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December 23, 2019 - Adam Kates Closes Out 2019 Season
The 2019 season saw Adam Kates travel to a total of 41 events behind the wheel of his Rivers Edge Scrap Management No. 23 Modified. With Mother Nature determining the outcome of 17 of his scheduled dates, Kates collected one Top-5 finish and eight Top-10 outings.

November 16, 2019 - Duel in the Desert Brings Kates' to Las Vegas
1Thursday night saw Adam Kates return to action at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Las Vegas, Nevada) for the 22nd annual Duel in the Desert. Improving six spots in his heat, Kates reeled in a 4th place finish which transferred him into the B-Main for another shot at the preliminary feature. After running in a transfer spot the majority of the race, Adam got pinched by lapped-car on the final lap that slipped him back to 3rd.

The following night, Adam secured his spot into the A-Main with a heat race victory. Rolling off 3rd, Kates was an early retiree from the feature. (Mike Spieker photo/ Speedway Shots)

For the final round of the Duel in the Desert on Saturday, Kates fell short of the $7,777-to-win finale with a 3rd place finish in his B-Main.

For more results from these events, please visit www.IMCA.com.

October 26, 2019 - Top 5 Finish at US 36 Raceway
1On Saturday night Adam Kates visited US 36 Raceway (Osborne, Missouri) piloting his Rivers Edge Scrap Management No. 23 Open Wheel Modified entry. Coming in 4th in his heat, Kates earned the 12th-starting position for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Adam advanced through the field eight spots to place 4th behind Steven Bowers Jr., Chad Clancy, and Shayne Bailey with Jaylen Wettengel coming in 5th.

For more results from this event, please visit www.US36Raceway.com.

September 20, 2019 - Mechanical Issues Cut Kates' Featherlite Fall Jamboree Short
1Adam Kates traveled to Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) on Thursday night kicking off the 21st annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. In a field of 68 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) entries, Kates followed up a 5th place finish in his heat with a 3rd place finish in his B-Main. Starting the opening night feature in 23rd, Adam gained two spots to place 21st.

Returning on Friday evening, Adam suffered mechanical issues in his heat race that brought an early end to his weekend.

For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

September 1, 2019 - 11th Place Finish at Fayette County Speedway
1Kicking off the Labor Day tripleheader, Adam Kates followed the United States Modified Touring Series to Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wisconsin) on Friday night. Drawing 33 cars seventh annual End of Summer Bash, Kates followed up a 9th place finish in his heat with an 11th place finish in his B-Main. Using a provisional into the opening night feature, Adam passed ten cars in the 40-lapper to place 16th.

The following night at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) for the Labor Day Duel, Adam came in 3rd in his heat before falling one spot shy of a transfer position in his B-Main with a 7th place finish. Using a provisional into the $3,000-to-win A-Main, Kates jumped up six spots logging a 19th place outing.

On Sunday afternoon at Fayette County Speedway (West Union, Iowa), Kates edged his way into the A-Main with a 6th place finish in his heat. Coming one spot shy of a Top-10 finish, Adam improved six spots to place 11th.

For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

August 25, 2019 - Adam Kates Passes Nine Cars in Summer Slam at Nobles County
1Thursday night brought 21 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) entries to Hamilton County Speedway (Webster City, Iowa) for the 13th annual Casey's Clash. Starting the night off with a heat race victory, Adam earned the 5th-starting position for the opening night feature. Falling two spots shy of a Top-10 finish, Kates slipped back to a 12th place outing.

On Friday evening at Rapid Speedway (Rock Rapids, Iowa), Adam followed up an 8-lap heat race victory with an 8th place finish in the 40-lap feature.

For the ninth annual Summer Slam on Saturday night at Nobles County Speedway (Worthington, Minnesota), Kates locked his spot into the main event with an 8th place finish in his heat. Passing nine cars in the 40-lap feature, Adam reeled in a 6th place finish.

The following night at Casino Speedway (Watertown, South Dakota) for the Sandy Benson Memorial, Kates streaked to an 8-lap heat race win which positioned him 4th on the starting grid for the $4,000-to-win finale. Dropping two spots in the 40-lap affair, Adam recorded a 6th place finish.

For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.
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