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1September 20th, 2014 - After a week away from the track, Jason Hughes was back in the seat of his #12 Road Runner Trucking/Bloomquist Super Late Model at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the 35th Annual Jackson 100.

The $20,000-to-win program, which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS), drew a talented field of forty-seven competitors to the 1/4 mile oval. Action got underway on Friday night with qualifications, and Jason's qualifying effort earned him the second starting spot for his heat race on Saturday night.

Unfortunately, Hughes slipped to a fifth place finish in his heat race which left him one spot short of the transfer, sending him to a b-main. He later won the b-main to lock into the eighteenth starting spot for the 100 lap finale. In the feature, Jason battled around mid-pack for much of the event before ultimately crossing the finish line in eighteenth.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1September 6th, 2014 - Jason Hughes entered the 44th Annual World 100 over the weekend at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio). (Zach Yost Photo)

Action opened on Thursday night as 117 entries looked to do battle in the program that saw the field divided into a pair of $5,000-to-win event. Qualifications resulted in Jason starting third in his heat race before slipping to a fifth place finish, which sent him to a b-main. In the b-main he advanced to a second place finish to lock into the 21st starting spot on the feature grid. During the course of the 25 lap, preliminary feature Hughes advanced to a nineteenth place finish in the final rundown.

Friday evening's program was again highlighted by a pair of $5,000-to-win events unfortunately, the team battled the setup on their entry and failed to qualify for the feature event.

The finale for the crown jewel was held on Saturday evening as heat race line-ups were determined from a driver's best performance in qualifying on the two previous nights as well as an invert of six. As a result, Jason found himself starting on the pole of the first heat race. He went on to register a third place finish, locking him into the thirteenth starting spot for the 100 lap, $47,000-to-win finale. Hughes battled around mid-pack for much of the event before crossing the finish line in eighteenth.

Full results from the weekend are available at www.EldoraSpeedway.com

1August 31st, 2014 - Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) competition took Jason Hughes to Attica Raceway Park (Attica, Ohio) for the first time in his career on Friday night as the $10,000-to-win event attracted a field of thirty-one entries. A third place finish in his heat race positioned Jason starting eleventh in the main event. In the feature he battle around mid-pack for much of the event before crossing the finish line in twelfth.

Saturday evening found the River Days Rumble being held at Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio) as a $10,000 top prize was posted. A sixth place finish in his heat race left him short of transferring to the feature, but a second place finish in his b-main locked Jason into the nineteenth starting spot for the 50 lap finale. In the main event Hughes advanced five positions en route to a fourteenth place finish.

Sunday night's action was highlighted by the 46th Annual Hillbilly Hundred at I-77 Raceway Park (Ripley, West Virginia), which saw a $25,000 winner's check posted for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) event. A stout field of forty-two Super Late Model entered the program, and Jason need a second place finish in the b-main to lock into the nineteenth starting spot on the feature grid for the second straight night. During the course of the feature Hughes raced around mid-pack before crossing the finish line in fifteenth.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1August 23rd, 2014 - Jason entered his first ever event at Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee) on Thursday night for a $10,000-to-win, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) event.

The 11th Annual Scorcher 50 drew a field of twenty-seven Super Late Model to the 4/10 speedplant, and a sixth place finish in the second heat race positioned Jason starting seventeenth in the 50 lap main event. Hughes battled around mid-pack for much of the event, avoiding attrition, to register a thirteenth place finish in the final rundown.

The LOLMDS was idle on Friday night, so Hughes used the opportunity to enter a $10,001, ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series event at Ponderosa Speedway (Junction City, Kentucky). Thirty-eight entries converged on the 3/8 mile oval, and Jason fell one spot short of the transfer via heat race action, sending him to a b-main. Unfortunately, rains came before the b-mains could be contested. Although the program continued into the early morning hours, the team decided to scratch from the remainder of the event. Complete results can be found at www.ULTIMATESupers.com

The continued north on Saturday night as they resumed competition with the LOLMDS at Lawrenceburg Speedway (Lawrenceburg, Indiana). A $10,000 winner's check was on the line, and twenty-eight competitors signed in for battle. Jason finished fourth in the first heat race, earning him the tenth starting spot on the feature grid. Hughes battled around the top ten for much of the event before ultimately settling to a thirteenth place finish.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1August 16th, 2014 - Jason Hughes traveled to Batesville Motor Speedway (Locust Grove, Arkansas) over the weekend to compete in the 22nd Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 presented by Crop Production Services.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Lucas Oil presents the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series co-sanctioned the $40,000-to-win crown jewel, which drew a stout field of sixty-three Super Late Models to the 3/8 mile oval.

Struggles in qualifying found Jason starting deep in his heat race on Friday night, and he was only able to manage an eighth place finish. As a result he would have to run a b-main on Saturday where he failed to reach a transfer position, bringing his weekend to an early end.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1August 9th, 2014 - Jason Hughes resumed competition with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) over the weekend as the tour invaded Florence Speedway (Union, Kentucky) for the 32nd Annual North/South 100.

A stout field of fifty-three entries filled the pit area at the 1/2 mile oval on Friday, which saw double heat races being contested. Jason's heat race performances was not enough to lock him into Saturday's main event, sending him to a b-main where he would start fifth.

In the b-main, Hughes fell one spot short of a transfer position, forcing him to utilize a series emergency provisional to lock in the 26th starting spot on the grid for the 100 lap, $50,000-to-win finale. Despite starting at the back of the pack, Jason advanced twelve spots during the course of the feature to register a fourteenth place finish at the checkered flag.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1July 26th, 2014 - Defending World Modified Dirt Track Championship (WMDTC) winner, Jason Hughes, kicked off the 4th annual running of the event on Thursday night at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota).

He started his night by being the fastest qualifier in his group and with the top six qualifiers in each group being inverted for heat race action, he started sixth. A sixth to third run in his heat race resulted in Hughes starting eleventh in the preliminary feature. In the 30 lapper Jason advanced to a fifth place behind race winner, Rodney Sanders, Brandon Davis, Terry Phillips, and Zack VanderBeek.

After Round #1 of the three day affair Jason is currently fourth in the overall point standings, which locked him into Saturday's $20,000-to-win finale.

On Saturday night Jason entered the final night of the mega event at the 3/8 mile oval. Via his preliminary night performance Hughes started ninth in the 100 lap feature, and early in the event would advance to the third position behind race leader Rodney Sanders, and Brandon Davis. The first caution of the event waved on lap 38, and on the restart Hughes moved around Davis for second and set his sights on the leader. The lead duo broke away from the pack over the next twenty laps, slicing through heavy lapped traffic, until the race's second and final yellow flag waved with fourteen laps remaining.

Hughes applied pressure to Sanders on the restart, showing him the nose briefly on lap 94. Sanders then pulled away in the final laps to score the victory while Hughes settles in second. Terry Phillips, Jason Krohn, and Brandon Davis rounded out the top five finishers.

Further information is available at www.USMTS.com

1July 24th, 2014 - 2014 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Rookie, 2010 USMTS Modified National Champion, 2013 World Modified Dirt Track Championship winner and chassis builder joined Dirt Cast on the Renegades Racing Fuels hotline to talk about his 2014 season touring with the Lucas Oil Late Models, leading the Rookie points, not happy with his results, how he deals with the disappointment, defending his World Modified Dirt Track Championship at Deer Creek Speedway, getting back in a modified, Deer Creek Speedway, what the fans can expect and his expectations for the event. Hughes drives the #12 Road Runner Trucking Bloomquist in late model action and the #12 Road Runner Trucking Hughes in modified action.

To listen visit: http://www.dirtcast.com/KM57/sound-off-jason-hughes-lucas-oil-late-models-usmts-modifieds-072414/

1July 19th, 2014 - The team invaded I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Nebraska) over the weekend for the 4th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals, which saw Hughes competing in both the Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modifed portions of the event.

A $30,000 top prize was posted for Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) competitors, which saw fifty-four entrants compete in double heat races to determine the lineup for Saturday night's finale. Jason finished second in the first round of heat races on Friday night, and seventh in Round #2 to lock into the seventeenth starting spot on the grid for the 80 lap main event. In the feature Hughes battled around mid-pack for much of the event before registering a sixteenth place finish at the checkered flag.

Open Wheel Modified standout Stormy Scott also piloted a team car in the LOLMDS program, but struggles in preliminary action resulted in him failing to transfer into the main event.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1On Friday night a $3,000-to-win program was contested for the USMTS Open Wheel Modifieds, which attracted a field of thirty-three entries to the 1/2 mile oval. Jason won his heat race to move on to the redraw, where he received the fifth starting spot for the feature. Hughes battled at the front of the pack throughout the event before ultimately crossing the finish line in fifth behind race winner, Rodney Sanders, Dylan Smith, Terry Phillips, and Stormy Scott.

Saturday night found Hughes looking to capitalize on his solid performance from a night ago. Thirty-one USMTS Open Wheel Modified warriors returned for battle as the winner's purse increased to $4,000-to-win. A fifth to second run in his heat race sent Jason to the redraw for the feature, where he was the recipient of the seventh starting spot for the 40 lap finale. He quickly began working his way forward through the field early in the feature en route to a fourth place finish at the checkered flag behind race winner Rodney Sanders, Terry Phillips, and Zack VanderBeek.

Full results from the events are available at www.USMTS.com

1July 15th, 2014 - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) tour took the team to Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kansas) on Tuesday night for a $10,000-to-win program. Thirty-one Super Late Models entered the event, and a fourth place finish in heat race action would earn Jason the fifteenth starting spot on the grid for the 50 lap finale. Hughes battle around mid-pack for much of the race before settling to an eighteenth place finish in the final rundown.

Bryan Rowland also piloted a team during the LOLMDS program at Lakeside Speedway. Unfortunately he failed to reach a transfer position in heat race or b-main action, bringing his night to an early end.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1July 12th, 2014 - The team traveled to Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, Illinois) on Friday night for a $10,000-to-win program with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). A talented field of thirty-seven Super Late Models registered for the event, which was taped by the award winning Lucas Oil Production Studios for air on MAVTV at a later date. Jason started his outing with a third place finish in his preliminary heat race, locking him into eleventh starting on the feature grid. In the 50 lap finale Hughes battled the handle on his #12 Rowland Racing/Road Runner Trucking/Bloomquist Race Cars/Pro Power Racing Engines Super Late Model and ultimately settled to a nineteenth place finish in the final rundown.

On Saturday night the LOLMDS tour took Jason to the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) for the 8th Annual Diamond Nationals. A stout field of forty-one entries filled the pit area at the 3/8 mile oval, and a fourth place finish in heat race action would position Hughes starting fourteenth on the grid for the 50 lap finale. In the feature Jason battled around mid-pack for much of the event before settling to an eighteenth place finish at the checkered flag.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1July 5th, 2014 - Jason Hughes was back aboard the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) tour on Wednesday night to kick off a busy Fourth of July weekend. A weekend high thirty-seven Super Late Model converged on Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex (Markleysburg, Pennsylvania) for a $10,000-to-win program. Jason finished fourth in his heat race, which locked him into the thirteenth starting spot for the 50 lap main event. During the course of the feature Hughes battled around mid-pack for much of the race before crossing the finish line in thirteenth. (Rick Schwallie Photo)

On Thursday night action shifted to Muskingum County Speedway (Zanesville, Ohio) for another $10,000-to-win program that drew a field of thirty-three competitors to the historic oval. Hughes narrowly missed the transfer into the feature via heat race action, but a second place finish in the b-main would lock him into the nineteenth starting spot on the grid. Jason progressively worked his way forward during the course of the 50 lap affair until a mechanical failure forced him to retire just shy of the halfway point. He was credited with a 21st place finish.

The LOLMDS tour trekked south on Friday evening to the famed Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio). Thirty-three Super Late Models registered for battle at the 3/8 mile oval, and Jason finished fourth in heat race action, earning him the fifteenth starting position for the main event. During the course of the 50 lapper Hughes settled to a nineteenth place finish in the final rundown.

The weekend concluded on Saturday night at 201 Speedway (Sitka, Kentucky) as the LOLMDS made their first ever trip to the Eastern Kentucky oval. Thirty-four competitors filled the pit area for the 2nd Annual Hatfield & McCoy Feuding 50, which posted a $10,000 top prize. Jason starting his night by finishing third in the second heat race to lock into the eleventh starting on the feature grid. Extremely dusty conditions greeted competitors for the 50 lap finale, and during the course of the event Hughes slipped back to an eighteenth place finish.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1June 29th, 2014 - Jason Hughes entered a $2,000-to-win United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) program on Sunday evening at his home track, Outlaw Motor Speedway (Muskogee, Oklahoma). Thirty-two entries took part in the event, as Hughes saw his night get off to a slow start. He failed to transfer into the main event via heat race action, but a fifth to second run in the b-main would earn him the fifteenth starting spot. In the feature Jason battled around mid-pack early on in the race before mechanical issues brought his night to an early end just before the halfway point. Full results from the event are available at www.USMTS.com

1June 21st, 2014 - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) tour traveled to Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) on Friday night for the 16th Annual Grassy Smith Memorial, which posted a $10,000 top prize for competitors. A sixth place finish in his heat race earned Jason the seventeenth starting spot on the grid for the 50 lap finale. With passing being difficult in the feature, Hughes went on to finish eighteenth in the final rundown.

The action shifted to Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee) on Saturday night at the LOLMDS tour made its first ever visit to the 4/10 mile oval. Twenty-seven entries registered for the inaugural Ole Smoky Moonshine Classic, and Jason once again finished sixth in heat race to start sixteenth in the $10,000-to-win main event. During the course of the 50 lap feature Hughes advanced six spot to a solid tenth place finish at the checkered flag.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1June 14th, 2014 - Jason resumed competition with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) over the weekend, as he entered the annual Clash at the Mag, at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi).

Forty-four Super Late Models filled the pit area at the state-of-the-art 3/8 mile oval. On Friday night, Jason's qualifying efforts earned him the fourth starting spot in his heat race. He went on to finish second, locking him into the eighth starting position on the grid for Saturday's 100 lap finale.

In the main event Hughes battled amongst the top ten for much of the event before settling to a fifteenth place finish at the checkered flag.

Jason is tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1June 7th, 2014 - Jason Hughes made the trip to the famed Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) for the 20th Annual Dirt Late Model Dream 100 over the weekend.

Action opened on Thursday night as seventy-eight entries converged on the 1/2 mile oval. The preliminary event saw the field divided into a pair of $2,500-to-win programs, and mechanical issues in heat race action found Hughes starting deep in a b-main. Unfortunately he failed to reach a transfer spot as his night came to an early end.

Preliminary events for the 20th Annual Dirt Late Model Dream 100 continued on Friday evening with the winner's check increasing to $5,000. Dual programs were once again contested, and Hughes locked into the 25 lap feature via a third place finish in heat race action. In the main event Jason retired to a nineteenth place finish in the final rundown.

The weekend came to a close on Saturday with the $100,000-to-win finale for the 20th Annual Dirt Late Model Dream 100. Jason's preliminary efforts positioned him starting second in his heat race. He went on to finish second in the heat, earning him is first ever Dirt Late Model Dream start at the famed oval. In the feature Hughes battled around mid-pack during the first half of the race before retiring to a seventeenth place finish.

Full results from the weekend can be found at www.EldoraSpeedway.com

1May 31st, 2014 - Jason Hughes returned to action with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Friday evening at Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, Tennessee) with a $10,000-to-win program and the lightning-fast 4/10 mile oval.

Twenty-one Super Late Model registered for battle, and following preliminary action in his debut at the speed plant Jason started fourteenth on the grid for the 50 lap feature in his #12 Rowland Racing/Road Runner Trucking/Bloomquist Race Cars/Pro Power Racing Engines Super Late Model. In the main event Hughes dodged multiple incidents to advance to an eighth place finish at the checkered flag.

Saturday night found another first for Hughes as he entered his first ever event at Florence Speedway (Union, Kentucky). A strong field of thirty-six entries were on hand for the event, and after failing to transfer into the main event via preliminary action Jason would have to utilize an LOLMDS Emergency Provisional to earn a starting spot in the 50 lap finale. After starting 26th on the grid for the feature Hughes advanced eight positions to an eighteenth place finish.

Jason is now tenth in the series' Championship Point Standings and continues to lead the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1May 24th, 2014 - On Thursday evening Jason Hughes traveled to the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) for the opening round of the 22nd Annual Show Me 100, which saw sixty-three entries on hand to battle for the $5,000 top prize in the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) sanctioned event.

A fifth to second run in heat race action earned Jason a spot in the redraw for the 45 lap main event, where he was the recipient of the twelfth starting position. Hughes battled around mid-pack early in the feature before mechanical issues forced him to retire to a disappointing 28th place finish in the final rundown. Full results from the event are available at www.MLRARacing.com

1On Friday evening qualifying and preliminary action was contested for the $30,000-to-win, 22nd Annual Lucas Oil Show Me 100 for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). Sixty-five entries filled the pit area, and struggles in qualifying left Hughes starting tenth in his heat race. He would manage to advance to a fifth place finish in his heat, which sent him to a b-main on Saturday night, where he started in the third position. Unfortunately he would go on to a fourth place finish, which left him short of qualifying for the 100 lap finale on Saturday night.

While he didn't qualify for the main event Jason did earn a starting spot in the Midwest Sheet Metal Non-Qualifier's Race, which posted a $2,000-to-win/$250-to-start purse. He went on to a fourth place finish at the checkered flag in the 20 lap event.

Complete results from the weekend can be found at www.LucasDirt.com

1May 17th, 2014 - It was back to action with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) over the weekend at LaSalle Speedway (LaSalle, Illinois). A doubleheader was on tap for the LOLMDS stars, unfortunately it was cut to a single $10,000-to-win program on Saturday after Friday night's event was nixed by Mother Nature.

Thirty-seven Super Late Model competitors were on hand for the event the event, and struggles in heat race action saw Jason falling just short of locking into the 50 lap feature. As a result, he was forced to run a b-main where he finished third to lock into the 22nd starting spot for the finale. Overheating issues during the main event brought his night to an early end and a nineteenth place finish.

Jason is currently eleventh in the series' Championship Point Standings and leads the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

1May 3rd, 2014 - Jason began a three day swing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Thursday night at Macon Speedway (Macon, Illinois). With thirty-one entries in the pit area Hughes missed the transfer into the $12,000-to-win main event via preliminary action, and was forced to use a LOLMDS Emergency Provisional to gain a starting spot on the grid. Despite starting at the tail of the field, Jason survived several caution periods early on to advance eleven position in the 100 lap finale for a fourteenth place finish.

Hughes entered the $10,000-to-win, LOLMDS event at Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, Illinois) on Friday evening with a stout field of thirty-four entries on hand. Jason once again found himself behind the eight-ball, failing to make the transfer through his heat race or b-main and using a series provisional to lock into the 23rd starting position in the 50 lap feature. He advanced ten spots to a thirteenth place finish in the final rundown.

Saturday night saw the weekend's busy schedule come to a close at Paducah International Raceway (Paducah, Kentucky) in a $10,000-to-win program that drew thirty-two entries to the oval. Struggles in heat race action found Hughes fighting for a transfer position in the b-main. He would go on to a third place finish which earned him the 21st starting spot for the 50 lap finale. The LOLMDS Rookie of the Year candidate charged through the field to a solid fifth place performance behind race winner Jason Feger, Jimmy Owens, Steve Francis, and Don O'Neal.

Jason is currently eleventh in the series' Championship Point Standings and leads the Rookie of the Year chase. Full results from the weekend and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com

April 19th, 2014 - Congrats to Hughes Race Cars customer, Gunner Martin, who raced to the Open Wheel Modified feature win at Valley Speedway (Grain Valley, Missouri) on Saturday night in his #75 Hughes Chassis.

1April 12th, 2014 - Jason Hughes made the trek to Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kansas) on Friday evening for the opening round of a tripleheader weekend with the USMTS Open Wheel Modifieds. Thirty-two competitors registered for battle in the event, and struggles in the heat race left Hughes to run a b-main. A charge from tenth to third in the b-main positioned him starting seventeenth in the $2,000-to-win finale. During the course of the 30 lap feature, Jason drove by nine other competitors en route to a solid eighth place finish in the final rundown.

Saturday night found the team pitted at Salina Highbanks Speedway (Pryor Creek, Oklahoma) as Jason went into battle against a talent-laden field of thirty-five competitors. Hughes drew the fifth starting spot for the 30 lap main event after he picked up the win in his heat race. In the feature, Hughes raced amongst the top five for much of the event before settling into a sixth place finish.

Full results from the event are available at www.USMTS.com

1April 5th, 2014 - Jason Hughes took his #12 Super Late Model into battle over the weekend for a tiple header of $10,000-to-win, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) events.

Unfortunately the weekend started with a rainout at Jackson Motor Speedway (Byram, Mississippi) on Friday night. Saturday evening found the team pitted at Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana) as fifty-one entries were on hand for battle. Hughes failed to make the transfer into the main event via preliminary action and was forced to use an LOLMDS Emergency Provisional to lock into the 50 lap feature. During the course of the main event, Jason blasted through the field from his 27th starting spot to a fourteenth place finish in the final rundown. Sunday's scheduled event at Outlaw Motor Speedway (Muskogee, Oklahoma) was also rained out.

Jason's performance moved him up to 13th in the current series point standings, for complete standings and results from the event, visit www.LucasDirt.com

March 29th, 2014 - Jason returned to the seat of his #12 Open Wheel Modified over the weekend in the King of American IV Modified Nationals at Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) as ninety-three of the nation's best competitors entered the $10,000-to-win event.

The United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) event began on Thursday and Friday night with double heats and a preliminary feature each night with cumulative points counting toward the Saturday night finale. On Thursday evening Hughes raced to a third place finish in the first heat, and the advanced from the eighth starting spot to a second place run in the second heat. He ended the night with a twelfth place finish in the preliminary feature.

On Friday night preliminaries continued as Hughes advanced from tenth to sixth in the first heat and later finished second after starting third in the second heat. Jason was not able to accumulate enough points to enter the $1,000 preliminary feature but was ranked fourteenth overall on the points chart, putting him on the outside front row of the b-main on Saturday.

When action got underway on Saturday, a second place finish in the b-main locked Hughes into the fourteenth starting spot for the 100 lap main event. During the course of the feature, Jason drove by seven other competitors en route to a solid seventh place finish.

Complete results from the weekend are available at www.USMTS.com

March 22nd, 2014 - Jason Hughes returned to action with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Saturday evening at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the 17th Annual Indiana Icebreaker.

A talented field of 45 entries were on hand for the $10,000-to-win program, and Jason finished fifth in heat race, missing the transfer to the main event by one position and forcing him to run a b-main. Hughes locked in the 22nd starting spot on the grid after a third place run in the b-main. During the course of the 50 lap feature, passing would be difficult and Jason registered a 24th place finish at the checkered flag.

Full results from the event are available at www.lucasdirt.com

March 14th, 2014 - Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) was the destination for Jason Hughes to kick off a scheduled triple header weekend with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). Fifty-two entries were on hand for the $2,000-to-win event, and Jason pulled off a third place finish in his heat race but it was not enough to lock into the main event. Hughes was late able to secure the 15th starting spot in the 40 lap feature by winning his b-main. Jason raced around mid-pack for much of the event and registered a 14th place finish at the checkered flag.

Mother Nature claimed the victory in Saturday's event at Humboldt Speedway and the scheduled event at West Siloam Speedway on Sunday was also canceled due to impending rain/cold conditions in the area.

For further information, log onto www.usmts.com

March 8th, 2014 - After nearly a month off, Jason Hughes returned to action over the weekend competing in the Open Wheel Modified portion of the annual Port-A-Cool Texas Dirt Track Championship at the Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway (Justin, Texas).

An talented field of sixty-six cars were signed in for Friday night's preliminary action, all set to battle for Saturday's $3,000 prize. A blazing ninth to third run in his heat race locked Jason in to the ninth starting spot for the A-Main Qualifier. During the preliminary feature, Hughes advanced to a seventh place finish which locked him into the fourth spot for Saturday night's finale. During the course of the 40 lap feature, Jason battle inside the top five before advancing to a second place finish behind only race winner Cade Dillard in the final rundown. Rodney Sanders finished third while John Whittington and Chris brown completed the remainder of the top five.

Complete results can be found at www.texasmotorspeedway.com

February 15th, 2014 - Jason Hughes entered round #5 of the 38th Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park on Friday night.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series drew 48 competitors for the event all chasing a $10,000 top prize. It was another tough night for Jason and the #12 Rowland Motorsports/Bloomquist/Pro Power Racing Engine Super Late Model. Finishing eighth in his preliminary heat race, Hughes found himself in a b-main where he ended his night with a seventh place finish, failing to make the transfer into the 50 lap feature event.

The 2014 Georgia/Florida Speedweeks campaign came to a close for Jason Hughes on Saturday. The day started early with the make-up event from Wednesday night's rain out. Jason was locked into the $7,000-to-win feature event after he finished fourth in his heat race. At the end of the 35 lap feature, Jason crossed the finish line in 20th, falling four spots from his 16th place starting position.

As the evening rolled on, 39 entries were registered for the $10,000-to-win East Bay Winternationals finale. Jason failed to transfer into the feature event via heat race action, but was able to lock in a 17h place starting spot after winning his respective b-main. Hughes' night came to end in the early laps of the 60 lap feature when he made contact with the back-stretch wall on lap 14, causing right front damage to the #12 machine and resulting in a 24th place finish.

Full results from the 38th Annual Winternationals are available at www.lucasdirt.com

February 13th, 2014 - Jason Hughes continued his Speedweeks trek with the opening round of the 38th Annual Winternationals for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at East Bay Raceway Park.

Jason started third in his heat race but missed the transfer to the $5,000-to-win feature when Brian Shirley made the pass off turn four coming to the checkered flag for the final transfer spot. This put Hughes into a B-Main which he later won, locking him into an 18th place starting spot for the 25 lap feature event. Unfortunately, disaster struck when Jason was involved in multi-car accident in turn two with just one lap in the books. He would retire from the rest of the event and was credited with a 24th place finish.

The bad luck continued for Jason Hughes on Tuesday night of the 38th Annual East Bay Winternationals. The $5,000-to-win event drew 47 competitors and Jason missed the transfer from his heat race by only one position. Later in the night, Hughes was able to pull off the win in his B-Main which put him starting 17th on the grid for the 25 lap feature. However, much like the night before Hughes pulled in during the early laps of the feature with mechanical issues, ending his night with a 23rd place finish.

Racing action resumed on Thursday night during the 38th Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park, after Wednesday night events were postponed due to inclement weather. Jason was locked into the $7,000-to-win feature after he finished third in his heat race. When things heated up for the 45 lap feature event, Hughes' night was brought to an early end with right front suspension damage to his #12 Rowland Motorsports/Bloomquist/Pro Power Racing Engine Super Late Model. Jason was credited with a 24th place finish.

Complete results can be found at www.lucasdirt.com

February 8th, 2014 - Jason Hughes and the #12 Rowland Motorsports team began their chance for the 2014 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Rookie of the Year honors on Friday at Golden Isles Speedway Park in Brunswick, Georgia. Evening rain on Thursday forced official to postpone events to Friday morning.

The $5,000-to-win, make-up event drew 33 entries and Jason found himself behind the eight-ball, finishing seventh in his race, forcing him to run a B-Main. Hughes missed the transfer to the feature bringing his afternoon to an early end.

The evening event was the first points race for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and boosted a $10,000 top prize for the 50 lap feature. Jason once again landed a seventh place finish in his heat race and missed the transfer from the B-Main but was able to make his way into the feature event by way of Fast Time Provisional. Hughes drove by six competitors during the feature on his way to an 18th place finish.

The weekend came to a close on Saturday night with the $10,000-to-win finale. Jason missed the transfer in the B-Main by one spot, but was locked into the 50 lap feature event by fast time provisional. Hughes worked his was toward the front, driving by 13 other competitors on his way to a respectable 11th place finish.

Complete results from the entire weekend are available at www.lucasdirt.com

January 19th, 2014 - The 2nd Annual Winter Extreme returned to life on Friday night with a $3,000-to-win event at Tucson International Raceway (Tucson, Arizona). Fifty-six Super Late Models were on hand for the program, and heat race action found Jason finishing 3rd in his heat race in his #12 Rowland Motorsports/Bloomquist/Pro Power Racing Engine entry to lock into the 17th starting spot for the 30 lap feature. Hughes raced around mid-pack throughout the feature before crossing the finish line in the 13th position.

Another day and another show awaited Jason on Saturday as a $5,000-to-win program was held for the NDRL Super Late Models. With 56 entries in the pit area Jason failed to qualify for the feature via heat race action, but a 2nd place finish in his b-main locked him into the 22nd starting spot for the 40 lap finale. In the main event Hughes enjoyed a great run as he advanced twelve spots on his way to a 10th place finish.

On Sunday the six race series came to a close with a $10,000-to-win event. With 52 entries in the pits passing would be difficult with daytime conditions in effect, and Jason fell just short of qualifying for the feature as his night drew to an early close.

Full results from the racing program are available at www.TheNDRL.com.

1January 15th, 2014 - Jason Hughes opened his 2014 season in his #12 Rowland Motorsports/Bloomquist/Pro Power Racing Engine Super Late Model on Saturday night at Tucson International Raceway (Tucson, Arizona) during the 2nd Annual Winter Extreme.

A talented field of 57 Super Late Models entered the $3,000-to-win event at the 3/8 mile oval, and via time trials Hughes earned the 3rd starting spot for his heat race. In the heat he battled the handle as he slid backwards to a 5th place finish, which relegated him to a b-main. In the b-main Hughes was only able to manage a 4th place finish. As a result his night came to an early end.

Sunday afternoon found 54 entries returning to do battle for a $5,000 top prize, and the outing started on a strong note for Hughes, who recorded the fastest time in his group in qualifications. However, with the top four starters being inverted for heat race action Jason was forced to start 4th on a track that was not conducive to passing. After failing to transfer to the feature from heat race action Hughes was only able to manage a 3rd place finish in his b-main, which left him one spot short of transferring to the feature as his night ended again.

Action resumed on Wednesday night with a $3,000-to-win event that drew a field of 49 entries to the 3/8 mile oval. Via time trials Hughes earned the 2nd starting spot in his heat race and went on to finish 3rd to lock into the 17th starting spot for the 30 lap finale. On a lightning fast track Jason went on to record a 17th place finish.

Full results from the programs are available at www.TheNDRL.com.

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