VIVIAN, La. -- The fans in attendance at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway and those watching live on RacinDirt.com witnessed a barn-burner of a main event Thursday to kick off the 7th Annual USMTS Cajun Clash, but Rodney Sanders missed out on all of the excitement going on behind him.   After disposing of polesitter Lucas Schott […]

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Humboldt, KS -- Ricky Thornton Jr. wrestled the lead away from Kyle Strickler on lap 19 and proceeded to thrive and survive for the final 31 laps to earn a $12,000 payday and claim the crown of dirt modified racing's King of America.   Rain throughout the early morning hours created havoc for crews at […]

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Southington, Conn. -- For a second straight year, prolific passers in USMTS main events will earn a crisp $100 bill from FK Rod Ends during the 2019 campaign.   The nation's premier manufacturer of precision rod ends and spherical bearings, the FK Rod Ends Hard Charger Award will recognize the highest-finishing driver that most improves […]

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COOPERSVILLE, Mich. -- Officials from the USMTS announced today that Integra Racing Shocks & Springs will once again be a contingency sponsor for United States Modified Touring Series competitors in 2019. "We are excited to renew our sponsorship with USMTS," said Marketing Coordinator Anna Daugherty. "We've had a great relationship over the past several years […]

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Kennedale, Texas. -- Rain altered the start of the inaugural Summit USMTS Southern Nationals on Wednesday, pushing practice night to Thursday and making the three-day event a Friday-Saturday doubleheader.   Rain returned to the Kennedale Speedway Park on Saturday night, just in time to shorten the Summit USMTS Southern Series main event and bring an […]

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Spring Valley, MN -- The Deer Creek Speedway finally conquered Mother Nature on Friday and Johnny Scott conquered the USMTS main event for the 15th time this season on opening night of the 20th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree.   After two days of torrential rainfall wiped out Wednesday and Thursday's plans, the crew at 'The […]

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PRYOR CREEK, Okla. -- Johnny Scott's march to the USMTS national championship made a stop at the Salina Highbanks Speedway on Saturday for the 6th Annual Salute To Our Veterans presented by ARMI.   Scott, who brought a huge points lead into the event, expanded his cushion with his third win in his last five […]

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- 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 […]

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MASON CITY, Iowa -- 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 […]

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