is a two-time USMTS winner along with Terry Phillips, Jason Krohn, Johnny Scott and Zack VanderBeek. Drivers getting to the winner’s circle just once include Tim Donlinger, Jon Tesch, Steve Holzkamper, William Gould, Jeremy Payne, Mitch Keeter, Kyle Strickler, Lucas Schott and Ricky Thornton Jr., who was the most recent winner here more than a year ago at King of America IX.The USMTS Modifieds will share the spotlight with Ray’s Metal Depot USRA B-Mods, Mod Lites and Midwest Mods. Gates open at 6 p.m. and qualifying begins at 8.Grandstand tickets are $20 for adults while seniors age 65 and older are just $18. Kids ages 6-12 get in for $5 and a limited number of reserved seats are available for $25 each. Order tickets online at humboldtspeedway.com.The Humboldt Speedway is a located 0.1 mile west of US 169 at the Humboldt Exit, then 0.5 mile south, then 0.9 mile east on Georgia Rd. The physical address is 1663 Georgia Rd, Humboldt, KS 66748. Follow on Facebook https://facebook.com/thehumboldtspeedway and Twitter https://twitter.com/HumboldtSpdwy to learn more.Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout Saturday: After a spectacular mid-week show earlier this summer, the USMTS makes its traditional August return to Lucas Oil Speedway this Saturday.The 11th annual Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout presented by Foley Equipment will headline a big night of action with $3,000 going to the winner of the feature. Also in action will be the Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods, O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks and American Racer USRA Stock Cars as a special guest class with a $400-to-win feature."The USRA Stock cars put on a good show when they were on the mid-week program with the USMTS back in June and we're excited to have them back," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Danny Lorton said. "Along with the B-Mods and Street Stocks, this will be an outstanding night of racing."Tanner Mullens of Wichita, Kansas, earned his first career USMTS feature win at Lucas Oil Speedway on June 3, taking command when race leader Terry Phillips suffered a mechanical issue with four laps remaining. In the USRA Stock car main event, Doug Keller used a last-lap pass in turn four to overtake Bill Crimmins for the win.Phillips, who is the all-time winningest driver in the history of the Lucas Oil MLRA, has 32 career USMTS victories the only two-time winner of this event.Dereck Ramirez of Woodward, Oklahoma, earned the Show-Me Shootout victory at Lucas Oil Speedway one year ago. Ramirez has four series wins in 2020 and enters this week second in the championship chase, 114 points behind Rodney Sanders of Happy, Texas. Sanders has six feature wins this season, pushing his career total to 103 as he seeks a fourth USMTS national championship. Sanders won this event in 2019.Stormy Scott won a thriller here in 2018 one year after the 2017 show was rained out. Zack VanderBeek, Johnny Scott, Ryan Gustin, Jeremy Payne, Jason Krohn and Kelly Shryock have also won with the USMTS at the Lucas Oil Speedway.Gates open at 4 p.m. this Saturday with hot laps at 6:30 and racing at 7:05.Along with regular ticket options, fans have the "Beat the Heat and Get a Suite" opportunity with individual tickets $40. Spectators can sit in air-conditioned comfort or view the action from seats outside, overlooking the front stretch. Contact admissions director Nichole McMillan (417) 282-5984 for more info.Admission for adults ages 16-61 is $20 while seniors 62 and older and members of the military get in for just $17. Youth ages 6-15 are $10 and kids 5 and under are free. A family pass is only $40. Pit passes are $40. Individual suite tickets go for $40.For ticket questions or information for any event at Lucas Oil Speedway, contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or email her at nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com for more information.Complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived race recaps, previews and driver features, along with ticket information and schedules can be found by visiting lucasoilspeedway.com. In addition, fans can get social on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LucasOilSpeedway, Instagram https://instagram.com/lucasoilspeedway and Twitter https://twitter.com/lucasspeedway.Lucas Oil Speedway is a 3/8-mile semi-banked clay oval located 0.2 mile south of US 54 on SR 83, then east. The physical address is 18842 Speedway Dr, Wheatland, MO 65779. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With its entrance located just outside the pit gate this sprawling scenic camping facility will continue to enhance the racing experience at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks.Lucas Oil Speedway is considered by fans, drivers and industry insiders to be one of the top five racing facilities in the nation. Located in Wheatland, Missouri, approximately an hour from Springfield, Missouri, and just an hour and a half from the Kansas City metro area, the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" lives up to its title.Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is highlighted by 44 nights of racing at 27 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s 7th Annual Event presented by American Racer 81 Speedway, Park City, Kan. Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Casey’s “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (1) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.2. (2) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., El Paso, Texas3. (4) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.4. (7) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.5. (8) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.6. (5) 5* Jason McGehee (R), Wichita, Kan.7. (6) 51 Lucas Gibbs (R), Udall, Kan.8. (3) 191 Jason Roe (R), Wichita, Kan.9. (9) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo.FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (2) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.2. (1) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.3. (7) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.4. (5) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan.5. (6) 9D8 Paden Phillips, Chanute, Kan.6. (8) 86 Brian Franz, Halstead, Kan.7. (3) 7 Treyton Gann (R), Ponca City, Okla.8. (4) 44 Braden Stoner (R), Wichita, Kan.9. (9) 21B Bryce Schniepp (R), Wichita, Kan.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (2) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa2. (3) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.3. (8) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas4. (7) G3 Brendon Gemmill (R), Wichita, Kan.5. (5) 71 Patrick McManus (R), Derby, Kan.6. (4) 22N Kevin Newell (R), Wichita, Kan.7. (1) 69 Cecil Dymond (R), Goddard, Kan.8. (6) 99T T.J. Tolan (R), Wichita, Kan.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (2) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.2. (4) 3J Jake Nightingale (R), Hutchinson, Kan.3. (3) 10W Hunter Wilbanks (R), Lakeland, Tenn.4. (7) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Perry, Okla.5. (5) 87K Kenny Sweet, Wichita, Kan.6. (6) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.7. (1) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas8. (8) K19 Will Krup (R), Mount Carmel, Ill.VP RACING FUELS HEAT RACE #5 (8 laps):1. (1) 9 Cole Traugott (R), Woodward, Okla.2. (3) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.3. (7) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.4. (5) 01X Beau Davis (R), Cheney, Kan.5. (4) 32B Bobby Bills (R), Wichita, Kan.6. (6) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.7. (2) 8C Chris Clark, Jackson Hole, Wyo.8. (8) 21C Cody Schniepp (R), Wichita, Kan.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (15 laps, top 6 advance):1. (2) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.2. (4) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan.3. (1) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M.4. (10) 51 Lucas Gibbs (R), Udall, Kan.5. (3) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Perry, Okla.6. (5) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.7. (15) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo.8. (11) 69 Cecil Dymond (R), Goddard, Kan., Hughes/Briley.9. (8) 5* Jason McGehee (R), Wichita, Kan., ERC/TwoM.10. (12) 8C Chris Clark, Jackson Hole, Wyo., GRT/Cornett.11. (7) 32B Bobby Bills (R), Wichita, Kan., BillsBuilt/Yancy’s.12. (6) 71 Patrick McManus (R), Derby, Kan., Skyrocket/Acme.13. (9) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.14. (13) 44 Braden Stoner (R), Wichita, Kan., BillsBuilt/Advanced.DNS – K19 Will Krup (R), Mount Carmel, Ill., Elite/Baldwin.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (15 laps, top 6 advance):1. (1) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.2. (2) G3 Brendon Gemmill (R), Wichita, Kan.3. (5) 9D8 Paden Phillips, Chanute, Kan.4. (7) 86 Brian Franz, Halstead, Kan.5. (11) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas6. (9) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.7. (10) 7 Treyton Gann (R), Ponca City, Okla., Skyrocket/Hebb’s.8. (3) 10W Hunter Wilbanks (R), Lakeland, Tenn., MBCustoms/Mullins.9. (6) 87K Kenny Sweet, Wichita, Kan., BillsBuilt/KBS.10. (13) 99T T.J. Tolan (R), Wichita, Kan., BillsBuilt/.11. (12) 191 Jason Roe (R), Wichita, Kan., GRT/KBS.12. (8) 22N Kevin Newell (R), Wichita, Kan., Custom/Newell.13. (4) 01X Beau Davis (R), Cheney, Kan., Hughes/ChevPerf.14. (15) 21B Bryce Schniepp (R), Wichita, Kan., Hughes/Mullins.15. (14) 21C Cody Schniepp (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Thiel.CASEY’S “A” MAIN (40 laps):1. (6) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 40.2. (7) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 40.3. (9) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 40.4. (14) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 40.5. (4) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 40.6. (3) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 40.7. (1) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 40.8. (5) 9 Cole Traugott (R), Woodward, Okla., Mullens/ASI, 40.9. (11) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE, 40.10. (15) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan., MBCustoms/Driskell, 40.11. (10) G17 Fito Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 40.12. (2) 3J Jake Nightingale (R), Hutchinson, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 40.13. (8) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 39.14. (12) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., El Paso, Texas, GRT/BMS, 39.15. (13) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 39.16. (18) 9D8 Paden Phillips, Chanute, Kan., BillsBuilt/KBS, 39.17. (23) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 39.18. (21) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Perry, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 39.19. (24) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim’s, 39.20. (16) G3 Brendon Gemmill (R), Wichita, Kan., VanderBuilt/Stoen, 39.21. (19) 51 Lucas Gibbs (R), Udall, Kan., MBCustoms/Bailey, 37.22. (22) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas, WFRC/ASI, 21.23. (20) 86 Brian Franz, Halstead, Kan., GRT/Shadow, 21.24. (26) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo., MBCustoms/Durham, 18.25. (17) J17 Jake Gallardo, Las Cruces, N.M., GR2/ProPower, 7.26. (25) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla., GRT/ChevPerf, 0.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Duvall 1-2, VanderBeek 3-17, Ramirez 18-36, Sanders 37, Ramirez 38-39, Sanders 40.Total Laps Led: Ramirez 21, VanderBeek 15, Duvall 2, Sanders 2.Margin of Victory: 0.249 second.Time of Race: 16 minutes, 16.319 seconds (1 caution).Provisional Starters: Hagar, Siebert.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Hughes (advanced 11 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Hughes (started 14th, finished 4th).Entries: 42.Next Race: Friday, Aug. 7, Humboldt Speedway, Humboldt, Kan.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: Sanders 2250, Ramirez 2133, Hughes 2002, Marriott 1835, VanderBeek 1826, T. Davis 1745, Iverson 1713, T. Phillips 1582, Skyberg 1552, Kates 1456.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: T. Davis 1694, Iverson 1658, Skyberg 1502, Mullens 1394, Hagar 828.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 220, Hughes 208, VanderBuilt 148, GRT 143, Rage 133.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 191, Cornett 168, Mullins 150, Stoen 140, KSE 127.Contingency Awards:American Racer – Marriott.Beyea Custom Headers – Hughes.BigDeal Car Care – Sanders.Bryke Racing – Skyberg.BSB Manufacturing – Gibbs, Givens.Champ Pans – VanderBeek.Deatherage Opticians – Nightingale.Edelbrock – VanderBeek.Eibach – Hughes.Fast Shafts – Duvall.FK Rod Ends – Hughes.Forty9 Designs – Ahumada, Iverson.Hooker Harness – F. Gallardo.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs – Givens.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts – Kates.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports – Gann.Keyser Manufacturing – Fuqua.KSE Racing Products – Marriott.Maxima Racing Oils – Sanders.Mesilla Valley Transportation – Ahumada.Penske Racing Shocks – T. Davis.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain – Duvall.QA1 – T. Phillips.RacerWebsite.com – B. Schniepp.Simpson Performance Products – Mullens.Spyder High Performance Filters – Mullens.Summit Racing Equipment – B. Davis, Stoner, Bills.Super Clean – Sanders.Swift Springs – Sanders, Traugott.Sybesma Graphics – Duvall.Tire Demon – Robinson.VP Racing Fuels – Sanders.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – C. Schniepp.Wilwood Disc Brakes – Duvall.
  12. MASON CITY, Iowa (July 30)--Dereck Ramirez has four wins in this year’s Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s. Two have occurred at the Mason City Motor Speedway including Thursday night’s win in the Mod Mania finale. Tyler Rinkin photoStarting fourth on the grid, Ramirez stalked Lucas Schott and Rodney Sanders for most of the 40-lap main event while the lead pair jousted for the lead, but a yellow flag on lap 23 opened the door for Ramirez and he happily stepped in to take control a few laps later.“I knew the bottom was going to clean off at the end there, it just took a while,” Ramirez revealed in victory lane. “When we got that long green flag everybody was throwing the dust out there, and on that restart, I knew it’d clean back up so I just stayed down there.”Sybesma Graphics Pole Award winner Lucas Schott jumped out to lead the first 19 laps with Sanders chasing him around the 1/3-mile dirt oval. Sanders edged in front to lead the 19th lap but Schott reclaimed the lead the next time around.Following a caution on lap 23 for a tangle between top-five contenders Tanner Mullens and Alex Williamson, Sanders again wrestled the lead away from Schott with 24 circuits in the books.Looking for his seventh win of the season and a chance to expand his series points lead, Sanders stayed around the high side of the racing surface while Ramirez used the shortest route to get by Schott for second.After a couple of side-by-side orbits, Ramirez took the led for good on lap 26.“Rodney was struggling. He was probably the better car but he just didn’t get down there fast enough,” said Ramirez who turned in a pair of head-scratching 11th-place finishes the previous two nights.“I did a little different thing to the car tonight. I talked to Jimmy (Owens) a little bit and he helped out, and the two guys over here (referring to crew members Johnny Overgaard and Marco Costa) we went to work and figured a little bit of something out.”The fourth win of the 2020 campaign for the 33-year-old from Woodward, Oklahoma, was the 12th USMTS triumph of his career and worth $4,000.Meanwhile, Schott’s bid for back-to-back wins came up one spot and 0.567 second short as he settled for the runner-up paycheck with Sanders following in third.Terry Phillips keeps moving forward and improved eight spots Thursday night to claim fourth and the FK Rod Ends Hard Charger Award. Hunter Marriott was fifth.Completing the top ten were Jake Timm, Chase Rudolf (his first USMTS top ten), Joe Duvall, four-time USMTS national champion Jason Hughes and newlywed Zack VanderBeek.In the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s standings, Sanders leads Ramirez by 114 points (2149 to 2035), followed by Hughes (1915), Marriott (1761), VanderBeek (1741), Tyler Davis (1679), Calvin Iverson (1658), Phillips (1491), Casey Skyberg (1490) and Adam Kates (1398).Davis holds a slim 21-point advantage over Iverson in the Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year standings with Skyberg, Tanner Mullens and Nathan Hagar completing the top five in rookie points heading into an August 6-8 tripleheader.Up next: The tireless touring USMTS titans embark on a three-night excursion to three unique racetracks next Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 6-8.Action gets going Thursday at the 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas, followed by the 14th Annual USMTS Summer Fling at the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kansas, on Friday. The weekend concludes Saturday with the 11th Annual USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout presented by Foley Equipment at the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri.Mod Wars canceled: Earlier today, officials from the Ogilvie Raceway canceled of the inaugural $10,000-to-win USMTS Mod Wars event scheduled for August 13-15.General Manager Nate Fischer said that the staff was hopeful COVID-19-related restrictions in Minnesota would loosen up enough for to allow them to make this a successful event.“Unfortunately, it’s not going to work this year, he said. “We want to again thank everyone for continuing to support us and racing in Minnesota. We are beyond grateful and look forward to hosting many more fun and safe events this summer.”Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is highlighted by 44 nights of racing at 27 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Mod Mania presented by Wrisco – Night 3 of 3 Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa Thursday, July 30, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Casey’s “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (1) 44 Adam Hensel, Baldwin, Wis.2. (2) 15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn.3. (5) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.4. (3) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas.5. (4) 19SB Lance Mari, El Centro, Calif.6. (7) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa7. (6) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa.FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (1) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.2. (2) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa.3. (4) 49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn.4. (3) 9 Ken Schrader, Dittmer, Mo.5. (5) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.6. (6) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.7. (7) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (3) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas.2. (1) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.3. (2) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.4. (5) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.5. (6) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.6. (4) 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas.7. (7) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (2) 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn.2. (3) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.3. (4) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn.4. (1) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.5. (5) 71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn.6. (6) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (10 laps, top 5 advance):1. (1) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.2. (5) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa.3. (7) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa.4. (3) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.5. (4) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.6. (8) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.7. (2) 9 Ken Schrader, Dittmer, Mo., Lethal/Mullins.8. (6) 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas, Rocket/PPE.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (10 laps, top 5 advance):1. (1) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas2. (5) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.3. (3) 19SB Lance Mari, El Centro, Calif.4. (4) 71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn.5. (2) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.6. (6) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.7. (7) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn., Killer/Baier’s.CASEY’S “A” MAIN (40 laps):1. (4) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 40.2. (1) 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn., MBCustoms/Stoen, 40.3. (2) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 40.4. (12) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 40.5. (8) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE, 40.6. (10) 49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn., MBCustoms/OFI, 40.7. (6) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa, Rage/KSE, 40.8. (7) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 40.9. (13) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 40.10. (15) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 40.11. (16) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn., VanderBuilt/KSE, 40.12. (24) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss., MBCustoms/Stoen, 40.13. (11) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn., MBCustoms/Action, 40.14. (19) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 40.15. (23) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim’s, 40.16. (22) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 40.17. (18) 19SB Lance Mari, El Centro, Calif., MRT/Yeoman, 40.18. (20) 71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn., Rocket/Baier’s, 36.19. (14) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas, WFRC/ASI, 32.20. (9) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 26.21. (17) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa, Rage/ChevPerf, 24.22. (5) 15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn., SSR/KSE, 23.23. (21) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 4.DNS – 44 Adam Hensel, Baldwin, Wis., DirtDueler/OFI, 0.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Schott 1-18, Sanders 19, Schott 20-23, Sanders 24-25, Ramirez 26-40.Total Laps Led: Schott 22, Ramirez 15, Sanders 3.Margin of Victory: 0.567 second.Time of Race: 18 minutes, 29.295 seconds (2 cautions).Provisional Starters: Iverson, Strength.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Strength (advanced 14 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Phillips (started 12th, finished 4th).Entries: 27.Next Race: Thursday, Aug. 6, 81 Speedway, Park City, Kan.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: Sanders 2149, Ramirez 2035, Hughes 1915, Marriott 1761, VanderBeek 1741, Davis 1679, Iverson 1658, Phillips 1491, Skyberg 1490, Kates 1398.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Davis 1679, Iverson 1658, Skyberg 1440, Mullens 1313, Nathan Hagar 778.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 210, Hughes 199, VanderBuilt 141, GRT 135, Rage 128.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 181, Cornett 159, Mullins 143, Stoen 134, KSE 125.Contingency Awards:American Racer – Bleess.Beyea Custom Headers – Phillips.BigDeal Car Care – Ramirez.Bryke Racing – Iverson.BSB Manufacturing – Hejna.Champ Pans – Marriott.Deatherage Opticians – Strength.Edelbrock – Sanders.Eibach – Strength.Fast Shafts – Duvall.FK Rod Ends – Phillips.Forty9 Designs – Skyberg, Robinson.Hooker Harness – Bleess.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs – Cummins.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts – Mari.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports – Horgdal.Keyser Manufacturing – VanderBeek.KSE Racing Products – Hughes.Maxima Racing Oils – Ramirez.Penske Racing Shocks – Sorensen.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain – Kates.QA1 – Sanders.RacerWebsite.com – Strength.Simpson Performance Products – Hensel.Spyder High Performance Filters – Timm.Summit Racing Equipment – Sanders, Ramirez, Hughes.Super Clean – Ramirez.Swift Springs – Ramirez, Rudolf.Sybesma Graphics – Schott.Tire Demon – Williamson.VP Racing Fuels – Ramirez.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – Cummins.Wilwood Disc Brakes – Rudolf.
  13. Schott adds Mod Mania victory to racing résumé MASON CITY, Iowa (July 29)--A second night of Mod Mania at the Mason City Motor Speedway produced a second winner in as many days when Lucas Schott crossed the finish line to score his tenth career win in the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s. Buck Monson photoIn the night’s 40-lap main event, the 24-year-old from Chatfield, Minnesota, trailed polesitter Brooks Strength at the end of the opening lap but never trailed again as he sped to a $3,000 payday at the newly-configured 1/3-mile dirt oval.Mod Mania becomes another feather in Schott’s racing cap. In addition to being the 2016 USRA Modified national champ, his list of accomplishments includes winning the Summit USRA Nationals and inaugural Grant Junghans Memorial that same year. He wore the King of America VIII crown in 2018.For a second straight night, Terry Phillips garnered enough passing points to be in the redraw and drew eight out of eight to start on the outside of the fourth row. Last night he made it to fifth and Wednesday’s effort earned him the runner-up paycheck.Strength held on for third—his best result in just six career USMTS starts—while Zack VanderBeek held off Jake Timm to take down the fourth spot at the checkers.Tuesday night’s Mod Mania feature winner, Tanner Mullens, came from 13th on the starting grid to get sixth while defending series champ and current points leader Rodney Sanders picked his way from 19th to seventh during the contest.Gopher State gassers Dustin Sorensen, Jacob Bleess and Alex Williamson rounded out the top ten.Mod Mania continues Thursday at the Mason City Motor Speedway with $4,000 going to the winner and $300 to all main event starters. American Racer USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods and Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks are also on the card.The pits are slated to open at 3 p.m. and grandstand gates swing open at 5 each day. Hot laps will begin at 7 with qualifying getting underway at 7:30.Spectator tickets for those ages 17-61 are $20 while seniors (62+) and juniors (12-16) are just $15. Youth (6-11) are $5. Pit passes for everybody 11 and older are $40 while youth (6-10) are $25 for the pits. Children 5 and under get in free at both gates.Watch live with a subscription to RacinDirt.TV follow along with entries, lineups and live scoring at MyRacePass.The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mason City is the Official Host Hotel for Mod Mania. Make your reservations today by calling (641) 424-1200 or online at HolidayInn.com. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mason City is located at 3041 4th Street SW, Mason City, IA 50401.The Mason City Motor Speedway is a 1/3-mile clay oval located 5.1 miles east of I-35 at exit 194 on SR 122 (at the North Iowa Fairgrounds). The physical address is 3700 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401. For more information, check out MasonCityMotorSpeedway.com. You can also like us on Facebook and Instagram and follow us on Twitter.To learn more about the United States Racing Association, visit USRAracing.com. You can also like us on Facebook, visit us on Instagram, follow us on Twitter and watch us on YouTube. Keep up to speed with everything USRA and subscribe to the USRA e-Newsletter at USRAracing.com/subscribe.The 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is currently highlighted by 47 nights of racing at 28 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. Due to inclement weather, issues related to the COVID-19 and/or other forces out of our control, the schedule is tentative and subject to change without notice.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list.= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Mod Mania presented by PBM Performance Products – Night 2 of 3 Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa Wednesday, July 29, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advance to the Casey’s “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (4) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa2. (1) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.3. (3) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.4. (6) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.5. (5) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa6. (7) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.7. (2) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, IowaFAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (1) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn.2. (5) 15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn.3. (7) 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn.4. (2) 9 Ken Schrader, Dittmer, Mo.5. (6) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.6. (4) 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas7. (3) 14M Brian Mahlstedt (R), Ionia, IowaEDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (2) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.2. (1) 49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn.3. (3) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.4. (5) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.5. (7) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas6. (6) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn.7. (4) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (1) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.2. (3) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.3. (5) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.4. (6) 44 Adam Hensel, Baldwin, Wis.5. (4) 71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn.6. (2) 19SB Lance Mari, El Centro, Calif.7. (7) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, TexasREAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (10 laps, top 5 advance):1. (2) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.2. (4) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa3. (1) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.4. (3) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas5. (6) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn.6. (8) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.7. (7) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa, Rage/ChevPerf.8. (5) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (10 laps, top 5 advance):1. (1) 44 Adam Hensel, Baldwin, Wis.2. (2) 9 Ken Schrader, Dittmer, Mo.3. (4) 71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn.4. (3) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.5. (6) 19SB Lance Mari, El Centro, Calif.DNS – 14M Brian Mahlstedt (R), Ionia, Iowa, Hughes/LM.DNS – 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, TexasDNS – 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, TexasCASEY’S “A” MAIN (40 laps):1. (2) 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn., MBCustoms/Stoen, 40.2. (8) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 40.3. (1) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss., MBCustoms/Stoen, 40.4. (6) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 40.5. (9) 49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn., MBCustoms/OFI, 40.6. (13) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 40.7. (19) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 40.8. (3) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn., MBCustoms/Action, 40.9. (5) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn., VanderBuilt/KSE, 40.10. (7) 15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn., SSR/KSE, 40.11. (10) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 40.12. (14) 44 Adam Hensel, Baldwin, Wis., DirtDueler/OFI, 40.13. (11) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 40.14. (23) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 40.15. (20) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim’s, 40.16. (16) 9 Ken Schrader, Dittmer, Mo., Lethal/Mullins, 40.17. (22) 19SB Lance Mari, El Centro, Calif., MRT/Yeoman, 40.18. (17) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 40.19. (21) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn., Killer/Baier’s, 40.20. (12) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 40.21. (4) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE, 40.22. (18) 71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn., Rocket/Baier’s, 40.23. (24) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 40.24. (15) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa, Rage/KSE, 40.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Strength 1, Schott 2-40.Total Laps Led: Schott 39.Margin of Victory: seconds.Time of Race: 22 minutes, 1.39 seconds (1 caution).Provisional Starters: Kates, Skyberg.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Sanders (advanced 13 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Sanders (started 19th, finished 7th).Entries: 28.Next Race: July 30, Mason City Motor Speedway.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: Sanders 2057, Ramirez 1934, Hughes 1841, Marriott 1677, VanderBeek 1669, Davis 1628, Iverson 1596, Skyberg 1426, Phillips 1404, Kates 1338.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Davis 1628, Iverson 1596, Skyberg 1376, Mullens 1259, Nathan Hagar 778.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 201, Hughes 189, VanderBuilt 135, GRT 127, Rage 121.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 173, Cornett 149, Mullins 140, Stoen 125, KSE 119.Contingency Awards:American Racer – Mari.Beyea Custom Headers – VanderBeek.BigDeal Car Care – Schott.Bryke Racing – Iverson.BSB Manufacturing – Marriott.Champ Pans – Timm.Deatherage Opticians – Hensel.Edelbrock – Strength.Eibach – Sanders.Fast Shafts – Sorensen.FK Rod Ends – Sanders.Forty9 Designs – Skyberg, Horgdal.Hooker Harness – Ramirez.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs – Hughes.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts – Mari.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports – Hejna.Keyser Manufacturing – Williamson.KSE Racing Products – Bleess.Maxima Racing Oils – Schott.Penske Racing Shocks – Davis.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain – Skyberg.QA1 – VanderBeek.RacerWebsite.com – Robinson.Simpson Performance Products – VanderBeek.Spyder High Performance Filters – Mullens.Summit Racing Equipment – Hensel, Robinson, Schrader.Super Clean – Schott.Swift Springs – Schott, Cummins.Sybesma Graphics – Strength.Tire Demon – Cummins.VP Racing Fuels – Schott.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – Yanacsek.Wilwood Disc Brakes – Sanders.
  14. Mullens wires Mod Mania opener MASON CITY, Iowa (July 28)--Capturing his third USMTS victory of the year, Tanner Mullens led all 35 laps to top opening night of Mod Mania at the Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa. Tyler Rinken photo The 27-year-old from Wichita, Kan., was the Sybesma Graphics Pole Award winner and remained at the front of the field the entire distance to capture another multitude of awards that await each winner. He also pocketed $2,000. “I tried to ride around as long as I could on the bottom and was just trying to slow the pace down to save the tire there,” Mullens revealed in victory lane. “I was getting tight there at the end and it (right rear tire) don’t look like we have too much left on it.” Zack VanderBeek started from the outside of Mullens on the front row. He was second on the first lap and stayed glued to Mullens’ rear bumper until the checkered flag waved. “I could kind of hear him,” Mullens recalled,” and I think he bumped me there once but I was just trying to slow down and save the tire. I didn’t think they were going to be able to drive around me on the outside.” Mullens was in the mix the entire race when the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s visited Mason City on June 18, eventually finishing third behind Dereck Ramirez--who was unable to crack the top ten tonight--and current points leader Rodney Sanders. Then again, he’s been in the mix since the start of the 2020 campaign. He won the first USMTS main event of his career at the Lucas Oil Speedway on June 3 and followed that up with a heart-breaking runner-up the following night at his hometown 81 Speedway before winning again two weeks later at the Cedar County Raceway. In addition to three wins he has eight top-five finishes and he’s finished among the top ten in all 13 of his starts utilizing a family-built chassis and engine. VanderBeek brought his VanderBuilt home second while Sanders had to settle for the third-place paycheck. Hunter Marriott was fourth and Terry Phillips found himself fifth in the end. Tyler Davis, Lucas Schott, Al Hejna, Jacob Bleess and Jake Timm rounded out the top ten. Bleess, who started 16th, earned the FK Rod Ends Hard Charger Award and a best-of-show nine positions during the night to add the Eibach Spring Forward Award. Mod Mania continues Wednesday and Thursday at the Mason City Motor Speedway. USMTS Modifieds will race for $3,000 to win and $250 to start on Wednesday and Thursday’s payout is $4,000 to the winner and $300 to all feature race starters. The pits are slated to open at 3 p.m. and grandstand gates swing open at 5 each day. Hot laps will begin at 7 with qualifying getting underway at 7:30. Spectator tickets for those ages 17-61 are $20 each day while seniors (62+) and juniors (12-16) are just $15. Youth (6-11) are $5. Pit passes for everybody 11 and older are $35 Wednesday and $40 Thursday while youth (6-10) are $20 Wednesday and $25 Thursday. Children 5 and under get in free both days at both gates. The inaugural tripleheader at Iowa's newest Action Track will also see American Racer USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods and Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks competing all three nights. Watch all three nights live with a subscription to RacinDirt.TV https://racindirt.tv and follow along with entries, lineups and live scoring at MyRacePass https://myracepass.com. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mason City is the Official Host Hotel for Mod Mania. Make your reservations today by calling (641) 424-1200 or online at HolidayInn.com. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mason City is located at 3041 4th Street SW, Mason City, IA 50401. The 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s is currently highlighted by 47 nights of racing at 28 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. Due to inclement weather, issues related to the COVID-19 and/or other forces out of our control, the schedule is tentative and subject to change without notice. The Mason City Motor Speedway is a 1/3-mile clay oval located 5.1 miles east of I-35 at exit 194 on SR 122 (at the North Iowa Fairgrounds). The physical address is 3700 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401. For more information, check out MasonCityMotorSpeedway.com. You can also like us on Facebook and Instagram and follow us on Twitter. To learn more about the United States Racing Association, visit USRAracing.com. You can also like us on Facebook, visit us on Instagram, follow us on Twitter and watch us on YouTube. Keep up to speed with everything USRA and subscribe to the USRA e-Newsletter at USRAracing.com/subscribe. To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list. = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Mod Mania presented by Keyser Manufacturing – Night 1 of 3 Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advance to the Casey’s “A” Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8. SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps): 1. (1) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. 2. (2) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. 3. (4) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn. 4. (7) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss. 5. (5) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla. 6. (6) 9 Ken Schrader, Dittmer, Mo. 7. (8) 71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn. 8. (3) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps): 1. (1) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan. 2. (3) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo. 3. (2) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis. 4. (8) 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn. 5. (4) 15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn. 6. (5) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D. 7. (7) 009 Jason Asbe (R), Clear Lake, Iowa 8. (6) 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps): 1. (2) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa 2. (1) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa 3. (6) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas 4. (4) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz. 5. (3) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan. 6. (7) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla. 7. (5) 51A Blake Arndt (R), Brownsdale, Minn. MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps): 1. (1) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan. 2. (2) 49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn. 3. (5) 44 Adam Hensel, Baldwin, Wis. 4. (7) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn. 5. (3) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa 6. (4) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn. 7. (6) 14M Brian Mahlstedt (R), Ionia, Iowa REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (10 laps, top 5 advance): 1. (1) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss. 2. (3) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla. 3. (2) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis. 4. (6) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D. 5. (7) 71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn. 6. (5) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla. 7. (8) 51A Blake Arndt (R), Brownsdale, Minn., Shaw/KSE. 8. (4) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan. 9. (9) 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas, WFRC/ASI. REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (10 laps, top 5 advance): 1. (2) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz. 2. (1) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn. 3. (3) 15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn. 4. (4) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa 5. (6) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn. 6. (5) 9 Ken Schrader, Dittmer, Mo., Lethal/Mullins. 7. (7) 009 Jason Asbe (R), Clear Lake, Iowa, SideBiter/ChevPerf. 8. (8) 14M Brian Mahlstedt (R), Ionia, Iowa, Hughes/LM. 9. (9) 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas, Rocket/PPE. CASEY’S “A” MAIN (35 laps): 1. (1) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 35. 2. (2) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 35. 3. (4) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 35. 4. (6) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE, 35. 5. (8) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 35. 6. (5) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 35. 7. (11) 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn., MBCustoms/Stoen, 35. 8. (3) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa, Rage/ChevPerf, 35. 9. (16) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn., VanderBuilt/KSE, 35. 10. (9) 49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn., MBCustoms/OFI, 35. 11. (7) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 35. 12. (12) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn., MBCustoms/Action, 35. 13. (17) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim's, 35. 14. (13) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss., MBCustoms/Stoen, 35. 15. (18) 15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn., SSR/KSE, 35. 16. (15) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 35. 17. (21) 71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn., Rocket/Baier's, 35. 18. (24) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 35. 19. (20) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa, Rage/KSE, 27. 20. (19) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 24. 21. (10) 44 Adam Hensel, Baldwin, Wis., DirtDueler/OFI, 23. 22. (23) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 19. 23. (22) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn., Killer/Baier’s, 1. 24. (14) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz., LG2/Cornett, 0. (R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contender Lap Leader: Mullens 1-35. Total Laps Led: Mullens 35. Margin of Victory: 0.697 second. Time of Race: 19 minutes, 42.788 seconds (3 cautions). Provisional Starters: Duvall, Kates. Eibach Spring Forward Award: Bleess (advanced 9 positions). FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Bleess (started 16th, finished 9th). Entries: 30. Next Race: July 29, Mason City Motor Speedway. Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points: Sanders 1979, Ramirez 1864, Hughes 1785, Marriott 1624, VanderBeek 1582, Davis 1562, Iverson 1534, Skyberg 1362, Phillips 1309, Kates 1287. Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Davis 1562, Iverson 1534, Skyberg 1312, Mullens 1178, Nathan Hagar 778. Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 191, Hughes 184, VanderBuilt 127, Rage 120, GRT 118. Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 167, Cornett 146, Mullins 138, KSE 115, Stoen 115. Contingency Awards: American Racer – O’Neil. Beyea Custom Headers – Marriott. BigDeal Car Care – Mullens. Bryke Racing – Williamson. BSB Manufacturing – Hensel. Champ Pans – Phillips. Deatherage Opticians – Sorensen. Edelbrock – VanderBeek. Eibach – Bleess. Fast Shafts – Davis. FK Rod Ends – Bleess. Forty9 Designs – Strength, Rudolf. Hooker Harness – Ramirez. Integra Racing Shocks & Springs – Duvall. Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts – Cummins. K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports – Schrader. Keyser Manufacturing – Timm. KSE Racing Products – Bleess. Maxima Racing Oils – Mullens. Mesilla Valley Transportation – Yanacsek. Penske Racing Shocks – Iverson. PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain – VanderBeek. QA1 – Bleess. RacerWebsite.com – Cummins. Simpson Performance Products – Phillips. Spyder High Performance Filters – Davis. Summit Racing Equipment – Asbe, Mahlstedt, Yanacsek. Super Clean – Mullens. Swift Springs – Mullens, Hejna. Sybesma Graphics – Mullens. Tire Demon – Kates. VP Racing Fuels – Mullens. Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – Mahlstedt. Wilwood Disc Brakes – Schott.
  15. Ramirez scores Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals crown at I-80 Speedway GREENWOOD, Neb. (July 25)--Dereck Ramirez refused to settle for second place in Saturday's 30-lap finale at the 10th Annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals at the I-80 Speedway, Greenwood, Neb., and notched his 11th career victory with the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's.Twelve times during the 2019 campaign did the 33-year-old from Woodward, Okla., wind up as the runner-up finisher, and four times in the first seven races of 2020.Since his last near-miss June 3, Ramirez has turned the corner and turned those second-place finishes into victories. He now has three for the year after Saturday's dramatic late-race heroics to steal the top spot away from racelong leader Jake Timm of Winona, Minn.Ramirez followed Timm and Calvin Iverson of Eleva, Wis., through the first half of the race before finding his way around Iverson for the second position. He passed Timm on lap 25 and showed the way over the final five laps.Timm, who finished fourth in Friday's opening round of the doubleheader at the Kosiski family's 4/10-mile high-banked dirt oval, earned the Sybesma Graphics Pole Award and was on his way to making it a wire-to-wire effort before Ramirez ruined his plans.Just one caution slowed the fast-paced feature race which lasted just a little more than 12 minutes.While Timm had to settle for the bridesmaid's paycheck this time around, Ramirez gathered a $3,000 prize and inched a little closer to points leader Rodney Sanders who struggled to a seventh-place finish in Saturday's contest.Including his impressive second-place finish on Friday night, it was only the third time in the last nine Silver Dollar Nationals that Sanders did not win at least one feature during the weekend. His seventh crown will be delayed until at least 2021.As he has for three seasons now, Ramirez drove a Hughes Racing Chassis built by Jason Hughes of Wats, Okla., who came home third in Saturday night's race after taking the green flag from the tenth starting spot. The four-time USMTS national champion sits third in the standings behind Sanders and Ramirez.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contender Tanner Mullens of Wichita, Kan., wound up in the fourth spot while the fifth spot went to Terry Phillips of Springfield, Mo., who won Friday's feature.Calvin Iverson, Rodney Sanders, Hunter Marriott, Cory Crapser and Tyler Wolff filled the remainder of the positions in the top ten. Wolff, who started 19th, garnered the FK Rod Ends Hard Charger Award by nipping Zack VanderBeek who started next to him in 20th.Mod Mania next: The best dirt modified racers in the universe are elbows up and hammer down for Mod Mania at the Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa, this Tuesday through Thursday, July 28-30.The inaugural tripleheader at Iowa's newest Action Track, will be highlighted by the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's with American Racer USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods and Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks also competing all three nights.The pits open at 3 p.m. each day with grandstands opening at 5, hot laps at 7 and racing at 7:30.The semi-banked 1/3-mile dirt oval is located off I-35 at exit 194, then 5.1 miles east on SR 122, then left on 4th St. SW (at the North Iowa Events Center). For more information check out masoncitymotorspeedway.com.Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's is highlighted by 42 nights of racing at 27 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world's Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's 10th Annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals - Night 2 of 2 I-80 Speedway, Greenwood, Neb. Saturday, July 25, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advance to the Casey's "A" Main with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (1) 49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn.2. (4) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.3. (2) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz.4. (7) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.5. (5) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas6. (6) 29 Dennis Elliott, Mt. Ayr, Iowa7. (8) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.8. (3) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.9. (9) 11N Gene Nicholas, Lowell, Ark.FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (1) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.2. (3) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.3. (6) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.4. (2) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.5. (7) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.6. (4) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa7. (5) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan.8. (8) 57 Duke Erickson, Sioux Falls, S.D.9. (9) 64 Nick Hermsen, Omaha, Neb.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (3) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.2. (4) 07 Cory Crapser, Chippewa Falls, Wis.3. (5) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.4. (8) 7 Justin Gregg, Hastings, Neb.5. (7) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa6. (1) 191 Jason Roe (R), Wichita, Kan.7. (6) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa8. (2) R21 Ryan Schaffer, Corning, IowaREAL RACING WHEELS "B" MAIN (8 laps, all advance):1. (1) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa2. (3) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.3. (6) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.4. (5) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa5. (4) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan.6. (7) 57 Duke Erickson, Sioux Falls, S.D.7. (2) 191 Jason Roe (R), Wichita, Kan.8. (8) R21 Ryan Schaffer, Corning, Iowa9. (10) 64 Nick Hermsen, Omaha, Neb.10. (9) 11N Gene Nicholas, Lowell, Ark.CASEY'S "A" MAIN (30 laps):1. (4) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 30.2. (1) 49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn., MBCustoms/OFI, 30.3. (10) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 30.4. (5) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 30.5. (7) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 30.6. (3) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim's, 30.7. (15) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 30.8. (8) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE, 30.9. (6) 07 Cory Crapser, Chippewa Falls, Wis., VanderBuilt/OFI, 30.10. (19) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark., MBCustoms/Hill, 30.11. (20) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 30.12. (13) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 30.13. (18) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 30.14. (17) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa, Rage/KSE, 30.15. (12) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 30.16. (14) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa, Rage/ChevPerf, 30.17. (16) 29 Dennis Elliott, Mt. Ayr, Iowa, MBCustoms/Elliott, 29.18. (2) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 29.19. (26) 11N Gene Nicholas, Lowell, Ark., Hughes/Kelly, 29.20. (22) 57 Duke Erickson, Sioux Falls, S.D., Dominator/Hanson, 29.21. (21) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 29.22. (24) R21 Ryan Schaffer, Corning, Iowa, Rage/Mullins, 13.23. (23) 191 Jason Roe (R), Wichita, Kan., GRT/ChevPerf, 11.24. (11) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz., LG2/Cornett, 9.25. (9) 7 Justin Gregg, Hastings, Neb., RedRocket/Kennedy, 7.26. (25) 64 Nick Hermsen, Omaha, Neb., Harris/Woodard, 5.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Timm 1-24, Ramirez 25-30.Total Laps Led: Timm 24, Ramirez 6.Margin of Victory: 1.433 seconds.Time of Race: 12 minutes, 20.458 seconds ( cautions).Provisional Starters: none.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Hughes (advanced 10 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Wolff (started 19th, finished 10th).Entries: 26.Next Race: July 28, Mason City Motor Speedway, Mason City, Iowa.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's Points: Sanders 1888, Ramirez 1794, Hughes 1725, Marriott 1537, VanderBeek 1487, Davis 1481, Iverson 1468, Skyberg 1308, Kates 1235, Phillips 1225.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Davis 1481, Iverson 1468, Skyberg 1258, Mullens 1075, Nathan Hagar 778.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 183, Hughes 179, VanderBuilt 118, Rage 113, GRT 112.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 159, Cornett 144, Mullins 133, KSE 108, Stoen 106.Contingency Awards:American Racer - Sanders.Beyea Custom Headers - Mullens.BigDeal Car Care - Ramirez.Bryke Racing - Skyberg.BSB Manufacturing - Givens.Champ Pans - Phillips.Deatherage Opticians - Duvall.Edelbrock - Phillips.Eibach - Hughes.Fast Shafts - Marriott.FK Rod Ends - Wolff.Forty9 Designs - Rudolf, Nicholas.Hooker Harness - VanderBeek.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs - Kates.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts - Elliott.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports - Mullens.Keyser Manufacturing - Wolff.KSE Racing Products - Crapser.Maxima Racing Oils - Ramirez.Penske Racing Shocks - Davis.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain - Iverson.QA1 - Iverson.RacerWebsite.com - Hermsen.Simpson Performance Products - Timm.Spyder High Performance Filters - Iverson.Summit Racing Equipment - Erickson, Givens, Gregg.Super Clean - Ramirez.Swift Springs - Ramirez, Hermsen.Sybesma Graphics - Timm.Tire Demon - Schaffer.VP Racing Fuels - Ramirez.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products - Hermsen.Wilwood Disc Brakes - Sanders.
  16. Phillips finds success in Silver Dollar Nationals opener GREENWOOD, Neb. (July 24)--Terry Phillips notched his second victory of the season Friday when the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's kicked off the 10th Annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals at the I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb. Courtesy of USMTS PRPhillips grabbed the lead from polesitter Joe Duvall of Claremore, Okla., with just two laps complete and went unchallenged the last 28 laps to score his first USMTS win at the I-80 Speedway since capturing the Silver Dollar Nationals crown in 2012.It was the 32nd career USMTS win for the 54-year-old from Springfield, Mo., leaving him 11th on the all-time wins list and one victory behind Jason Krohn.No driver has dominated this event like defending series champ and current points leader Rodney Sanders but the ace from Happy, Texas, came up one spot short of capturing his 11th feature win in 17 starts at the I-80 Speedway.Sanders held off Brookfield, Missouri's Hunter Marriott, who was seeking back-to-back wins after pocketing the winner's share of the prize money on Tuesday at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa.Jake Timm of Winona, Minn., came from seventh to finish fourth and four-time USMTS national champion Jason Hughes of Watts, Okla., sped from tenth on the starting grid to collect a fifth-place paycheck in the 30-lapper.Zack VanderBeek, Dereck Ramirez, Jake O'Neil, Tanner Mullens and Casey Skyberg rounded out the top ten.Silver Dollar Saturday: The Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals continues Saturday with Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's sharing the spotlight once again with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The USMTS will have a complete program of qualifying heats and feature races with $3,000 going to the main event winner.The I-80 Speedway is located just north of Interstate 80 at exit 420-halfway between Omaha and Lincoln. The physical address is 13909 238th St, Greenwood, NE 68366. The entrance to the track is at 13631 238th Street (west side). For more information or to order tickets, visit i-80speedway.com or call (402)-342-3453.Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's is highlighted by 42 nights of racing at 27 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world's Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's 10th Annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals - Night 1 of 2 I-80 Speedway, Greenwood, Neb. Friday, July 24, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in heat race passing points advanced to the Casey's "A" Main with the top 8 redrawing for starting positions 1-8.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (1) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.2. (3) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.3. (2) 07 Cory Crapser, Chippewa Falls, Wis.4. (6) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.5. (5) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.6. (9) 191 Jason Roe (R), Wichita, Kan.7. (8) R21 Ryan Schaffer, Corning, Iowa8. (4) 85D Mark Dotson, Cameron, Mo.9. (7) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, IowaFAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (1) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.2. (2) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.3. (4) 49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn.4. (3) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.5. (6) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.6. (5) 7 Justin Gregg, Hastings, Neb.7. (7) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan.8. (8) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.9. (9) 8C Chris Clark, Jackson, Wyo.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (1) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas2. (2) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa3. (3) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.4. (7) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.5. (4) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz.6. (6) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa7. (8) 29 Dennis Elliott, Mt. Ayr, Iowa8. (5) 11N Gene Nicholas, Lowell, Ark.9. (9) 57 Duke Erickson (R), Sioux Falls, S.D.REAL RACING WHEELS "B" MAIN (10 laps, all starters advance):1. (2) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa2. (1) 7 Justin Gregg, Hastings, Neb.3. (3) R21 Ryan Schaffer, Corning, Iowa4. (4) 29 Dennis Elliott, Mt. Ayr, Iowa5. (6) 85D Mark Dotson, Cameron, Mo.6. (7) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.7. (5) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan.8. (9) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa9. (11) 57 Duke Erickson (R), Sioux Falls, S.D.DNS - 8C Chris Clark, Jackson, Wyo., GRT/Cornett.DNS - 11N Gene Nicholas, Lowell, Ark., Hughes/Kelly.CASEY'S "A" MAIN (30 laps):1. (5) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 30.2. (4) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 30.3. (2) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE, 30.4. (7) 49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn., MBCustoms/OFI, 30.5. (10) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 30.6. (6) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 30.7. (8) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 30.8. (16) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz., LG2/Cornett, 30.9. (12) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 30.10. (22) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 30.11. (3) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 30.12. (1) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 30.13. (21) 85D Mark Dotson, Cameron, Mo., MBCustoms/KSE, 30.14. (15) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark., MBCustoms/Hill, 30.15. (11) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 30.16. (13) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim's, 30.17. (19) R21 Ryan Schaffer, Corning, Iowa, LG2/Mullins, 30.18. (20) 29 Dennis Elliott, Mt. Ayr, Iowa, MBCustoms/Elliott, 30.19. (23) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 30.20. (17) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa, Rage/KSE, 30.21. (25) 57 Duke Erickson (R), Sioux Falls, S.D., Dominator/Hanson, 30.22. (9) 07 Cory Crapser, Chippewa Falls, Wis., VanderBuilt/OFI, 20.23. (18) 7 Justin Gregg, Hastings, Neb., RedRocket/Kennedy, 16.24. (14) 191 Jason Roe (R), Wichita, Kan., /, 9.25. (24) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa, Rage/ChevPerf, 8.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Duvall 1-2, Phillips 3-35.Total Laps Led: Phillips 33, Duvall 2.Margin of Victory: 1.164 seconds.Time of Race: 20 minutes, 47.563 seconds ( cautions).Provisional Starters: none.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Skyberg (advanced 13 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Skyberg (started 22nd, finished 10th).Entries: 27.Next Race: July 25, I-80 Speedway, Greenwood, Neb.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's Points: Sanders 1810, Ramirez 1693, Hughes 1634, Marriott 1461, VanderBeek 1417, Davis 1415, Iverson 1387, Skyberg 1246, Kates 1179, Phillips 1141.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Davis 1415, Iverson 1387, Skyberg 1196, Mullens 988, Nathan Hagar 778.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 174, Hughes 169, VanderBuilt 113, Rage 107, GRT 105.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 155, Cornett 134, Mullins 125, KSE 105, Stoen 105.Contingency Awards:American Racer - Dotson.Beyea Custom Headers - Timm.BigDeal Car Care - Sanders, Phillips.Bryke Racing - Kates.BSB Manufacturing - Erickson.Champ Pans - Hughes.Deatherage Opticians - Duvall.Edelbrock - Sanders.Eibach - Skyberg.Fast Shafts - Duvall.FK Rod Ends - Skyberg.Forty9 Designs - Wolff, Givens.Hooker Harness - Davis.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs - Elliott.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts - Schaffer.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports - Clark.Keyser Manufacturing - Skyberg.KSE Racing Products - Mullens.Maxima Racing Oils - Phillips.Mesilla Valley Transportation - Ramirez.Penske Racing Shocks - Dotson.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain - Hejna.QA1 - Hughes.RacerWebsite.com - Erickson.Simpson Performance Products - Marriott.Spyder High Performance Filters - VanderBeek.Summit Racing Equipment - Dotson, O'Neil, Schaffer.Super Clean - Phillips.Swift Springs - Phillips, Elliott.Sybesma Graphics - Duvall.Tire Demon - Nicholas.VP Racing Fuels - Phillips.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products - Gregg.Wilwood Disc Brakes - Ramirez.
  17. Ramirez reigns in USMTS debut at Stuart STUART, Iowa (June 16)--It would be a crime against dirt track racing humanity if another 21 years go by without the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's competing at the Stuart International Speedway. Now in its 22nd season, Tuesday's inaugural Smackdown in Stuart was the first visit by the USMTS touring titans to Mike Van Genderen's ultra-competitive short track. With fierce, nail-biting action everywhere on the track during the main event, the fans--a lot of them--were the big winners. Buck Monson photo Them, and Dereck Ramirez who claimed his first USMTS victory of the season and ninth of his storied career which moved him into the top 20 on the all-time wins list tied with Lucas Schott and Brad Waits--one tally behind Mike Chasteen. It wasn't easy for Ramirez, but the 33-year-old from Woodward, Okla., was up to the task, leading the final 17 circuits in the Ramirez also pocketed an additional two bonus points for leading the most lap in the Casey's "A" Main. Three nights after coming up two spots short of sweeping the 21st Annual Masters at the Cedar Lake Speedway in Wisconsin, Sanders was unable to take advantage of his Sybesma Graphics Pole Award and saw Grant Junghans Rookie of the Year points leader Calvin Iverson lead the first lap. Iverson and Sanders swapped a couple of slide-jobs during the first two laps before settling in nose to tail around the high side of the Stuart high banks. As it would several times during the race, lapped traffic slowed Iverson briefly--enough for Sanders to squirt past on lap 9. On the same lap, Jason Hughes also got by Iverson but the two made contact with Hughes spinning but Iverson getting the blame and restarting at the rear of the field following the race's first of two cautions. Back under green, Hughes chased Sanders around the 1/4-mile bullring as they danced dangerously close to the outer concrete wall. Following the last yellow flag on lap 12, Tanner Mullens made his way past Hughes on lap 13 and began threatening Sanders for the lead. Maneuvering in and out of lapped traffic, Mullens was able to sneak by Sanders as they completed the 23rd lap. Seven laps later, Sanders careened off of a back-marker that was trying to knock down the wall in turn two. Ramirez laid claim to second place and then used the uncharted middle of the racing surface to race by Mullens in front of the flagstand as they eclipsed the 34th orbit. Mullens never lost sight of Ramirez but save for a momentary peek to the outside of a lapped car that Ramirez quickly had second thoughts about, the two remained that way to the finish line with Ramirez nabbing the $2,500 top prize and Mullens settling for the runner-up paycheck. Kyle Brown, who started 12th on the 24-car grid, recorded a career-best third-place finish with four-time USMTS national champ Hughes and three-time USMTS national champ Sanders behind him in fourth and fifth. Zack VanderBeek, Jacob Bleess, Hunter Marriott, 24th-starting Cayden Carter and Adam Kates rounded out the top ten finishers. Just getting started: The five-day celebration of freedom, fun and fast cars throughout the Hawkeye State continues Wednesday at the Cedar County Raceway in Tipton. Headlined by the fire-breathing USMTS Modified, the Christie Door Company Iron Man Challenge featuring USRA Stock Cars and B-Mods is also on tap. USMTS Modifieds are racing for $2,500 to win, USRA Stock Cars shooting for a $600 top prize and the USRA B-Mod main event winner getting $500. The top three local racers in each class will earn bonuses of $100, $75 and $50, respectively, on top of the already stellar payouts. A few hours of sleep and the rugged road warriors are on to the Mason City Motor Speedway on Thursday, June 18, for Mayhem! in Mason City featuring the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's ($2,500 to win) and Christie Door Company Iron Man Challenge featuring USRA Stock Cars ($600 to win) and USRA B-Mods ($500 to win). Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks and USRA Tuners complete the five-division program at the newly-configured high-banked 1/3-mile at the North Iowa Fairgrounds. Check out MasonCityMotorSpeedway.com to learn more. Friday finds the USMTS Modifieds returning to the Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids for the 12th Annual USMTS Rapid Rumble presented by American Racer. "Rocky" was the site of one of the most thrilling shows in 2019 when both Rodney Sanders and Ryan Gustin spun while racing for the lead. That opened for door for Terry Phillips to sneak in, take the money and run. The $3,000-to-win USMTS penultimate show will see USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks also in action along with Sportsmans. Race time is 7:30 p.m. More information can be found at RockRapidsSpeedway.com. The fifth round of action during 2020 Iowa Speedweek happens at the Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City for the 14th Annual USMTS Webster City Wrangle presented by D&B Agro-Systems with the USMTS touring titans again sparring over a $3,000 top prize. Also on the card are USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks with race time 7:30. Get more information such as driving directions and news at HamiltonCoSpeedway.com. All five nights will award national points nights for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's, and Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series in the USRA-sanctioned divisions. Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's is highlighted by 42 nights of racing at 27 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world's Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's Inaugural USMTS Smackdown in Stuart Stuart International Speedway, Stuart, Iowa Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder, and laps completed. All racers advance to the Casey's "A" Main with the top 8 in heat race passing points redrawing for starting positions 1-8. SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps): 1. (2) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn. 2. (4) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan. 3. (7) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas 4. (3) 21K Kyle Brown, Madrid, Iowa 5. (6) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla. 6. (1) 37 Randy Foote, Stanton, Iowa 7. (5) 23JR Nick Roberts (R), Des Moines, Iowa DNS - 3F Cole Ferguson, Dexter, Iowa FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps): 1. (4) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla. 2. (3) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa 3. (6) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan. 4. (1) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan. 5. (7) 29 Dennis Elliott, Mt. Ayr, Iowa 6. (2) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa 7. (5) 83G Josh Gilman (R), Earlham, Iowa DNS -- 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla. EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps): 1. (3) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. 2. (4) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis. 3. (1) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D. 4. (7) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo. 5. (2) 02J John Davis (R), Altoona, Iowa 6. (6) 17 Cory Sauerman (R), Johnston, Iowa 7. (5) 1BC Tony Cox (R), Boone, Iowa 8. (8) 10C Cayden Carter (R), Oskaloosa, Iowa CASEY'S "A" MAIN (50 laps): 1. (6) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 50. 2. (3) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 50. 3. (12) 21K Kyle Brown, Madrid, Iowa, Harris/Tesar, 50. 4. (4) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 50. 5. (5) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield, 50. 6. (2) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 50. 7. (8) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn., VanderBuilt/KSE, 50. 8. (9) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE, 50. 9. (24) 10C Cayden Carter (R), Oskaloosa, Iowa, VanderBuilt/, 50. 10. (13) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 50. 11. (11) 29 Dennis Elliott, Mt. Ayr, Iowa, GRT/Elliott, 50. 12. (7) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 50. 13. (17) 20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa, Rage/KSE, 50. 14. (16) 37 Randy Foote, Stanton, Iowa, Jet/ChevPerf, 50. 15. (18) 17 Cory Sauerman (R), Johnston, Iowa, Rage/ChevPerf, 50. 16. (21) 1BC Tony Cox (R), Boone, Iowa, Rage/ChevPerf, 49. 17. (23) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/Stoen, 49. 18. (15) 02J John Davis (R), Altoona, Iowa, /Midstate, 49. 19. (1) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim's, 49. 20. (14) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla., GRT/ChevPerf, 49. 21. (20) 83G Josh Gilman (R), Earlham, Iowa, Harris/Hauf, 38. 22. (22) 3F Cole Ferguson, Dexter, Iowa, DirtHustler/King, 24. 23. (19) 23JR Nick Roberts (R), Des Moines, Iowa, Harris/, 19. 24. (10) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins, 12. (R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contender Lap Leaders: Iverson 1-8, Sanders 9-24, Mullens 25-33, 34-50. Total Laps Led: Ramirez 17, Sanders 16, Mullens 9, Iverson 8. Margin of Victory: 0.618 second. Time of Race: 18 minutes, 50.366 seconds (2 cautions). Provisional Starters: none. Eibach Spring Forward Award: Carter (advanced 15 positions). FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Carter (started 24th, finished 9th). Entries: 24. Next Race: Wednesday, June 17, Cedar County Raceway, Tipton, Iowa. Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's Points: Sanders 1250, Ramirez 1192, Hughes 1106, VanderBeek 1023, Iverson 981, Marriott 967, T. Davis 952, Terry Phillips 873, Skyberg 824, Bleess 817. Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Iverson 981, T. Davis 952, Skyberg 774, Hagar 594, Mullens 464. Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 122, Hughes 119, VanderBuilt 83, GRT 75, Rage 67. Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 103, Cornett 99, Mullins 82, Stoen 78, KSE 69. Contingency Awards: American Racer - Hagar. Beyea Custom Headers - Hughes. BigDeal Car Care - Brown, Ramirez. Bryke Racing - Sauerman. BSB Manufacturing - Gilman. Champ Pans - Sanders. Deatherage Opticians - T. Davis. Edelbrock - Ramirez. Eibach - Carter. Fast Shafts - Hughes. FK Rod Ends - Carter. Forty9 Designs - Foote, Iverson. Hooker Harness - Elliott. Integra Racing Shocks & Springs - J. Davis. Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts - Duvall. K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports - Ferguson. Keyser Manufacturing - Kates. KSE Racing Products - Carter. Maxima Racing Oils - Ramirez. Mesilla Valley Transportation - Hagar. Penske Racing Shocks - Elliott. PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain - Carter. QA1 - Mullens. RacerWebsite.com - Carter. Simpson Performance Products - Bleess. Spyder High Performance Filters - VanderBeek. Summit Racing Equipment - Elliott, Brown, Carter. Super Clean - Ramirez. Swift Springs - Ramirez, Brown. Sybesma Graphics - Sanders. Tire Demon - Skyberg. VP Racing Fuels - Ramirez. Wehrs Machine & Racing Products - Roberts. Wilwood Disc Brakes - Bleess.
  18. 'The Reaper' prevails in post-pandemic USMTS Park City Sunflower State Showdown PARK CITY, Kansas (June 4)--Race fans waited nearly two months to attend Thursday night's 9th Annual USMTS Park City Sunflower State Showdown at the 81 Speedway and they were rewarded with yet another barnburner from the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's.Postponed in April by government restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the event returned to the calendar when elected officials in Kansas eased restrictions in late May.And with an assist from a pair of caution flags with seven laps to go, Ryan Gustin made his way into the winner's circle at the end of a USMTS feature for the 102nd time in his 12-year career.Piloting a Hughes Racing Chassis out of the Ramirez Motorsports stable, Gustin followed up his third-place finish Wednesday at the Lucas Oil Speedway with some late-race heroics that extinguished Tanner Mullens' red hot run of three straight wins in five days.Including last Saturday's USRA Modified season opener here, Mullens won Sunday at the Humboldt Speedway--home of the next stop for the series--prior to picking up his first USMTS win 24 hours ago in Wheatland, Missouri.The 27-year-old from Wichita looked to be on his way to a fourth win in a row Thursday when the yellow flag waved with three laps remaining in the 40-lap main event.Gustin, who passed Zack VanderBeek for second moments before the caution, elected to fire off from the inside for the double-file restart despite making his advances to the front using the top side of turns one and two.Mullens got a strong jump when the green waved while Gustin slipped back to fourth and VanderBeek jumped back into the second spot, but it was all for not as the yellow light came on again before a lap could be completed.Gustin chose the outside lane this time and stayed close to Mullens as the pair began pulling away from the pack after a couple of laps.With three laps to go, Gustin nailed a strong run and overtook Mullens down the backstretch before slamming the door on him in turn three.From that point, Gustin increased his margin and beat Mullens to the checkered flag for the $2,500 top prize."Everybody's just kind of running the bottom there and I figured 'Hell we'll give it a shot up there' and it stuck," Gustin said in victory lane. "To save a little momentum them guys on the outside we had to get back down in (turns) three and four."That yellow saved us there. Without that, Tanner would've won. We'll take 'em any way we can get 'em."Despite enjoying arguably the best week of his racing career, Mullens was not satisfied with his runner-up finish."I screwed it all up down there in (turns) one and two and just stumbled a little bit," Mullens said. "I pushed the front end out and that was the end of that. I don't know. This sucks."One night earlier, Mullens was on the other end of heartbreak when misfortune found Terry Phillips with just three laps to go. His failed engine allowed Mullens to go on for the win that night.For Vanderbeek, a third-place showing was a welcome effort after posting a 12th-place result Wednesday night, but he too was left wondering what might have been."I think I showed Ryan you could carry a little momentum on the start there and just kind of get position on the guy on the bottom," VanderBeek said. "He knew what he had to do there. He was good. I wish I had went up to the top there like he did and make make the straightaway longer and diamond the corner because that's what got him the win."In his second start of the season, Jake O'Neil finished fourth while three-time and defending USMTS national champ Rodney Sanders wound up fifth.R.C. Whitwell came from 14th to get sixth, Dereck Ramirez raced from 12th to seventh, 19th-starting Cole Traugott finished eighth while seizing the FK Rod Ends Hard Charger Award, ninth went to Sybesma Graphics Pole Award winner Darron Fuqua and four-time series champ Jason Hughes completed the top ten.Action moves to the Humboldt Speedway Friday with gates opening at 6 p.m. and racing at 8. USRA B-Mods, Factory Stocks, Midwest Mods and Sport Compacts round out the five-division card.The Humboldt Speedway is a located 0.1 mile west of US 169 at the Humboldt Exit, then 0.5 mile south, then 0.9 mile east on Georgia Rd. For more information, call (620) 431-2470 or visit humboldtspeedway.com.The series wraps up a four-night swing Saturday at the Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, Oklahoma.Currently, the 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's is highlighted by 43 nights of racing at 28 unique dirt ovals for the 22nd season of competition for the world's Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's 9th Annual USMTS Park City Sunflower State Showdown presented by Murphy Equipment 81 Speedway, Park City, Kansas Thursday, June 4, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver and hometown. The top 12 in heat race passing points advance to the Casey's "A"Main.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (1) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas2. (2) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.3. (4) 22H Dustin Hodges, Centralia, Mo.4. (3) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.5. (7) 3J Jake Nightingale (R), Hutchinson, Kan.6. (6) 96J Jaxon Saathoff (R), Beatrice, Neb.7. (8) 7 Shayne Bailey (R), Lathrop, Mo.8. (5) 9 Kevin Rutherford, Flower Mound, TexasFAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (1) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa2. (3) 4X Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa3. (8) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.4. (7) 55 Chris Kratzer (R), Wichita, Kan.5. (6) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.6. (2) 55D Michael Dotson, Lathrop, Mo.7. (5) 38 Chris Purkey (R), Park City, Kan.8. (4) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (2) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz.2. (1) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.3. (6) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn.4. (7) 96T R.C. Whitwell, Tucson, Ariz.5. (3) 21C Cody Schniepp, Wichita, Kan.6. (8) 51 Lucas Gibbs, Udall, Kan.7. (5) 21B Bryce Schniepp, Wichita, Kan.8. (4) 71 Patrick McManus (R), Derby, Kan.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (1) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.2. (3) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.3. (2) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.4. (7) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.5. (6) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.6. (8) 9 Cole Traugott (R), Woodward, Okla.7. (4) 55H Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.8. (5) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Perry, Okla.VP RACING FUELS HEAT RACE #5 (8 laps):1. (1) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.2. (5) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan.3. (4) 4R Jared Russell (R), Wagoner, Okla.4. (3) 74 Rodney Schweizer (R), Kansas City, Kan.5. (7) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.6. (8) 747 Colton Eck (R), Goddard, Kan.7. (2) 7G Treyton Gann (R), Ponca City, Okla.8. (6) 40 Jason Yager (R), El Dorado, Kan.REAL RACING WHEELS "B"MAIN #1 (12 laps, top 5 advance):1. (3) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.2. (4) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.3. (2) 55 Chris Kratzer (R), Wichita, Kan.4. (8) 9 Cole Traugott (R), Woodward, Okla.5. (5) 3J Jake Nightingale (R), Hutchinson, Kan.6. (1) 22H Dustin Hodges, Centralia, Mo.7. (7) 21C Cody Schniepp, Wichita, Kan.8. (6) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.9. (10) 7 Shayne Bailey (R), Lathrop, Mo.10. (14) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Perry, Okla.11. (12) 7G Treyton Gann (R), Ponca City, Okla.12. (11) 21B Bryce Schniepp, Wichita, Kan.13. (9) 96J Jaxon Saathoff (R), Beatrice, Neb.14. (13) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.REAL RACING WHEELS "B"MAIN #2 (12 laps, top 5 advance):1. (2) 96T R.C. Whitwell, Tucson, Ariz.2. (6) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.3. (1) 4R Jared Russell (R), Wagoner, Okla.4. (5) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.5. (3) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.6. (4) 74 Rodney Schweizer, Kansas City, Kan.7. (7) 51 Lucas Gibbs, Udall, Kan.8. (12) 9 Kevin Rutherford, Flower Mound, Texas9. (10) 38 Chris Purkey (R), Park City, Kan.10. (13) 71 Patrick McManus (R), Derby, Kan.11. (8) 747 Colton Eck (R), Goddard, Kan.12. (9) 55D Michael Dotson, Lathrop, Mo.13. (11) 55H Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.14. (14) 40 Jason Yager (R), El Dorado, Kan.CASEY'S "A"MAIN (40 laps):1. (8) 4X Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa2. (3) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.3. (7) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa4. (5) 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz.5. (2) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas6. (14) 96T R.C. Whitwell, Tucson, Ariz.7. (12) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.8. (19) 9 Cole Traugott (R), Woodward, Okla.9. (1) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan.10. (16) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.11. (9) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.12. (6) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.13. (13) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.14. (11) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.15. (21) 3J Jake Nightingale (R), Hutchinson, Kan.16. (4) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.17. (15) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.18. (25) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.19. (18) 4R Jared Russell (R), Wagoner, Okla.20. (20) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.21. (22) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.22. (24) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.23. (10) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn.24. (23) 9 Kevin Rutherford, Flower Mound, Texas25. (17) 55 Chris Kratzer (R), Wichita, Kan.26. (26) 55H Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Fuqua 1-3, Mullens 4-37, Gustin 38-40Total Laps Led: Mullens 34, Fuqua 3, Gustin 3.Margin of Victory: 0.866 second.Time of Race: 22 minutes, 25.906 seconds (3 cautions).Provisional Starters: Kates, Rutherford, Skyberg, Hagar.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Traugott (advanced 17 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Traugott (started 19th finished 8th).Entries: 40.Next Race: Friday, June 5, Humboldt Speedway, Humboldt, Kansas.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's Points: Sanders 686, Ramirez 683, Hughes 641, Marriott 608, Iverson 589, Davis 585, VanderBeek 554, Skyberg 509, Bleess 458, Rutherford 444, Phillips 444.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Iverson 589, Davis 585, Skyberg 509, Hagar 431, Bailey 345.Jobbers Warehouse Supply USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: Hughes 71, MBCustoms 69, Rage 53, VanderBuilt 45, Lethal 37, GRT 37.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Cornett 57, Hatfield 52, Mullins 51, Stoen 44, KSE 43.Contingency Awards:American Racer - Hagar.Beyea Custom Headers - O'Neil.BigDeal Car Care - Gustin.Bryke Racing - Nightingale.BSB Manufacturing - Wolff.Champ Pans - Sanders.Deatherage Opticians - Marriott.Edelbrock - O'Neil.Eibach - Traugott.Fast Shafts - VanderBeek.FK Rod Ends - Traugott.Forty9 Designs - Davis, Russell.Hooker Harness - Bleess.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs - Skyberg.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts - Strength.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports - Hodges.Keyser Manufacturing - Hughes.KSE Racing Products - Fuqua.Maxima Racing Oils - Gustin.Penske Racing Shocks - Phillips.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain - Rutherford.QA1 - Ramirez.RacerWebsite.com - Eck.Simpson Performance Products - Sanders.Spyder High Performance Filters - Whitwell.Summit Racing Equipment - Givens, Sorensen, VanderBeek.Super Clean - Gustin.Swift Springs - Gustin, Traugott.Sybesma Graphics - Fuqua.Tire Demon - Yager.VP Racing Fuels - Gustin.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products - Yager.Wilwood Disc Brakes - Ramirez.
  19. The Godfather premiers April 2-4 at Red Dirt Raceway It's an offer you can't refuse.The next show for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's happens Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 2-4, when the Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Oklahoma, hosts The Godfather-an event you don't want to miss.Presented by Club 91, the inaugural event will end with one driver pocketing $10,000 while every other main event starter will take home no less than $1,000.Like the King of America Modified Nationals powered by Summit, USMTS Modifieds will take part in two rounds of qualifying on Thursday and another two on Friday to set the lineups for Saturday's "alphabet soup" of main events.B-Mods/Sport Mods (no mixing/matching of rules) will also be on the card all three nights with a complete program of heat races and main events each night. Thursday's winner will take home $500. The winner of Friday's feature gets $750 and Saturday's winner will pocket $1,000.On Thursday and Friday, the pits open at 1 p.m. and grandstands open at 5 with racing getting underway at 7 p.m. All times are one hour earlier on Saturday.Grandstand admission on Thursday and Friday is $20 for adults, $15 for juniors (12-16) and seniors (62+) with kids (6-11) just $5. On Saturday, adults get in for $25, juniors and seniors are $20 and kids are $10. Children ages 5 and under are free every day. Pit passes each night are $40.The entry fee is $250 if received on or before April 1 or $300 at the gate on race day."A" Main Payout: 1. $ 10,000, 2. $5000, 3. $3500, 4. $2500, 5. $2000, 6. $1700, 7. $1500, 8. $1400, 9. $1300, 10. $1200, 11. $1150, 12. $1125, 13. $1100, 14. $1075, 15. $1050, 16. $1040, 17. $1030, 18. $1025, 19. $1020, 20. $1015, 21. $1010, 22. $1005, all other starters $1000. All drivers starting the "B" Main but failing to advance will earn $600 and any driver that raced Thursday and Friday and takes a green flag on Saturday gets $200 minimum.This will be the first-ever visit to the Red Dirt Raceway by the fire-breathing freaks of fossil fuel fun. USRA Modifieds made their debut here for Joe Duvall's "Cowboy 100 Proof" during last year's inaugural Funkadelic Dirt Track & Honky Tonk Extravaganza.Located off I-40 at exit 186, and then 16 miles north on Oklahoma Highway 18 in Meeker, the track is a high-banked 1/4-mile clay oval with a fast-paced, high-energy environment.The "Tailgate District" in turns 1-2 is an all-out fun zone where you can load your car, truck or motorhome down with as many people as possible. These spots are first-come, first-served so contact the track office at (405) 318-0198 for more information.Check out the Red Dirt Raceway online at reddirtraceway.com. You can also follow them on Facebook and Twitter.For fans who cannot attend the event in person, RacinDirt TV will broadcast every lap of every race in both divisions every night. One low monthly or annual price gets you all the action online as well as Roku, Amazon Fire, iOS, Apple TV and Google Play.Fans and drivers can also download the MyRacePass app and follow along with live timing and scoring of each race.The 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's is highlighted by 54 nights of racing at 33 unique dirt ovals as part of the 22nd season for the world's Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list
  20. Bo knows Big O, bags first USMTS win ENNIS, Texas (March 6)--The track's surface was smooth and fast at the Big O Speedway on Friday night, and Bo Day was the smoothest and fastest of all as he powered to his career-first USMTS victory on opening night of the 10th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals. Tyler Rinken photoA second-place finish behind Dereck Ramirez in Fast Shafts Heat Race #2 allowed the 32-year-old from nearby Greenville, Texas, to just squeak into the redraw for the main event."Big Daddy" Joe Duvall claimed the Sybesma Graphics Pole Award while Day started the 40-lap feature race alongside in the front row with both locked in on capturing their first USMTS victory.Day led Duvall by a nose to complete the first lap, and then pulled away slightly over the next few laps while Duvall tussled with Ramirez for second.While the track was sticky-fast thanks to the heavy rainfall Wednesday night that forced officials to cancel practice and Thursday's program, the drivers raced hard and clean.When the yellow flag waved for a second time on lap 6, a pair of former USMTS national champions-Jason Hughes and Rodney Sanders-were already looking to break into the top five after rolling off 15th and 17th on the grid.After the restart, the race remained green through lap 14 with Day continuing to set a blistering pace over Ramirez, Duvall, and Tyler Davis while Sanders, Zack VanderBeek Casey Skyberg, Tyler Wolff and Hughes followed close behind.While under caution, VanderBeek suddenly ducked into the pits and Wolff followed him soon thereafter. After changing a flat tire, Wolff returned to action but VanderBeek never resurfaced.A fourth and final caution on lap 28 set up a dozen-lap dash to the finish. Despite a valiant effort by Ramirez to make a last-lap pass around the outside, Day slammed the door shut and streaked beneath the checkered flag with his first triumph versus the Best of the Best.He pocketed $3,000 for his efforts."I'm just happy. We worked our butts off for this one for sure," Day said in victory lane. "I knew (Ramirez) was there and I knew I had to block on the last lap. I figured he was going to go to the top so just played a little blocking game."Despite having a great finish in second, it was another second-best for Ramirez who had 11 runner-up finishes in 2019 and already has two in the first four races of 2020.Duvall exorcised some demons that haunted lat weekend's trio of USMTS lid-lifters and finished third while Hughes and Davis were credited with fourth and fifth, respectively.Sanders wound up sixth, Wolff rebounded to finish seventh, eighth went to 18th-starting Hunter Marriott, Philip Houston made the most of his provisional starting spot and roared from 23rd to ninth, and Kevin Sustaire finished right where he started in tenth.If you missed Friday's thriller, have no fear because the weekend is only half done.The Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's returns to the Big O Speedway on Saturday for a second night of racing and another $3,000 top prize awaits.USRA Limited Mods throw down for $500 to win while Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks race for $400 to win. USRA Tuners and Mod-Lites will join the program too.The pits will open at 2 p.m. and grandstands open at 4 with racing getting underway at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults (17+) and $15 for seniors (62+) and juniors (12-16). Kids ages 11 and under get in for free. Pit passes are $35.The Big O Speedway is located off I-45 at exit 249, then 5.6 miles east on FM 85 in Ennis, Texas. For more information, call (317) 777-2222 or email bigospeedway@gmail.com. You can also visit the track's official website at bigospeedway.com and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.You can also visit the track's official website at bigospeedway.com (http://bigospeedway.com)and follow them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/bigospeedway) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/bigospeedway).Just 10 minutes from the racetrack at 400 South I-45 (GPS: 1200 Dolfie Ln, Ennis, TX 75119), the Comfort Suites in Ennis is the Official Host Hotel for the event with a special rate for USMTS travelers of just $70/night for a King or $80/night for a double Queen. Call (972) 330-2404 and use discount code "LUSMTS" when booking your room(s). You can also book online at choicehotels.com (https://www.choicehotels.com/texas/ennis/comfort-suites-hotels/txa54).RacinDirt TV will have live coverage of every lap in every division. One low monthly or annual price gets you all the action. You can now access RacinDirt in a multitude of ways, via your computer as always, but also a suite of apps for added convenience including Roku, Amazon Fire, iOS, Apple TV, and Google Play.The engines scream again three weeks later for the first of five crown jewels this season when the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan., hosts King of America X powered by Summit on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26-28.The 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's is highlighted by 58 nights of racing at 33 unique dirt ovals as part of the 22nd season for the world's Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTSUnited States Modified Touring SeriesSummit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's10th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals - Night 1 of 2Big O Speedway, Ennis, TexasFriday, March 6, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown and chassis/engine builder. The top 12 in heat race passing points advance to the Casey's "A" Main.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (1) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.2. (6) 211 Chase Hatton (R), De Berry, Texas3. (4) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan.4. (7) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas5. (3) 9 Kevin Rutherford, Flower Mound, Texas6. (5) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas7. (2) 19C Chad Guest (R), Waxahachie, Texas8. (8) 28 Wendall Bolden (R), Greenville, TexasFAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (2) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.2. (3) 4 Bo Day (R), Greenville, Texas3. (4) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.4. (6) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas5. (7) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas6. (5) D25 David Tanner, Wichita Falls, Texas7. (8) 54 Carlos Ahumada Sr., El Paso, Texas8. (1) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (2) 15J Jason Webb (R), McKinney, Texas2. (1) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., El Paso, Texas3. (3) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.4. (6) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.5. (5) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.6. (7) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.7. (8) 21W David Winslett, Bossier City, La.8. (4) 00 Cody Jolly (R), Jasper, Mo.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (1) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa2. (4) 65 Tyler Davis, Haysville, Kan.3. (3) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.4. (8) 7 Shayne Bailey (R), Lathrop, Mo.5. (2) 99 Jeff Needham (R), Rice, Texas6. (7) 4M Bobby Malchus, Red Oak, Texas7. (5) 5H Lance Hanson Jr. (R), Red Oak, Texas8. (6) 24 Rick Ortega (R), Las Cruces, N.M.VP RACING FUELS HEAT RACE #5 (8 laps):1. (2) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich.2. (1) 71K Kevin Sustaire, Emory, Texas3. (4) F2R Chris Reed (R), Rison, Ark.4. (6) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.5. (5) 12T Tyler Townsend, Diana, Texas6. (3) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.7. (7) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, TexasREAL RACING WHEELS "B" MAIN #1 (12 laps, top 5 advance):1. (1) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.2. (6) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.3. (5) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas4. (2) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas5. (7) 12T Tyler Townsend, Diana, Texas6. (12) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas, IRP/3D7. (4) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn., VanderBuilt/KSE8. (10) 54 Carlos Ahumada Sr., El Paso, Texas, GRT/BMS9. (8) 4M Bobby Malchus, Red Oak, Texas, Rocket/Wells10. (9) D25 David Tanner, Wichita Falls, Texas, WesternFlyer/Hatfield11. (13) 55 Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla., GRT/ChevPerf12. (3) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham13. (11) 19C Chad Guest (R), Waxahachie, Texas, BillsBuilt/Allard14. (14) 24 Rick Ortega (R), Las Cruces, N.M., GRT/BMSREAL RACING WHEELS "B" MAIN #2 (12 laps, top 5 advance):1. (2) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.2. (10) 21W David Winslett, Bossier City, La.3. (4) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.4. (9) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.5. (1) F2R Chris Reed (R), Rison, Ark.6. (3) 16 Chris Henigan, Marshall, Texas, GRT/Stoen7. (8) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas8. (12) 28 Wendall Bolden (R), Greenville, Texas, MBCustoms/Bullet9. (11) 5H Lance Hanson Jr. (R), Red Oak, Texas, Phoenix/10. (6) 99 Jeff Needham (R), Rice, Texas, Skyrocket/Wells11. (7) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway12. (13) 00 Cody Jolly (R), Jasper, Mo., MBCustoms/Yeoman13. (5) 9 Kevin Rutherford, Flower Mound, TexasCASEY'S "A" MAIN (40 laps):1. (2) 4 Bo Day (R), Greenville, Texas, MBCustoms/Mullins2. (3) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/Cornett3. (1) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/Stoen4. (15) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins5. (8) 65 Tyler Davis, Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins6. (17) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustoms/Hatfield7. (14) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark., MBCustoms/Hill8. (18) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE9. (23) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas, MBCustoms/PPE10. (10) 71K Kevin Sustaire, Emory, Texas, Rage/Fisher11. (19) 88XXX Clyde Dunn Jr., Rockwall, Texas, MBCustoms/Mullins12. (21) 12T Tyler Townsend, Diana, Texas, Lethal/ChevPerf13. (20) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim's14. (7) 88R A.J. Vasquez, Garden City, Mich., Hughes/Farris15. (13) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D., Lethal/Mullins16. (22) F2R Chris Reed (R), Rison, Ark., Lethal/Mullins17. (11) 7 Shayne Bailey (R), Lathrop, Mo., GRT/ChevPerf18. (24) 9 Kevin Rutherford, Flower Mound, Texas, MBCustoms/Wells19. (6) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen20. (16) 21W David Winslett, Bossier City, La., GRT/TwinCity21. (9) 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., El Paso, Texas, GRT/BMS22. (12) 2G Brandon Givens (R), Wichita, Kan., Hughes/Mullins23. (5) 15J Jason Webb (R), McKinney, Texas, VanderBuilt/Wornhor24. (4) 211 Chase Hatton (R), De Berry, Texas, IRP/F1(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leader: Day 1-40.Total Laps Led: Day 40.Margin of Victory: 0.249 second.Time of Race: 22 minutes, 41.179 seconds (4 cautions).Provisional Starters: Houston, Rutherford.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Hughes (advanced 15 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Hughes (started 15th, finished 4th).Entries: 39.Next Race: Saturday, March 7, Big O Speedway, Ennis, Texas.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's Points: Sanders 359, Hughes 352, Ramirez 338, Davis 329, Marriott 312, Houston 299, Iverson 286, Wolff 282, Skyberg 271, Duvall 266.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Iverson 286, Skyberg 271, Hagar 225, Slott 81, Gaggero 140.Miller Welders USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: MBCustoms 38, Hughes 35, Rage 32, IRP 22, Lethal 22.Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: Mullins 34, Hatfield 29, Cornett 25, KSE 21, Stoen 21.Contingency Awards:American Racer - Ramirez.Beyea Custom Headers - Davis.BigDeal Car Care - Hughes, Day.Bryke Racing - Skyberg.BSB Manufacturing - Ahumada Jr.Champ Pans - Davis.Deatherage Opticians - Townsend.Edelbrock - Webb.Eibach - Hughes.Fast Shafts - Ramirez.FK Rod Ends - Hughes.Forty9 Designs - Vasquez, VanderBeek.Hooker Harness - Townsend.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs - Rutherford.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts - Reed.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports - Sartain.Keyser Manufacturing - Sustaire.KSE Racing Products - Houston.Maxima Racing Oils - Day.Mesilla Valley Transportation - Ahumada Sr.Penske Racing Shocks - Iverson.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain - Rutherford.QA1 - Duvall.RacerWebsite.com - Bailey.Simpson Performance Products - Duvall.Spyder High Performance Filters - Sanders.Summit Racing Equipment - Day, Duvall, Wolff.Super Clean - Day.Swift Springs - Day, Sustaire.Sybesma Graphics - Duvall.Tire Demon - Ortega.VP Racing Fuels - Day.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products - Guest.Wilwood Disc Brakes - Wolff.
  21. USMTS Texas Spring Nationals blasts off Thursday at Big O Speedway ENNIS, Texas (March 4)--On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 5-7, the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's invades the Big O Speedway in Ennis, Texas, for the 10th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals.This will be the first-ever visit by the USMTS to the Dallas-area dirt track formerly known as 85 Speedway as the Big O Speedway becomes the new home of the USMTS Texas Spring Nationals.The event was held for the first time in 2010 and ran through 2015 at the Houston Raceway Park (later renamed Royal Purple Raceway) in Baytown, Texas. The event has also been held at the Heart O' Texas Speedway (2016), Cotton Bowl Speedway (2017) and South Texas Speedway (2018).Past champions (final night winners) of the USMTS Texas Spring Nationals include Jason Hughes (2010), John O. Whittington (2011), Johnny Scott (2012, 2018), Ryan Gustin (2013), Stormy Scott (2014), Zack VanderBeek (2016) and Chris Brown (2017). The 2015 finale was rained out and the event did not take place in 2019.USMTS Modifieds will compete for $2,000 to win Thursday and $3,000 to win Friday with a top prize of $4,000 up for grabs on Saturday.Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks race for $500 to win Friday and $400 to win on Thursday and Saturday. USRA Limited Mods throw down for $500 to win each night. USRA Tuners and Mod-Lites will join the program on Saturday.On Thursday and Friday, the pits will open at 3 p.m. and grandstands open at 5 with racing getting underway at 7 p.m. All times are one hour earlier on Saturday.Tickets each day are $20 for adults (17+) and $15 for seniors (62+) and juniors (12-16). Kids ages 11 and under get in for free. Pit passes are $35 each day.The Big O Speedway is located at off I-45 at exit 249, then 5.6 miles east on FM 85 in Ennis, Texas. For more information, call (317) 777-2222 or email bigospeedway@gmail.com.You can also visit the track's official website at bigospeedway.com and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.Just 10 minutes from the racetrack at 400 South I-45 (GPS: 1200 Dolfie Ln, Ennis, TX 75119), the Comfort Suites in Ennis is the Official Host Hotel for the event with a special rate for USMTS travelers of just $70/night for a King or $80/night for a double Queen. Call (972) 330-2404 and use discount code "LUSMTS" when booking your room(s). You can also book online at choicehotels.com.Drivers expected for this event include three-time and defending USMTS national champion Rodney Sanders and four-time USMTS national champ Jason Hughes, plus former Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series national champs Jake Gallardo and Fito Gallardo.Other mud-slinging superstars expected include Dereck Ramirez, Zack VanderBeek, Terry Phillips, Hunter Marriott, "Big Daddy" Joe Duvall, Tyler Davis, Jacob Bleess, Philip Houston, Calvin Iverson, Casey Skyberg, Kevin Rutherford, Tyler Wolff, Nathan Hagar, Adam Kates, Kevin Sustaire, Bobby Malchus, Shayne Bailey, Michael Dotson, Dave Gaggero, Dillon Tindall, Jamie Campbell, Phil Dixon, Carlos Ahumada Jr. and Carlos Ahumada Sr., Kale Westover, Bo Day, Kenny and Sean Gaddis, Ricardo Olague Jr. and many more.RacinDirt TV will carry all three nights live with coverage of every lap in every division. One low monthly or annual price gets you all the action. You can now access RacinDirt in a multitude of ways, via your computer as always, but also a suite of apps for added convenience including Roku, Amazon Fire, iOS, Apple TV, and Google Play.The engines scream again three weeks later for the first of five crown jewels this season when the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan., hosts King of America X powered by Summit on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26-28.The 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's is highlighted by 58 nights of racing at 33 unique dirt ovals as part of the 22nd season for the world's Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list
  22. Sanders back in USMTS winners circle at Cotton Bowl Speedway PAIGE, Texas (March 1)--Rodney Sanders raced to his 99th career victory Sunday as the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's invaded the Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, Texas. Tyler Rinken photoAfter being lapped by the winner and struggling to a tenth-place finish one night earlier, the 30-year-old from Happy, Texas, rediscovered his groove and fended off a late-race challenge from Dereck Ramirez.Earlier in the program, Ramirez chased down Sanders in Edelbrock Heat Race #3 and blasted past the defending USMTS national champ to take the win.After falling back early in the 40-lap main event, Ramirez eventually found his way to Sanders' rear bumper with 15 laps remaining, and pulled alongside the leader on several occasions before a caution with eight laps to go slowed the pace and gave the front-runners a clean track in front of them.Ramirez chose the outside for the restart while Jason Hughes, who had worked his way to third from 14th on the starting grid, filled the inside lane. At the drop of the green flag, Hughes powered ahead of Ramirez but the yellow flag returned again before a lap could be completed.This time, Ramirez chose the inside line for the restart and it paid off as he got the advantage over Hughes and set his sights on Sanders.Sanders, however, seemed to gather strength as the final laps clicked off and sailed away to take the win and $2,500 winner's share of the prize money while Ramirez settled for second behind 'The Rocket' as he did 11 times in 2019.Hughes continued to run up front, finishing third in front of Hunter Marriott and 12th-starting Zack Vanderbeek. Saturday's winner, Jason Ingalls, came home in sixth with Philip Houston, Nathan Hagar, Tyler Davis and Kevin Rutherford rounding out the top 10.Remember the Big O: On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 5-7, the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's invades the Big O Speedway in Ennis, Texas, for the 10th Annual Texas Spring Nationals.The track will host an open practice test 'n' tune session on Wednesday, March 4, with drivers in all racing divisions welcome to partake. Gates will open at 4 p.m. and hot laps will run from 6 to 8:30. Pit passes are $20. Admission to the grandstands is free.USMTS Modifieds will compete for $2,000 to win Thursday and $3,000 to win Friday with a top prize of $4,000 up for grabs on Saturday.Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks race for $500 to win Friday and $400 to win on Thursday and Saturday. USRA Limited Mods throw down for $500 to win each night. On Saturday, USRA Tunes and Mod-Lites will also join the program.On Thursday and Friday, the pits will open at 3 p.m. and grandstands open at 5 with racing getting underway at 7 p.m. All times are one hour earlier on Saturday. Tickets each day are $20 for adults (17+) and $15 for seniors (62+) and juniors (12-16). Kids ages 11 and under get in for free. Pit passes are $35 each day.The Big O Speedway is located at off I-45 at exit 249, then 5.6 miles east on FM 85 in Ennis, Texas. For more information, call (317) 777-2222 or email bigospeedway@gmail.com. You can also visit the track's official website at bigospeedway.com and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.Comfort Suites in Ennis is the Official Host Hotel for the 10th Annual Texas Spring Nationals. Call (972) 330-2404 and use the discount code "LUSMTS" when booking. You can also book online at choicehotels.com.The engines scream again three weeks later for the first of five crown jewels this season when the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan., hosts King of America X powered by Summit on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26-28.The 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's is highlighted by 58 nights of racing at 33 unique dirt ovals as part of the 22nd season for the world's Best of the Best in dirt modified racing.To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =OFFICIAL RESULTS United States Modified Touring Series Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's 2nd Annual Coton Bowl Clash satisfied by Snickers Cotton Bowl Speedway, Paige, Texas Sunday, March 1, 2020Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver and hometown. The top 12 in heat race passing points advance to the Casey's "A" Main.SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):1. (2) 9R Kevin Rutherford, Flower Mound, Texas2. (4) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.3. (1) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa4. (5) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas5. (9) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.6. (7) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.7. (8) 86 Dillon Tindall (R), La Grange, Texas8. (3) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.9. (6) 71K Kevin Sustaire, Emory, TexasFAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):1. (3) 65 Tyler Davis, Haysville, Kan.2. (5) 97 Cade Dillard, Robeline, La.3. (2) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.4. (4) 20J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas5. (8) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas6. (6) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.7. (1) 55D Michael Dotson, Lathrop, Mo.8. (7) 8 Wesley Summers, Odessa, Mo.EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):1. (7) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.2. (1) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas3. (4) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.4. (5) 9 Jimmy Ray, Las Cruces, N.M.5. (8) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.6. (6) 211 Chase Hatton (R), De Berry, Texas7. (3) 49 Ryan Slott (R), New Waverly, Texas8. (2) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.MSD PERFORMANCE HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):1. (3) 7 Shayne Bailey, Lathrop, Mo.2. (5) 55H Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.3. (4) 377 Don Banker (R), Austin, Texas4. (7) 55 Dave Gaggero (R), Wichita, Kan.5. (2) 9C Dillon Hill (R), Eunice, N.M.6. (1) 4M Bobby Malchus, Red Oak, Texas7. (6) 24Z Zane Ferrell, Hermitage, Ark.8. (8) 29 Jamie Campbell (R), La Vernia, TexasREAL RACING WHEELS "B" MAIN #1 (12 laps, top 5 advance):1. (4) 20J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas2. (3) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas3. (2) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas4. (8) 49 Ryan Slott (R), New Waverly, Texas5. (7) 86 Dillon Tindall (R), La Grange, Texas6. (9) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.7. (11) 71K Kevin Sustaire, Emory, Texas8. (6) 211 Chase Hatton (R), De Berry, Texas9. (5) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.10. (1) 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.11. (10) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.REAL RACING WHEELS "B" MAIN #2 (12 laps, top 5 advance):1. (1) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.2. (5) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.3. (2) 9 Jimmy Ray, Las Cruces, N.M.4. (3) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.5. (6) 4M Bobby Malchus, Red Oak, Texas6. (4) 9C Dillon Hill (R), Eunice, N.M.7. (10) 29 Jamie Campbell (R), La Vernia, Texas8. (7) 55D Michael Dotson, Lathrop, Mo.9. (9) 8 Wesley Summers, Odessa, Mo.10. (8) 24Z Zane Ferrell, Hermitage, Ark.CASEY'S "A" MAIN (40 laps):1. (3) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas2. (6) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.3. (14) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.4. (4) 62 Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.5. (12) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa6. (13) 20J Jason Ingalls, Longview, Texas7. (15) 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas8. (1) 55H Nathan Hagar (R), Adair, Okla.9. (2) 65 Tyler Davis, Haysville, Kan.10. (7) 9R Kevin Rutherford, Flower Mound, Texas11. (9) 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark.12. (16) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.13. (22) 4M Bobby Malchus, Red Oak, Texas14. (17) 47 Jack Sartain, Terrell, Texas15. (21) 86 Dillon Tindall (R), La Grange, Texas16. (23) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva, Wis.17. (24) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.18. (10) 377 Don Banker (R), Austin, Texas19. (18) 9 Jimmy Ray, Las Cruces, N.M.20. (5) 7 Shayne Bailey, Lathrop, Mo.21. (20) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.22. (19) 49 Ryan Slott (R), New Waverly, Texas23. (8) 97 Cade Dillard, Robeline, La.24. (11) 55 Dave Gaggero (R), Wichita, Kan.(R) = Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contenderLap Leaders: Davis 1-5, Sanders 35-40.Total Laps Led: Sanders 35, Davis 5.Margin of Victory: 0.963 second.Time of Race: 23 minutes, 42.649 seconds (3 cautions).Provisional Starters: Iverson, Skyberg.Eibach Spring Forward Award: Hughes (advanced 15 positions).FK Rod Ends Hard Charger: Hughes (started 14th, finished 3rd).Entries: 33.Next Race: Thursday-Saturday, March 5-7, Big O Speedway, Ennis, Texas.Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's Points: Sanders 278, Hughes 265, Davis 245, Ramirez 243, Marriott 236, Ingalls 229, Houston 225, Iverson 220, Phillips 212, Skyberg 209.Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points: Iverson 220, Skyberg 209, Slott 181, Hagar 180, Gaggero 140.Miller Welders USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points: .Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine Builder of the Year Points: .Contingency Awards:American Racer - VanderBeek.Beyea Custom Headers - Slott.BigDeal Car Care - Hughes, Sanders.Bryke Racing - Tindall.BSB Manufacturing - Duvall.Champ Pans - VanderBeek.Deatherage Opticians - Phillips.Edelbrock - Ramirez.Eibach - Hughes.Fast Shafts - Davis.FK Rod Ends - Hughes.Forty9 Designs - Sartain, Ray.Hooker Harness - Malchus.Integra Racing Shocks & Springs - Banker.Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts - Iverson.K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports - Bleess.Keyser Manufacturing - Rutherford.KSE Racing Products - Davis.Maxima Racing Oils - Hughes.Penske Racing Shocks - Malchus.PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain - Bailey.QA1 - Ramirez.RacerWebsite.com - Hughes.Simpson Performance Products - Rutherford.Summit Racing Equipment - Sanders, Ramirez, Marriott.Super Clean - Sanders.Swift Springs - Sanders, Malchus.Sybesma Graphics - Hagar.Tire Demon - Skyberg.VP Racing Fuels - Ramirez.Wehrs Machine & Racing Products - Hatton.Wilwood Disc Brakes - Houston.
  23. The 2020 USMTS schedule is set with 53 dates at 30 unique dirt ovals confirmed for the 2020 United States Modified Touring Series schedule and the 22nd season for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. With a new season on the horizon and new decade underway, it’s only fitting that the 2020 campaign will blast off at a new venue when the series invades the I-37 Speedway in Pleasanton, Texas, on Friday, February 28, as part of a six-race slate in the Lone Star State over the course of nine days. Located just a few minutes south of San Antonio, the tireless USMTS touring titans will roll two more hours south after the checkered flag waves as they return to the South Texas Speedway in Corpus Christi on Saturday, February 29, before wrapping up the year’s first tripleheader on Sunday, March 1, at the Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, located just east of Austin.
  24. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bastrop is USMTS Host Hotel for Cotton Bowl Speedway BASTROP, Texas (February 7)--The Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Bastrop, Texas, welcomes travelers as the Official Host Hotel for USMTS fans and teams when the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's returns to the Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, Texas, on Sunday, March 1. Located just 20 minutes from the racetrack, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Bastrop is located just off Highway 71 and Hasler Boulevard, and is close to restaurants, shopping, Bastrop State Park, Bastrop Lake, the Colorado River, the Austin360 Amphitheater and Circuit of the Americas. While you're there, enjoy complimentary high speed internet, spacious rooms and full HD television service including complimentary On-Demand movies and dozens of sports channels such as NFL Network and NBA TV. Other amenities include a business center, fitness center, an outdoor pool and spa, on-site laundry facilities, Sweet Shop Convenience Mart and Complimentary Happy Hour Daily. Plus, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Bastrop just wrapped up a full renovation of the hotel. For a Two Queen Standard room, fans and race teams will enjoy a discounted rate of $94 + tax per night. For a King Suite that includes an extended living area with a sleeper sofa, a discounted rate of $104 + tax per night is being offered. This includes their Full Hot Fresh Breakfast Buffet to help jump-start your day and 24-hour access to their on-site Fitness Center. Call (512) 321-1900 today to book your stay and remember to mention USMTS when making reservations. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Bastrop at 491 Agnes, Bastrop, TX 78602. Check them out online at holidayinnexpress.com and like them on Facebook. This will be the second stop by the USMTS at the Cotton Bowl Speedway. The inaugural event in 2017 produced a wild finish that saw Chris Brown muscle his way past Dereck Ramirez with eight laps to go to take the win. At the upcoming Sunday, March 1, event the pits will open at 3 p.m. and grandstands open at 5 with hot laps at 6:40 and full-throttle racing at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults 17 and older with juniors (12-16) and seniors (62+) just $15. Kids ages 6-11 are $5 and children under 6 get in for free. Pit passes are $35. In addition to the fire-breathing USMTS Modifieds, Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks and USRA Limited Mods will also be on the racing card. The Cotton Bowl Speedway is a 3/8-mile, high-banked clay oval located east of Paige at the intersection of US 290 and CR 202. For more information, call (512) 731-0742 or visit cottonbowlspeedway.com. The 2020 schedule for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's is highlighted by 58 nights of racing at 33 unique dirt ovals as part of the 22nd season for the world's Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. The campaign will blast off at the I-37 Speedway in Pleasanton, Texas, on Friday, February 28, as part of a Lone Star State swing featuring six races over the course of nine days. The tireless USMTS touring titans will roll two more hours south and return to the South Texas Speedway in Corpus Christi on Saturday, February 29, before wrapping up the year's first tripleheader on Sunday at the Cotton Bowl Speedway. From there, fans and racers trek north to the Dallas-Fort Worth region to the Big O Speedway in Ennis, Texas, for a three-day stop paying $2,000, $3,000 and $4,000 to win, respectively, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 5-7, at the Texas Spring Nationals. The season stays in motion on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26-28, at the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan., for King of America X powered by Summit and the first of five crown jewels on the calendar. To connect with the USMTS check out USMTS.com, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Keep up to speed by joining our email list
  25. Sanders rockets to third USMTS title in seven seasons WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (Dec. 20)--Habits can be hard to break, and that seems to be the case for Rodney Sanders whose habit of winning continued in 2019 with his third USMTS national championship.Sanders, who turned 30 years old less than two weeks after securing the title at Deer Creek Speedway's 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree on September 21, also won back-to-back crowns in 2013 and 2014.Despite being considered a "veteran" of the sport at such a young age, success hasn't gotten an easier for the Happy, Texas, hustler."It's definitely tough," Sanders said. "A lot of people see the racing part of it and think they want to do it and then they come try it for a month and realize how much work it is. A lot of it is late hours and being away from home-that's the biggest thing. I'm maybe gone for a couple months at a time. It's tough to find help but it's really tough to find good help. It's grueling for sure."His grueling schedule in 2019 saw 'The Rocket' compete in every USMTS event as he swept the three regional series schedules in addition to his overall United States Modified Touring Series national title. From beginning to end, however, he donned the daiglo yellow spoiler as the Wrisco Points Leader."We had a really good year. We raced 71 times and had 20 wins and 19 second-place finishes along with winning our third USMTS championship and all three regional championships. All of this wouldn't be possible without all our great marketing partners."Eleven of those wins occurred during the 41-race USMTS grind-a winning percentage of more than 26 percent. But perhaps even more impressive is the fact that his No. 20 MBCustoms machine finished outside of the top 10 just twice in those 41 starts."I feel we have good preparation week in and week out and obviously luck doesn't hurt anything so I just feel like we had a good team, worked well together and just tried to stay out of trouble," Sanders revealed. "Usually the better you run the higher up front you are and you get to race with good guys so you don't tear up anything. We had good parts on the car and didn't have hardly any parts failures, motors ran great... I think it's just a combination of everything."That combination produced his fifth USMTS season with at least $100,000 in earnings and more than $1 million since his rookie season in 2007.Money-wise, his biggest tax return happened in 2014 when he took home nearly $150,000 in winnings. That magical season that produced a seven-race win streak during the campaign netted him $10,000 for winning King of America IV in March, $20,000 at the World Modified Dirt Track Championship in July and $12,000 with his win rain-delayed Sunday win at the Featherlite Fall Jamboree.The following year was almost as good, but it was also one that ended in heartbreak. With a $100,000 bonus up for grabs to any driver who could win three regional championships plus the USMTS national championship, Sanders trailed Jason Hughes by just four points on the final night but came up short and settled for second in the final standings while Hughes netted his second USMTS title.Fast forward four years and Sanders finally sealed the deal for the season sweep. En route to claiming the 2019 USMTS national championship, he added first-place efforts in the MSD Performance USMTS Mid-American Series, Spike Hardcore Energy USMTS Northern Lights Series, Summit USMTS Southern Series and the USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup powered by Summit.Sanders ended the 2019 season with 97 career USMTS wins-fourth on the all-time list behind Kelly Shryock (182), Hughes (155) and Ryan Gustin (101). As a 19-year-old, his first win happened at the LA Raceway in La Monte, Mo."It don't really seem right, especially the wins and everything," Sanders added. "We kind of got two (championships) there pretty early and I didn't know if we'd ever get another one. It's a tough deal and it's pretty cool to say we've done it three times."Pushing Sanders in 2019 from beginning to end was Woodward, Oklahoma's Dereck Ramirez. A veteran at 33 years of age, Ramirez shadowed Sanders nearly every night and settled for a second-place paycheck on 11 occasions while also garnering three wins.The two racers remain close friends, which translates into respect on the racetrack, Sanders said."I felt like this year as a whole, with the group of guys that we raced against, I felt like it was the most fun. We interacted with each other more than in the past and everyone got along great, and that makes it a lot more fun"For Sanders, the 2019 campaign was another year of checking off boxes for his résumé on his hall-of-fame level journey. While a victory in four of the USMTS crown jewels eluded him, the one that did not was the one that seems to never get away.In July, Sanders nabbed his seventh Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals title at the I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska. In fact, 10 of his 97 career wins have happened at the Kosiski family's 4/10-mile high-banked dirt oval.Sanders noted that getting his first-ever USMTS win at the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, was a highlight of the 2019 campaign. In order to win the 10th Annual USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout, he had to claw his way through a Real Racing Wheels "B" Main and then started 14th in the main event.Statistically speaking, Sanders now has three USMTS national championships but has also finished second twice and third three times. In 12 seasons, he has 97 wins, 348 top-fives and 485 top-ten finishes in 627 starts. He's also led 3,154 main event laps.Sanders is quick to credit his crew chief Michael Bixby, parents Marcus Sanders and Cheryl Crider-Sanders and girlfriend Morgan McMann with helping him achieve success. His marketing partners include Wichita Tank Racing, ARMI Contractors, Mesilla Valley Transportation, S&S Fishing & Rental, Kenny's Tile, Paulson Rock Products, Mb Customs Race Cars, Hibner Logging, CMD Race Shocks, Swift Springs, Swan Energy, KBC Graphix, Hatfield Race Engines, Allstar Performance, Wilwood Engineering, Schoenfeld Headers, PEM Quick Change, Winning Edge Carburetors, Fast Shafts, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Integra Shocks, Real Racing Wheels, Deatherage Opticians, Super Sucker Fans, Day Motor Sports, Performance Bodies, FK Rod Ends, Bergman Tax, Speedway Motors, Bulletproof Tees, QA1 and Champ Pans.Final 2019 USMTS National Championship points:1. Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas ... 3619 (10 wins)2. Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. ... 3407 (3 wins)3. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo. ... 3188 (2 wins)4. Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. ... 3021 (5 wins)5. Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa ... 2953 (6 wins)6. Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz. ... 2902 (4 wins)7. Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa ... 2306 (1 win)8. Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan. ... 22899. Mike Striegel, Wheatland, Mo. ... 187810. Travis Saurer, Elizabeth, Minn. ... 1685Other winners:Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn. (2)Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn. (1)Brad Waits, Rochester, Minn. (1)Brandon Davis, Hayfield, Minn. (1)Ricky Thornton Jr.., Chandler, Ariz. (1)Landon Atkinson, Little Falls, Minn. (1)Dan Ebert, Lake Shore, Minn. (1)Final 2019 MSD Performance USMTS Mid-American Series points:1. Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas ... 826 (2 wins)2. Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. ... 825 (1 win)3. Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz. ... 807 (1 win)4. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo. ... 787 (1 win)5. Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa ... 734 (1 win)6. Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. ... 7177. Mike Striegel, Wheatland, Mo. ... 6958. R.C. Whitwell, Tucson, Ariz. ... 6049. Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa ... 590 (1 win)10. Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark. ... 566Other winner:Ricky Thornton Jr.., Chandler, Ariz. (1)Final 2019 Spike Hardcore Energy USMTS Northern Series points:1. Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas ... 712 (1 win)2. Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa ... 6463. Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa ... 640 (1 win)4. Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz. ... 638 (1 win)5. Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. ... 6356. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo. ... 5797. Jake Timm, Minnesota City, Minn. ... 5578. Cory Crapser, Chippewa Falls, Wis. ... 5309. Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn. ... 52110. Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn. ... 491 (2 wins)Other winners:Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. (1)Brad Waits, Rochester, Minn. (1)Final 2019 Summit USMTS Southern Series points:1. Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas ... 522 (2 wins)2. Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. ... 4893. Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa ... 479 (2 wins)4. Joe Duvall, Justice, Okla. ... 4135. Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. ... 392 (1 win)6. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo. ... 385 (1 win)7. Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan. ... 3838. Carlos Ahumada Jr.., El Paso, Texas ... 3549. Logan Robertson, Shamrock, Texas ... 34210. Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz. ... 281Final 2019 USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup points:1. Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas ... 1737 (5 wins)2. Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. ... 1702 (1 win)3. Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. ... 1570 (4 wins)4. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo. ... 15575. Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz. ... 1332 (2 wins)6. Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa ... 1266 (2 wins)7. Travis Saurer, Elizabeth, Minn. ... 11958. Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan. ... 11259. Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa ... 97510. Mike Striegel, Wheatland, Mo. ... 716Other winners:Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn. (1)Brandon Davis, Hayfield, Minn. (1)Landon Atkinson, Little Falls, Minn. (1)Dan Ebert, Lake Shore, Minn. (1)Final 2019 USMTS Grant Junghans Rookie of the Year points:1. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo. ... 2104 (2 wins)2. Mike Striegel, Wheatland, Mo. ... 15913. Dustin Hodges, Centralia, Mo. ... 5844. Carlos Ahumada Jr.., El Paso, Texas ... 5495. Nathan Hagar, Adair, Okla. ... 415Other winner:Landon Atkinson, Little Falls, Minn. (1)Final 2019 USMTS FK Rod Ends Hard Charger points:1. Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas ... 1612. Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa ... 1283. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo. ... 1194. Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. ... 1135. Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz. ... 972019 USMTS Lap Leaders:1. Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas ... 3252. Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. ... 2123. Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa ... 1674. Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. ... 1465. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo. ... 127Final 2019 USMTS Manufacturers Championship points:1. MB Custom Race Cars, Menomonie, Wis. ... 329 (12 wins)2. Hughes Racing Chassis, Colcord, Okla. ... 321 (9 wins)3. GRT Race Cars, Greenbrier, Ark. ... 251 (5 wins)4. Rage Chassis, Springdale, Ark. ... 241 (2 wins)5. LG2 Race Cars, Newport, Tenn. ... 240 (4 wins)Other winners:VanderBuilt Race Cars,New Sharon, Iowa (3)Lethal Chassis,Mooresville, N.C. (3)Tri-Built Race Cars,Medford, Minn. (1)Final 2019 USMTS Engine Builder of the Year points:1. Hatfield Racing Engines, Joplin, Mo. ... 297 (10 wins)2. Cornett Race Engines, Somerset, Ky. ... 295 (8 wins)3. Kevin Stoa Engineering, Albert Lea, Minn. ... 231 (4 wins)4. Durham Racing Engines, High Point, N.C. ... 209 (5 wins)5. Stoen Racing Engines, Medford, Minn. ... 173 (2 wins)Other winners:Tri Star Engines, Baldwin, Wis. (6)Mullins Race Engines, Mount Olive, Ill. (1)Action Engineering, Rochester, Minn. (2)Sower Power Racing Engines, Parkers Prairie, Minn. (1)Breeschoten Race Engines, St. Cloud, Minn. (1)To learn more about the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS), visit USMTS.com online or call (515) 832-7944. 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