Fort Payne Motor Speedway,
Sanction: United Championship Racing Alliance - $2,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated May 13, 11:37 am)
Seawright holds off Brindle, wins at Fort Payne
- Sam Seawright
- Chip Brindle
- Kyle Courtney
- Kasey Hall
- Michael Courtney
- Devin Stuart
- Kenny Kizzar
- Anthony White
- Jimmy Elliott
- Mark Sutton
- Jeff Helms
- Scott Hall
Sam Seawright notched his second career UCRA victory.
What won the race: Polesitter Sam Seawright of Rainsville, Ala., cruised to a 40-lap UCRA victory at his home track. The 14-year-old Seawright outran Chip Brindle to earn a $2,000 victory.
Key notes: It was Seawright’s second career UCRA victory. He won a $5,000-to-win race (the richest in tour history) on Oct. 8, 2016 at Fort Payne Motor Speedway. … Seven of the 12 starters finished the race, with five completing all 40 laps. … Devin Stuart and Kenny Kizzar were each one lap down. … Robert Gant and Kenny Hall failed to start the feature. … Jeff Helms and Scott Hall each made only one lap before retiring. … The race was originally scheduled for April 21 but rained out. … Series points leader Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, Tenn., was not in attendance. … The series returns to Fort Payne on June 2.
Winner's sponsors: Seawright’s Kryptonie Race Car is powered by an Oliver Racing Engine and sponsored by J&R Lumber, Agcor Steel, Farm Systems, Finish Line Graphics and COR Suspension.
Points chase: Before Fort Payne, Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, Tenn., led Jimmy Elliot of Cleveland, Tenn.
Car count: 14
Fast qualifier: Sam Seawright
Time: 14.376 seconds
Heat race winners: Sam Seawright, Chip Brindle
Next series race: May 27, Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, TN) $3,000
Editor's note: Adds more winner's sponsors.