Salem, IN — The Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Powered by JEGS and the CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS will return to action this Saturday night at Anderson Speedway located in Anderson, Indiana. Saturday’s event will be the fourth of five events each at Anderson Speedway for the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman and the CRA Street Stocks.
Saturday’s event will be the seventh event of the season for the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman. CRA veteran Eddie Van Meter has won four series events so far this season, including three straight. Van Meter won the season opening Cabin Fever event at Lucas Oil Raceway on April 3rd and started his three race winning streak with the win at Anderson Speedway on June 18th, he won at Lucas Oil Raceway on July 8th, then won the $2500 to win PGG Shootout 150 on July 15th at Anderson Speedway.
Van Meter is the point’s leader in the series Season Championship points by 14 over Terry Fisher Jr. Fisher Jr. got wins at the series event at Anderson Speedway on April 16th and at Lucas Oil Raceway on May 6th. Van Meter and Fisher Jr. are the only drivers to win races with the series so far in 2016. Tony Brutti is third in series points, he is 69 points behind Fisher Jr. Rookie Steve Woods is fourth in points, he is 24 points behind Brutti. Shawn Amor is fifth in points, he is eight points behind Woods.
Saturday’s event will be the ninth event of the season for the CRA Street Stocks. Veteran Phil Jenkins is the series Season Championship point’s leader after the series’ first eight events of the 2016 season. Jenkins lead has grown to 51 points over second place Mason Keller heading into Saturday night’s event. Andrew Teepe is third in points, he is 10 points behind Keller. James Kirby III is in fourth place after getting his first ever CRA win in the series last event on July 30th at Anderson Speedway, he is 37 points behind Teepe. Colby Lane is in fifth place, he is 73 points behind Kirby III.
Other Series winners in 2016 include Josh Poore in the Shady Bowl Speedway 200 lap Triple Crown event on April 23rd and at Anderson Speedway on May 14th, Austin Coe winner at Lucas oil Raceway on May 6th and on July 8th. Jason Atkinson in the Anderson Speedway 200 lap Triple Crown event on June 25th, Chuck Barnes Jr. in the Kentucky Motor Speedway 200 lap Triple Crown event on May 29th and Jeff Lane winner of the April 3rd series season opener at Lucas Oil Raceway.
Pit Gates will open on Saturday at 3pm, with practice beginning at 5pm, qualifying will start at 6:30pm. The race program is set to begin at 8pm and will include 75 lap features for the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman and the CRA Street Stocks. Also in action Saturday night will be the Anderson Speedway Hart Figure 8’s and ThunderCars.
More event and track information is available at www.andersonspeedway.com.
More information on all the CRA Series is available at www.cra-racing.com.
-Championship Racing Association Press Release
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