OBERLIN, Kan. – The Kansas-based United Rebel Sprint Series’ 14th consecutive season is set to kick off in less than a month, with a two-night IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car twinbill at two different tracks in Kansas. It will all kick off on Friday, April 5, as the tour makes the first of three scheduled appearances at 81 Speedway in Park City for the track’s ninth annual Park City Cup/Air Capital Shootout. The series is excited to become a part of this annual event and with a huge thank you to Precise Racing Products, this event will pay the URSS Friday night winner $800. Then on Saturday, April 6, the tour will head southwest to the beautiful Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City to battle the local Precise Racing DCRP Sprints for their first of six events atop promoter Tommie Estes Jr.’s palace. This event will pay $700 to win. As race season is fast approaching, keep track of all-things-happening with URSS by accessing their official website www.unitedrebelsprintseries.com and their official Facebook page: United Rebel Sprint Series (URSS). Questions can also be answered by calling 785 475-7010.
OBERLIN, Kan. (Aug. 18) – Jake Bubak continued his winning ways in United Rebel Sprint Series action Friday, topping the 25-lap feature Saturday at Oberlin Speedway’s Bob Salem Memorial. The win was good for $700. Bubak took charge from his outside front row starting spot from the onset and began stretching his lead, Jake Martens wrestled second from Mark Walinder on lap four and began the pursuit of Bubak in earnest. Bubak proved he was the master through lapped traffic in the caution-free event as he captured his third feature of the year with the URSS and Martens settled for second. Third went to a rim-riding J.D Johnson as he passed both Jeremy Huish and Zach Blurton coming out of turn four to the checkers. Blurton beating Huish to line as he was caught behind a lapped car. Johnson’s bold move earned him the Keizer Wheels hard charger award as he had started 13th. In victory lane after receiving his winning custom plaque, Bubak signed the plaque and gave it to URSS and the Memorial [Read More]
STOCKTON, Kan. (Aug. 17) – Jake Martens put in a stellar performance as he won his third United Rebel Sprint Series feature of the season, dominating Friday’s 20-lap main event at Stockton Speedway. Jake Bubak jumped into the lead and led the first two laps until a caution flew. On the restart, Martens slid Bubak in turn one, taking the lead and never looking back. Martens stretched his lead each lap to win by 10 car lengths over Bubak, Zach Blurton came and Jordan Knight. Scott Cochran, making his first appearance of the year with the Rebels, completed the top five. Mark Walinder was the Keizer Wheels Hard Charger recipient, racing from his 17th starting position to finish seventh. Feature results – 1. Jake Martens; 2. Jake Bubak; 3. Zach Blurton; 4. Jordan Knight; 5. Scott Cochran; 6. Jed Werner; 7. Mark Walinder; 8. Brandy Jones; 9. Tyler Knight; 10. John Webster; 11. Ken Lutters; 12. Chad Salem; 13. Aaron Ploussard; 14. Shane Sundquist; 15. J.D. Johnson; 16. Ty Williams; 17. Buddy Tubbs; 18. Darren Berry.
STOCKTON, Kan. – The United Rebel Sprint Series braces for a huge, three-race weekend with the annual Bob Salem Memorial highlighting all the race action. It all begins Friday, Aug. 17 at Stockton Speedway before embarking to Oberlin Speedway Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18-19. It will be a pivotal weekend for the series points standings as just five events remain in the 2018 race season. Friday night’s IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car event atop the Stockton Fairgrounds will pay $700 to win. Gates open at 5 p.m. with race action slated for a 7:00 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday night for the annual running of the Bob Salem Memorial, the Saturday night’s portion of the event will pay $700 to win while Sunday night pays $1,000 to win. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, kids ages 7-12 are $8 and children six and under admitted into the grandstands for free. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Rick Salem at 785 475-7010. To learn more about the URSS, check out [Read More]
DESHLER, Neb. – The United Rebel Sprint Series makes its inaugural appearance at Thayer County Speedway in Deshler, Neb., on Thursday, with a top prize of $1,000 going to the winner of the Aug. 1 main event. Zach Blurton currently leads the URSS point standings and will look for win number three on the season. Brian Herbert has had a consistent season thus far this season and is currently second in the standings. Look for a very strong field to be on hand at Thayer County Speedway to battle atop the 3/8-mile oval. Grandstand admission is $15 while all pit passes will be $30. Gates will open at 4 p.m. with race action slated for a 7 p.m. start time. More race information can be obtained by accessing the track’s official website www.thayercountyfair.com and their Facebook page, Thayer County Fair.
HAYS, Kan. – After last week’s three races in six days, the United Rebel Sprint Series will next head this Saturday and Sunday, July 14 and 15 to the 10th running of the Wheatshocker Nationals at RPM Speedway in Hays, Kan., for their opening weekend of the Ellis County Fair. Oklahoma’s Andy Shouse took home top honors in last years event, collecting the $2000 winner’s share and also taking home the custom Pit Boss Pellet Grille furnished by Lance Pittmann of S&W Supply/Federated Auto Parts of Hays for being the top point earner of the two-day event. This year’s event will once again pay $2,000 to the winner with $200 to start in Saturday’s championship feature. Pittman will once again furnish a custom Pit Boss Pellet Grille to the overall high point driver of the two-day show. This year promises a great field of cars as many of the top drivers from Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma will converge on the 3/8 mile oval in Hays to compete in one of the most prestigious races on the URSS schedule. 2017 URSS champion Zach Blurton leads the current point standings coming [Read More]
LEXINGTON, Neb. (July 8) – Zach Blurton took the lead at the start and never looked back to claim his second United Rebel Sprint Series victory of the season Sunday at Dawson County Raceway. Tim Fricke and Brian Herbert started on the front row for the 20-lap IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Ca feature but it was the third-starting Blurton who took the lead as the green flag fell. Tyler Drueke passed Herbert for the runner-up position on lap two but could only chase Blurton the rest of the way as the defending tour champion went on to become the first repeat series feature winner on the season. Eleventh starting Shon Pointer worked his way up to a third-place finish while Herbert and 10-starting Stu Snyder rounded out the top five. The Keizer Aluminum Wheels hard charger award went to Coby Pearce as he worked his way up from his 17th starting position to finish eighth. Feature results – 1. Zach Blurton; 2. Tyler Drueke; 3. Shon Pointer; 4. Brian Herbert; 5. Stuart Snyder; 6. Neil Nickolite; [Read More]
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (July 7) – Tyler Knight took advantage of his front row starting position and held off Zach Chappell to claim the United Rebel Sprint Series’ first and only appearance of the season at Lincoln County Raceway on Saturday. Knight and Chappell started on the front row for the 20-lap Ron Williams/Dick “Snoose” Myers Memorial feature for IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars. Knight got the jump on Chappell as Zach Blurton, Jed Werner and Ty Williams gave chase. Chappell tried to keep pace with the leader but Knight went on to claim his first series victory of the season and become the seventh different series feature winner in as many events. Chappell came home second while Blurton settled for third. Coby Pearce was fourth while Werner rounded out the top five. Shane Sundquist started the night’s feature finale 15th and advanced eight spots to earn the Keizer Aluminum Wheels hard charger award. Feature results – 1. Tyler Knight; 2. Zach Chappell; 3. Zach Blurton; 4. Coby Pearce; 5. Jed Werner; 6. Brian Herbert; 7. [Read More]
BELLEVILLE, Kan. – United Rebel Sprint Series regulars and a host of IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car competitors hit the Belleville High Banks on Tuesday, July 3 for a $1,000 to win main event. Defending champion Zach Blurton currently leads the Rebels point standings over Brian Herbert coming into a big week of racing as they will compete Tuesday in Belleville and Saturday night head to Nebraska as the Rebels will hit Lincoln County Raceway in North Platte for the $1,500 to win third annual Ron Williams/Dick (Snoose) Myers Memorial. On the following day, they head down to Dawson County Raceway in Lexington for a $700 to win feature. For more information contact Rick Salem at 785 475-7010 or email at email@example.com/
CALHAN, Colo. (June 23) – Zach Blurton won his first feature of the year with the United Rebel Sprint Series as he bested a 19-car field at El Paso County Raceway. Nick Haygood and Brian Herbert brought the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car field to the green with Herbert getting the jump on the initial start only to have it negated by a couple cars tangling in turn on. On the ensuing restart, Haygood jumped into the lead and held Herbert at bay for the first three laps before Herbert made his move to take over the number one spot. Herbert’s lead only lasted two laps before Haygood regained the front spot, only to get high a lap later, allowing Herbert back by and falling to sixth. In the meantime, the ninth starting Blurton was moving his way up through the field and was third by lap seven and took over second on lap nine. By lap 11, Blurton made his move to wrestle the lead from Herbert with Williams taking over third from Pearce one lap later. [Read More]