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March 28th, 2015 - Theiss Travels to Baton Rouge
1Austin Theiss made the trip to Baton Rouge Raceway (Baker, Louisiana) over the weekend for a pair of events with the P&W Sales Southern United Professional Racing (SUPR) Dirt Late Models.

Friday night's program was highlighted by the $2,000-to-win, Ollie's Car Wash SUPR Shootout. The winner-take-all format saw drivers locking into a pair of ten-lap segments, with cumulative points from both segments determining the Shootout Champion.

Theiss finished fifteenth in Segment #1 and went on to register a top ten performance, finishing tenth in the second segment. Austin was ranked fourteenth overall in the final points tally.

Twenty-one entries signed in for Saturday evening's $2,000-to-win event, and Theiss drew the third starting spot for heat race action. He slipped backwards to a seventh place finish, which positioned him starting nineteenth on the feature grid. In the 40-lap main event, Austin had worked his way up to eleventh before mechanical issues forced him to retire to a fifteenth place finish.

Complete results from the weekend can be found at www.SUPRRacing.com


March 8th, 2015 - Austin Theiss Heads to Southern New Mexico for USMTS Gulf Coast Finale
1Theiss Motorsports traveled to Southern New Mexico Speedway (Las Cruces, New Mexico) over the weekend for the final round of the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS), Gulf Coast Border Region.

Forty-five Open Wheel Modifieds filled the pit area for Night #1 of the tripleheader, which boosted a $2,000 top prize. Struggles in his heat race left Austin short of locking into the main event, forcing him to run a b-main. Theiss failed to reach a transfer position in the b-main however, he locked into the 25th starting spot on the feature grid by way of a series provisional. Theiss ultimately registered a 23rd place finish in the final rundown.

Night #2 of the Winter Meltdown drew a field of fifty entries to the oval, all chasing the $3,000 top prize. Heavy and rough track conditions greeted competitors, as Austin would only manage a fifth place finish in his heat race and once again have to run a b-main. Theiss started fourth in the b-main but, with adverse track conditions he slipped backwards, ultimately failing to qualify for the 40-lap feature.

The weekend drew to a close on Sunday afternoon with a $4,000-to-win race. Forty-five competitors returned for battle, and Austin would start fourth in his heat race before slipping to a seventh place finish, which forced him to run a b-main. Theiss advanced to a tenth place finish in the b-main after starting twelfth, leaving him short of locking into the 50-lap finale.

Austin is currently fifth in the latest USMTS Rookie of the Year standings. Full results from the weekend and the latest series' standings are available at www.USMTS.com