Ultra4 held its latest round of racing at the Adventure Offroad Park in South Pittsburg, Tennessee. The event was the second round in Ultra4’s East Series. The course included a 6.75-mile loop around the park which features deep wooded areas, much of its single-track keeping drivers on their “A-Game”.
First up, were the UTV’s. Todd Beckett led a field of 30 other drivers off the line. The UTV class would do five laps around the course. The name of the game was to not create a bottleneck around the tight trees. The winner was Jamie McCoy who debuted a new car in Tennessee. This mark’s McCoy’s second victory in the Eastern Series.
Jon Schaefer was the polesitter in the 4600-stock class. Schaefer has won the Tennessee event twice. The 4600 vehicles were mixed in with the 4800 unlimited and 4500 modified classes. With all of these vehicles on course at the same time, timing and scoring officials had their work cut out for them. In the end Jesse Oliver won 4500, Tyler Haggard won 4600 and Chris May in the 4800.
Cade Rodd stepped up to the stacked and highly competitive 4400 class. Rodd is normally known to race in the 4800 class. Rodd also was the polesitter and first off into the woods when the green flag finally dropped. Rodd was physically in the lead after seven laps, but on adjusted time, 2020 King of the Hammers winner Josh Blyler had enough on the clock to take the win.
Next up for the Ultra4 series, the West and North join up to race August 6th in Sturgis, South Dakota.
Images courtesy of Ultra4 racing.