to Return to Tri- County Motor Speedway
North Carolina (May 18, 2009) - Friday April 10th
the UARA STARS and Pro Challenge Series cars rolled into Tri
County Speedway planning to have a great day and evening of
racing. The cars
rolled through tech and prepared to hit the track when the
rains began. After
a period of waiting, the officials and Tri County track crew
got the track dry and practice began.
Twenty nine UARA drivers hit the grid and it was young
Coleman Pressley setting the pace with a quick time of 16.487.
Pressley was followed by Paddy Rodenbeck, Richard
Boswell, Matt McCall and Andy Loden being the top five
Pro Challenge drivers hit the track for their practice session
and all goes well. Kyle
Benjamin set the fast time for these young men at 17.502.
Benjamin was followed by Steve Berg Jr., Kyle Wilson,
Trevor Edwards, Ryan Heavner, Megan Dillner and Chris Brown.
These young men and ladies run an exciting race and at
our last event it was Heavner who brought home the trophy.
the grandstand gates were scheduled to open April 10th the
rains began again and eventually as weather goes the bottom
falls out of the clouds and the show would be cancelled and
rescheduled for this Friday May 22, 2009.
to the weather the street stock cars had not even made it to
sign in before the rains hit. They should be there in force come Friday.
will head to Tri County with his first win under his belt
after Concord on 4-25-09. Rodenbeck has been showing quite a bit of muscle so far in
2009 and will be a force to reckon with.
Another driver that has been lurking at the front on
the pack itching for his first win is Rookie contender Matthew
fellow rookie contender Dylan Presnell, the youngest UARA
rookie challenger ever had an impressive 12th place
finish in his first UARA event and eyes will be on him to see
how he fairs in the weeks to come.
Flashbacks go to the likes of Matt DiBenedetto, Darrell
Wallace Jr., Steven Wallace and
Kyle Grissom to name a few.
And who can forget our first UARA Champion, one young
17 year old gentle giant named Danny O’Quinn, Jr.
The UARA is definitely a showplace for the young guns
and seasoned veterans alike.
Boswell II should be making the show with a new car after his
mishap at Rockingham. Boswell
never fails to be up near the front along with his team mate
Owen Kelly. Kelly
has put the UARA on the international set.
His UARA showings are being followed by Australian
of the usual front runners have fallen victim to enigne
problems time and again so far this season and are all hoping
to have lady luck smile on them.
Past champions and future
champs alike will be giving the fans just what they want :
serious door to door, nose to tail, paint swapping excitement.
Grandstand gates open
UARA Qualifying followed by Pro Challenge Cars
Street Stock Qualifying
For more info visit www.uara-stars.com
or call 828-692-3833
Heirwarter Photo / Press Release by: Wink Bodenhamer