UCRA Delivers 2020 Championship Accolades To Elliott, 2021 Dates Announced

Sunday, January 24, 2021 - by Steve Hixson

Two time United Championship Racing Alliance 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 COVID-19 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 is the longest standings racer with the UCRA, beginning with the 604/Crate Late Model competition 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. 18-21), officials announced their race dates for 2021 with the Red Line Synthetic Oil UCRA series. Saturday, June 12, Aug. 21 and Oct. 23 the series will be in action tentatively, all paying $2,500 to-win. I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, Tn. has  committed to Saturday, April 10, and July 24 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 1,and July 31, paying $2,500 to-win each race. The Wartburg (Tn.) Speedway host their race Saturday, July 17, paying $2,500 to-win its 40 lapper. Tazewell Speedway dates include Saturday, March 20, Sunday, May 30, and Saturday, Oct. 9, 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 onlined 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.  

FEBRUARY 20 and 21 FORT PAYNE (AL) MOTOR SPEEDWAY $3,000

MARCH 20 TAZEWELL (TN) SPEEDWAY $2,500

APRIL 10 I-75 RACEWAY. SWEETWATER. TN $2,500

MAY 1 SUGAR CREEK RACEWAY. BLUE RIDG, GA $2,500
MAY 30 (SUNDAY) TAZEWELL (TN) SPEEDWAY $3,000

JUNE 12 FORT PAYNE (AL) MOTOR SPEEDWAY $2,500

JULY  17 WARTBURG (TN) SPEEDWAY $2,500
JULY 24 I-75 RACEWAY, SWEETWATER, TN $2,500
JULY 31 SUGAR CREEK RACEWAY, BLUE RIDGE, GA $2,500 

AUGUST 21 FORT PAYNE (AL) MOTOR SPEEDWAY $2,500

OCTOBER 9 TAZEWELL (TN) SPEEDWAY $3,000
OCTOBER 23 FORT PAYNE (AL) MOTOR SPEEDWAY $2,500



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