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August 21st, 2015 - On Friday night Jason Hughes traveled to Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kansas) for the eighth night of action in The Hunt for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing and Rental. In a field of 35 cars, Hughes transferred into the B-Main with a 3rd place outing in his heat. Earning a 16th place starting spot for the feature, Jason advanced five spots in the 35-lapper retiring a 11th place finish.

Jason remains in second in the latest USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup Standings. Complete results from these events and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

August 15th, 2015 - Jason Hughes made the trip to Red Cedar Speedway (Menomonie, Wisconsin) on Thursday for night number five in the Hunt for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental. With 35 Modifieds signed in, Hughes logged a 6th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Transferring into the feature with a 3rd place outing in his B-Main, Jason went on to advance sixteen spots in the A-Main. Starting in 18th, Hughes landed the hard charger award along with a 2nd place finish behind Rodney Sanders with Jesse Sobbing, Jake Hartung, and Brent Larson completing the top five.

On Friday night 32 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in at Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wisconsin) for another Hunt for the Casey’s Cup event sanctioned by the USMTS. Falling one shot spot of a transfer position with a 4th place outing in his heat, Jason Hughes cruised to a 12-lap B-Main victory. With a 13th place starting spot for the 40-lap feature, Jason improved eleven spots scoring a runner-up finish to Zack VanderBeek with Jesse Sobbing, Rodney Sanders, and Dereck Ramirez rounding out the top five.

Wrapping up the three-day stint in the Hunt for the Casey’s Cup, Jason Hughes headed to Ogilvie Raceway (Ogilvie, Minnesota) for another $3,000 to win A-Main on Saturday night. Gaining two positions in his heat, Jason logged a runner-up finish to Ben Kates. The 7th starting Hughes worked his way through the field in the 40-laper recording another 2nd place finish behind Stormy Scott with Ben Kates, Zack VanderBeek, and Rodney Sanders trailing them to the finish line.

Jason remains in second in the latest USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup Standings. Complete results from these events and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

August 9th, 2015 - Beginning the Hunt in the United States Modified Tour Series (USMTS) Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental, Jason Hughes traveled to 81 Speedway (Park City, Kansas) on Thursday night. Transferring into the feature with a 3rd place finish in his heat, Jason had an 11th place starting spot for the A-Main. Battling in a field of 28 cars, Hughes improved eights spots logging a 3rd place finish behind Jeremy Payne and Stormy Scott with Rodney Sanders and Brent Larson completing the top five.

The following night brought Jason to Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) for another round of action in the USMTS. Scoring another 3rd place finish in his heat, Jason transferred into the feature with a 2nd place starting position. Looking to bring home a $3,000 payday, Hughes led all 40-laps in the A-Main with Stormy Scott, Zack VanderBeek, Rodney Sanders, and Johnny Scott rounding out the top five. This win gives Jason his 6th victory on the season.

Saturday night Jason headed to Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) for round three of The Hunt for the Casey’s Cup. Improving four spots in his heat to log a 3rd place finish, Jason transferred into the A-Main with a 12th place starting spot. With 40-laps set on the scoreboard, Jason Hughes worked his way through the field to register a 6th place finish.

Wrapping up the busy week, Jason Hughes visited Monett Speedway (Monett, Missouri) for another $3,000 payday in the USMTS. Scoring a runner-up finish from 8th in his heat, Jason earned a 2nd place starting spot for the feature. Leading all 40-laps, Jason cruised to his 7th victory of the season with Rodney Sanders, Stormy Scott, Terry Phillips, and Jesse Sobbing completing the top five.

Jason is currently second in the USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup Standings. Complete results from these events and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

July 25th, 2015 - Jason Hughes made the trip to Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) on Thursday night for the USMTS sanctioned 5th Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Red Tail Tackle. In a field of 63 Open Wheel Modifieds, Hughes 4th place finish in heat transferred him into the B-Main. Coming from 3rd and winning his B-Main, Jason improved five spots in the 30-lap feature event retiring a 12th place finish.

On Friday night with the same car count of 63 Open Wheel Modifieds, Hughes scored a heat race win from 6th place setting him up for the feature event. Starting on the pole, Jason cruised to his fifth victory of the season with Rodney Sanders, Brandon Davis, Brad Dierks and Dan Ebert completing the top five.

Wrapping up the busy weekend on Saturday, Hughes logged two podium finishes in the two different feature races paying over $20,000 to the winners. Starting in 4th for the first 30-lap feature, Hughes improved one spot retiring a 3rd place finish behind Rodney Sanders and Brandon Davis with Terry Phillips and Brad Dierks following him to the finish line.

After a 10 minute intermission to make any last second adjustments, Jason Hughes headed back out for the 50-lap main event with a 3rd place starting spot. Battling for a $15,000 paycheck, Jason advanced one spot in the feature presented by Red Tail Tackle recording a 2nd place finish behind red hot Rodney Sanders with Terry Phillips, Joey Jensen, and Zack VanderBeek rounding out the top five.

Jason is currently sixth in the latest USMTS Gulf Coast Border Region standings. Complete results from these events and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

July 18th, 2015 - On Friday night Jason Hughes headed to I-80 Speedway for the two nights of action United States Modifieds Touring Series (USMTS). With 30 Modifieds signed in on the first night, Jason scored a heat race victory transferring him into the feature event. Starting in 4th, Jason improved two spots registering runner-up finish behind Rodney Sanders with Jeremy Payne, Terry Phillips, and Dereck Ramirez completing the top five.

The next night saw a smaller field of 27 cars signed in for the $3,000 Casey’s General Stores A-Main. Falling back in his heat to retire a 6th place finish, Hughes battled back in the B-Main capturing the win and transferring him into the feature event. With a mid-pack starting spot, Jason Hughes charged through the field receiving hard charger award yet retiring another runner-up spot to Rodney Sanders. Advancing 15 spots in the 50-lapper, Jason scored a 2nd place spot behind Sanders with Jesse Sobbing, Terry Phillips an Brian Green rounding out the top five.

Jason is currently sixth in the latest USMTS Gulf Coast Border Region standings. Complete results from these events and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

July 11th, 2015 - Jason Hughes was one of the 131 Open Wheel Modifieds that packed the pits at Tyler County Speedway (Middlebourne, West Virginia) on Thursday for the three-day Mega 100. Needing a 1st place finish to transfer into Saturday’s $12,000 to win event, Jason transferred into the B-Main with a 3rd place outing. Battling for a transfer spot, Hughes logged a 3rd place finish earning his way into the 100-lapper. Looking to gain some ground in the feature, Jason scored a 10th place finish when the checkers flew.

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

July 4th, 2015 - Jason Hughes made the trip to Monett Speedway (Monett, Missouri) on Thursday night for a MARS DIRTcar Series (MARS) Event piloting Tommy Weder Jr. #02H Super Late Model. With 28 entries signed in for the John Kuntz Memorial, Jason logged a heat race victory setting him up for the feature event. Battling for $3,000 payday in the Andy’s Frozen Custard A-Main, Jason Hughes captured his first Super Late Model victory of the season with Justin Asplin, Terry Philips, Tony Jackson Jr., and Brandon McCormick completing the top five.

On Friday night Jason visited Salina Highbanks Speedway (Salina, Oklahoma) to compete in the two day show sanctioned by both MARS and Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA). In a total field of 31 Super Late Models, Hughes earned his way into the Freedom Classic with a 4th place outing in his heat. Battling for a $3,000 paycheck, Jason Hughes recorded an 8th place finish when the checkers flew at the end of the 30-lapper. In the same night Hughes pulled double duty piloting in Open Wheel Modified. Transferring into the the feature via preliminary action, Jason went on to capture his 4th victory of season.

The following night battling for an upgraded pay of $5,000 dollars, Jason fell back in the 40-lap Freedom Classic. Following a 3rd place finish in his heat, Hughes logged a 23rd place outing in the Andy’s Frozen Custard A-Main hosted by the MLRA and MARS.

Complete results from these events can be found at www.MarsRacingSeries.com and www.MLRARacing.com.

June 27th, 2015 - On Wednesday night Jason Hughes visited Devil’s Bowl Speedway (Mesquite, Texas) piloting his #12 Hughes Chassis Open Wheel Modified in the United Stated Modified Touring Series (USMTS) event. With 41 cars on hand for the $3,000 show, Jason landed a 3rd place finish in his heat transferring him into the 40-lap Casey’s General Stores A-Main. Starting in 12th, Hughes wheeled his way through the field to retire a 3rd place finish behind Grant Junghans and Triston Dycus with Dereck Ramirez and Garrett Gregory completing the top five.

Continuing on in the USMTS tour, Jason made the trip to Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Oklahoma) on Friday night. In a packed field of 41 Open Wheel Modifieds, Hughes charged from his 9th place starting spot in his heat to log a 2nd place finish. Jason then went on to advance six spots in the 40-lap feature to retire a 2nd place outing behind Triston Dycus with Rodney Sanders, Clyde Dunn Jr. and Dereck Ramirez rounding out the top five.

The following night Jason Hughes traveled to Lawton Speedway (Lawton, Oklahoma) to wrap up the busy week in the United States Modified Touring Series. In another stout field of 31 cars, Hughes captured a heat win transferring him into the feature event. After battling for the leading and holding the lead for 14 laps, Jason fell back in the Casey’s General Stores A-Main to log a 14th place finish.

Jason is currently sixth in the latest USMTS Gulf Coast Border Region standings. Complete results from the event and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

June 13th, 2015 - Jason Hughes returned to action on Saturday night at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway (Calvert City, Kentucky) for an event hosted by Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series (SREAMS). With a stout field of 48 Modified’s on hand for the $5,000 paycheck in the A-Main, Jason registered a 3rd place finish in his heat transferring him into the feature. At the end of the 35-lapper, Jason scored a 8th place finish.

Complete results from the event and the latest series' standings can be found at www.AmericanModifiedSeries.com.

June 6th, 2015 - On Saturday night Jason Hughes traveled to Salina Highbanks Speedway (Salina, Oklahoma) to pilot his #12 Hughes Chassis Open Wheel Modified. With a stout field of 37 cars, Hughes got things started with a heat race win. As the night grew on, Hughes stayed hot as he went on to win the event with Thomas Tillison, Kreg Dobson, Jeremy Vaughn and Tad Davis rounding out the top five competitors. This win gives Jason his second on the season.

For more results from this event, please visit www.SalinaHighBanksSpeedway.com.

May 23rd, 2015 - Jason Hughes made the trip to Crawford County Speedway (Denison, Iowa) on Thursday for a United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) event. With a field of 31 signed up for a chance at the $3,000 paycheck, Jason managed to move up from 8th to 3rd in his heat registering him for a spot in the Casey’s General Stores A-Main. The feature event didn’t have much difference in results, as Jason moved up from his 8th place starting position to a solid 3rd place finish the A-Main.

The next night the USMTS series brought all the racers to Chateau Raceway (Lansing, Minnesota). Via the 31 entries registered for the event, Jason managed to capture a heat victory from 3rd place. Starting in 7th for the 40-lap A-main, Jason recorded a 23rd place finish.

The third stop on the busy Memorial Day weekend was Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) for another USMTS event. With out stout field of 47 entries, Jason finished 5th in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. After starting in 7th, Jason dropped back to register a 16th place finish ending his night early.
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Complete results from the events and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com

May 16th, 2015 - On Thursday night Rice Lake Speedway was rained out for its USMTS event. After his fourth rainout in a row Jason's next race on the schedule was going to be 14th Annual Port-a-Cool Texas World Dirt Track Nationals at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth Texas.

After his first race in almost two weeks to due rain, Jason won his dash, which earned him pole position in the A-Main event. When the race came to an end Jason ended with a 24th spot finish.

Full results of this race and event are available at www.texasmotorspeedway.com.

1May 2nd, 2015 - Mother Nature finally released her grip of the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) and allowed its competitors to return to action over the weekend with a pair of $3,000-to-win events in the state of MissouriFriday evening found thirty-five competitors converging on Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kansas). Jason's night might have started on a slow note, but he kicked things into gear for the 30 lap feature. After failing to qualify for the feature via heat race action, Jason finished 4th in his b-main to lock into the 20th starting spot for the finale. He enjoyed a stellar run in the feature as he advanced seventeen spots on his way to a 3rd place finish behind race winner, Terry Phillips, and Rodney Sanders.

Saturday night took the team to Randolph County Raceway (Moberly, Missouri), where thirty-seven warriors rolled into battle. A 6th to 3rd run in heat race competition positioned Jason starting 9th on the feature grid. Unfortunately mechanical issues arose on lap 4, forcing Hughes to retire to a 21st place finish.

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

1March 28th, 2015 - Jason entered the King of America V Modified Nationals over the weekend at Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) as eighty-two of the nation's best competitors registered for the $10,000-to-win event. Buck Monson Photo

The United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) event began on Thursday and Friday night with dual qualifying heats each night, with cumulative points counting toward the Saturday night finale. On Thursday evening Hughes advanced from the second starting spot to a heat race win in the first heat, and the raced from the seventh starting spot in the second heat to a fourth place finish.

On Friday night Hughes enjoyed another great outing as he battled his way forward from the eighth starting position to a third place finish in the first heat. The second heat race saw Jason charge through the field from his eleventh starting spot to register another solid third place finish. His efforts locked him into the second starting spot for Saturday night's 100-lap finale alongside Dereck Ramirez.

When the race went green, Ramirez took control and pulled out to a big lead. But his advantage began to shrink after lap-twelve when a swarm of lapped cars slowed his progress and allowed Hughes to narrow the gap.

Hughes stalked Ramirez for the first half of the race, looking for a way around. A yellow flag on lap 57 gave Hughes the chance he needed when Ramirez bobbled in turn-four on the restart. Hughes pulled alongside and edged Ramirez by a nose to take the lead for the first time on lap 58.

1Hughes paced the field for the final 43 laps to capture the victory in the King of America V Modified Nationals over Rodney Sanders, Ramirez, Brandon Davis, and Jeremy Payne. Buck Monson Photo

“We had a pretty good race car tonight,” Hughes said. “We started the year off good and found a few problems with it, went down and did some testing last week and got her dialed in for this race," he added. Saturday night's $10,000 payday marked Hughes' first USMTS victory since October 11, 2013.

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

1March 21st, 2015 - Jason Hughes entered a single event over the weekend with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) at Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas).

A talent-laden field of fifty-four Open Wheel Modifieds converged on the bullring, and Jason charged from seventh to finish third in his heat race, locking him into the eleventh starting position for the 30-lap finale. During the course of the $3,000-to-win feature, Hughes raced around the top ten for much of the event before registering a ninth place finish in the final rundown.

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

1March 8th, 2015 - It was back to business for Jason Hughes on Friday night as the team entered the opening round of the 21st Annual Winter Meltdown at Southern New Mexico Speedway (Las Cruces, New Mexico).

Forty-five entries were on hand for the $2,000-to-win event, which was sanctioned by the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). Jason charged forward from seventh to finish third in his heat race, earning him the tenth starting position on the feature grid. During the course of the 30-lap main event, Hughes advanced to a solid fifth place finish behind race winner, Rodney Sanders, Cade Dillard, Terry Phillips, and Dereck Ramirez.

Saturday night's program saw the winner's check increasing to $3,000, which drew a field of fifty Open Wheel Modifieds to the oval. Battling against heavy and rough track conditions, Hughes failed to reach a transfer position via preliminary action and would have to utilize a series provisional to lock into the 24th position on the starting grid. Jason suffered damage during the feature that resulted in a 24th place finish, bringing his night and weekend to an early end.

Hughes finished sixth in the USMTS Gulf Coast Border Region standings. Complete results from the events and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

1February 28th, 2015 - Thursday night found the team pitted at El Paso Speedway Park (El Paso, Texas) for the opening round of the 2nd Annual Icebreaker.

Round #1 of the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) tripleheader drew a field of thirty entries to the 3/8-mile oval, all chasing the $2,000 top prize. A tenth to seventh run in heat race action left Hughes just short of locking into the main event, sending him to a b-main. He went on to win the b-main, locking him into the seventeenth starting spot for the 30-lap feature. In the main event, Jason advanced five positions to a twelfth place finish in the final rundown.

Twenty-eight Open Wheel Modifieds registered for Friday night's program, which posted a $3,000 winner's check. Jason drew the seventh starting spot for his heat race and advanced to a fifth place finish, locking him into the fourteenth spot on the feature grid. During the course of the 40-lap finale, Hughes raced to a tenth place finish.

The weekend drew to a close on Saturday night at El Paso Speedway Park with a $4,000-to-win finale for USMTS competitors. Twenty-eight entries filled the pit area, and struggles in heat race action left Jason short of a transfer position, forcing him to run a b-main. He advanced to a sixth place finish in the b-main, earning him the 22nd starting spot for the 50-lap feature. Jason advanced eight positions during the course of the main event to a fourteenth place finish.

Hughes is third in the latest USMTS Gulf Coast Border Region standings. Complete results from the events and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

1February 21st, 2015 - Jason Hughes resumed competition with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) over the weekend for a tripleheader at Royal Purple Raceway (Baytown, Texas).

Thursday night's opening round boosted a $2,000 top prize and drew a field of fifty-three entries to the oval. Jason started on the pole of his heat race and won, earning him the tenth starting spot for the 30-lap main event by virtue of passing points. Hughes charged forward in the feature to a runner-up performance behind race winner, Austin Arneson. Clyde Dunn Jr., Jesse Sobbing, and Ben Kates rounded out the top five finishers.

The winner's check increased to $3,000 on Friday night as a stout field of fifty-five Open Wheel Modified registered for battle. Hughes charged to a heat race win from his front row starting spot, earning him a spot in the evening's redraw. Jason drew the fourth starting spot for the 40-lap finale. During the course of the feature, Hughes ran third for much of the race, settling into a podium finish at the checkered flag behind race winner, Dereck Ramirez and Kyle Pleasant. Clyde Dunn Jr. and John O Whittington rounded out the top five finishers.

Mother Nature claimed Saturday night's, $4,000-to-win finale at Royal Purple Raceway.

Jason currently leads the latest USMTS Gulf Coast Border Region standings. Complete results from the events and the latest series' standings can be found at www.USMTS.com.

1February 14th, 2015 - The 2015 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) season kicked off on Thursday night with a $2,000-to-win program at Shady Oaks Speedway (Goliad, Texas).

Thirty-two Open Wheel Modified warriors converged on the oval, and an eight to second run in heat race action sent Jason to the redraw for the main event. After received the sixth starting position for the 30 lap feature, Jason advanced to a solid runner-up finish behind only race winner, Steven Whiteaker Jr. Ryan Gustin, Dereck Ramirez and Zack VanderBeek rounded out the top five finishers.

Jason would enjoy another strong outing on Friday night at Shady Oaks Speedway, but it would not come easy. Thirty-four entries registered for the event and struggles in heat race action left Hughes short of a transfer position, pinning him deep in a b-main. He advanced to a sixth place finish, but only the top five moved on to the 35-lapper, forcing Jason to utilize a series provisional to gain access to the main event. Despite starting deep in the field, Hughes rocketed from the 23rd position to a third place finish at the checkered flag behind race winner, Dereck Ramirez and Ryan Gustin. Completing the top five were Zack VanderBeek and Phillip Houston.

The weekend drew to a close on Saturday evening with a $4,000-to-win, USMTS program. Thirty-three Open Wheel Modified were on hand for the event, and Jason mounted a great charge from seventh to third in his heat race to earn a spot in the evening's redraw. Hughes received the seventh starting spot on the grid for the 40-lap finale. During the course of the feature he advanced three spots to a fourth place finish behind race winner, Ryan Gustin, Austin Arneson, and Cade Dillard. Jesse Sobbing rounded out the top five finishers.

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

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