posted June 27, 2001 03:21 PM
ATOMIC MOTOR SPEEDWAY TO HOST FIRST JEWEL OF UDTRA TRIPLE CROWN
WOODSTOCK, GA - United Dirt Track Racing Association and Branum Family
Motorsports officials have announced that Atomic Motor Speedway in
Knoxville, TN will host the first jewel of the UDTRA Pro DirtCar Series
Triple Crown on July 20.
The second and third jewels of the UDTRA Triple Crown will be held at Dixie
Speedway in Woodstock, GA on July 21 and Rome Speedway in Rome, GA on July
22. Each jewel will be a 50-lap $10,000-to-win event.
"Atomic Motor Speedway owner Carson Branum and his staff at Branum Family
Motorsports have heard the East Tennessee fans in their desire to see
America's Favorite Show On Dirt on one of the most action-packed dirt tracks
in the country," UDTRA President Mike Swims said. "The UDTRA Pro DirtCar
Series in coming to Atomic Motor Speedway, Dixie Speedway and Rome Speedway
returns to its roots in front of the fans that have made the series what
Atomic Motor Speedway officials have also announced that the UDTRA Pro
DirtCar Series event scheduled for September 1-2 will now be a two-day
100-lap $20,000-to-win event.
"The UDTRA Pro DirtCar Series fans and competitors love to come to Atomic
Motor Speedway because they know they are always going to get side-by-side
racing," Swims said. "Carson and his staff did a fantastic job in preparing
the dirt track at Bristol, and we know we'll get the same effort at Atomic."
For ticket information call Atomic Motor Speedway at (865) 986-3589, or
visit their web site at www.atomicmotorspeedway.com. Atomic Motor Speedway
is located west of Knoxville, TN, then north of I-40 off U.S. Highway 321