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Champion Racing Association Announces 2022 Awards Banquet Date

 

Salem, IN (December 2, 2022) – Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials are pleased to announce that there will be an in-person 2022 Awards Banquet honoring the CRA Chase Champions and top eight performers in the Chase and final points from the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS, the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance, the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Powered by JEGS, and the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS. CRA had a Virtual Awards Banquet for the 2020 and 2021 seasons because of COVID issues.

 

The 2022 Awards Banquet will be held at the Swan Lake Resort and Conference Center located at 5203 Plymouth Laporte Trail, in Plymouth, Indiana on Friday, January 6th. There will be a reception starting at 6pm on that Friday. Dinner will be served at 7pm with the Awards Presentation starting at about 8pm. After the awards presentation there will be drawings for the attendees from all four CRA divisions for several product awards for each series. Teams must be present to receive any cash awards or product awards.

 

“We are very excited to be able to have an in-person Awards Banquet again for CRA,” remarked Bob Sargent, President of Track Enterprises, the owners of Champion Racing Association. “This will be our first Awards Banquet as the owners of CRA and we look forward to honoring each of our series Champions and each series top eight performers in the Chase and points.”   

 

The 2022 CRA Awards Banquet event invitation and RSVP form and the information to reserve sleeping rooms will be sent out to teams in the near future.

 

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Dates Announced for SpeedFest 2023 at Watermelon Capital Speedway

(November 28, 2022) – Track Enterprises has announced that it will once again promote the long-standing prestigious pre-season SpeedFest event at Crisp Motorsports Park - Home of Watermelon Capital Speedway located in Cordele, Georgia. SpeedFest 2023 will take place on Friday, January 27th and Saturday, January 28th, with Sunday, January 29th as the event's rain date. This will be the second year in a row that Track Enterprises has promoted the event and it will also include most of the same format as the successful SpeedFest 2022 had in place.

 

The ARCA/CRA Super Series and the Southern Super Series will headline the event with a co-sanctioned 150 lap Super Late Model event. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance will have a 100 lap Pro Late Model event. The Legend Cars will be featured again with a 25-lap feature. New for SpeedFest 2023 will be a Southern Outlaw 50 lap feature event and Bandolero’s in a 15-lap feature.

 

SpeedFest began in 2005 at the now defunct USA International Speedway in Lakeland, FL before moving to Georgia's Lanier National Speedway in 2009. SpeedFest then found its home at Cordele Georgia’s Watermelon Capital Speedway at Crisp Motorsports Park in 2012 and has been held there ever since.  Some of the biggest names in motorsports have won SpeedFest including Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott, Harrison Burton, Chandler Smith and Corey Heim. Bubba Pollard won the SpeedFest 2022 Super Late Model feature with Michael Hinde claiming the Pro Late Model feature.

 

There will be an open practice on that Thursday from 12 to 5pm. Friday’s schedule will consist of practice and qualifying, with all features being run on Saturday afternoon.

 

Information on specific event details, sponsorship opportunities, ticket sales and competitor entry forms will be made in the coming weeks.

 

Additional track and event information as well as event camping opportunities can be found at www.crispmotorsportspark.com. For track rental prior to the event, interested parties can contact Ben Sumner at 229-938-8814.

 

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Team Meeting Scheduled for Saturday, December 10 In Indy To Discuss 2023

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Macon, IL (December 6, 2022) - With the completion of the Snowball Derby, racers now turn their attention to 2023.  The first item of business for the STARS National Series, a trip to the Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis, Indiana this Thursday through Saturday, December 8 - 10, 2022.

Racers are encouraged to stop by PRI Show Booth #7150 to learn more about the new national Super Late Model series set to debut in 2023.  Several series officials will be attending STARS booth each day of the show.

Many developments are expected to be unveiled during the PRI Show, including a tentative schedule for 2023.  Series officials will also be available to discuss rules and other team information.

“We are looking forward to seeing many of the teams and racers after a very competitive year in 2022,” said Joe Balash, Director of Race Operations.  “I know there are a lot of questions, so we will be prepared to cover a lot of territory as it relates to next year to help teams prepare for the upcoming year.  Plus, we will be excited to unveil our tentative 2023 schedule.”

The series executive team will also be on hand in Indianapolis to discuss marketing programs with any company that has interest in becoming part of the STARS National Series for its inaugural season.

The second formal team meeting will also be part of the festivities in Indianapolis during the PRI Show.  On Saturday, December 10th at 11:00 AM ET, team representatives are invited to participate in an open forum with STARS National Series officials to discuss 2023.  The meeting will be held in Room 244.

STARS National Series

The highly-anticipated STARS National Series will debut in 2023 for Super Late Model racing in America.  Announced in October, many of the best drivers in America are expected to compete in the 10-race national tour with a minimum $100,000 point fund. The championship team will be guaranteed $25,000. 

The national series is made up of three races from each of the regional Super Late Model Series under the Track Enterprises banner; the ARCA / CRA Super Series, the ARCA Midwest Tour and the Southern Super Series.  

The season opening event will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL.  The championship event will be the All-American 400 at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway in Tennessee on Sunday, November 5, 2023.

Track Enterprises, a Racing Promotions Company based in Illinois, will operate the STARS National Series.  It announced the acquisition of the CRA sanctioning body in January and followed that up with the purchase of the ARCA Midwest Tour in July. In October, Track Enterprises President, Bob Sargent announced a partnership with the Southern Super Series which set the table for the formation of the STARS National Tour.

For more information, please visit the series website at starsnationalseries.com, or be sure to follow the series on social media (Facebook: STARS National Series | Twitter: @racewithstars | IG: @starsnational)


 

 

STARS National Series Announces 2023 Season Opener
 

Five Flags Speedway on March 11 Slated to Be Inaugural Event

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Macon, IL (November 30, 2022) - Within the sports world, March is always known for its madness and now it’ll have just a bit more.

The highly anticipated inaugural event for the STARS National Series is slated for Saturday, March 11, 2023 at the Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL.  A  200-lap national Super Late Model race at the famed half-mile facility will start the season.

The STARS National Series and officials from Five Flags Speedway confirmed the date on Wednesday.

“What better place to kick off our STARS National Series than at Five Flags Speedway, the home of the Snowball Derby,” said Bob Sargent, President of Track Enterprises which owns and operates the series.  “The entire Bryant family have been big supporters of Super Late Model racing and our initiative to bring a national series back.  We look forward to some great weather in the Panhandle of Florida that time of the year as well as some great racing.”

It will be a busy month at Five Flags Speedway as the ARCA Menards Series East event will also be on tap on Saturday, March 25th.

“We are excited to put on a little “March Mania” in the spring at Five Flags Speedway by hosting the inaugural event for the STARS National Series and our traditional ARCA event,” said Tim Bryant, Promoter of Five Flags Speedway.  “Fans have wanted a national Super Late Model tour for years and we feel that event will be a big one for racers and fans alike.”

More details regarding the STARS National Series event at Five Flags Speedway on Saturday, March 11, 2023 will be coming soon.

Online ticket sales for “March Mania” at Five Flags Speedway, for both events, will go on sale on Tuesday, January 10 at 11:00 AM ET.

The schedule for the inaugural STARS National Series in 2023 is tentatively set to be announced at the PRI Show in Indianapolis, IN (December 8 - 10).

STARS National Series

The highly-anticipated STARS National Series will debut in 2023 for Super Late Model racing in America.  Announced in October, many of the best drivers in America are expected to compete in the 10-race national tour with a minimum $100,000 point fund. The championship team will be guaranteed $25,000. 

The national series is made up of three races from each of the regional Super Late Model Series under the Track Enterprises banner; the ARCA / CRA Super Series, the ARCA Midwest Tour and the Southern Super Series.  The championship event will be the All-American 400 at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway in Tennessee.

Track Enterprises, a Racing Promotions Company based in Illinois, will operate the STARS National Series.  It announced the acquisition of the CRA sanctioning body in January and followed that up with the purchase of the ARCA Midwest Tour in July. In October, Track Enterprises President, Bob Sargent announced a partnership with the Southern Super Series which set the table for the formation of the STARS National Tour.

For more information, please visit the series website at starsnationalseries.com, or be sure to follow the series on social media (Facebook: STARS National Series | Twitter: @racewithstars | IG: @starsnational).


 

 

 

STARS National Series To Be Present at Snowball Derby

Fans and Racers Encouraged To Visit Midway Activation Site

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Macon, IL (November 28, 2022) - The Snowball Derby, which attracts racers and fans alike from all over America, is the biggest Super Late Model race in the country.  What better way to get the word out about the STARS National Tour than to interact with all of them at this year’s Snowball Derby, December 2-4, at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL.

The series will be on site in the fan-friendly midway at the famed track in the Panhandle of Florida from Friday through Sunday of the Snowball Derby event.  Fans and racers are encouraged to stop by to learn more about the new national Super Late Model series set to debut in 2023.  Several series officials will be attending STARS midway location throughout the weekend.

“We want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to stop by and discuss things with us, whether they have a thought regarding a process or rule, or someplace they would like to see us visit in the years to come,” said Joe Balash, Director of Race Operations.  “We look forward to seeing everyone at Five Flags Speedway and to meet some new people that we have not had the pleasure of speaking with.”

The schedule for the inaugural series in 2023 is tentatively set to be announced at the PRI Show in Indianapolis, IN (December 8 - 10).

The STARS National Tour will be a 10-race series in 2023, visiting the premier paved short tracks in the United States. A national champion will be crowned in November of 2023 at the All-American 400 at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway (TN). A $100,000 championship point fund (minimum) has been confirmed, which will pay the top ten in final standings, including a $25,000 to the series champion.

Track Enterprises, a Racing Promotions Company based in Illinois, will operate the STARS National Series.  It announced the acquisition of the CRA sanctioning body in January and followed that up with the purchase of the ARCA Midwest Tour in July. In October, Track Enterprises President, Bob Sargent announced a partnership with the Southern Super Series which set the table for the formation of the STARS National Tour.

The first meeting for car owners and drivers was held Friday, October 28 during this year’s All American 400 weekend at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway.

The STARS National Tour will also have a presence at the Performance Racing Industry Show at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indiana from December 8-10.  Please stop by booth #7150 for more information about the national Super Late Model series in 2023.

Track Enterprises has established a working website, starsnationalseries.com, as a place race teams, drivers and fans can find initial information about the new national series. Also, be sure to follow the series on social media (Facebook: STARS National Series | Twitter: @racewithstars | IG: @starsnational). 

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CARS Late Model Stock Car Tour 2022 Season Schedule

 

March 12-13    Caraway Speedway                             Sophia, NC             Old North State Nationals

March 26         Hickory Motor Speedway                     Hickory, NC

April 9              Greenville-Pickens Speedway             Easley, SC

April 23            Goodyear All American Speedway      Jacksonville, NC

May 6               Ace Speedway                                    Elon, NC

May 21             Franklin County Speedway                Callaway, VA

June 4              Langley Speedway                             Hampton, VA

June 18            Dominion Raceway                            Thornburg, VA

July 30             Hickory Motor Speedway                    Hickory, NC           Throwback 276

August 12        Ace Speedway                                    Elon, NC

August 27        Motor Mile Speedway                         Fairlawn, VA

September 10 Tri-County Motor Speedway               Granite Falls, NC

October 8        Dillion Motor Speedway                     Dillon, SC

October 22      South Boston Speedway                      South Boston, VA

November 5    Caraway Speedway                             Sophia, NC             North vs South Shootout

 

 

CARS Pro Late Model Tourv2022 Season Schedule

 

March 12-13   Caraway Speedway                              Sophia, NC             Old North State Nationals

March 26        Hickory Motor Speedway                      Hickory, NC

April 9             Greenville-Pickens Speedway              Easley, SC

May 21            Franklin County Speedway                  Callaway, VA

June 25           Tri-County Motor Speedway                Granite Falls, NC

July 9               Wake County Speedway                     Raleigh, NC

July 30             Hickory Motor Speedway                    Hickory, NC           Throwback 276

August 12        Ace Speedway                                    Elon, NC

August 27        Motor Mile Speedway                         Fairlawn, VA

September 10 Tri-County Motor Speedway               Granite Falls, NC

October 22      South Boston Speedway                     South Boston, VA

November 5    Caraway Speedway                             Sophia, NC             North vs South Shootout

 
 

2022 ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS

All Aspects of Schedule are Tentative and Subject to Change.

DATE                                              TRACK                                                        LAPS

Fri./Sat., January 28-29               Watermelon Capital Speedway                    100

Saturday, April 9                          Anderson Speedway                                     125

Sunday, April 24                          Salem Speedway                                            100

Saturday, May 7                           Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway                100

Saturday, June 4                         Jennerstown Speedway                                150

Saturday, June 18                       Flat Rock Speedway                                      125

Saturday, July 16                         Anderson Speedway                                     400

Saturday, July 30                         Lucas Oil Raceway                                        100

Saturday, August 20                   TBA                                                                  100

Sat./Sun., September 3-4           Winchester Speedway                                    100

Saturday, September 17            Toledo Speedway                                            100

Sat./Sun., October 15-16            Winchester Speedway                                   400

Sat./Sun., October 29-30            Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway                 300

 

2022 JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Schedule

DATE                                                     TRACK                                                  LAPS

Fri./Sat., January 28-29                     Watermelon Capital Speedway               100

Sunday, April 24                                 Salem Speedway                                     100

Saturday, April 30                              Birch Run Speedway                               100

Saturday, May 7                                 Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway           100

Sunday, June                                     TBA                                                            125

Saturday, July 2                                 Birch Run Speedway                               100

Saturday, July 9                                 Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway           150

Friday, July 22                                   TBA                                                             100

Saturday, August 6                            Anderson Speedway                                100

Saturday, September 3                     Winchester Speedway                              100

Saturday, September 10                   Birch Run Speedway                                100

Saturday, October 1                          Jennerstown Speedway                           100

Friday, October 14                             Winchester Speedway                              100

Sunday, October 30                           Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway           100

 

2022 Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks Schedule

All Aspects of Schedule are Tentative and Subject to Change. Additional Events May be Added.

DATE                                     TRACK                                              LAPS

Saturday, January 29            Watermelon Capital Speedway           75 Non-Points

Sunday, April 3                       Shadybowl Speedway                       75

Saturday, April 16                  Anderson Speedway                           75

Saturday, April 30                  Shady Bowl Speedway                       150 Four Crown

Sunday, May 15                      T.B.A.                                                 75

Saturday, June 25                   Anderson Speedway                           150 Four Crown

Saturday, July 30                    Indianapolis Raceway Park                100 Four Crown

Saturday, August 13               Anderson Speedway                           150 Four Crown

Saturday, August 20               T.B.A.                                                  50

Sat/Sun, September 3-4          Winchester Speedway                         40

Saturday, September 17          Anderson Speedway                           75

Saturday, October 1                Jennerstown Speedway                       50

Friday, October 14                 Winchester Speedway                         25 Non-Points

Saturday, October 15             Winchester Speedway                          40

Saturday, October 29             Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway        50 Non-Points

Super Cup Stock Car Series 2022 Schedule

(ALL events feature a twin race format)

Saturday, April 23 - Dominion Raceway, Thornburg, VA

Saturday, May 14 - Midvale Speedway, Midvale, OH

Saturday, June 4 - 3rd Running of the Veterans Classic at Shenandoah Speedway, Shenandoah, VA

Saturday, June 18 - Keystone Twins at UMI Motorsports Park, Clearfield, PA

Saturday, July 9 - Jennerstown Speedway, Jennerstown, PA

Saturday, August 6 - Optional/Rain Date (if needed)

Saturday, August 20 - Motor Mile Speedway, Radford, VA

Saturday, September 10 - Jennerstown Speedway, Jennerstown, PA

Saturday, October 1 - Dominion Raceway, Thornburg, VA

Saturday, October 22 - Championship Weekend presented by Startown Carpet and Floor Coverings at Hickory Motor Speedway (with the FASS Big Rig Series), Hickory, NC

2022 VORES COMPACT TOURING SERIES SCHEDULE

March 19 - Five Flags Speedway - Bash at the Beach*/***
April 3 - TBA - Cabin Fever**
April 16 - Anderson Speedway - Easter Bunny 30**/***
April 30 - Shadybowl Speedway - Spring Fling**
May 14 - Ona Speedway - Fly By 40
June 11 - Anderson Speedway - Summer Celebration
June 25 - Shadybowl Speedway - 5th Annual Bowl Classic
July 9 - Angola Motorsport Speedway - 9th Annual Vores Cup
July 30 - Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park - NASCAR Race Week
August 13 - Rain Date
August 21 - TBA - Back to School Celebration
September 4 - Winchester Speedway - Labor Day Weekend**
October 1 - Jennerstown Speedway - Fall Brawl
October 14 - Winchester Speedway - Jerry Herndon Memorial Championship Night
October 30 - Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway - All American 400*/***

* - Non-Points Race
** - D & J Sales B4 Mini Series Races
*** - Pest Doctor Bug Free Challenge

 

2022 ARCA Midwest Tour Schedule (subject to change)

Sun May 1 – Madison International Speedway – Oregon, WI – Joe Shear Classic 200

Sat May 28 – Jefferson Speedway – Jefferson, WI – Salute the Troops 100

Sun Jun 19 – The Milwaukee Mile – West Allis, WI – Father’s Day 100

Sat July 9 – Grundy County Speedway – Morris, IL – Wayne Carter Classic 100

Sat July 23 – State Park Speedway – Wausau, WI – Larry Detjens Memorial 125

Tues Aug 2 – Wisconsin International Raceway – Kaukauna, WI – Gandrud Auto Group 250

Sat Aug 20 – Hawkeye Downs – Cedar Rapids, IA – Hawkeye 100

Fri Aug 26 – Madison International Speedway – Oregon, WI – Howie Lettow Classic 100

Sat Sept 3 – Dells Raceway Park – WI Dells, WI – Jim Sauter Classic 200

Sun Oct 9 – LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway – West Salem, WI – Oktoberfest 200

Sun Oct 30* – Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway – Nashville, TN – All American 400*

*Non-Points event for ARCA Midwest Tour

 

 
 
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