Arrowhead’s ARMI Contractors All-American awaits USMTS army
The biggest and highest-paying dirt modified show in Oklahoma history will take place at the all-new state-of-the-art Arrowhead Speedway on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 12-14, with the inaugural running of the ARMI Contractors All-American.
Summit USMTS Modifieds will compete for record-setting payouts of more than $100,000 over the three nights.
Thursday's feature will pay $3,000 to win and the winner of Friday's main event will pocket $5,000 with a $20,023-to-win finale on Saturday that pays up to $1,200 to start.
Racers can save money by registering online early at usmts.com/entry.
The nation's best of the best in dirt modified racing will meet a host of local and regional drivers to create a talent-laden field that is sure to entertain fans in attendance and watching online at RacinDirt.com.
With just two more nights of racing remaining after the series visits Arrowhead, Rodney Sanders of Happy, Texas, is aiming to clinch his fifth Summit USMTS National Championship crown while another four-time champ and local favorite, Jason Hughes, is hoping to close the gap and stay within striking distance.
Defending national champ Dustin Sorensen and the 2021 titlist, Dereck Ramirez, are also expected to fight for victory, along with Jim Chisholm, Jake O'Neil, Tanner Mullens, Dan Ebert, Terry Phillips, Tyler Wolff, Zack VanderBeek and many more.
Summit USMTS National Championship
Points standings as of 10/6/2023
1. 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas ... 2471 (4 wins)
2. 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla. ... 2307
3. 24C Jim Chisholm, Osage, Iowa ... 2279 (2 wins)
4. 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. ... 2256 (1 win)
5. 0 Jake O'Neil, Tucson, Ariz. ... 2239 (2 wins)
6. 02 Tanner Mullens, Wichita, Kan. ... 2231 (2 wins)
7. 60 Dan Ebert, Lake Shore, Minn. ... 2173 (2 wins)
8. 75 Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo. ... 2117 (2 wins)
9. 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark. ... 2104 (2 wins)
10. 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa ... 2086 (1 win)
11. 10C Cayden Carter, Oskaloosa, Iowa ... 2084 (2 wins)
12. K9 Will Krup, Mt. Carmel, Ill. ... 2000
13. 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan. ... 1953
14. 65X Carlos Ahumada Jr., El Paso, Texas ... 1901 (1 win)
16. 4 Jeremy Nelson, Alexandria, Minn. ... 1850
17. 38T Dylan Thornton, Orcutt, Calif. ... 1723
18. 21K Kyle Brown, Madrid, Iowa ... 1650
22. 99L Steve Lavasseur, River Falls, Wis. ... 1548
49 Jake Timm, Winona, Minn. (4)
65 Tyler Davis, Haysville, Kan. (1)
50III Brandon Davis, Hayfield, Minn. (1)
19 Dustin Sorensen, Rochester, Minn. (1)
97 Cade Dillard, Robeline, La. (1)
An open practice will be held Wednesday from 6-9 p.m., and is the only guaranteed night for hot laps. Pit passes are $25 for anybody age 6 and older. Limited concessions will be available in the pit area. The grandstands will be closed.
Medieval USRA Stock Cars and AmeriFlex USRA B-Mods join the Summit USMTS Modifieds all three nights while the USRA Tuners join the show on Saturday.
On Thursday and Friday, the pits open at 4 p.m. and grandstands open at 5. USMTS qualifying starts at 6:45 with the first green flag of the night scheduled to wave at 7.
General admission tickets for each day are $25. Seniors (62+) and juniors (13-17) get in for $20, and kids ages 6-12 are just $5. Pit passes are $40.
On Saturday, the pits open at 3 p.m. and grandstands open at 4. USMTS qualifying starts at 5:45 with the first heat race getting underway at 6 p.m.
Active military and veterans get free grandstand admission on Saturday, courtesy of ARMI Contractors. Otherwise, general admission tickets are $30 while seniors (62+) and juniors (13-17) get in for $25 and kids ages 6-12 are just $5. Pit passes are $45.
Children ages 5 and under get into the grandstands and/or pits for FREE all week when accompanied by a paid adult.
Grandstand tickets for each race night are available online at MyRacePass up until race day.
If you can't be there in person because of an earthquake, civil war, act of God or some other unforseen event, sit back in your recliver at home and watch every lap live on RacinDirt.
Check out the FAST FACTS for everything you need know about the inaugural ARMI Contractors All-American.
The Arrowhead Speedway is a 1/3-mile semi-banked clay oval located 5.5 miles west of Arkansas/Oklahoma State Line at 20316 US-412 W, Colcord, OK 74338.
For its Silver Anniversary season, the Summit USMTS National Championship presented by RacinDirt currently features racing at some of America's premier dirt track racing venues. The winners of those events are set to earn more than $300,000 with nearly $2 million in purses and prize money earmarked for the 2023 campaign.
USMTS OFFICIAL SPONSORS: American Racer Racing Tires, Beyea Headers, Callies Performance Products, Chevrolet Performance, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, KSE Racing Products, Malvern Bank, Mesilla Valley Transportation, Nitroquest Media, PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain, RacinDirt, Summit Racing Equipment, Super Clean, VP Racing, Wieland.
USMTS PARTICIPATING SPONSORS: ARMI Contractors, Boomtest Well Service, Boubin Tire & Automotive, Brodix Cylinder Heads, Collins Brothers Towing, D&T Marriott Enterprise, LLC, DAY Motorsports, Duvall Electric, Gunshepherd.com, Hacienda Mechanical, Kenny's Tile, Mel Hambelton Racing, Midwest Wrap Co., Miller Welders, PBM Performance Products, Rancho Milagro Racing, S&S Fishing & Rental, Salty's BBQ & Catering, Shocker Hitch, Shop Quik Stores, YouDirt.com.
USMTS CONTINGENCY SPONSORS: AERO Race Wheels, AFCO Racing Products, Allstar Performance, BigDeal Car Care, Bryke Racing, BSB Manufacturing, Champ Pans, Deatherage Opticians, Edelbrock, Hooker Harness, Hyperco, Integra Racing Shocks and Springs, JE Pistons, K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers Motorsports, Keyser Manufacturing, MD3, MSD Performance, Penske Racing Shocks, Performance Bodies & Parts, QA1, Quarter Master, RacerWebsite.com, Real Racing Wheels, Simpson Performance Products, Swift Springs, Sybesma Graphics, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Willy’s Carb & Dyno Shop, Wilwood Racing.
USMTS RACETRACKS: 81 Speedway, Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Arrowhead Speedway, Cedar Lake Speedway, Deer Creek Speedway, Fayette County Speedway, Hamilton County Speedway, Humboldt Speedway, Lakeside Speedway, Lucas Oil Speedway, Mason City Motor Speedway, Ogilvie Raceway, Rocket Raceway Park.