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August 21st, 2015 - Ben Kates Visits Lakeside Speedway
1Ben Kates traveled to Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kansas) on Friday 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, Kates transferred into the B-Main with a 9th place exit in his heat. Failing to make the feature with a 8th place outing, Ben Kates relied on a provisional to make the $3,500 to win feature. Starting in the back, Ben registered a 25th place finish in the 35-lapper.

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

August 15th, 2015 - Ben Kates Bags Podium Finish at Ogilvie Raceway
1Continuing on the Hunt for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental, Ben Kates made the trip to Red Cedar Speedway (Menomonie, Wisconsin) on Thursday night. Failing to make a show with a 9th place outing in his heat, Kates had to rely on a provisional to get into the feature after placing 8th in his B-Main. Starting in 24th, Ben logged a 22nd place finish in the 40-lap A-Main.

On Friday night Ben headed to Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wisconsin) for another round of the Hunt for the Casey’s Cup sanctioned by the USMTS. Finishing 5th in his heat, Kates transferred into the Real Racing Wheels B-Main. Needing a 5th place finish or better, Kates logged a 9th place outing bringing an early end to his night.

The following night saw 31 entries sign in at Ogilvie Raceway (Ogilvie, Minnesota) for the 7th night of the Hunt for the Casey’s Cup. Capturing a 8-lap heat race victory, Ben Kates transferred into the Casey’s General Stores A-Main with a pole position starting spot. With $3,000 on the line, Ben fell two spots in the 40-lapper scoring a 3rd place finish behind Stormy Scott and Jason Hughes with Zack VanderBeek and Rodney Sanders rounding out the top five.

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

August 9th, 2015 - Ben Kates Begins The Hunt for the Casey's Cup
1On Friday night Ben Kates headed to Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) for night two of The Hunt for the United Stated Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing and Rental. With 37 Open Wheel Modifieds battling for the $3,000 payday, Ben logged an 8th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Needing a 5th place spot better, Kates night came to an early end with a 11th place finish in his B-Main.

The following night brought Ben Kates to Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) for another round of action in The Hunt. Falling short of an A-Main appearance with a 5th place exit in his heat, Ben transferred into the B-Main with a 5th place starting spot. Transferring the top four, Ben retired a 5th place finish bringing another early end to Kates night.

On Sunday night 35 Modifieds signed in at Monett Speedway (Monett, Missouri) for third night of action in USMTS sanctioned The Hunt for the Casey’s Cup. Scoring a 5th place spot in his heat, Ben Kates transferred into the A-Main with a 21st starting spot. Competing for a $3,000 payday, Kates fell four spots recording a 25th place finish.

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