SOUTHINGTON, Conn. — The nation’s premier manufacturer of precision rod ends and spherical bearings, FK Rod Ends has signed on as the Official Rod Ends or the USRA and will present the FK Hard Charger Award at 20 select events in 2019.


Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series competitors from March to September will be recognized with the highest-finishing driver that most improves his or her starting spot to finishing position in select feature race this year.


The FK Rod Ends Hard Charger Award recipient will collect a $100 cash award at the following events and select divisions:

March 22 – Humboldt Speedway, Humboldt, Kan. (B-Mods)
March 30 – Legit Speedway Park, West Plains, Mo. (B-Mods)
April 27 – Lawton Speedway, Lawton, Okla. (Modifieds)
May 3 – Vado Speedway Park, Vado, N.M. (Stock Cars)
May 26 – Midway Speedway, Lebanon, Mo. (B-Mods)
May 26 – Monett Motor Speedway, Monett, Mo. (B-Mods)
May 26 – Upper Iowa Speedway, Decorah, Iowa (Hobby Stocks)
June 1 – I-35 Speedway, Winston, Mo. (B-Mods)
June 14 – West Texas Raceway, Lubbock, Texas (Limited Mods)
June 15 – Route 66 Motor Speedway, Amarillo, Texas (Modifieds)
June 21 – Rapid Speedway, Rock Rapids, Iowa (Stock Cars)
June 29 – Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, Okla. (Modifieds)
July 5 – Lake Ozark Speedway, Eldon, Mo. (B-Mods)
July 5 – Mississippi Thunder Speedway, Fountain City, Wis. (Modifieds)
July 6 – Deer Creek Speedway, Spring Valley, Minn. (Modifieds)
July 13 – Lucas Oil Speedway, Wheatland, Mo. (Modifieds)
Aug. 11 – Mason City Motor Speedway, Mason City, Iowa (Hobby Stocks)
Aug. 24 – Nobles County Speedway, Worthington, Minn. (Hobby Stocks)
Sept. 1 – Fayette County Speedway, West Union, Iowa (Stock Cars)
Sept. 28 – Hamilton county Speedway, Webster City (all classes, one winner)


With American-made quality and dependability, FK Rod Ends came onto the scene more than 35 years ago and quickly won over their customers with fair pricing and plenty of inventory. While the industrial market struggled to get product from the old standbys, the racing market embraced a supplier that would maintain inventory throughout the limited season.


Over the years, the FK Rod Ends product line has grown to encompass many different industries. From the wilds of Baja Mexico to the touring titans of the USMTS, from mowers to care for your lawn to fitness equipment to groom your body, you’ll find FK Rod Ends.


To learn more about FK Rod Ends, call 800-662-4003 or visit them online at . You can also like FK Rod Ends on Facebook, follow on Twitter, follow on Instagram and connect on LinkedIn.


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-FK Rod Ends Press Release

FK Rod Ends Puts Up Hard Charger Award for USRA Weekly Series