Attack Revealed for Summit USMTS Spring Nationals
The Summit USMTS National
Championship presented by RacinDirt embarks on its
biggest, boldest schedule yet this weekend at the Rocket
Raceway Park in Petty, Texas, for the 13th Annual Summit
"With fans and racers alike—as
well as officials from the USMTS and Rocket Raceway
Park—keeping one eye on their weather apps, we just want
to let everybody know our plan of attack for this
weekend's monster show," said USMTS President Todd
Staley. "In 25 years of doing this, I don't have enough
fingers and toes to count how many times the weather
forecast has been totally wrong. but they've been right
With a dismal forecast for
Thursday and into Friday, racetrack and series officials
have made begrudgingly gone to Plan B.
event is canceled while Friday's event for all classes
will now move to Sunday afternoon along with the
previously announced payouts for Friday. We will race
Saturday's big finale as planned. Summit USMTS
Modifieds, USRA Stock Cars, USRA Limited Mods, USRA
Factory Stocks and Eco-Mods are on tap both days.
Officials have also pulled the plug on Wednesday's
practice session. time permitting, there may be a
morning/early afternoon practice on Saturday.
complete information including times, ticket prices,
registration details and payouts, check out the
Fast Facts on USMTS.com.
The Rocket Raceway
Park holds 3,400 spectators and its elevated grandstands
offer superb viewing from any seat. The venue can be
found in Lamar County—about 15 minutes west of Paris and
25 minutes east of Bonham. The physical location is
16369 US Hwy 82, Petty, TX 75470.
Learn more at
RocketRacewayPark.com or follow them on
Last year's event saw Dustin
Sorensen take the opening night win en route to the
USMTS National Championship while eventual Summit USRA
Modified National Champion Tyler Davis notched his
career-first series win on Saturday night. A stout field
of 76 tough-as-nails USMTS Modifieds packed the pits at
the 2022 contest.
Jason Hughes was the inaugural
Summit USMTS Spring Nationals champion. Other past
champions of this race are Tyler Davis (2022), Dereck
Ramirez (2020), Hunter Marriott (2019), Johnny Scott
(2018 and 2012), Chris Brown (2017), Zack VanderBeek
(2016), Ryan Gustin (2015 and 2013), Stormy Scott (2012)
and John O Whittington (2011).
Chief Communications Officer
United States Modified Touring Series, Inc. (USMTS)
1715 W 2nd St, PO Box 905
Webster City, IA 50595