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.
USMTS headed to Humboldt, Lucas Oil Speedway this weekend
HUMBOLDT, Kan. (Aug. 1)--The United States Modified Touring Series is back in action this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 3-4, with a pair of pivotal points races in the USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup powered by Summit and the quest for $50,000. The doubleheader begins Friday at the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan., for the 13th Annual USMTS Summer Fling @ The Bullring where the stars and cars of the USMTS w …
Altobelli Jr. Wins MAM Event at Lincoln Speedway
Saturday’s Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic Modifieds Series race at Lincoln Speedway provided the taste of sweet redemption and scored a record-setting night for race-winner, Michael Altobelli, Jr. Altobelli, of Saxton, Pennsylvania, grabbed the lead from Rick Hulson on lap two, and he never looked back as he stormed to his fifth MAM Series win of the season and his first at Lincoln. His victory also broke a …
Mike Harrison Rewrites Summit Modified Nationals History with Sixth Championship
FAIRBURY, IL — July 28, 2018 — The 2018 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals concluded on Saturday, July 28th as part of the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic presented by Bank of Pontiac. The fast quarter-mile of Fairbury American Legion Speedway (IL), located northeast of Bloomington in Fairbury, IL, was the site of a dramatic, history-making weekend for the UMP Modifieds. Coming into the weekend, Mike Mc …
Rodney Sanders Thunders to $8,000 Win in Silver Dollar Nationals
Happy, Texas (07/23/18) – Rodney Sanders enjoyed a stellar week of racing behind the wheel of his Wichita Tank Racing #20 DriveWFX.com/ Swan Energy MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified. He picked up an $8,000 win in the annual Silver Dollar Nationals on Saturday night, and sandwiched it with an USMTS win on Wednesday night at Southern Iowa Speedway and an USRA win on Sunday night at Mason C …
Sanders reclaims Silver Dollar Nationals throne
GREENWOOD, Neb. (July 21)--Rodney Sanders is always tough to beat. At the I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., it seems like it's not even a fair fight. Sanders-the 2013 and 2014 USMTS national champion-led all 40 laps Saturday night to capture the United States Modified Touring Series main event during the 8th Annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals. Since 2013, "The Sandman" h …
Schott shines in Silver Dollar Nationals prelim
GREENWOOD, Neb. (July 20)--Lucas Schott delivered a flawless performance Friday night at the I-80 Speedway, winning both of his United States Modified Touring Series heat races and his qualifying feature to lead all drivers on opening night of the 8th Annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals. The 21-year-old from Chatfield, Minn., won his first heat from the pole and then rolled from the ninth and final s …
Silver Dollar Nationals ready to shine!
GREENWOOD, Neb. (July 19)--The mega-modifieds of the USMTS join the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for two colossal nights of racing at the 8th Annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals on Friday and Saturday, July 20-21. Both divisions will compete in double qualifying heat races on Friday with a pair of 20-car qualifying features for the USMTS Modifieds that will lock in eight drivers from each into Sa …