Wednesday, January 17, 2018

ULMA Welcomes the Return of FastShafts as a Contingency and Business Partner!

ulmaULMA is pleased to announce the return of FastShafts as a contingency sponsor and official business partner of the Lucas Cattle Company ULMA. Pat Fagen created, owns, and has operated Axle Exchange, Inc. and FastShafts for 23 years. His driveshaft line is the result of many years of testing and building drive shafts for local drivers to nation-wide racing teams and distributors.

FastShafts, a division of Axle Exchange, Inc., has been producing drive shafts for Late Models, Modified, Stock Car, Dirt Truck, and Hobby Stock race cars since 1992. Axle Exchange, Inc. originally opened as a constant velocity axle rebuilder, its first drive shaft line was introduced in 1993; currently FastShafts offers carbon fiber, steel, aluminum, and chromoly drive shafts.

Their product line includes drive shaft repair, new drive shafts, center sections for Ford 9″ rear ends, transmission slip yokes, rear end yokes, ring and pinions, bearings, spools, gears and shim kits. Their specialty services include gear rental, lightening, and polishing gears as well as being a repair facility for both Bert and Brinn transmissions.

Fagen has agreed to provide a new drive shaft for the 2015 ULMA Champion and the 2015 Rookie of the Year. In addition, Fagen also informed ULMA that he will give away one aluminum driveshaft w/yoke to the overall champion of the highly anticipated Independence Day Weekend Triple Crown Shootout!

ULMA wishes to extend its sincere thanks to Fagen and the entire FastShafts staff for their belief in the association and for their decision to partner with ULMA. Everyone at ULMA is honored to be part of the Axle Exchange/FastShafts family once again.

Axle Exchange/FastShafts is located at 5387 NW 2nd Street, Des Moines, Iowa – approximately 1/2 mile north of I-80 on 2nd Street and can be reached toll free at (800) 622-6617. You may also reach FastShafts via email at or visit them online by pointing your browser to

Last weekend, ULMA competition was a complete washout for drivers who were expected to compete in events at Randolph County Raceway and Central Missouri Speedway (CMS). At press time, no word had been given on makeup dates at CMS. If the track informs ULMA of any possible makeup dates the will be announced via the ULMA website, social media, and through the driver email group.

This weekend, ULMA drivers have three options to earn points from. The action begins on Friday at Callaway Raceway. For complete information and track details visit The track is located at 7419 County Road 405 in Fulton, Missouri. Call 573-592-7795 or 573-642-6580 for race day information.

Randolph County Raceway (RCR) in Moberly, Missouri is set to host ULMA drivers Saturday night, hot Laps begin at 7 with racing to follow at 7:30. RCR is located at 4081 US-24 in Moberly, Missouri. On race day, the Track Phone number is 660-833-1727. Be sure to visit RCR online at

Lucas Oil Speedway (LOS) in Wheatland, Missouri, returns to life this week after an off week last week. Be sure to visit the state-of-the-art facility online at Gates open at 5 with hot Laps at 7 and racing at 7:30. Bring in any empty 20 oz. Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper Product bottle to Lucas Oil Speedway this weekend and receive $5 off General Admission! Discount includes Adults, Seniors, and Youth tickets.

Current Lucas Cattle Company Point Standings.

1st 74 Jon Melloway 7 664
2nd 1T Chris Cox 7 630
3rd 7X Todd McCoin 6 588
4th 9D Dwight Niehoff 6 570
5th 0X Justin Russell 5 490
6th 15 Payton Looney 5 488
7th 12G Gage Wineland 5 460
8th B1 Vance Wilson 5 416
9th 22H Dustin Hodges ® 4 380
10th 8 Dave Miller 4 352

Upcoming ULMA Points-Earning Events
Friday, June 5 – Callaway Raceway
Saturday, June 6 – Lucas Oil Speedway
Saturday, June 6 – Randolph County Raceway
Friday, June 12 – Callaway Raceway
Sat, June 13 – Lucas Oil Speedway
Friday, June 19 – Callaway Raceway
Sat, June 20 – Randolph County Raceway
Friday, June 26 – Callaway Raceway
Sat, June 27 – Lucas Oil Speedway
Sat, June 27 – Randolph County Raceway

Thur, July 2 – Lucas Oil Speedway
Friday, July 3 – Central Missouri Speedway
Sat, July 4 – Randolph County Raceway

For complete standings, results, calendar of events and license information be sure to visit ULMA online at ULMA Temp Licenses are sold at each affiliated track for $10 per event entered. Drivers must either be a paid in full ULMA member or purchase the temp license to compete in ULMA events. Visit ULMA’s title sponsor at ULMA thanks Hoosier Tire Midwest, Radical Race Wear,,, and Photographics by Shelly Payne. For more information on ULMA, visit

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