Fort Payne Motor Speedway,
Sanction: United Championship Racing Alliance (Eddie Davis Memorial Bama Brawl) - $3,000
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Seawright captures UCRA opener at Fort Payne
Eddie Davis Memorial Bama Brawl
- Sam Seawright
- Jerry Green
- Jesse Lowe
- Kenny Kizzar
- Tyler Nichols
- Jessie Hughes
- Jeremy Holtzclaw
- Hayden Ownbey
- Kasey Hall
- Clay Joseph
- Cody Overton
- Shane Griffith
- Jake Traylor
- Brian Womack
Sam Seawright discusses his $3,000 payday at Fort Payne.
What won the race: Taking the lead when Jeremy Holtzclaw's right-right rear tire went flat on the 40th and final lap polesitter Sam Seawright of Rainsville, Ala., won Sunday’s Red Line Synthetic Oil UCRA season opener at Fort Payne Motor Speedway. Seawright, who also won last year's Eddie Davis Memorial Bama Brawl,, earned $3,000 for finishing 1.815 seconds ahead of fifth-starting Jerry Green of Knoxville, Tenn.
Key notes: Seawright led 25 laps, including the first 24. ... Hayden Ownbey led laps 25-27 before retiring, handing Jeremy Holtzclaw the lead. ... Six drivers finished on the lead lap. ... The Red Line Synthetic Oil United Championship Racing Alliance kicked off its 12-race season with the two-day show at Fort Payne, the tour’s home track. ... Colten Jackson of Chatsworth, Ga., and Chase Oliver of Rainbow City, Ala., didn't start the feature. … The event honored the tour’s late marketing director. … The UCRA race was on the undercard of a $4,500-to-win Super Late Model show. … The series returns to Fort Payne three more times this season.
On the move: Tyler Nichols of Ringgold, Ga., started 12th and finished fifth.
Winner's sponsors: Seawright's JSR Racing Black Diamond Race Car is sponsored by AGCOR Steel, Alarm Systems, Farm System Inc., J&R Excavating, The Pickin Post, COR Suspension Technology and Finish Line Graphics.
Points chase: Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland, Tenn., is the series two-time and reigning champion.
Current weather: Clear, 57°F
Car count: 16
Fast qualifier: Sam Seawright
Time: 14.175 seconds
Polesitter: Sam Seawright
Heat race winners: Sam Seawright, Jesse Lowe
Next series race: March 20, Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, TN) $2,500
Editor's note: Fixes finishing positions 1-5.