Many Changes For URC’s 67th Season
The 67th season for the United Racing Co. holds much promise with new and exciting changes planned for the coming season.
In fact, this could be URC’s biggest season of change, joined by a welcome statement of, “Come one, Come All.” The transformation of URC is one of inclusion, to continue to bring together new drivers and race teams, different venues and a “new deal” for 2014.
The Rislone URC Sprint Series boasts a schedule of 24 dates with two additional events still in negotiations. URC’s “Super Series” will offer nine events taking place in Central Pennsylvania, with six visits to the Selinsgrove Speedway and three stops at the Williams Grove Speedway.
Special events include the $3,500-to-win Jack Gunn Memorial at Selinsgrove on May 10, the ninth running of the $4,000-to-win Rislone Nationals at Williams Grove on Aug. 1, followed by the 1st running of the Kramer Cup, to be run in memory of Kramer Williamson on Aug. 9 at Selinsgrove.
URC will again co-sanction the $8,000 to win 14th annual Mach1 Chassis National Open at Selinsgrove on Sept. 27.
URC’s “new deal” with an invite of “Come One, Come All” to the competitors will offer the following upgrades.
Rislone returns as URC Tour Sponsor for the 16th consecutive season.
Pioneer Pole Buildings returns to the URC Series for the fourth season.
Open draw for heats, redraw for the feature.
Revenge Redraw for the feature at designated events.
Elimination of the 3 out of 5 handicapping penalty.
Elimination of the top 3 from the previous event penalty.
American Racer Tire to return to URC with new sizing and compounds at 2013 pricing.
2014 URC Driver & Owner Champion to each earn the “Champions Pit Pass” at each URC event in 2015.
$250 to take the green at all regular events with a 22-car starting field.
URC Technical Committee of six owners will be formed to provide recommendations on car specifications to URC Management.
URC Novelty Stand to Return with URC apparel.
“Champions Celebration” to replace the Banquet with emphasis on fun, food, music, DJ, casual attire, affordable ticket prices, presentations only to the Champions.
Ladies Auxiliary to be formed to organize the Champions Celebration and various race night autograph sessions, and other activities.
Bolt on weight will be permitted in 2014 with some safety requirements.
305 sprint rules incorporated into URC car specification rules
URC Rule Book modifications-streamline, simplified, made to be user friendly, eliminate many of the penalties.
URC website enhancements to showcase the drivers and owners of URC.
URC is currently working on some other modifications to enhance the “new deal” of 2014 but we are still working on some of the final details.
The 2014 season will introduce many new ideas and a different way for URC to be doing business.