Houston earns MSD Southwest Region title for USRA Modifieds

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November 30, 2018

Philip Houston earned the USRA Modified title in the MSD Southwest Region presented by MVT.
Philip Houston earned the USRA Modified title in the MSD Southwest Region presented by MVT.

Racers competing in the Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series garnered regional points throughout the season based on their total accumulated track points within each region. Top points earners in each region will be awarded cash and contingency awards.

In the CP-Carrillo Central Region presented by MVT, Darron Fuqua of Mayetta, Kan., captured the USRA Modified title; Kevin Anderson of Kansas City, Mo., topped the Holley USRA Stock Car points; and Chase Galvan of Bonner Springs, Kan., was the regional champ in the Out-Pace USRA B-Mods.

The CP-Carrillo Central Region includes track points earned at the Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan.; I-35 Speedway in Winston, Mo.; Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo.; Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.; and Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo.

One regional champion emerged in the MSD Southwest Region presented by MVT. Philip Houston of Odessa, Texas, earned the USRA Modified title with trips to all three tracks in the region which includes track points earned at the Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas; Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, N.M.; and West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas.

In the Summit Racing Equipment Mid-American Region presented by MVT, the USRA Modified standings were topped by Jody Tillman of Branson West, Mo., while veteran Jackie Dalton of Carthage, Mo., was alone at the top in the Out-Pace USRA B-Mods.

The Summit Racing Equipment Mid-American Region includes track points earned at the Lebanon Midway Speedway in Lebanon, Mo.; Legit Speedway Park in West Plains, Mo.; Monett Motor Speedway in Monett, Mo.; Springfield Raceway in Springfield, Mo.; and Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, Okla.

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Josh Angst of Winona, Minn. (USRA Modifieds); Mitch Hovden of Decorah, Iowa (Holley USRA Stock Cars); and Dan Hovden of Decorah, Iowa (Out-Pace USRA B-Mods) took down the titles in the Summit Racing Equipment Northern Region presented by MVT against some stiff competition.

The Summit Racing Equipment Northern Region includes track points earned at the Chateau Speedway in Lansing, Minn.; Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn.; Fayette County Speedway in West Union, Iowa; Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa; Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa; Mississippi Thunder Speedway in Fountain City, Wis.; Nobles County Speedway in Worthington, Minn.; Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa; and Upper Iowa Speedway in Decorah, Iowa.

USRA Modifieds were the lone division to crown a regional champ in the Summit Racing Equipment Southern Region presented by MVT, and that honor went to Wendall Bolden of Greenville, Texas, who enjoyed a banner season at both the Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, and RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas.

Other speedplants in the Summit Racing Equipment Southern Region includes the Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Okla., and Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Okla.

The United States Racing Association will host its annual awards banquet on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, and this year’s party will once again be a joint effort for both the USRA and United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). A record crowd of nearly 300 people attended last year’s gathering. Fans and members of the media are invited to attend too.

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