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  ASA staRS National Series

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The ASA STARS National Tour 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 pavement Super Late Model Series under the Track Enterprises banner; the ASA CRA Super Series, the ASA Midwest Tour and the ASA Southern Super Series.  

A Winner’s Circle program will also be part of the ASA National Tour for licensed drivers/teams with perfect attendance.  The program details will be announced at a later date, but it will be in the same vein as ASA utilized in its heyday.

Track Enterprises, a Racing Promotions Company based in Illinois, will operate the ASA STARS National Tour.  It announced the acquisition of the CRA sanctioning body in January and followed that up with the purchase of the 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 ASA STARS National Tour.


 

 


 

   Champion Racing Association  

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champion Racing Association (CRA) is a stock car racing sanctioning body based in the Midwestern United States. It was founded in 1997 by Glenn Luckett and R. J. Scott, who then sold the company to Bob Sargent's Track Enterprises in 2022. All CRA cars use Hoosier tires and Sunoco fuel.


 

 


Entry Blank Available for West Michigan 100 at Berlin Raceway for JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Season Opener


 

Nashville, TN - Officials with Champion Racing Association and Berlin Raceway have revealed the Entry Blank for the West Michigan 100 at Berlin Raceway for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance. The 100-lap Pro Late Model race opens the 2024 campaign for the JEGS Tour and features the stand-alone return of the sanction to Berlin Raceway for the first time since 2019.


 

The West Michigan 100 at Berlin Raceway features a special $ 5,000-to-win prize at the end of 100 laps around the Marne, MI facility. A 24-car starting field will be determined via Qualifying, a Last Chance Qualifier as needed and two CRA points provisionals. The 20 fastest cars from Qualifying will automatically lock into the starting field. Everyone else will go to a Last Chance Qualifier where the top two finishers will be added to the grid.


 

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Not only will teams be competing for the $5,000 winner’s share of the purse and $500 to start the event, but CRA Members who ran 80% of the events in the 2023 season are eligible for bonuses. The highest finishing eligible driver will cash in an extra $500. Eligible drivers 2-5 will receive a $200 bonus, while drivers 6-10 who meet eligibility will receive a $100 bonus. The Winner Circle Program continues in 2024, as eligible drivers who follow the Tour from Berlin to Anderson Speedway on May 4th will compete for the same bonuses.


 

The West Michigan 100 at Berlin Raceway for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance is Saturday, April 27th. The Garage Area opens at 10:00 AM, with Practice at 1:30 PM and Qualifying beginning at 4:00 PM. Fans can get advanced tickets at BerlinRaceway.com. Those who can’t make the trip can enjoy the race live on RacingAmerica.Tv or TrackTv.com.


 

For more information on the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance log onto CRA-Racing.com. Find CRA: Champion Racing Association on Facebook and follow @CRARacing on X.

 


 

Guy Fire Campaigns for JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Rookie of the Year in 2024

 

Nashville, TN - In his second season ever competing in template late model racing, Metro Detroit driver, Guy Fire will pursue the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance full season and look to take home the Rookie of the Year honors. A former Street Stock and current Legends car competitor, Fire has experience at nearly every track on the 2024 schedule.


 

The father/son team from Belleville, Michigan stepped into racing Street Stocks at Flat Rock Speedway over a decade ago. The progression of racing at Flat Rock Speedway led him into an Outlaw Super Late Model where he posted a top 10 during the Glass City 200 at Toledo Speedway. In 2023, the team decided to check in on the buzz surrounding template late model racing.


 

In five starts last season, Fire had mixed results in his first ever starts with the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, finishing 14th out of the gate after a mechanical failure at Birch Run Speedway. His first career top 10 came during the Big O Classic 100 at Owosso Speedway and he finished 10th again in the return to Birch Run Speedway. A return to Owosso for the Masters of the Pros 184 net Fire an 11th place finish, and he finished the season with another 11th in the Birch Run Speedway finale. A calm five race start for Fire, but he recognizes he has a long way to go.


 

“[Template racing is] something that I’m not used to,” Fire admits. “[With] bump stops, shock program, engines - late model racing. It’s a lot,” Fire conceded. However, he’s confident in his team’s ability to perform.


 

“My biggest thing is, I’ve heard I’m in over my head right now, because our team doesn’t have the knowledge,” Fire explains. “But here’s the thing - the driver is the crew chief, car owner, and everything - we use that as fuel to the fire,” he said. “We’ve been successful in everything we’ve been in and the JEGS Tour is a big leap, but I have no doubt we’ll be competitive.”


 

Fire’s short track background and time at Flat Rock and Toledo play into his hand for 2024. What Fire doesn’t know yet about the race car, he makes up for in knowledge about the track’s he’ll visit this season. For Flat Rock and Toledo, it’s Street Stock and Outlaw Super Late Model experience; for Corrigan Oil Speedway it’s Legends Cars, and for Birch Run and Owosso, he has laps last season in a template late model. 


 

“I think going to tracks I’m familiar with is going to benefit me very well,” Fire said. “The biggest thing I’ve learned so far when I’m going to these tracks in a late model setting - it’s totally different than going into it in a street stock setting. We tested at Flat Rock at the end of the year, and it was a totally different track than what I was used to.”


 

Welcoming the challenges with open arms, Fire is eager to begin the 2024 season with increased support from his marketing partners and his team. Fire says this season is already billing itself as one of the best in his career.


 

“We’re just your family-owned race team,” Fire said. “I know a lot of these teams are, but we’re just a normal working-shift family that does what we can. Without sponsors, we don’t get to race. CASS Sheetmetal - they’ve been with us for a while, but they wanted to step it up this year,” Fire elaborated. “Having partnerships like we have this year, I don’t know when I’ll ever have a partnership like this again - to have people in our corner. It’s kinda like, we have to go for [the JEGS Tour] right now.”


 

Described as the father/son duo, Fire Motorsports has some talent in their corner when all the pieces of the puzzle align properly. Fire will have an experienced driver in his ear throughout the season.


 

“Jeff Vrsek will be spotting for me on the night’s that he’s not running,” Fire said. “I’ve got the people behind me, we’ve just gotta get our ducks in a row and do it. I’ve kind of been the underdog most of my career, so if we can go to Winchester at the end of the year and say we finished top 5 or top 3 in the JEGS Tour, that’s huge to us.”


 

Guy Fire’s second year in a template late model begins with the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance on Saturday, April 27th at Berlin Raceway. The CASS Sheetmetal, Pro Spot International, OneTrust Home Loans No.9 Ford Mustang will unload for their first ever trip to the Marne, MI race track. Advanced tickets are available now at BerlinRaceway.com. Fans who can’t make the trip can catch the action live on RacingAmerica.Tv and TrackTv.com.


 

For more information on the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance log onto CRA-Racing.com. Find CRA: Champion Racing Association on Facebook and follow @CRARacing on X.


 
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Shadybowl Speedway Kicks off 2024 Season for Vore's Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman

 


 

De Graff, OH - The start of the season for the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman will come during the traditional Cabin Fever Championships at Shadybowl Speedway in De Graff, OH. The uniquely shaped 3/10ths mile oval offers drivers several chances to take advantage of mistakes and make passes, and gives fans a thrilling platform for side-by-side and bumper-to-bumper racing. Alongside the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman, the Sunday afternoon show will feature Modifieds, Crown Vics, and Compacts. 


 

Last season, a three-car showdown gave fans the thrills they were seeking. Billy Hutson, Josh Sage, and David Barnett monopolized the time at the front of the field even through a nearly field-collecting crash in turns one and two. Hutson led the first rotation around Shadybowl before Barnett put his No.3 to the point. By lap 9, local favorite Sage had moved to the point for the next five laps. Then, the three swapped the lead eight more times before the end of the 75-lap race. Sage, however, got the best of the trio leading the final 25 laps uninterrupted. The win was his first with Champion Racing Association.


 

In the return of the series for 2024, Hutson may be the odds-on favorite when fans look at the Entry List. Both Barnett and Sage are missing from the list, however, Fort Wayne native Hutson is proudly at the top of the list. He’ll have to deal with a contingent of other Shadybowl Speedway regulars and staple names in Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman competition.


 

Defending CRA Late Model Sportsman Champion, Caleb Reschar will return in his WIW Roofing No.38. Reschar began his Championship Winning season with a fifth-place finish at last year’s Cabin Fever. Championship hopeful Greg Stilwell, Jr is back to race on Sunday hoping to build on his 8th-place finish last season. 2023 Rookie of the Year, Glynn Neal is back for another season in the No.33. The Owensboro, KY driver posted a top ten last year in his first start with the series. 


 

Local drivers hoping to represent their home track include Austin Eaton, Zach Stacy, Brian Brewer, Mike Howell, Tyler and Matthew Parsons, and Brandon Shively. Any one of those drivers could breakthrough into Victory Lane on Sunday.


 

The Cabin Fever Championships at Shadybowl Speedway feature the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman going head-to-head with the Shadybowl Speedway Sportsman for 75 laps. Plus, Modifieds are in action for 50 laps as the “nightcap”. Crown Vics kick off the action with their 20-lap feature before Compacts race for 25-laps.


 

Pit gates open at 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 14th for the 13th Cabin Fever Championship. Practice begins at 10:00 AM, General Admission Gates open at 12:00 PM and Qualifying starts at 12:30 PM. The first race of the afternoon begins at 2:00 PM. Tickets will be available at the gate on race day.


 

For more information on the Cabin Fever Championships at Shadybowl Speedway, log on to CRA-Racing.com. Find CRA: Champion Racing Association on Facebook and follow @CRARacing on X.


 

 

Michigan's Brandon Varney Pursuing JEGS Tour Championship; Building on Consistent 2023


 

Nashville, TN - The 2024 season is about proving to everyone else what Varney Brother Motorsports already knows - they are a championship-caliber team. The duo of Brandon Varney and Evan Varney have been an easy top 10 favorite throughout the years and more recently a top 5 threat every week they show up. This season, for older brother, Brandon Varney, the goal is to turn the corner and become a team that’s a weekly threat to win races, and again contend for a JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance Championship. 


 

The 2023 season treated Brandon fairly well; he collected his first career JEGS Tour podium in the second race of the season at Salem Speedway and was a serious contender for the win. That performance after opening the season at Birch Run Speedway with a 7th place finish. From there, Brandon Varney went on to collect four more top-ten finishes, a career-best in a single season for Varney. 


 

The finishes, however, didn’t always reflect the speed that Brandon had at the race track. In the JEGS Tour’s first race at Owosso Speedway, Brandon Varney was fastest in final practice and qualified fifth. Then, at Birch Run Speedway in July, a fifth-place qualifying effort allowed him to roll off on the outside pole. Speed returned for Varney at the Owosso Speedway Masters of the Pros 184 where he qualified 3rd fastest but lost an engine during the race. At Winchester Speedway during Labor Day Weekend, Brandon and Chase Burda engaged in a fierce battle along with Michael Hinde for the top spot. That race after Varney qualified fourth fastest on the day. Unfortunately, an accident took Brandon out of contention for the win. In the return to Birch Run Speedway, Brandon played the invert qualifying fifth and starting on the pole of the race. After leading the first 50 laps, Varney couldn’t hold off Kyle Crump who went on to win. 


 

Varney Brother Motorsports owner and father, Bob Varney says he can see what Brandon needs to crack through for his first win, and he doesn’t shy away from sharing that with his driver.


 

“I’m not a rose-colored glasses dad,” said Bob Varney. “If they’re making a mistake, I’m going to tell them they didn’t capitalize on their abilities. For Brandon, he needs to learn that if he’s a fifth-place car, you’re not going to win with it; truly knowing when to attack, and when to bring the car home is important. Our focus with Brandon is to make better critical decisions during the race. I think that’s going to net him a breakout season if he does that,” explained Bob Varney.


 

The 2024 season is important to the entire team for many reasons. Not only is Brandon looking to move up one spot in the Championship battle, but it’s also the 70th anniversary of the Varneys becoming involved in auto racing.


 

“My grandfather started this back in the 50s at the old Motor City Speedway here in Detroit,” said Bob. “He started out in a dirt driveway and barely a garage to work out of and he wanted to go racing. That’s just parlayed itself into what we’re doing today. 70 years,” Bob considered, “Not many people are doing it that long anymore.”


 

The opportunity to win a championship doesn't come around very often. Bob Varney says he could see the disappointment in Brandon's eyes as the margin grew larger between Varmey and eventual Champion, Chase Burda.



 

“With the way things played out for Brandon last year, he could have been a stronger contender for the championship at the end,” Bob explained. “But, because of inconsistency, he couldn’t truly race for a championship in the final few weeks. So it’s important to him that we can at least be a contender for it,” Bob concluded.


 

As for Brandon Varney, the 22-year-old native of Richmond, Michigan echoes the thoughts of his father. Capitalizing on opportunity and maintaining consistent finishes is the key to the first win and ultimately a championship season.


 

“You definitely have to finish [the race] off and finish it off right,” explained Brandon. “Last year, I made the mistake of pushing too hard too fast. I think just keeping it under you, keeping the fenders on, and overall, just giving yourself the best chance at the end of the race. I didn’t do enough of that last year,” he continued.


 

While Brandon says this could be the year for him to break into Victory Lane and again contend for a Championship, the influx of new drivers and continued growth of talent in the JEGS Tour doesn’t go unnoticed.


 

“I think it’s a great thing honestly, because we’ve been missing that in the sport for a while,” Brandon said of the several drivers who have committed to the JEGS Tour. “We haven’t had the overarching competition that we used to see. I think we’re going to start seeing more nose-to-tail, bumper-to-bumper, side-by-side racing for 100 laps,” Varney speculated.


 

In the end, for Brandon and his DTS Drive Train Specialist, Bassett Racing Wheels, Van’s Tire Center sponsored No.61 Chevrolet, the 2024 goal is simply to take what they learned in 2023 and apply it this season.


 

“Really, the main goal is capitalize on what [we] missed out on,” says Brandon. “I caused myself a lot of grief last year - last year should have been the year to get those goals and I just failed to do so. This year is a little bit of a redemption year, but not in a pressing manner; I just need to let these things happen as they should -  get the wins and top fives,” he said. 


 

The Varney Brother Motorsports’ 2024 campaign begins on Saturday, April 27th at Berlin Raceway in Marne, MI. Discounted advanced tickets are available for the $5,000 to win JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour season opener at BerlinRaceway.com. Fans who can’t attend the event in person can catch the action LIVE on TrackTv.com and RacingAmerica.Tv.


 

For more information on the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance log onto CRA-Racing.com. Find CRA: Champion Racing Association on Facebook and follow @CRARacing on X.



 

80 Drivers with the CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS Prepare for Vore's Welding Short Track US Nationals Last Lap Presented by Owosso Speedway


 

Nashville, TN - A dream for a total of over 200 short track superstars will come true for what may be the final time on Saturday, April 6th during the Vore’s Welding Short Track US Nationals Last Lap Presented by Owosso Speedway at Bristol Motor Speedway. An event with nearly a decade of history prepares for the final scheduled appearance at “The Last Great Colosseum” as the CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS, Vore’s Compact Touring Series, and Midwest Modifieds Tour Presented by Wheeler Trucking kick off the 2024 campaign.


 

The Short Track Nationals not only serves as the season opener for the CRA Street Stocks but also round one of the King of the High Banks inner-season series which showcases Bristol Motor Speedway, Salem Speedway, and Winchester Speedway. The inner-season series provides a separate purse and award(s) for the driver crowned King of the Highbanks. With 80 drivers registered to compete on Saturday, here are just a few of the drivers to keep an eye on.


 

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Perhaps the odds-on favorites for this event belong to two teams - the Barnes & Hudson camp. The father and son duo of Chuck Barnes and Chuck Barnes, Jr have dominated the high banks of the CRA schedule for years, including the previous installments of the Short Track Nationals. In the first year of CRA Street Stock action at Bristol, Barnes, Jr came from 9th in the 50-lap main event to collect the win in dramatic fashion, taking the lead officially on the final lap from Brett Hudson. The next year, it was again Barnes, Jr and Hudson in a struggle for the win. Barnes took the lead with just 13 laps to go and held on for the repeat. In 2019, Hudson felt the double-team from the Barnes boys, after leading 15 laps in the middle of the race, Barnes Jr made the pass on lap 31 and led the final 19 laps bringing Pops with him for a Barnes 1-2; Hudson settled for third. 


 

In 2020, Hudson’s number finally came up. Taking the lead from David Bayens on lap 26, Hudson led the final 24 rotations en route to his Short Track US Nationals win. Naturally, it was Chuck Barnes, Sr that he had to hold off to get the win by over 1.2-seconds. After the 2020 season, NASCAR’s Cup Series Dirt Race and the preparation that led to the event took the slot of the Short Track US Nationals. In 2024, with the return of the sprint concrete race for the NASCAR Cup Series, came the return of the Short Track Nationals for one final show.


 

Fans will see drivers put to the test with a format requiring the car and driver to be good from the very beginning. CRA Street Stocks will get a one-hour practice session on Saturday morning before preparing for Group Qualifying. Qualifying will be conducted with eight groups of 10 cars; each group will have five laps on the clock. The fastest 28 cars from qualifying will be locked in to the 40-lap A-Main. The top four finishers from the 20-lap C-Main will transfer to the B-Main, which will consist of the next 22 fastest cars who did not lock into the show on qualifying speed. The top four from the B-Main will transfer to the A-Main. Four provisional starting spots will be awarded to the four highest cars in the 2023 CRA Street tTock Series driver points standings not already locked in. 


 

Fans who wish to attend the event will need to purchase an All Access Pit Pass - general admission tickets are not available. Tickets can be purchased at the Pre-Event Party at Michael Waltrip Brewery on Thursday, April 4th, at the gate during load-in and technical inspection day on Friday, April 5th, or at the gate on race day, Saturday, April 6th. Fans who can’t make the trip can catch all the action LIVE on RacingAmerica.TV or TrackTv.com.


 

For more information, including a detailed schedule of events, competitor information, and parking guide, visit the event tab at CRA-Racing.com. Find CRA: Champion Racing Association on Facebook and follow @CRARacing on X.


 

 

Driver, Spotter, Development Coach, Jimmy Tucker Racing Full Time in JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour for 2024

Nashville, TN - Since 2018, Mt. Clemens, Michigan native, Jimmy Tucker has raced a part-time schedule with the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance. With 18 starts in his career, Tucker has never run more than half a dozen races in one season. Between driving his The Pleasure Zone No.22, Tucker works on other teams as a Crew Chief, Spotter, or Driver Development coach. Last season, Tucker spent time with drivers like Barrett Polhemus and Billy VanMeter. This season, getting his race car to victory lane and chasing a JEGS Tour Championship just became priority No.1.


 

A mastermind for race craft, Tucker understands the sport well and has been involved for several seasons, from racing street stocks and modifieds, to becoming involved with VanDoorn Racing Development, Tucker’s roots in asphalt racing run deep. However, his stats in the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour remain something that, frankly, irritates Tucker when the conversation comes up. In his 18 starts, Tucker has posted a top 10 finish eight times and has cracked the top five twice; but a win continues to evade him and his team. Tucker says it has a lot to do with seat time.


 

“That's kind of the commitment that we’re making this year,” explained Tucker. “I think this year is going to be the best opportunity that we’ve had to [win a race] in a long time. You have to get seat time and race against these guys more than 4 or 5 times a year.”


 

Tucker says 2024 was the perfect time to latch onto the JEGS Tour full-time. The schedule fits his other commitments outside of the car, the races are prestigious and high caliber, and the tracks are all within a couple hour's drive from home. A schedule that feels nearly tailor-made for Tucker.


 

“I think with how the races are [scheduled] this year, they’re going to be so regionalized,” Tucker said. “I think a lot of drivers around here have been asking for. It’s exciting to see what’s in store and it’s awesome to see what has become of the JEGS Tour.”


 

Tucker says in the end, fans who follow the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour in 2024 will be the real winners. Over a dozen drivers have voiced their commitment to race full-time this upcoming season, and Tucker says that’s going to ramp up the competition and drive to win.


 

“You’re going to see the most competitive season that you’ve seen in quite some time,” stated Tucker. “You saw it last year too with the number of people who showed up who could win the race.”


 

The Pleasure Zone sponsored No.22 Chevrolet and Jimmy Tucker feel like they have as good a chance as anyone to win races in 2024. Tucker’s time racing on Michigan’s finest short tracks plays right into the schedule for the JEGS Tour. Tucker believes he may have as much experience as anyone in the field.


 

“We showed speed at a lot of these tracks that we’re going to,” Tucker recalls. “I’m probably one of the few that have seen all of these tracks that we’re going to except, maybe, Berlin. I love Flat Rock and I’m hoping to break through there, or maybe Owosso. I love both of those places.”


 

Put simply, Tucker is ready to go this season. Big money, big races, and even bigger excitement - Tucker said, “It’s an exciting time to be a Pro Late Model racer.”


 

Tucker will join the field of other hungry drivers looking for a JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour win this season on Saturday, April 27th with the $5,000 to win Season Opener at Berlin Raceway in Marne, MI. Discounted advanced tickets are available at BerlinRaceway.com. Fans who can’t attend the event in person can catch the action LIVE on TrackTv.com and RacingAmerica.Tv.


 

For more information on the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance log onto CRA-Racing.com. Find CRA: Champion Racing Association on Facebook and follow @CRARacing on X.

 

super cup stock car series

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About Super Cup Stock Car Series It is with great excitement that we announce the formation of the highly anticipated SuperCup Stock Car Series (SCSCS).  This series will feature former Hooter's ProCup Steel bodied stock cars that competed from 2001-2006.  The new series recently competed in two exhibition races in 2007 at both Hickory Motor Speedway and Tri-County Motor Speedway in NC.  Both races were very competitive and featured a glimpse of the anticipated competition in 2008.


 

 


A Commonwealth Connection; Super Cup Stock Car Series Schedule Set for 2024


Statesville, North Carolina (April 4, 2024) – More Super Cup Stock Car Series green flags have flown in Virginia than any other state since the inaugural campaign in 2008.  After time spent making careful considerations, that trend will continue into 2024 as all five events will highlight certain “classic” attributes within the commonwealth and its geography.

 

For the full-bodied stock car tour that features rides containing lineage to such series as Pro Cup, ARCA, and NASCAR, the first three weekends of racing have been in place and on the calendar for various teams for the greater part of a few months now.

 

Kicking off 2024 will be an initial visit to Lonesome Pine Motorsports Park for the Coalminers Classic on Saturday, May 4th.  The 3/8-mile oval and surrounding multi-purpose facility is nestled in the town of Coeburn in which the Southwest corner of Virginia, including Wise County, is historically and presently known to be one of the more active sites to provide a well-suited variety of the natural resource for uses such as electricity generation.  Defending SCSCS champion Harvey Harrison won both his first career series race in 2009 and the most recent two races held at LPMP last year.  Rusty Wallace Racing Experience president Mark Ebert and 10th place in 2023 points Jeff Roark run the current day-to-day track operations, the 11th and 12th series races to be held there on Saturday, May 4th.

 

Right from the get-go in June on the first day of the month is the next outing, the fifth running of the Veterans Classic at Shenandoah Speedway.  Returning to its original early season date and promoted by California’s Jeffrey Thielscher as well as track owner Jeff Vaughan, the popular annual event takes place this year just days before the largest seaborne invasion in history, known as D-Day, occurred 70 years ago.  The National D-Day Memorial is located only a couple hours from Shenandoah Speedway, which will honor and remember those who have and continue to serve the country.  Veterans and first responders will be admitted for free on this evening.  14 SCSCS checkered flags have waved in the past at the northern Virginia venue with 2023’s runner-up Brent Nelson taking home both customized trophies last September.

 

Three weeks later will spotlight intense side by side racing at a high-banked track that opened the 2023 SCSCS season.  Franklin County Speedway is operated by Langley Austin and Moonshine Capital Promotions, who have continuously made upgrades and improvements to the facility that originally opened in 1969.  The RidgeRunner Classic on Saturday, June 22nd is in the vicinity of Callaway, Virginia straddling the Blue Ridge Mountains.  2021 champion Ben Ebeling swept the night last year in the return of the series to the world’s fastest 3/8-mile paved oval for the first time since 2011.

 

Following the first three dates of competition, it was decided to introduce a “summer break” of sorts during the months of July and August to give racers the flexibility to spend time with their families, schedule vacations away from the racetrack, and allow teams to regroup where needed ahead of the final events of 2024.

 

“Summertime has typically never been our biggest time, participation-wise,” series director Joe Schmaling explains.  “People, among both our driver and fanbase, want to do other activities during that time of the year in this day and age.”

 

With the first trio of twin races set in stone since winter, there was no urgent pressure to finalize the locations for the remaining placeholders on the calendar during the month of September.  Research regarding what would logistically and financially make most sense along with consideration toward where a majority of teams centrally call home led to finalizing the repeat trips to close out the year.

 

On Saturday, September 7th, the series returns to action once again at Shenandoah Speedway.  Dubbed the Skyline Classic, this event will bring forth attention to the picturesque Shenandoah National Park and nearby Skyline Drive that winds along the crest of the mountainous region.  It will feature the third occurrence in SCSCS history in which the progressively-banked 3/8-mile oval has hosted the cars and stars twice in a season.

 

Concluding the 2024 journey is a stop where the year started at Lonesome Pine Motorsports Park.  Immediately following the Champions Classic racing festivities on Saturday, September 28th will be the annual season-ending trophy and awards presentation to celebrate achievements and accomplishments.  The series titles have been decided in Virginia four instances in previous years, but this will be the first time the recipients of the final hardware will be settled on the Coeburn, Virginia asphalt.

 

Both September occasions will most likely take place during the afternoon hours rather than the evening.  All events are currently intended to feature the twin race format that was alluded to and has become normalized over recent years of SCSCS competition, giving racers the opportunity to earn victories or their best result possible twice in a given day.

 

More details and information leading up to the start of the season will be available at the Super Cup Stock Car Series official website supercupstockcarseries.com, on Facebook (search Super Cup Stock Car Series), Twitter (@SCSCSRacing), and Instagram (SCSCS_Racing).


 

Super Cup Stock Car Series 2024 Schedule (all events are scheduled to feature a twin race format)

Saturday, May 4 - Coalminers Classic - Lonesome Pine Motorsports Park, Coeburn, VA

Saturday, June 1 - Veterans Classic - Shenandoah Speedway, Shenandoah, VA

Saturday, June 22 - RidgeRunner Classic - Franklin County Speedway, Callaway, VA

July and August - Summer Break

Saturday, September 7 - Skyline Classic - Shenandoah Speedway, Shenandoah, VA

Saturday, September 28 - Champions Classic - Lonesome Pine Motorsports Park, Coeburn, VA
 

* September events tentatively scheduled to take place during afternoon hours

Schedule is subject to change without notice

 


  SUPER SOUTHERN SERIES

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The American Speed Association (ASA) is a sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States formed in 1968. The Association was based in Pendleton, Indiana, and later in Daytona Beach, Florida. The ASA sanctioned asphalt and dirt tracks in their ASA Member Track program along with racing series in the United States and Canada.


 

 


 

   asa midwest series  

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The ASA Midwest Tour (until 2022: ARCA Midwest Tour) is a pavement Super Late Model auto racing series based in the Midwestern United States with its headquarters in Oregon, Wisconsin.[1] It was a developmental series of the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA), and currently of the American Speed Association, along with the CRA Super Series.[1]


 

 


 


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