Motor City 200 at Flat Rock to Open Season
Special from Champion Racing Association - Salem, Indiana (December 13, 2019): Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS has officially released the 2020 schedule for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour 2020 schedule will consist of 14 races, 12 of those are point events, and two non-point special events. 2020 will be the tenth season of competition for the crate late model touring series sanctioned by Champion Racing Association.
“We are really excited about the 2020 schedule with the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour,” remarked Glenn Luckett, Managing Partner of CRA. “We have a great mix of events on the schedule, with some new high-profile events that will challenge our drivers throughout the season and provide some great racing for our fans!”
CRA will continue the Chase for the Championship format for determining a series champion for the 2020 season. The playoff format has produced more teams competing for a championship in every CRA division since CRA started using that format in 2017.
The 2020 racing season kicks off with the traditional non-points opener for both the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS and the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour with CRA SpeedFest 2020 at Watermelon Capital Speedway in Cordele, Georgia on Saturday-Sunday, January 24th & 25th. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour race will be a 125 lap four tire event, counting yellow flag laps up to lap 100. This event has traditionally attracted the best Pro Late Model drivers from all around the country.
The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will kick off its 2020-point season on Saturday, April 25th at Flat Rock Speedway located in Flat Rock, Michigan. This will be the series’ first ever event at the historic quarter mile, the series was scheduled to start its 2019 points season their last season, but weather forced a reschedule, then a cancelation of the rescheduled event.
The series will head to the famed Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, Tennessee for the first of three events at that historic facility in 2020 on Saturday, May 2nd. The ARCA/CRA Super Series will also be in action that weekend in Nashville.
At the end of the month, the series will head south to Bristol Motor Speedway as part of the huge Fourth Annual Short Track U.S. Nationals event on Saturday, May 30th. That event will be a 100 lap, $5,000 to win event again in 2020.
The series will then return to Anderson Speedway, in Anderson, Indiana on Saturday, June 13th, the track was added back to the series schedule in 2019 after racing there from 2011 through the 2016 season.
4th of July weekend will see the series visit Jennerstown Speedway for the first time and the first ever series event in the state of Pennsylvania. The series will have a 100 lap, $5,000 to win feature in conjunction with a $20,000 to win ARCA/CRA Super Series and CARS Tour 200 lap event on Saturday, July 4th.
The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour schedule is then highlighted by a return visit to Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville for the famed CRA/Masters of the Pro’s 150 on Saturday, July 18th, this will be the first time this event has been contested at that track.
The series will then visit Baer Field Motorsports Park, located just south of Fort Wayne, Indiana on Saturday, August 1st for a 100-lap event.
Michigan will be up next with a visit of the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour to Berlin Raceway for the tour’s only stop there in 2020. That event will once again be a combo points event for the ARCA/CRA Super Series, the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour and the Berlin Raceway Super Late Models.
The series will stay in Michigan for a return to Birch Run Speedway for a 100-lap event on Saturday, August 29th. This event will be the first Chase for the Championship event for the series.
The Labor Day tradition is up next as the series will head to the legendary 1/2-mile-high banks of Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Indiana on Sunday, September 6th to kick off the famous World Stock Car Festival on Labor Day Weekend. That event will be the second race of the series Chase.
The series will then be the featured event at Fall Brawl 2020 at Lucas Oil Raceway just outside of Indianapolis, Indiana on Sunday, September 20th, the third event of the series Chase.
The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will crown their 2020 Tour Champion at Winchester Speedway as part of the 49th Annual Winchester 400 Weekend on Friday, October 9th in its second visit of the season to Winchester Speedway.
The series will make it’s third stop at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville to close out the 2020 season with a special non-points event as part of the famed All American 400 Weekend. More details on that event will be released at a later date.
For more information about all four touring series’ within Champion Racing Association, please go to the series website at: www.cra-racing.com. You can also follow CRA on Facebook at: www.facebook.com and search for “Champion Racing Association” as well as Twitter at: www.twitter.com/CRAracing.
2020 JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Schedule
Sat./Sun., January 24-25 - Watermelon Capital Speedway 125
Saturday, April 25 - Flat Rock Speedway 100
Saturday, May 2 - Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway 100
Saturday, May 30 - Bristol Motor Speedway 100
Saturday, June 13 - Anderson Speedway 100
Saturday, July 4 - Jennerstown Speedway 100
Saturday, July 18 - Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway 150
Saturday, August 1 - Baer Field Motorsports Park 100
Saturday, August 15 - Berlin Raceway 251
Saturday, August 29 - Birch Run Speedway 100
Sunday, September 6 - Winchester Speedway 100
Sunday, September 20 - Lucas Oil Raceway 100
Friday, October 9 - Winchester Speedway 100
Sunday, November 1 - Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway
By: Champion Racing Association
Photo By: John Lund