posted May 23, 2002 12:05 AM
UDTRA NOTEBOOK FOR 5/22/02
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
WOODSTOCK, GA - SPEED CHANNEL TO PRESENT UDTRA "DIRTY THURSDAY" TOMORROW
NIGHT: SPEED Channel will present UDTRA Dirty Thursday tomorrow night at
p.m. ET. The featured event will be the Jim Barna Log Systems 50 for the
Pro DirtCar Series from Scenic Raceway in Oneida, TN.
The Pro DirtCar Series McCarthy-Hotentot-Siebler Heating and Air
Conditioning 75 from Eagle Raceway in Lincoln, NE will air on SPEED Channel
on June 20 at 11 p.m. ET. Fans that like what they see on UDTRA Dirty
Thursday and would like to see more can E-mail SPEED Channel at
UDTRA POINT LEADER FINED AND PUT ON PROBATION: UDTRA Pro DirtCar Series
point leader Dale McDowell of Rossville, GA has been fined $2,500 and put
indefinite probation by UDTRA officials. During the post-race inspection
May 13 at Kankakee Motor Speedway, UDTRA officials found an unapproved part
on the 1999 UDTRA Champion's car.
During the same inspection, UDTRA did not find any traction control device
on McDowell's car, on McDowell himself, or any of his crew members. Since
the May 13 inspection, UDTRA officials have tightly scrutinized McDowell's
car after winning Pro DirtCar Series events in Lincoln, NE on May 18, and
Huron, SD on May 20. The car passed inspection on both occasions.
UDTRA WELCOMES NEW SPONSOR: American Die Cast Corporation is the latest
sponsor to jump on the UDTRA band wagon. ADC produces quality die cast
cars at affordable prices. Dirt late model star Rodney Combs is
coordinating the effort to cater to dirt late model and modified drivers
fans across the country by processing orders with as few as 50 pieces.
"ADC is very exciting to be apart of the UDTRA," Combs said. "We intend
utilize the popularity of the series and its television package to carry
message to all racers and fans at all levels of competition. This is for
everybody to include traveling racers and weekly competitors, and their
For more information on the services available from ADC call Combs at (239)
633-5253 or ADC Corporate Offices at (904) 388-5572.