BREAKING NEWS: UARA-STARS Suspends 2014 Season

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January 21, 2014 — Drew Hierwater photo — COPPER HILL, VA — The United Auto Racing Association (UARA) announced moments ago that the 2014 UARA season would be suspended, in an announcement by series president Kerry Bodenhamer. Bodenhamer’s statement, released to the UARA Facebook page, reads: “The UARA was developed in 2002 with the plan of having a touring series …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Markedly successful 2013 has Ronnie Bassett Jr. ready for a bigger stage

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December 12, 2013 — Story and audio by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy of thefourthturn.com — Winston-Salem, NC — Just like his nickname “Bulldog” would suggest, young Ronnie Bassett Jr. is chomping at the bit to get on track for the 2014 season. And he’s certainly got good reason to be excited. After a …

UARA: Campbell wins at Newport; refuses to concede title fight

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October 15, 2013 – By Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online – Newport, TN – Hold up, Spark Plug. This title fight isn’t over just yet. And Garrett Campbell made sure that Dillon Bassett got that message loud and clear during Saturday’s Sunoco 150, race 11 of the 2013 UARA-STARS tour season. Bassett, who had won the …

Veteran Racer Lee Tissot Set For UARA-STARS Kingsport Battle This Saturday

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 KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Veteran racer Lee (Randall) Tissot of Asheville, N.C., and the Kingsport-based J&J Racing team are looking forward to battling with the United Auto Racing Association-Southern Touring Asphalt Racing Series regulars in the Model City 150 on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Kingsport Speedway. Tissot recorded a crowd-pleasing UARA-STARS victory in Kingsport at the .375-mile banked concrete oval back …

UARA-STARS: Kingsport Beckons This Saturday, September 14th; Dillon Bassett Leads Points

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. — The Hendersonville, N.C.-based United Auto Racing Association-Southern Touring Asphalt Racing Series Late Models will make their only appearance of the 2013 racing season at Kingsport Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 14 for running of the Model City 150. Also in action will be the Pure 4, Rookie Pure 4 and Legends divisions. Heading into the Kingsport Speedway event, …

UARA-STARS: Rockingham Finale Canceled; Schedule Being Adjusted

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September 9, 2013 – UARA-STARS PR – The UARA takes this time to express sincere gratitude to Andy and Michelle Hillenburg and their great team of employees that have hosted us for the past five years at Rockingham Speedway. It is with regret that Hillenburg and the UARA announce that the finale at Rockingham for 2013 has been canceled. We …

UARA-STARS: Upcoming Tour Dates Announced

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HENDERSONVILLE, NC (Aug. 26, 2013) — The UARA-STARS Late Model Stock Tour announced this morning that the next two upcoming dates as-scheduled on the tour’s race lineup will, in fact, remain unchanged and will not shuffle around in the interest of rainout reschedules. The tour will visit Kingsport Speedway on September 14 and Caraway Speedway on September 21 as originally …

Mother Nature Forces UARA-STARS to Reschedule Summer Slam 150

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Hendersonville, NC (08/12/13)  by Kassie Hughes –Mother Nature became the main factor in her third UARA-STARS event. After having a full season of scheduled events last season, this is the third event that has been rescheduled or postponed a day due to rain. As soon as the teams lined the cars on the track for the pit party the clouds …

FEATURED DRIVER AUDIO: Dillon “Spark Plug” Bassett

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August 1, 2013 – Audio by Senior Editor Tom Baker – Dillon Bassett knows that to win a UARA-STARS race is a highly challenging assignment.  He also knows that to do that he will have to beat his older brother Ronnie “Bulldog” Bassett, which makes the challenge even tougher. Last weekend at Asheboro, North Carolina’s Caraway Speedway, the young speedster …