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June 30, 2018 - Adam Kates Follows USMTS on Northern Swing
1Returning with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS), Adam Kates made the trek to Nobles County Speedway (Worthington, Minnesota) on Thursday night for the 8th annual Summer Slam. With 22 cars registered in for action, Adam improved four spots in his heat race to place 2nd behind Jason Krohn. Earning the 3rd-starting position for the opening night feature, Kates dropped back to a 14th place outing.

On Friday night at Brown County Speedway (Aberdeen, South Dakota) for the 3rd annual Modified Showdown, Adam locked his spot into the $3,000-to-win A-Main with a 4th place finish in his heat. Dropping six spots, Kates was an early retiree on lap-27 while being credited with an 18th place outing.

Saturday evening brought 23 competitors to Devil’s Lake Speedway (Lakota, North Dakota) for the $3,000 top prize. Holding his spot in his 8-lap heat, Kates logged a 5th place finish positioning him 15th on the starting grid for the feature. Jumping up two spots in the 40-lapper, Adam Kates registered a 13th place finish.

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

June 16, 2018 - Kates Begins Modified Masters at Cedar Lake
1On Thursday night Adam Kates headed to Cedar Lake Speedway (New Richmond, Wisconsin) for the 2nd annual Modified Masters. Drawing a stout field of 58 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) entries, Kates logged a 7th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Failing to place in the Top 4, Adam was granted a provisional into the opening night feature. With $2,500 on the line, Adam Kates passed five cars in the 40-lapper to place 21st.

The following night for two rounds of heat races, Kates dropped one spot in his first heat recording an 11th place finish. Starting his second heat in 3rd, Adam fell one spot to place 4th.

Transferring into a Last Chance Qualifier on Saturday for one final shot at the $40,000-to-win finale, Adam was a scratch from the 12-lap consolation event.

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

June 9, 2018 - Top 10 Finish With USMTS at Salina Speedway
1Adam Kates was one of 35 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand at 81 Speedway (Park City, Kansas) on Thursday night for the United States Modified Touring Series sanctioned opener. Moving up two spots in his heat race, Kates landed a 2nd place finish behind Kyle Prauner positioning him 4th on the starting grid for the feature. With $2,500 on the line, Adam dropped back to a 22nd place outing after retiring early on lap-25.

The following night at Dodge City Raceway Park (Dodge City, Kansas), Kates passed three cars in his heat race reeling in a 3rd place finish. Earning the 5th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main, Adam fell eight spots to place 13th.

Wrapping up the Sunflower State Showdown on Saturday, Adam stopped at Salina Speedway (Salina, Kansas) on Saturday for the $3,000 top prize. Losing two positions in his 8-lap heat, Kates recorded a 5th place finish positioning him 10th on the starting grid for the finale. Holding his spot for all 40-laps, Adam Kates registered a 10th place finish.

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

 

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