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October 2018 Dirt Modified

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Zach Powers

The Taylorsville, Kentucky driver is profiled.  pg. 14

 

My ‘Modified Masters’ Notebook

Notes and observations from the Second Annual Modified Masters event at Cedar Lake Speedway. Former USMTS Champion Rodney Sanders led every lap en route to a $40,000 pay day.  pg. 20

 

Continuing On

‘Mr. Small Block’ Pete Bicknell is in his 45th year behind the wheel this year and looks to continue for many to come.  pg. 32

 

On the Road with ‘Big Daddy’ and Club 91

Writer Tyler Rinken goes on the road with Joe Duvall and crew as they tackle the USMTS trail. Get an inside look at the ups-and-downs of being a traveling Modfied team and what it takes.   pg. 38

 

TECH

The first installment of Mark Bush’s multi-part series on basic, mainstay chassis adjustments that work.  pg. 52

 

Proper Carb Function Isn’t ‘Black Magic’

Karsten Blum helps debunk carb rumors and discusses proper carb function and maintenance.  pg. 55

 

The Inside Track with Jeremiah Davis  pg. 57

 

The Modified Chronicles 

Our monthly tribute to the Modifieds of the Past.  pg. 59

 

The Wire  pg. 60

 

The Club 91 Corner with ‘Big Daddy’ Joe Duvall  pg. 61

 

This Minute With: Andy Tiernan  pg. 62

 

Speed Shop pg. 63

 

The Chassis Spotlight: SJR Racecars  pg. 64

 

Runaway at 141

Ricky Thornton, Jr. dominates the 10th Annual Clash at the Creek, rebounding from a hard week prior at the Masters.  pg. 66

 

Shooting Gallery  pg. 74  

 

Ad Index  pg. 83 

 

Turn Out the Lights  pg. 84

 

Columns

Mike O’Connor (Editor)   pg. 6 

Steve Davis   pg. 8 

Cyndi Stiffler   pg. 10 

Scott Erickson   pg. 12

Adam Cornell   pg. 13

 

Money

Michael Truscott has made big headlines cashing big checks behind the wheel of his B-Mod. And he looks to continue that history in the Modified ranks.  pg. 14

 

Working, Fishing and Racing

Eric Tomlinson may have started his life on two wheels, but has taken to life on four wheels like a fish to water.  pg. 24

 

Still Outside the Box

‘The Innovator’ Bob Sagen continues to think outside of the box. The co-founder of legendary Pro Chassis still has his designs and ideas chasing checkered flags.  pg. 29

 

I’ve Always Wanted to Race

After learning to drive a five-speed at age eight, Haley Kaiser knew exactly what she wanted to do since then; drive.  pg. 32

 

Princeton Grad

Kentucky’s Matt Markham is profiled.  pg. 38

 

My ‘Dakota Modified Tour’ Notebook

Notes and observations from the 29th edition of the tour that saw Hunter Marriott capture his third-straight title.  pg. 44

 

TECH

The second installment of Mark Bush’s series on basic, mainstay chassis adjustments that work.  pg. 52

 

The Inside Track w/Jeremiah Davis  pg. 56

 

The Wire pg. 58

 

The Club 91 Corner with ‘Big Daddy’ Joe Duvall pg. 59

 

The Dirt Modified Magazine Q&A: Our questions, your answers.  pg. 60

 

This Minute With: Kyle Anderson.  pg. 63

 

The Chassis Spotlight: Fury Chassis.  pg. 64

 

Speed Shop pg. 65

 

Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

Kansas businessman Lance Town has been involved in motor sports for a majority of his life, but in the straight line stuff. However, after a trip to a dirt track, and a little prodding, that all changed.   pg. 66

 

Shooting Gallery  pg. 74 

 

Ad Index  pg. 83 

 

Turn Out the Lights  pg. 84

 

Columns

Mike O’Connor (Editor)   pg. 6
Steve Davis   pg. 8 

Cyndi Stiffler   pg. 10 

Scott Erickson   pg. 12

Adam Cornell   pg. 13