West Coast Rookie Devin Jones Finishes 6th in Final Championship Points

Hendersonville, NC (12/3/12) – Devin Jones joined the United Auto Racing Association (UARA) during the 2012 racing season, making it his first experience to the touring late model industry. This young teenager moved from San Luis Obispo, California to Mooresville, NC to feed his hunger for racing and to challenge himself with new opportunities.
“I come from super late models, which are light weight and a little faster,” says Jones. “These late models are a lot different, much heavier and they react different. I’ve learned a lot this season.”
Jones had no…

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UARA Rookies Morris and Joyce Finish 7th-8th in Championship Points

Hendersonville, NC (11/26/12) – Many first-time drivers come to the UARA series to gain experience and get equipped to move up the ranks to higher racing divisions. Jake Morris and Cory Joyce have not only done that very thing, but have overcome many obstacles throughout their rookie season to finish seventh and eighth in the final Championship Points.
Seventh place point finisher Morris captured a top-10 finished at the Season Opener at Hickory, only to follow up with engine failure at Dillon. Two races into the season, Morris has already experienced his…

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Season Finale Settles Four-Way Battle for 10th Points Position

Hendersonville, NC (11/19/12) –While many fans and contenders were focused on the Championship battle, there was a four-way battle for the final tenth place position in the 2012 Championship points.  Roger Powell and Ronnie Bassett Jr. were in a dead tie coming into the “Classic 3 Championship” weekend. With Ronnie’s four-win season and Powell’s seven top-10 finishes, including his win at Newport, this gave both drivers a total of 789 Championship points for the 2012 season. Both drivers decided to sit out during the season finale giving Tim George Jr.…

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Championship Contenders Finish Too Close for Comfort

Hendersonville, NC (11/12/12) –During ‘The Classic 3 Championship’ weekend at the Rock, Travis Swaim and Dillon Bassett not only had the responsibility of focusing on the race, but the Championship as well.
After Bassett clinched the Sunoco Pole, Swaim only led the Championship points by 66.  Swaim’s team played out the different scenarios of how the race could go and what position they needed to maintain the points lead. The team was truly tested when Swaim started running hot only a few laps into the race. As he began to fall…

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Rogers Wins the Race, Swaim Wins the 2012 Championship

Rockingham, NC (11/3/12) –Clay Rogers dominated “The Classic 3 Championship Weekend” presented by Richard Childress Racing Museum on Saturday, November 3rd at Rockingham Speedway.  Rogers qualified runner-up to first time Sunoco Pole winner Dillon Bassett. Once the green flag dropped, Rogers jumped out front and led from green to checkered. He was awarded Tilton’s Most Laps Led Award.
During the spring visit to the Rock, Rogers had a strong car, but his loose racecar sent him spinning into the grass on the front stretch.  Rogers has had tons of success at The Rock and was…

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UARA-STARS Celebrate Season Finale at ‘The Rock’

Hendersonville, NC (10/29/12) –While many season regulars are hoping for a solid points day, Darrell Wallace Jr. and Mike Skinner are joining the STARS during the 2012 Championship Weekend at Rockingham Speedway November 2nd-3rd.
Since his 2011 Rock appearance with UARA, Wallace Jr. has been turning heads and creating a buzz about his remarkable driving talents in the K&N Pro Series and NASCAR’s Nationwide Series. Returning to the STARS is like a homecoming for Wallace Jr. since he battled and grew up with some of the drivers.
Skinner, on the other hand,…

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UARA-STARS Prepare to Crown a Champ at the Last Event

Rockingham, NC (10/22/12) –For the past eight months the United Auto Racing Association has opened their doors to allow drivers from all over the world to compete in their racing season. On November 3rd the series will wrap up their season and crown their 2012 Season Champion at Rockingham Speedway.
The 2012 season drivers ranged from young Australian drivers to experienced local track champions. Throughout the season, fans have been introduced to eleven young rookies who have exceeded expectations. Seven of those eleven rookies will finish in the top ten championship…

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Travis Swaim Wins the Alpha Energy Solutions 150 at Tri-County

Hudson, NC (10/13/12) –After the misfortune of experiencing engine trouble at Anderson, current point leader Travis Swaim bounced back and won his second race of the 2012 season during the AlphaEnergy Solutions 150 at Tri-County Motor Speedway Saturday night.
After qualifying on the outside pole, Swaim held a fifth place position or higher throughout the race. He seemed to fall back after leading the majority of the first 50 laps, but came back to make a run for the win.
While Swaim played strategy, Jeremy Burns had a similar night. Burns won…

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GALLAHER EARNS CAREER-BEST UARA FINISH AT ANDERSON MOTOR SPEEDWAY

DENVER, NC (October 8, 2012) – After taking a few weeks off from the series, Will Gallaher returned to United Auto Racing Association (UARA) STARS Series competition this week at Anderson (S.C.) Motor Speedway.  The young driver picked up several positions throughout the 150-lap Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company 150 to bring home his first top-10 finish in the 2012 UARA-STARS Series.
Despite having a fast car in practice, Gallaher spent Saturday’s practice session working with his Eddie Sharp Racing (ESR) crew trying to improve the No. 6 Chevrolet even more. …

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BACK-TO-BACK TOP-FIVE FINISHES FOR BRANDON JONES IN UARA COMPETITION

DENVER, NC (October 8, 2012) – Brandon Jones made it back-to-back top-five finishes in the United Auto Racing Association (UARA) STARS Series with a fifth-place run at Anderson (S.C.) Motor Speedway on Saturday night.  The young racer drove a clean event and saved his tires enabling him to pick up five positions during the closing laps and record his fourth top-five finish of the 2012 season.
Jones returned to Anderson Motor Speedway for his second UARA-STARS event at the 3/8-mile speedway.  With a fast No. 33 Chevrolet from Eddie Sharp Racing…

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