URC: United Racing Company Ceases Sprint Series Operations

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DELMAR, Del. – official report — Steve Sabo/SDS Photography photo — After nine seasons as a corporate entity, the United Racing Company will cease operation in December 2014. Series officials cited low car count, a diminishing number of shows, the rising cost of operating a 360 sprint car and less fan appeal as primary factors in the closure of the …

URC: Rislone Sprint Series to Race on Hoosier Tires in 2015

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DOVER, Del. — official release — The Rislone URC Sprint Series has announced plans to move to Hoosier Race Tires for the 2015 season. The series has raced on American Racer tires for several years, but the decision was made to go in a new direction in 2015. “Most if not all sprint car groups in our immediate area are …

URC: Ott Streaks to Mach 1 Selinsgrove Score; Banks $10,000 For Fifth Career Win

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SELINSGROVE, Pa. – official release — Aaron Ott passed Justin Barger on lap 31 and led the final four laps to pocket the $10,000 prize for winning the 35 lap-MACH 1 360 Sprint Nationals Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway. For Ott, this marked his third Rislone URC Sprint feature win of the season and his fifth career victory. Ott was thrilled …

URC: 2014 Hall of Fame Class Officially Announced

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DOVER, Del. – official release — In 2010, URC introduced the Hall of Fame to honor and identify key contributors that brought success and prestige to the nation’s oldest traveling sprint car series. This year’s list includes Clay Parks of Bars Products Corporation, URC driver Leroy Felty, prominent car owner Don Kerr, Delaware Int’l Speedway Promoter Charlie Cathell and legendary car …

URC: Weller Wires Delaware Field for Labor Day Weekend Win

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DELMAR, Del. – official release — URC photo — Josh Weller was the big winner of the 25 lap Bar’s Leaks Labor Day Weekend Championship presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings Saturday night at the Delaware Int’l Speedway. Weller, driving the Eldreth Construction sprinter led the entire twenty-five distance to pick-up the $3,000 first place prize. Runner-up and current Rislone URC …

URC: Mark Smith Drives to Inaugural Kramer Cup Triumph

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SELINSGROVE, Pa. – official release — Mark Smith, driving the MACH 1 Chassis sprint car, won the inaugural 25-lap Kramer Cup Rislone URC Sprint Series feature Saturday night at the Selinsgrove Speedway. The event is sponsored by Selinsgrove Ford and presented in honor of three-time URC champion and Central Pennsylvania sprint car great Kramer Williamson, who lost his life in …

URC: Mark Smith Wins Thriller at Selinsgrove

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SELINSGROVE, Pa. – official release — Mark Smith won a thriller Saturday night in Rislone URC Sprint Series competition at Selinsgrove Speedway. Smith took the lead on lap 15 after a battle with Derek Locke then held off a last lap challenge from T.J. Stutts to earn his third Rislone URC Sprint Series victory of the season and his eighth …

URC: Mark Smith Bags Bedford Loot

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BEDFORD, Pa. — Mark Smith was not sure of his plans for Friday night, but once he got to the track, he was committed to winning, and he made it all look easy at the Bedford Speedway. Smith, driving the MACH1 Chassis sprint car started seventh and took the lead on lap nine to score his second Rislone URC Sprint …

USAC/URC: Rain Stalls Eastern Storm Doubleheader

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ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. — After a 90-minute rain delay at the Lincoln Speedway Wednesday night, the USAC and URC sprint car doubleheader was cancelled due to rain. The AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series feature was on the track at the time the rain began to fall. With USAC only coming east once per year, the only option is to reschedule …

URC: Brian Carber Scores Emotional Kramer Williamson Memorial Victory at Delaware

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DELMAR, Del. — official release — Carber Motorsports photo — Despite a bent nose wing, youthful Brian Carber scored his biggest sprint car payoff by winning the 25-lap Kramer Williamson Memorial on Saturday night at Delaware Int’l Speedway. A long list of businesses posted a variety of bonus money to include an additional $73 to each driver that started the …

URC: Stillwaggon Claims Lincoln Loot in URC Thriller

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BEDFORD, PA — official release — URC photo — Heavy rain in the morning cleared the path for a lightning fast Bedford Speedway on Friday night as the Rislone URC Sprint Series invaded Pennsylvania and teammates Robbie Stillwaggon and Randy West did battle. West lead the first eleven laps until Stillwaggon took the top spot, but a late race double …

URC: Rain Postpones Jack Gunn Memorial

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SELINSGROVE, Pa. – With the forecast of rain throughout the night, Selinsgrove Speedway has postponed the URC-sanctioned MACH 1 Jack Gunn Memorial planned for tonight. The Jack Gunn Memorial will now take place on Saturday night, June 7 at Selinsgrove Speedway. The Rislone URC Sprints Series moves to Bedford Speedway next Friday night, May 16 followed by the Kramer Williamson …