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August 13, 2022 - UCRA Reschedules Fort Payne; Cancels Sugar Creek Raceway
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Fort Payne, AL (8/8/22) --- The United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil will try again to get the annual "Fort Payne 40" in this Saturday night, August 13th. The event was rained out last Saturday (8/6) along with Waterless Boat races, FWD and B-Hobby Championships. Two-time UCRA Champion Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland, TN won back in May, while Sam Seawright of Rainesville and Brent Rhodes of Crossville were also victorious at FPMS in UCRA competition this season. Super Late Models, A-Hobby, 602's, Open Wheel Modifieds, Bombers and Pony divisions will all be in action beginning at 7PM CST.

Sugar Creek Raceway in Blue Ridge, GA has canceled their August 20th UCRA event as promoter Seth Wimpy won't be available until September to prep the track, due to work engagements. The event is looking to be rescheduled by UCRA officials but no dates are confirmed just yet. Visit UCRAracing.com or their Facebook page for more information.


July 30, 2022 - Brown Bests EAMS Field
1Phenix City, AL (7/30/22) --- Besting a 23 car field of United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA 604 Crate Late Models, Joseph Brown of Columbus, GA notched his career first series win Saturday night at the hallowed East Alabama Motor Speedway on the Alabama/Georgia border. Leading the first 8 laps of the 50 lap; Red Line Bama Duals 2 feature, Brown turned over the lead to Cody Overton of Evans, GA whom looked to be on rails headed for a $3,000 payday. Lap 37 had other plans as the right rear tire shredded, which handed the lead right back to Brown. Rome's Mario Gresham finished second as Overton raced back from mid-pack to third overall. Rounding out the top five finishers were Friday nights winner Chase Edge and runner up Dylan Knowles respectfully.  Former UCRA winner Jake Traylor was sixth with current points leader and reigning, defending series champion Kenny Kizzar of Sale Creek, TN was seventh. Edge received a $500 bonus as high points racer of the "Duals". Overton, Traylor and Knowles all received part of the $1,000 bonus money. Next Saturday (8/6) the UCRA series returns to Fort Payne Motor Speedway in Northeast Alabama for the annual Fort Payne Back to School 40 paying $2,500 to win. More details can be found at UCRAracing.com. 

July 29, 2022 - Edge on Top at Penton
1Lafayette, AL (7/29/22) --- Despite threatening skys from MotherNature,  Penton Motor Speedway forged ahead with Friday's United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA 604/Crate Late Model: Red Line Bama Duals 2 showdown presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil. Hometrack racer Chase Edge didn't disappoint, grabbng the lead from Jake Traylor early and taking the field to the checkers, to earn a $3,000 payday. Dylan Knowles of Lynette, AL kept the "Knotts Towing, Edges Gas & Go, Jeff Dodger Logging" sponsored leader in his sights but could not pull off the pass. Traylor of La Grange, GA a previous winner with the UCRACity/Columbus on the Alabama/Georgia border Saturday for the second RLBD's event. If Edgie can pull off another victory he'll earn an additional $1,000 for his efforts. For more information visit UCRAracing.com.was third, Cody Overton of Evans, GA was fourth and Braxtin Barber of Valley, AL was fifth overall. Current reigning, defending UCRA champion and points leader Kenny Kizzar of Sale Creek, TN rallied from 11th to finish 6th respectfully. The series heads to East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City/Columbus on the Alabama/Georgia border for another1,000  50 lap, $3,000 to win race. If Edge can pull off another victory Saturday he'll earn a $1,000 bonus. For more information visit UCRAracing.com.


July 16, 2022 - Skinner Scores Buckshot UCRA Triumph
Clanton. AL (7/16/22) --- The new Buckshot Speedway between Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama welcomed the United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil for the inaugural Clanton Clash event Saturday. (Larry Johnson image)

Twenty-five competitors signed in looking to take the top $3,000 prize from the Billy Wilkins owned, 1/3 mile clay oval. In the end it was one racer set on "Cruz Control" dominating the 40 lap A-Main feature. Cruz Skinner of Oxford, in his Skinner Motorsports "Hurst Construction, A&W Outdoor Services, NAPA Auto Parts. Skinner Body Shop" sponsored machine took the victory in front of a huge crowd. JT Seawright of Anniston was second with Floridan Steven Jernigan rounding out the podium finishers. Taylor Jarvis and Bill Mahan rounded out the top five. Current UCRA points leader and reigning defending series champion Kenny Kizzar of Sale Creek. TN was 8th overall and current Rookie of the Year leader Brent Rhodes of Crossville, AL was 21st. The UCRA series takes off a week before returning to action the last weekend in July with the "Red Line Bama Duals 2" events in the Crimson state. Penton Motor Speedway in Lafayette and East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City host a pair of $3,000 to win 50 lappers. Friday and Saturday July 29th and 30th. UCRAracing.com has further information. >>READ MORE

July 7, 2022 - UCRA 604/CRATE CHAMP KENNY KIZZAR READY FOR ALABAMA DUALS THIS WEEKEND
1 Sale Creek,  TN (7/7/22) --- The United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA heads Friday to its Summer doubleheader in Alabama as the Penton Motor Speedway and East Alabama Motor Speedway welcome the 604/Crate Late Model series presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil. The Red Line Duals began pre-pandemic with Fort Payne Motor Speedway and Talladega Short Track hosting twin events. Those two 40 lappers saw Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland and Jason Welshan of Maryville take the top prizes of $2,500. This years "Duals" boast a $3,000 to win payday at each track with a possible $1,000 should one racer with both nights. (Mike Adaskaveg image)

Sale Creek, TN's Kenny Kizzar is the1 series current, reigning and defending series champion, despite being winless in 2022. "We're close", grins the #157 "Don's Foreign Cars, Stealth Racing Carburetors, Dodd Bros, KC Graphics" sponsored CVR / Performance Racing Engines powered racer, whom also hosts the W.E. Rock Eastern Series Round #3 Rock Crawl July 22-23rd in Dayton, TN at his Pits Gap Rd location. Kizzar's record speaks for itself winning last years $5,000 Championship after seven years of chasing the gold. This year record includes; four top five appearances, with two runners up finishes. Tazewell Speedway in East Tennessee near the Kentucky border is quickly becoming Kizzar's Kingdom as he's stalking Victory Lane each time the series travels to the ultra high-banked clay oval.

This weekend's events begin Friday night at 7PM CST in Lafayette. AL at Penton Motor Speedway just South of Atlanta across the Georgia/Alabama stateline. Calvin Pike reopened the facility this past off season and is primarily running Friday nights. Fireworks to celebrate Independence Day will accompany the 50 lap $3,000 to win show. Then it's off to Phenix City/Columbus. GA and the world's famous East Alabama Motor Speedway. Known for the annual Crown Jewel "National 100" in October/November and its preamble the annual "State Race" 604/Crate Late Model raceteams flock to this ultra high-banked 3/8's mile dirt track. Races start Saturday night at 7PM EST. For further information on UCRA and/or Penton Motor Speedway and East Alabama Motor Speedway follow them on Social Media Facebook pages and at  UCRAracing.com.


June 24, 2022 - UCRA Reschedules Buckshot Speedway for July 16
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Clanton, AL (6/24/22) --- The United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA is rescheduling their race at Buckshot Speedway in Clanton, AL off I-65 between Birmingham and Montgomery for their 604/Crate Late Model series debut. The "Clanton Clash" event will now be scheduled for Saturday July 16th, after postponing their May date, due to a scheduling conflict. This will mark three straight Alabama dates as Penton Motor Speedway and East Alabama Motor Speedway host a week earlier. Track owner/promoter Billy Wilkins is excited to be working with the series that'll be bringing a top field of talent for the 40 lap, $3,000 to win A-Main feature race. More details can be found at UCRAracing.com and on the series social media Facebook site.


June 18, 2022 - Local Racer, Drew Kennedy Tops UCRA Action at Wartburg
1 Wartburg, TN (6/18/22) --- Local racer Drew Kennedy kept the United Championship Racing Alliance  --- UCRA top $2,500 prize at home in Morgan County near the Tennessee/Kentucky border Saturday night winning the annual Tennessee Tussle event for the 604/Crate Late Model series presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil. Kennedy flavored a 13:045 lap time in qualifying on Father's Day Eve,  besting ten others for the nights 30 lap A-Main, that was shortened by ten laps due to scheduled county wide power outages for maintenance purposes. The "Schubert Monument Sales" sponsored racer kept two-time UCRA Champion Rusty Ballenger of Seymour, behind him with DJ Shannon rounding out the podium finishers. Zach Shannon and Jeremy Shannon rounded out the top five. Current UCRA points leader and reigning defending series champion Kenny Kizzar of Sale Creek, TN was seventh overall. The series takes a much needs summer break for a few weeks until the Red Line Oil Bama Duals (2) hits the weekend after Independence Day, when Penton Motor Speedway and East Alabama Motor Speedway host back to back $3,000 to win 50 lappers. Visit UCRAracing.com or their Facebook page for more information.

1. Drew Kennedy,  2. Rusty Ballenger, 3. DJ Shannon,  4. Zach Shannon,  5. Jeremy Shannon, 6. Travis Fultz,  7. Kenny Kizzar,  8. Coby Jones,  9. Perry Delaney,  10. Anthony White Jr, 11. Jason Cardwell 


June 16, 2022 - Larry Johnson Replaces Smith as UCRA Director; Wartburg Format Adjusted
1 Wartburg, TN (6/16/22) --- Georgian Larry Johnson is replacing longtime United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA race director Stanley Smith, who's relinquishing his duties due to his full time employment status in Alabama, beginning Saturday night at Wartburg Speedway. Johnson comes with tenure as a former race director at North Georgia Speedway and is expected to make a seamless transition into the position. Also, pertaining to Saturday nights $2,500 to win "Tennessee Tussle" UCRA event in Wartburg, the Plateau Electric Cooperative of Morgan County announced power interruptions beginning after midnight, June 18th forcing track and series officials to shorten the A-Main event from 40 laps to 30 laps. No change will be made to the nearly $10,000 purse for the 604/Crate Late Models presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil. For more details visit UCRAracing.com or WartburgSpeedway.net.

June 9, 2022 - UCRA Bama Red Line Oil Duals II Announced
1Cedartown, GA (6/8/22) --- The United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA is proud to announce the BAMA RED LINE OIL DUALS 2 (II) coming a little over a month from now at Penton Motor Speedway in Lafayette. Alabama and the famed East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, outside Columbus, Georgia. Friday night July 8th and Saturday night July 9th the 604/Crate Late Model series presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil will hold Twin 50 lap events each paying $3,000 to win. A $1,000 bonus to any raceteam that sweeps the weekend is in play. If no racer wins both the top three in points over the weekend will divide the $1,000 with the high points racer receiving $500. Thus, making a possible $7,000 weekend for one racer. Expected racers from all over the South including Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida and Alabama will be entering the event. In 2020 the first Bama Duals took place between Fort Payne Motor Speedway and Talladega Short Track. Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland, TN and Jason Welshan of Maryville, TN were victorious with Elliott going on to win his second UCRA championship worth $5,000. The UCRA has hosted one event at EAMS in 2020 where local Lagrange, GA racer Jake Traylor was victorious at the Thomas'  family's high banked track. Traylor (# 42) also has had success at the new PMS track in Lafayette. Current points leader and reigning defending series champion Kenny Kizzar of Sale Creek, Tennessee leads the UCRA tour, while rookie Brent Rhodes of Crossville. AL spears towards a possible $1,000 bonus at the end of the season. This will be the first ever visit for the series to Calvin Pike's promoted Penton Motor Speedway. Entry fee will be $100 and each track will be posting the pit and general admission prices prior to the event. Visit UCRAracing.com, EAMSdirt.com or PentonMotorSpeedway.com for further information.

Tire Rules for Bama Duals 2 Weekend:
Front Open
Right Rear Hoosier 55 or 1600 
or American Racer 56 or Hoosier Spec 1350, Spec 1600, Crate 21 and Crate 55
Left Rear Hoosier 21, 55, 1350 or 1600 or American Racer 48 or 56 or Hoosier Spec 1350, Spec 1600, Crate 21 and Crate 55


June 4, 2022 - Seawright Scores Fort Payne UCRA Cash
1Fort Payne, AL (6/4/22) --- Ten days removed from graduating high school, teenaged racing sensation "Slammin' Sam Seawright of nearby Rainesville, returned to his hometrack, Fort Payne Motor Speedway and to his 604/Crate Late Model roots, Saturday night winning in dominating fashion the United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA "Summer Slammer 40" event presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil. Also Returning to Red, Seawright was back in his Black Diamond "Farm Systems Inc, GROW, Agcor Steel, J&R Excavating" sponsored machine and was followed across the finish line by last week's FPMS Crate Late Model winner Jeff Helms of Gadsden and the Geraldine "Hurricane" Kasey Hall. Seawright (# 16) was luckily uninjured a week ago after a violent crash at Tennessee's Thunderhill Raceway Park while racing for the lead with fellow Alabaman Josh Putnam. Current UCRA points leader and reigning defending series champion Kenny Kizzar of Sale Creek, TN was fourth, with current $1,000 bonus Rookie of the Year points leader and Bama Brawl winner Brent Rhodes of Crossville, AL fifth overall. Next up for the UCRA, in two weeks is the "Tennessee Tussle" at Wartburg Speedway on Saturday June 18th. The event will boaster a $9,500 purse for the 24 car field, paying $2,500 to the victor. Visit UCRAracing.com or WartburgSpeedway.net for more details.

Results: 1. Sam Seawright, 2. Jeff Helms, 3. Kasey Hall, 4. Kenny Kizzar, 5. Brent Rhodes, 6. Rod Carroll, 7. Jesse Hughes, 8. Roger Morgan, 9. Robert Mitcham.


May 29, 2022 - Collins Tames Tazewell's Melvin Corum Memorial

1TAZEWELL, Tenn. (5/29/22) --- Sunday night the United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil rolled into Tazewell Speedway in East Tennessee near the Kentucky border for the Melvin Corum Memorial 50 Crate Late Model event. Aaron Guinn of nearby Russellville set fast time among the 19 entries but it was Josh Collins (# 144) of Strawberry Plains, TN stealing the heat race from Guinn earning the pole for the $3,001 to win Main Event. UCRA points leader and reigning, defending series champion Kenny Kizzar (# 157) of Sale Creek, TN won heat #2 and earned the out "Front Row Joe" starting position for the feature with Collins. At the drop of the green the chase was on as Collins led Kizzar and Guinn early. One caution slow the race and in the end Collins with his "Compass, Knoxville Deisel, State Farm Josh Hemphill Team, Brucebuilt Performance, Stealth Racing Carburetor" 604/GM Performance machine taking the win. Kizzar would settle for second and Knoxville's Bradley Llewellyn third. Next Saturday night UCRA returns to action at the Fort Payne Motor Speedway in Northeast Alabama outside Chattanooga for the "Summer Slammer 40" $2,500 to win event. Visit UCRAracing.com or their Facebook page for more information. >>READ MORE


May 11, 2022 - Buckshot Speedway May 21 Stop Postponed

Clanton, AL (5/11/22) --- Buckshot Speedway along with Redline Oil/UCRA Officials regretfully have cancelled the race for Saturday May 21st. This race will be rescheduled at a later date.


May 7, 2022 - Two-Time UCRA Champ, Jimmy Elliott Wins at Fort Payne

1Fort Payne, AL (5/7/22) --- Two-time United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA champion Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland, TN showed Saturday night that he still has the stuff, by winning the 5th  annual "Mayhem 40" 604/Crate Late Model feature at Fort Payne Motor Speedway in Northeast Alabama. Fast Qualifier Booger Brooks of Chattanooga set the pace early and seemed to be well on his way towards another victory, until a backmarker car collected the leader in a crash around the halfway mark of the 40 lapper. Points leader Kenny Kizzar of Sale Creek, had mechanical woes which dropped his chances a victory early. Elliott held off current Rookie of the Year leader and 2022 Bama Brawl winner Brent Rhodes of Crossville, AL for the $2,500 payday. Jeff Helms of Gadsden rounded up the podium finishers. Follow the UCRA online on Facebook and at UCRAracing.com for more details.

Results 
Jimmy Elliott, Brent Rhodes, Jeff Helms, Terry Poole, Kasey Hall, Jesse Hughes,
Robert Mitcham, Roger Morgan, Josh Henry, Kenny Kizzar, Booger Brooks, Thomas Willoughby 



April 23, 2022 - Spring-Loaded Cardwell Ends Hedgecock's Reign at I-75

1SWEETWATER, Tenn. (04/23/22) --- Sweetwater, TN (4/23/22) --- The United Championship Racing Alliance presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil for 604/Crate Late Models were at I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater to race Round #3 of the $15,000 Championship Season Saturday night. Hayden Cardwell of Knoxville picked up the $2,500 "Spring-Loaded" victory dethroning Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, who'se won all four of the previous annual events. The Rusty Webb Racing CVR Race Cars team sponsored by "R&W Properties, Crate Engine Technologies, Harris Speedshop, 
Dazzling Detail & Bling, Morgan- McClure Chevrolet, Brucebuilt Performance, Tennessee Shine Co., Bakers Wrecker Service, Fox Shocks" team has been on a roll winning multiple times at I-75 Raceway, this season alone. Gresham Racing Parts: Fast Time award went to runner up Ethan Hunter of Harrison with former UCRA champion Jesse Lowe of Crossville rounding out the podium finishers. Hedgecock was 16th overall in the final rundown. 

Results: Hayden Cardwell, Ethan Hunter, Jesse Lowe, Matt Shannon Jr, Trevor Sise, Kenny Kizzar. Tim Clark, Perry Delaney, Austin Breedlove, Jason Cardwell, Zach Sise, William Blankenship. Seth Jolly, Drew Kennedy, Michael Smith, Cory Hedgecock, Chris Chandler, Tyler Smith, Brent Rhodes, Jonathan Ingram, Brandon Miller, Brian Kinnersley, Jimmy Elliott DNS: Max Baker. Brody Littleton


April 2, 2022 - Josh Collins Wins UCRA Tazewell Jim Arnwine Memorial

1TAZEWELL, Tenn. (04/02/22) --- Saturday night the Tazewell Speedway opened the 2022 season with the Jim Arnwine Memorial 50 hosted by the United Championship Racing Alliance presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil. Eighteen 604/Crate Late Model raceteams entered vying for over $11,000 in posted prize monies, all seeking the $3,011 first place check. Hometown racer Clyde Overholt set fast time of 12:088 seconds around Gary Hall's Ultra-High Banked 1/3 mile clay oval, earning the $100 bonus from Gresham Racing Parts of Georgia. Heat races saw Josh Collins (#144) of Strawberry Plains, TN and Aaron Guinn of Russellville earn front row starting positions for the 50 lap feature. Pole sitter Josh Collins had to play catch-up to early race leader Guinn and did so with the help of backmarker traffic. Travis Fultz of Harrogate, would run second to Collins with the series Reining Defending Champion Kenny Kizzar of Sale Creek chasing the top two. Kizzar would settle for the final podium position at the checkers and unofficially takes the points lead from rookie contender Brent Rhodes. Collins takes third in the points standings unofficially with his victory Saturday night. Fultz will sit fourth in UCRA points with Alabama's Kasey Hall dropping to fifth. 

Knoxville racers Heath Alvey and Jordan Horton rounded out the top five finishers Saturday night at the Taz. The UCRA takes off two weekends before returning to action Saturday night, April 23rd at Sweetwater's I-75 Raceway halfway between Chattanooga and Knoxville for the annual Spring-Loaded 40 event paying $2,500 to win.

For more information about the UCRA visit UCRAracing.com or follow the series on its Facebook page. 

Josh Collins, Travis Fultz, Kenny Kizzar, Heath Alvey, Jordan Horton, Jacob Owens, Brent Rhodes, Bradley Strong, Aaron Guinn, Mathew Smith, Chris Rains, Jason Trammell, Michael Smith, Brian Smith, Steve Smith, Clyde Overholt.



March 22, 2022 - Rookie Rhodes Takes Bama Brawl Checkers
1TAZEWELL, Tenn.. (03/22/22) --- The Tazewell Speedway, east of Knoxville will again open up their racing season with the United Championship Racing Alliance this Saturday, March 26th, with the Gary Hall owner/promoter Ultra-High Banked dirt track.

The 604/Crate Late Model series presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil will chase the first Jim Arnwine Memorial checkers boasting a $3,011 winning payday.

This event will be the first of four in 2022 at "The Taz" for the 604 GM Performance Late Models that will contest regularly at the track. Already in 2022 defending series champion Kenny Kizzar (# 157) of Sale Creek, TN has thrown his proverbial helmet back into the championship ring running second in the series opener the Bama Brawl at Fort Payne (AL) Motor Speedway. Kizzar pocketed $5,000 for his 2021 efforts and adds his name to the championship likes of: Jake Teague of Petross, TN; Rusty Ballenger of Seymour; Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland and Jesse Lowe of Crossville. Brent Rhodes (# 13) of Crossville, Alabama leads the new 2022 season points standings and looks also to be in attendance, as does a plethora of other top 604/Crate aces. Locals such as Jason Trammell, Brian Smith and Aaron Guinn should also be tough competition Saturday. For information on UCRA visit UCRAracing.com or visit their Facebook page.

TazewellSpeedway.net is the website for the track and will have immediate updated information.

February 26, 2022 - Rookie Rhodes Takes Bama Brawl Checkers
1FORT PAYNE, Ala. (02/26/22) --- Fort Payne, AL. (2/26/22) --- Leading the entire distance Saturday afternoon, rookie United Championship Racing Alliance racer Brent Rhodes of Crossville, AL claimed the biggest win of his career over 2021 Red Line Synthetic Oil UCRA champion Kenny Kizzar of Sale Creek and home town racer Kasey Hall of nearby Geraldine. Logan Palmer was fourth across the finish line but failed to report to tech after the race and was subsequently disqualified. Jeff Helms of Gadsden and Jason Cardwell of Knoxville rounded out the top 5 behind the #13 "Park City Auto Parts, Chase Oliver Racing Ore Racing Engines" Black Diamond racer. Tyler Nichols, Shane Griffith, Nickey Odel, Addison Cardwell, Jesse Hughes, Caden Mullinax, Jason Williams, Wade Whittmore, Thomas Willoughby and Palmer rounded out the field. (Josh James image)

The next UCRA event is Saturday March 26th at Tennessee's Tazewell Speedway North of Knoxville paying $3,011 to win. For more information about the UCRA visit UCRAracing.com.



February 25, 2022 - UCRA Releases 2022 Schedule
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Cedartown, GA (2/26/22) --- Officials with the United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil have released their 2022 schedule for the $15,000 championship season for 604/Crate Late Models. The 2022 series champion Kenny Kizzar of Sale Creek, TN will carry his red spoiler crown on the rear of his #157 "We ROCK Rock Crawl, Dodd Bros. Wrecker Service" CVR during the season in defense of his $5,000 Red Line title. The series will invade for the first time a brand new venue in Clanton, Alabama as Billy Wilkins welcomes the UCRA to his Buckshot Speedway for the ALABAMA EXTRAVAGANZA May 21st. Returning to the forefront are UCRA staples Tazewell Speedway in East Tennessee and Fort Payne Motor Speedway in Northeast Alabama each appearing on the schedule four times in 2022. The other mainstay of the series I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, TN returns to the schedule under new ownership of Shannon Littleton and his family with their two events; the annual SPRINGLOADED and the new SEPTEMBER TO REMEMBER 911 MEMORIAL Saturday night September 10th. Wartburg (TN) Speedway and Sugar Creek Raceway in Blue Ridge, GA each return to the 2022 schedule with races in June and August respectfully. For further information on the UCRA 604/Crate Late Model series visit UCRAracing.com.

2022 UCRA SCHEDULE PRESENTED BY RED LINE SYNTHETIC OIL 

Fri 2/25 Fort Payne Motor Speedway Q&H
Sat 2/26 Fort Payne Motor Speedway $3,000 BAMA BRAWL

Sat 3/26 Tazewell Speedway $3,011 ARNWINE MEMORIAL

Sat 4/23 I-75 Raceway $2,500 SPRINGLOADED

Sat 5/7 Fort Payne Motor Speedway  $2,500 MAYHEM 40
Sat 5/21 Buckshot Speedway $2,500 ALABAMA EXTRAVAGANZA
Sun 5/29 Tazewell Speedway $3,001 BILL CORUM MEMORIAL

Sat 6/4  Fort Payne Motor Speedway $2,500 SUMMERSLAMMER 40
Sat 6/18  Wartburg Speedway $2,500 TENNESSEE TUSSLE

Sat 8/6 Fort Payne Motor Speedway $2,500 BACK 2 SCHOOL 40
Sat 8/20 Sugar Creek Raceway $3,000 BLUE RIDGE 50
Sat 8/27  Tazewell Speedway $3,000 BAD FAST TAZ 50

Sat 9/10. I-75 Raceway $2,500 SEPTEMBER TO REMEMBER 911 MEMORIAL

Sat 10/01 Tazewell Speedway $3,000 RED LINE NATIONALS
Sat 10/29  Fort Payne Motor Speediway  $2,500 WITCHY 50



October 9, 2021 - Guinn Bests UCRA Foes for Tazewell Raz-Ma' Taz 50 Victory
1TAZEWELL, Tenn. (10/09/21) --- Aaron Guinn conquered the United Championship Racing Alliance (UCRA) presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil Raz-Ma' Taz 50 on Saturday night at Tennessee's Tazewell Speedway. (Jason Nunn image)

Guinn wrestled the lead from eventual runner-up Travis Fultz en route to the $3,000 victory.

Fultz, Bradley Lewelling, Clyde Overholt, and Steve Smith completed the Top-5 finishers.

The series has rescheduled it's season finale at Sugar Creek Raceway in Blue Ridge, GA. The $3,000 to-win 50 lapper will now be apart of the Thanksgiving weekend Sugar Creek Cranberry Clash Championship, moving from its Halloween weekend intended date.  >> READ MORE

September 11, 2021 - Picklesimer Takes UCRA Victory at Fort Payne
1 Fort Payne, AL (9/11/21) --- The season finale for Fort Payne Motor Speedway hosted the United Championship Racing Alliance presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil, Saturday night. Andy Picklesimer of Ooltewah, TN a regular in Super Late Model competition dominated the 40 lap, $2,500 to win 604/Crate feature. Local racer Chase Oliver was second, Brian Kinnersley of Blairsville, GA was third with Chip Brindle and Josh Aachen rounding out the top five. Kasey Hall, Jesse Hughes, current points leader Kenny Kizzar, Brent Rhodes and Thomas Willoughby were sixth through tenth respectfully. Sam Seawright and Shane Griffith failed to start. The next event for the UCRA is Saturday night October 9th at Gary Hall's Tazewell Speedway high banked dirt track in Northeast Tennessee.

August 14, 2021 - Jason Welshan Wins UCRA Event at Sugar Creek
1Blue Ridge, GA (8/14/21) --- Returning nearly two years later, again piloting the Hux Motorsports #01 "Bandit" Competition Racing Equipment, CJ Trucking, Team Husky sponsored, Savage racecar, Jason Welshan of Maryville, TN pocketed $2,700 of the winnings Saturday night at Sugar Creek Raceway in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Welshan dominated the race in 2019 pre-pandemic when it was Blue Ridge Motorsports Park. Two time United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA series champion Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland, TN chased the leader Saturday night, in his new racecar but settled for second. Third was current Red Line Synthetic Oil points leader Kenny Kizzar of Soddy Daisy, TN, whom seems to be well on his way to his first UCRA championship worth $5,000. Mitchell Stanley and Bo Stanley rounded out the top five finishers respectfully. Barry Anderson, Larry Waters, Jason Deal, Curtis Cline, $200 Fast Qualifier from Grisham Race Parts and Weeks Racecars Brian Kinnersley, Junior Whitener and Rodney Weeks rounded out the field. Kinnersley was the only racer to stop Welshan from a clean sweep of the event by setting Fast Time (16:027) lap in qualifying. Next Saturday night (8/21) the series heads to Fort Payne Motor Speedway in Northeast Alabama for another 40 lap, $2,500 to win Main Event.

July 24, 2021 - Cory Hedgecock Races to I-75 UCRA Checkers
1 Sweetwater, TN (7/24/21) ---Saturday night the United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA was in action at the I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater for the 5th annual Larry Kyle Memorial 604/Crate Late Model series race. Twenty entrants took to the track for the 40 lap feature, paying $2,500 to win. Loudon's Cory Hedgecock and Crossville's Brandon Williams duked it out up front, until Williams night ended 7 laps premature, handing the unofficial victory to the #23 "EZ-GO, I-75 Raceway, Coryhedgecock23.com" racer. Knoxville's Zach Sise was second, Loudon's Matt Henderdon was third, with Jimmy Elliott and Jason Cardwell rounding out the top five. Sixth thru tenth were; Ronnie Johnson, Sylvan Schuette, Joe Pickelsimer, Jesse Lowe and Jason Welshan and respectfully. Williams, Ethan Hunter, Seth Jolly, John Cobb, fast qualifier Junior Whitener; Barry Anderson and current UCRA points leader Kenny Kizzar rounded out the field. Cameron Weaver, Jamison Earley and Hayden Ownbey failed to start.

The next UCRA event is slated for Saturday, August 14th at Seth Wimpey's Sugar Creek Raceway in Blue Ridge, Georgia.

July 6, 2021 - UCRA Red Line Oil Stop at Sugar Creek Rescheduled
Blue Ridge, GA (7/6/21) --- Due to Sugar Creek Raceway staff scheduling conflicts on July 31st, the United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA 604 Crate Late Model series race presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil has been moved to Saturday, August 14th to coincide with the Red Clay 602 Sportsman series event.

The 40 lap UCRA 604 race is paying $2,000 to win whereas the Red Clay 602 Sportsman 30 lapper pays $1,000 to win. The weekend is being dubbed "The Saturday Night Double-Header" and will see; Beg-Sportsman ($500 win), Street Stock ($400 win) and FWD ($400 win) on the program. Super Late Models will not be on the program. After the August 14th date, the next scheduled event will be the Topless Outlaw Late Model series $3,000 to win race, Saturday September 11th. Super Late Models will return in the Fall beginning in early October with various special events scattered up until November, if weather permits. Visit Sugar Creek Raceway's Facebook page for more information.

June 12, 2021 - Kasey Hall Tops UCRA Red Line Oil Fort Payne Action
Fort Payne, AL (6/12/21) --- Saturday in Northeast Alabama the Fort Payne Motor Speedway hosted the United Championship Racing Alliance presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil. Local racer Kasey Hall of Geraldine won the $2,500 Round #5 feature of the 2021 season. Hall was fourth in 2020 season points with the UCRA, but this year he's racing weekly at his home track. Sam Seawright, winner of the 2021 UCRA Bama Brawl event was second, with current series points leader Kenny Kizzar of Soddy Daisy third. Hall and Seawright's tires were tested and found legal by Blue Ridge Labs. The Wartburg (TN) Speedway hosts round #6 of the 2021 season, Saturday July 17th. For more information about the series visit UCRARACING.COM.

1. Kasey Hall, 2. Sam Seawright, 3. Kenny Kizzar, 4. Jay Cromer, 5. Shane Griffith, 6. Chip Brindle, 7. Kyle Courtney, 8. Kevin Hale, 9. Bobby Pruitt, 10. Jesse Hughes, DNS. Thomas Willoughby


May 30, 2021 - Aaron Guinn Bests Melvin Corum Memorial Field at Tazewell
1Tazewell, TN (5/30/21) --- Wrestling the lead away from pole sitter and early race leader "Big Mack" McCarter, fast qualifier/ local racer Aaron Guinn of Russellville stole the show Sunday night at Tazewell Speedway with the United Championship Racing Alliance 604/Crate Late Model series presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil. Guinn earned $100 from Gresham Racing Parts of Rome, GA setting fast time of the 20 entrants with a lap of 11:882 seconds around the ultra high-banked clay oval.

McCarter and Clyde Overholt won their heat races setting themselves on the front row of the 50 lap feature. Its the first win for Guinn in his Mahle Motorsports "Phillips Excavating, Bill's Excavating, Quality Masonry, McRod Design, Fastlane Graphics, Barnard EMC Inc, Lakeway Title Service, McBride Security, Sam Neill Insurance, Russellville Barber Shop" sponsored CVR / D.J.'s Performance Racing Engines powered #97 racecar. >>READ MORE

May 15, 2021 - Matt Henderson Wires I-75 Raceway UCRA Field
1Sweetwater, TN (05/15/21) --- Polesitter Matt Henderson cruised to the Spring Loaded 40 win with the United Championship Racing Association (UCRA) victory on Saturday night at I-75 Raceway.

Mack McCarter, Kyle Courtney, Hayden Ownbey, and Jesse Lowe completed the Top-5 finishers.

I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, TN)
May 15, 2021 Results
Spring Loaded 40
  1. Matt Henderson
  2. Mack McCarter
  3. Kyle Courtney
  4. Hayden Ownbey
  5. Jesse Lowe
  6. Tyler Price
  7. Jake Whitehead
  8. Colten Jackson
  9. Kenny Kizzar
  10. Ruben Mayfield
  11. Jason Cardwell

May 4, 2021 - Sparta Racer Jeremy Holtzclaw Loses Battle with Cancer
Sparta, TN (5/4/21) --- Crate Late Model racer Jeremy Holtzclaw of Sparta, TN lost his two year battle with cancer this morning, reports family on the his Facebook page. The 41 year old had recently completed at the United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA "Bama Brawl" in February and was leading the race coming to the checkered flag when he blew a tire on the back straightaway. Holtzclaw competed for the UCRA Rookie of the Year $1,000 bonus in 2020 but came up short to Knoxville's Jason Cardwell. The UCRA is a tight knit of raceteams that help one another off the track, but yet are very competitive during the races. UCRA Red Line Synthetic Oil champion Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland has reached out with his condolences, as has many others around the region. Information on funeral services haven't been released.

April 21, 2021 - Big Mack McCarter Takes Tazewell Speedway UCRA Victory
1Tazewell, TN (4/23/21) --- In what racefans are calling one of the best 604/Crate Late Model races in quiet some time Friday, Seymour's "Big Mack" McCarter (#51) and Gresham Racing Parts fast qualifier Aaron Guinn of Russellville, put on a whale of a race in the United Championship Racing Alliance presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil feature. Twenty two raceteams entered the Tazewell Speedway event for Hall of Fame inductee Charles Trammell, the late patriarch of the racing family of the Knoxville area. 

McCarter used backmarker traffic on lap 15 to pass Guinn for thevictory. Josh Collins of Strawberry Plains, TN was third, Crossville's Brandon Williams was fourth and Soddy Daisy's Kenny Kizzar rounded out the top five finishers. Jason Trammell grandson of the events namesake finished seventh. The series is scheduled next on Saturday May 15th at I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, TN for the annual "Spring-Loaded 40" event. >>READ MORE

April 10, 2021 - UCRA May 1 Stop at Sugar Creek Nixed
1 Blue Ridge, GA (4/10/21) --- The new Sugar Creek Raceway promoter informed the United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA officials that the May 1st date agreed upon early this season would be unobtainable due to upgrades on the facility still being worked in, at the 1/3 mile clay banked oval in the Blue Ridge Northeast Georgia mountains. The second date for Saturday, July 31st is still on and another date for the Fall of 2021 will be posted for the 604/Crate Late Model championship series presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil to make up the May event. These changes follow a rash of other changes to the 2021 schedule that include the upcoming Tazewell Speedway and I-75 Raceway dates. For information on UCRA visit UCRAracing.com or their Facebook social media page.

March 30, 2021 - UCRA Schedule Change for I-75 Sweetwater Event
1The United Championship Racing Alliance presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil will be moving its Round #2 event, scheduled for I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, TN April 10th to Saturday, May 15th. The series next event will be Saturday night April 24th at the Tazewell Speedway in Northeast Tennessee near the KY/TN border paying $2,500 to-win the 40 lap "Charles Trammell Memorial".

March 27, 2021 - Tazewell Speedway Reset for April 24
1 Once again, saturated grounds have forced officials with the United Championship Racing Alliance (UCRA) presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil to postpone the 12th Annual Charles Trammell Memorial at Tennessee's Tazewell Speedway to Saturday, April 24.

March 19, 2021 - Charles Trammell Memorial Moved to March 27
1 Due to saturated grounds, officials with the United Championship Racing Alliance (UCRA) presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil have postponed the 12th Annual Charles Trammell Memorial at Tennessee's Tazewell Speedway to Saturday, March 27.

Same times will apply.

February 21, 2021 - Seawright Takes 3rd Bama Brawl Winnings at Fort Payne For UCRA Opening Weekend
1 The 3rd Annual Eddie Davis Memorial BAMA BRAWL weekend took place Friday-Sunday as over 150 raceteams converged upon Fort Payne Motor Speedway's 3/8's mile dirt track in Northeast Alabama for over $100,000 in posted prize monies.

The United Championship Racing Alliance presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil kicked off its 2021 season much like it did in 2020 and it was local racer Sam Seawright narrowly beating out the competition for the $3,000 prize Sunday afternoon, for his second consecutive BAMA BRAWL title. Rookie of the Year contender Jeremy Holtzclaw of Sparta seemed enroute to dethrone Seawright, but a flat tire catapulted the leader into the back straightaway wall on the final lap, handing the victory to second running Seawright. Jerry Green (Knoxville), 2019 UCRA champ Jesse Lowe (Crossville), Kenny Kizzar (Soddy Daisy) and Tyler Nichols (Ringgold) rounded out the top five finishers.

Feature Finish: 1. Sam Seawright, 2. Jerry Green, 3. Jesse Lowe, 4. Kenny Kizzar, 5. Tyler Nichols, 6. Jessie Hughes, 7. Jeremy Holtzclaw, 8. Hayden Ownbey, 9. Kasey Hall, 10. Clay Joseph, 11. Cody Overton, 12. Shane Griffith, 13. Jake Traylor, 14. Brian Womack, 15. Colten Jackson-DNS, 16. Chase Oliver-DNS

The series heads to Tazewell (TN) Speedway in a month (3/20) for round #2 of the 2021 championship season.


January 24, 2021 - UCRA Delivers 2020 Championship Accolades To Elliott.... 2021 Dates Announced
1Two time United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA champion Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland received his earnings and hardware Saturday a week after officials decided to call off the luncheon gathering normally held, due to COVID19 concerns. Marvin Ford and announcer Chris Regan hand delivered Elliott his $5,000 winnings to Cleveland, whilst maintaining safe social distancing standards. 

Cardwell's Rookie of the Year earnings was delivered and the Knoxville racer will be picking it up later this week. Kenny Kizzar of Soddy Daisy picked up his earnings for finishing third in the National Points Standings. Kizzar's the longest standings racer with the UCRA, beginning 604/Crate Late Model competition with the series on its inaugural season in 2015. Kasey Hall of Alabama will be getting his fourth place earnings later this week. 

With Fort Payne Motor Speedway's BAMA BRAWL just four weeks away (Feb 18-21st), officials announced their race dates for 2021 with the Red Line Synthetic Oil UCRA series. Saturday, June 12th, August 21st and October 23rd the series will be in action tentatively, all paying $2,500 to-win. I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, TN has  committed to Saturday April 10th and July 24th for their SPRINGLOADED 40 and LARRY KYLE MEMORIAL races also paying $2,500 to-win. Sugar Creek Raceway in Blue Ridge, GA is returning to action in 2021. Their UCRA dates are Saturday, May 1st and July 31st, paying $2,500 to-win each race. The Wartburg (TN) Speedway host their race Saturday July 17th paying $2,500 to-win its 40 lapper. Tazewell Speedway dates include Saturday March 20th, Sunday May 30th, and Saturday October 9th, the latter, two events pay $3,000 to-win each. 

The United Championship Racing Alliance 2021 season will again be presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil and will boast a $15,000 points championship, that includes a $1,000 Rookie of the Year chase. New spoiler and tire rules go into effect in 2021 with details online at UCRAracing.com. Gresham Racing Parts of Rome, GA is returning as the $100 Fast Qualifier sponsor at each event. Dates are subject to change and to be added to without notice.


January 12, 2021 - UCRA Postpones Saturday's Championship Awards Luncheon Due to Covid-19 Risk
The United Championship Racing Alliance Awards Luncheon presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil, scheduled for Saturday (1/16) afternoon at Chattanooga's Golden Corral restaurant off Gunbarrel Rd in the Hamilton Place Mall area is being postponed due to a recent spike in area COVID-19 cases. The series is taking the necessary precautions in keeping racers, their families and crews safe during this pandemic, as to not confine folks in high risk locations. UCRA officials are looking at rescheduling possibilities, as well as other ways of honoring its racers safely that competed during the 2020 season.

January 3, 2021 - UCRA Tazewell Speedway Dates Confirmed with March Tennessee Home Opener
1 The Tazewell Speedway and the United Championship Racing Alliance - UCRA agreed to forge ahead with the season opener, Saturday March 20th, 2021 as planned. Gary Hall owner/promoters of the Ultra-High Banked dirt track is proceeding with agreement from UCRA officials, to host the 604/Crate Late Model series the 3rd weekend in March, despite another area track's decision to host 604 Crate's the same weekend.

"We already planned our schedules" referring to his track, just North of Knoxville, "Unfortunately it looks like this new entity is messing up other tracks schedules too" stated Mr. Hall.

Of the reported 159 pre-entries at the other facility, Saturday March 20th, only a specific number will make their feature, leaving almost 130 raceteams of 604's GM Performance racers looking for somewhere to race Saturday night. Tazewell Speedway is just 1hr and 40min (90 miles) away. Tazewell Speedway's March 20th "Charles Trammell Memorial" pays $2,500 to-Win the 40 lap feature.

The UCRA will again return to Tazewell Speedway in 2021 for two other weekends of competition both paying $3,000 to-Win, coming Sunday night May 30th Memorial Day weekend with the Melvin Corum Memorial and Saturday October 9th with the Raz-Ma' Taz 50.

In 2020 locals Jason Trammell and Josh Collins picked off UCRA victories, with the March date being cut due to COVID19 Pandemic uprising last Spring. Rookie of the Year Jason Cardwell had a runner up finish as did Alabama's "Back-The-Blue Bandit" (# 13) Kasey Hall. Contender Jeff Neubert of Rockford, also had a great run at Tazewell in 2020. UCRA is continuing to work with promoters for scheduling purposes for 2021. I-75 Raceway's Sweetwater, TN track will be announcing dates for the annual "Spring-Loaded" and "Larry Kyle Memorial" race dates next.

For information on UCRA visit UCRAracing.com or visit their Facebook page. UCRA is presenting 604/Crate Late Model racing courtesy of Red Line Synthetic Oil. 


January 1, 2021 - UCRA Red Line Oil 2021 Season Opener at Fort Payne Motor Speedway Announced
1 The United Championship Racing Alliance presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil will kick off the 2021 season at Fort Payne Motor Speedway in Northeast Alabama February 19-21st (Friday- Sunday) with the 3rd Annual Eddie Davis Memorial BAMA BRAWL. The UCRA 604/Crate Late Models will share top billing with Super Late Models ($4,500 to-Win), a 40 lap UCRA race paying $3,000 to-Win. Also a special "Red Line" Race of Champions is slated for Saturday's (2/20) opener at FPMS paying $1,000, to invitees from 2020 and past champions of the UCRA.

All classes will qualify and run heats Saturday to determine starting orders for Sunday afternoon. Other classes including KMSA Mini Stock ($2,000 Win), 602/Sportsman ($1,300 Win), Open Wheel Modified ($1,200 Win), A-Hobby/Street Stock ($1,100 Win) Bombers ($1,100 Win) and FWD ($700 Win) will all be in action. The new B-Hobby SOUTHERN OUTLAW HOBBY series will make its FPMS debut paying $1,500 to win the Chris Storey promoted race.

More details for all classes including rules updates, will be posted on the FortPayneMotorSpeedway.com website and on the tracks Facebook page. UCRA dates for Spring and on into Summer 2021, are still being etched out with track owners/promoters. UCRA can be reached through Steve Hixson and/or Marvin Ford on the contact page of UCRAracing.com.

Invitees to Red Line Race of Champions: Ethan Hunter, Jason Cardwell, Jason Trammell, Jason Welshan, Jake Teague, Jake Traylor, Jesse Lowe, Jimmy Elliott,
Jordan Horton, Josh Collins, Michael Courtney, Ross White, Rusty Ballenger, Sam Seawright, Seth Wimpey


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