Angola, Indiana — The 2015 racing season is set to begin for the Broaster Chicken ICAR Top Speed Modified Tour. The 26th year of competition will see the series split into two divisions and will crown two Champions and two Rookies of the Year. The Broaster Chicken ICAR Top Speed Modified Tour Southern Division is up first and will kick off the 2015 racing season on Saturday-Sunday, March 28-29th at the immaculate 0.686 mile semi-banked paved oval of Lucas Oil Raceway, located west of Indianapolis in Brownsburg, Indiana.
LOR serves as hosts of the 6th annual Cabin Fever Championships as the ICAR Southern Division teams will race in the Cabin Fever 40. In the series last appearance at LOR back on April 6th, 2011 ARCA/CRA Super Series Champion and Rookie of the Year, Derrick Griffin led a caution free race to take home the trophy and prize money. 1998 Tour Champion, Jeff Lane finished second ahead of 2008 Tour Champion, Scott Coe. Eventual 2014 Tour Champion, Chad Poole was fourth as three-time winner in 2014; Travis Eddy completed the top five. Poole was the fastest of 28 teams on the grounds over the weekend with a lap measured at a 23.191.
Joining ICAR South will be two divisions representing Champion Racing Association (CRA) Powered by JEGS; The Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Series Powered by JEGS and the Stealth Trailers CRA Street Stock Series Powered by JEGS will also race in their 2015 season openers in a pair of 40-lap features. The Vore’s Compact Touring Series will also be on hand in support of the entire weekend with a 30-lap Vore’s Cup feature and the 20-lap Lawrence Towing Cup. In access of 150+ racecars are expected on the property for the weekends’ events running 170 total laps of Feature racing.
Recently, International Championship Auto Racing (ICAR) announced a title sponsor. Broaster Sales of Fort Wayne, Indiana; One of the world’s largest Distributors of Genuine Broaster Chicken, which has over 5,000 locations nationwide, signed on to become the title sponsor of what will now be known as the Broaster Chicken ICAR Top Speed Modified Tour as both Northern and Southern Divisions look ahead to the upcoming season.
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After the Southern Division season opener at LOR, the Broaster Chicken ICAR Top Speed Modified Tour Northern Division will start their 2015 racing season on Saturday-Sunday, May 2-3rd with a date at the fast 3/8s (0.375) mile semi-banked paved oval of Springport Motor Speedway, located north of Jackson and south of Lansing in Springport, Michigan. ICAR North will help kick off the tracks new season with the running of the Springport 50.
The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will headline the weekend with the running of the Cabin Fever 100. The tracks weekly A-B-C divisions will also be racing as well as the Great Lakes Open Wheel (GLOW) Vintage Modifieds. ICAR visited Springport four times in 2014 with Griffin leading the way with two triumphs. Track regulars defended their home turf in the other two races as Walt Obrinske Jr., and Bobby Heyink each scored victories for the home team as well.
-ICAR Top Speed Modifieds Press Release. Photo credit: Speed51.com