Crossville Speedway Adds 3 More UCRA Races To Fall Schedule

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - by Steve Hixson

The Crossville (TN) Speedway has agreed to three additional Fall 2017 events with the United Crate Racing Alliance (UCRA) to wrap up their racing season with a bang.

 

The "CROSSVILLE CLASSIX” weekend event will now take Round # 14 &15 of the 2017 season with two back to back full shows on Friday and Saturday, Oct.

13 and 14. The Crate Late Model tour will also now pack in another near $10,000 weekend at the ultra-high banked clay oval Friday, Sept.15. The events $2,500 to-WIN/40 lap feature Friday night, Sept. 15, will be the second trip to the Cumberland Plateau area track where up to 24 competitors can battle for bragging rights towards the 2017 UCRA Championship.

 

Georgian Chip Brindle dominated the first UCRA event back during the “FireCracker Nationals” in July. Rusty Ballenger of nearby Seymour, TN collected the 2016 UCRA Title, and leads the current championship charge. Local racer Jesse Lowe, a UCRA regular, has been taking Crossville Speedway by storm winning multiple weekly $1,000 features this season.

 
This year’s UCRA season has witnessed six different winners in 10 races with Brindle topping the list, recently winning his third $2,500 prize of the season. Anthony White of Clinton, TN and Alabama’s Kasey Hall (who led most of the July race in Crossville) both have two wins. Knoxville’s Jason Trammel and Loudon’s Cory Hedgecock each have single wins this season in UCRA competition. Local divisions will see action on Sept. 15th, along with Southern States Midget Sprints. Gates are slated to open Saturday at 4PM CST.

 

The season-ending “CROSSVILLE CLASSIX” weekend (Oct. 13 and 14) will carry a $500 challenge to any racer that wins both races, for a possible $5,500 payday. Local divisional features will be announced later for the season finale weekend. Drivers Meeting (9/15) is scheduled for 7 p.m. CST. For more information visit online at  www.CrossvilleSpeedway.com



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