Sanction: United Championship Racing Alliance - $2,500
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated November 4, 12:41 pm)
Brindle tops UCRA foes for Tri-County win
- Chip Brindle
- Ethan Hunter
- Jason Deal
- Michael Courtney
- Jimmy Elliott
- Seth Wimpey
- Eli Beets
- Sylvan Schuette
- Brian Kinnersley
- Drew Deaver
- Kasey Hall
- Jonathan Miracle
- Bobby Pruitt
- Kenny Kizzar
- Rodney Weeks
- Michael Smith
Chip Brindle heads to victory Saturday at Tri-County Racetrack.
What won the race: Overcoming his car’s failing power steering over the final five laps, Chip Brindle of Chatsworth, Ga., led flag-to-flag to win Saturday’s United Championship Racing Alliance season finale at Tri-County Racetrack. Brindle topped Ethan Hunter for a $2,500 triumph, his first with the series this season.
Key notes: Brindle’s right-rear tire went flat while awaiting post-race tech inspection. … Jimmy Elliott’s fifth-place finish clinched his first series championship. … Michael Courtney of Knoxville, Tenn., had trouble in his heat and started at the tail in the feature. He rallied through the field, but still fell just short in his bid for the series title. … Courtney collected the tour’s rookie of the year crown. … Mike Evans scratched from the feature. ... The series visited Ray Cook’s Tri-County Racetrack for the second time this season and third time in series history. … Jason Deal of Copperhill, Tenn., won the tour’s stop at Tri-County on Sept 3. … Jamie Perry of Cleveland, Tenn., won there in 2016. … The series produced 10 different winners in 10 races this season.
On the move: Michael Courtney of Knoxville, Tenn., started 16th and finished fourth.
Winner's sponsors: Brindle’s winning Hill Motorsports-backed No. 17 is sponsored by BDR Loopers & Clips, Brindle Bros. and North Georgia Pumping and powered by a RaceTek engine.
Points chase: Jimmy Elliot of Cleveland, Tenn., finished fifth to wrap up the series title.
Car count: 17
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.