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October 24, 2020 - Rodney Sanders double dips at Ardmore in TOMS Nationals
Twenty for the twenty. Rodney sanders collected two wins on Saturday night at Southern Oklahoma Speedway that would increase his win tally for the season to twenty. (Fritz photo)

Sanders drove his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Kenny’s Tile/ ARMI Contractors/ MB Customs/ Hatfield Racing Engine Modified to a $4,500 triumph in the Touring Outlaw Modified Series – TOMS Nationals. He also claimed a $1,500 payday in the Sport Modified division.

“We had a great weekend in Ardmore, picking up the win in the mod and sport mod,” Sanders commented. “Thank you to all of our sponsors and a special thanks to Chance McDaniel for letting me drive his sport mod.”

1On Friday Rodney Sanders visited Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Okla., pulling double duty in the Modified and Sport Modified 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 Modified 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, Sanders rolled to his 19th win of the season over Mullens, Colby Smith, Cole Traugott, and Kevin Rutherford. He earned $4,500.

In the Sport Modified 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.