Opening Night Of The 2019 USMTS King Of America IX

The best Modified and B-Mod racers have gathered at Humboldt Speedway for the King of America IX. Even Kenny Wallace made the trip. (Photos by Todd Boyd)

On March 21, Humboldt Speedway was hammer-down with the nation’s fastest and nastiest Modified and B-Mod racers for the opening night of the King of America IX event.

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‘The Hummer” hosts the event, which is the first crown jewels of the 2019 USMTS campaign. USMTS competitors will be seeking a $12,000 top prize while the B-Mods will battle for $8,500 to win Saturday’s main event.

3/21/2019 Humboldt Speedway Results:

USMTS Mods | USMTS – United States Modified Touring Series

Heat 1A (10 Laps): 1. 20-Rodney Sanders, 08:01.759[5]; 2. 02-Tanner Mullens, 08:03.063[2]; 3. 23-Adam Kates, 08:03.810[3]; 4. 99-Josh Angst, 08:04.421[7]; 5. 75T-Tad Davis, 08:05.077[8]; 6. 38C-Jason Pursley, 08:05.508[10]; 7. 96M-Mike McKinney, 08:06.265[12]; 8. 32Y-Jesse Young, 08:07.623[4]; 9. 32-D.J. Shannon, 05:33.159[11]; 10. 21-Jacob Bleess, 05:33.159[6]; 11. 89-A.J. Diemel, 05:33.159[9]; 12. 7-Willie Gammill, 08:02.992[1]

Heat 2A (10 Laps): 1. 2GK-Kyle Strickler, 05:45.778[2]; 2. 52-Jason Thoennes, 05:45.788[4]; 3. 62-Hunter Marriott, 05:47.029[5]; 4. 44T-Tanner Black, 05:48.003[1]; 5. 37-Kelly Estey, 05:49.436[10]; 6. 90-Steve Wetzstein, 05:50.158[12]; 7. 16S-Chad Lyle, 05:51.889[9]; 8. 40W-Jessy Willard, 05:54.018[6]; 9. 07-Cory Crapser, 05:54.632[11]; 10. (DNF) 20A-Trevor Anderson, 04:13.220[7]; 11. (DNF) 2G-Brandon Givens, 00:22.467[3]; 12. (DNF) 44-Adam Hensel, 00:22.467[8]

Heat 3A (10 Laps): 1. 19R-Ryan Gustin, 02:47.009[4]; 2. 65X-Carlos Ahumada Jr, 02:51.753[1]; 3. 33Z-Zack Vanderbeek, 02:53.222[5]; 4. 1K-Tim Karrick, 02:53.804[3]; 5. 26-Shawn Fletcher, 02:55.801[7]; 6. 22H-Dustin Hodges, 02:56.186[9]; 7. 18JR-Chase Sigg, 02:57.000[11]; 8. 34-Noah Daspit, 02:58.709[6]; 9. 87-Darron Fuqua, 02:59.657[12]; 10. 292-Kyle Thompson, 03:02.054[10]; 11. 13X-McKenzie Gerdes, 02:47.338[8]; 12. 61-Logan Rogers, 02:26.033[2]

Heat 4A (10 Laps): 1. 12-Jason Hughes, 05:45.338[1]; 2. 2X-Brady Gerdes, 05:47.388[5]; 3. 16-Austin Siebert, 05:49.312[2]; 4. 91-Joe Duvall, 05:50.329[9]; 5. 25-Scott Green, 05:51.263[3]; 6. 10W-Ward Imrie, 05:51.408[8]; 7. 24H-Mike Harrison, 05:53.777[6]; 8. 65-Tyler Davis, 05:54.633[11]; 9. 21X-Travis Saurer, 05:55.401[12]; 10. 3-Arne Anderson, 06:01.654[7]; 11. 71-Jim Body, 06:02.183[4]; 12. (DNF) 144-Ethan Dotson, 02:19.070[10]

Heat 5A (10 Laps): 1. 49JR-Jake Timm, 05:51.991[1]; 2. 111-Bumper Jones, 05:53.660[7]; 3. 42-Paul Niznik, 05:55.165[2]; 4. 1M-Curt Myers, 05:56.648[3]; 5. 36-Kenny Wallace, 05:57.264[4]; 6. 88-Randy Klein, 05:57.885[8]; 7. 9D8-Paden Phillips, 05:58.440[12]; 8. 17-Mike Striegel, 05:58.540[11]; 9. 75-Terry Phillips, 05:58.885[6]; 10. 8C-Richard Mueller, 05:43.670[9]; 11. 55-Nathan Hagar, 05:43.670[5]; 12. 4W-Tyler Wolff, 05:54.607[10]

Heat 6A (10 Laps): 1. 20RT-Ricky Thornton Jr, 06:49.444[6]; 2. 69-Lucas Schott, 06:51.222[3]; 3. 0-Jake O Neil, 06:51.502[9]; 4. 19-Dustin Sorensen, 06:52.539[4]; 5. 4R-Dereck Ramirez, 06:53.277[11]; 6. 30-Matt Leer, 06:53.283[1]; 7. 96T-RC Whitwell, 06:54.301[5]; 8. 49J-Jason Murray, 06:54.342[12]; 9. 50-Aaron Holtan, 06:55.591[10]; 10. (DNF) 71C-Jason Cummins, 03:32.245[8]; 11. (DNF) 26G-Ryan Gierke, 02:26.291[2]; 12. (DNF) 15-Dale Proctor, 02:26.291[7]

Heat 1B (10 Laps): 1. 87-Darron Fuqua, 05:12.058[1]; 2. 20RT-Ricky Thornton Jr, 05:12.113[7]; 3. 4W-Tyler Wolff, 05:13.193[3]; 4. 89-A.J. Diemel, 05:14.669[4]; 5. 2X-Brady Gerdes, 05:16.820[8]; 6. 71C-Jason Cummins, 05:18.247[5]; 7. 1M-Curt Myers, 05:18.626[10]; 8. 49JR-Jake Timm, 05:19.270[12]; 9. 42-Paul Niznik, 05:20.435[11]; 10. 111-Bumper Jones, 05:21.131[6]; 11. 71-Jim Body, 05:21.405[9]; 12. 07-Cory Crapser, 04:59.672[2]

Heat 2B (10 Laps): 1. 0-Jake O Neil, 10:33.312[4]; 2. 96M-Mike McKinney, 10:34.234[1]; 3. 62-Hunter Marriott, 10:35.654[8]; 4. 292-Kyle Thompson, 10:37.546[3]; 5. 69-Lucas Schott, 10:40.100[10]; 6. 24H-Mike Harrison, 10:40.908[7]; 7. 16-Austin Siebert, 10:40.937[11]; 8. 32Y-Jesse Young, 10:26.661[9]; 9. 65X-Carlos Ahumada Jr, 04:32.833[12]; 10. 88-Randy Klein, 04:32.833[5]; 11. 3-Arne Anderson, 04:32.833[6]; 12. 32-D.J. Shannon, 04:32.833[2]

Heat 3B (10 Laps): 1. 4R-Dereck Ramirez, 05:52.728[2]; 2. 90-Steve Wetzstein, 05:55.576[1]; 3. 10W-Ward Imrie, 05:56.993[5]; 4. 96T-RC Whitwell, 05:57.491[8]; 5. 2GK-Kyle Strickler, 05:59.281[11]; 6. 52-Jason Thoennes, 06:01.672[9]; 7. 8C-Richard Mueller, 06:02.004[4]; 8. 26-Shawn Fletcher, 06:02.645[6]; 9. 40W-Jessy Willard, 06:02.837[7]; 10. 7-Willie Gammill, 06:03.463[12]; 11. (DNF) 144-Ethan Dotson, 04:30.251[3]; 12. (DNF) 25-Scott Green, 02:34.676[10]

Heat 4B (10 Laps): 1. 19R-Ryan Gustin, 05:40.851[9]; 2. 9D8-Paden Phillips, 05:42.515[1]; 3. 37-Kelly Estey, 05:42.894[3]; 4. 91-Joe Duvall, 05:43.002[4]; 5. 75-Terry Phillips, 05:43.575[7]; 6. 02-Tanner Mullens, 05:44.270[11]; 7. 18JR-Chase Sigg, 05:45.896[2]; 8. 55-Nathan Hagar, 05:46.960[8]; 9. 20A-Trevor Anderson, 05:47.717[6]; 10. 13X-McKenzie Gerdes, 05:49.064[5]; 11. 30-Matt Leer, 05:10.245[12]; 12. 2G-Brandon Givens, 05:10.245[10]

Heat 5B (10 Laps): 1. 65-Tyler Davis, 05:11.914[2]; 2. 20-Rodney Sanders, 05:12.239[8]; 3. 49J-Jason Murray, 05:12.791[1]; 4. 22H-Dustin Hodges, 05:14.163[4]; 5. 99-Josh Angst, 05:14.184[6]; 6. 12-Jason Hughes, 05:14.436[12]; 7. 38C-Jason Pursley, 05:14.975[3]; 8. 36-Kenny Wallace, 05:15.407[9]; 9. 23-Adam Kates, 05:15.711[10]; 10. 44-Adam Hensel, 05:16.222[5]; 11. 61-Logan Rogers, 05:24.822[11]; 12. 21-Jacob Bleess, 05:24.822[7]

Heat 6B (10 Laps): 1. 21X-Travis Saurer, 03:00.081[1]; 2. 33Z-Zack Vanderbeek, 03:01.260[8]; 3. 16S-Chad Lyle, 03:01.280[4]; 4. 44T-Tanner Black, 03:04.407[12]; 5. 50-Aaron Holtan, 03:04.646[3]; 6. 34-Noah Daspit, 03:05.085[7]; 7. 19-Dustin Sorensen, 03:05.705[9]; 8. 75T-Tad Davis, 03:07.116[5]; 9. 1K-Tim Karrick, 03:07.660[10]; 10. 15-Dale Proctor, 03:08.960[6]; 11. 26G-Ryan Gierke, 00:46.199[11]; 12. 17-Mike Striegel, 00:46.199[2]

B-Mods

Heat 1A (10 Laps): 1. 68-Dan Daniels, 02:58.227[2]; 2. 86-Kanyan Methvin, 02:58.889[3]; 3. 21X-Jackie Dalton, 02:59.115[12]; 4. 23KR-Les Duellman, 03:05.733[1]; 5. 98K-Kenton Allen, 03:06.058[6]; 6. 28-Andy Bryant, 03:06.501[10]; 7. 54-Tyler Kidwell, 03:06.776[8]; 8. 21-Jake Smith, 03:07.485[5]; 9. 11E-Ethan Braaksma, 03:07.882[7]; 10. 63-Pat Kelley, 03:12.640[11]; 11. 46-Brantlee Gotschall, 02:33.785[9]; 12. 1J-Tim Johnson, 00:45.327[4]

Heat 2A (10 Laps): 1. 82-Jake McBirnie, 09:45.931[4]; 2. 112-Brennan Gave, 09:48.493[3]; 3. 11B-Mike Boston, 09:52.796[2]; 4. 69JR-Johnathon Logue, 09:53.118[12]; 5. 39-Stephen Muilenburg, 09:53.554[8]; 6. 27X-Calvin Iverson, 09:54.022[7]; 7. 66I-Ethan Isaacs, 09:54.210[9]; 8. 18P-Brayden Proctor, 09:54.520[6]; 9. 32-taylor skauge, 09:57.330[10]; 10. 28X-Dean Green, 03:47.265[1]; 11. 5H-Jason Hollis, 03:50.002[5]; 12. (DNF) 40-Steve Butler, 03:50.002[11]

Heat 3A (10 Laps): 1. 33-Dustin Daniels, 06:11.096[7]; 2. D86-Donald McIntosh, 06:11.822[1]; 3. 85-Jamie Davis, 06:12.016[5]; 4. 1S-Shawn Strong, 06:13.128[4]; 5. 4DT-Doug Tye, 06:14.825[3]; 6. 8-Dillon McCowan, 06:15.194[9]; 7. 14-Jake Sachau, 06:16.149[12]; 8. 21JJ-Josh Smith, 03:03.505[10]; 9. 33C-Cole Boston, 06:22.665[2]; 10. 09X-Brett Berry, 03:18.474[11]; 11. 15R-Justin Rexwinkle, 03:03.505[6]; 12. 17S-Kyle Shrum, 03:03.505[8]

Heat 4A (10 Laps): 1. Z28-Randy Zimmerman, 04:44.167[1]; 2. 15W-Kale Westover, 04:44.538[3]; 3. 40H-Steve Holzkamper, 04:44.864[5]; 4. 5-Dakota Foster, 04:47.451[12]; 5. 69-Ryan Phillips, 04:49.460[6]; 6. 66G-Ryan Gillmore, 04:49.838[10]; 7. 5BA-Aaron Blacklance, 04:50.405[2]; 8. 37X-Skeeter Estey, 04:51.443[4]; 9. 33M-Danny Martin, 04:53.048[9]; 10. 2K-Mike Keever, 04:59.949[11]; 11. 41-Brandon King, 05:01.196[8]; 12. 11L-Lyndon Johnson, 00:23.184[7]

Heat 5A (10 Laps): 1. B52-Jeremy Chambers, 07:37.866[2]; 2. 65-Kris Jackson, 07:38.213[4]; 3. 7T-Jared Timmerman, 07:39.325[10]; 4. 91J-Jaylen Wettengel, 07:41.025[9]; 5. 19-Jimmy Cummins, 07:41.865[1]; 6. 18-JC Morton, 07:42.302[12]; 7. 18D-Curt Drake, 04:21.063[3]; 8. 55-Jordan Kienow, 07:48.346[5]; 9. 26G-Ryan Gierke, 07:49.560[11]; 10. (DNF) 31-Luke Phillips, 07:29.711[6]; 11. (DNF) 81-Tom Rorabacher, 06:39.387[7]; 12. (DNF) 11-Kyle Schell, 04:21.063[8]

Heat 6A (10 Laps): 1. 3J-Josh Cain, 11:10.888[3]; 2. QQ-Tony Bahr, 11:11.344[7]; 3. 00-Cody Jolly, 11:11.743[5]; 4. 7-Tyler James, 11:12.913[6]; 5. 11K-Kyle Dykhoff, 11:13.670[11]; 6. 24-Cody Acklin, 11:14.333[4]; 7. 20J-Jayden Bears, 11:16.771[2]; 8. (DNF) 16X-Jason VandeKamp, 07:20.237[12]; 9. (DNF) 69ER-Tyler Cadwallader, 05:46.553[1]; 10. (DNF) 32J-Jaiden Floate, 00:22.955[8]; 11. (DNF) 88XXX-Randy Klein, 00:23.226[10]; 12. (DNF) 20C-Shane Collins, 00:23.356[9]

Heat 7A (10 Laps): 1. 25C-Cody Thompson, 04:15.358[3]; 2. 20E-Austin Ellis, 04:15.486[1]; 3. 23DD-George Dalbeck, 04:16.727[4]; 4. 22-Brian McGowen, 04:19.077[11]; 5. 23-Darron Forrest, 04:19.376[2]; 6. 717-Roy Long, 04:20.115[7]; 7. 3D-Tim Donlinger, 04:20.329[12]; 8. 11S-Travis Schulte, 04:20.789[10]; 9. 21J-Jeremy Bennett, 04:25.263[9]; 10. 20-al ferguson, 04:32.392[6]; 11. 4G-Kevin Goben, 04:02.504[8]; 12. 37V-Tim Van Gotten, 03:47.771[5]

Heat 8A (10 Laps): 1. 11SD-Darren Engesser, 00:39.712[2]; 2. 16-Matthew Kay, 04:40.704[10]; 3. 6L-Lucas Isaacs, 04:40.759[1]; 4. 17JR-Drake Long, 04:41.087[9]; 5. 50C-Cody Lee, 04:41.894[11]; 6. 33X-Justin Froemming, 04:41.906[3]; 7. 71III-Jimmy Body III, 04:42.664[6]; 8. 19L-Darrin Lawler, 04:43.841[7]; 9. 33S-Ben Stockton, 04:44.376[5]; 10. 2X-Brady Moore, 04:49.524[12]; 11. RED1-Dan Wheeler, 01:46.659[8]; 12. 90X-Ryan Wetzstein, 00:39.712[4]

Heat 1B (10 Laps): 1. 54-Tyler Kidwell, 06:30.213[6]; 2. 17JR-Drake Long, 06:31.875[4]; 3. 3J-Josh Cain, 06:32.124[10]; 4. 40H-Steve Holzkamper, 06:32.495[8]; 5. 88XXX-Randy Klein, 06:33.119[3]; 6. 15R-Justin Rexwinkle, 06:33.362[7]; 7. 69ER-Tyler Cadwallader, 06:34.338[12]; 8. 11B-Mike Boston, 06:34.875[11]; 9. 2X-Brady Moore, 06:37.437[1]; 10. 24-Cody Acklin, 04:18.550[9]; 11. 32J-Jaiden Floate, 00:23.232[5]; 12. 26G-Ryan Gierke, 00:23.232[2]

Heat 2B (10 Laps): 1. 3D-Tim Donlinger, 02:58.169[1]; 2. 65-Kris Jackson, 02:58.824[9]; 3. 16-Matthew Kay, 02:59.304[3]; 4. 11E-Ethan Braaksma, 03:01.388[7]; 5. 21J-Jeremy Bennett, 03:03.446[4]; 6. 00-Cody Jolly, 03:03.891[8]; 7. 15W-Kale Westover, 03:04.327[10]; 8. 4G-Kevin Goben, 03:05.430[5]; 9. Z28-Randy Zimmerman, 03:06.040[12]; 10. 19L-Darrin Lawler, 03:07.708[6]; 11. 5BA-Aaron Blacklance, 03:09.246[11]; 12. 2K-Mike Keever, 02:53.266[2]

Heat 3B (10 Laps): 1. 16X-Jason VandeKamp, 08:02.091[1]; 2. 11S-Travis Schulte, 08:02.778[3]; 3. 09X-Brett Berry, 08:05.924[2]; 4. 1S-Shawn Strong, 08:06.399[9]; 5. 20C-Shane Collins, 08:07.862[4]; 6. 717-Roy Long, 08:08.192[6]; 7. 86-Kanyan Methvin, 08:09.991[11]; 8. 20-al ferguson, 08:14.452[7]; 9. 68-Dan Daniels, 07:55.389[12]; 10. (DNF) 37V-Tim Van Gotten, 07:00.677[8]; 11. (DNF) 11-Kyle Schell, 00:24.404[5]; 12. (DNF) 4DT-Doug Tye, 00:24.941[10]

Heat 4B (10 Laps): 1. 18-JC Morton, 02:56.302[1]; 2. QQ-Tony Bahr, 02:58.424[6]; 3. 91J-Jaylen Wettengel, 03:01.138[4]; 4. 98K-Kenton Allen, 03:02.124[8]; 5. 20E-Austin Ellis, 03:03.276[12]; 6. 69-Ryan Phillips, 03:05.154[7]; 7. 82-Jake McBirnie, 03:05.896[9]; 8. 112-Brennan Gave, 03:06.376[10]; 9. 20J-Jayden Bears, 03:08.128[11]; 10. 32-taylor skauge, 03:09.254[3]; 11. 40-Steve Butler, 03:09.254[2]; 12. 17S-Kyle Shrum, 03:09.254[5]

Heat 5B (10 Laps): 1. 22-Brian McGowen, 05:27.420[2]; 2. 21JJ-Josh Smith, 05:30.994[3]; 3. 25C-Cody Thompson, 05:33.185[10]; 4. 33M-Danny Martin, 05:34.364[4]; 5. B52-Jeremy Chambers, 05:34.757[11]; 6. 18P-Brayden Proctor, 05:36.865[7]; 7. 33S-Ben Stockton, 05:37.017[8]; 8. 19-Jimmy Cummins, 05:38.319[12]; 9. 81-Tom Rorabacher, 05:38.401[6]; 10. 23DD-George Dalbeck, 03:30.604[9]; 11. 5-Dakota Foster, 03:30.604[1]; 12. 41-Brandon King, 03:30.604[5]

Heat 6B (10 Laps): 1. 14-Jake Sachau, 07:52.536[1]; 2. 37X-Skeeter Estey, 07:52.628[9]; 3. 39-Stephen Muilenburg, 07:53.560[5]; 4. 21X-Jackie Dalton, 07:54.776[2]; 5. 8-Dillon McCowan, 07:57.941[4]; 6. 11L-Lyndon Johnson, 07:58.215[6]; 7. 11SD-Darren Engesser, 08:04.166[11]; 8. 18D-Curt Drake, 08:00.207[10]; 9. 55-Jordan Kienow, 08:02.402[8]; 10. 71III-Jimmy Body III, 08:02.679[7]; 11. 63-Pat Kelley, 08:03.648[3]; 12. 28X-Dean Green, 08:04.166[12]

Heat 7B (10 Laps): 1. 66I-Ethan Isaacs, 07:03.880[4]; 2. 1J-Tim Johnson, 07:05.483[10]; 3. 7T-Jared Timmerman, 07:06.302[3]; 4. 21-Jake Smith, 07:07.830[9]; 5. 85-Jamie Davis, 07:08.070[8]; 6. D86-Donald McIntosh, 07:08.990[12]; 7. 33C-Cole Boston, 07:15.016[11]; 8. 33-Dustin Daniels, 02:38.346[6]; 9. 69JR-Johnathon Logue, 02:38.585[1]; 10. 7-Tyler James, 01:47.247[7]; 11. 46-Brantlee Gotschall, 01:47.247[5]; 12. 50C-Cody Lee, 01:47.247[2]

Heat 8B (10 Laps): 1. 66G-Ryan Gillmore, 02:53.062[2]; 2. 28-Andy Bryant, 02:55.548[3]; 3. RED1-Dan Wheeler, 02:56.747[4]; 4. 27X-Calvin Iverson, 02:59.234[5]; 5. 23KR-Les Duellman, 02:59.238[12]; 6. 6L-Lucas Isaacs, 02:59.762[11]; 7. 11K-Kyle Dykhoff, 03:00.357[1]; 8. 23-Darron Forrest, 03:05.082[10]; 9. 90X-Ryan Wetzstein, 01:49.656[8]; 10. 31-Luke Phillips, 00:55.713[6]; 11. 5H-Jason Hollis, 00:22.392[7]; 12. 33X-Justin Froemming, 00:22.759[9]

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Bobby Kimbrough

Bobby grew up in the heart of Illinois, becoming an avid dirt track race fan which has developed into a life long passion. Taking a break from the Midwest dirt tracks to fight evil doers in the world, he completed a full 21 year career in the Marine Corps.
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