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January 14, 2017 -Top 10 Finish in Night Three of Wild West Shootout
1After issues in qualifying ended his night early on Wednesday, Rodney Sanders was back in action at Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) on Friday for the final three nights of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout. Moving up two spots in his heat, Rodney edged his way into the A-Main with the 4th and final transfer spot. Starting in 14th, Sanders gained four positions in the 40-lap affair to place 10th. (Cheryl Sluka photo)

1The following night in a field of 46 cars, Sanders logged a 6th place outing in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top 4 into the main event, Rodney came up one spot short with a 5th place outing sending him into the Pro Power Dash Non-qualifiers feature. Outrunning the field, Rodney Sanders elected to take the $1,000 payday rather than joining the main event from the tail.

Wrapping up the 12th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout on Sunday, Rodney locked his spot into the $13,000-to-win finale with a 4th place finish in his heat race. Rolling off 13th, Sanders dropped three spots in the 50-lapper logging a 16th place outing.

For more results from these events, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.

January 7, 2017 - Sanders Begins 2018 Season at Wild West Shootout
1Bringing the 2018 season to life, Rodney Sanders headed to FK ROD Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) on Saturday night kicking off the 12th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout. Drawing 50 Super Late Models for the first round of six, Sanders followed up the second fastest time in his qualifying group with a 3rd place finish in his heat race. Earning the 18th-starting position for the opening night feature, Rodney improved two spots to place 16th.

1Returning on Sunday for another $5,000 top prize, Sanders slipped back to a 6th place finish in his heat race sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the Top 3 into the A-Main, Rodney scored a 2nd place finish behind Kyle Beard positioning him 22nd on the starting grid for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top 10, Rodney Sanders advanced through the field 12 spots in the 40-lap affair reeling in a 10th place finish. (Tom Macht photo)

For more results from these events, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.

December 1st, 2017 - Rodney Sanders Ends 2017 Season With 12 Wins
The 2017 season saw Rodney Sanders travel to a total of 110 events while visiting victory lanes 12 times. Losing 19 of his scheduled dates to Mother Nature, Sanders collected 65 Top-10 outings and 47 Top-5 finishes. He also finished second in the Lucas Oil Midwest Racing Association (MLRA) point standings.

November 11th, 2017 - Sanders Attends Duel in the Desert at LVMS
1Thursday night found Rodney Sanders in action at Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Las Vegas, Nevada) for the 20th annual Duel in the Desert. Sending the Top 2 out heats and into the opening round of preliminary features, Rodney came up one spot short with a 3rd place finish.

Returning on Friday, Rodney streaked to a heat race win locking his spot into the final preliminary feature. Reeling in a Top 10 finish in the 25-lap affair, Sanders posted a 9th place spot.

Wrapping up the Duel in the Desert on Saturday, Sanders logged a 17th place outing in the $7,777-to-win main event.

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

November 4th, 2017 - Rodney Sanders Wins Chisholm Trail Showdown Opener
1 Rodney Sanders invaded 81 Speedway (Park City, Kansas) on Friday night for the 2nd annual Park City Chisholm Trail Showdown presented by Kansas High Performance Racing Auction. With 45 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand for the two-day event, Sanders jumped up one spot in his heat race to capture the 8-lap victory. Rolling off 4th for the opening night feature, Rodney overtook Adam Kates on the tenth lap and held off the field in the remaining 20 circuits to capture his 12th win of the season and a $2,000 payday. Dereck Ramirez, Stormy Scott, Lance Town, and Zack VanderBeek completed the Top 5 finishers. (RacinDirt.com photo)

1Returning on Saturday night, Sanders passed five cars in his heat to place 3rd. Earning the 7th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win finale, Rodney fell two positions in the 40-lap affair logging a 9th place finish.

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

October 28th, 2017 - Sanders Wins Modified Portion of Midwest Dirt Track Championship at Thunderbird Speedway
1Pulling double duty in the Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified ranks, Rodney Sanders headed to Thunderbird Speedway (Muskogee, Oklahoma) on Friday night for the Midwest Dirt Track Championship. In a field of 23 Super Late Models, Sanders followed up the second fastest time overall in qualifying with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Rolling off 8th for the $10,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday, Rodney improved five spots to place 3rd behind Jesse Stovall and Billy Moyer Jr. with Kyle Beard and Payton Looney completing the Top 5 finishers. (Todd Boyd photo)

1In the Open Wheel Modified division, Sanders passed six cars in his heat race registering a 3rd place finish. Earning a spot into the Dash, Rodney recorded a 6th place finish positioning him 6th on the starting grid for the feature on Saturday evening. After working his way into a podium spot by lap-5, Sanders overtook Tyler Wolff following a restart on lap 6. Pulling away from the field in the remaining 14 circuits, Rodney Sanders cruised to his 11th win of the season over Chad Wheeler, Tyler Wolff, Joe Duvall, and Camden Perry. Sanders was awarded a $1,200 payday for his dominant performance in the 20-lap A-Main.

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

October 22nd, 2017 - Rodney Sanders Capture Second USRA Fall Nationals Title
1 On Friday night Rodney Sanders returned with the United States Racing Association (USRA) for the 18th annual Rancho Milagro Fall Nationals at Southern New Mexico Speedway (Las Cruces, New Mexico). With 58 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand for the three-day event, Sanders improved four spots in his heat race landing a 2nd place finish behind Alan Sharpensteen. Earning the 3rd-starting position for the opening night preliminary feature, Rodney jumped up one spot to place 2nd behind Ricky Thornton Jr. with Johnny Scott, Terry Phillips, and Zane DeVilbiss rounding out the Top 5.

With the Top 5 finishers from preliminary features on Friday and Saturday locked into the A-Main on Sunday, Sanders sat out Saturday’s program to prepare for Sunday.

1Rolling off 3rd on Sunday, Sanders jumped up one spot early in the 50-lapper and trailed Ricky Thornton Jr. until lap 32. Taking advantage of the late-race restart, Rodney slipped past Thornton in the first turn and held off Thornton in the following corner securing the lead. Holding off the field in the remaining 17 circuits, Rodney Sanders charged to his tenth win of the season and a $20,000 payday. Terry Phillips, Ricky Thornton Jr., Zack VanderBeek, and Johnny Scott completed the Top 5 finishers. (Don Iverson photo)

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

October 13th, 2017 - Sanders Wins USRA Nationals Opener at I-35 Speedway
1Rodney Sanders returned behind the wheel of his Open Wheel Modified on Thursday at I-35 Speedway (Winston, Missouri) for the opening night of the 4th annual Summit USRA Nationals. In a field of 33 cars, Rodney passed five cars in his heat to place 3rd. Earning the 2nd-starting position for the opening night feature, Sanders streaked to his ninth win of the season over C.A. Nix, Derrick Hicks, Stormy Scott, and Chad Clancy. He was awarded a $500 payday for his win in the 20-lap affair. (Tyler Rinken photo)

1The following night rolling off on the front row of his heat, Sanders captured an 8-lap heat race victory positioning him 6th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Breaking into a podium spot, Rodney gained four spots in the 20-lapper to place 2nd behind Stormy Scott with Ryan Middaugh, Dennis Elliott, and Jason Cummins rounded out the Top 5 finishers.

Saturday's USRA Nationals finale was cancelled by Mother Nature.

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

December 4th, 2016 - Rodney Sanders Captures 15 Wins Throughout 2016 Season
Competing in a total of 107 events throughout the 2016 season, Rodney Sanders reeled in 15 total victories with one of them coming in his Super Late Model for the MLRA/MARS sanctioned event at Salina Highbanks Speedway (Salina, Oklahoma). With the weather affecting 24 of his scheduled dates, Sanders registered 78 Top 10 finishes and 53 Top 5 outings.