USCS Outlaw Sprint Cars and USCS Outlaw Modifieds headline 5th Annual “Clayhill Clash” Saturday


By Pete Walton

Atwood, TN – The United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by Goodyear headlines an action-packed racing program for the 5th Annual “Clayhill Clash“ speed spectacular at Clayhill Motorsports this Saturday night (August 7th). The event will be the second and final appearance at the speedway for the winged outlaw style sprint cars during the 2010 racing season. Thirty USCS drivers from seven states competed in the series Memorial Day Monday, May 31st event. Past USCS series Champion, Marshall Skinner from West Memphis, Arkansas was the winner.

Drivers from at least six states are pre-entered for Friday night’s appearance of the World’s fastest and most powerful short track race cars. The format for the 1300 pound, 700 horsepower USCS sprint cars will consist of Test n’ Tune hot laps followed by the first race of the evening, the Goodyear Speed Dash which features the top six cars from the previous event in a six lap shootout. The USCS drivers then compete for starting positions in the main event via qualifying heat races and B-Main event(s). The evening’s sprint car finale will be the USCS presented by Goodyear 30-lap main event that pays $2000 to win.

The winged outlaw style USCS sprint cars will be joined on the racing card by the USCS Modified Touring Series to form a United Speed Contest Sanction (USCS) double-header. The USCS Modified drivers will be racing for $1000 to win. It also pays $100 to win the USCS Modified Power Dash, one driver could leave the speedway with $1100 for the evening’s efforts.

In addition to the two USCS touring series, six of the tracks top weekly racing divisions are on the racing card as well. Those divisions include the Clayhill Late Models, Hobby, Street Stock Pure Stock and both Hummer Front Wheel Drive classes. Each division will contest a full program of racing treating the race fans to a full card of preliminary races in each division and over 100 laps of main events.

The gates open at 4:00 pm and racing action kicks off at 7:30 pm. Clayhill Motorsports is located at 1315 Rimmer Rd., Atwood, TN 38220. For more information on Clayhill Motorsports visit or call 731-669-3939 For rules and info on the USCS visit or call 770-460-7223 or 770-865-6097.