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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.

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

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.


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

May 29, 2022
Fourth Annual Melvin Corum Memorial

Tazewell Speedway