KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The United States Modified Touring Series invaded the Lakeside Speedway Friday night with Terry Phillips becoming the eighth different winner in 11 rounds of the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup.

When the series visited the historic Kansas City clay oval back in July, Jeremy Payne dominated the feature race, and early on it looked like he would repeat the feat.

Payne shot around polesitter Corey Dripps as the race got underway and tried to run away and hide from the field. A caution on the second lap, however, kept his pursuers nearby.

Running the high side just inches from the concrete wall, Rodney Sanders blasted around the outside of Payne to lead the seventh lap and then proceeded to pull away to a huge advantage.

With Sanders cruising, Phillips was embroiled in a battle behind the leader which also featured Ryan Gustin, Payne, Johnny Scott and Stormy Scott.

A late-race caution with 11 laps to go erased the ten-car-length lead for Sanders, and Phillips took advantage on the restart to snag the spot. In the next corner, Gustin, who started 13th, followed into the runner-up spot when Sanders polished the outside wall with his rear quarter panel.

 

Gustin kept Phillips in sight, but was unable to challenge the 47-year-old from Springfield, Mo., and had to settle for his second second-place finish in the last three races while Phillips notched his 16th career USMTS victory and the $5,000 top prize.

Sanders held on to register a third-place finish with Stormy Scott finishing fourth and Zack VanderBeek coming home with a top-five finish.

Steve Whiteaker Jr. raced from 19 on the 26-car starting grid to sixth and earned his third Mesilla Valley Transportation Hard Charger Award of the year. Payne, Jason Hughes, Johnny Scott and 25th-starting Dereck Ramirez completed the top 10 in the final rundown.

With six races left in the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup, Johnny Scott leads Sanders by a dozen markers (1047 to 1035) while Hughes is third with 983 points. The rest of the top 10 are Stormy Scott (973), Payne (928), VanderBeek (842), Kelly Shryock (812), Chris Brown (811), Ramirez (787) and Trevor Hunt (752).

On Saturday, the popular Salina Highbanks Speedway near Pryor Creek, Okla., will host another sure-to-thrill blockbuster. Gustin and Phillips picked up wins here last season while Stormy Scott walked away with the hardware most recently this past April. Hughes was the winner when the USMTS made an appearance in 2004.

The ‘Salute to Veterans Night’ will also feature the highly unpredictable sprint cars of the Oil Capital Racing Series as the track salutes the service veterans that have served our country with pride and honor. Dale Settle will parachute into the racetrack during pre-race ceremonies and there will also be a fly over by Paul Mackey and the Warbirds.

Gates open at 5:00 with hot laps at 6:30 and racing at 7:00. Fans can choose to view the racing from the grandstand bleachers, the upper deck beer garden, the full service “Finish Line Bar & Grill” or from one of the special VIP suites.

Tickets for adults are $20, kids ages 5-12 are $10 and children ages 4 and under are free. A Family Ticket is also available for $45. VIP seating is $35 or a seat in the beer garden is $25. Pit passes are $35 for adults and $25 for kids.

The Salina Highbanks Speedway is located 7 miles east of Pryor on SR 20. For more information, visit the website at www.salinahighbanksspeedway.com or call 918-434-7223.

For those unfortunate souls unable to see it in person, the event will be broadcast live online. You don’t have to miss a single lap, visit www.RacinDirt.tv and order now.

To learn more about the United States Modified Touring Series, visit www.usmts.com online or call 515-832-7944. You can also like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/usmts, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/usmts or check out our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/usmtstv.

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OFFICIAL RESULTS
United States Modified Touring Series
The Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup – Round 11 of 17
Lakeside Speedway, Kansas City, Kan.
Friday, Aug. 23, 2013

Showing finishing position, starting position in parentheses, car number, driver, hometown, chassis/engine builder, laps completed and money won. The top 12 drivers in passing points accumulated in the heat races are locked into the “A” Main, with the top 8 re-drawing for starting positions 1-8.

BEYEA CUSTOM HEADERS HEAT RACE #1 (8 laps):
1. (2) 31 Corey Dripps, Waterloo, Iowa.
2. (1) 1k Tim Karrick, Basehor, Kan.
3. (7) 2s Stormy Scott, Las Cruces, N.M.
4. (5) 22b Rick Beebe, Shawnee, Kan.
5. (8) 99h Trevor Hunt (R), Kearney, Mo.
6. (6) 4r Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.
7. (9) 85 Thomas Tillison Jr., Wellston, Okla.
8. (4) 21 Lance Town (R), Louisburg, Kan.
9. (3) 26f Dan Fetters, Montour, Iowa.

JRi SHOCKS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):
1. (2) 186 Jeremy Payne, Springfield, Mo.
2. (3) 87 Darron Fuqua (R), Mayetta, Kan.
3. (4) 19r Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa.
4. (6) 7k Jason Krohn, Slayton, Minn.
5. (5) 35 Jay Purkey, Colwich, Kan.
6. (8) 9 Don Marrs, Shawnee, Kan.
7. (7) 3h Bubba Harvey, Kansas City, Kan.
8. (1) 175 Jason Park, Kansas City, Kan.
9. (9) 36 Jeff Conner (R), Panora, Iowa.

EIBACH SPRINGS HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):
1. (2) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.
2. (1) 33z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa.
3. (6) 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn.
4. (5) 20r Bryan Rowland, Woodward, Okla.
5. (8) 8 Mark Hoover, Maryville, Mo.
6. (7) 22d Daniel Hilsabeck, Adel, Iowa.
7. (3) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.
8. (4) 00 Masen Big Eagle (R), Manor, Sask.,  Canada.

PBM PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):
1. (1) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas.
2. (5) 1st Johnny Scott, Las Cruces, N.M.
3. (1) 11 Ryan Peckham, Spirit Lake, Iowa.
4. (3) 51 Tim Setzer, Archie, Mo.
5. (6) 3 Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa.
6. (7) 5c Don Crnkovich, Olathe, Kan.
7. (4) 15 Richard Payne, Jefferson City, Mo.
8. (8) 66t Tyler Schmidt, Easton, Kan.

DAY MOTOR SPORTS HEAT RACE #5 (8 laps):
1. (6) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.
2. (1) 34 Mark Schafman (R), Edwardsville, Kan.
3. (3) 89 Steve Whiteaker Jr., Corpus Christi, Texas.
4. (4) 18 Chase Junghans, Manhattan, Kan.
5. (7) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo.
6. (2) 02 Tanner Mullens, Wichita, Kan.
7. (8) 21 Chris Brown, Spring, Texas.
8. (5) 01 Joey Galloway (R), Manor, Sask.,  Canada.

REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (12 laps, top 6 advance):
1. (1) 19r Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa.
2. (6) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo.
3. (3) 22b Rick Beebe, Shawnee, Kan.
4. (2) 89 Steve Whiteaker Jr., Corpus Christi, Texas.
5. (4) 99h Trevor Hunt (R), Kearney, Mo.
6. (5) 51 Tim Setzer, Archie, Mo.
7. (10) 85 Thomas Tillison Jr., Wellston, Okla., Hughes/Geddes, $100.
8. (9) 4r Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla.
9. (8) 22d Daniel Hilsabeck, Adel, Iowa, Hughes/Mullins, $100.
10. (15) 26f Dan Fetters, Montour, Iowa, Sidebiter/KSE, $100.
11. (7) 35 Jay Purkey, Colwich, Kan., Shark/Bogus, $80.
12. (12) 15 Richard Payne, Jefferson City, Mo., Hughes/Kraft, $80.
13. (13) 175 Jason Park, Kansas City, Kan., BillsBuilt/, $80.
14. (11) 3h Bubba Harvey, Kansas City, Kan., BMS/, $80.
15. (14) 66t Tyler Schmidt, Easton, Kan., Hughes/Sput’s, $80.

REAL RACING WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (12 laps, top 6 advance):
1. (2) 7k Jason Krohn, Slayton, Minn.
2. (6) 3 Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa.
3. (1) 11 Ryan Peckham, Spirit Lake, Iowa.
4. (10) 21 Chris Brown, Spring, Texas.
5. (5) 18 Chase Junghans, Manhattan, Kan.
6. (3) 20r Bryan Rowland, Woodward, Okla.
7. (9) 02 Tanner Mullens, Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Homegrown, $80.
8. (8) 5c Don Crnkovich, Olathe, Kan., Rocket/Sput’s, $100.
9. (13) 00 Masen Big Eagle (R), Manor, Sask., Canada.
10. (11) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla., Hughes/BMS, $100.
11. (7) 9 Don Marrs, Shawnee, Kan., Skyrocket/Performance, $80.
12. (4) 8 Mark Hoover, Maryville, Mo., Sidebiter/Niers, $80.
13. (12) 21 Lance Town (R), Louisburg, Kan., Hoffman/Driskell, $100.
14. (14) 01 Joey Galloway (R), Manor, Sask., Canada, GRT/Tim’s, $200.
15. (15) 36 Jeff Conner (R), Panora, Iowa, Skyrocket/RoushYates, $100.

CASEY’S GENERAL STORES “A” MAIN (35 laps):
1. (4) 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Hatfield, 35, $5000.
2. (13) 19r Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa, Hughes/Mullins, 35, $2000.
3. (5) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas, MBCustom/Geddes, 35, $1500.
4. (8) 2s Stormy Scott, Las Cruces, N.M., GRT/ProPower, 35, $1000.
5. (11) 33z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa, Hughes/Sput’s, 35, $1000.
6. (19) 89 Steve Whiteaker Jr., Corpus Christi, Texas, Hughes/Mullins, 35, $800.
7. (2) 186 Jeremy Payne, Springfield, Mo., GRT/RoushYates, 35, $700.
8. (7) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins, 35, $750.
9. (3) 1st Johnny Scott, Las Cruces, N.M., GRT/ProPower, 35, $700.
10. (25) 4r Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla., Hughes/ProPower, 35, $550.
11. (16) 3 Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa, Skyrocket/ProPower, 35, $600.
12. (6) 87 Darron Fuqua (R), Mayetta, Kan., Venom/Driskell, 35, $450.
13. (21) 99h Trevor Hunt (R), Kearney, Mo., GRT/Geddes, 35, $525.
14. (9) 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn., Hughes/Sput’s, 35, $400.
15. (12) 34 Mark Schafman (R), Edwardsville, Kan., BillsBuilt/Heeter, 35, $375.
16. (15) 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo., GRT/Mullins, 35, $350.
17. (22) 18 Chase Junghans, Manhattan, Kan., GRT/Sput’s, 35, $325.
18. (20) 21 Chris Brown, Spring, Texas, Hughes/Mullins, 35, $400.
19. (26) 00 Masen Big Eagle (R), Manor, SK, GRT/Tim’s, 35, $400.
20. (18) 11 Ryan Peckham, Spirit Lake, Iowa, IROC/PerfAuto, 35, $300.
21. (23) 51 Tim Setzer, Archie, Mo., Hoffman/Driskell, 34, $300.
22. (1) 31 Corey Dripps, Waterloo, Iowa, Rage/RoushYates, 29, $300.
23. (17) 22B Rick Beebe, Shawnee, Kan., MBCustom/Mullins, 24, $300.
24. (24) 20r Bryan Rowland, Woodward, Okla., LG2/ProPower, 20, $275.
25. (10) 1K Tim Karrick, Basehor, Kan., Skyrocket/Millert, 14, $300.
26. (14) 7K Jason Krohn, Slayton, Minn., MBCustom/Sput’s, 2, $300.

(R) = Rookie of the Year contender.

Lap Leaders: J. Payne 1-6, Sanders 7-24, Phillips 25-35.
Total Laps Led: Sanders 18, Phillips 11, J. Payne 6.
Margin of Victory: 1.582 seconds.
Provisional Starters: Ramirez, Big Eagle.
Mesilla Valley Transportation Hard Charger: Whiteaker (started 19th, finished 6th).
Next Race: Saturday, Aug. 24, Salina Highbanks Speedway, Pryor Creek, Okla.
Points Standings: J. Scott 1047, Sanders 1035, Hughes 983, S. Scott 973, J. Payne 928, VanderBeek 842, Shryock 812, Brown 811, Ramirez 787, Hunt 752.
Rookie of the Year Points: Hunt 1668, Galloway 1542, Big Eagle 1268, Conner 900, Adam Penn 598.
COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Year Points: ProPower 378, Mullins 342, RoushYates 332, Geddes 327, Sput’s 301.
Tiger Rear Ends Manufacturers Championship Points: Hughes 412, GRT 389, MBCustom 358, Skyrocket 279, LG2 215.

Contingency Awards:
AERO Race Wheels – Krohn.
American Racer – Duvall.
Beyea Custom Headers – Dripps.
BSB Manufacturing – VanderBeek, J. Payne.
Buck Monson Photos – Phillips.
Crane Cams – Phillips.
Dominator Race Products – Peckham.
Edelbrock – Sanders.
Eibach Springs – Hughes.
FK Rod Ends – Schafman.
Forty9Designs.com – Schott, Big Eagle.
Fuel Safe – Whiteaker.
GRT Race Cars – Phillips.
Hooker Harness – Hunt.
JRi Shocks – J. Payne.
KEVKO Oil Pans & Components – J. Scott.
Keyser Manufacturing – Ramirez.
Marsh Racing Wheels – Karrick.
Mesilla Valley Transportation – Whiteaker.
MSD Ignition – Phillips.
PBM Performance Products – Sanders, Phillips.
Power Lift Racing Products – Junghans.
Real Racing Wheels – all non-qualifiers.
VP Racing Fuels – Gustin.

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USMTS OFFICIAL SPONSORS: American Racer Racing Tires, AMP Energy, Casey’s General Stores, Cheetos, COMP Cams, Day Motor Sports, Intercomp, KEVKO Oil Pans & Components, New Vision Graphics, Nitroquest, RACEceiver, RacinDirt.com, Snickers.

USMTS PARTICIPATING SPONSORS: 4s Motorsports, Allgayer Inc., Arbor Masters, ASi Racewear, BRODIX Cylinder Heads, Erson Cams, Farm Boy BBQ Sauce, FVP, Integra Racing Shocks & Springs, Intensitee Custom Racewear, Lecolift, Mesilla Valley Transportation, Olympic Fire Protection, Ramirez Motorsports, Ruter Farms, Something Inked, United Cellular Services.

USMTS CONTINGENCY SPONSORS: AERO Race Wheels, AFCO Racing Products, Bell Racing Helmets, Beyea Custom Headers, BSB Manufacturing, Champ Pans, CPD Racing Tools, Crane Cams, Dominator Race Products, Edelbrock, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, Five1seven Designs, FK Rod Ends, Forty9 Designs, Fuel Safe, Genesis Racing Shocks, GRT Race Cars, Hooker Harness, JRi Shocks, Keyser Manufacturing, KSE Racing Products, Marsh Racing Wheels, MSD Ignition, PBM Performance Products, Power Lift Racing Products, Quarter Master, Real Racing Wheels, Sybesma Graphics, Tiger Rear Ends, VP Racing Fuels.

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