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June 7, 2021 - UCRA Red Line Oil Heads to Fort Payne this Saturday
Fort Payne, AL (6/7/21) --- Saturday night  (June12th) Fort Payne Motor Speedway will host the $2,500 to win Redline Oil/UCRA Crate Late Model Race .  UCRA rules apply to Crate Late Models.  

Jay Cromer of Gadsden and Kasey Hall of Geraldine have dominated the division with Sam Seawright of Fort Payne only taking the top prize over Jeremy Holtzclaw of Sparta, TN. Holtzclaw recently passed away after a bout with cancer, after leading the "Bama Brawl" up to the final lap. Holtzclaw blew a tire and crashed into the back straightaway wall, handing the win to Seawright. Open Wheel Modified and A-Hobby get a bonus to-win also (6/5) in the form of $500. B-Hobby race for $400, while Pony, FWD and Bombers will race the "After Memorial Day Extravaganza" event for a bonus $300 to-win. Super Late Models "Firecracker 50" is slated for Saturday, July 3rd, paying $4,000 to-win. For more information about the races visit the website online at FortPayneMotorSpeedway.com or their Facebook page

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


- Saturday, July 17 -
Battle At The Burg
$2,500-To-Win