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February 24th, 2017 - Kates Places 12th A-Main at Greenville
1Behind the wheel of the Wehrs Machine #23 Open Wheel Modified, Adam Kates returned to action on Friday night at Jackson Motor Speedway (Byram, Mississippi) for the United States Modified Touring Series sanctioned contest. Starting 8th in his heat, Adam jumped up two spots in the 8-lapper sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the Top 6 into the opening night feature, Kates fell short with a 10th place outing.

Saturday night brought 44 USMTS followers to Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Mississippi) for a chance at the $3,000 payday. Dropping back to a 5th place finish in his heat, Adam transferred into the B-Main starting in 10th. Passing three cars but coming one spot short of a transfer position, Kates was granted a provisional into the main event. Rolling off 26th, Adam jumped up two positions in the 40-lapper registering a 24th place finish.

Closing out the third round of the Summit Racing USMTS Southern Region presented by Production Jars, Kates stopped at Greenville Speedway (Greenville, Mississippi) on Sunday. Starting the night off by posting a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Kyle Beard, Adam earned the 8th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win feature. Coming two spots short of a Top 10 finish, Adam Kates recorded a 12th place finish.

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

February 18th, 2017 - Adam Kates Opens 2017 Season at Shady Oaks
1Adam Kates kicked off the 2017 season on Thursday night at Shady Oaks Speedway (Goliad, Texas) for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) sanctioned event. With 30 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in for the three-day event, Kates registered a 5th place finish in his heat sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the Top 5 into the opening night feature, Adam fell one position short with a 6th place outing.

Starting on the pole of his heat on Friday, Adam slipped back to a 6th place finish sending him into the consolation event. Battling for a 5th place spot or better to make the show, Kates secured his position with a 4th place finish. With $3,000 on the line, Adam Kates jumped up two spots in the 35-lapper to place 18th.

On Saturday for the final night of the USMTS Summit Racing Southern Region presented by Production Jars, Kates logged a 4th place finish in his heat giving him one final shot at the $4,000-to-win finale with a B-Main appearance. Needing to place in the Top 5, Adam came one spot away with a 6th place finish.  

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

 

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