December 14th, 2015 - Making his way to a total of fifty-nine events, Dereck Ramirez captured two feature wins during the 2015 season. With the weather determining the outcoming of twenty-six of his scheduled events, Ramirez recorded thirty-five top ten finishes and impressive twenty-two top five finishes. Dereck also finished sixth in the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Hunt for the Casey's Cup.
November 3rd, 2015 - Tuesday night brought Dereck Ramirez to Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Oklahoma) for the United States Modified Tour Series (USMTS) sanctioned event. Drawing a field of thirty-six entries, Dereck gained two spots in his heat recording a runner-up finish to Tyler Wolff. After the invert, Ramirez was slated to start on the pole for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Falling out of the top five, Dereck Ramirez logged a 7th place finish.
Complete results from this event are available at www.USMTS.com.
October 25th, 2015 - Dereck Ramirez traveled to Southern New Mexico Speedway (Las Cruces, New Mexico) on Friday for the opening night of the 16th Annual S&S Fishing & Rental USRA Fall Nationals presented by Barnett Harley-Davidson and NAPA Auto Parts. In a field of fifty-one entries, Dereck was slated to start in 3rd for his heat. Cruising to an 8-lap heat race win, Ramirez earned the pole position starting spot for the feature. Battling for a top five spot, Dereck Ramirez scored a 4th place finish behind Ricky Thornton Jr., Fito Gallardo, and Johnny Scott with Alex Sanford rounding out the top five.
After punching his ticket on Friday night, Dereck held off on action until the main event on Sunday.
Battling for a $10,000 payday, Dereck Ramirez fell two spots in the 50-lap affair logging an 8th place finish.
Complete results from these events are available at www.USRARacing.com.
October 10th, 2015 - Friday night brought Dereck Ramirez to Longdale Speedway (Longdale, Oklahoma) for the two-day Iron Man Challenge. Drawing a field of twenty-seven Open Wheel Modifieds, Ramirez captured a heat race win giving him a 3rd place starting spot for the opening night A-Main. Battling in a stout field of twenty-four cars for the feature, Dereck fell back to a 9th place outing. (Gary Pigg Photo)
Earning a 9th place starting position for the $6,000 to win main event on Saturday night, Dereck Ramirez retired a last place finish after getting disqualified.
Complete results from these events are available at www.LongdaleSpeedway.net.
September 26th, 2015 - Dereck Ramirez returned to action on Thursday night at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) for the final night of action in The Hunt for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental. In a stacked field of 91 Open Wheel Modifieds, Ramirez transferred into the B-Main after gaining eight spots in his heat. Transferring the top three into the feature, Dereck edged his way into the main event with a 3rd place outing. Competing for a $5,000 payday, Dereck Ramirez gained six spots in the 40-lap retiring a 26th place finish.
On Friday night for the 17th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree, Ramirez recorded an 8th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Needing a 3rd place finish or better, Dereck registered a 4th place finish bringing an early end to his night.
Wrapping up the busy weekend, Dereck Ramirez advanced five spots in his heat on Saturday night scoring a runner-up spot to Brandon Davis. Earning a 2nd place starting spot for the $10,000 to win A-Main, Dereck fell back to a 11th place outing in the 50-lapper.
Ramirez finished in sixth in the Hunt for the Casey's Cup. Complete results from the events and the latest series' standings are available at www.USMTS.com.