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September 22nd, 2016
- Closing out The Hunt for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental, Jason Hughes headed to Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) on Thursday night for the 18th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. Drawing a stacked field of 79 Modifieds, Hughes started the night off with a heat race win sending him into the redraw. Receiving the 2nd starting spot for the main event, Jason needed to finish 2nd or better to capture his 3rd career USMTS National Championship. Jumping into the lead early in the event, Jason slipped backed to 3rd during the middle stages of the race while Cade Dillard continued to make his way to the front. Holding off a charging Chris Brown late in the race, Jason Hughes scored a runner-up finish behind Cade Dillard with Brown, R.C. Whitwell, and Zack VanderBeek rounding out the Top 5. Hughes was crowned the USMTS title after edging Cade Dillard by 3 points. (Buck Monson Photo)

Complete results and the latest standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

September 10th, 2016
- Battling in the three-day United States Racing Association (USRA) Modified Nationals, Jason Hughes made the trek to Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wisconsin) on Thursday night. Coming from the 6th-starting spot in his heat, Hughes stormed to a heat race win giving him the 7th-starting position for the opening night A-Main. Moving up one position, Jason scored a 6th place finish and punched his ticket into the main event later on Saturday night.

With $40,000 on the line in USRA sanctioned A-Main on Saturday, Hughes rolled off 11th for the 60-lapper. Falling one position short of a Top 5 outing, Jason advanced five spots registering a 6th place finish.

Complete results and the latest standings can be found at www.USRARacing.com.

September 4th, 2016
- Making the 13th stop for The Hunt for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Casey's Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental, Jason Hughes visited Fairmont Raceway (Fairmont, Minnesota) on Thursday night. Drawing 25 entries for the 9th Annual KEVKO Summer Spectacular presented by State Bank of Fairmont and Bill & Sandy Johnson, Hughes started the night off with a heat race win giving him the 3rd-starting spot for the feature. Working his way into the lead by second lap, Jason outran the field for the remaining 30 laps to pick up his 15th win of the season over Jesse Sobbing, Ricky Thornton Jr., Cade Dillard, and Josh Angst. Hughes pocketed a $3,000 payday for his triumph in the feature event. (Nate Ober Photo)

On Friday night Jason traveled to Chateau Raceway (Lansing, Minnesota) for another $3,000-to-win A-Main. Logging a 6th place finish in his heat, Jason edged his way into the A-Main with a 5th place outing in his B-Main. Coming from the 22nd-starting spot, Hughes improved ten position in the 42-lapper posting a 12th place finish.

The next stop brought 58 Open Wheel Modifieds to Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) for the 11th Annual Barclay Landscaping Labor Day Dual. Posting a 3rd place finish in his heat race, Hughes transferred into the B-Main for another shot at the feature. Sending the Top 4, Jason scored a runner-up finish behind Cade Dillard giving him the 16th-starting position for the A-Main. Falling one spot short of a Top 5 finish, Hughes gained ten positions recording a 6th place outing.  

Competing in the second to last stop on the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup, Jason visited Cresco Speedway (Cresco, Iowa) on Sunday for the 13th Annual Cresco Bowl. Notching a runner-up finish behind Cade Dillard in his heat, Hughes rolled off 4th for the main event. With $3,000 on the line, Jason Hughes passed one car posting a 3rd place finish behind Rodney Sanders and Cade Dillard with Zack VanderBeek and Jesse Sobbing rounding out the Top 5. (Buck Monson Photo)

Jason holds a 10 point lead in The Hunt for the Casey's Cup standings going into the final event. Complete results and the latest standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

August 28th, 2016
- Competing in the 9th round of The Hunt for the Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental, Jason Hughes was one of 26 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Modified signed at Hamilton County Speedway (Webster City, Iowa) on Thursday night for the $3,000-to-win opening night A-Main. Scoring a heat race win early in the night, Jason earned the 3rd-starting position for the main event. Holding his spot for all 32-laps, Hughes notched a 3rd place finish behind Cade Dillard and Zack VanderBeek with Ricky Thornton Jr. and Rodney Sanders rounding out the Top 5.

The following night brought Hughes to Rapid Speedway (Rock Rapids, Iowa) for another $3,000-to-win A-Main. Improving one position in his heat, Jason recorded a 3rd place finish giving him the 7th-starting spot for the feature. Dropping one position in the 42-lap affair, Hughes logged a 8th place outing.

The next stop for The Hunt for the Casey’s Cup was at Park Jefferson Speedway (Jefferson, South Dakota) on Saturday night. Placing 2nd in his heat behind Ricky Thornton Jr., Jason rolled off on the pole for the main event. Losing two spots in the 37-lap A-Main, Hughes captured a 3rd place finish behind Rodney Sanders and Jesse Sobbing with Thornton Jr. and Stormy Scott trailing them across the finish line.

For the 12th round of The Hunt for the Casey’s Cup, Jason made the trip to Casino Speedway (Watertown, South Dakota) on Sunday for the inaugural Sandy Benson Memorial. Coming from the 7th-starting spot in his heat, Hughes recorded a 3rd place finish earning him the 10th-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top 5, Jason Hughes improved five positions in the 52-lapper posting a 5th place finish behind Zack VanderBeek, Jesse Sobbing, Cade Dillard, and Ricky Thornton Jr.

Jason remains atop The Hunt for the Casey's Cup standings with 12 races completed. Complete results and the latest standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

August 21st, 2016
- Returning with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS), Jason Hughes traveled to Adams County Speedway (Corning, Iowa) on Thursday night for round six of The Hunt for the Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing and Rental. Storming to a heat race victory from the 5th-starting spot, Jason transferred into the main event with the pole position. Battling for a $3,000 payday, Jason scored a 5th place in the 32-lapper finishing behind Cade Dillard, Zack VanderBeek, Jesse Sobbing, and Rodney Sanders.

With the weather postponing Friday night’s Grant Junghans Memorial, Jason invaded Salina Highbanks Speedway (Pryor Creek, Oklahoma) on Saturday night. In a stout field of 64 Open Wheel Modifieds, Jason captured another heat race win giving him the 3rd-starting spot for the feature. Taking the lead on lap 21, Hughes held off the field for the remaining 11 laps to pick up his 14th win of the season and a $3,000 payday. Cade Dillard, Terry Phillips, Jesse Sobbing, and Zack VanderBeek trailed Jason Hughes across the finish line.

Closing out the three-day stint, Jason Hughes stopped at 81 Speedway (Park City, Kansas) on Sunday for round eight of The Hunt for the Casey’s Cup. Improving one position in his heat, Jason scored a heat race victory earning him the 5th-starting spot for the feature. Working his way into a podium finish, Hughes passed three cars in the 32-lapper registering a runner-up finish behind Ryan Gustin with Johnny Scott, Zack VanderBeek, and Jesse Sobbing rounding out the Top 5.

Jason remains atop The Hunt for the Casey's Cup standings with eight races completed. Complete results and the latest standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

August 14th, 2016
- After three consecutive rain-outs, the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) resumed at Ogilvie Raceway (Ogilvie, Minnesota) on Saturday night for the fourth round of The Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental. In a field of 32 cars, Jason gained five positions in his heat landing a runner-up finish behind Johnny Scott. Transferring into the main event with the 7th-starting spot, Hughes worked his way into the lead by lap 31. Holding off the field for the remaining 11 laps, Jason Hughes captured his 13th victory of the season and a $3,000 payday. Jesse Sobbing, Johnny Scott, Rodney Sanders, and Cade Dillard trailed Hughes across the finish line in the 42-lapper. (Tony Radzwon Photo)

On Sunday night the USMTS followers headed to Mason City Motor Speedway (Mason City, Iowa) for another $3,000-to-win A-Main. Improving four spots in his heat, Jason posted a 3rd place finish giving him the pole position for the main event. Hanging on to a Top 5 finish, Hughes posted a 5th place finish behind Cade Dillard, Rodney Sanders, Zack VanderBeek, and Johnny Scott.

Jason is currently leading The Hunt for the Casey's Cup with five races completed. Complete results and the latest standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

August 6th, 2016
- Making the trip to Valley Speedway (Grain Valley, Missouri) on Thursday night, Jason Hughes was one of 31 cars signed in for the opening night of The Hunt in the United States Modified Tour Series (USMTS) powered by S&S Fishing & Rental. Gaining one position in his heat, Hughes transferred into the B-Main for another shot at the feature after placing 5th. Sending the top five into the show, Jason scored a consolation win giving him the 13th-starting position for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top 5, Jason Hughes advanced nine spots in the 42-lapper posting a 4th place finish behind Rodney Sanders, Cade Dillard, and Jesse Sobbing with Stormy Scott coming in 5th.

On Friday night Jason headed to Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) for another $3,000-to-win A-Main. Storming to a heat race win from the 4th-starting position, Hughes earned the pole position for the main event. Hanging on to a Top 5 finish, Jason notched a 5th place finish behind Terry Phillips, Jeremy Payne, Ryan Gustin, and Johnny Scott.

The next stop was at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) on Saturday night for the 7th Annual Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout. Holding his 3rd-starting spot in his heat, Hughes transferred into the B-Main for another shot at the feature. Sending the top six, Jason logged a 3rd place finish earning him the 18th-starting position for the main event. Wheeling his way through the field fifteen spots, Jason Hughes posted a 3rd place finish in the 42-lapper finishing behind Zach VanderBeek and Ryan Gustin with Cade Dillard and Terry Phillips trailing them across the finish line.

Complete results and the latest standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

July 29th, 2016
- Powering the Murphrey Oil Company #12 Open Wheel Modified, Jason Hughes invaded Chateau Raceway (Lansing, Minnesota) on Friday night for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) RealTruck.com Northern Region event presented by Day Motor Sports. Improving three positions in his heat, Jason recorded a 4th place finish earning him the 9th-starting spot for the feature. Storming through the field seven positions in the 42-lap A-Main, Jason Hughes notched a runner-up finish behind Lucas Schott with Brandon Davis, Steve Wetzstein, and Clayton Wagamon rounding out the Top 5.

After Saturday’s event at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) got rained out, Hughes clinched the RealTruck.com Northern Region, giving him a clean sweep of all three USMTS regions.

Complete results and the latest standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

July 23rd, 2016 - Running in the 6th annual Silver Dollar Nationals, Jason Hughes traveled to I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Nebraska) on Friday night for the two-day United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) sanctioned program. Drawing 44 entries for the MSD Central Region event presented by Day Motor Sports, Jason gained four positions in his first heat of the night, storming to the 10-lap victory. Via passing points he locked into Saturday night’s pole-sitter dash.

He rounded out Friday night’s festivities by competing in the Cubby’s Chase Invitational Dash. He stormed from the 8th starting spot to claim the $1,000 victory. Johnny Scott, Cade Dillard, Rodney Sanders, and Mason Big Eagle rounding out the Top 5.

On Saturday night with the 4th-starting spot for the MalvernBank.com Pole-Sitter’s Dash already secured, Jason improved one position registering a 3rd-place finish. Set to start 3rd for the $5,000-to-win A-Main, Hughes fell one spot in the 42-lap affair, posting a 4th-place finish behind Rodney Sanders, Jason Krohn, and Cade Dillard with Johnny Scott coming in 5th.

With his performance Hughes claimed the championship in the MSD Central Region presented by Day Motorsports. Complete results and the latest standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

July 16th, 2016 -
United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) competition took Jason Hughes to Dodge County Speedway (Kasson, Minnesota) on Thursday evening for the first night of a three race swing. With 26 cars entered, mechanical issues in his heat race left Hughes starting 25th on the grid for the 42-lap finale. Despite starting on the tail of the field, Jason charged through the field twenty positions, notching a 5th place finish behind Rodney Sanders, Jason Cummins, Brandon Davis and Cade Dillard.

Following the USMTS to Fayette County Speedway (West Union, Iowa) on Friday night, Jason held his 3rd place starting spot in his heat setting him up with a 9th place starting position for the feature. Breaking into the top five, Hughes advanced six positions in the 42-lapper posting a 3rd place finish behind Zack VanderBeek and Cade Dillard with Rodney Sanders and Stormy Scott rounding out the top five.

Closing out the triple-header on Saturday, thirty-four USMTS Modifieds signed in at I-35 Speedway (Winston, Missouri) for the 8th Annual Seeburg Mufflers Missouri Meltdown. Passing two cars in his heat, Hughes landed a runner-up finish behind Jesse Sobbing earning him a 2nd place starting spot for the feature behind Sobbing. Storming into the lead on the drop of the green flag, Jason led all 42-laps picking up his eleventh win of the season and a $3,000 payday. Jesse Sobbing, Cade Dillard, Matt Dotson, and Rodney Sanders trailed Hughes across the finish line. (Lisa Burlington Photo)

Jason remains leading all three USMTS regions point standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

July 3rd, 2016 -
With the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) having an off week, Jason Hughes headed to Salina Highbanks Speedway (Pryor Creek, Oklahoma) on Saturday night for the regular night of racing. Competing in a field of thirty-eight cars, Hughes recorded a 4th place finish in his heat locking his spot into the A-Main. Working his way into the top five in the feature, Jason registered a 4th place finish behind Chad Wheeler, Rodney Sanders, and Jeremy Rasmussen with Mitch Keeter coming in 5th.

Sunday night brought Hughes to Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana) for the 9th Annual Comp Cams sanctioned Doug Murphrey Memorial. Drawing a stacked field of fifty-two Open Wheel Modifieds, Hughes found himself in victory lane at the end of the night. Competing for a $5,000 payday in the feature, Jason Hughes stormed to his 10th win of the season over Cade Dillard, Chris Henigan, Wes Armstrong, and David Winslett. (Scott's Custom Art)

Complete results from these events can be found at www.SalinaHighbanksSpeedway.com and www.ArkLaTexSpeedway.com.

June 25th, 2016 -
Competing in the inaugural Widow Wax Summersota Nationals, Jason Hughes was one of fifty-even cars signed in at I-94 Speedway (Fergus Falls, Minnesota) on Thursday night for the United Stated Modified Touring Series (USMTS) sanctioned event. Running two rounds of heat race the first two nights, Hughes held his starting spot for his heat capturing a heat race win. After gaining nine positions in his second heat, Jason posted a 5th place finish giving him 115.5 points after round one.

Starting in 8th on Friday night for his first heat, Jason improved three spots registering a 5th place finish. Coming from the 4th row in his last heat, Hughes notched a 3th place outing putting him in 9th overall with 172.5 points.

Slated to start 9th for the $15,000-to-win Widow Wax A-Main, Jason Hughes advanced five spots in the feature breaking into the top five with a 4th place finish behind Stormy Scott, Johnny Scott, and Cade Dillard with Rodney Sanders coming in 5th.

Jason remains leading all three USMTS regions point standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

June 18th, 2016 -
Following two separate rainouts, the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) followers headed to KRA Speedway (Willmar, Minnesota) on Thursday for the RealTruck.com Northern Region event. Capitalizing off his front row starting spot in his heat, Hughes scored a heat race win setting him up with a 8th place starting spot for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Working his way into the lead by lap 28, Jason led the remaining fourteen circuits to pick up his eighth win of the season over Rodney Sanders, Tim Johnson, Jason Thoennes, and Jacob Bleess.

On Friday night forty-two entries signed in at Cedar Lake Speedway (New Richmond, Wisconsin) for the 18th Annual Masters. Cruising to a heat race win from the pole position starting spot, Jason was slated to start 7th for the feature. Acquiring the top spot on lap 26, Hughes went on to capture his second straight win and ninth of the season with Lucas Schott, Cade Dillard, Dan Ebert, and Mason Big Eagle trailing him to the checkers. Jason pocketed a $3,000 payday for his triumph in the 42-lap affair. (Tyler Rinken Photo)

For the final night of the 18th Annual Masters, Hughes held his 9th place starting spot for the entire distance of the 8-lap feature earning a 16th place starting spot for the B-Main. Failing to place 6th or better, Jason was granted a provisional into the $3,000-to-win feature. Improving thirteen positions in the 42-lapper, Jason Hughes reeled in a 12th place outing.

Jason remains leading all three USMTS regions point standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

June 11th, 2016 -
Running with the United State Modified Touring Series (USMTS), Jason Hughes was one of forty-one entries signed in at 81 Speedway (Park City, Kansas) on Thursday night for the MSD Central Region event. Recording a runner-up finish in his heat behind Ryan McAninch, Hughes earned an 8th place starting spot for the feature. Dropping out of the top ten, Jason logged a 22nd place outing.

On Friday night thirty-two cars signed in at Longdale Speedway (Longdale, Oklahoma) for the two-day 3rd Annual Rancho Milagro Showdown/Alyssa Ramirez Memorial. Hanging on to his pole position starting spot in his heat, Jason was locked into the main event with a 7th place starting spot. Passing one car in the 37-lap affair, Jason Hughes registered a 6th place finish.

For night two of the two-day USMTS special, Jason improved two position in his heat capturing a heat race victory. Falling back six spots in the $3,000-to-win A-Main, Hughes recorded a 7th place outing on Saturday night.

Jason remains leading all three USMTS regions point standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

May 26th, 2016 -
After another rainout on Wednesday, Jason Hughes headed to Mason City Motor Speedway (Mason City, Iowa) on Thursday night for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) RealTruck.com Northern Region event. With twenty-seven Open Wheel Modifieds signed in, Hughes soared to the front in his heat race from the 6th place starting spot. Earning a 7th place starting spot for the feature, Jason improved five spots in the 32-lapper capturing a runner-up finish behind Rodney Sanders with Johnny Scott, Lucas Schott, and Masen Big Eagle rounding out the top five.

Following two rainouts for the USMTS Series on Friday and Saturday night, Hughes returned to action on Sunday at Upper Iowa Speedway (Decorah, Iowa). Drawing twenty-six entries for the 9th Annual “Donnybrook in Decorah”, Jason logged an 8th place outing in his heat sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the top six into the show, Hughes landed a runner-up finish behind Rodney Sanders earning him an 18th place starting spot for the feature. With 42-laps to gain some ground, Jason Hughes streaked through the field eleven positons posting a 7th place finish.

Jason continues to lead all three USMTS regions point standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

May 21st, 2016 -
Jason Hughes traveled to Outlaw Motor Speedway (Oktaha, Oklahoma) on Friday night for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) sanctioned MSD Central Region event. Following some problems in his heat race, Jason stormed ten positions in the B-Main logging an 8th place finish. Being granted a provisional into the $3,000-to-win A-Main, Hughes came from the 27th place starting spot to post an impressive 6th place finish in the 37-lap affair.

Saturday night proved to be better for Jason at Salina Highbanks Speedway (Pryor Creek, Oklahoma) as he started the night off with a heat race victory. Earning a 8th place starting spot for the feature, Hughes worked his way into the lead by lap-17. Holding off the field for the remaining 20 laps, Jason Hughes collected a $3,000 payday and his seventh win of the year. Rodney Sanders, Ryan Gustin, Jesse Sobbing, and Jeremy Payne rounded out the top five. (RacinDirt Photo)

Jason continues to lead the USMTS points standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

May 14th, 2016 -
Kicking off the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) RealTruck.com Northern Region presented by Day Motor Sports, Jason Hughes was one of forty-eight Open Wheel Modifieds signed in at Ogilvie Raceway (Ogilvie, Minnesota) on Thursday night. Improving five positions in his heat race, Hughes scored a runner-up finish behind Lucas Schott earning him a 3rd place starting spot for the feature. Working his way into the lead by the second lap, Jason never looked back as he soared to his fifth victory of the season with Johnny Scott, Cade Dillard, Stormy Scott, and Zack VanderBeek trailing him to the checkers. Jason pocketed a $3,000 payday for his victory in the 42-lap A-Main. (Buck Monson Photo)

The following night brought Hughes to I-94 Speedway (Fergus Falls, Minnesota) where he improved three spots in his heat race capturing a heat race victory. Starting in 4th for the feature, Jason eventually held off the field after working his way into the lead on the 17th lap, picking up his sixth victory of the season and third in a row. Hughes was awarded another $3,000 payday for his A-Main triumph.

Currenty, Jason is the leader of the USMTS points standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

May 7th, 2016 -
Following a rainout last weekend, Jason Hughes returned to Superbowl Speedway (Greenville, Texas) on Thursday night for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) sanctioned 2nd Annual North Texas Nationals. Improving two spots in his heat, Hughes secured his spot into the feature with a runner-up finish behind Bobby Ruffin. Starting in 6th for the $3,000-to-win show, Jason held his spot for all 40-laps recording a 6th place outing.

Continuing with the USMTS, Jason traveled to Lubbock Speedway (Lubbock, Texas) on Friday for the Production Jars Southern Region event presented by Day Motor Sports. Cruising to a heat race win, Jason earned a front row starting spot for the feature starting alongside Rodney Sanders. Holding his spotfor all 37-laps, Hughes notched a runner-up finish behind Sanders with Jesse Sobbing, Dereck Ramirez, and Cade Dillard trailing them across the finish line.

Wrapping up the three-day stint, Hughes headed to Route 66 Motor Speedway (Amarillo, Texas) on Saturday night for the 7th Annual USMTS Amarillo Ambush. Improving six spots in his heat race, Hughes scored a 2nd place finish setting him up with the pole position starting spot for the feature. With $3,000 on the line, Jason regained the lead with 12-laps to go picking up his fourth win of the year with Rodney Sanders, Scott Drake, Jeremy Gossett, and Cade Dillard rounding out the top five. With his performance over the weekend, Hughes clinched the USMTS Production Jars Southern Region title. (Bobby Thomas Photo)

Jason remains atop of the USMTS points standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

April 24th, 2016 -
Returning with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS), Jason Hughes visited Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kansas) on Friday night for the 5th Annual Tompkins Industries Rumble on the River’s Edge. Competing in a field of thirty-five cars, Hughes secured his spot into the main event with a 3rd place outing in his heat. Starting in the 7th for the 32-lap affair, Jason gained one spot notching a 6th place finish.

The following night brought Jason to Randolph County Raceway (Moberly, Missouri) for the USMTS sanctioned 6th Annual Sydenstricker Farm & Lawn Shootout. Storming to the front from his 5th place starting spot, Jason captured a heat race win earning him a 3rd place starting position for the feature. Battling for a $3,000 payday, Hughes overtook Rodney Sanders on the 19th lap to pick up his third victory of the season with Zack VanderBeek, Jesse Sobbing, Johnny Scott, and Cade Dillard rounding out the top five. (Mike Musslin Photo)

Wrapping up the weekend, Jason traveled to Atchison County Raceway (Atchison, Kansas) on Sunday for the Inaugural Cage Match presented by R&S Automotive. Improving one spot in his heat, Hughes secured his spot into the A-Main with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Falling one spot short in the 52-lapper, Jason scored a runner-up finish behind Cade Dillard with Daniel Hilsabeck, Rodney Sanders, and Jesse Sobbing completing the top five.

Jason is currently leading the USMTS points standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

April 2nd, 2016 -
Kicking off the opening night of the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) King of America VI presented by Chix Gear, Jason Hughes traveled to Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) on Thursday night to a field of one-hundred and six competitors. Improving one position in his first heat, Hughes captured a 10-lap heat race victory. Coming from the back in his second heat, Jason advanced eight positions scoring a runner-up finish behind Terry Phillips. Jason Hughes stands in first in the points standings heading into Friday’s action. (CRP Photos)

Reeling in a runner-up finish in his heat behind Brian Mullen, Jason was slated to start 4th in his second heat on Friday night. Working his way to the front, Hughes captured a heat race win and held the top spot in the standings after four rounds of heat action.

Starting on the pole for the $12,000-to-win King of America VI presented by Chix Gear, Jason lost the top spot on the drop of the green flag to Kyle Strickler. Hanging on to a top ten finish, Jason Hughes recorded a 7th place finish in the 72-lap affair.

Jason remains in first in the USMTS points standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

March 19th, 2016 -
Making the trip to Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas), Jason Hughes was one of thirty-nine entries signed in for the 11th Annual Spring Fling on Saturday. Capturing a heat race win in the opening night of the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) MSD Central Region, Hughes earned a pole position starting spot for the 42-lap feature honoring the late Grant Junghans. Leading the entire distance, Jason Hughes picked up his second victory of the 2016 season with Ryan Gustin, Zack VanderBeek, Hunter Marriott, and Daniel Hilsabeck rounding out the top five. (Tyler Rinken Photo)

Jason remains in first in the USMTS points standings. Complete results from this event can be found at www.USMTS.com.

March 5th, 2016 -
Continuing on with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Winter Speedweeks, Jason Hughes traveled to Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Oklahoma) on Thursday night. Starting in 3rd for his heat race, Hughes cruised to an 8-lap win setting him up with a 4th place starting spot for the feature. With the winner of the 35-lap A-Main earning a $2,000 payday, Jason gained two spots scoring a runner-up finish behind Ryan Gustin with Rodney Sanders, Cade Dillard, and Stormy Scott rounding out the top five.

Improving six positions in his heat race on Friday night, Jason earned a 6th place starting spot for the feature after placing 3rd in his heat. Battling for the $3,000-to-win A-Main, Hughes made his way into the top five by lap 30. Recording a 4th place finish in the 40-lapper, Jason Hughes trailed Rodney Sanders, Stormy Scott, and Austin Arneson across the finish line with Zack VanderBeek coming in 5th.

Wrapping up the USMTS Winter Speedweeks on Saturday night, Hughes advanced five spots in his heat capturing an 8-lap victory. Starting in 7th for the 50-lap A-Main, Jason worked his way into 2nd with 12 laps remaining. Attempting a slide job to take the lead, Jason ended up in the wall and eventually held on for a runner-up finish behind Rodney Sanders with Cade Dillard, Johnny Scott, and Ryan Gustin trailing them to the checkers.

Jason stands in first in the the USMTS points standings. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

February 27th, 2016 -
Returning on the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental, Jason Hughes was one of sixty-five entries signed in for the 5th Annual Cajun Clash at Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana). Improving seven spots in his heat on Thursday night, Hughes scored a runner-up finish behind Terry Phillips. Coming from 8th in feature, Jason worked his way into a podium finish behind Stormy Scott and Terry Phillips with Rodney Sanders and Jamie Burford rounding out the top five.

Starting in 5th in his heat on Friday night, Jason improved three spots scoring a runner-up finish behind George Egbert IV. Earning a front row starting position for the feature, Hughes jumped to the lead on the drop of the green flag. Leading the first 24 laps, Jason Hughes fell back to a 2nd place finish in the 40-lapper behind Ryan Gustin with Rodney Sanders, Chris Brown, and Kyle Strickler rounding out the top five.

Competing in the final night of the 5th Annual Cajun Clash, Jason scored a runner-up finish in his heat behind Casey Arneson but had to transfer into the B-Main for another shot at the feature. Starting alongside Kenny Gaddis on the front row, Hughes scored a 15-lap consolation win setting him up with a 13th place starting position for the $4,000-to-win feature. Gaining four spots in the Production Jars A-Main, Jason Hughes tallied his third top ten finish of the weekend with a 9th place outing. (Ron Skinner Photo)

Jason grabbed first place spot in the the USMTS points standing with his performance over the weekend. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

February 20th, 2016 -
Traveling to Heart O’ Texas Speedway (Elm Mott, Texas), Jason Hughes was one of forty-seven cars signed in on Thursday for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing and Rental. Competing in night one of the 7th Annual Day Motor Sports Texas Spring Nationals, Jason scored a heat race victory transferring him into the A-Main with a 6th place starting spot. Battling for a $2,000 payday, Hughes gained three spots notching a podium finish behind Zack VanderBeek and Cade Dillard with Ryan Gustin and Austin Arneson rounding out the top five.

Starting on the 4th row of his heat on Friday night, Jason gained five positions in the 8-lap event scoring a 3rd place finish. Earning a 9th place starting spot for the feature, Hughes worked his way into the top five within the first 10 laps. Battling for a $3,000 paycheck, Jason Hughes captured a runner-up finish behind Ryan Gustin with Zack VanderBeek, Dereck Ramirez, and Cade Dillard rounding out the top five.

On Saturday night to wrap up the USMTS weekend at Heart O’ Texas Speedway, Jason recorded a 5th place finish in his heat sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the feature. Scoring a 3rd place finish in his consolation event, Hughes was slated to start 21st for the feature. Working his way through the field twelve positons, Jason Hughes notched a 9th place outing.

Jason is currently in second in the USMTS points standing. Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.


February 13th, 2016
- Making his 2016 debut, Jason Hughes headed to Shady Oaks Speedway (Goliad, Texas) on Thursday night for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) opener. Drawing thirty entries, Hughes earned a 6th row starting spot for the feature after placing 3rd in his heat. Paying $2,000 to the winner, Jason worked his way to the front of the pack by the end of the 20-lap affair. Giving Rodney Sanders a battle with 2-laps remaining, Jason Hughes scored a 2nd place finish behind Sanders with Cade Dillard, Joe Duvall, and Ben Kates rounding out the top five.

On Friday night for the second night of USMTS action, Jason Hughes fell short of a transfer position in his heat with a 5th place outing. Transferring the top five out of the B-Main, Hughes cruised to 10-lap consolation win. Starting on the 7th row for the $3,000-to-win A-Main, Jason advanced seven spots in the 35-lapper notching a 6th place finish.

Returning for the final night of the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental at Shady Oaks Speedway (Goliad, Texas), Jason Hughes improved three spots in his heat scoring a 3rd place finish. Earning a 8th place starting spot for the 40-lap A-Main, Jason was up to 3rd by end of the first ten laps. After the top two competitors made contact, Hughes took over the lead with 29 laps remaining. Hanging on for the $4,000 payday, Ryan Gustin, Cade Dillard, Zack VanderBeek and Jesse Sobbing trailed Jason across the finish line. (Ron Skinner Photo)

Complete results from these events can be found at www.USMTS.com.

December 30th, 2015 - Competing in a total of fifty-five events during the 2015 season, Jason Hughes reeled an impressive fifteen wins with fourteen coming in his Open Wheel Modified and the other one coming in his Super Late Model for a MARS DIRTcar Series event at Monett Speedway (Monett, Missouri). With the weather affecting twenty-four of his scheduled dates, Hughes collected forty-four top ten finishes and thirty-eight top five outings. He also captured his second USMTS National Championship during the 2015 campaign.

November 3rd, 2015 - Returning on the United States Modified Tour Series (USMTS) schedule, Jason Hughes headed to Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Oklahoma) on Tuesday night for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. In a field of thirty-six Open Wheel Modifieds, Jason improved six spots in his heat scoring a runner-up finish to Lance Town. Transferring into the main event with a front row starting spot, Hughes made his way to the front of the field by the fourth lap. Holding off a charging Rodney Sanders, Jason Hughes captured his fifteenth win of the season with Sanders, Mickey Lassiter, Tyler Wolff, and Chad Howell completing the top five in the 30-lap affair.

Complete results from this event can be found at www.USMTS.com.

October 10th, 2015 - Jason Hughes made the trip to Flint Creek Speedway (West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma) on Friday night for the Inaugural October Fall Classic. Recording the fastest time in qualifying, Hughes earned a 6th place starting spot for one of his two heat races. Scoring a 2nd place spot, Jason went on to gain seven spots in his 2nd heat storming to a victory. Battling for a $1,500 payday on Saturday night, Jason Hughes grabbed his 14th win of the season with Mitchell Keeter, Tyler Wolff, Mike Camarillo, and Chris Lewis completing the top five.

Complete results from this event can be found at www.FlintCreekSpeedway.com.

October 3rd, 2015 - On Thursday Jason Hughes headed to Salina Highbanks Speedway (Pryor Creek, Oklahoma) for the 3rd Annual Sooner Showdown. Competing in the three-day event, Jason earned a 6th place starting spot for the feature on Thursday night. Gaining three spots, Hughes scored a 3rd place finish behind Terry Phillips and Rodney Sanders with Jeremy Rasmussen and Joe Duvall rounding out the top five.

On Friday night the 9th starting Hughes brought home his 12th win of the season gaining eight spots in the A-Main with Thomas Tillison Jr. and Rodney Sanders completing the top three. Wrapping up the weekend on Saturday night Jason earned a 2nd row starting spot for the main event. Gaining two spots, Jason Hughes landed his 13th victory of the 2015 season.

Complete results from these events can be found at www.SalinaHighbanksSpeedway.com.

September 26th, 2015 - Jason Hughes made the trip to Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) on Thursday night for the final night of The Hunt for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Casey's Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental. With a four point lead on Rodney Sanders, Jason hoped to bring home his 2nd USMTS National Championship in a stacked field of 91 Open Wheel Modifieds. Storming to the front in his heat, Hughes gained eleven spots capturing the victory. Starting in 2nd for the feature, Jason Hughes overtook Jason Krohn to score the $5,000 payday along with the USMTS National Championship. Clinching his 9th victory of the season, Hughes was trailed to the finish line by Krohn, Brandon Davis, Kelly Shryock, and Tim Donlinger. (Tyler Rinken Photo)

The following night for the USMTS sanctioned 17th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree, Jason Hughes captured a heat race win transferring him into the A-Main with a 12th place starting spot. Battling for a $5,000 payday, Jason Hughes made his move late in the race gaining eleven spots to score his 2nd straight victory. Brining his tally to ten on the season Jason Hughes outdueled Rodney Sanders, Joe Duvall, Brad Waits, and Stormy Scott in the 40-lap feature event. (Buck Monson Photo)

Wrapping up the busy yet successful weekend, Jason Hughes earned a 12th place starting spot for his heat. Needing a 4th spot or better to make show, Hughes improved eights spots edging his way into the main event. With $10,000 on the line, Jason charged to the front of the field to pull off the first ever three-win sweep of the Featherlite Fall Jamboree. Bringing his weekend payday to $20,000, Hughes captured a $10,000 payday on Saturday along with his 11th victory of the season. Gaining eleven spots in the 50-lap A-Main, Jason Hughes ousted Rodney Sanders, Tim Donlinger, Brad Wiats, and Bobby Malchus in the feature. (Buck Monson Photo)

Complete results from these events and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

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