WILD WEST SHOOTOUT
13, 2019) Terry Phillips wrapped up the 13th
edition of the 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries tonight at
Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. A forty car field
signed into the pit area to do battle for the $14,000 payday.
Terry knocked down the sixth quickest time in his group during
the qualifying session prior to placing sixth in his stacked
heat race. After grabbing the third transfer spot through
his consolation event, TP retired after only twelve circuits
in the 'Shaw Trucking 50' and settled for a twenty-fourth
place performance in the grand finale. (Mike
(January 12, 2019)
A day/night doubleheader in the desert - due to an earlier
rainout - took place today at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek,
Arizona, as a pair of $5,000 to win programs were held during
the busiest day of the 'Wild West Shootout.' In the afternoon
show, Terry Phillips finished ninth in his heat race, fourth
in his B-Main, and twentieth in the 30-lap feature event.
Later in the evening, TP grabbed the fourth and final transfer
spot through his loaded heat race before knocking down a fourteenth
place effort in the 40-lap nightcap.
(January 11, 2019)
The third contest of the 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries took
center stage tonight at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona.
A total of 46 Super Late Model entrants piled into the desert
facility to vie for another $5,000 windfall. Terry Phillips
stopped the clock third quickest in his group during time
trials, but later slipped back to fifth in his loaded heat
race. Following another triumph in his B-Main, the Springfield,
Missouri standout rallied past nine competitors during the
30-lap feature event to claim a steady eighth place showing.
(January 9, 2019)
Another $5,000 winner's check was on the line for the #75
team during the 13th edition of the 'Wild West Shootout' tonight
at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. Terry Phillips
posted the fourth quickest time in his group during qualifying
before slipping to fifth in heat race action. After picking
up a victory in his consolation race, TP was eventually credited
with an eighteenth place effort in his second race of the
(January 6, 2019)
Heavy overnight rain at Arizona Speedway has postponed tonight's
second round of 'Wild West Shootout' action to Saturday afternoon,
January 12. A day/night doubleheader will now take place next
Saturday with both unsanctioned Super Late Model programs
boasting a $5,000 top prize. Dirt-slinging competition at
the Queen Creek, Arizona facility will resume on Wednesday,
(January 5, 2019)
The 2019 campaign officially kicked off tonight at Arizona
Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona with the opening round of
the 13th Annual 'Wild West Shootout.' A strong field of 45
competitors converged at the Copper State venue for the $5,000
to win throwdown. Terry Phillips knocked down the sixth quickest
lap in his group during the qualifying session prior to placing
fifth in his loaded heat race. Following a runner-up effort
in his B-Main to advance into the 40-lapper, TP rallied past
nine competitors during the headliner to claim an eleventh
place performance in his season lid lifter.
WEST TO KICK OFF 2019 CAMPAIGN!
2, 2019) Things kick off for the #75 team
later this week in Arizona with the 2019 edition of the 'Wild
West Shootout.' From January 5-13, six unsanctioned Super
Late Model specials will be held at Arizona Speedway in Queen
Creek, Arizona. The first five shows (January 5, 6, 9, 11,
and 12) will boast a $5,000 paycheck, while the grand finale
on Sunday, January 13 is slated to pay a whopping $14,000
to the winner. Terry Phillips has ten (10) career wins in
Arizona in the month of January and will be looking to add
more early-season success to his resume when the dirt starts
flying this Saturday at the Phoenix-area facility! More information
on the 'Wild West Shootout' can be obtained online at www.wildwestshootout.net.
CLOSES OUT 2018 SEASON IN DUEL IN THE DESERT
11, 2018) Terry Phillips wrapped up his 2018
campaign from November 8-10 in the 21st edition of the 'Duel
in the Desert' at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
in Las Vegas, Nevada. Piloting one of Jordan Grabouski's Open
Wheel Modifieds, Terry won his heat race on Friday night prior
to placing fourth in the preliminary main event. After rolling
off from the outside of the eighth row and with passing at
a premium throughout the $7,777 to win headliner on Saturday
evening, TP was able to steer past five competitors during
the 40-lapper to claim a respectable eleventh place showing.
Complete results from the season-ending 'Duel in the Desert'
can be accessed online at www.lvms.com.
$10,000 IN USMTS SOUTHERN NATIONALS!
4, 2018) Terry Phillips, of Springfield, Missouri,
racked up his fourth victory of the 2018 racing season over
the November 2-3 weekend at Kennedale Speedway Park in Kennedale,
Texas! On Friday night during the double set of preliminary
heat races, Terry won his first heat race before advancing
past seven competitors during his second heat race to claim
a runner-up performance. TP then found himself tied for the
lead in passing points and later rolled off from the outside
of the front row in Saturday's 60-lap 'USMTS Southern Nationals.'
Terry grabbed the point at the drop of the green flag and
was out front after seventeen circuits when the race was deemed
official due to heavy rain showers. He picked up the $10,000
payday over Johnny Scott, Dereck Ramirez, Clyde Dunn, Jr.,
and Bo Day! Complete results from the inaugural 'USMTS Southern
Nationals' can be viewed online at www.usmts.com.
(Seth Fritz Photo)
EIGHTH IN USRA FALL NATIONALS
29, 2018) Terry Phillips Racing (TPR) trekked
west to Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, New Mexico
from October 26-28 for the 19th edition of the Budweiser 'USRA
Fall Nationals.' On Friday night during preliminary action,
Terry Phillips finished third in his heat race before rallying
to sixth in the main event. At SNMS on Saturday evening in
another prelim, Terry placed fourth in his heat race, won
his B-Main, and later drove past fifteen competitors to score
a third place podium effort in the feature event. After earning
the sixth starting spot for Sunday's $10,000 to win headliner,
TP drove up to the fourth position on a couple of different
occasions before eventually winding up eighth in the final
finishing order of the 50-lapper. Full results from the 'USRA
Fall Nationals' weekend can be accessed online at www.snmspeedway.com.
TO RUNNER-UP AT I-80 SPEEDWAY!
21, 2018) Terry Phillips was in action at
I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on October 19-20 in the
annual running of the 'Cornhusker Classic.' The IMCA Modifieds
raced for a $6,000 winner's check in the two-day spectacular.
Driving a #75 car out of Jordan Grabouski's stable, Terry
won his first heat race on Friday night while he finished
third in his final prelim. The Springfield, Missouri ace then
started from the outside of the second row in the three-wide
formation and drove all the way up to second in the headliner
to bag a runner-up performance behind only teammate Grabouski!
Full results from last night can be viewed online at www.i-80speedway.com.
TP SURVIVES FOR
TOP FIVE IN FALL NATIONALS!
14, 2018) Terry Phillips, of Springfield,
Missouri, headed to Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri
on October 12-13 for the annual running of the 'MLRA Fall
Nationals.' Following a rain-out of Friday's event, Terry
competed for a $5,500 top prize on Saturday evening in the
Lucas Oil MLRA Series finale. Terry placed fourth in his heat
race and later started the 40-lap headliner from the inside
of the eighth row. During the course of the attrition-filled
race, TP was able to survive on the rough racing surface to
improve eleven positions to leave Wheatland with a fourth
place showing behind only victor Chad Simpson, Jack Sullivan,
and Raymond Merrill! Full results can be accessed online at
TO FOURTH IN RACE FOR HOPE 74!
30, 2018) Springfield, Missouri standout Terry
Phillips was in the pit area at Batesville Motor Speedway
in Locust Grove, Arkansas from September 25-29 for the running
of the 'Race for Hope 74,' which paid a whopping $20,000 to
the winner for the IMCA Modifieds. Terry placed thirtieth
in his qualifier on Wednesday night prior to running sixth
in Thursday's qualifier. After sitting out Friday's program
and starting seventeenth on the feature grid in Saturday's
74-lap contest, TP put on a show by working all the way up
to fourth by the time the checkers flew over the talented
field. He trailed only victor Kyle Strickler, Ricky Thornton,
Jr., and Jordan Grabouski! Complete results from Batesville
Motor Speedway can be accessed online at www.batesvillemotorspeedway.com.
GETS TOP TEN AT DEER CREEK
23, 2018) The #75 TPR team trekked north to
Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota from September
20-22 for the 20th edition of the 'Featherlite Fall Jamboree.'
Following a rain-out of Thursday night's program, the USMTS
stars raced for a $5,000 payday on Friday evening in the Gopher
State. Terry Phillips won his heat race in preliminary action
before moving up three spots in the 40-lapper to finish in
the ninth position. In Saturday's $10,000 to win finale, TP
also won his heat race, but was involved in an incident that
caused him to complete only 33 circuits in the 50-lap affair.
The Springfield, Missouri ace was eventually paid for a twenty-seventh
place performance in the final night of the 'Featherlite Fall
Jamboree.' Complete results from Deer Creek can be accessed
online at www.usmts.com.
IN $10K WORLD NATIONALS
16, 2018) Terry Phillips, of Springfield,
Missouri, was back behind the wheel of a #75 IMCA Modified
out of the Jordan Grabouski Racing stable on September 14-15
in the annual 'World Nationals' at Marshalltown Speedway in
Marshalltown, Iowa. On Friday night in the double set of heat
races, Terry finished second in both prelims to earn the seventh
most passing points. After rolling off from the inside of
the fifth row in Saturday's $10,000 to win main event, TP
was able to improve three positions on the one-lane racing
surface to secure a steady sixth place performance in the
50-lapper. He trailed only winner Richie Gustin, Jordan Grabouski,
Cayden Carter, Tim Ward, and Benji Lacrosse at the checkers.
Full results from Marshalltown can be accessed online at www.marshalltownspeedway.com.
FOR #75 TEAM NETS TOP FIVES
2, 2018) With the rain-out earlier tonight
at Cresco (IA) Speedway, the #75 team wound up entering a
trio of $3,000 to win USMTS specials over the Labor Day holiday
weekend (August 30-September 1) in the states of Iowa and
Minnesota. On Thursday night at Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids,
Iowa, Terry Phillips placed third in his heat race before
advancing past five competitors in the 40-lapper to score
a strong fourth place effort behind only victor Johnny Scott,
Rodney Sanders, and Dereck Ramirez. At Fayette County Speedway
in West Union, Iowa on Friday evening, Terry won his heat
race in preliminary action prior to winding up fifth in the
final rundown of the 40-lap main event. In the final race
of the weekend on Saturday at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring
Valley, Minnesota, TP finished fourth in his heat race, second
in his B-Main, and nineteenth in the 40-lap headliner. Full
results can be found online at www.usmts.com.
IN TOP FIVE OVER WEEKEND!
27, 2018) Terry Phillips, of Springfield,
Missouri, followed the USMTS tour north to Park Jefferson
Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota and Casino Speedway in
Watertown, South Dakota on August 25-26. On Saturday night
in a $3,000 to win show at Park Jefferson, Terry ran second
in his heat race, led the first five circuits of the 35-lapper,
and eventually placed an impressive runner-up behind only
victor Lucas Schott. At Watertown on Sunday evening in a $4,000
to win battle, TP placed fifth in his heat race and won his
B-Main before advancing up to fifth in the 40-lap headliner
to trail only victor Johnny Scott, Dereck Ramirez, Tyler Peterson,
and Adam Kates. Full results can be found online at www.usmts.com.
FOURTH IN GRANT JUNGHANS MEMORIAL
19, 2018) The United States Modified Touring
Series (USMTS) stars soldiered on to Lakeside Speedway in
Kansas City, Kansas and Salina Highbanks Speedway in Salina,
Oklahoma on August 17-18. In the $10,002 to win 'Grant Junghans
Memorial' at Lakeside on Friday night, Terry Phillips won
his heat race and later started from the inside of the third
row in the 32-lap main event. TP then hung around the top
five throughout the feature distance before securing a strong
fourth place effort behind only victor Jake O'Neil, Johnny
Scott, and Lucas Schott. At Salina on Saturday in a $3,000
to win throwdown, Terry placed fourth in his heat race, second
in his B-Main, and seventeenth in the 35-lap headliner. Full
results can be found online at www.usmts.com.
$2,500 FOR USMTS WIN IN IOWA!
13, 2018) Terry Phillips, of Springfield,
Missouri, capped off a USMTS tripleheader in victory lane
on Sunday evening, August 12 at Mason City Motor Speedway
in Mason City, Iowa! Terry won his heat race from the fourth
starting spot and later started the 25-lap feature event from
the inside of the second row. TP then grabbed the point on
the eighteenth circuit and drove to the $2,500 triumph over
Lucas Schott, Rodney Sanders, Zack VanderBeek, and Dereck
Earlier in the weekend, Terry competed for $3,000
top prizes on Friday night at I-94 Speedway in Fergus Falls,
Minnesota and on Saturday at Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, Minnesota.
At I-94, he placed fourth in his heat race before moving up
to seventh in the 40-lapper, while he ran second in his heat
race and fifth in the 40-lap A-Main at Ogilvie behind only
victor Johnny Scott, Lucas Schott, Stormy Scott, and Jake
O'Neil. Full results can be found online at www.usmts.com.
(Buck Monson Photo)
PAIR OF TOP TENS
IN USMTS ACTION FOR PHILLIPS
5, 2018) Terry Phillips Racing (TPR) unloaded
their Open Wheel Modified for a pair of $3,000 to win USMTS
showdowns on August 3-4 at Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt,
Kansas and Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. On Friday
night at Humboldt, Terry Phillips ran fourth in his heat race,
won his consolation event, and later climbed past five competitors
during the 40-lap feature to secure an eighth place performance.
In the annual 'Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout' on Saturday evening
at Wheatland, Terry moved past six cars in his heat race to
finish second and later knocked down another eighth place
effort in the 40-lapper. Full results can be found online
WINS ON LAST LAP AT LAKESIDE!!
29, 2018) Terry Phillips found himself back
in Lucas Oil MLRA Series victory lane on Friday night, July
27 at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas! Terry won
his heat race in preliminary action and later started third
on the grid in the 40-lap feature event. TP was then able
to pass leader Will Vaught on the final circuit to secure
the $3,000 payday in the 'Clyde Ellis Memorial' over Vaught,
Logan Martin, Justin Zeitner, and Payton Looney!
On Saturday evening, July 28, the #75 team ventured
to Legit Speedway Park in West Plains, Missouri for a $3,000
to win COMP Cams Super Late Model Series tussle. The Springfield,
Missouri ace won his heat race and was running second in the
headliner before unfortunately getting into the wall, which
dropped him to twenty-first in the final finishing order.
Full results from both weekend races can be viewed online