The Louisiana-based touring group offers
area racers an affordable alternative to high-cost traveling
Started in 1990 by racer and promoter
Donald Watson, and by former owner of Boothill Speedway, Roxy
Dancy. SUPR has grown from the initial campaign of (15) races at
five tracks in two states, to becoming the all-time leader in
sanctioned dirt late model races by a single organization (active or
defunct) in the country, in July 2012. Most of the series growth came after
introduction of economical spec engine in 1993.
SUPR is primarily geared toward tracks in
Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas, but the tour has had
races in Alabama, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Tennessee over the years.
Baton Rouge (La.) Raceway is the home track for the series, but Lone
Star Speedway in Kilgore, Tex,
I-30 Speedway in Bryant, Ark, and Battleground Speedway in Highlands,
key fixtures on the SUPR schedule in 2015.
The season ending Turkey Nationals at Lone Star Speedway in Kilgore,
Texas, is fast becoming a popular attraction for the series, with
the cars going topless for the annual event.
Most events pay $2,000-to-win and
$400-to-start. The season-ending points fund pays: To be announced. To be eligible for
post-season awards, driver must compete in 90 percent of series
If 11 or less points races are not completed the point fund
will be subject to adjustment.
Executive Officer: Greg
Race Director / Promoter
David Corbello, Flagman / Technical
Susie Ingalls, Administrative
Virginia Riley, Administrative Assistant
Michael Donahoe, Technical Inspector
Cynthia Donahoe, Tire Sales Representative
Bryan Wimberley, Correspondent / Co-promoter
United Professional Racing Series
12561 South Choctaw Drive
Baton Rouge, LA. 70815