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Welshan Wins UCRA Event at Sugar Creek Motorsports Park

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.