Sterling Heights, MI (Friday, January 3, 2020) - Champion Racing Association (CRA) Powered by JEGS has been very busy this off-season, preparing schedules for all five touring series. CRA has released the 2020 schedules for the ARCA/CRA Super Series and the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance.
CRA kicks off its 24th season with the traditional non-points opener for both Series’ with CRA Speedfest 2020 at Watermelon Capital Speedway in Cordele, Georgia, on January 24th & 25th. This event has traditionally attracted the best Super Late Model drivers from both the North and the South in this early season battle.
The ARCA/CRA Super Series will then kick off the points season on Saturday, April 18th at Anderson Speedway. The Series then moves on to Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway for a Sunday May 3rd event. Also returning to the schedule for 2020 is the 4th Annual Short Track U. S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway (May 30th), the Money in the Bank 150 at Berlin Raceway (June 8th), and Flat Rock Speedway on June 20th. A new addition to the schedule will take place over the July 4th weekend, with a first time trip to Jennerstown Speedway in Pennsylvania. In the heart of the summer, the Series will move on to Anderson Speedway for the Redbud 400, Kalamazoo Speedway, then north for the Battle at Berlin 251. The Series will then close the season with a couple of huge events, the Glass City 200 at Toledo Speedway, and the 49th running of the Winchester 400 Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Indiana.
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The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour has a schedule consisting of 14 races, 12 of which are points events. After opening the season at Speedfest, drivers have a bit of a break before a first-time-trip to Flat Rock Speedway on April 25th for the Motor City 200. The Tour will join the Super Series at Fairgrounds Speedway, Bristol, and Jennerstown. A return visit to Fairgrounds Speedway is then on the card, for the famed Masters of the Pro’s 150 on July 18th. The season will then wrap-up with visits to Berlin, Birch Run, Lucas Oil Raceway, and two stops at Winchester.
“We are really excited about the 2020 schedules,” remarked Glenn Luckett, Managing Partner of CRA. “We have a great mix of events on the schedules, with some new high-profile events that will challenge our drivers throughout the season and provide some great racing for our fans!”
For a complete look at the schedules, including the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman, Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks, and the Victory Custom Trailers CRA Junior Late Models, go to www.cra-racing.com.
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Story by - Rich Frantz, Motor City Racing Promotions
Photo - Jim DenHamer