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November 29, 2018 - Rodney Sanders Ends 2018 Season With 12 Wins
Rodney Sanders traveled to a total of 71 events during the 2018 season while capturing 12 wins aboard his Wichita Tank Racing #20 DriveWFX.com/ Swan Energy MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engines Open Wheel Modified. With the weather determining the outcome of 13 of his scheduled dates, Sanders recorded 54 Top-10 outings and 40 Top-5 finishes. He also finished 3rd in the USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup point standings.


November 3, 2018 - 12th Place Finish in Southern Nationals at Kennedale
1Wrapping up the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) season, Rodney Sanders traveled to Kennedale Speedway Park (Kennedale, Texas) on Friday night for the Inaugural Summit Southern Nationals. Competing in two rounds of heat races, Rodney jumped up one spot in his first heat to pick up the 10-lap victory. Starting his second heat in 9th, Sanders held his spot for all 10-laps to place 9th.

Starting in 8th in his C-Main on Saturday, Rodney scored a 7th place finish transferring him into the B-Main. Failing to place in the Top 12, Sanders was granted a provisional into the $10,000-to-win main event. With Mother Nature shortening the 60-lapper to 17 laps, Rodney Sanders improved 13 spots to place 12th.

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


October 28, 2018 - Runner-up Finish in USRA Fall Nationals at SNMS
1Rodney Sanders was one of 50 USRA Modifieds signed in at Southern New Mexico Speedway (Las Cruces, New Mexico) on Thursday night kicking off the 19th annual USRA Fall Nationals. Passing four cars in his heat, Sanders streaked to an 8-lap heat race victory positioning him 8th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Reeling in a podium finish, Rodney improved five spots in the 25-lapper to place 3rd behind Jake O’Neil and Johnny Scott with Jake Gallardo and Dereck Ramirez completing the Top-5 finishers.

With his spot already locked into Saturday’s finale, Sanders sat out Friday’s program to prepare for the main event. Rolling off 5th, Rodney Sanders jumped up three spots notching a 2nd place finish behind Johnny Scott with Jake O’Neil, Zack VanderBeek and Stormy Scott trailing them to the checkers.

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


October 21, 2018 - Sanders Records a Trio of Podium Finishes in USRA Nationals; Bags 12th Win of the Season at Elk City
1Thursday night saw Rodney Sanders return to action at I-35 Speedway (Winston, Missouri) for the 5th annual Summit Racing Equipment USRA Nationals. In a field of 24 Open Wheel Modifieds, Sanders passed five cars in his 8-lap heat race to place 2nd behind Ryan Middaugh. Earning the 7th-starting position for the opening night feature, Rodney passed four cars reeling in a 3rd place finish behind Ryan Gustin and Darron Fuqua with Ryan Gillmore and Dennis Elliott rounding out the Top-5.

The following night, Sanders started the night off with a heat race victory positioning him on the pole for the $500-to-win A-Main. Dropping one spot in the 20-lap affair, Rodney posted a runner-up finish behind Ryan Gustin with Ryan Gilmore, Cody Simpson, and Dennis Elliott trailing them to the checkers.

On Saturday evening with his spot already locked into the finale, Sanders notched a 2nd place finish behind Ryan Gustin in the Pole Dash locking him into the 2nd-starting spot for the A-Main. With $4,000 on the line, Rodney held his spot for all 50-laps registering a 2nd place finish behind Gustin with Darron Fuqua, Ryan Gilmore, and Jake Timm completing the Top-5 finishers.

1Sunday night found Sanders in action at Elk City Motor Speedway (Elk City, Oklahoma) for the Winter Nationals. With 15 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand, Rodney locked his spot into the A-Main with 8-lap heat race victory. Rolling off 3rd, Rodney Sanders outran 2nd-starting Cole Traugott to pick up his 12th win of the season. Traugott, Logan Robertson, Kale Westover, and Bobby Mayfield rounded out the Top-5 finishers in the 20-lap affair. (Tyler Rinken Photography)

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


September 28, 2018 - Rodney Sanders Begins Race for Hope 74 at Batesville
1On Tuesday night Rodney Sanders was one of 114 IMCA Modifieds signed in at Batesville Motor Speedway (Batesville, Arkansas) for the second annual Race for Hope 74. With time trials on Tuesday setting the line-ups for heat races on Wednesday night, Sanders registered the 28th fastest time overall locking him into the 8th-starting position for his heat. Transferring only the race winner into the opening night feature, Rodney charged through the field six spots to place 2nd behind Justin Kay.

The following night, Sanders came in 2nd in his heat behind Tripp Gaylord positioning him 21st on the starting grid for the preliminary feature. Locking the Top 8 finishers into Saturday’s $20,000-to-win A-Main, Rodney dropped three spots logging a 24th place finish.

Returning on Friday evening for one final chance at the $20,000-to-win finale, Sanders passed four cars in his heat to place 4th.  Starting in 20th in his consolation event, Rodney fell short of a transfer spot with a 15th place outing.

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