Sanction: United Championship Racing Alliance (Melvin Corum Memorial 40) - $3,001
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Tazewell gives Lowe $3,001 UCRA payday
Melvin Corum Memorial 40
- Jesse Lowe
- Mack McCarter
- Brandon Williams
- John Llewellyn
- Jason Trammell
- Heath Alvey
- Phillip Thompson
- Kasey Hall
- Seth Wimpey
- Kenny Kizzar
- Michael Courtney
- Jeff Neubert
- Tyler Smith
- Rod Carroll
- Jordon Horton
- Adam Tolliver
- Steve Smith
- Michael Smith
Jesse Lowe scored a $3,100 UCRA victory at Tazewell.
What won the race: Jesse Lowe of Crossville, Tenn., topped Mack McCarter to earn $3,001 in Sunday's Melvin Corum Memorial on the United Championshipo Racing Alliance at Tazewell Speedway.
Quotable: “Man, it feels great to finally get a $3,000 win. We’ve been close in some other events, but we finally got the job done at Tazewell of all places,” Lowe said. “Honestly I got really lucky because as soon as I crossed the finish line the power steering belt broke and locked the wheel up, causing me to wreck. One more lap, and we would’ve been toast.”
Key notes: Lowe finished 0.497 seconds ahead of McCarter. ... Fourteen of the 18 starters were running at the finish with 10 completing 40 laps. ... The United Championship Racing Alliance made the first of two visits to Gary Hall’s Tazewell Speedway this season. … The race honored racer Melvin Corum of Maynardville, Tenn., who died in September. … The series returns Aug. 10.
Winner's sponsors: Lowe drives a CVR Race Car with sponsorship from Bennett Heating & Cooling, Workout Anytime, Gondola Pizza & Steakhouse and Baisley’s Body Shop.
Points chase: Entering the event, Jesse Lowe of Crossville, Tenn., led the series by two points over Michael Courtney.
Current weather: Partly Cloudy, 75°F
Car count: 20
Fast qualifier: Brandon Williams
Time: 12.655 seconds
Polesitter: Heath Alvey
Heat race winners: Heath Alvey, Jesse Lowe, Mack McCarter
Next series race: August 10, Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, TN) $3,000
Editor's note: Corrects winning purse.