PARK CITY, Kansas — 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 […]

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FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. (Aug. 30)–Ryan Gustin took command on lap 15 and then dominated the final 25 laps of Friday’s USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup main event at the Mississippi Thunder Speedway in Fountain City, Wis.   Gustin, who started third, drove by Rodney Sanders after 14 laps were in the books. After that, […]

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URBANA, Mo. — The United States Modified Touring Series invaded the Dallas County Speedway in Urbana, Mo., for the first time Thursday for the inaugural Bullring Bash presented by Hooker Harness, and a record crowd was on hand to witness Ryan Gustin beat Dereck Ramirez to the finish line by a whisker.   “That was […]

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New Richmond, WI  –Ryan Gustin battled mechanical gremlins from the time he left his home in Marshalltown, Iowa, on Thursday afternoon through early Saturday evening, but when the big money was on the line Saturday night ‘The Reaper’ exorcised the demons and bolted to his second Masters title in three years.   After a tight […]

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Lubbock, TX — Only Mother Nature has been able to stop Ryan Gustin this week as ‘The Reaper’ reeled off his third straight Summit USMTS Southern Series win in five days Friday night at the West Texas Raceway. After winning last Sunday at the Creek County Speedway to break a dry spell of more than […]

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Greenville, TX — When Ryan Gustin won the USMTS feature Sunday night at the Creek County Speedway, it snapped a winless streak that lasted for more than a year. He barely had time to let his engine cool down before scoring his next one Tuesday night at the Superbowl Speedway. Just three of the eight […]

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HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 22)–After two nights of incredible heart-stopping USMTS qualifying races at the Humboldt Speedway on Thursday and Friday, the fields are set for Saturday’s main events at the King of America IX Modified Nationals powered by Summit Racing Equipment.   And with two nights of solid performances, two-time USMTS national champion Ryan Gustin […]

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ARDMORE, Okla. — Marshalltown, Iowa’s Ryan Gustin chalked up his fourth win of USMTS Winter Speedweeks Thursday night at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Okla.   Gustin has now won at each of the four race tracks visited by the United States Modified Touring Series to kick off the 2016 campaign, and ‘The Reaper’ […]

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From Super Late Models racing in the California sunshine to the indoor racing in the Northeast, this past weekend offered short track racing fans a little bit of everything.  To catch you up on all of the action from around the country, we at Speed51.com powered by JEGS have assembled a list of the top 10 […]

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Ryan Gustin bested his car builder, Jason Hughes, in a hard-fought battle at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway Friday night to capture the win on the second night of the 5th Annual USMTS Cajun Clash presented by Horseshoe Bossier City. Gustin started on the pole for the 40-lap affair, but it was Hughes taking charge when the […]

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