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July 18, 2018 - Sanders Soars to Sixth Win of the Season at Southern IA Speedway
1On Tuesday night the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) returned to action at Hamilton County Speedway (Webster City, Iowa) for the 12th annual Webster City Wrangle presented by AmericInn. Passing one car in his heat race, Sanders recorded a 2nd place finish behind Lucas Schott positioning him 8th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Breaking into the Top-5, Rodney gained four spots to place 4th behind Johnny Scott, Lucas Schott, and Stormy Scott with Casey Arneson coming in 5th.

1Wednesday night brought 26 USMTS followers to Southern Iowa Speedway (Oskaloosa, Iowa) for the 11th annual Summit Racing Summer Classic. Jumping up one spot in his 8-lap heat, Sanders cruised to a heat race victory earning him 2nd-starting position for the feature. Leading wire-to-wire, Rodney Sanders streaked to his sixth win of the season topping Stormy Scott, Johnny Scott, Terry Phillips, and Lucas Schott at the line. He claimed a $2,500 payday for his dominant performance in the 30-lapper.

Rodney is currently third in the Hunt for the Casey's Cup point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

July 7, 2018 - Sanders Bags Top 5 Finish in Gopher 50 at Deer Creek
1Rodney Sanders traveled to Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wisconsin) on Friday evening for the River City Rumble. In a field of 40 Open Wheel Modifieds, Rodney secured his spot into the A-Main with a 4th place finish in his heat. Slated to start the feature in 20th, Sanders suffered mechanical issues before the start of the show that prevented him from making it out.

1The following night at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) for the United States Racing Association (USRA) sanctioned Gopher 50, Rodney passed seven cars in his heat reeling in a 2nd place finish behind Nate Wasmund. Earning the 6th-starting position for the A-Main, Sanders jumped up two spots in the 25-lapper to place 4th behind Zack VanderBeek, Stormy Scott, and Jake Timm with Jason Krohn coming in 5th.

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

June 28, 2018 - Rodney Sanders Follows USMTS to Nobles County Speedway
1Thursday night saw Rodney Sanders return with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) at Nobles County Speedway (Worthington, Minnesota) for the 8th annual Summer Slam. Starting on the pole of his heat, Sanders cruised to an 8-lap heat race victory positioning him 8th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Coming one spot shy of a Top-5 finish, Rodney jumped up two spots reeling in a 6th place outing. (Tyler Rinken photo)

1The following night at Brown County Speedway (Aberdeen, South Dakota) for the 3rd annual Modified Showdown, Rodney gained one spot in his heat to place 2nd behind Dereck Ramirez. Earning the 8th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main, Sanders slipped back to a 14th place outing in the 40-lap affair.

On Saturday evening at Devil’s Lake Speedway (Lakota, North Dakota), Sanders fell one spot in his heat logging a 4th place finish. Starting in the 40-lap feature in the 11th, Rodney improved five positions reeling in a 6th place finish.

Rodney remains in third in the Hunt for the Casey's Cup point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

June 21, 2018 - Sanders Attends Clash at the Creek at 141 Speedway
1On Wednesday night Rodney Sanders made the trip to 141 Speedway (Francis Creek, Wisconsin) for the two-day Clash at the Creek. Running in two rounds of heat races, Rodney jumped up two spots in his first heat to place 4th. Starting his second heat in 5th, Sanders dropped two positions logging a 7th place finish. Transferring into the B-Main on Thursday for one last shot at the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Rodney fell short of a transfer position with a 7th place outing.

For more results from this event, please visit www.141Speedway.com.

June 16, 2018 - Rodney Sanders Crowned Master at Cedar Lake Speedway
1Rodney Sanders dominated the second annual Modified Masters on Saturday night at Wisconsin’s Cedar Lake Speedway in his Wichita Tank Racing #20 DriveWFX.com/ Swan Energy MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified.

The Texas racer pocketed $40,000 for his efforts, which marked the richest payday of his young career.

“I still don’t know that it’s fully sunk in that I won a race that paid $40,000-to-win,” Sanders laughed on Tuesday. “This definitely makes up for the slow start we’ve had to the year. We unloaded fast on Thursday, and we just kept getting better throughout the weekend. I can’t thank all of my team, sponsors, and fans enough for their support. This win is dedicated to all of them. Again, it’s all almost unbelievable, but I’m definitely thankful it’s not a dream!”

Kicking off the second annual Modified Masters weekend, Rodney Sanders invaded Cedar Lake Speedway (New Richmond, Wisconsin) on Thursday evening for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) sanctioned weekend.

With a stout field of 58 Open Wheel Modifieds entered into the Prelude to the Masters, Rodney advanced two spots in his heat to record a seventh-place finish. Sanders’ heat race performance left him short of locking into the finale, and as a result he was forced to run a B-main, where he edged his way into the show with the fourth-and-final transfer spot. Rolling off 24th for the feature, Rodney Sanders charged through the field 13 spots in the 40-lap affair, reeling in an 11th-place finish.

On Friday night with two rounds of heat races being contested, Sanders passed five cars in his first heat to notch a fourth-place finish. Starting the second heat in the fifth position, Rodney jumped up two spots to place third.

Via his heat race finishes, Sanders earned a spot into the 12-lap Pole Dash, where he gained one position to finish third.

1Rolling off third for the 70-lap main event on Saturday evening, Rodney jumped into the lead on the opening lap. He led every circuit and held off late-race challenges from Dereck Ramirez and Cade Dillard to pick up his fifth win of the season and a $40,000 payday. Dillard, Ramirez, A.J. Diemel, and Jason Hughes rounded out the Top-5 finishers. (Charlie Weber photo)

Rodney is currently third in the Hunt for the Casey's Cup point standings.

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

June 8, 2018 - Sanders Capture 81st USMTS Victory at 81 Speedway; Wins Thriller Over Scott Brothers at Dodge City
1 Thursday night found Rodney Sanders return with the United States Modified Touring Series at 81 Speedway (Park City, Kansas) kicking off the Sunflower State Showdown. In a field of 35 cars, Sanders jumped up two spots in his heat race reeling in a 3rd place finish. Earning the 10th-starting position for the opening night feature, Rodney overtook race-leader Johnny Scott on lap 29 and held off the 26-car field in the final 11 circuits to pick up the $2,500 payday and his third victory of the season. The win marked Sanders 81st career USMTS victory. Scott, Zack VanderBeek, Stormy Scott, and R.C. Whitwell completed the Top-5 finishers. (Todd Boyd photos)

1For the second round of the Sunflower State Showdown on Friday night at Dodge City Raceway Park (Dodge City, Kansas), Rodney passed three cars in his heat race to place 2nd behind Lucas Schott. Rolling off 3rd for the $3,000-to-win A-Main, Sanders ran in 3rd the first 20 circuits until slipping past Johnny Scott after a restart. Overtaking Stormy Scott on lap-31, Rodney Sanders navigated his way through lap traffic in the final nine laps to capture his fourth win of the season. Johnny Scott, Zack VanderBeek, Ricky Thornton Jr., and Dereck Ramirez rounded out the Top-5 finishers in the 40-lap affair.  

1On Saturday at Salina Speedway (Salina, Kansas) for the final night of the Sunflower State Showdown, Sanders dropped two spots in his heat to place 4th. Earning the 12th-starting position for the finale, Rodney gained seven positions to place 5th behind Johnny Scott, Tanner Mullens, Dereck Ramirez, and Jake O’Neil.

Rodney jumped up to third in the Hunt for the Casey's Cup point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

May 27, 2018 - Sanders Lands 5th Place Finish at Deer Creek Speedway
1On Saturday evening Rodney Sanders returned with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) for the 16th annual Southern Minnesota Spring Challenge. In a field of 44 cars, Sanders started the night off with an 8-lap heat race win locking him into the 4th-starting position for the A-Main. Losing one spot in the 40-lap affair, Rodney scored a 5th place finish behind Dustin Sorensen, Lucas Schott, Johnny Scott, and Zack VanderBeek.

The following night at Upper Iowa Speedway (Decorah, Iowa) for the 11th annual Nordic Nationals, Rodney locked his spot into the $2,500-to-win A-Main with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Starting in 6th, Sanders held his spot for all 40-laps to place 6th.

Rodney is currently fifth in the Hunt for the Casey's Cup point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

May 6, 2018 - Pair of Top 5 Finishes With USMTS
1After losing Friday’s opener at I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, Arkansas), Rodney Sanders was one of 43 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) entries signed in at Tri-State Speedway (Pocola, Oklahoma) on Saturday night. Passing four cars in his heat race, Sanders streaked to an 8-lap heat race victory positioning him 5th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Breaking into a podium spot, Rodney jumped up three positions to place 2nd behind Zack VanderBeek with Jake O’Neil, Terry Phillips, and Jason Hughes completing the Top-5 finishers.

On Saturday night at Creek County Speedway (Kellyville, Oklahoma) for the Henryetta Ford Clash at The Creek, Sanders locked his spot into the $4,000-to-win A-Main with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Lucas Schott. Starting in 4th, Rodney held his spot for all 40-laps notching a 4th place finish behind Stormy Scott, Johnny Scott, and Jake O’Neil with Lucas Schott coming in 5th.

Rodney has jumped up to fourth in the Hunt for the Casey's Cup point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

April 29, 2018 - Sanders Soars to First Win of the Season at Route 66 Motor Speedway
1Rodney Sanders headed to West Texas Raceway (Lubbock, Texas) on Friday evening returning with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). Improving two positions in his heat race, Sanders recorded a 3rd place finish locking him into the 11th-starting position for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top-10, Rodney gained two spots logging a 9th place outing.

1The following night at Route 66 Motor Speedway (Amarillo, Texas) for the 9th annual Amarillo Ambush, Rodney advanced through the field seven positions in his heat race reeling in an 8-lap victory. Earning the 3rd-starting position for the feature, Rodney led wire-to-wire en route to his first win of the season and a $3,000 payday. Cade Dillard, Jake O’Neil, Johnny Scott and Stormy Scott completed the Top-5 finishers in the 40-lap affair. (Tyler Rinken photo)

Sunday night brought 32 USMTS entries to Enid Speedway (Enid, Oklahoma) for the 2nd annual Oklahoma Spring Nationals. Holding his spot in his heat race, Sanders logged a 3rd place finish positioning him 13th on the starting grid for the $2,500-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Rodney gained eight spots to place 5th behind Lucas Schott, Ryan Gustin, Dereck Ramirez, and Johnny Scott.

Rodney remains eighth in the Hunt for the Casey's Cup point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

April 22, 2018 - Rodney Sanders Attends Short Track Shootout at SNMS
1Kicking off the three-day Rancho Milagro Short Track Shootout, Rodney Sanders was one of 53 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in at Southern New Mexico Speedway (Las Cruces, New Mexico) on Thursday night for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) sanctioned weekend. Jumping up three spots in his heat, Sanders recorded a 3rd place finish positioning him 12th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Breaking into the Top-10, Rodney improved five spots to place 7th.

1On Friday night for another $3,000-to-win A-Main, Sanders locked his spot into the feature with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Billy Vogel. Rolling off 10th, Rodney gained one spot in the 40-lap affair reeling in a 9th place outing. (Jim Rosas photo)

Wrapping up Short Track Shootout on Saturday, Rodney dropped two positions in his heat logging a 6th place finish. Transferring into the B-Main for another shot at the finale, Sanders streaked to a 15-lap B-Main victory locking him into the 14th-starting spot. With $3,000 on the line, Rodney Sanders passed three cars in the 40-lapper recorded an 11th place finish.

Rodney sits in eighth in the Hunt for the Casey's Cup point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

April 14, 2018 - Podium Finish With USMTS at Canyon Speedway Park
1Friday night found Rodney Sanders in action at Canyon Speedway Park (Peoria, Arizona) returning with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). Passing three cars in his heat race, Sanders landed a 5th place finish transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top-5 into the opening night feature, Rodney captured a 10-lap consolation victory locking him into the 14th-starting position for the A-Main. Wheeling his way into the Top-10, Sanders improved six spots in the 40-lap affair to place 8th.

Returning on Saturday evening, Sanders started the night off with an 8-lap heat race win positioning him 6th on the starting grid for the feature. With $3,375 on the line, Rodney Sanders jumped up four spots reeling in a runner-up finish behind Johnny Scott with Jake O’Neil, Stormy Scott, and Bumper Jones completing the Top-5 finishers.

Rodney is currently sixth in the Hunt for the Casey's Cup point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

March 31, 2018 - Rodney Sanders Visits LaSalle for Thaw Brawl
1Rodney Sanders headed to La Salle Speedway (La Salle, Illinois) on Friday evening for the Lucas Oil Late Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) season opener. With 48 Super Late Models on hand for the two-day Hoker Trucking Thaw Brawl, Sanders logged a 4th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Failing to place in the Top 4, Rodney was granted a provisional into the opening night feature. With $5,000 on the line, Rodney Sanders gained six spots to place 15th.

1The following night for the $15,000 top prize, Rodney slipped back to an 8th place finish in his heat race sending him into the B-Main. Needing to place into the Top-3 to make the $15,000-to-win finale, Sanders logged a 6th place finish forcing him to rely on a provisional into the show. Starting in 21st, Rodney jumped up two positions in the 75-lap affair logging a 19th place outing. (Lloyd Collins photo)

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

March 17, 2018 - Sanders Bags Top 5 Finish in King of America VIII at Humboldt
1Kicking off the King of America VIII Modified Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment, Rodney Sanders was one 78 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) signed in at Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) on Thursday evening. Passing five cars in his heat race, Sanders landed a 3rd place finish transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top 3 into the opening night feature, Rodney posted a 2nd place finish behind Lucas Schott earning him the 17th-starting spot for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top-10, Rodney Sanders improved nine spots in the 40-lap affair reeling in an 8th place finish.

1Returning on Friday evening for two rounds of heat races, Sanders gained five spots in his first heat to place 3rd. Rolling off 5th for his second heat, Rodney held his spot for all 8-laps logging an 5th place finish. Transferring into the B-Main on Saturday for another shot at the main event, Rodney scored a 5th place finish positioning him 17th on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Rodney Sanders improved 12 spots in the 75-lap affair reeling in a 5th place finish behind Lucas Schott, Ricky Thornton Jr., Johnny Scott, and Stormy Scott. (CRP photo)

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

March 10, 2018 - Rodney Sanders Follows USMTS to Mississippi
1Friday night found Rodney Sanders in action at Jackson Motor Speedway (Byram, Mississippi) for the fourth round of the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Winter Speedweeks presented by MSD Performance. Improving two spots in his heat race, Sanders logged a 7th place finish transferring him into the B-Main. Needing to place in the Top 4 to make the opening night feature, Rodney gained six spots reeling in a 3rd place finish. Rolling off 19th for the feature, Rodney was an early retiree from the 40-lap feature on lap 16.

The following night with 43 cars on hand at Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Mississippi), Sanders started the night off with a heat race victory positioning him 9th on the starting grid for the feature. With $3,000 on the line, Sanders dropped three spots registering a 12th place finish.

Sunday’s USMTS finale at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) was axed by bad weather.  

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

March 2, 2018 - Podium Finish at Kennedale Speedway
1 Rodney Sanders returned with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) on Friday evening at Kennedale Speedway Park (Kennedale, Texas) for the third round of the Summit USTMS Winter Speedweeks presented by MSD Performance. Improving one spot in his heat, Sanders cruised to the 8-lap win earning him the 4th-starting position for the A-Main. With $3,000 on the line, Rodney jumped up two spots in the 35-lapper to place 2nd behind Ethan Dotson with Cade Dillard, Zane Ferrell, and Johnny Scott completing the Top-5 finishes.

Mother Nature rained out Saturday and Sunday’s USMTS events at Superbowl Speedway (Greenville, Texas) and Grayson County Speedway (Bells, Texas).

Rodney is currently fourth in the USMTS Southern Series point standings. For more results from this event, please visit www.USMTS.com.

February 24, 2018 - Sanders Lands Top 5 Finish With USMTS at South Texas
1On Friday night Rodney Sanders hopped behind the wheel of his Open Wheel Modified for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) season opener at South Texas Speedway (Corpus Christi, Texas). With 26 cars on hand for the 9th annual Summit USMTS Winter Speedweeks presented by MSD Performance, Sanders started the night off with a heat race win earning him the pole position for the opening night feature. After leading the opening 35 circuits, Rodney suffered a broken drive-shaft that forced him pit-side.

1Returning on Saturday evening, Sanders landed a 2nd place finish in his heat race behind Bobby Malchus positioning him 5th on the starting grid for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Improving one spot in the 40-lap affair, Rodney Sanders posted a 4th place finish behind Johnny Scott, Cade Dillard, and Ethan Dotson with Joe Duvall coming in 5th. (Ron Skinner photo)

Sunday’s USMTS finale at Texana Raceway Park (Edna, Texas) was wiped out by the weather.

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

January 14, 2018 - 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, 2018 - 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.