Congratulations to Jason Hughes on his third straight USMTS win on Hypercoils coil-over springs!
Hughes triples up on hump day hullabaloo at Hamilton County Speedway
Jason Hughes took another step toward winning his third straight United States Modified Touring Series national championship and fourth overall Wednesday with a victory at the Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa.
Jake Timm led the first dozen circuits of the 35-lapper, but lapped traffic impeded his progress just enough to open the door for Hughes to slip in front and grab the lead on lap 13.
From there, the veteran from Watts, Oklahoma, sailed to another $4,500 payday for his third straight win in the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental.
It was the eighth win of the 2017 season for Hughes and the 154th USMTS triumph of his career. He’s now 28 wins shy of tying Kelly Shryock on the all-time list.
Hughes’ teammate, Ryan Gustin, got by Timm on lap 17 but could never mount a serious challenge for the top spot.
Jake O’Neil followed Timm across the finish line in fourth to record his career-best finish in USMTS competition while Cade Dillard advanced from 10th on the starting grid to claim the fifth spot.
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