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Fri-Sat, March 2-3, 2018

Humboldt Speedway

Humboldt, KS

Battle of the Bullring - NASCAR Modifieds

 Finished 4th on Friday
 Finished 4th on Saturday

Friday, March 9, 2018

Jackson Motor Speedway

Byram, MS

9th Annual Summit Racing Equipment USMTS Winter Speedweeks

 Finished 1st on Friday

 Zack competed at the Jackson Motor Speedway in Byram, Miss., on March 9 in the season opener for the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup. The first half of the race was riddled with yellow flags, but Zack shadowed leader Lucas Lee around the track but Lee was able to hold back the challenges but after taking the checkered flag he was disqualified during post-race technica, handing the win to Zack. It was his 43rd career USMTS triumph, jumping him one spot ahead of Tommy Myer to sixth on the all-time wins list and one behind Stormy Scott. The team heads for a Saturday night showdown at the Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Miss.

Click here for story and results.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Whynot Motorsports Park

Meridian, MS

9th Annual Summit Racing Equipment USMTS Winter Speedweeks

 Finished 10th on Saturday

 The fifth round of Summit USMTS Winter Speedweeks took place Saturday night at the Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Miss., with 43 entries on hand. Zack finished second in his heat race, but was forced to run a "B" Main which he won from the 13th starting spot. After starting 14th on the grid, "The Z-Man" ended the caution-free 40-lapper with a 10th-place finish. The next event on deck is the King of America VIII presented by Summit Racing Equipment on Thursday-Saturday, March 15-17, at the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan.

Thu-Sat, March 15-17, 2018

Humboldt Speedway

Humboldt, KS

King of America VIII presented by Summit Racing Equipment

 Finished 23rd on Thursday
 Finished 6th on Saturday

 The King of America VIII Modified Nationals presented by Summit took place at the Humboldt Speedway on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 15-17, with 84 cars and drivers signed in for battle over the three nights. In Thursday's USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup points race, Zack raced from 7th to 4th in his heat race and then finished 4th in his "B" Main. Forced to use a provisional for the feature, his main event was cut short by mechanical woes and he finished 23rd. On Friday, each driver competed in two heat races to set the fields for Saturday. From the back, he finished 8th in his first heat and then led all the way from the pole to win his second heat, leaving him 24th in passing points. On Saturday, "The Z-Man" started 12th in the S&S Fishing & Rental “B” Main and finished 7th, giving him the 19th starting spot in the $10,000-to-win main event. After 75 tough laps, Zack advanced to finish 6th and earned the FK Rod Ends Hard Charger Award. The USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup is back in action on Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, with the first-ever event in the Copper State at the Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz.

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Fri-Sat, April 13-14, 2018

Canyon Speedway Park

Peoria, AZ

Inaugural Showdown at Canyon

 Finished 22nd on Friday
 Finished 7th on Saturday

 Zack and the 33z Racing team made the long haul to Peoria, Ariz., this week for the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup event at the Canyon Speedway Park. On Friday, he started and finished 7th in his heat race and wound up completing just 15 laps of the main event to finish 22nd. On Saturday, a second-place finish in his heat put him in the redraw. He started fourth and left with a solid seventh-place finish after 40 hard laps.

Fri-Sun, April 20-22, 2018

Southern New Mexico Speedway

Las Cruces, NM

Rancho Milagro USMTS Short Track Shootout

 Finished 4th on Friday
 Finished 16th on Saturday
 Finished 1st on Sunday

 The 33z Racing team rolled into the Land of Enchantment on Thursday for practice, and then got things going on Friday. Zack roared from seventh to second in his heat race and followed that up with a fourth-place effort in the main event after starting sixth. Things didn't go as good on Saturday. A fourth-place go in his "B" Main left Zack starting 20th in the feature where he managed to wrangle an ill-handling machine to a 16th-place result. An up-and-down weekend ended on the upside Sunday. After winning his heat, 'The Z-Man' started on the pole and led all 40 laps of the Rancho Milagro Short Track Shootout finale. Click here to read the full story. The team loads up and heads east for three USMTS shows next weekend in Texas and Oklahoma.

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Friday, April 27, 2018

West Texas Raceway

Lubbock, TX

2nd Annual USMTS Event

 Finished 10th on Friday

 Zack went from the seventh starting spot to fifth in his heat race in Friday night’s USMTS event at the West Texas Raceway in Lubbock. That put him in a "B" Main where he took the win after starting fifth. Rolling off 13th in the "A" Main, he worked his way forward to register a top-19 finish.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Route 66 Motor Speedway

Amarillo, TX

9th Annual USMTS Amarillo Ambush

 Finished 7th on Saturday

 The team's trip to the Route 66 Motor Speedway on Saturday found a bumpy ride around the high-banked dirt oval in Amarillo, Texas. After struggling to a fifth-place finish in his heat race, Zack fought to a fourth-place finish in his "B" Main. Rolling off 19th in the 40-lap "A" Main, he avoided a first-lap "big one" that took out several cars and found his groove in charging to seventh on the final scorecard.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Enid Speedway

Enid, OK

2nd Annual USMTS Oklahoma Spring Nationals

 Finished 8th on Sunday

 Sunday's USMTS show at the Enid Speedway saw the track dry out early on. Zack finished fourth in his heat race but it was enough to lock himself into the 12th starting spot in the "A" Main. At the end of 35 laps, Zack survived for an eighth-place finish.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Tri-State Speedway

Pocola, OK

5th Annual USMTS Event

 Finished 1st on Saturday

 After Friday's show was rained out at the I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., the 33z Racing squad headed to the Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, Okla. It was a wild night (and a late one at that), but "The Z-Man" got the win after a thrilling last-lap pass for the win! Click here to read all about it.

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Creek County Speedway

Kellyville, OK

Henryetta Ford USMTS Clash at The Creek

 Finished 10th on Sunday

 Nobody knew what to expect the USMTS rolled into the Creek County Speedway just south of Tulsa, Okla., for the first-ever event there, but after the dust settled around 10 p.m. Sunday night it was clear that the bar was set pretty high for a possible second annual Henryetta Ford Clash at The Creek event in 2019. “Big Daddy” Joe Duvall did a heck of a job promoting this event. With more than $7,000 in added sponsorship cash and prizes,the racers paid it forward with a wild caution-free main event that gave the huge crowd their money’s worth. Zack started sixth and wound up fourth in his heat race, so that put him on the outside of the front row for his “B” Main. He won that and rolled off 14th for the feature. After a wild, caution-free 40 laps, Zack took home a new carbon fiber driveshaft courtesy of Fast Shafts for finishing tenth. The team head back north now, and on Friday, May 18, we’ll be at the I-94 Speedway in Fergus Falls, Minn., sitting seventh in USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup points and VanderBuilt Race Cars still atop the USMTS Manufacturers Championship standings.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Deer Creek Speedway

Spring Valley, MN

North Star Nationals - USRA Modifieds

 Finished 3rd on Saturday

 With the USMTS events rained out for the weekend, Zack and the team headed for the Deer Creek Speedway for some USRA Modified action with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Drawing the eighth and final starting spot for his heat race, Zack was able to get up to fifth but had to run a "B" Main which he won after starting fourth. In a talent-rich "A" Main, "The Z-Man" charged from the 14th starting spot to finish third at the checkers.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Deer Creek Speedway

Spring Valley, MN

16th Annual USMTS Southern Minnesota Spring Challenge

 Finished 4th on Saturday

 Johnny Scott drove his VanderBuilt Race Car to third after starting 16th on the grid while Zack started 14th and followed Scott across the finish line to claim fourth in a near repeat of last week's USRA Modified main event at 'The Creek.'

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Upper Iowa Speedway

Decorah, IA

11th Annual USMTS Nordic Nationals

 Finished 2nd on Sunday

 Zack took off from the pole and set the pace for the first ten laps before Stormy Scott showed him a faster way around the 3/8-mile dirt oval. Zack, who collected his first of 45 career USMTS wins at the Upper Iowa Speedway during his rookie campaign in 2005, wound up second behind Johnny Scott to give VanderBuilt Race Cars a 1-2 finish.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

81 Speedway

Park City, KS

7th Annual USMTS Showdown in the Playground

 Finished 3rd on Thursday

 Zack won his heat race and then finished third in the A-Main.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Dodge City Raceway Park

Dodge City, KS

Inaugural USMTS Event

 Finished 3rd on Friday

 This was night 100 on Zack's car VB-1 with at least 100 more left on it. In racing action it proved to be as fast as it is durable after coming in second in the heat and third in the A-Main.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Salina Speedway

Salina, KS

2nd Annual USMTS Event

 Finished 6th on Saturday

 Zack won his heat race finished sixth in the A-Main.

Thu-Sat, June 14-16, 2018

Cedar Lake Speedway

New Richmond, WI

2nd Annual USMTS Modified Masters

 Finished 13th on Thursday
 Finished 7th on Saturday

 Zack started off Masters week with a 13th-place finish in Thursday's USMTS Hunt for the Casey's Cup event. After two round of heat races on Friday, he came into Saturday's $40,000-to-win finale ranked fourth in overall points. Forced to make a pit stop midway through the race, he fought his way back to finish seventh and collected a $3,500 paycheck for his efforts.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Nobles County Speedway

Worthington, MN

8th Annual USMTS Summer Slam

 Finished 8th on Thursday

 Zack advanced from 4th to 2nd in his heat race, and then redrew the 6th starting spot for the main event at the Nobles County Speedway in Worthington, Minn. He finished 8th at the end of the 40-lapper.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Brown County Speedway

Aberdeen, SD

4th Annual USMTS Best Western Modified Showdown

 Finished 1st on Friday

 Nobody passed Zack VanderBeek in the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup main event Friday night at the Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D. He led all 40 laps en route to a $3,000 payday and his 46th career victory. Click here for the full story and results.

Click here for story and results.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Devils Lake Speedway

Crary, ND

Inaugural USMTS Event presented by Ironhide

 Finished 5th on Saturday

 The team traveled deep into Central North Dakota Saturday for our first trip to the Devils Lake Speedway. A tough draw for his heat race, Zack limped to a 7th place finish which saddled him with the 19th starting spot in the feature. Undaunted, the Z-Man charged forward and took home a 5th place finish. He also earned the Eibach Spring Forward Award and was the FK Rod Ends Hard Charger of the race.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Deer Creek Speedway

Spring Valley, MN

Gopher 50

 Finished 1st on Saturday

 Zack finished second in his heat race and then won the Gopher 50. This was Zack's second Gopher 50 title making him one of only three drivers to win it multiple times.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Hamilton County Speedway

Webster City, IA

12th Annual Casey's General Store Webster City Wrangle

 Finished 9th on Tuesday

 Tuesday night at the Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa, Zack led wire-to-wire in his heat race. He started fifth in the main event and held on for a ninth-place finish

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Southern Iowa Speedway

Oskaloosa, IA

11th Annual USMTS Summer Classic

 Finished 15th on Wednesday

 After a dominant heat race victory Wednesday at the Southern Iowa Speedway, Zack rolled off seventh for the main event. Hopes for a USMTS homecoming victory celebration were squashed when mechanical problems sidelined the No. 33z machine with just five laps to go in the 30-lap feature.

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Fri-Sat, July 20-21, 2018

I-80 Speedway

Greenwood, NE

8th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals

 Finished 4th on Saturday

 After rolling off from the outside of the front row in Saturday's $8,000-to-win main event, Zack brought home a fourth-place finish at the I-80 Speedway.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Humboldt Speedway

Humboldt, KS

13th Annual USMTS Summer Fling @ The Bullring

 Finished 1st on Friday

 Zack led every lap of the USMTS main event Friday night at the Humboldt Speedway. Click here for the story and results.

Click here for story and results.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Lucas Oil Speedway

Wheatland, MO

9th Annual Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout

 Finished 7th on Saturday

 Zack won his heat race from the 4th starting spot and then redrew the same starting spot for the main event. However, this time it was three steps back as he held on to finish 7th in the 40-lapper.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

I-94 Speedway

Fergus Falls, MN

4th Annual Casey’s General Stores Summersota Nationals

 Finished 12th on Friday

 Zack started seventh in his heat race and finished fourth. He started and finished in the 12th spot in the main event.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Ogilvie Raceway

Ogilvie, MN

7th Annual Chubbs Performance Modified Madness presented by U.S. Army

 Finished 8th on Saturday

 Zack started eighth and finished fifth in his heat race. It was enough to advance to the main event where he started 12th and finished eighth.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Mason City Motor Speedway

Mason City, IA

7th Annual Diamond Jo Casino “All-In 77”

 Finished 4th on Sunday

 After a second-place finish in his heat race, Zack redrew the pole for the 25-lap feature. He led the first seven laps before eventually taking the checkered flag in the fourth spot.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Lakeside Speedway

Kansas City, KS

3rd Annual Grant Junghans Memorial

 Finished 18th on Friday

 After finishing second in his heat race, Zack rolled off tenth in the 32-lap main event. An incident early in the race saw Zack and Kerry Davis colliding and spinning into the infield. Zack tagged the back of the field and came back to salvage an 18th-place finish.

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Salina Highbanks Speedway

Pryor Creek, OK

6th Annual ARMI Salute To Our Veterans

 Finished 10th on Saturday

 Zack won his heat race and then started eighth in the main event where he finished tenth.

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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Park Jefferson Speedway

North Sioux City, SD

8th Annual USMTS River City Rumble

 Finished 6th on Saturday

 It was a steady night for the 33z Racing machine on Saturday. Zack started and finished first in his heat race, and then started sixth in the main event and wound up in sixth at the finish.

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Casino Speedway

Watertown, SD

3rd Annual Sandy Benson Memorial

 Finished 9th on Sunday

 'The Z-Man' turned the fifth starting spot into a third-place finish in his heat race which left him ninth on the grid for the main event--one spot shy of making the redraw. At the end of the 40-lap affair, he found himself crossing the finish line in ninth.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Rapid Speedway

Rock Rapids, IA

10th Annual USMTS Rapid Rumble

 Finished 10th on Thursday

 After finishing sixth in his heat race, Zack started deep in the field for the 40-lap main event. He rolled off 17th and brought home a 10th-place finish.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Fayette County Speedway

West Union, IA

6th Annual USMTS War in West Union

 Finished 7th on Friday

 Zack won his heat race from the outside of the front row, and then redrew the same starting spot for the 40-lap feature race. Battling to stay competitive, he wound up seventh at the checkered flag.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Deer Creek Speedway

Spring Valley, MN

13th Annual USMTS Labor Day Duel

 Finished 7th on Saturday

 Zack charged from eighth to third in his heat race, but found himself just outside the redraw and starting ninth in the 40-lap main event. He took home a seventh-place paycheck.

Fri-Sat, September 21-22, 2018

Deer Creek Speedway

Spring Valley, MN

20th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree

 Finished 29th on Friday
 Finished 5th on Saturday
Thu-Sat, November 1-3, 2018

Kennedale Speedway Park

Kennedale, TX

Inaugural Summit Racing Equipment USMTS Southern Nationals


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