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Rodney Sanders Continues I-80 USMTS Domination

July 28th, 2016

Happy, Texas – Rodney Sanders continued his domination of I-80 Speedway in his Wichita Tank Racing #20 MB Customs/Hatfield Racing Engine Modified over the weekend. The Texas racer won his seventh-straight feature at the oval to claim the $5,000 top prize on Saturday night.

Pulling double duty, Rodney Sanders headed to I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Nebraska) on Friday night for opening round action of the 6th annual Silver Dollar Nationals. In a field of 44 United State Modified Touring Series
(USMTS) competitors, Sanders charged through the field eight positions in his first heat race, landing a runner-up finish behind Austin Siebert. Starting in 2nd for his next heat race, Rodney cruised to a heat race
victory. The cumulative performance of his two heat races made him the high point driver for preliminary action, which locked him into Saturday night’s pole dash.

On Friday evening he also competed in the Cubby’s Chase Race, which was an all-star invitational race for the USMTS competitors. He drew the 10th-starting spot for the special event. With $1,000 on the line, Sanders
gained six spots in the 24-lapper, posting a 4th-place finish behind Jason Hughes, Johnny Scott, and Cade Dillard with Mason Big Eagle coming in 5th.

During the same night in two more rounds of heat races in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS), Rodney logged a 7th-place finish in his first event. Placing 2nd in his next heat behind Billy Moyer, Sanders would have one more opportunity at the $40,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday with a B-Main appearance. Landing a runner-up finish behind Tyler Erb, Rodney secured his spot into the 80-lap finale.

Looking to capture his seventh straight Silver Dollar Nationals win in the USMTS on Saturday night, Rodney finished 2nd in the pole dash, which locked him into the outside-front-row starting spot for the 42-lap finale. Battling for a $5,000 payday in the Casey’s General Stores A-Main, Rodney Sanders outdueled good friend Jason Krohn to pick up his ninth win of the season with Krohn, Cade Dillard, Jason Hughes, and Terry Phillips rounding out the Top 5.

“I really had a lot of fun racing with Jason (Krohn) there,” said Sanders in victory lane. “When he slipped past me there late in the race, I wasn’t totally sure if I could get back around him, but luckily I was able to make it happen. I just want to thank my awesome fans, crew, and sponsors for their support.”

Slated to start 21st for the LOLMDS Silver Dollar Nationals later that night, Sanders fell back to a 29th-place outing in the feature after bringing out a caution on lap 28.

For more results from these events, please visit and .

The upcoming weekend, July 29-30 will see Sanders entering a pair of Corn Belt Clash Super Late Model events in the state of Iowa. On Friday evening a $5,000-to-win affair will be held at Fayette County Speedway (West Union,Iowa), while Saturday night will see a $5,454-to-win affair contested atLafayette County Speedway (Darlington, Wisconsin). For more information on the events, please visit .

For more information on Rodney Sanders, please visit .

Corn Belt Clash Late Models visit DavenportSpeedway this Friday

May 16th, 2013

DAVENPORT, Ia – The DavenportSpeedway is set to host the Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series this Friday, May17th. A $3,000 top prize awaits the winner of the Karsyn’s Krusaders 40-lapfeature. The open late model racecars will be competing on the DavenportSpeedway’s big, half-mile oval. Chad Simpson of Mt. Vernon, Iowa, is the3-time defending champion of the Corn Belt Clash series and already has twowins this season. The Karsyn’s Krusaders 40 was originallyscheduled for April 12th, at the Davenport Speedway, but was rained out.

Also racing on the half-mile will be IMCALate Models, IMCA Modifieds, Street Stocks, and 4-Stocks. No track points willbe awarded, but IMCA Late Models and IMCA Modifieds will earn points towardsthe state and national titles.

The high-speed excitement continues on May24th, at the IMCA Modified Madness 50. Victory in the 50-lap main will earn onedriver a $2,000 payday. Weekly point races will be held in the other classes.

The Davenport Speedway is located at theMississippi Valley Fairgrounds, on West Locust Street in Davenport, Iowa. Pitgates will open Friday at 4:30pm, the grandstand at 5:00pm, with hotlaps at6:30 and racing at 7:00pm.

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Davenport Speedway Corn Belt Clash event Rescheduled

April 13th, 2013

DAVENPORT, Ia.– DRT TRAK Racing Inc.officials have elected to reschedule the Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series event which was set for this Friday, at the Davenport Speedway. The race has been rescheduled for Friday, May17th.

The event was rescheduled due to the uncooperative weather we’re experiencing this week. The continued chance of rain for theremainder of this week and evening temperatures in the thirties are just not favorable to putting together a good racetrack and putting on a good racing program.

The rescheduledevent will also include IMCA Late Models, IMCA Modifieds, DTR Street Stocks,and 4-Stocks all competing on the big half-mile track. Additional details onthis event will be announced at a later date.

The high speedexcitement moves back to the quarter-mile track next Friday, April 19th, forthe Deery Brothers Summer Series for IMCA Late Model Series. The late modelswill be joined on the track by the IMCA Modifieds, DTR Street Stocks, IMCASportMods, and 4-Stocks.

The Davenport Speedway is located at the MississippiValley Fairgrounds, on West Locust Street in Davenport, Iowa. Pit gates will open at 4:30pm, grandstand at 5:00pm, with hotlaps at 6:30, and racing at7:00pm.

For more information, visit our website at, or call (563) 652-5302.