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USMTS headed for Humboldt on August 5

When the Humboldt Speedway hosts the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s for the 15th Annual USMTS Summer Fling on Friday, August 6, it will be the 55th race for the USMTS at the 1/4-mile semi-banked clay oval.

The USMTS Modifieds will battle for $10,000 to win and share the spotlight with USRA B-Mods and USRA Tuners, plus Midwest Mods and Factory Stocks.

The pit gate opens at 2 p.m., spectator seating opens at 4 and qualifying begins at 6 p.m. Grandstand tickets are $25 for general admission or $20 for seniors (65+) and youth (12-16). Kids (6-11) get in for $5. Pit passes are $40 or $30 for kids (6-10). Children under 6 are admitted free of charge in the grandstands or pit area.

Twenty-two different drivers have tasted victory at ‘The Hummer’ since Johnny Bone Jr. won the inaugural USMTS event June 28, 2000. Past winners include Jason Hughes (13 wins) Stormy Scott (6), Kelly Shryock (5), Ryan Gustin (4), Rodney Sanders (4), Johnny Bone Jr. (2), Terry Phillips (2), Jason Krohn (2), Johnny Scott (2), Zack VanderBeek (2), Tim Donlinger (1), Jon Tesch (1), Steve Holzkamper (1), William Gould (1), Jeremy Payne (1), Mitch Keeter (1), Kyle Strickler (1), Lucas Schott (1), Ricky Thornton Jr. (1), Tanner Mullens (1), Carlos Ahumada Jr. (1) and Brooks Strength (1), who won the King of America X Modified Nationals in March.

The Humboldt Speedway is located 0.1 mile west of US 169 at the Humboldt Exit, then 0.5 mile south, then 0.9 mile east on Georgia Rd. The physical address is 1663 Georgia Rd, Humboldt, KS 66748. Check out the track's website at humboldtspeedway.com and follow on Facebook and Twitter to learn more.

The 2021 campaign for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s features 36 nights of racing with the winners of those main events set to take home over $300,000 in earnings from more than $1 million in prize money earmarked for those shows.

Twenty-six of the 36 race nights will pay at least $10,000 to win while the other 10 carry a $5,000 top prize. And if that weren’t enough, more than $230,000 is committed to the top ten finishers in the 2021 points standings with a record $70,000 reserved for the 2021 USMTS National Champion.




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