Mark McFarland Out Duels Clay Rogers in Closing Laps of Dean Custom Air 250 to Win at Myrtle Beach


Fans were on their feet in the closing laps of the Dean Custom Air 250 as veterans Mark McFarland and Clay Rogers fought hard over the lead in the closing laps, providing great entertainment for the large crowd in attendance at Myrtle Beach Speedway. McFarland was able to pass the current point’s leader, Rogers, on lap 246 to take the win for the second race in a row. The win did not come easy for McFarland as he was forced to come through the field after the series redraw of…

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Kaz Grala Wins the Banjo Matthews Memorial 150 Hickory, NC

Banjo Mathews 150

Fourteen-year old Kaz Grala becomes UARA’s youngest winner Saturday night at Hickory Motor Speedway in the Banjo Matthews Memorial 150. This was his first UARA career win and he held off a tough top five finishing group consisting of Brodie Kostecki, Garrett Jones, Garrett Campbell, and Sunoco Pole winner Travis Swaim. Charlie Long was the Comp Cams Engine Builder of the Race supplying the powerhouse under the hood of the Falcon Racing machine driven by Grala. Grala qualified third and maintained a spot within the top positions during the entire race.…

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UARA-STARS Rookies Show Competitiveness Early in Season

5-6-13 David Garbo Jr. and Garrett Campbell

Hendersonville, NC (5/6/13) –United Auto Racing Association has become one of the most competitive late-model touring series. The reason being is that each year, another group of talent and hard-working Rookies become fierce competitors with the other STARS. The 2013 Rookie class have already shown great strengths during UARA events and other racing opportunities. David Garbo Jr. has become a two-time winner at Hickory Motor Speedway during their weekly races racing there when the UARA has had off weeks. Out of the first three UARA events, Garbo Jr. has had…

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UARA-STARS Gain Confidence After The Rock


Hendersonville, NC (04/22/13) –United Auto Racing Association held another successful event at the Rock during the North Carolina Education Lottery Weekend. One of the new ‘STARS’ celebrated in victory lane, while other drivers gained confidence and jumped in the Championship Points standings. During the first two races, fans saw dominance from winning sensation Ronnie Basset Jr.  Bassett Jr. battled with reigning UARA Champ Travis Swaim for the win at SNMP and then followed that up battling Garret Campbell at Hickory for the win. Swaim, currently fifth in points captured his first Sunoco…

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Brodie Kostecki Becomes First Australian UARA Winner at The Rock

Winner Brodie Kostecki

Rockingham, NC (04/15/13) –Fifteen year-old Brodie Kostecki won his first UARA event Saturday April 13th at Rockingham Speedway. The Australian driver started on the outside pole and grabbed the lead on lap 62. Kostecki is the fifth Australian to compete in the UARA-STARS, but first to win. He was also the first non-American winner at the Rockingham Speedway. Sunoco Pole winner Clay Rogers had a strong run. For holding on to his first place position for the first 38 laps, Rogers was awarded Tilton’s Most Laps Led. After giving up the lead to…

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UARA-STARS Head to the Rock for Two-Day Event


Hendersonville, NC (04/8/13) –United Auto Racing Association will head to Rockingham Speedway this weekend, April 12-14th, for a three day event with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series(NCWTS) and Frank Kimmel Street Stock Nationals (FKSSN). The STARS are scheduled to take the track around 11am on Saturday morning for their qualifying laps with the green flag set to drop at 2pm. The drivers and teams will arrive at the track on Thursday late afternoon and will be ready for practice on Friday morning. Ronnie Bassett, Jr. has been very successful…

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Bassett Jr. Wins the battle with Campbell for Photo Finish at Hickory


Hickory, NC (03/23/13) –After a calm season opener, the UARA-STARS drove an aggressive race at Hickory Motor Speedway on Saturday, March 23rd. The event included six cautions, numerous fiery tempers, and plenty of torn sheet metal. Starting from the Sunoco Pole, Ronnie Bassett Jr. jumped out to the lead early on. He allowed many drivers, including second place finisher Garrett Campbell, to pass him as he saved his equipment. The two also raced side-by-side early in the race and met back up at the front for a lead battle during…

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UARA-STARS in Full Swing for 2013 Racing Season

44 Dillon Bassett 35 Devin Jones

Hendersonville, NC (03/18/13) – UARA-STARS celebrated an another successful season opener March 9th at Southern National Motorsport Park and now head to Hickory Motor Speedway this Saturday March 23rd for their second event of the season. The STARS will take on local favorites Travis Byrd and Dillon Houser who have sent in early entries. Also challenging the STARS will be former UARA champion Lee Tissot along with Richard Childress Nationwide Driver Max Papis. More of the local talent are expected to take on the STARS as well. Racing along with the…

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UARA-STARS Host a Matinee Season Opener at SNMP

Hendersonville, NC (03/04/13) –United Auto Racing Association (UARA) will kick off their season opener at 2pm this Saturday, March 9th at Southern National Motorsports Park in Kenly, NC. with their customary 150 lap late model special event. Drivers can finally dust off those abandon helmets and suit up for the matinee show. The event will consist of old rivals, brothers, and young rookies battling it out to quench that first victory of the season. The UARA-STARS will have an action packed season opener with competitor gates opening at 7am and…

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Travis Swaim Crowned 2012 UARA-STARS Champion

Hendersonville, NC –Falcon Racing’s Travis Swaim was crowned the 2012 Champion at Rockingham Speedway during the season finale in November. Swaim will be the guest of honor at the 2012 UARA banquet that will be held on January 12, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza in Hickory NC. “Every win, every Championship is special,” says Swaim. “This championship means a lot because I get to celebrate it with a different group of guys including my crew chief Ronald and Jamie Skinner.” The driver from High Point, NC had an incredible season.…

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