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1June 28th, 2013 - Jason resumed competition with the USMTS Speedweek on Tuesday night at Devil's Bowl Speedway (Mesquite, Texas) as the tour made its inaugural visit to the 1/2 mile oval.

Forty-seven Open Wheel Modifieds took part in the program, and a second place finish in his heat race resulted in Hughes starting tenth on the grid for the 40 lap, main event. During the course of the feature he passed seven cars to finish third at the checkered flag behind race winner, Stormy Scott, and Chris Brown.

Heart O' Texas Speedway (Waco, Texas) was the destination for the team on Thursday night as a $4,000-to-win, USMTS program was contested. A ninth to fifth run in his heat race left Jason short of locking into the feature, but a win in the second b-main locked him into thirteenth starting spot for the 40 lap finale. In the main event Hughes would only be able to manage a seventeenth place finish.

The USMTS Southern Speedweek rolled into Kennedale Speedway Park (Kennedale, Texas) on Thursday evening for a $4,000-to-win event. A strong field of 51 entries filled the pit area, and Jason earned the seventh starting spot for the feature after winning his heat race. Unfortunately he would retire early from the feature on lap 14 with mechanical issues. He was credited with a 23rd place finish in the final rundown.

Friday night took Hughes Motorsports to RPM Speedway (Crandall, Texas) for a $3,000-to-win program with the USMTS Southern Speedweek. A stout field of 53 entries took to the 1/4 mile oval, and a fourth to first run in his heat race gave Hughes a spot in the redraw for the 40 lap feature, where he was the recipient of the second starting spot with Johnny Scott joining him on the front row. As the race went green Hughes grabbed the lead and led the way until lap 12, when Scott slipped past for the top spot. Jason would surge back to the lead one lap later and would hold the lead until lap 17, when Scott took over for good. Hughes went on to finish in the second spot.

The USMTS Southern Speedweek drew to a close on Saturday night at Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Oklahoma) with another $3,000-to-win event at the 3/8 mile oval. Forty entries took part in the race, and for the second straight night he advanced from the fourth starting spot to win his heat race. In the redraw for the feature he received the fourth starting spot and battled in the top five for much of the event before slipping to a seventh place finish late in the race.

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

1June 23rd, 2013 - Jason Hughes carried his recent momentum into the opening round of a nine race stint with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) on Thursday night at 81 Speedway (Park City, Kansas). A stout field of 54 Open Wheel Modifieds filled the pit area, and a fourth to second run in his heat race positioned Hughes starting sixth in the feature. In the main event he advanced three spots to finish third behind race winner, Jeremy Payne, and Stormy Scott.

Jason's night on Friday evening at Liberal Fairgrounds Speedway (Liberal, Kansas) began with a large number at the pill draw for the forty car field, which resulted in him starting seventh in his heat race. He advanced to a fourth place place, which left him just short of locking into the feature. As a result he ran a b-main, which he won to earn the thirteenth starting spot for the $4,000-to-win finale. In the 40 lap finale he passed seven cars to finish in the sixth spot.

Route 66 Motor Speedway (Abilene, Texas) played host to the USMTS competitors on Friday evening as a stout field of 53 entries entered the program. After finishing fourth in his heat race Hughes was relegated to a b-main, which he won from the fourth position to earn the thirteenth starting spot in the feature. Hughes would retire after 30 laps to a fifteenth place finish.

USMTS action on Saturday night took the team to Elk City Speedway (Elk City, Oklahoma) for another $4,000-to-win slate. A seventh to second performance in his heat race locked Jason into the redraw for the feature, where he was the recipient of the fourth starting spot. Hughes ran third for the first half of the event before passing Chris Brown for the second spot on lap 18. Jason pressured leader, Rodney Sanders, for the top spot for the remainder of the event before crossing the finish line a half a car length behind race winner, Sanders.

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

June 15th, 2013 - Jason Hughes began an extremely busy stretch of racing on Tuesday night with a bang by scoring the $5,050 feature win with the USMTS tour at I-35 Speedway (Mason City, Iowa)!

Thirty Open Wheel Modifieds were on hand for the race, and Jason started his night with a seventh to second run in his heat race to lock into the redraw for the feature, where he received the fourth starting spot. As the 40 lap finale went green Jason began working his way forward. He first took the lead from Ryan Ruter on lap 12 before Ruter led the next lap. However, on lap 14 Hughes retook the top spot and despite a late-race challenge from Rodney Sanders would lead the rest of the way to score the victory, which marked his second of the season! Sanders, Ryan Gustin, Stormy Scott, and Zack VanderBeek rounded out the finishing order.

Wednesday night found the team rolling into Amsoil Speedway (Superior, Wisconsin) for a $2,000-to-win program, which drew twenty-nine entries to the facility. A second place finish in his heat race positioned Jason starting fourth in the 40 lap event. Hughes found his way to the lead near the race's midway point, and went on to claim his second victory in as many nights with the tour. He was followed across the finish line by Stormy Scott, Craig Thatcher, Trevor Hunt, and Dereck Ramirez. The triumph was his third of the 2013 season.

On Thursday evening a $2,000-to-win program was contested at Eagle Valley Speedway (Jim Falls, Wisconsin), and thirty-six drivers were on hand to take a stab at the victory. Heat race action left Hughes short of earning a starting spot for the 40 lap feature, but a second place finish locked him into the sixteenth starting spot for the finale. He would go on to advance three spots to a thirteenth place finish.

Hughes Motorsports rolled into the state-of-the-art, Cedar Lake Speedway (New Richmond, Wisconsin) on Friday evening for the opening round of a doubleheader at the facility, which was held as a part of the annual Masters. Thirty-six competitors registered for action, and mechanical woes in heat race action forced Jason to utilize a series' provisional to start the main event in the 23rd position. He would go on to finish 20th.

Saturday night's program at Cedar Lake Speedway fell victim to rain, and will not be rescheduled.

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

1June 8th, 2013 - Jason opened a triple header weekend with the USMTS on Thursday evening with a 40 lap feature at Chateau Raceway (Lansing, Minnesota), which was postponed by rain on May 24th. Before rains interrupted the program last month Hughes earned the fourth starting spot for the $2,000-to-win event. Unfortunately his night would come to an end early with mechanical woes as he retired from the feature to a 23rd place finish.

The team looked for redemption on Friday night as it followed the USMTS action to Rapid Speedway (Rock Rapids, Iowa) for a $2,000-to-win program. Heat race action for the twenty-seven car field left Hughes just short of locking into the feature, but he stormed to the win in the b-main to lock into the seventeenth starting spot for the 40 lap finale. In the feature Jason advanced ten spots to finish seventh at the checkered flag.

Saturday night's weekend finale at Upper Iowa Speedway (Decorah, Iowa) fell victim to rain.

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

June 2nd, 2013 - Jason Hughes invaded Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana) over the weekend for the 7th Annual Doug Murphrey Memorial, which posted a $10,000 top prize. A stacked field of 98 entries registered for battle, and competitors took part in double heat races on Friday evening. Hughes started his night by decimating the field in his first heat race from the pole position before charging from the seventh starting spot to score the win in his second heat race. His performance in the dual heats left him sixth highest on the point's list heading into Saturday night's program.

On Saturday evening Jason started his outing by finishing second in his qualifier to Jeremy Payne to lock into the sixth starting spot for the 50 lap finale. However, before the feature could take to the track heavy rain arrived forcing the balance of the program to be posted until Sunday.

As the race went green on a beautiful Sunday afternoon Hughes worked his way into the top five and would race his way to as high as the second position before ultimately recording a sixth place finish behind race winner, Jeremy Payne, Geoff Lary, Lucas Lee, Dereck Ramirez, and Kyle Pleasant.

Full results from the program are available at www.ArkLaTexSpeedway.com.