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kissinger5000jul30Levi Kissinger of Mt. Vernon, IN bested a stout field of 56 Modifieds to cash in on a $5,000 payday at the Fairbury (IL) Speedway Saturday. Kissinger started the 40-lap Modified Nationals feature in third and stayed close to fellow Mullins pilots Jeff Leka and Brent Mullins the first half of the race before taking over the top spot and pulling away to a 2.7 second win. MRE was well represented with MRE drivers taking four out of the top five and seven of the top ten with Jeff Leka third, Tyler Nicely fourth, Brent Mullins fifth, Matt Cooper sixth, Chad Kinder eighth, and Ray Bollinger tenth. MRE swept the heat races as Leka, Kissinger, Mullins, Nicely, Cory Daugherty, and Bollinger all won their respective heats. MRE also swept the two qualifying groups as Leka and Nicely set the quickest time in each group. Rocky Ragusa Photo

hughes3000jul16Jason Hughes led all 42 laps picking up his tenth USMTS victory Saturday night at I-35 (MO) Speedway and a $3,000 payday. “I was having a little trouble in lapped traffic, but it got kind of fun there trying to get by the lapped cars too before that caution,” Hughes said. “Then I saw somebody dive in on me on that last restart, but I knew if I hit that top and stayed there they probably couldn't clear me.” Lisa Burlington Photo

hawkins4000jul7Using a late race pass, Jacob Hawkins of Fairmont, WV grabbed the Renegades of Dirt Mega 100 opening night win as part of a three-night event at the Tyler County (WV) Speedway. Hawkins earned $4,000 for his ninth feature win of the season.

hughes5000jul3With the United States Modified Touring Series having the week off, Jason Hughes continued his winning ways Sunday night as he bested a field of 52 Modifieds to take the $5,000 Doug Murphrey Memorial at Ark-La-Tex (LA) Speedway for his tenth victory of the season. Hughes also earned a $500 bonus for being the night's top qualifier. Scott Burson Photo

kinder1500jun25Fairbury American Legion Speedway has been good to Chad Kinder during the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals and Saturday night was not any different as he cruised to his first tour win of the season and second at the track in two seasons. The Newton, IL native won the Modified Nationals feature at Fairbury in 2015 as well. Rocky Ragusa Photo

hughes3000jun17Jason Hughes made it two in a row Friday at Cedar Lake (WI) Speedway during opening night of the Masters. Taking the lead on lap 26, he never trailed again over the final 16 laps as he scored his ninth feature win of the year and 142nd of his 17-year career, depositing another $3,000 check into his bank account and padded his points lead in the Northern Region points standings. Tyler Rinken Photo

hughesJason Hughes went from third to first on lap 27 and led the rest of the way, distancing himself from the field as he won by nearly four seconds Thursday night at KRA (MN) Speedway. The win, worth $3,000, was the eighth of the 2016 campaign and his 141st career USMTS victory. John Lee Photo

gustin3000jun10Ryan Gustin captured the United States Modified Touring Series feature win Friday night at the Longdale (OK) Speedway. Gustin, who started fourth, disposed of early leader Stormy Scott and went on to secure the victory. The 76th career USMTS win for ‘The Reaper’ was worth $3,000 while Scott held on to claim the runner-up spot behind Gustin giving MRE a sweep of the top two. Gary Pigg Photo