O'Neil nets $10,002 with Grant Junghans Memorial triumph
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Aug. 17)--As drivers and fans alike celebrated the life of one of the most popular dirt track racers of all time, Friday's 3rd Annual Grant Junghans Memorial at the Lakeside Speedway gave the fans a night to remember. In the 32-lap feature co-sanctioned by the USMTS and USRA, Jake O'Neil came away with the biggest win of his career by holding off Johnny Scott-the toughest USMTS comp …
Winston too wet for USMTS
The USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup event slated for Thursday, Aug. 16, at the I-35 Speedway in Winston, Mo., has been canceled due to heavy rain the last 48 hours and other unforeseeable family cirrcumstances. On Friday, the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., hosts the 3rd Annual Grant Junghans Memorial with a $10,002 top prize up for grabs. The weekend wraps up Saturday at the Salina Highbanks Speed …
Winston next stop for USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup
WINSTON, Mo. (Aug. 14)--The USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup powered by Summit roars into the I-35 Speedway in Winston, Mo., this Thursday, Aug. 16, for the 10th Annual USMTS Missouri Meltdown. Sixteen more United States Modified Touring Series feature races have taken place at Mike and Kyle Johnson's 3/8-mile clay oval since John Allen won the first-ever show on March 29, 2002. Kelly Shr …
Phillips finds pot of gold in Mason City Motor Speedway's Diamond Jo Casino "All-In 77"
MASON CITY, Iowa (Aug. 12)--One week ago, Terry Phillips surpassed the two-year anniversary of his last United States Modified Touring Series win. After Sunday night's race at the Mason City Motor Speedway, there won't be a third. Phillips experienced his share of bad luck during the winless streak, but Sunday night a little good fortune came in the direction of the 52-year-old veteran from Springfiel …
Johnny Scott onslaught continues at Ogilvie
OGILVIE, Minn. (Aug. 11)--Johnny Scott's stranglehold on USMTS victory lane continued with an impressive win at the Ogilvie Raceway during Saturday's 7th Annual Chubbs Performance Modified Madness presented by U.S. Army. With his second straight triumph in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, the 28-year-old from Las Cruces, N.M., now residing in Cameron, Mo., brought his weekend take-home pay to nearly $7,000 a …
Rick Hulson wins at Selinsgrove Speedway
The Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic Modifieds Series had its own Fab Four at Selinsgrove Speedway, Saturday, and those four drivers brought the fans to their feet as they performed a concert of nose-to-tail and side-by-side competition for the win. This high-speed performance featured Rick Hulson, Michael Altobelli, Jr, Brad Kling and Jim Bernheisel who battled for the top spot.
Johnny Scott keeps USMTS fire burning in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (Aug. 10)--Johnny Scott doesn't show any signs of slowing down. A steady diet of top-five finishes propelled Scott to the top of the USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup standings prior to the summer break, but six victories in his last thirteen starts-including a wire-to-wire win in Friday's feature at the I-94 Speedway-has put the 28-year-old New Mexico native in prime position to …
Grant Junghans Memorial set for Aug. 17 at Lakeside Speedway
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Aug. 10)--Celebrating the life of one of the most popular dirt modified racers of all time, the 3rd Annual Grant Junghans Memorial is set for Friday, Aug. 17, at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. Fans can call today and throughout next week to reserve tickets for the blockbuster event. The USMTS office will be taking phone orders at (515) 832-7944 and mailing tickets for orders rec …
Rick Hulson Victorious at Hagerstown
Rick Hulson’s days as a bridesmaid are finished. After seven, second-place finishes in the 2018 Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic Modifieds Series season, Hulson finally punched his ticket to Victory Lane, Sunday, in the Cool Weld Classic Frank Sagi Tribute at Hagerstown Speedway.
“Finally,” Hulson exclaimed as he exited his No. 40 Rocket chassis E-Mo …
Fergus Falls, Ogilvie, Mason City brace for USMTS invasion Aug. 10-12
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (Aug. 6)--The USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup powered by Summit continues the march toward the crowning of the $50,000 USMTS national champion with three big races in Minnesota and Iowa this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-12. On Friday, the series returns to the I-94 Speedway in Fergus Falls, Minn., for the 4th Annual Summersota Nationals presented by Vector Windows, Villard Equip …
Michael Altobelli, Jr Continues Hot Streak in MAMS Action
Michael Altobelli, Jr. continued his strong season by claiming the first leg of the Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic Modifieds Series Cool Weld Classic double-header at Winchester Speedway, Saturday. The win, worth $1,000 to the Saxton, Pennsylvania driver, was his sixth MAM victory of the season.
“It’s crazy,” Altobelli said when asked of his season …
Stormy Scott beats Johnny Scott to checkers in USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout at Lucas Oil Speedway
WHEATLAND, Mo. (Aug. 4)--Nobody brings the excitement to America's dirt ovals like the United States Modified Touring Series, and no dirt track in America provides a better environment for drivers to shine than the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. The two came together Saturday night for the 9th Annual Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout presented by Foley Equipment and what the combination delivered was an e …
VandrBeek wires USMTS tilt at Humboldt
Driving the Oreo/Caseyâ€™s General Stores VanderBuilt Race Cars No. 33z, the 33-year-old from New Sharon, Iowa, redrew the pole to start the 40-lap main event and fended off early-race challenges from Dereck Ramirez before pulling away to an eight-car-length win at the finish line to earn the $3,000 top prize.
Scott looking forward to Lucas Oil Speedway Saturday
Johnny Scott admits he thinks about winning his first United States Modified Touring Series season championship and what it would mean. At the same time, he's trying not to think too much about it.