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May 29th, 2016 - Rodney Sanders Wins at Mason City; Places 6th at Upper Iowa
1 Continuing with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) RealTruck.com Northern Region, Rodney Sanders traveled to Mason City Motor Speedway (Mason City, Iowa) on Thursday night. With twenty-seven cars signed in, Sanders gained five spots in his heat scoring a 3rd place finish. Earning a front row starting spot for the feature starting alongside Lucas Schott, Rodney jumped into the lead on the very first lap and never looked back. Leading all 32-laps, Rodney Sanders held off a late-race charge from Jason Hughes capturing a $3,000 payday and his sixth victory of the season. Hughes, Johnny Scott, Lucas Schott, and Masen Big Eagle rounding out the top five competitors. (Buck Monson Photo)

With the rain winning both of the USMTS scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Rodney Sanders returned to action on Sunday for the USMTS event at Upper Iowa Speedway (Decorah, Iowa). Drawing twenty-six entries for the 9th Annual “Donnybrook in Decorah”, Sanders logged a 6th place finish in his heat sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the top six, Sanders cruised to a 15-lap B-Main victory. Starting in 17th for the 42-lap affair, Rodney advanced eleven positions recording a 6th place finish.

Rodney remains in fourth in the USMTS Southern Region point standings and second in the Central Region. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

May 21st, 2016 - Sanders Lands Two Podium Finishes in USMTS Action
1Rodney Sanders was back in the driver’s seat of his Open Wheel Modified on Friday night at Outlaw Motor Speedway (Oktaha, Oklahoma) for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) sanctioned MSD Central Region event. Drawing a stout field of forty-nine cars, Sanders started the night off with a heat race win from the 2nd place starting position. Earning a 4th row high-side starting spot for the feature, Rodney advanced five spots posting a 3rd place finish behind Terry Phillips and Ryan Gustin with Jesse Sobbing and Dereck Ramirez completing the top five finishers.

Saturday night brought the USMTS followers to Salina Highbanks Speedway (Pryor Creek, Oklahoma) for the $3,000-to-win main event. Coming from the 6th place starting spot in his heat, Rodney stormed to heat race win again, earning him a 5th place starting spot for the feature. Working his way up to the lead by the 8th lap, Sanders fell back one spot when the checkers flew notching a runner-up finish behind Jason Hughes with Ryan Gustin, Jesse Sobbing, and Jeremy Payne trailing them across the finish line.

Rodney remains in fourth in the USMTS Southern Region point standings and second in the Central Region. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

May 14th, 2016 - Rodney Sanders Places 2nd at Longdale Speedway in Late Model
1Behind the wheel of his Super Late Model, Rodney Sanders made the trip to Longdale Speedway (Longdale, Oklahoma) for the MARS DIRTcar Series event on Friday night. In a field of nineteen cars, Sanders notched a runner-up finish in his heat behind Ryan Gustin. Getting ready for the $2,000-to-win show, Rodney’s night was over after his crew discovered some engine troubles.

1Getting the car ready for Saturday, Sanders returned to Longdale Speedway where he started the night off with a heat race victory. Working his way into a podium finish in the feature, Rodney captured a runner-up finish behind Terry Phillips with Ryan Gustin, Tony Jackson Jr., and Payton Looney rounding out the top five. (Ron Mitchell Photo)

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

May 7th, 2016 - Sanders Records One Win and Rejoins Top Five in USMTS Standings
1Following the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS), Rodney Sanders visited Superbowl Speedway (Greenville, Texas) on Thursday night for the 2nd Annual North Texas Nationals. Drawing thirty-one cars, Rodney came up one position short of a transfer spot in his heat with a 4th place outing. Starting on the pole of his B-Main, Sanders cruised to a consolation win earning him a 13th place starting spot for the feature. With $3,000 on the line, Rodney Sanders advanced nine spots in the 40-lapper reeling in a 4th place finish behind Cade Dillard, Jesse Sobbing, and Scott Drake with Dereck Ramirez coming in 5th.

1Returning with the USMTS on Friday, Sanders joined thirty-two competitors at Lubbock Speedway (Lubbock, Texas) for the Production Jars Southern Region event presented by Day Motor Sports. Starting in 3rd in his heat, Rodney wheeled his way to the front securing is spot for the feature. Earning a pole position starting spot, Sanders led all 37-laps picking up his fifth win of the season with Jason Hughes, Jesse Sobbing, Dereck Ramirez, and Cade Dillard trailing him across the finish line. Rodney was awarded a $3,000 payday for his victory. (J Been Photo)

On Saturday night, Rodney Sanders stopped at Route 66 Motor Speedway (Amarillo, Texas) for the 7th Annual USMTS Amarillo Ambush. Cruising to another heat race victory, Sanders earned a second row starting spot for the feature starting alongside Scott Drake. Battling for a $3,000 payday, Rodney improved one positon in the 42-lapper notching a runner-up finish behind Jason Hughes with Scott Drake, Jeremy Gossett, and Cade Dillard rounding out the top five.

Rodney jumped up to fourth in the USMTS point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

April 24th, 2016 - Sanders Bags a Pair of Top Five Finishes
1Traveling to Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kansas) on Friday night, Rodney Sanders was one of thirty-five cars signed in for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) sanctioned 5th Annual Tompkins Industries Rumble on the River’s Edge. Coming from the tail in his heat, Sanders gained five positions securing his spot into the feature with a 4th place outing. Starting in 12th for the feature, Rodney stormed his way through the field ten spots notching a runner-up finish behind Jesse Sobbing with Johnny Scott, Kerry Davis, and Derek Ramirez rounding out the top five.

The following night brought Rodney to Randolph County Raceway (Moberly, Missouri) for the 6th Annual Sydenstricker Farm & Lawn Shootout. Placing 2nd in his heat race, Rodney was slated to start the 37-lap A-Main from the pole position starting spot. After leading the first 18 laps, Sanders suffered a flat tire sending him back to a 12th place outing.

Wrapping up the three-day stint in the USMTS, Sanders headed to Atchison County Raceway (Atchison, Kansas) on Sunday for the Inaugural Cage Match presented by R&S Automotive. Improving two positions in his heat, Rodney notched a heat race win and transferred into the feature with a 2nd row starting position. Battling for a $3,000 payday Rodney Sanders fell one spot in the 52-lap A-Main recording a 4th place finish behind Cade Dillard, Jason Hughes, and Daniel Hilsabeck with Jesse Sobbing coming in 5th.

Rodney is currently in seventh in the USMTS point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

April 16th, 2016 - Three Top Ten Finishes For Sanders in Super Late Model
1Returning behind the wheel of his Super Late Model, Rodney Sanders traveled to Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) on Friday night for the event sanctioned by both the MARS DIRTcar Series and the Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series. Competing in a field of twenty-eight cars, Sanders captured a heat race victory transferring him into the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Working his way into the top five, Rodney scored a 4th place finish behind Jimmy Mars, Justin Kay, and Tony Jackson Jr. with Chris Simpson coming in 5th.

1Saturday night brought Sanders to 34 Raceway (West Burlington, Iowa) for the $10,555-to-win Slocum 50. Notching a runner-up finish in his heat behind Chris Simpson, Rodney secured his spot into the 50-lap A-Main. Hanging on to a top ten finish, Rodney Sanders logged an 8th place finish in the main event.

1Hopping on the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) tour, Rodney closed out the weekend by visiting State Fair Speedway (Sedalia, Missouri) for the $5,000-to-win show. Posting a 3rd place finish in his heat, Sanders locked his spot into the 30-lap feature. Bringing home his best finish of the weekend, Rodney Sanders scored a 3rd place finish behind Billy Moyer Jr. and Terry Phillips with Jason Papich and Randy Timms rounding out the top five. (Lloyd Collins Photo)

For more results from these events, please visit www.MARSRacingSeries.com and www.MLRARacing.com.

April 9th, 2016 - Rodney Sanders Battles in Late Model Lucas Oil Speedway
1On Friday night Rodney Sanders invaded Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) for the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) season-opener. With forty-one Super Late Models signed in for the two-day Spring Nationals, Sanders scored a runner-up finish in his heat behind Jason Papich. Starting in 8th for the $2,000-to-win feature, Rodney fell back to 25th place outing.

1The following night proved to be better for Sanders as he started the night off with a heat race victory from pole position starting spot. Transferring into the $5,000-to-win main event, Rodney was slated to start 7th for the 45-lap affair. Holding on to a top ten finish, Rodney Sanders recorded a 9th place finish. (Todd Boyd Photo)

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

April 2nd, 2016 - Sanders Posts Podium Finish in King of America VI
1Piloting the #20 Swan Energy/MB Customs Open Wheel Modified, Rodney Sanders traveled to Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) on Thursday night for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) King of America VI presented by Chix Gear. Drawing one-hundred and six entries for the opening night event, Sanders reeled in a 2nd place finish in his first heat behind Tanner Mullens. Improving four positions in his second heat of the evening, Rodney’s 4th place finish in his heat put him in tenth in the points standings heading into Friday’s action. (CRP Photos)

1Coming from 10th in his first heat race, Rodney gained eight positions scoring a runner-up finish behind Brady Gerdes. Placing 3rd in his second heat of the evening, Sanders was slated to start the $12,000-to-win USMTS King of America VI from 3rd row.

1Battling with Jason Hughes early in the race, Rodney went on two advance two spots in the 72-lap affair notching a 3rd place finish behind Zack VanderBeek and Johnny Scott with Jeremy Payne and Hunter Marriott rounding out the top five.

Rodney is currently in seventh in the USMTS point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

March 19th, 2016 - Sanders Visits Humboldt Speedway for Spring Fling
1Competing in the opening night of the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) MSD Central Region, Rodney Sanders was one of thirty-nine cars signed in on Saturday night at Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas). Scoring a 3rd place finish in his heat, Sanders earned a 10th place starting positon for the 11th Annual Spring Fling A-Main. Improving three positions in the 42-lapper, Rodney notched a 7th place outing.

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

March 5th, 2016 - Sanders Bags Two Win Weekend at Southern Oklahoma
1Making the trip to Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Oklahoma), Rodney Sanders and fifty-seven cars were signed in on Thursday night for round four of the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Winter Speedweeks. Coming from 4th in his heat, Rodney captured a heat race win giving him the pole position starting spot for the feature. Paying $2,000 to the winner of the 35-lap A-Main, Sanders fell back to a 3rd place finish behind Ryan Gustin and Jason Hughes with Cade Dillard and Stormy Scott rounding out the top five.

1Coming from the 8th place starting spot in his heat race on Friday night, Rodney scored a runner-up finish behind Stormy Scott. Earning a 7th place starting position for the A-Main, Sanders made his way to the front by the second lap. Holding off a late-race charge from Stormy Scott, Rodney Sanders grabbed his second USMTS victory of the season with Stormy Scott, Austin Arneson, Jason Hughes, and Zack VanderBeek trailing him across the finish line.

1Wrapping up the USMTS Winter Speedweeks on Saturday night, Rodney Sanders stormed to a heat race victory on Saturday night from the 8th place starting spot. Earning a 6th place starting position for the main event, Rodney wheel into 3rd after the first two circuits. Working his way into the lead on lap 10, Rodney Sanders held on for the remaining 40 laps capturing his third victory of the season with Jason Hughes, Cade Dillard, Johnny Scott, and Ryan Gustin rounding out the top five. Sanders reeled in $7,000 over the weekend with his $4,000 payday on Saturday night. (Buck Monson Photos)

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

February 27th, 2016 - Three Top Five Outings For Sanders at Ark-La-Tex Speedway
1Returning to his Open Wheel Modified, Rodney Sanders was one of sixty-five entries signed in on Thursday night at Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana) for United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) sanctioned 5th Annual Cajun Clash. Recording a 3rd place spot in his heat, Sanders transferred into the B-Main with a front row starting spot. Transferring the top three, Rodney cruised to a 15-lap consolation win. Starting in 15th for the $2,000-to-win A-Main, Rodney Sanders worked his way through the field eleven positions scoring a 4th place finish behind Stormy Scott, Terry Phillips and Jason Hughes with Jamie Burford coming in 5th.

1Coming from the 3rd place starting position, Rodney captured a heat race win on Friday night giving him an 8th place start spot for the feature. Working his way through the field five spots in the 40-lap A-Main, Sanders scored a podium finish behind Ryan Gustin and Jason Hughes with Chris Brown and Kyle Strickler rounding out the top five.

Competing in the final night of the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental at Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Sanders transferred into the B-Main after placing 3rd in his heat. Starting on the pole, Rodney cruised to a 15-lap consolation win earning him a 15th place starting spot for the feature. Paying $4,000 to the winner of Saturday night’s finale, Rodney Sanders improved eleven positions in the 50-lapper landing a 4th place finish behind Jake Gallardo, Stormy Scott and Johnny Scott with Chris Brown grabbing the 5th place spot.

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

February 20th, 2016 - Sanders Lands Top Five Finish at Volusia Speedway Park
1After a brief stint in his Modified, Rodney Sanders returned to his Super Late Model on Monday night at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) for the opening night 45th Annual UMP DIRTcar Nationals. Laying down the 2nd fastest time in his qualifying group, Rodney went on to score 3rd place finish in his heat transferring him into the 30-lap main event. Starting in 10th for the $7,000-to-win A-Main, Sanders held his spot recording a 10th place finish. (Heath Lawson Photos)

1Recording the 4th fastest time in his qualifying group on Tuesday night, Rodney needed a 4th place finish or better in his heat to make the show. Scoring a 3rd place finish, Sanders transferred into the A-Main with a 7th place starting position. Running in the top ten for the first 15 laps, Rodney Sanders looped around on the lap 16 sending him back to a 20th place outing.

1On Wednesday night in a field of fifty-two Super Late Models, Rodney Sanders followed up his 2nd fastest time in his qualifying group with an 8-lap heat race win. After receiving a 6th place starting spot for the main event, Sanders worked his way into the top five by the end of the 40-lapper. Battling for a $10,000 payday, Rodney scored a 5th place finish behind Scott Bloomquist, Jonathan Davenport, Dale McDowell, and Josh Richards.

1Returning to Volusia Speedway Park on Thursday, Rodney Sanders was one of fifty-eight cars signed in for the first night of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series (WoO) action. After placing 9th in his heat, Rodney transferred into the B-Main for another shot at the feature. Transferring the top two, Sanders failed to make it out for his consolation event.

After recording the 10th fastest qualifying time in his group on Friday night, Sanders would need a 3rd place finish or better in his heat from a 4th place starting position. Falling back to a 9th place outing, Rodney transferred into the B-Main for one more shot at the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Needing a runner-up finish or better, Rodney Sanders retired an 8th place finish.

Wrapping up the 45th Annual DIRTcar Nationals, Rodney was one of forty-nine cars signed in on Saturday night. Needing a 3rd place finish or better in his heat, Sanders came one spot short with a 4th place finish. Battling for a 2nd place finish in his B-Main, Rodney fell two spots short again with a 4th place outing.

For more results from these events, please visit www.DIRTcarNationals.com and www.WoOLMS.com.

February 13th, 2016 - Sanders Captures USMTS Opener at Shady Oaks Speedway
1Making the trip to Shady Oaks Speedway (Goliad, Texas), Rodney Sanders was one of thirty Open Wheel Modifieds signed in on Thursday night for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) opener. Coming from 5th in his heat, Sanders scored a runner-up finish behind Cade Dillard. Starting on the 4th row for the $2,000-to-win A-Main, Sanders worked his way to the front by lap-22. Holding off a late race charge from Jason Hughes, Rodney captured his first victory of the 2016 season with Hughes, Cade Dillard, Joe Duvall, and Ben Kates rounding out the top five. (Carey Akin Photo)

1Competing in the second night of action at Shady Oaks Speedway, Sanders logged a 3rd place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main for another shot at the $3,000-to-win feature. Scoring a runner-up finish behind Jason Hughes, Rodney earned an 8th row starting spot for the feature. With 35-laps to work his way to the front, Rodney Sanders retired a 23rd place finish.

Wrapping up the three-day USMTS opener, Rodney Sanders was one of thirty-three Modifieds signed in on Saturday night. Cruising to an 8-lap heat race win, Sanders earned a 3rd row starting position for the main event. Battling for the lead in the first ten laps, Rodney made hard contact with another competitor on lap-10 bringing an early end to his night.

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

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January 17th, 2016 - Sanders Lands Top Ten Finish in Super Late Model
1For the third night of action in the Wild West Shootout, Rodney Sanders found better results in a field of fifty-three Super Late Models. After improving four positions his heat, Sanders was slated to start on the 3rd row for the feature event. Looking for his best finish of the season in his Late Model, Rodney landed a 9th place finish in the 30-lap affair. (Shana Bray Photo)

On Friday night in his Super Late Model, Rodney Sanders improved five spots in his heat recording a 3rd place finish and securing a spot into the 30-lap feature event. Paying another $5,000 to the feature winner, Sanders fell one position retiring a solid 7th place outing.

1Starting in 4th for his heat race on Saturday night, Rodney worked his way to the front bringing home a heat race win. Earning the pole position starting spot for the $5,000-to-win feature, Sanders reeled in another top ten performance with a 9th place finish.

Returning back behind the wheel of his Open Wheel Modified on Saturday, Rodney scored a podium finish in his heat transferring him into the 25-lap main event. Looking for his first win of the season in his Modified, Sanders captured a runner-up finish behind Todd Schute with Ryan Gustin, Phillip Houston, and Ryan Mikkelson rounding out the top five.

1For the final night of action in the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout, Rodney Sanders notched another heat race win in his Late Model transferring him into the main event with a 5th row starting spot. Battling for the top prize of $11,000, Sanders fell back to a 20th place exit in Sunday night’s program. (Tom Macht Photo)

In a field of thirty-one entries on Sunday for the sixth night of the Barnett Harley-Davidson Modifieds presented by MVT Action, Rodney Sanders recorded a 2nd place heat finish behind Stormy Scott. With 25-laps to work his way to the front in the A-Main, Sanders retired a 22nd place outing.

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

January 10th, 2016 - Rodney Sanders Begins 2016 Season at Wild West Shootout
1Kicking off the 2016 campaign, Rodney Sanders made the trip to USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona) on Saturday powering both his Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified. Drawing sixty Super Late Models for the 10th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout, Sanders logged a 4th place heat finish transferring him into the B-Main. Needing a 3rd place finish or better to make the show, Rodney edged his way into the feature with a 3rd place spot. Battling for the $5,000 payday in the 30-lap A-Main, Sanders pulled off late in the feature retiring a 22nd place finish.

In a field of forty-four cars for the Barnett Harley-Davidson Modifieds presented by MVT Action, Rodney cruised to an 8-lap heat race win giving him a top five starting spot for the feature. Leading the first nine laps, Sanders fell back one spot finishing 2nd behind Cade Dillard with Darron Fuqua, Phillip Houston, and Fito Gallardo rounding out the top five.

1The following night with fifty-seven Super Late Models signed in, Sanders fell one spot in his heat sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the top three into the feature, Rodney earned a 12th row starting spot for the feature with a 3rd place consolation outing. With $5,000 on the line, Rodney Sanders gained two spots in the 50-lapper registering a 22nd place outing. (Tom Macht Photo)

Returning behind the wheel of his #20 Swan Energy/MB Customs Open Wheel Modified on Sunday night, Rodney captured another heat race victory transferring him into the 25-lap feature. Getting into the wall on the first lap, Sanders failed to finish the A-Main.

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

December 22nd, 2015 - Rodney Sanders Finishes Season With Twenty-Five Wins
Attending a total of one hundred and two events during the 2015 season, Rodney Sanders reeled in an impressvie twenty-five wins. With the weather affecting twenty-two of his scheduled dates, Sanders picked up seventy-seven top ten finishes and sixty-five top five finishes in two separate divisions.