American Racer USRA Modified Series Kicks Off April 14-15

The 2023 schedule for the third thrilling season of the American Racer USRA Modified Series presented by Day Motor Sports promises to be the most exciting and lucrative to date, and the action kicks off this weekend with the first two events of 25 on this year's calendar.

The first event of the year will take place Friday, April 14, at the Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Oklahoma, and then moves to the legendary Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Oklahoma, on Saturday, April 15.

Both events will award a $2,000 paycheck to the main event winner with no less than $250 going to every feature race starter each night.

Red Dirt Raceway will host Gamblers Night this Friday with a double money option for racers. Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and grandstand gates open at 6 with racing at 7:30. General admission is $20 and high school students are just $5. Kids 5 and under are free. The tailgate area is $80 per carload with up to eight people per car (everyone must be in the vehicle when it enters the tailgate area).

In addition to the fire-breathing USRA Modifieds, Friday night's show will feature non-sanctioned B-Mods, Factory Stocks, Tuners, Sprint Cars (winged two-barrel + 305), Non-Wing Micros and NOW600 Sooner State Dwarf Cars.

The Red Dirt Raceway is a 1/4-mile clay oval with a fast-paced, high-energy environment located at 990871 S Hwy 18, Meeker, OK 74855. For more information check out and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

Saturday in Lawton, gates open at 5 p.m. and the first green flag waves at 7:30. Adults are $20 while Military w/id, Kids 12-15 and Seniors 60+ are just $15. Kids ages 6-11 are $2 and children 5 and under get in for free. Add $3 for reserved seats. Pit passes are $35.

Fans will also witness USRA Limited Mods and Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks in action with Mini-Stocks rounding out the card.

The Lawton Speedway is a 1/4-mile high-banked red clay oval located 2.5 miles west of I-44 (exit 36) on SR 7 (Lee Blvd.), then 1.5 miles south to 3501 SW Sheridan Rd, Lawton, OK 73505.. For more information check out You can also follow Lawton Speedway on Facebook and Twitter.

Drivers, don’t forget that those who pre-enter for this and all ARMS events in 2023. To save on the cost of your entry fee, pre-entered drivers are eligible for one of three $100 cash drawings at the pit meeting those nights. Get entered now on MyRacePass.

Payouts for April 14 and April 15: 1. $2000, 2. $1500, 3. $1000, 4. $800, 5. $700, 6. $600, 7. $500, 8. $450, 9. $400, 10. $350, 11. $325, 12. $300, 13. $275, 14-24. $250, Tow $100. Entry fee $100.

The recently published schedule of events reveals 23 nights of racing at 15 of the finest dirt ovals in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. The 2023 campaign is slated to wrap up with the 3rd Annual ARMS Nationals at the Rocket Raceway Park in Petty, Texas, on Friday and Saturday, October 27-28.

Each of the venues will host one or more USRA Modified events with drivers earning series points as well as Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series national points.


American Racer USRA Modified Series presented by Day Motor Sports
2023 Schedule

Friday, April 14 – Red Dirt Raceway, Meeker, Okla.
Saturday, April 15 – Lawton Speedway, Lawton, Okla.
Saturday, April 29 – Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Vivian, La.
Friday, May 5 – Sabine Speedway, Many, La.
Saturday, May 6 – Super Bee Speedway, Chatham, La.
Friday, May 12 – RPM Speedway, Crandall, Texas
Saturday, May 13 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway, Mesquite, Texas
Friday, May 19 – West Texas Raceway, Lubbock, Texas
Saturday, May 20 – Route 66 Motor Speedway, Amarillo, Texas
Friday, June 2 – Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Vivian, La.
Saturday, June 3 – Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Vivian, La.
Friday, June 9 – Arrowhead Speedway, Colcord, Okla.
Saturday, June 10 – Tri-State Speedway, Pocola, Okla.
Saturday, June 17 – Lawton Speedway, Lawton, Okla.
Saturday, June 24 – Boothill Speedway, Greenwood, La.
Saturday, July 15 – Salina Highbanks, Salina, Okla.
Saturday, Aug. 5 – Super Bee Speedway, Chatham, La.
Saturday, Aug. 26 – Boothill Speedway, Greenwood, La.
Friday, Sept. 1 – 67 Speedway, Texarkana, Ark.
Saturday, Sept. 2 – Rocket Raceway Park, Petty, Texas
Sunday Sept. 3 – Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Vivian, La.
Friday, Oct. 27 – Rocket Raceway Park, Petty, Texas
Saturday, Oct. 28 – Rocket Raceway Park, Petty, Texas

Each racer's best sixteen (16) performances will count for series points. Chris Henigan of Marshall, Texas, is the reigning series champion. Triston Dycus took the title in 2020 and 2021.

Continuing to crush it: Year after year, the USRA continues to attract more racetracks and dirt track racers through fair, logical and cost-effective rules accompanied by an organization that puts the racers, racetracks and their fans first. In the 2022 Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series, more than 50 of America’s finest dirt ovals host over 1,000 nights of racing.

USRA competitors can register online at MyRacePass today. Alternatively, you can call (515) 832-6000 to register by phone, or submit a completed USRA License Application by email at or fax (515) 832-7958. You can download the application at

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