Press
Events
profile
Media
Partners
Apparel
Contact
Archives
For Sale
Blank1
.: Latest News:.
October 24, 2020 - Rodney Sanders Online Store Loaded with New Merchandise
The Apparel page has been updated with the latest Rodney Sanders 2020 Merchandise. Head on over today to place an order on T-Shirts and Hoodies!

October 24, 2020 - Rodney Sanders double dips at Ardmore in TOMS Nationals
1On Friday afternoon Rodney Sanders visited Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Okla.) pulling double duty in the Modified and Sport Mod ranks for the TOMS Nationals. With the stout field of 52 Touring Outlaw Modified Series (TOMS) entries competing in two rounds of heat races, Sanders jumped up two spots in his first round to pick up the 12-lap victory. Passing five cars in his second heat to record the win, Rodney locked into the Dash on Saturday night.

1Powering Chance McDaniel’s No. 02S entry in the sport mod ranks, Rodney followed up a runner-up finish in his first heat with a 10-lap victory in his second round. The finishes positioned him third on the starting grid for the Saturday night’s finale.

Improving three spots in the Dash to finish third, Sanders locked onto the second row for the TOMS Nationals. Outrunning Tanner Mullens, Rodney Sanders rolled to his 19th win of the season over Mullens, Colby Smith, Cole Traugott, and Kevin Rutherford. He earned $4,500. (Fritz photo)

In the Sport Mod finale, Sanders fended off a charging Jared Baird in the 30-lapper to secure his second win of the night and 20th of 2020. Taking the checkers ahead of Baird, Shelby Williams, Tate Butler, and Jeramie Cox, Sanders bagged $1,500.

For more results from these events, please visit www.SouthernOklahomaSpeedway.com and www.TouringMods.com.

October 3, 2020 - Sanders takes home night two of USRA Nationals at Webster City
1Rodney Sanders was back in the winner’s circle Friday after claiming a United States Racing Association (UCRA) Nationals preliminary night win aboard his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified.

“We had a great weekend at Hamilton County Speedway. I always enjoy racing there,” said Sanders. “We had a really fast car all weekend. I really liked our chances for Saturday night’s finale, but we came up just short. We were on the podium every night, so we’ll take it and head to the next one. We’re going to take this weekend off to regroup and decide where to race next.”

Rodney Sanders headed to Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa on Thursday night to kickstart the three-day event. In a field of 21 cars, Sanders jumped up spot in his heat race to pick up the 8-lap victory.

Starting the $500-to-win A-Main in seventh, Rodney gained five spots in the 20-lap affair to register a runner-up finish behind Lucas Schott with Jake Gallardo, Fito Gallardo, and Jacob Bleess rounding out the Top-5.

The following night, Rodney secured his spot into the main event with a third place finish in his heat race. Rolling off fifth, Sanders wrestled away the lead from Jake Gallardo on lap 12 and led the remaining eighth circuits to capture his 18th win of the season and a $500 payday with an additional $140 for his 14 USRA starts during the 2020 season. He took the checkers ahead of Lucas Schott, Jacob Bleess, Josh Angst, and Jake Gallardo. (Tyler Rinken photo)

With preliminary results from Thursday and Friday setting the grid for Saturday night’s finale, Sanders locked into the second-starting position for the $2,000-to-win main event. Losing one spot in the 40-lapper, Rodney notched a third place finish behind Lucas Schott and Jake Gallardo with Jacob Bleess and Josh Angst completing the Top-5 finishers.

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

September 26, 2020 - Pair of Top-5 finishes in Fall Jamboree at Deer Creek
1Behind the wheel of his Kenny’s Tile No. 20 Modified, Rodney Sanders invaded Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minn.) on Friday afternoon for the 22nd annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree. Drawing a stout field of 70 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) entries for the two-day event, Sanders marched forward six spots in his heat race to register a third place finish. Earning the 11th-starting position for the $7,000-to-win A-Main, Rodney improved six spots in the 40-lapper to place fifth behind Jake O’Neil, Brandon Davis, Terry Phillips, and Jason Hughes.

Returning on Saturday, Rodney gained eight spots in his heat race to pick up the 8-lap victory. Starting the $10,000-to-win finale in sixth, Sanders was up to second by lap 13 and began closing the distance on race-leader Jake O’Neil. Unable to close the gap on O'Neil, Sanders faded one spot late in the 50-lap affair to finish third behind O’Neil and Jake Timm with Zack VanderBeek and Jacob Blees rounding out the Top-5.

Rodney remains out front in the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

September 19, 2020 - Trio of podium finishes at Route 66 Motor Speedway
1Friday night found Rodney Sanders in action at Route 66 Motor Speedway (Amarillo, Tex.) pulling double duty in the Modified and Limited Modified ranks for the Mark Rogers/Butch Reid Jr. Memorial. Competing in two rounds of heat races in the No. 02 Limited Modified, Sanders dropped five spots in his first round to finish fifth. Passing six cars in his second heat, Rodney scored a fifth place finish, transferring him into the C-Main on Saturday.

In his ARMI Contractors No. 20 USRA Modified, Rodney secured his spot into the opening night feature with a heat race victory. Starting in sixth, Sanders clawed forward three spots to place third behind Jake Gallardo and Phillip Houston with Gene Weaver and A.J. Vasquez rounding out the Top-5.

After improving six spots in his C-Main on Saturday to finish second behind Ty Weatherbee, Sanders advanced through the field 14 spots in his B-Main to pick up the win. Starting the $4,000-to-win A-Main in 13th, Rodney passed 11 cars in the 50-lapper to come home second behind Kale Westover with Cory Williams, Robby Carter, and Dustin Robinson trailing them to the checkers. (DrRock's Photography)

In his Modified, Rodney started the night off with a heat race victory, which positioned him sixth on the starting grid for the finale. With $1,300 on the line, Sanders improved four spots to register a runner-up finish behind Nathan Smith with Vince Lucas, Matt Newkirk, and Fito Gallardo completing the Top-5 finishers.

For more results from these events, please visit www.Route66MotorSpeedway.net.

September 13, 2020 - Sanders cruises to Boothill checkers in I-20 Showdown
1Rodney Sanders inched closer to his fourth-career United States Modified Touring Series (UMSTS) national title Saturday after collecting his tenth tour victory of 2020 at Boothill Speedway in Greenwood, La.

The driver of the Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified now has 25 Top-5 and 34 Top-10 efforts in 35 USMTS starts this season. Sanders can secure his second-straight USMTS crown by finishing inside the Top-10 in each of the remaining tour events.

“It was a great weekend for us,” Sanders recollected. “We’re getting closer to the championship; we just need to keep this consistency going and finish strong. I never dreamed that I’d win even one USMTS championship and now were on the cusp of our fourth. Thank you to everyone who has made this possible. I’m looking forward to Deer Creek next week.”

Following the USMTS on a southern swing, Rodney Sanders made the trip to Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, La. Friday night for the eighth annual Cajun Clash. Passing seven cars in his heat race to place second behind Dereck Ramirez, Rodney locked into the sixth-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main.

With race-winner Zack VanderBeek leading flag-to-flag, Sanders marched forward four spots to notch a runner-up finish behind VanderBeek with Brooks Strength, Cade Dillard, and Joe Duvall completing the Top-5 finishers.

The following night at Boothill Speedway in Greenwood, La. for the I-20 Showdown, Sanders secured his spot in the main event with a runner-up finish in his heat race behind Chris Henigan. (Scott Burson photo | Scott's Custom Art)

Sneaking past polesitter Terry Phillips on the second lap, Rodney led the remaining 39 circuits to capture his 17th overall win of the season. Dereck Ramirez, Tanner Mullens, Zack VanderBeek, and Tyler Wolff trailed him to the checkers in the 40-lap affair.

For the final round of the tripleheader weekend, Sanders stopped at RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas Sunday afternoon. Picking up an 8-lap heat race victory over Jason Ingalls, Rodney eanred the third-starting position for the $2,500-to-win finale.

Jumping up one spot in the 40-lap affair, Sanders scored a second-place finish behind Dereck Ramirez with Jason Ingalls, Jake Gallardo, and Jason Hughes rounding out the Top-5.

The USMTS will have a weekend off before the 22nd Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree takes place Friday and Saturday, September 25-26 at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn. Shortened to just two days this year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the mega-event will be the next-to-last points races in the hunt for the USMTS National Championship.

Rodney has built a 179-point lead over Dereck Ramirez atop the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

September 6, 2020 - Sanders lands Top-5 finish in War in West Union
1Taking part in the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Labor Day weekend doubleheader, Rodney Sanders traveled to Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minn.) on Saturday night for the Labor Day Duel. Gaining two spots in his heat race to finish third, Sanders locked into the 12th-starting position for the opening night feature. Muscling forward four spots in the 40-lap affair, Rodney notched an eighth place finish.

On Sunday afternoon at Fayette County Speedway (West Union, Iowa) for the War in West Union, Rodney scored a runner-up finish in his heat behind Terry Phillips, which positioned him sixth on the starting grid for the $2,500-to-win finale. After a mistake early in the race got him turned around, Sanders marched from the tail of the field to place fourth behind Terry Phillips, Tanner Mullens, and Zack VanderBeek with Jake O’Neil coming in fifth.

Rodney holds a comfortable lead over Dereck Ramirez atop the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

August 22, 2020 - Rodney Sanders claims two-win USMTS weekend
1On Friday Rodney Sanders raced to the 105th United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) triumph of his career with a win at Lake Ozark Speedway.

The next night at Salina Highbanks Speedway, the driver of the Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified was at it again with his second-straight victory.

The weekend victories pushed Sanders’ 2020-win tally to 16.

On Thursday Sanders kicked off the weekend at Dallas County Speedway in Urbana, Mo. for the second annual Bullring Bash. In a field of 29 cars, Sanders recorded a fourth-place finish in his heat race, transferring him into the B-Main for another shot at the opening night feature.

Gaining one spot to take home the 10-lap victory, Rodney earned the 13th-starting position for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Sanders marched forward nine spots to register a fourth-place finish behind Tony Jackson Jr., Joe Duvall, and Terry Phillips with Jason Hughes coming in fifth.

The following night at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. for the Battle at the Beach, Rodney secured his spot into the main event with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Dereck Ramirez. (Rich LaBrier photo | Dirtman Photography)

Overtaking Ramirez on the fifth lap, Sanders cruised to his 15th win of the season over Ramirez, Tyler Wolff, Jason Hughes, and Tanner Mullens. Taking the checkers 3.502 seconds ahead of Ramirez, Sanders pocketed $3,000.

For the 8th Annual ARMI Salute to our Veterans on Saturday evening at Salina Highbanks Speedway in Pryor Creek, Okla., Sanders passed four cars in his heat race to place second behind Jason Hughes.(Brenda Dilbeck photo | No Limit Photography)

Earning the third-starting position for the A-Main, Rodney overtook polesitter Jared Russell for the lead on the fifth lap and paced the field for the next 27 circuits on the bottom groove.

With Tyler Wolff blasting past for the lead on the high-side after a caution, Sanders remained consistent on the bottom as Wolff began battling the cushion in the closing laps.

Sneaking back by Wolff on the white flag, Rodney rolled to his second-straight win over Wolff, Terry Phillips, Jake O’Neil, and Tanner Mullens. Collecting a $3,000 prize, Rodney Sanders tailed his 16th win of 2020.

“There was little bit of moisture on the bottom but it was kind of slimy if you got too low,” Sanders revealed in victory lane. “I felt like if I hit my marks I was good down there, but you had to be so slow. We lapped a car and I felt better in the middle and then Tyler came flying by me.

“Him and his dad help me a lot. If I couldn't have won this deal I was hoping it’d be him.”

The Wolff family’s Arkansas Myriad, Inc. (ARMI) is a sponsor on Sanders’s MBC Customs ride—as well as many other competitors—and picked up the tab to give free admission to veterans and active military attending Saturday night’s 8th Annual ARMI Salute to our Veterans

The USMTS returns to action Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 4-6. The traditional Labor Day excursion includes stops at Chateau Speedway in Lansing, Minn. on Friday followed by Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn. On Saturday. The weekend wraps up Sunday at Fayette County Speedway in West Union, Iowa.

Rodney strengthened his lead to 151 points over Dereck Ramirez for the lead in the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

August 8, 2020 - Sanders sneaks by Ramirez in thriller at 81 Speedway
Rodney Sanders picked up his 14th win of 2020 on Thursday night in his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified. (Tyler Rinken photo)

The Texas racer topped the United States Modified Touring Series (UMSTS) field in thrilling fashion at 81 Speedway in Park City, Kans.

Sanders went into battle against a stout field of 42 UMSTS entries at 81 Speedway. Charging forward five spots in his heat race, Sanders scored a third place finish, which positioned him sixth on the starting grid for the A-Main.

1With a three-car battle taking place up front in the first half of the feature, Rodney began closing the distance on race-leader Dereck Ramirez in the final five circuits. After sliding ahead of Ramirez for the lead on lap 37, Dereck edged ahead of Sanders to lead the next two circuits.

With the pair side-by-side on the final lap, Sanders took the checkers 0.249 seconds ahead of Ramirez to secure his 14th win of the season. Ramirez was second, with Terry Phillips, Jason Hughes, and Zack VanderBeek completing the Top-5. He earned a $2,500 payday for late-race triumph.

“Man, Dereck was really good tonight and I was just trying to keep it straight off the corner because if I hit it straight off the bottom there was a lot of traction,” said Sanders as he celebrated his series-best sixth win at the 81 Speedway. “It was a lot of fun. Dereck’s probably the cleanest driver there is out there I feel like, so I can always race him clean and we always race each other hard but it seems like we never touch. That was a lot of fun and it was a hell of a night.”

On Friday afternoon at Humboldt (Kans.) Speedway for the 14th annual Summer Fling, Rodney logged a fifth-place finish in his heat race, sending him to the B-Main. Coming in third, Sanders locked into the 17th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Gaining three spots in the 40-lap affair, Rodney logged a 14th place outing.

The following night at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo., Sanders recorded a seventh-place finish in his heat before placing 13th in his B-Main. Relying on a USMTS points provisional to the 40-lap Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout, Rodney charged forward 19 spots to register a sixth-place finish.

Rodney sits 104 markers ahead of Dereck Ramirez in the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

July 30, 2020 - Pair of third place finishes in Mod Mania at Mason City
1On Tuesday evening Rodney Sanders was one of 30 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) entries on hand at Mason City Motor Speedway (Mason City, Iowa) for the three-day Mod Mania presented by Keyser Manufacturing. Gaining three spots in his heat to place third, Sanders locked into the fourth-starting position for the opening night feature. Passing one car in the 35-lap affair, Rodney notched a third place finish behind Tanner Mullens and Zack VanderBeek with Hunter Marriott and Terry Phillips rounding out the Top-5.

The following night for the $3,000 prize, Rodney logged a fifth place finish in his heat, which positioned him 19th on the starting grid for the main event. Coming two spots shy of a Top-5 finish, Sanders advanced through the field 12 spots to register a seventh place outing.

For the final round of Mod Mania on Thursday, Sanders jumped up two spots in his heat to pick up the 8-lap victory. Starting the $4,000-to-win finale in second, Rodney briefly overtook Lucas Schott for the lead on lap 19 before surrendering back the top spot a lap later. Wrestling it back on lap 24, Sanders led the ensuing two circuits until eventual race-winner Dereck Ramirez assumed command of the lead on lap 26. Hanging onto a podium finish in the remaining distance, Rodney Sanders recorded a third place finish behind Ramirez and Lucas Schott with Terry Phillips and Hunter Marriott completing the Top-5 finishers.

Rodney holds a 114 point lead over Dereck Ramirez in the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

July 25, 2020 - Seventh place finish in Silver Dollar Nationals at I-80
1Rodney Sanders picked back up with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) on Tuesday afternoon at Southern Iowa Speedway (Oskaloosa, Iowa) for the 12th annual Summer Classic. Scoring at third place finish in his heat race, Rodney locked into the fourth-starting position for the opening night feature. Clawing forward two spots in the 25-lap affair, Sanders notched a runner-up finish behind Hunter Marriott with Tanner Mullens, Tyler Davis, and Jason Hughes rounding out the Top-5.

On Friday evening at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) to kick off the two-day Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals, Sanders picked up an 8-lap heat race win over Zack VanderBeek, which positioned him fourth on the starting grid for the main event. With $3,000 on the line, Rodney jumped up two spots to place second behind Terry Phillips with Hunter Marriott, Jake Timm, and Jason Hughes completing the Top-5 finishers. (Todd Boyd photo)

The following night for the Silver Dollar Nationals finale, Sanders edged his way into the $3,000-to-win finale with a fifth place finish in his heat. Rolling off 15th, Rodney advanced through the field eight spots to register a seventh place outing.

Rodney continues to lead the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

July 18, 2020 - Sanders picks up win 13 at Deer Creek Speedway
1Friday night saw Rodney Sanders return behind the wheel of his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Modified at Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wis.) for the Karl Fenske Memorial. In a field of 28 USRA Modifieds, Sanders jumped up three spots in his heat race to register a fourth place finish. Passing five cars in the 39-lap feature, Rodney notched a runner-up finish behind Dustin Sorensen with Cory Crasper, Lucas Schott, and A.J. Diemel rounding out the Top-5.

After Mother Natured wiped out his original plans at Cedar Lake Speedway (New Richmond, Wis.) on Saturday, Rodney headed to Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minn.). Clawing forward three spots in his heat to place third, Sanders locked into the pole position for the feature. With fellow front-row starter Zack VanderBeek grabbing the lead on the initial green flag, Rodney faded back to third. After taking back second following a restart, Sanders slid ahead of VanderBeek for the lead on lap 16. Leading the remaining distance, Rodney Sanders rolled to his 13th win of the season over VanderBeek, Brandon Davis, Jason Cummins, and Dustin Sorensen.

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

July 11, 2020 - Top 5 finish in World of Outlaws action at Outagamie Speedway
After taking part in a successful weekend with the series a week before, Rodney Sanders followed the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series to Outagamie Speedway (Seymour, Wis.) on Friday afternoon returning behind the wheel of Jimmy Mars-owned No. 20 Late Model. Following the fifth fastest time in his group, Sanders scored a third place finish in his heat, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Clawing forward four spots in the 50-lapper, Rodney notched a fifth place finish behind Brandon Sheppard, Darrell Lanigan, Nick Anvelink, and Ricky Weiss. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

1On Saturday evening at Plymouth Dirt Track (Plymouth, Wis.), Rodney timed in second fastest in his group behind Jason Rauen before placing third in his heat. With $10,000 on the line in the feature, Sanders jumped up two spots in the 50-lap affair to place 10th.

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

July 4, 2020 - Sanders lands runner-up finish with World of Outlaws at Cedar Lake
1Making his first start of the season in the Super Late Model ranks, Rodney Sanders invaded Cedar Lake Speedway (New Richmond, Wis.) on Thursday evening piloting Jimmy Mars secondary No. 20 Late Model for the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sanctioned weekend. With the Top 12 qualifiers from the first time trial session getting locked into the Elimination Showdown preliminary feature, Sanders recorded the 10th fastest lap overall in time trials. Receiving the third-starting position for the $3,000-to-win show after the invert, Rodney survived all three elimination segments and the 8-lap shootout to place second behind Cade Dillard with Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Weiss, and Darrell Lanigan rounding out the Top-5.

The following night in a field of 26 cars, Rodney secured his spot into the $20,000-to-win A-Main with a fourth place finish in his heat. Rolling off 10th, Sanders dropped two positions in the 40-lapper to register a 12th place finish. (Tim Hunt photo)

On Saturday evening, Sanders posted a third place finish in his heat, which positioned him eighth on the starting grid for the $20,000-to-win finale. Falling short of a Top-10 finish in the 40-lap affair, Rodney slipped back to an 18th place outing.

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

June 20, 2020 - Late-race charge at Rapid Speedway leads to 12th win of 2020
1Make it a dozen. Rodney Sanders drove his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified to his 12th overall win of the season on Friday night.

The victory came at Rapid Speedway (Rock Rapids, Iowa) during the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Iowa Speedweek. In addition to his win, Sanders never finished outside the Top-5 during the five-day stint in The Hawkeye State.

“I was hoping for more than just one win this week,” Sanders said. “Even at that, we had a great week and I’m really proud of our team and what we’ve accomplished so far this year. Hopefully we can continue clicking off these wins and Top-5 runs. That consistency is what we need to win our fourth USMTS championship.”

On Tuesday afternoon Sanders kicked off the action-packed week with the USMTS at Stuart (Iowa) Speedway. Improving four spots in his heat, Sanders posted a third-place finish which locked him into the fifth-starting position for the $2,500-to-win A-Main. (Tyler Rinken photo)

After leading 16 laps during the middle stages of the 40-lapper, Rodney slipped back to a fifth-place finish when the checkered flag flew, trailing Dereck Ramirez, Tanner Mullens, Kyle Brown, and Jason Hughes across the line.

The following night at Cedar County Raceway (Tipton, Iowa), Rodney secured his spot into the main event with a third-place finish in his heat. With $2,500 on the line, Sanders gained two positions to place fourth behind Tanner Mullens, Zack VanderBeek, and Jason Hughes with Jacob Bleess coming in fifth.

In a field of 21 cars at Mason City (Iowa) Motor Speedway on Thursday for the Mayhem in Mason City, Sanders notched a third place finish in his heat, which positioned him seventh on the starting grid for the main event.

Unable to close the distance between him and Dereck Ramirez late in the 40-lapper, Rodney registered a runner-up finish behind Ramirez. Tanner Mullens, Jason Cummins, and Kyle Brown rounded out the Top-5.

On Friday afternoon at Rapid Speedway for the 12th Annual Rapid Rumble, Rodney locked his spot into the main event with a third place finish in his heat. (Joel Vis photo)

Starting the feature in eighth, Sanders slowly made his charge to the front as he closed in on race-leader Jason Hughes in the closing laps. Overtaking Hughes on lap 31, Rodney led the final four circuits to capture the win over Hughes, Dereck Ramirez, Hunter Marriott, and Tanner Mullens. He earned a $3,000 payday for his efforts.

Closing out the busy USMTS week on Saturday, Sanders stopped at Hamilton County Speedway (Webster City, Iowa) to compete in a field of 26 cars for the Webster City Wrangle.

Posting a runner-up finish in his heat behind Tyler Davis, Rodney earned the eighth-starting position for the finale. Breaking into the Top-5, Sanders charged forward four spots to place fourth behind Zack VanderBeek, Jason Hughes, and Tyler Davis with Terry Phillips completing the Top-5.

Rodney remains ahead of Dereck Ramirez in the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

June 13, 2020 - Rodney Sanders goes 2-for-3 in Masters at Cedar Lake
Rodney Sanders continued his recent hot-streak over the weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin.

Sanders drove his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified to a pair of victories and a third-place finish in the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS)-sanctioned 21st Annual Masters presented by Allstar Performance. (Tyler Rinken photos)

Rodney was one of 59 USMTS entries on hand at Cedar Lake Speedway on Thursday night. Starting on the pole of his heat race, Sanders streaked to an 8-lap heat race victory, which positioned him fourth on the starting grid for the main event.

1Sliding ahead of Jimmy Mars for the lead on the opening lap, Rodney led wire-to-wire in the 30-lap affair to pick up his 10th win of the season and a $3,000 payday. Winning by more than a four-second margin, Sanders topped Dustin Sorensen, Jimmy Mars, Michael Truscott, and Jason Hughes at the line.

“It’s been pretty good,” Sanders said. “I’ve felt like I screwed it up the last few races, but it was good at Tri-State and we were good tonight.”

“I knew it was going to be tough,” Sanders added. “Dustin’s been really good and Jimmy’s always good. I didn’t know really where to be, but we were good around the bottom. I saw a little bit of a lead there and I was just trying to ride—on the board I saw I had like a four-second lead.”

For another round of preliminary action on Friday, Sanders jumped up four spots in his heat to place second behind Michael Truscott. Earning the third-starting position for the A-Main, Rodney was unable to gain any momentum early after a handful of cautions were displayed.

Making a late-race charge, Sanders overtook Terry Phillips for the lead on lap 35 and held the top spot for the final five laps, scoring his 11th win of the season. Collecting a $5,000 paycheck, Rodney topped Phillips, Jake O’Neil, Dereck Ramirez, and Zack VanderBeek at the line.

“I think (Phillips) had a little better car but it started rubbering up there on the bottom and I kind of found it before he did,” Sanders said. “We had a good car before them yellows—I just couldn’t really take off on them yellows—but once we had a good green flag run the car was good.”

“We’ve had a good car, had some good luck on draws and everything too. We’re just trying to be there at the end.”

On Saturday evening for the finale of the 21st Annual Masters, Rodney posted a sixth-place finish in his heat, transferring him into the B-Main. Coming in third, Sanders locked into the 20th-starting position for the $10,000-to-win finale.

Wheeling his way forward into a podium spot, Rodney was unable to track down race-winner Terry Phillips but landed a third-place finish behind Phillips and Shane Sabraski, with Cade Dillard and Dereck Ramirez rounding out the Top-5.

Rodney has strengthened his lead over Dereck Ramirez atop the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

June 6, 2020 - Rodney Sanders Claims 100 USMTS Win at Tri-State Speedway
1Rodney Sanders reached another milestone over the weekend in his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified.

The 30-year-old three-time United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) National Champion lead wire-to-wire on Saturday in the 7th Annual USMTS Juggernaut presented by Drive4JRT.com at Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, Okla. With the triumph, Sanders officially registered his 100th career USMTS victory.

“It seemed like we were never going to get this one,” Sanders said as he and his crew celebrated win No. 100. “We've had good opportunities the last few nights with good draws and, man, I just totally screwed the car up.”

“This is something that's kind of hard to put into perspective. There's only a few guys that's done that so that's pretty cool and now we're just gonna keep going.”

To kickstart the weekend, Sanders traveled to Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) for the USMTS-sanctioned Wednesday Night Madness. Drawing 43 cars for the four-race weekend opener, Sanders jumped up six spots in his heat race to register a third-place finish. Earning the eighth-starting position for the opening night feature, Rodney improved one spot in the 40-lapper to place seventh. 

The following night at 81 Speedway (Park City, Kans.) for the ninth annual Park City Sunflower State Showdown, Rodney locked his spot into the $2,500-to-win A-Main with an 8-lap heat race victory. Falling three spots in the 40-lap affair, Sanders posted a fifth place finish behind Ryan Gustin, Tanner Mullens, Zack VanderBeek, and Jake O’Neil.

For the 7th Annual Hummer Hustle at Humboldt (Kans.) Speedway on Friday evening, Sanders followed up a third place finish in his heat with a 12-lap consolation victory. With $3,000 on the line in the feature, Rodney advanced through the field seven spots to record a sixth-place finish.

On Saturday night at Tri-State Speedway (Pocola, Okla.), Rodney jumped up three spots in his 8-lap heat to score a runner-up finish behind Hunter Marriott. Taking command of the lead early, Sanders led flag-to-flag in the feature to capture his ninth overall win of the season. He took the checkered flag ahead of Terry Phillips, Tanner Mullens, Jake O’Neil, and Zack VanderBeek. (Tyler Rinken photo)

In addition to getting the 100-win monkey off his back, the $3,000 winner’s share of the prize money was a welcome addition to his earnings.

“This has been probably one of the roughest years I've ever had but luckily I have good people that keep sticking behind me. It's not an open checkbook by no means. Everybody pitches in where they can and I'm very appreciative of what everyone does.”

Rodney holds an eight point lead over Dereck Ramirez atop the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

May 31, 2020 - Rodney Sanders Bags Eighth Win of the Season at Central Missouri
1Rodney Sanders increased his win tally this season to eight on Saturday night with a United States Racing Association (USRA) Modified victory at Central Missouri Speedway (Warrensburg, Mo.).

Sanders also drove his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified to podium finishes at Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kans.) and Humboldt (Kans.) Speedway.

“What a great weekend of racing,” Sanders noted. “We’ve had a really good car all year and it continued to show over the weekend with three podium finishes. I’m looking forward to carrying that momentum into this week’s USMTS events. A very special thanks goes out to everyone who supports this team.” 

Rodney Sanders invaded Lakeside Speedway on Friday evening. Passing three cars in his heat race, Sanders posted a third-place finish, which positioned him fifth on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Improving three spots in the 20-lap affair, Rodney notched a runner-up finish behind Darron Fuqua with Tyler Hibner, Rodney Schweizer, and Austin Siebert rounding out the Top-5. (Bobby Raybourn photo)

The following night at Central Missouri Speedway, Rodney secured his spot into the main event with an 8-lap heat race victory. After taking command of the lead early, Sanders held off the field following a late race restart on lap 20 to register his eighth win of the season. Tim Karrick, Dean Wille, Terry Schultz, and Dustin Hodges trailed him to the checkers in the 25-lap affair.

On Sunday afternoon at Humboldt Speedway, Sanders locked his spot into the 20-lap feature with a third-place finish in his heat. Jumping up two positions, Rodney scored a third place finish behind Tanner Mullens and Tyler Wolff with Paden Phillips and Jared Russell completing the Top-5 finishers.

For more results from the event, please visit www.LakesideSpeedway.net, www.CentralMissouriSpeedway.net, and www.HumboldtSpeedway.com.

May 22, 2020 - Sanders Lands Sixth Place Finish in Spring Shootout Opener at Fountain City
1On Friday night Rodney Sanders visited Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wisc.) pulling double duty in the Modified and Late Model ranks for the Spring Shootout. In a field of 38 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) entries, Rodney jumped up five spots in his heat to register a fourth place finish. Earning the 11th-starting position for the opening night feature, Sanders passed five cars to place sixth.

1During the same night in the Late Model ranks for the DiscountShopTowels.com Dirt Kings Tour sanctioned Rumble by the River 40, Sanders edged his spot into the $3,000-to-win A-Main with a fifth place finish in his heat. Rolling off 16th, Rodney was one of several cars that failed to complete all 40-laps of the feature.

Saturday night’s finale and Monday’s event at Park Jefferson International Speedway (North Sioux City, S.D.) was washed away by Mother Nature.

Rodney remains leading the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from the event, please visit www.USMTS.com and www.MississippiThunder.com.

May 12, 2020 - Podium Finish in Opening Night of West Texas Crude Nationals
1Tuesday night found Rodney Sanders in action at West Texas Raceway (Lubbock, Tex.) for the two-day West Texas Crude Nationals. Drawing 31 USRA Modifieds, Sanders locked his spot into the opening night feature with an 8-lap heat race victory. Earning the second-starting position, Rodney dropped one spot in the 20-lapper to place third behind Fito Gallardo and Kale Westover with Joe Duvall and William Gould rounding out the Top-5.

Wednesday night’s finale fell victim to Mother Nature.

For more results from the event, please visit www.WestTexasRaceway.com.

May 2, 2020 - Sanders Tallies Seventh Win of Season at Monarch Motor Speedway
Rodney Sanders picked up his seventh win of 2020 on Friday night in his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified. (DrRock's Photography)

The Texas racer topped the United States Racing Association (USRA) Modified action at Monarch Motor Speedway (Wichita Falls, Texas) for a $1,000 payday.

“We had a good car all weekend,” Sanders said. “Friday night we got the win, and Saturday night we were challenging for the lead and just had some bad luck. It was a tough break, but that’s just racing. We’ll put it behind us and get set for the next one.”

In a field of 23 USRA Modifieds on Friday night, Sanders placed second in his heat race behind Tanner Mullens, locking him into the sixth-starting position for the A-Main. Outrunning polesitter Mullens, Sanders charged to the win ahead of Mullens, Cody Jolly, Tyler Davis, and Sam Cox.

1The following night, the team made the trek to Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Okla.) for a Touring Outlaw Modified Series (TOMS) contest. Sanders locked his spot into the $2,000-to-win feature event with a convincing heat race win.

Starting the main event in fourth, Rodney broke into a podium spot early and began challenging Triston Dycus for the lead but suffered mechanical issues which would ultimately force him to retire early from the race.

For more results from the weekend’s events, please visit www.MonarchMotorSpeedway.com and www.TouringMods.com.

March 7, 2020 - 5th Place Finish in TX Spring National Finale at Big O Speedway
1After Mother Nature wiped out Thursday night’s opener, Rodney Sanders followed the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) to Big O Speedway (Ennis, Texas) on Friday for the 10th annual Texas Spring Nationals. In a field of 39 cars, Sanders logged a fifth place finish in his heat race, sending him into the B-Main. Coming in third, Rodney locked into the 17th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Falling one spot shy of a Top-5 finish, Rodney Sanders advanced through the field 11 spots to place sixth.

Returning on Saturday afternoon for another $3,000-to-win A-Main, Rodney gained four spots in his heat to place second behind Chris Henigan. Starting on the pole, Sanders dropped four spots to register a fifth-place finish behind Hunter Marriott, Dereck Ramirez, Zack VanderBeek, and Jason Hughes.

Rodney remains atop the latest USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from the weekend’s events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

March 1, 2020 - Rodney Sanders Enjoys Two-Win Weekend in USMTS Lid-Lifter
Rodney Sanders kicked off the 2020 United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Championship chase with a pair of victories in his home-state. (Tyler Rinken photos)

Sanders won the tour’s season opener I-37 Speedway (Pleasanton, Tex.) on Friday night. The driver of the Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified was back in Victory Lane on Sunday at Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, Tex.

“It’s nice to come out with two wins to start the USMTS season,” Sanders said. “It’s cool to get our 99th victory too. Back when we starting running with the USMTS I just wanted to win a single race, to win this many is something I’m proud to have accomplished.”

1Kicking off his title defense, Sanders passed four cars in his heat race to pick up the eight-lap victory on Friday night. Starting the feature in third, Rodney pulled ahead of Calvin Iverson for the lead on lap 14 and dominated the remaining 26 circuits to capture his fifth win of the season and a $3,000 payday. Iverson, Hunter Marriott, Jason Hughes, and Tyler Wolff rounded out the Top-5 finishers.

The following night at South Texas Speedway (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Rodney posted a 4th place finish in his heat, transferring him into the B-Main. Coming in 2nd behind Zane Ferrell, Sanders locked into the 16th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top-10, Rodney improved six spots in the 40-lapper to place 10th.

On Sunday afternoon Sanders followed the USMTS to Cotton Bowl Speedway. Dropping one spot in his heat race, Rodney recorded a runner-up finish behind Dereck Ramirez which positioned him third on the starting grid for the main event.

Overtaking Tyler Davis for the lead on the fifth lap, Sanders held off fellow USMTS challenger Dereck Ramirez over the next 35 circuits to register his sixth win of the season and 99th career USMTS victory. Earning a $3,000 payday, Rodney Sanders topped Ramirez, Jason Hughes, Hunter Marriott, and Zack VanderBeek at the line.

Rodney jumped out to an early lead in the USMTS National Championship point standings. For more results from the weekend’s events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

Februay 21, 2020 - Top 5 Finish at Monarch Motor Speedway
1Rodney Sanders traveled to Monarch Motor Speedway (Wichita Falls, Texas) on Friday evening piloting his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Modified entry. Gaining one spot in his heat race, Sanders captured an 8-lap heat race victory which positioned him on the pole for the feature. Dropping three spots in the 30-lap affair, Rodney notched a 4th place finish behind Jesse Sobbing, Clay Money, and Shane DeMey with Jim Thies coming in 5th.

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

January 19, 2020 - 5th Place Finish in Round Three of WWS
1For the third round of the Wild West Shootout on Wednesday evening at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona), Rodney Sanders gained two spots in his heat race to pick up the 8-lap heat race victory. Starting the $1,000-to-win A-Main in third, Sanders dropped two spots to place 5th Tanner Mullens, Jake O’Neil, Calvin Iverson, and Lucas Schott.

Returning to action on Friday evening, Sanders passed eight cars in his heat race to capture the 8-lap victory. Rolling off on the pole for the feature, Rodney fell one spot to register a runner-up finish behind Dustin Strand with Tyler Peterson, Mitch Keeter, and Calvin Iverson rounding out the Toip-5.

On Saturday night, Rodney secured his spot into the $1,000-to-win A-Main with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Lucas Schott. Jumping up three spots in the 25-lap feature, Sanders scored a 4th place finish behind Matt Leer, Tyler Peterson, and Lucas Schott with Dustin Strand coming in 5th.

Wrapping up the 14th annual Wild West Shootout on Sunday, Sanders improved seven positions in his heat to register a 3rd place finish. After taking over the lead near the halfway point of the feature, Rodney dropped back to a 4th place finish behind Tyler Peterson, Joe Duvall, and Dustin Strand with Lucas Schott coming in 5th.  

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

January 12, 2020 - Rodney Sanders Rules Second Round of Wild West Shootout
1 On Saturday night Rodney Sanders returned to action at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) for the 14th annual Wild West Shootout. With passing points from heat races setting the grid for the opening night feature, Sanders posted a 5th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Needing to place 4th or better to make the main event, Rodney secured his spot with a runner-up finish behind Fito Gallardo. With $1,000 on the line, Rodney Sanders logged a 17th place outing in the 25-lap affair.

The following night, Rodney passed seven cars in his heat race to place 2nd behind Chad Olsen. Starting on the pole for the A-Main, Sanders lost the top spot early but quickly tracked down leader Travis Sauer. Sliding ahead of Saurer after he jumped the cushion, Rodney soared to his fourth win of the season over Lucas Schott, Tyler Wolff, Dustin Strand, and Matt Gilbertson. Taking the checkers 1.767 seconds ahead of Schott, Sanders claimed a $2,000 payday. (Tom Macht photo)

For more results from the weekend’s events, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.

January 5, 2020 - Sanders Sweeps Battle at the Border in New Mexico
Rodney Sanders completed a weekend sweep of the Rancho Milagro USRA Modifieds at Vado Speedway Park (Vado, N.M.) behind the wheel of his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified. (James Adams Jr. photos)

“Anytime you can get a win it’s a good night, winning three nights in a row, that’s a great way to start the year,” said Sanders. “We had a good car all weekend. I’m looking forward to heading to Arizona this week, we had a lot of success there last year.” I would like to thank everyone that helps our racing program. We’ve got a lot of great folks behind us, who make this all possible.”

1Friday night’s inaugural Battle at the Border drew a field of 29 United States Racing Association (USRA) Modified entries. To start the night, Sanders passed five cars in his heat race to pick up the 8-lap victory. Earning the eighth-starting position for the A-Main, Rodney outdueled Fita Gallardo to capture his first win of the season and a $1,000 payday. Gallardo, Tyler Wolff, Nick Rivera, and Royal Jones complete the Top-5 finishers.

On Saturday evening, Rodney gained two spots in his heat race to place third. Starting the A-Main in tenth, Rodney tracked down polesitter Calvin Iverson early and went on to claim the $1,200 prize over Iverson, Mitch Keeter, Bumper Jones, and Fito Gallardo.

For the final round of the Battle at the Border on Sunday afternoon, Sanders secured his spot into the finale with an 8-lap heat race victory. Streaking to his third win of the season in as many nights, Rodney topped Fit Gallardo, Bumper Jones, Mitch Keeter, and Calvin Iverson at the line to secure the $2,000 finale.

For more results from the weekend’s events, please visit www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

November 21, 2019 - Rodney Sanders Tallies 19-Win 2019 Season, Grabs Third USMTS Title
The 2019 season saw Rodney Sanders compete in a total of 71 events behind the wheel of his ARMI Contractors No. 20 Open Wheel Modified entry. Losing 26 of his scheduled dates to Mother Nature, Sanders collected 19 wins, 54 Top-5 finishes, and 66 Top-10 outings. He also clinched his third-career United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) National Championship.

He will kick off the 2020 season on January 11th at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek. Ari.) for the 14th annual Wild West Shootout.

November 16, 2019 - Sanders Edges Mullens in Chisholm Trail Showdown at Park City
Wrapping up the 2019 season with the United State Modified Touring Series (USMTS), Rodney Sanders traveled to 81 Speedway (Park City, KS) on Friday night for the third annual Chisholm Trail Showdown. In a stout field of 48 cars, Sanders improved one spot in his heat to pick up the 8-lap victory. Earning the sixth-starting position for the A-Main, Rodney tracked down race-leader Tanner Mullens near the halfway point of the feature and the two began swapping back-in-forth for the top spot in the ensuing laps. Holding off Mullens through lapped-traffic, Sanders rolled to his 19th win of the season over Mullens, Dereck Ramirez, Brandon Sheppard, and Darron Fuqua. He earned $3,000 for the triumph. (Tyler Rinken photo)

1Returning on Saturday afternoon for the fourth annual Grant Junghans Memorial, Rodney passed four cars in his heat race to place 2nd behind Brandon Sheppard. Starting the $10,002-to-win A-Main in fifth, Rodney held his spot for all 50-laps to register a 5th place finish behind Jacob Blees, Brandon Sheppard, Lucas Schott, and Tyler Wolff.

For more results from the weekend’s events, please visit www.USMTS.com.

October 28, 2019 - Sanders Captures Third USMTS National Championship After Southern Nationals Rainout
1Rodney Sanders, who needed only to suit up this weekend to secure the points battle, is now officially crowned the 2019 USMTS national champion-his third overall and first since winning back-to-back titles in 2012 and 2013.

October 27, 2019 - Rodney Sanders Lands Runner-up Finish in USRA Fall Nationals
1Rodney Sanders recorded a podium finish on Sunday evening in the finale of the 20th annual Rancho Milagro USRA Fall Nationals at Vado Speedway Park. The podium performance came behind the wheel of his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified.

“It was a pretty solid weekend for us. We were just a little off from where we needed to be, but it’s hard to complain about a second-place finish in such a big event with so many good cars. Cade [Dillard] did a great job, so congrats to him on the win,” Sanders noted. “With this weekend’s USMTS events canceled, we are officially the 2019 Champion. When I first starting racing with these guys, I just wanted to be competitive. I never dreamed that I’d win one USMTS championship, much less three, so this is pretty cool. Thank you to everyone who helped make this great year and championship possible.”

Rodney Sanders made the trek to the brand-new Vado Speedway Park (Vado, New Mexico) over the weekend for the 20th annual Rancho Milagro USRA Fall Nationals.

Drawing 60 cars for the opening round of the three-day event, Sanders recorded a runner-up finish in his heat race behind Stormy Scott, which positioned him 12th on the starting grid for the preliminary feature. Locking the Top 5 into Sunday’s finale, Rodney logged an eighth-place outing.

Returning Friday night, Rodney passed six cars in his heat race to pick up the 8-lap victory. Starting the A-Main in the fifth position, Sanders advanced two spots to finish third behind R.C. Whitwell and Bobby Pierce with Jake O’Neil and Stormy Scott trailing them to the checkers.

Starting Sunday night’s $20,101-to-win A-Main in the sixth position, Sanders improved four spots to reel in a runner-up finish behind Cade Dillard with Bobby Pierce, R.C. Whitwell, and Dereck Ramirez trailing them to the checkers.

For more results from the weekend’s events, please visit www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

October 19, 2019 - Sanders Doubles Down in Mark Rogers Memorial at Amarillo
1Weekend action found Rodney Sanders continuing his late-season, hot streak in his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified. He swept the USRA Modified action during the Mark Rogers Memorial at Route 66 Motor Speedway.

Sanders now holds 18 victories this season.

“Man, our car is rolling really great right now, and we had a great weekend at Amarillo. I want to thank Wichita Tank Racing for boosting Friday night’s feature to $2,500 to win, and I also want to thank Chance McDaniels for letting me drive his SportMod. We came up one spot short of the big win in that big show, but I had a blast,” Sanders stated. “This weekend I’m looking forward to racing at Vado Speedway Park for another big check.”

Rodney Sanders traveled to Route 66 Motor Speedway (Amarillo, Texas) on Friday evening, pulling double duty for the two-day Mark Rogers Memorial. After starting the night with a heat race victory in the USRA Modified ranks, Sanders rolled to his 17th win of the season from his second-starting spot in the feature to pick up the $2,500 payday.

The following night, Rodney locked his spot into the USRA Modified finale with a heat race win. Starting in the fourth position, Sanders cruised to his 18th win of the season to capture the $2,500 prize.

In the Chance McDaniels-owned No. 3D SportMod, Rodney scored a runner-up finish in the $10,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday night.

For more results from the weekend’s events, please visit www.Route66MotorSpeedway.net.

October 13, 2019 - Rodney Sanders Conquers Winter Nationals Finale at Longdale
1Saturday night found Rodney Sanders in action at Longdale Speedway (Longdale, Oklahoma) pulling double duty for the two-day Winter Nationals. In a field of 21 Open Wheel Modifieds, Sanders gained three spots in his 10-lap heat race to place 2nd behind Cole Traugott. Earning the 3rd-starting position for the opening night feature, Rodney jumped up one spot to record a runner-up finish behind Dereck Ramirez with R.C. Whitwell, Cole Traugott, and Jason Hughes rounding out the Top-5.

In the No. 3D B-Mod, Rodney followed up a 3rd place finish in his heat with a 7th place finish in the main event.

With his spot already locked into the Winter Nationals finale on Sunday afternoon, Sanders held off Dereck Ramirez in the 30-lap affair to capture his 16th win of the season over Ramirez, Jason Hughes, Cole Traugott, and Kenny Wallace. (Kenny Shaw photo)

Starting the B-Mod finale in 4th on Sunday, Rodney jumped up two spots to place 2nd behind Robert Elliott with Cole Traugott, Mike Roach, and Brandon Kenny trailing them to the checkers.

For more results from the weekend’s events, please visit www.LongdaleSpeedway.com.

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.