Fort Payne, Ala. --- Sunday saw over $50,000 in championship feature races make up the 2nd annual Eddie Davis Memorial BAMA BRAWL at Fort Payne Motor Speedway and knocking out the competition were a pair of home state racers pocketing the lion's share of the winnings.
Josh Putnam (# 212) of Florence picked up the unsanctioned Super Late Model feature win worth $4,000, while young Sam Seawright (#16) of Fort Payne earned the 40-lap United Championship Racing Alliance 604/Crate Late Model victory presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil.
The event honors longtime announcer and marketing director for the UCRA Eddie Davis who died suddenly in 2018.
In all nearly 150 race teams converged on the Northeast Alabama dirt track, making it one of the largest special events ever held at the 3/8-mile clay-banked oval track. Nine divisions saw action with racers from all around the South in attendance.
Bryce Trull Of Linden, Tn., debuted the new Open Wheel Modified division with a $1,200 victory Sunday.
Local racer Kasey "The Hurricane" Hall won the UCRA 602/Sportsman feature, while Tim Ladd of Clinton, Tn., picked up $2,000 winning the Kajun Mini Stock series debut at FPMS.
Chris Elliott of Lineville, Ala., won the FWD feature, while local racer Scott Boe won the Bomber race.
Bobby Joe Robinson of Falkville, Ala., won the Street Stock feature and Evan Winkle Jr. of Chattanooga won the A-Hobby feature.
Races start in 2020 weekly on Saturday nights at Fort Payne Motor Speedway in April.