URC: Golden Achievement; Michael Wires URC Field for Landmark 50th Career Win in Bridgeport Opener

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BRIDGEPORT, N.J. — official series release — WRT Speedwerx photo — With the sun setting in the distance, eight-time United Racing Club champion Curt Michael opened a new era for the nation’s oldest traveling sprint car series on Sunday, leading the 25-lap URC season opener at Bridgeport Speedway wire-to-wire to score the first URC trophy of the 2015 season at …

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 …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Robbie Stillwaggon Riding Strong Runs Into Busy 2014 Summer Season

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BURLINGTON, NJ — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photo Credits: URC Sprints — It’s amazing to think that in 2014 Robbie Stillwaggon is competing in his 20th year behind the wheel of an open-wheel racecar.  In that 20 years there has been a LOT of racing that culminated in a URC Series Championship. …

AUDIO/FEATURE: ‘Salt City Outlaw’ Trenca Eyes Upcoming Races Against PA Posse

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SYRACUSE, NY — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Steven Ovens — Chad Updegraff Photo — Joe Trenca is known in the Northeast racing world as the ‘Salt City Outlaw’ and they are putting that name to good use this season. Trenca and his #98 team have loaded up the hauler and have set their GPS South down …

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 …