Schott Adds Mod Mania Victory to Racing
MASON CITY, Iowa (July 29)--A second night of Mod Mania
at the Mason City Motor Speedway produced a second
winner in as many days when Lucas Schott crossed the
finish line to score his tenth career win in the Summit
USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s.
the night’s 40-lap main event, the 24-year-old from
Chatfield, Minnesota, trailed polesitter Brooks Strength
at the end of the opening lap but never trailed again as
he sped to a $3,000 payday at the newly-configured
1/3-mile dirt oval.
Mod Mania becomes another
feather in Schott’s racing cap. In addition to being the
2016 USRA Modified national champ, his list of
accomplishments includes winning the Summit USRA
Nationals and inaugural Grant Junghans Memorial that
same year. He wore the King of America VIII crown in
For a second straight night, Terry Phillips
garnered enough passing points to be in the redraw and
drew eight out of eight to start on the outside of the
fourth row. Last night he made it to fifth and
Wednesday’s effort earned him the runner-up paycheck.
Strength held on for third—his best result in just
six career USMTS starts—while Zack VanderBeek held off
Jake Timm to take down the fourth spot at the checkers.
Tuesday night’s Mod Mania feature winner, Tanner
Mullens, came from 13th on the starting grid to get
sixth while defending series champ and current points
leader Rodney Sanders picked his way from 19th to
seventh during the contest.
Gopher State gassers
Dustin Sorensen, Jacob Bleess and Alex Williamson
rounded out the top ten.
Mod Mania continues
Thursday at the Mason City Motor Speedway with $4,000
going to the winner and $300 to all main event starters.
American Racer USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods and Mensink
Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks are also on the card.
The pits are slated to open at 3 p.m. and grandstand
gates swing open at 5 each day. Hot laps will begin at 7
with qualifying getting underway at 7:30.
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(6-11) are $5. Pit passes for everybody 11 and older
are $40 while youth (6-10) are $25 for the pits.
Children 5 and under get in free at both gates.
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United States Modified Touring
Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by
Mod Mania presented by PBM Performance
Products – Night 2 of 3
Mason City Motor Speedway in
Mason City, Iowa
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Showing finishing position, starting position in
parentheses, car number, driver, hometown,
chassis/engine builder and laps completed. The top 12 in
heat race passing points advance to the Casey’s “A” Main
with the top-8 drawing for starting positions 1-8.
SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS HEAT RACE #1 (8
1. (4) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New
2. (1) 21 Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.
3. (3) 65 Tyler Davis (R), Haysville, Kan.
4. (6) 12
Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.
5. (5) 20JR Chase Rudolf
(R), Norwalk, Iowa
6. (7) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid
7. (2) 777 Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa
FAST SHAFTS HEAT RACE #2 (8 laps):
1. (1) 19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn.
15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn.
3. (7) 69
Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn.
4. (2) 9 Ken Schrader,
5. (6) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva,
6. (4) 77 Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas
7. (3) 14M Brian Mahlstedt (R), Ionia, Iowa
EDELBROCK HEAT RACE #3 (8 laps):
(2) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.
49JR Jake Timm, Winona, Minn.
3. (3) 91 Joe Duvall,
4. (5) 02 Tanner Mullens (R),
5. (7) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas
6. (6) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn.
7. (4) 23 Adam
Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.
HEAT RACE #4 (8 laps):
1. (1) 75 Terry
Phillips, Springfield, Mo.
2. (3) 62 Hunter Marriott,
3. (5) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward,
4. (6) 44 Adam Hensel, Baldwin, Wis.
71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn.
6. (2) 19SB
Lance Mari, El Centro, Calif.
7. (7) 10 Dustin
Robinson (R), Post, Texas
WHEELS “B” MAIN #1 (10 laps, top 5 advance):
1. (2) 02 Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan.
20JR Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa
3. (1) 12 Jason
Hughes, Watts, Okla.
4. (3) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy,
5. (6) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn.
23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan.
7. (7) 777 Al Hejna,
Clear Lake, Iowa, Rage/ChevPerf.
8. (5) 6 Casey
Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.
WHEELS “B” MAIN #2 (10 laps, top 5 advance):
1. (1) 44 Adam Hensel, Baldwin, Wis.
2. (2) 9 Ken
Schrader, Dittmer, Mo.
3. (4) 71 Jason Cummins, New
4. (3) 27X Calvin Iverson (R), Eleva,
5. (6) 19SB Lance Mari, El Centro, Calif.
– 14M Brian Mahlstedt (R), Ionia, Iowa, Hughes/LM.
DNS – 10 Dustin Robinson (R), Post, Texas
DNS – 77
Ronnie Yanacsek (R), Amarillo, Texas
CASEY’S “A” MAIN (40 laps):
1. (2) 69 Lucas
Schott, Chatfield, Minn., MBCustoms/Stoen, 40.
75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo., GRT/Durham, 40.
3. (1) 444 Brooks Strength (R), Raymond, Miss.,
4. (6) 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New
Sharon, Iowa, VanderBuilt/Stoen, 40.
5. (9) 49JR Jake
Timm, Winona, Minn., MBCustoms/OFI, 40.
6. (13) 02
Tanner Mullens (R), Wichita, Kan., Mullens/Mullens, 40.
7. (19) 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas,
8. (3) 19 Dustin Sorensen,
Rochester, Minn., MBCustoms/Action, 40.
9. (5) 21
Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn., VanderBuilt/KSE, 40.
10. (7) 15W Alex Williamson (R), Rushford, Minn.,
11. (10) 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward,
Okla., Hughes/Cornett, 40.
12. (14) 44 Adam Hensel,
Baldwin, Wis., DirtDueler/OFI, 40.
13. (11) 65 Tyler
Davis (R), Haysville, Kan., Hughes/Mullins, 40.
(23) 6 Casey Skyberg (R), Rapid City, S.D.,
15. (20) 27X Calvin Iverson (R),
Eleva, Wis., MBCustoms/Tim’s, 40.
16. (16) 9 Ken
Schrader, Dittmer, Mo., Lethal/Mullins, 40.
19SB Lance Mari, El Centro, Calif., MRT/Yeoman, 40.
18. (17) 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla., Hughes/Mullins,
19. (21) 29H Joe Horgdal, Kasson, Minn.,
20. (12) 91 Joe Duvall,
Claremore, Okla., MBCustoms/BMS, 40.
21. (4) 62
Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., Rage/KSE, 40.
(18) 71 Jason Cummins, New Richland, Minn.,
23. (24) 23 Adam Kates,
Tonganoxie, Kan., Jet/Speedway, 40.
24. (15) 20JR
Chase Rudolf (R), Norwalk, Iowa, Rage/KSE, 40.
(R) = Grant
Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year contender
Strength 1, Schott 2-40.
Total Laps Led:
Margin of Victory:
Time of Race: 22 minutes,
1.39 seconds (1 caution).
Starters: Kates, Skyberg.
Spring Forward Award: Sanders (advanced 13
FK Rod Ends Hard Charger:
Sanders (started 19th, finished 7th).
July 30, Mason City Motor Speedway.
USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s Points:
Sanders 2057, Ramirez 1934, Hughes 1841,
Marriott 1677, VanderBeek 1669, Davis 1628, Iverson
1596, Skyberg 1426, Phillips 1404, Kates 1338.
Grant Junghans USMTS Rookie of the Year Points:
Davis 1628, Iverson 1596, Skyberg 1376, Mullens 1259,
Nathan Hagar 778.
Jobbers Warehouse Supply
USMTS Manufacturers Championship Points:
MBCustoms 201, Hughes 189, VanderBuilt 135, GRT 127,
Compstar/JE Pistons USMTS Engine
Builder of the Year Points: Hatfield 173,
Cornett 149, Mullins 140, Stoen 125, KSE 119.
American Racer –
Beyea Custom Headers – VanderBeek.
Car Care – Schott.
Bryke Racing – Iverson.
Manufacturing – Marriott.
Champ Pans – Timm.
Deatherage Opticians – Hensel.
Edelbrock – Strength.
Eibach – Sanders.
Fast Shafts – Sorensen.
Ends – Sanders.
Forty9 Designs – Skyberg, Horgdal.
Hooker Harness – Ramirez.
Integra Racing Shocks &
Springs – Hughes.
Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts –
K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports – Hejna.
Keyser Manufacturing – Williamson.
Products – Bleess.
Maxima Racing Oils – Schott.
Penske Racing Shocks – Davis.
PEM Racing Gears &
Drivetrain – Skyberg.
QA1 – VanderBeek.
RacerWebsite.com – Robinson.
Products – VanderBeek.
Spyder High Performance
Filters – Mullens.
Summit Racing Equipment – Hensel,
Super Clean – Schott.
Springs – Schott, Cummins.
Sybesma Graphics –
Tire Demon – Cummins.
VP Racing Fuels –
Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – Yanacsek.
Wilwood Disc Brakes – Sanders.
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USMTS OFFICIAL SPONSORS: American
Racer Racing Tires, Casey’s, Chevrolet Performance,
Compstar Performance Engine Components by Callies,
CP-Carrillo, Dirt Draft, Eibach, Fast Shafts, FK Rod
Ends, Intercomp, Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts, K1
RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports, KS Engineering, KSE
Racing Products, Malvern Bank, Mesilla Valley
Transportation, MSD Performance, MTN DEW Zero Sugar,
MyRacePass, Nitroquest Media, PEM Racing Gears &
Drivetrain, RacinDirt.com, Snickers, Summit Racing
Equipment, Super Clean, VP Racing Fuels, Wrisco
USMTS PARTICIPATING SPONSORS: Boubin
Tire & Automotive, Brodix Cylinder Heads, Duvall
Electric, Eagle Moon Farm, JE Pistons, Miller Welders,
PBM Performance Products, Rancho Milagro Racing, Rivers
Edge Scrap Management, Tony Moro Powder Coat, Top of the
World Ranch, YouDirt.com.
SPONSORS: AFCO Racing Products, Allstar Performance,
Beyea Headers, BigDeal Car Care, Brown & Miller Racing
Solutions, Bryke Racing, BSB Manufacturing, Champ Pans,
Deatherage Opticians, Edelbrock, Forty9 Designs, Genesis
Racing Shocks, Hooker Harness, Integra Racing Shocks and
Springs, Keyser Manufacturing, Maxima Racing Oils,
Penske Racing Shocks, QA1, RacerWebsite.com, Real Racing
Wheels, Simpson Performance Products, Swift Springs,
Sybesma Graphics, Tire Demon, Wehrs Machine & Race
Products, Wilwood Racing.
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