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The American Racer USRA
Modified Series presented by Day Motor Sports kicked off
the 2023 campaign Friday night at the Red Dirt Raceway
in Meeker, Oklahoma, with the first of two events this
weekend out of 25 on this year's calendar.
Gamblers Night brought a strong field of USRA Modifieds
to the popular 1/4-mile red dirt oval, and the first
trip to victory lane this year for Tanner Mullens.
Fellow Summit USMTS regular Colton Horner of
Houston, Texas, jumped out to lead 11 of the first 12
laps, but Mullens stayed glued to his bumper before
using lapped traffic to his advantage to grab
first-place at the flagstand as the leaders completed
From there, the 30-year-old from Wichita,
Kansas, had to deal with a swarm of lapped cars while
keeping the likes of Rodney Sanders, Kale Westover and
Joe Duvall behind him, which he did for the next 23 laps
to nab the $2,000 winner’s paycheck.
Westover and defending USRA Modified National Champion
Tyler Davis were second, third and fourth, respectively,
while Sean Gaddis snuck into the top five late in the
Duvall held strong for a sixth-place finish
with Horner, Jared Russell, New Mexico’s Xavier Ortega
and Chris Dawson rounding out the top 10.
soldier on and bear ARMS again tomorrow when the series
moves to the legendary Lawton Speedway in Lawton,
Oklahoma, on Saturday, April 15, for another
Gates open at 5 p.m. and the
first green flag waves at 7:30. 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
lawtonspeedway.com. You can also follow Lawton
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
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The recently published schedule of
events reveals 23 nights of racing at 15 of the finest
dirt ovals in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
Each of the venues will host one or more events with
USRA Modified drivers earning series points and Summit
USRA Weekly Racing Series national points.
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United States Racing Association
USRA Weekly Racing Series
American Racer USRA
Modified Series presented by Day Motor Sports
Dirt Raceway, Meeker, Okla.
Friday, April 14, 2023
Showing finishing position, starting position in
parentheses, car number, driver and hometown.
1 Roofing Heat #1 (8 laps):
1. (2) 7X Chris
Dawson, Lubbock, Texas
2. (3) 99 Jared Baird, Norman,
3. (4) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas
(5) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.
5. (7) 24M Manuel
Williams II, Fouke, Ark.
6. (9) 82 Jimmie Williams,
7. (6) 4R Jared Russell, Wagoner,
8. (8) D25 David Tanner, Wichita Falls, Texas
9. (1) 39 Ho Dean, Tulsa, Okla.
10. (10) 24W Mason
Williams, Fouke, Ark.
TNT Auto Parts Heat
#2 (8 laps):
1. (4) 7 Sean Gaddis, Diana,
2. (1) 17 Brandon Dean, Sapulpa, Okla.
(9) 15W Kale Westover, Altus, Okla.
4. (7) 52 Chad
Davis, Tulsa, Okla.
5. (3) 65 Tyler Davis, Haysville,
6. (5) 15C Cam Case, Edmond, Okla.
1233 Matt Beasley, Davis, Okla.
8. (8) 11D Cole
Dennis, Altus, Okla.
9. (6) 11H Denver Howard,
Solutions Heat #3 (8 laps):
1. (4) 02 Tanner
Mullens, Wichita, Kan.
2. (5) 56 Colton Horner,
3. (3) 2G Kenny Gaddis, Diana, Texas
4. (1) 24 Manuel Williams Sr., Fouke, Ark.
5. (6) 18
Bobby Mayfield, Elk City, Okla.
6. (7) 51 Jerry
Colby, Bristow, Okla.
7. (2) 24X Xavier Ortega, Las
DNS – 29 Jon-Paul Larison, Sapulpa,
DNS – 07 Brandon Jessen, Quinton, Okla.
Day Motor Sports “B” Feature (10 laps):
1. (5) 4R Jared Russell, Wagoner, Okla.
2. (4) 24X
Xavier Ortega, Las Cruces, N.M.
3. (2) 15C Cam Case,
4. (6) D25 David Tanner, Wichita Falls,
5. (3) 1233 Matt Beasley, Davis, Okla.
(8) 39 Ho Dean, Tulsa, Okla.
7. (11) 29 Jon-Paul
Larison, Sapulpa, Okla.
8. (9) 11H Denver Howard,
9. (7) 11D Cole Dennis, Altus, Okla.
10. (1) 51 Jerry Colby, Bristow, Okla.
11. (10) 24W
Mason Williams, Fouke, Ark.
DNS – 07 Brandon Jessen,
American Racer “A” Feature
1. (3) 02 Tanner Mullens,
2. (8) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas
3. (5) 15W Kale Westover, Altus, Okla.
4. (16) 65
Tyler Davis, Haysville, Kan.
5. (6) 7 Sean Gaddis,
6. (11) 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla.
7. (2) 56 Colton Horner, Houston, Texas
8. (17) 4R
Jared Russell, Wagoner, Okla.
9. (18) 24X Xavier
Ortega, Las Cruces, N.M.
10. (4) 7X Chris Dawson,
11. (20) D25 David Tanner, Wichita
12. (22) 39 Ho Dean, Tulsa, Okla.
(21) 1233 Matt Beasley, Davis, Okla.
14. (9) 52 Chad
Davis, Tulsa, Okla.
15. (13) 24M Manuel Williams II,
16. (1) 17 Brandon Dean, Sapulpa, Okla.
17. (7) 99 Jared Baird, Norman, Okla.
18. (10) 2G
Kenny Gaddis, Diana, Texas
19. (15) 82 Jimmie
Williams, Denison, Texas
20. (19) 15C Cam Case,
21. (14) 18 Bobby Mayfield, Elk City,
22. (12) 24 Manuel Williams Sr., Fouke, Ark.
23. (24) 11H Denver Howard, Woodward, Okla.
24W Mason Williams, Fouke, Ark.
Leaders: Horner 1, Mullens 2, Horner 3-12,
Total Laps Led:
Mullens 24, Horner 11.
Margin of Victory:
Time of Race: 28
minutes, 28.482 seconds (4 cautions).
Saturday, April 15, Lawton Speedway, Lawton, Okla.
Points Standings: Mullens 100, Sanders
95, Westover 91, T. Davis 87, S. Gaddis 84, Duvall 81,
Horner 78, Russell 76, Ortega 74, Dawson 72.
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